Online Course Certification System (EOCCS) is an international online course certification system designed to evaluate the quality of online business and/or management-related courses that either stand-alone or constitute part of a certificate or programme.

EOCCS aims to evaluate the quality of exemplary online business and/or management courses. Firmly embedded in the general philosophy of EFMD accreditations - internationalisation, practical relevance and quality improvement - EOCCS is open to any institution, including higher education, corporate institutions and public agencies.


Through the last decade Saint Paul Escola de Negócios has been ranked five times at the Financial Times Executive Education – Open Courses ranking that evaluates the best 75 business schools of the world.

Along with traditional and renowned schools such as Harvard Business School, Columbia University, London Business School, ESMT, Saint Paul gained international recognition and established itself as one of the best 5 business schools of Brazil and one the top 10 of Latin America.

Initiated in the mid-1980s, AméricaEconomía publication is currently the most read and influential magazine of Latin America when it comes to business, economy and finance.

With a strong tradition and credibility in producing rankings, the presence in its lists holds great relevance to the recognition in the region.

Produced with 25 institutions of 15 different countries, Saint Paul guaranteed its presence as one of the best schools of Brazil and Latam in the ranking of corporate executive education.

The HR Top of Mind is an important award that aims to identify and recognize the most reminded companies and professionals by the HR community.

In 2014, the award launched the Executive Education category, and Saint Paul received the Top 5 2014 – 17th HR Top of Mind seal for being among the five most remembered institutions in this category.

In 2015, Saint Paul succeeded again as one of the five most remembered institutions in Executive Education.


The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is one of the main networks among business schools in the world, and being a part of this network brings many opportunities for professor and student exchange, knowledge sharing and cooperation.

As the largest international association in the management development field, the EFMD network has over 800 institutional members in 82 countries. EFMD and EFMD Global Network have the mission to perform a key role on the creation of an international approach to education management and a united forum of information, research, networking, and debate on management development innovation and best practices. Only 12 schools in Brazil belong to the select group of universities associated to EFMD.

Anamba (National MBA Association) was officially founded in June 2004, after over a year of work by representatives of twelve of the top business schools in Brazil, national and international schools, personalities from both the Public and the Private sectors, and Foundations.

The mission of Anamba is to contribute to the excellence of the MBA Brazilian market by developing quality parameters to guide the structures and offers of courses.

Anamba’s priority is also to keep the market informed about the quality of the different programs offered in Brazil, so that candidates that are aware of the meaning and significance of its seal of quality can have the relevant information and feel more comfortable when making the complex choice of an MBA course, and also that schools put an effort to seek excellence, respecting national and international standards.

The largest Spanish and Portuguese-language University network in the world.

Universia was created in July 2000 with the support of over 35 Spanish universities from the Spanish University Deans Conference and Scientific Investigation Superior Counsel. Between 2000 and 2005 it was established in 11 Iberian-American countries and in 2010 its presence could already be verified in all of them. Currently, 1,290 universities from 23 Iberian-American countries constitute the network, which represents 16.8 million professors and college students.

The development of Universia’s activities, products and services intends to stimulate shared projects among partner universities, exploring the relationship potential between universities and companies.

Reference in business education in the Northeast, the FA7 Institute is a center of business education that stimulates innovation and competitiveness, allowing great development in professional performance.

The institution develops partnerships with corporate entities and the best business schools in Brazil and abroad. Its structure based on international standards offers a fertile environment for a combo of ideas and development of skills through open or in-company courses tailored from careful understanding of the needs of companies, which seek unique solutions to leverage organizational learning and optimize managements.

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One of the most distinguished publishers in the world listed in the New York Stock Exchange under JWa and JWb.

John Wiley & Sons along its 200 years of history has been a valuable source of knowledge and information. It is one of the 15 top publishing houses in the world, being on the Top 5 in the TSP (technical, scientific and professional) segment. Saint Paul Publishing has already translated important Wiley titles in the Administration, Accounting and Economy areas, such as: One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy, For Crying Out Loud: From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen, and Investment Banking.

The largest professional service global organization offers institutional publications.

PwC offers institutional publications segmented by industry or operational area to serve the most diverse audiences. In partnership with Saint Paul Publishing PwC publishes manuals, researches and technical papers developed from the different services offered to their clients.

Leader in finance studies in Brazil.

The Brazilian Institute for Finance Executives (IBEF) allies its own expertise with Saint Paul Publishing’s, which is a reference in finance and business publications, to publish works on the finance executive’s career, aiming to qualify professionals to optimize companies’ economic and financial results.

One of the main corporate governance research institutions in Brazil.

Saint Paul Publishing is positioned in the market as one of the top corporate governance publishers and since 2006 it produces along with IBGC the best content on the topic.

Commitment to foment and conduct the best studies on the retail sales of goods and services.

The Retail Administration Program of the Administration Institute Foundation (FIA) promotes publications about the consumer market, covering a wide range of themes and retail sectors. In partnership with Saint Paul Publishing, it develops many works on Brazilian retail, besides annually publishing the volumes of the “Competitive Retail” collection, currently in its 18th edition, from the Retail Excellence Award, which awards the best works on the topic.

Saint Paul is an authorized by the Federal Accounting Council to offer training with specific punctuation.

The course of Managerial Accounting and Analysis of Indicators is accredited by the Regional Accounting Council of the State of São Paulo (CRC-SP), scoring 48 in ProGP.

Saint Paul is member of ABMES ( Brazilian Association o f Maintainers of Higher Education), which represents private higher education institutions throughout Brazil with the objective of engaging them in a variety of instances and acting in the effective consolidation of their pairs.

Saint Paul has joined the University Pact Human Rights Education

Saint Paul has joined the University Pact Human Rights Education, a joint initiative of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Human Rights to promote human rights education in the university environment, which aims to overcome violence, prejudice and discrimination in the university environment and promote educational activities to promote and defend human rights in Higher Education Institutions.