The learning objectives concerns the fundamentals of non-profit economy, illustrating the main aspects of not for profit economy, with particular reference to non-profit formal organizations also linked to the tourist markets and cultural activities.
1. Knowledge and understanding:
- Know and understand the fundamental aspects of non-profit economy.
- Know and understand the theoretical and methodological aspects of non-profit economy.
2. Application capability
- Know how to apply knowledge for understanding everyday economic events in non-profit sector, including those relating to the tourism market and cultural activities.
- Know how to apply knowledge regarding the public interventions in non-profit sector, including those relating to the tourism market and cultural activities..
3. Autonomy of judgment
- Be able of making a judgment on the issues faced by non-profit, including those relating to the tourism market and cultural activities.
- Be able of making decisions based on the theoretical and methodological aspects regarding non-profit sector.
4. Communication skills
- Be able to communicate information and ideas as well as discuss issues and advance solutions on the key themes of non-profit economy.
5. Learning capability
- Have the ability to draw from different bibliographic sources both in Italian and English, with the aim of acquiring new skills.
- Have the learning skills necessary to undertake subsequent studies.
- Have the learning skills necessary to face problems relating to the tourism market and cultural activities.
It’s useful that students have basic knowledge with entry-level microeconomics tools, graphical representation of economic events and algebra notions.
Non-profit economy: definitions and contents. Non-profit economy in modern societies. Non-profit organizations. Non profit economy and well-being. Volunteering: determinants and effects. Volunteering and well-being.
The organization of the teaching is as follows: lectures, 48 hours.
Weisbrod B.A. (1991). The nonprofit economy, Harvard University Press.
Consistent with the learning objectives, learning assessment is articulated in an oral exam.