Leadership and Entrepreneurial Development in the Tourism Industry
Universidad de Barcelona
Area of Study
Entrepreneurial Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Leadership
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Good management means mastering skills that help the optimization of decision-making processes to be able to solve problems effectively; such skills include being able to identify pros and cons in decision-making and assessing possible side-effects in the fastest and most efficient way. Other skills include being able to face a negotiation process effectively while maintaining the right climate.
Business executives must have excellent academic training but also very defined skills to motivate employees. In this sense, this course aims to work on competencies such as assertiveness and emotional intelligence in a way that allows students to manage teams better and gives them a competitive edge when applying for a managerial position.
Additionally, the subject provides students with the necessary tools to develop their entrepreneurship and intra-entrepreneurship skills as a mechanism for personal and professional development.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.