Principles of management [Cognomi P-Z] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02442
Name of lecturer
Chiara Rossato
Coordinator
Chiara Rossato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/08 - MANAGEMENT
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II SEMESTRE dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

II SEMESTRE
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  

Learning outcomes

To provide the participants with the basic knowledge of a company’s nature, functions, operating logic, management and governance.
To introduce the issues and the main methods for defining a strategy to obtain competitive advantage in international competitive environments.
To present a managerial framework of the tourism phenomenon according to the main actors’ perspectives.

Syllabus

What is a firm: the most important definitions of the subjects and of the activities of a firm.
The strategic management of a firm.
The quantitative analysis of the principal data: costs, revenues and the evaluation of the industrial investments and of the decision of make or buy.
The international development of a firm.
An introduction to the tourism industry.
The long-lived firms.

Teaching methods:
- frontal lessons
- case studies
- discussion with external guests

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a written test and, for students passing the written test, the exam will continue with a compulsory oral examination to test critical analysis skills

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017