BUSINESS CULTURE

BUSINESS CULTURE

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Code
80438
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 9921 INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING (L-9) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/35
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the theoretical foundations explaining the existence of firms. It also provides knowledge and understanding of the economic model of the firm and of the market context where it operates

Teaching methods

Lectures and practice

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Why do firms exist?
Theory of production: technology; total, average and marginal costs
Demand; demand elasticity; total, average and marginal revenues
Market types and allocative efficiency: perfect competition vs market power (oligopoly, monopoly)
Informational asymmetries and market failures
Economics of transaction costs and the theory of the firm
Introduction to corporate finance: evaluation of investments
Business game

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Main book:
D.M. Kreps, Microeconomia per Manager, Egea (2005)
Optional Reading List:
D. Laise, La Natura dell’Impresa Capitalistica, Egea (2015)
W. Elsner, T. Heinrich, H. Schwardt, The Microeconomics of Complex Economies, Academic Press (2015)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO RABERTO (President)

STEFANIA TESTA

LINDA MADDALENA PONTA

SILVIA MASSA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and practice

ORARI

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BUSINESS CULTURE

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination + evaluation of business game practice

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

None