"A high-standard international program, tuition free
and fully taught in English"


COPPEAD is one the best business schools in Brazil, offering the world`s most unique Accredited Full Time MBA program. We are 100% tuition free for every student, while being in the “Marvelous City”of Rio de Janeiro. As the best MBAs in the world, our program is entirely in English, creating a trully global experience in the classroom.


Our program delivers a hybrid 660 course-hours content, which combines the academic rigors of an International MBA with the expertise needed to fulfill a M.Sc. degree in Business. This culminates with an International Exchange experience in some of the best International Business Schools in the world. Upon graduating, our alumni have a global perspective that is second to none.


Designed to meet the highest international standards, the program holds an EQUIS Accreditation and has been listed 11 times in the Financial Times ranking of top 100 MBAs, since 2001. In Brazil, we have received CAPES highest rankings for the quality o four research. COPPEAD is also one of the founders of ALADEN.


At COPPEAD, students will be truly immersed in an international and diverse environment in one of the best business schools in the world. They will be challenged to improve their professional skills and, above all, to reinvent themselves as leaders and as global citizens who make a difference. That`s why we understand our program as a journey of transformation towards your future.



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Course Structure


The current schedule of disciplines is:


  • Brand Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Logistics
  • Business Modeling
  • Career Development
  • Comparative Financial Markets Regulations
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Corporate Growth
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Digital Marketing
  • Econometrics
  • Global Operations & Logistics
  • Information Technology and Development
  • Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Intercultural Negotiations
  • International Business Management
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • International Finance
  • Judgement in Managerial Decision Making
  • Macrofinance
  • Management Consulting Skills
  • Operations Management 
  • Options & Derivatives
  • Projects in Multicultural Teams
  • Purchasing and Supply Management 
  • Qualitative Research in Marketing 
  • Service Innovation
  • Service Operations Management
  • Special Topics in International Business
  • Strategic Management of Information Technology
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Fundamentals of Strategic Thinking
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Research Seminars
This is an illustrative list of elective disciplines. The list of disciplines may change during the Program.


Application and Engagement


The following opportunities will give you a chance to engage with the external world using your acquired knowledge abilities:


  • Projects in Multicultural Teams, which offer you the opportunity to get in touch and practice what you've learned in consulting projects with real companies in order to better serve your professional goals. These integrative courses consist on projects developed in a multicultural environment, with professors and students from Coppead and The University of San Diego.

  • Exchange Program, which provides the opportunity to study in one of our partners institutions located in the five continents. For additional information on the Full-Time MBA Exchange Program, go to International Affairs Office.

  • Research Seminars I & II + Thesis, which will build up your skills to develop research with managerial relevance.

Academic Calendar

Our academic year is divided in four 10-week terms, with one week between terms. The academic year usually starts in February/March and finishes in December, before Christmas. In January, we usually offer Projects in Multicultural Teams. During the second year, the first two terms are devoted to the research seminars and working on your thesis. In the remaing terms, you can join the exchange program.







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