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Entrepreneurship

Code 13159
Year 3
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Management
Entry requirements Not applicable
Mode of delivery face to face
Work placements no
Learning outcomes To transmit knowledge about entrepreneurship and the creation of companies, develop in the student a series of skills and attitudes that foster the entrepreneurial spirit, aiming at the creation of new companies / new projects in existing companies / institutions.
Syllabus 1. Environmental conditions and business creation
2. Businessman / Businesswoman
3. Business Idea
4. Business plan
5. Strategies for entering the business function
6. Legal procedures for the creation of companies
7. Promotion of business activity
8. Start of business
9. Factors of success and failure of new enterprises
Main Bibliography Bamford, C. E., & Bruton, G. D. (2019). Entrepreneurship: The Art, Science, and Process for Success. 3rd Edition. McGraw-Hill Education.
Carvalho, L., & Costa, T. (2015): Empreendedorismo Uma visão global e integradora. Edição Sílabo.
Hisrich, R. Peters and M. Shepherd, D. (2016): Entrepreneurship. 10thEd McGraw-Hill.
Madeira, M.J. e outros (2016): Manual de Empreendedorismo Social: Da Ideia aos Planos de Negócio, Projeto IDEARIA, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã. ISBN: 978-989-20-6523-6.
Sarkar, Soumodip (2014): Empreendedorismo e Inovação-, 3ª Ed. Escolar Editora, Lisboa.
Scarborough, N. and Cornwall, J. (2019) – Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management , 9th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall.

Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The classes are theoretical-practical and are organized combining two complementary teaching techniques: (i) classes of exposure and discussion (they are supported by slides and also by case studies used to motivate the discussion, as well as other support material made available through the content platform); (ii) practical classes oriented to the theme of Entrepreneurship.
The final grade will correspond to 4 evaluation moments:
* Reports (20%). The reports will consist of thematic papers on the content covered in the classes.
* Active Participation (20%) with attendance (75% of classes) and preparation of work / case studies.
* Case study on business creation and entrepreneurship: individual work on a case study, presented in power point (5 minutes) and filling out a questionnaire with information from that same case (30%).
* Preparation of group work (30%) Proposal to create a company
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-10-04

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