Adtalem Brazil and Ibmec to be Exclusive Distributors of Singularity University Digital Courses in Brazil


March 20, 2019

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Adtalem Brazil announces an exclusive distribution partnership for digital courses in Portuguese with Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to help solve humanity’s challenges. Adtalem Brazil will distribute SU’s online courses to Brazil consumers through its business school Ibmec, one of the most respected business schools in Brazil. Adtalem Brazil and Ibmec are part of Adtalem Global Education, a mission-driven global education provider headquartered in the United States.   

This month, registration will open for Foundations of Exponential Thinking, and by year end, three online courses known as The Exponential Foundation Series, are expected to be offered:

  • Foundations of Exponential Thinking, where a cohort of leaders learn the most recent advancements in exponential technology and explore the foundational concepts that support a shift in mindset to match the current pace of technological change. The course helps learners to think exponentially and develop the skills that will help navigate toward the future during a time of unprecedented innovation.
  • Practicing Exponential Foresight is a hands-on skill-building course that teaches the practical forward-thinking skills to reach a better future. Students look at challenges in new ways by examining trends and exploring unknowns as they collaborate with a community of leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs.
  • Impact Lab brings together everything from the first two courses and puts exponential teachings into practice. The course is a set of moderated experiences where like-minded individuals interested in a particular global grand challenge share their knowledge of known issues and solutions.

“We believe this collaboration provides Brazilians with the interactive courses necessary to prepare for a rapidly changing future. The partnership will also allow the public to have access to SU educational products in Portuguese,” said Carlos Alberto Filgueiras, president of Adtalem Brazil.

The partnership also will provide support from Brazilian facilitators, trained by SU. After completing all three online courses, students will be considered SU alumni.

“We're excited to have Adtalem Brazil as our digital licensing partner to help scale Singularity's online courses globally,” said Singularity University CEO and Associate Founder Rob Nail. “Partners are crucial to empowering a more global and diverse audience of learners with the knowledge of exponential technologies and mindsets they need to create a better world."

To find additional information and register for the next cohort, please visit http://singularity.ibmec.br/. Students will be able to pay for the course fee in Real or use a credit card to pay in up to six installments.

About Ibmec
One of the country's largest educational institutions in Brazil, with almost 50 years of history and approximately 15,000 students, Ibmec offers undergraduate, graduate and master's degree programs with intense career guidance. With a nationally recognized teaching standard, the institution has locations in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Belo Horizonte. The group also offers distance learning throughout the country. Learn more at ibmec.br/.

About Adtalem Educacional do Brasil

The goal of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspirational contributions to the global community. Since 2009, Adtalem Educacional do Brasil has been part of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global provider of education, founded in the United States, and present in 60 countries. Currently, it has 13 educational institutions distributed in the Brazil. In total, there are 16 campuses, more than 400 undergraduate courses and 217 learning centers throughout the country, serving more than 110,000 students in four different positions: Wyden, institutions of academic excellence; Ibmec, in the premium segment; Damásio Educacional, with preparatory courses and postgraduate courses in the areas of Law and Management; and Damásio | Unifavip, with courses of quality in the modality of distance learning. All the institutions that make up Adtalem Educacional do Brasil are among the best in the cities where they are located. For more information about Adtalem Global Education and Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, visit adtalem.com.

About Adtalem Global Education
The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE, member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and Wyden institutions), American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and follow on Twitter (@adtalemglobal) and LinkedIn.

About Singularity University
Singularity University (SU) is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all. SU’s collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. A certified benefit corporation headquartered at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley,

SU was founded in 2008 by renowned innovators Ray Kurzweil and Peter H. Diamandis with program funding from leading organizations including Google, Deloitte, and UNICEF. To learn more, visit SU.org, read the SU Blog, join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @SingularityU, and download the SU App.