Cod: 61042
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

This course allows discussing the main concepts regarding entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. And also, provide a better understanding about the suitable environments to promote entrepreneurship. Considering the different types of entrepreneurship, will be analyze and discuss social and corporate entrepreneurship. Finally, the subject explore the entrepreneurial process, and  identify strategies to promote entrepreneurial growth, as well as, exit strategies.

Entrepreneurship and economic development
Social and Corporate entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial process

•    Fundamental knowledge about entrepreneurship and entrepreneur.
•    Skills to identify the framework that support entrepreneurial ecosystems.
•    Fundamental knowledge to identify different types of entrepreneurship.
•    Skills development about entrepreneurial process.
•    Knowledge about business’ growth strategies.

The course unit program is divided into eight parts:

1 – General approach about entrepreneurship

2 - Entrepreneur

3 – Entrepreneurial environment and economic development

4 – Social entrepreneurship

5 –Corporate entrepreneurship

6 –Entrepreneurial process

7- Entrepreneurial strategies

8- Growth and exit strategies.

•    Mandatory
Carvalho, L.; Costa, T.(2015) “Empreendedorismo. Uma visão glbal e integradora” Edições Sílabo
•    Complementar
Sarkar, S.  (2014) “Empreendedorismo e Inovação”. (3ª Edição). Escolar Editora
Hisrich, P.; Peters, M.P; Shepherd, S. A. (2011)
 “Entrepreneurship”  8th edition, McGraw-Hill Education

•    Items supplied by the teacher in class


Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).