Growing Stronger Companies in Latin America - A Partnership with the Columbia Business School

The ECLA Program at Columbia Business School is exclusively for entrepreneurs from mid-sized Latin American companies seeking to expand and better compete in today’s global environment.

September 20, 2019

The ECLA Program equips entrepreneurs with the skills, tools, and network to professionalize and grow their businesses. A key component of the program is that each firm participates with 2–3 leaders. This ensures a shared mindset and experience that enables decision makers to implement the methodologies and changes in their companies.


The rigorous curriculum features:

• Classes on campus and online with Columbia’s professors

• International study tour

• Two projects – Process Improvement and Business Growth – guided by faculty advisors and industry mentors



Acquire tools and skills to grow your business beyond borders and lead change within your organization.

Collaborate with a faculty advisor to work on a process improvement project with measurable results.

Build a strong network of entrepreneurs, industry coaches, and business leaders from around the world.

Gain international exposure to a region with a unique business and entrepreneurial culture.

Experience the ideal environment to share challenges with peer entrepreneurs and benefit from professors’ expertise and insight.

Take the opportunity to step back as a team and analyze your company from a distance. Join the Columbia Business School alumni network of more than 42,000 executives across industries in over 120 countries.

Audit Columbia Business School classes at any time — a lifelong alumni privilege.



For Program Details and Information Sessions CLICK HERE 


[email protected] | +1 646-745-8557

For Application CLICK HERE 

Application deadline for ECLA 2020–2021 is October 31, 2019.

Program Fees $ 40,000 for two participants
Fees cover tuition, class materials, and hotel accommodations while in NYC and on International Study Tour