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Latin American Ambassador, Celebrity Chef Prepare MBA Students for Global Consulting Projects

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Harold W. Forsyth, ambassador of Peru to the United States, and Jose Andres, chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup, spoke to MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on February 18 in preparation for their upcoming Global Business Experience international consulting projects, which begin March 1.

The 45 students heading to Peru to consult with 3M, BVL, Dell, Falabella, Globokas, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, and View Corp participated in a discussion with Ambassador Forsyth that provided an overview of the importance of Peru as an emerging center for business and development.

Andres spoke to the 60 MBAs traveling to Barcelona, Spain, about food, entrepreneurship, and working in Spain. While in Barcelona, the students will present their completed consulting projects to executives at Codorniu, Flamagas, Alstom, Telefonica, Roland DG Corp., Almirall, Banc Sabadell, BBVA, and Union Fenosa.

As part of the Global Business Experience, the MBA Program invites key speakers to discuss the economics, history, culture, and business climate of the host countries.