PUC Network Week Oct 2014

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Business

October 13-17, 2014


Santiago, Chile

Topic & Description:

Innovative Business Models in Latin America

Innovative Business Models in Latin America will be analyzed in the airline, retail, natural resources, financial (pension funds) industries and social enterprises.  Unique cases form the region will be used and protagonist executives will join the class.  Refresh the way you look at business opportunities with successful examples from emerging countries in LATAM.

Faculty involved:

Jorge Tarzijan (PhD Kellogg); Alvaro Bustos (PhD Princeton); Joaquin Poblete (PhD Kellogg); Sebastian Gatica (PhD LSE)

Company visits: The week will include company visits to Vineyards such as Concha y Toro (4th largest wine company in the world, LATAM airlines (the merge between Lan and Tam from Brasil), Retailers such as Falabella, operating in 5 Latam countries, Mining Companies as Codelco, one of the largest in the world.

Other elements: Time to visit the beach side and the mountains