Mónica Bartolomé holds a Master’s degree in Management Development as well as a first degree in Business Administration from Deusto University Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Deusto Business School – University of Deusto). During her final year, she completed an internship at B+I Strategy as part of the University’s Full-time Internship Programme. Mónica is fully bi-lingual (Spanish/Basque) having earned the corresponding official Basque Proficiency Diploma (EGA), as well as the Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English.
A member of the team of consultants at B+I Strategy since September 2011, Mónica has undertaken projects of a diverse nature: Strategic Thinking Projects; Processes of diagnostic and design of organisational models and of employee participation (having published several articles on the topic); Participative Group Dynamic Projects based on ‘Emergent Thinking’ methodology; Fostering business competitiveness; Designing public programmes and plans; Economic Impact Surveys; Market and Megatrend Analysis, as well as Benchmarking.
Mónica has undertaken work for a variety of organisations in a number of sectors. Amongst some of her private sector clients are: AMPO; FNX Oil & Gas; Gestamp Group; Igurco Socio-Sanitary Services; Ingemat; IZAR Cutting Tools; Lantegi Batuak, Oreka IT; and Zorrotz. Figuring prominently amongst her public sector clients are: the Basque Government (the Ministry for Economic Development and Competitiveness; the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs; and the Ministry for the Environment and Territorial Policy); SPRI – The Basque Development Agency; Ihobe (a publicly-owned company under the Basque Government's Ministry for the Environment, Territorial Planning and Housing); the Provincial Government of Gipuzkoa (The Office of the Chairman and the Department of Economic Promotion, Rural and Territorial Equality); BIDEGI (the Infrastructure Agency of the Provincial Government of Gipuzkoa); the Department of Sports of the Provincial Government of Bizkaia; and, the City of Bilbao.
Furthermore, she has worked with other organisations and knowledge agents such as the Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao; IK4-Azterlan, Innobasque (The Basque Innovation Agency), Iraurgi Berritzen (the agency for the socio-economic promotion and innovation of the Urola Erdia region of Gipuzkoa); Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and, the Public Basque University (UPV/EHU).
Whilst constantly striving to improve her knowledge and skills, Mónica has received specific training in: ‘Advanced Project Design’, ‘Design Thinking’, Clear Written and Spoken Communication’, ‘Development of Innovative Projects’, ‘Professional Public Speaking Techniques’, as well as ‘Organising and Conducting Interviews and Meetings’.
Finally, aside from supervising practicum students, Mónica has participated in teaching various courses offered at Deusto Business School – University of Deusto, namely on the Strategic Management course, and on the Master’s Programme in Research, Consulting and Social Innovation.
Articles by Mónica Bartolomé.