FIA’s excellence is sustained through research initiatives of its different institutional programs. These programs develop activities in several thematic fields of administration such as agri-business, science and technology, international commerce, studies of the future, finance, people management, project management, informatics, marketing, small and medium businesses, third sector and retail.

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    • Agri-industrial Business Program (PENSA)

    • An advanced center, PENSA is dedicated to agri-business management and coordination on a national and international scale, developing applied academic research for education.
    • Coordinator: Décio Zylbersztajn
    • Program website:
    • Brazilian International Commerce Program (PROCEB)

    • As a multi-disciplinary research, education and consulting nucleus in international business, PROCEB focuses on marketing, finances, logistics, commerce and international operations.
    • Coordinator: Celso Cláudio de Hildebrand e Grisi
    • Program website:
    • Center for Social Entrepeneurship and Third Sector Management (CEATS)

    • This center is composed of multi-disciplinary teams of professors and researchers that develop higher educational projects, activities and professional training.
    • Coordinator: Rosa Maria Fischer
    • Program website:
    • Company-in-Development Management Capacity Program (ProCED)

    • A nucleus of excellence in the field of small and medium size companies, PorCed contributes strongly to the development and evolution of business management.
    • Coordinator: Almir Ferreira de Sousa
    • Program website:
    • Finance Laboratory (LABFIN)

    • LABFIN is an institutional center focused on the finance sciences. It promotes research and explores in contemporary finance applications and techniques in Brazil.
    • Coordinator: José Roberto Securato
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