84706 - Organization and Company Structures

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

Quality education Decent work and economic growth Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student is aware of a set of tools for the evaluation and comparison of business organizations with reference to corporate governance in strategic and operational terms. Specifically, it is able to analyze the structures and processes of the various company forms, evaluate the key dimensions of the organizational variables and set the guidelines for a design of the company structures.

Course contents

Module 1 - Models, Analysis and Organizational Dimensions (16 hours)

  • Lesson 1 - The concept of organization The reference models - tools
  • Lesson 2 - The reference models
  • Lesson 3 - Strategy and organization
  • Lesson 4 - The evolution of the strategy

Module 2 - New Model and Organizational Design (12 hours) - methods

  • Lesson 5 - The new organizational analysis model
  • Lesson 6 - Organizational planning
  • Lesson 7 - Change management


From strategy to organization by Paolo Di Marco, Edizioni Martina - 2021

Teaching methods

  • References to the supports (slides and reference text) and lectures
  • Secure ideas through case studies, testimonials and case histories
  • Group exercises to make the acquired knowledge operational

Assessment methods

The test will be held in written form and will be divided into three parts:

  • multiple choice questions
  • open question
  • business case

Office hours

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