CHRIST (Deemed to University), Bangalore

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

School of Business and Management

Syllabus for
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and International Business)
Academic Year  (2021)

 
1 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBA131 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA132 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA133 MICROECONOMICS Core Courses 4 4 100
BBH111 SOCIAL SENSITIVITY SKILLS Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
FIB121 FRENCH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
FIB122 DEVELOPING FLUENCY AND CLARITY IN ENGLISH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
FIB134 FINITE MATHEMATICS Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB191 PUBLIC SPEAKING Generic Elective 3 3 100
2 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBA231 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA232 BUSINESS STATISTICS Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA233 MACROECONOMICS Core Courses 4 4 100
BBH211 EXPRESSIVE SKILLS Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
BBH281 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECT Skill Enhancement Course 0 1 50
EVS221 ENVIRONMENT STUDIES Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 0 2 100
FIB221 FRENCH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
FIB222 THOUGHT AND WRITING Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
FIB234 CORPORATE ACCOUNTING Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB261 SOCIETY, BUSINESS AND CULTURE Generic Elective 3 3 100
3 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBA331 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA332 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA333 MARKETING MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
BBH311 KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION SKILLS Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
FIB334 FINANCIAL MARKETS AND SERVICES Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB351 INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB361 CRITICAL THINKING Generic Elective 3 3 100
4 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBA431 COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA432 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
BBA433 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Core Courses 4 4 100
BBH411 KNOWLEDGE APPLICATION SKILLS Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
FIB434 COMPANY LAW AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB435 GLOBAL BUSINESS Core Courses 4 4 100
FIB465 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Generic Elective 3 3 100
5 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBBHT581 INTERNSHIP PROJECT Skill Enhancement Course 2 2 100
BUS4500 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
DTX5330 DIRECT TAXES Core Courses 4 4 100
ISM5350 INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
MIS5320 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM Core Courses 4 4 100
SAPM5410 SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
SDBS512 SELF ENHANCEMENT SKILLS-I Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
STMG5340 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
6 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBBHT681 PROJECT Discipline Specific Elective 3 3 100
FRMD6350 FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT AND DERIVATIVES Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
IBL6340 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW Core Courses 4 4 100
IDTX6450 INDIRECT TAXES Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
IFM6320 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
MACQ6460 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Discipline Specific Elective 4 4 100
PRMG6350 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Core Courses 4 4 100
SDBS612 SELF ENHANCEMENT SKILLS-II Skill Enhancement Course 2 0 50
      

    

Department Overview:

BBA Finance & International Business is an innovative concept in education, which provides an opportunity and access to students for studies abroad. The highlight of the program is the syllabus which is designed on International Standards. The students have a choice to complete the first two years of their foreign degree program at Christ University in Bangalore, India. Then, they proceed to complete the remaining years of their studies at the affiliated foreign university.

 

Mission Statement:

VISION

Our Vision is to be an Institution of excellence developing leaders serving enterprises and society globally

MISSION

Our Mission is to develop socially responsible business leaders with the spirit of inquiry through academic and industry engagement

Introduction to Program:

The program offers the students opportunity to learn various aspects of international business and finance and has a definite edge as it provides a concentrated focus of study. This programme also a deep acquaintance for students who may want to pursue higher education in India or abroad.
The students have a choice to complete the first two years of their foreign degree programme at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in Bangalore, India. Then, they proceed to complete the remaining years of their studies at affiliated foreign university.

Options available for transfer to foreign universities

After completion of 2 years in Christ University, students can transfer to partner foreign university for completion of the program. In the foreign university the students may spend either 1 or 1.5 or 2 years. FIB students can transfer to any of the following 8 partner universities. They are :

 

  • Option 1 IESEG (France) www.ieseg.fr
  • Option 2 Sheffield Hallam University (UK) www.shu.ac.uk
  • Option 3 Liverpool Hope Universit
Program Objective:

BBA Program Objectives: Students will be

1. Aware of and sensitive to social and ethical issues in the world

2. Able to demonstrate knowledge of business from a holistic and cross-functional perspective

3. Able to communicate in a professional manner

4. Equipped to solve problems in a scientific manner

 

Program Outcomes: Student will be able to

1.      Demonstrate awareness of social issues

2.      Identify ethical issues in business

3.      Compare ethical practices in different contexts

4.      Analyse stakeholder impact on social issues

5.      Evaluateethical perspectives of business actions

6.      Propose initiatives at individual (ISR) and organizational level (CSR) to address social issues.

7.      Demonstrate understanding of concepts and theories in various domains of management

8.      Extendmanagement theories to real world scenarios

9.      Utilize domain specific concepts and techniques to address business problems

10.  Examine business decisions with cross functional lens

11.  Compare organizational practices to theoretical frameworks

12.  Estimate relevance of management theories in business scenarios

13.  Summarize key facts with clarity

14.  Organize content with appropriate structure and style

15.  Choose appropriate language (verbal and non-verbal) while expressing views

16.  Demonstrate clarity and coherence in writing

17.  Develop documents with appropriate structure and style

18.  Outline relevant facts in the context

19.  Identify causes of the problem

20.  List relevant assumptions

21.  Choose appropriate framework for analysis

22.  Propose possible solutions with their implications

Programme Specific Objective

1.      Demonstrate awareness of local, regional, national and global needs

2.      Identify challenges of business decisions in an international context 

3.      Assess implications of business decisions in an international context

4.      Create strategies to equitably address issues in a Multicultural environment

Programme Specific Outcome

By the completion of the academic and professional requirements of the degree,

1.      students would have understood the nuances of doing business internationally with a blend of entrepreneurship.

2.      The program would make a student understand the global financial markets and the challenges in the global economy

Assesment Pattern

CIA 1 - 20 Marks  - Quiz / Test / Written Assignment/Case analysis/Simulation exercises

CIA 2 - Mid sem exam - 50 Marks converted to 25 Marks - Simple/Medium/Complex questions - 2/5/10 Marks + Case study - 10 Marks

CIA 3 - 20 Marks - Presentation/Role Play/Case presentation/Mini project/Research based - Article review/Book review/Mastery project

End sem exam - 50 Marks converted to 30 Marks - Simple/Medium/Complex questions - 2/5/10 Marks + Case study - 10 Marks

Examination And Assesments

Classroom instruction through audio visual aids.

·         Case studies.

·         Role-play.

·         Industry visits.

·         Industry placements.

·         Projects.

·         Field visits.

·         Seminar presentations.

BBA131 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

 

The dynamic business environment compels managers to perform a challenging role in steering the organizations’ success to new heights. This comprehensive introductory course has been designed to provide valuable insights into the functions of modern-day managers. By tracing the historical evolution of management thought, it explores the basic concepts, principles and theories of management. It orients the learners towards basic understanding of managerial functions like planning, organizing, staffing, motivation, communication, controlling and supervision. By focusing on the contemporary challenges faced by organizations in recent years, it enables the proponents to gather knowledge about skills which would have a real time application in the corporate world.  

  • To outline the fundamental activities of managers

  • To explain the basic concepts, principles and theories of management 

  • To examine the broad functions of management

  • To propose initiatives to address the contemporary social issues and challenges in the field of management 

  • To determine ethical workplace practices

 

 

 

 

Course Outcome

  • Demonstrate understanding of the role of managers in an organization
  • Summarise the elementary concepts, principles and theories of management
  • Examine the managerial functions having an impact on the organizational effectiveness
  • Discuss initiatives to address the contemporary  social issues and challenges in management
  • Assess ethical workplace practices

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
 

Definition – nature, process and significance of management – Role of managers – Managerial Skills and Roles - Evolution of Management Thought: Classical Management Approaches, Behavioral Management Approaches, Quantitative Management Approach, Modern Management Approaches - Management as a Science or Art - Management as a profession- Administration and Management- Functions of Management – Functional Areas of Management. 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING
 

Planning - Nature and Importance of Planning- Types of Plans - Levels of Planning - Steps in planning - Making Effective Plans- Objectives and Management By Objective (MBO) –Management By Exception (MBE) - Policy and Strategy- Forecasting and Decision Making - Nature of decision making - Types of decisions – Decision Making Process – Rational Perspectives and Behavioral Aspects of decision making.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
ORGANIZING
 

Organizing - Nature and purpose - Principles of Organization - Types of Organization - Organizational Structure and Design – Line, Staff and functional authority – Conflict between Line and Staff – Overcoming the Line-Staff Conflict. Departmentation - Span of control – Authority, Responsibility and Accountability - Principles of Delegation - Steps - Centralization Vs Decentralization – Factors determining the degree of Decentralization of authority.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
STAFFING
 

Staffing - Nature and Purpose of staffing – Importance of staffing – Components of Staffing - Manpower planning - Recruitment and Selection - Training and Development - Performance Appraisal.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
DIRECTING
 

Directing – Nature of Directing function - Principles – Importance of Effective Direction – Motivating people at work – Early motivational theories, Leadership and change - Effective Communication skills for directing – Barriers of communication

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:7
CONTROLLING AND SUPERVISION
 

 

Controlling - Concept, Nature and Importance - Essentials of Control - Requirements of an Effective Control System – Behavioral Implications of Control – Techniques of Managerial control - Co-ordination – Need for co-ordination – Types of Co-ordination - Techniques of Coordination - Cooperation. Supervision – Position of a supervisor – Qualities of good – Essential requirements of effective supervision.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:5
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN MANAGEMENT OF 21st CENTURY
 

Total quality management, Work force diversity, Globalization and innovation, Enterprise mobility, how to manage and control virtual teams, creating an ethical workplace.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Stoner, Freeman, Gilbert Jr. (2014). Management (6th edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall India.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

  1. Daft, R. L. (2009). Principles of Management (1st edition), Cengage Learning.

  2. Gupta, R.S., Sharma, B.D., & Bhalla. N.S. (2011). Principles & Practices of Management (11th edition). New Delhi: Kalyani Publishers. 

  3. Williams. Management, (International edition) South-western Cengage Learning.

  4. John R. Schermerhorn. Management, Wiley-India

  5. Koontz, H., &Weihrich, H.  Essentials of Management, McGraw Hill Publishers.

  6. L M Prasad, (2007). Principles and Practices of Management, Himalaya Publishing House

  7. Rao, P.S. (2009). Principles of Management, Himalaya Publishing House.

  8. Moshal, B.S. Principles of Management, Ane Books.

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

 

Component of Final Grade

Max Marks per Component

Weightage towards Final Grade

Total Marks per Component in Final Grade

CIA-I 

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

50

25 %

25

CIA-III 

20

20%

20

End – Term

50

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

   

100

BBA132 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: This course intends to introduce basic accounting principles and practices. It also deals with subsidiary books maintained in business organizations. The students will have knowledge about the fundamental accounting processes such as journalizing, ledger posting, preparation of trial balance and final accounts in sole trading business. It also deals with providing an overview of accounting standards and IFRS. This course will be useful for all those who are desirous of having an understanding and application of financial dynamics of the business and become successful financial managers/entrepreneurs. 

 

Course Objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of application of various principles and practice of Accounting.
  • To demonstrate the knowledge on the process of accounting cycle and basic steps involved in Accounting.
  • To extend the knowledge of systematic maintenance of books of accounts to real life business.
  • To estimate Annual Financial statements of Sole proprietorship form of business.
  • To outline the need for Accounting standards and IFRS.

 

 

 

Course Outcome

CLO1 Identify the application of various principles and practice of Accounting in preparation of accounting statements.

CLO2 Demonstrate the knowledge on the process of accounting cycle.

CLO3Extend the knowledge of systematic maintenance of books of accounts to real life business.

CLO4 Estimate Annual Financial statements of Sole proprietorship form of business.

CLO5Outline the need for Accounting standards and IFRS

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Introduction to Accounting
 

Meaning, Need for accounting, Internal and External users of accounting information, limitations of accounting, accounting Concepts and Conventions, Accounting Practices, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:12
Accounting systems & process
 

Nature of Accounting, Accounting equation - Systems of Accounting, Process of Accounting transactions- types of Accounts, Rules of Accounting. Journal - Meaning, features, simple and compound entries, Including recording of GST transactions, Capital and revenue expenditures, Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Preparation of ledgers and Trial balance.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Subsidiary books
 

Conceptual introduction to subsidiary books - Sales book, Sales return book, Purchases book, Purchase returns book, receivable book, payable book. Practical problems in Cash Book- Single column, double column, and three columnar cash book.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Bank reconciliation statement
 

Need for reconciliation and preparation of bank reconciliation statement.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Rectification of Errors
 

Need for rectification of errors, types of errors, process of rectification and accounting entries of rectification.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:12
Final Accounts
 

Preparation of Trading and Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet of sole trading concerns.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:4
Accounting standards and IFRS
 

Types of Accounting standards, Need for IFRS, Ind AS and IFRS.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Jain S.P.,& Narang K L. (2020). Basic Financial Accounting I, New Dehli, Kalyani publishers.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Maheshwari, S.N., &Maheshwari, S.K. (2020). Advanced Accountancy1, New Delhi: Jain Book Agency.
  2. Shukla, M. (2020). Advanced Accounts, New Delhi, S Chand Group
  3. Radhaswamy, M & Gupta, R.L. (2020).Advanced Accountancy 2, New Delhi, Sultan Chand & Sons.
  4. Reddy, A. (2020). Fundamentals of Accounting, New Delhi, Himalaya Publishing House
  5. Gupta, A. (2020). Financial Accounting for Management: An Analytical Perspective, Noida, Pearson Education.
  6. Raman, B. S. (2014). Financial Accounting (1stedi).I & II, New Dehli:United Publishers.
  7. Porter, G.A., & Norton, C.L. (2013). Financial Accounting (IFRS update)( 6thedi), Cengage Learning.
  8. Jawahar Lal & Seema Srivastava (2013). Financial Accounting  New Delhi:Himalaya Publishing House.
  9. Arora M. N. (2013). Accounting For Management. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
  10. Bhattacharya .(2013). Essentials of Financial Accounting (Based on IFRS) (2ndedi), Prentice Hall India.
Evaluation Pattern

Component of Final Grade

Max Marks per Component

Weightage towards Final Grade

Total Marks per Component in Final Grade

CIA-I (10 + 10)

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

50

25 %

25

CIA-III (10 + 10)

20

20 %

20

End – Term

50

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

   

100

BBA133 - MICROECONOMICS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This common core course helps students to think in the economic way of establishing a connection between unlimited wants and limited resources available to an individual, firm and the society.  It deals with the application of economic analysis in formulation of business decisions.  In this context, the course deals with demand, supply, pricing, theory of consumer choice, theories of production and market structures.

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, the students will be able to:

CLO1: Illustrate society's trade-offs by using Production Possibility Frontier.

CLO2: Explain the effect of shifts in market supply and demand curves on price and quantity produced by firms.

CLO3: Explain how consumers maximise total utility within a given income using the utility concepts.

CLO4: Examine the effects of negative and positive externalities and examine the real-world externality situations.

CLO5: Anlayse relationship between different cost and revenue concept related to production process.

CLO6: Compare the pricing mechanism and output determination under different market conditions.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Basic Concepts
 

Ten Principles of Economics: How People Make Decisions - How people Interact - How the Economy as a Whole Works; Thinking Like an Economist - Role of Observations, Theory and Assumptions in Economics; Role of Economic models - The Circular Flow Diagram - Production Possibility Frontier - Opportunity Cost; Central Problems of an Economy; Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
The Basics of Supply and Demand
 

Markets and Competition; Demand - Law of Demand, Exceptions to the Law - Market Demand - Changes in Demand; Supply - Law of Supply, Exceptions to the Law - Market Supply - Changes in Supply; Equilibrium – Steps - Changes in Equilibrium.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:7
Elasticity and its Application
 

Elasticity of Demand - Price Elasticity and Its Determinants - Methods of Measurement - Degrees of Price Elasticity - Total Revenue and Price elasticity; Income Elasticity Demand; Cross Elasticity Demand; Elasticity of Supply-Determinants - Measurement and Degrees.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Theory of Consumer Behaviour
 

Utility - Characteristics and Types - Cardinal and ordinal Utility analysis – Law of Diminishing Marginal utility; Budget Constraint; Indifference curves - Properties, Consumer’s equilibrium - Price Effect - Income Effect and Substitution Effect.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:5
Market Efficiency and Externalities
 

Consumers, Producers and the Efficiency of the Markets: Consumers surplus (Marshall) - Producer surplus and Market efficiency; Externalities and Market Inefficiency - Negative and Positive.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:10
Theory of Production and Cost
 

Production Function; Law of Variable Proportions; Law of returns, Economies of Scale; Iso-quants and Iso-cost lines. Cost Function - Important Cost Concepts; Short Run and Long Run Cost Analysis (traditional theory) - Modern theory of cost; Long Run and short Run Revenue analysis.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:12
Market Structure and Competitive Strategy
 

Market structure - Perfect Competition - Price and Output Determination - Role of Time Element in Market Price Determination; Monopoly - Price and output determination, Price Discrimination; Monopolistic Competition - Price and Output Determination-Selling Costs - Product Differentiation – Oligopoly - Duopoly Example - Price Determination (Collusive Pricing, Price Leadership).

Text Books And Reference Books:

Gregory Mankiw, N. (2016), Principles of Economics, 8th Edition, Cengage Learning India.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Robert S Pindyck and Daniel L Rubinfeld (2013), Microeconomics, 8th Edition, New York: Pearson.

Salvatore, D. (2011). Managerial Economics in a Global Economy (7th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sen, Anindy (2006). Microeconomics: Theory and application (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA1 , CIA2 ,CIA3 and End Sem

BBH111 - SOCIAL SENSITIVITY SKILLS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:2
Max Marks:50
Credits:0

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The course develops social sensitivity skill, a practice by which an individual can observe, identify, and understand the indications from socio-cultural contexts and social interactions or relationships. Social sensitivity allows students to be respectful of people around them and their respective environment. Social sensitivity combines emotional, social, and adaptive intelligence and helps students to fully prepare for ‘new normal’ expectations from all walks of life, especially business.

Course Objectives:

 

1)      To create self-awareness on social and cultural diversity and individuality

 

2)      To sensitize in responsible and meaningful behaviour with multicultural people and/or milieu

Course Outcome

CLO1 Develop listening, observing, interactive and participative skills

  

CLO2 Develop empathy, objective analysis, and self-reflection

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:13
Capacity building
 

UNIT–I                                                                                                                       10 Hrs

 

Level of Knowledge: Basic

Capacity building – how to listen, how to observe, how to interact, how to participate, how to develop ‘we-feeling’, how to understand ‘other’, how to solve problems.

 

EVALUATION–I                                                                                                       3 Hrs

Individual Activity

Capturing Lifestory – Choose a person you like and ask him/her to narrate the lifestory to you. Record it and convert into text exactly (verbal and nonverbal cues - voice, tone, emotions, pause, etc.). Now interpret (without any judgment) his/her lifestory in your own words and present it in the class.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:17
Relationship building
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

Relationship building – emotional intelligence, social intelligence, adaptive intelligence, mindfulness, daily reflection, acceptable and respectful behaviour, positive and helping attitude, constructive criticism and feedback.

 

EVALUATION–II                                                                                                         3 Hrs

Group Activity (2 member team)

Exchanging Culture– Choose a classmate from a very different cultural background than your own. Interact with each other and learn about each other’s culture. Make notes on the cultural differences and cultural shock (if any) with thoughtful understanding. Present each other’s culture as a team in the class - highlighting uniqueness in your friend’s culture, breaking stereotypes and identity labelling of his/her culture.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Theresa Cheung. The Sensitivity Code: Life strategies for thriving in an overwhelming world. London, Thread Publication, 2020 (editions in Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook).

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Martin M. Antony and Richard P. Swinson. The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear. Oakland: Canada, New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2017 (editions in Paperback, Kindle).

Evaluation Pattern

EVALUATION–I                                                                                                       3 Hrs

Individual Activity

Capturing Lifestory – Choose a person you like and ask him/her to narrate the lifestory to you. Record it and convert into text exactly (verbal and nonverbal cues - voice, tone, emotions, pause, etc.). Now interpret (without any judgment) his/her lifestory in your own words and present it in the class. ( 50 Marks)

EVALUATION–II                                                                                                         3 Hrs

Group Activity (2 member team)

 

Exchanging Culture– Choose a classmate from a very different cultural background than your own. Interact with each other and learn about each other’s culture. Make notes on the cultural differences and cultural shock (if any) with thoughtful understanding. Present each other’s culture as a team in the class - highlighting uniqueness in your friend’s culture, breaking stereotypes and identity labelling of his/her culture.

 

FIB121 - FRENCH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The students understand and use accurately the basic structures of the language. Students interact appropriately with the teacher, using a range of basic structures

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

 

Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Specific vocabulary around holidays, sightseeing, accommodation and methods of travel, Build confidence in dealing with foreign visitors and organisations. Develop cultural awareness..

Students can satisfy requirement of everyday situations.

Students can understand most speech on a familiar topic.

 Students can narrate and describe in past, present tense. Writing articles, brochures, blog posts and advertisements in French Language.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
The one and the other
 

Savoir-faire: Greetings, asking & telling the name, introducing someone, welcoming someone, identifying someone etc.

 

            Grammaire: indefinite articles, the gender of nouns; Present tense of verbs ending in ER, verbs avoir, appender; negation; irregular adjectives. Verbs avoir and Etre, interrogation, negative form, and prepositions.

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Here, somewhere else
 

Savoir –faire: talking once city, Saying what one likes, giving information, expressing admiration, asking for the directions and indication of the weather.

Grammaire: Definite articles, Present tense of verbs ending in ER; adjectives. Third  group verb RE , and adjectives.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Tell me who you are
 

Savoir – faire:saying what once tast and the profession, characteristic of a person, introducing the family and announcing an event.

Grammaire: verb conjugations, Possessive adjectives, Articles, and Pronoms

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Everyone has there own rhythm
 

Savoir – faire: Asking for time , everyday rotine,Inviting, accepting, expressing one’s inability to attend.

Grammaire: reflexive verbs, indication of time, imperitive mood, past tense.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:7
Highlights
 

Savoir – faire: suggesting an advice, ritual of a fest,paying a             

                  compliment, speaking over the phone.

Grammaire: Present tense of er verbes “yer”, Future tense. Recent past

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Reflexive Verbs/ write about daily life 2. Role Plays 3. My city
 

Reflexive Verbs/ write about daily life

2. Role Plays

3. My city

Text Books And Reference Books:

Alter Ego +: la méthode de référence en FLE dans le monde entier!!
 Auteur(s) : Annie Berthet, Emmanuelle Daill, Catherine Hugot, Véronique M Kizirian, Monique Waendendries

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Alter Ego +: la méthode de référence en FLE dans le monde entier!!
 Auteur(s) : Annie Berthet, Emmanuelle Daill, Catherine Hugot, Véronique M Kizirian, Monique Waendendries

Evaluation Pattern

CIA - Evaluation Pattern

 

Assignment

Case Study

Presentation

Test/ Quiz

Mid Semester

20

10

10

10

25

FIB122 - DEVELOPING FLUENCY AND CLARITY IN ENGLISH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is designed for students to work with using English to help build business contexts for students business studies. This course introduces students to read and write for Business Studies. Since the discipline of Business uses specific registers and contexts to create content for English. The course is divided across three genres – Cases, Critiques and Essays and draws from the British Council’s course on Writing for Business’. The course instructors will put together a set of cases and contexts at the beginning of the semester drawing from the contemporary business climate and those would be discussed across the course.

 

Course Objectives: The course aims to develop reading, writing and critical thinking practices in students specifically from a business context. The course aims to establish the nuances of reading and writing as central

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

1)    Recognise, appraise, evaluate cases

2)    Develop critiques, and write essays

3)    Analyse a case and arrive at structural modes through which problems can be solved in the case

4)    Deploy critical tools to identify object of study, construct arguments after evaluating the object, and provide a point of view to support claims made.

 

Skills to be developed:

1.     Reading Skills

2.     Writing Skills

3.     Argumentation skills

4.     Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

5.     Critical thinking Skills

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Cases (Level of Knowledge: Basic)
 

This unit will introduce students to ‘cases’ as a form of writing that helps locate significant business ideas, problems that require critical thinking and analysis. Students will be introduced to a variety of cases and taught how to read a case, break the various elements of a case down, analyse them and synthesise the ideas.

Skill Focus:

·      Note Taking

·      Summarizing a text

·      Understanding how ideas in a text are linked

·      Locating and positioning speaker emphasis

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Critiques (Level of Knowledge: Intermediate)
 

This unit will introduce students to a range of readings that will help locate critiques through an analytical mode of reading business material. The unit will be geared towards enabling a critical thinking in students through a reading of the central ideas of the text/context chosen.

Skill Focus:

·      Recognising the writer’s stance

·      Locating key information in complex sentences

·      Inferring implicit ideas

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Essays (Level of Knowledge: Advanced)
 

This unit will introduce students to the advanced structures of academic writing by looking closely at essays. The unit will enable students to create essays through reading and writing. Students would be specifically reinforced about the structure of an essay, its components, locating the argument, constructing one, using sources to substantiate claims, reporting research findings etc.

Skills Focus:

·      Paraphrasing

·      Expanding notes into complex sentences

·      Writing effective introductions/conclusions

·      Incorporating quotations

·      Writing Thesis statements

·      Developing research strategies

Text Books And Reference Books:

Required Reading: Readings will be provided as a compilation by the course Instructor at the beginning of the course.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

As per class readings directed by the instructor

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA 2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks

CIAs: Written work that tests on student’s ability to read, analyse and develop cases and essays.

ESE: Written exam for 50 marks.

 

Testing Pattern

CIA - Evaluation Pattern

Individual Assignment

Group Assessment

Mid Semester

20

20

25

Mid Semester Examination

Section A

Section B

Section C

Total

2X10=20

1X15=15

1X15=15

50

End Semester Examination

Section A

Section B

Section C

Total

2X10=20

1X15=15

1X15=15

50

FIB134 - FINITE MATHEMATICS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Mathematics has emerged as the key for major decision making process. The subject is introduced as to give the basic subject giving emphasis on the applications in business. Understanding of mathematical models is essential to project the real life scenario in a simplified form in business. The study of matrices helps to handle mathematical models with many variables. The decision making environment is so complex that the right and appropriate decision can only be made with good analytical skills. The subject is introduced with such an outlook. 

Course Objectives: Objectives

1.      To impart basic knowledge of mathematics and their applications in business.

2.      To learn construction and analysis of mathematical models for optimal decision making.

3.  To be able to interpret mathematical analysis of business related problems.

 

Course Outcome

CLO1: Understand importance of Mathematics in Business Decisions

CLO2: Develop problem solving skills

CLO3: Identify simple mathematical models and interpret

CLO4: Develop interest towards mathematical interpretations and analytical skills

CLO5: Apply Mathematical concepts in decision making.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:5
Linear Models
 

Linear equations and inequalities in one variable, Linear functions, slope and equations of a line, linear mathematics models, constructing mathematical models.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
System of Linesr Equations And Matrices
 

Addition of matrices – System of linear equations, addition and multiplication of Matrices –Determinants – Inverse of a matrix by Gauss Jordan method.  Application of matrices and Determinants – Solution of a system of linear equations- Gauss elimination method.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Linear Programming Problems
 

Definition – Linear Programming Problem – Formulation – Solution by Graphical method – simplex method – minimization and maximization problems.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Probability And Probability Distributions
 

Introduction to Probability, Basic Concepts of Probability, Conditional Probability, Independent Events, Bayes’ Theorem. Probability Distributions – Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions, Expected Value.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Commercial Arithmetic
 

Simple interest – Compound Interest. Equivalent Rate –   Depreciation - Present value. Annuity – Sinking Fund.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:15
Calculus
 

Limits – Differentiation - Methods of differentiation – Second order derivative – Maxima and Minima.  Application to commerce and Economics. -  Revenue Function – Cost function –      Profit function – Elasticity of demand – Breakeven point.

Text Books And Reference Books:

·       Goldstein, L.J., Schneider, D.I., & Siegal, M.J. (2010). Finite mathematics and Applications. New Jersey: Pearson Publication.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Essential Reading

·       Singh, J.K (2015). Business Mathematics (5th Edition). Mumbai, Himalaya Publishing House.

 

Reference Books

·       Sancheti, D. C., & Kapoor, V. K. (2009). Business Mathematics. New Delhi: Sultan Chand and Sons.

·       Padmalochan, H. (2015). A Text Book of Business Mathematics, New Delhi: Sultan Chand and Sons.

·       G K Ranganath& T V Narasimha Rao. Business Mathematics. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.

·       Larry J Goldstein, David I Schneider  & Martha J Siegel Finite Mathematics and its applications, 9th edition  A WMU Publication.

 
Evaluation Pattern

Skills to be Developed

 Formulation of Linear models and apply differential calculus in practical situations.

 

Assessment Criteria

Assessment 1: 

(10 marks)

 

Objective:

To understand the applications of linear equations

 Linear equations – Real life data analysis –(GROUP ACTIVITY – 2 in a group)

 Need to plot 10 to 20 stock prices of two allotted companies from one sector

Parameters :

Introduction to the company- 3 marks

Screen shot of Data and Graph (drawn manually) : 4 marks

Trend line and interpretation : 3 marks

Assessment Policy: Late submissions will be subject to loss of 1 mark per day

Assessment 2:

(10 marks)

 

Objective:

To understand the applications of linear equations

 Least square method: (Individual)

Journal based data analysis:

Minimum of 5 values to be obtained and predictions to be done

Parameters :

Introduction - 3 marks

Screen shot of Data  3 marks

Trend equation  and interpretation : 4 marks

Assessment Policy: Late submissions will be subject to loss of 1 mark per day

MSE

 For 50 marks

Assessment 3

(10 marks)

 LPP – Case study

Parameters :

Formulation- 4 marks

Graph and solution: 4 marks

interpretation : 2 marks

Assessment Policy: Late submissions will be subject to loss of 1 mark per day

Assessment 4

(10 marks)

 Commercial Arithmetic -Present value of money (GROUP ACTIVITY – 2 each)

Data to be collected from teachers

 

Parameters :

Formulation- 4 marks

Work out an optimal plan for the client: 4 marks

interpretation : 2 marks

Assessment Policy: Late submissions will be subject to loss of 1 mark per day

ESE

Duration

 2 hours

Maximum Marks

 50

Minimum Marks

 20

Weightage

 30 %

FIB191 - PUBLIC SPEAKING (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The study of the application of principles of communication underlying effective oral presentations, with attention given to speaking in business, professional and public settings. Includes practice in preparing, presenting and evaluating speeches and other forms of oral presentations.

Course Outcome

By the end of the course the learner should be able to:

 

  •     Speak fluently in business, professional and public settings.
  •  Display the ability to present ideas effectively.
  • Demonstrate confidence and communication skills.

   

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:2
Overview
 

   Power and tradition of public speaking, similarities and difference between public speaking and conversation,

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:2
Anxiety, Developing confidence
 

a.     Anxiety

b.     Developing confidence

c.     Public speaking and critical thinking, speech communication process.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:2
Your First Speech
 

a.     Your First Speech

b.     Preparing your speech, delivering your speech

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:2
Listening
 

a.     Listening

b.     Importance of listening, listening and critical thinking, causes of poor listening, how to become a better listener.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:2
Selecting a Topic
 

a.     Selecting a Topic

b.     Choosing a topic, determine the general and specific purpose. Phrasing the central idea.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:2
Understanding the audience
 

  Audience – centeredness, the psychology of the audience, demographic audience analysis, situational audience analysis, getting information about the audience and adapting to the audience.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:2
Supporting your Speech
 

a.     Gathering materials from the library, internet, interviewing. Supporting your ideas with examples, statistics, statistics or citation.

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:2
Organising your ideas
 

a.     Main points of the speech, supporting materials, connectives.

Unit-9
Teaching Hours:2
Intro and conclusion
 

a.     The introduction and conclusion of the speech.

Unit-10
Teaching Hours:3
Outlining
 

 The preparation of outline and speaking outline.

Unit-11
Teaching Hours:3
Language
 

a.     Meaning of words, using language accurately, using language vividly, using language appropriately.

Unit-12
Teaching Hours:3
Delivery
 

a.     What is a good delivery? Method of delivery, the speaker’s voice, the speaker’s body, practicing delivery and answering audience questions.

Unit-13
Teaching Hours:3
Visual Aids
 

a.     Kinds of visual aids, guidelines for preparing visual aids, guidelines for presenting visual aids.

Unit-14
Teaching Hours:3
Informative
 

a.     Types of informative speeches,: analysis and organization, Guidelines for informative speaking. Sample speech with commentary.

Unit-15
Teaching Hours:3
Persuasive
 

a.     The importance of persuasion. Ethics and persuasion , psychology of persuasion.

b.     Persuasive speeches on question of fact, values and policy.

Unit-16
Teaching Hours:3
Persuasive Straretegies
 

a.     Building credibility, using evidence, reasoning, appealing to emotions.

Unit-17
Teaching Hours:3
Special Occassion
 

a.     Speeches of Introduction, speeches of presentation, speeches of acceptance.

Unit-18
Teaching Hours:3
Small Groups
 

Leadership and responsibilities in a small group. Relative thing method.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Sellnow, Deanna Thomason: Wadsworth, 2012 – Public Speaking: A Process Approach.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Sellnow, Deanna Thomason: Wadsworth, 2012 – Public Speaking: A Process Approach.

Evaluation Pattern

This a practical paper. 70% of the marks will be collected throughout the semester through oral quizzes, presentations, group assignments, The end semester exam will be for 30% and will have spoken components for assessment.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I: Individual Assignment (20 marks)

CIA II: Group Assignment (50 marks)

CIA III: Group Assignment (20 marks)

CIA IV: Individual/Group Assignment (50 marks)

BBA231 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The course focuses on the basic elements that determine human behavior in an organizational context. It provides various theoretical frameworks to understand human behaviours at individual, group and organization level. The course provides insights into the foundation of human behaviours such as personality, learning, values, attitudes and perception. At the group level its characteristics in terms of size, status, norms, role and cohesiveness makes it functional or dysfunctional. Leaders who are able to influence the individual and group behaviours create positive organisations culture. Thus it is essential for manager to develop an understanding about human behaviours at the workplace and manage them for organizational effectiveness. 

Course Objectives:

To examine the impact of globalization, diversity and ethics on organizational behaviours.

  1. To analyses the individual’s work behaviours due to personality, attitudes and perceptions. 

  2. To assess the dynamics of group behaviours and its influence on group effectiveness. 

  3. To compare and contrast various leadership style as in classic and modern theories.

  4. To determine practices that creates positive organisation culture.

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

CLO1 Identify the social and ethical issues emerging due to trends in environment. 

CLO2 Propose initiative to address the social and ethical issues at individual and organizational level 

CLO3 Demonstrate understanding personality traits and suitable occupation/job. 

CLO4 Evaluate various leadership styles that enhance group effectiveness.  

CLO5 Discuss practices that create positive organizational culture

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
 

Definition of Organizational Behavior, OB as systematic study, Contribution from other disciplines, Challenges and Opportunities in organizational behavior, OB Model/Framework- Individual, Group and Organisational Level.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Personality, Learning & Values
 

Defining and Measuring Personality, Determinants of Personality, The Big Five Personality Model, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and Other Personality Traits like Authoritarianism, Locus of Control, Machiavellianism, Self Esteem, Risk Taking, Self-Monitoring and Achievement Oriented. Importance of values- instrumental and terminal values. 

 

Meaning of Learning; Theories of Learning- Classical Conditioning, Operant conditioning, Cognitive theory, Social learning theory, Principles of learning, Schedule of Reinforcement. 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Attitude
 

Components of Attitude- ABC model, Function of Attitude, Cognitive Dissonance Changing Attitude, Work Attitudes- Job Satisfaction and Organisation Commitment. 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:6
Perception
 

Meaning, Factors influencing perception, Attribution Theory, Common short cuts in judging others.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Group Dynamics
 

Define Group and different type of Groups, Stages of Group Development, Group Properties-Roles, Norms, Status, Size, Cohesiveness; Group Decision making, Groupthink and Group Shift

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:10
Leadership
 

Concept of Leadership-Trait Theories-Behavioral Theories, Ohio & Michigan Studies - Managerial Grid; Contingency Theory-Situational Leadership and Path & Goal of leadership; Contemporary Theories- Transformational, Transactional, Charismatic Leadership, Ethical Leadership and Servant Leadership. 

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:10
Organization Culture
 

Definition of organizational culture and its characteristics, Strong versus Weak culture, Function and Dysfunction of Culture, Creating & Sustaining Culture, -How employees learn culture-Creating Positive organizational culture. 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge and Neharika Vohra (2018), 18th Ed. Organizational Behaviour. Pearson Education Asia.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  • Aswathappa, K. (2016). Organizational Behaviour (Text, Cases and Games), 12th Ed. Bangalore: Himalaya Publication. 
  • Fred Luthans (2017). Organizational Behavior: An Evidence - Based Approach, 12th Ed. McGraw Hill Education.
  • Gupta, C. B. (2014). A textbook of organisational behaviour: With text and cases. New Delhi: S Chand & Company.
Evaluation Pattern

 

 

Component of Final Grade

Max Marks per Component

Weightage towards Final Grade

Total Marks per Component in Final Grade

CIA-I 

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

50

25 %

25

CIA-III 

20

20%

20

End – Term

50

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

   

100

BBA232 - BUSINESS STATISTICS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

Business Statistics helps us to make business decisions under uncertainties. Such decisions must be objective and unbiased and based on quantitative data. This necessitates an analysis of data as well as understanding of statistical tools and models. With the business entities keen on making data-driven decisions it is essential for individuals working in this environment to possess skills to use appropriate statistical tools and techniques in order to make decisions backed by data.

Course Objectives:

       To demonstrate data handling skills and summarize data with clarity.

       To extend an understanding of application of relevant concepts of Statistics to a given context/business scenario.

       To demonstrate the knowledge on the process of organizing a problem/data and conduct statistical tests/treatment.

       To solve real world  business problems by evaluating data with appropriate statistical techniques

       To explain trends exhibited by data.

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

CLO 1 Demonstrate data handling skills with clarity.

CLO2 Outline the relevant concepts of Statistics to a given context/business scenario

CLO3 Organize a problem/business data and conduct statistical treatment.

CLO4 Evaluate data with appropriate statistical techniques.

CLO5 Explain data trends using time series analysis

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Introduction to Statistics
 

Meaning, Definition, Features, Importance and limitations of statistics. Meaning and difference between primary and secondary data, data collection methods. Classification and tabulation of data including tally marks, methods of classifying data - quantitative, qualitative, geographical, chronological, Discrete and continuous frequency distribution

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Measures of Central Tendency
 

Meaning, measures of Central Tendency- Arithmetic Mean, Weighted Arithmetic Mean, median, mode, geometric mean and harmonic mean (only theory) and partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Measures of Dispersion and Skewness
 

Meaning, Definitions, Properties of dispersion - Range, Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation from Mean and Median, Standard Deviation and coefficient of variation. Skewness-meaning, difference between dispersion and skewness, Karl Pearson’s and Bowley’s measures of skewness

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Correlation and Regression
 

Meaning, Definition and Use of Correlation, Scatter diagram, Types of correlation, Karl Pearson’s correlation coefficient, Spearman’s Rank correlation, Probable Error. Regression- Meaning and utility of Regression analysis, Comparison between Correlation and Regression, regression lines –X on Y, Yon X, Regression Equations and Regression Coefficients. Introduction to Logistic regression

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:6
Time Series
 

Meaning, Components of time series, Calculation of Secular Trend-Moving Average method – odd and even period moving average and method of Least Squares

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:8
Probability and Probability distributions
 

Introduction to Probability, Basic Concepts of Probability, Probability Distributions – Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions, Expected Value

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:12
Sampling Distribution and Introduction to Inferential statistics
 

Introduction to testing of Hypothesis: Procedure for testing hypothesis - Setting of Hypothesis -Null and alternative hypotheses, Estimation, Computation of Test statistics, - Types of errors in hypothesis testing - Level of significance - Critical region and value - Decision making.   Test of significance for Large and small sample tests, Z and t tests for mean and proportion, one-way ANOVA,Chi-square test for goodness of fit and independence of attributes. 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Sharma J. K (2020) Business Statistics 5th edition Delhi: Vikas Publishing House

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Levin R. I.& Rubin D. S. (2014). Statistics for Management. Delhi: Pearson.
  2. Pillai &Bagavathi (2016) Statistics, Theory and Practice, S Chand Publishing
  3. SP Gupta (2017).Statistical Methods, Sultan Chand and Sons
  4. SC Gupta (2018). Fundamentals of Statistics, Himalaya Publishing House
Evaluation Pattern

Component of Final Grade

Max Marks per Component

Weightage towards Final Grade

Total Marks per Component in Final Grade

CIA-I 

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

50

25 %

25

CIA-III 

20

20%

20

End – Term

50

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

   

100

BBA233 - MACROECONOMICS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The course aims at providing a systematic introduction to mainstream approaches to the study of macroeconomics in the current century.  It has been designed in such a way that it stimulates awareness on macroeconomic challenges and policy management in progressive nations. It also aims at developing the ability for objective reasoning about macroeconomic issues.

Course Outcome

After completing the course, the student will be able to:

CLO1: Explain the measurement of GDP and its components.

CLO2: Explain the methodology/stages of constructing the cost-of-living index and summarise the impact of such indices on the Economy.

CLO3: Analyse the economic growth and market for loanable funds and illustrate its impact on the economy.

CLO4: Summarise the concept of unemployment and its implication on the market.

CLO5: Identify the implications of monetary and fiscal policy.

CLO6: Examine the relationship between macroeconomic variables/polices with theoretical backing.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Measuring a Nation?s Income and Cost of Living
 

Economy’s Income and Expenditure - Measurement of GDP - Components of GDP - Real versus Nominal GDP - The GDP Deflator; The Consumer Price Index (CPI) - Calculation of CPI - GDP Deflator versus CPI - Correcting economic variables for the effects of inflation - Real and Nominal Interest Rates - Limitations

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:9
Production and Growth
 

Economic Growth around the world: Productivity: Its Role and Determinants-Economic Growth and Public Policy - Investment-Human Capital.

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:9
Goods and Money Market
 

Saving and Investment in the National Income Accounts - The Market for Loanable Funds - Policy Changes and Impact on the Loanable fund Market; Money - Meaning and Functions-Money Supply; Full Reserve Banking and Fractional Reserve Banking - Central Bank Tools of Monetary Control; Classical Theory of Inflation - Classical Dichotomy and Monetary Neutrality - Velocity and Quantity equation - Fisher Effect - Costs of Inflation.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:7
Unemployment
 

Identifying Unemployment - Labour Force - Unemployment Rate - Labour Force Participation - Types of Unemployment - Unemployment Insurance - Minimum Wage Laws.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:9
Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply and Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
 

Three Key Facts about Economic Fluctuations - Short run Economic Fluctuations - Aggregate Demand Curve, Aggregate Supply Curve, Two Causes of Economic Fluctuations; Monetary Policy Influence on Aggregate Demand - The Theory of Liquidity Preference; Fiscal Policy influence on Aggregate Demand - The Multiplier Effect - Crowding out effect - Stabilisation Policy; Active Versus Automatic Stabilizers.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:8
Short Run Tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment
 

The Phillips Curve - Shifts in Phillips Curve and the Role of Expectations - Shifts in Phillips Curve and The Role of Supply Shocks; The Cost of Reducing Inflation Rational Expectations and the Possibility of Costless Disinflation.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:8
Six Debates over Macroeconomic Policy
 

Economic Stabilization - Monetary vs. Fiscal Policy; Handling Recession - Higher Spending vs. Tax Cuts; Monetary Policy - Rule vs. Discretion Based; Central Bank Goal: Zero vs. Non-zero Inflation; Government Budget- Balanced vs. Unbalanced; Tax Laws for Savings – Reformed vs. Not Reformed.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Mankiw, G.N. (2018). Principles of Macroeconomics (8th ed.). Cengage Learning India.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abel, A. B. & Bernanke, B. S. (2011). Macroeconomics (7th ed.). Pearson Education.

Blanchard, O. (2009). Macroeconomics (5th ed.). Pearson Education.

Dornbusch, R., Fischer, S., & Startz, R. (2015). Macroeconomics (11th ed.). McGraw Hill Education.

Froyen, R. (2014). Macroeconomics: Theories and Policies (10th ed.). Pearson Education.

Mishkin, F. S. (2016). Macroeconomics: Policy & Practice (2nd ed.). Pearson Education.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA1, CIA2 , CIA3 and End Sem

BBH211 - EXPRESSIVE SKILLS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:2
Max Marks:50
Credits:0

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

 

The course develops skilful communication practice in everyday life by appropriate verbal and nonverbal usages in oral and written forms. Students will be trained to effectively express their feelings, experiences, imaginations, ideas, and opinions with others in personal and professional spaces without difficulty and with clarity.

Course Objectives:

 

1)      To efficiently communicate ‘abstract’ expression by meaningful and tangible speech and action.

 

2)      To be aware of and use acceptable styles of oral and written communications in different situations faced in real life or in online community.

 

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

 

CLO1 Articulate own or others’ feelings, experiences, imaginations, ideas, and opinions.

  

CLO2 Evaluate and meet social and cultural expectations in oral and written communications pertaining to 

           different contexts.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:17
Oral Expression
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

Oral Expression – receptive vs. expressive language, thinking vs. acting skills, ideation vs. innovation, visualisation, experience sharing and storytelling, opinion and debate, negotiation and conflict resolution.

 

 

EVALUATION–I                                                                                                       3 Hrs

Individual Activity

Joy of Expression – Think of a ‘happiest moment’ in your life! Trace the history of events or surprising circumstance/s that made you feel immense joy. Note down the background details and your reactions to happiness for a short or long time. Create a visualisation chart (using creative aids) on your happiest moment. Feel the happiness again by sharing the moment and its impact upon you with your classmates.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:13
Art in Writing
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

Written Expression – formal and informal letter writing; email and text message writing; essay, report and case-study writing; creative, narrative and persuasive writing; blog and social media writing.

 

EVALUATION–II                                                                                                         3 Hrs

Group Activity (3 member team)

Art in Writing – A team of 3 students will be given a picture of modern art. Together they have to interpret the art and identify relationships and fine distinctions apparent or hidden. Team has to collaborate and develop a well written communication on the original meaning of the art for public dissemination. Present your team art and its meaning to the class and get feedback.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Sakyong Mipham. The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life. USA: Harmony Books, 2017 (editions in Hardcover, Kindle, Audiobook)

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.       Kathleen Adams, Expressive Writing: Classroom and Community. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014 (editions in Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle).

Evaluation Pattern

EVALUATION–I                                                                                                       3 Hrs

Individual Activity

Joy of Expression – Think of a ‘happiest moment’ in your life! Trace the history of events or surprising circumstance/s that made you feel immense joy. Note down the background details and your reactions to happiness for a short or long time. Create a visualisation chart (using creative aids) on your happiest moment. Feel the happiness again by sharing the moment and its impact upon you with your classmates.

EVALUATION–II                                                                                                         3 Hrs

Group Activity (3 member team)

Art in Writing – A team of 3 students will be given a picture of modern art. Together they have to interpret the art and identify relationships and fine distinctions apparent or hidden. Team has to collaborate and develop a well written communication on the original meaning of the art for public dissemination. Present your team art and its meaning to the class and get feedback.

 

BBH281 - SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECT (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:0
No of Lecture Hours/Week:0
Max Marks:50
Credits:1

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This project will sensitize students on social issues.

Course Outcome

This project will sensitize students on social issues.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:0
Guidelines for report writing
 

Guidelines for SRP Report

·         Students are required to report on the work done with an NGO for 25 hours (mandatory)

·         Submit report – rough draft to Class Co-Ordinators

·         After approval- Two Final Copy to be Submit in Spiral Bound (one for student and one for University).

·         Font : Times New Roman, Text Size 12; Tiles Font 14

·         No signature in Acknowledgement

·         Normal A4 Size Sheets to be used; Glazing Sheets and Thick Sheets not allowed

·         No Header and Footer except for page numbers

·         Borders only to be in Initial Certificates and Cover Pages

·         No Logo expect Christ University, NGO Logo on regular pages  only on Certificate

Text Books And Reference Books:

NA

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

NA

Evaluation Pattern

PROJECT:25 MARKS

VIVA:25 MARKS

EVS221 - ENVIRONMENT STUDIES (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:0
No of Lecture Hours/Week:0
Max Marks:100
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

To sensitize students on environmental issues

Course Outcome

To sensitize students on environmental issues

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:0
TO SENSITIVE STUDENTS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE
 

TO SENSITIVE STUDENTS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE

Text Books And Reference Books:

na

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

na

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1

CIA 2

CIA3

FIB221 - FRENCH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French as well as demonstrate cultural awareness.

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

 

Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Specific vocabulary around holidays, sightseeing, accommodation and methods of travel, Build confidence in dealing with foreign visitors and organisations. Develop cultural awareness..

Students can satisfy requirement of everyday situations.

Students can understand most speech on a familiar topic.

 Students can narrate and describe in past, present tense. Writing articles, brochures, blog posts and advertisements in French Language.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:12
Talking about the Seasons
 

Savoir – faire: talking about the Seasons, discussing the weather 

                 Forcast,locating a place, hobbies,….etc..

 

Grammaire:; Pronom Y and on .simple future..

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:12
Its my choice
 

Savoir – faire: describing once dress, appreciating and criticizing the  way of dressing, giving suggestions, choosing a gift for someone

       Someone dress.

Grammaire: Partitive Article, definit and indefinite articles, pronom complement object direct and indirect. 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:12
Living in the city
 

Savoir-faire: Asking the price of an article & protesting against the price. Giving orders, locating a place, saying whether a suggestion is stupid or strange.

Grammaire: expressing in quantity, pronom en,

Imperative tense. Construction of phrases

       with the infinitive.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:9
Living Environment
 

Savoir – Faire:looking  for an accomadation , negociating the price,...

 Grammaire: Depuis / il ya , imperative tense, past tense, and present tense.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Alter Ego +: la méthode de référence en FLE dans le monde entier!!
 Auteur(s) : Annie Berthet, Emmanuelle Daill, Catherine Hugot, Véronique M Kizirian, Monique Waendendries

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Alter Ego +: la méthode de référence en FLE dans le monde entier!!
 Auteur(s) : Annie Berthet, Emmanuelle Daill, Catherine Hugot, Véronique M Kizirian, Monique Waendendries

Evaluation Pattern

CIA - Evaluation Pattern

 

Assignment

Case Study

Presentation

Test/ Quiz

Mid Semester

20

10

10

10

25

FIB222 - THOUGHT AND WRITING (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: As a continuation of the course on writing, this course will specifically aim towards developing a nuanced sense of the visuality we have come to inhabit today. The course is specifically designed to help students read, interpret and deploy visuals effectively for their business requirements.

Course Outcome

Course Outcomes: At the end of the course, students will  be able to:

1.     Analyse and Interpret visual data

2.     Create meaningful and relevant visual data for business contexts

3.     Develop an awareness about the social, cultural, and political contexts of the creation and reception of visuals.

 

Skill Focus

1.     Critical and evaluative skills

2.     Writing skills

3.     Creative skills

4.     Analytical skills

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Reading Images (Level of Knowledge: Basic)
 

This unit will introduce the visual field as an important field of inquiry in business contexts. The unit will provide a detailed understanding of the elements of visuality. 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Interpreting and Analysing Visual Content (Level of Knowledge: Conceptual)
 

This unit will facilitate students to be able to read, analyse and interpret visual fields. A wide range of data from the visual context including infographics, advertisements, films, documentaries, social media, fashion, among others will be used to train students to develop modes of critical, analytical and written skills to analyse and interpret the data. Social, political and cultural factors that determine the creation, dissemination and interpretation of visuals in our contemporary context.

 

Skill Focus:

·      Recognising the writer’s stance

·      Inferring implicit ideas

·      Analysing and critiquing images

·      Evaluation of visuality in images

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Creating effective visual content (Level of Knowledge: Creative)
 

This unit will facilitate students to create meaningful, critically informed and culturally sensitive visual content that will aid in their business contexts. Mind mapping techniques, Advertisements, photo essays, documentaries and other forms of visual infographics and vlogs will be facilitated as newer modes of engaging with business today. 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Compilation given by instructor

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Compilation by instructor

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA 2: Mid-semester submission for 50 marks

CIAs: Continuous assessment through the ideation and creation of visual content. MSE must be a continuation of CIA 1 and must lead to CIA 3

ESE: 50 Marks

 

 

FIB234 - CORPORATE ACCOUNTING (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Accounting is one of the most important aspects of the finance function which is, in fact, one of the very vital areas of functions of management. In today’s globalised economy, a joint-stock form of business organizations (JSCs) contributes and occupy in a large manner in any economy. Thus the knowledge of accounting practices of such joint-stock companies becomes very much essential for the undergraduates in business. By keeping these points in mind, this course titled ‘Corporate Accounting’ is designed as a basic course on corporate accounting. This course focuses on the basics of company and preparation of financial statements of Joint Stock Companies as per the Companies Act 2013. This course also focuses on various methods of Valuation of goodwill and shares. It also deals with accounting practice and procedure for amalgamation, absorption, internal and external reconstruction of joint-stock companies.

Course Outcome

On having completed this course student should be able to:

·         Read, understand and prepare financial statements of companies.

·         Find out Profit or loss prior to incorporation of a company.

·         Value goodwill and shares of a company by applying appropriate methods.

·         Properly account the corporate merger and acquisitions and 

.      Carry out accounting procedures with respect to the reconstruction of companies.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Introduction to Company Accounts
 

Meaning - Features Importance –Types – Capital Structure of Joint Stock Companies - Forms of Capital Structure Issue of Share capital - Different Methods of Issue of Shares – Accounting for issue of shares and debentures.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:12
Final Accounts of Joint Stock Companies
 

Meaning, Statutory Provisions regarding preparation and Components of Financial Statements of Joint Stock Companies – Various items in Statement of Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet – Treatment of various special items and adjustments in preparation of final accounts of Joint Stock Companies - Preparation of Statement of Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet of Joint Stock Companies in accordance with Schedule III of Companies Act 2013

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:6
Profit or Loss Prior to Incorporation
 

Meaning and importance of pre and post incorporation period - Basis of apportionment of expenses and income - Ascertainment of profit or loss prior and post incorporation

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:7
Valuation of Goodwill
 

Meaning, Definition, Features and Types of goodwill – Factors determining the value of goodwill – Circumstances for valuation of goodwill - Methods of valuation of goodwill – Ascertainment of goodwill under Average profit method, Capitalization method, Super profit method and Annuity method.        

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:7
Valuation of shares
 

Meaning of valuation and valuation shares – Circumstances necessitating valuation of shares – Factors to be considered while valuing shares – Methods of valuation of shares – Calculation of value of shares under Intrinsic value method, Yield method, Earning capacity method and Fair value of shares.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:12
Mergers and Acquisitions
 

Meaning of Amalgamation and Acquisition – Types of Amalgamation – Amalgamation in the nature of Merger – Amalgamation in the nature of Purchase - Purchase Consideration - Methods of Calculating Purchase Consideration –Calculation of Purchase Consideration- Net asset Method - Net Payment Method - Accounting for Amalgamation on both the methods (Pooling of Interest Method and business purchase method)  - Journal entries and Ledger accounts in the Books of Transferor and Transferee Company – Preparation of new Balance sheet

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:8
Capital Restructuring
 

Meaning- Purpose- Process -Bonus Issue, Rights Issue and Buy-back of shares – Legal Provisions and Accounting Entries - Preparation of Restructured Balance Sheet.

Text Books And Reference Books:
  1. Jain, S.P., & Narang, K.L. (2012). Advanced Accounting, 2, New Delhi: Kalyani Publishers.
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.      Dr. M. A. Arulanandam andDr. K. S. Raman(2019). 7th Edition, Advanced Accounting Vol – II, Himalaya Publishing House Pvt Ltd, Mumbai

  1. S.  Anil Kumar, V Rajesh Kumar and B Mariappa. (2014) Corporate Accounting. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House
  2. Gupta, R. L., &Radhaswamy, M. (2010).  Advanced Accountancy, 2, New Delhi:Sultan Chand & Sons.
  3. Gupta, R.L., &Radhaswamy, M. (2012). Corporate Accounting. New Delhi:Sultan Chand and Sons.
  4. Kaur, J. (nd). IFRS: A Practical approach. New Dehli:McGraw Hill.
  5. Monga, J.R. (2011). Fundamentals of Corporate Accounting, New Delhi :K.L Malik and Sons Pvt. Ltd,
  6. Shukla, M.C., Grewal, T.S., & Gupta, S.C. (2011). Advanced Accounts (revised edi) New Delhi:Jain Book Agency.
  7. Sehgal, A., & Sehgal, D. (2011). Advanced Accounting, 2, New Delhi: Taxmann.
Evaluation Pattern

Component of Final Grade

Max Marks per Component

Weightage towards Final Grade

Total Marks per Component in Final Grade

CIA-I(15 + 5)

20

20%

20

CIA-II

25

25 %

25

CIA-III

20

20%

20

End Semester

30

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

100

 

100

FIB261 - SOCIETY, BUSINESS AND CULTURE (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This paper introduces students to the discipline of Sociology with special focus on Society and Culture in India and its impact on business. It has been designed to enable the learner to understand the significance of Society and Culture, the diversity in Indian society, and to focus on the forces driving the transformations in Indian society and business environment.

Course Outcome

: At the end of the course, the students would be able to: 

CLO 1: Express their views with clarity on the condition of the society.

CLO 2: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the intricacies of social structure through multiple modes of engagements.

CLO 3: Identify the intersections present in the society and between society, culture and business.

CLO 4: Take initiative in organizing events to raise awareness about various social issues related to workplace and industrial relations.

CLO 5: Appraise various concerns raised in the course and assess its applicability in the socio-political-economic contexts.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Understanding Society and Culture
 

Society here is understood as a group of interacting individuals who may come together and share a common culture. The unit attempts to engage in a discussion on society and culture and its various components and elements.

 

1.    Understanding the concepts of Society and Culture

 

Introduction to Society and Culture for business students 

Interactions between society and culture

Distinctions between society and culture

 

2.     Culture and its various components 

Beliefs, Values, Customs, Norms, Mores, Sanctions, and Language 

Narrative discussion on personal experiences from own cultural context

Language and symbols shaping thought and action

 

3.    Socialization – the process of internalizing the norms and ideologies of society.

 

Agents of Socialization: Family, Peer Groups, Schools, Workplace, Mass Media, Adult Socialization.

 

4.     Social Stratification – The various systems of stratification in the society and ranking of 

         people and community in hierarchical categories.

 

Class, Caste, Religion, Race, Ethnicity, Identity, Gender, Sexuality, Age, Disability 

 

5.    Various Elements of Culture

 

Ethnocentrism, Cultural Shock, Cultural Lag and the need for cultural relativism.

Cultural Change and the idea of global culture. Discussion on Accommodation, Assimilation, and Acculturation of multiple practices leading to global culture.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:9
Relation of Society and Culture with Business
 

 

The unit discusses how business interacts as an integral part of ‘social system’ whereby its parts are dependent on each other and function as a whole. Business is influenced by the different elements of society and culture, which, in turn, are affected by the business operation.

1.    Business as a Social System

Meaning, elements, characteristics, types, and functions of social system

Industry and business are shaped by society and culture

Society and culture are in-turn shaped by in industry and business

 

2.   Socio-Cultural Environment of Business 

Relation between Business and Society and Business and Culture

Indian Business Culture – diversity and multiculturalism

Culture and Organizational Behavior and Organizational Change

 

3.    Political Environment of Business

Political Environment and Economic system

Indian Constitution and Business

Business, Indian Political System and other government bodies

Politics of labor and collective bargain

 

4.   Corporate Social Responsibility

Meaning and need for social responsibility of business

Social responsibility of business towards social inequalities in India

Outcome and Challenges of social responsibility



Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Impact of Society and Culture on Global Business
 

The unit will explore the multiple social and cultural factors affecting business, like - belief systems, values, norms and practices, customs and traditions, language/symbols and behaviours of its stakeholders, as the members of society and culture, influencing actions and decisions in the interest of business and industry.

1.   Social and cultural factors affecting business

2.    Understanding how culture influences business practices

3.    Effects of cultural differences on international business 

Case studies of transnational and multinational companies

Case studies of impact of globalization on national and local companies

4.     Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion, Good Corporate Governance Policies



Unit-4
Teaching Hours:9
Prospects and Consequences of Industrialization and Privatization
 

This unit will focus on the key concepts and theories of industrial and corporate sociology. Sociology focuses on groups, organizations, and human interactions and therefore complementary to business and industry. Sociological knowledge and skills enhance business person’s ability to understand the way people operate in the workplace. Sociological understanding helps in managing social relations with employers, co-workers, superiors, subordinates, customers, competitors, vendors and all others in the supply chain. 

 

1.    Key themes in the study of industrial society

 

Summary of main issues from Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, Max Weber: integration, anomie; alienation, class struggle, transition from feudalism to capitalism; impersonality, rationalization, bureaucratization, specialization. 

 

Modernization theory, dependency and world system theories, state-weberian theories.

 

2.     Industrialization and postindustrial society 

 

Organizations - the core of modern work, formal knowledge, meritocracy, consumer society, cultural industry, service economy, reflexive modernity.

 

Science and technology, job loss, unemployment, nepotism, corruption, inequality.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:9
Social Change and Sustainable Development
 

This unit will focus on the much-disputed connotations of “development and social change” to help foster the understanding that socio-economic growth needs to be situated within a sustainable framework. Discussions will, therefore, focus on topics such as modernization, westernization, capitalism, consumerism, waste imperialism.  

1.     Understanding the correlation between modernization, westernization, and capitalism. 

The series, “A Cluttered Life: Middle-Class Abundance” (2013) to be used to highlight the material culture guiding the middle class in the West (specifically the American middle class). This could serve as a frame of reference to understand similar trends in the Indian context.

2.     Examining the socio-economic repercussions of mass consumerism and waste 

         imperialism.

Andrew Morgan’s documentary, “The True Cost” (2015) to be used to understand the environmental and social adversities of global capitalism.

 

Nissim Mannathukkaren’s “Garbage as our alter ego” (2013) to be used to initiate discussions on waste imperialism; focus would be on the misplaced notion that waste production and disposal is primarily a ‘third-world problem’.

3. Understanding the need for a sustainable approach for socio-economic change and development.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a new social contract

 

Social Business opportunities and Social Enterprises

 

Business and Civil Society (NGO/CBO/NPO) Partnership

 

The Centre for Social Action (CSA) of Christ University would also be used as a case study to offer students with a first-hand experience on sustainable social development.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Rao, C. N. Shankar. Sociology: Principles of Sociology with an Introduction to Social Thought. New Delhi: S. Chand, 2019 (latest edition).

Grint, Keith and Darren Nixon. The Sociology of Work. Wiley, 2016 (fourth edition).

Handel, Michael J. (edited). The Sociology of Organizations: Classic, Contemporary, and Critical Readings. New Delhi: Sage, 2003.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abraham, M. Francis. Contemporary Sociology: An introduction to Concepts and Theories. India: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Macionis, John J. Sociology.USA: Prentice Hall, 2010.

Watson, Tony. Sociology, Work and Industry. Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2003 (fifth edition).

Evaluation Pattern

CIA1, CIA2 , CIA3 and End Sem

BBA331 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

Financial Management is an introductory core course that is offered with the intent to equip the students with the basic knowledge of finance theory and its application to develop relevant financial strategies pertinent to profit-seeking organisations. The theme of financial management is structured around three decision making financial areas: Investment- long term as well as working capital, Financing, and Dividend policy. This imbibes students with analytical and decision-making skills in managing finance through the application of theoretical questions and practical problems.

Course Objectives: 

  • To understand the basics of finance function and the concepts of financial management
  • To apply the knowledge in taking finance decisions
  • To develop analytical skills to identify financial management problems and solve them.
  • To analyse the relationship among capital structure, cost of capital, dividend decisions, and value of the business.
  • To assess a firm’s requirement for long-term assets by applying capital budgeting techniques

Course Outcome

 Course Learning Outcomes: On having completed this course student should be able to:

CLO1 Demonstrate understanding of the principles and concepts of financial management.

CLO2 Summarise the motives behind financial decision-making.

CLO3 Interpret the relevant theories and concepts of various practices of financial management.

CLO4 Analyze the relationship among capital structure, cost of capital, dividend decisions, and value of the business.

CLO5 Evaluate projects for profitability

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Introduction to financial management
 

Level of knowledge:  Basic                                                                                                  

Meaning of finance and financial management, Types of finance – public and private finance , classification of private finance – personal finance, business finance and finance of non-profit organization Importance and Scope of financial management, Approaches to finance function Relationship of finance with other business functions, Objectives of financial management – profit maximization and wealth maximization - merits and criticisms Financial decisions, Internal relation of financial decisions, Factors influencing financial decisions Functional areas of financial management, Functions of a finance manager. 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:9
Sources of finance and Capitalization
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual

Ownership securities – Equity shares, Preference shares, Deferred shares, No par stock/shares, Shares with differential rights, Sweat Equity Creditorship securities – Debentures – Zero coupon bonds, Zero interest bonds, Callable bonds, Deep discount bonds Internal financing or ploughing back of profit – factors affecting ploughing back of profits – merits and demerits Loan financing – short term and long term sources. Meaning of capitalization – Theories of capitalization – cost theory and earnings theory. Over capitalization and under capitalization – causes – effects and remedies, Watered stock, Over trading and under trading

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Capital Structure
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual                                                                                          

Meaning of capital structure and financial structure, principles of capital structure, optimum capital structure, determinants of capital structure, theories of capital structure and EPS – practical problems. Point of indifference, capital gearing

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:12
Cost of capital and Leverages
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual / Analytical                                                          

Meaning of cost of capital, significance of cost of capital, components of cost of capital – computation of cost of capital and Weighted Average Cost of Capital – practical problems. Meaning of leverage, types of leverages – operating, financial and combined leverage, risk and leverage – practical problems

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Capital budgeting
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual / Analytical                                                        

Meaning of capital budgeting, Importance, Need, Time value of money, capital budgeting process, project appraisal by using traditional methods and modern methods Practical problems on payback period, rate of return, NPV method , Profitability index, IRR methods

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:6
Dividend policy decisions
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual/ Analytical                                                                     

Meaning, Kinds, Bonus shares – merits and demerits, theories of dividend decisions, determinants of dividend policy decisions. (Theory only)

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:7
Management of working capital
 

Level of knowledge: Conceptual/ Analytical                                                                     

Meaning of working capital, types of working capital, working capital cycle, adequate working capital, determinants of working capital, estimation of working capital. Management of cash. Management of inventory and debtors – theory only.

Text Books And Reference Books:
  1. Khan, M, Y, & Jain, P, K (2018). Financial Management. Tata Mc Graw Hill
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Chandra, P. (2019).Financial Management. New Delhi, India. Tata McGraw Hill Book Co.
  2. Pandey,I.M.(2015). Financial Management. New Delhi, India. Vikas Publishing House.
  3. Gupta, S, K., Sharma, R.K. & Gupta, N (2013). Financial Management. Kalyani Publishers.
Evaluation Pattern

CIA I 20 Marks  (20% Weightage)

CIA II MSE 50 Marks (25% Weightage)

CIA III 20 Marks (20% Weightage)

ESE 50 Marks (30%)

Attendance 5 Marks (5%)

BBA332 - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: This subject is comprehensive learning on what management is all about and different schools of thoughts on management. It gives a clear understanding of management practices and the various functions of management and also gives away the principles of management developed by eminent management thinkers. The syllabus is structured to provide basic conceptual knowledge on the principles of planning, organizing, staffing, motivation, leadership, controlling and to offer orientation to the recent dynamics of managerial practice.

Course Objectives: 

•To develop understanding of conceptual foundations of HRM

•To understand the processes and practices in HR functions

•To explain important labour laws and its implications 

•To identify contemporary trends and challenges in the field of HRM

 

•To assess the application of appropriate HR intervention in conjunction with organization need. 

 

Course Outcome

Course Learning Outcomes: On having completed this course student should be able to:

•CLO1 Demonstrate conceptual clarity on various concepts, theories and frameworks in HRM 

•CLO2 Apply different HR techniques for effective human resource management

•CLO3 Explain industrial relations and their implications

•CLO4 Develop appropriate policies and procedures according to organisational requirements

•CLO5 Outline ethical issues & other contemporary issues related to workplace

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Introduction
 

Concept of HRM, Evolution of HRM, Role of Human Resource Manager, Functions of HRM, HR Structure and Concept of Strategic HRM.        

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Job Analysis and Human Resource Planning
 

Concept of Job Analysis, Importance and Benefits of Job Analysis, Job Analysis Process, Job Description, Job Specification and other Job-related concepts- Job Enrichment, Job Enlargement, Job Rotation, Flexi timing, Telecommuting and Ergonomics.      

Concept & Importance of HRP; Different stages of HR Planning Process; Action Plans in case of shortage and surplus of the workforce.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Recruitment and Selection
 

Concept of Recruitment, Factors affecting Recruitments, Sources of Recruitment; Definition and Importance of Selection, Stages involved in Selection Process, Types of Selection Tests and Types of Interviews. Meaning and Benefits of Induction, Content of an Induction Program. 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Learning & Development and Career Mobility
 

Meaning and Importance of Training and Development Programs, Stages involved in Training Process, On-the-Job and Off-the-Job Training & Development Methods. Career Management Process, Models of Career Management, Role & Challenges of Career Development, Career Development Initiatives, Stages in Career Planning, Internal and External Mobility of Employees.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:12
Performance Appraisal & Compensation Management
 

Purpose of Performance Appraisal, Trait, Behavioural and Result Methods of Performance Appraisals, Process of Performance Appraisal, Components of compensation, incentive payments, scope of incentive schemes, types of incentives, group incentives, managing employee benefits and services

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:8
Introduction to Industrial Relations & Labour laws
 

Meaning of Industrial Relations, Theories of IR, Meaning and Sources of Employee Grievance, Grievance Handling Systems, Meaning & Process of Collective Bargaining, Indiscipline, Settlement Machinery of Industrial Conflicts. Labour laws related to social security measures

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:8
Contemporary issues and trends in HRM
 

Gig workers, Work from home, Ethical Issues in HRM, E-HRM, Introduction to International HRM

Text Books And Reference Books:

 Dessler, G. (2010). Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  • Armstrong, M. (2010). Handook of HRM Practice. USA: Kogan Page.
  • Basak, S. P. (2012). Human Resource Management: Text & Cases. New Delhi: Pearson 
  • Dessler, G. (2010). Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall.
  • Rao, S. (2010). Essentials of Human Resource Management & Industrial Management: Text & Cases. New Delhi: Himalaya Publication.
  • Robbins, D. A. (2010). Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Wiley.
Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1

CIA 2 (MID-SEM)

CIA 3

Attendance

20

25 Marks

20

5

BBA333 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: Marketing a particularly stimulating subject for learners, since its practical application is visible every day. Old rules of marketing are no longer useful to those who want to influence these new consumer’s choices. This course will lead the exploration of the leading edge of this paradigm shift that is now underway. This course introduces students to the concepts and processes of marketing and takes them deeper into the world of marketing.

Course Objectives: This course intends

•To identify target markets and environments by analysing demographics and consumer behaviour 

•To create a detailed marketing plan and implementation schedule for a company, or critically evaluate existing marketing strategies and tactics.

•To develop a team-prepared written project and they can make a persuasive, effective presentation of their project.

•To develop the strategies used within each of the marketing mixes 

 

•To list best practices for responsible marketing and how to manage marketing efforts 

 

Course Outcome

Course Learning Outcomes: On having completed this course student should be able to:

CLO1 Recognize how to identify target markets and environments by analysing demographics and consumer behaviour 

CLO2 Students will be able to create a detailed marketing plan and implementation schedule for a company, or critically evaluate existing marketing strategies and tactics.

CLO3 Students can communicate effectively among team members to develop a team-prepared written project and they can make a persuasive, effective presentation of their project.

CLO4 Recall the strategies used within each of the marketing mixes 

CLO5 List best practices for responsible marketing and how to manage marketing efforts 

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Introduction to Marketing Fundamentals
 

Meaning Definition marketing, scope of marketing, core marketing concepts, Marketing and Customer Value.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Connecting with Customers
 

Models of Consumer Behavior, characteristics Affecting consumer Behavior, Types of Buying Decision Behavior, The Buyer Decision Process, The Buyer Decision Process for New Products; Business Buyer Behavior, The Business Buyer Decision Process, Institutional and Government Market. Segmentation, targeting and positioning for competitive advantage.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Product Decision
 

Product Levels, Product Characteristics and Classifications, New product development stages, categories of new product, reasons for launching new products and its failure. Product life cycle strategies and its extension, Ansoff’s Matrix, BCG Matrix, meaning of services, unique characteristics of services, 7Ps of service marketing, Service delivery process.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Pricing
 

Types of pricing, Pricing strategies: New product pricing strategies, Product mix pricing strategies, Price adjustment strategies, Price changes, Public policy and pricing.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Distribution Channels
 

Marketing channels, structure, types and criteria of selecting a channel, wholesaling, retailing, and physical distribution.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:10
Promotion
 

An overview, Advertising, sales promotion, personal selling and sales management.  Public and customer relations, direct and online marketing, multilevel marketing-the new marketing model, Significance of Integrated Marketing Communication

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:6
Socially Responsible Marketing