Department of SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT MBA

Syllabus for
Master of Business Administration
Academic Year  (2020)

 
1 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA111 BUSINESS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS 3 2 100
MBA131 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS 3 3 100
MBA132 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 3 3 100
MBA133 MANAGING IT, DATA AND BUSINESS SYSTEMS 3 3 100
MBA134 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA135 DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGERS 3 3 50
MBA136 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 3 3 100
MBA181 ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE TRAINING 0 2 100
2 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA211 BUSINESS DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 3 2 100
MBA231 MARKETING MANAGEMENT 4 3 100
MBA232 MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 3 3 100
MBA233 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3 3 100
MBA234 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA235 FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS 3 3 100
MBA236 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
3 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA311 FUNCTIONAL DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 3 2 100
MBA331 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 3 3 100
MBA332A MACRO ECONOMICS 3 3 100
MBA332B DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION 3 3 100
MBA332C DIGITAL MARKETING 3 3 100
MBA332D LEADERSHIP 3 3 100
MBA333A ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR MANAGERS 3 3 100
MBA333B MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES 3 3 50
MBA333C ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING 3 3 100
MBA3401B BUSINESS DATA MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA3401F SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA3401H INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 3 3 100
MBA3401L QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 3 3 100
MBA3401M SALES MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION SKILLS 9 3 100
MBA3402B PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHON 3 3 100
MBA3402F MANAGEMENT OF BANKS 3 3 100
MBA3402H TALENT MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA3402L BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING 3 3 100
MBA3402M MARKETING RESEARCH AND ANALYTICS 3 3 100
MBA3403B STATISTICAL MODELING USING R 3 3 100
MBA3403F FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS 3 3 100
MBA3403H LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT 3 3 100
MBA3403L LEAN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA3403M BUSINESS TO BUSINESS 3 3 100
4 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA4041B PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHON 3 3 100
MBA4041F INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA4041H LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT 3 30 100
MBA4041L BUSINESS ANALYSIS I 3 3 100
MBA4041M DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 6 3 100
MBA4042B PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS I 3 3 100
MBA4042F DERIVATIVES 3 3 100
MBA4042H HUMAN RESOURCE METRICS AND ANALYTICS 3 3 100
MBA4042L SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA4042M CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR 30 3 100
MBA4043B BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND VISUALIZATION 2 3 100
MBA4043F MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES 1 2 100
MBA4043H LABOUR LAW I 3 3 100
MBA4043M BUSINESS TO BUSINESS 3 3 100
MBA411 MENTORING AND CURRENT AFFAIRS 3 2 100
MBA431 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA432 BUSINESS LAW 1 1 50
MBA432D BUSINESS ANALYSIS 3 3 100
MBA432F DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 100
MBA443AL OPERATIONS PLANNING AND CONTROL 3 3 100
MBA443BL ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA444BF BUSINESS VALUATION 3 3 100
MBA444CF FIXED INCOME SECURITIES 3 3 100
MBA451F FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS 2 2 100
MBA452F ELEMENTARY ECONOMETRICS 3 2 100
MBA453F TAXATION FOR MANAGERS 1 1 50
MBA481 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROJECT 10 4 200
5 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA5041B BIG DATA ANALYTICS 3 3 100
MBA5041F MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 2 3 100
MBA5041H ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT 3 3 100
MBA5041M MARKETING METRICS 3 3 100
MBA5042B PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS II 3 3 100
MBA5042H LABOUR LAW -II 3 3 100
MBA5042M STRATEGIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA5043B TEXT AND SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS 3 3 100
MBA5043H COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA531A ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND STARTUP 3 3 100
MBA531B INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3 3 100
MBA531C BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY 3 3 100
MBA532A PROJECT MANAGEMENT - CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION 3 3 100
MBA532B ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR MANAGERS 3 3 100
MBA542AF MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND RESTRUCTURING 3 3 100
MBA542BF FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA542BL SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN AND MODELLING 3 3 100
MBA542CL AGILE MANAGEMENT OF SOFTWARE PROJECTS 3 3 100
MBA543AL WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING 3 3 100
MBA543AM ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 3 100
MBA543BF ANALYTICS FOR FINANCE 3 3 100
MBA543BL IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA543BM RETAILING MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA543CF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA544AH HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLS 3 3 100
MBA544AL SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 3 100
MBA544BH ADVANCED ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 3 3 100
MBA544BL MANAGING AUDIT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, RISKS AND CONTROLS 3 3 100
MBA551F SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 1 0 50
MBA552F PROJECT APPRAISAL AND FINANCE 1 1 50
MBA581 SOCIAL CONCERN PROJECT 15 1 50
MBA582 MASTERS THESIS 15 1 50
MBA583 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM - LOS 1 1 0
MBA584 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM - MARKETING 1 2 150
MBA585 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM - HR 5 4 100
MBA586 CAPSTONE PROJECT 3 1 50

MBA111 - BUSINESS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is offered to MBA students during the first trimester. The course is designed to induct the students into the MBA program from various cultures, perspectives and educational background. The course ensures induction of the students into reading habits related to business, develops curiosity through current affairs and equips the students to benefit from peer learning through a structured mentoring process.

This course enables the students to be equipped with the current affairs knowledge with specific focus on business. This is ensured by habituating the students in the business newspaper reading process enabling them to discuss, critically analyse news in an inquisitive manner. Activities in the course are designed to improve communication and presentation skills of the students.

Learning Outcome

Course Learning Outcomes: At the completion of the course, students should be able to:

CO1: Inculcate the newspaper reading habit

CO2: Develop inquisitiveness through critical analytical process

CO3: Develop presentation skills

CO4: Appreciate various cultures and perspectives

CO5: Develop good communication skills through peer interaction

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:3
Introduction to Economic Indices
 

Basket of currencies, Exchange rates, Inflation, repo rate, reverse repo rate, Oil price, GDP, Stock market.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
News Analysis
 

Business, National, International, Technology, Politics, Sports News analysis; its discussion and presentation

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Knowledge Presentations
 

Latest topics from Technology, Business and Economics

Discussion and Presentations

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Group Discussions and Other Activities
 

Topics related to Management, Current affairs and Society, Goal setting with action plan, OST report guidance

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:3
Book Review
 

Management books, Autobiographies, Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Building organizations

Book review and presentations

Text Books And Reference Books:

Business Standard News Paper

Economic Times News Paper 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Seven habits of highly effective people by  Stephen Covey
  2. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  3. The Professional by Subroto Bagchi  

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1A -  15  Marks

CIA 1B - 15 Marks

CIA 2 - 35 Marks

CIA 3A - 20 Marks

CIA 3B - 10 Marks

Attendance - 05 Marks

 

MBA131 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

Accounting is the language in which the financial information is communicated in the world of business. Managers, irrespective of their functional areas will be either directly or indirectly exposed to the financial information and will have to use them in their decision-making. This course tries to familiarize students with the basics of financial accounting. The course describes the concepts of accounting, its principles, its standards and uses of the accounting information. Ultimately this course discusses preparation of income statement and balance sheet and financial statement analysis. 

Course Objective

This course attempts to familiarize the students the concepts, principles and the role of accounting in business so as to make them skilled enough to analyze and interpret the financial health of an organization and use the same for fact-based decision making.

 

 

Learning Outcome

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

CLO1   Understand the fundamentals of financial accounting, the principles and concepts underlying them. (PLO1.4PLG1)

CLO2   Understand the financial statements and the items appearing therein. (PLO1.2PLG1)

CLO3   Analyze the impact of different methods of charging depreciation and also valuation of inventory on the financial statements. (PLO 3.3PLG3)

CLO4   Assess the flow of cash in the business through cash flow statement. (PLO 1.3PLG1)

CLO5 Analyze and interpret the financial health of an organization through its financial statements and accounting information. (PLO 1.2PLG1)

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:4
Introduction to Accounting and Transaction Processing
 

Forms of business organization and their activities, importance of accounting in the information age, users of accounting information; Explanation and interpretation of accounting equation; Analyze the effects of transactions on the accounting equation; Accounting standards, principles and Transaction Analysis.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:8
Financial Statements
 

Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet; Understanding the different items that appear in these two statements; Different Types of assets and liabilities

Financial assets, Operating investments, Operating liabilities, Financial liabilities and Equity

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
Depreciation, Inventory Valuation
 

Cost of Acquisition of depreciable assets, capital and revenue expenditure; Methods of depreciation – Straight line method and Written down value method, effect of choice of depreciation method on reported income

Inventory valuation and income measurement, Effect of inventory valuation error on reported earnings

Inventory valuation following perpetual inventory system under LIFO, FIFO and Weighted Average Cost Methods and their impact on reported earnings

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:7
Cash Flow Statement
 

Introduction to cash flow statement, its purpose and structure (indirect method only); Computing Net cash flows from operating activities (using only the indirect method), financing activities and the investing activities; interpreting the cash flow statement.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:6
Analysis of Financial Statements
 

Introduction to analysis of financial statements and its purpose; Horizontal (comparative analysis and trend analysis) analyses and vertical (common-size) analysis; Ratio Analysis – Analysis of profitability, liquidity, solvency and capital market standing of a company by using its Profit and Loss Account and the Balance Sheet. 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Naryanaswamy, R. Financial accounting – A management perspective, (6th ed.). PHI.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Anthony, Robert. (2009), Accounting text and cases. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publications.
  2. Bhattacharya, A.B. (2010). Financial accounting for business managers. (3rd Ed.). New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
  3. N.Ramchandran., & Kakani. (2010), Financial accounting for management (3rd ed.). Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publications. 
Evaluation Pattern

 

Test & Exam

Max Marks

Weightage

Total

CIA-I

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

25

25 %

25

CIA-III

20

20 %

20

CIA I, II, III

65

65 %

65

End – Term

30

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

 

100

100

 

 

MBA132 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: This course is offered as common core course in first trimester for 3 credit hours. The subject will equip the students with the art of managerial decision making at the firm level. The subject focuses on markets, pricing and managerial decision making. Essentially on concepts such as scarcity and efficiency, problems of economic society, demand analysis, elasticity, consumer behavior, producer behavior, and cost analysis as well inclusion of advanced topics in economic analysis, with a focus on strategic behavior of different kinds of market structures and pricing.

Course Objectives: This course attempts to equip the students with the art of managerial decision-making, based on economic principles.

Learning Outcome

Course Learning Outcomes:

On having completed this course student should be able to:

CLO1: Understand and apply the fundamental concepts of microeconomics used to facilitate the problem of scarcity and resource allocation in the context of choices and opportunity cost. 

CLO2: Complete understanding of the factors determining and functioning of the market forces like Demand and Supply, elasticities and forecasting of demand.

CLO3: Analyse consumer behaviour with help of concepts of utility and indifference curve in their pursuit of maximization of satisfaction with limited money income.

CLO4: Calculate and determine the optimum cost and revenue combinations needed for equilibrium in both short and long run, as well as break-even analysis in the process of production.

CLO5: Evaluate the different market conditions, intensity of competition and conditions for equilibrium in different types of markets like perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and duopoly.  

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:4
Introduction to Managerial Economics
 

Introduction to Managerial Economics-Economic Systems-Principles of managerial economics, Integration with other managerial decision-making process-Tools and analysis of optimization-role of Government and private sector, Competition Vs Cooperation. Relationship with other management subject.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Demand and Supply Analyses (Application)
 

Definition of demand, Law of demand and its determinants and exceptions, movement along the demand curve and shift in demand curve. Demand and supply relationship. Definition of supply, Law of supply, Movement along the supply curve and shift in supply

curve, Factors affecting supply, Market equilibrium and pricing, floor price and ceiling price. Application of demand and supply analyses: Concepts of elasticity, degree, determinants & types, practical implication, Relationship of Revenue and elasticity of demand, Demand forecasting and its use in demand. Qualitative and Quantitative interpretation of demand techniques-model specification using regression and OLS.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:6
Consumer Behaviour (Application)
 

Introduction to Consumer behavior, Utility, Cardinal approach, Ordinal approach, Consumer’s equilibrium using Indifference curve analysis and Consumer surplus, Application of Indifference curve analyses.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Analyses of Production, Costs and Revenues
 

Production functions, Law of Variable proportions, returns to scale and economies of scale. Producers surplus-   Costs, Isoquants, Least cost combination types of costs, Short run costs and long run cost, Revenue Analysis –TR, AR and MR, and break even analysis, (case study)

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:9
Market structures and decision making
 

Market types, characteristics, Perfect competition features, Price determination and equilibrium in the short run and the long run, Monopoly - features, equilibrium condition, Price discrimination. Monopolistic competition- features, Oligopoly - Cartels as one of the features of Oligopoly, Game theory-types, static and dynamic games-Pricing Strategy (Case study), Sustainability business model- Circles of Sustainability.

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

1.      Mankiw, N. Gregory. (2016). Principles of Micro Economics(8th ed.). New Delhi: Cengage Learning 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

1.      Salvatore, D. (2013). Managerial economics Principles and worldwide applications,  New York: Oxford University Press New Delhi.

2.      Geetika., Ghosh., Piyali., &  Choudhari, P. R. (2012). Managerial Economics.(2nd ed.). New Delhi,India:McGraw Hill Higher Education.

3.      Trivedi M.L. (2010). Managerial economics - Theory and applications . New Delhi: TATA MC graw Hill.

4.      Managerial Economics A problem -solving approach, Nick Wilkinsin,(2005) Cambridge University press e-copy.

Evaluation Pattern

Overall Assessment Description

Test & Exam

Max Marks

Weightage

Total

CIA-I

20

20 %

20

CIA-II

25

25 %

25

CIA-III (10 + 10)

20

20 % (10%+10%)

20

CIA I, II, III

65

65 %

65

End – Term

30

30 %

30

Attendance

5

5 %

5

Total

 

100

100

 

MBA133 - MANAGING IT, DATA AND BUSINESS SYSTEMS (2020 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: This is a core paper offered in first trimester of MBA program. The course provides a comprehensive foundation for understanding the scope of information systems in a business environment. It covers the fundamental concepts of information and IT infrastructure including hardware, software, network, database and applications. Apart from this, the course also includes aspects related to strategy and innovation, Information system management, development and operations including security. Latest IS paradigms like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud, IoT, Blockchain etc are given an exposure in the course. Sustainability aspects like Green IT as well as Ethical issues are addressed in the course. Additionally, use of IS and IT for societal good and nation building are also bought to students’ attention through the topics of Smart Cities, E-Governance etc.

Course Objectives: This course aims to provide students with the knowledge of the role of Information Technology, Information Systems, Information system design and development and security related aspects in managing the Business entity. It also strives to enable students to participate in design and review of MIS solutions for various business functions. Another key objective is to develop an attitude of use of technology in a sustainable, inclusive manner with due consideration to nation and society.

Learning Outcome

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

CLO1   Differentiate amongst Information, Information Systems and Information Technology.

CLO2   Develop awareness of management, development and operations of Information Systems, including lifecycles, project management and security, considering the society and nation at large while exploiting technology.

CLO3   Illustrate business working knowledge of IT Infrastructure components, including SQL, Cloud, disrupting technologies, Lean IT and Green IT.

CLO4   Identify problems in existing Information Systems.

CLO5   Appraise with implications the gaps in existing Information Systems and in recommendation to overcome the gaps.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:3
Introduction and Overview
 

Information Systems vs Information Technology, Interaction Model for Managing Information Systems.

 

DIKW hierarchy, Information as a Resource, Information in Organisational Functions, Types of Information Technology.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Managing & Developing Information Systems, Innovation & Strategy
 

Business Innovations with IT, Using IT for Competing, Information Goods, Information Systems & Competitive Strategy.

Vendor Management, Role of CIO, IT Governance, Challenges for the Manager.

 

IT Infrastructure Decisions.

Overview of IT Security, Basics of IT Operations and Lean IT.

 

Business Process Analysis Overview, Life Cycle Models, Introduction to Software Project Management.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:3
IT Infrastructure components
 

Basics of Hardware, Software, Open Source.

 

Overview of Networks, Data Centre concepts.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:3
Information Systems for Business
 

Business Process Integration, Enterprise Business Applications, Overviews of ERP, Supply Chain Management System, CRM, International Information Systems.

 

Transaction Processing Systems, MIS, DSS, Analytics and Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management Systems.

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:4
Managing Data Resources
 

Challenges of Data Management, Database Concepts, Database Elements, E-R Diagrams, SQL.

 

Practice of SQL

 

Data Warehouses, Data Mining, Big Data.

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:6
Disrupting Technologies
 

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI & ML - Implications for Managers.

 

Cloud, Virtualization, IOT.

 

Blockchain

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:5
Sustainability, Ethics and Emerging Trends in Information Systems
 

Green IT, Ethical Issues, Dark Side of IT, Social Issues of Technology.

ICT for National Development, E-Governance Concepts, Smart Cities.

Industry 4.0, Service 4.0,

Autonomous Robots, Robotic Process Automation,

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality,

3D Printing,

Wearables Technology, Bionics. 

Current developments and trends.

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      De, R. (2018). Managing Information Systems in Business, Government and Society (2nd ed.). Wiley India Pvt. Ltd

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

1.      Bidgoli, H., Chattopadhyay, N. (2016). Management Information Systems – A South-Asian Perspective. CENGAGE Learning

 

2.      Laudon, K., Laudon, J. (2018). Management Information Systems – Managing the Digital Firm (15thed.). Pearson Education.

 

3.      Hoffer J.A., Ramesh V., &Heikki T. (2017). Modern database management (12th ed.). Pearson Education.

 

4.      Singh A.N., Singh A. (2018). Lean IT – Principles to Practice (1st ed.): Notion Press.

 

5.      Johnson, B.(2013, 27 October).  How Data Centers Work. HowStuffWorks.com. Retrieved from https://computer.howstuffworks.com/data-centers.htm Last Accessed on 10February 2020

Tapscott D., Tapscott A. (2018). Blockchain Revolution (2nd ed). Portfolio Penguin