Master (MSc)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2018
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1064/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1064/2011/AL01 de 20-08-2014
Lectured in Portuguese and English
Teaching Type In person

Faculty for (2023/2024)

Strategic Management and Control
Alexandra MILICI is a Project Management Officer (PMO) in Research Operations (ResearchOps) at the multinational corporation OLX. She is also an invited lecturer and a PhD candidate in Management at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal. She holds a Master’s degree in Management (awarded in 2020) from ISCTE Business School, Portugal, and a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration (awarded in 2018) from ISCSP – University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded 2nd place in the 2011 Edition of the ISCTE-IUL Investment Game. With a comprehensive background in both the public and private sectors, she leverages her expertise to offer strategic consultancy services to national and international companies and organizations, enabling them to navigate complex environments and thrive. Alexandra’s professional journey also includes providing business financial support at Air Liquide, where she supported the Nordics Team, developed and improved financial processes, and analyzed performance indicators. Additionally, she served as a business support analyst at Reloading, excelling in process development and improvement, process audits, and research methodologies. Alexandra’s earlier experience at Steam – Smart Business Services honed her skills in process development, audit, and performance analysis, as well as providing general office administrative services and technical support to management and accounting teams. Alexandra is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Romanian (mother language). She has successfully supervised several Master’s dissertations and has published in premier international journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (ABS 3) and Technological and Economic Development of the Economy (WoS Q1). Her research interests include strategy and corporate development, open innovation, technology management, and decision support systems.
Marketing Management
Daniela Langaro is assistant professor at ISCTE-IUL (Portugal), visiting professor at Catolica Lisbon (Portugal) and collaborated for 5 years with Vlerick Business School (Belgium). Following her 15 years of experience in marketing in companies from Consumer Packaged Goods (Unilever, Procter and Gamble and Danone) and OTC (Angelini Farmacêutica), Langaro moved to academia in 2012. Her general research interests involve issues in internet marketing, social media, brand communications and brand management.
Economics for Managers
Economics for Managers
Research Seminar in Management
Florinda Matos is PhD in Social Sciences, Organisational Behaviour Studies, by the University of Lisbon. She has a master’s degree in Business Sciences from INDEG/ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, a Bachelor’s Degree in Management of Agricultural Business, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomic Engineering, both by the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém. She is a Professor at ISCTE Business School – University Institute of Lisbon, where she teaches several courses in the areas of management. Also, she is a professor of knowledge management at IPPS-IUL - Instituto para as Políticas Públicas e Sociais and she is an invited Professor at several international universities. As DINÂMIA'CET – IUL, Centre for the Study of Socioeconomic Change and the Territory integrated researcher, her main research interests are Knowledge Management, Intellectual Capital Management, Measuring of Intangibles, Sustainability, Innovation, Additive Manufacturing and Digital Transformation. She was a post-Doc researcher in the Social Impacts of Additive Manufacturing at and led the project KM3D - Knowledge Management in Additive Manufacturing: Designing New Business Models, in a national consortium, funded by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. She is currently the national coordinator of the CATALYST - European VET Excellence for Leading Sustainable Systems and Business Transformation project, in a European consortium made up of 36 partners, led by academic institutions from Germany, Austria, Greece and North Macedonia. Florinda is a member of the scientific committee of several international conferences, where she has participated as an organiser, speaker, mini-track chair and reviewer. She has more than 40 published academic articles and scientific papers, chapters, and books. She has also been an active participant in the press, where she has published more than 200 articles of opinion on issues of economic and social actuality, being invited to several podcasts. She is currently Conference Chair of the following conferences: ISM 2023 - International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing; ECKM 2023 - 24th European Conference on Knowledge Management; and ECRM 2023 - European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management. Presently, she is associate editor in the area of Economics and Business at Journal Heliyon (Elsevier); a Guest Editor of Springer International Publishing, Journal Meditari Accountancy Research (Emerald) and Journal Sustainability and is also a Topical Advisory of the Journal Knowledge. In addition, she is a member of the Editorial Board of Revista Mátria and Revista Mátria Digital, edited by the Research Center Professor Doutor Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão (CIJVS). She is coordinator of the Thematic Line "Digital Transformation" at the Sociodigital Lab for Public Policy and member of the implementation team of the AI4PA Digital Innovation Hub. As an intellectual capital management expert, Florinda is the founder and the president of the Intellectual Capital Association (ICAA), whose mission is to help transform intellectual capital into added value by contributing to sustainable development. Also, she is a member of the New Club of Paris, an international organisation whose main objective is to create awareness about the Knowledge Economy. Moreover, she is promoting an award alongside the Portuguese public institutions to encourage and reward companies that value Social Sustainability. Also, she is the ambassador for Europe of the International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation (CIKI), organised by Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil). Likewise, she is a member of the Observatory on Knowledge Management and Innovation in Public Administration, from IPEA - Institute for Applied Economic Research of Brazilian Government.    
Leadership and Human Resources Management
Ethics, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Isabel Duarte de Almeida is an assistant professor with 25 years of experience in higher education and coordinator of research on sustainable development. She teaches at ISCTE-IUL, Portugal, and at the University of Lusiada and participates in academic activities abroad: Institute of Management (IfM), University of Cambridge; University of Palermo (UniPa), Sicily, Italy; Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM) in Germany. Dr Isabel Almeida holds a 5-year degree in Biology from the University of Lisbon (UL/FC, Portugal). She holds a postgraduate degree in Sociology, a first PhD in Biology from Lisbon University, and a second PhD in Sociology and Sustainability Management from the New University of Lisbon (UNL /FCSH, Portugal). She also holds a postgraduate degree in Circular Economy from Berkeley University. Isabel has been a researcher at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science for 12 years. She has indexed articles in SCOPUS scientific publications Q1 and Q2, published many articles in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and is a reviewer for AoM and EurOMA conferences. She is also a reviewer for Springer's "Environment, Development and Sustainability" and the "Journal of Rural and Community Development". Her research interests include sustainable development, circular economy, corporate and social responsibility, corporate sustainability and green supply chains. Current research projects -Project I: "INOVMINERAL 4.0 - Advanced technologies and software for mineral resources". The project's overall objective is to reorient innovative industrial models for the extractive industry by developing advanced technologies, new products and software for the entire value chain: upstream processes, valorisation of mineral resources and market. Partners CEI (Coord.); FRAVIZEL; FRONTWAVE; STREAMVALUE CONSULTING LDA; MARFILPE; SOLANCIS; INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO DE LEIRIA; FACULDADE DE CIENCIAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA; UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO, ACPMR; INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO; SAVANNAH, among others. - Project II: "The value of transdisciplinary projects: a sustainable path in academic research". It is a transdisciplinary study on the future of teaching in the management field, analysing the global, complex and diverse reality that determines professional and academic activity. The aim is to (i) identify problems in professional practice arising from gaps in academic education, (ii) discuss proposals for sustainable solutions in the paradigm of transdisciplinarity, and (iii) overcome the boundaries of disciplinary fields inherent in the teaching and professional practice of managers. - Project III: "Business students' perceptions of ethics and sustainability in business". This strand of research addresses business students' perceptions of business ethics and sustainability management by examining cases of ethical dilemmas.
Data Analysis, Modelling and Research
José Dias Curto is full professor at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL Business School, Quantitative Methods Departament) and investigator at Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal. He earned his PhD in Quantitative Methods for Management from the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), MA in Management from Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Bachellor's degree in Economics from Instituto Superior de Economia, Portugal. His primary research focuses statistics and econometrics with applications to finance, accounting and economics. List of journals where he published: Research in International Business and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Annals of Economics and Finance, Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money, Statistical Papers, International Statistical Review, European Accounting Review, Australian Accounting Review.
Strategic Management and Control | Research Seminar in Management
Pedro is a co-Diretor of ISCTE Executive Education's Executive MBA. He is an Integrated Member of the Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL) of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), having already authored 3 books and published several articles in top journals, like the Harvard Business Review.  His main areas of interest are General Management, Stakeholders' Management and Negotiation, and Corporate Governance. Pedro has significant management experience, holding positions in various corporate bodies of large companies, as well as academic management positions. Pedro has high teaching experience at various levels of education, with very good performance evaluations.
Logistics and Operation Management
Sofia Kalakou, Assistant Professor at ISCTE Business School since 2018. Director of BSc in Industrial Management and Logistics. PhD in Transportation Systems (Instituto Superior Técnico, MIT-Portugal program). Sofia has previously worked as a transport consultant and researcher on transport planning, passenger and cargo modelling and forecasting, simulation of airport operations, integration of new technologies in transport systems, performance assessment and sustainability. She participates as a Reviewer at international Journals.
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