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CODE 103989
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • LA SPEZIA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The enterprise is one of the central players in economic development. The course analyses the evolution of the enterprise from a historical perspective within the more general economic and social changes that have occurred since the Early Modern Age. Students will acquire the basic tools to analyze and understand the factors that have conditioned the evolution of the structure, organization, and management of enterprises in the long run.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide a systematic-interpretative framework of the most significant changes that have characterized the evolution of enterprises from an economic-history perspective.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

- identify the main stages of economic development from the pre-industrial era to the dawn of the 21st century and understand how they have influenced the evolution of the enterprise;

- assess the importance of the factors that have conditioned the evolution of the structure, organization, and management of enterprises in the long run;

- apply the acquired knowledge on a conceptual and operational level with independent judgment;

- express themselves using correctly the technical language typical of the field.

PREREQUISITES

Students should possess basic notions of Economics and Business Administration.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures (in Italian).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The most relevant topics will be:

1) Types of enterprise in pre-industrial economies

2) The advent of mercantilism and the birth of joint-stock companies

3) The enterprise in the first industrial revolution

4) The second industrial revolution and the rise of big business

5) The enterprise facing the economic change in the contemporary age

6) The state as entrepreneur: the role of public enterprise

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For textbooks and teaching material in English, Erasmus students are invited to contact the lecturer during office hours.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANDREA ZANINI (President)

LUISA PICCINNO

GIANLUCA CERRUTI (Substitute)

LUIGI ODDO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

See the teaching calendar of the Department.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written examination.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written examination, with open ended questions.

The exam assesses the level of knowledge and understanding of the course contents.

Students are required to book their exam within three days of the exam session.

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
15/12/2023 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
12/01/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
26/01/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
17/05/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
31/05/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
14/06/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
28/06/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto
13/09/2024 11:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Decent work and economic growth
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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