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Costa Rica is the second most competitive economy in Latin America according to the Global Competitiveness Report

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Friday, 24 November 2017 12:17

VICAccording to the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published the last week of September in Geneva, Switzerland, Costa Rica ranks second among the most competitive countries in the region. The study, supported by the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development of INCAE Business School, a regional partner of the World Economic Forum since 1999, analyzes the set of organizations, policies and factors determining the level of productivity of an economy.

For the period under study, Costa Rica ranked 47 out of 137 countries, seven spots above its previous position, ahead of Panama, Mexico and Colombia.

 

INCAE study reveals technological lag in Latin America

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Friday, 24 November 2017 11:13

tecnologyA study conducted by the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLADCS) of INCAE Business School deals with progress and opportunities of exponential technologies in Latin America.

It is expected that by 2020 more people in the world will have more access to cell phones than to electricity or sanitary facilities. "For that reason CLACDS has brought this issue into the agenda of public discussion to guide, facilitate, and dialogue to help build a digital-age Central America," says CLACDS researcher Jaime Garcia.

According to the study, the region is lagging behind in terms of access to higher education,

   

2017-II EMBA Students developed Cuestamoras strategy

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Friday, 24 November 2017 11:09

embaThe Strachan Chair for Philanthropy and Social Investment conducted the live case Grupo Multinegocios Cuestamoras, on Thursday, September 21, at the Francisco de Sola Campus in Nicaragua. CEO Manuel Zúñiga, who played the leading role, and Professor Andrea Prado captivated the EMBA 2017-II students' attention.

"The Chair intends to make students aware of the challenges faced by social investment projects and to apply their knowledge to propose solutions", said Chair Director Andrea Prado, Professor of Organization and Sustainable Development at INCAE.

   

First Annual Alumni Meeting in Costa Rica

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Friday, 24 November 2017 11:05

graduadosOver 200 students and graduates gathered at INCAE's Campus in Costa Rica on August 24-25 for their Annual Alumni Meeting. The event is designed to facilitate graduates to reunite with their colleagues and friends and to remember their on-campus experience. Forty-eight different classes stayed for two days at Walter Kissling Gam Campus encountering their former classmates, meeting graduates from other classes, and updating themselves through faculty lectures. Eleven classes came together to celebrate their anniversary. The campus hosted from MAE IV (1972), celebrating their 45th anniversary, to 2016 MBA and EMBA enthusiastically celebrating their first.

   

Youth with leadership potential attended INCAE’s Young Leadership Program

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Friday, 24 November 2017 10:58

jóvenes con potencialOn August 14th-19th the Young Leadership Program (YLP) brought together 67 youth from eleven Latin American countries including Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala to live the INCAE Experience at Campus Francisco de Sola in Nicaragua.

Topics dealt with included intentional change and personal leadership, the role of leaders in today's world, leadership and persuasion, critical thinking and decision making, development of intergroup relations skills, personality styles, and social network leadership.

   

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