The master’s in administration is a great opportunity to deepen your knowledge in the field of Management. This knowledge has a direct impact on your professional performance, as it will allow you to specialize in a specific subject of your dissertation, as well as to develop a critical view on the various subjects of Management. Administration is an applied and interdisciplinary science and that is why the master’s course is open to graduates in different courses. Come and join this challenge!
This program is also available:
Check it out:
Emphasis: Organizations and Competitiveness
We have an area of concentration, Organizations and Competitiveness, which follows an interdisciplinary approach and covers different sub-areas of Administration. The focus is on investigating factors that make organizations and companies competitive. It constitutes the central theme to which the two lines of research are linked, i.e. Organizational Strategies and Interorganizational Relations.
Lines of action
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” 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.
Discover the projects developed in the line of action:View Research projects
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)
Electives (15 credits)
Other Academic Activities
Final Course Paper (6 credits)
The graduate student in the Management Graduate Program has at its disposal a faculty composed mostly of masters, doctors and post-doctor, with national and international training and recognized professional experience.
Alsones BalestrinDoutor em Administração email@example.com
Alsones Balestrin is Professor at the Unisinos Business School at the UNISINOS University (Brazil) and Invited Professor at the Management Institute, Poitiers University (France). He earned his Ph.D. in Management from Federal University (Brazil) and PhD in Information and Communication Science from Poitiers University (France). His research interests are related to cooperative strategy, inter-organizational networks, knowledge creation and collaborative innovation. His work has been published in several English and Portuguese written journals like Journal of Knowledge Management, The Journal of Management and Governance, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, International Journal of Management Practice, Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, among others.
Amarolinda Iara Da Costa Zanela KleinDoutora em Administração firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD in Administration at the University of São Paulo (2005). Full Professor in Administration at Unisinos and Researcher at CNPq (Productivity Scholarship). Her research topics are: innovation and organizational changes related to the use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies), especially the technologies of Industry 4.0.
Bibiana Volkmer MartinsDoutora em Administração email@example.com
Post-doctoral student in Administration at Unisinos. PhD in Business Administration at UFRGS, Brazil, with sandwich period at Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris-France). She is one of the organizers of EcoHubI (Research Group on Innovation Ecosystems - UNISINOS / CNPq). Its main research themes are: Strategy and Interorganizational Relations, Collaborative Innovation, Dynamic Capabilities and Innovation Ecosystems.
Fernando de Oliveira SantiniDoutor em Administração firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor at Unisinos. His research fields are: consumer behavior, strategy and innovation, brand management and retail strategies through experimental research (eye tracking face recognition) and meta-analyzes. He has published studies in the main journals in marketing field, such as: Journal of Academy of Marketing Science and Journal of Business Research.
Guilherme TrezDoutor em Administração email@example.com
PhD in Business Administration. Undergraduate Adjunct Director at UNISINOS University, PhD in Business Administration / Marketing at PPGA/UFRGS and Instituto Politecnico di Milano. Associate professor at the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE), University of Poitiers in France, since 2016. Coordinator of the Market Research Institute (IPM) at Unisinos. Researcher in strategic marketing, more specifically in relation to the development of marketing skills that impact market orientation, innovation and value creation processes. Over 20 years of experience in market research and consultancy in marketing and strategy fields.
Ivan Lapuente GarridoDoutor em Administração firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D. in Administration. Master in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro PUCRJ, Ph.D. in Business Administration (emphasis in Marketing) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS. Post-Doctorate at FIU - Florida International University (USA). He worked as an executive in companies such as Esso, Souza Cruz, and AMBEV. Scholarship in Research Productivity - Level 2. Research field: Strategi and International Business.
Janaína Ruffoni TrezPhD in Scientific and Technological Policy email@example.com
Leader of the Research Group on Economic Dynamics of Innovation (GDIN) since 2013. Topics of interest: growth, economic development and innovation technological paradigms and adoption of innovations competition dynamics and sectoral studies firms' dynamics and innovation capabilities, university-firm interaction, proximities and knowledge flows.
Luciana Maines da SilvaDoutora em Administração firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD in Administration from UNISINOS. Areas of interest: Research and Responsible Innovation, Dynamic Capabilities, Coopetition, Innovation Ecosystems, Smart Cities and Corporate Education.
Magnus dos ReisPhD in Economics email@example.com
Professor and Head of the Graduate Program in Economics at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos). Phd. in Applied Economics from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2017), a degree in Economic Sciences (2008) and a Master's degree in International Economics from Unisinos (2012). He is currently a member of the International Economic Integration Research Group and is a member of the supervisory board of the Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia (ANPEC). He has experience and interest in the following areas: International Trade, Econometrics, Trade Policy and Foreign Direct Investment (IED).
Wagner Junior LadeiraDoutor em Administração firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD in Administration. Professor of Administration at Unisinos and Researcher at CNPq (Bolsa Produtividade). Specialist in DataSciense, Machine Learnig with applications in Phyton and eye tracking techniques. His research topics are: marketing strategies, digital marketind, consumer behavior and unconscious choices.
Yeda Swirski de SousaDoutora em Psicologia email@example.com
Full professor in Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship at Unisinos University (UNISINOS- Brazil) since 2000. Visiting professor at IQS School of Management (2018-19). Holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and a Doctors degree in Psychology. Has published several academic articles, focusing in the last five years in topics related to knowledge and creativity-based enterprises. Supervisor of about 40 graduate students on their Doctor and Master final dissertations. Associate Dean at the Graduate Program of Business Administration at Unisinos University (2010 - 2012) and Dean of the Unisinos Business School (2012 - 2017),leading international accreditation process and enhancement of entrepreneurship ecosystem at Unisinos University.