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  (2022)

 
1 Semester - 2022 - 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
BFIB122 DEVELOPING FLUENCY AND CLARITY IN ENGLISH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
BFIB191 PUBLIC SPEAKING Generic Elective 3 3 100
FIB134 FINITE MATHEMATICS Core Courses 4 4 100
KAN121Y FOUNDATIONAL KANNADA Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 2 0 100
2 Semester - 2022 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BBA231 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - 4 4 100
BBA232 BUSINESS STATISTICS - 4 4 100
BBA233 MACROECONOMICS - 4 4 100
BBH211 EXPRESSIVE SKILLS - 2 0 50
BFIB222 THOUGHT AND WRITING - 3 3 100

BBA131 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (2022 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 organisations' 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, organising, staffing, motivation, communication, controlling and supervision. By focusing on the contemporary challenges faced by organizations in recent years, it enables the proponents to cater to global needs and gather skills that ensures employability and sustainability 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

C01: Demonstrate understanding the role of managers in an organisation

CO2: Summarise the elementary concepts, principles and theories of management

CO3: Examine the managerial functions having an impact on the organisational effectiveness

CO4: Identify the contemporary issues and challenges in management

CO5: Develop 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, Behavioural Management Approaches, Quantitative Management Approaches, 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 Behavioural Aspects of decision making.         

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
ORGANIZING
 

Organizing - Nature and purpose - Principles of Organization - Types of Organization - Organisational Structure and Design – Line, Staff and functional authority – Conflict between Line and Staff – Overcoming the Line-Staff Conflict. Committees, 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:10
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:9
DIRECTING
 

Directing – Nature of Directing function - Principles – Importance of Effective Direction – Motivating people at work – Motivation theories: Early theories, Contemporary theories – Morale Building – Job Satisfaction - 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 – Behavioural 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 a good supervisor – Key Man – Man in the middle – Middle marginal man – Human relations specialist – Essential requirements of effective supervision.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:4
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN MANAGEMENT OF 21st CENTURY
 

Leadership and change, 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

CIA 1 - 20 M

CIA 2 - 50 M

CIA 3 - 20 M

End Semester - 50 M

BBA132 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (2022 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

CO1: Identify the application of various principles and practice of Accounting in preparation of accounting statements.

CO2: Demonstrate the knowledge on the process of accounting cycle.

CO3: Extend the knowledge of systematic maintenance of books of accounts to real life business.

CO4: Estimate Annual Financial statements of Sole proprietorship form of business

CO5: Outline 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

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

50

25 %

25

CIA-III

20

20 %

20

End – Term

50

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

   

100

BBA133 - MICROECONOMICS (2022 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 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 Objectives: This course aims to help students to:

● Describe how economic trade-offs and social values impact business decisions.

● Understand the causes and consequences of different market conditions.

●  Explain the theory of consumer choice using the utility concepts.

● Make use of the concept of market equilibrium in business decisions.

● Analyse cost of production and revenue of business operations.

 

● Evaluate the market outcome(s) under different market structure.

Course Outcome

CO1: Describe how economic trade-offs and social values impact business decisions.

CO2: Understand the causes and consequences of different market conditions

CO3: Explain the theory of consumer choice using the utility concepts.

CO4: Make use of the concept of market equilibrium in business decisions.

CO5: Analyse cost of production and revenue of business operations

CO6: Evaluate the market outcome(s) under different market structure

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Unit I 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
Unit II 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
Unit III 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
Unit IV 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
Unit V 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
Unit VI 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
Unit VII 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:

Essential Reading:

 

Gregory Mankiw, N. (2019), Principles of Economics, 8th Edition, Cengage Learning India.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

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

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

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

4. Salvatore, D. (2019). Microeconomics Theory and Applications (5thed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

5. Lipsey, R. G., & Chrystal, K. A. (1999). Principles of Economics (9thed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

6. Samuelson, P. A., & Nordhaus, W.D. (2010). Economics (19thed.). New Delhi:  McGraw-Hill Companies.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-I – 20 Marks

            CIA 1 A-Assignment - Marks: 20 (Will be brought down to 10 Marks)

            CIA 1 B- Quiz- Marks: 20 (Will be brought down to 10 Marks)

CIA II- Mid Semester Examination- 25 Marks

(MSE 50 Marks, will be brought down to 25 Marks)

CIA III-20 Marks

CIA III-Assignment - Marks: 20

End Semester Exam 30 Marks

(MSE 50 Marks, will be brought down to 25 Marks)

Attendance 5 Marks

 

Total 100 Marks

BBH111 - SOCIAL SENSITIVITY SKILLS (2022 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.

 

BFIB122 - DEVELOPING FLUENCY AND CLARITY IN ENGLISH (2022 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 reading and writing 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 has been conceptualized with the following objectives:

  • Provide the students an exposure to business writings with special emphasis on case writing.
  • Provide overt linguistics and grammatical instructions through the medium of case writing.
  • Familiarize the learners with business-specific registers and language usage.

Course Outcome

CO1: Display the ability to recognise, appraise, evaluate cases through case-based activities and tasks.

CO2: Demonstrate the ability to develop critiques, and write essays.

CO3: Engage in active problem solving activities through the analyse of cases and reflect it through the creation of cases in the domain of business.

CO4: Display advanced business writing skills through the deployment of critical tools in writing i.e. identify objects of study, construct arguments after evaluating the object, and provide a point of view to support claims made.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Cases
 

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:

1.      Note Taking

2.      Summarizing a text

3.      Understanding how ideas in a text are linked

4.      Locating and positioning speaker emphasis

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Critiques
 

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 critical thinking in students through a reading of the central  ideas of the text/context chosen. 

 

Skill Focus:

1.      Recognising the writer’s stance

2.      Locating key information in complex sentences

3.      Inferring implicit ideas

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Essays
 

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:

1.      Paraphrasing

2.      Expanding notes into complex sentences

3.      Writing effective introductions/conclusions

4.      Incorporating quotations

5.      Writing Thesis statements

6.      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

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

Evaluation Pattern

 

Developing Fluency and Clarity in English for Business

Assessment:

CIA 1

20 marks

CIA II

25 Marks

End semester

50 Marks

Total Marks

Individual/ Group Assignment

Mid Semester Submission (Individual Assignment)

Individual + Group Assignment

100

BFIB191 - PUBLIC SPEAKING (2022 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. Organization of thoughts is pivotal in public speaking and the course provides space for that through critical thinking exercises.

The course has been conceptualized with the following objectives:

● Provide the students an exposure to various public speaking environments and events specifically in the field of business.

● Familiarize the students with the basic requirements of effective public speaking.

● Enable the students to identify their strengths and weaknesses in the field of public speaking and work upon them in a meticulous manner.

● Develop skills to organize thoughts for speech through critical thinking practices.

Course Outcome

CO1: Display the ability to speak fluently in business, professional, and public settings and events.

CO2: Demonstrate the ability to present ideas effectively through presentations (PPT, Slides etc.).

CO3: Demonstrate their communication skills confidently in diverse communicational situations (Group Discussions, Mock interviews etc.).

CO4: Apply critical thinking skills to organize thoughts for speaking in a given context.

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)

FIB134 - FINITE MATHEMATICS (2022 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

Mathematics has emerged as the basis for major decision making process. The course is introduced as to give foundational knowledge of Mathematics and to take the students through simple applications in business. Understanding of mathematical models is essential in numerous decision making situations under uncertainty. A proper understanding of the course will help in building knowledge about optimization techniques, commercial arithmetic and applications of calculus. The decision making environment is so complex that an appropriate decision can only be made with good analytical skills. The course is introduced to create quantitative aptitude among students at an early stage in higher education.

Course Objectives

 

 Course Objectives are:

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

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

       To analyze business problems and suggest solutions.

        To be able to create mathematical models in solving simple business problems

Course Outcome

CO1: Understand the importance of Mathematical concepts in business environment.

CO2: Understand Mathematical concepts and identify appropriate tool for solving simple problems.

CO3: Demonstrate knowledge of mathematics and apply in simple business situations

CO4: Analyse business environment to make decisions under uncertainty using quantitative approach.

CO5: Make comparative analysis and take decisions using simple mathematical models

CO6: Propose ideas to evaluate decisions regarding time value of money

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:7
Unit I ? Linear Models
 

Unit I –  Linear Models                                                                                    7 Hours

Level of Knowledge: Basic

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:8
Unit II ? Systems of linear equations and matrices
 

Unit IISystems of linear equations and matrices                                                 8 Hours

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

Solutions of linear systems by the echelon method solution of linear system by the gauss Jordan method, Addition and subtraction of Matrices, Multiplication of Matrices, Matrices Inverse

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Unit III: Linear Programming Problems
 

Unit III: Linear Programming Problems                                                                  10 Hours

Level of Knowledge: Application

Definition – Linear Programming Problem – Formulation – Solution by Graphical method -– minimization and maximization problems, special cases, Concept of simplex method (only theory)

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Transportation and Assignment Models
 

Transportation and Assignment Models                                                                   10  Hours

Level of Knowledge: Basic

TP as a LP model, Nature and scope of transportation and allocation models, Methods of allocation, different methods for finding initial solution -  N-W Corner Rule, Least Cost Method and VAM.  Unbalanced TP, Problems. AP a variant of Transportation model, Hungerian method, Problems.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Unit V : Commercial Arithmetic
 

Unit V : Commercial Arithmetic                                                                                 10 Hours

Level of Knowledge: Basic

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

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:10
Unit VI ? Calculus
 

Unit VICalculus                                                                                                         10 Hours

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

Limits – Differentiation - Methods of differentiation – Second order derivative – Maxima and Minima.  

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:5
Unit VII - Application to commerce and Economics. 5 Hours
 

Unit VII   - Application to commerce and Economics.                                                  5 Hours              

                                                

Level of Knowledge: Application

 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

1. Singh, J.K (2020). Business Mathematics (5th Edition). Mumbai, Himalaya Publishing House.

2. Sancheti, D. C., & Kapoor, V. K. (2018). Business Mathematics. New Delhi: Sultan Chand and Sons.

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

4. G K Ranganath & T V Narasimha Rao (2012). Business Mathematics. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.

Evaluation Pattern

QP Pattern

Duration: 2 Hrs                             Max Marks: 50

Section A: 3*5=15 marks (3 Questions are to be answered out of 5)

Section B: 2*10=20 marks (2 Questions are to answered out of 3)

Section C: 1*15=15 marks (Case study-Compulsory Question)

KAN121Y - FOUNDATIONAL KANNADA (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:2
Max Marks:100
Credits:0

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: It is a thirty hours course. Students will be exposed to the use of Kannada Language both in oral and written forms. In the introductory sessions Kannada alphabets, words, simple sentence writing and basic grammar will be taught. At the end of the course students will be able to Read, Write and Speak in Kannada Language

Course Objective:
•    To enable students to communicate in the State Language Kannada.  
•    Helps the students, particularly coming from other states in their day to day conversations.
•    The course mainly focusses on Conversational Kannada and writing Kannada.

Course Outcome

CO1: On completion of the course, students will be able to read and write in Kannada.

CO2: Students will be exposed to Kannada Reading, Writing, and speaking language skills.

CO3: Students will be aware of the culture and heritage of Karnataka.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
TOPIC -1
 

Kannada Varnamale- Swargalu, Sandhyakshara, Anuswara & Visarga              

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Topic - 2
 

Vargeeya Vyanjana, Anunasikagalu 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Topic 3
 

Avargeeya Vyanjana, Ottakshargalu

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:4
Topic - 1
 

Kaagunitha

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:4
Topic - 1
 

1.     Parts of Speech: Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Conjunction, Interjection,

Exclamatory.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:4
Topic - 1
 

Linga, Vachana, Vibhakti Pratyagalu 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:3
Topic - 1
 

Verb Root, Verb- Past and Non Past

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:9
Topic - 1
 

Sentence making, Translation & Question form, Negation, Opposite words

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:9
Topic - 2
 

Comprehension, Letter Writing

Text Books And Reference Books:

1. Kannada Alphabets, Number, Days Chart

2. Thili Kannada - K S Madhusudana, H N  Muralidharan

3. Spoken Kannada for Absolute Beginners - Sanjay D

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Spoken Kannada for Absolute Beginners - Sanjay D

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1 Alphabets (Vowels and Consonats), Otthakshara, Kagunitha. 10%

CIA-2 Noun, Verb, Number, Gender, Tense, Days, Name of Things. 15%

CIA-3  Conversation Practice, Vachana, Opposite Word, Sentance making (Animals, Birds, Vegetables, things) Translation, Letter Writing. 15% 

Attendance 10%

End Semester Exam:

Question Paper Pattern

·       Section A - Test of linguistic ability through grammar components –15 marks

·       Section B - Test of translating abilities and comprehension, short answers - 15 marks

·       Section C - Test of writing skills / Originality in letter writing, dialogue and essay

writing – 20 marks 

BBA231 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2022 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

 

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 organizational culture. Thus it is essential for managers to develop an understanding about human behaviours at the workplace and manage them for organizational effectiveness. 

 

 

Course Objectives: This course intends

 

           

 

  1. To examine the impact of globalization, diversity and ethics on organizational behaviours.
  2. To analyze the individual’s work behaviours due to personality, attitudes and perceptions. 
  3. To assess the dynamics of group behaviours and its influence on group effectiveness. 
  4. To compare and contrast various leadership styles as in classic and modern theories.
  5. To determine practices that create positive organization culture.

 

Course Outcome

CO1: Identifies the social and ethical issues emerging due to trends in the environment.

CO2: Propose initiative to address the social and ethical issues at individual and organizational level

CO3: Demonstrates understanding personality traits and suitable occupation/job.

CO4: Evaluate various leadership styles that enhance group effectiveness.

CO5: Discuss practices that create positive organizational culture.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

 

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

 

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

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

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:6
Perception
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

 

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

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Group Dynamics
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

 

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 

 

 

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:

 

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

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

  1. Aswathappa, K. (2016). Organizational Behaviour (Text, Cases and Games), 12th Ed. Bangalore: Himalaya Publication. 

 

2.       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

 

 

CIA 1 – 20 Marks

 

CIA 2 – 50 Marks

 

CIA 3 – 20 Marks

 

Ese – 50 Marks 

 

 

 

 

CIA 1 - 20 M

 

CIA 2 - 50 M

 

CIA 3 - 20 M

 

End Semester - 50 M

 

 

 

BBA232 - BUSINESS STATISTICS (2022 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

CO1: Explain the techniques of data, collection, tabulation and presentation of data.

CO2: Infer the results of statistical analysis.

CO3: Apply statistical tools to analyse business and management problems.

CO4: Explain the relationship among variables

CO5: Analyse the effect of independent variables on dependent variables.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Introduction to Statistics
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Application

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
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Application

 

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, Concept of Kurtosis

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Correlation and Regression
 

 

Level of Knowledge: Application

 

Meaning, Definition and Use of Correlation, Covariance, 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.