Management and Entrepreneurship
Instance: 2020/2021 - 1S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
|Theoretical and practical :
The purpose of this course is to provide students with:
- A global vision on organization’s management and an comprehensive knowledge on the major strategically issues that enterprises have to deal with;
- An understanding of financial and economical analysis needed to evaluate financial and accounting reporting information;
- The basic skills on entrepreneurship matters that may allow students to built their own business or financial project.
Learning outcomes and competences
The topics presented in the theory classes aim at providing the students with the adequate background to develop and implement their own business ideas and plans.
1. A financial perspective.
1.1 Basic concepts of financial mathematics.
1.2 Basic concepts of financial analysis.
1.2 Capital budgeting and Analysis of Investment Projects
2. A strategy perspective.
Definitions of strategy. The competitive-based view: industry attractiveness, five forces model, competitive positioning, value chain model. Resource-based view. Comparing and integrating frameworks.
3. An innovation perspective.
Technology entrepreneurship. The challenges of technology commercialization. Technology-Product-Market linkages. Determinants of the appropriation of returns from innovation. Business models. Discovery-driven planning
Blank, Steve, and Dorf, Bob; The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company, K&S Ranch, Inc. Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 0984999302
Osterwalder, Alexander and Pigneur Yves; Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers, John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN: 8126533676
Teaching methods and learning activities
Theory-practical classes. Three evaulation tests (financial analysis, capital budgeting, and strategy and entrpreneurship) and a major practical assignment with the goal of developing a evidence-based business model for a new venture.
Distributed evaluation without final exam
Amount of time allocated to each course unit
|Frequência das aulas
Eligibility for exams
Individual evaluation components that are not delivered are not marked as 0 (zero).
Calculation formula of final grade
Distributed evaluation. The final classification (CF) of this course results from the sum of score obtained in the tests (CT1, CT2, and CT3) and the practical assignment classification (CTP), obtained through the following expression: CF=0,2×CT1+0,2CT2+0,2CT3+0,4CTP.
Undelivered tests are market with 0 "zero".
Improvement of final grade can only be made by final exam (100% of obtained score in the final exam).