We are a business advising firm
in the areas of strategy and management
delivering 100% personalized advising to business owners and managers.
We are specialists focused
on the growth and expansion of companies: Strategic Design.
Since 2007 we have been focusing on
our clients' sustainability.
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Specialist in the growth and expansion of companies, has focused his activity on personalized advice to companies and entrepreneurs, namely: # reflection, analysis and strategic planning; # creativity and innovation (idea capturing and management, including NP4457 implementation projects); # strategic management also with Balanced Scorecard/KPI; # control management; # internationalization of companies and organizations.
Holds a degree in Business Management (Instituto Superior de Gestão), Business Advisor to the management of several SMEs in the area of business strategy and management.
Was Executive Director (Management and Innovation Areas / SGIDI) and Manager of Business Areas in SMEs, Project Manager, Trainer and Coach (of executives in large Organizations), Consultant and Project Coordinator in several SMEs / large Organizations, such as Galp Energia, Brisa, CUF - Industrial Chemicals, Bluebird, Webcomum, Greenmed, Noesis, ADP - Portugal Fertilizers, among others.
Expert speaker and guest lecturer in the themes of Business Strategy and Management, Innovation, Balanced Scorecard and Entrepreneurship in several universities, organizations and business centers.
As Senior Advisor at BRACING, has focused his activity on the Personalized Advice to companies and entrepreneurs, namely: # reflection, analysis and organizational planning; # management of creativity and innovation (idea capturing and management, including the NP4457 norm); # strategic management; # control management; # process management and improvement (ISO 9001: 2015; BPMN 2.0); # project management (Engagement management and project control).
Holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP-UP) and is an adviser to the leadership of several SMEs in the areas of planning and organization, strategy and business management and processes.
Was Director of Compliance and Human Resources at Banco L. J. Carregosa, S.A .; Consultant to the Ministry and Minister of National Defense and of the Portuguese Armed Forces; Coordinator-Head of a Consulting Project in the Human Resources area of the Hospital Center of Gaia / Espinho, Dr. Eduardo Santos Silva; Head of Departments of Human Resources and of Logistics at Huntsman Performance Products Inc .; Responsible for the Training Area at the Iberian level and Responsible for the BP & C / Projects Department (Business Planning & Control / Project Management) of the Swiss multinational CIBA Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
He is a guest lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP) and at the Instituto Universitário da Maia (ISMAI). He is one of the Directors of a non-profit Cultural Association in Malhadas, Miranda do Douro; Active member in the promotion and upgrowth of the Mirandese Bagpipe (Gaita-de-Foles Mirandesa) and founding member of Confraria Atlântica do Chá, in Oporto. Specialist trainer in the theme of Tea.
As a Consultant at Bracing, he has specialized in the design and optimization of multi-level business processes, providing interdisciplinary and customized solutions with the aim of producing new and effective solutions (BPMN 2.0).
Master in Business Management (Cultural Management) and in Music (Classical Piano) by the Portuguese Catholic University. Holds an MBA in Strategic International Business Management and Marketing from Atlântico Business School. He is a management advisor in several Micro and SMEs in the area of business strategy and management.
Was Cultural Advisor to the Santo Tirso City Council, Strategic Director and Stream Leader in projects for the Ministry of Health and in creative and entertainment companies, Executive COO in an Architecture and Construction company. Lecturer in several music conservatories and trainer in the hotel course of the Professional Agricultural School Conde S. Bento, St Tirso.
With a strong spirit of exploring new frontiers, innovation, "bridge builder", support and guidance of people, Pedro Pimenta is part of the BRACING team, challenging it to think not only outside but beyond “the box”.
A graduate in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, the research and later PhD in Process Control also by that University, were the first steps in exploring the frontier between such different areas as: chemical engineering, control, mathematic and computers. With an academic route of 20 years teaching algorithms and programming and links between information systems and teaching / learning processes (e-learning, b-learning), adoption and construction of web work platforms for the development of people and organizations Masters / PhD studies in 6 different higher education institutions); and appreciation of students' transversal competences, fundamental for their employability, Pedro Pimenta has a spirit of permanent search for differentiating solutions that can be truly valued by BRACING customers.
In recent years he has strengthened his experience in
the orientation of technology and services in the social economy sector and the
operationalization of international contacts and knowledge sharing programs in
the areas of promoting employability (young
students) and mentoring (young
We act per a behavior based on VALUES that are intrinsic to us. It's our DNA.
CUSTOMIZATION - Each intervention is unique. We put all our focus on its’ specificities.
TRANSPARENCY - We know that Transparency is a powerful engine of business growth, and we are intrinsically transparent in our approach!
INNOVATION - There is no certainty in a business future. Only innovation can guarantee the sustained continuity of the business project.
CONFIDENCE - Trust is the pillar of business relationships. We are committed to long-term relationships based on the demonstration of our skills.
VALUING PEOPLE - Companies are made of People. We value each and every one whom we interact with.
SHARING KNOWLEDGE - Stopped knowledge dies and in the age of the Internet this is globally available to everyone. We share with our clients the know-how they need, specifically for their companies.
BRACING, in terms of its Social Responsibility, selectively supports the 3rd sector, knowing and believing in its impact in the development of local communities and the economy of the country.
In 2009 we started our own social brand targeted at provinding key skills and expertise, shared between the Business Sector and the 3rd Sector (Shared Value).
In addition to some projects and social organizations we have been following, since 2009, in terms of the Shared Value we have been supporting the project CAIS RECICLA, in which we place our full trust and commitment, placing at its disposal our know-how, knowledge and resources.
Leonardo da Vinci
As specialists focused on the growth and expansion of companies,
we have developed our work in essential support areas
that guarantee the sustainability of your business:
BRACING never prepares generalist interventions. Our service proposals are always prepared according to specific needs of each company.
Through a consistent approach to the market and in close dialogue with our clients we are 100% focused on the sustainability of their results:
↗ We are the support in the consolidation of companies’ business strategy particularly those that require advise in terms of BRACING’s areas of specialization.
Paulo Carvalho Alves
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