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.
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.
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).
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.