cod. 1011011

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Ingegneria economico-gestionale (ING-IND/35)
Ingegneria gestionale
Type of training activity
48 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

On completion of the course the students
1) should understand the nexus between main macroeconomic and financial variables;
2) should understand the content of documents and articles on macroeconomic and financial issues.



Course unit content

The module is designed to provide students with a detailed introduction to the subjects of economic and financial systems analysis. The main subjects cover such areas as macroeconomics, monetary economics, functions and architecture of the financial system, financial instruments, markets and institutions.

Full programme

Part 1
Economic System
- Functions and architecture of the economic system
- Macroeconomics
- Monetary and financial economics

Part 2
Financial System
- Functions and architecture of the financial system
- Financial instruments
- Financial markets
- Financial institutions
- Financial regulation
and supervision.


Teaching notes provided by the instructor.

Teaching methods

The course includes both theoretical lessons and exercises. Frontal
moments and interactive moments with the students will be alternated

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam (1 hour and 30 minutes).
The knowledge and understanding will be assessed with two open
questions or exercises (each worth 5 points), which ask a short answer that is
specifically aimed at verifying the knowledge of the concepts and
principles discussed in the course.
The communication skills, the ability to apply the acquired knowledge through appropriate arguments and reflections and the autonomy of
judgment will be assessed with two open questions (each worth 10
points), structured on several points which require the articulation of a
discourse which integrates different notions acquired during the course in
a coherent and logical way.
Learning skills will be assessed on the basis of an assessment across the
various answers to the different questions of the exam.
In the event of a continuing health emergency, and depending on its
evolving, the exams may take place in attendance, in mixed mode, or
only online for everyone (that is, remotely). Before the exam, the teacher
will timely give information about the chosen modality through the Esse3

Optional work in groups realized during the course can add up to 3 points
to the final evaluation.

Other information

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