2015

Executive Degree in Management of Online Businesses – Applications Open

Applications to the Executive Degree in Management of Online Businesses from Católica Porto Business School are now open. The programme, which starts in October, includes modules taught by external entities with extensive experience in digital business, such as Salsa, Amen.pt, Fonte, Farfetch and Wind. More information here.

“Challenges and Trends in Omnichannel Retail” – SLab Workshop

SLab workshop “Challenges and Trends in Retail Omnichannel” took place at Catholic Porto Business School on July 9. The objective of the workshop was to discuss the key trends and challenges in Omnichannel Retail today. Elliot Rabinovich and Rui Soucassaux Sousa kicked-off the workshop by providing an overview of current trends and challenges. All participants, a […]

SLab Director was keynote speaker at the XXI International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

SLab Director, Rui Soucassaux Sousa, was keynote speaker at the “XXI International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management” with the lecture entitled “Operations Management in the Digital Economy”. This international conference was organized by the IEE (Institute of Industrial Engineers), ABEPRO (Associação Brasileira de Engenharia de Produção), ADINGOR (Asociación para el Desarrollo de la […]

SLab Director distinguished by the Production and Operations Management Society

SLab Director, Rui Soucassaux Sousa, was distinguished by the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) with the award for “Outstanding Service” for his work in the Organizing Committee of the Production and Operations Management World Conference. The POMS is a major US scientific association in the field of Operations Management.  

SLab Director was keynote speaker at the 18th Congress of the Portuguese Association of Construction Material Merchants

Rui Soucausaux Sousa, SLab Director, was keynote speaker at the 18th Congress of the Portuguese Association of Construction Material Merchants (Associação Portuguesa dos Comerciantes de Materiais de Construção). His intervention revolved around the use of e-commerce in the sector and the new role that physical stores must take in multi-channel selling strategies.  

Susana Costa e Silva participates in the 2nd International Conference “Food Retail and Innovation & Brokerage”

The Conference will take place on 18 and 19 March and Susana Costa e Silva, Professor at the School of Economics and Management of Católica Porto and SLab Faculty Member, will be the moderator of a panel entitled “New Challenges in Retail”.

Susana Costa e Silva guest speaker at the QSP Summit 2015

Susana Costa e Silva, Professor at the School of Economics and Management at Católica Porto and SLab faculty member, is one of the guest speakers at the QSP Summit, one of the most prestigious marketing conference in Europe, which takes place March 12 at the Exponor Congress Centre.

SLab Director invited for “Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow” at the Haskayne School of Business

SLab Director, Rui Soucasaux Sousa, was invited for “Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow” at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada. This collaboration involves joint research work with researchers from the Haskayne School of Business on servitization strategies globally. Haskayne School of Business is one of only nineteen Canadian business schools to gain accreditation from the prestigious […]