Keywords: MBA, Perú, EGADE-CENTRUM MBA, CENTRUM PUCP, CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School, Ignacio del la Vega
CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School, of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, and EGADE Business Schoolof Tecnológico de Monterrey, two of the most prestigious Latin American business schools in the world, officially launched, on May 9, a simultaneous double-degree MBA program. The EGADE-CENTRUM MBA, to be offered in Lima (Peru), has been designed to prepare transforming leaders with a global vision, capable of projecting the values of Latin America into a demanding, constantly changing international context, offering disruptive solutions in organizations and starting up high-impact businesses.
Dr. Percy Marquina, General Director of CENTRUM Católica, commented that: “Today, one of Peru’s greatest challenges is to develop a global vision, in order to continue to promote investments, create more jobs, deliver the basic services required by its people, and provide security and confidence to the 32 million Peruvians, forging alliances with emerging countries and creating new cutting-edge educational and technological tools that will position Peru among the most solid economies in the region, naturally through strategic alliances grounded in quality education and training for our educators, business leaders, managers and students.”
Mexico’s EGADE Business School and CENTRUM PUCP launch a simultaneous double-degree MBA program in Perú.
Both schools are recognized worldwide for having earned the Triple Crown in international accreditations and are positioned among the Top 20 in theQS Ranking 2018.
EGADE-CENTRUM MBA will start in September 2018 with its first generation, comprised of a group of talented business leaders.
Moreover, Percy Marquina emphasized that: “To achieve nations’ sustainable development, the human factor and competitiveness are of utmost importance, bearing in mind that the synergies of a country are based on individuals, leaders and educational institutions, such as the two leading business schools in Latin America, recognized by the three most prestigious international accrediting agencies at the global level (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS), and who, reflecting their commitment to the educational development of their countries, are launching the Double-Degree MBA program in Peru.”
The event enjoyed the presence of Ignacio de la Vega, Dean of EGADE Business School and renowned global entrepreneurship expert. In this regard, the dean of EGADE Business School explained that: “This alliance strengthens the presence of our school in South America, while consolidating our global influence within the context of new business challenges. The new program makes it possible to create closer ties at the regional level and to empower the
transforming Latin American leadership, capable of addressing the constant crises with innovation, know-how and skill, and extending it day by day to other latitudes that demand disruptive strategies for offering value in complex scenarios.”
Dean de la Vega also highlighted that: “Tecnológico de Monterrey possesses an established track record in the Peruvian market, with more than 600 graduates from the prestigious EGADE Business School MBA program. With our new strategic allies, we seek to drive the development of organizations’ talent, focusing on innovation and a strategic business vision. Another of our contributions to this program is our position as a global business school, through international alliances such as the Global Network for Advanced Management, which brings together 32 business schools from across the globe and that will give EGADE-CENTRUM MBA students access to a powerful network of business contacts and partnerships.”
The agreement between the two business schools, positioned among the Top 20 in the QS Ranking2018, was signed by Dr. Percy Marquina, General Director of CENTRUM Católica and the Dean of EGADE Business School of Monterrey – Mexico, Ignacio de la Vega. Dr. Marcial Rubio Correa, Rector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and the Mexican Ambassador to Peru, Ernesto Campos Tenorio, also attended the event.
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