MSc. Menno Altena

Master Latin-American Studies, University of Leiden, the Netherlands: February 2014 – October 2015. Lectures and cases in: Latin-American business opportunities, new market development, economics, politics and social development. Performed a field research in Nicaragua (See below). Master Thesis: The Project of the Nicaragua Canal: Nationalism versus Economic Development. Pre-master Latin-American Studies, University of Leiden, the Netherlands: February 2013 – July 2013. Latin American International relations, economic development and political history. Wrote a paper on Bolivian Social Security System ‘’Renta Dignidad’’.

Bachelor business administration, NHL Hogeschool Leeuwarden, the Netherlands: September 2008 – January 2013. Study Exchange programs in South-Korea and England, graduation internship in Indonesia. Project and quality management (Lean Six Sigma, ISO- certification), business economy, macroeconomics and business law. Created a Strategic HRM-tool for McDonald’s. Made a marketing and business development plan for ZEI Lifestyle, small business, including organization of live marketing event.