Principles of management [Cognomi F-O] (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Chiara Rossato
Chiara Rossato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
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.


The module involves a range of teaching strategies including lectures, case studies and guest lectures. Additional material will be in the form of web-based reading and research, selected texts, journal articles and contemporary magazine and press articles. Independent research and study will be encouraged throughout to complement group work activities.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Garibaldi R. Economia e gestione delle imprese turistiche Hoepli 2015
Claudio Baccarani, Federico Brunetti, Elena Giaretta (a cura di) Impresa e management tra competitività e progresso (Edizione 2) Giappichelli 2015 9788834859384
Chiara Rossato Longevità d'impresa e costruzione del futuro Giappichelli 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

1 hour written examination made up of open questions to test basic knowledge. If passed, oral examination to test critical analysis skills will take place.