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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
ECM0022946, A.A. 2019/20

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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 BEHAVIOUR IN ORGANIZATIONS
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
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Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
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

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ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
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 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
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Prerequisites: Course held during the International Summer Program in Padova: intensive classes especially dedicated to international students. Classes and exam: May - mid June.

The course requires some basic knowledge of organizational theory and human resource management
Target skills and knowledge: Students will learn
- how to work in group
- how to analyze decision making process
- how to deal with cross-cultural issues
- how firms are organized and work
Examination methods: Final written exam on the contents of the course and group assignments.
Assessment criteria: Students will be evaluated on their knowledge of the theoretical concepts and on their capacity to apply such concepts to the discussion of business cases.
Course unit contents: The course provides knowledge and competencies for the management of the individual and group behaviors within the organizations. After recalling some basic concepts regarding the organizational structures, the course will describe relevant issues in decision making, leadership and empowerment, change management and negotiation.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Traditional in-class lessons and experiential methods (case studies, role playing, audio-visual supported training).
Additional notes about suggested reading: Slides and journal articles. There will be a textbook which references will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Working in group
  • Questioning

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

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