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B4. That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences.
E10. Analyze and evaluate the role of digital communities and social media in business.
E12. Apply the English language in different cultural environments of business negotiation.
E14. Apply the knowledge acquired to the management of digital communities.
E1. Recognize the environment in which the organization operates, the operation of the company and its functional areas and the instruments of analysis.
E7. Manage in a timely and convenient manner the resources available in the work environments in which it is to be directed.
E8. Synthesize ideas to make them feasible and profitable business understanding the current market.
G1. Be able to work in a team, actively participate in tasks and negotiate in the face of 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.
T5. Develop tasks applying the knowledge acquired with flexibility and creativity and adapting them to new contexts and situations.
This course aims to familiarize students with the economic implications of social media on personal decisions through various, and often non-trivial, channels. Social media affects our lives directly and indirectly, through education, work, consumption, health or decision making. It therefore seems important to know the mechanisms of this influence in order to be able to predict its economic effects.
Master the basic technological tools for harnessing the resources of marketing, e-marketing and social media as a support for business decision making.
MD1.Master class: Expository class sessions based on the teacher's explanation attended by all students enrolled in the subject
MD2. Lectures: Face-to-face or streaming sessions, both in university classrooms and in the framework of another institution, in which one or more specialists present their experiences or projects to students.
MD3. Presentations: Multimedia formats that support face-to-face classes
MD6. Debates and forums: Face-to-face or online conversations, according to the objectives that the teacher responsible for the subject pursues.
MD7. Case study: Dynamics that starts from the study of a case, which serves to contextualize the student in a specific situation, the teacher can propose different activities, both individually and in groups, among their students
MD10. Research and critical reading of articles. Students start from a working hypothesis that they will develop, following the phases of the research methodology, including the critical reading of articles.
MD12. Non-face-to-face tutorials: for which the student will have telematic resources such as e-mail and ESCSET intranet resources.
The classroom (physical or virtual) is a safe space, free of sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic and discriminatory attitudes, either towards students or teachers. We trust that together we can create a safe space where we can make mistakes and learn without having to suffer the prejudices of others.
Topic 1. Education as a process that involves social networks
Subject 2. Selective pairing and the social networks
Topic 3. Health and its relationships with social networks
Item 4. Work, entrepreneurship and social networks
Subject 5. Politics in the social networks
Subject 6. Consumption in the context of the social networks
Subject 7. Security, terror in the social networks
Topic 8. Conclusions
AF1. Theoretical sessions
AF4. Individual work
AF5. Personal study
AF7. Face-to-face tutorials
AF10. Search, read and prepare reviews / text comments on bibliography / information through ICT / virtual platform.
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