Introduction to management and to business economics

lfsa2230  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to management and to business economics
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
Presentation of the key building blocks of a firm and of its management
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Introduce students to the basic concepts of a firm and its management
 
Content
Introduction to the key elements of the management of a firm; illustration and application to concrete examples
The concept of firm; business planning; sources of innovations;  strategic positioning; business model; governance; valuation and financing
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Introduction and illustration of the main concepts
Corporate testimonials
Group work presentations
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Group work and oral examination (in June and/or September), 50/50
Compulsory attendance for corporate testimonials and group work presentations
Other information
Prerequisities : none
Online resources
www.NavigatingInnovation.org
www.zinnovants.org
Bibliography
Lambin J.J. (1998) Le marketing stratégique (4ème éd.). Ediscience
Longenecker J., Pringle C. (1984) Management (6th ed.). Merril
Magretta J. (2002) What management is. Free Press
Soulié D., Roux D. (1992) Gestion. Presses Universitaires de France
Tawfik L., Bélair G. (1979) L’entreprise et ses fonctions. Editions HRW
Teaching materials
  • Support de cours disponible sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Computer Science and Engineering

Master [120] in Computer Science

Master [120] in Physical Engineering

Master [120] in Civil Engineering

Master [120] in Electrical Engineering

Master [120] in Chemical and Materials Engineering

Master [120] in Electro-mechanical Engineering

Master [120] in Mathematical Engineering

Master [120] in Data Science Engineering

Master [120] in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology

Master [120] in Data Science: Information Technology

Master [120] in Biomedical Engineering

Master [120] in Mechanical Engineering