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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS
Course unit
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 2 (Iniziali cognome A-K)
EPP4064632, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 2
Website of the academic structure http://www.economia.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in ECONOMICS

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ELEONORA DI MARIA SECS-P/08
Other lecturers DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO SECS-P/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance 6.0
Core courses SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 12.0 84 216.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 Commissione AA 2018/19 - Canale L-Z 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 GUBITTA PAOLO (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
DI MARIA ELEONORA (Membro Effettivo)
PAIOLA MARCO UGO (Membro Effettivo)
7 Commissione AA 2018/19 - Canale A-K 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 DI MARIA ELEONORA (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
GUBITTA PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Corporate Governance and Management 1
Target skills and knowledge: The purpose of the exam is to provide students with:
[1] theoretical knowledge of the relationships between external environment and organizational decisions; [2] theoretical knowledge of human behaviors within organizations; [3] basic concepts and principles of organizational theory for organizational design (Module A);
[4] a theoretical background to understand the evolution of capitalism; [5] theoretical knowledge on the main functions and processes of the firm; [6] the management of firm processes (Module B).
Examination methods: Written and oral (if necessary) examination
Assessment criteria: Multiple-choice, True and False, and open-end questions on course’s topics economic news and case studies.
Course unit contents: Module A – Organization
The evolution of organizational thought
The forms of rationality
People: competences, motivation, teams
Environment: markets, technology and institutions
The governance of relations: markets, hierarchy and organizational conventions
Organizational forms: simple structure, functional structure, divisional structure, matrix structure

Module B – Functions and processes of the firm:
Environmental complexity and new management paradigms
The innovation process and entrepreneurship
Marketing and distribution: strategies and processes
The manufacturing and logistic processes
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case study presentation and discussion, seminars
Additional notes about suggested reading: Course handbook related to module B will be given at the beginning of the course

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Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Costa, Giovanni; Gubitta, Paolo, Organizzazione aziendalemercati, gerarchie e convenzioniGiovanni Costa, Paolo Gubitta, Daniel Pittino. Milano: McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

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

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Quality Education Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Responsible Consumption and Production