• Get a European degree and diploma simultaneously
  • Master current trends in strategic management of human capital

# 2 in Latin America, Eduniversal 2018

International Corporate Master in Strategic Management and Leadership is a high-end program designed to develop your skills in the creation and execution of value-generating strategies. Applied the leadership of human capital as an engine of innovation in your organization





EACH TWO WEEKS 24 classroom months
Friday from 19:00 to 22:30 and Saturday from 09:30 to 21:30
Aug 2018
S/. 65,300    


Two weeks on the campus of IE Business School, Madrid.


#2 in Latin America, Eduniversal 2018

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Professionals with three or more years of experience in decision-making and leadership, seeking to expand its business vision.


  • Provide a knowledge and mastery of theories, models and modern concepts of strategic direction and leadership
  • Develop practical skills in critical thinking, emotional intelligence and leadership
  • Give an ethical and social responsibility to business perspective, in a global context


The structure of this program emphasizes critical issues such as leadership, organizational culture, innovation, teamwork, productivity, ethics and corporate social responsibility, to compete successfully in the changing world of business. Classes are taught by experienced teachers in CENTRUM Catolica and IE Business School, and are based on case studies, which gives a practical view of the challenges of senior management.


Investment: S/.65,000

Right of exam: S/.330 (includes English exam)

Finance directly with CENTRUM Catolica and without interest rates (prior assessment).

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CENTRUM Catolica campus.

These are the advantages of taking the International Corporate Master in Strategic Management and Leadership:

  • You will receive a simultaneous master’s degree in the name of the nation and an international certification:
    • Master in Strategic Management and Leadership from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
    • International Executive Program in Strategic Management and Leadership.
  • You will have the backing of a top school in Latin America and the only one in Peru with the academic Triple Crown.
  • You will take a two-week trip to Spain.
  • You will be guided by teachers of high academic level, proven experience in business and magnificent personal qualities.
  • You will receive a strong academic and practical training , which will improve your knowledge management strategy and leadership.
  • You can expand your network of contacts and expand your opportunities for growth, as part of the community of students from CENTRUM Católica.
  • You will have the chance to be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary society of students, graduates and world’s most important professors.
  • You can publish your thesis, should it be outstanding, as a case study, article or book.
  • You will be given access to job offers and fairs with CENTRUM Placements.
  • You will receive advice on employability by LHH-DBM Peru.

International Corporate Master in Strategic Management and Leadership in its curricular structure includes the areas of Finance, Strategy and Leadership, and courses are developed in four modules. To pass the program, you must successfully complete these courses, in addition to present and approve a thesis.

CENTRUM Católica may make changes in the curricula, or sequence of courses or teachers, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the required quorum CENTRUM Católica reserves the right to postpone the start of courses and programs.

  • TERM I

    • Organizational Behavior

      The course presents in depth the fundamentals of the performance of the behavior of the individual, the group and the organization. The role of the individual is discussed as the basic cell of an organization, analyzing it from different perspectives: skills, perception, personality, learning, reinforcement of behaviors and motivation.

      Also analyzed are the constitution of the groups, their nature and decision making processes at the organizational level, in the framework of concepts such as power, politics, conflict, teams and leadership; the influence on the behavior of culture, climate and internal communications, and change and ways to manage it.

      The course reinforces knowledge of psychological and psychophysiological bases, as well as social interaction from which to understand individual behavior, learning desired behaviors, sustaining motivation, group behavior, the management organizational change and learning and responsible action in teams, in order to contribute decisively to the results of the organization and the sustainability of its competitive advantage.

    • Personality and Human Behavior

      Patterns of thoughts and feelings that we inherit or learn allow certain way to predict the conduct of human beings have throughout our lives, including our actions within organizations. Being able to identify these behaviors and their causes permit the development of strategies that lead to improving our own motivation and that of our workers, improve interpersonal relations, working environment and improve the satisfaction of our customers and other stakeholders. This course presents the characteristics that underlie the concepts of personality and human behavior in order to apply them in our organizations.

    • Emotional Intelligence Workshop

      The complexity of interpersonal relationships in environments inside and outside organizations, even more so when they are immersed in the globalized world make it necessary to also manage our emotions according to different contexts and situations that confront us. In this sense the emotional intelligence workshop permits developing concepts and tools to manage our intra-personal and inter-personal skills.

    • Critical and Systematic Thinking

      The course begins with a look at the various philosophical frameworks to understand and interact with the real world.

      The various consequences of each philosophical stance regarding the knowing and thinking about the work of business practice are analyzed. It is based that thinking with propriety is a basic condition of be effective. Thinking critically is a strength in the ability to analyze arguments, also detecting possible fallacies and paradoxes.

      The course aims to promote openness in listening and analysis of arguments supporting statements or conclusions. The cognitive B. Bloom taxonomy is used as one of the conceptual axes.

      Thus the differences between knowing, understanding, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, judging and creating knowledge are explained. The student receives techniques such as concept maps, plot maps, structures for critical analysis of opinions (essays, articles, speeches) and analysis of fallacies. On another axis, the contributions of the neurosciences are discussed in the understanding of the mental processes that affect reasoning.

      With all that, students will improve their ability to read critically, while questioning their argumentative soundness. They also improve their ability to support claims based on academic justifications. All this will take him to conceptualize and write better essays, reports and information in their business practice.

      The course also aims to promote openness in the student's listening, by practicing systemic thinking. It also seeks that the student has much open-mindedness, that using creativity and imagination "correctly" define existing problem situations in organizations and also pose creative and viable "solutions" to those problematic situations found.

      Group work, lateral thinking, creativity, systemic analysis and synthesis, the use of systemic techniques, tools and technologies, with specific business situations as the scope of work. Systemic aspects will provide a global approach to problems and their representation through causal diagrams, but without going into detailed analysis.

    • Thesis Seminar I – MCI

      The course will provide an introduction to the APA standards for use in the preparation of academic literature in CENTRUM Católica such as theses, essays and scientific papers. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association "describes requirements for the preparation and proposal of manuscripts for publication" (American Psychological Association [APA], 2010, p. 6). As a document established by the American Psychological Association, the APA Manual is presented as an academic tool that guides and illustrates the style to be followed in the presentation of academic manuscripts. The topics deal with: (a) the types of articles, (b) the role of ethics in publications, (c) the structure of the manuscript, (d) writing style, (e) the use of tables and graphs, and (f) source citations and references.


    • Ethics and Business Social Responsibility – MCI Leadership

      The course aims to strengthen the acceptance and adoption of ethical values ??in personal life and in relation to business practices and to understand and appreciate the role of corporate social responsibility, in particular for the positive impact of its best practices on the shareholders and related community (stakeholders), while developing broader perspectives and being updated on corporate social responsibility (CSR), which includes knowing the application of international rules that have to do with accounting records, evaluation of investment projects and social marketing. Win in ability to be proactive, designing and receiving approval of assertive and profitable social responsibility programs. It covers subjects such as: Fundamentals of ethics and its application in business, ethics and public administration, corporate governance policies and rules, evidence of the deterioration of development and businesses with the denial of ethics, principles, policies, standards and advantages in the practice of social responsibility, best practices in social responsibility, economic prospects and quality of life in Peru and the world.

    • Foresight and Scenario Analysis

      The course presents in proper depth, the basics of forecasting starting from a reflection on what is forecasting, what are the objectives of forecasting, what are the schools of forecasting thinking in the world and what are their differences in approach. Examples of studies on forecasting are shown. After the overview, various methods and tools of forecasting and its various applications will be displayed. Finally, the course will focus on providing an overview of the Analysis of Scenarios and will teach a Systemic Methodology of Scenario Analysis. The course also includes the development of a draft scenario analysis by the students for its presentation at the end of the course. The course aims to make the student have an overall knowledge of forecasting and a practical knowledge of how to conduct scenario studies in specific situations.

    • Responsible Global Leadership

      The course will enable students to understand the different conceptions of leadership through the review of different approaches and theories, so that he is better prepared to play the role that is incumbent on them as leaders in a process aimed at management excellence, progressing in the development of the skills necessary for the global effective leadership. The course will cover approaches on traits, skills, situational and the various leadership theories that have been developed. The course covers topics such as leadership approaches and theories, approaches on traits, skills, situational, contingency, leadership styles appropriate to situations, leaders and followers and transformational leadership. The process of change and the role of leadership, ethics and leadership.

    • Strategic Management of Talent

      The strategic management of talent is a differentiator in the competitiveness of modern management. This course seeks understanding of the theories and models that explain how to create value through the identification and development of talent in workers. The pragmatic approach is how to achieve change of classical human capital management to its strategic management. Discussed in depth are the design of processes of recruitment and selection of personnel, analysis and classification of competencies, adaptation to organizational culture, training and development, performance evaluation, occupational health, career management, compensation, incentives and collective bargaining. Finally, models are presented for designing organizations that learn and innovate in continuous processes of adaptation and change.

    • Research Methodology

      The course develops in students the ability to conduct research using the scientific method in subjects related to the business environment. Students must demonstrate increased knowledge in their field of research, developing skills in the review of literature, research design and the analysis of results.


    • Strategic Management – MCI

      The course examines the role of the Director and other executives in the development and implementation of corporate strategies, provides an overview of key issues and strategic issues. It covers areas such as analysis of leadership in the industry, corporate strategies, diversification, strategic change, global strategy, mergers and acquisitions and the strategic implications of the use of new technologies.

    • Strategic Risk Analysis

      The analysis of risks and opportunities for the company is a priority input for the development of competitive strategies.

      The modern company today faces a level of hyper competition and constant change in the structural factors of the business.

      Risk analysis is intended to provide the student with the models and tools to identify, assess and analyze risk and how to incorporate this knowledge into the strategic analysis of the company.

      The course is based on the elements of probabilistic analysis for risk analysis measured in the strategic indicators for the industrial sector and the company. It thus integrates information from all areas.

    • Management of Change in Global Environments

      The dynamics of change has become a paradigm of modern management. Evidence shows that no two organizations in the world are alike, so it is of little use to pose change management models that are related to all. As a topic that relates the vast cultural and individual diversity that exists within the company, this job is complex and vital to achieve alignment between strategy and action. In emerging countries, companies are challenged to compete in global markets with companies that are more developed. In this context, the strategy should be based on validated models and experiences that are removed from the improvisation and empiricism when designing their strategies for change. The aim of the course is to develop the models, concepts and tools required to design and implement change management according to the characteristics of each organization, harmonizing the vision and the strategic development of the company with the legitimate interests of the involved groups or stakeholders. Special interest is placed on the design of systems for measuring results and continuous improvement.

    • Corporate Governance

      Professor: Tomás Garicano
      The key question that will arise is whether, given the current economic crisis, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was a fad or if it is a concept that will condition the way to manage all businesses in the future. It seeks to develop a framework of analysis to better understand the cause - effect relationships and the dynamic forces that interact. The key objective is to provide the students with an aggregate model of all the influential forces so that after reflection of class discussions - that are based on their experiences and those of the students - a personal vision is reached that enables you to determine whether the general trend - and of your industry and company - is towards a ""more sustainable world"" or not, and how fast this movement is produced.

    • Coaching and Teamwork – MCI

      The high level of competitiveness in global markets requires organizations to constantly reach higher goals of productivity and profitability. To make this situation sustainable over time, it is necessary to carry out a similar process of development of the persons and teams in them. In this sense, the course offers coaching tools and fundamentals of teamwork to achieve outstanding performance. Both the individual and work teams will be the engine and move the organization forward.

      The overall objective of the course is to use the practices of coaching and teamwork to achieve outstanding performance.

    • Thesis Seminar II – MCI

      The course is a review of the theoretical and practical knowledge of the final process of the Final Research Project. In addition, feedback will be given on how the tools are being applied that lead to the development of the thesis and the process of its final defense.


    • Negotiation and Crisis

      This course covers the theory and practice necessary for the effective management of negotiations and conflict management at the organizational level. Thus the basic techniques of negotiation are developed, while students are trained in the development of the abilities needed to support the processes of negotiation. The latter is done through simulation workshops. The overall objective of the course is to provide students with the conceptual basis of techniques for negotiation and conflict management, and develop skills for their application at the organizational level.

    • Business Intelligence

      Strategic management and leadership must rely on accurate knowledge of the surrounding conditions in which the company operates. This includes structural and industry factors. This knowledge must be acquired by the company by following practices and procedures that are organized systematically to collect, disseminate, and analyze the relevant information and inputs have valuable information for strategic decisions. This analysis draws on the models of strategic analysis and market competition. The course discusses the design of the processes of competitive intelligence and early warning to adapt strategies and create the competitive response of the company.

    • Special Topics in Leadersip and Strategy

      Leadership and Strategic Management are the focus of the master's program, and the courses are designed to achieve solid skills in the student to design and direct competitive and sustainable enterprises. In this course, the latest theories, concepts and practices that are being applied in the management of companies worldwide and that constitute the reference centers of modern management are reviewed. The course promotes research and critical reflection of these developments and how they can be incorporated into the business environment in Peru.

    • Thesis

      To graduate from the program, it is required to develop, defend in a public act and approve the thesis project. The development of the master's thesis has the following objectives: (a) provide students with the opportunity to engage in a research project and independent thinking; (b) explore an area of knowledge in depth; (c) apply knowledge gained from the various disciplines studied during the master's program; (d) apply models, concepts, ideas, and management methods to the fields of interest of the candidates themselves; (e) put analytical and critical thinking into practice; (f) show students different research approaches, methods of analysis, information management, and ethical methodological practices; (g) learn to draw conclusions and meaningful recommendations on the subject under analysis; (h) strengthen the capacity of students to communicate ideas and information in a rigorous and consistent manner; and (i) involve students in the type of writing and use of language that is required for academic and professional publications.

About IE Business School

IE Business School is recognized as the best business school in Spain and fifth in Europe by the Financial Times. It is also considered among the best schools in the world in international rankings like those published by BusinessWeek, Forbes, The Economist and Aspen Institute, for the quality of its programs.

International travel

  • You will make a week trip to the IE Business School campus (Madrid)

International travel conditions

  • The cost of the program includes face-to-face classes and lunches.
  • It does not include the cost of air tickets, accommodation or transfers during your stay in Madrid.
  • It does not include visa, issuance or renewal of passport, taxes or medical insurance procedures.

Courses to be taught at IE Business School

  • Global economic environment
  • Advanced strategy
  • Corporate responsability
  • Digital transformation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate governance
  • Leadership and Change Management

Requests all the information you need, we will care for you to ensure you achieve academic and professional success.

Yesica Siu
Telephone: (511) 626-7162 / 937723458
E-mail: ysiu@pucp.pe

Giovanna Foullman
Telephone: (511) 626-7105
E-mail: gfoullman@pucp.edu.pe

Mariana Salmon
Telephone: (511) 626-7102
E-mail: msalmon@pucp.edu.pe

The admission process to the International Corporate Master in Strategic Management and Leadership is open throughout the year. Your application is processed in about two weeks, provided that you deliver the documents you requested the Admissions Office. The process is completed with an interview for which we will contact you.


  • You must have a completed accredited university degree.
  • Three or more years of experience in executive or corporate positions.
  • To be at least 25 years old to start the admission process.
  • Having a favorable result in the personal interview.

Documents required to be summoned to entrance exam

  • Fill the Registration Form:  Registration form
  • Copy of Bachelor Academic Degree.
  • Copy of National Identity – ID card (both sides); passport or identity card in case of foreign applicants.
  • Curriculum Vitae (not documented) and scanned photo (passport size not less than 300 dpi resolution, with suit and tie, white background). Download
  • Enter the following link for Admission fee payment, and attach the print / screenshot or scanned copy of the payment voucher.
  • Proof of registered bachelor’s degree at the National Superintendency of Higher Education University (SUNEDU) for applicants who have studied in Peru. If the university has not registered the academic degree or college degree in SUNEDU, the applicant must submit a copy of diploma or degree certified by the university that issued it (*). If the applicant has studied abroad he must submit a notarized copy of the degree.(*) It is indispensable that during the studies, and even before completion, the registration record of bachelor’s degree in SUNEDU is submitted, in order to be able to register the future academic degree of Magister with SUNEDU.

 Documents required to be summoned to interview

  • Certificate or certificates of employment, which support three years of work experience (not consider pre professional practices).
  • Four (4) passport sized photographs, in color, with white background and formal dress.
  • Honor Commitment Download
  • Financial Commitment Download


  • The program cost does not include outstanding academic rights.
  • Prices and conditions of the program are subject to change.
  • In international travel, expenses are partially covered (see International Travel tab).
  • It is mandatory to accredit an intermediate English proficiency for graduation.

 Documents reception

Send your documents or request more information

Yesica Siu
Telephone: (511) 626-7162 / 937723458
E-mail: ysiu@pucp.pe

Giovanna Foullman
Telephone: (511) 626-7105
E-mail: gfoullman@pucp.edu.pe

Mariana Salmon
Telephone: (511) 626-7102
E-mail: msalmon@pucp.edu.pe

Achieving studies CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School is a very important personal decision that involves evaluating, known and accepted, among others, academic, economic, administrative and disciplinary conditions to be met throughout their period of studies, the degree of commitment and dedication necessary to successfully complete this great professional project. That is why, it is necessary to know the content of the following standards as well as take into account its importance, before starting the admission process. With the start of the admissions process, you acknowledge and accept this standard, and that from that moment can not be alleged ignorance of it.


Jorge D’Brot

Master of Business Administration, University of Dallas. Bachelor of Science with a major in Electrical Engineering, National University of Engineering. Master of Philosophy, Maastricht School of Management.

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