Luis Eduardo Lopez | INCAE

Biography

Luis López is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School and a specialist in the area of ​​Operations and Technology Management. He has taught INCAE master's courses, both in residential and executive programs, and in executive seminars in different countries.

He has experience as a business consultant in several Latin American countries, especially in: Technology Management, Manufacturing Strategy and Strategic Simulation. He has recently explored possible uses of continuous simulation in environments that combine continuous flows with discrete flows in the production, transportation, and storage of goods.

He has an important track record and experience as a consultant for companies and organizations in different Latin American countries, especially in Operations Management, Technology and Innovation Management and Strategic Simulation. Participates in Boards of Directors of several companies.

It has publications in various specialized magazines, such as the Journal of International Business Studies, the British Journal of Management, Management Decision, and the Journal of Product Innovation Management, among others. Similarly, it has developed a large number of teaching materials, cases and simulators.

Profile

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Rank: 
Full Professor
Country of origin:
Costa Rica
Country of Residence:
Costa Rica
E-mail: 
luis.lopez@incae.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D. - Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA-MBA. INCAE
  • Ing. - Electrical Engineer, University of Costa Rica
  • Ing. - BS Marine Engineering, US Merchant Marine Academy

Teaching areas

  • Operations
  • Technology and Innovation

Courses

  • operations management
  • Service Management
  • Dynamic of systems
  • Operations Management 2
  • Strategic Operations

Work experience

He completed his doctoral studies at the Sloan School of Business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

He is Master of Business Administration (INCAE, graduated with distinction), Electrical Engineer, University of Costa Rica, BS Marine Engineering (US Merchant Marine Academy, graduated with distinction).

He is a full professor at INCAE in the area of ​​Operations Management, Technology and Systems Dynamics. He has taught INCAE master's courses, both in residential and executive programs, and in INCAE executive seminars in different countries.

He has several years of experience as a business consultant in several Latin American countries, especially in Operations Strategy, Supply Chain Management and Strategic Simulation.

It uses simulation models for the planning of strategic scenarios and the analysis of complex situations. He has developed simulation models to evaluate capacity requirements in processing plants, to evaluate behavior of multi-store and multi-product distribution chains in various industries, and to estimate behavior in hospital care networks, to determine the impact of contracting modalities in logistics processes. , to study supply chains in service operations and to explore the dynamics of judicial supply chains.

He has done work related to the interaction between traditional strategic planning and the determination of resource requirements and needs over time. He has recently explored possible uses of simulation in settings that combine continuous flows with discrete flows in the production, transportation, and storage of goods.