The little one is showing MBAs did not come to play supporting.
With only 14 years in the education market (practically a baby,
compared to institutions with FGV, D. Cabral, Coppead), Saint
Paul School of Business knows you're getting at. Currently
number seven ranking in the Financial Times (FT) of the best
business schools in Latin America, its goal is to become number
one. That simple.
This is an ambitious goal. But the seriousness of the course,
standard faculty, contact with national and international
markets shows that they are on track. The DNA says a lot. Its
founder, José Cláudio Securato is the son of José Roberto
Securato, professor of FEA and one of the creators of the FIA.
In this case, like father like son.
Having started as a financial advisory consulting in 1996,
Saint Paul then created a publishing house in 1998, began with
the pillar of in-company courses in 2002 and only in 2005
started to open courses.
Reinforcing its origins, its portfolio of courses is
distinguished mainly by the focus on finances. The novelty is
the MBA in Management and Leadership which will begin on May 13
this year (still open enrollment). Created four hands with ESMT,
11 the world school's executive education ranking FT, the
curriculum aims to provide not only the soft skills
traditionally related to leadership, but also a solid base of
technical knowledge (competitive strategies, marketing &
branding the management of growth, innovation and change
The idea of this course is to train better leaders in
decision-making. And they are not kidding. I was scared and - at
the same time - very impressed by the average failure rate in
the institution's courses: around 30%. If you do not meet the
requirements, it will not pass. That is, if you are seeking an
MBA simply to have a new stamp on your resume, this is not the
right place. Here you will have to grate, vulgar, study and
This academic rigor is well regarded by the market and valued
by students. Proof of this is that the school has the highest
rate of repeat students, around 25%. This rate is also
influenced by the fact that any student or former student to
make new courses at subsidized prices, a huge incentive to
In short, it is a modern institution, competitive and highly
committed an international standard of education. The more
traditional schools that take care!