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Strategic Management and Value Creation


Executive Education - Open Programs

Patrícia Rodrigues


Phone: (+351) 217 214 220



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11th edition: starts on October 25th, 2018

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Classes: Thursdays, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Language: This program will be taught in portuguese

Duration: 48 hours

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Program Description

Value creation is a key objective of Management. The ways to achieve it, by impressing shareholders and satisfying clients, suppliers, staff and other stakeholders, are becoming increasingly complex and difficult. Hence the importance of strategic management in companies.

GE is a program with an innovative format (see Methodology) which encapsulates the state of the art in strategic management, based on models and techniques validated by international scientific research (without wasting time on fads and myths) and, on the other hand, fully engaged in the practical application of these solid and concrete conceptual basis. Major theoretical developments have occurred in recent years in the field of Strategic Management, making many models and traditional frameworks incomplete, if not obsolete. GE incorporates these remarkable advances in science.

Built on experience and knowledge developed over a vast number of Executive Education programs held at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, GE provides, session to session, model by model, case by case, a unique and unforgettable experience of learning new ways of management and strategy, since the determination of the company's general orientation to the determination of the actual and interdependent contribution of the various functional areas for value creation.

Main Benefits

  • An integrated and top-down management vision;
  • Systematic orientation towards value creation;
  • Development of skills in formulating competitive strategies;
  • Heightening of skills in combining the various functional areas of management;
  • Consolidation of communication and team work skills.


The Strategic Management and Value Creation Program aims to develop advanced value creation capabilities through a completely new format, interspersing traditional sessions (theoretical lectures, practical exercises, case studies) with sessions involving a sophisticated value creation simulator (giving participants an immediate opportunity to apply the knowledge gained). All cases used concern well-known international companies with particular relevance in the current business climate.




Altino Álvares

Business Strategy Manager, Contar - Electrónica Industrial
Gestão Estratégica e Criação de Valor
"I highly recommend this course and I find it an important milestone of knowledge for any senior position in Management."