Over the years there has been a growing interest in the study of Social Management in the field of public administration, especially in the scope of Participatory Budgeting. Given this scenario, this article aims to describe the importance of Participatory Budgeting in Social Management based on experiences consolidated in Brazil. The technical procedures were delineated by the bibliographical research with a qualitative approach, based on a review of literature taking into account the main concepts on the subject. The results found point to the indispensability of the Participatory Budgeting in the context of Social Management and proposes a theoretical background that will allow future discussions on the theme. This work presents itself as a collaboration for reflection and discussion on aspects considered essential for the understanding of Social Management within the scope of public administration.