Launching of the Dual Degree Program Between Porto Business School and Carnegie Mellon

Date: October 23, 2012
Hour: 15:00
Place: Porto Business School, Portugal
Registrations: Helena Pinto: hpinto@pbs.up.pt

Porto Business School and Carnegie Mellon University (USA) have developed a dual degree program which allows participants the possibility to obtain, simultaneously, a Professional MSc in Electrical & Computer Engineering awarded by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and The Magellan MBA diploma, awarded by Porto Business School. The program lasts 2 years: one year in Pittsburgh at CMU and the other in Portugal, Porto, at Porto Business School and FEUP, where the participants, besides their classes at The Magellan MBA, have to take two courses at FEUP to complete their MSc in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Agenda

15h00 Welcome
           Nuno de Sousa Pereira, Dean, Porto Business School
           Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, Dean, Faculdade de Engenharia of the Universidade do Porto (FEUP)

15h10 Presentation of the MS Contents in ECE of the Dual Degree Program
           Ed Schlesinger, Director, ECE Department at Carnegie Mellon University
           Pedro Guedes de Oliveira, Director, ECE Department at FEUP

15h25 Presentation of the MBA Contents on the Dual Degree Program
           Jorge Farinha, Vice-Dean, Porto Business School

15h40 Presentation
           Alan Katz, Embassador, EUA in Portugal

16h00 Presentation
           Carlos Oliveira, Secretary of State for Entrepreneurship*

16h15 Session: “Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Education”
           Moderator: António Murta, CEO, Pathena
                  - Nuno Carvalho, Director, Cisco Portugal
                  - Diamantino Costa, Vice-President, Critical Software
                  - Carlos Melo Brito, Provost, Universidade do Porto for Entrepreneurship
                  - Pedro Guedes de Oliveira, Director, ECE Department at FEUP

17h45Cocktail

*To be confirmed