The Degree in Business and Technology combines knowledge in business administration and management and in technology, in such a bad way that students understand that business management is linked to a reality marked by digital processes and services.
This degree prepares professionals capable of facing the technological changes that are taking place in the business environment.PresentationThe Degree in Business and Technology is a recently implemented degree at USC, and specifically, at the Lugo campus. It is taught at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management since the 2020/2021 academic year in face-to-face mode, and from the 2021/2022 academic year also in blended mode. It is a unique degree that is only taught at three other Spanish universities located in Madrid and Barcelona.
The objective of the Degree in Business and Technology is to train professionals capable of managing technological innovation in companies, with extensive knowledge in the application of technology solutions to business management. For this reason, this degree imparts specific knowledge of business and technological matters, promoting in an eminently practical way the development of management skills for entrepreneurship.
This degree is aimed at training professionals with a flexible mindset and with a vision of the future, with extensive knowledge in information and communication technologies (ICT), and the management and analysis of information to be able to make business decisions with greater guarantees of success. These professionals will finish their studies with a diversity of competencies and skills in the context of digital marketing, extra-toxic management and innovation management, digital economy, integrated management systems, web and mobile applications, technologies for processes in smart industries, or management of projects among others.goalsThe Degree in Business and Technology is aimed at training professionals with a flexible mindset and vision of the future, with extensive knowledge in information and communication technologies (ICT), and in the management and analysis of information to be able to adopt business decisions with greater guarantees of success. Training in technological skills in the educational system is manifested as a basic pillar to increase the competitiveness of companies, with the ultimate goal of improving economic development and contributing to social welfare. Therefore, the new Degree in Business and Technology will impart specific knowledge of business and technological matters, promoting in a practical way the development of management skills for entrepreneurship, such as leadership, initiative, creativity, decision-making, communication and teamwork, among others.
The professional profiles and competences defined in this degree revolve around two fundamental objectives set out for the Degree in Business and Technology:To train professionals with a flexible mindset and vision of the future, with extensive knowledge in information and communication technologies (ICT), and in the management and analysis of information to be able to make business decisions with greater guarantees of success.
Train professionals who can act as a communication bridge between the technical and management communities of organizations, providing management with new ways of using technology and providing technologists with guidance on what to create or how to better adapt their creations to real needs of the business.Mobility and practicesMobility
There are numerous national and foreign universities in which students of the Degree in Business and Technology will be able to carry out part of their studies through mobility programs.
The Foreign Relations Service manages these programs, both national (SICUE), European (ERASMUS) and non-EU (exchanges with Latin American or English-speaking countries). The "Regulation of interuniversity exchanges" is the regulation that articulates its development.
The study plan for the Bachelor's Degree in Business and Technology envisages the compulsory completion of 412.5 hours of external internships (16.5 credits). Carrying out the internships will allow the student to apply the academic training obtained in the classrooms to the business reality, collaborating with the assigned entity in the development of business ideas or new projects, helping in their digital transformation or performing management tasks.
The practices are scheduled in the 2nd semester of the 4th year and the student must request the places offered in order of preference, the assignment criteria being the academic record. Likewise, the student who encourages the signing of a new internship agreement with a certain entity will have a preferential right to carry them out there. For both the face-to-face and semi-face-to-face modalities, the internships will be carried out in person at the work center of the assigned entity, and may be partially developed online if both parties agree and if the entity provides the necessary means to carry them out. .
The Faculty has signed numerous agreements to carry out internships and is managing new agreements with companies with a fundamentally technological base in order to reinforce the coverage of one of the degree's own profiles.Final Degree ProjectStudents must complete a final degree project of 6 credits offered in the last semester.
The subject of the TFG should be related to internships in companies, the different mentions or the digitization of an area of the company.
Upon completing the subject, the student will be able to:Carry out and present a work in which they demonstrate the skills acquired throughout their studies.
Present verbally and in writing clearly the fundamental aspects of their work, making use of their own business terminology and digital technologies.