Curriculum Ama

This program aims to provide students with an understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in accounting and management at an advanced level.

Students are familiarized with modern economic and managerial theories, concepts, techniques, and their applications. Important objectives are to give students the advanced tools necessary to investigate economic, social, legal, cultural and technological issues to enable them to apply their theoretical knowledge to analyze and solve specific research questions.

The course offers training to develop highly skilled management professionals, able to take effective action in a dynamic global environment. Particular attention is devoted to the recent evolution and major changes of the firms' operating environment in order to provide students with adequate competencies related to the government, managerial, and organizational processes in different types of firms, operating in diverse businesses (public and private sectors), at both the national and international level.

The in-class experience includes simulations of management decision-making processes, broad interaction between the faculty and the students, personal communication and presentation skills enhancement, and team-working.

Disciplinary areas are articulated as follows:

  • Business studies: courses mainly concern topics related to the management, control, and performance measurement of both private and public firms. Furthermore, a few courses aim to provide students with knowledge and competencies to understand international economic phenomena and to plan and develop strategies at both business and corporate level. The courses use interactive teaching/training methods, aimed at transmitting professional skills, abilities, and attitudes which are useful in increasing the effectiveness of the learning process, team working, conflict-reducing abilities, and leadership in order to enable students to make effective managerial/entrepreneurial decisions in teams as well as autonomously.
  • Economics: includes courses which deepen the topics related to microeconomics dynamics relevant to the firm's management, as well as to the business competition and evolution of the international operating environment. Specific attention is devoted to the microeconomics concepts and models needed to understand the managerial choices related to the internal organization of the firm and its competitive positioning, as well as to the topic of globalization and its consequences on the competitive environment and entrepreneurial activities examined according different points of view (economic, social, and cultural).
  • Law: includes courses aimed at analyzing giuridical topics related to: tax law, regulation of employment and trade-union relationship in the public sector, legal issues of public company law, rules on competition law and state aids in the European Union, consumers law and social responsibility of the firm. Particular attention is devoted to the analysis of normative systems according to a comparative (national/international) approach.
  • Statistical Mathematics: provides a Statistics course aimed at training students to interpret data effectively and to use concepts of statistics, probability and sampling in making decisions in a business environment.

The graduate in Management and Governance has a cultural potential at his disposal that allows him to confront with an extremely wide and variegated labour market. The present socioeconomical dynamics, in fact, impose nowadays to all organizations to support a great force of cultural renewal, tend to elevate the level of working professionalism and to substitute the empiricism that is still dominant in many cases. This trend in unavoidable and forms a superb opportunity for the graduates in Management and Governance. At the same time, also the professional world requires a wide based and up-to-date culture, on which to add subsequently the specialised techno-cultural referential heritage.

The course intend is to form graduates that will be able to assume roles of directional responsibility inside companies, in staff functions as well as in line management; start an independent entrepreneurial activity, including that of the execution of the professions and activities of consulting (accounting and company); assume roles of responsibility in institutional organisms (Chamber of Commerce, Associations of category, Local bodies, international organisations). It also provides adequate knowledge for placement in roles of directional responsibility within Public Administrations, Utilities and the non-profit sector.

Furthermore, the curriculum in Accounting And Management is specifically designed to provide a deep understanding of the characteristics and trends of the international markets, which is the first step for an international career. Particular attention is devoted to develop a problem solving attitude and leadership skills, which are highly valued by recruiters around the world. Graduates will be able to operate in the private and public sector, working as general and operations managers, management analysts or management consultants in Italy and abroad. Also, they will be able to run or increase their own business, expand their business abroad or launch a start-up.