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. 2017/2018

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 half of Semester 1 Sep 25, 2017 Nov 11, 2017
Second half of Semester 1 Nov 13, 2017 Jan 20, 2018
First half of Semester 2 Feb 26, 2018 Apr 21, 2018
Second half of Semester 2 Apr 23, 2018 Jun 9, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esame invernale Jan 22, 2018 Feb 24, 2018
Sessione d'esame estiva Jun 11, 2018 Jul 28, 2018
Sessione d'esame autunnale Aug 27, 2018 Sep 22, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 16, 2018 Jul 21, 2018
Sessione autunnale Nov 12, 2018 Nov 17, 2018
Sessione invernale Apr 1, 2019 Apr 6, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Immaculate Conception Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
Christmas break Dec 22, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Patron Saint Day May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
Republic Day Jun 2, 2018 Jun 2, 2018
Summer break Aug 13, 2018 Aug 18, 2018

Exam calendar

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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D F G H K M P R S T

Artoni Daniele

daniele.artoni@univr.it +39 045802 8465

Bellomo Leonardo

Bertagna Federica

federica.bertagna@univr.it 0458028637

Bigardi Alessandro

alessandro.bigardi@univr.it

Bigliazzi Silvia

silvia.bigliazzi@univr.it +39 045802 8477

Bognolo Anna

anna.bognolo@univr.it +39 045802 8327

Borghetti Vincenzo

vincenzo.borghetti@univr.it +39 045 802 8584

Castellani Umberto

umberto.castellani@univr.it +39 045 802 7988

Cioffi Antonio

Corte Maurizio

maurizio.corte@univr.it

Delfitto Denis

denis.delfitto@univr.it +39 045802 8114

Facchinetti Roberta

roberta.facchinetti@univr.it +39 045802 8374

Frassi Paolo

paolo.frassi@univr.it +39 045802 8408

Genetti Stefano

stefano.genetti@univr.it +39 045802 8412

Hourani Martin Dunia

dunia.houranimartin@univr.it

Kofler Peter Erwin

peter.kofler@univr.it +39 045802 8313

Marcolungo Ferdinando Luigi

ferdinando.marcolungo@univr.it +39 045 802 8389

Pozzani Gabriele

gabriele.pozzani@univr.it +39 045 802 8235

Prearo Massimo

massimo.prearo@univr.it 0039 0458028687

Salgaro Silvino

silvino.salgaro@univr.it +39 045802 8272

Sartori Riccardo

riccardo.sartori@univr.it +39 045 802 8140

Secondulfo Domenico

domenico.secondulfo@univr.it - domenico.secondulfo3@gmail.com

Toffali Antonella

antonella.toffali@univr.it

Tomaselli Alessandra

alessandra.tomaselli@univr.it +39 045802 8315

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
To be chosen between
Practical training
6
F
-
Final exam
24
E
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
To be chosen between
Practical training
6
F
-
Final exam
24
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

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

4S02881

Coordinatore

Antonella Toffali

Credits

12

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/08 - MANAGEMENT

Language

Italian

Period

Second half of Semester 1 , First half of Semester 2 , Second half of Semester 2

Learning outcomes

An Introduction to Publishing Management (LM 19) – 12CFU

SECS-P/08 – MANAGEMENT


Learning outcomes

The course “An Introduction to Publishing Management” aims at providing advanced knowledge which will allow participants to gain interest into and to be able to perform several jobs within a publishing company. For this purpose, the course intends to cover the main managerial tools and models and the related internal and external strategies. The course aims also at providing the technical and specific language needed to elaborate and compare ideas and to communicate them to potential interlocutors.
During the course we could talk with an expert of self publishin and with an expert of graphic and could visit the society of graphic where the books has done.

Syllabus

- Firm and management: introductory concepts of the firm as an open system, of resources and of distinctive competences.
- The strategic management of a firm.
- From the entrepreneurial idea to its implementation: the perspective of the business plan.
- Market and customers: analyses and decisions.
- The competitive advantage.
- Some tools to evaluate the economic sustainability of a project (break-even point, unit costs, etc.).
- Firm’s growth strategies.
- Some relevant decisions concerning price, product, place and communication.
- Marketing applied to the publishing industry.
- Organization design and human capital management.
- The publishing supply chain and the ‘page economics’.
- The book publishing market and the relationships among the actors of the publishing industry.
- Digitalization in the world of publishing.


Teaching methods:
For attending students, teaching methods will consist of lectures designed to convey the most fundamental concepts to enable students, at the end of the course, to discuss cases made available by the lecturer. In addition, slides related to all the topics covered in the lecturers will be published on the course web page. During the academic year, office hours will be available to students for individual conversations with the lecturer, according to the schedule which will be published and constantly updated on the web pages. During the first lecture, attending students will receive the schedule of lecturers and office hours as well as the details about the assessment methods and criteria and about the periods during which lectures will be canceled due to academic reasons.
Not attending students will be supported by the lecturer through the slides which will be published on the course web page and through individual conversations during office hours to clarify unclear concepts. They will also have to consult the course textbooks.
The contents of both the textbooks and the lectures is consistent with the syllabus.



References
Fontana F., Caroli M., “Economia e gestione delle imprese”, 4° Edizione, 2013, McGraw-Hill, capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
Dubini, P., “Voltare pagina? Le trasformazioni del libro e dell’editoria”, Pearson.


Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the learning outcomes is articulated as follows:
- For attending students: oral exam mainly based on the slides and on the contents of the lectures;
- For not attending students: oral exam based on the slides and on the contents of the course textbooks.

Aims of the assessment test:
The oral exam consists of a conversion which is intended to assess the following points:
- appropriate use of the technical language and ability to develop own arguments precisely, consistently and without digressions;
- depth and width of acquired knowledge;
- ability to create concise links within acquired knowledge;
- analysis and argumentative capabilities.

Contents and evaluation of the assessment test:
The oral exam covers the whole programs. The evaluation is expressed as a grade out of 30.

ERASMUS students are kindly asked to get in touch with the lecturer at the beginning of the course to agree upon teaching methods and assessment test.

Program

An Introduction to Publishing Management (LM 19) – 12CFU

SECS-P/08 – MANAGEMENT


Learning outcomes

The course “An Introduction to Publishing Management” aims at providing advanced knowledge which will allow participants to gain interest into and to be able to perform several jobs within a publishing company. For this purpose, the course intends to cover the main managerial tools and models and the related internal and external strategies. The course aims also at providing the technical and specific language needed to elaborate and compare ideas and to communicate them to potential interlocutors.


Syllabus

- Firm and management: introductory concepts of the firm as an open system, of resources and of distinctive competences.
- The strategic management of a firm.
- From the entrepreneurial idea to its implementation: the perspective of the business plan.
- Market and customers: analyses and decisions.
- The competitive advantage.
- Some tools to evaluate the economic sustainability of a project (break-even point, unit costs, etc.).
- Firm’s growth strategies.
- Some relevant decisions concerning price, product, place and communication.
- Marketing applied to the publishing industry.
- Organization design and human capital management.
- The publishing supply chain and the ‘page economics’.
- The book publishing market and the relationships among the actors of the publishing industry.
- Digitalization in the world of publishing.


Teaching methods:
For attending students, teaching methods will consist of lectures designed to convey the most fundamental concepts to enable students, at the end of the course, to discuss cases made available by the lecturer. In addition, slides related to all the topics covered in the lecturers will be published on the course web page. During the academic year, office hours will be available to students for individual conversations with the lecturer, according to the schedule which will be published and constantly updated on the web pages. During the first lecture, attending students will receive the schedule of lecturers and office hours as well as the details about the assessment methods and criteria and about the periods during which lectures will be canceled due to academic reasons.
Not attending students will be supported by the lecturer through the slides which will be published on the course web page and through individual conversations during office hours to clarify unclear concepts. They will also have to consult the course textbooks.
The contents of both the textbooks and the lectures is consistent with the syllabus.



References
Fontana F., Caroli M., “Economia e gestione delle imprese”, 4° Edizione, 2013, McGraw-Hill, capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
Dubini, P., “Voltare pagina? Le trasformazioni del libro e dell’editoria”, Pearson.


Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the learning outcomes is articulated as follows:
- For attending students: oral exam mainly based on the slides and on the contents of the lectures;
- For not attending students: oral exam based on the slides and on the contents of the course textbooks.

Aims of the assessment test:
The oral exam consists of a conversion which is intended to assess the following points:
- appropriate use of the technical language and ability to develop own arguments precisely, consistently and without digressions;
- depth and width of acquired knowledge;
- ability to create concise links within acquired knowledge;
- analysis and argumentative capabilities.

Contents and evaluation of the assessment test:
The oral exam covers the whole programs. The evaluation is expressed as a grade out of 30.

ERASMUS students are kindly asked to get in touch with the lecturer at the beginning of the course to agree upon teaching methods and assessment test.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
FRANCO FONTANA, MATTEO CAROLI ECONOMIA E GESTIONE DELLE IMPRESE MCGRAW-HILL 2017 978-88-386-6781-7
PAOLA DUBINI VOLTARE PAGINA? (Edizione 4) PEARSON 2017 9788871926599

Examination Methods

Teaching methods:
For attending students, teaching methods will consist of lectures designed to convey the most fundamental concepts to enable students, at the end of the course, to discuss cases made available by the lecturer. In addition, slides related to all the topics covered in the lecturers will be published on the course web page. During the academic year, office hours will be available to students for individual conversations with the lecturer, according to the schedule which will be published and constantly updated on the web pages. During the first lecture, attending students will receive the schedule of lecturers and office hours as well as the details about the assessment methods and criteria and about the periods during which lectures will be canceled due to academic reasons.
Not attending students will be supported by the lecturer through the slides which will be published on the course web page and through individual conversations during office hours to clarify unclear concepts. They will also have to consult the course textbooks.
The contents of both the textbooks and the lectures is consistent with the syllabus.



References
Fontana F., Caroli M., “Economia e gestione delle imprese”, 4° Edizione, 2013, McGraw-Hill, capp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
Dubini, P., “Voltare pagina? Le trasformazioni del libro e dell’editoria”, Pearson.
It is important even: Fabio Severino, "Marketing dei libri. Teorie e casi studio" Editrice 3I3LIOGRAFICA, ISBN 978-88-7075-706-4 Milano


Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the learning outcomes is articulated as follows:
- For attending students: oral exam mainly based on the slides and on the contents of the lectures;
- For not attending students: oral exam based on the slides and on the contents of the course textbooks.

Aims of the assessment test:
The oral exam consists of a conversion which is intended to assess the following points:
- appropriate use of the technical language and ability to develop own arguments precisely, consistently and without digressions;
- depth and width of acquired knowledge;
- ability to create concise links within acquired knowledge;
- analysis and argumentative capabilities.

Contents and evaluation of the assessment test:
The oral exam covers the whole programs. The evaluation is expressed as a grade out of 30.

ERASMUS students are kindly asked to get in touch with the lecturer at the beginning of the course to agree upon teaching methods and assessment test.


Type D and Type F activities

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Graduation

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Laureandi Editoria e Giornalismo: vademecum Various topics
TESI SU COMUNICAZIONE DELL’AGROALIMENTARE Various topics

Linguistic training CLA


Gestione carriere


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