First cycle
degree courses
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School of Engineering
MECHANIC AND MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING
Course unit
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION (Ult. due numeri di matricola da 34 a 66)
INM0017897, A.A. 2016/17

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
MECHANIC AND MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING
IN0516, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2016/17
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION
Department of reference Department of Management and Engineering
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/dtg/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-IN0516-000ZZ-2016-INM0017897-PENULT1502
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch VICENZA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CIPRIANO FORZA ING-IND/35

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
INM0017897 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION (Ult. due numeri di matricola da 34 a 66) CIPRIANO FORZA IN0509

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management 6.0
Core courses ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management 6.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2016
End of activities 20/01/2017
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
11 2016 canale 3 01/10/2016 15/03/2018 NOSELLA ANNA (Presidente)
TRENTIN ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)
AGOSTINI LARA (Supplente)
FORZA CIPRIANO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisite
Target skills and knowledge: Students will learn fundamentals of business administration. Particularly, students will develop the ability a) to analyze the basic aspects of economic and financial performance of a company, b) to determine production costs and use them to make short-run decisions, and c) to map the main activities carried out in a company onto its functional areas and business processes.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam
Assessment criteria: Assessment will be based on the student’s understanding of the proposed concepts, models and methods as well as on his/her ability to apply them in an autonomous and conscious manner.
Course unit contents: Introduction to organizations: What is an organization? Fundamentals of organizational structure and internal coordination mechanisms.

Financial accounting. Basic concepts of financial accounting: balance sheet and income statement. Analysis of economic and financial performance indicators.

Cost accounting. Cost terms, concepts and classifications. Full costing and direct costing. Cost-volume-profit analysis. Short-run decision analysis: differential costs and revenues.

Functional areas of a company. Operations; R&D and new product development process; marketing and sales; administrative functions; human resource management.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures. Attendance is not mandatory but strongly recommended for the understanding of the proposed concepts, models and methods as well as for the development of the ability to apply them in an autonomous and conscious manner.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Forza C., L'impresa e le sue “aree funzionali”. Introduzione all’azienda e all’organizzazione aziendale. Padova: Edizioni Libreria Progetto, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Forza C. e Manfrin M., I costi di produzione. Padova: Edizioni Libreria Progetto, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Manfrin M., Il bilancio: introduzione al modello concettuale per l’analisi economico-finanziaria dell’impresa. II edizione. Padova: Edizioni Libreria Progetto, 2008. Cerca nel catalogo