Change starts with people...

It takes the right team to make Brazil's public administration fit for the future. To successfully manage challenges like the digitalisation of public services and to open the door for innovative solutions, Brazil’s public sector leaders must prioritise human capital development and drive cultural change from within. and Hertie School Executive Education have teamed up to offer tailor-made training opportunities for leaders who will build tomorrow's public sector teams in Brazil.
Tuition fees are covered by the programme.

Are you a human resources manager in the Brazilian public sector? 

Apply today for our Online Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management! Applications for the first two cohorts are open until 21 April 2021 (23:59 Brasília time).

Option I: 24-28 May 2021 - in English

Option II: 07-11 June 2021 - in English with Portuguese translation | Curso em inglês com tradução ao português - visite a página em português para obter mais informações

You will be able to indicate your preferred option in the application form.

Who can apply?

To qualify for this certificate programme candidates have to meet the following criteria:

  • professionals at a middle or senior stage of their careers currently working in human resource departments in Brazilian state/regional administrations, line ministries, parliament or other state/public institutions
  • preferably 10 years of work experience in the public sector
  • excellent command of the English language (mandatory if you are joining the May edition of the Certificate. Translation to portuguese will be provided in the June edition).
  • master degree
  • national of the Federative Republic of Brazil

Please submit your application through our online application module 
After creating an account please select  "Executive Programmes" from the drop down menu, then click on "Online Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management" and complete the application form.

The closing date for applications is 21 April (23:59 Brasília time).

During the application process you will be asked to upload the following:

  • Your CV (English, in PDF format). If you are joining the June edition of the Certificate you can upload your CV in Portuguese.
  • A letter of motivation (English, in PDF format, page). If you are joining the June edition of the Certificate you can upload your letter in Portuguese.
  • A link to a 90 sec. video (English) in which you briefly introduce yourself and outline what you expect to take away from this training. If you are joining the June edition of the Certificate you don't need to include a video.

Who are the partners behind this initiative?

We believe that innovative solutions and out-of-the-box thinking thrive on steady professional exchange and sharing best practices. We offer a platform for senior HR professionals from Brazil and public-sector experts from the Hertie School's renowned international faculty to meet and discuss new ways to resolve tomorrow's challenges. is a philanthropic, non-corporate institute based in Rio de Janeiro. Its mission is to find and to foster the most talented and visionary thinkers in the Brazilian public sector.

The Hertie School in Berlin is Germany's leading Public Policy School and has established itself as an ambassador of good governance and platform for public debate. Its Executive Education team has extensive experience in designing customised trainings for public sector leaders.



What we have done together so far:

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Take a glimpse at what Hertie and Repú have achieved together in the past.