Specialization in Service Management of the MSc in Management internationalizes.

Católica Porto Business School is a pioneer in the teaching of Service Management in Portugal, having launched an MSc degree in this subject area 10 years ago. At present, the specialization in Service Management runs in the 2nd semester of the Master in Management.

SLab and AIMMAP assess servitization strategies in the metallurgical and metal-mechanic industries in Portugal.

SLab and the Association of Metallurgical, Metal-Mechanic and other related industries of Portugal (AIMMAP) carried out a study, within the scope of a national project “Metal – Generating the Future project”, to evaluate the current state of implementation of servitization’ strategies in the metallurgical and metal-mechanic industries in Portugal.

SLab presents its research at international conferences.

SLab recently presented two articles at international conferences related to Servitization and the Digital Economy. The first, entitled “What can servitized manufacturers learn from their customers?”, was presented at the 2019 Servitization Spring Conference that took place in May, in Sweden.

Slab Director distinguished as Honorary Fellow of the European Operations Management Association.

The European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) awarded Rui Soucasaux Sousa with the Honorary Fellow distinction. EurOMA is the leading European scientific association in ​​Operations Management. The award recognizes Rui Sousa’s contribution to research and education in Operations Management, as well as the service provided to the association and to the scientific community in Operations Management in Europe.

SLab launches eBook on Servitization

SLab has published an eBook entitled “Industry Servitization – How to Compete through Services”.

SLab researcher participated as a member of the jury for the 20th edition of the Young Entrepreneur Award promoted by ANJE (Portuguese Association of Young Entrepreneurs)

Leonardo Corbo participated as a jury member on the 20th Edition of the “Young Entrepreneur Award”, promoted by ANJE.

SLab researcher Leonardo Corbo presents the article “Emergence and evolution of an entrepreneurial ecosystem: the case of Porto” at the EuroMed Conference in Malta.

Leonardo Corbo participated in the Euromed conference, in Malta, between 12th and 14th of September. He presented the paper “Emergence and evolution of an entrepreneurial ecosystem: The case of Porto”.

SLab Director invited for Advisory Board of International Project on Digital Services

SLab Director Rui Soucasaux Sousa was invited for the International Advisory Board of the project “Digitally Enhanced Advanced Services”.The goal of the project is to create a cohesive community of researchers and practitioners to co-create and initiate an aligned research agenda that accelerates the innovation of digitally enhanced advanced services within the United Kingdom (UK).

Rui Sousa, SLab Director, was speaker at the XIV Conference of Executive Digest and Católica Porto Business School: “Digital Transformation – Technology or Strategy?”

On April 17th, the XIV Conference of Executive Digest and of the Católica Porto Business School (CPBS) took place at CPBS, whose motto was: “Digital Transformation – Technology or Strategy?”. Rui Soucasaux Sousa, SLab Director, was one of the members of the roundtable, which was also constituted by Carlos Alves (Information Systems Director at Sogrape Vinhos), […]

SLab researcher presents research project in Australia

From April 17th to 19th, Ricardo Morais, SLab researcher, presented the Idea Puzzle software in five sessions of the world’s biggest and longest-standing conference on doctoral education – Quality in Postgraduate Research, in Adelaide, Australia – as an example of analytical tool, digital research design, usability testing, large-scale survey, and research topic: