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Advanced Management Program for the Transportation Sector (PAGST)


Executive Education - Open Programs

Andreia Hidalgo


Phone: (+351) 214 269 846



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4th edition*: started on April 2018

Schedule: available soon

*This program will be taught in portuguese

Classes: Fridays, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Duration: 100 hours


Program Description

The Transportation companies are facing today the challenge of positioning on the international economic crisis way out in a constantly changing sector not only at the national level, but also abroad The key to success is: Knowing how to read the current economic environment and the evolution of the market trends; understanding the opportunities created by technological development; optimizing investments and choose the accurate financing model, motivating, managing and leading efficiently the employees; developing negotiation skills; and know how to create trust among business partners, suppliers, and customers.

For this purpose, CATÓLICA-LISBON and Instituto Superior Técnico created and developed, in partnership, the Advanced Management Program for Transportation Sector, which is aimed to provide the companies staff from the Transportation Sector with insights, tools and up-to-date techniques to be used in the different functional areas of the companies in this sector.

Main Benefits

  • Understand the economic environment and its interrelation with the company;
  • A training model compatible with a full-time professional activity;
  • A unique opportunity of self and professional valuation;
  • Expanding the contact network with staff from other companies of the sector, sharing experiences;
  • Developing an integrated view of the company's operation;
  • Update and acquire Management insights.

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Carla Santana

Responsible for Operational Coordination
Programa Avançado de Gestão para o Setor dos Transportes
“The knowledge acquired has allowed me to innovate my way of working, encouraging the improvement of performance and productivity.”