Accounting and performance measurement (2013/2014)

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Name of lecturer
Corrado Corsi
Corrado Corsi
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II semestre dal Feb 24, 2014 al May 31, 2014.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  

Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at investigating the issue of enterprise quantitative evidences which are instrument of evaluation of both economic and financial equilibrium of the business management; in par-ticular, companies operating in the tourist sector will be considered.
After having firstly introduced some basic concepts of business economics, contents and structures of balance sheets will be analysed, and especially those figures which turn out to be of much inter-est for the targeted sector; in the end, major balance data analysis methods will be shown, in order to gather both some fluxes of economic-finance quantities and elaborate some appropriate markers and quotients, so to point out more complex and useful news by means of their due coordination, according to a quantitative point of view.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
F. Favotto (a cura di) Economia aziendale. Modelli, misure e casi. (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill 2007 978-88-386-6211-9 con riferimento ai seguenti capitoli: Capitolo 1, Capitolo 2, Capitolo 6 (escluso il paragrafo 6.7), Capitolo 7

Assessment methods and criteria

A written examination (evaluated in 30esimi), possibly supplemented by an oral examination, will be held at the end of the course. The oral examination may be required, optionally, by students who have achieved at least a score of 27/30esimi in written examination. The overall evaluation is expressed in 30esimi.