Empreendedorismo - Gestão - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 3 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: GES
Level: L3

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 32.00
Theorical-Pratical: 32.00
Pratical and Laboratorial:


Assigned Internship Hours:
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Gestão - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

Carmen Marisela Fernandes de Freitas
Carmen Marisela Fernandes de Freitas

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

Present, analyse and discuss the different definitions of entrepreneurship.

Assess the entrepreneurship evolution as an area of research

Characterize the Entrepreneur

Assess the importance of the entrepreneurial environment

Characterize the entrepreneurial activity in Portugal

Study and comprehend the entrepreneurial process

Encourage students to search, recognize and evaluate a business opportunity in cultural activities

Develop competences in the elaboration and presentation of a case study

Improve competences in the elaboration, presentation and evaluation of a Business plan

Evaluation Criteria

I - 40% Written Exam:

            Objective: examination of the theoretical component of the program

            Minimum score: 7.00 values (from 1 to 20)

            Recoverable in the Recurso Exam? Yes

            Date of the written exam: 22/03/2018


II - 20% Case Study:

            Objective: Elaborate and present a written report about the entrepreneurial experience of an entrepreneur.

            Groups: 3 students

            Minimum score: 7.00 values

             Recoverable in the Recurso Exam? No

             Type: Compulsory


                   1) Submit the written report: 10.04.2018

                   2) Presentation: 10 or 12 April 2018


III - 40% Business Plan:

             Objective: Identify a business opportunity and elaborate a business plan

             Groups: 3 students

             Assessment: Final Grade = 20% Pitch + 35% written business plan + 35% business plan presentation + 10% Investment Decision

             Minimum score: 7.00 values (in the Final Grade)

             Type: Compulsory


                  1) Presenting the Pitch: 19/04/2018

                  2) Submit the written Business Plan: 24.05.2018

                  3) Presentation of the Business Plan: 29 May, 5 or 8 June 2018

                  4) Investment Decision: 09.06.2018


The student is approved in the course if the final average grade is equal to or greater than 9.50 points, considering that all evaluation components have a minimum score of 7.00 values. The only evaluation component which could be recovered at the Época de Recurso/Especial is the written exam.  In the Época de Melhoria the student will have the opportunity to improve the written exam score.

Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

Nielsen, S., Klyver, K., Evald, M. and Bager, T. (2012). Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice: Paradoxes in play. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Osterwalder, A. and Pigneur, Y. (2010). Business Model Canvas. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons.

Sarkar, S. (2014). Empreendedorismo e Inovação. Lisboa: Escolar Editora.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Bygrave, W. and Zacharakis, A. (2010). The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship 4th ed. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Costa, H. (2010). Criação & Gestão de Micro-Empresas & Pequenos Negócios, 9ª edição actualizada. Lidel: Lisboa.

Ferreira, M., Serra, F., Santos, J. (2010). Ser Empreendedor ? Pensar, Criar e Moldar a nova Empresa, 2ª edição revista e actualizada. Edições Sílabo: Lisboa.

Student Support

Email -

Office - 1.69 (Piso 1)

Telephone - 291 70 50 46

Student service hours: Wednesday, 11 to 12 am

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Gabinete - 1.69 (Piso 1)

Telefone - 291 70 50 46

Horário de atendimento: quarta-feira, das 11h às 12h


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