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.

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..

Academic year:
Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Primo semestre Magistrali Sep 26, 2016 Jan 13, 2017
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 27, 2017 Jun 1, 2017
Exam sessions
Session From To
Appelli esami sessione invernale Jan 16, 2017 Feb 17, 2017
Appelli esami sessione estiva Jun 5, 2017 Jul 7, 2017
Appelli esami sessione autunnale Aug 28, 2017 Sep 15, 2017
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale Nov 30, 2016 Dec 1, 2016
Sessione invernale Apr 5, 2017 Apr 7, 2017
Sessione estiva Sep 11, 2017 Sep 13, 2017
Period From To
Vacanze natalizie Dec 23, 2016 Jan 5, 2017
Vacanze pasquali Apr 14, 2017 Apr 18, 2017
Vacanze estive Aug 7, 2017 Aug 25, 2017

Exam calendar

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


Chesini Giuseppina

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Fiorentini Riccardo

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Florio Cristina

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Fratea Caterina

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Furno Mario

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Gaudenzi Barbara

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Giacomello Bruno

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Milano Enrico

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Minozzo Marco

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Peluso Eugenio

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Ricciuti Roberto

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Roffia Paolo

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Russo Ivan

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Stacchezzini Riccardo

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Zago Angelo

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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.

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.

S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code



Cristina Florio




English en

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



Primo semestre Magistrali dal Sep 26, 2016 al Jan 13, 2017.

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.


Part 1 - Group of companies: Genesis and morphology
1.1 Cooperative forms
1.2 Group of companies concept, creation purposes and processes
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
3.4.1 Segment reporting
3.4.2 Reconciliation statement
3.4.3 Integrated reporting

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 Chapters 3-6 and 8
Ditillo A., Caglio A. Controlling Collaboration Between Firms CIMA Publishing 2008 Chapter 1
Petersen C.V., Plenborg T. Financial Statement Analysis Prentice Hall 2012 Chapters 4-7

Examination Methods

Students will be assessed by an intermediate and a final exam:
1. The intermediate exam consists in a group-work analyses of the structure, M&A activity and performance of an assigned group of companies. 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 consists 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 provide students with maximum 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.


Type D and Type F activities

Academic year:
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)

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