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POSTGRADUATE Information and Communication Technologies for Banking Services

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Postgraduate Programme | Information and Communication Technologies for Banking Services | ISEGI-­NOVA

Information and communication technologies (ICT) are as ubiquitous as they are crucial in today’s economy. ICT changed the way we do business and impacts every economic sector and industry; the banking industry is no exception. Today, financial services rely heavily on cut-­ ting hedge ICT to deliver premium quality services and increase customer satisfaction while reducing operational costs. The ICT infrastructure constitutes the backbone of modern-­day banking services, thus companies need to address the challenge of managing and developing their ICT talent, the people that design, develop and operate this infrastructure. There is a wide range of skills and knowledge that ICT professional need to master in order to effectively contribute to the creation of value within the ICT infrastructure. These skills and know-­ ledge can be better developed through a mix of theory and practice in which the fundamental theoretical frameworks are combined with on-­the-­job training. This is the challenge that compa-­ nies and academia need to address through a consistent partnership, supporting a steady stream of professionals that are able to deliver value from the moment they begin working and have the ability to thrive in a lifelong learning environment. With this post-­graduation we seek to tackle this challenge and through an enthusiastic and consistent partnership shorten the go to market of students finishing an academic degree, providing them with high quality education and a stimulating professional carrier.

objectives The postgraduate in Information and Communication Technologies for Banking Services aims at providing students with a unique learning experience and the opportunity to take part in a pioneer educational model which bridges the gap between academia and private companies. The ISEGI / BNP Paribas / Sybase partnership developed this postgraduate in order to bring together the best of both worlds: the knowledge provided by a prestigious academic institution, with well-­ established credits in Information Management and Business Intelligence, and the professional experience of both Sybase and BNP Paribas, with historical curriculum respectively in ICT and banking domains. This academic/professional experience will allow the participants: To understand the potential impact of information and communication technologies on building competitive advantages; To evaluate the strategic options and the ways in which the business and information systems strategies can be aligned and integrated; To demonstrate how to apply appropriate technological systems and infrastructures to support a business information systems solution; To understand the role of business process management for adding business value of information technology; To understand and apply the technological concepts that structure and enable the day-­to-­day operations of a market leader like BNP Paribas; To learn the strategies and methodologies that enable the governance of all systems involved in the operation of baking services; To develop personal and working skills, highly valued in the market; To give any student the opportunity of paying for their own education; To work in a multicultural environment of highly motivated young professionals; The opportunity to start a challenging and highly rewarding career within a fast-­growing world leading company.


Postgraduate Programme | Information and Communication Technologies for Banking Services | ISEGI-­NOVA

students profile We are looking for: Talented “fresh graduates” in ICT or ICT related degrees (degree or master’s);

Highly motivated and target driven people; People with great communication skills;

Proficiency in English;

Good team players;

Good at logical thinking;

People who want a challenge;

core courses SEMESTER 1 Introduction to Databases and Programming I Business Intelligence Quality Assurance and Methodology Information Management Systems SEMESTER 2 Introduction to Databases and Programming II Banking Processes Business Process Management Personal Development

The successful conclusion of the program requires the completion of all curricular units, a total of 60 ECTS. Success in all curricular units constitutes a fundamental component of evaluation for getting a working contract with the mentioned entities.

general information Scientific Coordination Prof. Doutor Miguel Castro Neto Prof. Doutor Fernando Bação Tuition fee The subscription of this postgraduate is 3.500,00€ Pre-­Conditions for applying -­ High potential “fresh graduates” in ICT or ICT related degrees; -­ Proficiency in English; -­ Free of any employment contract commitment at the beginning of 09/2011.

Schedule This postgraduate is divided into two semesters. Part of the classes will be lectured in packages, during the day (9:00-­16:00); other classes will be on-­going, and will have a post-­labour schedule (18:00-­22:00). The on-­the-­job part of this program will take place from 9:00h to 17:00h. Teachers This postgraduate will be lectured by a group of teachers, both national and foreign, with prestigious academic profiles, and by a set of reputed professionals in the ICT and banking areas, with vast experience in real-­life projects. This combination ensures that students will be given a unique set of skills, knowledge and working experience.


Additional Informations For more information on this postgraduate please contact: Head of Marketing Luíz Vaz dos Santos Phone: +351 213 870 413 | lvaz@isegi.unl.pt

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação C a m p u s d e C a m p o l i d e , 1 0 7 0 -­ 3 1 2 L i s b o a Te l . 2 1 3 8 7 0 4 1 3 Fax. 213 872 140 www.isegi.unl.pt

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