Master's Degree in Business Studies in Porto in Portugal

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

Porto is the second most populous city in Portugal after Lisbon with a population of about 1.3 million persons. The University of Porto is the top university in Portugal as it serves students from all over Europe and the world in general. There are many other technical colleges in Porto too.

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Master in Data Analytics

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Portugal Porto + 1 more

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from normal business activity that are continuously accumulated by transactional information systems... [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Porto in Portugal. Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from normal business activity that are continuously accumulated by transactional information systems. Efficient and effective processing of such data for actionable knowledge might result in better performance of the organization by exploring mainly data analysis techniques. These include various statistical and data mining (data exploration) techniques, specifically targeted for the extraction of actionable knowledge from large volumes of existing data. All that knowledge serves, ultimately, to support decision making. According to a recent report by the McKinsey Global Institute, data mining will drive the next wave of innovation. Goals The Master in Data Analytics is intended for decision-makers wishing to add value to their strategic capabilities by taking advantage of decision support and data analysis systems, as well as specialists in information systems or statistics, wishing to contribute to the development of computational decision support. The Master in Data Analytics aims to develop the relevant skills for those playing a prominent role in areas using techniques of data analysis and knowledge extraction from databases. The MSc in Data Analytics programme at FEP (U.Porto) is part of the QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, facilitating the access by the best students to study and work abroad within the QTEM Master network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners. Target Students The Master programme is destined to (potential) decision-makers wishing to add value to their strategic capabilities by taking advantage of information decision support and data analysis techniques, as well as specialists in information processing wishing to participate in the development of computational systems for business intelligence and decision support. Some of our current and past students: - Project managers (Sonae, Banif, INE) - Business Intelligence analysts (Optimus, Continente) - Credit managers (Credifin) - Data analysts (Bank of Portugal, Banif) - Managers and developers of websites (INE) - Members of teams developing advanced decision support applications (Unicer, Sonae /Enabler, Sonae / Celdata, Siemens) - Researchers and professors (U. Porto, U.Minho, ISEP, IP Viseu) - Graduates Professional Opportunities The Master in Data Analytics is designed for those who wish to promote their professional development, as well as those who need a basic scientific and technical training to update their knowledge about the latest advances in the respective areas. The sectors where the knowledge and technique can be applied are diverse. They include distribution, banking, manufacturing, insurance, transport, industry, retail, services (including health) etc. Testimonials "I decided to apply to this Master with the personal and professional goal of improving skills and learning new subject areas in the data mining field.I have acquired a valuable knowledge which allowed me to grow professionally. With the implementation of intelligent systems my company is providing a better service and experience to our customers. I believe this Master is a great investment to everyone who wants to learn how to implement forms of advanced analytics, such as data mining, predictive analytics or text mining to gain a competitive edge." Cristina Cerqueira, Farfetch "I took the Master in Data analytics in order to learn cutting edge data analysis methodologies for the resolution of complex problems in order to create actionable knowledge that is a source of competitive advantage. The experience gained during my master programme contributed to my professional development, in which segmentation, propensity and network analysis became part of my vocabulary in my work in Customer Intelligence.” Nuno Paiva, Business Intelligence Manager at NOS Applications From March 24 to April 11, 2017 (subject to approval) [-]

Gestão das Organizações

Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Campus October 2017 Portugal Porto

Pretende-se que o ciclo de estudos permita a aquisição de um conhecimento tanto teórico como prático de matérias vastas e complexas necessárias ao desempenho cabal, dinâmico e altamente eficiente dos profissionais da gestão, em qualquer ramo de atividade e área do conhecimento. [+]

Objetivos GESTÃO DAS ORGANIZAÇÕES - RAMO GESTÃO DE EMPRESAS (PARCERIA COM A APNOR) Pretende-se que o ciclo de estudos permita a aquisição de um conhecimento tanto teórico como prático de matérias vastas e complexas necessárias ao desempenho cabal, dinâmico e altamente eficiente dos profissionais da gestão, em qualquer ramo de atividade e área do conhecimento. Saídas Profissionais A formação conferida visa assegurar aos futuros graduados uma formação sólida na área da gestão, bem como garantir-lhes a aquisição de competências numa determinada especialidade, no sentido de os preparar para o exercício de uma atividade profissional em contextos organizacionais, em empresas e/ou em instituições (públicas e privadas, com ou sem fins lucrativos), e ambientes diversos. [-]

Empreendedorismo e Internacionalização

Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Campus October 2017 Portugal Porto

Este Mestrado visa uma conjugação de conhecimentos conceptuais, pensamento crítico e aplicação prática das unidades curriculares fundamentais relativas à administração de empresas, de organizações ou de instituições, tendo como objetivo constituir-se como um importante instrumento na formação académica portuguesa. Abrangendo áreas nucleares como a Gestão, a Economia, o Direito e a Informática, este curso propõe-se desenvolver a especialização em aspetos funcionais necessários a uma bem-sucedida internacionalização das empresas portuguesas. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Porto in Portugal. Objetivos Este Mestrado visa uma conjugação de conhecimentos conceptuais, pensamento crítico e aplicação prática das unidades curriculares fundamentais relativas à administração de empresas, de organizações ou de instituições, tendo como objetivo constituir-se como um importante instrumento na formação académica portuguesa. Abrangendo áreas nucleares como a Gestão, a Economia, o Direito e a Informática, este curso propõe-se desenvolver a especialização em aspetos funcionais necessários a uma bem-sucedida internacionalização das empresas portuguesas. Competências específicas: Explicar as novas tendências e perspetivas de evolução na área do empreendedorismo e da internacionalização; Explicar, com fundamentação científica, necessidades de consumidores/utentes de diferentes países; Compreender e aplicar processos de gestão empresarial em contexto internacional; Definir e avaliar diferentes estratégias de internacionalização; Investigar as especificidades culturais, políticas, económicas e sociais dos vários mercados internacionais; Conhecer as grandes questões da atualidade relativas à União Europeia, especialmente as relacionadas com a economia e a política comercial. Saídas Profissionais Este curso tem por finalidade continuar a formação especializada obtida pelos estudantes ao nível do 1º ciclo de estudos na área das Ciências Empresariais, preparando-os para exercerem eficazmente a profissão de técnicos de empreendedorismo e de comércio internacional, técnicos vocacionados para desenvolverem a sua atividade em organizações nacionais, internacionais e em entidades privadas. [-]