Challenges for the Future of Education brought by the Pandemic: The Coppead Case

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Roberta Dias Campos orcid
Elaine Tavares orcid
Paula Castro Pires de Souza Chimenti orcid
Leonardo Marques orcid


This teaching case describes the process experienced by Coppead, one of the main graduate schools in business in Brazil, to adapt to e-learning. The change is driven by the social isolation adopted in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The case reports on the decisions that the faculty collegiate, led by the director Elaine Tavares, has needed to take to circumvent the quarantine and ensure teaching continuity at Master, Doctoral, and Executive MBA levels. The case discusses the main challenges during the transition, but most importantly highlights the strategic opportunities that this shift has offered for innovation in the coming years.


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Campos, R. D., Tavares, E., Chimenti, P. C. P. de S., & Marques, L. (2021). Challenges for the Future of Education brought by the Pandemic: The Coppead Case. Journal of Contemporary Administration, 25(Spe), e210062.
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