General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Núria Masferrer Llabinés

Trimester: Third term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Màrian Buil Fabregà
Stel Paloma Cisa 
Miquel Giménez Moreno 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • English

Teaching materials can be in both languages. 


Basic skills
  • B2_That students know how to apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional way and have the skills that need to be demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of ​​study

  • B4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences


Specific skills
  • E10_Recognize and understand the mechanisms of innovation and entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial initiative through theoretical models that fit a business idea.

General competencies
  • G1_Be able to work in a team, actively participating in tasks and negotiating dissenting opinions until reaching consensus positions, thus acquiring the ability to learn together with other team members and create new knowledge

  • G2_Be able to innovate by developing an open attitude to change and be willing to re-evaluate old mental models that limit thinking

Transversal competences
  • T3_Show entrepreneurial leadership and leadership skills that build personal confidence and reduce fear of risk


  • T1_Communicate properly orally and in writing in the official languages ​​of Catalonia


Introduction to the concept of entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurial attitudes that make it possible, as well as the various manifestations of entrepreneurial initiative to finish addressing the entire entrepreneurial process and its sustainability. Analysis of the figure of the entrepreneur as a central element of the entrepreneurial process and the main skills they must have.

Know the skills needed to generate new sustainable business initiatives on your own (entrepreneurship) or someone else's (intrapreneurship). Entrepreneurial skills will help students identify and create market opportunities by transforming ideas into possible viable and sustainable business models.

The classroom (physics or virtual) it is a safe, free space of attitudes sexists, racists, homophobic, transphobic i discriminatory, ja be towards the students or towards the faculty. we trust that among all and all we can create a space sure on ens can to err i to learn sense having to suffer prejudice others.



1.1. Entrepreneurial attitude and mentality 

1.2. Main entrepreneurial skills 

1.3. The dimensions of Entrepreneurial Competence

1.4. Ikigai


2.1. Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship (links with Creativity and Innovation - second year of the Degree) 

2.2. Similarities and differences between entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial people

2.3. Sustainable business models

2.3.1. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

2.4. trends 


3.1. The Timmons model

3.2. The complete entrepreneurial process

3.3. The business plan (links to Creation of Innovative and Technologically Based Companies - last year of the Degree) 


4.1. Inspiration  

4.2. Ideation and validation

4.3. Prototyping and validation 

4.4. Definition of the business model

4.5. Communication techniques in entrepreneurship


Evaluation system

L'assistance and participation in activities planned inside and outside the classroom, both face-to-face and online required. The subject cannot be passed without class attendance. To have the option to be evaluated for this subject, you must have attended, at least, the 80% of the classes

  • 30% continuous assessment (individual and/or team work)
  • 20% participation and activities in the classroom
  • 20% entrepreneurial project
  • 30% exams

Each of the exam grades must be higher than 5 out of 10 in order to pass the subject. In this case, the resulting grades will be counted in the continuous assessment.

In the event that the grades of the exams are lower than 5, the grades resulting from the continuous assessment will not be counted.

It is mandatory to take the continuous assessment to take the final exam. That is to say, students cannot appear directly in the final exam without having completed the subject's assessment activities.

The notes for the work carried out as a team will be evaluated individually based on the contributions of each member. 

The tasks scheduled within the evaluation may be reviewed during the 5 days following the delivery of grades. After this period, it will not be possible to request revisions or claims for notes. 

Subject retrieval:

Only the final exam will be retaken. A grade higher than 5 must be obtained.

Continuous assessment activities will NOT be recovered, but the notes of the remaining assessment will be retained for calculation in the recovery.

Students who have not attended the first call CANNOT attend the make-up session.





Zhou, Jing et al. (2015). The Oxford handbook of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship (Part 3). Oxford University Press.

Osterwalder A. & Peigner, Y. (2010) Business Model Generation: a handbook for visionaries, game changers and challengers. Wiley

Van Der Pijl, P., Lokitz, J., & Solomon, LK (2016). Design a better business: New tools, skills, and mindset for strategy and innovation. John Wiley & Sons.


Trias de Bes, F. (2007) The black book of the entrepreneur. Active company