Checking date: 22/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Engineering Management II
Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (Plan: 418 - Estudio: 256)

Coordinating teacher: NIETO SANCHEZ, MARIA JESUS

Department assigned to the subject: Mechanical Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
No prerequisites
- To identify the main sources of firm¿s information and its environment and interpret this information for decision making. - To know the main tools to analyze business environment, markets and customers¿ needs to make decisions and identify opportunities. - To understand the entrepreneurial process and define a business model - To know the main parts of a Business Plan - To analyze and interpret accounting information and information related to costs. - To understand the relationship between financing and investment decisions and value creation
Skills and learning outcomes
CB1. Students have demonstrated possession and understanding of knowledge in an area of study that builds on the foundation of general secondary education, and is usually at a level that, while relying on advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the cutting edge of their field of study CB2. Students are able to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and possess the competences usually demonstrated through the development and defence of arguments and problem solving within their field of study. CB3. Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their field of study) in order to make judgements which include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues. CB5. Students will have developed the learning skills necessary to undertake further study with a high degree of autonomy. CG1. Ability to solve problems with initiative, decision-making, creativity, critical reasoning and to communicate and transmit knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of Industrial Engineering. CG3. Ability to design a system, component or process in the field of Industrial Technologies to meet the required specifications CG4. Knowledge and ability to apply current legislation as well as the specifications, regulations and mandatory standards in the field of Industrial Engineering. CG5. Adequate knowledge of the concept of company, institutional and legal framework of the company. Organisation and management of companies. CG6. Applied knowledge of company organisation. CG8. Knowledge and ability to apply quality principles and methods. CG9. Knowledge and ability to apply computational and experimental tools for the analysis and quantification of Industrial Engineering problems. RA1. Knowledge and understanding: Have basic knowledge and understanding of science, mathematics and engineering within the industrial field, as well as knowledge and understanding of Mechanics, Solid and Structural Mechanics, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Production Systems, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Organisation and Electrical Engineering. RA2. Engineering Analysis: To be able to identify engineering problems within the industrial field, recognise specifications, establish different resolution methods and select the most appropriate one for their solution RA5. Engineering Applications: To be able to apply their knowledge and understanding to solve problems and design devices or processes in the field of industrial engineering in accordance with criteria of cost, quality, safety, efficiency and respect for the environment.
Description of contents: programme
Introduction: interpreting business and market information Marketing and Strategic Analysis Entrepreneurship and business development Financial accounting and cost accounting Financing and investment analysis Financial analysis Firm valuation
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises and practical sessions. Tutorials.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Brealey, R., Myers S., & Marcus, A. . Fundamentos de Finanzas Corporativas. McGraw-Hill . 2007
  • Kotler, P. & Armstrong, G. . Marketing -14e. Pearson. 2012
  • Rodríguez, A., Nieto, M.J, Fernández, Z., & Revilla, A.. Manual de Creación de Empresas: de la oportornidad a la puesta en marcha . Civitas. 2014
Additional Bibliography
  • Bruce C. Greenwald, Judd Kahn, Erin Bellissimo, Mark A. Cooper and Tano Santos . Value Investing-From Graham to Buffet and Beyond. . Wiley. 2021

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