One of the best master's programs in the world, the International Master of Science in Management is a highly selective program with a solid international scope that offers you a high-quality graduate education in business. The curriculum and program experience are designed to provide relevant practical and academic knowledge and become the launchpad for your international career.
When you graduate from CATÓLICA-LISBON International MSc in Management Program, you'll have earned an internationally-reputed degree from one of the world's top business schools.
Courses are offered by the faculty with high-level international careers and accomplishments around the globe.
There are several specializations to suit your goals and ambitions:
Specialization in Corporate Finance
If you're looking to pursue a career in finance, the Corporate Finance specialization of the International Master of Science in Management could be the perfect choice for you. Designed for aspiring finance professionals, this program will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of corporate finance principles and practices, from evaluating investment opportunities to managing risk. The special focus of the program is to combine preparation for data-driven decisions in finance with the skills necessary to succeed in a corporate environment and a global perspective on finance. With a focus on practical, hands-on learning, and technical skills in the field, this specialization prepares you for professional opportunities related to Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance Departments, Investment Banks, and Retail Companies, among others.
Specialization in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Whether you're interested in starting your own business, working for a startup, or even pursuing a career in corporate innovation, our Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialization will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. This program will provide you with a solid foundation in entrepreneurship principles, including ideation, business model creation, financing, and growth strategies. You'll also develop the creative and critical thinking skills necessary to identify and capitalize on new business opportunities and drive organizational success. Our hands-on approach to learning means you'll have the opportunity to work on real-world entrepreneurial projects using lean methodology, network with entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world, and develop a truly global perspective on entrepreneurship and innovation. If you're an entrepreneur at heart, our Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialization is the perfect choice for you.
Specialization in Marketing
If you're looking to break into the exciting world of marketing, our Marketing specialization is the perfect choice for you. This program will provide you with a solid foundation in marketing principles, including market research, consumer behavior, branding, advertising, and digital marketing. You'll also develop the analytical and strategic thinking skills necessary to create effective marketing campaigns and drive business growth. Our hands-on approach to learning means you'll your experience in the classroom will combine innovative learning methods like marketing simulations, real-world projects, and field assignments. You will learn how to define marketing strategy in competitive markets, activate your brand strategy and develop impactful marketing content. There are many electives to help you build a portfolio of experiences and skills to showcase to potential employers and organizations.
Specialization in Strategy & Consulting
Unlock your potential in the world of strategy and consulting with our Strategy and Consulting specialization. Designed for aspiring consultants and strategic thinkers, this program will equip you with a deep understanding of strategic management principles, including business analysis, competitive strategy, organizational design, and innovation management. You'll also develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to tackle complex business challenges and drive organizational success. Our hands-on approach to learning means you'll work on real-world strategic management consulting projects, gaining valuable experience and building experience and skills that you need from day one of your profesional career after Master's. With the program's international focus, you'll have the chance to network with talented colleagues from around the world and develop a truly global perspective on strategy and consulting. Whether you're interested in working for a top consulting firm, a multinational corporation, or even starting your own consulting practice, our Strategy and Consulting specialization will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.
Speaking an additional language is a crucial tool and differentiator. Take a Spanish, Portuguese, or German language course and open doors to more opportunities.
Upon completing the first year of the program, you get to foster your profile as a global citizen. Choose to embark on a Master's exchange semester at one of over 100 Partner Universities. Decide to advance your professional experience in an international Internship. Or take on a challenge to earn a second degree with the acclaimed Double Degree*. The way to a global career is to build your own path.
*Double Degree applications are evaluated during the admissions process.
Professor Kyryl Lakishyk