Information Systems Governance


1. Develop top Information Systems Managers/CIO's with higher knowledge regarding multiple themes associated to IT organizational units
2. Design Information Systems plans based on medium term vision
3. Enable change management processes, always present in a strategic vision of a top manager role
4. Leverage the capability to relate with multiple entities (internal and external from the organization), which are key in strategic factors in medium and long term

General characterization





Responsible teacher

João Miguel Martins Moradias


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English




- The CIO Edge: Seven Leadership Skills You Need to Drive Results - Graham Waller, Karen Rubenstrunk, George Hallenbeck
- The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge: People, Process, and Technology - Dean Lane
- The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership - Martha Eller
- The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value - Nicholas R. Colisto
- Straight to the Top: Becoming a World-Class CIO - Gregory S. Smith

Teaching method

This course will be leaded by theoretical and practical sessions, associated with few sets of individual and group workings papers. It will include some guest that will participate in the session, presenting some of their cases.

Evaluation method

- Development of an IS Strategic Plan document and presenting to the class (40%)
- Individual Exam (30%)
- Working papers of articles (15%)
- Participation in classes (15%)

Subject matter

1. Analysis of real case studies
2. Seminars with external guests
3. Collaboration of Portuguese companies
4. Development of Strategic Plan
5. Paper analysis