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Degree description

  • Degree title: BSc in Engineering and Management from the Universitat Politècnica de València
  • Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture
  • Taught at: EDEM University Centre – attached to the Universitat Politècnica de València
  • Career prospects: Graduates will go on to occupy corporate management positions with a technical orientation on global projects, or as “intrapreneurs,” developing new business areas in companies.
  • Number of credits for the degree: 240 ECTS
  • Basic education classes: 60 ECTS
  • Mandatory classes: 168 ECTS
  • Extra-curricular internships: 2 months during each academic year
  • End-of-degree project: 12 ECTS
  • Type of teaching: In-person (classroom)
  • Academic years: 4
  • 1st year intake: 80
  • Languages used throughout the educational process: Spanish, Valencian and English
  • Minimum number of credits per student:
    • 60 ECTS full time
    • 30 ECTS part time
  • Program Director: Lucia Egea
  • Delegate of the Chancellor of the Universitat Politècnica de València: José Luís Martínez
  • Deputy Director of the Program: Elena Fernández
  • External Training Coordinator: Marta Coscollar
  • Exchange Coordinator: Helena Bouza
A “Business Management Engineer” must acquire skills allowing him to ably communicate and coordinate with all the functional areas of a company (Management, Production, Human Resources, Procurement, Sales…) so that the organization handles technology in such a way that it enhances its competitiveness.

Specific competencies to be achieved by “Engineering and Business Management” graduates include:

  • Managing innovation and the development of new products and services, taking into account satisfaction of the customer’s needs, and understanding their impact on sales.
  • Running people management systems within a model of leadership and motivation.
  • Possessing the necessary technological knowledge to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of 21st-century organizations.
  • Managing the company’s economic-financial structure.
  • Managing the opening of new international markets.
  • Managing the company from a strategic point of view, taking into account all its components (customer, worker, supplier, society, capital).
  • CB1 – The students have demonstrated that they have and understand knowledge in a field of study that is based on general secondary education, and usually stands at a level which, although drawing upon advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects entailing knowledge from the cutting edge of their field of study.
  • CB2 – The students can apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and have competencies typically demonstrated through the production and defense of arguments, and the solving of problems within their area of study.
  • CB3 – Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) to issue judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific and ethical issues.
  • CB4 – The students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to an audience, whether specialized or general.
  • CB5 – The students have developed the learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.
  • 01 – The ability to work on teams in multilingual, multidisciplinary and multicultural environments.
  • 02 – Using the techniques, skills and technological and economic tools necessary for the professional practice of Engineering and Business Management.
  • 03 – Defining, solving and systemically presenting complex technical problems.
  • 04 – Learning to analyze the different elements that converge in the making of business decisions.
  • 05 – Knowing how to express oneself in the formal, graphic and symbolic language necessary to communicate in engineering and business settings.
  • 06 – The ability to make decisions in different environments, whether stable or uncertain.
  • 01 – Adequately analyze the financial statements of organizations and their implications on other decisions and business areas.
  • 02 – Interpret the impact of economic variables on business activity.
  • 03 – Plan the implementation of business strategies.
  • 04 – Understand the rationale and functioning of companies, as well as their systemic character and the processes and implications related to their development and growth.
  • 05 – Design strategies for managing innovation by applying the appropriate techniques, models and tools.
  • 06 – Implement human resources management systems, in line with the needs of the company and workers, in an effective way.
  • 07 – Acquire the necessary knowledge of the system’s procurement, production, distribution and logistical systems.
  • 08 – Know how to manage projects, being clear on the company’s organizational structure and functions.
  • 09 – Define companies’ potential to meet the needs of their customers.
  • 10 – Increase the competitiveness of organizations, production systems, services and processes, applying quality-centered principles and methods.
  • 11 – Know and understand the current legislation pertaining to work as an engineer for the company.
  • 12 – Manage the information of a company using the appropriate technology and systems.
  • 13 – Solve the mathematical problems that may arise in Engineering and Business Management, applying one’s knowledge of linear algebra, geometry, differential geometry, differential and integral calculus, differential equations and partial derivatives, numerical methods, numerical algorithms, statistics and optimization.
  • 14 – Master the basic concepts of the general laws of mechanics, thermodynamics, fields, waves and electromagnetism, and their applications to solving problems specific to Engineering and Business Management.
  • 15 – Apply basic knowledge of computer programming and the company’s operating systems, databases and information systems.
  • 16 – Apply the basic principles of general chemistry, and organic and inorganic chemistry, to Engineering and Business Management.
  • 17 – Possess spatial vision and knowledge of graphical representation techniques for their application to computer-assisted design.
  • 18 – Use the basic principles of fluid mechanics and their applications to problem solving in the field of Engineering and Business Management.
  • 19 – Use the principles of the theory of circuits, electrical machines, electronics, automation and control methods to solve problems in the field of Engineering and Business Management.
  • 20 – Use the principles of machine theory, mechanisms, and the resistance of materials and structures to improve the company’s processes.
  • 21 – Apply the basic concepts of biology, environmental technologies and sustainability to the management of the corporate areas that require it.
  • 22 – Understand the global environment and different business internationalization models to manage the company from an international standpoint.
  • 23 – Complete an individual project, to be defended before a university panel, in the field of Engineering and Business Management, synthesizing and integrating the skills acquired through the program.