Course Details | Católica Porto Business School

Message from the Coordinator

The Advanced Program in Project Management provides participants with an in-depth knowledge within a carefully selected set of specialised topics, in both well-established domains and more emergent areas, oriented towards excellence in Project Management practice. These themes will be approached based on the most internationally respected set of references, aiming at establishing solid foundations for the development of a Project Management professional career path of international recognition.


The Advanced Program in Project Management provides participants with an in-depth knowledge of the latest developments at the international level oriented towards the performance of various roles within the Project Management domain. The contents covered follow the guidelines of world reference entities (PMI - Project Management Institute, AACE - International, PMO Global Alliance, Human Change Management Institute and IPMA) in order to allow participants to access the certification processes granted by these entities.

Four international seminars with relevant themes in the context of project management will be promoted within the framework of the course.

Who attends

The course is designed for professionals who are actively involved in the performance of project management functions (project managers, programme managers, portfolio managers, cost and budget analysts, PMO managers and specialists, procurement analysts and contract managers), interested both in specialising and in obtaining international recognition of their expertise through professional certification.

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.

Programme Outline

It will be awarded 31 ECTS to students that complete successfully the Project Management Programme.

Whenever the native language of lecturers is not Portuguese, classes will be taught in English.



164 hours


September 2019


Two weekly sessions, Friday 18:00-22:00 and Saturday 9:00-13:00.

The schedule of the modules that prepare for the various professional certification exams will be defined at a later stage and depends on a minimum number of students enrolled. Attendance of each of these modules is optional (upon payment of an additional fee) and will require a minimum number of registrations for the exam.

Programme Director


Católica Porto Business School


Programme developed in partnership with:

Logotipo PMO

PMO Projects Group is accredited as Global REP® (Registered Education Provider) with the PMI®, as AEP® (Approved Education Provider) with the AACE-International, and as ATO® (Approved Training Organization) with the APMG-International.  Under these international accreditations, all training modules are registered with PMI® to provide PDUs (Professional Development Units - 1 PDU / hour), and to AACE International to provide CEUs (Certification Educational Units 0.1 CEU / hour).

Supported by:

Logotipo AACE
Logotipo College of Performance Management
Logotipo PMO Global Alliance
Logotipo Human Change Management Institute


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;



3 850 € + VAT.

Payment Policy

When applying it should be paid 10% of the programme's amount. The remaining 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 the programme involves its full payment. In certain circumstances, the Católica Porto Business School may postpone or cancel the implementation of a programme 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%. Discounts are not cumulative.


Executive Coordination

Margarida Mota


Tel: 226196260

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