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New Professional MBA Program Begins in Nicaragua with a Large Number of Female Participants

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Monday, 06 June 2016 15:16

thumb MBA 2017Eager to learn, meet people from all over Latin America, and discover key tools to become leaders in the region, 90 students of the 2017 Professional MBA program arrived in INCAE's campus in Nicaragua. This new class includes a variety of professional men and women from different countries with women comprising 38% of the entire class, one of the highest rates among INCAE's Programs.

This unique experience delivered by INCAE began on March 31st 2016 and will conclude in May 2017. Participants will increase their learning on how to develop critical thinking, will acquire financial and operational skills, will obtain leadership tools useful in teamwork, and will apply lessons learned by developing case studies, simulations, and a final consulting project for a Latin American company.

 

The Business Alliance for Sustainability in Central America reported significant achievements in its first year

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Monday, 06 June 2016 14:49

thumb WalmartThe Alliance consists of 23 companies in the retail trade sector and is coordinated by INCAE CLACDS.

Individual efforts in 2015 by the companies making up the Alliance for Sustainability had a significant impact on sustainability. Savings equal to the amount of power needed to light more than 2,000 homes in a year, supply water to 3,000 people, and eliminate the yearly solid waste from the population in the metropolitan area of Costa Rica were achieved.

These positive impacts on the quality of life of Central Americans and on earth's sustainability show the commitment made by these companies, as well as their transforming power, as they implement sustainable commercial and manufacturing practices throughout the entire value chain.

   

INCAE Faculty member speaks at CNN on promoting renewable energy

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Monday, 06 June 2016 14:32

thumb Pratt"Energy is a key input to the productive and social development of countries. It is particularly significant in the Mesoamerican region, the area comprising the Central American economies and nine Mexican states, where liquid energy is required for transportation fuel." This is how INCAE Professor and former Director of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) Lawrence Pratt raises the problem of energy in the region at CNN in Spanish.

In recognition of INCAE's CLACDS contribution in promoting renewable energy, Gabriela Frías interviewed INCAE Professor Lawrence Pratt on March 16 at CNN Fuerza en Movimiento, a program seeking to expand knowledge of the Latin America's business world.

   

Keys to improving health and achieving progress in the region

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Monday, 06 June 2016 14:08

thumb cahi"Health influences countries' progress as a whole. Twenty-five per cent of real country growth is related to health improvement," said Andrés Valenciano, the new Director of the Central American Healthcare Initiative (CAHI). "If we improve health, we will improve social progress in the region," said INCAE Rector Enrique Bolaños. Costa Rica Vice President Ana Helena Chacón stated, "If we are not innovative, transparent, and if we fail to increase healthcare coverage, we will not be able to achieve great things."

Nearly 140 people gathered for the presentation "Organizational Change and Innovation in the Healthcare Sector", conducted by CAHI with support from INCAE Business School on February 8th at the Corobicí Crowne Plaza Hotel in San José. The central idea was to analyze the keys to progress in the region's healthcare systems, better reach to the base of the pyramid, and foster innovation in an industry dealing with highly demanding customers and vital emergency situations.

   

INCAE Updates its Graduates through its Lifelong Learning Program

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Friday, 03 June 2016 15:32

thumb live longTo provide its alumni with continuing education and keep them updated and ahead in their evolving regional environment, INCAE Business School launched this month its Lifelong Learning Program aimed at its network of more than 15,000 graduates. This new program will include special webinars and videos, as well as events in different countries to allow INCAE graduates to share again with colleagues and Faculty members. The objective is to update INCAE's training in line with its graduates' current environment.

Within this context, INCAE will make arrangements for a number of virtual and onsite activities to discuss issues of national and regional interest with INCAE Faculty members, Rector and Deans, as well as other special guests with relevant content to share with the various groups participating.

   

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