Maria Altamira

Academic Quality Director


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Education Qualification

PhD Candidate in Marketing - Warwick Business School

Master in Marketing Management - ESIC Business & Marketing School

Licenciatura, Administracion y Direccion de Empresas - University of Deusto

Recent Professional Academic Experience

Sep. 2012 – Present ESIC: Business & Marketing School - China Center Director

Sep. 2012 – Nov 2018 ESIC: Business & Marketing School - Accreditation Manager

  • Member of a team of three leading the EFMD’s EPAS accreditation process for the International Dual MBA Europe & China and the Master in Marketing Management. Both accreditations obtained in February 2016.

  • Member of a team of two leading the AMBA accreditation process for the MBA (International Dual MBA Europe & China, MBA and Executive MBA programme) and MBM portfolio (Master in Marketing management, Master in Internatioanl Trade and Business and Master en Dirección y Administración de Empresas).

2014 – Present: ESIC Business & Marketing School - Lecturer

  • Intercultural Negotiation (Undergraduate Level)

  • Innovation Management (Postgraduate Level, Master in Marketing Management, MBA)

  • Global Mindset (Postgraduate Level, Executive MBA)

  • World Market Workshops Asia (Postgraduate level, Master in Marketing Management, MBA,

  • Master of International Trade and Business, International MBA)

Sep. 2007 – Sep. 2010: Accenture Management Consulting - CRM and Marketing

  • Strategic Consultant specialized in Customer Relationship Management and Strategic Marketing in the high technology industry. 

  • During my years in the company I worked in consulting projects for Telefonica and led initiatives for the Strategic Marketing and Customer Relations divisions.

Selected Publications & Other Achievements