Management Seminar

Year
3
Academic year
2019-2020
Code
01620450
Subject Area
Management
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
1st Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

The students should attend this unit course during the last year of their undergraduate program.

Teaching Methods

Expositive method, thematic discussions, document analysis and other pedagogical techniques are used to involve students and stimulate their reflection on the cases presented.

Each group of students will analyse organizational changes in a Portuguese organization. Based on that analysis they will present and discuss both the results of cases studied and the interaction process with business managers.

Learning Outcomes

Overall objectives

Allow students to become familiar with some of the problems faced by business organizations, and the available approaches to their resolution.

Specific objectives

To promote the use of knowledge and skills obtained during the undergraduate degree, namely in  critical analysis of the business reality.

 

Generic competencies

- Ability to work in group

- Oral and writing communication skills, argumentation ability, and utilization of communication technologies.

- Ability to adapt their behavior to different organizational patterns.

Specific competencies

- Ability to integrate acquired knowledge in the analysis of business problems

- Ability to communicate with business managers

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

Thematic areas of interest include, but not limited, to technological innovation, total quality management, information management, operations management, strategy, and supply chain management.

Assessment Methods

Assessment
Preparation of the interaction process with the company: 10.0%
The presentation and discussion of the case studied: 20.0%
Mini Tests: 30.0%
The case study report: 40.0%

Bibliography

A bibliografia é específica para cada estudo de caso e será disponibilizada no Nónio | The bibliography is specific to each case study and will be available on Nónio