INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FUNDING OF TRANSPORT COMPANIES

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FUNDING OF TRANSPORT COMPANIES

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Code
83911
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
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 role of the finance function in the transport enterprises domain. The course focuses on main theoretical concepts and perspectives related to investment and financial decisions, financial planning and risk management.

Moreover, the course examines indepth the most salient managerial tools for managing and supervising financial activities in shipping firms, in the port domain, in the air and rail transport sectors as well as in the cruise industry.

Teaching methods

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course, paving on a managerial approach, aims to analyse the role of the finance function in the transport enterprises domain. The course focuses on main theoretical concepts and perspectives related to investment and financial decisions, financial planning and risk management.
Moreover, the course examines indepth the most salient managerial tools for managing and supervising financial activities in shipping firms, in the port domain, in the air and rail transport sectors as well as in the cruise industry.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For the First Part of the course the recommended textbook is:

  • Brealey R.A., Myers S.C., Allen F., 2013, Principles of Corporate Finance, Eleventh Global Edition, McGraw-Hill Education, London (UK). (Please, contact the instructor for the list of the selected Chapters).

For the Second Part of the course the recommended textbook are:

  • Stopford M., 2009, Maritime Economics, Third Edition, Routledge, New York. (Chapters 6 and 7)
  • Morrell P.S., 2001, Airline Finance, Second Edition, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot (UK). (Chapters 7, 8 and 9)
  • Selected resources provided by the instructor on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/236-giovanni-satta

Exam Board

GIOVANNI SATTA (President)

FRANCESCO PAROLA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

LESSONS START

Sem: II

27 February - 1 June 2017 

ORARI

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

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INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FUNDING OF TRANSPORT COMPANIES

EXAMS

Exam description

The student can opt for either a written exam with open-ended questions or an oral exam.

Assessment methods

The student can opt for either a written exam with open-ended questions or an oral exam. The assessment aims to verify both theoretical notions related to finance function in the transport enterprises domain and practical knowledge of managerial tools applied in transport finance.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

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