Online Collaboration Tools


At the end of this module the students should be able to, apply in practical context, with a simulation project with a company, all the concepts learned from remaining mandatory modules in this prost-graduation.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Pedro Miguel Santos Félix Mendes


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English




  • Botsman, R., & Rogers, R. (2010). What's mine is yours: The rise of collaborative consumption. New York: Harper Collins.
  • Senge, P. (1990). Fifth Discipline: The An and Practice of the Learning Organisation, Century, London. Cabrera, J. (2014): Redarqui¿a. Ma¿s alla¿ de la Jerarqui¿a. Madrid, Editorial Rasche
  • Tapscott, Don and William, Anthony D. (2006) Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything Hardcover
  • Wagner, Tony (2015) Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
  • Google G Suite Website:

Teaching method

  • Theoretical classes complemented with practical applications;
  • Individual and team works;
  • Practical case studies.

Evaluation method

  • Presentations of applied cases and Teamwork (Grades apply in a scale of 20):
    • 1º Individual Work is weighted in 10%;
    • 2º Teamwork is weighted at 20%;
    • 3º Teamwork is weighted at 20%;
    • Final test is weighted at 40%
    • Classroom participation is weighted at 10%.
  • Applied cases:
    • 1º Individual work related to online collaboration principles or Online Collaboration uses cases and discussion in the classroom;
    • 2º Teamwork and Presentation in the classroom of "Collaborative Processes by G Suite Tools";
    • 2º Teamwork and Classroom Presentation "Strategic Plan for Digital Transformation of a Large / Medium Organization aiming the adoption of Google G Suite Tools.
  • Approval in final test is obtained for a grade equal or superior to 9,5. Approval in the final test is mandatory to successfully pass the discipline.



Subject matter

  • Introduction - The knowledge and the importance of collaboration in the decision-making process:
    • Overview of the various market offerings
  • The personal on-premises productivity tools and new digital collaborative tools:
    • Comparative analysis, benefits and impacts
    • Customer Case Studies
  • Collaborative Tools Google G Suite:
    • Communication - Gmail / Calendar / Meet / Youtube channels
    • Content Creation - G Docs and Forms
    • Information Traceability and Privacy 
  • G Suite Uses Cases, Individual Work and Teamwork


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