Patricia Delgado, MBA

  Patricia Delgado, MBA
    Assistant Professor
  INCAE Nicaragua, MBA







1978 –1980 MBA  Master in Business Administration

Major in Public Administration.  (INCAE, Managua, Nicaragua).

1969 – 1974     B. A.   Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Honor Student, Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) ? Managua, Nicaragua.

1966 - 1969 B. A.  Certificate

Honors:  Most Outstanding Student

San Francisco College for Women, San Francisco, California


Jan.  2010 – To present: General Manager, Norteak S.A. A Norwegian Forestry Co. dedicated to the Planting and Commercialization of teak and other native species.

April 2006 – June 2008

General Manager and co-owner- ECOPAPEL; Nicaragua Natural &Cìa Ltda.

Small business dedicated to the manufacture and commercialization of natural fiber paper and a variety of paper-made items.  In charge of key accounts.

2005 –March 2006

Human Resource Manager- Banco de la Produccion, BANPRO.  Designed HRM Strategic Plan; Designed and prepared other projects such as the Executive and Personnel Training Program,  Executive Career Development program, and the Workplace Health and Safety Occupational Program.  Designed and executed activities as Consultant in Organizational Development


Executive  Director- Centro Cultural Nicaragüense Norteamericano

Coordinated and supervised all academic and business activities of the institution.


Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Nicaragua to the

Kingdom of Sweden, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Finland and to the Republic of Iceland

Facilitated and coordinated the largest financial endowment from these Nordic countries to Nicaragua. Increased the amount of their development assistance by 29.5 % for a total of more than six hundred million dollars.  During my tenure both Norway and Denmark’s Missions were promoted to Embassies in Nicaragua.  At the same time Nicaragua became one of Finland’s country programs

Sept. 87 – Dec. 90

Associate Director for Development- INCAE

Allocated funds and managed fund raising activities for the development of INCAE´s educational projects in Nicaragua. Coordinated fund raising efforts for the new campus in Costa Rica; responsible of INCAE’s public relations of the Institute with the international community in Nicaragua.

Project Development Officer-INCAE

Diversified and increased the funding sources for the educational projects of the Nicaraguan campus; responsible for organizing conferences and seminar-like events for the international community and Nicaraguan business leaders with the purpose of informing them about the national situation.


June 2011- to date: Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Norway in Nicaragua

Jul. 94–97 Dean of the Latin?American Diplomatic Corps accredited in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dec. 96- 97 Vice-Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Stockholm, Sweden.


1996 Chosen by the Inter?American Development Bank to participate in the International

Women’s Leadership and Representation Consultation Meeting in Managua, Nicaragua,

1990 Representative of Nicaragua for the academic and community sectors at the Regional

Workshop: The Participation of Women in the Central American Economy. San José, Costa Rica,

1989 Women Executive Leaders:  Management Development of the 90's. Chosen by the USA government to participate in regional conference which covered a visit to five states of the United States of America and included visits to a variety of organizations, academic institutions, and meetings with business leaders related to the female executive.

2002  Keynote Speaker :Banking on women: The challenge and the opportunity. Banking on Women Conference, October 11, St. Joseph, Minnesota.

1994 Keynote Speaker: The Role of Culture in the Development of Nicaragua. National Museum of

Ethnology Stockholm, Sweden, April. 28.

1991 Invited by the Norwegian Agency for Development  (NORAD) to be keynote speaker at the annual meeting Women in Development on the subject: “Gender Issues in Development Planning ?The Case of Nicaragua”. Oslo, Norway, Sept. 2?4.