Master's in Leadership - Executive

Education objectives

Organizations change as they grow and develop. Sometimes, this change is planned and caused by internal forces, but it can also be provoked by events and outside influences that force it. The need for organizations to understand and deal with these changes, constantly following them and adapting requires an innovation culture, (re)definition of strategy capabilities, negotiation, alignment, and mobilization of the whole, capacities that are fundamentally stimulated by leadership. 

The Executive Master’s in Leadership intends to contribute to the development of organizations through their talents, to create lines of lasting leadership that strengthen management and people development. In all organizations, human capital is strategic per se, being one of the key sustainability factors of the business. This Master’s will focus on the development of leadership relationships suited for different challenges in the organizations, including the challenges of attracting, developing and retaining talent through practices that are motivating.

Learning objectives:

» Identify the differences and points of complementarity between the roles of leader and manager.

» Get to know the challenges of leading teams in a face-to-face and remote context.

» Understand the importance of the organizational culture and develop the skills needed to map, plan, and implement a positive change, monitoring the results and impacts of change.

» Develop general management skills

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General characterization

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Master (2nd Cycle)



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Filipa Castanheira | Pedro Neves

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Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Teaching language

Portuguese | English

Degree pre-requisites

Completion of 60 ECTS distributed as follows: 30 ECTS in curricular units + 30 ECTS in thesis (Workproject)

For the Master graduation, it’s necessary to fulfill the academic requirements and the number of ECTS indicated, as per the course offered in the academic year. Courses on offer are subject to change. 

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Conditions of admittance

Holders of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or holder of a foreign higher academic degree following a 1st cycle of studies according to the Bologna process, or holder of an equivalent academic degree acquired abroad that is recognized by Nova SBE.

Hold an academic degree in areas such as Management, Technologies, Social Sciences, or similar.

Have at least 5 years of experience in functions relevant to their academic area, preferably as executives and or managers who intend to improve or update their skills in the areas of Leadership.

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