Entrepreneurship

Accounting
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 75,0 TP

Lecturer
- Gonçalo Nuno Rodrigues Brás

Prerequisites
Basic concepts of management would be helpful foundations.

Objectives
The aim of the course is to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of the students, providing them with a generic view on the phenomenon of entrepreneurship and its determinants, providing them with the main concepts, models and tools for creating and managing new businesses (start-ups).

Program
I - INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. Entrepreneurship; general concepts
2. Entrepreneurship in Portugal and in the world.
II - THE ENTREPRENEUR
III - THE PROCESS OF INNOVATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF OPPORTUNITIES.
IV - THE BUSINESS PLAN.

Evaluation Methodology

Bibliography
- Da Costa, T. e Carvalho, L. (2015). Empreendedorismo: uma visão global e integradora. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Sarkar, S. (2014). Empreendedorismo e Inovação. Lisboa: Escolar Editora
- Bernarda, G. e Pigneur, Y. e Osterwalder, A. e Smith, A. (2015). Criar Propostas de Valor. Lisboa: D. Quixote
- Silva, E. e Monteiro, F. (2014). Empreendedorismo e Plano de Negócio. Porto: Vida Económica

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes with the support of case studies. Students are expected to develop their own Business Plans in class.

Software used in class
Excel.