The Master Degree in Business Information (MBI) is an innovative training in Information Science in Portugal.
MBI graduates will be able to work as information managers in a business context.
The Master program promotes entrepreneurship and innovation capabilities. MIB graduates will have a syncretic profile allowing them to recognize information as a strategic asset to the management of business organisations.
MBI graduates will be able to promote the optimisation of processes associated with information creation and use, in order to support the organisation's performance.
Considering information as a transversal issue in any organisation, the Master degree in Business Information is of interest to students and professionals from a broad range of fields.
Candidates from the following scientific fields are welcomed: Information Science, Organisational Communication, Management, Administrative Assistance, IT Management, Marketing or Human Resources.
Candidates must be holders of a degree or legal equivalent from any scientific field.
Holders of a relevant curriculum and/or professional experience are also welcome candidates, even if they don’t have an academic degree.
MIB graduates will be able to perform the duties prescribed in the 4th level of the Euroréférentiel I&D (2005), corresponding to the profile of Expert in Information and Documentation area.
The MIB graduates will be able to perform tasks related to information management in business environment, including small and medium companies or large economic groups. They will also be able to perform tasks related to the design and implementation of information search, organisation and distribution strategies. Organisational and functional analysis or rationalising organisational procedures are other tasks that MIB graduates can do. They can also work in an information system design aligned with the global needs of the organisation.
Entrepreneurship in the development of information products and services is another promoted professional area.
This is a face-to-face, 15 hours-a-week, evening programme taught at ESEIG.
Course materials and class handouts will be made available on the courses’ web page whenever possible.
Students can use ESEIG’s library, computer rooms, and wireless internet access.
Access to statistical databases on Portuguese business companies is provided.
Course CREDITS TEACHING HOURS Business Information Systems 6 30h Safety Engineering 6 30h Globalization and the Information Economy 6 30h Organizational Behavior 6 30h Electronic Government and Business 6 30h Knowledge Management 6 30h Decision Support Systems 6 30h Research in Information Retrieval 6 30h Informational assets 6 30h Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6 30h