Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics (category 17)(Vicenza) (until 2008-2009)

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Planning and Checking in Small and Medium sized companies (PMI)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Silvia Cantele
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
2nd semester dal Feb 19, 2007 al May 26, 2007.

Lesson timetable

2nd semester
Day Time Type Place Note
martedì 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M7 (Vicenza)  
venerdì 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M7 (Vicenza)  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the theoretical basis and the technical culture necessary to understand the objectives and the functioning of the strategic business planning models of the organizations, enlightening the logical linkage with the process of corporate strategy formulation; these general considerations will be applied to the context of small and medium enterprises (SME).


The process of strategic business planning: from entrepreneurial idea to strategic objectives’ formulation.
The documentary and informative base of the planning process: the system of planning dossier.
The business plan: aims and structure.
The formalisation of the business plan: multi-year development and annual articulation.
The system of governance controls in the firm.
The process of control of strategic objectives.
Elaboration and analysis of a SME case study

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
CAMPEDELLI B. Il piano d'impresa. Dall'ideazione strategica all'implementazione nei processi direzionali di pianificazione e controllo. Edizione riveduta e ampliata (Edizione 2) Giappichelli 2004 8834845072
Cantele S. La Stakeholder Scorecard. Dalla formulazione delle strategie alla misurazione delle performance sociali Giappichelli 2006 Solo capitolo 3 "La balanced scorecard"

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is written

Teaching aids


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