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School of Economics and Political Science
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Course unit
CORPORATE STRATEGY (MOD. B)
EPP4068032, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
EP1981, Degree course structure A.Y. 2013/14, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 7.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CORPORATE STRATEGY (MOD. B)
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO SECS-P/10

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
EPP4068030 EXAMINATION: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND CORPORATE STRATEGY DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
EPP3060659 CORPORATE STRATEGY DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO EP1981
EPP4068026 CORPORATE STRATEGY (MOD. B) DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO EP1981

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 7.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 7.0 49 126.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 09/06/2017
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2013 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Prerequisites: The course requirements concern basic knowledge of management.
Target skills and knowledge: The aim of the course is providing students with concepts and tools to manage the process of strategy formulation in line with the evolution of the competitive environment. Topics will include strategy formulation and monitoring, growth strategies and internationalization (Corporate Strategy module). In order to implement corporate strategies, organizational actors are required to have knowledge and competencies for the management of the individual and group behaviors (Organizational Behavior module). Hence, the course will describe relevant issues in behavioral topics (e.g. decision making, leadership, intercultural management, change management and negotiation) related to specific corporate strategies.
Examination methods: Final written exam + group assignments
Assessment criteria: The final written exam consists of questions including questions on a case study (provided with the exam) and theoretical questions on all the materials.
Grup assignments required to solve the case studies and write a paper on a movie.

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: The aim of the course is providing students with concepts and tools to manage the process of strategy formulation in line with the evolution of the competitive environment. Topics will include strategy formulation and monitoring, growth strategies and internationalization.
In details, contents of the course are the followings:
1. Basic concepts of strategy formulation (external and internal analysis)
2. Strategy formulation and monitoring
3. The issue of growth for SMEs
4. Organic growth
5. External growth: strategic alliances
6. External growth: merger and acquisitions
7. Internationalization processes
8. In-class case studies
9. Seminars by entrepreneurs and managers of SMEs
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is organized in traditional lectures, in-class case studies and seminars hold by entrepreneurs and managers of SMEs who will discuss the strategies of growth of their firms. The objective providing theoretical concepts and real applications.
Additional notes about suggested reading: At the beginning of the course a text book will be indicated. In each class the text book will be complemented by other materials such as slides and papers.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Campagnolo D. (ed.),, Corporate Strategy. --: ebook McGraw-Hill, 2015. https://create.mheducation.com/shop/#/catalog/details/?isbn=9781308482354