Business economics

ltrav2610  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Business economics
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h

  This learning unit is not being organized during year 2019-2020.

Bascle Guilhem;
Main themes
Enterprise strategies: choice and balance of the organisation, product policy, information system, consistency of objectives, and relations with the economic environment. Key concepts of balance sheet analysis, and the interpretation of company financial information. Analysis of decisions and of their logic (e.g. by an analysis of costs and investment decisions).

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

1 The course aims to provide an overall view of the problems facing enterprises, and to introduce stu-dents to an analysis of enterprise strategies, and particularly to the basic logic of decisions.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
With this course, students will learn the fundamental notions and analytical tools of strategic management. It will help students discover the steps of strategic management, understand how strategic decisions are made, and perceive the importance of strategy.
Teaching methods
- Lectures - Readings - Discussions
Evaluation methods
In session final exam (100%): Written exam (MCQ) for the first session and oral exam for the second session
Other information
This course forms part of a study programme that takes place in the evenings and on Saturday mornings.
Online resources
Gerry JOHNSON, Richard WHITTINGTON, Kevan SCHOLES, Duncan ANGWIN, Patrick REGNÉR, & Frédéric FRÉRY, Stratégique, 11ième édition, Pearson Education, 2017.
Nicolas NEYSEN, La stratégie des organisations : Fondements et pratiques du management stratégique, De Boeck Supérieur, 2017.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Human Resources Management

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [60] in Labour Sciences (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Labour sciences (shift schedule)