MANAGEMENT OF ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS

Academic year 2020/2021 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title MANAGEMENT OF ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS
Course code EM3A03 (AF:318965 AR:180842)
Modality On campus classes
ECTS credits 6 out of 12 of MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING OF CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS
Degree level Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code SECS-P/08
Period 1st Term
Course year 2
Spazio Moodle Link allo spazio del corso
Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
The purpose of the Course is to provide students with a theoretical and practical toolkit on business administration and organizational management, with a specific focus on organizations operating in the CCIs (Cultural and Creative Industries).
The objective of the course is:
- to transfer the main concepts of Economics, in order to support the student in being able to critically analyze the internal and external dynamics operating in organizations;
- to provide students with an appropriate set of analytical skills to investigate the system of relationships that exist between the organization and its competitive and institutional system of reference;
- to offer an apt theoretical and practical framework, designed to promote the student's comprehension of the governance and management system in an organization, with a specific focus on the connection that decision-making processes have with eco-financial performance;
- to deepen the knowledge of risks and opportunities for cultural organizations, investigating decision-making and managerial tools necessary to tackle such conditions.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will have an in-depth knowledge of the process of governing and managing a cultural organization. Specific attention will be given to the analysis of specific managerial processes, including market and product diversification, structural dimensioning, economic and cultural sustainability. On a whole, the purpose is to provide students with the ability to navigate and understand the determinants and the effects of business decisions.
Pre-requirements
There are no specific pre-requisites to attend the course: initiative, critical thinking and pro-activeness are considered fundamental features to successfully attend the course.
Contents
- People, economic activities, the enterprise
- Economic combinations, institutional assets
- The principles of Economics, Capital and Profitability
- Management and Strategy
- The competitive system
- Organizational Structures
- Economies of scale, scope, learning curve, make or buy, break even point)
- Principles of accounting
- Cultural organizations in Italy and abroad: models, tools, strategy
- Innovation and change in cultural organizations

Analytical discussions of specific case histories will be part of the program.
Referral texts
Further information will be given during the introductory meeting (first lecture).

Slides presented in class will be part of the mandatory material.
Assessment methods
For attending students, the exam will be composed by:

- written exam (75% of final grade)
- group work (25% of final grade)

For non attending students, the exam will be composed by an exam at the end of the period.
Teaching methods
Lectures
Discussions
Group work
Teaching language
English
Type of exam
written
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Cities, infrastructure and social capital" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme
25/08/2020