Checking date: 20/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Industrial Firms Management
Master in Computer Engineering (Plan: 449 - Estudio: 228)

Coordinating teacher: DURAN HERAS, ALFONSO

Department assigned to the subject: Mechanical Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and knowledge to organize and manage companies Skills and knowledge on strategy and planning, applied to different organizational structures Knowledge of labor law and mercantile law Knowledge on financial and cost accounting Capabilities in work organization and human resources management Skills and knowledge in integrated project management Capabilities in the management of Research, Development and Innovation
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
* Institutional and legal framework. Core management concepts and challenges: * Financial management: ** Investment projects evaluation. Opportunity cost ** Financial and cost accounting ** Taxes ** Analysis of financial statements ** Financing decisions * Marketing and sales management ** Foundations of industrial marketing ** Marketing mix ** The sales function * Strategic management ** Planning and strategic management * Organizational design and Human Resources Management ** Organizational structure ** HR in the firm. Mail functions. ** Leadership and motivation ** Legal framework * Other subsystems in the firm ** Business processes in industrial companies ** Management of technological R+D+I ** Entrepreneurship. Creation of technology-based companies
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities : * Lectures. (0,8 ECTS) * Exercise resolution sessions. Exercises solved in the classroom to ensure assimilation of the contents. (0,8 ECTS) * Computer lab or case discussion sessions (0,4 ECTS) * Personal student work, including study and tests (4 ECTS) Learning methodologies: * Lectures by the instructor, supported by computer and audiovisual tools. Bibliography to complement the learning process will be provided. * Resolution of practical cases, exercises, etc. ... proposed by the instructor, either individually or as a group * Class presentation / discussion, moderated by the instructor, of practical cases and contents related with the subject * Individual or group preparation of reports or analysis (mainly during the case discussion sessions)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Material provided by the instructor. Slides, exercises.... Through Aula Global.
Additional Bibliography
  • H. James Harrington. Mejoramiento de los procesos de la empresa. McGraw Hill.
  • Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers y Alan J. Marcus.. Fundamentos de Finanzas Corporativas.. McGraw-Hill. .
  • Veciana, José María. La creación de empresas : un enfoque gerencial. La Caixa.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.