Alessandro Lai

Alessandro Lai,  October 4, 2019
Position
Full Professor
Academic sector
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES
Research sector (ERC)
SH1_4 - Banking; corporate finance; international finance; accounting; auditing; insurance

Office
Polo Santa Marta,  Floor 2,  Room 2.22
Telephone
045 802 8574
Fax
045 477 0077
E-mail
alessandro|lai*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.
Curriculum

Alessandro Lai is Full Professor of Accounting since 2001. He obtained the Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Ca’ Foscari of Venice in 1988. He has been lecturer and Assistant professor at the Catholic University in Milan (1987-1992), and Associate professor of Accounting in the University of Milan (1992-1995) and Verona (1995-2001). He is delegate for external relations for the Department of Business Administration, and Director of the Course to prepare to the profession of Chartered Accountant and to the activity of Statutory Auditor. From 1986 he has been professor in the Master of Agribusiness of the Catholic University. He is an Academic of the Accademia Nazionale Virgiliana, where he chairs the Moral Sciences Class. He is Vice-President of the Italian Society of Accounting History. He is President of the Foundation O.I.B.R. (Organismo Italiano di Business Reporting).
 
His major research interests are:
  • Accounting History
  • Integrated Reporting and Corporate Reporting
  • Corporate Governance e Accountability
He published in various international journals, including “Accounting History”, “Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal”, “Critical Perspectives on Accounting”, “Business Strategy and the Environment”, “Journal of Management and Governance. He has also published some scientific monographs.
He coordinated (in the local venue) a funded national project (PRIN) on risks and participated to many funded research projects on accounting, accountability and corporate governance.
 
About the “Third Mission”, since 2016 he is a member of the Scientific Committee of the “Scuola di Alta Formazione dei Dottori Commercialisti delle Tre Venezie”, where he gives lectures.

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 57.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate Governance (2019/2020)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2019/2020)   9  eLearning
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate Governance (2018/2019)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2018/2019)   9  eLearning
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate Governance (2017/2018)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2017/2018)   9  eLearning
PhD in Economics and Management Attività didattica dottorato (2017/2018)   10   
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2016/2017)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2016/2017)   9  eLearning (lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2015/2016)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2015/2016)   9  eLearning (lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2014/2015)   9  eLearning (lezione 1)
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2014/2015)   9  eLearning (lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2013/2014)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2013/2014)   9  eLearning (lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2012/2013)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2012/2013)   9    (lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2011/2012)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2011/2012)   9    (lezione)
(esercitazione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2010/2011)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Verona) Financial accounting (2010/2011)   9    (lezione)
(esercitazione)
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009) Accounting I (Financial Statement) (2009/2010)   10    (1 - lezione)
Master’s degree in Business Administration and Corporate Law Corporate governance (2009/2010)   9    (1 - lezione)
University Masters Degree in Internal Auditing (Level I) Principi di redazione e revisione dei bilanci (2009/2010)   5    0.5 
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009) Accounting I (Financial Statement) (2008/2009)   10    1 - lezione
Degree in Business studies (until 2008-2009) Consolidated Financial Statement (2008/2009)   5    1 - lezione
3 - esercitazione
Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2008/2009)   5    1 - lezione
3 - esercitazione
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009) Accounting I (Financial Statement) (2007/2008)   10  eLearning Lezione
Degree in Business studies (until 2008-2009) Consolidated Financial Statement (2007/2008)   5    Lezione 1
Esercitazione
Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2007/2008)   5    Lezione 1
Esercitazione
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009) Accounting I (Financial Statement) (2006/2007)   10    lezione 1
Degree in Business studies (until 2008-2009) Consolidated Financial Statement (2006/2007)   5    lezione 1
Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2006/2007)   5    lezione 1
Master's degree in Banking and Insurance Economics Insurers’ Financial Statement (2006/2007)   5    lezione 1
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (category 17) (until 2008-2009) Accounting I (Financial Statement) (2005/2006)   10    LEZIONE 1
Degree in Business studies (until 2008-2009) Consolidated Financial Statement (2005/2006)   5    LEZIONE 1
Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2005/2006)   5    LEZIONE 1
Master's degree in Banking and Insurance Economics Insurers’ Financial Statement (2005/2006)   5    LEZIONE 1
Bachelor's degree in Economics and Commerce (category 17) Budget Evaluation [Cognomi L-Z] (2004/2005)   4   
Master's degree in Corporate Law and Economics (until 2008-2009) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2004/2005)   5   
Masters in Economics and Company Management (cat. 84/S) Networks and Cooperative Agreements (2004/2005)   4    Lezione 1
Bachelor's degree in Economics and Commerce (category 17) Theory of Financial Statement [Cognomi L-Z] (2004/2005)   4   
Bachelor's degree in Company Economics (cat. 17) Budget Evaluation [Cognomi L-Z] (2003/2004)   4     
Masters in International Economics (cat. 64/S) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2003/2004)   4   
Bachelor in Business Studies (old system) Group Economics of Company Mergers and Cooperations PS (2003/2004)   0     
Bachelor's degree in Company Economics (cat. 17) Theory of Financial Statement [Cognomi L-Z] (2003/2004)   4     
Bachelor's degree in Company Economics (cat. 17) Budget Evaluation [Cognomi L-Z] (2002/2003)   4     
Masters in Economics and Company Management (cat. 84/S) Corporate Governance and Financial Equilibrium of Groups of Firms (2002/2003)   4   
Bachelor's degree in Company Economics (cat. 17) Theory of Financial Statement [Cognomi L-Z] (2002/2003)   4     
Bachelor in Company Economics and Administration (cat. 17) Budget Evaluation [Cognomi L-Z] (2001/2002)   4     
Bachelor in Market Economics and Brokerage (cat. 17) Theory of Financial Statement [Cognomi L-Z] (2001/2002)   4     

Advanced teaching activities
Name Online
Activities PhD Course In Economics and Management (35° ciclo - PhD in Economics and Management)
Business Economics Course (ciclo XXII - PhD in Economics and Finance (last intake in 2013))
Business Economics Course (23° Ciclo - PhD in Economic History (last intake in 2013))
Business Economics Course (22° ciclo - PhD in Economic History (last intake in 2013))
Business Economics Course (23° Ciclo - PhD in Economics and Finance (last intake in 2013))
Corporate governance (28° Ciclo - GSEM - PhD in Economics and Business Administration (last activated in 2013))
Economia aziendale (23° Ciclo - PhD in Economic History (last intake in 2013))
Economia aziendale (23° Ciclo - PhD in Economics and Finance (last intake in 2013))
 

Research groups

Historical perspectives on accounting and governance
The research group aims to examine accounting and corporate governance issues in a historical perspective.
Financial reporting and International Financial Reporting Standards
The research group aims to analyse the main problems and possible solutions underlying the preparation of financial statements, also in relation to the application of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IAS/IFRS) by Italian companies.
Corporate governance, risk management and value creation
The research group aims to analyse the contribution of governance structures and/or risk management activities developed by companies on value creation processes and on the ways of risk exposure by stakeholders.
Entrepeneurship, business model and network
The purpose of the research group is to study entrepreneurship practices aimed at creating value.
Integrated reporting
The research group investigates the Integrated Report (IR) as an innovative paradigm of external reporting that allows to incorporate sustainability issues in a holistic view of the company, by combining financial and non-financial information.
Role of accounting and accountability in corporate governance
The research group aims at analysing the role of accounting and accountability systems in the enactment of governance prerogatives.
Skills
Topic Description Research area
Accounting and Governance in a historical perspective Analysis of the relationships between Accounting and Governance in a historical perspective, to give insights about their mutual influences in any kind of organizations. The idea of Accounting as a social construction, typical of the so called “New Accounting History”, is underpinning the analysis, which is mainly developed by drawing on interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and methods of analysis. Accounting history
Accounting history
Integrated Reporting Study of the innovative corporate reporting format of integrated reporting, with particular focus on the reasons behind its voluntary adoption, the quality of the disclosure provided by companies, as well as the organizational and the accountability implications of its implementation. The analysis is mainly developed by drawing on interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and methods of analysis. Accounting
Accounting
Projects
Title Starting date
Integrated Reporting e piccole e medie imprese: quale ruolo per l’informativa integrata? 4/1/17
#BIT, Business Innovation & digital Transformation 1/1/17
Aligning corporate communication with investors and other stakeholders’ needs: the role of the “integrated report” 11/3/16
Joint Project - The role of governance, internal control and risk management in enhancing SMEs managerialization 2/1/15
Studio ADACTA 2013 1/1/13
Dalle regole di governance e di gestione del rischio alle performance: ruoli, strumenti e condizioni di attuazione nelle imprese italiane - PRIN 2009 10/17/11
PRIN 2009 - Dalle regole di governance e di gestione del rischio alle performance: ruoli, strumenti e condizioni di attuazione nelle imprese italiane 10/17/11
Bando Prin 2008 Valutazione positiva 1/1/08
BAndo PRIN 2007 valutato positivamente 1/1/07
Il bilancio delle imprese di assicurazione alla luce dei principi contabili internazionali (Ias/Ifrs) 11/1/05
L'impresa, tra contrattualismo e istituzionalismo, in una prospettiva europea 11/1/03
L’IMPRESA, TRA CONTRATTUALISMO E ISTITUZIONALISMO, IN UNA PROSPETTIVA EUROPEA (continuazione, anno 2003) 11/1/03
Le reti di imprese in un contesto distrettuale ad alta valenza imprenditoriale 1/1/02




Chair/Coordinator

Alessandro Lai
Office Collegial Body
Collegio didattico di Economia aziendale (Verona) - Department Business Administration
Collegio didattico di Economia e legislazione d'impresa - Department Business Administration
Comitato scientifico del Corso di Perfezionamento e Aggiornamento professionale in Risk Management - Gestione del rischio, Sicurezza e Controllo - Department Business Administration
Comitato scientifico del Corso di Perfezionamento e Aggiornamento Professionale in Risk Management nelle Imprese di Assicurazione
member Comitato scientifico del Master in Intercultural Competence and Management - Comunicazione, Gestione dei conflitti e Mediazione interculturale in ambito aziendale, educativo, sociosanitario, giuridico, dei mass-media e per l'italiano L2
member Comitato Scientifico del Master in Intercultural Competence and Management - Comunicazione, Gestione dei conflitti e Mediazione interculturale in ambito aziendale, educativo, sociosanitario, giuridico, dei mass-media e per l'italiano L2 - Department Human Sciences
Comitato Scientifico del MASTER IN INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE AND MANAGEMENT – MEDIAZIONE INTERCULTURALE, COMUNICAZIONE E GESTIONE DEI CONFLITTI (in ambito aziendale, educativo, sociosanitario, giuridico, dei mass media e per l’Italiano L2) - Department Human Sciences
member Consiglio dei Corsi di Laurea e Laurea Magistrale con sede a Verona
member Consiglio dei Corsi di Laurea e Laurea Magistrale con sede a Vicenza/Consiglio Didattico del Polo Scientifico Didattico di "Studi sull'Impresa"
member Consiglio del Dipartimento di Economia Aziendale - Department Business Administration
Gruppo AQ del Corso di laurea magistrale in Economia e legislazione d'impresa - Collegio didattico di Economia e legislazione d'impresa - Economics and Management
Personale Docente del Dipartimento di Economia Aziendale