Emeritus Professor Julio Ramírez, originally from Colombia, specializes in the areas of general management and communication. He has given numerous seminars for directors and executives of companies and public organizations on topics such as: Organizational Strategy, Environmental and Political Analysis, Negotiation Strategies, Management of Structural Change Processes and Economic Reform Policy.
He was in charge of the creation and direction of Masters for Development at the Bolivian Catholic University under the auspices of the Harvard Institute for International Development in the period 1994-2001. Where he was also Chief of Party and Senior Resident Advisor "to develop three new master's programs at UCB: in Management and Public Policy, in Financial Audit and Control, and in Business Administration.
He has led high-level workshops for government cabinets and senior management groups in different public and private organizations and is the author of several books on strategy, management, negotiation and leadership.
- Ph.D. - Political Economy and Government, Harvard University
- Master - Public Administration, Harvard University
- MBA - INCAE
- Ing. - Civil Engineer, Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, Colombia
- Managerial Decisions 1- 2
- Managerial Decisions 2 (ANEC)
- ANEC (Critical Thinking and Decision Making)
- Advanced Leadership
Dr. Ramírez has worked since November 2001 as Full Professor of INCAE in the area of General Business Management, where he returned after having spent seven years in Bolivia in charge of the creation and management of Master's Degrees for Development at the Catholic University Bolivian under the auspices of the Harvard Institute for International Development in the period 1994-2001. As a private consultant, he is the President of Gerenxia Internacional, a consulting company in the areas of Strategy for Governments and Public Entities, General Management, Leadership, Negotiations, Change Management and Business Strategy.
His previous relationship with INCAE lasted for more than 20 years until August 1994. He was linked to the INCAE Faculty, where he served as Researcher, Professor in master's programs and executive programs, Director of the Master's Program, Director of the Private Sector Support Program, and Director of Management for Development. At the end of his relationship with INCAE he worked as Full Professor (Titular) of Political and Environmental Analysis of the Institute.
In INCAE's Master programs, he taught courses on Political Analysis for Managers, Environmental Analysis, Comparative Political and Economic Systems, Business Strategy, Development Policies, Project Evaluation, Public Management, New Business Administration, Managerial Communications, Research Methods and Management Decisions. He has given numerous seminars for managers and executives of companies and public organizations on topics such as: Organizational Strategy, Environmental and Political Analysis, Negotiation Strategies, Management of Structural Change Processes and Economic Reform Policy.
Between 1994 and 2001 he lived in Bolivia in charge of the creation of Masters for Development, at the Bolivian Catholic University in La Paz and Santa Cruz. Between 1997 and 2000, he was Academic Director of the Master's Degree in Business Administration at the Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, in Asunción, Paraguay.
He is Professor of Management Decisions, Negotiations, Ethics and Leadership, and Business Strategy. Between August 1994 and December 1997 he served as Chief of Party and Senior Resident Advisor of the Human Resources for Development Project carried out by the Harvard Institute for International Development at the Bolivian Catholic University (UCB), under the auspices of the United States. Agency for International Development. Said project was in charge, among other activities, of developing three new master's programs at UCB: in Management and Public Policy, in Financial Audit and Control, and in Business Administration.
He has been a consultant for various governments, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and private and public companies in Central and South America, in the areas of political and environmental analysis, processes of political change, institutional and business strategy, and evaluation of the process and impact of training programs for senior executives.
He has led high-level workshops for government cabinets and senior management groups in different public and private organizations. He has been a lecturer in numerous professional and business congresses and forums, in various countries of Central and South America, on topics such as: global trends and their impact on the political and economic order, negotiations between the public and private sectors, business strategy in periods crisis, leadership and organizational change and the political process of economic reforms.