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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2019/2020
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 052902 - BUSINESS IN TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES LAB
Docente Chiodo Veronica , De Bruijn Johan Adam
Cfu 15.00 Tipo insegnamento Corso Integrato
Didattica innovativa L'insegnamento prevede  5.0  CFU erogati con Didattica Innovativa come segue:
  • Cotutela con mondo esterno

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Insegnamento
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (477) ENERGY ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA ENERGETICA*AZZZZ053951 - BUSINESS IN TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES LAB
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (479) MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA GESTIONALE*AZZZZ052902 - BUSINESS IN TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES LAB
053951 - BUSINESS IN TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES LAB

Obiettivi dell'insegnamento

This Lab is a training arena that aims at developing students’ understanding about the profound changes that companies are currently facing due to the so-called 'societal challenges' and , focusing on the societal  challenges and innovative approaches

As part of the Lab, students have the opportunity to develop a real case related to the decision making in complex system and to work on real projects that aim at answering to this evolution of the context, applying in practice the concepts, ideas and methodologies that are thought in the stream’s core courses.

The Lab fits into the overall program curriculum pursuing some of the defined general learning goals. In particular, the course contributes to the development of the following capabilities:

  • Understand context, functions, processes in a business and industrial environment and the impact of those factors on business performance and social ecosystem 
  • Develop new, innovative ideas and solutions in business, social business and industrial scenarios evolving over time
  • Interact in a professional, responsible, effective and constructive way in a working environment, also motivating group members

 


Risultati di apprendimento attesi

Lectures and exercise sessions will allow students to:

  • Understand how rising ‘societal challenges’ are changing the way how companies operate and create value
  • Understand how companies are answering to these new trends through to the development of innovative business models, the creation of new forms of partnership, the exploitation of new product and process technologies
  • Develop new and innovative social and sustainable business models
  • Develop a new tools to support the impact organizations
  • Identify and define the methods and approaches to measure the social impact
  • Design solution to management the complex systemes
  • Develop strategies to apply to world cases

The project laboratory will allow students to:

  • Write a design specification document
  • Write a structured project work
  • Develop a real project in a real company that is addressing the social trends, by defining and applying a comprehensive plan, following the implementation to selected solutions and evaluating short and long term impacts
  • Develop personal competencies and skills to deal with this complexity
  • Interact in work gruops to management the different powers and actors needs 

Work and Interact in a multi-objective and multi-stakeholder context, with direct interaction with companies and other entities, that are pursuing the trade-offs between economic, social and environmental


Argomenti trattati

This Lab is articulated into a 2 workshops of a week time (17th September -  21st September and 5th November to November 9th) and weekly sessions (September - December) 

The topics addressed in the first workshop are:

  • The grand transformation: How societal challenges and mega-trends are transforming the business world and modifying the way in which companies compete
  • Vertical analysis for selected challenges: Each of the selected challenges (Energy & Resource Management, Food & Nutrition, Education & Skills gap, Wellbeing in a Changing Society) will be deployed from different points of view in order to address: sociology of change, interpretive models, technological opportunities, breakthrough solutions implemented in the international setting through policy strategy and new social entrepreneurship.
  • Development of Social & Sustainable Business Model: During the exercise sessions, Social & Sustainable Business Models will be developed as a potential answers to the different societal challenges.

The topics addressed in the second workshop are:

  • What the main components are of complex decision making processes; limited power, limited information, dynamics
  • How actors, faced with this complexity, act and what effective and ineffective strategies are
  • The  strategies to deal with this complexity and to apply them to real world cases
  • The personal competencies and skills to deal with this complexity
  • The cultural differences in the decision making game and to explore these differences
  • How to understand and use the power of the media in these processes

Weekly sessions are devoted to exercise, tutorials and assistance for supporting the development of projects with the partner companies. These sessions entail meetings and confrontations with organizations, companies, associations, internal and external stakeholders involved in the project. The projects focus on cases of key enabling technologies and social entrepreneurship


Prerequisiti

Students are required to know the principles and methods of business modelling and multistakeholder analysis and management, the basic notions of performance measurement and management


Modalità di valutazione
  • Deliver a report on the company project work
  • Present and discuss the project works and the assignments
  • An oral exam at the end of the course 

Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaJacques Defourny, Marthe Nyssens, Social enterprise in Europe: recent trends and developments, Editore: Social Enterprise Journal, Anno edizione: 2008, ISSN: 1750-8614, Fascicolo: Vol. 4 Iss: 3
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaUsing the business canvas for social entrepreneurship design http://knode.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Knode_BusModCanv4SocEntDesign_E1LR_30p.pdf
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaYunus, M., Moingeon, B., & Lehmann-Ortega, L., Building social business models: lessons from the Grameen experience, Editore: Long range planning, Anno edizione: 2010, Fascicolo: 43(2) http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0024630109001290/1-s2.0-S0024630109001290-main.pdf?_tid=ccf6ed06-d892-11e5-a9c9-00000aacb360&acdnat=1456056252_20b456d96f46361faf765f3ae7f4f8bd
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaHuman Development Report 2014 http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/human-development-report-2014
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPlugging the skills gap http://www.economistinsights.com/sites/default/files/downloads/EIU_SuccessFactor.pdf
Note:

Education

Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaThe State of Food Insecurity in the World - 2015 http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4646e.pdf
Note:

Food

Risorsa bibliografica facoltativaFood wastage footprint impact on natural resources http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3347e/i3347e.pdf
Note:

Food

Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaImpact Investing in ageing http://www.socialventurefund.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Impact_in-Motion_-Education_Studie.pdf
Note:

Ageing


Forme didattiche
Tipo Forma Didattica Ore di attività svolte in aula
(hh:mm)
Ore di studio autonome
(hh:mm)
Lezione
52:30
78:45
Esercitazione
52:30
78:45
Laboratorio Informatico
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Sperimentale
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Di Progetto
45:00
67:30
Totale 150:00 225:00

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30/11/2020