Studying at the University of Verona

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.

A.A. 2019/2020

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

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

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
First semester bachelor degree Sep 16, 2019 Jan 10, 2020
Second semester bachelor degree Feb 17, 2020 Jun 5, 2020
Exam sessions
Session From To
First semester intermediate tests Nov 4, 2019 Nov 8, 2019
Winter exam session Jan 13, 2020 Feb 14, 2020
Second semester intermediate tests Apr 15, 2020 Apr 17, 2020
Summer session exam Jun 8, 2020 Jul 10, 2020
Autumn Session exams Aug 24, 2020 Sep 11, 2020
Degree sessions
Session From To
Autumn Session Dec 2, 2019 Dec 4, 2019
Winter Session Apr 7, 2020 Apr 9, 2020
Summer session Sep 7, 2020 Sep 9, 2020

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F G L M O P R S Z

Bertoli Paola

paola.bertoli@univr.it 045 8028 502

Bonfanti Angelo

angelo.bonfanti@univr.it 045 802 8292

Borello Giuliana

giuliana.borello@univr.it 045 802 8273

Bracco Emanuele

emanuele.bracco@univr.it 045 802 8293

Broglia Angela

angela.broglia@univr.it 045 802 8240

Brunetti Federico

federico.brunetti@univr.it 045 802 8494

Bucciol Alessandro

alessandro.bucciol@univr.it 045 802 8278

Campedelli Bettina

bettina.campedelli@univr.it 045 802 8416

Campolmi Alessia

alessia.campolmi@univr.it 045 802 8071

Confente Ilenia

ilenia.confente@univr.it 045 802 8174

De Crescenzo Veronica

veronica.decrescenzo@univr.it 045 802 8163

De Mari Michele

michele.demari@univr.it 045 802 8226

Faccincani Lorenzo

lorenzo.faccincani@univr.it 045 802 8610

Gaudenzi Barbara

barbara.gaudenzi@univr.it 045 802 8623

Guiglia Giovanni

giovanni.guiglia@univr.it 045 802 8225

Lai Alessandro

alessandro.lai@univr.it 045 802 8574

Leardini Chiara

chiara.leardini@univr.it 045 802 8222

Levati Maria Vittoria

vittoria.levati@univr.it 045 802 8640

Manzoni Elena

elena.manzoni@univr.it 8783

Matteazzi Eleonora

eleonora.matteazzi@univr.it 045 8028741

Menon Martina

martina.menon@univr.it 045 802 8420

Minozzo Marco

marco.minozzo@univr.it 045 802 8234

Mion Giorgio

giorgio.mion@univr.it 045.802 8172

Omodei Sale' Riccardo

riccardo.omodeisale@univr.it 045 802 8855

Ortoleva Maria Grazia

mariagrazia.ortoleva@univr.it 045 802 8052

Pellegrini Letizia

letizia.pellegrini@univr.it 045 802 8345

Perali Federico

federico.perali@univr.it 045 802 8486

Rodean Neliana Ramona

neliana.rodean@univr.it +39 045/8028225

Rossi Francesco

francesco.rossi@univr.it 045 8028067

Rossignoli Cecilia

cecilia.rossignoli@univr.it 045 802 8173

Scricciolo Catia

catia.scricciolo@univr.it 045 802 8341

Signori Paola

paola.signori@univr.it 0444 393942 (VI) 045 802 8492 (VR)

Stacchezzini Riccardo

riccardo.stacchezzini@univr.it 045 802 8186

Zoli Claudio

claudio.zoli@univr.it 045 802 8479

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.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
A
(IUS/01)
9
B
(SECS-P/08)
6
C
(IUS/09)
9
A
(SECS-P/01)
9
A
(SECS-S/06)
English language (B1 level)
6
E/F
-
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
(IUS/04)
9
B
(SECS-P/01)
9
B
(SECS-P/07)
9
B
(SECS-P/07)
9
B
(SECS-P/03)
9
B
(SECS-S/01)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
(SECS-P/01)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
6
C
(SECS-P/10)
Stage
6
S
-
Final exam
3
E
-

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
A
(IUS/01)
9
B
(SECS-P/08)
6
C
(IUS/09)
9
A
(SECS-P/01)
9
A
(SECS-S/06)
English language (B1 level)
6
E/F
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
(IUS/04)
9
B
(SECS-P/01)
9
B
(SECS-P/07)
9
B
(SECS-P/07)
9
B
(SECS-P/03)
9
B
(SECS-S/01)

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
(SECS-P/01)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
6
C
(SECS-P/10)
Stage
6
S
-
Final exam
3
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S00121

Coordinatore

Catia Scricciolo

Credits

9

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-S/01 - STATISTICS

Language

Italian

Period

primo semestre (lauree) dal Sep 28, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the basic techniques of descriptive statistics, probability and statistical inference to undergraduate students in economic and business sciences. Prerequisite to the course is the mastering of a few basic mathematical concepts such as limit, derivative and integration at the level of an undergraduate introductory course in calculus. Overall, these techniques provide the necessary toolkit for quantitative analysis in processes related to the observation and understanding of collective phenomena. From a practical point of view, they are necessary for descriptive, interpretative and decision-making purposes when carrying out statistical studies related to economic and social phenomena. In addition to providing the necessary mathematical apparatus, the course aims at providing conceptual tools for a critical evaluation of the methodologies considered.

Program

a) DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

• Data collection and classification; data types.

• Frequency distributions; histograms and charts.

• Measures of central tendency; arithmetic mean, geometric mean and harmonic mean; median; quartiles and percentiles.

• Variability and measures of dispersion; variance and standard deviation; coefficient of variation.

• Moments; indices of skewness and kurtosis.

• Multivariate distributions; scatterplots; covariance; variance of the sum of more variables.

• Multivariate frequency distributions; conditional distributions; chi-squared index of dependence; Simpson’s paradox.

• Method of least squares; least-squares regression line; Pearson’s coefficient of linear correlation; Cauchy-Schwarz inequality; R^2 coefficient; total, explained and residual deviance.


b) PROBABILITY

• Random experiments; sample space; random events and operations; combinatorics.

• Conditional probability; independence; Bayes' theorem.

• Discrete and continuous random variables; distribution function; expectation and variance; Markov and Tchebycheff's inequalities. Special discrete distributions: uniform, Bernoulli, Binomial, Poisson and geometric.
Special continuous distributions: continuous uniform, Gaussian, exponential.

• Multivariate discrete random variables; joint probability distribution; marginal and conditional probability distributions; independence; covariance; correlation coefficient.

• Linear combinations of random variables; average of independent random variables; sum of independent, Gaussian random variables.

• Weak law of large numbers; Bernoulli’s law of large numbers for relative frequencies; central limit theorem.


c) INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

• Sample statistics and sampling distributions; Chi-square distribution; Student's t distribution; Snedecor's F distribution.

• Point estimates and estimators; unbiasedness, efficiency, consistency; estimate of a mean, of a proportion, of a variance.

• Confidence intervals for a mean, for a proportion (large samples) and for a variance.

• Hypothesis testing; one and two tails tests for a mean, for a proportion (large samples) and for a variance; hypothesis testing for differences between two means, two proportions (large samples) and two variances.



Textbooks

- A. AZZALINI (2001) Inferenza statistica: una presentazione basata sul concetto di verosimiglianza, 2nd Ed.,
Springer Verlag Italia.
- E. BATTISTINI (2004) Probabilità e statistica: un approccio interattivo con Excel. McGraw-Hill, Milano.
- S. BERNSTEIN, R. BERNSTEIN (2003) Statistica descrittiva, Collana Schaum's, numero 109. McGraw-Hill, Milano.
- S. BERNSTEIN, R. BERNSTEIN (2003) Calcolo delle probabilita', Collana Schaum's, numero 110. McGraw-Hill, Milano.
- S. BERNSTEIN, R. BERNSTEIN (2003) Statistica inferenziale, Collana Schaum's, numero 111. McGraw-Hill, Milano.
- F. P. BORAZZO, P. PERCHINUNNO (2007) Analisi statistiche con Excel. Pearson, Education.
- D. GIULIANI, M. M. DICKSON (2015) Analisi statistica con Excel. Maggioli Editore.
- P. KLIBANOFF, A. SANDRONI, B. MODELLE, B. SARANITI (2010) Statistica per manager, 1st Ed., Egea.
- D. M. LEVINE, D. F. STEPHAN, K. A. SZABAT (2014) Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel, 7th Ed.,
Global Edition. Pearson.
- M. R. MIDDLETON (2004) Analisi statistica con Excel. Apogeo.
- D. PICCOLO (1998) Statistica, 2nd Ed. 2000. Il Mulino, Bologna.
- D. PICCOLO (2010) Statistica per le decisioni, New Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna.


Teaching methods

Course load is equal to 84 hours: the course consists of 48 lecture hours (equal to 6 ECTS credits) and of 36 exercise hours (equal to 3 ECTS credits).


Study Guide

A detailed syllabus will be made available at the end of the course on the e-learning platform.


Prerequisites

Students are supposed to have acquired math knowledge of basic concepts like limit, derivative and integral.


Exercise sessions

Exercise sessions are integral part of the course and are necessary to adequate understanding of the topics.


Tutoring activities

There will be optional tutoring hours devoted to exercises before each exam session. More detailed information will be made available in due course.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
W. Feller An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Volume 1 (Edizione 3) Wiley 1968
P. Baldi Calcolo delle Probabilità (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill 2011 9788838666957
S. Lipschutz Calcolo delle Probabilità, Collana Schaum ETAS Libri 1975
P. Baldi Calcolo delle Probabilità e Statistica (Edizione 2) Mc Graw-Hill 1998 8838607370
T. Mikosch Elementary Stochastic Calculus With Finance in View World Scientific, Singapore 1999
R. V. Hogg, A. T. Craig Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (Edizione 5) Macmillan 1994
D. M. Cifarelli Introduzione al Calcolo delle Probabilità McGraw-Hill, Milano 1998
A. M. Mood, F. A. Graybill, D. C. Boes Introduzione alla Statistica McGraw-Hill, Milano 1991
G. R. Grimmett, D. R. Stirzaker One Thousand Exercises in Probability Oxford University Press 2001 0198572212
A. N. Shiryaev Probability (Edizione 2) Springer, New York 1996
G. R. Grimmett, D. R. Stirzaker Probability and Random Processes (Edizione 3) Oxford University Press 2001 0198572220
G. R. Grimmett, D. R. Stirzaker Probability and Random Processes: Solved Problems (Edizione 2) The Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, New York 1991
J. Jacod, P. Protter Probability Essentials Springer, New York 2000
G. Casella, R. L. Berger Statistical Inference (Edizione 2) Duxbury Thompson Learning 2002
G. Cicchitelli, P. D'Urso, M. Minozzo Statistica: principi e metodi (Edizione 3) Pearson Italia, Milano 2018 9788891902788
S. E. Shreve Stochastic Calculus for Finance II: Continuous-Time Models Springer, New York 2004
S. E. Shreve Stochastic Calculus for Finance I: The Binomial Asset Pricing Model Springer, New York 2004
B. V. Gnedenko Teoria della Probabilità Editori Riuniti Roma 1979

Examination Methods

For the a.y. 2020/21 the exam will be held on distance. It will consist of a written test (lasting 2 hours) using the QUIZ tool of Moodle and will be composed of 15/16 multiple-choice questions concerning both theoretical aspects of the program and exercises with numerical calculations of application of the methodologies learned during the course. No penalties will be applied for incorrect answers.

A score greater than or equal to 15/30 in the written test is required to be admitted to the oral test. Students who earn a grade of less than 15/30 do not pass the exam. If the grade obtained in the written test is greater than or equal to 18/30, the exam is passed and students may decide to take an optional oral test. The oral test will be held electronically through Zoom on a date and time that will be communicated after the written test and will cover the entire program of the course.

In order to take the exam, students will have to show their university card or an identification document.

Examination procedures are the same for all students.

Further details are available on the e-learning platform of the course. Any changes resulting from security provisions related to the ongoing pandemic emergency will be promptly communicated.

Type D and Type F activities

Nei piani didattici di ciascun Corso di studio è previsto l’obbligo di conseguire un certo numero di crediti formativi mediante attività a scelta (chiamate anche "di tipologia D e F").

Oltre che in insegnamenti previsti nei piani didattici di altri corsi di studio e in certificazioni linguistiche o informatiche secondo quanto specificato nei regolamenti di ciascun corso, tali attività possono consistere anche in iniziative extracurriculari di contenuto vario, quali ad esempio la partecipazione a un seminario o a un ciclo di seminari, la frequenza di laboratori didattici, lo svolgimento di project work, stage aggiuntivo, eccetera.

Come per ogni altra attività a scelta, è necessario che anche queste non costituiscano un duplicato di conoscenze e competenze già acquisite dallo studente.

Quelle elencate in questa pagina sono le iniziative extracurriculari che sono state approvate dal Consiglio della Scuola di Economia e Management e quindi consentono a chi vi partecipa l'acquisizione dei CFU specificati, alle condizioni riportate nelle pagine di dettaglio di ciascuna iniziativa.

Si ricorda in proposito che:
- tutte queste iniziative richiedono, per l'acquisizione dei relativi CFU, il superamento di una prova di verifica delle competenze acquisite, secondo le indicazioni contenute nella sezione "Modalità d'esame" della singola attività;
- lo studente è tenuto a inserire nel proprio piano degli studi l'attività prescelta e a iscriversi all'appello appositamente creato per la verbalizzazione, la cui data viene stabilita dal docente di riferimento e pubblicata nella sezione "Modalità d'esame" della singola attività.

ATTENZIONE: Per essere ammessi a sostenere una qualsiasi attività didattica, inlcuse quelle a scelta, è necessario essere iscritti all'anno di corso in cui essa viene offerta. Si raccomanda, pertanto, ai laureandi delle sessioni di dicembre e aprile di NON svolgere attività extracurriculari del nuovo anno accademico, cui loro non risultano iscritti, essendo tali sessioni di laurea con validità riferita all'anno accademico precedente. Quindi, per attività svolte in un anno accademico cui non si è iscritti, non si potrà dar luogo a riconoscimento di CFU.

Second semester bachelor degree From 2/17/20 To 6/5/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Enactus Verona 2020 D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Parlare in pubblico e economic writing D Martina Menon (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Samsung Innovation Camp D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Simulation and Implementation of Economic Policies D Federico Perali (Coordinatore)
Second semester bachelor degree From 2/24/20 To 5/29/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Simulation and Implementation of Economic Policies D Federico Perali (Coordinatore)
secondo semestre magistrali From 2/24/20 To 5/29/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Parlare in pubblico e economic writing D Martina Menon (Coordinatore)
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years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Il Futuro Conta! D Alessandro Bucciol (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Il Futuro Conta! D Alessandro Bucciol (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Data Analysis Laboratory with R D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Data Analysis Laboratory with R (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Data Visualization Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Python Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Data Science Laboratory with SAP D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° The fashion lab (1 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° The fashion lab (2 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° The fashion lab (3 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Marketing Plan D Ilenia Confente (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Presente e futuro del pianeta D Federico Brunetti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Programming in Matlab D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Programming in SAS D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Robo-Ethics D Giorgio Mion (Coordinatore)
1° 2° 3° Univero' - Job Orienteering festival D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)

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