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TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

CODE 60027
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 9 credits during the 3nd 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 2° 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 2018/2019)
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course, paving on a managerial approach, aims to analyse the operations and strategies of firms operating in major transport modes. The course focuses on main theoretical concepts and perspectives related to transport demand and segmentation, transport capacity deployment and management, marketing, as well as competitive and growth strategies. Emphasis will be given to multinational corporations operating in the transport sectors, diversifying risk and their business portfolio. The course will analyse in-depth the background, the actors and the strategies in maritime, air and rail transportation.

PREREQUISITES

Compulsory exams: Economia Aziendale.

TEACHING METHODS

Methodology

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

Attendance

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

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Recommended textbook:

Midoro R., Parola F., Le strategie delle imprese nello shipping di linea e nella portualità, 2013, second edition, FrancoAngeli, Milano. Part 1 - chapters 1-2-3-4, Part 2 - chapters 7-8.

Selected resources provided by the instructor on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO REMONDINO (President)

LARA PENCO

GIORGIA PROFUMO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Methodology

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

Attendance

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

LESSONS START

II semester

Class schedule

TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment aims to verify both theoretical notions regarding the strategy of transport firms and the practical knowledge of managerial tools applied in transport industries.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
25/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
11/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
12/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2021 13:45 GENOVA Orale