TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

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Code
60027
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
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
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course description

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.

 

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.

Teaching methods

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

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

Ricevimento: The instructor receives students at office (first floor) on Monday 8,45-10,15.

Exam Board

FRANCESCO PAROLA (President)

GIOVANNI SATTA

RENATO MIDORO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

LESSONS START

2° sem.

27 february 2017 - 1 june 2017

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Written and oral exam. 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

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