Entrepreneurship and Innovation (271178)

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.