NOVA Information Management School

PostGraduate in Information Analysis and Management


Curso de Pós-graduação


Not awarded

ECTS Coordinator

Roberto Henriques

Education objectives

The postgraduate program in Information Analysis and Management trains technical staff and managers to guide through information analysis and management in organizations. The analysts and information managers have the vital task of organizing and analyzing information from organizations and translating it into actions to achieve tangible goals. The major goal of this program is to create skills for decision-making support and to promote decision-making’s improvements in organizations.

This postgraduate program is for anyone whose role requires the analysis and treatment of information i.e. Managers and technical staff involved in information production for strategic decision-making support in organizations. Marketing technical staff and managers, experts in market research and CRM, Information technologies managers, technical staff of Risk Management, Information systems managers, are among the target groups of this program.

The main goal of this program is to train technical staff and managers to:

- Develop techniques and methodologies for data collection;

- Apply various methodologies, tools and computational statistics to explore and analyze information in order to reduce levels of uncertainty associated with decision making;

- Communicate results, in written form and orally, adapting them to the level and interests of the audience.

Applications - academic year 2018-2019
To complete the application, the applicant must register in NOVA IMS' Applications Portal, fill the form, upload their Curriculum Vitae, pay the application fee (€ 51), and submit the application in the end, until July 5th, 2018. The selection process is based on the analysis of the applicant's academic and professional curriculum.

Access conditions

The requirements for the applications are: a degree in a compatible field (complete until September 2018); analysis of the applicants' academic and professional curriculum.

Degree pre-requisites

To earn the postgraduate program diploma in Information Analysis and Management, students complete 8 course units, of which 5 are mandatory and the 3 elective course units will be chosen by the students from a wide range of available course units. 

Access to other courses

The postgraduate program gives access to the master degree program in Statistics and Information Management, with a specialization in Information Analysis and Management, upon the development and presentation of a scholarly thesis, or work project or undertake an internship (subject of a final report) and the approval of the course unit Research Methodologies.

The enrollment in the postgraduate program allows the student to enroll in ten course units.

Evaluation rules


1º year - Autumn semester
Code Name ECTS
200001 Data Analysis 7.5
200046 Statistics 7.5
200158 Sampling and Estimation 7.5
200009 Spatial Databases 7.5
200012 Business Intelligence I 7.5
200016 Cartographic Sciences 7.5
200032 DataBase Management Systems 7.5
200060 Geospatial Data Mining 7.5
200064 Geostatistics 7.5
200068 Information Project Management 7.5
200070 Information Technologies Services Management 7.5
200071 Knowledge Management 7.5
200083 Marketing Digital 7.5
200087 Data Collection Methods 7.5
200092 Quantitative Methods for Marketing - Descriptive Methods 7.5
200101 Banking and Insurance Operations 7.5
200115 Remote Sensing 7.5
200159 Life & Non-Life Actuarial Techniques 7.5
200160 Investments and Portfolio Management 7.5
200163 Experimental Design 7.5
200165 Descriptive Methods of Data Mining 7.5
200169 Strategic Marketing 7.5
200182 Data Privacy and Protection 7.5
400020 Information Systems Governance 7.5
400045 Sustainable Cities 7.5
400054 Information Technology in Cities Seminar I 3.5
400082 Digital Analytics 7.5
1º year - Spring semester
Code Name ECTS
200088 Forecasting Methods 7.5
200090 Econometrics Methods 7.5
200007 Architectures for Information Technology 7.5
200013 Business Intelligence II 7.5
200014 Business Process Management 7.5
200049 Market Research 7.5
200069 Risk Management 7.5
200073 Information Systems Management 7.5
200093 Quantitative Methods for Marketing - explanatory methods 7.5
200094 Geographical Information Systems and Modelling 7.5
200097 Solvency Models 7.5
200124 Geographical Information Systems in Organizations 7.5
200135 Cibersecurity 7.5
200161 Market and Credit Risk Management 7.5
200162 Data Visualization 7.5
200166 Predictive Methods of Data Mining 7.5
200167 Big Data Analytics 7.5
200170 Consumer Behavior Insights 7.5
200171 Marketing Analytics 7.5
200172 Marketing Engineering 7.5
400010 Data Collection, Administrative Sources and Big Data 6.0
400023 Leadership and People Management 6.0
400027 Search Engine Marketing 7.5
400039 Integrated Management Solutions 7.5
400042 Business Solutions as a Service 7.5
400049 Information Technology in Cities Seminar II 4.0
400051 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing 7.5
400081 Social Media Analytics 7.5
400091 Urban Analytics 7.5