Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering

Organization Studies

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Name of lecturers
Giuseppe Favretto, Serena Cubico
Giuseppe Favretto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2021 al Jun 11, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the theoretical foundations and practical references to understand the organizations, their functions and the processes of business development through the study of models, structures and organizational variables. At the end of the course the student will demonstrate that he has acquired the knowledge to analyse the organizational structures and variables and to identify the development opportunities of a company. This knowledge will enable the student to: i) use dedicated languages in the approach to enterprises and human resources; ii) recognize the plans and the tools aimed at effectiveness and efficiency; iii) identify opportunities for developing an entrepreneurial idea in relation to their skills and support networks. At the end of the course the student will be able to: i) identify the management model best adapted to the company objectives by enhancing their skills and identifying the potential development of their own product/patent; ii) relate with the relevant stakeholders of the different phases of the development stages of an enterprise (institutions, entrepreneurs and managers, colleagues and collaborators, suppliers and customers, iii) collect and update the knowledge about companies to be able to interact with them.


Activity: Organizzazione Aziendale
Organization Theories; Technological Cycle (Rohmert and Luczak); Industrial Revolution and Work Rationalization; Work Organization Theories and Models; Classic Organizational Models (Weber and Fayol); Scientific Management and Classic Job Analysis (Taylor, Ford, Gilbreth); Human Relations (Mayo); Socio-Technical Systems; Ergonomics; Non Rational Decision Making (Simon); Organizational Behavior; Conflict; Groups in Organizations (Bass, Lewin, Likert); Cooperation, Competition; Organizational Change; Decision Making, Human Error; Human Resources Management; Cases and Experiences.

Activity: Imprenditorialità e Organizzazione delle Piccole e Medie Imprese
-Enterprise and Entrepreneurship:
Youth and female entrepreneurship
Small and Medium sized Business
Family Business
Generational Transition
-To be an entrepreneur:
Entrepreneurial Choice
Entrepreneurial Potential
-Enterprise Creation:
Entrepreneurial Idea and Project
Organizations and Legal Form of Enterprise
Business Plan
Financial Support
Local Networking
How to realize the Entrepreneurial Idea.

Favretto, G. (2010). Organizzazione del lavoro per lo sviluppo delle risorse umane. Verona: QuiEdit;
Cubico S. e Favretto, G. (2012). Giovani imprenditori: competenze e orientamenti nel Veneto. Verona: QuiEdit.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cubico, S., Favretto, G. Giovani imprenditori: competenze e orientamenti nel Veneto QuiEdit: Verona 2012
Favretto, G. Organizzazione del Lavoro per lo Sviluppo delle Risorse Umane QuiEdit: Verona 2010

Assessment methods and criteria

Detailed information on the exam will be placed in the e-learning platform of the course.

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