Entrepreneurship. The entrepreneur. The process of starting a business. Business plans. Management and administration of small and medium-sized enterprises.
New Venture Creation is a required 6-ECTS credit course, equivalent to 150 student work hours, given during fall semester of the third year in the Business Administration undergraduate program.
A Business Administration graduate must be a professional with versatile training, allowing for starting their very own business venture in addition to carrying out a wide range of management functions in both private businesses as well as public institutions.
This course provides an integrated vision of the subject matter discussed so far, and which will be discussed further in relation to the phases of creation, administration, management, and strategic management of the business venture.
The course¿s objective is for Business Administration graduates to know how to analyze the viability of a business idea, through the development of a business plan, using the different tools existing for this, in addition to the steps to follow for its implementation. Furthermore, the student must know and value entrepreneurship as an alternative to working for somebody else.
The purpose of New Venture Creation is for the student to develop a series of skills and attitudes that enable and motivate them to undertake a business project, expanding entrepreneurial dynamism, and contributing this way to economic and social development within our surroundings.