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 exam is in written form. The student has the faculty to ask for an oral exam, which is an integration of the written test. The case study analyzed during the course is definitely part of written and oral evaluation.