Studying at the University of Verona

A.A. 2021/2022

Study Plan

Your Study Plan includes all the learning activities you will undertake during your time at the University, such as modules, lab activities and practicals, seminars, project work, internships, as well as educational off-site visits, conferences and the final examination, or graduation.

Speaking skills for business and global affairs 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Protocol and etiquette: principles, rules and practical applications 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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The professional public speaker 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Writing skills in today's world of work 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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English for global legal studies 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (IUS/21)

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Governance and conflict 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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The institutional framework of the european union and the use of eu official languages 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (IUS/14)

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Global competition and business: the evolution of markets and industries 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (SECS-P/08)

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Market disruption and client centricity 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Web and social media marketing 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (SECS-P/08)

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Electronic commerce and information technologies 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (INF/01)

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Global dimensions in the supply chains: fair trade and logistics networks 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (SECS-P/08)

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Corporate reporting and performance analysis 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (SECS-P/07)

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Economics and art markets 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (SECS-P/01)

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The business of the wine industries 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Translating and interpreting business discourse 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Intercultural communication in the professional setting 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Language in economic diplomacy 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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English for international negotiations: the art of business crisis leadership 3 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Negotiation with the EU and the UN 2 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Simulation of an international business negotiation 1 Credits

Coordinatore: Sara Corrizzato SSD: (L-LIN/12)

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Prova finale 1 Credits

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Teaching code

4S009475

Coordinatore

Sara Corrizzato

Credits

3

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES

Language

English en

Program

The goal of this module is to introduce Corporate Reporting, focusing on its definitions and main forms. Special attention will be devoted to Financial Reporting worldwide and Performance Analysis, looking at multiple connected aspects.

Part One: CORPORATE REPORTING

- Definition of corporate reporting
- Forms of corporate reporting:
- Financial report
- Management commentary
- Corporate governance report
- Executive remuneration report
- Corporate responsibility report
- Integrated report
- Evolution of corporate reporting over time

Part Two: FINANCIAL REPORTING WORLDWIDE

- Role of financial reporting
- Decision usefulness approach
- International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS):
- Aims and scope
- Balance sheet and income statament
- Cost vs fair value
- Application worldwide
- Financial reports comparability worldwide

Part Three: PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

- Definition and purpose of performance analysis
- Overview of performance indicators:
- Liquidity metrics
- Efficiency metrics
- Solvency metrics
- Profitability metrics
- Performance indicators disclosure
- Reactions to performance indicators

Examination Methods

Continuous assessment plus one midterm test and a final test.

Duration

The course has a total duration of years: 1 and will be held in the period from January 7, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

Lecture timetable

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning

When and where

Course duration: to be completed within one calendar year 2022 starting January 2022.

Lessons: either face-to-face or videostreaming lessons (in line with governmental and university provisions on COVID-19), to take place on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, for a total of 8 hours per week every fortnight + access to digital platform and state-of-the-art digital educational tools.
 

Study mode

Lessons: either face-to-face or videostreaming lessons (in line with governmental and university provisions on COVID-19).


 

On line Teaching

Speaking skills for business and global affairs (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Protocol and etiquette: principles, rules and practical applications (4h out of 12 online – free access);
The professional public speaker (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Writing skills in today's world of work (4h out of 12 online – free access);
English for global legal studies (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Governance and conflict (4h out of 12 online – free access);
The institutional framework of the European Union and the use of EU official languages (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Global competition and business: the evolution of markets and industries (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Market disruption and client centricity (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Web and social media marketing (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Electronic commerce and information technologies (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Global dimensions in the supply chains: fair trade and logistics networks (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Corporate reporting and performance analysis (2h out of 12 online – free access);
Economics and art markets (4h out of 12 online – free access);
The business of the wine industries (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Translating and interpreting business discourse (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Intercultural Communication in the professional setting (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Language in Economic Diplomacy (4h out of 12 online – free access);
English for international negotiations: the art of business crisis leadership (4h out of 12 online – free access);
Negotiation with the EU and the UN (8h face to face/videostreaming);
Simulation of an international business negotiation (8h face to face/videostreaming) 
Tools: Digital platform and latest generation educational tools.
 

Individual modules

Those wishing to take individual modules that are part of a Professional Master’s programme may do so, as long as they meet the relevant entry requirements. In any case, each student can take individual modules for a maximum of 30 CFU credits.
 
The list of available modules, the maximum number of participants, and the required fees are indicated in the Course Factsheet of each course. If the Professional Master’s programme in question does not start, no individual modules will be available. It is possible to enrol on individual modules only for the courses that have reached the minimum number of participants required to start, provided this is allowed by the regulations of the course in question.

Those wishing to enrol on individual modules will need to apply by filling out the relevant form published on the web page of the course and send it to: segreteria.master@ateneo.univr.it no later than 15 days before the beginning of the module lectures.
 
Those wishing to enrol as “uditori” will need to write to segreteria.master@ateneo.univr.it by the relevant course deadlines.
 

Attachments


Project work, interim assessments, final test

Face-to face/Videostreaming teaching (166 hours) and online teaching (74 hours)
1 interim assessment
1 final test