Fundação Dom Cabral
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FDC: The 12th best business school in the world according to the Financial Times newspaper executive education ranking.

FDC at a glance

The 7th best business school in the world according to the Financial Times newspaper executive education ranking.

 Fundação Dom Cabral has made history for more than four decades.

Fundação Dom Cabral links management theory with practice, academic training with business expertise, and sustainability with client projects. For more than 40 years, FDC has developed executives, public managers, private managers and entrepreneurs from organizations across the globe. The business school provides domestic and international educational solutions that focus on innovative business thinking. These solutions are supported by strategic alliances and cooperation agreements with renowned institutions in Europe, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, India, Russia and Latin America. The influential network of schools allows FDC to access additional cutting-edge management tools, share management experiences and generate joint knowledge. 

FDC’s philosophy – to work with clients, not simply for them – respects the culture of organizations, the specific needs of diverse industries and market dynamics. The business school has become a global benchmark, contributing to the sustainable development of society through education and training. FDC programs host about 27,000 participants each year, create value for organizations and society and promote sustainable business ventures. ​


Antonio Batista da Silva Junior - Dean​​​​Fundação Dom Cabral​ is a B​razilian business school that operates internationally at the highest level. FDC contributes to the sustainable development of society by educating, developing and expanding the skills of executives, entrepreneurs and public-sector managers​.​

or the past 40 years, FDC has melded academic knowledge and management expertise, working with organizations, not simply for them. FDC’s joint educational solutions respect each organization’s culture, industry segment and market dynamics.

FDC believes in the power of education as a fundamental tool to lead change. Knowledge opens doors to a more-prosperous business environment and a better world. That’s why FDC invests in knowledge generation through management research and differentiated learning strategies. The business school’s return on investment is an innovative spectrum of domestic and international programs for professionals.

DC mainstreams sustainability in all its projects through constant dialogue and committed listening with its stakeholders. In addition, strategic alliances with renowned institutions enable FDC to offer its participants access to cutting-edge business topics.

FDC is internationally recognized for its excellence. Since 2005, the Financial Times’ Executive Education Ranking has placed FDC among the world’s best business schools.

Welcome to FDC!

Antonio Batista da Silva Junior

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To contribute to the sustainable development of society by educating, developing and building the skills of executives, entrepreneurs and public managers.​

Educational solutions for business development.​

Strategic Objective 
To be a reference in developing executives and organizations.


I. Usefulness: to be useful toward building society, Fundação Dom Cabral’s reason for being.
II. Partnership: as a result of the interaction among Fundação Dom Cabral, people, institutions and companies, and through which limitations are overcome and solutions are achieved.
III. Valuing People: an internal strength that stems from receptiveness and that will lead to joint building within the perception that each one will contribute in one’s own way, and no one will be excluded.
IV. Autonomy: the firm belief that freedom of choice leads people to a feeling of ownership within their range of actions while observing the institution’s principles and values.
V. Daring and Tenacity: so that the impossible may be tried while persevering at overcoming challenges and barriers on the way to building the dream of being a reference as an institution.​
VI. Quality and Innovation: to be at the forefront in the quest to do what is best for clients, who are the main focus of its actions.
VII. Ethics: concentrating on practicing loyalty, trust and transparency in our relations with third parties while recognizing our mistakes and correcting our paths.
VIII. Self-sustainability: as an institution, FDC will cultivate intellectual independence, austerity and efficiency to maintain its sustainable growth. 


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 FDC Covenant

The FDC Covenant was prepared for the first time in 2006 and it expresses the institution’s commitment to ethics in its relations with all its stakeholders. It offers guidelines to build harmonious relations both internally and externally.​. ​​​

letter of socialisation: fdc's code of ethics

​First issued in 2006, FDC's Letter of Socialisation expresses the institution's commitment to transparency and ethics in the relationship with its different publics. It offers guidelines for the construction of harmonious relationships within and outside FDC.

Click here and get acquainted with it.

ethics channel

For the purpose of expressing the principles that govern the institution, FDC implemented an outsourced and independent Ethics Channel, thus guaranteeing the confidentiality of users. The channel may be used to submit reports on ethical violations and misconducts, to offer suggestions related to conducts and the practice of ethics, and to clear up doubts about guiding documents, such as the Letter of Socialisation, and internal policies.    

The Channel may be accessed via either the website or the Contato Seguro application.


Extract of the Statute of the Fundação Dom Cabral, on March 19, 2018​. ​


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