BUSINESS PLANNING AND CONTROL

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
BUSINESS PLANNING E CONTROLLO DI GESTIONE
Course code
EM4052 (AF:239899 AR:129616)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Subdivision
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
SECS-P/07
Period
2nd Term
Course year
2
Where
VENEZIA
Moodle
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The course aim is to strengthen the understanding of techniques and tools useful to provide managers with information capable of improving their decisions, and ultimately of conducting the business toward short, medium and long-term goals. Techniques and tools relying both on accounting data and going beyond them will be considered, connecting business performance measurements with the support of strategising.
The tools considered include: business budgeting, planning and reporting, balanced scorecard, strategy maps, business performance management. A critical approach to evaluating techniques will be encouraged as well as their application in case study settings and project works.
Student's are expected to be familiar with the contents of the following exams: Business Administration, Accounting and Financial Statements Analysis, Cost Management.
- Management control systems and the business organisation
- The budget process
- Responsibility centres and performance mesures
- Non-financial Performance measures
- The strategic control
- Business performance management and the digital revolution
K.A. Merchant, W.A. Van der Stede, L. Zoni, Sistemi di Controllo di Gestione. Misure di performance, valutazione e incentivi, Pearson
written
Written test 60%
Project work 30%
Class participation 10%
The course is based on active class participation, with case studies discussion, talks with practitioners and student project.
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