20 Years of Executive MBA Conference

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 15:00


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The Executive MBA programme at Católica Porto Business School celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2024. It's a milestone that establishes it as one of the most prestigious executive training programmes in Portugal and one of the best MBAs in Europe.

That's why we want to count on your presence at the conference we're organising on the MBA's present and future challenges, without forgetting its entire history.

Date: 5th June in the afternoon

Venue: Carvalho Guerra Auditorium



15:00 | Opening by João Pinto, Dean at Católica Porto Business School, and Luís Marques, Executive MBA Director

15:20 | “MBA in personal development” - Ricardo Costa, CEO Grupo Bernardo da Costa

15:50 | Round table “MBA: Past, Present, and Future”, moderated by Sofia Salgado, Assistant Professor at Católica Porto Business School

Hugo Ribeiro da Silva, CEO of Centro Porsche Porto
Joana Roda, Director of People & Culture at COLEP Packaging
Arménio Rego, Full Professor at Católica Porto Business School

16:30 | “The MBA and the New Challenges of Management” - Vitor Ribeirinho, CEO KPMG Portugal

17:00 | Round table “(New) Management Practices”, moderated by Alberto Castro, Visiting Full Professor at Católica Porto Business School.

Carlos Mota Santos, CEO of Mota-Engil
Rui Ferreira, CEO of Super Bock Group
Cristina Gaspar, Co-founder and managing partner of Peres & Gaspar Lda

17:45 | Closing by Luís Marques, Executive MBA Director

18:00 | Cocktail

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