Academic year
2018/2019 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
ET2025 (AF:258079 AR:151189)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
3rd Term
Course year
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The first module of the course “Business and Labour Law” is designed to provide sound knowledge and understanding of the core aspects of the business law to participants, with special reference to the various forms of business organisation and their regulation at both national and EU levels. It mainly focuses on topics concerning the entrepreneur and the business activity and company law represents the main part of class lessons.
In particular, the students will be provided with an in-depth description of the main legal factors affecting business, its organization and the efficient and effective management of enterprises.
More specifically, this module aims to focus the following objectives:
1. Knowledge and understanding: the student shall acquire the knowledge of the system of normative sources, at both national and EU levels, and shall even understand the main issues of the business law systems.
2. Applied skills of knowledge and understanding: the student shall acquire the ability to apply principles and to analyse the principal controversial aspects of entrepreneurial and company law, also through the analysis of rules and case law.
3. Evaluation: the student shall develop his/her analysis and judgement skills on entrepreneurial and company law, with regard to the ratio and to the interests that are brought into consideration by the law.
4. Communication skills: the student shall acquire the ability to use the lexicon of business law in speaking and writing expressions.
5. Learning skills: the course will help students to develop their learning skills for the prosecution of the graduate formation, by developing their individual study and self-evaluation skills through guided exercises.
Preliminary course: Introduction to Law -
This first module of Business and Labour law will deal with specific topics relevant to business activities regulation: formation of a company, finance and accounts of the business, corporate governance, capital markets and takeover regulation, merger and division, dissolution and insolvency.
De Luca, N., European Company Law. Text, Cases and Materials (Cambridge University Press: 2017)
Other course materials (case studies, journal articles) will be uploaded to the moodle e-learning platform.
The exam consists of 15 multiple choice questions and three open-ended questions. For each correct multiple choice answer the candidate gets 1 mark, a penalty of 0.5 mark is applied for getting an incorrect answer and the lack of answer gets no point. The open-ended questions can get all together a maximum of 15 points.
The students may also prepare a group assignment to get extra marks or get a mark of 30 with distinction.
Frontal lectures with teacher-students' interaction.
PowerPoint presentations, slides, videos and any article or paper relevant to the course topics uploaded to the moodle e-learning platform.
Case studies used as additional teaching material uploaded to the moodle e-learning platform.
Group works to encourage active learning.

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Circular economy, innovation, work" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 31/01/2019