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Dissertation Seminars

A Dissertation Seminar is a group of students that are developing dissertations in related topics, all supervised by one or two faculty members, who will be their advisor(s).

Dissertation Seminars are designed and structured as instructor-led sessions, group discussions and individual meetings, ensuring continuous feedback, usually lasting three to four months.

Please note that the enrollment is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All seminars are lectured in English.

1st Semester 2021-2022

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Open to students from the MSc in Economics (all majors).

Seminar

Professor

Applied Economics

Hugo Reis

 

 

Open to students from the MSc in Economics (major in Finance & Banking), MSc in Finance, and International MSc in Management (major in Corporate Finance).

All Dissertation seminars will be held remotely.

Seminar

Professor

Asset Allocation Pedro Barroso
Empirical Corporate Finance Diana Bonfim
Equity Valuation Tudela Martins
Financial Analysis of Corporate Events Geraldo Cerqueiro
Financial Distress Ricardo Reis
Financing Decisions and Credit Risk Mário Meira
Fintech João Freire de Andrade
Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance Dan Tran
Structural Models of Contingent Claims Pricing and Credit Risk Nuno Silva
Venture Capital Investments Fatima Shuwaikh

 

Open to students from the MSc in Business, International MSc in Management (all majors), and MSc in Management (both specializations).

All Dissertation seminars will occur remotely.

Seminar

Professor

Communicating Sustainability to Consumers: Challenges and Opportunities Ana Costa, Cláudia Simão
Behavior Change Daniel Fernandes
Tourism Marketing Helena Rodrigues
Marketing and Hedonic Experiences João Niza Braga
I Heart Brands: How Consumers Relate and Experience Brands & the Innovation in Retail Maria Estarreja
Brand Image & Equity: From Creation to Impact Paulo Romeiro
Digital Transformation André Pinho
The Value of Co-Created Products Cláudia Costa
Optimal Decision Making Cristina Mendonça, Filipa Almeida
Healthcare: Innovation and Transformation Henrique Martins
Consulting Project Rute Xavier
Workplace interpersonal relationships Jingxian Yao
Product Management in Consumer Packaged Goods Paulo Romeiro
The Future of Food Cláudia Costa
Health and Well-being: innovation and impact on personal choice João Niza Braga
Retail analytics in a Data-driven Start-up Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner
Sustainability in the Food Industry Laure Leglise
Building Sustainable Hybrid Organizations - Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Marta Bicho
New Product Innovation Miguel Rita
Responsible Business Nuno Moreira da Cruz
Internationalization: Small and Medium Businesses Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
Case Studies In Luxury, Fashion And Other Creative Industries Laure Leglise
Business Adaptive Strategies in Crisis Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
New Service Innovation Inês Mendonça
Consulting for Startups Rute Xavier
Social Responsibility and Perceived Trust: Companies, Consumers and Stakeholders Sérgio Moreira

 

 

Open to students from the MSc in Business, International MSc in Management (all majors), and MSc in Management (both specializations).

All Dissertation seminars will occur remotely.

Seminar

Professor

New Business Opportunities Rute Xavier
Healthcare: Innovation and Transformation Henrique Martins
Business Strategy Case Studies Nuno Guedes
Digital Transformation André Pinho
The Value of Co-Created Products Cláudia Costa 
Competitive Advantage Peter Rajsingh
Optimal Decision Making Cristina Mendonça, Filipa Almeida
Consulting Project Rute Xavier
Workplace interpersonal relationships Jingxian Yao
Digital and Sustainable Business Models Claudia Antunes Marante, René Bohnsack
The Future of Food Cláudia Costa
Health and Well-being: innovation and impact on personal choice João Niza Braga
Retail analytics in a Data-driven Start-up Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner
Sustainability in the Food Industry Laure Leglise
The Future of Industries  Peter Rajsingh
Building Sustainable Hybrid Organizations - Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Marta Bicho
New Product Innovation Miguel Rita
Responsible Business Nuno Moreira da Cruz
Internationalization: Small and Medium Businesses Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
Case Studies In Luxury, Fashion And Other Creative Industries Laure Leglise
Business Adaptive Strategies in Crisis Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
New Service Innovation Inês Mendonça
Consulting for Startups Rute Xavier
Social Responsibility and Perceived Trust: Companies, Consumers and Stakeholders Sérgio Moreira
When Business Gets Political Omar El Nayal

Entrepreneurial Engagements and Opportunities

José Vasconcelos

 

updated 08/07/2021

2nd Semester 2020-2021

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Open to students from the MSc in Economics (all majors).

Seminar

Professor

Applied Economics

Pedro Raposo

 

 

Open to students from the MSc in Economics (major in Finance & Banking), MSc in Finance and International MSc in Management (major in Corporate Finance).

Seminar

Professor

Empirical Banking and Financial Institutions Management Diptes Bhimjee
Equity Valuation António Borges de Assunção
Financial Analysis of Corporate Events

Geraldo Cerqueiro

Markets and Investments Eva Schliephake
Mergers & Acquisitions António Borges de Assunção
Venture Capital Investments Fatima Shuwaikh
Portfolio Management Pedro Barroso

 

Open to students from the MSc in Business, International MSc in Management (all majors) and MSc in Management (both specializations).

Seminar

Professor

Digital Marketing and the Experience Economy Ana Costa, Cláudia Simão
Marketing and Hedonic Experiences João Niza Braga
The Future of Industries

André Pinho, Peter Rajsingh

The Future of Food Cláudia Costa
Optimal Decision Making Cristina Mendonça, Filipa Almeida
Tourism Marketing Helena Rodrigues
Healthcare: Innovation and Trasformation

Henrique Martins

New Service Innovation Inês Mendonça
Supply Chain Operations and Machine Learning Games Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner
I Heart Brands: How Consumers Relate To and Experience Brands - previously named Brand Activation

Maria Estarreja

New Product Innovation

Miguel Rita, Daniel Fernandes

Product Management in Consumer Packaged Goods Paulo Romeiro, Daniel Fernandes
Purpose-driven Business and Consumption - Food, Fashion & Sustainability Vera Colaço

Building Sustainable Hybrid Organizations 

Marta Bicho

Business Adaptive Strategies in Crisis Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
Consulting Project Rute Xavier, Peter Rajsingh
Social Responsibility and Perceived Trust: Companies, Consumers and Stakeholders Sérgio Moreira
Operational Efficiency in a Data-driven Start-up

Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner

 

Open to students from the MSc in Business, International MSc in Management (all majors) and MSc in Management (both specializations). 

Seminar

Professor

Digital Transformation André Pinho, Peter Rajsingh
The Future of Industries

André Pinho, Peter Rajsingh

The Future of Food Cláudia Costa
Optimal Decision Making Cristina Mendonça, Filipa Almeida
Business Model Innovation René Bohnsack
Healthcare: Innovation and Trasformation

Henrique Martins

New Service Innovation Inês Mendonça
Supply Chain Operations and Machine Learning Games Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner

New Product Innovation

Miguel Rita, Daniel Fernandes

Building Sustainable Hybrid Organizations 

Marta Bicho

Business Adaptive Strategies in Crisis Ricardo Reis, Nuno Cardeal
Consulting Project Rute Xavier, Peter Rajsingh
Social Responsibility and Perceived Trust: Companies, Consumers and Stakeholders Sérgio Moreira
Operational Efficiency in a Data-driven Start-up

Joren Gijsbrechts, Laura Wagner

 

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