|SETTORE SCIENTIFICO DISCIPLINARE||SECS-P/07|
Elements of Business Economics will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to businesses, their nature, their dynamics and their information. In particular, the course will consider the financial and economic aspects of the business dynamic and how we can record and use financial information to appropriately manage and understand a business. Through the course, you will learn the ways in which financial information are prepared and used to improve the quality of business decision-making. This course is specifically designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of accounting.
The unit aims at giving an outline of the logics and goals underlying the strategic management process and the single strategic choices of a company. The items to be covered are the following: definition of the firm: nature and goals; fundamentals of firm behaviour: efficiency, effectiveness and economic balance; corporate social responsibility and sustainability; fundamentals of the management process: assets and liabilities; revenues, costs and income; profitability; the value of the firm and the value creation process; the drivers of the value creation: competences and competitive advantages; economic value and equity market value
The course will be delivered via a mix of lectures and tutorials.
Module 1: Introduction to business economics and accounting
The main purposes and types of organisations and businesses. Nature and role of accounting: users of financial information. Non-financial information: sustainability reporting
Module 2 Managerial decision making
Business planning, capital budgeting, strategic decision-making
Module 3 Financial accounting and analysis
Financial accounting: reporting financial information; the annual report; financial statement analysis.
Ricevimento: Lunedì 16:30 - 18:00 via Microsoft Teams o su appuntamento previo contatto via email. / Monday 4:30 pm - 6 pm via Microsoft Teams or by booking an appointment via email.
GIULIA LEONI (Presidente)
ALBERTO QUAGLI (Presidente Supplente)
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The assessment of students' learning will consist of two pieces of assessments:
1) group assignment: to be completed during the semester when the course is taught. The assignment consists of a financial statement analysis of an assigned company and it is to be submitted by a group of students. The assessment contributes to 10 out of 30 marks of the overall course assessment.
2) final exam during the official exam sessions which is intended to verify the students learning of the course content. The final exam contributes to 22 out of 33 marks of the overall course assessment.
Whether a student is unable to prepare and submit a group work (1), alternative assessments are to be arranged directly by contacting the course lecturer.
More details on the exam will be provided via AulaWeb, as well as any changes due to COVID-19 emergency.
Students' knowledge and skills will be assessed via a group assignment during the semester and the final examination.
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