Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Management and accounting for public organizations

Course code
Name of lecturers
Angela Broglia, Cristiano Maccagnani
Angela Broglia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
secondo semestre (lauree magistrali) dal Mar 1, 2021 al Jun 1, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course is aimed to give students notions, logic categories and managerial tools to understand, and govern public administrations, and, limited to common elements, third sector.
In particular, the topics of this course are governance, accountability and management control of public administrations.


1) Institutional characteristics of (public and private) non-profit organizations
2) Organizational models for public administrations
3) Managerial topics in public administrations
4) Performance evaluation and social impact assessment
5) Public sector accounting

During the lessons basic notions, key categories and fundamental application tools will be transmissed; moreover, students can enrich their competences and develop problem solving approach by testing active didactic methods (case studies, cooperative learning, role-playing, etc.).

Slides used in the lessons and other documents and study materials will be available on the e-learning page.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marcella Mulazzani (a cura di) L'armonizzazione contabile delle Regioni, degli Enti Locali e dei loro organismi (Edizione 4) Maggioli 2018 9788891627520 Sono esclusi i seguenti capitoli: - della Parte generale: 1, 2, 3 e 6 - della Parte applicata: 10, 11 e 13

Assessment methods and criteria

In the hope that the pandemic crisis will have been overcome or, at least, contained, the exam will be both written and oral. The exams will be in attendance if the Ministry of University and the University's provisions will allow it.
Both written (exercises and multiple items) and oral.
The written exam aims to test student’s knowledge about syllabus arguments. To the written test maximum 10 points are attributed.
The oral colloquium aims to test:
- the strength of student’s knowledge;
- lexical properties;
- student’s ability to connect single notions to knowledge system;
- analytical skills.
Maximum of 20 points are attributed to the oral exam. These points are added to those obtained with the written test.
The exams do not discriminate between attending and non-attending students.

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