Course duration
40 hours
Application period
Coming soon


In the last couple decades Latin-American countries have developed subsidies for low-income individuals and families aiming to fight poverty and reduce social inequality. 

This course introduces the main welfare subsidies utilized in Brazil, its aspects and effects as well as a comparative analysis of other programs in the region. 

Target Audience

Private and Public sector employees, non-profit employees and civilians interested in the subject. 


  • FGV’s instructors will present concepts, best practices, and case study analysis in a strategic, up-to-date, and dynamic way. Students will be expected to discuss, analyze and exchange ideas concerning the topic. 
  • Modality: online, presential or semi-attendance (to be defined).
  • The Program may include technical visits to private companies and/or government agencies.


  • The main welfare programs in Brazil and its institutional aspects 
  • The need to establish terms and conditions and the sustainability of the programs in the long-term 
  • The effects Welfare Programs have in the job market and in the reduction of social inequality 
  • Performance in comparison to the main Welfare Programs in the following countries: Argentina (Bolsa Universal Infantil Protecao Social), Mexico (Programa de Desenvolvimento Humano Oportunidades) and Chile (Chile Solidario) 

Class Schedule and Location

Academic Workload: 40 hours
Frequency and time: to be defined.
Location: depending on the modality offered
- Presential: at FGV in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo or Brasília (to be defined).
- Semi-Presential: face-to-face meetings at FGV in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo or Brasília (to be defined) and virtual meetings transmitted by webconference.
- Virtual: 100% live classes transmitted by webconference. 


If you have any questions or would like more information about our Program, contact us: 
E-mail: dint@fgv.br 
Phone: +55 21 3799-6059 




To receive this course certification students are expected to have an attendance of at least 75%. 
In conjunction with the certificate students will also receive a digital badge they will be able to easily display in their social media platforms. The FGV badge is encrypted with blockchain technology, that guarantees the veracity of the information published.