ECON. AND MANAGEMENT OF MARITIME AND PORT COMPANIES

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Code
41244
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8708 Maritime and Port Management (LM-77) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime and Port Management)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

   

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course description

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.

 

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.

Selected resources provided by the instructor on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: The instructor receives students at office (first floor) on Monday 8.45-10.15.

Office hours: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/146-renato-midoro

Exam Board

FRANCESCO PAROLA (President)

RENATO MIDORO

GIOVANNI SATTA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, case studies and seminars.

LESSONS START

Sem: I

18 September - 15 December 2017

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written and oral (elective) exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Assessment

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.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
18/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
05/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
15/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
04/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
02/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
10/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale