International Business Management

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The purpose of the International Business Management course (diplomado), is to offer an international training experience to national and international students. The course modules are taught by highly qualified international professors from top business schools in the world and who will share the emerging and future trends in international business management. Additionally, students will understand what kind of stages and strategies they have to implement in order to enter markets abroad.

Objetivo General

General objective: Students will comprehend what is the role of internationalized corporations in the world economy in a high dynamic context of commerce and investment flows, strategic alliances, and alternatives in order to enter foreign markets and an increasing movement of services and goods between different kinds of organizations around the world.


* Provide an international experience for students within their curriculum that would prepare them as potential international managers.
* Promote the participation of international students in the programs of the School and the University.
* Foster innovation in teaching methods.

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Students and professionals from Universidad Del Rosario and around the world.

Northeastern University - Full Professor, International Business & Strategy Group, Northeastern University.

Ph.D. 1997 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Major Field: Strategic Management/Support Area: International Affairs
M.B.A. 1990 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Emphasis: International Management
B.S. 1987 University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, Major: Accounting

1999 – Present: Full Professor, International Business & Strategy Group, Northeastern University (previously Assistant and Associate Professor).
1997-1999: Assistant Professor, Department of Management James Madison University

Primary teaching areas and topics:
(Teaching effectiveness rating 4.6/5.0 at Northeastern)
International Business/Global Management, Strategic Management
Business Ethics/Corporate Governance.
International Field Study: Led over 200 MBA students to 5 South American countries between 2008 - 2015.

Babson College

Assistant professor at Babson College, a University that has a strong background in the field of entrepreneurship. It has been ranked for 19th consecutive periods in the first place in the U.S. News Best Colleges Report, and its Global MBA for Entrepreneurship was ranked in the first place by the Financial Times.

Cornell University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
2002 – 2006

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance and Strategy
1997 – 1998

University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
Bachelor of Science (BS), Accounting

Associate Research Director PRISM

Professor of Management with ESCEM Business School Associate Research Director PRISM - Paris I Sorbonne University «VSE - Vie & Sciences de l’entreprise» Research Journal Editorial manager

Business practice in France, in Europe, in the USA and in Latin America.

Academic practice:
2004 – 2013: Professor of Management with ESCEM (Grande Ecole de Commerce), AACSB accredited.
Director of the “International Management Master” with the University of Sherbrooke (Canada)
Director of the ADVISE specialized Master

Business practice:
Roussel Uclaf pharmaceutical laboratories (France, Europe, Latin America, USA stationned - New York based)
Total oil group (France and international)
Sanofi pharmaceuticals (France and international)

“La Sorbonne” Doctorate in Business Administration
Authorized to supervise doctoral thesis, Ph.D.D.

Member of the “French Commercial Sciences Academy”

Maastricht University

Dr. Mark JG Govers (1967) is an out-of-the-box thinker from The Netherlands with a PhD in management sciences. He works at the intersection between developing, applying and teaching knowledge focused on socio-technical and theory of constraint thinking. Since 2006, he is an academic scholar at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. As (visiting) professor, he lectures information, management and organizational science in The Netherlands and in Colombia and Peru. Besides his academic work, he is a senior advisor at his own consultancy firm called Archypel Consulting. Projects are related to re-balancing the intersection between structures, cultures, people and IT systems. Besides projects, he enjoys helping managers and leaders with organizational and managerial issues. He is well known for giving challenging and entertainment lectures and workshops, which he calls “knowledge-tainment”.

Radboud University Nijmegen
Doctorate in management science
1998 – 2003

Study on relation between flexbility/bureaucracy and ERP systems
A. Goldratt Institute
Jonah, Theory of Constraints
1997 – 1998

Radboud University Nijmegen
Msc. Business studies/Administration (specialization in socio-technology)
1991 – 1994


Date: June 5 to June 16, 2017
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Universidad del Rosario, Sede del Emprendimiento y la Innovación
Duration: 80 hours
Type of Offer: Course, awards 5 UR credits (8, 5 ECTS credits)
Organized by: School of Management


Module Lecturer Date Schedule Hour-lyintensity
Experiential Strategic Management Daniel Bretones June 5 -6 8am - 5pm 16
Strategic foresight and scenario planning Yvonne Kreis June 7 - 8 8am - 5pm 16
International Business Management Christopher Robertson June 9 - 12 8am - 5pm 16
Theory of Constraints TOC and beyond Mark Goves June 13 - 14 8am - 5pm 16
Entrepreneurship Matthew Allen June 15 - 16 8am - 5pm 16

Credit Homologation:

Students who study and approve the International Business Management five course modules, can homologate it for 3 undergraduate courses (maximum 5 credits) chosen from the list below:

- Gerencia de negocios internacionales
- Simulación gerencial
- Planeación estratégica por escenarios
- Oportunidades para emprender

- Elective Summer School (only for the School of Management) 1 credit
- Elective Summer School (only for the School of Management) 2 credits
- Elective Summer School (only for the School of Management) 3 credits


- Classes fully taught in English
- Simulations
- Workshops and field visits


Course fees: COP $4.136.692
Opening date: June 5, 2017

Prompt payment discount: 10% Discount on the course fees until May 21, 2017 
Discount for students, professors, and graduates from URosario: 10% Discount on the course fees, which can be accumulated and / or combined with the benefit for prompt payment.


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Angélica Maria León Z.
International Programs Adviser
UR International Summer School
Universidad del Rosario
Teléfono: (+57 1) 2970200 - 2133

Condiciones Generales

La Universidad se reserva el derecho de cancelar la apertura de un curso o programa en razón de que no se reúnan las condiciones económicas mínimas. En tal evento, la Universidad restituirá el 100% del importe pagado por los estudiantes en la moneda de origen mediante transferencia electrónica (wire transfer) a la cuenta bancaria informada por los participantes. La transferencia se efectuará dentro de los primeros cinco días hábiles siguientes a la fecha en que se recibió la información de los datos bancarios del participante.

En el evento de que un participante decida no tomar el curso o programa habiendo ya pagado el importe correspondiente a la matrícula, siempre y cuando el mismo no hubiere iniciado, podrás solicitar restitución de su dinero para lo cual la Universidad le efectuará transferencia electrónica por el 90% del valor originalmente recibido, reteniendo el 10% que corresponderá al reembolso de gastos administrativos y bancarios incurridos por la Universidad. El reembolso se efectuará en la moneda origen del pago dentro de los 8 días hábiles siguientes a la recepción de la solicitud de retiro, cancelación y reembolso.

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