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Faculdade de Tecnológia de Americana
São Paulo, Brazil


University description (as per official university website)

The FATEC of American offers five undergraduate courses, they are:

Systems Analysis and Information Technology

The Degree in Systems Analysis and Information Technology (ASTI) offers four types of training:

Bachelor of Systems and Information Technology (Full time with concentration in the Morning);
Degree in Systems and Information Technology (Integral with concentration during the afternoon);
Information Security Technology (Hosted by night and is expected to offer additional in the morning if there is demand) and
Technology in Digital Game Development (Offered only at night).

Business Management with emphasis in International Commerce and Marketing

I - Profile of professionals trained


The Technology in Business Management will be able, within their emphasis on:

Analyze technical data, special studies to develop, guide and review designs executives;
To direct, guide, coordinate, supervise, perform, conduct, supervise and be responsible for technical services;
Develop projects, strategies and organizational plans;
Prepare specifications, instructions, technical evangelism, budgets and planning;
Adapt projects, processes, products and services to performance conditions;
Carry out surveys, assessments and technical reports;
Define performance indicators and monitor results;
Hold office and technical and administrative functions in the public and private institutions;
control organizational processes;
Providing consultancy and advisory services;
Pursue teaching, research, analysis, experimentation and testing;
As an entrepreneur managing his own business;
Manage work teams.

II - general and specific skills and qualifications of the course

The Course of Technology in Business Management aims to prepare students with characteristics that place him at an advantage in the competitive job market. The Technology in Business Management from the American College of Technology must be prepared to exercise relevance in modern business and Brasileira Paulista. Thus, the course provides students with general and specific skills that make an entrepreneur in your own business or acting in public or private companies.

The general skills to be developed by the course are:

Managing teams;
Developing talents;
Communication and expression;
Develop creativity;
Develop critical thinking;
Thinking about the future;
Use techniques to solve problems;
Understand the dynamics of organizations;
Field of foreign language;
General and specific legislation;
Field of computing tools.
Below, for emphasis, the specific skills, is intended to develop Technologist Business Management:

Emphasis: Marketing and Sales

Skills to develop business and organization with the objective of:

Understand the fundamental concepts of marketing;
Environments to analyze internal and external market;
Develop strategies and marketing plans;
Apply the marketing mix;
Develop promotional strategies;
Assess the national and international geopolitics;
Develop initiatives to step up the customer satisfaction;
Plan, develop and introduce products to market and feasibility study;
Developing concepts of market segmentation.

Emphasis: Foreign Trade

Skills to manage import and export processes in order to:
Develop market research in order to identify suppliers and customers in the international market;
Implement processes and procedures in export and import processes seeking to maximize operating results;
Define the best means for handling cargo exported and imported by choosing the most appropriate modal, allowing a more profitable trading;
Present the best business opportunities for the exchange contract for import and export, bringing the results of operations in improving the cost / benefit exchange.

Logistics and Transport

The professional profile for Technology in Logistics and Transport, enables graduates to develop planning, control and supervision in performing functions relating to management in logistics and transport.

The Technology in Logistics and Transport should develop, throughout his professional life, a consistent and humanistic global vision that will enable you to understand the social, political, economic and cultural environment where it will be inserted, being qualified to make decisions a globalized world, diversified, interdependent, and that it mutates very fast and continuous.

In this context, it is essential that the trader is aware of the forces of economic, social and cultural environment and affecting, in particular, the organization which he serves, and should understand, too, the internal flow from operating organizations and be able to apply their knowledge in specific situations and different, and be able to absorb the rapid changes in business and technology, for application in your organization.

Professionals need to be formed from a deep technology knowledge management in logistics and transport, besides being able to use the data to perform financial and economic trial, assess risks and make business decisions. It should therefore be able to establish a systemic and strategic understanding with a view of the whole, in an integrated and related to the external environment.

The main characteristics desirable for professional graduates of the Course of Technology in Logistics and Transport are described below:

Systemic view, highlighting the inclusion of logistics and transport in the context of the life cycle of systems;
Competence for the management of logistics systems, the training and use of modern tools with a scientific-technological, in order to facilitate the solution of real problems, reducing costs and increasing the overall quality of the system;
Interpersonal competence, leadership and ability to interact and socialize with people at all levels;
Values of social responsibility and professional ethics;
Humanistic, allowing him to understand the social, political, economic and cultural context in which it is inserted, and to make effective decisions in a world diverse and constantly evolving;
Technical and scientific training, allowing him to work in logistics and transport organizations, as well as to develop specific activities of professional practice;
Ability to act in an integrated way the various levels of the organizational structure of each different moment;
Ability to understand the needs constant professional development, planning and developing your own career;
Confidence to perform their functions effectively;
Ability to express oneself clearly and critically and creatively;
Ability to use logical reasoning, critical and creative;
Relations with the environment;
Initiative, flexibility and speed in decision making;
Ability to propose innovative models;
Entrepreneurial skills, both internally and externally to the organization;
Ability to assess and redefine existing paradigms to overcome the environment in which it is inserted.
2 - Objectives
To train professionals to maximize the results generated by the synergy resulting from the alliance between academics and practical realization of business, with the vision of all these operations, involving the ballast, costs, benefits and risks;
Training professionals can opt for alternative models more suitable to each specific situation;
Training professionals involved in decision making, enabling them to better exercise the function;
To train professionals capable of evaluating the alternatives and risks, so they can optimize the results of organizations;
Training in communication;
Development of pro-active in work teams.
Integrate knowledge areas, with a focused approach to management problems.

The needs of an increasingly demanding market, competitive and globalized, it requires organizations to be reviewing its mechanisms for administering and updating them to new realities. The global wave with a series challenges and barriers to business and economies of emerging countries.
This is a course aimed at training professionals or intending to work in logistics and transport, with the following objectives:

Develop an analytical and critical view on modern forms of management, to train professionals able to act in modern environments and globalized;
Emphasize the needs of decision-making fast and effective in diverse business segments;
Improve internal techniques used in most global companies;
Develop a proactive stance with respect to technical and managerial skills of professionals;
In depth knowledge in relation to each relevant discipline;
Propose a pluralistic view of each field of study;
Provide broad-based generalist, alongside the central focus of the course;
Enjoy the many experiences of the faculty;
Prepare for the professional challenges inherent in a changing market, and extremely competitive.

3 - Skills and Abilities
Over the course will be developed in the learner, the following skills and competencies:
Logical Reasoning - Familiarity with numbers, spreadsheets, research, statistics to conduct studies, compile data, measure performance, make statements of income;
Relationship - Skill in interpersonal relations to travel with ease in key areas of the company where he works and among business partners, to resolve situations with flexibility and adaptability in the face of problems, the ability to select procedures that emphasize interactive forms of situation, towards common goals;
Strategic Vision - Know how to use available resources to achieve objectives and targets set. Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of competitors and keep your eyes open at all times to monitor market developments;
Global Vision - Seeing the whole and while parts of the business. Understand that a failure in one of the parties - an inadequately packaged goods, for example - may undermine the whole;
Organizational culture - Understanding organizational culture and become an agent of change, ie promote the paradigm shift, fight bad habits, old myths and biases rooted in the company;
Personal communication - the ability to inter-personal communication and correct expression in the technical and specific interpretation of reality.
4 - Professional Experience
The Technology Course in Logistics and Transport is to train professionals able to perform their functions in a globalized environment, employability and wide, to act in:
Supply Chain Management, particularly in the use of information technology, increasing productivity, identifying and reducing logistics costs;
In design and development, maintenance, storage, transportation, distribution, repair, maintenance and disposal of materials (for operating or administrative);
At recruitment, incorporation, education and training, assignment, transportation, welfare and shutdown of staff;
The acquisition or construction, repair, maintenance and operation of facilities and supplies to assist the performance of any operational or administrative function;
In establishing business contracts with suppliers, partners, customers and service providers;
In studies of business locations or distribution centers, and projects for the physical arrangement of storage;
In the calculation of freight and transportation costs, storage and warehousing, fleet management, and management and operation of multimodal terminals;
In the definition of routes, impact studies and economic feasibility of transport;
Strategic management of integrated logistics.

Data Processing

Working in the areas of Systems Analysis, is able to develop and manage projects of Information Systems. Knows characteristics of equipment, being able to do studies of needs and technical and economic feasibility of equipment and information systems. Meet business administration and could be an analyst for the organization or even take all levels of leadership in the area of Informatics. Can devote themselves to teaching and research within their professional field. Know programming languages and scientific trade, and may perform maintenance of computer systems and also as a software analyst, search optimization and application systems. Can act in the design, implementation and management of teleprocessing networks. Know the data structures and search the files, being able to operate in areas of Data Administration and Database Administration.

Textile Production

The Textile Production Technologist knows the equipment and supplies normally used in the processes of spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, finishing and tailoring, as well as its main characteristics and yields. You are able to study, design and directing deployments in the textile industry in a position to evaluate and suggest different materials to be used in the process involved and develop new products. It has particular resourcefulness in quality control at all stages of the manufacturing process, from procurement of raw material to finished product. Finds technical problems and proposes solutions. Know the basics of accounting, manufacturing costs, labor, economic viability analysis, human relations and communication flows. Makes launching new products, directs and supervises production systems, which can lead design teams, production and control, and performing technical tasks of updating and maintenance of textile equipment and related services. Can act in Marketing Textile and purchases or sales by being able to perform them with technical evaluation of the product. Can devote themselves to teaching, applied research and carry out surveys, assessment and technical reports, within your professional field.

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