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First Semester 
Teaching style
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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[11/80]  MANAGEMENT [80/40 - Ord. 2018]  Professionale 6 36


In line with Dublin Descriptors and the goals of the course, the learning skills acquired at the end of the course can be classified as follows:

A. knowledge and understanding: by the end of the course the student will gain knowledge of the rules of the bankruplaw and will understand the methodological aspects of the discipline.

B. Ability to Apply Knowledge and Understanding: Presentation and review of regulatory data, controversial issues, cases and materials that will be discussed during the course, including seminars and exercises, will allow the student to acquire the ability to identify solution to the main controversial issues and to apply the acquired skills to concrete cases.

C. Autonomy of judgment: the student will develop his / her ability to analyze and judge critically about positive law institutes, with regard to private rules on economic activities and interest-based considerations.

D Communication skills: the course will address the proper meaning and scope of the lexicon of bankruptcy law, so that the student will acquire the ability to use it correctly and effectively in oral and written expression.

E. Learning Abilities: The course will help to increase the student's learning ability by developing individual study and self-assessment skills through exercises conducted in a classroom manner


The course is aimed at students who have already taken courses whose syllabus includes basic theory of business as well as a course in types of partnerships, including an outline on how to establish, develop and maintain the social capital, shareholding, and corporate organization.


Course lectures, after a general premise about the crisis of the firm and on juridical instuments for the agreed solution of insolvency, will focus mainly on the study and illustration of bankruptcy, of preventive agreement and restructuring agreements.

Teaching Methods

Lectures and seminars

Verification of learning

The assessment of the level of understanding of the Students takes place only through oral examination.
Students will receive two/three questions:
-the first aimed to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental institutions of the subject matter,
- The second to assess the capacity and autonomy of judgment,
-the third to establish the level of detail of the preparation.
The marks will be expressed in thirtieths.
Those who aspire to the 30 or the laude must demonstrate a knowledge of the whole program without denoting gaps and uncertainties.
The active attendance at lectures and exercises will be positively considered during the examination assessment.
The examination focuses on knowledge of the textbook, the content of the lessons and other material developed by the teacher in relation to the aims of the course.
Those who aspire to excellence must take an active part in the lessons and give a thoughtful demonstration of mastery of the subject and content of the textbook.
Course attendance, although not mandatory, is highly recommended to those who seeks an optimal result.
In line with the Dublin Descriptors, the evaluation process aims to verify:
1) the understanding and the knowledge about the main theories and rules of business and corporate law;
2) the capacity to express the contents and to relate them to the real cases presented in classes or individually studied;
3) the problem solving ability;
4) the clarity in describing the contents and the usage of technical Language;
5) the knowledge of the main theories and methods of approach to the bankruptcy law.
Final marks are expressed through a 30-point scale.
The passing marks range:
- from 18/30: for a sufficient level of knowledge, that is whenever the student is able to at least identify the main issues without detailing them and connecting them using a non-technical language
- to 30/30, eventually cum laude, if the student is able to schematize in a logic and coherent way the knowledge acquired during the course about strategic management approaches and tools, widely and correctly using a proper technical language.


Giacomo D'Attorre, Manuale di diritto della crisi e dell'insolvenza, Giappichelli editore, seconda edizione, 2022, (with the exclusion of chapters XI, XII, XIII)
The students are invited to attend the course with an updated Italian civil code.

More Information

In the six months during which the course will be held, the professor will be available for the students on monday and on tuesday from 4,0 pm to 6,00 pm and on appointment. In the other months, the professor will receive the students by teams on monday and on tuesday from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. and at the times agreed with them. The students can contact the professor by e-mail (picciau@unica.it).

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