Partner(s) linked to proposal

University of Padua, Padua, Dept. of Economics and Management

Description

IDEAL PARTNER I am looking for a University Professor in the Art field (e.g., theatre, dance, photography, plastic arts, etc.), who is willing to create a Virtual Exchange for our student. COURSE INVOLVED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PADOVA (ITALY) I teach a course in Family business, I am willing to involve my students in a Virtual Exchange project: - Level: Graduate – it is an optional course of the Master curriculum in Business Administration (it is also attended by Erasmus students) - When: Second semester (from March to the beginning of June 2023) - Language: English - Number of students: Typically includes 15 to 30 students - Course web-page: https://didattica.unipd.it/off/2021/LM/EP/EP2423/002PD/ECO2045274/N0 RATIONALE Family business connects two different conceptual realms: the family, which is typically associated to warmth, affect and love, and the business, which we often connect to emotional detachment, quantitative performance and competence. We all have a family and we will have to deal with the dynamics of our economic context. Therefore, it is important to learn and reflect on these issues. I have been teaching the Family business course in the last 10 years, therefore I am confident that a Virtual Exchange can enhance the students’ learning experience. In its present state, the Family business course includes a group work: students have to develop a research project about family business following some pre-established guidelines. It would be interesting if another group of students (possibly from the art field) could translate the knowledge gained by business students in a piece of art or in a video. Dynamics in families and businesses are particularly nuanced and complex therefore a good artistic research work may improve understanding and knowledge of the topic. I am very open to any other idea that creatively integrates both subjects included in the project.

Learning outcomes

Digital literacy
Intercultural competences
Transversal/soft skills
Other

Additional information and comments

I don't have previous VE experience. I have been working previously with international students. I have attended two courses in VE promoted by UNIcollaboration. I look forward to finding a partner! I am open to ideas!

Languages

English

Disciplines

041 Business and administration

Number of students

11 - 20

Period

04/23/2023 - 05/27/2023

Author Author affiliation

Institution(s) Department(s)
University of Padua, Padua, Dept. of Economics and Management Dept. of Economics and Managment
University of Padua, Padua, Dept. of Economics and Management

Status

Open

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