Italy Associate Professor in Management Accounting University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Monica Bartolini is Professor of the Department of Business Sciences at the School of Economics and Management, Campus of Forlì, of the University of Bologna, where she is the coordinator of the course of study in Economics and Commerce and holds the teachings of General and Applied Accounting, Analyzing and Interpreting Financial Statements Lab and Performance Management Systems. He received his PhD in Business Economics from the University of Pisa, completing his studies on the Lean Organization at Cardiff Business School. He teaches MBA programs, Global MBA, Executive MBA and Corporate MBA from Bologna Business School. His main research areas are: Business Performance Analytics, Strategic Cost Analysis, Performance Management Systems and International Accounting Standards.


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.

CORE COURSE - 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.