EDUCATIONAL DATA:

 

University of California, Los Angeles.

Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering.  Major fields:  Large-Scale Systems Engineering, Investment Planning, Management and Water Resources System Analysis, June 1971.

 

University of California, Los Angeles.

M.S. Degree, Systems Engineering/Operation Research, March 1969.

 

San Diego State University, San Diego, California.

B.S.E.E. (Degree in Electrical Engineering), December 1967.

 

ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL HONORS:

 

Recipient of the San Diego Magazine Latino Impact Award for Cross Border Leadership, Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2016.th, 2012.

 

Institutional Award for "Pioneering Global Systems Education and Leadership at SDGKU", ABSS Institute of Technology, Meerut (UP), India, March 6th, 2012.

 

Public recognition for "His Lifetime Achievements to Society and Global Education", Economic Development Council of Tijuana ("Consejo de Desarrollo Economico de Tijuana") and Image Committee of Tijuana ( "Comite de Imagen deTijuana"), State of Baja California, Mexico, October 12th, 2011.

 

Named "Honorary Advisor" to the Tianjin Institute of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade (now "Tianjin College of Commerce"), Tianjin, China, April 26th, 2011.

 

Received  in a solemn academic ceremony the "Doctor Honoris Causa" Degree from Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru, for his "lifetime of contributions to Systems Engineering", October 28th, 2009

 

Public recognition for "His Professional Contributions to Distance Education Systems Around the World", Citizens and State Government of Aguascalientes, and Secretary of Social Development of Mexico, award ceremony, Governor's Office, Aguascalientes, Ags., November, 2004.

 

Recognition for "Diversity Leadership and Achievement", cocktail and award ceremony, Gordon & Reese LLP, San Diego, Ca., December, 2003.

 

Certificates of Merit from various universities, technological institutes and educational systems members of the ITC-GNET Global Distance Collaboration Network, for Dr. Cardenas? contributions to systems thinking,  distance education and the use of telecommunications in education and training, including the National Polytechnic Institute, Universidad Liceo Cervantino, Universidad La Salle, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California in Mexico, Universidad Tecnologica de Panama and Asociacion de Universidades de MercoSur in Paraguay, 1998-2003.

 

National Award for  Model of Best Practices to the International Training Center (ITC), San Diego State University, M.A. Cardenas, Executive Director, Annual Meeting of American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), San Francisco, California, November 1998.

 

Honored for directing the International Training Center: Program of Excellence at San Diego State University, award given by Dr. Stephen L. Weber, President of San Diego State University, Special Awards Banquet, San Diego, Ca., April 1998.

 

Appointed for membership to the "Sistema Nacional de Investigadores" of Mexico (September 1986-June 1988), award given by the Mexican federal government to distinguished academicians for their contribution and achievement.

 

Outstanding Alumnus Award for the College of Engineering, San Diego State University, 1978, San Diego Alumni Association, May 1978.

 

UCLA Chancellor's Teaching Fellowship (Regent Scholar), four-year award for graduate study and research, University of California, 1968-1972.

 

Suma Cum Laude Graduation and recipient of "Outstanding Engineer Award 1967-1968", San Diego State University, San Diego, California.

 

Recipient of "Western Electric Scholarship" for academic achievement, 1967-1965, San Diego State University, San Diego, California.

 

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1965-1967, San Diego, California.

 

Bank of America Award for Languages,  1963, St. Augustine High School, San Diego, California.

DISTINGUISHED REFERENCES:

Inclusion in International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Ninth (Millennium) Edition, American Biographical Institute, Inc., Raleigh, N.C., USA, 1999.

 

Endorsement quotation by Miguel A. Cardenas in back cover of The Manager's Guide to Benchmarking: Essential Skills for the New Competitive-Cooperative Economy, J.P. Finnigan, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, Ca., 1996 (Spanish edition by McGraw-Hill Hispano-americana, 1997); and in You Cannot Go Wrong By Doing It Right, Stephen L. Goldstein,  Oasis Press, Central Point, Oregon, 1999.

 

Inclusion in 2000 Outstanding Community Leaders of the 20th Century, International Biographical Center, Melrose Press Ltd., Cambridge, England, 1998.

 

Entry in Who is Who in Latin America, Government and Politics, Decade Media Books and Communications, Inc., New York, N.Y., First (1984), Second (1988) and Third (1993) editions; Fourth (1995) edition by Norman Ross Publishing, Inc., N.Y.

 

Various personal appearances, feature references and programs on Cardenas' projects and activities in leading international media (press, radio and TV), including Excelsior (Mexico City), Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union, San Diego Business Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, ABC and NBC-TV (interview with Jane Pauley), Univision, PBS-Hispanic radio network, WLRN-TV in Miami, and others.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Founder and President, San Diego Global Knowledge University (www.sdgku.com), San Diego, CA, 2008-Present

A new generation, technology-based networked university, approved to Eligibility Status for accreditation by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). It delivers education and competency development programs focusing on global knowledge through a multi-modal, multi-technology and multi-media instruction and learning environment supported by a proprietary portal deployment and course-builder Web-based system called "HIVE". Its menu of services includes all the academic and non-academic programs previously offered by SDGU plus a Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. in Global Systems and non-degree programs in organizational synchronization, systems analysis, and ITC annual series diploma. SDGKU also administers the award-winning ITC program and its global knowledge distance collaboration network ITC-GKNET (www.itcsandiego.com).

Founder and President, San Diego Global University (SDGU), San Diego, CA, Jan. 2003-2007.

 

An academic and certification entity approved in February of 2004 by the State of California as a Degree Granting Institution, offering on-line Master?s degree and global competency certificates, in English and Spanish, via a pioneering pre-produced video-based instructional system that supports individualized curricular progress by the student, with an electronic ?Forum? for synchronous global communication.

 

 President, San Diego Global Educational Institute , San Diego, CA, Jan. 2002-2007

  A 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization dedicated to technology-based educational and development projects that promote global collaboration and peace. It served as tje administration arm for the International Training Center, previously housed at San Diego State University.

                 

Executive Director, International Training Center (ITC), College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 1987-June 2001.

 

In charge of coordinating and expanding a multinational network of educational, business and government organizations dedicated to the use and development of distance learning and commerce activities using telecommunications and information technologies in general, including its well-known Annual Meeting of ITC Members held in the month of February.

 

Planning, administration and delivery of the largest interactive, multi-national, multi-lingual telecommunications-based instructional videoconference program in the world, reaching about 30,000 participants in 300 sites located in 15 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and the Middle East (largest program of its type in the world); delivery of special-purpose technical and educational short courses and workshops dealing with general systems, competitiveness, environmental quality (ISO 14000), technology transfer and global issues.  Responsible for collaboration agreements with about 20 organizations abroad., and  the administration of a unique competency-based training and certification program of distance activity  coordinators and networked collaboration professionals.

 

Cardenas and Associates, Mexico City and Tijuana, Mexico, 1975 - Present.

 

Planning and operation of various commercial ventures, including a wood recycling business, a travel agency, two car dealerships,  and a car-rental company. Currently he co-directs with his sons, Miguel Jr. and Jorge,  the promotion of a large-scale multi-use development project (hotel, spa, golf course, real estate, and water-bottling ventures) on a wholly-owned 800 acre property with geothermal hot springs (Rancho Agua Caliente) in Ensenada, Mexico (www.ranchoaguacaliente.com).

 

Consultant, International Division, National Education Corporation Inc., (NEC), Irvine, Ca., (largest private training organization in the world). 1992 - 1995.

 

Advising on corporate and marketing strategies for Latinamerica; expert contributor to selected technical assistance funding proposals and projects, edition and translation into Spanish of training materials.

 

Associate Director, Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias (IRSC), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1981-1987.

 

Co-founder of this academic unit; activities involved mostly research and teaching assignments on border and Mexico-related issues, liaison with Mexican institutions and international relations.  Designed and taught the graduate-level course entitled "Regional Development: A Systems Approach" and lectured in a wide variety of courses dealing with resource management and systems engineering.

 

Founding Member, of the Board of Directors and Adjunct Professor, Colegio de la Frontera Norte de Mexico, A. C. 1981-1985.

 

Design and evaluation of academic policies, recommendations on budgeting and management plans, as well as various institutional development responsibilities. Responsible for various consulting tasks related to evaluation of research activities, teaching assignments in systems engineering topics, participation in water and natural resource development projects.

 

Secretario de Educacion y Bienestar Social, Baja California State Government, Mexicali, B.C., November 1979-October 1983. 

 

Official in charge of State-wide programs in education (Superintendent of Public Schools), culture, recreation and athletics, health and welfare, prison administration, juvenile programs and other community development activities of government.  Duties included coordination with institutions of higher learning, research centers, community college systems, promotional work with the private sector, training programs, and other efforts with federal and local levels of government.

 

Member, Consejo Consultivo del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (I.M.S.S.)  Regional Board of Directors for the Mexican Social Security Institute, Mexicali, B.C., 1981-1983.

 

Regional Authority in charge of operating the federal government's social security programs in Baja California.

 

Consultant, Center for International Programs, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1980-1982.

 

Provided guidance and recommendations for US-Mexico projects and various outreach programs.

 

Oficial Mayor de Gobierno, Baja California State Government, Mexicali, B.C., November 1977-October 1979.

 

Official in charge of the major planning and management functions of the State government, liaison with Federal government agencies and coordinator of 10,000 employees (bureaucrats and teachers), labor relations with unions, government publications, the administration of all the goods and general services required State-wide by the government organization, numerous social and institutional assignments from the Governor.  In charge of the Governor's office in his absence.

 

Founder and President, Planificacion y Desarrollo de Sistemas, S.A. de C.V., Mexico City and Tijuana, B.C., 1972-1980.

 

Directed a wide variety of projects for governmental agencies, universities and private institutions, including the Mexican Petroleum Company (PEMEX), Power Research Institute of Mexico, State Government of Baja California and others; applications include development of management systems, educational planning, human resources programs, investment planning and regional development.

 

Technical Assistant, COREHUM, Office of the Minister, Secretaria de Recursos Hidraulicos (Mexican Ministry of Water Resources) Mexico, D.F., 1973-1975.

 

Responsible for various assignments in management systems engineering, resources allocation, organizational development and planning of water resources systems.

 

Consultant, Systems Engineering Department, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (U.A.M.) Atzcapotzalco, Mexico, D.F., 1976-1977.

 

Conducted technical seminars for faculty and researchers; program evaluation tasks.

 

Associate Professor, Graduate School, U.P.I.I.C.S.A., Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico, D.F., 1975-1977.

 

Responsible for various planning and curriculum development tasks in this interdisciplinary program; directed research funded by CONACYT (Mexican science and technology council), and supervised various student theses.

 

Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972-1974.

 

Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in water resources systems engineering; legal, social and economic aspects of environmental pollution; optimization techniques and modelling; macroregional planning; industrial control systems. Directed funded research projects and thesis work of Master and Doctorate level students in these areas.

 

Associate Consultant, Computomata International Corporation, Los Angeles, California, 1970-1971.

 

Presented short courses on systems engineering and operation research topics; directed projects related to strategic planning and management information systems (M.I.S.) for various federal government agencies in Mexico.

 

Associate Consultant, Environmental Dynamics, Inc., Los Angeles, California, 1969-1970.

 

Responsible for an evaluation of publications related to water systems engineering to analyze trends for research and development in this area (research project, Department of Interior, U.S. Government); directed other various projects related to environmental systems.

 

Research Assistant, Postgraduate Research Engineer and Instructor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), 1968-1969.

 

Designed and developed a methodology and an optimization-simulation model for planning infrastructure development at the regional level; this methodology was validated for the Sonora-Sinaloa electrical system in northwest Mexico; taught courses in operations research, water systems engineering and economic development.

 

Engineering Assistant, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California, Summer 1967 and January-April 1968.

 

Responsible for a variety of assignments in the engineering and marketing departments; Spanish translation of various technical manuals.

 

Engineering Assistant, Smythe Research Associates, San Diego, California, Summer 1966.

 

Development and design of communications systems; evaluations of electronic control systems.

OTHER  PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Consultant and expert witness for legal, accounting and management firms, corporations, educational institutions and government, mainly in areas related to use of technology, language interpretation and cross-cultural issues, training and telecommunications-based distance learning, global strategies and internationalization, and business trends and opportunities.

Executive Director-Owner, Rancho Agua Caliente hot-springs resort; in Ensenada, Mexico, 1983-present.

 Member of the Board of Directors, Alumni and Associates, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1981-1986.

 

President, Instituto de Administracion Publica de Baja California (Regional chapter of INAP, National Institute of Public Administration, Mexico, D. F.), 1978-1982.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Author of numerous publications in English and Spanish (Partial list of books and articles is presented below).

 

Books

 

Service Excellence and Productivity for Global Success, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2008.

 

Excelencia de Servicio y Productividad para el Exito Global, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publsihers, San Diego, CA, 2008.

 

Competitive Success With A Global Focus, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2007.

 

El Exito Competitivo Con Enfoque Global, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2007.

 

Principles For World-Class Performance, M.A. Cardenas, ITC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2005.

 

Principios Para Un Desempeno de Clase Mundial, M.A. Cardenas, ITC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2004.

 

Productivity With A Global Flair,  M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2003.

 

Productividad Con Sabor Global, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2003.

 

The Metamorphosis of Competition, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2002

 

La Metamorfosis del Competidor, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2002. 

 

The MAC Effect, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 1999.

 

El Efecto MAC, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 1998.

 

El Enfoque de Sistemas: Estrategias para su Implementacion, M.A. Cardenas, Editorial Limusa, S.A., Mexico, D.F., 1978; second printing in 1980; third in 1986, fourth in 1991; fifth printing in 1998, Editorial ICG, Chula Vista, Ca.. Revised Second Edition in 2000, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca.

 

Aplicaciones de la Ingenieria de Sistemas: Metodos y Resultados, Miguel A. Cardenas, Editorial Continental, S.A., Mexico, D.F., 1976.

 

La Ingenieria de Sistemas: Filosofia y Tecnicas, M.A. Cardenas, Editorial Limusa, S.A., Mexico, 1974; second edition in 1978; third edition in 1983; fourth edition in 1985, fifth edition in 1989, sixth edition in 1995.

 

Ph.D. Dissertation 

 

"The Systems Approach to Investment Planning in the Electrical Industry", Systems Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, June 1971.

 

Translations and Editions 

 

International Training Center (ITC) Videoconference Program Videos/Webcasts and Participant Manuals (www.itcsandiego.com ), translation and edition into Spanish, San Diego, CA, 178 Programs from 1984 to the Present.

 

San Diego Global Knowledge University (SDGKU) Degree and Non-Degree Curricula (www.sdgku.com), including instructional support materials, testing and assessment instruments, translation and edition into Spanish, San Diego, CA, 2003-Present.

 

Six MAC Publications from 1998 (The MAC Effect) to 2008 (Service Excellence and Productivity for Global Success), translation and edition into Spanish (200 or more pages each).

 

La Humanidad en la Encrucijada; Segundo Informe al Club de Roma, M. Mesarovic and E. Pestel (261 pages), Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico, 1975, Second Edition, 1975, Third Edition, 1978, Fourth Edition, 1981; translation into Spanish and edition of Mankind at the Turning Point: The Second Report of the Club of Rome, M. Mesarovic and E. Pestel, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc, Reader's Digest Press, New York, 1974.

 

National System for Technical Education, Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico (SEP), Mexico City, English language translation into English and edition of Sistema Nacional de Educacion Tecnologica, (102-page book), S.E.P., Feb. 1992 (official Mexican government publication describing the technical education programs of the country), M. A. Cardenas, et al. May, 1992, San Diego, Ca.

 

Ingenieria de Sistemas en Recursos Hidraulicos, W. Hall and J. A. Dracup (372 pages), Compañia Editorial Continental, S. A. (C.E.C.S.A.), Mexico, 1974; translation into Spanish and editon of Water Resources Systems Engineering, W. Hall and J. A. Dracup, McGraw Hill, 1970.

 

 

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REPORTS:

 

International Training Center (ITC) videoconference Participant?s Manuals for 178 original programs produced and transmitted via satellite and the Internet from 1984 to the present, including the most recent entitled ?Excellence and Performance with World-Class Standards: A New Mandate for Success?, with Dr. M.A.Cardenas Jr. as Moderator and Dr. David Chaudron as Invited Speaker, December 6th, 2012.

 

?Rancho Agua Caliente Solar Project?, M.A. Cardenas et al, San Diego Global Educational Institute, Global Energy Division, San Diego, California, February 10, 2011.

 

"The Development of an ETK Methodology to Measure Organizational Synchronization", Krishnamoorthy, M., Cardenas, M.A., and Kumar, R., Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Denver, April 3-7, 2007.

 

"Optimizing Global Distance Learning Systems: The ETK Model", Cardenas, M.A., Krihsnamoorthy, M. and Kumar, R.,  Journal of Business and Management (also accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Science Institute, The Hilton Waikaloa Village Hotel, April 11-15, 2006).

 

"ETKE: A Synchronization Approach for Organizational Success", Kumar, R., Krishnamoorthy, M. and Cardenas, M.A. International Journal of Technology,  Knowledge and Society, Vol. 2, 2006 (also accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Hyderabad, India, December 12-15, 2005).

 

?Training Trainers: Reaping the Rewards of Satellite-based Distance Learning?, Patton, C. and M.A. Cardenas, feature article in Satellite Business Solutions: Applications for Corporate Management, Pages 18-22, September 2004., Access Intelligence, LLC, Potomac, MD 620854. www.sbsmagazine.com .

 

"International Managerial Leadership as a Global Competency", M.A. Cardenas, Staff and Educational Development International, Volume 7, Number 2, September 2003.

 

Certification Guide for International Managerial Leadership, M.A. Cardenas, I.C.G. Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca, March 2002.

 

?A Sequential Systems Strategy for Optimizing the Productive Use of Telecommunications Technologies for Education, Business and Government?, M. A. Cardenas, Proceedings of the XV Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, Indira Ghandi Open Univesity, New Dehli, February 21-23, 2002.

 

?Education and Training Through Telecommuncations: The Role of Universities and the Benefits to Our Globalized Society?, Miguel A. Cardenas, Staff and Educational Development International,Volume 5, Number 1, May 2001.

 

?Competency-Based Performance in Distance Programs with a Global Focus?, Miguel A. Cardenas, Staff and Educational Development International, Volume 4, No. 2, September 2000, Network for Staff and Educational Development (NeTSED), member of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED), United Kingdom (ISSN 0971-9008).

 

?International Training Center: Innovation in International Distance Learning?, M. A. Cardenas, Distance Education Report, Vol. 3, Number 7 (Fred Saba, Editor), Magna Publications, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, July 1999.

 

Certification Guide for Coordinators of Distance Learning Programs, M.A. Cardenas, M.L. del Castillo and X. Del Buono, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca., July 1998.

 

?A Successful International Videoconference Model for Distance Instruction Programs?, M.D. Reynoso and M.A. Cardenas, paper presented at the International Conference and Exhibition ALanguage and the Media,@ November 21-23, 1996, and published in the Proceedings.

 

?A Successful Model for Distance Instruction Programs?, M.D. Reynoso and M.A. Cardenas, paper presented at the International Conference on Technology Supported Learning, On-line Educa Conference, Berlin, Germany, November 13-15, 1996, and published in the Proceedings.

 

?ISO 14000 Training: The Basics?, M.A. Cardenas and R.V. Chalam, Article/Training Package prepared for the ISO 14000 Workshop Session, Pacific Basin Conference on Hazardous Waste, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 1996.

 

"Implementing Total Quality Management Using Mass Media Methods to Overcome Distance and Language Barriers", M.A. Cardenas and G. Wolf, Proceedings of the 37th APICS International Conference and Exhibition, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Ca., Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 1994.

 

"The Systems Approach in Today's Professional Environment: Terminology and Current Management Concepts", M. A. Cardenas and P. Robles, paper presented during the X Anniversary Conference Program, System Engineering Graduate Program, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico; published in conference proceedings, November 1992.

 

"Education in Mexico:  Trends for the Future", M. A. Cárdenas, paper presented as part of the teleconference program Canada-EUA-Mexico entitled, Educational Leadership Preparation for the 21st Century, Colleges of Education and Extended Studies, San Diego State Univrsity (with 30 receive sites, including universities, public education institutions and planning centers), KPBS television studios, San Diego, California, May 17, 1990.

 

"Increasing Cooperation Between California and Mexico:  What More Can be Done?", M.A. Cardenas, Working Paper No. 1, Pacific Region Training Center, College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 1987.

 

"Pacific Region Training Center: Rationale, Program Objectives and Organization", M.A. Cardenas, College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., May, 1987.

 

"A California-Mexico International Business Education Program:, M.A. Cardenas, et al, proposal submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Business and International Education Program, Washington, D.C., December 1986 and funded in May, 1987; $163,698.00.

 

"Manufacturing and Development in Latin America:  The Maquiladora Phenomenon in the Northern Border of Mexico, " Proceedings of the Second International Engineering and Technology Conference and Exhibits, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Asociacion Mexicana de Ingenieros Mecanicos y Electricistas (AMIME), Mexico City, Mexico, August 20, 21, and 22, 1986.

 

"Ecology and Border in the Californias: A Conceptual Framework", M. A. Cardenas, Keynote Inaugural Presentation, International Conference on Ecology and the Borderlands, School of Economics, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC), Tijuana, B.C., Mexico, April 10-13, 1986; also published in Conference Proceedings under Ecologia y Frontera, Juan Alvarez and V.M. Castillo, editors, Escuela de Economia, UABC, Tijuana, Mexico, 1986.

 

"The Use of Computers in the Educational System of Mexico:  A Case Study", M.A. Cardenas, et al, chapter in the book Application of New Technologies in the Traditional Sectors: Some Experiences in Technology Blending, A. S. Bhalla and D. James, International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, July, 1986.

 

"The Northern Border of Mexico: Basic Considerations for its Future Development," M.A. Cardenas and J. L. Trava Manzanilla, presented at the International Colloquium on Agriculture, Economics and Society in the U.S.-Mexico Border, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Los Angeles (UABC)-Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)-University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dec. 4-7, 1985, Mexicali, B.C. Mexico; published in Estudios Fronterizos, Año III, vol. III, No. 9, Jan-April 1986, Mexicali, B.C., Mexico.

 

"Water Management Opportunities and Future Challenges in the Colorado River Basin:  The Case of the Southern California-Baja California Region," J. L. Trava and M. A. Cardenas, Working Paper, San Diego State University, November, 1985.

 

"A Commentary on De Facto Rules in U.S.-Mexico Interactions".  M.A. Cardenas, in Rules of the Game and Game Without Rules, Mario Miranda Pacheco and James W. Wilke, Editors, III Symposium of Mexican and United States Universities, October 23-25, 1983.  Tijuana, B.C., Editorial ANUIES, Mexico, D.F., 1985.

 

"La Planeacion Regional de la Educacion", M.A. Cardenas, chapter in the book entitled Theory and Political Economy in the Development Process:  Essays in Honor of Victor L. Urquidi, University of Veracruz Press, Mexico, April, 1984.

 

"Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias: Preliminary Analysis and Feasibility," M. A. Cardenas and Clement, Internal Report, Office of Academic Affairs, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, January, 1983.

 

"Education for Adults in the Californias," M. A. Cardenas, Lifelong Learning, Journal of the Adult Education Association, March 1981.

 

"Cultural Perspectives in Education:  The Case of Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Urban and Rural Studies Center, Proceedings of Third Annual Conference on Issues in Ethnicity and Mental Health, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, November 1980.

 

"Structures and Concepts of Education in Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mexican-American Educators, California, November 1980.

 

"Education, Social Welfare and Urbanization Dynamics in Baja California", M. A. Cardenas, Proceedings of the Regional Evaluation Conference, the Honorable Congressional Committee on Human Settlements and Public Works, Federal Government Legislature of Mexico, Mexicali, B.C., February 1980.

 

"Social Security Systems in Mexico:  The Case of State Governments", M. A. Cardenas, G. Rodriguez, and A. Coria, Proceedings of the Second National Meeting of State Government Chiefs of Staff, Office of the President of Mexico, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, November 23-24, 1978.

 

"Analysis and Evaluation of Administrative Policies and Government Reorganization in the State of Baja California, " M. A. Cardenas Proceedings of the Symposium entitled Fourth Phase of Government Reorganization Programs in Mexico, Office of the President of Mexico and Baja California State Government, Tijuana, B.C., June "Institutional Development Program for the State of Baja California: 1977-1983," M. A. Cardenas Proceedings of the Symposium on Evaluation of the Alliance for Production Programs (with personal participation of the President of Mexico), Office of the President of Mexico and Baja California State Government, Mexicali, B.C., April 1979.

 

Responsible for numerous technical articles and reports related to the major planning, management, operational, education and social programs within the State Government, of Baja California, Mexico, including:

 

"New Organic Law for the Education and Social Welfare State Agency," November, 1982.

 

"Master Plan for Education in Baja California, 1980-1983," April, 1982.

 

"Educational Micro-Plan for Baja California," July 1981.

 

?Coleccion Bibliografica sobre Baja California: Volumenes I al XIII?, March, 1980, Impresiones Galactica, Mexicali, B.C., Mexico.

 

"Planning and Operational Manual for the Human Resources Management System within the Baja California State Government," March, 1979.

 

"Instruction Manual for the Design and Development of a Management Information System for the State Government," March, 1978.

 

"Feasibility Study for the Reorganization of the Baja California State Government Administration," November, 1977.

 

"Operation Guide for a Program Budgeting System in the Baja California State Government Administration," November, 1977.

 

                "New Organic Law of Baja California to Reorganize the State Government", Dec.

                1977

   

Various other government publications, Oficialia Mayor de Gobierno, November, 1977-November, 1979; and Secretaria de Educacion y Bienestar Social, December, 1979-November, 1983.  

 

"Macro-Regional Modelling for Latin America:  The Case of Water Resources," Reports I, II, III, IV, M. A. Cardenas, et al, Mesarovic-Pestel Project for Latin America.  National Council for Science and Technology-National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (CONACYT-UP.I.I.C.S.A.), June, September, December, 1976 and April, 1977, Mexico, D.F., Mesarovic-Pestel Project for Latin America.

 

"Feasibility Investment Study for the Development of the African Palm Agriculture in the State of Chiapas", M.A. Cardenas and S. Romero Chavez, National Commission for Fruticulture, Agriculture and Water Resources Ministry, Mexico, D.F., January, 1976.

 

"A Multilevel Model of the Water Cycle on a Regional Basis", M.A. Cardenas and J. M. Huerta, Proceedings of the Global Modelling Symposium, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (I.I.A.S.A.), Mexico, July, 1972, published in Congress Proceedings.

 

"Systems Engineering:  A Proposed Standard", M. A. Cardenas, Mexico, September 1974; also presented at the International Congress on Norms and Standards, Latinamerican Computer Science Association, (S.I.A.S.A.), Baden, Austria, May, 1974.

 

"A Survey of the Urban Runoff:  Pollution Problem" D. Mizell and M. A. Cardenas; Systems Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, September 1973.

 

"An Alternative Methodology for Solving the Integrated Capacity Expansion-Operation Planning Problem in the Electrical Industry", M. A. Cardenas; Systems Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May, 1973.

 

"Multi-Level Systems Model for Interactive Mode Policy Analysis in Pollution Control" M. D. Mesarovic, M. A. Cardenas, et al, Progress Report for the Project "Phosphorus Control and Management in Lake Erie", Rockefeller Foundation and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1973.

 

"Hierarchical Economic Planning in Developing Countries", M. A. Cardenas and Y. Y. Haimes, 1973, Joint Automatic Control Conference, Columbus, Ohio, May 1973.

 

"Mathematical Modelling of Thermal Pollution in Streams", J. Foley, M. A. Cardenas and Y. Y. Haimes, Proceedings of the First World Congress on Water Resources, Chicago, Illinois, September 1973.

 

"El Concepto General de la Ingenieria de Sistema", M. A. Cardenas, Recursos Hidraulicos, Number 4, Vol, II, Mexico, D.F., 1973.

 

"Planning and Development of a Management Information System", Subsecretaria de Planeacion, Mexican Ministry of Water Resources, M. A. Cardenas, et al, April 1972, Mexico, D.F.

 

"Systems Evaluation of the Finance Division Programs," Subdireccion de Finanzas, Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), Mexico, D.F., June 1972.

 

"A Generalized Probability Approach to Water Supplies," J. A. Dracup, S. Grant, M. A. Cardenas, and T. Foggety, U. S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C., August 1970.

 

"An Assessment of Optimization Techniques as Applied to Water Resources Systems," J. A. Dracup, F. Mobasheri, and M. A. Cardenas, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C., August 1970.

 

SELECTED CONFERENCES, VIDEO-PROGRAMS AND PRESENTATIONS:

 

Planning, design, production and live transmission via satellite and the Internet of 178 interactive and pre-taped videoconference/webcast programs (Video and Participant?s Manual) since 1985 on topics that include organizational synchronization, management systems, environment, telecommunications, health, energy, international alternative dispute resolution, and organizational development and strategy, among others (www.itcsandiego.com).

 

These videoconferences, produced at KPBS-TV in San Diego (www.kpbs.org ), are multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese) and are transmitted as annual series of 4 to 12 programs each via de Internet globally and via EDUSAT of Mexico to 35,000 receive sites throughout the Americas (the largest  satellite delivery network in the world for this type of instruction). These videoconferences have also been retransmitted via national or regional television in various countries, including Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and Mexico. Their titles or themes are:

 

2013 Series  Strategies for Re-Invention and Synchronization in a Changing World

2012 Series  Protocols for Sustainable Success in a New World

2011 Series  Achievement and Value in the New Global Economy

2010 Series  Principles for Competitiveness in the New Global Reality

2009 Series  Foundations for Generational and Global Success

2008 Series  Excellence in the New Global Economy

2007 Series  Principles for Global Competitiveness and Productivity

2006 Series  Service Excellence and Productivity for Global Success

2005 Series  Managerial Excellence and Networked Collaboration for Global Competitiveness

2004 Series  Success With World-Class Competencies

2003 Series  Strategies For Competitive Performance

2002 Series  Excellence With a Global Flair

2001 Series  New Generation Knowledge for Productivity and Global Success

2000 Series  Global Strategies for Excellence, Value and Optimal Performance

1999 Series    Foundations for Prosperity in the Third Millennium

1998 Series  Competitive Success with a Global Focus

1997 Series    Principles for World-Class Performance

1996 Series  Strategies for Global Competitiveness

1996 Series  International Conflict Management

1995 Series  Telecommunications for Education and Professional Development

1995 Series  Strategies for Global Competitiveness

1995 Series  Management Systems for the 21st Century

1994 Series  Strategic Resource Management

1994 Series  Telecommunications for Education and Professional Development

1994 Series  Innovative Management Systems

1993 Series  Quality Management 

1992 Series   Productivity

 

"Inaugural Transmission of the ITC Program?', first live-interactive microwave live video link between the US and Mexico , International Training Center, San Diego, CA., May 19, 1988, trasmitted to México City and Cuernavaca, with the participation of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A. C., Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia Y Tecnología and Dirección General de Institutos Tecnológicos.

Live Interactive ITC Transmission from the  studios of KPBS-TV at San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca. to Tijuana, Mexicali and Ensenada, B.C., México, of a 2- hour demonstration seminar on  "Regional Problems of the US-Mexico Border?, June 27, 1986, from KPBS-TV, with the participation of Nacional Financiera, S. A. and El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A.C. and selected business leaders from Mexico and the US.

"A Universal Model for Successful Distance and Online Learning Projects: Synchronized Organizations", R. Kumar, M. Krishnamoorthy and M.A. Cardenas, presented by M.A. Cardenas at the ICDE International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, and published in the Conference Proceedings, Nov. 19-23, 2005, New Delhi.

 

"Globalization and the Networked Organization: Implications for Education, Business and Government", M.A. Cardenas, Special Recognition Ceremony for his "professional contributions to society around the world", the Honorable Governor and his Staff, State Government of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, November, 2004.

 

"Technology Acquisition and Innovation: An Integrative Approach for Organizational Success", R. Kumar, M.S. Krishnamoorthy and M.A. Cardenas, Second World Congress on POM, Cancun, Mexico, April 30-May 3, 2004.

 

"Distance Activity and Collaboration in Networks: Concepts, Technologies and Practice", M.A. Cardenas, Annual Meeting on Distance Education and Use of Technology, National System of Descentralized Technological Institutes, Veracruz, Mexico, July, 2003.

 

?Global Business and Telecommunications-Based Networks?, M.A. Cardenas, live videoconference  from San Diego, International Forum on the Use of Information Technologies, Autonomous University of Chihuahua and State Government of Chihuahua, Mexico, November, 2001.

 

?Internationalization, New Technologies and Productive Leadership: Challenges for Decision-Makers in the Twenty First Century? M. A. Cardenas, Keynote Presentation, Annual Meeting of Directors, Sistema de Institutos Tecnologicos, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico, October, 2001.

 

?Linking the Port of San Diego With Ports in Northwest Mexico?, M.A. Cardenas et al, interactive video-dialogue between San Diego and Culiacan, Mexico, ITC Business Development Program, International Training Center,San Diego Port Authority and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, May 2001.

 

?Perspectives of the Modern and Competitive Electrical Power Companies: The Importance of Distance Activity?, M.A. Cardenas and M.L. del Castillo, keynote seminar presented at the National Meeting of Trainers, Comision Federal de Eelectricidad, Fiesta Americana Hotel, Mexico City, November 2000.

 

?Global Distance Learning Through Telecommunications?, M.A. Cardenas, live interactive videoconference from San Diego, ITC Diploma Award Ceremony, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August, 1999.

 

?Developing Human Competence for Distance Collaboration: Training of Coordinators?, M. A. Cardenas, invited seminar, Tri-National Meeting of Continuing Education Associations of Canada, the United States and Mexico, Culiacan, Sinaloa,Mexico, September, 1999.

 

 ?A New Approach to Training and Development for the Twenty First Century?, M.A. Cardenas, Invited Keynote Presentation for representatives of 22 Arab League Nations, Arab States Network Meeting on Human Resources Development, UNCTAD and Arab Trade Finance Programs (ATFP), Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Marseille-Provence/Ecole Superiuere de Commerce, France, November 19 and 20, 1998.

 

?The ITC Multinational Organization?, M.A. Cardenas, M.L. del Castillo and B.A. Ruvalcaba, International Association of Continuing Education (IACET)/Educon, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 6, 1998.

  

?Educational Collaboration through Interactive Video Networks?, M.A. Cardenas et al, live videoconference from San Diego,  first-ever live interactive video-link between the United States  and Peru, Asamblea Nacional de Rectores, Peru, September, 1998.

 

?Alliance Opportunities for Trade and Development via Distance Learning?, M.A. Cárdenas y Geza Feketekuty, live interactive video-link from San Diego, Ca. (first-ever for a UN sponsored event), UNCTAD/United Nations Staff College Forum Training on Interntional Trade: Challenges and Opportunities for Partnerships,  with the participation of UNCTAD's Secretary General H. Ribens Ricupero, ILO Center, Turin, Italy, June 17, 18 and 19, 1998.

 

?Telecommunications-Based Distance Education?, M.A. Cardenas and M.L. del Castillo, videoconference presented via satellite, from San Diego, Ca., II Foro Internacional LaSallista, Mexico, D.F., August 26, 1998.

 

?Education and Training through Telecommunications: The Role of Universities and the Benefits to Our Globalized Society?,  M.A. Cardenas, conference at the Regional Meeting, National Association of Mexican Universities (ANNUIES), Tijuana, Mexico, January, 1998.

 

Various interactive, bi-directional video links connecting San Diego with Turkey, North Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, Geneva, New Zealand and Mexico for the first time ever in live synchronous  mode, International Training Center, San Diego State University, 1996-1998.

 

?The Importance of the Global Context for Competitiveness and Health Development?, M.A. Cardenas, Third Annual Program on Health and Safety, State Government of Aguascalientes and State Social Security Institute (ISSSPEA), Aguascalientes, Mexico, October 11, 1996.

 

"The Globalization of Higher Education: New Approaches for Increased Competitiveness", Instituto Tecnológico de Acapulco, Acapulco, Mexico, September 1994.

 

"Global Realities for Educational Leadership", M. A. Cardenas, seminar presented to a group of Canadian schools administrators and teachers enrolled in doctorate program, Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Post-Secondary Education, College of Education, San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., July, 1993.

 

"Free-Market Business Dynamics: The Role of Training and Human Development", M. A. Cardenas, seminar presented during the "Russia-U.S.-Mexico" Business Encounter Program, sponsored by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Newly Independent States (NIS), the Academy of Sciences of Russia, and San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., May, 1993.

 

"The Need for Accelerated Technology Training in Developing Nations-Future Manpower Realities", M. A. Cardenas, invited luncheon presentation, AMERI (Mexico City association of executives in industrial relations) and BANAMEX (a leading private bank in Mexico), Mexico City, December, 1992.

 

"Celebrating Opportunities for Hispanic Students: Strategies for success", M. A. Cardenas co-planner and member of organizing committee, a three-day conference sponsored by the School Boards Associations of California, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, attended by 400 board members and school administrators, Marriot Hotel and Marina, San Diego, Ca., March, 1992.

 

"A Reflection on TQM", Miguel A. Cardenas, expert commentary in Spanish presented live via satellite to 25 receiving sites throughout the United States, Mexico and Central America, as part of the Videoconference Total Quality Management designed and produced for Mexico's association of personnel trainers (Asociacion Mexicana de Capacitacion de Personal, AMECAP) and for the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) by KPBS and the International Training Center, SDSU, San Diego, CA., November 21, 1990.

 

"Education in Mexico: Trends for the Future", M. A. Cardenas, seminar presented as part of the Canada-US-Mexico satellite teleconference program entitled Educational Leadership Preparation for the 21st Century, Colleges of Education and Extended Studies, San Diego State University (organized for 30 receiving sites that included universities, educational agencies and schools in three countries), KPBS studio facilities, San Diego, CA., May 17, 1990.

 

"Interactive Distance-Education via Telecommunications:  A Tool for Academic and Technology Exchange", M. A. Cardenas, invited presentation, Coordination Meeting of the Multinational Project on Micro-Electronics and Informatics for Latin America, Organization of American States, Rodeway Inn, Orlando, Florida, June 24-28, 1990.

 

"The Gateway Complex at San Diego State University:  A New Facility for Distant-Education and other Pacific Rim International Programs," M. A. Cardenas, invited conference presented to officials and experts of education and science, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C., October, 1988.

 

"The First Cross-Border US-Mexico Telecommunications Link for Educational and Technology Exchange", M.A. Cardenas, presented at the Formal Dedication Program for INTERNET, transmitted live to Cuernavaca, Mexico, via the Morelos Satellite, from the KPBS-TV Studio on the Campus of San Diego State University, May 19, 1988.

 

"Mexico:  A New Face to the South", M. A. Cardenas, keynote luncheon conference, International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP), San Diego Chapter, Mission Valley Inn, San Diego, CA., May 13, 1987.

 

"Mexico:  A Country in Transition", M. A. Cardenas, Keynote luncheon talk, Rotary Club of Chula Vista, CA., December 12, 1986.

 

"First Radio Series on Regular Issues:  A Binational Perspective," M. A. Cardenas, Four 1-hour programs featuring experts from Mexico and the United States on water, energy, economic development and migration, KPBS FM and San Diego State University, May 1986.

 

"Mexico and its Educational System:  Realities and Challenges," M. A. Cardenas, keynote address presented to the regional meeting of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA., January 7, 1986.

 

"San Diego State University:  A Regional Resource Linking with Baja California, Mexico," M. A. Cardenas, invited talk, General Electric Management Conference, Bahia Hotel, San Diego, CA., November, 1985.

"Fundamentals of Systems Engineering," seminar designed as part of the requirements of the Master's Degree Program in Regional Development, Centro de Estudios de la Frontera Norte de Mexico (CEFNOMEX), July-September 1985.

"A Prognosis of the U.S. Mexico Border," National Meeting on Border Issues, Colegio de Mexico-Centro de Estudios Fronterizos del Norte de Mexico, Mexico City, December 1984.

 "A Governmental Decentralization and Urban Development in Mexico," Inter-American Development Bank and Colegio de Mexico, Second Regional Conference, Mexico, D.F., January 21-22, 1983.

 

"Alternative Approaches to Migrant Child Education" invited keynote talk, California State Parent's Conference, State Department of Education, Pacifica Hotel, Los Angeles, California, May 1982.

 

The Baja California Master Plan of Education 1980-1988," VII Reunion de Intercambio Binacional, Instituto Tecnologico Regional de Mexicali, Secretaria de Educacion Publica, April 1982.

 

"The Frontiers of Culture", invited paper, Reunion de Consulta Popular del Lic. Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, Presidential Candidate to the P.R.I. Party, national event included in the Candidate's tour of the U.S.-Mexico Border, Tijuana, Baja California, April 1982.

 

"Planning Energy and Water Needs in the California-Baja California Region," invited conference, Lecture Series on Water and Energy Issues, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., April 1982.

 

"Adult Education in the Californias," Keynote Speaker, National Adult Education Conference, National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education (NAPCAE), Anaheim, CA., October 1981.

 

"Education and Social Welfare in Baja California:  An Overview of Social Programs," Commission of the Californias, Education Committee, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA., July 1981.

 

"Education in Mexico", invited conference, California State Board of Education, Sacramento, CA., October 1981.

 

"The Importance of Education, Science and Technology in the Mexican Food Program (SAM)," Comite Promotor del Desarrollo Socio-Economico de Baja California, regional conference to analyze and evaluate the food problems in the State, Mexicali, B.C., April 1980.

 

"Educational and Social Welfare:  A Priority for Baja California" meeting of the Commission of the Californias, Educational Committee, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA., July 1980.

 

"Education and the Global Development Plan of Mexico," Keynote address, Madrugadores (a Baja California community organization), Tijuana, B.C., May 1980.

 

"Systems Methodology:  Application to Project Management and Research," invited one-day seminar, Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (National Power Research Institute), Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 1980.

 

"Integrated Regional Development", invited keynote seminar, Baja California State Association of Economists, Tijuana, B.C., May 1978.

 

"Basic Concepts of the Administration Reform Program in the Mexican Public Sector," CETYS Technological Institute, Tijuana, B.C., May 1978.

 

"Proposed Amendments to the State Government Organic Law", invited address to the Baja California State Congress, Gobierno del Estado de Baja California, Mexicali, December 1977.

 

"A Modelling Methodology for Macro-Regional Planning," Continuing Education Program, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Seminar on Systems Engineering and Applications, June 1977, Mexico, D.F.

 

"Current Applications of the Systems Approach and Methodology," Inauguration Keynote Conference, Industrial and Systems Engineering Symposium, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, March 1977.

 

"A Systems Methodology for Institutional Development," executive seminars for Fideicomiso para Credito en Areas de Riego, BANRURAL (Mexican National Bank for Rural Credit), PYDSSA-FICAR Project, March 1977.

 

"Prospects for Long Range of Asia-Pacific Region" international working-team's meeting for the Mesarovic-Pestel project, Club of Rome East-West Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 1977.

 

"The Mesarovic-Pestel Project: The Ecological Stratum," invited seminar at the French National Polytechnic Institute, Computer Science Division, Grenoble, France, May 1974.

 

"Macro-Regional Planning:  The Multi-Level Theory and Regional Crises," M. Mesarovic, E. Pestel, M. A. Cardenas, et al, International Club of Rome Meeting, participating Heads of State from five continents, Salzburg, February 1974.

 

"A Multilevel Hierarchical Model for Phosphorous Control in Lake Erie," seminar presented to officials of federal, state and local government agencies; Systems Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1973.

 

"Long-Range Planning in the Electrical Power Industry", Conference presented to executives of power utilities and private firms, Annual Symposium on Control of Complex Systems, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1973.

 

"Information Systems and Structures," invited keynote seminar, Annual Symposium of the Mexican Computer Science Association, D.F., July 1972.

 

"La Ingenieria de Sistemas: Filosofia, Tecnicas, e Implementacion," E.S.I.M.E. Graduate School, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico, D.F., November 1971.

 

"Applications of Systems Engineering to Investment Planning," monthly conference program, School of Engineering and Applied Science University of California, Los Angeles, May 1971.

 

"Modelling and Solving the Capacity Expansion Problems in the Electrical Industry", invited seminar, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, September 1970.

 

"A New Technique for Parameter Identification in Water Quality" invited seminar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA., July 1970.

 

Systems Engineering, Fundamentals and Applications", invited conference, First Forum on Industrial Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, S.E.P., Tijuana, Mexico, September 19-23, 1988.

 

"A Global Water Model with a Systems Framework", invited seminar, Institute for Engineering Research, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, D.F., November 1974.

 

"Mankind at the Turning Point: The Mesarovic-Pestel Project of the Club of Rome", invited seminar, El Colegio de Mexico (COLMEX), Mexico, D.F., September 1974.

 

SELECTED DEGREE AND NON-DEGREE COURSES, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

Responsible and participant in a wide variety of seminars, training and short courses in the United States and abroad, as an educator and consultant, and government official, mostly in the area of systems analysis and methodology, strategic planning and global markets, technology-based networked collaboration, international managerial leadership, and organizational synchronization..

 

 ?ITC Annual Meeting/SDGKU Globalization Course?, M.A.Cardenas, Planning, Coordination and Direction under a specific theme of 17 one-week visit/courses from 1996 to the Present, attended by leading members and coordinators of the ITC-GKNET Global Collaboration Network ( www.itcsandiego.com) during the months of February and March, held in San Diego, CA and other selected sites around the world, including various locations in China, Thailand, Singapore, and India, and with the participation of invited guests and experts from education, business and government in the countries visited.

 

Curricular planning, design and development of a fully on-line Doctor of Philosophy and two Master of Science Degree Programs, as well as 12 Non-Degree Global Competency Certificate Programs, in English and Spanish,  delivered  via www.sdgku.com  and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education of the State of California , July 2003 - January 2012.

 

"ITC-GKNET Network and SDGKU", M. A. Cardenas,  1-1/2 hour special Parallel Session/Workshop featuring twenty years of international distance learning and collaboration programs of  the ITC organization under the service mark "Sharing Knowledge", ICDE International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Nov. 19-23, 2005, New Delhi.

 

?Systems Theory and Applications?, M.A. Cardenas, three unit academic course offered on-line through San Diego Global University to students at the Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Cuautitlan-Izcalli, Estado de Mexico, January-May, 2004.

  

?Training and Certification Workshop for Distance Activity Coordinators, Instructors and Consultants?, M.A. Cardenas et al, 3-day competency-based instructional session for SDGU Global Competency Certification, July 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003, San Diego, Ca.

 

?Training for Distance Education Program Coordinators?, 5-day Seminar/Workshop for ITC network associates, designed as the first phase of a certification process of labor competency (directed by M.A. Cardenas), International Training Center, San Diego State University, July 20-24. 1998. Program offered again in Toluca, Mexico, October 22-24, 1998, at the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico; in San Diego again, July 19-24, 1999, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 17-19, 1999.

 

"Management Systems and Modern Instructional Technologies, two-week training program designed for SENAC, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, International Training Center, SDSU, San Diego, Ca. August, 1994.

 

"Trends in University Administration and Community Outreach Programs", five-week training program designed for high-level officials from Eastern Mediterranean University Northern Cyprus, financed by AMIDEAST, Washington, D. C.; International Training Center, S.D.S.U, San Diego, Ca., June-July, 1993.

 

"International Business in the Pacific Rim", six-month Certificate program designed for business leaders and executives from Mexico, International Training Center and Banco de Comercio Exterior de Mexico (BANCOMEXT), April-September, 1992.

 

"A Reflection on TQM", Miguel A. Cardenas, expert commentary in Spanish presented live via satellite to 25 receiving sites throughout the United States, Mexico and Central America, as part of the Videoconference Total Quality Management designed and produced for Mexico's association of personnel trainers (Asociacion Mexicana de Capacitacion de Personal, AMECAP) and for the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) by KPBS and the International Training Center, SDSU, San Diego, CA., November 21, 1990.

 

"Second Professional Development Institute for Administrators from the National System of Technological Institutes of Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Coordinator, Pacific Region Training Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 16-20, 1990.

 

"First Professional Development Institute for Administrators from the National System of Technological Institutes of Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Coordinator, Pacific Region Training Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., November 27-December 1, 1989.

 

"Third Annual Summer Institute on US-Mexico Issues:  Mexico's Perspective - Investment and Business Operations in Mexico", Co-director with Dr. A. Wong-Boren (Professor, School of Accountancy), and Dr. Jorge A. Bustamante, Director General, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A.C., sponsored by the Pacific Region Training Center jointly with SDSU's College of Business Administration, with Optional Graduate-Level Academic Credit, Aztec Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 17-21, 1989.

 

"Second Teacher Training Institute for the Pacific Region:  Helping Teachers Work with Students from Other Countries", Co-director with Dr. Ricardo Cornejo (Professor, School of Teacher Training), sponsored by the Pacific Region Training Center jointly with SDSU's College of Education, San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego Unified School District, with Optional Graduate-Level Academic Credit, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 10-14, 1989.

 

"First Teacher Training Institute for the Pacific Region:  The New Reality in U.S. Schools" co-director with Dr. Ricardo Cornejo (Professor of the School of Teacher Training), sponsored by the Pacific Region Training Center jointly with the SDSU College of Education, San Diego County Office of Education and the San Diego Unified School District:  with Optional Graduate-Level Academic Credit, Faculty-Staff Centre, San Diego State University, July 11-15, 1988.

 

"Second Summer Institute on US-Mexico Issues: Mexico's Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities of the New Administrations in Mexico and the United States," co-director with Dr. J. A. Bustamante, Pacific Region Training Center-SDSU's Mexican/American Studies Department, with Optional Upper Division and Graduate-level Academic Credit, Faculty-Staff Centre, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 18-22, 1988.

 

"First Summer Institute on U.S.-Mexico Issues:  Mexico's Perspective on the Alien Problem, Border Development and Border Politics", co-director with J. A. Bustamante; Pacific Region Training Center, Mexican/American Studies Department, with Optional Upper Division and Graduate level Academic Credit, Aztec Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, July 10, 1987.

 

"Simposium on the Environmentally Responsible Management of Water in the US-Mexico Border Region: Experiences and Perspectives?, M.A. Cárdenas, moderator of the Western Border Sub-Region, El Colegio de México - El Colegio de la Frontera Norte ? Ford Foundation, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico, June 11-13, 1986.

 "Recent Events in Mexico and its Effects on the US-Mexico Border Region", Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias and Centro de Estudios de la Frontera Norte de México, B.C., San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., November, 1985.

 

"Systems Engineering:  Approach and Implementation", short course for educators and managers, Instituto Tecnologico, Mexicali, B. C., June 1983.

 

"Regional Assembly on United States-Mexico Borderlands", The American Assembly, El Paso, Texas, March, 1982.

"Problemas Sociales en el contexto de las Regiones México-Estados Unidos", Academic Meeting of the Carlos Tello-Clark Reynolds Study Group, Colegio de México-Centro de Estudios Fronterizos del Norte de México, A.C., (CEFNOMEX), Tijuana, B.C., April, 1982.

 "Long-Range Corporation Planning and Organization" invited training and evaluation seminar for the agro-industrial complex Sinaloense de Inversiones, S.A., Culiacan, Mexico, October 1981.

?Evaluation of the Bi-national Education Exchange Program Between the States of Baja California and California? Secretaria de Eucacion y Bienestar Social and California State Department of Education, Sacramento and Mexicali, August 1980.

"Development Plans and Perspectives: The Case of Baja California:, San Diego Coalition, World Trade Association and San Diego State University, Hotel Hilton, San Diego, California, October, 1980.

 

"Education and Training Program for Small Businesses", Advisory Board,  Institute for Small Business Management in  the Border Area, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, Calexico, Ca., October 1978-October 1980.

 "The Systems Approach:  Applications and Case Studies in the Public Sector," short course for selected officials of governmental agencies, Baja California State Government, Centro de Gobierno, Mexicali, B.C., August 1978.

 

"The Hierarchical Multilevel Approach in the Planning, Design and Operation of the Water Resources System," American Water Resources Association and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May 20-27, 1973.

 

"Future Trends in Water Resources Research and Development", discussion group session in the short-course ?Design and Operation of Water Resources Systems?, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, May, 1973. 

"La Ingenieria de Sistemas Administrativos," COREHUM, Mexican Ministry of Water Resources, Mexico, D.F., December 1-8, 1972.

 

"Introduction to Operations Research" short course for governmental officials and private sector executives, Planificacion y Desarrollo de Sistemas, S.A., Mexico, D.F., June 1971.

 

"Environmental Systems Analysis", Systems Engineering Department University of California, Los Angeles, California, Winter 1971.

"Optimization Techniques in the Planning, Design and Operation of Water Resources Systems", Systems Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Spring 1970.

"Hydroelectric Aspects of Power Development", University of California and Hydrologic Engineering Center, Corps of Engineers, Davis, California, June, 1970.

"Optimization Techniques with Applications to Developing Countries", Systems Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California. September, 1969.

   

 

(Spanish Translation)

  

 Educacion:                                                    

 

Universidad de California, Los Angeles, Ph.D. (Doctorado); Ingeniería de Sistemas Complejos y de Grande Escala, Administración/Planeación de Inversiones y Sistemas de Recursos Hidráulicos; Junio de 1971.

 

Universidad de California, Los Angeles, M.C. (Maestría en Ciencias): Ingeniería de Sistemas/Investigación de Operaciones, Marzo de 1969.

 

San Diego State University, San Diego, California, B.S.E.E. (Título Profesional de Ingeniero): Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica con especialidad en Sistemas de Transmisión y Comunicaciones; Diciembre, 1967.

 

Distinciones Académicas y Profesionales
  

Premio San Diego Magazine Latino Impact Award for Cross Border Leadership, Wastage Hotel, San Diego, CA, Octubre 19, 2016.

Ceremonia y Reconocimiento Institucional por ?La labor Pionera de Educacion y Liderazgo en Sistemas Globales de SDGKU?, ABSS Institute of Technology, Meerut (UP), India, Marzo 6, 2012.

 

Ceremonia y Reconocimiento público por "Sus Contribuciones a la Sociedad y a la Educación a Nivel Mundial", Consejo de Desarrollo Económico de Tijuana y Comité de Imagen de Tijuana, Estado de Baja California, México, Octubre 12, 2011.

 

Nombramiento de ?Asesor Honorario? del Tianjin Institute of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade (ahora ?Tianjin College of Commerce?), en Tianjin, China, Abril 26, 2011.

 

Recibió en ceremonia solemne el grado de "Doctorado Honoris Causa" de la Universidad Ricardo Palma en Lima, Perú, por ?sus aportes significativos a la Ingeniería de Sistemas?, Octubre 28, 2009.

 

Reconocimiento Público por "Sus Contribuciones a la Educación a Distancia a Nivel Internacional", Ciudadanos Y Gobierno del Estado De Aguascalientes, Ceremonia Especial con el C. Gobernador y Gabinete del Estado, Noviembre, 2004, Aguascalientes, Ags., México.

  

Reconicimeinto de ?Diversity Leadership and Achievement?, cocktel y ceremonia de premiacion, Gordon & Reese LLP, San Diego, Ca., Diciembre, 2003.

 

Certificados de Merito de varias universidades, institutos tecnologicos y otros miembros de la red de colaboracion global ITC-GKNET por las contribuciones del Dr. Miguel A. Cardenas al campo de la ingeniaria de sistemas, educacion y capacitacion a distancia y en red, y competencias globales, incluyendo el Instituto Polotecnico Nacional de Mexico,  Universidad Liceo Cervantino, Universidad La Salle, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California en Mexico, Universidad Tecnologica de Panama y Asociacion de Universidades de MercoSur en Paraguay, 1998-2003.

 

Premio Nacional "Model of Best Practices" al International Training Center (ITC), San Diego State University, M.A. Cardenas, Executive Director, Annual Meeting of American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), San Francisco, California, Noviembre 1998.

 

Distincion como Fundador y Director Ejecutivo,  "International Training Center: Program of Excellence", San Diego State University, entregado por Dr. Stephen L. Weber, President of San Diego State University, Special Awards Banquet, San Diego, Ca., Abril 1998.

 

Designado como miembro del "Sistema Nacional de Investigadores" of Mexico (Septiembre 1986-Junio 1988), reconocimeinto otorgado por el gobierno federal de Mexico a academicos distingidos por sus contribuciones y logros..

 

Premio "Outstanding Alumnus Award for the College of Engineering", San Diego State University, 1978, San Diego Alumni Association, Mayo 1978.

 

UCLA Chancellor's Teaching Fellowship (Regent Scholar), distincion y beca de cuatro años para estudios de investigacion de posgrado, University of California, 1968-1972, Los Angeles California.

 

Distincion academica "Suma Cum Laude" y ganador del premio "Outstanding Engineer Award 1967-1968", San Diego State University, San Diego, California, junio 1968.

 

Ganador de la beca 1965-1967 "Western Electric Scholarship" por logros academicos, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, Agosto 1965.

 

Membresia en la sociedad academica " Phi Kappa Honor Society" 1965- 1967, San Diego, California.

 

Premio Anual 1963 "Bank of America Award for Language", St. Augustine High School, San Diego, California, Junio 1963.

 

Referencias Internacionales de Distincion:

 

Inclusión de su biografía en el International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Ninth (Millennium) Edition, American Biographical Institute, N.C., USA, 1999.

 

Inclusión en la publicación 2000 Outstanding Community Leaders of the 20th Century, International Biographical Centre, Melrose Press Ltd., Cambridge, England, 1998.

 

Endoso experto de Miguel A. Cárdenas en la portada trasera de la conocida obra The Manager's Guide to Benchmarking, J.P. Finnigan, Jossey-Boss Publishers, San Francisco, Ca., 1996. Edición en español por McGraw-Hill, 1997; y en You Can't Go Wrong by Doing it Right, Stephen L. Goldstein, The Oasis Press, Central Point, Oregon, 1999.

 

Mención en Who is Who in Latin America, Government and Politics, Decade Media Books and Communications, Inc., New York, N.Y., Primera (1984) y Segunda (1988) Edición.

 

Múltiples presentaciones personales, así como refere sobre proyectos y actividades del Dr. Miguel A. Cárdenas en conocidos medios internacionales de prensa, radio y TV., incluyendo Excelsior (México, D.F.), Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA), San Diego Union y Business Journal (San Diego, CA), Public Broadcasting System (PBS), ABC, NBC-TV, Univisión, PBS Radio Hispana, WLRN-TV en Miami y otros.


 

Experiencia Profesional

 

Fundador y Presidente. San Diego Global Knowledge University (www.sdgku.com), San Diego, CA, 2008-Presente.

 

Universidad en red especializada en programas  académicos y de formación profesional orientados al conocimiento global y a la certificación de competencias globales a través de un ambiente de aprendizaje multi-modal, multi-tecnológico y multi-media. Es apoyado por un avanzado sistema basado en Web manejador de portales y constructor de cursos denominado "HIVE". Su oferta de servicios incluye, entre otros, los programas académicos y no-académicos antes ofrecidos por SDGU más un Doctorado (Ph.D.) en Sistemas Globales y tres programas de certificación/diplomado en sincronización organizacional, análisis de sistemas y serie anual ITC. SDGKU también administra el conocido programa ITC y su red de colaboración a distancia ITC-GKNET (www.itcsandiego.com).

 Fundador y Presidente, San Diego Global University (SDGU) , San Diego, California, Enero 2003-2007

Entidad académica y certificadora autorizada por el Estado de California para otorgar grados académicos y certificaciones de competencias globales, en inglés y español, a través de un original sistema instruccional en-línea basado en video pre-producido llamado ?OLE? (Optimum Learning Environment), con derechos de uso reservados, el cual incluye el uso de un ?Foro? electrónico para la comunicación en vivo a nivel global.

 

Presidente, San Diego Global Educational Institute, San Diego, California, Enero 2002-2007

 

Entidad sin fines de lucro autorizada bajo la reglamentacion 501(C3) de E.U.A.,dedicada a proyectos educativos y de desarrollo, apoyados por tecnología, que promueven la colaboración global y la paz. Sirvió como administradora del programa International Training Center (ITC) durante este periodo.

 

 Director Ejecutivo, International Training Center (ITC), San Diego State University (SDSU), San Diego, California, 1987 - 2001.

 

·        Coordinación y desarrollo de una red multi-nacional de instituciones y dependencias de gobierno (ITC-GNET) dedicados al aprendizaje compartido con base en las telecomunicaciones y las nuevas tecnologías de información en general, incluyendo su conocido Encuentro Anual de Asociados que se realiza durante el mes de Febrero.

 

·        Producción y transmisión de programas anuales interactivos de videoconferencias vía satélite, microondas y cable a una red de aproximadamente 30,000 personas en 300 sitios receptores ubicados en 15 países del continente americano y Europa sobre temas de actualidad, incluyendo sistemas globales, visión estratégica, reingeniería, calidad ambiental (ISO 14000), negociación y manejo de conflicto internacional, y otros. Este programa es trilingüe (inglés, español y portugués) y cuenta con la mayor audiencia en el mundo para este tipo de instrucción multinacional.

 

·        Formación y certificación de la competencia profesional y laboral de coordinadores de actividades a distancia; promoción de estándares internacionales de competencia.

 

 

Cárdenas y Asociados, México, D.F. y Tijuana, B.C., 1975-presente.

 

Ha organizado y dirigido diversas empresas comerciales, incluyendo un negocio de reciclaje de maderas, una agencia de viajes, concesionarias de automóviles y arrendadoras (National Car Rental en Baja California) y un proyecto de desarrollo de usos múltiples (turístico, inmobiliario y comercial) sobre una importante propiedad de 333 hectáreas con aguas termales ubicadas en Ensenada, B.C. y conocida como Rancho Agua Caliente.

 

Consultor, International Division, National Education Corporation Inc., (NEC), Irvine, Ca, 1992 - 1995.

 

Asesoria sobre estrategias corporativas y de mercado en America Latina, contribucion a diversas propuestas de asistencia tecnica a nivel internacional, edicion y traduccion al español de diversas publicaciones.

 

PYDSSA, Mexico, D.F. y Tijuana, B. C., 1975-1983; ICS, San Diego, Ca, 1983-presente.

 

Director Asociado, Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1982-1987.

 

Fundador de esta unidad académica e iniciador de sus programas; promoción de fondos y desarrollo de proyectos de investigación en problemas regionales y transfronterizos; responsable del curso "Desarrollo Regional:  Un Enfoque de Sistemas", y otras cátedras relacionadas con la ingeniería de sistemas, además de realizar diversas tareas de enlace con instituciones académicas mexicanas.

 

Asesor del Director y Profesor Asociado, Colegio de la Frontera Norte de México, A.C. (antes CEFNOMEX), Tijuana, B.C., México, 1982-1988.

 

Encargado de diversas tareas de apoyo académico con instituciones afines, participación en seminarios y conferencias; responsable del curso "Ingeniería de Sistemas" dentro del programa de la Maestría en Desarrollo Regional.

 

Miembro de la Junta de Gobierno, Colegio de la Frontera Norte de México, A.C. (antes CEFNOMEX), 1981-1985.

 

Diseño y evaluación de política académica, recomendaciones sobre planes y presupuestos y apoyo institucional a la Dirección General.

 

Secretario de Educación y Bienestar Social, Estado de Baja California, Mexicali, B.C., Noviembre 1979-Octubre 1983.

  

Encargado de los programas de Educación, Cultura, Deporte y Recreación, Prevención Social, Salud y Bienestar Social en el Estado.  Entre las funciones del cargo se incluye la administración del Magisterio Estatal, la coordinación con las instituciones de educación superior, centros científicos, diversos programas de educación tecnológica y los vínculos con el Sector Productivo de la entidad (7,704 maestros y 434 escuelas); responsable del proyecto de creación y primer Presidente de la Junta Directiva del Colegio de Bachilleres de Baja California y consejero de otros diversos organismos educativos de Gobierno en la Entidad.  Fundador y catedrático de la Maestría en Ingeniería de Sistema en la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, primer programa de postgrado en el Estado.

 

H. Consejo Consultivo del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (I.M.S.S.)

 

Miembro en representación del Gobierno del Estado de Baja California; Máxima autoridad de este organismo en la Entidad, Mexicali, B. C., Junio 1981-1983.

 

Consultor, Center for International Programs, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1980-1982.

 

Asesoria y recomendaciones sobre proyectos Mexico-Estados Unidos y programas de vinculación.

  

Oficial Mayor de Gobierno Estado de Baja California, Mexicali, B.C., Noviembre 1977-Noviembre 1979.

 

Encargado del programa de reforma Administrativa del Aparato Gubernamental, el cual incluyó reestructuración jurídica y operativa de cada una de las dependencias del Ejecutivo Estatal.  Entre las funciones básicas del cargo se incluyó el manejo y control de 10,000 empleados públicos (burócratas y maestros), las relaciones laborales con sindicatos, la asignación de bienes y servicios requeridos, la Dirección del Periódico Oficial de Gobierno, el control de almacenes, dependencias y demás servicios generales de apoyo, múltiples representaciones cívicas y sociales del C. Gobernador y Encargado del Despacho del Mismo en su ausencia.

 

Fundador y Presidente, Planificación y Desarrollo de Sistemas, S.A., de C.V., (empresa consultora de estudios e inversiones), México, D.F., y Tijuana, B.C., 1972-1980.


Dirigió diversos proyectos para Instituciones de Gobierno y Empresas privadas (Incluyendo la Secretaría de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos, Secretaria de Hacienda y Crédito Público, PEMEX, Gobierno del Estado de Baja California y otras, orientadas al desarrollo de sistemas de administración, manuales de procedimientos, sistemas de información y desarrollo de recursos humanos; además de estudios y proyectos de planeación de inversiones y desarrollo regional.

 

Asesor, Comisión de Relaciones Humanas, Oficina del C. Secretario, Secretaria de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos, México, D.F., 1973-1975.

 

Responsable de diversos trabajos sobre sistemas administrativos dentro de la Secretaria, asignación de recursos y planeación organizacional de la Comisión de Relaciones Humanas (COREHUM), desarrollo del sistema de información de datos técnicos de la Subsecretaría de Planeación.

 

Asesordel Departamento de Sistemas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), Unidad Azcapotzalco, México, D. F., 1976-1977.

 

Realizó seminarios de actualización de programas.

 

Catedrático de Tiempo Parcial, Sección de Graduados, U.P.I.I.C.S.A., Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México, D. F., 1975-1977.

 

Desarrolló y dirigió proyectos de investigación financiados por CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología), además de realizar diversas tareas de planeación y asesoría académica para la División de Graduados de esta Escuela.

 

Asociado del Systems Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Colaboró y dirigió proyectos sobre planeación de inversiones, demografía, control de contaminación y análisis ecológico; además de ser miembro fundador del proyecto Mesarovic-Pestel del Club de Roma y responsable de los trabajos sobre desarrollo de recursos naturales del mismo.

 

Catedrático de Ingeniería de Sistemas, Systems Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972-1974.

 

Impartió cursos a nivel doctorado y maestría sobre Ingeniería de Sistemas de Recursos Hidráulicos, aspectos legales, sociales, y económicos de la contaminación ambiental, técnicas y modelos de optimización, sistemas de control, modelación y desarrollo macro-regional y planeación de inversiones.

 

Consultor Asociado, Computomata International Corporation, Los Angeles, California, 1970-1971.

 

Presentó varios cursos cortos y seminarios en la Ciudad de México sobre diferentes aspectos de la Ingeniería de Sistemas e Investigación de Operaciones; co-dirigió proyectos sobre el desarrollo de sistemas de información (M.I.S.).

 

Consultor Asociado, Environmental Dynamics, Inc., Los Angeles, California, 1969-1970.

 

Dirigió una evaluación de publicaciones sobre la Ingeniería de Sistemas aplicada a recursos hidráulicos para guiar futuras políticas de investigación y desarrollo en esta disciplina (trabajo de asesoría para el Departamento del Interior del gobierno de los Estados Unidos).  Realizó diversas consultas para Dependencias del Gobierno Federal de Estados Unidos en el ramo de planeación de sistemas de control ambiental.

 

Investigador Asociado, Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad de California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1968-1969.

 

Desarrolló y diseñó un modelo de optimización-simulación de planificación industrial para determinar las políticas óptimas de expansión en una región (este modelo se verificó utilizando la industria eléctrica como ilustración y en particular, el subsistema Sonora-Sinaloa del Noroeste de México).  Impartió cursos de Investigación de Operaciones, Ingeniería de Sistemas Hidráulicos y Desarrollo Económico.

 

Ingeniero Asistente, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California, Verano 1967 y Enero-Abril 1968.

 

Traducción al español de manuales técnicos, entrenamiento y trabajos diversos en mercadotecnia y administración; jefe del proyecto.

 

Ingeniero Asistente, Smythe Research Associates, San Diego, California, 1966

 

Desarrolló y diseñó sistemas de comunicaciones; evaluación de sistemas electrónicos de control industrial.


Otras Actividades Profesionales

  

Consultor y testigo experto para firmas legales, contables y de alta gerencia, empresas, instituciones educativas y gobiernos,  principalmente en programas de productividad y competitividad global, tecnología instruccional, desarrollo de competencias globales y certificación, interpretacion de idioma Ingles/Español y producción de medios, internacionalización de instituciones educativas y empresas,creación de redes de colaboración y ambientes de trabajo basados en tecnología, y edicion en Español de documentos y manuales para empresas e instituciones públicas.

 

Director-Propietario, Hotel-Spa "Rancho Agua Caliente", Ensenada, Baja California, México, 1983-presente.

 

Miembro del Consejo Directivo, Alumni and Associates, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1981-1986.

 

Presidente del Instituto de Administración Pública de Baja California, organismo afiliado al Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública (INAP) en México, D.F., Mexicali, B. C., Noviembre 1977-1982.

 

 

Publicaciones:

 

Autor de diversas publicaciones en inglés y español, en Estados Unidos y Latinoamérica.  La siguiente es una lista parcial de libros y artículos publicados.

 

Libros (Obras)

 

Service Excellence and Productivity for Global Success, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2008.

Excelencia de Servicio y Productividad para el Exito Global, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publsihers, San Diego, CA, 2008.

 

Competitive Success With A Global Focus, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2007.

 

El Exito Competitivo Con Enfoque Global, M.A. Cardenas, MAC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2007.

 

Principles For World-Class Performance, M.A. Cardenas, ITC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2005.

 

Principios Para Un Desempeno de Clase Mundial, M.A. Cardenas, ITC Publishers, San Diego, CA, 2004.

 

Productivity With A Global Flair,  M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2003.

 

Productividad Con Sabor Global, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2003.

 

The Metamorphosis of Competition, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2002

 

La Metamorfosis del Competidor, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 2002. 

 

The MAC Effect, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 1999.

 

El Efecto MAC, M.A. Cardenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, CA, 1998.

 

El Enfoque de Sistemas: Estrategias para su Implementacion, M.A. Cardenas, Editorial Limusa, S.A., Mexico, D.F., 1978; second printing in 1980; third in 1986, fourth in 1991; fifth printing in 1998, Editorial ICG, Chula Vista, Ca.. Revised Second Edition in 2000, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca.

 

Aplicaciones de la Ingenieria de Sistemas: Metodos y Resultados, Miguel A. Cardenas, Editorial Continental, S.A., Mexico, D.F., 1976.

 

La Ingenieria de Sistemas: Filosofia y Tecnicas, M.A. Cardenas, Editorial Limusa, S.A., Mexico, 1974; second edition in 1978; third edition in 1983; fourth edition in 1985, fifth edition in 1989, sixth edition in 1995.

 

Disertación Doctoral (Ph.D.) 

 

"The Systems Approach to Investment Planning in the Electrical Industry", Systems Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, June 1971.

 

 

Traducciones y Ediciones 

 

Videos/Webcasts y Manuales de Participante de los Programas del International Training Center (ITC) ( www.itcsandiego.com ),traducción y edición al Español, San Diego, CA; un total de 178 Programas de 1984 al Presente.

 

San Diego Global Knowledge University (SDGKU) Curricula de Maestrías, Doctorado Ph.D. y Certificaciones de Competencia Global (www.sdgku.com), incluyendo materials de apoyo instruccional, exámenes e instrumentos de evaluación, traducción y edicion al español , San Diego, CA, 2003-Presente.

 

Seis libros/obras ?MAC Publications? de 1998 (The MAC Effect) al 2008 (Service Excellence and Productivity for Global Success), traducción y edición al Español (200 o más páginas cada uno).

 

La Humanidad en la Encrucijada; Segundo Informe al Club de Roma, M. Mesarovic and E. Pestel (261 pages), Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico, 1975, Second Edition, 1975, Third Edition, 1978, Fourth Edition, 1981; translation into Spanish and edition of Mankind at the Turning Point: The Second Report of the Club of Rome, M. Mesarovic and E. Pestel, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc, Reader's Digest Press, New York, 1974.

 

National System for Technical Education, Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico (SEP), Mexico City, English language translation into English and edition of Sistema Nacional de Educacion Tecnologica, (102-page book), S.E.P., Feb. 1992 (official Mexican government publication describing the technical education programs of the country), M. A. Cardenas, et al. May, 1992, San Diego, Ca.

 

Ingenieria de Sistemas en Recursos Hidraulicos, W. Hall and J. A. Dracup (372 pages), Compañia Editorial Continental, S. A. (C.E.C.S.A.), Mexico, 1974; translation into Spanish and editon of Water Resources Systems Engineering, W. Hall and J. A. Dracup, McGraw Hill, 1970.

 

 

ARTICULOS Y REPORTES SELECTOS

 

Manual de Participante de videoconferencias del International Training Center (ITC),  para178 programas originales producidos y transmitidos via satélite e Inernet de 1984 al Presente, incluyendo el más reciente intitulado  ?Excelencia y Desempeño con Estándares de Clae Mundial: Un Nuevo Mandato para el Exito?, con Dr. M.A.Cardenas Jr. como Moderador y el Dr. David Chaudron como Expositor Invitado, Diciembre 6, 2012.

 

?Rancho Agua Caliente Solar Project?, M.A. Cardenas et al, San Diego Global Educational Institute, Global Energy Division, San Diego, California, Febrero 10, 2011.

 

"The Development of an ETK Methodology to Measure Organizational Synchronization", Krishnamoorthy, M., Cardenas, M.A., and Kumar, R., Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Denver, April 3-7, 2007.

 

"Optimizing Global Distance Learning Systems: The ETK Model", Cardenas, M.A., Krihsnamoorthy, M. and Kumar, R.,  Journal of Business and Management (tambien aceptado para presentarse en la Reunión Anual Numero 35 del  Western Decision Science Institute, The Hilton Waikaloa Village Hotel, Abril 11-15, 2006).

 

"ETKE: A Synchronization Approach for Organizational Success", Kumar, R., Krishnamoorthy, M. and Cardenas, M.A., International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Vol. 2, 2006 (tambien publicado en la Memoria o Proceedings de la Second International Conference of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Hyderabad, India, Diciembre 12-15, 2005).

 

?Training Trainers: Reaping the Rewards of Satellite-based Distance Learning?, Patton, C. and M.A. Cardenas, feature article in Satellite Business Solutions: Applications for Corporate Management, Pages 18-22, September 2004., Access Intelligence, LLC, Potomac, MD 620854. www.sbsmagazine.com .

 

"International Managerial Leadership as a Global Competency", M. A. Cardenas, Staff and Educational Development International, Volume 7, Number 2, Septiembre 2003.

 

?Guía de Certificación de Liderazgo Directivo Internacional?, M.A. Cárdenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca. Marzo 2002.

 

?Estándares de Competencia de Liderazgo Directivo Internacional?, M.A. Cárdenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca. Marzo 2002.

 

?Manual Básico de Formación y Certificación de Liderazgo Directivo Internacional?, M.A. Cárdenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca. Marzo 2002.

 

?Una Estrategia Secuencial de Sistemas para Optimizar el Uso Productivo de Tecnología de Telecomunicación para la Educación, Empresa y Gobierno?, M.A. Cárdenas, Proceedings of the XV Annual Conference of the Asia Association of Open Universities, Indira Gandhi Open University, New Delhi, Febrero 21-23, 2002.

 

?La Educación y el Entrenamiento a Través de las Telecomunicaciones: El Rol de las Universidades y los Beneficios para Nuestra Sociedad Globalizada?, M.A. Cárdenas, Staff and Educational Development International, Vol. 5, No. 1, Mayo 2001, Network Staff and Educational Development (NetSED), member of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICEO), United Kingdom (ISSN 0971-9008), Aravali Books International (P) Ltd.

 

?International Training Center: Innovación en la Formación Internacional,? M.A. Cárdenas, Distance Education Report, Vol. 3, No. 7 (F. Saba editor), Mayna Publications, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, Julio 1999.

 

?La Competencia Profesional y Laboral de Programas a Distancia con Enfoque Global?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, Staff and Educational Development International, Volumen 4, Número 2, septiembre 2000; Network for Staff and Educational Development (NetSED), miembro del International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED), Reino Unido (ISSN-0971-9008).

 

?Guía de Certificación para Coordinadores de Actividad a Distancia?, M.A. Cárdenas, M.L. del Castillo y X. Del Buono, Editorial ICG, Chula Vista, Ca., julio 1998.

 

?Estándares de Competencia para Coordinadores de Actividad a Distancia?, M.A. Cárdenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca., Julio 1998.

 

?Manual Básico de Formación y Certificación de Coordinadores de Actividad a Distancia?, M.A. Cárdenas, ICG Publishers, Chula Vista, Ca., Julio 1998.

 

?A Successful International Videoconference Model for Distance Instruction Programs,? M.D. Reynoso y M.A. Cárdenas, ensayo presentado en el International Conference and Exhibition: Language and the Media, 21-23 de noviembre, 1996, y publicado en las Memorias.

 

?A Successful Model for Distance Instruction Programs,? M.D. Reynoso y M.A. Cárdenas, ensayo presentado en el  International Conference on Technology Supported Learning: On line Educa Conference, Berlin, Alemania, 13-15 de noviembre, 1996, y publicado en las Memorias.

 

?ISO 14000 Training: The Basics,? M.A. Cardenas y R.V. Chalam, Artículo/Guía preparado para el Taller de ISO 14000, Pacific Basin Conference on Hazardous Waste, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, noviembre 1996.

 

"Implementando la Administración de Calidad Total Utilizando Métodos de Medios Masivos para Vencer Barreras de Distancia e Idioma", M.A. Cárdenas y G. Wolf, Memorias del 37th APICS International Conference and Exhibition, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Ca., oct. 30-nov. 4, 1994.

 

"El Enfoque de Sistemas en el Actual Ambiente Profesional: Terminología y Conceptos de Manejo", M. A. Cárdenas y P. Robles, ensayo presentado durante el X Aniversario, Programa de Post-Grado de Sistemas, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, México; publicado en las Memorias del evento, noviembre 1992.

 

"Education in Mexico: Trends for the Future", M. A. Cárdenas, trabajo presentado como parte del programa teleconferencia Canada-EUA-Mexico intitulado, Educational Leadership Preparation for the 21st Century, Colleges of Education and Extended Studies, San Diego State Univrsity (con recepción en 30 sitios remotos, incluyendo universidades, dependencias de educación pública y centros de planificación), centro televisivo KPBS, San Diego, California, Mayo 17, 1990.

 

"Increasing Cooperation Between California and Mexico:  What More Can Be Done?", M.A. Cárdenas, Working Paper No. 1, Pacific Region Training Center, College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Diciembre 1987.

 

"Pacific Region Training Center - Rationale, Program Objectives and Organization", M.A. Cárdenas, College of Extended Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Mayo 1987.

 

"A California-Mexico International Business Education Program", M. A. Cárdenas, et al., proposal submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Business and International Education Program, Washington, D. C., Diciembre 1986; financiamiento aprobado en Mayo, 1987.

 

"Manufactura y Desarrollo en América Latina:  El Fenómeno de La Maquiladora en el Norte de México", M.A. Cárdenas, Memorias de la Segunda Conferencia Internacional Sobre Ingeniería y Tecnología, Sociedad de Ingenieros Hispanos y Asociación Mexicana de Ingenieros Mecánicos y Electricistas (AMIME), México City, México, 20-22 de Agosto de 1986.

 

"Ecología y Frontera en las Californias:  Un Marco Conceptual," M.A. Cárdenas, Presentación Inaugural, Ciclo de Conferencias para el Estudio del Medio Ambiente en las Californias, Escuela de Economía, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), Tijuana, B.C., México, Abril 10-13, 1986; publicado en las Memorias, Ecología y Frontera, Juan Alvarez y Victor M. Castillo, Coordinadores, Escuela de Economía, UABC, Tijuana, México, 1986.

 

"The Use of Computers in the Educational System of Mexico:  A Case Study", M. A. Cárdenas, et al., capítulo en la obra Application of New Technologies in the Traditional Sectors:  Some Experiences on Technology Blending, A.S. Bhalla and D. James, Organización Internacional de Trabajo (OIT):  Ginebra, Suiza, Julio 1986.

 

"The Northern Border of Mexico: Basic Considerations for its Future Development," M.A. Cardenas y J. L. Trava Manzanilla, presentado en el International Colloquium on Agriculture, Economics and Society in the U.S.-Mexico Border, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Los Angeles (UABC)-Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)-University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dic. 4-7, 1985, Mexicali, B.C. Mexico; publicado en Estudios Fronterizos, Año III, vol. III, No. 9, Ene-Abril 1986, Mexicali, B.C., Mexico.

 

"Water Management Opportunities and Future Challenges in the Colorado River Basin:  The Case of the Southern California-Baja California Region", Miguel A. Cárdenas y J. L. Trava, Working Paper, Colegio de la Frontera Norte-San Diego University, Noviembre, 1985.

 

"Comentario sobre las Reglas de Facto en la Interacción Fronteriza", Miguel A. Cárdenas, en Reglas del Juego sin Reglas en la Vida Fronteriza, Mario Miranda Pacheco y James W. Wilkie, Editores, III Reunión de Universidades Mexicanas y de Estados Unidos, 23-25 de Octubre de 1983, Tijuana, B. C. Editorial ANUIES, México, D. F., 1985.

 

"La Planeación Regional de la Educación", M. A. Cárdenas, capítulo del libro intitulado Teoría y Política en el Proceso del Desarrollo: Ensayos en Honor de Victor L. Urquidi, México, D.F., 1984.

 

"Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias:  Preliminary Analysis and Feasibility", M. A. Cárdenas and Norris Clement, Office of Academic Affairs, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, Enero 1983.

 

"La Educación para Adultos en las Californias", M. A. Cárdenas, Lifelong Learning, Journal of the Adult Education Association, Marzo, 1981.

 


"Perspectivas Culturales de la Educación: El Caso de México", Urban and Rural Studies Center, Memorias del Tercer Simposio sobre Etnicidad y Salud, Universidad de California, La Jolla, California, Noviembre, 1980.

 

"Structures and Concepts of Education in Mexico", M. A. Cárdenas; Memorias de la Quinceava Reunión de la Asociación México-Americana de Educadores, San Diego, California, Noviembre, 1980.

 

"Frontera Norte de México: Algunas Consideraciones sobre su Desarrollo Futuro", M. A. Cárdenas y J. L. Trava Manzanilla, presentado en el Coloquio "Agricultura, Economía, y Sociedad en la Frontera México-Estados Unidos de América", Universidad Autonóma de Baja California (UABC), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) - Universidad de California Los Angeles (UCLA), Dic. 4-7,1985, Mexicali, B.C., México; publicado en Estudios Fronterizos, Año III, Vol. III, No. 9, Enero-Abril 1986, Mexicali, México.

 

"Educación, Bienestar Social y los Asentamientos Humanos en Baja California, M. A. Cárdenas, Memorias de la Reunión Estatal para la Comisión de Asentamientos Humanos y Obras Públicas de la H. Cámara de Diputados de México, B. C., Febrero, 1980.

 

"Sistemas de Seguridad Social y los Asentamientos Humanos en Baja  California, M. A. Cárdenas, Memorias de la Segunda Reunión Nacional de Oficiales Mayores de los Estados, Presidencia de la República, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Noviembre 23-25, 1978.

 

"Evaluación de la Reforma Administrativa en Baja California", Memorias de la Cuarta Etapa de la Reforma Administrativa, Presidencia de la República y Gobierno del Estado, Tijuana, B. C., Junio, 1978.

 

"La Reforma Administrativa del Estado de Baja California 1977-1983", Memorias de la Reunión de la Alianza para la Producción, presidida por el C. Presidente de México, Centro de Gobierno, Mexicali, B. C., Abril, 1978.

 

Responsable y autor de diversos Artículos y Reportes que instrumentan los Sistemas Administrativos, y Programas de Educacion y Bienestar Social del Gobierno del Estado de Baja California, Mexico, así como la Planeación Educativa y Sistemas de Operación de Programas sociales incluyendo:

 

-          "Plan Maestro de Educación de Baja California 1980-1983", Abril, 1981.

-          "Proyecto de Creación del Sistema Estatal de Adiestramiento y Capacitación (SENAC) de Baja California: Perspectivas del SENA de Colombia y SENAI-SENAC de Brazil", Julio, 1981.

-          "Micro-Plan Educativo de Baja California", Julio, 1981.

-          ?Coleccion Bibliografica sobre Baja California: Volumenes I al XIII?, Marzo, 1980, Impresiones Galactica, Mexicali, B.C., Mexico.

-          "Proyecto de Desconcentración Administrativa-Financiera de lasDependencias

             del Ejecutivo", Marzo, 1978. 

-          "Guías para la Implantación del Sistema de Información al Ejecutivo", Enero, 1978.

-          "Instructivo para la Implantación del Sistema de Información al Ejecutivo", Enero, 1978.

-          "Anteproyecto de Reforma Administrativa del Gobierno del Estado de Baja California", Dr. M. A. Cárdenas, reporte técnico que establece el marco de referencia para la reestructuración del aparato público en esta Entidad federativa, Octubre, 1977.

    -         Varias otras publicaciones, Oficialia Mayor de Gobierno, Noviembre, 1977-Noviembre, 1979; y Secretaria de Educacion y Bienestar Social, Diciembre, 1979-Noviembre, 1983.  

 

"Modelación Macro-Regional para Latinoamérica: El Caso del Sector Hidráulico", Informes I, II y IV, M. A. Cárdenas, et al., CONACYT-Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Junio, Septiembre y Diciembre, 1976, Abril, 1977, México, D. F. (Investigaciones incorporadas al proyecto internacional Mesarovic-Pestel del Club de Roma).

 

"Estudio de Pre-inversión para el proyecto de Palma Africana en la Costa de Chiapas", M. A. Cárdenas y S. Romero Chávez, Comisión Nacional de Fruticultura, Secretaria de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos, México, D.F., Enero, 1976.

 

"A Global Water Cycle Model", M. A. Cárdenas, I.E.E.E. Conference on Decision and Control, 13th Symposium on Adaptive Processes, Phoenix, Arizona, Noviembre 20-22, 1974.

 

"A Multilevel Model of the Water Cycle on a Regional Basis", M. A. Cárdenas y J. M. Huerta, Proceedings of the Global Modeling Symposium, I.I.A.S.A., Baden, Austria, Mayo, 1974.

 

"El Concepto Estándar de la Ingeniería de Sistemas", M. A. Cárdenas, Ingeniería Hidráulica, México, D. F., Septiembre, 1974; también presentado en el "Congreso Internacional sobre Normas y Estándares", S.I.C.L.A., México, Julio, 1972, publicado en las Memorias del Congreso.

 

"A Survey of the Urban Runoff Pollution Problem", D. Mizell y M. A. Cárdenas; Systems Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Septiembre, 1973.

 

"An Interactive Methodology for Solving the Integrated Capacity Expansion Operation Planning Problem in the Electrical Industry", M. A. Cárdenas; System Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Mayo, 1973.

 

"Multilevel Systems Model for Interactive Mode Policy Analysis in Pollution Control-1", M. D. Mesarovic, M. A. Cárdenas, et al., informe sobre el proyecto "Phosphorus Control and Management in Lake Erie", (EE.UU.), Rockefeller Foundation  y Case Western Reserve University, Mayo, 1973.

 

"Hierarchical Economic Planning in Developing Countries", M. A. Cárdenas y Y. Y. Haimes; 1973 Joint Automatic Control Conference, Columbus, Ohio, Junio, 1973.

 

"Mathematical Modeling of Thermal Pollution in Streams", J. Folley, M. A. Cárdenas y Y. Y. Haimes: Proceedings of the First World Congress on Water Sources, Chicago, Illinois, Septiembre, 1973.

 

"El Concepto General de la Ingeniería de Sistemas", Miguel A. Cárdenas, Recursos Hidráulicos, Número 4, Vol. II, México, D.F., 1973.

 

"Estudio del Sistema de información de la Subsecretaría de Planeación", M. A. Cárdenas, Secretaría de Recursos Hidráulicos, México, D. F., Abril, 1972.

 

"Evaluación del Sistema Financiero-Contable de la Sub-dirección de Finanzas", M. A. Cárdenas, et al., Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), México, D. F., 1972.

 

"A Generalized Probability Approach to Water Supplies", J. A. Dracup, S. Grant, M. A. Cárdenas y T. Fogerty, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D. C., Agosto, 1970.

 

"An Assessment of Optimization Techniques as Applied to Water Resources Systems", J. A. Dracup, F. Mobasheri y M. A. Cárdenas, U. S. Department of Interior, Washington, D. C., Agosto, 1970.

 

 

CONFERENCIAS, VIDEO-PROGRAMAS Y PRESENTACIONES SELECTAS

 

 

Planeación diseño, producción y transmisión via satélite e Internet de 178 programas interactivos y pre-grabados de videoconferencias/webcasts (Video y Manual de Participante) desde 1985 al Presente sobre temas globales que incluyen sincronización organizacional, sistemas gerenciales, medio ambiente, telecomunicaciones, salud, energía, manejo de conflicto internacional, desarrollo y estrategia empresarial, entre otros (www.itcsandiego.com).

 

Estas videoconferencias, producidas bajo contrato en los estudios de KPBS-TV en San Diego (www.kpbs.org ), son multi-lingues (Ingles, español, Portugués y Chino Mandarin) y se transmiten como series anuales de 4 a 12 programas cada una via el Internet a nivel global y via EDUSAT de Mexico a 35,000 sitios receptores con alcance  continental en las Americas ( la red de transmisión satelitatl más extensa en el mundo para este tipo de instrucción). Estas videoconferencias han sido re-transmitidas via television nacional o regional en varios países, incluyendo Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador y Mexico. Sus títulos o temas son:

      

      Serie 2013   Estrategias de Re-Invencion y Sincronizacion  en un Mundo de Cambio

      Serie 2012   Protocolos de Exito Sustentable en un Nuevo Mundo     

      Serie 2011   Logro y Valor en la Nueva Economía Global

      Serie 2010   Principios de Competitividad en la Nueva Realidad Global

      Serie 2009   Fundamentos de Exito Generacional y Global

      Serie 2008    Excelencia en la Nueva Economía Global

      Serie 2007    Principios de Competitividd Global y Productividad 

      Serie 2006    Excelencia de Servicio y Productividad para el Exito Global

      Serie 2005    Excelencia Gerencial y Colaboración en Red para la Competitividad Global

      Serie 2004    El Exito con Competencia de Clase Mundial

      Serie 2003    Estrategias de Desempeño Competitivo

      Serie 2002    La Excelencia con Sabor Global

      Serie 2001    Conocimeintos deNueva Generación para la Productividad y Éxito

                              Global

      Serie 2000    Estrategias Globales de Excelencia, Valor y Desempeño Optimo

      Serie 1999    Fundamentos para la Prosperidad en el Tercer Milenio

      Serie 1998    El Exito Competitivo con Enfoque Global

      Serie 1997    Principios para un Desempeño de Clase Mundial

      Serie 1996    Estrategias para la Competitividad Global

      Serie 1996    Manejo y Resoulución de Conflictos a Nivel Internacional

      Serie 1995    Sistemas Administrativos para el Siglo XXI

      Serie 1995    Administración de Recursos Estratégicos

      Serie 1995    Manejo de las Telecomunicaciones para la Educación y

                              Desarrollo                

      Serie 1994    Sistemas Administrativos Innovadores

      Serie 1994    Manejo de las Telecomunicaciones para la Educación y Desarrollo

      Serie 1993    Sistemas Administrativos de Calidad

      Serie 1992    Productividad

 

"Programa Inaugural de INTERNET?, seminario ejecutivo y sesión de actualización  sobre este proyecto internacional sin precedentes, incluyendo el primer enlace transfronterizo de microondas México-EUA, para fines educativos y de capacitación; realizado en San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., Mayo 19, 1988, trasmitido en forma interactiva a México, D. F. y Cuernavaca, Morelos, vía los sistemas públicos de microondas y satélite de México. Participaron en este evento el Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A. C., Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia Y Tecnología, Dirección General de Institutos Tecnológicos.

Transmisión Interactiva (en vivo) desde San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca. a Tijuana, Mexicali y Ensenada, B.C., México, de un seminario piloto con duración de 2 horas sobre "Problemas Regionales de la Frontera México-EUA", Junio 27, 1986. Este programa se realizó por conducto de KPBS-TV (San Diego, Ca.) y el sistema nacional de microondas de México, con el apoyo de Nacional Financiera, S. A. y el Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A.C. y la participación de distinguidos empresarios, educadores y funcionarios públicos de México y EUA.

"ITC-GNET Network and SDGU", M. A. Cardenas y M. L. del Castillo, Sesión Paralela/Taller de 1-1/2 horas para presentar 20 años de programas internacionales de colaboracion a distancia y en red bajo la marca de servicio  "Compartiendo el Conocimiento" de la organizacion ITC,  ICDE International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Nov. 19-23, 2005, New Delhi.

"A Universal Model for Successful Distance and Online Learning Projects: Synchronized Organizations", R. Kumar, M. Krishnamoorthy y  M.A. Cardenas, presentado por  M.A. Cardenas en la reunión mundial  ICDE International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education,  y publicado en las Memorias o Proceedings, Nov. 19-23, 2005, New Delhi.

 

"La Globalización y el Surgimiento de la Organización en Red: Implicaciones para la Educación, Empresa y Gobierno", M.A. Cardenas, Ceremonia de Reconocimiento a la Trayectoria Profesional y Contribuciones a la Sociedad Mundial del Dr. Miguel A. Cardenas, Honorable Gobernador y Gobierno del Estado de Aguascaliente, Aguascalientes, Mexico, Noviembre, 2004.

 

"Technology Acquisition and Innovation: An Integrative Approach for Organizational Success", R. Kumar, M.S. Krishnamoorthy y M.A. Cardenas, Second World Congress on POM, Cancun, Mexico, Abril 30-Mayo 3, 2004.

 

"Distance Activity and Collaboration in Networks: Concepts, Technologies and Practice", M.A. Cardenas, Annual Meeting on Distance Education and Use of Technology, National System of Descentralized Technological Institutes, Veracruz, Mexico, July, 2003.

 

"Los Negocios a Nivel Global y las Redes Basadas en Medios Electrónicos", M.A. Cárdenas, videoenlace en-vivo entre San Diego y Chihuahua, México, Foro Internacional sobre el Uso de las Tecnologías de Información, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua/Gobierno del Estado de Chihuahua, Noviembre, 2001.

 

"Internacionalización, Nuevas Tecnologías y Liderazgo Directivo: Retos para los Tomadores de Decisiones en el Siglo XXI", M.A. Cárdenas, Conferencia Magistral, Reunión Nacional de Directores, Sistemas de Institutos Tecnológicos, Tijuana, B.C. (México), Octubre, 2001.

 

"Competencias Profesionales para el Aprendizaje a Distancia con Enfoque Global", M.A. Cárdenas, videoseminario en-vivo preset6nado desde San Diego, Ca., Congreso Nacional sobre Comunicación e Información Universitaria, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Cd. de México, Julio, 2001.

 

"Enlazando el Puerto de San Diego con Puerto del Noroeste de México", M.A. Cárdenas, videoenlace interactivo en-vivo entre San Diego y Culiacán, Sinaloa, México, Programa de Desarrollo Empresarial y Comercialización, San Diego Port Authority/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce/ITC, Mayo, 2001.

 

"El Dominio del Idioma Inglés como Destreza de Trabajo", M.A. Cárdenas y M.L. del Castillo, Sistema de Universidades Tecnológicas, Cd. de México, Abril, 2001.

 

"Perspectivas de las Empresas Eléctricas Modernas y Competitivas: La Importancia de la Actividad a Distancia", M.A. Cárdenas y M.L. del Castillo, Seminario presentado en la Reunión Anual de Capacitación, Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Hotel Fiesta Americana, Cd. de México, Noviembre, 2000.

 

"Estrategias de la Nueva Universidad Competitiva: El Rol de la Actividad a Distancia", M.A. Cárdenas y M.L. del Castillo, seminario presentado en la 2da Conferencia Anual de Universidades Privadas de MercoSur, Bolivia y Chile, Universidad Americana, Asunción, Paraguay, Octubre, 2000.

 

"Desarrollo de Capacidad Humana en la Colaboración a Distancia: La Formación de Coordinadores", M.A. Cárdenas, Reunión Tri-Nacional de Asociaciones de Educación Continua Canadá-EUA-México, Culiacán, Sinaloa, México, Septiembre, 1999.

 

"El Aprendizaje Global a Distancia a través de las Telecomunicaciones", M.A. Cárdenas, videoenlace en-vivo entre San Diego y Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo, Ceremonia de Diplomas ITC, Agosto, 1999.

 

?Un Nuevo Enfoque Hacia la Capacitación y el Desarrollo para el Siglo XXI?, M.A. Cárdenas, Presentación Magistral ante representantes de 22 países Arabes y funcionarios de Naciones Unidas, Arab States Network Meeting, UNCTAD y el Arab Trade Finance Program (ATFP), Escuela Superior de Negocios, Marseille, Francia, noviembre 19 y 20, 1998.

 

?El Concepto de la Organización Multinacional ITC?, M.A. Cárdenas, M.L. del Castillo y B. Ruvalcaba, IACET/Educon, Guadalajara, México, octubre 6, 1998.

 

"Redes de Videoenclaces para la Colaboración Educativa", M.A. Cárdenas et al, Primer videoenlace en vivo entre EUA y Perú, Asamblea Nacional de Rectores, Lima, Perú, Septiembre, 1998.

 

?Oportunidades de Alianzas para el Comercio y Desarrollo vía el Aprendizaje a Distancia?, M.A. Cárdenas y Geza Feketekuty, Video-enlace en vivo desde San Diego, Ca. UNCTAD/United Nations Staff College Forum Training on International Trade: Challenges and Opportunities for Partnerships, ILO Center, Turin, Italia, Junio 17, 18 y 19, 1998.

 

?La Educación a Distancia con Base en las Telecomunicaciones?, M.A. Cárdenas y M.L. del Castillo, videoconferencia presentada a distancia desde San Diego, Ca., II Foro Institucional Lasallista, México, D.F., agosto 26, 1998.

 

?La Educación y el Entrenamiento a Través de las Telecomunicaciones?, M. A. Cárdenas, conferencia y trabajo presentado en la Reunión Regional de ANNUIES, UABC, Tijuana, México, Enero de 1998.

 

"El Valor de las Redes y la Diplomacia Comercial para el Comercio y Desarrollo", M.A. Cárdenas, R. Ricupero, et al, Primer Videoenlace entre EUA y una Agencia de Naciones Unidas, Conferencia para el Desarrollo y el Comercio (UNCTAD), Ginebra, Suiza, Junio 1997.

 

"El Nuevo Empresario Multicultural: Desempeño y Competitividad", M.A. Cárdenas, L.R. Cheng, D. McClaine, y otros, primer videoenlace educativo en-vivo entre EUA y Nueva Zelanda, Universidad de Hamilton, Nueva Zelanda, Febrero, 1997.

 

"La Organización que Aprende: Visión y Oportunidades Gerenciales", M.A. Cárdenas, T. Hoffmann et al, videoenlace inaugural entre San Diego y Cd. de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Cd. de México, Octubre, 1996.

 

?La Importancia del Contexto Global para la Competitividad y la Salud de Nuestros Recursos Humanos?, M.A. Cárdenas, Tercera Semana de Salud, Seguridad e Higiene, Gobierno del estado de Aguascalientes e ISSSPEA, Aguascalientes, México, 11 de octubre, 1996.

 

"La Administración de Nuestra Aldea Electrónica Global", M.A. Cárdenas, F. Saba et al, primer videoenlace en-vivo entre EUA y Barcelona, Universidad de Barcelona, España, Marzo, 1996.

 

"Abriendo Puentes Educativos a través de la Tecnología", M.A. Cárdenas, J. Finnigan et al, primer videoenlace en-vivo entre EUA y Portugal, Universidad Abierta de Lisboa, Lisboa, Diciembre 5, 1996.

 

?La Globalización de la Educación Superior: Nuevos Enfoques para una Mayor Competitividad?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, conferencia presentada a empresarios y educadores de Acapulco, evento organizado por el Instituto Tecnológico de Acapulco, Acapulco, México, Noviembre de 1994.

 

?Realidades Globales para un Liderazgo Educativo?, M.A. Cárdenas, seminario presentado a un grupo de administradores y maestros de escuelas canadienses participantes del programa doctoral, Departamento de Administración, Rehabilitación y Educación Post-Secundaria, College of Education, San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., julio 1993.

 

?El Papel Empresarial del Científico Moderno: Retos y Consecuencias?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, conferencia presentada en el Instituto para América Latina, Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Rusia, Moscú, Rusia, Noviembre de 1993.

 

 "Adult Education in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region: Rationale for a Partnership Program", M. A. Cárdenas, Conferencia presentada en la primera reunión convocada por los organizadores del proyecto "U.S.-Mexico Adult Education Literacy", San Diego, Ca., Diciembre 10 y 11 de 1992.

 

"Educación a Distancia Interactiva vía Telecomunicaciones: Un enlace para el Intercambio Académico y Tecnológico", M. A. Cárdenas, presentación invitada (en representación de San Diego State University), Reunión de Coordinación del Proyecto Multinacional sobre Microelectrónica e Informática para Latinoamérica, Organización de Estados Americanos, Rodeway Inn, Orlando, Florida, Junio 24-28, 1990.

 

"The First Cross-Border U.S.-Mexico Telecommunicatins Link for Educational and Technology Exchange", M. A. Cárdenas, presentada durante el Evento Internacional de Inauguración de INTERNET (International Network), transmitido en vivo a Cuernavaca, México, vía Satélite Morelos, desde KPBS-TV en el campus de San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Mayo 19, 1988.

 

"México: Una Nueva Imagen Hacia el Sur", M. A. Cárdenas, conferencia invitada International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP), San Diego Chapter, Mission Valley Inn, San Diego, California, Mayo 13, 1987.

 

"Primer Programa de Radio Sobre Problemas Regionales: Una Perspectiva Binacional", M. A. Cárdenas, cuatro programas de una hora de duración, con participación de expertos invitados de E.U.A. y México, analizando los temas regionales de manejo de agua, energía, desarrollo económico y migración; KPBS-FM y San Diego State University, Mayo, 1986.

 

"México y su Sistema Educativo: Realidades y Retos", M. A. Cárdenas, conferencia invitada, Reunión Regional del National School Board Association (NSBA), Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California, 1986.

 

"San Diego State University: Un Recurso Académico de Enlace para Baja California, México", M. A. Cárdenas, conferencia invitada, General Electric Company Management Conference, Bahía Hotel, San Diego, California, Noviembre, 1985.

 

"La Ingeniería de Sistemas", serie de seminarios integrados al Programa de Maestría en Desarrollo Regional, Centro de Estudios de la Frontera Norte de México, A.C. (CEFNOMEX), Julio-Septiembre, 1985.

 

"Una Prognósis de la Frontera México-Estados Unidos", Reunión Nacional sobre Problemas de las Fronteras, Colegio de México-CEFNOMEX, México, D.F., Diciembre, 1984.

 

"La Descentralización Gubernamental y el Desarrollo Urbano en México", S. Noriega y M. A. Cárdenas, Segunda Reunión Subregional Sobre "Descentralización y Desarrollo Urbano: Ambitos de Competencia, Decisión y Participación", reunión organizada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y El Colegio de México, Enero 17-21, 1983, México, D.F.

 

"Alternativas de Enfoque para la Educación de Niños Migrantes", conferencia invitada, California State Migrant Parent's Conference, Departamento de Educación de California, E.U.A., Pacific Hotel, Los Angeles, California, Mayo, 1982.

 

"El Plan Maestro de Educación 1980-1983 para Baja California, México", VII Reunión de Intercambio Binacional, Instituto Tecnológico Regional de Mexicali, B.C., Abril, 1982.

 

"La Frontera Cultural", ponencia invitada y presentada en la Reunión de Consulta Popular del C. Lic. Miguel de la Madrid sobre Problemas de la Frontera, Tijuana, B.C., Abril, 1982.

 

"Planning Energy and Water Needs in the California Baja California Region", conferencia invitada, Lecture Series on Water and Energy Issues, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, Abril, 1982.

 

"La Educación para Adultos en las Californias" (Keynote speaker), conferencia especial, National Adult Education Conference, National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education (NAPCAE), Anaheim, California, Octubre, 1981.

 

"Educación y Bienestar Social en Baja California," trabajo presentado a la Comisión de las Californias, Comité de Educación, Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California, Julio, 1980.

 

"La Educación en México", presentación invitada, California State Board of Education, Sacramento, California, Octubre, 1981.

 

"La Metodología de Sistemas: Aplicaciones para el Control de Proyectos de Investigación y Planeación Institucional", Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Marzo, 1978.

 

"Planeación Integral", Asociación de Economistas de Baja California, Tijuana, B.C., Noviembre, 1978.

 

"Planeación del Desarrollo: Un Enfoque de Sistemas," Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (C.E.T.Y.S.), Tijuana, B.C., Mayo, 1978.

 

"El concepto de Sistemas en la Administración", Escuela de Turismo de Tijuana, Mayo, 1978: Escuela de Administración, Febrero 1978 y Escuela de Odontología, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), Febrero, 1978.

 

"Una Metodología de Modelación para Planeación Macro-Regional", Centro de Educación Continua, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Seminario sobre la Ingeniería de Sistemas y sus aplicaciones, México, D.F., Junio, 1977.

 


"Aplicaciones del Enfoque de Sistemas en la Actualidad", Conferencia Inaugural, Simposium sobre Ingeniería Industrial y de Sistemas, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, México, D.F., Marzo, 1977.

 

"La Metodología de Sistemas para el Desarrollo Institucional", Seminario para ejecutivos del Fideicomiso para Crédito en Areas de Riego, BANRURAL, Proyecto PYDSSA-FICAR, Marzo, 1977.

 

"Prospectos de Desarrollo a Largo Plazo de la Región Asia-Pacífico", Reunión de grupos de trabajo del Proyecto Mesarovic-Pestel del club de Roma, East-West Center, Universidad de Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, Enero 16-20, 1977.

 

"Un modelo de Planeación Macro-Regional del Sector Hidráulico para Latinoamérica", División de Estudios Superiores, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Junio 1975.

 

"Los Límites de la Interdependencia Inter-regional: El Proyecto Mesarovic-Pestel", seminario invitado por el Instituto de Computación, Universidad de Grenoble, Grenoble, Francia, Mayo, 1974.

 

"Un Modelo Hidráulico de Planeación Macro-Regional: La Problemática Mundial del Club de Roma", seminario presentado en el International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Baden, Austria, con representantes gubernamentales y empresarios de cuatro continentes, evento promovido por el Club de Roma, Abril, 1974.

 

"Un proyecto de Estudios Macro-Regionales para Latinoamérica: La Teoría Multinivel y las Crisis Regionales", Reunión Internacional del Club de Roma, con participación de Jefes de Estado provenientes de países de los cinco continentes, Salzburg, Austria, febrero, 1974.

 

"Una Metodología Integral para el Desarrollo Institucional: El Enfoque de Sistemas", ciclo de conferencias del System Reserch Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Enero, 1974.

 

"Long Range Planning in the Electrical Power Industry", conferencia presentada a ejecutivos de Industrias del Este de los Estados Unidos, durante el Simposium anual "Control of Complex Systems", Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Mayo, 1973.

 

"A Multilevel Hierarchical Model for Phosphorus Control in Lake Erie", seminario presentado a Ejecutivos de Agencias Gubernamentales Federales, Estatales y Municipales de Estados Unidos, Case Western Reserve University y Fundación Rochefeller, Cleveland, Ohio. Mayo, 1973.

 

"Las Estructuras de Información", seminario presentado en el Simposium Anual sobre Actualización, Sociedad Mexicana de Computación, México, D.F., Julio, 1972.

 

"La Ingeniería de Sistemas: Filosofía, Técnicas e Implementación", Escuela de Graduados, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México, D.F., Septiembre, 1971.

 

"The Application of Systems Engineering to Investment Planning", ciclo de conferencias del School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Mayo, 1971.

 

Modeling and Solving the Capacity Expansion Problem in the Electrical Industry", seminario presentado en Utah State University, Logan, Utah, Septiembre, 1970.

"A New Technique for Parameter Identification in Water Quality" invited seminar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA., July 1970.

 

Systems Engineering, Fundamentals and Applications", invited conference, First Forum on Industrial Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, S.E.P., Tijuana, Mexico, September 19-23, 1988.

 

"A Global Water Model with a Systems Framework", invited seminar, Institute for Engineering Research, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, D.F., November 1974.

 

"Mankind at the Turning Point: The Mesarovic-Pestel Project of the Club of Rome", invited seminar, El Colegio de Mexico (COLMEX), Mexico, D.F., September 1974.

 

 

CURSOS, TALLERES Y SEMINARIOS ACADEMICOS Y NO-ACADEMICOS

 

Creador, director y participante en diversos cursos cortos de asistencia técnica y capacitación en E.U.A. y otros países, como académico y consultor en temas como enfoque y metodología de sistemas, planeación estratégica y mercados globales, colaboración a distancia y en red, liderazgo directivo internacional, y sincronización organizacional

 

?Teoría de Sistemas y Aplicaciones?, M.A. Cardenas, curso académico ofrecido en-línea a través de San Diego Global University ( www.sdgku.com) a 106 estudiantes del Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Cuautitlan-Izcalli, Estado de Mexico, Enero-Mayo, 2004.

 

?Training and Certification Workshop for Distance Activity Coordinators, Instructors and Consultants?, M.A.Cardenas et al, Seminario-Taller de 3 días para la Certificación de Competencia en Actividad a Distancia de SDGU, Julio 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 y 2003, San Diego, CA.

 

?Formación de Coordinadores de Programas de Actividad a Distancia?, M.A. Cárdenas et al, Seminario/Taller para asociados de la red ITC como primera fase del Programa de Certificación de Competencia Laboral, International Training Center, Enero y Julio 2001, 2000, 1999 y 1998, San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca. Este programa se realizó también en Toluca, México, 22-24 de octubre, 1998, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, 17-19 de agosto, 1999 y en Cuernavaca, México, 7-9 de octubre, 1999.

 

?ISO 14000: Cursos Básicos para Promotores?, co-director con Rama Chalam, curso para profesionales de empresas y universidades de México y Estados Unidos, International Training Center, San Diego, Ca., Junio 14-18, 1996.

 

?Sistemas Administrativos y Tecnologías Modernas de Instrucción?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, director, programa de instrucción para educadores y profesionales latinoamericanos, International Training Center, San Diego, Ca., Julio de 1994 y Enero de 1995.

 

?Desarrollo de Negocios en la Cuenca del Pacífico?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, director, programa para empresarios colombianos, solicitado y financiado por FENALCO (Federación Nacional de Comerciantes) de Antioquia, International Training Center, realizado en Medellín, Colombia y San Diego, Ca., Mayo-Noviembre de 1995.

 

"Management Systems and Modern Instructional Technologies, two-week training program designed for SENAC, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, International Training Center, SDSU, San Diego, Ca. August, 1994.

 

"Trends in University Administration and Community Outreach Programs", five-week training program designed for high-level officials from Eastern Mediterranean University Northern Cyprus, financed by AMIDEAST, Washington, D. C.; International Training Center, S.D.S.U, San Diego, Ca., June-July, 1993.

 

?Negocios Internacionales en la Cuenca del Pacífico?, Miguel A. Cárdenas, director, curso para empresarios mexicanos solicitado y financiado por BANCOMEX (Banco de Comercio Exterior de México), International Training Center, realizado en Guadalajara, Jal., San Diego, Ca. y Tokyo, Japón, Abril-Septiembre de 1992.

 

"A Reflection on TQM", Miguel A. Cardenas, expert commentary in Spanish presented live via satellite to 25 receiving sites throughout the United States, Mexico and Central America, as part of the Videoconference Total Quality Management designed and produced for Mexico's association of personnel trainers (Asociacion Mexicana de Capacitacion de Personal, AMECAP) and for the Organization of American States (O.A.S.) by KPBS and the International Training Center, SDSU, San Diego, CA., November 21, 1990.

 

"Second Professional Development Institute for Administrators from the National System of Technological Institutes of Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Coordinator, Pacific Region Training Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 16-20, 1990.

 

"First Professional Development Institute for Administrators from the National System of Technological Institutes of Mexico", M. A. Cardenas, Coordinator, Pacific Region Training Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., November 27-December 1, 1989.

 

"Third Annual Summer Institute on US-Mexico Issues:  Mexico's Perspective - Investment and Business Operations in Mexico", Co-director with Dr. A. Wong-Boren (Professor, School of Accountancy), and Dr. Jorge A. Bustamante, Director General, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A.C., sponsored by the Pacific Region Training Center jointly with SDSU's College of Business Administration, with Optional Graduate-Level Academic Credit, Aztec Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 17-21, 1989.

 

"Second Teacher Training Institute for the Pacific Region:  Helping Teachers Work with Students from Other Countries", Co-director with Dr. Ricardo Cornejo (Professor, School of Teacher Training), sponsored by the Pacific Region Training Center jointly with SDSU's College of Education, San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego Unified School District, with Optional Graduate-Level Academic Credit, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA., July 10-14, 1989.

 

"First Teacher Training Institute for the Pacific Region: The New Reality in U.S. Schools", co-director con el Dr. Ricardo Cornejo (Profesor del School of Teacher Training), patrocinado por Pacific Region Training Center-College of Education- San Diego Unified School District and San Diego County Department of Education, con opción de crédito académico, Faculty Staff Centre, San Diego State University, Julio 11-15, 1988.

 

"Second Summer Institute on U.S. México Issues: México's Perspective on the challenges and opportunities of the New Administration in México and the United States", co-director con J. A. Bustamante (Director General, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, A.C.), patrocinado por el Pacific Region Training Center y Mexican-American Studies Department, con opción de crédito académico, Faculty-Staff Centre, San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., Julio 18-22, 1988.


"First Summer Institute on U.S. México Issues: A Mexican Perspective on the alien Problem, Border Development and Border Politics", co-director con J. A. Bustamante, patrocinado por el Pacific Region Training Center y Mexican-American Studies Department, con opción de crédito académico, Aztec Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., Junio 22- Julio 10, 1987.

 

"Simposium on the Environmentally Responsible Management of Water in the US-Mexico Border Region: Experiences and Perspectives?, M.A. Cárdenas, moderator of the Western Border Sub-Region, El Colegio de México - El Colegio de la Frontera Norte ? Ford Foundation, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico, June 11-13, 1986.

 

"Recent Events in Mexico and its Effects on the US-Mexico Border Region", Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias and Centro de Estudios de la Frontera Norte de México, B.C., San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca., November, 1985.

"La Ingeniería de Sistemas: Enfoque y Estrategias para su implementación", curso corto para educadores y ejecutivos, Instituto Tecnológico, Mexicali, B.C., Junio, 1983.

 

 Regional Assembly on United States-Mexico Borderlands", The American Assembly, El Paso, Texas, March, 1982.

 

"Desarrollo Corporativo y Organizacional de Grupos de Empresas", seminario para asociados del grupo Sinaloense de Inversiones S.A. Culiacán, Sinaloa, Octubre, 1981.

 

"El enfoque de Sistemas: Aplicaciones y Casos del Sector público", curso corto para empleados y funcionarios del Sector Público, Estatal y Federal, Centro de Gobierno, Gobierno del Estado de Baja California, Mexicali, B. C., Agosto, 1978.

 

"The Hierarchical Multilevel Approach in the planning, Design and Operation of Water Resources Systems", American Water Resources association and Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio,  Mayo 20 - 27, 1973.

 

"La Ingeniería de Sistemas Administrativos", COREHUM, Secretaría de Recursos Hidráulicos, México, D.F., Diciembre 1-8, 1972.

 

"Introducción a la Ingeniería de Sistemas", Planificación y Sistemas S. A., México, D.F., Junio 7-9, 1971.

 

"Introducción a la Investigación de Operaciones", Planificación y Sistemas, S. A., México, D.F., Junio 14-16, 1971.

 

"Optimization Techniques in the Planning, Design and Operation of Water Resources Systems", Systems Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Spring 1970.

"Hydroelectric Aspects of Power Development", University of California and Hydrologic Engineering Center, Corps of Engineers, Davis, California, June, 1970.

"Optimization Techniques with Applications to Developing Countries", Systems Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California. September, 1969.


 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 


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