Salta al contenuto principale della pagina

ECON. AND MANAGEMENT OF MARITIME AND PORT COMPANIES

CODE 41244
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 8708 ECONOMIA E MANAGEMENT MARITTIMO E PORTUALE (LM-77) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/08
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    
     
     

    The course is aimed at studying the strategic and competitive behaviours of firms belonging to the maritime system.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course, paving on a managerial approach, aims to analyse the operations and strategies of firms and public organizations operating in maritime logistics. The course focuses on main theoretical concepts and perspectives related to maritime transport demand and segmentation, port cargo handling, transport capacity deployment and management, as well as competitive and growth strategies. Emphasis will be given to multinational corporations operating in shipping and ports, i.e. firms that diversify risk and their business portfolio. In addition, the organization and strategies of Port Authorities is addressed, by emphasizing the diverse governance settings in some relevant countries.  

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to provide specialist knowledge on the business strategies and corporate governance mechanisms relating to the companies belonging to the maritime system.

    At the end of the course the student will be able to know:

    • the structure of the maritime system

    • value creation and value co-production patterns

    • analysis of the most important environmental drivers

    • business and corporate strategies

    • strategy  implementation: internal, external, collaborative growth

    • the characteristics of the national governance systems and their effects on the problems of maritime companies

     

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures, case studies and seminars.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The maritime system: definition and structure

    The strategic areas in the maritime system: definition and competitive analysis

    Corporate and competitive strategies

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    If foreign students choose to study the ordinary syllabus in Italian, they can refer to the above sections in this document.

    Otherwise, an English syllabus is available, based on selected resources provided on Aulaweb.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LARA PENCO (President)

    MARCO REMONDINO

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    I semester

     

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam. Students are invited to carry out a project work in collaboration with other students

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Assessment

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

     

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    13/01/2023 13:00 GENOVA Scritto
    27/01/2023 13:00 GENOVA Scritto
    10/02/2023 13:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Attendance

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