The course is aimed at deepening the strategic control issue. More in details, lessons focus on the relevance of the execution phase of firm's strategy and on the identification of the set of tools aimed at its realization. At the end of the course, students will get the skills and competencies to deeply understand the processes and the mechanisms necessary to strategic control implementation. From an operative point of view, at the end of the course students will be able to apply methodologies and tools necessary to evaluate the economic performance of the firm and to take decisions related to the execution of strategic control process such as: financial information projections, assessment of goals achievement, identification of potential corrective mechanisms and so forth.
- Performance: definition and measurement
- Strategic plan execution: relevance and main issues
- Strategic execution in context of uncertainty
- Economic and financial planning: dynamics and sensitivity analysis
- Challenging the assumptions
- Defining and monitoring economic, financial and strategic targets
The course is based on class-taught lessons.
During all the academic year students can meet the professor during specific weekly meeting. Hours and place of the meeting are published on the Professor web page and constantly updated.
The content of the textbook and of the class lessons are coherent with the program and with the aims of the course.
The program and the teaching material is the same for attending and non-attending students.
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Written examination. The examination consists of open questions aimed at evaluating the students's capability of analyzing in a critical, personal and effective way the concepts.
The evaluation is based on a 30-point scale.