Leadership and Entrepreneurial Development in the Tourism Industry

Universidad de Barcelona

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Leadership and Entrepreneurial Development in the Tourism Industry

  • Host University

    Universidad de Barcelona

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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. 

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.


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