The goals of the Degree in Business Administration and Management are described below.
- To train professionals capable of applying the following skills in the exercise of a profession:
- Management activities.
- Assessment in organisations.
- To train professionals capable of developing the aforementioned activities:
- In an organisation as a whole.
- In any of an organisation’s functional areas: production, human resources, finance, commercialisation, investment, administration and accounting.
Graduates must know how all these functional areas operate within the general context of a production unit, and within the global context of the economy. They must likewise be able to contribute to the smooth running of a business and to the improvement of its turnover.
Bearing this in mind, at the end of their training students must demonstrate that the following goals have been attained:
- The ability to identify and anticipate opportunities to promote new projects.
- The ability to assign resources.
- The ability to organise any type of information within an organisation.
- The ability to recruit, manage and motivate people.
- The ability to make decisions.
- The ability to design and execute actions in order to achieve the goals set.
- The ability to assess results.
- The ability to promote business development initiatives.
- Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
- Capacity for organisation and planning.
- Capacity for critical judgement and self-appraisal.
- Capacity for teamwork and leadership.
- Capacity for working and learning autonomously, and for interacting with other people by means of cooperation and collaboration.
- Capacity for acting with rigour, making a personal commitment and upholding quality standards.
- To set up and manage a company based on and in response to the changes that occur in the context in which it operates.
- To perform the aforementioned functions in the different functional areas of a company or institution.
- To draw up, interpret and audit financial reports for organisations and individuals, and to give advice about them.
- To apply instrumental techniques to the analysis and resolution of business problems, and to the decision-making process.
- To identify and interpret economic, environmental, political, sociological and technological factors within local, national and international contexts, and their effects on organisations.
- To know the moral and ethical principles that apply to businesses, as well as the legal and social responsibilities arising from personal conduct and business practices.
- To intervene in operations inherent to businesses and financial markets.
- Command of oral and written communication.
- Knowledge of a foreign language.
- Advanced use of ICTs.
- Respect for human rights, democratic principles of equality between men and women, and for the principles of peace and other democratic principles (Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October).