Principles of management [Cognomi F-O] (2017/2018)

Course code
4S02442
Name of lecturer
Francesca Simeoni
Coordinator
Francesca Simeoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/08 - MANAGEMENT
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semester 2 dal Feb 26, 2018 al Jun 9, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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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

PROGRAM
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.

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


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students:

 Appunti dalle lezioni

 Tunisini A., Pencarelli T., Ferrucci L., Economia e management delle imprese. Strategie e strumenti per la competitività e la gestione aziendale, Hoepli, Milano, 2014, capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,14,15,17, 20

 Garibaldi R., Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche, Hoepli, Milano, 2015 (seconda edizione), capp.
• cap. 1: only 1.1,1.2 e1.3
• Cap. 3: not 3.3.4
• Cap. 4: all
• Cap. 5: not 5.3.3
• Cap. 6: all
• Cap. 7: only 7.1 e 7.2
• Cap. 8: not 8.3.3
• Cap. 9: all
• Cap. 10: not 10.5.3

 Simeoni F., Vigolo V., Modelli per la valutazione della convenienza degli investimenti industriali, Giuffrè Editore, Milano, 2006

 Others on the e-learning platform



Not attending students:

 Tunisini A., Pencarelli T., Ferrucci L., Economia e management delle imprese. Strategie e strumenti per la competitività e la gestione aziendale, Hoepli, Milano, 2014, capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,14,15,17, 20

 Garibaldi R., Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche, Hoepli, Milano, 2015 (seconda edizione), capp.
• cap. 1: only 1.1,1.2 e1.3
• Cap. 3: not 3.3.4
• Cap. 4: all
• Cap. 5: not 5.3.3
• Cap. 6: all
• Cap. 7: only 7.1 e 7.2
• Cap. 8: not 8.3.3
• Cap. 9: all
• Cap. 10: not 10.5.3

 Simeoni F., Vigolo V., Modelli per la valutazione della convenienza degli investimenti industriali, Giuffrè Editore, Milano, 2006

 Others on the e-learning platform

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
dal sito del corso Altre letture fornite sul sito dell’insegnamento 2018
Dalle lezioni Appunti dalle lezioni 2018
Garibaldi R. Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche Hoepli 2015
Tunisini A., Pencarelli T., Ferrucci L. Economia e management delle imprese. Strategie e strumenti per la competitività e la gestione aziendale Hoepli 2014
Simeoni F., Vigolo V. Modelli per la valutazione della convenienza degli investimenti industriali Giuffrè Editore 2006

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a written test and, for students passing the written test, the exam will continue with (either the one or the other alternative):
-a compulsory oral examination, for those who have obtained a particularly high mark in the written test;
-an optional oral examination (to student’s choice) for all the other.
The written test consists in an exercise and four open questions.
The final evaluation is in 30/30 (the minimum is 18/30).

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018