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Executive Master in Management

INCAE Business School presents a part-time executive master's degree, designed to provide professionals with the tools and skills necessary to face these periods of change, crisis or conflict, and lead teams towards extraordinary results.

Why this program?

Executive Master in Management

In an era of great challenges and uncertainty, companies are called to take advantage, driving digital transformation, entrepreneurship and preparing their staff in new ways of doing business.

From this perspective, and in line with its mission to promote regional leadership, INCAE Business School presents a part-time executive master's degree, designed to provide professionals with the tools and skills necessary to face these periods of change, crisis or conflict and lead teams towards extraordinary results.

The formal academic program is led by INCAE Faculty, professors trained at the doctoral level in the best universities in the world, and complemented by entrepreneurs and experts from the region who will help participants understand and excel in this new environment of change.

Academic content

2. Modules

Module 1

Location:

online
August 14 to 19, 2023

Themes:

  • Financial mathematics
  • Critical thinking 

Module 2

Location:

online
September 11 to 16, 2023

Themes:

  • Introductory Accounting and Finance 
  • Political analysis

Module 3

Location:

online
October 9 to 14, 2023

Themes:

  • Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics
  • Strategy & Crisis Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance

Module 4

Location:

online
November 13 to 18, 2023

Themes:

  • Economic Analysis: Microeconomics
  • Strategy & Crisis Management

Module 5

Location:

online
December 11 to 16, 2023

Themes:

  • Communication and ethics
  • Business analytics

Module 6

Location:

online
January 8-13, 2024

Themes:

  • Financials
  • predictive analytics

Module 7

Location:

online
February 12 to 17, 2024

Themes:

  • Financials
  • Negotiation

Module 8

Location:

online
March 11-16, 2024

Themes:

  • Operations 
  • Marketing fundamentals
  • Marketing and Branding

Module 9

Location:

online
April 8-13, 2024

Themes:

  • Managerial control
  • Strategy implementation and Crisis Management

Module 10

Location:

online

Themes:

Program - Design Thinking

  • Minimum age 30 years and that in exceptional cases, 29-year-old professionals with outstanding work experience are accepted.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Interview with the Admissions Manager.
  • Complete the application for admission.
  • Cancellation of for US$200 by admission process.
  • 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 recommendations in the INCAE format
  • Take the entrance exam.

FAQ

Is it possible to do the Executive Master in Management 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. 

https://www.incae.edu/es/blog/2018/01/19/hacer-el-emba-y-vivir-al-mismo-tiempo.html?seccion=educacion_ejecutiva

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

  • Eduardo Luis Montiel
    Academic director

    Dr. Montiel is Professor Emeritus at INCAE Business School. Majoring in Finance, he earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University and a Master's from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also studied Industrial Engineering at the University of Michigan and Mathematics at Williams College.

  • Luis Noel Alfaro Gramajo
    Teacher

    Academic, consultant and businessman of Guatemalan nationality. He has been an academic director and professor in different executive training programs aimed at the private, public and non-governmental sectors.

  • Jose Exprúa
    Teacher

    Professor of Marketing in the Master Programs of INCAE Business School. He has extensive teaching experience in Latin America and the United States. He has taught at more than 200 seminars, workshops, conferences in the United States, Central and South America. 

  • Niels Ketelhöhn
    Teacher

    Professor of Strategy and Competitiveness at INCAE. He obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard, where his research was supervised by Prof. Michael E. Porter. He has a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica. Research associate at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, and has been an adjunct professor at Tufts University in Boston. He was dean of INCAE's master's programs and was director of the INCAE Research Center.

  • Octavio Martinez
    Octavio Martinez
    Teacher

    Director of CLACDS at INCAE Business School. Professor of business strategy. Consultant in strategy formulation and implementation. He has a Ph.D. in business strategy from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. He has an MBA with high distinction from INCAE and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude) from the American University.

  • Maria Elena Carballo
    Teacher

    Professor María Elena Carballo, a native of Costa Rica, obtained a doctorate in Literary Studies and a master's degree, both from Brandeis University, in the United States. His doctoral thesis was on "The Autumn of the Patriarch" by García Márquez, and the Spanish-American novel of the dictatorship.

  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Teacher
    Professor Felipe Pérez, a native of El Salvador, obtained a doctorate in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 1999, his areas of specialization being Natural Resource Economics and Business Strategy. He also obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from INCAE with a concentration in Banking and Development Finance, and completed a Postgraduate Degree in Administration ...
  • Conrado Sebastian Cuevas
    Teacher

    Conrado is an Assistant Professor at INCAE and has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Warwick. His research focuses on economic theory and financial economics. Conrado teaches Industrial Organization and International Finance.

  • Jose Nicolas Marin
    Jose Nicolas Marin
    Teacher

    The Emeritus Professor of INCAE Business School, Nicolás Marín, originally from Nicaragua, specializes in the areas of banking, finance, international business and business strategy. He has been a consultant and director of industrial, banking and financial companies in the United States and in Latin America. In addition, he has co-authored several books, including: Analysis of Strategic Investments and Mergers and Acquisitions in Practice. In 2013, he was nominated for Business Professor of the Year at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of The Economist magazine.

  • Florian M. Federspiel
    Teacher

    He earned his Ph.D. in Management Decision Science from IE Business School and an MSc. in International Management from the same school. Assistant Professor at INCAE Business School and focuses on Management Decision Sciences. 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).

  • Forrest colburn
    Teacher

    Professor Forrest D. Colburn received his doctorate in government from Cornell University. Currently, he is a professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) and a visiting professor at INCAE Business School. He was a member of the Princeton University faculty for eight years. He was a visiting professor at Addis Ababa University (in Ethiopia), Universidad de Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile), New York University (NYU) and Princeton University. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and was awarded a Fulbright award.

  • William Cardoza
    Teacher
    • Ph.D. in Economics and Development from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris III
    • Post doctorates at the KSG - Harvard University and the Sloan School of Management - MIT
    • Visiting Scholar at DRCLA - Harvard University and Sloan School of Management - MIT

    Guillermo Cardoza is a full-time professor (Full Professor) of Innovation and Change Management at INCAE Business School.

  • Arnoldo Rodriguez
    Teacher

    Dr. Arnoldo Rodríguez is an associate professor at INCAE in the areas of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Control. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Likewise, he is a graduate of INCAE's master's degree. Professor Rodríguez is the Director of INCAE's Master's program in Analytics, Innovation and Technology (MAIT).

  • Ramiro Caso
    Teacher
    Psychologist by profession, Ramiro Casó has developed his career in two areas: communication and teaching ...
  • Rocío Pastor
    Teacher

    Director of the ExEd office, professor of Negotiation at INCAE. He combines his professional experience, of more than 20 years, in the areas of communication, human capital and change management to support companies and their leaders to build healthy cultures that drive business results. She is an enthusiastic strategic partner for organizations committed to unleashing the potential of their people, strengthening the quality of leadership, and building high-performing teams. 

  • William D. Selva
    William D. Selva
    Teacher
    Guillermo Selva Tapia, a full-time senior lecturer, holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a specialization in Operations Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds two degrees from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, a Master of Electromechanical Engineering (MScEE) and a Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering ...
  • Eduardo Luis Montiel
    Academic director
  • Luis Noel Alfaro Gramajo
    Teacher
  • Jose Exprúa
    Teacher
  • Niels Ketelhöhn
    Teacher
  • Octavio Martinez
    Octavio Martinez
    Teacher
  • Maria Elena Carballo
    Teacher
  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Teacher
  • Conrado Sebastian Cuevas
    Teacher
  • Jose Nicolas Marin
    Jose Nicolas Marin
    Teacher
  • Florian M. Federspiel
    Teacher
  • Forrest colburn
    Teacher
  • William Cardoza
    Teacher
  • Arnoldo Rodriguez
    Teacher
  • Ramiro Caso
    Teacher
  • Rocío Pastor
    Teacher
  • William D. Selva
    William D. Selva
    Teacher

The investment for our next edition is

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

Starts

Start: 
August 2023

Includes:

The investment includes 100% of the tuition, teaching material and academic degree.

Quota return policy:

The space reservation is non-refundable. You can 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 you apply.

If the request is received within 30 days before the start of the program or after receiving 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 period indicated above.

Payment structure

  • Once the candidate has been accepted into the program, an initial payment of US $ 4.000 will be required to reserve the space, corresponding to the enrollment. 
  • Subsequently, you must pay the rest of the amount in 4 equal installments, as follows: 
Payment calendar
Quota Date
Quota 1: for US$5.250 July 15 2023
Quota 2: for US$5.250 August 15 2023
Quota 3: for US$5.250 14 October 2023
Quota 4: for US$5.250 December 9 2023
$ 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