Administration Theory

Health Care Services Management
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP


Not applicable.

An introduction to the different management concepts supported to case study analysis. Upon completion of the course the students are
expected to understand the basic concepts needed in a management study program.

1. What is an organization?
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 those students who didn't achieve a minimum average mark of 10/20.

- Ferreira, M. e Santos, J. (2008). Ser Empreendedor ? Pensar Criar e Moldar a Nova Empresa. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Rego, A. e Cunha, M. (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

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by classroom discussion and case study exercises and problem- solving.

Software used in class
not applicable