Jeffrey Solomon

Jeffrey Solomon
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Past Courses

  • HCMG853 - MGMT&STRAT MED DEVICES

    Successful medical devices are an amalgamation of creative and innovative thinking, clinical expertise, and engineering know-how that endures intense regulatory and reimbursement scrutiny. This course will provide a foundation for understanding the nuances of the medical device industry. It will cover topics ranging from device design and discovery, regulatory issues, marketing, reimbursement, management, and strategy. Classroom activities will be supplemented with optional tours of hospitals, research and manufacturing facilities, and hands-on demonstrations of devices. Though the course is intended primarily for MBA students, it will be open to medical and engineering students as well as to hospital house staff.

  • HCMG890 - ADVANCED STUDY PROJECT

    HCMG 890-001: This course examines issues related to the Services Sector of thehealth care industry. For those interested in management, investing, or bankingto the health care industry, the services sector will likely be the largest and most dynamic sector within all of health care. We will study key management issues related to a number of different health care services businesses with a focus on common challenges related to reimbursement, regulatory, margin, growth, and competitive issues. We will look at a number of different businesses and subsectors that may have been unfamiliar to students prior to taking the course. We will make extensive use of outside speakers, many of whom will be true industry leaders within different sectors of the health care services industry. Speakers will address the current management issues they face in running their businesses as well as discuss the career decisions and leadership styles that enables them to reach the top of their profession. Students will be asked to develop a plan to both buyout and manage a specific health care services business of their choosing and will present their final plans to a panel of leading Health Care Private Equity investors who will evaluate their analysis. Prerequisites: HCMG 841. Health Care Management MBA majors only Senior healthcare executives and policy leaders will be engaged as guest speakers.

Knowledge@Wharton

Beating the Giants: Zhongliang’s Strategy for Growth

Stories of success in China’s real estate market invariably come from the country’s largest firms. But not always. The stunning rise of China’s Zhongliang Group Limited is one such exception. Its triumph is a reminder that strategy, not scale, anchors a firm’s competitiveness. Zhongliang, founded in China’s entrepreneurial heartland of Wenzhou, experienced rapid national expansion

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/08/20
What Will It Take for Uber to Become Profitable?

Uber needs to ensure that its core business of ride-hailing is profitable before diversifying into areas like bike rentals, say experts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/08/20
Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel: Prepare for a Slowdown, Not a Recession

While many investors are concerned that the next recession is on the horizon, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel says a slowdown is more likely in the short term.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/08/20