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JORGE BENZAQUEN

D. Eng. Jorge Benzaquen

Researcher / Professors distinguished for academic excellence and intellectual production

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contact
jbenzaq@pucp.edu.pe

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Professor Benzaquen is a Doctor of Engineering in Ocean Engineering. He holds a Master of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, a Master’s degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a Bachelor’s degree in Naval Maritime Science from the Peruvian Naval Academy. He has completed specialization studies at Harvard Business School, University of California, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Centro de Altos Estudios Nacionales (CAEN), Peru. He also completed the Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning (CPCL) at Harvard Business School, United States.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor Jorge Benzaquen has been Surveillance President at Plus Capital, member of the Economic Council at the Peruvian Navy, and Executive Director at the Material Resources Directorate General at the Peruvian Navy. He has worked at the Peruvian Navy industrial services (SIMA-PERU) and has been the General Manager and Operations Manager at SIMA-Callao and SIMA-Chimbote shipyard. Professor Benzaquen has been National Director of the Pan American Institute of Naval Engineering (IPIN-PERU), Chairman of the Technical Committee at the 14th Pan-American Congress of Naval Engineering in Lima, Peru. He has been a Port Costs Consultant at Transports Plan Project Consult company, Head of the study on the judicial service’s new scope at the central registry of sentences, and Adviser and Head of the processes and costs committee at Corporación Ganadera.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Professor Benzaquen has been the author and coauthor of several papers published in international and peer-review journals, such as:

  • Benzaquen, J. (2017). Total factor productivity of the Latin-American Industry: Large shipbuilding in Peru. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 66(2), 231-250.
  • Benzaquen, J., & Pérez, M. (2016). El ISO 9001 y TQM en las empresas de Ecuador. GCG: Revista de Globalización, Competitividad y Gobernabilidad, 10(3), 153-176.
  • Benzaquen, J., & Convers, J. (2015). El ISO 9001 y TQM en las empresas de Colombia. GCG: Revista de Globalización, Competitividad y Gobernabilidad, 9(3), 107-128.
  • Benzaquen, J. (2014). El ISO 9001 y TQM en las empresas latinoamericanas: Perú. GCG: Revista de Globalización, Competitividad y Gobernabilidad, 8(1), 67-89. gcg.
  • Benzaquen, J. (2013). Calidad en las empresas latinoamericanas: El caso peruano. GCG: Revista de Globalización, Competitividad y Gobernabilidad, 7(1), 41-59.
  • Benzaquen, J., Del Carpio, L., Zegarra, L. A., & Valdivia, C. A. (2010). A competitiveness index for the regions of a country. CEPAL Review, 102, 69-86.

He has co-authored several books, such as: “Casos de Operaciones” (Editorial: McGraw-Hill/CENTRUM Publishing, 2012), “Planeamiento Estratégico del Sistema Educativo del Perú” (Editorial: CENTRUM Publishing, 2012), “Planeamiento Estratégico de los Principales Puertos del Perú” (Editorial: CENTRUM Publishing, 2012), “Competitividad y Desarrollo: Evolución y Perspectivas” (Editorial: Planeta/CENTRUM Católica, 2011) in which he developed the “Noción de Competitividad en el Tiempo [Notion of competitiveness over time]”, and “Plan estratégico para los seguros generales en el Perú [Strategic plan for general insurance service in Peru]” (Editorial: CENTRUM Publishing, 2011), “Estrategia para el desarrollo comercial de la concha de abanico en la región Piura” (CENTRUM Publishing, 2010), among others. He is the author of the following studies: “Los factores de la competitividad en el Perú, impulsar la industria naval para contribuir al desarrollo nacional”, “El mundo globalizado y su interacción con la realidad nacional del Perú y de la región: diagnóstico y pronóstico de la variable inversión productiva”. In addition, he has written the following articles: “Construcción naval de alto bordo y el Transporte marítimo nacional ¿Qué sucedió? ¿Qué debemos hacer?” and “Cambio tecnológico en las construcciones navales [Technological Change in the shipbuilding industry]”.

 

CURRENT POSITION

Professor Jorge Benzaquen currently is the Director of Development and Innovation, Professor, and Researcher at the Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Technologies department at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School.

 

AWARDS

  • Academic Excellence Award 2012.
  • Academic Excellence Award 2013.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2013.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Master’s Programs 2014.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2014.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Master’s Programs 2015.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2015.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Master’s Programs 2016.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2016.
  • Professor distinguished for academic excellence 2012 – 2016.
  • Distinguished researcher 2013-2016.