International Trip Mexico: Summer '05
International Management Club (IMC) visited EGADE on May 8 – 13, 2005.
EGADE is located in
The trip began with a
guided tour of the EGADE campus and a meeting with several faculties and
staff. The IMC members
participated in lectures by EGADE professors, who covered themes ranging
from international management style to globalization of business.
In order to get a
better understanding on how businesses in Monterrey differ from those in
the US, the IMC went to visit local companies, which included General
Electric/FUJI, Sylvania/Osram, VITRO, and Republica Urbana.
The office visits gave IMC members a glimpse at what makes
In between lectures and
office visits, the IMC managed to squeeze in some really fun activities,
which included a tour to downtown Monterrey, the Governor’s Palace,
the Museum of Mexican History, the Barrio Antiguo (an old neighborhood
full of restaurants and bars with cobblestone streets), Santiago, the
waterfall Cola de Caballo, and natural caverns, called Grutas de Garcia,
located inside the top of a mountain and accessible only by cable car.
The IMC also attended a classical music concert given in an old
monastery atop a hill with amazing views of
Grutas de Garcia Cola de Caballo