Principles of management [Cognomi P-Z] (2019/2020)

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
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 30, 2020.

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. The course aims to provide the first basic knowledge in the business field provided by the three-year study plan and will allow the graduate to enter with awareness in business organizations. The course also aims to provide insights to allow the student a conscious choice of curricula.

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 Si invitano gli studenti a leggere le indicazioni sui capitoli da studiare a seconda della frequenza o meno delle lezioni (indicazioni fornite nella sezione del "programma dell'insegnamento")
Tunisini A., Pencarelli T., Ferrucci L. Economia e management delle imprese. Strategie e strumenti per la competitività e la gestione aziendale Hoepli 2014 Si invitano gli studenti a leggere le indicazioni sui capitoli da studiare a seconda della frequenza o meno delle lezioni (indicazioni fornite nella sezione del "programma dell'insegnamento")
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).