20110301 - Economia Aziendale

“The course aims to introduce and deepen issues relating to the company, its operation and its relations with stakeholders, in particular:
- understand who are the subjects who have internal and external relations with the company;
- understand the functioning of the economic and financial aspects;
- understand the accounting system and its purposes in relation to the financial statements. "
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Fruizione: 20110289 Economia aziendale in GIURISPRUDENZA LMG/01 Paoloni Niccolò


1) The firm as an economic entity: General characteristics of the firm. Corporate entities: legal and economic identities. Types of firms.
2) The firm in its economic perspective: The enterprise as an individual economic undertaking: private enterprises and state-owned enterprises. The company’s purpose. Financial and economic stability as a prerequisite of a company’s existence. Economic stability and different types of economic operability. Payment for operating and production inputs used by enterprises. Corporate risk and who bears it. Income and profitability. Information Systems Governance and Internal controls (overview). Planning in business (overview).
3) Corporate funding: Assessment of financial needs. Corporate funding: equity and debt capital in their various forms. Funding through cash generation. The capital structure of the company; choice of cost-efficient financing options; the dynamic relationship between equity and debt capital. Short-term capital and long-term financing.
1) The accounting rationale. Nature of data to be examined. Methodologies. The corporate record-keeping system in a broad sense.
2) Accounting practice. Double-entry bookkeeping (definition). Double-entry bookkeeping applied to manufacturing companies. Bookkeeping entries for general business transactions, initiating joint-stock companies, particular transactions (wages and salaries, financial transactions, etc.), adjusting entries and year-end closing entries. Practical exercises in applying accounting record-keeping systems and measurement principles to business transactions.
3) From accounting to financial statements

Core Documentation

Paoloni M., Paoloni P. (a cura di), Introduzione ed orientamento allo studio delle aziende, Giappichelli, 2021

Paoloni M., Celli, M. (a cura di), Introduzione alla contabilità generale (2^edizione), CEDAM, 2020

Type of delivery of the course

Lectures are held four times a week. Each lesson lasts two hours. Three lectures per week are dedicated to explaining the theoretical concepts of business administration and accounting. In the case of an extension of the health emergency by COVID-19 all the provisions that regulate the way in which teaching activities and student evaluation are carried out will be implemented. In particular, it should be noted that there may be the possibility of providing lessons in e-learning mode. It is suggested to constantly verify the institutional websites.

Type of evaluation

Verification of learning will take place through an oral test. There will be at least three questions and will cover the entire content of the exam program. The purpose of the questions is to verify the level of learning and understanding of the topics and concepts covered by the exam program. In particular, the following will be evaluated: argumentative logic, properties of technical language and ability to apply the concepts studied in practice. For those who do not pass the exam or refuse the grade, it is possible to take the exam in the next session.