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1. General information
Course:
CREATION OF FIRMS
Code:
54354
Type:
ELECTIVE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
319 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (CU)
Academic year:
2021-22
Center:
401 - FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES OF CUENCA
Group(s):
30 
Year:
4
Duration:
First quarter
Main language:
Spanish
Second language:
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
N
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: JORGE LINUESA LANGREO - Group(s): 30 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
Facultad de CC. Sociales/ Despacho 3.5
ADMINISTRACIÓN DE EMPRESAS
969179100 (Ext. 4239
jorge.linuesa@uclm.es

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession

The justification for studying this Subject relies on the need to provide the students with knowledge and skills to design a business plan, and thus make the students able to start up a firm, by taking into account the feasibility of the new venture, how this new venture fits market opportunities and how the new venture is profitable, is risky and is ethical. To do that, it is necessary to have some knowledge on subjects like “Business Administration” and “Business Organization and Human Resources Management”. Self-Employment is an option for the professional future of university graduates. Thus, the skills developed throughout the Degree of Business Administration are key to get that the business project plan can be started successfully.


4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
E01 Develop the ability to manage and run a company or organization, understand their competitive and institutional position, and identify their strengths and weaknesses.
E02 Develop and enhance entrepreneurship, adaptability to change and creativity in any functional area of ¿¿a company or organization.
E04 Incorporate the ability to integrate into any functional area of ¿¿a business or organization to perform and be able to lead any given task.
E06 Develop and enhance the ability for general management, technical management and the management of research, development and innovation projects in any company or organization.
G01 Possession of the skills needed for continuous, self-led, independent learning, which will allow students to develop the learning abilities needed to undertake further study with a high degree of independence.
G02 Ability to understand the ethical responsibility and the code of ethics of professionals working in the field of economics. To know and apply the legislation and recognition of human rights and questions of gender equality.
G03 Develop oral and written communication skills in order to prepare reports, research projects and business projects and defend them before any commission or group of professionals (specialised or non-specialised) in more than one language, by collecting relevant evidence and interpreting it appropriately so as to reach conclusions.
G04 Ability to use and develop information and communication technologies and to apply them to the corresponding business department by using specific programmes for these business areas.
G05 Capacity for teamwork, to lead, direct, plan and supervise multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in both national and international environments so as to create synergies which benefit organisations.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
Assume a social and ethical responsibility in decision making.
Search for information, analysis, interpretation, synthesis and transmission.
Know the models and analysis techniques of the economic and legal environment to which companies are currently facing, with special attention to the search for opportunities and the anticipation of possible changes.
Know the processes aimed at creating, communicating, supplying and exchanging products and services in the market that have value for customers, companies and society in general.
To know the theories and organizational models of companies from structural and behavioral perspectives to ensure their effective and efficient functioning, paying special attention to human aspects in organizations.
Work to form autonomous and with personal initiative.
Solve problems in a creative and innovative way.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: The business creation environment: Small and Medium Sizes Ventures
  • Unit 2: The entrepreneur and the business creation
  • Unit 3: The business idea: generation, evaluation and selection
  • Unit 4: The Business Plan: Objectives, Structure and Strategic Plan
  • Unit 5: The Business Plan: Marketing and Operations
  • Unit 6: The Business Plan: Organization, Human Resources and Economic-Financial Viability
  • Unit 7: Search for Financial Resources
  • Unit 8: The Venture Formation. Legal Aspects
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE] Lectures E01 E02 E04 E06 1.2 30 N N Teaching of the theoretical content of the program
Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE] Problem solving and exercises E01 E02 E04 E06 G02 G03 G05 0.6 15 Y N Quantity and Quality of the cases that have been resolved in class. The ability to work as a team to resolve the cases will be appreciated.
Group tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Group tutoring sessions E01 E02 E04 E06 G01 0.24 6 N N Tutoring for doubts, suggestions related to the elaboration of the Business Plan
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Combination of methods E01 E02 E04 E06 G03 G04 G05 0.12 3 Y Y The students must present in class the Business Plan and answer all questions that other students or the teacher make
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] Case Studies E01 E02 E04 E06 G02 G03 0.24 6 Y N Quality of the solutions given to the cases
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] Group Work E01 E02 E04 E06 G01 G03 G04 G05 2.4 60 Y Y Development of a Business Plan including planning of strategic, commercial, technical, human resources management and financial aspects
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study E01 E02 E04 E06 G01 G03 1.2 30 N N
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.16 Total class time hours: 54
Total credits of out of class work: 3.84 Total hours of out of class work: 96

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Progress Tests 30.00% 0.00% This percentage is for several theoretical/practice tests
Theoretical papers assessment 70.00% 100.00% The student is required to elaborate a Business Plan taking into account the content, the format, the originality, the opportunity and the viability of the business idea.
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    To apply the ponderations aforementioned, it will be necessary that the student has finished his/her work about a Business Plan, successfully.
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Those students who cannot access continuous assessment will be assessed through a final test.

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
The continuous assessment marks that the student has obtained throughout the course will be kept in this evaluation.
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
The evaluation system consists of a final exam which is equal to the 100% of the final mark.
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Group tutoring sessions] 6
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 3
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Case Studies] 6
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Group Work] 60
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 30

Unit 1 (de 8): The business creation environment: Small and Medium Sizes Ventures
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 06-09-2021 End date: 16-09-2021

Unit 2 (de 8): The entrepreneur and the business creation
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 17-09-2021 End date: 24-09-2021

Unit 3 (de 8): The business idea: generation, evaluation and selection
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 25-09-2021 End date: 01-10-2021

Unit 4 (de 8): The Business Plan: Objectives, Structure and Strategic Plan
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 02-10-2021 End date: 15-10-2021

Unit 5 (de 8): The Business Plan: Marketing and Operations
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 16-10-2021 End date: 28-10-2021

Unit 6 (de 8): The Business Plan: Organization, Human Resources and Economic-Financial Viability
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 29-10-2021 End date: 05-11-2021

Unit 7 (de 8): Search for Financial Resources
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Group 30:
Initial date: 06-11-2021 End date: 19-11-2021

Unit 8 (de 8): The Venture Formation. Legal Aspects
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 2
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 1
Group 30:
Initial date: 20-11-2021 End date: 02-12-2021

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Plan de negocio : cómo diseñarlo e implementarlo : todos los Profit 978-84-936084-2-2 2009 Ficha de la biblioteca
 
 
Gil Estallo, María de los Ángeles Cómo crear y hacer funcionar una empresa : conceptos e inst ESIC 84-7356-170-8 1998 Ficha de la biblioteca
González Domínguez, Francisco José Creación de empresas : guía para el desarrollo de iniciativ Pirámide 84-368-1485-1 2000 Ficha de la biblioteca
González Domínguez, Francisco José Creación de empresas : guía del emprendedor Pirámide 978-84-368-2011-9 2009 Ficha de la biblioteca
Guarnizo García, José Víctor Creación de empresas S. n.] 978-84-920589-9-0 2009 Ficha de la biblioteca
Jose María Gómez Gras, Mar Fuentes, Rosa M. Batista y Ricardo Hernandez Mogollón Manual de casos sobre creación de empresas en España Madrid Mc Graw Hill 978-84-481-7991-5 2012  
Mateo Dueñas, Ricardo Creación de empresas : teoría y práctica McGraw-Hill 84-481-4235-7 2004 Ficha de la biblioteca



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