|Course code: 177104||Subject title: BUSINESS ECONOMICS|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Basic||Year: 1||Period: 1º S|
|Department: Gestión de Empresas|
|GOÑI LEGAZ, SALOMÉ (Resp) [Mentoring ]||ANZOLA ROMAN, PAULA [Mentoring ]|
|GARCES GALDEANO, LUCIA [Mentoring ]|
CG01. Analysis and synthesis skills
CG04. Oral and written skills in English
CG08. Decision making skills
CG12. Social skills
CG15. Ethical behavior in the job
CG16. Ability to work in stressful environments
CG17. Self-learning skills
CB4. Students should be able to effectively deliver information, ideas, problems and solutions to the audience
SP01 Understand economic institutions as a result and application of theoretical or formal representations about how the economy works.
SP04 Apply professional criteria based on the handling of technical instruments to the analysis of business management problems.
SP11 Understand the nature of the company as an organization and place of interaction of agents with different interests.
|Learning outcomes||Content||Training activities||Evaluation system|
|R_DG_01. Understand decision making theoretical foundations||Units 1-2||A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6||In-class and out-of-class individual exercises; Partial assessment; Final exam|
|R_DG_02. Understand the firm's basic theory. Organization and functional areas||Units 1-5||A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6||In-class and out-of-class individual exercises; Partial assessment; Final exam|
|R_DG_07. Understand how to manage conflict and motivate effective cooperation||Units 5-6-7-8||A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6||In-class and out-of-class individual exercises; Partial assessment; Final exam|
|R_DG_08. Understand ethical behavior in the firm||Unit 5||A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6||In-class and out-of-class individual exercises; Partial assessment; Final exam|
|Methodology - Activity||In-class hours||Outside-class hours|
|A-1 Theoretical sessions||46|
|A-2 Practical sessions||14|
|A-3 Preparing individual/group assignments||40|
|A-4 Individual/group tutorial sessions||6|
|Total number of hours||60||90|
|Methodology - Activity||COMPETENCES|
|A-1 Theoretical sessions||CG01, CG03, CG08, CG12, CG15, CE01, CE11|
|A-2 Practical sessions||CG01, CG08, CG12, CG16, CEO1, CE03, CE04, CE11|
|A-3 Preparing individual/group assignments||CG03, CG08, CG12, CE04, CB4|
|A-4 Individual/group tutorial sessions||CG15|
|A-5 Self-study||CG15, CG16, CG17|
|A-6 Exam||CG01, CG08, CG16, CG17, CG02, CE04, CE13|
English, Spanish, Basque
|Learning outcome||Assessment activity||Weight (%)||It allows test resit||Minimum required grade|
|R_DG_01, 02, 07, 08||Evaluation tests||45||Yes (test)||Minimum grade to be weighted in the final grade: Average of 3 out of 10|
|R_DG_01, 02, 07, 08||Work in groups||45||No|
|R_DG_01, 02, 07, 08||Active participation||10||Yes (test)|
This course aims to be a first approach to the knowledge of the company by addressing a series of basic and fundamental aspects that can be the object of a more in-depth study in higher courses. The general objective is to provide a global and integrated vision of the company in the more general context of the economic and social system in which it operates.
The course is divided into two parts. The first part is entitled "The company: integration of functional areas". In this part, the knowledge of a complex reality such as the company will be approached through the study of the different functional areas, focusing on operational decisions. Teaching methodologies will be proposed to provide an integrated view of the functioning of the company.
The second part of the course, entitled "The company in the XXI century" focuses on the deepening of some current aspects of the company through learning methodologies such as case studies, debates, group work, etc. Emphasis will be placed on concepts such as ownership, management and governance of the company, business evolution, analysis of the specificities of some types of companies and sustainability.
Part 1: The company: Integration of functional areas.
Topic 1: The company
Topic 2. The marketing function
Topic 3. Economic-financial structure
Topic 4. The production function
Part 2: The XXI Century Company
Topic 5: Ownership, management, and governance of the company.
Topic 6: Types of companies and their impact on the economy.
Topic 7: The evolution of the firm
Topic 8: Sustainability in the firm
Douma, S. and Schreuder (2017) Economic Approaches to Organization, 6 edition, Pearson
Iborra et al (2014): Fundamentos de Dirección de empresas. Paraninfo
Montoro Sánchez, M.A.; Díez Vial, I; Martín de Castro, G (2020) Fundamentos de Administración de Empresas, Thomson-Civitas, Madrid