International Courses

Academic Internationalization

Alternative Energy Sources

The course provides technical information for the use of alternative sources of energy available in the nature, respecting the environment and sustainable development. It also aims to provide Electrical Engineering students with knowledgeabout the Electric Power System (EPS), which involves types of power plants; types of energy sources; three-phase electric power systems; types of generation equipment, transmission and distribution of electricity; and three-phase short circuit calculation.

Business Management in Brazil

The course aims to improve students' decision-making capabilities in the largest economy in Latin America: Brazil. With the help of teachers skilled in effective decision-making techniques, students will be able to develop a specific view of the Brazilian reality and learn about the dynamics of such business environment. Because of its specific characteristics, the course is addressed to international students that need to acquire specific knowledge about this market, as well as executives and employees of multinational corporations who need to deepen their knowledge on the most important economy in Latin America so to improve performance in strategic decision-making. The Latin America is a vital market for companies that are willing to keep or achieve leadership in global scenarios. Accordingly, any individual with specific knowledge of the Brazilian Country, as a continental representative, adds positive qualities for employment to their résumé.

Job Identity Designer 2.0

The course is designed for students who intend to address the world of work and careers by using social networking platforms. It aims to provide students with information on the identity 2.0, on how to create a digital story and who are the interlocutors. During the course, students will use production techniques to create still images and moving images, and to make a blog and a web 2.0 system for their textual, photographic and audiovisual presentations.


Opportunities in Brazilian Agribusiness

The agribusiness sector represents a highly significant component of Brazil's GDP. Economy globalization, advanced technologies and sound developed-country subsidy policies gave rise to an increasingly fierce competition in the agribusiness sector. Such factors have encouraged professional development in the sector, especially as regards business management. Professional development in the sector will be achieved through a participatory planning process, as well as through individual and collective experience and learning of all persons involved in the process.

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