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Business Organization and Management

Code 12528
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Management
Entry requirements not applicable
Mode of delivery Face to face.
Work placements Not applicable
Learning outcomes The objectives are to increase knowledge of various subjects of entrepreneurship and business management , and to develop in encourage a series of skills and attitudes that foster entrepreneurship, aimed at creating new businesses / new projects in companies / institutions exist.

Skills to be acquired by the student:

- Know the process of creating new companies, factors and conditions;
- To characterize the figure of the entrepreneur and know the reasons for its appearance;
- Recognize and evaluate business ideas opportunities;
- Identify technologies with market potential and economic value;
- Identify the elements necessary to the process of starting a business;
- Develop and participate in entrepreneurial networks.
Syllabus 1. Entrepreneurship 1.1. Economic development and entrepreneurship 1.2. Entrepreneurial process 1.3. The motivation 1.4. Setting up a business 1.5. Factors of the environment 1.6. Cultural characteristics 1.7 Entrepreneurship in Portugal 2. Business plan 2.1 Importance of the business plan 2.2 Choice of the business idea 2.3 Importance, Objectives and to whom the business plan is intended 2.4 Preparation and structure of a business plan 3. Preparation of the Plan of Business 3.1 Personal information 3.2 Executive Summary 3.3 Presentation of the business 3.4 Framework of the sector 3.5 Products and services 3.6 Production 3.7 Organization and management, human resources 3.8 Marketing strategy 3.9 Value chain analysis and external analysis 4. Investment Decision Rules 4.1- Time value of money and net present value 4.2 - Internal rate of return 4.3 - Incremental cash flows and other investment criteria
Main Bibliography - Ferreira, Manuel, Reis, Nuno, Serra, Fernando (2009), Marketing para empreendedores e Pequenas empresas, 2º Edição, Lidel.
- Katz, Jerome and Green, Richard (2011), Entrepreneurial Small Business, 3ª Edition Mcgraw-Hill.
- Osterwalder, A., e Pigneur, Y. (2010). Business model generation: a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. Wiley. com.
- Raposo Mário, Smallbone, David, Balaton Karoly na Hortoványi Lilla (2011), Entrepreneurship Growth and Economic Development. Edward Elgar Editor.
- Sarkar, S. (2013). “Empreendedorismo e Inovação”, 3ªEdição. Escolar Editora, Lisboa.
- Silva, M.J.(2013), Guia para Empreendedores de base tecnológica, (eds) Jorge Figueira, José Paulo Rainho, e vários autores do CEBT Ibérico - INESPO, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, ISBN: 978-989-20-4227-5.
- Thompson, A.; Strickland, A. e Gamble, J. (2008), Administração estratégica, 15ª Edição, McGraw-Hill Portugal.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods The sessions are of theoretical and practical and are based on two strands of education: (i) presentation and discussion classes (they are supported by slides and also by case studies used to motivate the discussion, as well as other support material available through the platform of content); (ii) lessons and guided practice (are oriented towards the achievement of a working group that aims to develop a proposal for a business idea, presented and defended by each working group).
Metodologias de Ensino e Critérios de Avaliação A) Avaliação por frequência: Elementos de avaliação Ponderação Datas Frequência 60% Penúltima aula Trabalho de grupo: elaboração de Plano de Negócios 40% A classificação final por frequência será dada atendendo aos seguintes ponderadores: Para a concessão de frequência é exigido: • Nota mínima de 6 valores (considerando todos os momentos de avaliação); • Uma assiduidade de 85%. • O controlo de assiduidade é feito presencialmente mediante a assinatura da folha de presença em cada aula; • Ficam dispensados deste requisito os estudantes em regimes especiais (trabalhadores-estudantes). Classificação = [( 0.6 x Frequência) + (0.4 x Trabalho Grupo)] e uma assiduidade igual ou superior a 75% Ficam dispensados de exame os alunos que obtiverem nota igual ou superior a 10 valores em avaliação por frequência.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2016-06-09

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