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The Advanced Negotiation Workshop: a tool to strengthen your leadership

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 00:00
Por: (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, November 26, 2014—From November 24th-26th professionals participated in the “Advanced Negotiation Workshop” at the Hotel Marriott, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  The participants had the opportunity to increase their knowledge and acquire practical tools to drive successful, negotiation processes in areas like redefining corporate strategy, approving budgets and management of mergers and acquisitions. 

Similarly, this program helps participants develop conflict resolution abilities that affect productivity and efficiency in an organization through exercises in...

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INCAE closes the celebration of its 50th Anniversary

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 14:21
Por: (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, November 2014—INCAE Business School culminates the celebration of the 50th anniversary as the Leading Business School in Latin America on November 20th. 

The closing event took place on the Walter Kissling Gam Campus, in Costa Rica and had more than 900 invited participants, which included founders, business men and women, government officials, graduates, collaborators and members of the Board of Directors, National Committee and the Rector’s advisory committee. 

During the night, people considered to be pillars in the history of INCAE were acknowledged.  The...

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“You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself in any direction you chose”

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 16:26
Olivia Ferris Laporte

After talking to several alumni, I’ve decided condense their lessons into short list mixed with my own philosophy of how I want to spend these next two years. A while back, my aunt gave me “Oh, the places you’ll go” by Dr. Seuss. At that time, it didn’t make as much sense as it does now.  As I prepare to start my MBA, I’ve reread it as it is filled with truthful and relatable messages.


A lot. Apparently first year is the most intense year, it’s like the Group of Death in the World Cup. The grading is based on a curve system; therefore your grades...

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Are you my friend?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 08:53

You have over 1000 friends on Facebook. Which ones are friends in real life?

I read an article in the New Yorker entitled, The Limits of Friendship by Maria Konnikova; in it she states that Facebook enables you to track contacts and acquaintances that would otherwise simply disappear from the radar. That's very good for me for example, I've lived half my life in one country and half in another; this allows me stay in touch with dear people who are physically far away.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram also enable collective collaboration in ways that...

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How can women succeed?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 00:00
Por: (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, November 18, 2014—Leaders from the US, Europe and Latin America discussed the main challenges for women's participation. INCAE Business School, together with AmCham and the UN Foundation for Growth, presented the first Euro-American Forum for Women Leaders: "Diversity the key to success", from November 17th-18th at the Intercontinental Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica.

This forum aimed to create a platform for dialogue where men and women from Europe, the USA and Latin America, from both public and private sectors could exchange ideas,...

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