Who is the program for?
iMEX enriches students’ intellectual breadth, developing their entrepreneurial leadership and stimulating their analytical problem-solving skills. The program was designed for a) professionals who wish to stand out in the field of management of organizations of all sizes, whether as consultants, managers, or entrepreneurs, and b) individuals willing to pursue a teaching and academic career.
What to expect?
The program obtained the maximum score in the assessment from CAPES/MEC. It has a solid methodological basis and constantly uses innovation to prepare leaders and entrepreneurs. iMEX hones the students' skills to consult and solve challenges in the context of business managament, as well as paves the way for an academic career
It is a suitable alternative for students who live or work outside the city of Rio de Janeiro, with concentrated meetings and online activities, minimizing student displacement.
What will you achieve?
With solid and modern training, the program contributes to the expansion of management skills, optimizing the student’s ability to solve complex problems and work with multicultural teams based on the mastery of innovative technologies applied to decision-making.
iMEX is completed in 22 months, with the approval and defense of the Final Paper.
Frequency and hours
The courses are taught in 12 face-to-face academic cycles at FGV EBAPE in Rio de Janeiro, lasting three days each. Classes are always held between Thursday and Saturday, complemented by mandatory extra-class activities.
Cycle calendars are made available during the admission process so that students can plan their academic and professional lives.
1 pm-8 pm
8 am-1 pm
2.30 pm-7 pm
8.30 am-12.30 pm
2 pm-5.30 pm
Head of the Master in Business Management – Intensive (iMEX)
Prof. Augusto Sales
Master’s Degree in Administration
FGV EBAPE is a well-known and reputed school, recognized by leading international accreditation institutions for its outstanding programs, faculty, and syllabus:
AACSB International (AACSB) – the most recognized American accreditor for business schools.
EQUIS international accreditation of the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS-EFMD) – one of the most important certifications in the academic world.
ICAPA (International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education) – the commission is responsible for the accreditation of education and training programs according to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).
FGV EBAPE is the best choice for anyone wanting an excellent education and a rich international experience in a single program.
Students are privileged to be part of an institution that seeks to consolidate its position in the global environment as an internationally renowned center of excellence in quality teaching and research in administration..
The Executive Master in Business Administration (iMEX) allows students to take equivalent courses in partner institutions abroad, which is a rich learning opportunity that can be pursued in two ways:
iMEX’s curriculum includes an international module that counts as an elective course. Students can have a short-term experience (one week) at one of FGV EBAPE’s partner schools worldwide. These partners offer programs aligned with iMEX’s educational proposition, allowing an experience that complements the students’ training and builds a global vision of business management.
International Exchange Programs
FGV EBAPE provides longer international experiences, lasting more than three months, in its International Exchange Program.
Students pay the regular tuition fees in Brazil and can study abroad without additional fees or extra expenses related to tuition.
FGV EBAPE is committed to promoting the internationalization of its activities, establishing partnerships with the best business and administration schools worldwide, and building the best opportunities for students, professors, and institutions.
iMEX professors stand out for their academic quality and are among the best in the country. They all hold PhDs obtained in prestigious institutions, actively participate in internationally recognized conferences and research projects, and publish technical and scientific research in leading journals worldwide.
Student Research Incentive
Research is a fundamental and challenging part of the master’s degree. Therefore, iMEX stimulates students to be critical thinkers, motivating them to engage in collaboration activities with partner teaching and research institutions, publish their research, and participate in congresses worldwide.
FGV EBAPE offers complete and up-to-date databases. It is an outstanding collection in Brazil, and students can access extensive databases and indexes at the school’s premises or online.
Students and professors can access content and case studies from the Harvard Business School (HBS). They have the right to a digital subscription to the Financial Times (FT) platform, with access to the research area and complete content on business, careers, news, and sustainability.
“My participation in the Executive Master’s Program in Business Management was crucial in my professional training, not only due to the high quality of its theoretical content but also because of the boldness of FGV EBAPE in proposing an academic program with a practical bias, prioritizing debates and providing spaces for the exchange of experiences to add real value. FGV EBAPE values and consolidates the effort, dedication, and energy essential for the success of a master’s program, awakening in the participants the concern about their beliefs and the passion for the search and generation of new knowledge.”