Marco Maria

Full Professor of Business Administration and Accounting Studies University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Marco Maria Mattei is Professor of Accounting and Head of Rimini Campus of the Department of Management, University of Bologna (UniBo). He serves as Scientific Director of the Master in Finance, Control and Auditing at the Bologna Business School. Dr Mattei earned a PhD in Accounting from the University of Pisa. He was Visiting PhD Student at the Management School & Economics of the University of Edinburgh and Visiting Scholar at the Rotterdam School of Management of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Dr Mattei serves as Board Member of the Italian Accounting and Business Administration Association (SIDREA) and on several scientific committees of the Italian professional accounting body. Dr Mattei is a Certified Public Accountant in Italy and he consults periodically on valuation and complex financial reporting issues.


Accounting, budget and analysis of costs. The evaluation and interpretation of the economic–financial performance of the company. Economic-financial analysis forecast and budget. The calculation and analysis of the costs in decision making and for management control. Management control as an operative mechanism. Systems of control and strategic cost management.

Finance, Control and Auditing

This course aims at:

  1. helping students to further develop a thorough understanding of corporate external and internal reporting practices;
  2. providing students with tools to use financial statement information in analysing a firm’s performance and financial position;
  3. providing students with tools to use cost and segment information in operational and strategic decision making contexts.

On completion of the course, students should:

  1. be familiar with the technical terminology used in accounting;
  2. be able to asses a company’s financial and operating performance using its financial statements;
  3. be able to critically analyse a company’s financial report;
  4. understand the features and organizational implication of a company’s information and performance management system.
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