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Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management

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Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management

Digital transformation is one of the vectors that the European Union intends to accelerate and for which many increased infrastructure platforms and software available as a service are contributing. To do so, organizations must incorporate more sophisticated skills, solutions, and management tools, as well as new professional profiles and skills.

The Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management is designed to prepare managers and professionals for digital transformation and business, providing them with knowledge of the latest technologies available in an increasingly complex information management scenario and the preparation of organizational culture, human resources, and processes.

The applications for this program are open between October 11th and November 17th, 2022. To apply, click here.

Partner Entities

  • Google
    Google
  • Idc (1)
    IDC
  • Sap
    SAP
  • Vagas

    Format

    After Working Hours

  • Media

    Length and ECTS

    2 semesters
    (60 ECTS)

  • Semestres

    Attendance

    2 to 3 times
    a week

  • Lingua

    Start Date

    February 2023

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Who is it for?

The Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management is aimed at managers and professionals who wish to deepen their project management skills in business transformation, based in new digitalization models and information systems. Among the potential candidates we highlight the 1st and 2nd level managers of medium-sized and big enterprises, systems integrators and consulting companies, and IT and IS professionals.

Goals

  • Prepare managers to be in charge of the "digital transformation" in their organizations, and become the change drivers in processes, organization and human resources;

  • Help in the selection and prioritization of the adequate technological solutions and distribution models to accelerate the profitability and productivity in the organizations;

  • Offer the students clear access to state of the art of reference suppliers of technologies and distribution models that leverage the "digital transformation";

  • Provide access to digital transformation methodologies, including IDC Digital Transformation MaturityScape, for an assessment of their organizations.

Students and Alumni Testimonials

Ana Valente
Business Analyst | Springer Nature
Catarina Guedes Simões
Business Transformation Manager | BOLD by Devoteam
Ivo Bernardo
Partner / Senior Data Scientist | DareData Engineering
João Miguel Salvador
Coordinating Journalist | Expresso
Jorge Barroso
General Director Automotive Solutions | DEKRA Portugal
Manuel Leandro
Service Delivery Manager | Milestone @ REN
Nuno Amaral
Digital Project Management Officer | Galp Energia
Rita Gomes da Silva
Ux Designer, Critical Techworks
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I looked for the Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management to complement my technical training with management know-how. The group assignnments, in which different case studies from well-known companies are analyzed, allow the creation of a state of alert for the challenges that an organization faces during its digital transformation, which is an asset for those who want to make a difference in a world with an increasingly digital focus.
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Choosing the postgraduate program in Digital Enterprise Management at NOVA IMS was a very conscious decision, certain that the acquisition of new skills and knowledge, so necessary for those who work daily with the topics of Digital Transformation within organizations, would come true. The dynamics and networking present between the faculty, partners and colleagues were crucial for this same achievement.
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Throughout my academic career, NOVA IMS has provided me with the necessary learning to be a better Data Scientist, with its teaching method focused on the most relevant tools in the market and incorporating the most current and basic themes in its curriculum in the creation of good data analysis and statistics professionals. With a practical approach, focused on problem-solving and an academic environment of excellence, with great proximity between teachers and students, NOVA IMS was a school of enormous importance in my development, the right choice for what would be my professional future.
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Choosing the postgraduate program in Digital Enterprise Management of NOVA IMS was the right decision in a context of change within organizations. The digital transformation is a big challenge and this is a great opportunity to reposition the business world and prepare it for tomorrow. Now more than ever: no one expected the future to come so soon and in such a challenging way. The possibility of learning in a practical way and in group, using real business simulations, is an asset in a program like this, created in a prestigious college together with excellent international partners.
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Having been a student at NOVA IMS in a postgraduate and Master degree programs was an excellent decision. There is a highly prepared and demanding faculty that, in addition to their professional experience, together with the work carried out with colleagues, allowed me to obtain a level of deep theoretical and practical knowledge in this new world, increasingly computerized, digital and accelerating transformation with business impact. Another great advantage was the increase in the diversified networking, which is very important today. Without a doubt, it was a great experience with a very positive feedback that will help me to be better prepared for the challenges of the present and the future.
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The postgraduate program in Digital Enterprise Management of NOVA IMS was my choice to meet the cycle of change where I was. The need to update knowledge, acquire new skills found a solution in NOVA IMS’ rigorous and excellent teaching, where the proximity between teachers and students, the strong connection to the business market, and strategic partnerships, are the pillars that supported my decision and were responsible for influencing my evolution. I also gained good friends and contacts for strong personal and professional networking.
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The Postgraduate Program in Digital Enterprise Management at NOVA IMS helps business leaders to answer the challenges of the digital age by providing the tools to “orchestrate” the Why, What and How to deal with a business transformation. Also, the close connection of the professors between academia and the real world of business, the partnerships and the different backgrounds and industries of the colleagues, give us a great opportunity to learn and share knowledge activating our collective brain.
It was a great experience!
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The need to expand my knowledge base in areas adjacent to mine led me to the postgraduate program in Digital Enterprise Management at NOVA IMS, which caught my attention due to the academic background it presented. The faculty with vast know-how, together with the use of practical case studies, ensured that the program was extremely challenging. Another point that enriched the experience was the heterogeneity of the colleagues' areas which leveraged the sharing of knowledge, also increasing the sphere of networking.

Study Plan

The study plan corresponds to 60 ECTS, of which 45 are in Mandatory Course Units:

Mandatory Course Units

  • Adoption Models
  • Big Data Analytics for Business
  • Change Management
  • Cloud and Mobility Solutions
  • Digital Systems for Enterprise 4.0
  • Digital Transformation Capstone Project
  • Digital Transformation Methodologies
  • Online Collaboration Tools

Recommended Course Units

  • Architectures for Information Systems
  • Big Data Applications
  • Business Process Management
  • Descriptive Methods of Data Mining
  • Digital Marketing
  • Information Projects Management
  • Information Systems Governance
  • Information Technology Services Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Predictive Methods of Data Mining
  • Research Methodologies

The remaining 15 ECTS correspond to the elective course units, chosen by the students from a wide range of course units.

Teaching Staff

The teaching staff consists of highly qualified teachers, of recognized competence in their areas of expertise to ensure the quality of teaching and the adequate students monitoring.

Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2021-2022

7th  Edition - Spring Semester

Classes from February 14th to June 4th, 2022.*

Exams:

  • 1st period: from June 6th to July 2nd, 2022;
  • 2nd period: from July 4th to 16th, 2022.

Holidays:

  • Carnival break: February 28th and March 1st, 2022;
  • Easter break: from April 11th to 16th, 2022.

Enrollment in the Spring Semester (through netP@ Academic Portal): from February 7th to 11th, 2022.

* The missed classes of February 28th and March 1st will be replaced according to the schedule provided by the Professors. The missed classes of April 25th will be replaced on the Saturday immediately following the holiday; other missing lessons throughout the semester can be replaced on the immediate Saturday following the missed classes.

Fall Semester

Classes from September 5th to December 17th, 2022.**

Exams:

  • 1st period: from January 2nd to 28th, 2023;
  • 2nd period: from January 30th to February 11th, 2023.

Holidays:

  • Christmas break: from December 19th to 31st, 2022.

Enrollment in the Fall Semester (through netP@ Academic Portal): from July 18th to 31st, 2022.

** The missed classes of October 5th, November 1st, December 1st and 8th will be replaced on the Saturday immediately following the holiday; other missing lessons throughout the semester can be replaced on the immediate Saturday following the missed classes.

Academic Year 2022-2023

8th  Edition - Spring Semester

Classes from February 13th to June 3rd, 2023.***

Exams:

  • 1st period: from June 5th to July 1st, 2023;
  • 2nd period: from July 3rd to 15th, 2023.

Holidays:

  • Carnival break: February 20th and 21st, 2023;
  • Easter break: from April 3rd to 8th, 2023.

Enrollment in the Spring Semester (through netP@ Academic Portal): from January 30th to February 5th, 2023.

*** The missed classes of February 20th and 21st will be replaced according to the schedule provided by the Professors. The missed classes of April 25th and May 1st will be replaced on the Saturday immediately following the holiday; other missing lessons throughout the semester can be replaced on the immediate Saturday following the missed classes.

Fall Semester

The classes start in September and end in December of 2023. The exams will be held from January to February of 2024.

Length, Timetable and Exams

Length

The program lasts 2 semesters. The classes will start in February 2023, ending in December of the same year, and run after working hours (after 6:30 p.m.), 2 to 3 times a week.

Timetable

Fall Semester: see the timetable for the Mandatory Course Units here and the Elective Course Units here for the academic year 2022-2023.

Exams

Fall Semester: see the exams calendar here for the academic year 2022-2023.

Admissions and Fees

The Admissions' Jury Panel of NOVA IMS is looking for excellent students who have the potential to become good technical staff and excellent managers. Qualities such as maturity, determination and motivation, both in the academic path as well in a professional career, are some of the attributes that the Jury Panel is looking for.

4th  Applications phase

From October 11th to November 17th, 2022.

Entry Requirements

To enter this program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a compatible field (completed by January 2023);
  • Be proficient in English (spoken and written).

How to Apply and Selection Process

To complete the application, the applicant must register in NOVA IMS' Applications Portal, fill the form, upload their Curriculum Vitae, choose the program and pay the application fee in the Portal.

The selection process is based on the analysis of academic and professional curriculum. The members of the Admissions's Jury Panel may decide to hold an interview with all or some candidates - face-to-face or videoconference.

Application Fee

The fee of the application is €51. The application can only be considered after the payment of the application fee, within the stipulated period, non-refundable in case of withdrawal or non-admission in the program.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee of this postgraduate program is €4.100.

Tuition fee payment dates

The tuition fee of this postgraduate program can be paid in full or in four installments:

  • Full payment: February 22nd to 28th, 2023;
  • Payment in four installments:
    1st. February 22nd to 28th, 2023 (25% of tuition fee);
    2nd. April 25th to 30th, 2023 (25% of tuition fee);
    3rd. September 25th to 30th, 2023 (25% of tuition fee);
    4th. November 25th to 30th, 2023 (25% of tuition fee).

Registration Fee

After being admitted to the program and upon confirmation of enrollment, the applicant must make a payment of a pre-registration fee (around one week after the admission result announcement), deductible in this postgraduate program's tuition fee, non-refundable in case of withdrawal, with the following value:

  • €1.150 for applicants from EU and Portuguese-speaking countries;
  • €2.500 for applicants from other countries, unless their registration fee is provided by an official entity.

Upon registration, students should make the following payments:

  • €35 - for enrollment fee (the value is updated annually);
  • €1.40 - for annual school insurance (the value is updated annually).

Discounts

  • Financial discount: students who choose to pay the tuition fee in a single payment have a 2,5% discount on the payable amount;
  • NOVA IMS' Alumni (Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Master Degree and Doctoral Programs) from a different program of the one they will attend have a 20% discount on the tuition fee, cumulative with the financial discount;
  • Companies that finance the program to at least 2 employees, in the same academic year, have a 10% discount on the tuition fee. This discount is not cumulative with other discounts;
  • Companies that finance the program to 3 or more employees, in the same academic year, have a 20% discount on the tuition fee. This discount is not cumulative with other discounts;
  • Participants from clients or partners institutions, indicated by Google, SAP and IDC, have a 10% discount, not cumulative with other discounts.

FAQ

Do you have a question? Explore the most frequently asked questions and find the answer here! If you still have unanswered questions, please contact us!

  • Applications

    When can I apply?

    It is only possible to submit the application during its applications phase. The date of the call for applications is available in the Admissions and Fees page of each program. However, you can fill the application form at any time, submitting it when the applications phase starts.

    How can I apply?

    The applications are submitted online, in NOVA IMS’ Applications Portal. To submit their application, the applicants must register in the Portal, fill the form, upload your Curriculum Vitae, choose the program and pay the application fee in the Portal. The application process is the same for all the applicants, national or international.

    Which documents are required?

    The only mandatory document during the application process is the Curriculum Vitae (in .doc or .pdf format), except for the Doctoral Program, where it is also necessary to upload a Letter of Intent. The applicant can upload other documents such as diploma or other certificate of their qualifications.

    How do I convert a file to .PDF?

    Here is a list of websites where you can convert files to the pdf format, as a reference:

    Is there an application fee?

    The application fee is €51 in the academic year 2022-2023. The payment of the application fee will be made during the application process in the Applications’ Portal, through bank transfer/ATM reference, MBWay, PayPal or Visa. The application will only be considered successfully submitted after the payment of the application fee, within the stipulated time. It’s non-refundable in case of withdrawal or non-admission in the program.

    Can I apply to more than one program?

    You can apply to a maximum of 2 programs per application phase, by paying the application fee for each program, that is, the application to 1 program equals the payment of 1 application fee, the application to 2 programs equals the payment of 2 application fees.

    I'm a bachelor's degree senior student. Can I apply ?

    Yes. If you are a final year student and you graduate until January 2023, you can apply and you must deliver an authenticated copy of your degree certificate or diploma until the beginning of the academic year, until January 2023.

    In the application form, a Tax Identification Number is requested. What is Tax Identification Number? I don’t have one, what should I put in that blank field?

    In Portugal, the Tax Identification Number is required to identify a taxable entity or person, in tax declarations or financial transactions. If you don’t have a Tax ID Number or similar, please put “999999999” in that field of the application form.

    What should I write in the field: “Goals/motivation to apply to this program”?

    In this field, please mention:

    • In which way your background (academic and professional) fits the program;
    • What are your short-term professional goals;
    • What are your expectations with the attendance of this program.
  • Admission

    How does the selection process work?

    The selection process is based on the analysis of the academic and professional curriculum. The members of the Admissions’ Jury Panel may decide to hold an interview with all or some candidates – face-to-face or videoconference).

    In case I am contacted for an interview, can it be held at distance?

    Yes, the interview can be held at distance, preferably by Skype.

    When will I know the result of the application?

    The result of the application will be known, through email, in the date to be announced in the confirmation of submitted application email and/or by the Admissions’ Jury/Programs Manager.

    I was admitted in the program. What’s the next step?

    In case of admission, the applicant must make the payment of the pre-registration fee (around 1 week after the result announcement), until its deadline, in NOVA IMS’ Applications Portal and upload the diploma or other certificate of his latest qualification (example: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or PhD).

    Can I attend more than one program by academic year?

    Yes, you may attend two programs per school year, although it’s not recommended. Please pay attention to the fact that there may be overlap of the Mandatory Course Units of each program, as well as the overlap of the exams.

    I was admitted in two programs, but I only intend to attend one. What should I do?

    In case of admission to two programs, the candidate will have to choose, in the Application Portal, the program in which they intend to attend. After choosing the desired program and paying the pre-registration fee, you must select the option "Withdrawal" in the 2nd program in which you do not intend to attend. Thus, your vacancy is available to a candidate on the Waiting List.

    I'm on the Waiting List. Can I still be admitted?

    Since it is possible for candidates to apply for two programs per application phase, there will be cases where the same candidate has been admitted to both programs, but intends to join only one. In these cases and if the limit number of vacancies is not completed, the remaining vacancy will be assigned to a candidate on the Waiting List.

    I intend the invoice for the payment of the application / pre-registration fees.

    The Invoice-Receipt will be available in this Applications’ Portal up to 2 business days after the payment, in the tab "Billing/Treasury".

    I was admitted in the program, but I need visa. What should I do?

    NOVA IMS can issue a document that proves admission in the program, that will be sent to the student and the Embassy. The document will only be issued or provided after the payment of the pre-registration fee. Regardless of issuance the document, the student must contact the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate in their country to get more information.

  • Other Informations

    Is this program taught in Portuguese or English?

    Considering the diversity of students’ nationalities, all the classes will be taught in English.

    Are there scholarships?

    NOVA IMS does not award scholarships. However, you can apply to Universidade Nova de Lisboa’ scholarships and financial support, provided by the university’s Social Welfare Services. You can learn more athttps://sas.unl.pt/en/scholarships-2/scholarships_/ or contact them directly to bolsas@unl.pt. We don’t hold information about other scholarships.

    Is it possible to park on campus?

    The students can park their vehicles on campus, if they have the access card. There are several parking areas on campus and near to NOVA IMS. The request for access of vehicles to Campus de Campolide is made through registration or renewal of registration and subsequent payment. To do this, the interested parties should register in the system and select the type of access. Afterwards, they will receive all the data for the payment. It should be noted that the management of parking spaces is the exclusive responsibility of the NOVA’s Rectory. For more information, please visit the webpage www.unl.pt/en/nova/parking-campus.

    Is there accommodation on campus?

    The Social Welfare Services of Universidade Nova has ties with three student residences (one of them in Campus de Campolide) for Portuguese scholarship student and international students. The capacity of accommodation at school residences is limited. We can’t, in any way, guarantee you a room and we can only put your name on a waiting list, only after confirmation of admission. You will find more information about the residences at https://sas.unl.pt/en/accommodation/.
    In case you are admitted to the program and want accommodation in one of the University’s residences, please contact adnovaims@novaims.unl.pt.

    Does the University offer a Portuguese course for international students?

    Yes, there is a Course of Portuguese as Foreign Language. This course is available in 4 types of classes:

    If you have any questions about this course, please contact: cursoportugues@fcsh.unl.pt.

Achievement Awards

All students that stand out, during their academic path, for their academic excellence in the different course units and programs are celebrated. These awards are given by Members of AD NOVA IMS and/or other supportive entities.

AD NOVA IMS Member

  • SAS
    Best Student of the Course Units

    €1.500

Supportive Entities

  • Nokia
    Best student of the Course Unit

    €1.500

  • Governodeportugal (1)
    Best Student of Undergraduate/ Postgraduate/ Master Degree Programs

    Scholarship with Value to be Defined