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Executive Master in Business Analytics

An executive master's degree with an emphasis on the analytical side of the business. Designed to advance and deepen understanding of business analytics y management science, as well as its applications in different areas of the organization, that allow you to make better decisions in an increasingly complex world.

 

International modules

INCAE's executive master's degrees offer its students the opportunity to learn from the best faculty in Latin America, sharing the classroom with experienced professionals from more than 10 countries. 
 

  • In addition, additional international modules can be added to the master's degree, which will be included in the participant's academic record upon completion of their studies at the ESCP and Darden School of Business schools.

Participant profile

  • Aimed at professionals with a minimum experience of 5 years in this area of ​​specialization, as well as senior executives who aspire to develop a deep experience in business analytics and management science.
  • The age is 30 years and under exceptions people from 29 years old are accepted.
  • Numerical skills.
  • Intermediate command of English.

The best Faculty in the region, made up of professors with doctoral degrees from the best universities in North America and Europe

Why this program?

Specialized academic content

A master's degree designed to develop technical, analytical and business competencies and skills to professionals who wish to carry out strategic initiatives in areas of Business Analytics, Management Science and their applications in different areas within the organization.

Vanguard General Education

The best faculty in Latin America, made up of 100% professors with doctoral degrees from the most prestigious universities in the world, which will give you tools to improve decision-making and face the challenges of a changing business world.

High level networking

The master's degree will allow you to learn and work alongside a group of experienced professionals from more than 10 countries. You will also exchange ideas with world-class experts, businessmen and guests and have access to the Inca network that includes more than 14.000 executives and managers from all over Latin America.

Carla Brenes's experience

Academic content

2. Modules

Module 1

Location:

Costa Rica, FACE-TO-FACE
April 17-22, 2023

Themes:

  • Strategy and Business Analytics
  • Statistics and Data Visualization

Module 2

Location:

ONLINE
April 30 to June 3, 2023

Themes:

  • Database Management

Module 3

Location:

ONLINE
June 11 to July 15, 2023

Themes:

  • predictive analytics

Module 4

Location:

ONLINE
July 23 to August 26, 2023

Themes:

  • Programming for Managers

Module 5

Location:

ONLINE
September 3 to October 7, 2023

Themes:

  • Machine Learning

Module 6

Location:

Costa Rica, FACE-TO-FACE
October 16 to 21, 2023

Themes:

  • Ecommerce
  • Text Analytics

Module 7

Location:

ONLINE
October 30 to December 3, 2023

Themes:

  • Marketing Analytics And Customer Relationship Management

Module 8

Location:

ONLINE
January 15 to February 18, 2024

Themes:

  • Finance and Risk Analytics

Module 9

Location:

ONLINE
February 26 to March 31, 2024

Themes:

  • Storytelling with data

Module 10

Location:

Costa Rica, FACE-TO-FACE
April 22-27, 2024

Themes:

  • Operations Management and Analytics
  • People Analytics

3. Post-program (Online)

* Programming is subject to change

  • The age is 30 years and under exceptions people from the age of 29 are accepted, as long as they have experience in the area of ​​specialization.
  • Aimed at professionals with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, who aspire to deepen in the area.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Interview with the Admissions Manager.
  • Complete the application for admission.
  • Cancellation of for US$200 by admission and examination process.
  • Pass the entrance exam.
  • Letter from the company where you work, committing to free the participant the time required to carry out the program.
  • Certificate of grades (sent by University).
  • Graduation Certificate (Submitted by University).
  • Two letters of recommendation in the format of INCAE.

FAQ

Is it possible to do the Executive Master in Business Analytics without sacrificing quality and dedication at work?
It is entirely possible and in fact, it is the reason why the format is modular (1 week per month), to ensure that students can work without interrupting their professional career. In addition, this format allows you to apply what you have learned faster, thus offering a clear benefit to your employer. 

Tips to improve your CV

Doing an executive master's degree means embarking on an exciting but also demanding life project, whose success depends on the interrelationship between work, study and personal life

Our teachers

  • Roy Gerardo Zuniga
    Academic director

    He is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School. He completed his doctoral studies in Complexity Management at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England and the University of Valladolid, Spain, graduated Summa Cum Laude, for his work on Strategy Execution and Operationalization. He has a Master of Philosophy in Strategic Simulation and Organizational Learning from Manchester School of Management. He holds a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Environmental Management from the University of Oregon, USA. He obtained an MBA with an emphasis in Finance and a Postgraduate Degree in Functional Administration from INCAE, where he graduated with High Distinction. He completed management education training programs at Harvard Business School and London Business School. He received the British Chevening Scholarship Award, the Fulbright Scholarship and a scholarship from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica.  

  • Carla Fernandez-Corrales
    Teacher

    She is an Assistant Professor and Academic Director of the MBA and Global MBA programs at INCAE Business School. She also serves as the Director of Learning Innovation at INCAE Executive Education. She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition, she completed undergraduate studies in Industrial Engineering and obtained with honors an Academic Master's Degree in Computing and Informatics, both from the University of Costa Rica. She was distinguished with the Fulbright scholarship from the Department of State of the United States of America. 

  • Stephen R. Brenes
    Stephen R. Brenes
    Teacher

    He is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School, specializing in the areas of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and was Dean of INCAE Business School from 2001 to 2007. He currently leads the Steve Aronson Chair of Strategy and Agribusiness and is Academic Director of the Executive MBA (EMBA ) and the Senior Management Program.

  • Maria Elena Carballo
    Teacher

    She is an emeritus professor at INCAE Business School where she teaches courses in the areas of humanities and communication. She earned a Ph.D. in Literary Studies and a Master's degree, both from Brandeis University, in the United States. Her doctoral thesis was on "The Autumn of the Patriarch" by García Márquez, and the Spanish-American novel of the dictatorship.

  • Florian M. Federspiel
    Teacher

    He is an Assistant Professor at INCAE Business School where he focuses on Management Decision Sciences. He earned his PhD in Management Decision Sciences from IE Business School and an MSc. in International Management from the same school. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the area of ​​Operations and Technology at IE Business School, and a member of the Decision Analysis Society (INFORMS).

  • Gerzo Gallardo Morales
    Teacher
    • Data Science Institute Latam Co-Founder | Guest Professor Master Business Analytics INCAE
    • Master in Statistical Methods from the Pontifical University, Universidad Católica de Chile. Doctorate studies in Economics and Finance at the University of La Rioja Spain. Diploma in Advanced Financial Analysis and Financial Management from the Pontifica, Catholic University of Chile.
    • Commercial Engineer with a specialization in Marketing, from the Central University of Chile  
  • Ramiro Caso
    Teacher
    Psychologist by profession, Ramiro Casó has developed his career in two areas: communication and teaching ...
  • Arnold Camacho
    Teacher

    He is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School, in the area of ​​Currency, Banking and Finance, Financial Institutions and Capital Markets, Portfolio Management, Evaluation and Risk Management. He got a Ph.D. in Finance and Development, and an MA in International Economics from Ohio State University, as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Costa Rica, with Graduation with Honors.

  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Teacher

    He is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School where he teaches courses on Sustainability Management, Sustainable Development, Introduction to Financial Simulation and Quantitative Methods. He is a native of El Salvador, obtained a doctorate in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, an MBA from INCAE with a concentration in Development Banking and Finance, and a Postgraduate Degree in Functional Administration with an emphasis in Agroindustrial Management from the same institution. graduating with distinction. He is also an Agronomist Engineer with a specialty in Irrigation from the Autonomous University of Chapingo, Mexico where he achieved honor roll throughout his entire career.

  • Juan Carlos Barahona, Ph.D. (MIT)
    Teacher

    He is Associate Professor of technology and innovation management at INCAE, the leading business school in Latin America, where he also serves as academic director of the executive master's degrees in marketing and digital transformation.

  • Pedro Raventos
    Teacher

    He is a Full Professor at INCAE Business School, where he teaches Industrial Organization, eBusiness and International Finance. He has an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

  • Andrey M Elizondo
    Teacher

    Academic and senior consultant in innovation and technology management with particular emphasis on governance of platforms and information ecosystems, and orchestration of long-term digital transformation processes. He has participated in multiple strategic consulting processes in organizational and digital transformation, in various industries and organizations in the public and private sectors, both in Latin America and in Europe. He has significant experience in the strategic articulation for the adoption of large-scale complex platforms. He has been linked to INCAE Business School for more than a decade, initially as a consultant and associate researcher and later as part of the visiting faculty. For several years he coordinated the annual evaluation of the provision of public services by digital means in Costa Rica, his country of origin; a systematic measurement carried out externally from INCAE, where the experience of the citizen when interacting digitally with State institutions was analyzed.

  • Roy Gerardo Zuniga
    Academic director
  • Carla Fernandez-Corrales
    Teacher
  • Stephen R. Brenes
    Stephen R. Brenes
    Teacher
  • Maria Elena Carballo
    Teacher
  • Florian M. Federspiel
    Teacher
  • Gerzo Gallardo Morales
    Teacher
  • Ramiro Caso
    Teacher
  • Arnold Camacho
    Teacher
  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Teacher
  • Juan Carlos Barahona, Ph.D. (MIT)
    Teacher
  • Pedro Raventos
    Teacher
  • Andrey M Elizondo
    Teacher

The investment for our next edition is

The investment for our next edition is: 
for US$25.000

Starts

Start: 
April 2023

Quota return policy:

The space reservation is non-refundable. You may freeze your reservation, to be used within a calendar year, from the start date of the program for which you originally applied.

This request must be made at least 30 calendar days before the start of the program to which it applies.

If the request is received within 30 days before the start of the program or after having received access to the pre-program, it cannot be used for another program. In the event that the registration for the edition to which it is transferred is greater than the amount paid, the participant must cover the difference.

This reservation is not transferable and may only be used in INCAE academic programs and only during the aforementioned period.

Payment structure

  • Once the candidate has been accepted into the program, an initial payment of USD $ 2,000 for the quota reservation (5 days after admission).
  • Subsequently, you must pay the rest of the amount in 13 installments, as follows:
2024 edition
Quota Date
Quota 1: for US$1.769 April 3 2023
Quota 2: for US$1.769 May 3 2023
Quota 3: for US$1.769 3 2023 June
Quota 4: for US$1.769 August 3 2023
Quota 5: for US$1.769 3 September 2023
Quota 6: for US$1.769 3 October 2023
Quota 7: for US$1.769 3 November 2023
Quota 8: for US$1.769 December 3 2023
Quota 9: for US$1.769 January 3 2024
Quota 10: for US$1.769 February 3 2024
Quota 11: for US$1.769 March 3 2024
Quota 12: for US$1.772 April 3 2024
$ 25.000

Financing options

Once admission has been received, there are several financing options, scholarships and other resources that INCAE makes available to applicants to cover the costs of the executive master's degree.

Because the institution receives students of various nationalities, it is recommended in the first instance to visit the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country, as well as scholarship offices of higher education institutions, which can provide specific information to the particularities of each applicant.

Some financing options:

 

  • Costa Rica: BAC Credomatic, Banco Nacional, Banco Popular, CONAPE, COOPENAE, COOPESERVIDORES.
  • Nicaragua: Banpro, BDF and BAC Credomatic
  • Guatemala: G&T Continental, BAC Credomatic and Banco Industrial.
  • Honduras: Banco Lafise, BAC Credomatic and Ficohsa
  • El Salvador: Davivienda, Banco Agrícola and Banco Industrial.
  • Panama: IFARHU.
  • Peru: BCP and BBVA
  • Paraguay: Banco Vision and Banco Atlas
  • Bolivia: Banco BISA SA and Banco Crecer
  • Ecuador: Bank of Guayaquil and Banco Pichincha.
  • Dominican Republic: Fundapec
  • Colombia: Bancolombia
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INCAE reserves the right to change the programming and the assignment of Faculty