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Dr. Manuel Chu

Professor / Researcher

Universidad de Catalunya


Professor Chu is a Doctor of Business Administration, University of Catalunya, Spain. Doctor in Accounting and Business Studies, National University of San Marcos, Peru. Master of Business Administration, Universidad del Pacific, Peru. Bachelor of Economics, Universidad de Lima, Peru.


Regarding his intellectual production, Professor Chu has authored several books among which include: “Basics of Finance: a Peruvian approach, eighth edition, Applied Finance: Theory and Practice, Third Edition, editorial Financial Advisory,” The value creation in finance: myths and paradigms “, Fondo Editorial UPC, 2015; “Mathematics for financial decisions,” first edition, Fondo Editorial UPC, 2015); “Finance for Non-Financial” third edition (Fondo Editorial UPC, 2014), among others.


Regarding his professional experience, he has been Academic Director of the Masters in Management of International Business and Management Administration and Finance Graduate School of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas – EOI (Spain). BellSouth Operations Manager (BAPCO) Yellow Pages. General Manager of Valvoline INC (Peru). Director and General Manager of the Bank of Commerce. Deputy General Manager of Film S.A. and Chief Financial Officer of the company Construcciones Metálicas Union S.A. He has extensive experience in teaching at a graduate level, in the specialty of Finance. Visiting Professor at Business Schools Costa Rica, Panama, Dominican Republic, Honduras and Spain. Consultant and international lecturer.


He is currently Professor and Head of the Academic Area of Finance and Economics in CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School.