Felipe Pérez Pineda | INCAE Master Programs


Professor Felipe Pérez, from El Salvador, obtained his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 1999. He also holds an MBA degree from INCAE with a specialization in Development Banking and Finance and a graduate degree in Functional Management with emphasis in Agribusiness Management from the same institution, where he graduated with honors.  Professor Pérez is also an agronomist from Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo, Mexico, where he specialized in Irrigation and was an honor roll student throughout the whole program. 

His areas of expertise include Natural Resources Economics and Business Strategy. He has a lot of experience gained through several years of a fruitful professional career before he joined INCAE. As a full profesor at INCAE, he teaches in the full-time MBA and executive programs. Among the courses he teaches in the MBA programs in Costa Rica and Nicaragua are: Sustainability Management, Sustainable Development, Introduction to Financial Simulation and Quantitative Methods.


Personal Information

Full Professor
Country of Origin:
El Salvador
Country of Residence:
Office Phone:
+505 2248-9853
Office Fax:
+505 2265-8617
Campus Francisco de Sola Km. 15 1/2 Carretera Sur Managua, Nicaragua
P.O. Box: 
Campus Francisco de Sola Apartado 2485 Managua, Nicaragua

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. - Purdue University
  • M.A.E. - INCAE

Teaching areas

  • Sustainable Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Corporate Social Responsibility


  • Propedéutico de Matemáticas
  • Management Consulting Practice
  • Empresarialismo
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gerencia de la Sostenibilidad
  • Matemáticas Financieras


Work Experience

Felipe Pérez Pineda holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, where his areas of specialization were Natural Resource Economics and Business Strategy. He graduated Master of Business Administration from INCAE with concentration in Banking and Finance for Development. Professor Pérez is also agronomist specialized in Irrigation of the Autonomous University of Chapingo, México.

Faculty member of INCAE with the rank of Full professor, headed the Agro-Industry Program of the Institute for several years. He also directed the Export-Nicaragua program at the Center for Entrepreneurship at INCAE. His experience as a teacher in executive programs has been backed by several years of practice in different countries before and as a member of the teaching faculty of INCAE. Professor Pérez is also an international consultant, advisor and member of the board in several companies in Central America.

Professor Pérez teaches courses in Sustainability Management, Introduction to Financial Simulation, Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsability, Entreprenurship, and Quantitative Methods in INCAE´s Masters Programs in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It is also the academic coordinator of the areas of Quantitative Methods and Sustainable Development at INCAE. He is the author and supervisor of numerous cases and teaching notes on various subjects of business administration. Professor Pérez has participated in several international congresses and conferences and has presented his research results in these forums. Post actively in business magazines and newspapers of the region. His general areas of research interest are Corporate Social Responsability and Competitiveness, Sustainability and Agribusiness, Business Innovation and Sustainability in the base of the pyramid.