Master in Business Studies in Braga Portugal

Top Masters Programs in Business Studies in Braga Portugal

Business Studies

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

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 is one of the warmest European countries. University programs are very affordable. In fact Portugal has one of the lowest living costs for students. Enjoy the the great beaches in Algarve or the old wings of history in the capital city of Lisbon.

Braga is one of the oldest cities in the northwest Portugal and has the oldest catholic archdiocese in the country. Being a large city in the municipality, two main universities have their headquarters here. These are Minho University and the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa.

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Master in International Business

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in International Business offers thorough, in-depth and updated education on the main trends and dynamics of contemporary international business. It allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills, thereby enhancing the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business. [+]

Master Degrees in Business Studies in Braga Portugal. Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in International Business offers thorough, in-depth and updated education on the main trends and dynamics of contemporary international business. It allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills, thereby enhancing the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business. By combining various fields of knowledge, the programme allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills necessary to enhance the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business The Programme curriculum is anchored on the Bologna concept of higher education. It is a two-year-long (four semesters) programme corresponding to 120 ECTS. The first two semesters are devoted to coursework, and the study plan comprises four mandatory and four optional course units. Semesters three and four (second year) are dedicated to prepare an original master dissertation, or to an internship/project with its respective final report. The Master programme aims to respond to the needs of advanced education and training in International Business in face of the transformations brought about by the globalization process and in line with the requirements of an European Space of Higher Education. Do you intend to consolidate your education and training, broaden your professional skills and launch a global career? Our Master Programme in International Business is the answer! [-]

Master in Marketing and Strategy

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. [+]

Justification and Purpose The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. This is the right path for organisations to tackle new challenges effectively and improve their performance and competitiveness. This process of change will not be successful, unless organisations adopt an open and flexible management model. Otherwise, organisations will not be able positively respond to complex organisational changes. In this sense, the Master Programme in Marketing and Strategy aims at achieving the following objectives: Provide managers and researchers with advanced training/education in the field of Marketing and Strategy. Develop skills to assess and critically apply advanced concepts in the field of Marketing and Strategy within different organisational contexts. Update and deepen strategic and operational skills in the Marketing and Strategy domain. Embody theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Endow professionals with increased skills in Marketing and Strategy and thus boost the Portuguese organisations' performance and competitiveness. In addition, it is a three-semester-long programme which totals 100 ECTS. The two first semesters are dedicated to coursework, whereas in the third semester the student has to prepare a dissertation for the completion of the Master Degree Programme in Marketing and Strategy. Would you like to consolidate your current training and... [-]

Master in Human Resource Management

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. [+]

Master Degrees in Business Studies in Braga Portugal. Justification and Purpose Nowadays, people are unanimously considered as the company’s most valuable asset. The profound changes resulting from globalisation, deregulation of markets and technological advances have driven businesses and organisations, in general, toward change and constant upgrading to meet the new environmental conditions. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. Therefore, we envision to endow future Human Resource Management Professionals with: The ability to understand the theoretical developments and critical analysis of human resource management issues in organisational contexts, which constitute the basis for development and/or original applications in this field; The ability to understand and solve human resource management problems in new and unfamiliar situations. In their role of human resource managers, they become agents of change whilst strengthening and improving performance and the organisational well-being as well; The ability to integrate knowledge, deal with complex issues, develop solutions or produce criticism in limited or incomplete information situations, including reflections on the ethical and social responsibilities that result from or condition these solutions and critical judgements. The ability to report their findings and underlying knowledge and reasoning in a clear and unambiguous manner; The development of lifelong self-learning... [-]

Master in Finance

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Finance is designed for those seeking a solid training in various domains of Finance. [+]

Motivation and goals The Master Programme in Finance is designed for those seeking a solid training in various domains of Finance. Based on the most recent and solid research in finance, this programme provides a learning experience that combines advanced financial theory with the resolution of complex cases, both of the so-called real economy and of the financial domain. In this sense, the Master in Finance also endows current and future practitioners with a key strategic advantage and leverage deemed fundamental to better understand and tackle modern economies which are dominated by globalisation, uncertainty, financial and technological innovations. Students who complete the programme coursework (but not the dissertation/ project) – 60 ETCS – will receive a Specialisation Diploma in Finance. Those who complete the entire programme (coursework plus dissertation/ project) – 100 ECTS – are awarded with the Master Degree Diploma in Finance. The specific goals of the programme include Providing advanced training to future and current finance professionals in the areas of Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Investments; Providing generic skills, including soft skills, allowing students for a lifelong learning experience in a self-oriented and autonomous environment. Encouraging a first approach to research. Are you aiming at improving and strengthening your knowledge in Finance and enhance the prospects of a career in the financial industry in the near future? Our Master Programme in Finance is the right choice to help you launch your future career. [-]

Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. [+]

Master Degrees in Business Studies in Braga Portugal. Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. This Master programme intends to strengthen advanced training in human resources in Economics applied to markets and firms; and, to endow professionals with an in-depth understanding of the changes within markets and their impact on firms in order to improve organisational and corporate performance, productivity and competitiveness. It specifically aims at achieving the objectives listed below: Develop autonomous and basic applied research skills in the fields of Industrial and Firm Economics, oriented by either theoretical goals or the resolution of real problems; Prepare post-graduation students to develop a professional career as senior economists in variety of professional contexts or to design and execute individual corporate projects; Develop the ability to integrate knowledge to analyze, interpret and understand markets and firm’s strategies; Promote the potential of innovation through advanced training of human capital and the transfer of research results to markets and firms. It answers to the training demands of economists holding comprehensive skills and competencies, whose activity requires a multidisciplinary approach to understand, interpret and analyze markets and firms’ strategies. Hence, this Programme offers a curriculum design which combines several areas of knowledge and provides advanced training in core areas of Industrial and Firm Economics. It is... [-]

Master in Management Studies

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Management Studies is designed for graduates of any scientific area, whom in the course of their professional careers wish to acquire and develop skills in several areas of Management (Finance, Strategy, Accounting, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Marketing and Operations Management). [+]

Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in Management Studies is designed for graduates of any scientific area, whom in the course of their professional careers wish to acquire and develop skills in several areas of Management (Finance, Strategy, Accounting, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Marketing and Operations Management). This programme provides students with a multidisciplinary and integrated overview of the organisation and/or the business area in which they operate, thereby enabling them to enhance their managerial performance. The completion of the Master Degree will endow students with management skills and prepare them to respond to the challenges posed by the profound changes in professional and corporate environments, at the national and international level. It specifically envisages to: Promote contact with the genesis and evolution of knowledge in the Management area, and provide students with critical understanding of the theoretical frameworks underlying the core functions in management Provide students with management instruments and techniques adjusted to the ever-changing organizational context and its environment; Stimulate learning, reflection and sharing of experiences of national and foreign companies’ situation and thus promoting new ways to act in the organisational context; Acquire and enrich professional expertise through the sharing of experiences of professionals from different areas; Promote scientific research in the various areas of management. Hence, it is an innovative degree which totals 100 ECTS. It is a three-semester-long programme which combines the fundamentals of Management in its different areas with a wide range of optional course units. Therefore, this programme is highly flexible... [-]

Master in Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Managament. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. [+]

Master Degrees in Business Studies in Braga Portugal. The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Management. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. It ensures the development of theoretical and soft skills deemed important to enhance the prospects of a successful professional career in a diverse range of institutions: large companies, solid SMEs, public companies and organisations, consulting companies, banking sector, Bank of Portugal, regulators and various agencies and international organisations. It is a three-semester-long programme which corresponds to 100 ECTS. It culminates with the elaboration of a dissertation project or an internship + report, in the students' area of expertise, respectively. The Master Programme in Economics envisages to: Provide a broadband solid training in Economics to facilitate integration into the labour market and to promote the professional career of future competent professionals; Promote autonomous skills to conduct applied research in the fields of Economics, whether oriented by theoretical goals or aiming at practical problem-solving solutions; Prepare students for a professional successful career as economists in the public, private or non-profit sectors. Holders of our Master Degree in Economics should be competent and highly qualified professionals because they have been endowed with a solid range of scientific, technical and professional skills which enable them to: Apply advanced knowledge of economic analysis to solve real economic and... [-]

Master in Public Administration

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

Whilst being based upon two fields of expertise ("Specialisation in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "Specialisation in Government and Local Administration", respectively), this course provides in-depth knowledge in various scientific fields of the Administrative Sciences and allows students to strengthening soft skills, in the course unit of "Methodology and Transversal Skills", or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG. [+]

Justification and Purpose One of the biggest problems pinpointed within the scope of the Portuguese Public Administration, including all spheres of action, is the lack of qualified human resources capable of performing efficiently and effectively the management of Public Services and Public Companies at different organisational levels. The current financial constraints, the search for excellence in services’ provision units and the challenge of offering new alternate solutions envisaging the full satisfaction of social needs do require other than routinary practices and systematic improvisations. Indeed, most public professionals, holding management /leadership positions and holding specific theoretical training, still struggle with continuous problems of insufficient knowledge in public administration and in public policies. In this context, this is a comprehensive and innovative project that endows students with in-depth theoretical and methodological skills. Therefore, it envisages to: Prepare specialised professionals in Administrative Sciences and Management of Public Services, State Business Sector and Third Sector Organisations; Stimulate the development of a new public management mindset taking into account the current demands of the public provision of services. Whilst being based upon two fields of expertise ("Specialisation in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "Specialisation in Government and Local Administration", respectively), this course provides in-depth knowledge in various scientific fields of the Administrative Sciences and allows students to strengthening soft skills, in the course unit of "Methodology and Transversal Skills", or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG. No matter the field of expertise, the programme is structured in three semestres, which corresponds to 100... [-]

Master Degree in Communication Sciences

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This program intends to continue the training received in Communication Sciences graduation and, at the same time, to deepen and promote new knowledge and skills in the most significant areas of Communication Sciences. [+]

Master Degrees in Business Studies in Braga Portugal. Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Communication Sciences This program intends to continue the training received in Communication Sciences graduation and, at the same time, to deepen and promote new knowledge and skills in the most significant areas of Communication Sciences. Teaching and learning are structured to encourage a progressive empowerment of students, creating conditions for closer contact with the professional contexts. It also seeks to develop the theoretical and methodological framework suitable to the development of research activities on the field. Special attention is given to the ethical dimensions of communication, which should characterize not only the content but also the work processes, becoming the main culture in the relationship between all the actors. The course is organized in three areas of specialization: Audiovisual and Multimedia; Information and Journalism; Advertising and Public Relations. The program’s 2nd year consists of a single curricular unit corresponding to Internship and Final Report. Students can choose to do the internship and report on a company from the business area of the respective specialization or an internship and Report on a research project, by choosing one of the research projects which integrate the Professors of the Communication and Society Research Centre. [-]