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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP4064621, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
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 1
Website of the academic structure
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 is available ONLY for students enrolled in ECONOMICS

Teacher in charge MARCO UGO PAIOLA SECS-P/08
Other lecturers SILVIA PILONATO SECS-P/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/07 Business Administration 6.0
Core courses SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance 6.0

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

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

Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
15 Commissione AA 2018/19 - Canale P-Z 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 PUGLIESE AMEDEO (Presidente)
BETTIOL MARCO (Membro Effettivo)
BOESSO GIACOMO (Membro Effettivo)
PAIOLA MARCO UGO (Membro Effettivo)
PILONATO SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
14 Commissione AA 2018/19 - Canale F-O 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 PAIOLA MARCO UGO (Presidente)
BOESSO GIACOMO (Membro Effettivo)
PILONATO SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
PUGLIESE AMEDEO (Membro Effettivo)
13 Commissione AA 2018/19 - Canale A-E 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MENINI ANDREA (Presidente)
ALVISI ALBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
PILONATO SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
PUGLIESE AMEDEO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge: The purpose of the class is to provide students with: [1]the theoretical background for the analysis of the economic dimension of each organization; [2] basic knowledge for managing multiple business trade-offs and resources allocation [3] managerial tools, in order to understand governance issues, stakeholder relationships, and basic bookkeeping (Module A); [4] a theoretical background for the analysis of a firm’s strategic decisions; [5] an explanation of how resources and competences can be exploited to achieve and sustain competitive advantage; [6] an introduction to the different frameworks for strategy implementation (Module B).
Examination methods: Written in computer room
Assessment criteria: Multiple choice and questions open-ended about book and slides, true or false tests
Questions on financial news
Course unit contents: Module A – Governance and Annual Report
Institutions, firms and business sustainability
Governance and principal actor
Firms’ circuits
Financial and income statement
Stakeholder management
Introduction to financial accounting

Module B – Firms and competitiveness:
The competitive environment
Strategic capabilities and competitive advantage
Business and corporate strategy
International strategy
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case studies, exercises and corporate speakers.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Radio24 106.8 FM
Textbooks information to be announced during class time
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • G. Johnson, R. Whittington, K. Scholes, D. Angwin, P. Regnér, e A. Paci, Strategia. Milano: Pearson, 2017. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Story telling
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Active quizzes for Concept Verification Tests and class discussions
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Kaltura (desktop video shooting, file loading on MyMedia Unipd)

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