Gestão de Empresas
Prevailing scientific area: Gestão
First-Cycle degree, ISCED Level 6, EQF Level 6, 180 ECTS, 6 semesters, Degree official code: 9152
Management School of Tomar, School official code 3241
Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue master studies.
General objectives of the programme
On completion of the bachelor's degree in Business Administration graduates should have developed the skills that will allow them to be active managers and entrepreneurs, be able to carry out a dynamic integrated analysis of organisational environments and take well-grounded decisions making use of BA tools and techniques.
According to the Bologna framework, the bachelors degree in Business Administration builds on secondary school, postsecondary school and non-degree HE qualifications and provides students with human, cultural, scientific and technical training. This degree programme provides general, multidisciplinary expertise in Administration that will enable the students to enter the labour market and perform technical and administration duties in businesses/organizations in a wide range of areas such as financial, accounting/bookkeeping, auditing, marketing, logistics and human resources. Graduates will also be able to set up their own business.
Learning aims/outcomes (knowledge, skills and competencies to be developed by the students).
The students are expected to learn theoretical concepts of management and administration that are consistent with corporate practices in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, strategy and logistics benefiting from broader concepts of economy, law, psychology, mathematics and computing.
Teaching methods are dynamic and include: individual and group assignments, case solving, tests, presentations and discussions, field trips, seminars, on-the-job training and reports. Students will be equipped with a range of skills such as effective communication (oral and written), listening and making oneself heard, collecting, selecting, interpreting and using information, critical analysis, create and solve problems, make decisions, and specially entrepreneurial skills such as creativity, innovation, leadership, negotiation and teamwork.
Insertion of the academic programme in the institutional training strategy in line with theinstituion's mission
The goals set for the Business Administration programme are in line with the mission and objectives of the Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (IPT) and the Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar (ESGT) to which it belongs.
As a polytechnic higher institution in the European Higher Education Area, the IPT offers undergraduate and graduate training producing useful knowledge and developing a range of skills, abilities and competencies to prepare its students to enter the labour market and become engaged citizens in a democratic society.
The ESGT aims mainly to deliver middle and advanced business managers and offer a practice-oriented and student-centred learning approach that focuses on cooperation with the industry, both through the practical coursework developed throughout the programme and the end-of-year internships/placements. This is intended to get students closer to the reality of the working world, facilitate their insertion in the labour market and contribute to develop the region in which the IPT operates and the country in general.
The strategic goals of IPT and the ESGT include: promoting entrepreneurship and graduate employability; developing research and knowledge transfer; consolidating and expanding the links of the ESGT with the local environment and promoting the internationalization of education and training.
On completion of the bachelor's degree in Business Administration graduates should have developed the skills that will allow them to be active managers and entrepreneurs, be able to carry out a dynamic integrated analysis of organisational environments and take well-grounded decisions making use of BA tools and techniques. The programme is in line and contributes to the mission and goals of the institution to which it belongs.