- Fundação Getúlio Vargas
name = Fundação Getúlio Vargas, FGV
December 20, 1944
type = Private
president = Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal
city = Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo,
Belo Horizonte, and others.
site = [http://www.fgv.br]
Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) ("Getulio Vargas Foundation") is a prestigious
Brazilian think tankfocused on academic research, undergraduate and graduate courses, consulting, and public services. Its main areas of work are:
*Public and Private administration,
*Law & Economics.
It also one of the top Brazilian colleges of higher education, offering majors in
Business, Economicsand Law, along with MBAs, masters and doctorates. FGV's Business and Law courses are self-allegedly the best in Latin America. FGV has been the "alma mater" of many influential people in Brazil's economic and political elite, including several Presidents of the Central Bank of Brazil. Fundação Getulio Vargas, FGV is a pioneer in the teaching of Business Administration and Business law in Brazil and is a Brazilian center of teaching, research, publication and consulting in the field of Administration and recently, as well as in the Law field.
The Fundação Getulio Vargas was founded in 20 December 1944. Its initial goal was to create a qualified pool of managers that would work in
civil serviceor private businesses. The school offers a complete range of courses for professional training at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The school has campi in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, São Pauloand Brasília.
Through partnerships with the most important Brazilian companies and government institutions, FGV-EAESP offers modern facilities in its classrooms, distance learning center and computer laboratories. These partnerships also allow the active exchange of students and professors with schools and universities in other countries, along with supporting the scholarship fund. Also, the institution is highly regarded by its former students. Although it charges expensive tuition fees, the school provides funding for applicants in need.
Implementation of formal training in administration in the country: first undergraduate course in administration - a pioneering venture in Latin America.
Initial steps for institutionalizing graduate courses in administration in the country. Launch of the Master of Public Administration course in the Country.Pioneering initiative in adopting the credit-based system instead of the yearly curriculum. EBAPE, with its present structure is established: Education-Research-Technical Consultancy. Editorial program sponsored by the Ford Foundation, resulting in an unprecedented number of books and papers on public administration.
Broadening of the scope of external relations; both in Brazil and abroad. Consolidation of the Master's course, with the inclusion of public policy. Increase in the scope of lato sensu graduate courses and several programs of managerial training. Installation of EBAPE/FGV activities in the head offices of FGV in
Brasília, marking the beginning of a more intensive presence of the Foundation in that city. Participation as a founder member of the National Association of Graduate Programs in Public Administration.
Expansion of graduate programs. Expansion of EBAPE/FGV activities: over 2,000 students in several cities around Brazil. Broadening of the international frontiers of the school: international relations with the U.S, Europe and Latin America and affiliation to international organisms: CLADEA, INTERMAN, CLAD. Permanent presence of faculty members abroad.
Emphasis on the production and systematic structuring of knowledge on administration, seeking to maintain its pioneering spirit and position. Consolidation of graduate programs and intensification of activities in consultancy and qualification of human resources in public administration and the business sector of the State. Solid growth in continuing education in business administration. Development of a regional-based strategy providing logistical support to state and municipal public administration. Emphasis on international penetration. International partnerships with the United Nations(
UN). Support for OEA( OAS) and CLAD programs.. Reconciling its academic vocation with the ability to provide services, namely a quest for financial equilibrium. Institution of the Ph.D. in Administration program..
AACSBaccredited school in Latin America
EQUISaccredited school in Latin America
•São Paulo School of Economics (Escola de Economia de São Paulo - EESP)
Africa• Wits Business School Germany• Universität Mannheim• Universität zu Köln• Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz• WHU Koblenz Argentina• Universidad de Belgrano• Universidad de San Andrés• Universidad Torcuato di Tella Australia• Macquarie University Austria• Wirtchaftsuniversität Wien Belgium• Université catholique de Louvain Canada• École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal• McGill University• University of British Columbia• University of Manitoba• University of Western Ontario• York University• University of Calgary Chile• Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Colombia• Universidad de los Andes Denmark• Copenhagen Business School Spain• ESADE• Instituto de Empresa United States• Brandeis University• Georgia Institute of Technology• Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairsand McCombs School of Business(graduate colleges from University of Texas at Austin) • Stern School of Business( New York University)• Pepperdine University• University of Illinois at Chicago• Tulane University• University of California, Los Angeles• University of California, Davis• University of Chicago• University of Minnesota• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill• University of Southern California• Columbia Business School( Columbia University)• Indiana University• Harvard Law School Finland• Helsinki School of Economics France• École supérieure de commerce de Rouen• École supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales • École de management de Lyon• Grenoble école de management• École supérieure de commerce de Pau• École supérieure de commerce de Reims• École des Hautes Études Commerciales• École supérieure de commerce de Montpellier• Institut d'études politiques de Paris(Sciences Po) • Université Paris-Dauphine The Netherlands• Rotterdam School of Management( Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)• Universiteit Maastricht Hungary• Corvinus University of Budapest England• Cranfield University• London Business School• Manchester Business School( University of Manchester)• European Business School London Italy• Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Japan• Nagoya Universityof Commerce & Business Israel• Tel Aviv University Mexico• Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México• Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Norway• Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration New Zealand• University of Otago Peru• Escuela Superior de Administración de Negócios Poland• Warsaw School of Economics Portugal• Universidade Nova de Lisboa Czech Republic• University of Economics, Prague Sweden• Stockholm School of Economics Switzerland• Universität St. Gallen Venezuela• Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración
AACSB- EQUIS(EFMD) - AMBA
* [http://www.fgv.br Fundação Getulio Vargas main site]
* [http://www.fgvsp.br/ Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo]
* [http://www.fgvsp.br/english/research/index.htm Some Publications of FGV]
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