Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SEMINAR: "Social Demand for the Aesthetic Externality of Rural Landscape: Monetary and non-monetary Valuation for Sustainable Agri-environmental Policies Design in Mediterranean Rural Areas" With Samir Sayadi

Samir Sayadi is a Researcher in the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IFAPA). He earned a degree in Agricultural Engineer, a Master of Science and D.S.P.U in Marketing of Agricultural and Food Products, a Master in Rural Development and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics.

The seminar will be focused on the importance of the "valuation of natural resources and environment externalities for the design of sustainable rural/agricultural policies". He will explain the concept of joint production in agriculture and its multifunctionality role in rural territory and society, public and private goods (market and non-market goods) of economic/agricultural activities, the concept of externality, the difference between the price and the value; different values of natural resources or public goods (productive, value and non-value use, legacy value, option value, conservation, etc.); methods of valuation, etc. 
After that, the main time will be focused to explain some practical and empirical cases, based on our previous studies on the valuation of agricultural/rural landscape, to show how we can valuate, using some methods of valuations as the Conjoint Analysis and Contingent Valuation, to estimate the aesthetic value (monetary and non-monetary of mountainous agricultural landscape), according to social demands.

The seminar will be taught in the classroom E28 on the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales on February 17th from 12:30 to 14:30.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Dear students

Remind the important deadline for Master Dissertation that you need to be aware. You must send an email to with a carbon copy (“CC”) to the supervisor before February 10th 2017.

In this mail you must indicate as Subject: DISSERTATION SUPERVISION

Attaching the following information:
·         Full name
·         Selected supervisor
·         Research line


If you don't have a supervisor yet, indicate it in the email. We will send you a list of possible tutors available for the TFM. 
For the students of the double Master ICCP Economics who have chosen to make the TFM in the extraordinary call, it is not necessary to indicate the tutor in this email, but it is important to inform us that you want to go for the extraordinary call.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

SEMINAR: "Flexibility, Resilience & Impact Across the Sectors" With Eric Martin  

Eric Martin is an Associate Professor of Management in the Managing for Sustainability Program at Bucknell University. He earned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Vermont, a master's degree in Public Administration from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from the State University of New York at Albany. 
Martin's work focuses on managing large scale systems for change and development. He works at the intersection of the three sectors (public, private and nonprofit) to find long-term sustainable change orientations for communities. 

He discussed how to conceptualize concepts as strategic flexibility, sustainability, failing fast and building resilience  in terms of more basic organizational and interorganizational change. He also talked about relationships between the sectors and ways to create shared value and achieve collective impact that benefit multiple stakeholders. The most important part of the seminar was the application of the concepts in a workshop done by the students coached by Eric Martin. 

The seminar was taught in the classroom E09 on the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales on January 27th at 12:30.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

SEMINAR: "Taller de Competencias Transversales
With Rafael Peregrín. 

This seminar will explain the necessary skills that a student must have at the time of entering the labor marketThe presentation will explain the general concept of competence and the most important skills demanded by the labor market that you need to develop for your careerAlso, it will analyze the system of evaluation of skills and the dynamics of the competences. 

The seminar will be taught in the classroom E09, 
on the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales on January 20th at 8:30 

We hope it will be of your interest.  

Monday, January 9, 2017

Dear students:
The "Centro de Lenguas Modernas" (CLM) and the Faculty of Business and Economics organize a 30-hours English course for Master's students from the Faculty of Business at UGR. This course is highly recommended for students who choose the ERASMUS option or the double master degree with SRH (Germany) or IBS (France). 4 students from this master have been selected to benefit from a course of either B2 or C1 levels.
This course benefits from the financial support from the Faculty of Business and Economics and the University of Granada. The course fee to be paid by the students will be around 60-75 euros.
Classes will take place from 2.30 pm to 4 pm at the Faculty and will start on February 13th.

Some places are still available. If you are interested in improving your English level please send us an email BEFORE Wednesday January 12th to

Please indicate:
•certified English level 
•if you apply for Erasmus or Double degrees for next course

Dear students

As you certainly know, you have been selected for the double degree. I would
like to congratulate you for that. Final resolutions can be seen here:*/masteres/resolucion-definitiva-de-la-comision-de-seleccion-sobre-seis-plazas-para-la-movilidad-de-estudiantes-en-el-programa-de-doble-titulo-internacional-de-mu-economia-economics-de-la-ugr-y-mu-de-ibs-business-schollfrance*/masteres/resolucion-definitiva-de-la-comision-de-seleccion-sobre-cinco-plazas-para-la-movilidad-de-estudiantes-en-el-programa-de-doble-titulo-internacional-de-mu-economia-economics-de-la-ugr-y-mu-de-srh-hochschule-berlin

SEMINAR: "Innovate to Start a firm? Start a firm to innovate?" With Javier Tafur (ESCP Europe Business School)

Javier Tafur is managing director and professor at ESCP Europe Business School after years of work experience as a Practitioner and manager across multiple domains. He has been internationally trained as an Engineer and Consultant, he is focused on advanced business services, innovative activities and technology based entrepreneurship.

The seminar focused on the importance of creating or improving services or products always thinking in the benefit that the consumer will obtain by choosing your product and the extra value that you can give to a new business and how you will be adding ideas across the time to keep growing. The presenter underlines how important is to help or look for help between other entrepreneurs to develop ideas even if you get a monetary revenue or just the most important part that is acquiring knowledge, that will lead you to develop your own ideas.

The seminar was taught in the classroom E09 on the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales on December 16th at 12:30