First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS
Course unit
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 1 (Da P a Z)
EPP4064621, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
A0503
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 1
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/economia/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-EP2093-000ZZ-2017-EPP4064621-A0503
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge AMEDEO PUGLIESE
Other lecturers MARCO BETTIOL SECS-P/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/07 Business Administration 6.0
Core courses SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 12.0 84 216.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge: The purpose of the class is to provide students with: [1]the theoretical background for the analysis of the economic dimension of each organization; [2] basic knowledge for managing multiple business trade-offs and resources allocation [3] managerial tools, in order to understand governance issues, stakeholder relationships, and basic bookkeeping (Module A); [4] a theoretical background for the analysis of a firm’s strategic decisions; [5] an explanation of how resources and competences can be exploited to achieve and sustain competitive advantage; [6] an introduction to the different frameworks for strategy implementation (Module B).
Examination methods: Pc Based Examination
Assessment criteria: Multiple choice and questions open-ended about book and slides, true or false tests
Exercises
Questions on financial news
Course unit contents: Module A – Governance and Annual Report
Institutions, firms and business sustainability
Governance and principal actor
Firms’ circuits
Financial and income statement
Stakeholder management
Introduction to financial accounting

Module B – Firms and competitiveness:
The competitive environment
Strategic capabilities and competitive advantage
Business and corporate strategy
International strategy
Innovation
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case studies, exercises and corporate speakers.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Radio24 106.8 FM
Textbooks information to be announced during class time
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)