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Bachelor of Economics

Academic Program Director

José Efrén Cornejo Garza  
Academic Program Director      
Building 5, office 5216      
+52 (81) 8215-1244


He earned a degree in Economics from the Monterrey Campus of the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), graduating with honors as he achieved the highest average in his class. He holds a master’s degree in Administration Sciences from the México State campus of ITESM. He has also taken a large number of diverse courses as a complement to his university education.

He has experience in the public sector as he worked for the now extinct Secretaría de Comercio y Fomento Industrial (Secretariat of Commerce and Industrial Development) (today’s Secretariat of Economy) where he collaborated in the study of the first investigation on unfair subsidizing practices carried out in Mexico. He also collaborated in the process leading to Mexico’s first antitrust legislation, from which the current Federal Law of Economic Competence was derived. He worked in the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit), keeping a strict control over the privatization processes that a lot of state-owned enterprises underwent and over the income and expenses of state-owned entities under a controlled budget.

He has more than fifteen years’ experience in the field of education, teaching different courses to a large number of groups at the high school and university levels, as well as non-degree diploma courses.

He has worked with the Universidad de Monterrey since August of 2001. He was in charge of producing the academic programs of the courses International Business Environment and Pricing Strategies and Techniques.

He has been the director of the undergraduate degree program in Economics at the Universidad de Monterrey since the autumn of 2013.