Entrepreneruship and Innovation (261180)

Learning Outcomes

•    Contextualize the historical development of entrepreneurship and innovation. 
•    Understand the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Portuguese social and economic context. 
•    Identify the different types of entrepreneurship and innovation. 
•    Identify mechanisms to support structures and facilitating the creation of new businesses. 
•    Identify the potential competitive advantages of an innovative business idea

Study Program

•    Concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation 
•    Historical background 
•    Entrepreneurial behavior characteristics 
•    Entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and social entrepreneurship 
•    Technology and innovation
•    Types innovation 
•    Entrepreneurship and innovation 
•    Startups



Bessant, J. & Tidd, J. (2009). Inovação e Empreendedorismo. Porto Alegre: Bookman
Hisrich, R.; Peters, M. & Shepherd, D. (2012). Entrepreneurship. Boston: McGraw-Hill.