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MANAGEMENT

CODE 60023
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
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 2020/2021)
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • E-BUSINESS LABORATORY 80472
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

TEACHING METHODS

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.

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, 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.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIORGIA PROFUMO (President)

LARA PENCO

ROBERTA SCARSI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

First semester

Week starting 20th September 2021

Class schedule

MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is written.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
13/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

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

Incoming students may sustain the exam in English.