Course Details - Sectorial Programmes | Católica Porto Business School

Message from the Coordinator

The management of organisations assumes, nowadays, a high complexity and differentiation. New requirements and needs multiply at a fast pace, which is important to follow and understand, as well as anticipate consequences and responsibilities.

It is extremely important to gather analytical skills and knowledge of management and methods of evaluation of projects and to promote innovation.

The health sector emerges from the reasons already given, but also for sustained pressure and the undeniable progress made in medical science, technology, governance and results.

Attending the Post-graduationin Healthcare Management enables participants with knowledge to a more effective, efficient management, quality and safety, in line with national strategies and policies established for the sector.

Margarida França

Scientific Coordinator


The Post-graduation in Healthcare Managementis an advanced training programme, which combines the acquisition and development of skills in key areas of management with a thorough understanding of the specifics of the health sector and its institutions, thus allowing participants to understand the context in which they live, play different roles, and as decision-makers to take strategic positions leading to greater efficiency, effectiveness and quality of health services.

In addition to the knowledge gained in the various modules and seminar series the sharing of experiences among professionals with different backgrounds and pathways is also enhanced, enriching the learning process of each.

Who attends

The Post-graduation in Healthcare Management is aimed at health professionals who wish to acquire and develop skills in management, and other professionals working or planning to work in the health sector who want to better understand their specificities.

The Post graduation Diploma in Management in Health meets in its curriculum the items required by the Competence in Health Services Management of the Medical Association. Recognition of Competence is subject to participation in an additional module of ethics and deontology.

Candidates Profile

Applicants must have a high education degree. Candidates who do not have this requirement may be accepted provided their background and knowledge acquired by professional experience justify such admission.

The process of selection and ranking of candidates will be done according to the requirements defined in the Regulation governing this training and always based on curricular and professional judgment, taking into account the submission order of the respective applications.





February 2021


Fridays from 2.30pm to 6.30 pm

Saturdays from 9am to 1pm

Programme Director

Margarida França


Católica Porto Business School


"Healthis constantly changing, and its evolution is itself a challenge for all stakeholders. Medicine itself is assumed increasingly as a form of management – of the person, the resources, the context ...

My professional activity develops in the interface between clinical and management, so it felt natural as a complementary goal to expand this expertise through training that potentiate my capacity for analysis and intervention.
I chose a School ofrecognisedprestige anddemand and a course which, by its structure and teachers, I perceived as capable of providing the required training.

I acknowledge with satisfaction that this choice has met and exceeded my expectations. "

Pedro Melo
Director of the Endocrinology Service
Hospital Pedro Hispano – ULS Matosinhos, EPE


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Direção Geral de Saúde, Associação Portuguesa de Administradores Hospitalares, ACSS, Ordem dos Médicos, Ordem dos Farmacêuticos, Ordem dos Nutricionistas and Tonicapp.


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Career Management Service

The frequency of this Programme allows individual and free access to the career management service of Católica Porto Business School. Career and Development Office promotes customized support in career development, transferable skills and employability.

For detailed information about the Career and Development Office, please click here.


You can make your online application here.

You can also deliver your application personally at the administrative offices of the school or mail to:

Católica Porto Business School
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto

Elements for Application:

  • Duly completed application form;
  • Detailed CV;
  • An updated photograph;
  • Identification Document photocopy / Taxpayer Card;



5 200€ + VAT

Payment Policy

When applying it should be paid 10% of the programme's amount. Thremaining amount must be settled in accordance with the payment schedule set. VAT at the legal rate must be added to all prices.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation of an entry within 15 days prior to the start of the programme will lead to no reimbursement of the registration fee. A no-show or cancellation of a registration after the start of theprogramme involves its full payment. In certain circumstances, the Católica Porto Business School may postpone or cancel the implementation of aprogramme and in that case shall return in full all the amounts charged.

Special Conditions

The attendance fee will have a 10% discount in case there are two enrolments from the same institution or 15% for three or more enrolments. Former students of Catholic University and EGE - Business Management School will benefit from a 10% discount. AEP Members will have a 10% discount and the associated AEP Plus benefit of a deduction of 13%.

Prompt payment situations will be granted an additional 5% discount.

Members of the Medical Association and the Nurses Association are granted a 10% discount.

Discounts are not cumulative.


Executive coordination

Margarida Mota


Tel: 226196260

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