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MANAGEMENT

CODE 60023
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2016/2017)
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will provide the concepts, frameworks and techniques useful in order to make correct firm’s strategic decisions. In particular, the focus of the course are the relationships that a firm may develop with its competitive environment, in order to create and sustain a competitive advantage, together with a firm’s resources and capabilities: - The concept of strategy; - The sources and dimensions of competitive advantage; - Firms’ goals, values and performance - The fundamentals of industry analysis; - Managing industry evolution and strategic change; - The analysis of resources and capabilities; - The fundamentals of strategy implementation.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- The concept of strategy
- The sources and dimensions of competitive advantage
- Firms’ goals, values and performance
- The fundamentals of industry analysis
- Managing industry evolution and strategic change
- The analysis of resources and capabilities
- The fundamentals of strategy implementation
 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

If incoming students choose to study the ordinary syllabus in Italian, they can refer to the italian syllabus. Otherwise, an English syllabus is available, based on the following textbook:

Grant R.M. (2013), Contemporary Strategy Analysis, 8th Edition, Wiley & Sons. Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIORGIA PROFUMO (President)

LARA PENCO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

LESSONS START

18 sept. 2017 - 15 dec. 2017 (first semester)

Class schedule

MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is written.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam with four open-ended questions on all the syllabus. The text of the exam will differ for attenting and non attending students.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
22/01/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
06/02/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
12/06/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
10/07/2018 12:30 GENOVA Scritto
14/09/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

The course will be taught in Italian. The attendance is not compulsory.