EGADE Highlights Nearshoring, Reshoring During Global Network Week

The week features sessions with experts, a corporate visit to Metalsa, and cultural tours in Monterrey, expanding students' global perspectives on innovative business strategies.


EGADE Business School of Tecnológico de Monterrey hosted the course "Navigating the Business Environment: The Regional Challenges of Integrating Reshoring & Nearshoring in North America" as part of the Global Network Week in its March 2024 edition.

Held in Monterrey, the program brought together 34 students from 13 nationalities, representing seven business schools part of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM):

  • EGADE Business School (Mexico)
  • ESMT Berlin (Germany)
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School (Hong Kong SAR, China)
  • INCAE Business School (Costa Rica)
  • Koç University Graduate School of Business (Turkey)
  • Renmin University of China (China)
  • UBC Sauder School of Business (Canada)

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The course aimed to provide a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the North American region, exploring structures, production and service chains, and strategies to incorporate the benefits of nearshoring and reshoring.

Throughout the week of March 11-15, participants delved into a series of academic sessions led by professors Daniel Maranto, Eduardo Saucedo, Jorge A. Martinez, Mario Saldaña, Raúl Montalvo, and Félix Cárdenas, as well as Jerónimo E. García De Brahi, CEO of Grupo FOREM, who shared their insights on Mexico's macroeconomic conditions, innovation, financial markets, and entrepreneurship within the context of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Additionally, the program included a corporate visit to Metalsa, where students firsthand experienced how a leading company implements nearshoring practices.

The activities were enriched with cultural tours in Downtown Monterrey, highlighting the Mexican History Museum, the Santa Lucía Riverwalk, and the Fundidora Park, offering students a unique view of the region's culture and heritage.

The program concluded with team final presentations and a closing ceremony, where students enjoyed a music and dance performance from Northeastern Mexico by the folkloric company Raíces.

Simultaneously, during the Global Network Week of March 2024, 80 students from EGADE Business School participated in various courses taught by different member business schools of GNAM, including the one offered in Monterrey, around the world in 14 countries.

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