Classes

Enterpreneurship

Semester: 
Spring
Offered: 
2018

This course is intended to motivate students for entrepreneurship and the need for technological innovation. It covers a list of topics and tools that are important for new venture creation as well as for the development of creative initiatives within existing enterprises.

Program:

Strategy for entrepreneurship.

Ideation and processes for the creation of new ideas.

Industrial property rights and protection: patents and technical formalities.

Thesis Project II

Semester: 
Summer
Offered: 
2018

Preparation and organisation of the PhD Conference on Technology Assessment

Presentation of the reviewed Thesis Plans and inclusion of preliminary results of the research made

Follow-up seminars based on the topics of the different thesis

Sociologia das Novas Tecnologias de Informação

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2017

Knowledge of the basic principles of the relation Technology and Society

Capacity of analysis on the Information and Knowledge Society

Information about approaches on technology and production systems, on working conditions and job design in automated environments

Knowledge of issues around conflict negotiation and  agreements, emergence of new vocational profiles in the information society, and of the concept of Industry 4.0.

Thesis Project I

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2017

The aim of this unit is the discussion of several topics related to the PhD programme and to organise working groups according to individual research interests.

Is aimed to acquire critical analysis competences and the synthesis of new and complex ideas. It aims also the development of forms of oral and written forms of communication in the context of scientific themes.

To develop the PhD thesis plan

To propose expert names to integrate the Commission for Thesis Follow-up

Public discussion of the Thesis Plan in the Winter School

Factores Sociais de Inovação A

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2017
Knowledge of innovation processes at the enterprise level, and the implications and economic and social needs.

Methods of Foresight Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2017

Aims

To know and reflect in critical terms the main foresight analysis methods

to integrate this knowledge in the analysis of technologies appropriateto each research for the doctorate thesis

To support the option for some method(s) to be applied to the research

Projecto III

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2016

Organizar e participar na Escola de Inverno do Programa Doutoral

Desenvolver os elementos apresentados no plano de tese, com especial destaque para o enquadramento teórico e a metodologia proposta

Aprovação da Comissão de Acompanhamento de Tese