FAMILY BUSINESS | Università degli studi di Bergamo - Didattica e Rubrica

FAMILY BUSINESS

Modulo Generico
Codice dell'attività formativa: 
164006-M2

Scheda dell'insegnamento

Per studenti immatricolati al 1° anno a.a.: 
2022/2023
Insegnamento (nome in italiano): 
FAMILY BUSINESS
Insegnamento (nome in inglese): 
FAMILY BUSINESS
Tipo di attività formativa: 
Attività formativa Caratterizzante
Tipo di insegnamento: 
Obbligatoria
Settore disciplinare: 
ECONOMIA E GESTIONE DELLE IMPRESE (SECS-P/08)
Anno di corso: 
1
Anno accademico di offerta: 
2022/2023
Crediti: 
6
Responsabile della didattica: 
Mutuazioni
  • Corso di studi in MANAGEMENT, MARKETING AND FINANCE - Percorso formativo in PERCORSO COMUNE

Altre informazioni sull'insegnamento

Ciclo: 
Secondo Semestre
Obbligo di frequenza: 
No
Ore di attività frontale: 
48
Ore di studio individuale: 
102
Ambito: 
Aziendale
Prerequisites

None is mandatory. A good knowledge of general management and family firms is appreciated.

Educational goals

We will analyze the key features of family firms, the most diffused form of business organization. The course aims at offering a critical reflection on their prevalence and economic contribution, on their heterogeneity as well as their governance and strategic management.

Course content

Introduction
Defining the family business
Prevalence and economic contribution of family businesses
Strengths and weaknesses of family businesses
Governance in the family business
Strategic Management in the family business
Succession
Relatioship and conflict in the family business. The main source of this course is the book Zellweger 2017 Managing the Family Business Edward Elgar https://bigsearch.unibg.it/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=39brg_almap51...

Teaching methods

The lectures will be combined with analysis and discussion of case studies and exercises concerning problems relating to family businesses. In order to better structure these activities the teachers will proceed to create teams to facilitate interaction between students and develop the ability to work in groups.
The frequency and dates of classroom activities and assignments will be established by the lecturers during the course based on the characteristics of the classroom and the timing and manner of reaction detected on the class.

Assessment and Evaluation

Attending students: 80% In class projects, individual and team assignments
20% Exam (15 Multiple Choice Questions on the book)

Non-Attending students:3 Open Questions (essay type)
15 Multiple choice questions