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Business administration
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Alessandro Montrone
  • Alessandro Montrone - Didattica Ufficiale
  • Antares D'achille - Didattica Integrativa
  • 63 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Alessandro Montrone
  • 10 ore - Didattica Integrativa - Antares D'achille
Course Regulation
Coorte 2018
Learning activities
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Introduction to business administration and its branches of the organization, management and accounting.
Particular attention to issues of capital and income, economic and financial equilibrium of the company and an introduction to financial accounting.
Reference texts
AA.VV., Economia aziendale. Istituzioni (a cura di G. Fabbrini e A. Montrone), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2014.

AA.VV., Economia aziendale. Ricerche e profili evolutivi (a cura di G. Fabbrini e A. Montrone), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2014.
Educational objectives
The main gained knowledge shall be about:
- the nature and operation of the company system;
- interactions between company system and environmental system;
- the corporate teleology and the strategic decisions related;
- the setting of the organization, in its structural and operational aspects;
- the analysis of business management, through the operations and the values that they generate;
- the meaning and the method of calculation of income and capital;
- the procedures for the identification and achievement of the conditions of economic and financial equilibrium within the company system.
- basics of financial accounting.

The main skills shall be:
- to understand how the company system works;
- to identify environmental opportunities and constraints for company business;
- to identify the most appropriate organizational solutions based on the type and size of the company;
- to understand the economic and financial aspects in business operations;
- to know how to prepare and understand the basic accounting records in double entry;
- to be able to identify the choices and actions more appropriate for the achievement and maintenance of conditions of economic and financial equilibrium.
The course does not require specific prior knowledge other than the one already achieved by graduates from high schools.
Teaching methods
The course takes place primarily with face-to-face lectures covering all the topics of the program; some practical trainings are included.
Other information
Attending lessons is not compulsory but strongly recommended
Learning verification modality
The exam includes a written test with 20 multiple choice questions to complete within 30 minutes. The questions concern all the issues discussed during the course, extensively checking the preparation of the student.

Only the students who earn at least a mark of 18/30 can access to the oral exam.

During the oral examination, the student will be informed of the mistakes made in the written test; then, he has to answer correctly to some questions that are chosen in order to check his knowledge of the subject and ability of exposure.
Extended program
Systemic view of the company
Corporate governance models
No profit sector
Group of companies
Finality of the company and strategic choices
General principles of corporate organization
Organizational structures
Operating systems and leadership style
Life cycle and development patterns of the companies
Firm management system: operations
Firm management system: values
Financial accounting
The conditions of economic equilibrium
The conditions of the financial equilibrium
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