We live first-rate international experiences in our Executive Education programs
October was a month of great and enriching international experiences in Executive Education. We started in Miami, from September 30 to October 3, where 20 family business leaders from the region participated in the program Family Business, taught in collaboration with Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.
Under the Academic Direction of Professor Esteban Brenes, the participants learned how to strengthen the success of their family business through the development of new growth strategies and obtained a deeper global vision with the support of professors and leaders with great experience in the area.
That same week, the 28 participants of our program User-Centered Innovation They lived in Costa Rica 5 days of intense learning to create memorable experiences for their clients. Guided by Professor Guillermo Cardoza, they worked with modern methodologies to identify needs, turn them into business opportunities, develop solutions and successfully bring them to market.
From October 2 to 3, in Guatemala, a new edition of the program took place How to manage the sales force to be more successful? Led by professors José Exprúa and Rocío Pastor, 35 participants acquired the necessary tools to boost their company's sales team through motivation and leadership.
We were also in Bogotá, with the initial module of the Colombia Edition Senior Management Program. From October 7 to 17, a total of 23 participants lived the transformative experience of INCAE's most traditional program.
On October 14, in Miami, the first edition of our Retail Management Program, taught in collaboration with Babson College. A total of 49 participants in this new program prepared to compete successfully in the changing and digitized world of retail.
And from October 21 to 25, 29 professionals met at the Walter Kissling Gam Campus to participate in the module Risk management of our program Finance Specialization. We also had the graduation of 6 participants who completed their specialization!
Regarding our Corporate Development Programs, on October 8 and 9, the IDB: Leading Change and Transformation Program. From the hand of our Dean Camelia Ilie-Cardoza and Professor Guillermo Cardoza, 32 participants lived the INCAE Experience of innovation and organizational transformation.
In Peru, the second edition of the Program for Emerging Women Leaders of the Mining-Energy Sector. A program promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank with the support of the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Peru and the National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy (SNMPE).
Our part-time executive master's degrees also had first-rate experiences during October.
From October 7 to 12, the 52 students of the Executive MBA 2020-I they participated in module 5 of their executive master's degree. This new experience, at the Walter Kissling Gam Campus (Costa Rica), included dynamic and master classes with professors Rocío Pastor and Mauricio Jenkins.
That same week, the 26 students of the new generation of the Executive Master in Finance they shared on our campus in Costa Rica. Guided by professors Arnoldo Rodríguez and Francisco de Paula Gutiérrez, they delved into the areas of macro policies and world economy.
From October 14 to 18, the Executive Master in Business Analytics he lived his international module in Paris, taught in collaboration with ESCP Europe Business School. During days of much learning, at the Paris headquarters of the oldest business school in the world, our 25 future Incaists enjoyed classes, conferences and visits to renowned companies.
And finally, from October 14 to 19, the 2019-II generation of our Executive MBA he lived through the last module of his master's degree at the Walter Kissling Gam campus to the fullest. The 55 students shared moments of much learning, joy and nostalgia.