General information

Subject type: Optional

Coordinator: Núria Masferrer Llabinés

Trimester: Second term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Miquel Roig Cava

Teaching languages

  • Catalan


Basic skills
  • B3_Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of ​​study), to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues


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


  • B5_That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy

Specific skills
  • E1_Interpret basic economic concepts and economic reasoning, as well as microeconomic and macroeconomic functioning


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

  • E14_Identify emerging sectors and business innovation strategies applied in these sectors and compare them with each other.


  • E15_Collect and interpret significant data to make judgments that include a reflection on relevant issues in the business field and be able to prepare a document that allows the transmission of information or an innovative business proposal.


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

  • G3_Integrate the values ​​of social justice, equality between men and women, equal opportunities for all and especially for people with disabilities, so that the studies of Business Administration and Innovation Management contribute to to train citizens for a just, democratic society based on a culture of dialogue and peace


Transversal competences
  • T2_Show willingness to learn about new cultures, experiment with new methodologies and encourage international exchange

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


  • T4_Domain the computer tools and their main applications for the ordinary academic and professional activity


Blockchain technology is revolutionizing many sectors. We have seen the Financial sector explode with DEFIs (decentralized finance), the Art sector with NFTs and metaverses, or the Gaming sector with the new play to earn paradigm.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the basic knowledge that will serve as a learning base to be able to develop a career in the field of decentralized finance and blockchain technology. 

Given the recent advances in Artificial Intelligence, module 6 will also be expanded to discover and learn to exploit this technology and see what the future trends are and how this can affect our professional future.


Topic 1: Blockchain, the technology behind the revolution.
Topic 2: Impact of technologies on the financial sector
Topic 3: Financial assets and Crypto assets (trading)
Topic 4: NFT and metaverses
Topic 5: Gaming
Topic 6: Application of Artificial Intelligence
Topic 7: DAO decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Evaluation system

Continuous assessment through active participation in the classroom and digital communication skills channels.

Evaluation of the presentation of a topic of interest related to the subject/own project.

Evaluation through a test-type final exam of the materials explained in class.