Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business

Excel Laboratory (Verona)

Course code
4S009608
Name of lecturer
Marco Minozzo
Coordinator
Marco Minozzo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

The course "Excel Laboratory" is an optional "type f" activity, which allows to students to obtain 3 CFU, once a final examination is passed. In particular:

- The course is open, but not exclusively, to all CdL students, of the Verona campus, of the School of Economics and Management; in particular to second year students.

- Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this year lessons will be delivered online through Zoom meetings. Each course (class) has, approximately, 50 places.

- There will be four courses, two in the first semester (class E1 and class E2) and other two in the second semester (class E3 and class E4).

- Requests for participation will be considered following the registration order. All CdL and CdLM students, of the Verona campus, of the School of Economics and Management can register. CdL students will have priority over CdLM students. Students are required to participate to the first lesson, or to send an email to the tutor to communicate their absence.

- The frequency to the classes is compulsory. Students are required to attend at least 2/3 of the exercise lessons/tutorial activity in order to be admitted to the final evaluation.

- The course consists of 18 hours of exercise lessons and tutorial activity (plus 2 hours of final examination).

The calendar of class E1 of the first semester will be available as soon as possible.

The calendar of class E2 of the first semester will be available as soon as possible.

The calendar of class E3 of the second semester will be available as soon as possible.

The calendar of class E4 of the second semester will be available as soon as possible.

Tutor (first semester, class E1): dott. Marco Tozzi
Tutor (first semester, class E2): dott. Alessandro Cipolla
Tutor (second semester, class E3): dott. Alessandro Cipolla
Tutor (second semester, class E4): dott. Alessandro Cipolla


For the courses (class E1 and class E2) of the first semester, it is possible to register from the 13th of October 2020 to the 18th of October 2020.

For the courses (class E3 and class E4) of the second semester, it is possible to register from the 13th of October 2020 to the 28th of February 2021.

Please, register through the elearning platform (Moodle). Students without a university IT account can ask to be registered by writing an email to the coordinator of the course. All other students must use the procedure on Moodle.

Syllabus

The program of the course comprises an introduction to Excel and its main functions. Then, some of the topics encountered in Mathematics and Statistics courses will be considered, as for example, matrix algebra, optimization and interpolation. The course aims at improving the computational skills of students and at providing instruments useful for the subsequent thesis work. The activity will allow to improve the knowledge of Excel, a software which is highly requested in the job market.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
D. Giuliani, M. M. Dickson Analisi statistica con Excel Maggioli Editore 2015 8838789908
M. R. Middleton Analisi statistica con Excel Apogeo, Milano 2004
F. P. Borazzo, P. Perchinunno Analisi statistiche con Excel Pearson, Education 2007
Francesco Borazzo, Angelo Roffo Business Intelligence con Excel: Tabelle pivot, macro, formule e funzioni al servizio dei processi aziendali (Edizione 1) APOGEO 2017 9788850334230
Curtis Frye Microsoft Excel 2016: La guida ufficiale (Edizione 1) Hoepli 2016 9788820374785
E. Battistini Probabilità e statistica: un approccio interattivo con Excel McGraw-Hill, Milano 2004
P. Klibanoff, A. Sandroni, B. Moselle, B. Saraniti Statistica per manager (Edizione 1) Egea 2010 9788823821347
D. M. Levine, D. F. Stephan, K. A. Szabat Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel, Global Edition (Edizione 7) Pearson 2014 0133061817

Assessment methods and criteria

Students are required to attend at least 2/3 of the exercise lessons/tutorial activity in order to be admitted to the final evaluation. The final examination, which will take place online through a Zoom meeting, will consist in a written exam, followed by an oral examination if necessary, on the use of the software Excel. There will be just one date for the final examination.



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