|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|
|TEACHING LOCATION||GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)|
Prerequisites (for future units)
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
Lectures, case studies and seminars.
Lectures are held in Italian, but, for incoming students, it is possible to sustain the exam in English, following the English textbook.
In this period of COVID-19 emergency, the lectures could be held of the online platform Microsoft Teams. For further information, please control Aulaweb.
- 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
If incoming students choose to study the ordinary syllabus in Italian, they can refer to the Italian syllabus. Otherwise, the English syllabus is 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.
GIORGIA PROFUMO (President)
Week starting 20th September 2021
The exam is written.
Written exam with four open-ended questions based on the syllabus.
In this period of COVID-19 emergency, some modifications could be made to the ordinary assessment methods. Please check Aulaweb for further information.
The course will be taught in Italian. The attendance is not compulsory.
Incoming students may sustain the exam in English.