ECONOMICS AND COMPANY MANAGEMENT
Learning outcomes of the course unit
a. Knowledge and understanding (knowledge and understanding)
The course provides models and tools of strategic and operational management of industrial and service companies. The features developed will refer to the best practices in the design and management of business processes and enable students to an improvement in the decision-making process.
At the end of the course the student will have the knowledge acquisition described below and will be able to:
• to evaluate the external competitive environment;
• carry out a study of the sector;
• understand the prevailing trends in the development of business strategies;
• understand the role of resources and skills in the competitive success and as a basis for formulating the strategy;
• understand the role of different business functions and the interrelationships between them;
• Know the principles of organizational design and the main organizational innovations, which have characterized the evolution of the modern enterprise.
b. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding (applying knowledge and understanding)
At the end of the course students will have a complete view of the problems of management of business activities both in manufacturing and in services.
The ability to apply the knowledge will be developed through the teaching method of the analysis of case studies and guided by discussion of selected articles from the teacher and group work designed to systematize the business testimonials.
d. Communication skills (communication skills)
The involvement of the students from the beginning of the course by the teacher-led discussions, which involve active participation and even critics of students, will provide a significant contribution to the improvement of communication skills, interaction and work in groups. In fact, the final phase of the learning process includes the presentation by the students of group work focused on case studies, which are another important moment of development of communication skills.
and. Learning skills (learning skills)
At the end of the course students will have developed the ability to select the best sources of professional development. The network also allows the web today with a limited amount of resources a continuous and constant professional, an improvement in knowledge and in reference to both aspects of method of competitive environment.
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide concepts and models to analyze and understand the competitive mechanisms, formulate strategies and manage business processes. In addition, the course of Economics and Management aims to provide answers to the following questions: How to study an industry? What are the most important management models? What are the main stages of development of the managerial culture?
Davide Pellegrini. “T-Economy”, EGEA 2019
Acquisition of knowledge: lectures
Acquisition of the ability to apply knowledge: Tutorials
Acquisition of judgment: During the course students will be encouraged to identify strengths and weaknesses of managerial tools.
Acquisition of learning skills: for each topic you will start from the illustration of the problem to solve and analyze critically the solutions adopted.
Acquisition of technical language: while teaching you will learn the meaning of the terms managerial
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the learning will be carried out through a final written test with 50 closed questions and 1 open question with a value of 3 points.
The maximum score obtainable with the 50 closed-ended questions is 28, it follows that those who answer exhaustively to the open question can reach the score of 31 which gives the right to Lode..
Attending students may be offered an optional intermediate project work which involves the preparation of a small paper. The maximum value of this paper is 2 points which are added to the score obtained in the final test. The score of the intermediate project work will be published on Elly and will be held valid only in the summer session.