NOVA Information Management School

PostGraduate in Information Systems Governance


Curso de Pós-graduação


Not awarded

ECTS Coordinator

Roberto Henriques

Education objectives

Responding to the signicance of Information Systems Governance in the organizational structure, this postgraduate program seeks to optimize the role of Information Systems Governance in the value chain of the organizations. It develops leadership skills and addresses the multiple dimensions found in its operational activities.

The program includes a variety of courses, covering dierent dimensions of knowledge in Information Systems Governance, including Architecture, Methodologies and Project Management, IT Governance and People Leadership.

It is particularly aimed at Information Systems managers, or hierarchical positions with direct influence in this field, based on experience and knowledge that they wish to develop.

This program has as its priority the development of skills such as:

- Creating guidelines of top Information Systems with global knowledge in the multiple dimensions of intelligence associated with these organizational units;

- Designing programs of Information Systems Governance with multi-year vision;

- Enabling change management processes, always with a strategic vision.


This program won't be available in the academic year 2018-2019.

Access conditions

The requirements for the applications are: a degree in a compatible field; analysis of the applicants' academic and professional curriculum; and an interview conducted by the Admissions' Jury Panel.

Degree pre-requisites

To earn the postgraduate program diploma in Information Systems Governance, the students complete 8 course units, of which 6 are mandatory and the 2 elective course units will be chosen by the students from a wide range of available course units.

Access to other courses

This postgraduate program gives access to the master degree program in Information Management, with a specialization in Information Systems and Technologies Management, upon the development and presentation of a scholarly thesis, work project or an internship, and the approval of the advisable course units:

  • Information Projects Management;
  • Knowledge Management;
  • Research Methodologies.

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

Evaluation rules


1º year - Autumn semester
Code Name ECTS
200068 Information Project Management 7.5
200070 Information Technologies Services Management 7.5
400020 Information Systems Governance 7.5
200001 Data Analysis 7.5
200012 Business Intelligence I 7.5
200026 Data Mining I 7.5
200032 DataBase Management Systems 7.5
200046 Statistics 7.5
200048 Marketing Strategy and Consumer Behaviour 7.5
200064 Geostatistics 7.5
200068 Information Project Management 7.5
200070 Information Technologies Services Management 7.5
200071 Knowledge Management 7.5
200073 Information Systems Management 7.5
200077 Está traduzida no 40009 que é o código que tem de ficar 7.5
200083 Marketing Digital 7.5
200085 Experiential Marketing 7.5
200087 Data Collection Methods 7.5
200089 Survey Methods 7.5
200092 Quantitative Methods for Marketing - Descriptive Methods 7.5
200101 Banking and Insurance Operations 7.5
200104 Principles of Financial Management 7.5
200115 Remote Sensing 7.5
200129 Value Quantification Technics 7.5
200139 Web Marketing and E-Commerce 7.5
400024 New Healthcare Market 4.0
400029 Web Analytics 7.5
400045 Sustainable Cities 7.5
400054 Information Technology in Cities Seminar I 3.5
1º year - Spring semester
Code Name ECTS
200007 Architectures for Information Technology 7.5
200014 Business Process Management 7.5
400023 Leadership and People Management 6.0
200013 Business Intelligence II 7.5
200014 Business Process Management 7.5
200028 Data Mining II 7.5
200049 Market Research 7.5
200065 Customer Satisfacion and Loyalty Management 7.5
200067 Marketing Management 7.5
200069 Risk Management 7.5
200072 Customer Relationship Management 7.5
200088 Forecasting Methods 7.5
200090 Econometrics Methods 7.5
200093 Quantitative Methods for Marketing - explanatory methods 7.5
200097 Solvency Models 7.5
200121 Decision Support Systems 7.5
200145 Big Data Applications 7.5
200146 Innovation Management and Design Thinking 7.5
400010 Data Collection, Administrative Sources and Big Data 6.0
400019 Customer Relationship Management Systems 7.5
400023 Leadership and People Management 6.0
400025 Planning and Management Control in Healthcare Organizations 7.5
400027 Search Engine Marketing 7.5
400028 Social Media Intelligence 7.5
400039 Integrated Management Solutions 7.5
400040 Enterprise Mobility Solutions 3.5
400042 Business Solutions as a Service 7.5
400046 City Analytics 7.5
400049 Information Technology in Cities Seminar II 4.0
400051 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing 7.5
400055 Enterprise Resource Management Systems 7.5