MBA Mexico City students tour Valley businesses

<p>Twenty Mexican students from the W. P. Carey MBA Mexico City program recently visited companies and sites throughout the Valley while taking a supply chain management course at the W. P. Carey School of Business.</p><separator></separator><p>The W. P. Carey MBA Mexico City program is a partnership between the W. P. Carey School of Business and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). The executive MBA program was recently ranked No. 1 among MBA programs in Latin America by AméricaEconomía, a leading Latin-American magazine for top executives in business and government.</p><separator></separator><p>Some of the group’s activities included:</p><separator></separator><p>• Edward Prescott, 2004 Nobel Laureate, addressed the students in a talk titled “Mexico’s Path to Riches.”</p><separator></separator><p>• Students visited the Herberger Theatre and Phoenix Art Museum, and they also participated in a discussion with ITAM student Roxana Velasquez, director of the Museum of Art, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City.</p><separator></separator><p>• The students visited a selection of Arizona business sites, including Avnet Inc. and Bashas’ distribution warehouse.</p><separator></separator><p>• The students also engaged in case study activities, team presentations and lecture-discussions led by W. P. Carey faculty members.</p><separator></separator><p>The visiting group comprises the third cohort of students to participate in the two-degree program offered by the W. P. Carey School of Business and ITAM. The students will complete the program in August.</p><separator></separator><p>Erin Concors, <a href="/"></a><br />(480) 965-9271<br />W. P. Carey School of Business</p>