The Administration Department (ADM) emphasizes the development of creative and enterprising leaders for the global community, in areas such as strategic management, entrepreneurship, organizational theory, organizational behavior, business communication, human resources management and leadership. The department also offers subjects and conducts research in specialized areas, such as international business management, intercultural management, management of small and medium enterprises, and career guidance.
Its diverse group of professors, who are also researchers, consultants and professional managers, applies concepts and research methods from the social sciences together with practical knowledge to study management and leadership problems in the private and public sectors.
The programs combine new curricula with practical applications and active learning of subjects, ensuring that students become skilled at applying theories and gain experiential knowledge of solving managerial problems.
The department is proud to contribute to FGV’s mission to push back the frontiers of knowledge in the social sciences and related areas, aiding Brazil’s socioeconomic development, to improve national ethical standards, achieve responsible and shared governance, and raise the country’s profile on the international stage.