MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT

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Code
60023
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will provide the concepts, frameworks and techniques useful in order to make correct firm’s strategic decisions. In particular, the focus of the course are the relationships that a firm may develop with its competitive environment, in order to create and sustain a competitive advantage, together with a firm’s resources and capabilities

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.

In this period of COVID-19 emergency, the lectures could be held of the online platform Microsoft Teams. For further information, please control Aulaweb.

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, an English syllabus is available, 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

Ricevimento: In this period of Coronavirus emergency, please send an email  (giorgia.profumo@economia.unige.it) for fixing an appointment via Skype or Microsoft Teams.

Exam Board

GIORGIA PROFUMO (President)

ROBERTA SCARSI

LARA PENCO

LESSONS

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.

In this period of COVID-19 emergency, the lectures could be held of the online platform Microsoft Teams. For further information, please control Aulaweb.

LESSONS START

First semester 2020

ORARI

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

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MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is written.

Assessment methods

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

In this period of COVID-19 emergency, some modifications could be made to the ordinary assessment methods. Please check Aulaweb for further information.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
31/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
15/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
07/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

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

Incoming students may sustain the exam in Engligh.