Introduction to Business Management

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP

- Jorge Manuel Marques Simões

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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
Mid-term test (100%).
A final exam (100%) for the students who failed continuous assessment, i.e. did not obtain a minimum mark of 10/20.

- Cunha, M. e Rego, A. (2007). O Tao da Eficácia Organizacional. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Sousa, A. (1998). Introdução à Gestão: Uma Abordagem Sistémica. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Editorial Verbo
- Brilman, J. (2000). As Melhores Práticas de Gestão no Centro do Desempenho. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Buckingham, M. (2005). Gestor de Sucesso. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Biblioteca Exame

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

Software used in class
Not applicable.