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MANAGEMENT

CODE 60023
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8698 ECONOMIA DELLE AZIENDE MARITTIME, LOGISTICA E TRASP.(L-18) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/08
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • 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 2021/2022)
    • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • E-BUSINESS LABORATORY 80472
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims at introducing the student to strategic management, providing the concepts, frameworks and techniques useful to make correct firm’s strategic decisions. In particular, the focus of the course are the relationships between firms and their competitive environment, together with their resources and capabilities, in order to obtain a competitive advantage. The topics of the course will be useful for the other management courses focused on the transport, logistics and shipping industries.

    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.

    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 19th September 2022

    Class schedule

    MANAGEMENT

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam is written.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Written exam with four open-ended questions based on the studied syllabus.

    It is possible to sustain the exam in Italian or in English. Please send an email to the teacher (giorgia.profumo@economia.unige.it) in case you want to sustain the exam in English.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/01/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    26/01/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    09/02/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    08/06/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    22/06/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    13/07/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    07/09/2023 10:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

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

    Incoming students may sustain the exam in English.