Graduate

Management (MsC/Ph.D)

Overview


With a focus on critical analysis of different theories and management practices, the Graduate Program in Administration from Unisinos incorporates various fields of knowledge. This approach promotes training focused on knowledge production, teaching and the exercise of administration in positions of leadership.
This program is recommended by CAPES and received a score of 6. It also has agreements and research projects underway with various national and international universities.
The priorities of the program are to deepen knowledge in relation to theoretical or applied content in the different areas of concentration of the program, and the preparing of students for carrying out research and teaching activities at a higher level.

Emphasis:

Organizations and Competitiveness

Areas of Study


Competitiveness and Inter-Organizational Relations

Area of study “Competitiveness and Inter-Organizational Relations” investigates management in complex interaction systems among organizations that establish individual and collective competitive advantages in industrial and service sectors. The main fields of knowledge approached by this area refer to (1) interorganizational relations, (2) innovation (3) technological management and organizational competitiveness, in a perspective that integrates findings from related areas, such as Economics, Sociology and Psychology.

Organizational Strategies

“Organizational Strategies” looks both into the company external and internal environments, combining interests in terms of market positioning, strategic choices, and resources management. The main fields of knowledge approached by this area refer to (1) international business; (2) strategy in services; (3) sustainability; (4) market, consumption, and acquisition studies; (5) structuring and organization of resources and competences.

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Course Coordinator

Celso Augusto de Matos
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Marketing strategies; Consumer Behavior.
E-mail: celsoam@unisinos.br
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Academic Staff

Alsones Balestrin
PhD in History.
Areas of Interest: PhD in Management (Brazil) and PhD in Information and Communication Science (France).
Area of Study: Cooperation Networks, Collaborative Innovation and Inter-Organizational Strategies.
E-mail: abalestrin@unisinos.br
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Amarolinda Zanela Klein
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Management of Technology and Information Systems, Information Technology and Organizational Competitiveness, changes related to the adoption of Information and Communication Technology in organizations.
E-mail: aczanela@unisinos.br
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Claudia Cristina Bitencourt
PhD in Business Administration.
Areas of Interest: Competence Management, Organizational Learning and social innovation.

E-mail: claudiacb@unisinos.br
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Diego Antonio Bittencourt Marconatto
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Base of the pyramid business, entrepreneurship and institutionalism.
E-mail: dmarconatto@unisinos.br
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Douglas Wegner
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Inter-Organizational Strategies and Business Networks.
E-mail: dwegner@unisinos.br
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Guilherme Trez
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Marketing strategies; Product development; Strategy implementation; Market research and analysis.
E-mail: gtrez@unisinos.br
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Iuri Gavronski
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Strategy, Sustainability and Operations.
E-mail: igavronski@unisinos.br
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Ivan Lapuente Garrido
PhD in Management, with an emphasis on Marketing.
Areas of Interest: International Business and Marketing.
E-mail: igarrido@unisinos.br
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Jorge Renato de Souza Verschoore
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Cooperation Networks, Social Networks, Collaborative Strategies and Regional Development.
E-mail: jorgevf@unisinos.br
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Kadígia Faccin
PHD in Management (Brazil) and PhD in Sciences de L'information et de La Communication (France).
Areas of Interest: Interorganizational Relations, Collaborative Innovation, and Interorganizational Knowledge Management.
E-mail: kadigiaf@unisinos.br Currículo Lattes

Norberto Hoppen
PHD in Management and Information System.
Areas of Interest: Information Technology, Information Systems, and Human and Social Involved Aspects; Decision-Making Process, and Decision Support Systems; Information Technology Planning and Strategic Alignment.
E-mail: norbertoh@unisinos.br
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Wagner Junior Ladeira
PhD in Management.
Areas of Interest: Strategic Marketing, Temporal Distance in Decision Making, and Consumer Behavior.
E-mail: wladeira@unisinos.br
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Yeda Swirski de Souza
PhD in Psychology.
Areas of Interest: Learning and Trust, Behavior in Global Markets, and International Entrepreneurship.
E-mail: yedasou@unisinos.br
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Teaching Fellows

Bibiana Volkmer Martins
Doutora em Administração (UFRGS/Brasil).
Areas of Interest: Knowledge Management.
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Larissa Medianeira Bolzan
Doutora em Administração (UFRGS/Brasil).
Areas of Interest: Social Innovation.
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Loraine Gomes Rodrigues
Doutora em Administração (Universidade Nacional de Misiones/Argentina).
Areas of Interest: Organizational Development, Organizational Management.
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Curricular Structure for the Master's and Doctoral Degree Program (when both) Back to menu


Master's Degree Curriculum

The Master's program consists of 30 credits, in terms of courses taken and the thesis. Students must take the required subjects (courses worth nine credits) and electives (courses chosen by the student, worth 15 credits)

Required Courses (9 credits)

- Applied Statistics (3 credits)
- Research Methods 1 (3 credits)
- Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

- Strategic Management (3 credits)
- Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
- Corporate Sustainability (3 credits)
- Technology Social Studies (3 credits)
- Innovation Management (3 credits)
- Service Operations Management (3 credits)
- Information Technology Corporate Governance (3 credits)
- Network Governance (3 credits)
- Strategic Marketing (3 credits)
- Higher Education Methodology (3 credits)
- International Business (3 credits)
- Industrial Organization (3 credits)
- Resources and Competences (3 credits)
- Interorganizational Relations (3 credits)
- Theory of Organizations (3 credits)
- Special Topics in Management (1 credit)
- Publication or final acceptance of up to two articles in a scientific journal (6 credits)

Other Academic Activities

- Thesis Qualification

Final Course Paper (6 credits)

- Thesis Defense (6 credits)

Proficiency

- English Language Test

Teaching Internship*

- Teaching Internship* (2 credits)

PhD Curriculum

The PhD program in Administration covers eight semesters (36 credits), which can be structured as follows:


Required Course (15 credits)

- Applied Statistics (3 credits)
- Research Methods 1 (3 credits)
- Research Methods 2 (3 credits)
- Multivariate Methods (3 credits)
- Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

Other Required Academic Activities (03 credits)

- Publication or final acceptance to publication of a scientific paper in a high impact factor journal (Qualis Capes – A1, A2, B1), during the period of the doctoral degree (3 credits)

Electives (12 credits)

- Strategic Management (3 credits)
- Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
- Corporate Sustainability (3 credits)
- Technology Social Studies (3 credits)
- Innovation Management (3 credits)
- Service Operations Management (3 credits)
- Information Technology Corporate Governance (3 credits)
- Network Governance (3 credits)
- Strategic Marketing (3 credits)
- Higher Education Methodology (3 credits)
- International Business (3 credits)
- Industrial Organization (3 credits)
- Resources and Competences (3 credits)
- Interorganizational Relations (3 credits)
- Theory of Organizations (3 credits)
- Special Topics in Management (1 credit)
- Publication or final acceptance to publication of a scientific paper in a high impact factor journal (Qualis Capes – A1, A2, B1), during the period of the doctoral degree (3 credits)
- Doctoral Exchange Program (6 credits)


Other Academic Activities

- Theoretical Essay
- Dissertation Qualification Test

Final Course Paper (6 credits)

- Dissertation Defense (6 credits

Proficiency

- English Language Test
- Foreign Language Test

Teaching Internship

- Teaching Internship* (2 credits)



FIND OUT MORE

The Master's and PhD programs are offered on-site at the Porto Alegre campus. More information at: unisinos.br/mestrado-e-doutorado/administracao

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Office of the Registrar for the Graduate Program in Management
Phone: +55 (51) 3590 8186 or (51) 3591 1122 - Extension 1566/ 1572
E-mail: ppgadm@unisinos.br
Hours: Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 10 pm
Location: Av. Nilo Peçanha, 1640 - Bairro Boa Vista - Porto Alegre (RS)

Management (MsC/Ph.D)