Business Administration

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SECS-P/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide the methodology for the study of the main processes of corporate management in multinational and multicultural global perspective.
Expected learning outcomes
The student at the end of the course will have acquired the necessary skills to be able to recognize the structure of the company, the strategies and policies primary marketing; also you will be able to adapt their knowledge to their language skills.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
1] Historical Theoretical part
Deepening of the origins of E.A.: Zappa and the unification of the 3 corporate moments: Organization, Management and Accounting
The concept of a company according to the economic and legal vision, through the study of some authors:
Mason.Bain (cross-fertilization), Amaduzzi, Onida, Cassandro, Facchinetti
The company: classifications
The business cycles: Technical-Economic-Financial
The figure of the "innovator" entrepreneur: Schumpeter
General systems theory (L. von Bertalanffy)
The vital systemic approach (Golinelli)
Stakeholder theory (from Bowen to Freeman, etc.)
The concept of sustainability (the Brundtland report, 1987) The world of non profit.

2] Practical part: Accounting and Budget
The Accounting Information System: historical overview of the information role
The Accounting records
Functioning of "DARE - AVERE" movements and the"Partita Doppia"method.
Movements during the year (Purchases and Sales of Products and Services; Payments and Cash
End of period assessments and surveys (physical inventory assessment; credit losses
General accounting and management accounting: Financial Statements and Budget
Fixed and Variable Costs: calculation of "break even point"

3] Monographic course on Quality (intended as "competitive advantage")
Definitions of Quality
The basic principles of Quality
Subjects of the Quality Management System
The Quality certification process
The 6 P's model of Quality
Deming's model or continuous improvement
Crosby (1979): the cost of "non Quality
Prerequisites for admission
No particular prerequisites are required except the mathematical notions learned in the previous school courses. In any case, we recommend reading articles on corporate issues, also taken from the economic pages of national newspaper.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons (for the theoretical part) and exercises (for the practical part). Classroom debate on some business cases. The teacher is evaluating the possibility of proposing group work (max 4 people) to attending students. At the end of the course, a seminar will probably be organized (beyond the scheduled 40-hour timetable).
Teaching Resources
Mamoli M., Temi di economia aziendale. Idee e prime riflessioni, Cleup, Padova, 2018; (Isbn 9788867879359)
Mamoli M., Introduzione alle rilevazioni aziendali. Contabilità generale e gestionale, Cleup, Padova, 2018; (Isbn 9788867878987)
Mamoli M., Qualità come vantaggio competitivo (dispensa in corso di pubblicazione, 2020).
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written test with two "open" questions on the theoretical parts and one exercise on the practical part (Balance and / or Budget). For the "attending" an intermediate test will be carried out at the end of the first part (historical-theoretical) which is likely to be held in April 2020. If group work (and / or seminars) were carried out, they will contribute to the final evaluation.
Teaching Unit 1
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Teaching Unit 2
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
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