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Rice Business, Mexico’s Anáhuac University partner to create international executive education program

by Andrew Bell

Leaders from Rice University and Mexico’s Anáhuac University will unveil a new international executive education program Nov. 6 at a signing ceremony at Rice. A second ceremony will take place Nov. 16 in Mexico City.

Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business is partnering with Anáhuac to launch the two-week international program for bilingual executives, which also marks the official launch of Anáhuac’s executive education institute.

The joint global program for executives is set to launch in spring 2024 with one week taking place at Rice and one week at Anáhuac’s campus. All participants will go through an application process and must speak both English and Spanish.

This collaborative effort was led by Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice Business; Michael Koenig, Rice Business’ associate dean for innovative initiatives and executive director of executive education; and Jorge Miguel Fabre Mendoza, director of the Anáhuac senior management institute.

What: Signing ceremony for Rice University and Anáhuac University international executive education partnership

When: Monday, Nov. 6, 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: Gibbs Gallery, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice’s McNair Hall. The parking garage entrance is just north of McNair.

Media who want to attend must RSVP to Avery Franklin, media relations specialist at Rice, at or 713-348-6327.


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