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Health Services Management






12 months




after work


Currently, health systems and organizations are faced with a remarkable scarcity of resources of various natures so that they can meet the growing needs of citizens, namely those arising from sociodemographic, economic and environmental determinants, which justify changes in the pattern of care. behavior and morbidity of the population.

On the other hand, technological innovation and specialization in the health area has not stopped growing, with sometimes ambiguous results, calling for management decisions increasingly based on evidence, with an inevitable weighting of both costs and benefits.

In this context, aspects of governance and management of ecosystems and organizations are particularly relevant, due to the growing need to optimize available resources, improving results (outcomes) and increasing production. In a word, adding Value to both citizens and organizations.

This postgraduate course intends to bring together different health professionals in order to adequatelypay attention to new roles within health organizations, namely participation and formal and professional leadership at different levels of management. Its lecturers are Adalberto Campos Fernandes, professor at the University of Lisbon, former Minister of Health, and Pedro Miguel de Câmara Ramos, Regional Secretary for Health of RAM.

This Post-Graduation grants access to the attribution of Specialized Increased Competence in Management.

Professional Status

 This Graduate Program is accredited by the Portuguese Nurses Association for:

- attribution of 3.5 Professional Development Credits

- access to the attribution of Specialized Added Competence in Management

Course Coordination


Olivia Barcelos

Master and Specialist

of higher education

Curriculum vitae

Elvio Henriques de Jesus

Doctor of Nursing

Postgraduate in Management

Access Conditions

- Be a holder of a degree in the area of health

- Self-regulated professionals (updated professional card).

Tuition fees >

180 euros (x 10 monthly fee)


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Teaching Team

Ana Clara Silva

(Master in Politics, Management and Public Administration)

Armando David Sousa

(Master in Management)

Bruna Raquel Figueira Ornelas de Gouveia

(PhD in Nursing, Professor at the Research UC)

Cristina Barbara da Costa Freitas Pestana

(PhD in Nursing, Professor at the UC de Projetos)

Elvio Henriques de Jesus

(Postgraduate in Management and PhD in Nursing)

Fernando Barroso

(Postgraduate degree in Health Law and Health Project Management)

Maria Merícia Gouveia Rodrigues Bettencourt de Jesus

(PhD in Nursing, Professor at the UC of Ethics)

Maria Olivia de Sousa Freitas Barcelos

(MBA in International Business Management)

Nelson Guerra

(Master in Health Services Management, Doctor in Nursing and President of APEGEL)

Tânia Marlene Gonçalves Lourenço

(PhD student in Nursing and Professor at the Statistics UC)

Tiago Silva

(Computer engineer)

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