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BUSINESS CULTURE

CODE 80438
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 3nd year of 9921 INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING (L-9) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/35
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION SAVONA (INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING)
SEMESTER 2° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of theoretical foundations explaining the existence of firms.
Knowledge and understanding of the economic model of the firm and of the market context where it operates

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and practice

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Why do firms exist?
Theory of production: technology; total, average and marginal costs
Demand; demand elasticity; total, average and marginal revenues
Market types and allocative efficiency: perfect competition vs market power (oligopoly, monopoly)
Informational asymmetries and market failures
Economics of transaction costs and the theory of the firm
Introduction to corporate finance: evaluation of investments
Business game

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Main book:
D.M. Kreps, Microeconomia per Manager, Egea (2005)
Optional Reading List:
D. Laise, La Natura dell’Impresa Capitalistica, Egea (2015)
W. Elsner, T. Heinrich, H. Schwardt, The Microeconomics of Complex Economies, Academic Press (2015)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO RABERTO (President)

SILVIA MASSA

LINDA MADDALENA PONTA

STEFANIA TESTA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures and practice

Class schedule

BUSINESS CULTURE

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination + evaluation of business game practice

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/01/2018 16:00 SAVONA Orale
14/02/2018 16:00 SAVONA Orale
06/06/2018 10:00 SAVONA Orale
12/06/2018 10:00 SAVONA Orale
06/07/2018 10:00 SAVONA Orale
12/09/2018 10:00 SAVONA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

None