Business Analytics in Services and Manufacturing Industry
Get to know the strategic planning and decision-making processes that apply to the manufacturing and services industry in Costa Rica. Learn on site the most boosting and evidence-based decision- making process and the socio-economic frame that makes Costa Rica a leader in services industry.
Supply Chain Management
Have the opportunity to get involved in the chain of activities that maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage in a developing income country like Costa Rica. Have an on-site discussion with the industry leaders and plant managers and try to unveil Costa Rica supply chain management style.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Learn the challenges, the pros and cons of being an entrepreneur in Costa Rica and Latin America. Participate in discussions about launching a startup in a small market such as Costa Rican. Meet local artisans as well as some of the most successful startup CEOs, and learn from their experiences, through a Q/A session.
Immerse yourself in this relatively emergent field and understand the global urgent need that organizations have to track an entire process: from production to customer. Meet some of Costa Rica´s most prominent Block Chain companies and learn how they are revolutionizing the block chain application to the health field, for instance.
Costa Rica´s CV *:
1- More than 300 multinational companies in services industry, medical devices, aesthetics, optics, automotive, electronic components, tele communications, eco and clean tech, electronic assemblies, distribution, textiles, food industry, digital technologies and bio-tech companies (CINDE, FDI agency).
2- #1 Education System in Latin America (World Economic Forum Report 2017-2018).
3- STEM fact: #1 in Math and Science education in Latin America ((World Economic Forum Report 2017-2018).
4- #1 in innovation in Latin America (Global Innovation Index, World Economic Forum 2017).
#1 in Innovation Efficiency (Global Competitiveness Report 2017)
5- #1 in English proficiency in Latin America (World Economic Forum Report 2017-2018).
6- Costa Rica abolished the army in 1948.
7- #2 in Democracy Index and political stability in Latin America.
8 -San José is the #1 safest city in Latin America (The Economist, Intelligence Unit, 2017).
9 -99.43% of national electricity coverage.
10 -San Jose – Heredia are #1 cities in LATAM in Manufacturing, and Business and Financial Services; and top 5 in Transportation and Logistics, IT and communications (The World’s Most Competitive Cities 2017, Conway).
*As cited by Costa Rican Foreign Direct Investment, agency, CINDE (cinde.org).