Under the direction of the professor of the UJA, María Jesús Hernández, and the Strategic Consultant and professor on leave of absence from the UJA Juan Vilar, the Master in Administration and Management of Olive Companies returns, and within the module MODULE 1: ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE, have been carried out the first class masters, for being the International Day of Women, have been three women executives who have given classes today Friday, March 8.

The title of Master in Administration and Management of Olive Companies will be awarded by the University of Jaén.

The program in previous editions was sponsored by Antonio Gallego, president of the MIGASA Group, Juan Ramón Guillén, president of ACESUR, and Antonio Luque, president of DCOOP.

As it could not be otherwise, this March 8, International Women’s Day, the Master Classes have been given by three great professionals of the sector, each one of them referents in their segment. Undoubtedly, a great privilege for everyone, and especially for the students of the master, to be able to count on their experience. In this masterful way, university training is brought closer to the business reality, forming an excellent tandem for the benefit of the students’ training.

On the one hand, Juana Talavera, head of controlling at the GEA Group’s Center of Excellence for Olive Oil, spoke about the importance of financial planning and control in the income statement; all business activity needs to be measured in order to be managed and optimized.

Carmen Morillo, financial director of Grupo Oleícola Jaén, discussed vertical economic integration as a business strategy in search of competitive advantages, and how, in the case of the Group, it has been carried out from the origin to the destination.

And to conclude, Conchi Martínez, director and financial director of Cortijo de La Loma and Castillo de Canena, advocated differentiation and the search for scale as tools for the search for competitive and strategic advantages that improve the income of the companies that operate in the sector.

Among others, the professors were María Jesús Hernández, Professor of the UJA; Manuel Parras, Professor of the UJA; Macario Cámara, Professor of the UJA; Sonia Sánchez, Professor of the UJA, Manuel Carlos Vallejo, Professor of the UJA; Elia García, Professor of the UJA, and a long etc. of experienced professors of the first order.

As teachers of Master Class will be counted, among others, with: Antonio Luque, President of Dcoop;Álvaro Martínez, President of GEA Iberia; Luis Torres, General Manager of MAEVA; David Castro, CFO of De Prado, Álvaro Olavarría, General Manager of Oleoestepa; Eduardo Valverde, Manager of Conde de Benalúa (SCA San Sebastián).