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Center for Business Productivity and Competitiveness (CEPCE)

Generate greater profitability in your company, without investing more resources!

At the CEPCE, we encourage and promote company productivity and competitiveness through research, consultancy, and training services to help companies achieve radical improvements, thus ensuring their long-term sustainability and profitability.


Specialization areas

We counsel you in the following topics:


  • Strategic planning.
  • Logistics and supply chain.
  • Operations administration.
  • Operational excellence.
  • Plant engineering, production engineering, and optimization engineering.
  • Lean thinking (Lean Manufacturing, Lean Office, Lean Sales).
  • Statistical Engineering (six sigma, statistical control, control graphs, sampling).
  • Optimization Engineering (simulation, mathematical models).
  • Quality management, safety, and environment system (ISO/TS, QS, OSHA).
  • Project engineering (finance for non-financers, project management).
  • Innovation and technological development.



  • Materials nanotechnology (study of matter at the nano level).
  • Mechanics of materials.
  • Structural optimization (finite elements).
  • Smart systems (microprocessor systems for specific functions, embedded systems).
  • Process automation
  • Friction and wear studies (tribology).
  • Alternative energy (analysis, design, development of eolian and solar energy).
  • Test data banks (process or product analysis or simulation).
  • Automotive design.
  • Dynamic systems (car dynamics).
  • Electrical and electronic (circuits).



  • Code programming.
  • Design, development, and quality of computing applications (development platforms, web, mobile devices).
  • Software engineering (requirements, design, building, tests, implementation).
  • Database design and development.
  • Usability and interface design.
  • Computer networks.
  • Computer technology security.
  • Animation (2D and 3D).
  • Man-machine interaction (interface design, multimedia application, videogame design and usability).
  • 3D modeling for animation.
  • Visual effects.