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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

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The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

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Academic staff


Begalli Diego

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Capitello Roberta

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Cobelli Nicola

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Moggi Sara

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Ricci Elena Claire

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Scarpa Riccardo

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Sidali Katia Laura

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.


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Learning outcomes

The overall objective is to provide students with an overview of the specificity of firm types prevailing in different wine business segments. Segments follow the added value pathway, from grape production at the vineyard level, to marketing and delivery of the final product to consumers and resellers, divided by market segment values across markets intermediaries and various form of sales (from on-site vineyard sale to internet catalogue). The students should be able to understand the specificity of firm structure across segments, geographical districts and producing countries, inclusive of the institutional motivations as to why firms types have developed their specificity and what forces have contributed to the shaping of such specificity. Particular emphasis is placed on governance and management structure, cooperative firms, family holdings, international operators and multinational in the alcohol sector. Several case studies will be studied to exemplify the salient traits of different wine market segments and their realities. Students will actively participate in the development of the topics covered with group work, presentations on specific themes and reports.


1. Introduction to the module, organisation and overview
2. Motivations: what causes of diversity in firm types in the wine production sector?
3. Role of the firm and of the entrepreneur in the business
4. Wine producing business and wine enterprise, traditional and contemporary definitions
5. Legal subjects and economic subjects in the firm and required management and tax activities
6. The “corporate governance” concept and some practical examples
7. Modes of market integration: vertical, horizontal and marginal (market organisation)
8. Property and management, their respective goals, factors determining the overlapping and separation of their roles
9. Profit maximisation and its limit
10. Market strategies and their repercussion in the organisation of the firm
11. Cooperative enterprises
12. Family enterprises and limited incorporation
13. Market dimensions (local, regional, national, international and multinational)
14. Conglomerates & fusions
15. Historical and institutional factors in the development of the firm types
16. Forms of governance in complex enterprises
17. Relationship with stock holders
18. Human resource management
19. Types of enterprises (technologic, reputational & marketing)
20. Case studies (local, regional, national, international and multinational)
21. The future of wine enterprise in Italy: where to next?

Examination Methods

Students will be evaluated on the basis of their participation in class during group works taking place during the course, as well as in a final exam (written and possibly oral) based on the topics covered in the class teachings.


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Double degree

The University of Verona, through a network of agreements with foreign universities, offers international courses that enable students to gain a Double/Joint degree at the time of graduation. Indeed, students enrolled in a Double/Joint degree programme will be able to obtain both the degree of the University of Verona and the degree issued by the Partner University abroad - where they are expected to attend part of the programme -, in the time it normally takes to gain a common Master’s degree. The institutions concerned shall ensure that both degrees are recognised in the two countries.

Places on these programmes are limited, and admissions and any applicable grants are subject to applicants being selected in a specific Call for applications.

The latest Call for applications for Double/Joint Degrees at the University of Verona is available now!

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