Mexico A Better Perspective program, During First Three Weeks:
First week: Mexico´s History Art and Culture.
During the first week we will explore the history of Mexico from the past to the present, experiencing Mexican culture from the highlights of its ancient civilizations to the construction of a modern state undergoing widespread social, political and economic transformation.
The pillars of Mexico.
Transition to the 21st century.
A Historical Overview of Mexico´s Foreign Relations.
A glimpse of the cultures that inhabited Mexico.
Second week: Mexico´s Contemporary Politics and society.
In the second week we will examine Mexico´s formal transition to democracy, thus obtaining a better understanding of its current political, social and demographic situation. We will analyze the causes and institutional forces behind some of Mexico´s most complicated challenges and its potential for future change.
Society, Government and the Challenges.
Mexico´s Democratic Consolidation.
Migration and Border Issues.
Crime and Violence.
Third week: Economic and Business Opportunities.
In this final week, we will develop an informed and meaningful perspective of the Mexican economic and business environment and stress its relevance for economic policy and business opportunities in other emerging countries.
Economics and Business Environment.
Reform and potential for Growth.
48 contact hours equivalent to 6 ITAM credits.
5 hr. sessions Monday to Thursday.
Cultural visits and lectures on Fridays.
Spanish Language course are optional:
-24 contact hours equivalent to 3 ITAM credits.
-Placement exam required.
-2hr. sessions Monday to Thursday.
Each week students will study a different module and a final grade will be awarded, based on the average of all accredited modules..
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