Thematic seminars I: career management, creativity and innovation, entrepreneurship

5 ECTs / Semester / English

This course introduces students to different themes in psychology applied to business and economics. The thematic seminars cover fundamental themes that were not covered in previous courses but which bring important insights to psychologists working on the boundaries between business and economics. By the end of the course, students should:  

  • Understand the basic concepts of conflict and negotiation and their contributions to the management of work relationships;
  • Understand new models of creativity and innovation in the work context for the development of new management trends;
  • Understand the concepts and principles of career planning and management, and the power and process of entrepreneurship in a contemporary context.


Full Professor
Guest Full Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences at UCP – Catholic University of Portugal, where she Coordinates the Institute for Family Sciences. She also…
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor at the FCH. She graduated and received her PhD in Psychology, specialization in Vocational Psychology, at the University of Minho, with the…
Associate Professor
Earned her B.A. degree (1991) in psychology at the University of Lisbon, and her PhD degree (1997) in Psychological Assessment at Liège University, Belgium…