BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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Code
60024
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8697 Business Administration (L-18) GENOVA

9 credits during the nd year of 8707 MANAGEMENT (LM-77) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Business Administration)
semester
1° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections:
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 41125
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • E-BUSINESS LABORATORY 80472
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to introduce students to strategic management. Major topics of the course are the nature of the firm, the external and internal environmental analysis, competitive and corporate strategies, the management of some of the corporate functions (operations, finance, R&D).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to introduce students to strategic management. Major topics of the course are the nature of the firm, the external and internal environmental analysis, competitive and corporate strategies, the management of some of the corporate functions (operations, finance, R&D).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students should be able to recognize and/or use the main strategic analysis tools and to solve basic case studies.

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: The company

  • Company's goals
  • Mission, vision and strategy

Part II: The environment analysis and the competitive advantage

  • The general environment
  • The competitive environment
  • Resources and competences
  • The competitive advantage
  • Value creation
  • Business strategies
  • Corporate strategies

Part III: Funcions

  • Production management
  • Logistics management
  • Finance management
  • R&D management

Parte IV: Focuses

  • Services management
  • SMEs management

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

F. Fontana – M. Caroli, Economia e gestione delle imprese, McGraw-Hill, Milano, 2013 (4th Ed.).

Integrative materials on Aulaweb.

For students wishing to study on English textbook:

Grant R. (2013), Contemporary Strategy Analysis, 8th Edition, Wiley (details on the chapters to study will be provided on reques).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Send an email to the professor to  set a meeting via Skype or Teams

Exam Board

ROBERTA SCARSI (President)

LARA PENCO

GIORGIA PROFUMO

RICCARDO SPINELLI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional lectures.

LESSONS START

First semester

Class schedule

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT A

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral assessment.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Foreign students are free to study on Italian or English textbooks.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/12/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
17/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
31/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
30/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
20/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale