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Academic calendar

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Course calendar

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

Academic year:
Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
primo semestre Sep 28, 2015 Jan 8, 2016
secondo semestre Feb 18, 2016 May 28, 2016
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 22, 2016 Jun 1, 2016
Exam sessions
Session From To
appelli sessione invernale Jan 11, 2016 Feb 13, 2016
appelli sessione estiva Jun 6, 2016 Jul 9, 2016
Appelli sessione autunnale Aug 29, 2016 Sep 16, 2016
Degree sessions
Session From To
sessione autunnale Dec 11, 2015 Dec 18, 2015
sessione invernale Apr 6, 2016 Apr 8, 2016
sessione estiva Sep 13, 2016 Sep 14, 2016
Holidays
Period From To
vacanze natalizie Dec 23, 2015 Jan 5, 2016
vacanze pasquali Mar 25, 2016 Mar 29, 2016
vacanze estive Aug 8, 2016 Aug 27, 2016

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

C F G M R

Chesini Giuseppina

giusy.chesini@univr.it 045 802 8495 (VR) -- 0444/393938 (VI)

Fiorentini Riccardo

riccardo.fiorentini@univr.it 0444 393934 (VI) - 045 802 8335(VR)

Florio Cristina

cristina.florio@univr.it 045 802 8296

Fratea Caterina

caterina.fratea@univr.it 045 802 8858

Gaudenzi Barbara

barbara.gaudenzi@univr.it 045 802 8623

Giacomello Bruno

bruno.giacomello@univr.it 0444 393933 (VI)

Milano Enrico

enrico.milano@univr.it +39 045 8028836

Ricciuti Roberto

roberto.ricciuti@univr.it 0458028417

Rossignoli Francesca

francesca.rossignoli@univr.it 0444 393941 (Ufficio Vicenza) 0458028261 (Ufficio Verona)

Russo Ivan

ivan.russo@univr.it 045 802 8161 (VR)

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.

Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

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SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S003749

Coordinatore

Cristina Florio

Credits

9

Language

English en

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES

Period

primo semestre dal Sep 28, 2015 al Jan 8, 2016.

Learning outcomes

The main objective of this course is to develop participants’ skills in understanding and analyzing groups of companies, with specific reference to creation processes, purposes and determinants, as well as performance representation and analysis.
In particular, the course is structured into three parts: the first part aims at exploring groups' constitutive factors, the reasons behind their creation, and the objectives expected by this form of dimensional growth; the second part is devoted to the preparation of consolidated financial statements; finally, the third part develops the ability to understand the consolidated economic and financial equilibrium, and the most important techniques to study groups performance.
In order to encourage students’ learning ability, the course adopts an integrated approach that combines theoretical lessons, practical applications, and discussions of case studies.

Program

Part 1 - Group of companies: Genesis and morphology
1.1 Cooperative forms
1.2 Group of companies concept, creation process and determinants
1.2.1 Reasons and definition
1.2.2 Constitutive factors
1.2.3 Creation processes
1.2.4 Determinants of groups creation
1.3 Group of companies classifications

Part 2 - Principles and practice of group accounts
2.1 Consolidated financial statement
2.1.1 Objective and content
2.1.2 Logical and procedural steps
2.1.3 Technicalities
2.2 Full consolidation method
2.3 Consolidated financial statement according to IAS/IFRS
2.3.1 Sources of reference
2.3.2 Consolidation area
2.3.3 Consolidation procedure

Part 3 - Analysis of group performance
3.1 Analysis of group performance: purpose and methodology
3.2 Profitability analysis within groups
3.3 Solvency analysis within groups
3.4. Other tools for the analysis of group performance

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Gallimberti C., Marra A., Prencipe A. Consolidation – Preparing and understanding consolidated financial statements under IFRS McGraw-Hill Education 2013
Ditillo A., Caglio A. Controlling Collaboration Between Firms CIMA Publishing 2008

Examination Methods

Students will be assessed by an intermediate and a final exam:
1. The intermediate exam consists in a group-work analysis of the structure, M&A activity and performance of an assigned group of companies (case-study). The intermediate exam aims at assessing the capability acquired on performing and discussing a meaningful group analysis, both at a technical and an interpretive level. Presentations consist of 15-20 pages and are due towards the end of the course. They will be discussed in classroom in 20 minutes per group and will allow students to achieve a maximum of 4/31 points.
2. The final exam consists in an individual written test on the whole program, that will include multiple-choice or true/false questions, semi-open questions, case analysis and/or numerical exercises. The exam lasts 90 minutes and will provide students with maximum 27/31 points.

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