General information

Subject type: Basic

Coordinator: Juan José Pons López

Trimester: Second term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Jaume Teodoro Sadurní

Teaching languages

  • Catalan

The materials can be provided in Catalan as well as in Spanish or English.


Specific skills
  • E12. Apply entrepreneurial initiative and innovation for the creation of new video games and business lines.

  • E13. Apply business vision, marketing and sales, economic analysis and technical knowledge for video game production.

General competencies
  • G1. Demonstrate having and understanding advanced knowledge of their area of ​​study that includes the theoretical, practical and methodological aspects, with a level of depth that reaches the forefront of knowledge.

  • G3. Gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of ​​study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific, or ethical issues.

  • G4. Communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to a specialized and non-specialized audience.

Transversal competences
  • T1. Communicate in a third language, preferably English, with an appropriate level of oral and written communication and in accordance with the needs of graduates.


The subject of Business Administration is the first approach to the elements of organizational planning and economic and financial management of a project within the framework of the subject of Production and Business. The subject works on the central elements of the administration and management of modern companies such as planning, organization, direction and control. The subject consists of theoretical and practical sessions



# Theme Content
1 Economy and business Economy Economic history. trade Factors of production. market Supply and demand. The state. the benefit Organizations and companies. Ownership, management and governance of the company. Sector value chain. Legislation in the company (commercial, fiscal, social/labor security, industrial/intellectual property, data protection, image rights, compliance,...). Fiscal regime taxes National Insurance). Commercial documentation (receipt, invoice, payroll, VAT, ...). Life cycle of the company (creation, growth, liquidation, mergers and acquisitions).
2  Business administration Functions of business administration: Planning, Organization, direction and control of the company. Functional subsystems of the company: Commercial/Marketing/Operations/Administration and resources. Organizational design. Metrics and company control. Dashboard legislation Strategic plan Innovation Management. Market strategy. Human behavior of the company. Indicators and control.
3 Economic management of the company  Accounting concepts. accounting statements costs income assets liabilities heritage Capital. Asset analysis. Income statement Stock. treasury Economic and financial ratios. Dead point Working capital
4  Financial analysis and planning  Financial management. investment leverage financing Activation of expenses. Business metrics. PEF (development of the financial economic plan of a project). Valuation of the company (postmoney, premoney). Issue premium. Seed capital and risk capital. Financial spreadsheets

Evaluation system

Concept Weighting observation  
Activities and workshops 20% 5 grades of equal weight (4 grades for delivering exercises + 1 grade for attendance and participation in class)  
Theory test I: Test type  25% Questions from topic 1 and 2  
Theory test II: Test type 25% Questions from topic 3   
Final exam 30% Exercise with spreadsheet  
  Test-type theory recovery tests for students with an average score of less than 5 on the two tests. The theory recovery consists of a single test on subjects 1, 2 and 3.  50%
Final grade ordinary evaluation 100% Weighting of financial year grades and last grade of theory tests. To pass in ordinary assessment, the average grade of the tests (Test + final exercise) must be greater than 4.  
Final grade extraordinary assessment (next term)  Maximum score of 5 Single test of the entire syllabus (theory test + financial exercise with spreadsheet)  



DIEZ de CASTRO, J., REDONDO LÓPEZ, C., BARREIRO FERNÁNDEZ, B., LÓPEZ CABARCOS, MA (2002): Business Administration. Leading in the knowledge society. Madrid, Pyramid.


BELOVED, ORIOL (2005). Economic-financial analysis. Barcelona: Gestión 2000.


Barcelona Activa (sd) How to make the Economic-Financial Plan. Barcelona Activa Working Document. City Hall of Barcelona.


DEV. (2020). White Paper on the Spanish Development of Video Games 2019.