BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (LM FAR)

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (LM FAR)

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Code
67509
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
3 credits during the 4th year of 8452 Pharmacy (LM-13) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Pharmacy)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to introduce students to business management. All the tehorical models are referred, whereas possible, to the pharmacy specific issues.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students should assimilate the main tools to interpretate the economic environment where companies operate and the ways companies take decisions, with a specific focus on value creation processes, marketing and communication.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

We intend to provide the main theoretical tools about companies role, structure, environment, behaviours. We also intend to stimulate a personal reflection on the way the overdescribed tools can apply to service companies and SMEs.

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The firts part of te course is an introduction about companies definition and typologies. We proceed to the description of main companies' functions (accounting, finance, strategic planning, marketing, operations, HRM). We then focus on the specificities of service companies and SMEs.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Antoldi F., Economia e organizzazione aziendale. Introduzione al governo delle imprese (2nd edition), McGraw-Hill, 2012.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Monday, 10 a.m.

Exam Board

ROBERTA SCARSI (President)

RICCARDO SPINELLI

GIORGIA PROFUMO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures.

LESSONS START

Second semester.

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test with open-ended questions.

Assessment methods

The student should demonstrate his comprehension of theoretical models and of the technical language. He also should be able to argument his assertions with examples and to solve basic case studies.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/02/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

At the end of the course, students should be alble to recognize the main strategic analysis and business management tools and to use them, where possible, with reference to pharmacy.