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Food Challenge with EIV2022 International Students
Professors’ Interviews | Block 1
Ramiro Montealegre from University of Colorado and Claude Chailan from EM Strasbourg Business School
Professors’ Interviews | Block 2
Miguel Gómez from Cornell University and Lauren Traczykowski from Aston University
Professors’ Interviews | Block 3
Felipe Symmes from EGADE Business School, Brian Till from Marquette University and Utku Serhatli from NOVA SBE
Undergraduate Student – Business Development at Audencia Business School (FR)
Graduate Student – Master of Global Operations and Service Management at Aston University (UK)
María Antonia Pava
Undergraduate Student – Management at Uniandes (CO)
Graduate Student – MBA at Uniandes (CO)
Undergraduate Student – Music
Graduate Student – Master in Environmental Management
Graduate Student – Master in Marketing / MBA Alumni
Thaly Ramírez & Valentina Rodríguez
Undergraduate Students – Management & Economics
Undergraduate Student – Management
Luisa Fernanda Urrea
Undergraduate student from Universidad de los Andes
Graduate student from Universidad de los Andes School of Management
Daniel Martínez Botero
Professor Miguel Pina
Visiting Faculty from Nova School of Business and Economics. Portugal.
International student from Audencia Business School. France.
María Camila García
Undergraduate student from Universidad de los Andes School of Management.
International student from the University of Exeter. United Kingdom.
Graduate student from Universidad de los Andes.
The International Summer School is a two-month program that offers students and participants the opportunity to attend innovative Management courses delivered at the Universidad de los Andes School of Management. It is a great scenario to learn from professors that work in top level universities from around the world and who bring with them a vast experience and knowledge in their fields of expertise. The program offers a wide variety of two-week courses, taught during June and July, and opened to undergraduate and graduate students. With over 10 courses in different areas, this program offers students the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, advance their academic learning and broaden their international perspective.
* All courses in the International Summer School are delivered in English and -during 2020- 100% online.
Digital Technology And Business Strategy
The use and proliferation of digital technologies have created drastic shifts in the way in which organizations buy and sell goods and services, and integrate their supply chain and delivery systems. Digital technologies have also resulted in the fundamental transformations in the structure form, and governance of organizations. This course combines theories and frameworks with practical approaches to provide students with the skills required to help companies identify business opportunities, find appropriate information related technologies, and lead adoption efforts to success. Thus, it is not a technical course; rather, it addresses the question: why and how should these new digital technologies be leveraged to shape and support strategic and entrepreneurial initiatives in the global competitive landscape.
*Colombian government is assessing the possibility to remove federal holidays from the calendar. In the case that federal holidays are removed, the sessions would take place on Mondays instead of Saturdays.
Ramiro Montealegre is Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (management information systems) from Harvard Business School and a master’s degree in computer science from Carleton University in Canada. Professor Montealegre’s research focuses on the interplay between new digital technologies and organization transformation in highly uncertain environments. He has been involved in studying projects of organizational change in the United States, China, India, Canada, Spain, Mexico, and the Central and South American regions. He has received the MCB University Press’ Award for the «Most Outstanding» paper published in the Journal of Information Technology & People; and the «Best Paper» Award of the Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division of the Academy of Management.
Cv Ramiro Montealegre
The Food Industry has undergone dramatic changes in recent years worldwide. The course addresses such changes and considers the fundamental principles of marketing and their application to private and public problems typical of the food supply chain, and to train students in the identification of successful marketing strategies in the food industry. The course addresses a variety of topics, including recent food industry trends in Colombia, Latin America and globally, internationalization of food supply chains; omni-channel retail strategies; impact of private labels in the food industry; coordination in food supply chains, corporate social responsibility; and policies affecting the food industry, among others. The course combines lectures, discussion of case studies, and guest speakers.
Pre-requisites: Principles of Marketing and Microeconomics.
Miguel Gómez is an Associate Professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Consumer Economics from the University of Illinois (1999). His areas of expertise include food distribution and marketing, food value chains, pricing and price analysis, and quantitative methods. He is currently director of the Food Industry Management Program, widely recognized as the premier food industry education and research program in the United States.. He has obtained several awards, including the Ruth and William Morgan Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Management.
Cv Miguel Gomez
This course will study the processes of innovation and entrepreneurship closely by examining pioneering case studies from the creative industries. Whilst innovation and entrepreneurship take centre stage in the management discipline, the creative industries have traditionally been overlooked. It is only recently that the creative industries are being given due consideration in the study of innovation and entrepreneurship. Did you ever wonder: How does a luxury brand like Dior keep innovating in the face of so many copycat fashion houses? What is the importance of Michelin ratings for restaurants? What does the classification of a bottle of wine say about its quality? These are some of the questions participants will delve into in this course.
Pre-requisites: Students should have an understanding of organizational behaviour and organizational theory in general.
Joeri Mol is Senior Lecturer in Organization Studies and Co-Director of the Cluster for the study of Organization Society and Markets (COSM) at the University of Melbourne. He holds a PhD in Management Science from Gröningen University (2006). His research focuses mainly in markets, inside and outside organizations, and is particularly interested in processes of financialization and evaluation and how price and value are brought into an (often) uneasy relationship. His research has been published in the Journal of Management Studies, Sociological Methodology, British Journal of Management and Social Networks, among others.
Cv Joeri Mol
Innovation And Entrepreneurship
The sheer amount, speed and variety of data available to business and society today can either overwhelm or drive breakthrough decision-making. Data visualization is used in a wide variety of disciplines to transform data into fuel for effective decision making through the powerful medium of telling stories with data. Being able to create and communicate data visualizations is key to data literacy and is quickly becoming a requirement for anyone in business, the sciences or public policy. This course provides an introduction as well as hands-on experience in data visualization and storytelling.
Pre-requisites: Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of descriptive statistics and some experience with Excel or other spreadsheet program. Programming experience is not required.
Dale Fodness is Associate Professor of Marketing, Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, University of Dallas. He received his Ph.D. in marketing from the Florida State University. His current research focuses on marketing and sustainability, particularly issues related to strategic thinking and innovation. His work has been published in a number of leading journals including Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Business Strategy, Journal of Services Marketing and the Journal of Travel Research.. His current consulting focuses primarily on strategy, research and training and development across a variety of industries. Consulting assignments have been completed with Microsoft, Ericsson, Cisco and American Airlines, among other global clients.
CV Dale Fodness
Real Estate is one of the most important assets, as well as a key resource in the economy. Most institutional and individual investors hold a significant proportion of their wealth in property. This course fills a frequent vacuum existing in most business schools in this area by helping students gain an understanding of this important and special business. By the end of the course, participants should be able to analyze, assess and evaluate real estate investment and financing proposals and be prepared to join one of the many professional fields in this line of business.
Pre-requisites: Accounting, Corporate Finance and Economics. A good knowledge of Excel is highly advisable
Jaime Sabal was an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at ESADE. From 2019, he has retired from this position. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (1986). He has been Visiting Professor at different universities such as the Stern School of Business at NYU and Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (EGADE), among others. He was vice-president of the US consultancy company A.T. Kearney (1995 – 1998) and founder and director of a consultancy firm with broad experience in financial advice projects (1989-1995). His research interests include corporate finance with an emphasis on emerging markets and real estate finance.
CV Jaime Sabal
Value Creation In Fast Emerging Markets
This course provides an overview of the main marketing management concepts and practices in today’s developing economies with a special focus on Africa, Latin America and Asia. The course aims at giving participants a sense of the opportunities of international decision-making in the transitional countries context. After decades of poor economic performance, transitional markets are now the most dynamic markets in the world, despite their volatility. All the players in the business world are trying to capture this growth. Defining a strategy to take advantage of the multiple but complex opportunities offered by these markets is a major challenge to most of companies.
Claude Chailan is currently Professor and Program Director at EM Strasbourg Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Management (2005) from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis in France. Prior to joining the academia, Dr. Chalain was actively involved in the development of international companies, such as L’Oreal, in several countries. Among his research interests, he focuses on the links between marketing and strategy in the fields of Luxury Goods and Services Management, Business Models, Revenue Management, and International Business. His work has been widely published in leading academic journals including The Journal of Marketing Management, The Journal of Product and Brand Management, Euromed Journal of Business, among others.
Cv Claude Chailan
Blockchain In Operations
Blockchain has emerged as the technology that can provide traceability, provenance and transparency in business operations, across complex global supply chain ecosystems, where leanness, agility, and timely decision-making are crucial, in addition to achieving social sustainability. The key characteristics of Blockchain technology will significantly impact the organization governance, supply-chain relationships, operations strategy, digital transformation pathway and existing supply-chain business models. Integrated with other technologies, it will help to increase the efficiency of supply chain through agile data-driven decision-making based on high quality data and further facilitating supply chain transparency.
Soumyadeb Chowdhury is a Lecturer in Information and Communication Technology within the Operations and Information department in the Aston Business School. His research concerns artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, circular economy, sustainability development goals, mental health and business productivity in SMEs. He has actively engaged with broad range of industries such as SMEs, Tourism, and Health to develop sustainable business solution catering to their needs improving and optimizing operations, business process and facilitating data-driven decision-making. His research has been published in top tier ABS journals such as British Journal of Management and International Journal of Production Economics
Cv Soumyadeb Chowdhury
Omnichannel Marketing Strategy
Multichannel marketing is complex. The use of various channels can cause important risks and the fragmentation of channels; on the other hand, multichannel marketing creates new business opportunities within the channels. In this advanced level course, the student learns to differentiate the components of a successful multichannel strategy by differentiating the concepts of multichannel, cross-channel and omnichannel marketing. This course provides useful insights for multichannel management through the analysis of trends and changes in retailing and the analysis of consumer behavior. Participants will understand the factors that influence in the decision-making of defining a channel strategy and will identify, differentiate and evaluate channel strategies.
Pre-requisites: The course requires a basic knowledge and understanding of Marketing and Statistics.
Diana Kolbe is a professor of marketing at EGADE Business School. Her main research areas concern consumer behavior dynamic marketing capabilities, multichannel capability, internationalization of SMEs and strategic marketing. She holds a PHD in Management from Universidad de Valencia (2019) and Master in International Management from the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (2012). She has several papers published in journals such as Agricultural and Resource Economics and the German Journal of Agricultural Economics. Before joining the academia, professor Kolbe was a marketing and sales manager at Iberiana Frucht a major Spanish agricultural trader.
Cv Diana Kolbe
In this course students explore individual and organizational responsibilities, and the changes needed toward greater responsible and sustainable actions that address today’s complex and pressing socio-economic and environmental challenges. As the title suggests, the course is separated into interrelated parts at an individual and organizational level. Students will be provided with a framework for greater self-reflection and self-awareness as a starting point for becoming responsible leaders. Students explore theoretical and practical aspects related to the organizational changes required to move from business as usual thinking to a business as unusual paradigm that fosters sustainable business practices and processes.
Stefan Groschl is Professor in the Department of Management and Co-founder of the Chair of Leadership and Diversity at ESSEC. He holds a Ph.D. from Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is widely known for his expertise in responsible leadership, sustainability, diversity management, international human resources management, and organizational behavior. His research has been published in book chapters and articles in both the international trade and academic press. His teaching assignments have brought Stefan to a wide range of academic institutions worldwide. Professor Groschl has developed and conducted company training programs for firms in France and internationally. He has been working with think tanks in Europe and served as an external examiner to the European Regional Development.
Creativity—the generation of novel and useful ideas—is a valuable employee outcome associated with organizational sustainability and innovation. How can organizations provide means to foster creativity in their employees? How can leaders help employees solve problems in creative ways? How can individuals increase their creative activity? Why organizations with creative employees are not always innovative? What determines creativity in a team? This course aims to provide an initial solution to these and other questions related to creativity in organizations.
Pre-requisites: Management Principles or equivalent.
Helena González Gómez is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at NEOMA Business School. She has a PhD in Management (IE Business School), an MSc in Industrial Engineering (Universidad de los Andes). Her research interests include issues of emotions, creativity, leadership development, and nepotism. She has been teaching organizational behavior, human resource management and creativity to executives, master, MBA and bachelor students. Her research has been published at Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Business Strategy, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Prior to her doctoral studies she worked in the banking industry and filled positions in corporate banking, operations, information security and project management.
Cv Helena Gonzalez
The new normal in the financial world is Sustainability. Increased awareness on international markets led among other reasons by scarcity of resources, the search of profits through efficiency and climate change influence financial decisions worldwide. Investors react to and value ancillary factors in their financial decisions and sustainability continues to gain recognition. This course is the study of finance and sustainability as an integrated subject beginning with an introduction of financial and investment principles and moving towards financial analysis, financing and valuation. The course covers diverse aspects of sustainable investments and offers tools for effective financial valuation and effective risk assessment. The perspective proposed by this course is motivated by the desire of corporations for continued prosperity, expansion and in some cases even to promote their own survival.
Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of Finance.
Carlos Vargas is a professor of finance at EGADE Business School. He has experience in sustainable finance, renewable energy, development economics and real estate finance. He holds a PhD in Finance by the University of Zurich (2019). He has taught at Harvard Business School since 2013. He has been actively involved in several companies such as New Evolution Ventures Mexico (an investment fund subsidiary), the Vertex Companies and BBVA Asset Management Mexico. He has been invited to conferences at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Babson College, and various universities in Europe and Latin America.
Cv Carlos Vargas
The International Summer School is a two-month program that offers students and participants the opportunity to attend innovative Management courses delivered at the Universidad de los Andes School of Management. It is a great scenario to learn from professors that work in top level universities from around the world and who bring with them a vast experience and knowledge in their fields of expertise. The program offers a wide variety of two-week courses, taught during June and July, and opened to undergraduate and graduate students. With over 12 courses in different areas, this program offers students the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, advance their academic learning and broaden their international perspective. * All courses in the International Summer School are delivered in English
Responsible Leadership And Sustainable
This course addresses an empirically relevant phenomenon in business administration: the impressive dominance Digital Business Platforms (BP), which have been challenging both the theory and practice of management. Furthermore, BPs raise timely question: can BPs become agents of environmental and social innovation? By using real-life cases of BPs, this course delves into these questions from an empirical standpoint. Students will be exposed to the background and challenges faced by businesses that are using state-of-the art technologies to develop new value propositions.
Course guidebook: Parker, G. G., W., V. A., & Choudary, S. P. (2017). Platform revolution: How networked markets are transforming the economy – and how to make them work for you. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.To order a copy please contact: email@example.com // +57 1 339 4949. Ext. 2181
Renato Orsato holds a Ph.D. in Management (2001) from University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. He is a Scholar at the INSEAD Global Institute for Business & Society (France) and a Professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil. In the past 25 years, he has taught at MBA and Executive Programs at INSEAD, HEC Paris (France), Lund University (Sweden), University of Amsterdam (Holland) and University of Technology Sydney (Australia). He has written several book chapters and teaching cases, and published in academic journals such as California Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Energy Policy Journal and Business Strategy & Environment. Dr Orsato is the founder of greenApes, an award-winner BP that promotes sustainable lifestyles.
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Marketing And Management
This course studies biases in decision making, drawing on research in behavioral economics and psychology, and develops insights for business and financial market contexts. Examples of topics covered include studying links between overconfidence and optimism in entrepreneurship as well as financial markets; understanding price bubbles and whether they are driven by irrational consumers; and how are new forms of financing such as crowd-funding susceptible to behavioral biases? The primary objectives of this course are to introduce to students the concepts in behavioral economics that are most relevant to business and financial markets, and to study applications of these concepts in the actual business world.
Alexander Coutts is Assistant Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (2015) from New York University, USA. During his studies he was a researcher at New York University’s Center for Technology and Economic Development, based in Abu Dhabi. His research fields are Behavioral Economics, Development Economics, and Experimental Economics. His interests center on applying insights from behavioral economics to questions in development economics. He uses laboratory and field experiments to understand the interaction between information, beliefs, and behavior.
Cv Alexander Coutts
The main purpose of this course is to highlight the impact of leadership on employees’ mental health, well-being, and effectiveness. Moreover, the course content will focus on how leaders can improve followers’ resilience and thereby increase followers’ mental health. During the course students will engage with most recent academic literature on how different leadership styles affect followers’ resilience, mental health, and effectiveness. Moreover, students will participate in a broad variety of exercises including development and implementation of a leadership training to foster followers’ resilience and mental health. The course is recommended for those with an interest in becoming effective leaders.
Wladislaw Rivkin holds a Ph.D. in Psychology, from the Technical University Dortmund (Germany) and a M.Sc. in Psychology from University of Konstanz (Germany). He is Lecturer in the Work and Organizational Psychology Group at Aston Business School. His research focuses on the impact of stressors, leadership, and further resources on employees’ resilience, mental health, well-being, and effectiveness. He has been published in leading international academic journals. Wladislaw has also led several applied industry projects in which he has contributed to the development, implementation and evaluation of employee and leadership trainings to improve resilience, mental health and associated effectiveness. He is actively involved in consulting activities such as employee and leadership trainings and individual coaching.
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Marketing The Right Price
The course Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management focuses on how a firm should set and update pricing and product availability decisions in order to maximize its profitability. The adoption of Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management has transformed the transportation and hospitality industries, and is increasingly important in retail, telecommunications, entertainment, financial services, health care and manufacturing. Dynamic Pricing is based on a price discrimination consisting in offering either the same product at different prices (seats on an airline for instance) or similar products at different prices (small, medium, tall cup of coffee). These sophisticated marketing practices require advanced market segmentation, and some means to discourage discount customers from becoming resellers and, by extension, competitors. Revenue Management derives its justification in a segmentation based on the purchasing power of consumers, their specific characteristics as regards price elasticity, and time sensitivity. The main objective of Revenue Management is the adjustment by the price, i.e. managing the quantitative supply allocated to each segment according to its price sensitivity through simultaneous action on tariffs and available capacity.
How do entrepreneurs imagine the future? How does entrepreneurship shape the course of capitalism? This course introduces students to a variety of different forms of entrepreneurial imagination and its relationship to societal context and change. It covers (a) the main “big picture” developments that have shaped entrepreneurship over the past two centuries; (b) the intellectual traditions that have grappled with the nature of entrepreneurship and its role in society; and (c) the ways in which understanding big market transformations over time can profit entrepreneurs today.
Christina Lubinski holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Goettingen (2009). She is Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School and currently a visiting professor at USC’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies where she leads its entrepreneurship and humanities initiative. Prior to joining CBS, she was a Newcomen fellow at Harvard Business School and a visiting fellow at Universitat de Barcelona. Christina studies entrepreneurial imagination and action over time and has published in leading journals in both management and business history. She has won several teaching awards for her in-class and online course development.
Cv Christina Lubinski
This unit examines tourism marketing in the context of destinations, which are a fundamental pillars of the global travel industry. Most tourism activities take place at destinations, which are now the biggest travel brands. The majority of governments now fund a destination marketing organization (DMO) to enhance competitiveness in global markets where travelers are spoilt for choice of places that offer similar benefits. The success of individual tourism businesses is reliant to some extent on the competitiveness of their destination. Therefore the unit analyses the tourism macro environment, and the role of the DMO in developing and coordinating a holistic destination marketing plan that encourages collaboration between the many stakeholders for the wider benefit of the community. This course explores how marketing theories can be applied to tourism destinations and small businesses.
Course guidebook: Pike, S. (2018). Tourism marketing for small businesses. Oxford: Goodfellow.To order a copy please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org // +57 1 339 4949. Ext. 2181
Steven Pike is Associate Professor at Queensland University of Technology. He spent 20 years working in the tourism industry in destination marketing organizations, before completing a Ph.D. in Marketing (2002) from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. His research is mainly focused on tourism marketing, brand performance measurement, market positioning and personal construct psychology. He has been teaching in tertiary education for 20 years and has published five books, and over 50 journal articles related to tourism marketing. He is an Editorial Board Member and founder of the Journal of Destination Marketing & Management and reviewer of several renowned journals such as Tourism Marketing, Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, Tourism Geographies, Current Issues in Tourism, among others.
Cv Stephen Pike
The course provides an introduction to the business-sustainability domain by presenting relevant management theories and corresponding practical experiences putting a special emphasis on the roles companies play in climate change action. An array of corporate management tools will be introduced during the course including sustainability indicators, carbon accounting and environmental management systems, which can be useful for course participants during their professional career. The course also highlights international efforts to tackle climate change and the role businesses can play in their success. Apart from a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of the fight against climate change, participants can improve their negotiation skills through a role-play simulating international climate change negotiations.
Gyula Zilahy is Full Professor of environmental management at the Department of Environmental Economics of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary. He holds a PhD in Management Sciences from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (2003). He has been a guest lecturer at St. Gallen University (Switzerland) and ESADE (Barcelona, Spain). Gyula also serves as the Vice-Dean for International Affairs and Research at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at BME. His teaching topics include the management of responsible organizations, sustainable business models and the implications of climate change on businesses.
Cv Gyula Zilahy
Massive collections of data are created by businesses, governments, and individuals as a by-product of their activity. Therefore, decision-makers and systems depend on intelligent technology to analyze data systematically to improve decision-making. In this course, our focus is on the ability to understand and translate business challenges into data mining problems and on examining how data analysis technologies can be used to improve decision-making. Therefore, we will emphasize heavily on students obtaining hands-on experience in implementing a range of commonly used data mining techniques by using «R», the widely used programming language, on business analytic problems. We will study the fundamental principles and techniques of data mining, and we will examine real-world examples and cases to place data-mining techniques in context, to develop data-analytic thinking, and to illustrate that proper application is as much an art as it is a science.
Nedret Billor is professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University, Alabama. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics (1992) from University of Sheffield, UK. Her primary interests include robust multivariate data analysis, robust functional data analysis and outlier detection. Professor Billor is an Elected Member of ISI since 2012 and serves as the country’s representative of the ISI Committee on Women in Statistics (CWIS). Dr. Billor is the associate editor of Communications in Statistics in Theory and Methods and Simulation and Computation She has advised numerous Ph.D./M.Sc. students and served on numerous interdisciplinary graduate committees. She was awarded numerous research and instruction grants grant activities.
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Gobernanza Y Conservacion Feb 21
Este es un curso de educación experiencial diseñado para permitir a los estudiantes aprender de primera mano el rol que tienen las Áreas Marinas Protegidas (AMP) como estrategia de conservación. En este contexto, esta clase expone a los estudiantes a diferentes nociones de lo que constituye la “conservación” y a diferentes acercamientos desde la ciencia y las políticas públicas al estudio de la gobernanza y gestión de Áreas Marinas Protegidas. Para lograr esto, la clase crea las condiciones necesarias para que los estudiantes discutan literatura académica relevante e interactúen directamente con individuos relacionados con el Parque Nacional Natural Uramba. La clase dará la oportunidad para que los estudiantes confronten sus propias visiones de mundo con aquellas de las comunidades costeras que se visitarán. El objetivo de esta confrontación es entender que la existencia de estos puntos de vista distintos es un reto para la práctica de la conservación marina. Frecuentemente, las discusiones más enriquecedoras suceden en los lugares más informales, como alrededor de la cena en una salida de campo. Estos contextos también favorecen la discusión de, entre otros,: ¿qué se conserva? ¿por qué? ¿quién lo decide? ¿Cuál es el rol de los pescadores en el monitoreo biológico para la conservación de las AMPs? ¿Cuál es el rol del conocimiento científico biológico comparado con la sabiduría local y tradicional de los pescadores y habitantes que han vivido en la zona por muchos años?
Xavier Basurto es profesor asociado en Sostenibilidad en la Nicholas School of the Environment en Duke University. Él cuenta con un doctorado en Administración con énfasis en Antropología Cultural de la Universidad de Arizona. Entender y analizar cómo los grupos humanos y no-humanos se organizan en comunidades, cómo se interrelacionan en acciones colectivas que velan por el interés común, se encuentran dentro de sus principales temas de investigación. Específicamente, el profesor Basurto se enfoca en la manera como las instituciones interactúan con variables biofísicas para crear sistemas socio-ecológicos, y cómo esas instituciones se desarrollan de forma flexible para fomentar el aprendizaje colectivo y la adaptación en el largo plazo. El profesor ha publicado diversos artículos en diferentes revistas académicas como Science, Marine Policy o Journal of Sustainable Tourism.
María Alejandra Vélez es profesora asociada de la Facultad de Administración de la Universidad de los Andes y coordinadora científica del Centro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible para América Latina y el Caribe. Cuenta con un Doctorado en Economía de los Recursos Naturales de la Universidad de Massachusetts, Amherst. Sus temas de investigación se centran en procesos de toma de decisiones y diseños institucionales alrededor de asuntos medioambientales y de recursos naturales.
This course will be taught at Babson in Wellesley, Massachusetts (14 miles west of Boston)Opened only to Uniandes School of Management Graduate studentsBabson College, a global leader in entrepreneurship education, teaching and research, will deliver an entrepreneurship program in which the overall goal is to provide a learning experience to students in which they acquire a business global perspective and entrepreneurial mindset. At Babson, Entrepreneurship is defined as a way of thinking, acting that is opportunity obsessed, and leadership balanced. It isn´t just an academic discipline, it´s an attitude and a way of living.
The course will include case studies, break-out sessions, videos and lectures. Strong emphasis will be placed on the primary and secondary topic areas of entrepreneurship and the development of strong negotiation skills. A special focus will be made on topics such as entrepreneurial thought and action, entrepreneurial finance, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship. Delivery as well as materials are in English and participants are required to prepare for each class, present and participate in the class discussion.
This course will be taught at Babson in Wellesley, Massachusetts (14 miles west of Boston)Opened only to Uniandes School of Management Undergraduate studentsBabson College, a global leader in entrepreneurship education, teaching and research, will deliver an entrepreneurship program in which the overall goal is to provide a learning experience to students in which they acquire a business global perspective and entrepreneurial mindset. At Babson, Entrepreneurship is defined as a way of thinking, acting that is opportunity obsessed, and leadership balanced. It isn´t just an academic discipline, it´s an attitude and a way of living.The course will include case studies, break-out sessions, videos and lectures. Strong emphasis will be placed on the primary and secondary topic areas of entrepreneurship and the development of strong negotiation skills. A special focus will be made on topics such as entrepreneurial thought and action, entrepreneurial finance, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship. Delivery as well as materials are in English and participants are required to prepare for each class, present and participate in the class discussion.
The International Summer School is a two-month program that offers students and participants the opportunity to attend innovative Management courses delivered at the Universidad de los Andes School of Management. It is a great scenario to learn from professors that work in top level universities from around the world and who bring with them a vast experience and knowledge in their fields of expertise. The program offers a wide variety of two-week courses, taught during June and July, and opened to undergraduate and graduate students. With over 12 courses in different areas, this program offers students the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, advance their academic learning and broaden their international perspective. * All course in the International Summer School are delivered in English.
Today companies need to continually digitally transform its operations. Digital transformation brings new coordination and communication within and across companies, enables new business models and changes the information environment underlying the business. The course addresses issues concerning the design of an electronic business strategy in the company, customer relationship management, direct links with suppliers in its supply chain, changes in the nature of products and services in conjunction with digital and interactive services and the role of governmental e-services. Successful efforts at digitization have to keep both technological and managerial perspectives in mind. Using a mix of and case studies and practical experience, the aim of the course is to prepare the students for the challenges that the quickly changing digital landscape along with new technologies (e.g. internet-of-things or driverless cars) and increased competition will bring. As they say: go digital or die.
Peter Trkman is Associate Professor at the University of Ljubjana, in Slovenia, and holds a PhD from the University of Ljubjana (2008). His research interests encompass various aspects of business models, business process, supply chain and operations management as well as technology adoption and e-government. He has published over 80 papers that are widely cited: his work has been cited over 2800 times with an h-index of 24. He runs a well-read blog on various topics connected to digital transformation and has won several awards for his research. Five of his papers (on business analytics, business process management, business models and supply chain risk management) are among the 1% most cited papers in Scopus.
The digital & social media marketing module is developed to appreciate the importance of the ever-evolving digital landscape, and for understanding how to develop skills to improve digital marketing effectiveness. Social media and new mobile technologies are now ubiquitous, having infiltrated every aspect of our life. Digital technologies are not mere tools to achieve traditional business and marketing goals; they should be considered as part of a paradigm shift, with an increasing emphasis on social interaction with consumers enabling co-creation, cooperation and collaboration. Digital Marketing is about a cultural change in the marketing manager’s way of viewing consumers and of applying marketing strategies and tools with the new technologies being developed. This module provides awareness of the nature of the challenges and opportunities within the digital environment and outlines the skills and tools required to support and enhance marketing activities. The module draws on recent researches in digital marketing as well as on interviews with CEOs and practitioners and other types of publications (e.g. academic books, magazines, reports and newspaper articles). This module has a practical approach to the topic in that it discusses the ‘how to’ of social media and how these tools may contribute to brand loyalty, brand image, customer satisfaction, customer acquisition and the like. The module has a strong focus on social media and underlines the importance of electronic word of mouth and how it is increasingly important to control and monitor what is being said about a company, brand or organization in consumer-to-consumer interactions. In addition, the importance of effective measurement techniques enables an understanding of the return on investment from social media & digital marketing activities.
Raffaele Filieri is Professor in Digital Marketing at Audencia Business School in France. He obtained his PhD in Business Engineering (Complexity Science) (2008) from the Universita’ Roma Tre, in Italy. Among his main research interests he focuses on Digital & Social Media Marketing, adoption and continuance intention of technology, and inter-organizational knowledge transfer and innovation. He has won several awards such as the Best paper in track award at the Academy of Marketing Conference 2014 in Bournemouth, England, and the Best conference paper award at the Academy of Marketing Conference 2012 in Southampton, England. He has also worked as a consultant for medium-sized and large organizations.
Positive Leadership And Organization
The main purpose of this course is to evaluate an advanced approach to organizational behavior through the light of recent developments in the field of Positive Organization Scholarship. The course offers behavioral clues on how to develop positive practices at the individual, relational, team, and organizational levels. It explores the characteristics and nature of positive teams and organizations and how leaders and organizational members can contribute to their creation. The course will consider the impact of the positive approach on effectiveness at the various levels of the organization. It is recommended to those with an interest in the human side of organizing.
Miguel Pina e Cunha is Full Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, in Lisbon, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Management from Tilburg University (1998) and has published more than 150 papers in international journals. He has served as a member of the International Editorial Board of the International Encyclopedia of Organizations Studies (Sage, 2008) and worked with several companies on leadership and change management processes. Two of his latest books are “The virtues of leadership” (with Arménio Rego and Stewart Clegg, Oxford University Press, 2012) and is currently preparing “Positive Organizational Behavior” (Routledge). In 2016, he received the European Management Review best paper award.
Miguel Pina e Cunha
Business modeling involves the allocation of critical resources and competences in a competitive environment over relatively long periods of time in the pursuit of the creation of value for customers and the capture of the value thus created. Business models are influenced by many factors such as the resources available to management, the industry and the competitive conditions, and of course the firm’s internal structure, systems, and culture. Participants will learn to assess why and how new and emerging business models develop in a variety of contexts (industries, countries). They will learn how to use methods to explore and exploit breakthrough business models. The course addresses topics such as two-sided markets, free to fee businesses, ecosystems, network externalities, and servicization.
Claude Chailan is currently Professor and Program Director at EM Strasbourg Business School. He holds a PhD in Management (2005) from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis in France. Prior to joining the academia, Dr. Chalain was actively involved in the development of international companies, such as L’Oreal, in several countries. Among his research interests, he focuses on the links between marketing and strategy in the fields of Luxury Goods and Services Management, Business Models, Revenue Management, and International Business. His work has been widely published in leading academic journals including The Journal of Marketing Management, The Journal of Product and Brand Management, Euromed Journal of Business, among others.
This course aims at providing an understanding of the recent banking crises as of the consequences on the new banking regulation and supervision environment. This is a very complex topic since banking and financial system greatly influences the state of the economy – as the slow economic recovery of the major industrial countries proves – and companies’ financing strategy. Financial intermediation underwent through major changes over the past 30 years because of financial deregulation and globalization. Financial intermediaries were nationally-based and heavily protected by their government indirectly (anglo-saxon style) or directly (many Europeans banks were still state-owned until recently). Despite deregulation and disintermediation financial institutions still represent a fair share of the economic activity, their traditional business having shifted over the years from loans provider to financial services providers that might have been at the root of the current crisis.
Nathalie Janson is Associate Professor of Economics at NEOMA Business School since 2001. She earned her PhD in Economics (2000) at the University of La Sorbonne, Paris. Her experience in teaching undergraduates, graduates and continuing education focuses in the following subject areas: Financial Intermediation, Management of Financial and Banking Institutions, Banking Regulation, Money and Banking. She is also a consultant for AC Finance training on the job managers in banks on the implementation of Basel III. Professor Janson publishes in peer-reviewed journals on the question of regulation and monetary policy issues and has taken an active part in the debate on the Greek crisis and on unconventional monetary policy in the press and media since 2015.
The course explores the relationship between sources and the nature of influencing factors on the behavior of people in varying social, economic, cultural and organizational contexts. Putting emphasis on applying and explaining why people react the way they do to stimuli, the course relies on understanding systemic structures to explain people’s behavior and reactions. It is designed as an applied systems thinking course and takes a look at sources of power in different contexts such as crisis, governance, social justice, transport systems and renewable energy, among others.
Fernando Roxas is Full Professor at the Asian Institute of Management in the Philippines, delivering courses in Service Management, Systems Thinking, Sources and Uses of Power and Operations Management. He holds a PhD in Business Administration (1998) from De La Salle University in Philippines and has published in several recognized journals such as World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Energy Policy and Business & Economics Review. Professor Roxas is member of the Editorial Review Board for the World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Sustainable Development since 2014.
Innovation relies on creativity, and creativity is composed by different abilities that rely on plastic brain circuits, and therefore that we can improve upon. Students will perform neuro-scientific tests and will receive a detailed and confidential report on their abilities to get to know their own strengths and weaknesses. We will discuss and use the latest scientific findings on the abilities that underlie creativity and innovation. This course will use highly interactive student-centered methods and the latest research to answer questions around how individuals can improve at solving problems creatively to foster their careers, and the performance of their organization.
Daniella Laureiro-Martinez works at the Department of Management Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich. She received her PhD from Bocconi University. She studies the cognitive and neuropsychological antecedents of strategy and innovation. Her research combines neurosciences and psychology to understand creativity, decision-making, organizational learning and problem solving in managers, entrepreneurs and innovative leaders.
Daniella teaches managerial cognition, innovation and creativity, and methods courses at the Masters, Executive and PhD levels. Her publications have appeared in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics and in the open-source Nature journals Frontiers in Human Neuroscience and Frontiers in Psychology. She is part of the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal. Daniella has been an active contributor to SMS and AoM, most notably through her organization of different workshops and her roles as representative-at-large for the Behavioral Strategy Interest Group of SMS, and for the Managerial and Organizational Cognition and the Technology and Innovation Management Divisions of AoM.
Finance For Sustainability
The economic analysis of how to design government policies to deal with climate change, be it through market for permits or taxes, is vast. In contrast, the analysis of the role of regulation and public finance in supporting a low-carbon transition and the role of capital markets in potentially mitigating the risks brought on or exacerbated by climate change is rather limited. This course aims to provide students/participants with the knowledge and understanding of how to quantify the scale of the challenge in terms of the capital flows to be mobilized, the value of assets at risk and the levels of alignment with climate and sustainability goals, the challenges in integrating climate risk into existing financial supervisory frameworks, and the role of the public sector in mobilizing and supervising private sector finance. The course will also demonstrates how to translate sustainability into financial culture in terms of purpose, skills, operational techniques and incentives.
Luca Taschini is an Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Verona. Professor Taschini obtained his PhD in Finance (2009) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is a member of the CESifo Energy and Climate Economics Research Group in Munich, Germany, and Visiting Scholar at the Research Center for Sustainability Science at Ritsumeikan University, Japan. His research is in the field of environmental economics, industrial organization and finance, with a focus on applied work. Luca has provided regular advice on climate policy and energy to governments and regulatory bodies (the European Commission, World Bank Group, Asian Development Bank, NORAD and UK BEIS).
The objective of the course is to reflect on the fundamental principles of marketing and its application to private and public problems typical of the food chain, and to train students in the identification of successful marketing strategies in the food industry. The course addresses a variety of topics, including recent food industry trends in Colombia, Latin America and the world; internationalization of food supply chains; role of customer satisfaction in food retailing; impact of private labels in the food industry; corporate social responsibility; and policies affecting the food industry, among others. The course combines lectures, discussion of case studies, and guest speakers.
Miguel Gómez is an Associate Professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. He holds a PhD in Agricultural and Consumer Economics from the University of Illinois (1999). His areas of expertise include food distribution and marketing, food value chains, pricing and price analysis, and quantitative methods. Prior to joining Cornell University, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois (2007-2008). He has obtained several awards, including the Ruth and William Morgan Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Management.
This course assists students in gaining an appreciation of the special qualities characterizing a cultural entrepreneur, and to gain an understanding of the practices involved. The course aims are (i) to provide students with the knowledge to understand what cultural entrepreneurship is, what business model is, how it works and why “business model development” is important for companies, public sector organizations, social enterprises and charities; and (ii) to equip students with the skills, tools and models to support the development or re-‐design of a business venture. Through the use of various self-evaluation tests, students will develop their sense of self-awareness, which will include the understanding of personal strengths, weaknesses and competences. They will learn about and develop skills that are required in the world of business, with a special focus on emotional intelligence, creativity and team work. In order to achieve these goals students will work on special requirements of the business model of cultural and artistic activities. They will acquaint themselves with the literature that exists on these subjects and will apply their theoretical knowledge to actual cases. They will build up a repertoire of best practices.
Marilena Vecco is Associate professor in Entrepreneurship at Burgundy School of Business at the Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, in France. She holds a PhD in Economic Sciences (2005) at the University of Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne, and a PhD in Economics of Institutions and Creativity (2005) at the University of Turin (I). Her research focuses on cultural entrepreneurship and management with a special focus on cultural heritage (tangible and intangible) and art markets. She has researched and consulted for several public and private organizations, including OECD, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, World Bank, and The European Commission. She has published on different journals such as the Journal of Cultural Heritage, Journal of Cultural Economics, Creativity and Innovation Management, etc. She is board member of ENCATC (European network on cultural management and policy).
The International Summer School is a two-month program that offers students and participants the opportunity to attend innovative Management courses delivered at the Universidad de los Andes School of Management. It is a great scenario to learn from professors that work in top level universities from around the world and who bring with them a vast experience and knowledge in their fields of expertise. The program offers a wide variety of two-week courses, taught during June and July, and opened to undergraduate and graduate students. With over 12 courses in different areas, this program offers students the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, advance their academic learning and broaden their international perspective.
The International Summer School is a two-month program that offers students and participants the opportunity to attend innovative Management courses. It is a great scenario to learn from professors that work in top level universities from around the world and who bring with them a vast experience and knowledge in their fields of expertise. The program offers a wide variety of two-week courses, taught during June and July, and opened to undergraduate and graduate students. With over 10 courses in different areas, this program offers students the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, advance their academic learning and broaden their international perspective.