Learning outcomes of the course unit
a. Knowledge and understanding: the course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge of the interpretative models to assess, with reference to the different kinds of enterprises, the most important internal and external problems in terms of management.
b. Applying knowledge and understanding: students will be able to interpret and apply the most important models of business analysis.
c. Making judgments: students will be able to successfully solve the logical interpretation of the dynamics of the enterprises, including the acquisition of an interpretative model suitable for the continuation of the studies.
d. Communication skills: at the end of the course, students will acquire the ability to analyze problems (problem solving skills), the interpersonal skills and the communication skills in written and oral form in an effective way, using an appropriate language to discuss those issues with different stakeholders.
e. Learning skills: the course aims to support students learning through a correct approach to the individual study and through the development of classroom exercises.
Course contents summary
The course will cover the following topics: characteristics of the various types of companies; economic environment and relationship between companies, markets and sectors; corporate structure: institutional order, technical structure and assets; overview of the organizational structure; economic, financial and patrimonial equilibrium.
ANDREI P. (a cura di), Introduzione all'economia d'azienda, Giappichelli, Torino, 2016.
Lectures and tutorials.
Assessment methods and criteria
The ability assessment of learning will be done with an exam in writing form, through which students will develop knowledge acquired during the course through open questions and the solution of one exercise concerning the application of accounting methods. In particular, the knowledge, the ability to communicate appropriately and the independence of judgment will be verified by 2 open-ended questions (overall assessment: 20 points), while the ability to apply knowledge will be assessed through two practical exercises (overall assessment: 10 points).