Introduction to Business Administration

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP

- Gonçalo Nuno Rodrigues Brás

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On completion of the module students should understand all basic and general concepts of management science.

1. What is an organisation about?
2. Objective-Based Administration
3. The Production Function
4. The Financial Function
5. The Commercial Function
6. The Human Resources Function

Evaluation Methodology

- Sousa, A. (1998). Introdução à Gestão: Uma Abordagem Sistémica. Lisboa: Editorial Verbo
- Wheelen, T. e Hunger, J. (2012). Strategic management and business policy. New Jersey: Pearson Education
- Lisboa, J. e Coelho, A. e Coelho, F. e Almeida, F. (2011). Introdução à Gestão de Organizações. Porto: Vida Económica
- Teixeira, S. (2005). Gestão das Organizações. Lisboa: Mc Graw-Hill

Method of interaction
- Debate on current issues and case study analysis
- Analysis of assignments on taught topics

Software used in class
Not applicable.