SingularityU Portugal Executive Program

Empowering Leaders to Be The Change


We’re encountering some of the greatest transitions that any generation has ever had to face. Technological disruption is already affecting every part of our lives; every business, every industry, every society — even what it means to be “human.” These changes show no signs of slowing down; in fact, they’re accelerating rapidly.

But the ever-increasing pace of change doesn’t just hold challenges – it holds opportunity. We are shifting from an economic model based on scarcity to one of abundance. What are the strategic implications? What kinds of policies do we need? What is the impact on our economy? What are the ethical considerations? None of the old rules apply.
In a country such as Portugal, where technology is popping up in every corner, these questions are even more pressing.
The SingularityU Portugal Executive Program is an exclusive and immersive program designed to guide leaders and doers towards answering these questions and grasp coming exponential opportunities.

Stay tuned for future announcements!

Program Details

The SingularityU Portugal Executive Program is an exclusive, 3-day immersive program designed to support leaders and doers develop the right mindset, tools and frameworks that will help them and their organizations to thrive in a world driven by exponential growth.

The program takes place in the breathtaking Nova SBE campus at Carcavelos, located halfway between Lisbon and Cascais, taking full advantage of the distinctive characteristics that Portugal has to offer.

It is designed to focus on the latest innovations and developments in exponential technologies and challenges that are most important to our country and to our people’s future.

We bring together our amazing Portuguese faculty and other inspirational speakers from around the world in our unique learning setting.

Day 1

The program begins with an overview of the exponential technologies that are driving our future, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, additive manufacturing and digital biology. We’ll also examine core SU frameworks such as the 6Ds of Disruption and moonshot thinking and explain how you can use them to shift your mindset and achieve the impact you want to make in the future.

Day 2

During our second day, we’ll focus on specific technologies and global grand challenges that will play an important role in determining our country’s future in key industries such as energy, health, industry, citizenship, learning and economics. We’ll also explore ethical considerations about how we apply technology in the future and manage the impacts they may have on society.

Day 3

On our final day together we will reflect on what it means to be exponential and the role that each of us can play in creating the future—not only as individuals but also as a cohort. You’ll plan your next steps and identify opportunities for the SU community to help you to achieve your goals.

Join us and be prepared for the mind changing talks, workshops and visits that will disrupt the way you think and inspire you to take part on this challenging, yet exciting future.

You. Specifically, you should attend if:

  • You are in a position of responsibility in a company or government, needing to understand disruptive innovations: senior management and R&D leaders
  • You are an innovator or entrepreneur, aiming to take a moonshot to solve a huge challenge
  • You are in the nonprofit sector and want to positively impact the lives of as many people as possible
  • You are a thinker or a doer eager to shape the future

Ready to change the world?

Faculty & Speakers

The SingularityU Portugal Executive Program is delivered by expert Portuguese faculty and other world-class faculty, who are trained and certified by Singularity University in exponential technologies, exponential leadership, exponential organizations, and have a proven curriculum across a wide range of topics. The are no common teachers / speakers but inspirational real life people who will help you explore the latest in exponential technologies, the global threats and opportunities impacting your business, and tools and frameworks you can leverage to build your future.


Nova School Business of Economics awesome campus at Carcavelos


How do I apply to a program?

Complete the online application available on each specific program edition available at this page.

What is the usual class size?

Most classes have between 30 and 50 participants.

What are our admissions requirements?

To ensure a rich learning experience for all participants, admission to SingularityU Portugal Executive Programs is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. For most programs, proficiency in written English is required, and participants must be fluent in the English language to take an active part in fast-moving discussions.

For each program, we carefully select a cross-section of high-potential leaders with different backgrounds and experiences. This diversity enables participants to enhance their management effectiveness by leveraging the experience of their peers and acquiring a new level of cultural sensitivity.

Are the programs open to participants from outside Portugal?

Yes. We accept and embrace participants from around the world.

Do you have more questions or need custom advice?

Please contact the SingularityU Portugal Executive Program team.

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