Subject: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Number of ECTS:
1 - To deepen students' knowledge on innovation and entrepreneurship through: 1) presentation, analysis and discussion of the different definitions of entrepreneurship and innovation;
2 - Understanding of the evolution of entrepreneurship and innovation as areas of research;
3 - Study of the various aspects of research on the phenomenon of entrepreneurship and innovation;
4 - Analysis of practical issues in the management of innovation and
5 - Understanding of the link between innovation and entrepreneurship.
1 - Innovation
1.1 - As a research area
1.2 - Innovation types
1.3 - Innovation life cycle
1.4 - Innovation sources
1.5 - Creation of new products or services
2 - Entrepreneurship
2.1 - As a research area
2.2 - Entrepreneur
2.3 - Entrepreneurial process
2.4 - Entrepreneurial ecosystem
2.5 - International entrepreneurship
3 - Innovation and entrepreneurship
Acs, Z. and Audretsch, D. , 2010 , Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research - An Interdisciplinary Survey and Introduction , Springer-Verlag: New York.
Bessant, J. and Tidd, J. , 2015 , Innovation and Entrepreneurship, , John Wiley & son Ltd: West Sussex.
Drucker, P. , 1985 , Innovation and Entrepreneurship. , Routledge: Abingdon.
Kirzner, I. , 1973 , Competition and Entrepreneurship , University of Chicago Press: Chicago.
Samson, D. & Gloet, M. , 2016 , Innovation and Entrepreneurship , Oxford University Press: Victoria.
Schumpeter, J. , 1942 , Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy , Allen & Unwin.
Shane, S. , 2003 , A General Theory of Entrepreneurship. , Edward Elgar Publishing Limited: Cheltenham
Tidd, J. & Bessant, J. , 2018 , Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change , Wiley: West Sussex.
several , Several scientific articles recommended by the professor ,
Assesssment methods and criteria:
Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)
The program contents are addressed in the theoretical-practical classes where: 1) theoretical principles of the program are analysed; and 2) interactive classes allow the intense and valuable participation of students, where the referenced scientific articles, both in the entrepreneurship and innovation areas, are analysed, and innovation case studies are examined. The tutorial guidance will serve for the teacher to accompany students in the accomplishment of the curriculas unit's assigments. The evaluation is composed of two elements: two assignments (50% + 50%), both with a minimum grade of 9.50. At the Época de Recurso/Especial or Melhoria, the evaluation criteria persist.