Principles of management [Cognomi A-E] (2016/2017)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Francesca Simeoni
Francesca Simeoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
II SEMESTRE dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  
Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  

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.


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.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
dal sito del corso Altre letture fornite sul sito dell’insegnamento 2021 Da controllare fino alla fine del periodo delle lezioni
Dalle lezioni Appunti dalle lezioni 2021 Esclusivamente per gli studenti frequentanti
Garibaldi R. Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche Hoepli 2015 Esclusivamente i capp.: • cap. 1: esclusivamente 1.1,1.2 e1.3 • Cap. 3: escluso 3.3.4 • Cap. 4: tutto • Cap. 5: escluso 5.3.3 • Cap. 6: tutto • Cap. 7: esclusivamente 7.1 e 7.2 • Cap. 8: escluso 8.3.3 • Cap. 9: tutto • Cap. 10: escluso 10.5.3
Tunisini A., Pencarelli T., Ferrucci L. Economia e management delle imprese. Strategie e strumenti per la competitività e la gestione aziendale Hoepli 2014 Esclusivamente i capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,14,15,17, 20
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.

Teaching aids