Academic year
2023/2024 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
EM9006 (AF:449997 AR:256338)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
4th Term
Course year
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Business Law and Tourism is characteristic of the Master's Degree Programme in Intercultural Development of Tourism Systems.
The whole course aims at explaining to the students the basic principles and legal arrangements of Tourism Law, their function as instruments to regulate the tourism systems and potential conflicts.
In particular, part 2 will illustrate the business activity and its different forms (sole ownership, partnership), highllighting the legal aspects of the enterprise and the company law.
To reach this scope, it is necessary to acquire an adequate technical and juridical language and the capability to find solutions in the complexity of the sources of law characterising this particular system.
1. Knowledge and understanding
1.1 Knowledge of the business activity in both forms of sole ownership and partnership.
1.2 Knowledge of the legal aspects of the business activity.
1.3 Knowledge and analysis of the organisational and functional structure of commercial companies.

2. Applied skills of knowledge and understanding
2.1 Capability of distinction of the various figures of entrepreneur on the basis of nature, dimension and form of the activity.
2.2 Capability of identification of the proper rules for every figure of entrepreneur.
2.3 Comprehension of the various forms of enterprise from the point of view of organisation and functions.

3. Evaluation
3.1 Comprehension of the text of the law.
3.2 Capability of evaluation of the legal consequences of every enterprise’s form choice.
3.3 Capability of balancing the different interests concerning the business activity in sole ownership and in partnership.

4. Communication skills
4.1 Proper reporting of the specific features of commercial law.
4.2 Critical and dialogical interaction with the examiners during the examination.
The previous attendance at Business Law and Tourism part 1 is preferred.
1. The entrepreneur, consortium and business
2. Introduction to partnership and company law.
3. Companies.
4. Insolvency law (general principles).
- Civil code (updated edition);

- AA.VV., Diritto commerciale by Lorenzo De Angelis, Cedam, Milan, 2020: chapters I (sect. I, par. 1-10; sect. II; sect. III, par. 1-7), IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XV (sect. I; II; III; IV; V, par. 1-13);

- Santagata, Diritto del turismo, Utet, last ed.: chapter V, par. 1-7.

- Other materials uploaded on the moodle platform.
The course includes two parts of 6 ECTS each one. The final mark will be the result of the average of the marks obtained in each part of the course.
The final exam of the present part consists exclusively in an oral test in order to verify the knowledge and comprehension of the course contents, the proper reporting of them and the ability of consulting legal texts.
Frontal lecture and teacher-students interaction.

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

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 12/03/2024