Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009)

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The theory of value creation within firms - 1 - lezione

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Name of lecturer
Andrea Lionzo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Secondo semestre dal Feb 23, 2009 al May 23, 2009.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course makes students able to develop basic knowledge about the theory of firm evaluation. The theory of value creation within firms is presented as a branch of management which enhances student’s skills learnt in different courses related to firm’s management and growth processes. In particular, Strategic management, Organization Theory, Accounting and Financial statements understanding and analyzing on one side and, on the other, the ability in national and international financial market data analysis as well as in basic financial mathematic analysis are the milestones needed in order to correctly use the broad range of economic value’s measurement methods, which differ according to measurement objectives and context.


The course is organized in lecturers and excercises. At the end of each lesson the teachers will communicate the fundamental textbook’s chapter and paragraphs to be read for the following week, which will constitute also the base both for classroom open discussions and exercises.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is in written form both for attending and for non-attending students. Students have also the possibility to ask for an oral exam in order to integrate the written test.
Textbook will be indicated during the first lesson of the Course.

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