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Entrepreneurship and Business Planning for Healthcare

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho 23/08/2011

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 24,0 T + 24,0 TP + 12,0 OT , Cód. 300016.



The course of Entrepreneurship and Business Plan in Health aims to introduce students to the roles, responsibilities, methods and tools for managing an IT development project. So, are the main objectives of this course:
1 - Provide the students with fundamental concepts about the process of forming a company and its obligations to the State;
2 - To develop and deepen the analysis process with a view to drafting a business plan for a new company in healthcare;
3 - Develop presentation skills depending on the investor's agenda.
Skills that pupils should acquire:
? Mastering the basic concepts associated with the process of forming a company;
? Understand and possess the capability of developing a business plan for a new company in healthcare;
? Possess skills for the development of techniques of presentation depending on the investor's agenda.

Concepts of entrepreneurship;
Entrepreneurial process in Health;
Methodologies for selecting projects;
Preparing a Business Plan;
Project financing;
Creating your company;
The onset of activity;
Business success / failure

Evaluation Methodology
The evaluation of the chair will take place through the final exam. However, it is offered to the students the opportunity to dispense with this exam by taking the following components of continuous assessment with a minimum grade of 10 final values:
Oral participation in class discussion and projects: 25%
Presentation and Report Analysis / Plan Opportunity: 30%
Presentation of Business Plan and Final Report of Project: 45%.
To pass the course, students must obtain a rating, weighted by four components, at least 10 values.
Evaluation by exam - written test with a weight of 100%.


Teaching Method
Over the course is conducted to validate the business opportunity, the company's internal organization and business plan (in groups of 4 students).
The operationalization of the sessions will be conducted in accordance with the planning of the sessions to be nominated by the teacher.

Software used in class




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