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The Faculty of Management and Business - FGN of Unimep, concerned with providing answers to the challenges, contributing to organizational innovation and global insertion in the regional context, offers the PPGA - Graduate Program in Administration. The PPGA is responsible for the Master's Degree Programs and Doctorate in Administration. The PhD course provides the training of researchers for scientific work, prioritizing the improvement of knowledge and the creation of new knowledge.

In this way, the Doctorate, in addition to contributing to local and regional development, fosters, through themes of research projects and scientific production, the reinforcement and generation of partnerships with civil society organizations and with the regional public power.

The FGN understands that the program will fill a gap between universities and companies in the region: train teachers for the teaching of Administration and contribute to meet the demand of third-level education by promoting quality education through dialogue between teaching, research and extension.

The Doctoral Degree in Administration offers an effective contribution to the training of researchers and teachers for the teaching of Administration, not only based on instrumental rationality, but for capacities that involve reason, emotion, sensibility, sense of justice, ethics , Solidarity and sustainability.


The main objective of the course is to train researchers in the area of Administration, with emphasis on the methodological and academic dimensions,

The institutional objectives of the program are:

A)  train researchers to collaborate with the quantitative and qualitative expansion of teaching in the area of administration;

B)  train teachers and researchers to work in the administration field, aiming to contribute to the improvement of the management and performance of organizations.

C)  generate and disseminate knowledge for theory and practice in administration;

D)  encourage the formation of networks of researchers;

E)  prioritize the study of themes related to the regional context.



General Standards of Stricto Sensu Graduate Programs



Cons. No. 96/10, of 11/24/10. TITLE I



Art. 1 The Postgraduate Programs stricto sensu, governed by Federal Legislation, by the Statute and General Regulations of the Methodist University of Piracicaba - Unimep and by this Regulation, approved by the Teaching, Research and Extension Council - Consepe, and by the University Council - Consun, have the following purposes:

  1. promote the in-depth scientific training of teachers, researchers and experts to perform high-level activity;
  2. Develop systematic studies and advanced research in the various areas of concentration, research centers or areas of knowledge;
  3. Stimulate scientific production and work resulting from theses and dissertations.



Art. 2 The stricto sensu Postgraduate Programs, linked to the respective Faculties, contain, respectively, the following organs:

  1. Program Assembly, as an advisory body;
    1. Program Board, as a deliberative body;
      1. Coordination of the Program, as executive body.

Paragraph 1. The Postgraduate Program is understood stricto sensu the same as the Postgraduate Course stricto sensu provided for in the Statute and in the General Rules of Unimep.

§ 2º The Assembly of the Program is defined in the Statute of Unimep. CHAPTER III


Article 3. The Program Board shall consist of:

  1. of the Coordinator, its president;
    1. Of the teaching staff members of the permanent faculty of the course, respecting the provisions of § 1 of this article;
    2. Of representatives representing 25% of the non-student members, indicated by their peers in the manner established in the General Rules.

§ 1 The composition of the Program Board must not exceed 15 members.

Paragraph 2. It is the responsibility of the Program Assembly to indicate the teaching representatives when necessary to ensure compliance with the limit established in the previous paragraph.

§ 3º In the student representation there is 1 substitute.


Art. 4 It is incumbent upon the Program Council:

  1. to prepare, after listening to the Assembly of the Program, its pedagogical project, which will be submitted to the opinion of the Faculty, approval of the Consepe and homologation of Consun;
  2. Coordinate the academic and administrative activities of the Program;
  3. Establish guidelines and norms for the didactic-pedagogical regime of the Course, respecting the academic policy approved by the Superior Organs;
  4. Approve the schedule of classes, activities and schedule of the Program;
  5. approve the teaching plans presented by the teachers, as well as monitor their execution;

VI. Coordinate the evaluation process of the Program, after hearing the respective Assembly, based on its pedagogical project and its general and specific objectives, and the norms issued by CAPES and the pertinent legislation;

  1. Participate in the selection process, permanence or substitution of teachers for the Program;
    1. Propose the acquisition of library assets;
    2. Give an opinion on the name of the Coordinator;
    3. decide, in the first instance, resources in pedagogical matters in the regimental form;
      1. Proposal for specific rules for each program, respecting this

Regulation, forwarding it to the approval of the Council of the Faculty, Consepe and Consun;

  1. Supervise the development of the research projects of the teachers and students of the Program;
    1. Other activities that are his or her own.

Art. 5º The Program Council shall meet at least twice a semester and, extraordinarily, upon convocation by the Program Coordinator on its own initiative or at the request of at least 2/3 of its members.

Summons to the agenda of the subjects to be treated.



Art. 6 The Coordination of the Program, the executive body that coordinates, supervises and monitors its activities, is exercised by a Coordinator, in the form of the Unimep Statute.

Art. 7 - The Program Coordinator shall be responsible for:

  1. to convene and chair the meetings of the Program Council, with voting rights, including the quality;
  2. Represent the Program before the authorities and organs of Unimep;
  3. To elaborate the class schedule, the activities of the course and the academic calendar, submitting it to the approval of the Program Council, according to the Academic Calendar of Unimep;
    1. Orient, coordinate and supervise the activities of the Program, as well as forward to the competent bodies the decisions arising from it;
    2. supervise the observance of the school system and the fulfillment of the programs and teaching plans, as well as the execution of the other projects of the Program;


VI. Inform the Director of the Faculty of the progress of the activities developed in the Program;

  1. To follow the curricular and extra-curricular internship projects under its Program;
  2. Decide on applications for the use of studies, for the consideration of the Program Board;
  3. Comply with and enforce, within the scope of the Program, the legislation and norms issued by the competent bodies;
  4. to promote the evaluation of the reports of activities, work plans of the teachers of the Program and forward them for approval in the Faculty;
  5. Prepare, within the deadlines set by the competent bodies, a report on the activities of the Program;
  6. Present to the Director of the Faculty subsidies to prepare the budget proposal of the Program;
  7. Exercise disciplinary power conferred on him under the General Regulations of Unimep;
  8. Participate in the selection, promotion, licensing and dismissal of teachers, in accordance with the General Regulations and Unless Career and Teaching Career Plans and Salaries;
  9. Exercise the other duties provided for in the General Regulations and those attributed to it by Unimep's Superior and Intermediate Management bodies;
  10. XVI. To approve the appointment of professors to be part of the examining board for the Qualification Exam, the Defense of Dissertation and the Defense of Thesis;
  11. Examining and deciding on requests for the use of credits, after consulting the Professor.


Art. 8 In the act of applying for the selection exam, the candidate must meet the requirements of the Call for Selection Process, as well as the specific guidelines of each Program.

Art. 9 The selection of candidates will be made according to the specific norms of each Program.

Paragraph 1 - In addition to the language (s) required by the Program, foreign students will be required to apply the proficiency test in Portuguese.

Paragraph 2. Candidates who fail to speak a foreign language or Portuguese language may submit to new examinations within a maximum of one year.






Art. 10. The enrollment must be made, compulsorily, every semester, within the deadlines established in its own calendar, defined by the Academic Secretary.

Single paragraph. At the time of the initial registration, the candidate must submit to the Master's degree the diploma of the undergraduate program or the certificate of completion of the recognized undergraduate program, and to the doctorate diploma of the master's degree or minutes of the defense of the dissertation.

Art. 11. During the period of renewal of enrollment defined in the Academic Calendar, the student is entitled, upon justification, to request a leave of absence from the enrollment in the Program, valid for a period of 1 semester, which will be submitted to the knowledge of the Advisor and to the approval Program Coordination.

§ 1 Exceptionally and with justification, a second leave of absence, with the advice of the Adviser and approval of the Program Board, may be authorized.

Paragraph 2. The enrollment leave of absence in the Program suspends the student from the financial commitments with the University during the lock-up period.

Paragraph 3. The leave of absence is incorporated into the maximum term of completion to which the student is entitled, in accordance with Article 23 of these Regulations.

Art. 12. The student may only apply for a leave of absence from the enrollment after completing at least 1 semester of the Program.

Single paragraph. Leave of absence is prohibited in the last semester of the course.

Art. 13. The candidate classified in the examination of selection that does not make registration in the term established by the Academic Calendar will be considered Withdrawn.

Art. 14. The enrollment in optional subjects of the Program, in the form of Special student, of candidates who present a copy of the undegraduation diploma, curriculum vitae, and 1 photo 3x4 may be admitted, with vacancies.

§ 1º The student can study up to 2 subjects in the Master's Program and in the Doctorate Program, which are not exclusively offered to a regular student.

§ 2 Each subject may receive a maximum of 6 students in Special Regime.

§ 3º If the student in Special Regime competes and is classified for a vacancy in the Stricto Sensu Program may request the use of the credits previously concluded, in the form of this Regulation.

§ 4º The student in Special Regime assumes the same obligations of the regular students in the scope of the subjects (s) that they study.



Art.15. The number of vacancies offered in each Program is approved by Consun.




Art. 16. The Academic organization comprises the following formal academic activities:

  1. Subjects;
    1. Activities of scientific research and dissertation orientation and thesis;
    2. Courses, seminars, colloquiums, projects, readings, supervised activities and the like;
    3. University extension activities such as symposia, seminars, weeks of study, debates, meetings and the like.

Article 17. The organization of formal academic activities shall comply with the criteria of distribution according to the area of concentration, the research centers or the knowledge area of the Program.

Single paragraph. Of the total credits to be paid in formal academic activities, at least 70% must be fulfilled in the Program itself.

Art. 18. The student must be enrolled in Dissertation Orientation or Thesis, or similar subject, until completing the Master and Doctorate.

Single paragraph. The student can only enroll in Thesis Guidance or Thesis, or similar discipline, with the approval of the Guiding Teacher.



Art. 19. The Advising Professor, approved by the Program Board, among its faculty members, including the external advisors, shall guide the student in the development and preparation of the dissertation or thesis and in other formal academic activities, as well as Program Coordinator the members of the bench of qualification examination and defense of Dissertation or Thesis.

Single paragraph. The orientation of dissertation and thesis should be carried out by   a professor holding doctor's degree.



Art. 20. The academic degrees conferred by the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Programs are:

  1. Master;
    1. Doctor.

Single paragraph. The diploma conferring the respective degree will be issued indicating the area of knowledge of the Program.


Art. 21. The accomplishment of the studies necessary to obtain the degree is expressed in units of credit.

Single paragraph. The unit of credit corresponds to 15 semester hours

/ class of studies carried out by the student under the supervision of the teacher.


Art. 22. The student must complete, at least, 30 credits for the Master's and 60 credits for the Doctorate, in formal academic activities, considering the requirements of each Program, being:

  1. Administration, Computer Science, Education, Physical Education and Physiotherapy: 30 credits;
    1. Law: 30 credits;
    2. PhD in Education and Production Engineering: 60 credits, 30 of which are taken from the Masters.

Single paragraph. The student who leaves any discipline, without requesting the cancellation of the enrollment, will be considered to have failed in the same.

Art. 23. They are formal academic requirements to obtain the corresponding degree:

  1. Master: the fulfillment of the credits in a minimum period of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months, with public defense of the dissertation before the Examining Board.
  2. Doctor: the fulfillment of the credits in a minimum period of 18 months and a maximum of 48 months, with the public defense of the thesis before the Examining Board.

Single paragraph. At the discretion of the Program Board, this period may be extended by a maximum of 6 months for both the master's and doctoral degrees.



Art. 24. The evaluation of the student can be expressed by the concepts:

A - Excellent; B - Good;

C - Regular;

D - Incomplete;

E - Unsatisfactory.

§ 1º The Grades "A", "B", "C", with a minimum frequency of 75% grant approval, giving right to the corresponding credits.

Paragraph 2 The Grade "D" is in breach of its provisional nature, being awarded, exceptionally, to the candidate who, not having fulfilled all the requirements for his evaluation in a formal academic activity, is authorized to, within a period not exceeding 30 days, After the publication of the results of the semester evaluation, complete its work, and then receive the definitive concept, according to the General Regulations of Unimep.

§ 3 The Grade "E" disapproves and does not confer credit, according to the General Regulations of Unimep.

§ 4º The student who obtains Grade "E" in 3 formal academic activities will be automatically disconnected from the Program.




Art. 25. The Qualification Examination includes the evaluation of the knowledge related to the dissertation project or thesis.

Art. 26. The Qualification Examination will be carried out in the presence of an examining board, composed of 3 professors, holders of the doctoral degree, being presided over by the Professor


Art. 27. To enroll in the Qualification Examination the student should:

  1. have passed the language examination in accordance with the criteria of each


  1. Have completed formal academic activities, in accordance with the Program specific;

Paragraph 1. The application for Qualification Examination must be completed in a specific form, and delivered to the Integrated Attendance Secretariat of the Postgraduate programs, together with the copies, with the consent of the Professor, at least 30 days in advance of the date Scheduled

§ 2º The foreign student must present the certificate of proficiency in Portuguese language.

Art. 28. The student failing the Qualification Exam may be retested, after a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 months after the first exam, after the consent of the Adviser.

Art. 29. The Examining Board, following the criteria to be followed, at the time of the Qualification Examination of the Master, may recommend to the Program Board the passage of the candidate examined directly to the doctorate without the completion of the master's degree - direct doctorate:

  1. at the request of the interested party in a specific form, provided by the Secretary of Integrated Service of the Postgraduate Courses of the Academic Secretary;
  2. When the quality of the project and the erudition of the candidate before the Examining Board so recommend it;
  3. Based on the candidate's proven scientific output and on his / her curriculum vitae.

§ 1 The decision to recommend the candidate to the Direct Doctorate should be taken unanimously by the Examining Board.

Paragraph 2. The Examining Board shall formally forward its decision to the

Coordinator of the Program, which will be submitted to the Program Council for review.

Paragraph 3. In case the Program Board is in favor of the recommendation of the candidate for the Direct Doctorate, it will request the opinion of a professor outside the Institution on the quality of the project, the relevance of the scientific production and the professional experience of the candidate.

Paragraph 4. The External Professor shall submit his opinion to the Program Council, which shall issue a conclusive opinion, forwarding it to the Faculty Council for approval.


Paragraph 5 - The final decision on the request for a direct doctorate must be issued within a period of no more than 60 days, counted from the Qualification Examination referred to in the main section of this article.



Art. 30. Full-time teachers of 40 hours a week, who work in Stricto Sensu Graduate Programs, should develop academic activities in the Undergraduate Course.

Art. 31. Students regularly enrolled in stricto sensu Postgraduate Programs, in the condition of scholarship holders, should develop complementary activities, according to the requirements of the respective development agencies.



Art. 32. The request for the defense of the dissertation or the defense of the thesis must be made in a specific form, and duly filled in at the Secretariat of Integrated Attention to the Graduate courses, with the approval of the advisor,together with the copies due, In number defined by the respective Program, at least 30 days in advance of the scheduled date.

Art. 33. Both the dissertation and the thesis must be written in Portuguese, containing summaries required in two languages: Portuguese and English.

Single paragraph. The dissertation or thesis may be written in Spanish, if approved by the Program Board.

Art. 34. After the dissertation defense or the defense of the thesis and the proper approval, and obtained the authorization of the respective Guiding Professor, the student will deliver in the Integrated Attendance Secretariat of the Postgraduate programs the exemplary of the final version of the master's thesis Or of the doctoral thesis, in number defined by the Program.

Single paragraph. The final version of the dissertation or thesis will include the suggestions of the examining board and it will be delivered, in printed and digital form, after conference and signature of the Advisor, at the Secretariat of Integrated Attendance to the Postgraduate Programs, until 60 days after the date of the realization of defense, being a basic requirement for the preparation of the diploma.

Art. 35. The defense of the dissertation or the defense of the thesis shall be held in public session, in the presence of an examining board composed of 3 titular members for a master's dissertation and 5 titular members for the doctoral thesis, and shall be indicated and chaired by the Guiding Teacher and approved by the Program Coordinator.

Single paragraph. The defense of the dissertation or the defense of the thesis will be carried out in a term not exceeding 60 days, counted from the date of the constitution of the examining board by the Coordinator of the Program.

Art. 36. The examining board shall be chosen from among professors holding the title of doctor.


§ 1 In the composition of the examining board, invited professors from other institutions will be included, preferably related to Graduate Programs recognized by CAPES, not belonging to the Unimep faculty, being 1 for a master's dissertation and 2 for a doctoral thesis.

Paragraph 2. The examining bank shall be composed of, in addition to the holders, one internal and one external substitute member for the master's degree, and two internal and two external members for the doctorate.

§ 3º The student is allowed to veto the name of one of the members of the examining bank.

Art. 37. Once the public session to defend the dissertation or defense of the thesis has been concluded, the examining board shall meet in private for each examiner to express its assessment.

Single paragraph. The evaluation made by the examiners will be expressed by the concepts:

Approved or Disapproved. CHAPTER XVI


Art. 38. Credits obtained in master's and doctoral programs may be used in institutions duly accredited by CAPES, and the student must present the academic record and the teaching plan of the course.

§ 1º The use of credits, which is dealt with in the heading of this article, will be decided, after the examination of each case, by the Program Coordinator, after consulting the Tutor.

Paragraph 2. The use of credits may not exceed 30% of the total credits provided for in Article 22 of these Regulations.

Paragraph 3. The use of credits made in foreign institutions can only be computed if the Institution of Education is recognized by CAPES.

§ 4º The number of credits and the timetable of the subject (s) studied in another program or institution must be similar or higher than the number of the program to which the student is linked, in order to be possible to use.

Art. 39. Credits may be used as students in a special regime, respecting the limit of up to 2 subjects for the Masters and 1 for the Doctorate.



Art. 40. Students who have not defended the dissertation or thesis within the time periods provided for in Art.

23, will be disconnected from the Program upon confirmation by the Program Board.

Paragraph 1. The Program Board shall submit to the Faculty Council cases of recognized exceptionality.

Paragraph 2. Once the deadlines have expired and as long as all the credits in subjects and supervised activities have been fulfilled, the disconnected student can request a declaration of the credits taken.

Paragraph 3. The student who rejoins the Program, through a selective process, may take advantage of the activities completed, according to


the specific norms of each Program, and may take advantage of credits up to 5 years.



Art. 41. This Regulation shall enter into force on the date of its approval by the Consun.

Specific Rules of the Graduate Program in Administration


Areas of Concentration (the other Programs are organized in Areas and Lines of Research)

The course focuses on Organizational Management, which involves different theoretical-methodological approaches applied to inter- and intra-organizational relationships and their impacts on regional socio- economic development. It includes studies related to the management of organizations in the economic-financial perspectives; Organizational behavior, marketing, people management, operations, logistics and strategy, and new management and work organization models.

Research lines

People Management and Organizational Studies

The evolutionary process of people management within the scope of organizational and administrative theory; Objective and subjective rationalities in people management; People management and social identity; Paradoxes between the prescribed management mode and the actual management mode; Human capital and management proposals; The process of research in people management.

Sustainability and Corporate Governance. Sustainability (environmental, social and economic triple bottom line) has been one of the main factors for the success of organizations, be they governmental, private or social. It is part of the study the strategies of relations with stakeholders, Management and Management of Projects of Social Responsibility, Social Balance, Indicators of Social Responsibility. Social Certifications. In this context corporate governance indicates a possibility of bringing to the debates a form of management.

Marketing and Operations.

Evolution of Thought and Marketing Strategies. Evolution of marketing thinking and theories; Paradigms of contemporary management; Analysis and comparison of leading thinkers and classical authors to modern concepts; Marketing and marketing strategies in global and virtual environments; Relations and decisions of the marketing compound with socio-cultural and economic aspects of the Brazilian reality. Operations Management. Supply Chain Management; historic evolution; Development and management of partnerships; Insourcing and outsourcing; Restructuring and consolidation of supply chains, practices and recent initiatives in the area; Information and communication technology in the supply chain; Measurement of performance in the supply chain; Business logistics in the context of supply chain management; Contemporary practices in business logistics; Logistics process benchmarking; New developments and trends in the area.

Curricular structure


To obtain a PhD degree, the student must submit to a set of programmed activities, to be developed in a maximum period of 48 months, as described below.

Total credits for titling: 60, being,

  • 02 general compulsory subjects - 8 credits
    • 02 compulsory subjects of the research line - 8 credits
    • 04 elective courses - 16 credits
    • 01 Supervised Activities discipline - 4 credits
    • 01 discipline of Research Seminars - 4 credits
    • Qualification Exam - 4 credits
    • Thesis - 16 credits.

Vacancies by Selection: up to 7 Frequency of Selection: Annual GENERAL RELATIONSHIP OF DISCIPLINES

-  General Compulsory Disciplines ADM-051 Administrative Theories ADM-061 Qualitative Methods ADM-098 Quantitative Methods

ADM-052 Research Seminars: Critical Theory in Organizational Studies

-  Mandatory in the Research Line People Management and Organizational Studies

ADM-023 People Management: theorization, research and instrumentalization

ADM-042 Leadership and Organizational Change ADM-035 Strategic Controllership

ADM-095 Value-Based Management

-  Required in the Search Line Marketing and Operations Management ADM-072 Evolution of Thought and Marketing Strategies

ADM-076 Pure Marketing Research ADM-073 Operations Management

ADM-077 Strategic Management of Supply Chains

-  Optional subjects

ADM-054 Marketing Channels

ADM-089 Organizational Climate: Concept, Theories and Investigations ADM-122 Creativity and Marketing

ADM-014 Consumer Behavior

ADM-093 Integrated Marketing Communication ADM-028 Knowledge and Organizational Learning


ADM-036 Culture, Identity and Symbolism

ADM-069 Operations Strategy and Performance Measurements ADM-124 Advertising and Communication Strategy

ADM-013 Business Strategy ADM-065 Marketing Strategies

ADM-030 Critical Study of Organizations ADM-086 International Finance

ADM-095 Value-Based Management

ADM-094 Quality Management Applied to Production and Services ADM-091 Trademark Management

ADM-039 Logistic Business Management

ADM-098 Project Management Applied to Production and Services ADM-125 Management and Innovation

ADM-008 Economic Management and Controllership

ADM-085 Strategic Management of Career and Professional Transition ADM-006 Financial Management

ADM-058 Financial Management II

ADM-119 Corporate Governance in Organizations ADM-043 Integrated Logistics

ADM-074 Relationship Marketing and Customer Focus ADM-005 Retail Marketing and Services

ADM-123 Marketing and Sustainability

ADM-075 The Competitive Management Model of People ADM-025 Applied Research for Marketing

ADM-092 Research and Teaching in Management Education ADM-062 Marketing Planning

ADM-047 Production Planning and Control

ADM-088 Social Responsibility and Sustainability

ADM-080 Health and Worker Quality of Life and Work Relationships ADM-090 Advanced Person Management Seminars

ADM-016 Dissertation Seminars

ADM-052 Organizational Studies Seminars ADM-083 Thesis Seminars

ADM-098 Research Seminars

ADM-099 Information and Communication Systems in Supply Chain Management

ADM-084 Information Systems in Operations Management


ADM-010 Advanced Topics in Marketing


Detailed Description

02 general compulsory subjects (8 credits).

This module is composed of a set of compulsory subjects that, due to the diversification in the academic formation of the students, aims at homogenizing the students' knowledge, leading them to a critical and solid understanding of the evolution of administrative thinking and of the methodological and For the production of research. The following subjects are established as general obligatory:

Subject: Administrative Theories

Syllabus: Evolution of studies in organizational theory; Central  concepts in organization theory; Bureaucracy in modern society; Sociological paradigms in organizational analysis; New institutionalism; Ecology of populations; Resource dependencies, structural contingency; Networks and organizational fields; Symbolic interactionism; Ethnomethodology; Power and domination.

Subject: Qualitative Methods

Summary: History and evolution of qualitative research in the social field. Qualitative research in the administration. The ontology and epistemology in qualitative research. Paradigms of qualitative research. Qualitative technique research methods for collecting qualitative data. Analysis of empirical data. Procedures and scientific criteria for the validity and reliability of qualitative research. Ethics in qualitative research.

Subject: Quantitative Methods

Summary: Guidance and methodology and science for the development of research in management today. Present and discuss the main quantitative methods currently used for conducting research in management. Expansion of theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative methods.

Subject: Research Seminars: Critical Theory in Organizational Studies

Summary: Critical thinking in organizational studies and their contributions to Organizational Theory. Post-contingency theoretical approaches. The three central phenomena of modernity: individualism and instrumental reason, which derives a third, the lack of freedom.

The man for man's domination strategies. Grounds for sociological study of society and science.

02 compulsory subjects in the line of research in which the student chooses (8 credits)

This module consists of compulsory subjects considered in the line of research in which the student will develop his thesis. The purpose of this module is to enable students of the lines in the basic skills related to field of knowledge:

-  People Management and Organizational Studies

-  Marketing and Operations Strategies

They are considered mandatory in the research lines the following disciplines:

a)  Management Line of People and Organizational Studies


Subject: Personnel Management, Theorizing, Research and Instrumentation

Summary: The evolutionary process of managing people within the organization and management theory; objective and subjective rationality in people management; people management and social identity; paradoxes between the prescribed method of administration and real management mode; human capital and management proposals; the search process in people management.

Subject: Leadership and Organizational Change

Summary: The nature of leadership. The nature of managerial work. Perspectives on the behavior of effective leadership. specific behaviors to manage work and relationships. Leadership in decision-making groups. Leading the change. The heart of change. Success in change processes. Organizational changes and the possibilities of establishing a creative and innovative environment. The problem of change. The stages of the change process. Continuous organizational change, planned and transformation.

Subject: Strategic Controlling

Summary: The Comptroller in Management Process. Strategic Planning and Controlling. System Strategic Controlling Information. Analysis of Environment and Prospective Scenarios Structuring. Corporate Risk Management: Identification, Classification and Risk Measurement.

Control Strategy and Performance Indicators. Quantitative Methods of application in controlling strategic management tools.

Subject: Value Based Management

Summary: Historical background and approaches available on generating shareholder value, conceptualization of the constituent elements of the EVA (Economic Value Added) and MVA (Market Value Added), aimed at the economic results and the cost of capital.

Discussion and presentation of necessary adjustments of financial reporting, relationship between EVA and MVA and compensation programs. The drivers of quantitative and qualitative value. Other value metrics.

b)  Marketing Strategies Line and Operations

Subject: Evolution of Thought and Marketing Strategies

Summary: Evolution of marketing thinking and theories; paradigms of contemporary management; analysis and comparison of the leading thinkers and authors clásicos to modern concepts; marketing and marketing strategies in global and virtual environments; relations and marketing mix decisions socio-cultural and economic aspects of Brazilian reality.

Subject: Pure Search for Marketing

Summary: Type of market research. X data information. Search for Pure and Applied Marketing. Market research as part of the Information Marketing System. Exploratory studies, Descriptive, Experimental Marketing. data collection instruments. communication methods in collecting data in market research. Elaboration of Projects and market research reports.

Subject: Operations Management

Summary: Operations Management; Strategic Role of Operations; Operations strategies; Operations Management Manufacturing and


Services; Production systems; Planning and Operations / Production Control; Supply Chain Management; Logistics management systems; Demand Management and Inventory; Quality management; Product Development Management; Technology Management; Information and Communication Technology Applied to Operations Management; Performance Measurement Systems; Projects and Trends Management in the area.

Subject: Strategic Management of Supply Chain

Summary: Competition among Supply Chains, Supply Chain and Global Operations, Strategies operations and horizontal and vertical integration in supply chains, outsourcing strategies and Follow sourcing, Skills and Resource Based View in the supply chain, Clusters and Productive Arrangements local and global, contemporary Restructuring Process and Mergers supply chains, contemporary settings in supply chains, Networks and Governance in supply chains, Performance Measurement in supply chain, Information and Communication Technologies and Collaborative Management in supply chains, sustainability in supply chains, Risk management in supply chains, logistics operators in supply chains, local and global logistics operations management, trends in the area.

04 elective courses (16 credits)

This module consists of a set of optional and instrumental disciplines that aims to provide students with the deepening of academic education, through the expertise of management, research and teaching. These disciplines are not always offered, depending on the area of interest of all students. The goal of these courses is to provide students and teachers-supervisors greater flexibility in terms of adaptation to the ideal sequence of content and fully consider the intended objectives by students individually. The total number of credits to be obtained by students in elective courses is 16 (sixteen). With approval of the Board of the course, according to his advisor and as the subject of the thesis, the student may also supplement the credits of elective courses with subjects already processed through the Master, or routed in other postgraduate courses. In this case the use limit will be 2 elective courses, for a total of 8 credits. The elective courses may be chosen from the list of courses offered that meet the Personnel Management lines and Marketing and Operations Strategies. Also permit shall be the student curse two elective courses in related fields, in education institutions offering courses duly accredited by Capes.

01 Subject of Supervised activities (4 credits)

These activities are indicated by the guiding teacher, according to the rules of the course, involving also the teaching stage, and will be assessed by the Course Council, for its consolidation. It is mandatory to have completed student credits in supervised activities before the qualifying examination.

01 Subject of  Research Seminars (4 credits)

This course is reserved for seminars concerning relevant theories to the research topic developed by the student. This discipline should be cursada after completion of credits in general compulsory subjects, specific and optional.

Qualification Exam (04 credits)

The qualification examination, the doctoral student must present and defend his thesis project before an examining committee, according to


the rules of the course, after they completed all claims within 24 months after enrolling in the program.

Thesis Defense (16 credits)

In this module, the student must enroll in Thesis Seminar, designed to provide the necessary guidance to the development of the final work of the course. The thesis will consist of a research paper written on the subject corresponding to the area of concentration, carried out under the guidance of a teacher-advisor. The defense of the thesis and the fulfillment of all the requirements listed above, will entitle the student to receive the Doctor Diploma in Business Administration.

Proficiency in a foreign language - prior to the qualifying examination, the student must obtain the approval of the proficiency exam in English.

Notes: with the approval of the Board of the course, according to his advisor and as the subject of the thesis, the student can also complete specific education credits in courses from other graduate programs UNIMEP, or other educational institutions superior, properly accredited, Brazilian or foreign, according to the rules of the course.


Teachers (names relationship with links to Lattes)


Lecturer email Lattes

 Clovis Louis Padoveze cpadoveze@unimep.br Lattes Dalila Alves Corrêa dacorrea@unimep.br Lattes


Mary Immaculate of Lima Montebelo milmonte@unimep.br lattes 

Nádia Kassouf Pizzinatto nkpizzinat@unimep.br Lattes Silvio RI Pires sripires@unimep.br Lattes

Valeria Rueda Elias Spers vrueda@unimep.br Lattes Guest lecturer


José Antonio París marketing.jose.paris@gmail.com Judith Cavazos Arroyo judith.cavazos@upaep.mx Fernandez-Diaz M. Carmen

M. Rosario Rodríguez-González rosaglez@us.es






Dates and Notices

Specific Bid Selection Process PPGA SELECTION 1S2016

Selection process of candidates for the Administration Doctoral Course, for the 1st half of the year 2016, to be held in the period from 09/15/2015 to 05/02/2016.

They will be offered up to seven (7) openings distributed in the following research:

  1. Personnel Management and Organizational Studies
    1. Marketing and Operations Documents required for registration:

ANPAD proof of completion of the test (the test is valid for 2 years); Lattes (http://lattes.cnpq.br/)- documented;

Copy of Academic papers published in the last five years;

Certified copy of Diploma (or statement of completion) of the courses: Graduation, according to the indicated in the Notice General No.

013/15; sensu lato Postgraduate, if any; Master's as indicated in General Notice No. 013/15.

certified copy of Transcript of Courses of Undergraduate, Graduate broad sense, if any, and Master;

Copy of Master's thesis;

Two letters of introduction of institution of higher education teachers, former teachers or superiors (Apresentação.pdf license model)

certified copies of personal documents: CPF, Identity Card (RNE or for foreigners), Birth Certificate or Marriage, Reservist Certificate (for men), Voter Registration and proof of last voting or justification for the absence;

A photo 3 x 4 recent;

All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English Language and / or Spanish.

They may be accepted as proof of proficiency in a foreign language:

  1. English: result obtained in English proof of ANPAD Test
    1. Spanish: Candidates who opt for Spanish proficiency test held in the selection process;
    2. Are exempt from the Proficiency Exam in Foreign Language, students who have studied or interned for a period exceeding 12 months in the country where the language is in general use. In this case, the applicant must submit documentary evidence.

Thesis draft appropriate to one of the research lines of the PPGA -


(Anteprojeto.pdf Model);

registration fee payment receipt in the amount of R $ R $ 106.00 (one hundred and six reais)


Application form duly filled.

The selection process will include steps, namely:

Step 1: The applicant must have held the ANPAD test (step classification)

Step 2: Curriculum Evaluation Lattes, thesis draft and other documents required upon registration.

Step 3: Written test, specific knowledge of the research line for the pre-selected candidates. The bibliography (Bibliography - Selection 2016.pdf) is defined by

Collegiate Course. The test may be performed with the recommended bibliography request).

Step 4: Interview with draft presentation, the candidates in the previous steps.

Are considered suitable for inclusion in the Doctoral Administration candidates to obtain, in each of Steps 2 to 4, at least the note 7.0 (seven).

Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to find out about the results of the different stages of the selection process in the Department of Graduate Studies in the strict sense.

Having withdrawal of enrolled students, the vacancies for the 1S / 2016 will be filled to

04/03/2016 by candidates remaining classified. Calendar

Registration: 09/15/2015 to 02/05/2016. IMPORTANT: If the registration is carried out via

Post (first class mail or similar) the required documentation must be received by

Secretary of Graduate sensu UNTIL THE DAY 05.02.2016, the last day of registration

  1. ANPAD Test The test is valid for two years
    1. Analysis of documents (curriculum Lattes, thesis draft and others)

15 and 16/02/2016

selected from disclosure to the stage of testing and interviews 02/17/2016 at 14 hours after

  1. Proof of expertise in the candidate's option area 02/19/2016, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
  2. Interviews with presentation of draft 19/02/2016 - from 13:00

Release of the final results 02/24/2016

Enrollment: From 01 to 04/03/2016 - 8:30 am to 12pm and from 13h to 17h - the Secretary of

Graduate, Block 7, Campus Taquaral


Start of classes: 01/03/2016

The cases shall be resolved by the Graduate Program in Council Directors, after consultation with the Selection Committee.

The end result of the selection process will be approved by the Council of the Program of Post-

Degree in administration.

Special student


The Doctorate in Business Administration -. UNIMEP, according to Article 14 of Chapter VI of the Specific Post-Graduate Management Program Standards, admits enrollment in student mode Special Regime in (01) an elective course, who has already completed the Masters and students from other programs (external student), when there is a vacancy.

Total vacancies: up to 06 (six) per subject.

Note: Depending on the number of enrolled regular students.  The special student does not need to have held the ANPAD Test.

Description: Candidates should send to the Secretary of Graduate strictly speaking, the registration form and a certified copy of the following documents:

  • 1 Photo 3x4;
  • Registration of Individuals (CPF);
  • Identity Card or RNE (for foreigners);
  • Reservist Certificate;
  • Birth Certificate or Marriage;
  • Voter Registration;
  • Curriculum Lattes - documented;
  • Master's Diploma duly registered, obtained in higher education recognized by the Ministry of Education. qualification obtained abroad must be revalidated in Brazil;
  • Transcript Master. School from abroad History must be authenticated by the Brazilian consular authority in the country of origin of the documentation and the registered translation;
  • Registration fee payment voucher in the amount of R $ 106.00 (one hundred and six reais).

Registration may be made by mail (Sedex or Similar), provided that the required documentation is received by the Secretariat until July 15,  the last day of registration.


UNIMEP - Methodist University of Piracicaba

Secretary of strict sense Graduate - Block 7 - campus Taquaral Sugar highway Km 156, No. 7000

13400-911 Piracicaba / SP


Hours of Service:

Tuesday to Friday, from 08h to 12h and 13h to 17h. (19) 3124-1609 / 3124-1659


1)  The special student, should join the program will be entitled to the validation of (01) A course taken.

2)  The candidate is responsible for becoming aware of the final results.

3)  It is mandatory to indicate the candidate registration form the line of research interest.


Registration: 06/15/2016 to 15/07/2016 Dissemination of results: 08/02/2016 Enrollment: 03 to 08/05/2016

Classes start: 03/08/2016

Postdoctoral (for all PPG, except the Master of Law)




ISSN 1679-5350

The Journal of Directors of Unimep (RAU) is to contribute to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge in Business Administration through the publication of research papers, theoretical analyzes and reviews. if priority is consistent articles with good writing and significant for the development of the field and related fields. It is an electronic publication, quarterly and constitutes a socialization space for new theoretical perspectives and inherent in the process of management practices. Its editorial content is geared to the interests of the academic community (teachers, researchers and students) and business (managers and entrepreneurs). Following the link to access the magazine.


ISSN 2237-5422

The Professional Master in Business Administration from Methodist University of Piracicaba (UNIMEP) is a course of Graduate strict sense conceived with the objective of generating and disseminating knowledge applied to the practice of organizational management.

For this reason, in order to disseminate the technical and scientific production carried out by the various institutions linked to the administration created the Notebook Administration Professional - CPA in order to register, evaluate and disseminate relevant scientific and technical production of Brazilian and international academia in areas applied to business in general, the performance of managers in the market, students and business educators.


From concepts, principles, theories and techniques, it is expected that the CPA will contribute to the development and growth of scientific and technical production practicalities of organizations, allowing the authors of the published disclosure of results, assisting with organizations in problem solving, consulting, and scenario analysis.


The Professional Master in Business Administration from the Methodist University of Piracicaba (UNIMEP) is a course of Graduate strict sense conceived with the objective of generating and disseminating knowledge applied to practical mercadológicas.Por this reason, in order to disseminate the technical production science held by the institutions linked to market activities, created the Marketing Professional Notebook (CPMark) in order to register, evaluate and disseminate relevant technical and scientific productions Brazilian and international academies.

From concepts, principles, theories and techniques, it is expected that the CPMark can show marketing practices, applied to businesses, markets and academia, as well as developing concepts, principles, theories and techniques to assist companies in solving problems , presentation consulting and scenario analysis. "


"The REFICONT is proposing evidence finance practices and accounting, applied to public, private and health sector as well as to develop concepts, principles, theories and techniques that help organizations to solve problems and scenario analysis.


Secretary of Coordination of PPGA E-mail: ppgadm@unimep.br Phone / FAX: (19) 3124-1560

Department of Integrated Service Post-Graduate E-mail: atendimentopos@unimep.br

Phone / Fax: (19) 3124-1659 Mailing address

UNIMEP - Methodist University of Piracicaba

Graduate Program in Management - Campus Taquaral - Block 7 Highway of Sugar, KM 156, No. 7000

PO Box 68

13400-911 Piracicaba / SP