ECTSCodeAvailability
7.0LSIG_ASITutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Understand the fundamental concepts of software engineering;
OB2. Distinguish the concepts of methodology, method, technique and tool;
OB3. Know the main types of object-oriented analysis models, for the representation of software requirements;
OB4. Create some artifacts of object-oriented analysis;
OB5. Compare the processes of development according to the structured analysis and object-oriented analysis;
OB6. Know and use CASE tools (Computer Aided Software Engineering)
OB7. Know and use Software Engineering standards.

CONTENTS

CP1. Overview of Software Engineering;
CP2. Requirements Engineering;
CP3. Concepts Based on Object Modeling;
CP4. Modeling in UML;
CP5. CASE tools (Computer Aided Software Engineering);
CP6. Standards for Software Engineering.

ECTSCodeAvailability
3.0LSIG_ITEnglish

Syllabus:

The general objectives of this UC are focused on the ability to communicate orally and in writing, using grammatical, discursive, sociolinguistic and strategic skills, in situations of interaction in English at level B2 + of CEFL. Students must be able to:
1. Communicate orally and in writing, in the English language, interacting with other speakers, using grammatical, discursive, sociolinguistic and strategic skills in a social, academic and professional context;
2. Know how to identify, interpret texts, oral and written, in English, with particular emphasis in the professional context;
3. Know how to produce texts, oral and written, with particular emphasis on the professional context;
4. Know and know how to apply the typical language functions of different genres and interaction situations;
5. Know and know how to use the specialized lexicon, related to the world of Management and Management Systems.

CONTENTS

1. Analysis and interpretation of technical texts on basic level Management and Information Systems
2. Know and apply specialized terminology
3. Interpretation and production of technical text for Management and Information Systems.
4. Development and application of technical vocabulary in different interaction situations.

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_IPTutorial

Syllabus:

The general objectives of this curricular unit are:
– Acquisition of skills on general programming concepts
– Plan and develop solutions in the form of algorithms for solving different types of problems
– Know the syntax of a programming language and implement the developed algorithms.

More specifically, after concluding this Curricular Unit, the student should:
1. Have basic skills for analyzing problems and structuring algorithms to solve them
2. Know and use a software development environment and a programming language
3. Know the syntax of a programming language
4. Implement algorithms according to the imperative paradigm
5. Critically analyze a program to detect syntax, execution, and semantic errors
6. Develop programs for processing, inputting, and consulting information.

CONTENTS

1.Introduction/Basic Concepts
a. Algorithm development
b. Programming basic concepts
2. Software development environment
a. Working environment
b. Compile
c. Debug
3. Variables and operations
a. Data types
b. Variables and constants
c. Operators
d. Arrays
4. Control structures
a. Logic and relational operators
b. Conditional control structures (if and switch)
c. Repetitive control structures
d. Menus
5. Structure of code
a. Functions
b. Methods
c. Collection API

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_NGSITutorial

Syllabus:

1. Understand and explain the concepts and fundamental principles of management and information systems in organizations;
2. Systemically analyse and interpret management and organizations;
3 Distinguish key management functions, demonstrating their interdepende 4 Categorize information systems by management levels
5 Integrate the concepts of management and information systems
6 Assessing the role and value of information systems in business and management
7 Understanding the multidimensional and multifunctional profile of informat systems.

CONTENTS

1 Basics of Business Management:
1.1. Basic concepts of management; Functions and levels; structures; Inter and External Environments; Operations Management and Strategic Management;
1.2. Production, Costs and Budgets;
1.3. Resources and Competitive Advantage;
1.4. Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain;
1.5. Market, Marketing and Sales;
1.6. Internationalization and Globalization;
1.7. From Plans to Business Models;
1.8. The Information and Business Management Systems.
2 Introduction to Information Systems
2.1 Basic concepts of IS;
2.2 Information Systems, Information Technology System and Human Activi System;
2.3 Perspectives of information systems and their interconnection (Business, System and Technology)
3 Information systems, management and organizations:
3.1 Organizations and IS: Basic functions of an IS;
3.2 The IS and organizational changes;
3.3 The evolution of IS in organizations;
3.4 Overview of the management of information systems.
4 Case Study Development.

ECTSCodeAvailability
3.0LSIG_STPGTutorial

Syllabus:

1. To develop a broad and multifaceted vision of the problems and the reality of
the organization of work and management processes.
2. To contextualize the human resources issues in the information society and
know theories leading to good organizational and business practices.
3. To develop the softskills that allow them to articulate between the concepts of
work organization and management processes.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction
Organizations and work: concepts, industrial, post-industrial and information
society.
2. Organizations and Work
From classical approaches to contingency approaches and liberal models
3. New Forms of Work Organization and Management Processes
Perspectives on new forms of work organization and management processes Working groups and teams
Rotation, enlargement and enrichment of tasks. Semi-autonomous groups.
Satisfaction, motivation and happiness at work
Organizational communication
Conflicts and conflict management
Leadership
4. Organization of Work. From Qualifications to Competencies
HR centrality in the knowledge economy
Changes in company structure and work organization Work, employment and flexibility
New emerging forms of employment
Industrial relations system: implications for organizations
5. Psychosocial risks and stress at work
Stress
Tecnostresse
Harassment, violence and bullying at work

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_GPNTutorial

Syllabus:

GLOBAL OBJECTIVES:
OG1. Develop students’ skills in order to be able to respond to a business need such as Process Analysts, Process Automation Technicians or BPM solution programmers

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this Course, the student should be able to:
OE1. Identify the advantages and critical success factors in implementing a solution oriented to Business Process Management
OE2. Know and understand the advantages of designing business processes according to the BPMN notation
OE3. Develop process-oriented solutions based on BPMS tools
OE4. Identify and evaluate rapid development tools
OE5. Apply knowledge in the development of a practical case

CONTENTS

CP1. What is Business Process Management?
a. How to improve and automate an organization’s processes
b. Business process analysis
c. Discussion of case studies
CP2. Business Models (a review)
a. What are business models and why they are used?
b. Types of business models
c. Methodologies for business models definitions (Business Model Canvas Value Proposition Canvas, Lean Startup Canvas)
CP23 BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation)
a. BPMN vocabulary
b. Business process design / modeling
c. BPMN best Practices and anti-patterns
d. Application in a practical case – Business support solution
i. Design the Process model
CP4. BPMS (Business Process Management Software)
a. Use of BPMS as a rapid development tool
b. Process automation with BPM
c. Use of a BPMN tool
d. Practical case application – Business support solution

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_IOTutorial

Syllabus:

1. Modeling decision problems and identify well-known problems.
2. Know and apply algorithms and specific tools for problem-solving.
3. Perform critical analysis of the performance of different algorithmic solutions.
4. Recognize the importance of using these techniques to support decision making.
5. Know areas of application of these techniques in real problems.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction to linear programming.
2. Problem modelling.
3. Graphical solution.
4. Simplex method.
5. Problem of transportation, assignment, and network optimization.
6. Classification and complexity of problems.
7. Heuristics and metaheuristics.

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_LOGTutorial

Syllabus:

O1 – Understanding the role of the logistics function and supply chain management in organizations.
O2 – Know how to interpret different inventory management policies.
O3 – Understand the importance of designing a supply chain and the trade-offs involved.
O4 – Understand the main decisions concerning warehouse management and transport planning.
O5 – Recognise the importance of information systems in supply chain management.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1
Introduction to logistics and supply chain management: overview; new challenges and trends; strategy; decision making; key key; collaborative strategies.
Chapter 2
Production and Operations Strategy
Chapter 3
Inventory Management: overview; inventory templates; continuous review; periodic review.
Chapter 4
Warehouse management: overview; storage systems.
Chapter 5
Transport management: overview; transport mode selection; road transport of goods (action of vehicles, costs and transport).
Chapter 6
Network design: overview; cost relationships; general approach to network design; data aggregation.

ECTSCodeAvailability
4.0LSIG_QSTutorial

Syllabus:

G1. To define and understand the vocabulary related to quality management in general and software quality in particular;
G2. To identify and enumerate the main components of quality assurance in the scope of the software development life cycle;
G3. To design develop and implement software quality assurance (SQA) strategies;
G4. To design, develop and implement continuous quality inspection approaches to the software product and software process;

CONTENTS

TP1 Quality Fundamentals;
TP2 The concept of process, Model and methodology;
TP3 The software development life cycle (SDLC);
TP3.1 The fundamental processes; the support processes and the organisational processes;
TP3.2 The SDLC and software quality;
TP4. Software quality management
TP4.1 SQA
TP4.2 Verification Process;
TP4.3 Validation Process;
TP4.4 Reviews and Inspections
TP5. SQA main components;
TP5.1 Software testing;
TP5.2 Quality control;
TP5.3 Software configuration management;
TP6. Continuous quality inspection;
TP7. Evaluation and continuous improvement of the software development process based on CMMI-SW model and ISO/IEC 15504;

ECTSCodeAvailability
3.0LSIG_DCPOTutorial

Syllabus:

1. To produce work of a scientific nature according to the scientific rules.
2. To know how to distinguish techniques of study and adequacy to the demands of the work that will have to
present.
3. To distinguish the different levels of analysis of organizational behavior.
4. To develop appropriate behaviors to team work and organizational context.
5. To develop communication and presentation, interaction and mediation skills.
6. To critique the work of other students.
7. To develop critical and reflective sense.
8. To develop goal-setting and planning skills through coaching tools

CONTENTS

A. Research Methodology, research process and current scientific rules.
B. Academic work, study techniques and work planning.
C. Concept and levels of analysis of organizational behavior.
D. The individual and the groups in the organizations.
E. Communication, oral presentations, oral and body expression.
F. Autoscopy, introduction to Coaching, constructive criticism.
G. Coaching Principles and Tools.

ECTSCodeAvailability
4.0LSIG_GTCTutorial

Syllabus:

1. To understand the strategic importance of Commercial Management and Integration with Marketing
2. To know the evolution of sales, from traditional sale to advisory sale
3. To identify the key steps and actors in a sales process
4. To plan, organize and manage a sales force
5. To develop negotiation strategies and skills
6. To understand and apply assessment and control tools

1. Strategic Dimension of Commercial Management
2. The Evolution of Sales
3. Integration and Interface Sales-Marketing
4. Sales process: steps and stakeholders
5. Planning and organizing the sales force
6. Strategies of sale and negotiation
7. Sales audit: evaluation and control

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_IEETutorial

Syllabus:

1 – Understand the importance of strategic management for organizations.
2 – Understand and know how to use techniques of analysis of the environment and the company.
3 – Apply the appropriate concepts to develop and implement a strategy at corporate and business levels.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Strategy
1.1 Strategy concept
1.2 Levels of strategic management
1.3 Evolution of the strategy
1.4 Strategic thinking and planning
2. Analysing Strategic Positioning
2.1 Analysis of the environment
2.2 Company analysis
3. Choice and Strategy Formulation
3.1 Strategies at the business level
3.2 Strategies at company level
3.3 Strategic development methods
4. Strategy Execution
4.1 Planning
4.2 Implementation
4.3 Control

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_MTADTutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Know and understand the process of decision making and each of its phases.
OB2. Select a group of concepts for describing real-world decision problems and be able to express them using a
modelling instrument.
OB3. Understand the basic concepts, the goals and the benefits of the analytical approach, and be able to apply optimization, simulation and modeling techniques
OB4. Know and explain the terms, concepts, methodologies and fundamental theories associated to decision support systems, as well as their application and opportunities.
OB5. To examine and describe the main components in the architecture of a DSS and how they are integrated.
OB6. To describe, analyze and evaluate the different methods and techniques used for developing DSS in
organizations.
OB7. Develop a prototype of a DSS as a solution for a real problem.

CP1. The process of decision making and decision support systems
CP2. Modelling techniques for DSS
CP2.1. Segmentation
CP2.2. Regression
CP2.3. Classification
CP2.4. Association rules
CP3. Methodologies for training models
CP3.1. Experiment design
CP3.2. Defining parameters
CP3.3. Metrics for evaluation and selection of models
CP3.4. Productionalizing models
CP4. Decision support systems
CP4.1. Architecture of a DSS
CP4.2. Development of a DSS

ECTSCodeAvailability
7.0LSIG_SIGEEnglish

Syllabus:

OB1. Understand the basics of an Information System, Types and Methodologies of designing an IS
OB2. Understand the role of Information Systems (IS) in organizations and the importance of its alignment with the business strategy;

OB3. Perform a basic usage of an ERP;

OB4. Interpret, classify and explain how the IS contributes to an organization Value Creation;
OB5. Perform a sales and acquisition process interacting with ERP interacting with the main modules (Sales, Procurement, GL Accounting, Cost Accounting, Inventory Management). Recognize the various steps involved.
OB6. Perform a basic Business/Financial Management/IT alignment

CONTENTS

1. Information systems: Organizations, Methodologies and Strategy
2. Business applications and ERP
3. Alignment of an information system to the organization and to an integrated business software package
4. Methodologies and design of an Information System
5. Methodologies to help on understanding business models, with the objective of integration with the information systems and business applications
6. Case Study with an ERP usage

BUSINESS SCIENCES
ECTSCodeAvailability
3.0LSIG_DNTutorial

Syllabus:

General objectives
1. Understand the basic concepts of contracts law, labour law and commercial law
2. Apply the theoretical knowledge in solving concrete problems that arise in the field of business law

Specific objectives
3. Identify a contract and its elements
4. Identify the sources of labor law
5. Know the elements necessary to the formation of the employment contract and its contents
6. Identify forms of termination of employment contract
7. To characterize the individual entrepreneur
8. Identify the types of commercial companies

Part I Contract Law
1. Concept of contract
2. Elements of contracts
3. General contractual clauses
4. Contracts in particular

Part II Labour Contract
1. Labour law Sources
2. Establishment and content of the employment contract
3. Termination of employment contract

Part III Commercial Law
1. The individual entrepreneur
2. Commercial companies

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_GOTutorial

Syllabus:

1. Understand the operations function positioning within the organization, its strategic role and its contribution to the organization’s competitiveness level;
2. Critically analyze and understand the characteristics and implications of demand’ forecasting models;
3. Critically analyze and understand the stock management operations, as well as its main implications;
4. Understand the main implications of materials and transportation management;
5. Understand the implications of layouts on material handling and their effects on the organization’s productivity and waste generation;
6. Identify and understand the importance of Lean Manufacturing in reducing waste and, consequently, in increasing productivity.
7. The importance of work decomposition for resource sizing and analysis of its implications on project schedule sensitivity testing.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Operations Management
2. Localization Strategies
3. Forecasting
4. Stock Management
5. Transportation Management
6. Layout’s Strategy
7. Productivity Measuring
8. Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
9. Methods for Capacity Requirements Planning
10. Lean Manufacturing
11. Project Plan

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_MCTutorial

Syllabus:

O1 – Understand the concepts of derivative and integral and know how to apply them in different situations;
O2 – Recognize and operate with matrices and determinants;
O3 – Solve systems of linear equations;
O4 – Characterize samples of different data types;
O5 – Understand the concept of probability distribution and assumptions behind known distributions;
O6 – Apply hypothesis tests to answer population questions;
O7 – Construct regression models to characterize the relationship between two or more variables.

CONTENTS

CP1. Math analysis
1.1. Real variable real functions
1.2. Differential calculus in R
1.2.1. Application of derivatives to the study of variation of functions
1.3. Integral Calculus in R
1.3.1. Immediate and split primitives
CP2. Matrices, Determinants and Systems of Linear Equations
2.1 Matrices and matrix calculations
2.2 Determinants
2.3 Systems of linear equations
CP3. Statistic
3.1. Descriptive statistics
3.2 Random Variables and Probability Distribution
3.3. Hypothesis Testing
3.4. Simple and multiple linear regression

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_ NRCDTutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Identify the different types of computer networks;
OB2. Identify the different types of equipment used in computer networks;
OB3. Understand how computers communicate;
OB4. Configure network equipment for a given problem

CONTENTS

CP1. Introduction to computer networks;
CP2. Data communication;
CP3. Transmission mediums;
CP4. Data transmission;
CP5. Data link;
CP6. Local Area Networks;
CP7. Wireless networks.

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_POOTutorial

Syllabus:

The General Objectives of the curricular unit are:
– Know and understand the fundamental concepts of the Object Oriented Programming paradigm
– Apply the concepts to implement solutions to concrete problems.

More specifically, after completing this curricular unit, the student should be able to:
1. Know and apply the Object Oriented Programming (OOP) Paradigm
2. Design and implement reusable classes
3. Apply OOP concepts to deal with complex domains
4. Develop solutions and implement fault-tolerant applications.

1. Fundamentals of object oriented programming
a. Fundamental concepts
b. Classes
c. Methods
d. Encapsulation
2. Inheritance and Polymorphism
a. Inheritance
b. Polymorphism
c. Multiple inheritance
d. Method overload
e. Abstract classes
3. Exceptions
a. Introduction
b. Throw and handle exceptions
c. Define exceptions

ECTSCodeAvailability
6.0LSIG_SGBDITutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Know current database technologies;
OB2. Understand the concepts of the relational model and relational database OB3. Query a database model using Structured Query Language (SQL); OB4. Plan, design, implement and administer a database;
OB5. Normalize a database schema;
OB6. Use of tools for database design, implementation, and administration

CP1. Introduction to Databases
CP2. Methodologies for database modeling
CP3. Enhanced Entity Relationship Diagram (EER) and Relational Model CP4. Normalization theory
CP5. Methodologies for the design and implementation of databases in real contexts
CP6. Structured Query Language (SQL)
CP7. SQL extension language for Transactions, procedures, functions, views triggers

ECTSCodeAvailability
4.0LSIG_GPSITutorial

Syllabus:

 

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_METutorial

Syllabus:

1. Explore the nature and fundamental concepts of Marketing
2. Characterize the marketing environment and its actors
3. Explore core marketing strategies
4. Discuss the importance of studying consumption behavior
5. Define and apply the marketing mix to concrete problems and situations
6. Explore the components of Marketing applied to Information Systems

CONTENTS

1. Marketing concept and process
2. Market analysis
3. Consumption and consumer behavior
4. Strategic marketing decisions
5. Marketing mix decisions: Price, Product, Place and Promotion
6. Marketing Information

ECTSCodeAvailability
7.0LSIG_PDSTutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Integrate Software Development with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM);
OB2. Develop a software application using a Agile Scrum methodology;
OB3. Understand and implement a Multi-Tier architecture;
OB4: Understand and implement Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) concept;
OB5: Understand and implement Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Concept.

CONTENTS

CP1. Agile Development Methodologies
CP2. Project Management
CP3. Web Development Fundamentals
CP4. Integrated Development Environment
CP5. User Experience Interfaces
CP6. Data Access
CP7. Reporting
CP8. Tests and Software Deployment

ECTSCodeAvailability
4.0LSIG_PITutorial

Syllabus:

This curricular unit has as main objective to provide practical experience in several topics studied in other courses, through the accomplishment of integrated development projects, tendentially multidisciplinary, presented by business partners.

Consolidation of the main topics (knowledge) already studyed.

 

ECTSCodeAvailability
5.0LSIG_TEITutorial

Syllabus:

OB1. Know the methodologies, standards and good practices that ensure the quality and reproducibility of knowledge extraction processes.
OB2. Use tools to define and execute knowledge extraction processes.
OB3. Analyze an organisation and its domain and identify potential improvements through the application of knowledge extraction processes, with a special emphasis on process mining.
OB4. Be able to systematize, in a clear way, the requirements, the goals and the success criteria of a knowledge extraction process.
OB5. Conduct exploratory data analyses as a way to know the problem.
OB6. Implement data preparation processes that can expose the most relevant variables or create new variables based on domain knowledge

CP1. Standards for data mining processes
CP1.1. The CRISP-DM and XES standards
CP1.2. Main phases and their goals
CP2. Systematizing domain knowledge
CP2.1. Business objectives and success criteria
CP2.2. Requirement analysis
CP2.3. Objectives and success criteria for data mining processes
CP2.4. Definition of methodologies
CP3. Exploratory data analysis
CP3.1. Data acquisition
CP3.2. Descriptive analysis
CP3.3. Exploratory analysis
CP3.4. Data quality
CP4. Data preparation
CP4.1. Selection
CP4.2. Cleaning
CP4.3. Transformation
CP4.4. Integration
CP4.5. Feature Engineering

ECTSCodeAvailability
30.0LSIG_EPEnglish

Syllabus:

This curricular unit has an aggregating function of the knowledge obtained during the licenciatura, covering and leveraging the various skills and competences acquired by students, namely in the various areas of information systems and management.

It is expected with this curricular unit that the students will be able to apply the knowledge acquired during the training, materializing, in the work to be carried out in an entrepreneurial context with the industrial partners and / or technological developments.

At the end of this period students will have the public presentation and defense of a report where the student demonstrates its technical and practical skills.