|Section/Department:||Department of Economics and Management|
Elisabete Cristina Simões Lopes
Valter Manuel Ribeiro da Silva
• develop skills in systematic recording of new language and the use of dictionaries;
• recognize language types such as word partnerships (break into the market, carry out research, meet demand) and fixed expressions (as a rule, on the whole);
• develop strategies for reading and interpreting texts dealing with Engineering issues;
• develop the capacity to write a short article in English about a topic in their professional context;
• develop skills in presenting a written report of academic work.
• develop skills in oral presentation of academic work.
• Career Management: job advertisements, recruitment processes, professional correspondence;
• Innovation: creativity versus innovation, responding to change and new ideas; SMEs
• Environmental ethics: problems and solutions;
• Entrepreneurship: its role in SMEs and corporations;
• E-business: case-studies;
• Pricing and the market, describing trends and change, quantitative data;
• Enterprise and public relations; the case of Intel;
• Current themes in the business world.
Active learning in the classroom and collaborative research outside class.
Avaliação distribuída com exame final
T1 = Group work involving written project submission and group oral presentation; 3 or 4 members per group
T2 = TWA (Timed Written Assignment) completed in classtime
T3 = Written test
Final mark = T1 0,5 + T2 0,2 + T3 0,3
Pass mark is 10. With a mark of less than 10 a student will need to go to exam.
T1 = Group work involving written project submission and oral presentation
T2 = TWA + written Examination
Final mark = T1 0,5 + T2 0,5
The minimum pass mark is 10
Articles taken from periodicals related with the business area: Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Business Spotlight.