Monica
Bartolini


Bartolini
Italy Associate Professor of Business Administration and Accounting Studies University of Bologna Core Faculty
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BIO

Monica Bartolini is Associate Professor in Management Accounting at the School of Economics and Management, Forlì Campus, University of Bologna.
In 2002, she obtained her PhD in Business Administration at the University of Pisa. Since 2019, she is Director of the Second Cycle Degree in Economics and Commerce, Forlì Campus and she is currently member of the Faculty Committee of the Department of Management.
Monica teaches at the Forlì Campus in the area of management accounting, specifically Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Performance Management Systems.
She is also lecturer in several MBA, Corporate MBA, EMBA and Global MBA programs of BBS, as well as in the PhD programme of the Department of Management.
She is researcher as part of the Bologna unit of the Erasmus + Programme INTEGRES (Integrated Reporting and Education for Sustainability Project) – 2020-2023.
She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Cardiff Business School (Cardiff University) at the Lean Enterprise Research Centre, where she took part in the “3DayCar” Programme, sponsored by the English Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and by more than 20 companies of the automotive industry.
Her research interests are in business performance analytics and performance management systems, management control systems, and international financial reporting standards.
In addition to teaching and research, she is involved in social activities and, in particular, she was the president of a non-profit organization for 11 years (2009-2019), in the area of educational services.

COURSES

Accounting principles, consolidated statements and cost accounting. Context and relevance of auditing in company management. The analysis of economic-financial performance of a company. Economic-financial forecasts and budgeting. The use of budget analysis to understand competitive dynamics and to manage company-client-supplier relations. The calculation and analysis of costs in decisions and for management audit. Strategic audit systems and strategic cost management.

The use of economic and financial information to manage competitive advantage. Models for the analysis of economic and financial performance. Parameters for the valuation of the profitability of a company. Financial sustainability for the tax performance of a company. Strategic sustainability of a company’s performance. Economic and financial benchmarking. Budget analysis for the management of vendor client relations. Strategic control systems and performance monitoring (Balanced Scorecard). Simulation techniques for economic and financial performance. Performance management.

The goal of this course is to set the basis and prepare the audience for this class to be effective leaders in a business landscape that involves data and analytics in different areas of management. The course will introduce a broad range of mathematical and statistical methods that are used to solve data problems. Participants will gain hands-on practice gathering and analyzing data sets and cases in dedicated lab sessions. The course is organized in three sub-sessions to set the bases of analytics into different key business areas: accounting, finance, and statistics for marketing. In the end, the student will have gain greater analytical and statistical skills for data analysis in the areas of cost management, financial analysis, and marketing analytics, and will be ready to face advance courses in each discipline. cs.

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Accounting principles, consolidated statements and cost accounting. Context and relevance of auditing in company management. The analysis of economic-financial performance of a company. Economic-financial forecasts and budgeting. The use of budget analysis to understand competitive dynamics and to manage company-client-supplier relations. The calculation and analysis of costs in decisions and for management audit. Strategic audit systems and strategic cost management.

MBA Part-Time (Weekend)