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School of Engineering
ELECTRICAL ENERGY ENGINEERING
Course unit
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
INP5071657, A.A. 2017/18

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ELECTRICAL ENERGY ENGINEERING
IN1979, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Website of the academic structure http://ienie.dii.unipd.it/ingegneria-dell-energia-elettrica/
Department of reference Department of Industrial Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
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 PATRIZIA GARENGO ING-IND/35

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
INP5071657 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PATRIZIA GARENGO IN0530

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management 6.0

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

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

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 A.A. 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 GARENGO PATRIZIA (Presidente)
MUFFATTO MORENO (Membro Effettivo)
BIAZZO STEFANO (Supplente)
1 a.a.2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 GARENGO PATRIZIA (Presidente)
MUFFATTO MORENO (Membro Effettivo)
BIAZZO STEFANO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The course can be followed by students with different background.
Target skills and knowledge: The course allows the acquisition of the competences and skills listed below
- understand and operate in heterogeneous organizational contexts
- understand and analyze the Critical Success Factors of manufacturing companies
- assess and design business performance management systems
- map and assess the improvement processes.
Examination methods: A written examination (50%) and a group assignment (50%)
The written examination is organized in 10 open-ended questions to assess:
1. knowledge of the main theoretical concepts about company strategy, business models, organizational department and continuous improvement
2. clarity and ability to synthesize managerial issues
3. ability of reasoning

The group assignment require the study of a real company issue to prove the capability below
1. Critical Originality in the study of a real organizational context
2. Use of the theoretical knowledge to solve a real managerial issue.
Assessment criteria: The criteria are:
- level of preparation
- knowledge of contents
- conceptual clarity
- knowledge of theories
- ability of presentation and reasoning
- ability of apply knowledge to organizational context
Course unit contents: 1. The company's strategy and business models
2. Business Performance management
3. Organisational functions and managerial processes
a. Marketing and sales: Strategies and industrial marketing mix
b. Research and Development: the main phases and the new products development
c. Operational management: types of production systems and operational processes
4. Continuous improvement: from the Quality Management Lean management
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Students are stimulated to take active part in class discussion, with video, case studies.
During the course students receive some assigments to be developed in small groups. The results will be presented by the groups
Additional notes about suggested reading: The course materials are available on MOODLE
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)