Steven Blum

Steven Blum
  • Lecturer

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    619 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Ethics in the professions, how interests and incentives influence professional conduct, negotiation between lawyers, the effects of conflict-of-interest and asymmetric information on the financial services (see steven g. blum (2009), “new professionalism”);, the training and socialization of professionals.

Links: CV, Professional Page, Blog

Overview

 

Steven G. Blum has been teaching in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania since 1994 and has been a visiting professor at the ALBA Graduate Business School in Athens, Greece since 1996.

In addition to teaching semester long courses for undergraduate and MBA students, Mr. Blum has taught in Wharton Executive Education programs, lectured and consulted widely, and frequently leads seminars and educational forums. He has led training sessions for a number of Fortune 100 companies as well as organizations of lawyers, physicians, accountants, and other professionals.

Mr. Blum has four times won the William G. Whitney Award for outstanding teaching.

New York University School of Law, New York, NY Masters Degree in Law of Taxation (LLM), July 1996

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Graduate School of Education Masters Degree in Education (EdM), May 1989

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Certificate of Specialization in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, January, 1990 Internship: Conflict Management, Inc., Cambridge, MA. Teaching Fellow: Program of Instruction for Lawyers (Professor Roger Fisher). Mediator: Harvard Mediation Program.

Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA Juris Doctor (JD), May 1984 Wesleyan University Bachelor of Arts (BA), May 1981

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Research

Steven G. Blum (2007), “Science and Professional Ethics in Advising Clients about Financial Matters” .

Steven G. Blum “Mutual Fund Alphabet Soup”.

Steven G. Blum “New Professionalism”.

Steven G. Blum “Worthwhile Financial Advice must come from a True Professional”.

Teaching

Past Courses

  • LGST101 - LAW AND SOCIAL VALUES

    This course presents law as an evolving social institution, with special emphasis on the legal regulation of business in the context of social values. It considers basic concepts of law and legal process, in the U.S. and other legal systems, and introduces the fundamentals of rigorous legal analysis. An in-depth examination of contract law is included.

  • LGST206 - NEGOTIATIONS

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills.

  • LGST806 - NEGOTIATIONS

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills. Cross-listed with MGMT 691/OIDD 691/LGST 806. Format: Lecture, class discussion, simulation/role play, and video demonstrations. Materials: Textbook and course pack.

  • MGMT291 - NEGOTIATIONS

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills.

  • MGMT691 - NEGOTIATIONS

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills. Cross-listed with MGMT 691/OIDD 691/LGST 806. Format: Lecture, class discussion, simulation/role play, and video demonstrations. Materials: Textbook and course pack.

  • OIDD291 - NEGOTIATIONS

    This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills.

Awards and Honors

  • William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2019
  • Wharton Teaching Excellence Award, 2018
  • William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2012
  • William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2011 Description

    Won in 2001, 2003, 2009, and 2011

  • William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2009
  • William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2001

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Awards and Honors

William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty 2019
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