At Odebrecht, the main vector of people's self-development is focused on a challenge: giving better service to their clients. As a supplement to Education through Work, which underlies our process of grooming the next generations, the Group also develops Education for Work programs to improve people's knowledge and skills. The highlights are:
Program for Developing Entrepreneurs (PDE)
Focused on strategic knowledge of the business and alignment with the Group's entrepreneurial culture. In 2006, 71 people participated in the program, including Construtora Norberto Odebrecht and Braskem members.
MBA in partnership with the Getúlio Vargas Foundation
Provides a broad overview of markets and opportunities and focuses on specific competencies for the Engineering & Construction and Chemicals & Petrochemicals businesses. In 2006, new classes began for 70 Group members, 35 from Construtora Norberto Odebrecht and 35 from Braskem.
Odebrecht Entrepreneurship and Global Relationship Network Program
Broadens our members' outlook on the business and leadership by providing a global, strategic perspective. This 6-month program was designed for Construtora Norberto Odebrecht members, 32 of whom took part in the first edition in 3 countries.
Managerial Development Program
Helps get Braskem leaders on the same page with the company's strategic objectives, values, principles and policies. Since its inception, 17 groups with a total of 662 members have taken part in this program.
In Engineering & Construction: Introduction to the Odebrecht Culture, Young Builders, Exercising Leadership, and Qualifying Project Management Team Leaders.
In Chemicals & Petrochemicals: Introduction to the Odebrecht Culture, Developing Competencies, and Personal Development.
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