Empreendedorismo

Gestão de Empresas (pós-laboral)
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 75,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Basic concepts of Management

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
II - THE ENTREPRENEUR
III - THE PROCESS OF INNOVATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF OPPORTUNITIES.
IV - THE BUSINESS PLAN.
V - STRATEGY ANALYSIS AND FORMULATION
VI - THE MARKETING PLAN OF THE NEW BUSINESS
VII - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
VIII - LEGAL FORMS
IX - FINANCING
X - ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
XI - INVESTMENT PROJECT ANALYSIS

Evaluation Methodology
- 1 Written Test: 20%
- Group Project (Business Plan): 75%
- Participation assessment: 5%


Examination for students who fail ongoing assessment.

Bibliography
- Osterwalder, A. e Pigneur, Y. (2011). Criar Modelos de Negócio. Lisboa: Dom Quixote
- Ferreira, M. e Santos, J. e Serra, F. (2008). Ser Empreendedor; Pensar, Criar e Moldar a Nova Empresa. Lisboa: Sílabo
- Barros, H. (2005). Análise de Projectos de Investimento. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes in which theory is presented and discussed with the support of case studies. Students are supposed to develop their own Business Plans in class.

Software used in class
Excel