78899 - Economics and Business for Insurance Companies

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2020/2021

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the students will acquire the necessary knowledge on the enterprise systems of the particular actors represented by the banking and insurance companies. In particular, the student will be able to:

- frame the company in the economic-social system and the business subsystems

- analyse the role of banking and insurance companies and their specificities in the economic system compared to other categories of companies

- investigate the operations, the management circuits, the primary corporate functions regarding the banking and insurance companies

Course contents

The business economy

The representation of the business system

The economic system

Business objectives and balances


Public bodies

Business strategies

The financial services

The financial system

Financial instruments


Favotto, Bozzolan, Parbonetti

Economia Aziendale: modelli, misure, casi

McGrawHill, Ult.edizione


Nadotti, Porzio, Previati

Economia degli intermediari finanziari

McGrawHill, Ult. edizione

Additional materials will be provided by the teacher

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises

Assessment methods

Preliminary written test and oral interview

Teaching tools

Office hours

See the website of Claudio Travaglini