Faculties and centres
Graduates should understand the relationship between the functional areas and the main objectives of production units, as well as between these goals and the economic context as a whole. Graduates should also contribute to corporate operations and the improvement of results. Specifically, they should be able to identify and anticipate opportunities, assign resources, organise information, select and motivate personnel, take decisions, attain their proposed objectives and evaluate results.
Looking at it from this angle, this subject is intended to give students an insight into entrepreneurship. Therefore, students will be required to acquire and develop skills necessary to set up new ventures, analyse business opportunities in markets, and achieve business resources required for start-ups. Finally, students should gain the knowledge they need to launch a venture, set out their personal and professional business goals and achieve them.
General Competences (CG)
General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)
Specific Competences (CE)
General Competences (GC)
• GC1: Finding and analysing information.
• GC2: Working in a team.
• GC3: Self-learning.
• GC4: Applying professional criteria based on technical instruments to analyse problems.
• GC5: Making decisions by putting theoretical knowledge into practice.
• GC6: Obtaining important information which cannot be inferred from the same data by non-professionals.
• GC7: Ethical commitment and social responsibility at work, respecting the environment, being aware and understanding the importance of respecting fundamental rights, equal opportunities for men and women, universal accessibility for the disabled and respect for the values of peace and democracy.
• GC8: Accurate, rigorous and unprejudiced analysis of problems using critical reasoning.
• GC9: Synthesis.
General Competences acquired at the University of Alicante (GCUA)
• GCUA3: Oral and written communication.
Specific Competences (SC)
• SC1: Managing and administrating a small, medium or large company, understanding its competitive and institutional positioning and identifying its strengths and weaknesses.
• SC2: Becoming integrated in any functional area of a small, medium or large company or organisation and carrying out all the management tasks involved without problems.
• SC3: Using relevant computer records to evaluate the situation and possible evolution of a company.
• SC5: Drafting global management projects or projects dealing with functional areas of the company.
• SC8: Using accounting statements to analyse a company in its context by means of different technical instruments.
• SC10: Knowing how to use different technical instruments to analyse operations and assimilating the main theories of organisations to analyse a company in its context.
• SC11: Understanding the most common strategic analysis tools for analysing companies in their context.
• SC14: Having a basic understanding of the legal system to take this dimension into account when analysing companies and their context.
Identifying opportunities and threats about new business ideas as well as their internal strengths and weaknesses, proposing strategic alternatives of business decisions across various functional areas. Understanding connections and consequences of business decisions across a variety of functional areas. Explaining the foreseeable evolution of new ventures based on the business decisions taken. Drafting a business plan including all business decisions. Designing the most interesting structure for the new venture. Proposing solutions regarding business operations and their internal organisation to properly supply a start-up’s products or services. Setting out and proposing the most interesting strategic solutions for start-ups. Finding interesting legal solutions for start-ups, especially regarding commercial law.