Summer School


 SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM May 14th – June 6th 2019

Place Polo Universitario Santa Marta, Verona (SMT1 room).

Minor changes program will be communicated as soon as possible




  Topics to be Covered


Monday May 13 th
Thursday May 14th at 9.30


Ivan Russo (coordinator), University of Verona.



Morning (18 hours)

Business culture in Italy.
Managing Logistics & Supply Chain in Italy and Europe. Logistics infrastructures overview. Supply chain main strategies and logistics challenges.  Visit in Interporto Quadrante Europa of Verona (May 16th), the most important freight village in Europe and logistics hub in Italy and visit Ducati plant (May 14th).


Monday May 20th
Thursday May 23th at 9.30
Cristina Florio, University of Verona.


Morning (12 hours)

The lectures provide an overview of the main tools to analyze and interpret the firm performance in the Italian setting. Liquidity, solvency, profitability and growth ratios will be considered in their informative power for decision-making. The most important features in terms of industry and size, ownership structures and growth dynamics of Italian companies will be described. Their impacts on the interpretation of performance ratios and the overall judgment on the financial equilibrium will be assessed through the analysis of both aggregated data and the case-study “Dellas – diamond tools”.

Monday May 27th
Thursday May 30st at 9.30
Alessandro Zardini and Ludovico Bullini Orlandi, University of Verona


Morning (12 hours)

The course in Organization Studies is designed for individuals who are interested in understanding the changing dynamics of organizations in contemporary Italian society, and also their business model. change in Italian firms. Moreover, it will presented a new business model called “business network”, that it is an innovative organizational structure that helps Italian SME to become more competitive the international context. One class will be carried out at one Italian firm that applied this business models..

Monday June 3rd
Thursday June 6th at 9.30
Andrea Chiarini, University of Verona Morning (12 hours) The main aim of the course is to understand the principles and tools related to operations management in the Italian manufacturing industry. In particular, the course describes the main tools and methodologies within the operations functions from design to production. At the end of the course students will acquire skills and knowledge for improving production and logistic processes in the manufacturing industry through what it is considered the state-of-the-art of the subjects.



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