Masters in Management


Preparing tomorrow’s executive managers

Rated 17th best Masters in Management in the world by The Financial Times in 2017, the International Masters in Management offers students the opportunity to enrich their studies by choosing between an internship abroad or one of the available international programs, as well as honing their ability to speak a second foreign language.

The regular track of the Masters in Management comprises a challenging and enriching combination of core courses, electives, skill modules and a work project designed to equip students with the subject-specific and transferrable skills that they will need to apply in their future managerial career.

By enabling students to specialize in areas of interest and strength and offering the choice between the regular and international formats, Nova’s Masters in Management programs represent a unique opportunity to pursue a particular direction over the 1½-2 year study period in anticipation of the career trajectory that awaits upon graduation.

Stand-out features of the program include:

  • A perfect balance of subject-specific and technical skills, as well as transferable core skills
  • Focus on both contemporary and pervasive issues and offers a wide range of electives
  • A wide range of tracks, enabling students with different backgrounds, levels of experience and career aspirations to pursue a solid business education and get ready for the job market
  • A unique human and social experience with the support of a highly dedicated staff


Academic Director

Rita Campos e Cunha, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at Nova SBE. She has an Undergraduate in Psychology from ISPA, a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from New York University and a PhD in Management from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Her research focuses on Human Resource Management, with emphasis on International HRM and the process versus content impact of HRM on organizational performance. She has published in journals such as International Business Review, The International Journal of HRM, Journal of Managerial Psychology, European Management Journal, Thunderbird International Business Review, International Studies of Management & Organization, among others. She is also the author and co-author of books and book chapters. She was Editor-in-chief of Management Research, the Journal of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, and has consulting experience for several large companies. She is currently the Deputy Dean, Pre-Experience Studies and Academic Director of the Masters in Management at Nova SBE.