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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
ECM0013183, A.A. 2019/20

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge VALERIO VERGADORO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/07 Business Administration 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First trimester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 23/09/2019
End of activities 07/12/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 Commissione AA 2019/20 01/10/2010 30/11/2020 VERGADORO VALERIO (Presidente)
BOESSO GIACOMO (Membro Effettivo)
REBBA VINCENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge: This course is designed to provide students an overview of the main frameworks in the public management and in the “public” accounting (cash basis); a specific focus will be provided to the themes of management control system and performance measurement in public organizations.
Examination methods: Written exam
Assessment criteria: Multiple choice and open questions
Course unit contents: Public sector and public organizations
Public governance and managerial approach to public organizations
(Public) accounting systems
Management control system in a public organization Some insights into local governments, healthcare organizations, universities
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case study and exercises
Additional notes about suggested reading: The slides will be uploaded on the course website. Other materials might be provided or mentioned to students throughout the class.

Textbook information to be announced during class time
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Questioning

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

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