Subject: Entrepreneurship

Scientific Area:

Management

Workload:

77 Hours

Number of ECTS:

7,5 ECTS

Language:

Portuguese

Overall objectives:

1 - Present, analyse and discuss the different definitions of entrepreneurship.
2 - Assess the entrepreneurship evolution as an area of research
3 - Characterize the Entrepreneur
4 - Assess the importance of the entrepreneurial environment
5 - Characterize the entrepreneurial activity in Portugal
6 - Study and comprehend the entrepreneurial process
7 - Encourage students to search, recognize and evaluate a business opportunity in cultural activities
8 - Develop competences in the elaboration and presentation of a Business plan

Syllabus:

1 - Entrepreneurship
2 - The Entrepreneur
3 - Entrepreneurial Activity
4 - Entrepreneurial Process
5 - Myths in Entrepreneurship
6 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation
7 - Business Opportunity
8 - Business Plan
9 - Practical exercise: Elaborate a business plan

Literature/Sources:

'S' Sarkar , 2007 , Empreendedorismo e Inovação , Escolar Editora
Ferreira, M., Serra, F., Santos, J. , 2010 , Ser Empreendedor - Pensar, Criar e Moldar a nova Empresa , Edições Sílabo: Lisboa
Costa, H. , 2010 , Criação & Gestão de Micro-Empresas & Pequenos Negócios , Lidel: Lisboa

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
The syllabus contents are covered in lectures (which provide and discuss the theoretical principles of the syllabus) and theoretical-practical (through interactive lessons, fostered by intense and valuable participation of students, being used teaching cases developed by internationally renowned schools in the Entrepreneurship education, in particular the Babson College). The evaluation consists of two elements: a written test (50%) and practical group work (50%), both with a minimum grade of 7.00 values.