Department of
BUSINESS-STUDIES-AND-SOCIAL-SCIENCES






Syllabus for
MBA (International Business )
Academic Year  (2019)

 
1 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BMBAIB131 FRENCH LANGUAGE I 3 4 100
BMBAIB132 ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB133 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 4 100
BMBAIB134 ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS 4 4 100
BMBAIB135 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 4 4 100
BMBAIB136 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 4 4 100
2 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BMBAIB231 FRENCH LANGUAGE II 4 4 100
BMBAIB232 OPERATIONS RESEARCH 4 4 100
BMBAIB233 ECONOMICS FOR BUSINESS DECISIONS 4 4 100
BMBAIB234 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 4 4 100
BMBAIB235 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 4 4 100
BMBAIB236 GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB281 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM 2 1 100
BMBAIB282 LIVE PROJECTS I 15 4 100
FOC212 SKILL DEVELOPMENT 2 1 100
3 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BMBAIB331 INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS 4 4 100
BMBAIB332 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB333 INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW 4 4 100
BMBAIB341F INTERNATIONAL BANKING 4 4 100
BMBAIB342F STRATEGIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB343F INVESTMENT ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB343M ADVERTISING & BRAND MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB381 LEADERSHIP SKILLS 2 1 100
BMBAIB382 LIVE PROJECTS II 15 4 100
BMBAIB383 INTERNSHIP 2 6 100
FOC311 PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE 2 1 100
4 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BMBAIB431 INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB432 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY 4 4 100
BMBAIB441F DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB441M MARKETING RESEARCH AND ANALYTICS 4 4 100
BMBAIB442F FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
BMBAIB481 DESIGN THINKING AND CREATIVITY 2 1 100
BMBAIB482 DISSERTATION 2 6 100
        

  

Assesment Pattern

Students are evaluated for each paper on the basis of written examination and continuous internal assessment. Each paper carries maximum of 100 marks and is evaluated as follows:

End Semester Exam (ESE)

30%

Mid Semester Exam (CIA-II)

25%

Continuous Internal Assessments (CIA- I & III)

40%

Attendance

05%

Total

100%

·                     In aggregate for each paper, for internal and end semester put together, at least 40 marks out of 100 must be secured to pass in that paper.

Examination And Assesments

Quiz Sessions

Assignments

Field study reports

Periodic Tests

Assessment of Class Participation in case studies and discussions

Any other appropriate method identified by the instructor that would ensure objective assessment of the student performance.

Department Overview:
Christ University, School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, Bannerghatta Road Campus is a unique structure of Interdisciplinary academic pursuit. The focus is to enable student?s branch out into the realms of different discipline to have a blended learning by primarily concentrating on the roots of the main discipline under study.
Mission Statement:
Vision Excellence and Service Mission The MBA (International Business ) seeks to develop students into leaders ready to tackle the challenges of today's global business environment.
Introduction to Program:
The MBA (International Business) is a specialized programme designed in the light of the face lifting of the corporate world that has been taking place for the last one and a half decades in and outside India. The Programme, besides covering the general management courses, includes new courses on the contemporary needs of the corporate sector from international perspectives. Rapid developments in the international business on the one hand and the consequential impact of the same on India?s domestic market on the other, call for a professional approach and sensitivity to the international business environment. The main academic focus of the programme is on equipping the learners with in-depth knowledge of global business and instil in them an urge to take up competitive global challenges
Program Objective:
Integrative experience and experiential learning .Work effectively and professionally in teams . Develop an understanding of the diverse and rapidly changing global business environment ? Possess the skills to identify professional issues in a variety of contexts . Apply decision-making techniques, using both quantitative and qualitative analysis to management Issues . Analyze and evaluate ethical problems that occur at all levels of business decision making. The Master of Business Administration ? International Business at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is structured to enable the students graduate out of the programme with the following outcomes:  To understand the various domain knowledge and be able to relate the management concepts to business situations  Demonstrate the ability of Effective Communication Skills ,Critical thinking in dynamic Business environment  To develop analytical and decision making skills so as to formulate effective national and international business strategy and Innovative Solutions  To develop Global Exposure and Cross-Cultural Understanding  To demonstrate Leadership and Teamwork  To create Sensitivity towards Social Responsiveness and Ethics

BMBAIB131 - FRENCH LANGUAGE I (2019 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

·         The purpose of this course is to present contexts and situations to the students so that the issues, concepts and other dimensions involved are explored and uncovered in the classes.

·         Besides receiving direct instruction illustrating vocabulary and grammar concepts, the students will learn by actively engaging each other and the teacher in prompted conversations, reflective reading and creative writing tasks.

Learning Outcome

The students understand and use accurately the basicstructures of the language.

 Students interact appropriately with the teacher, using a range of basic structures.

 The students demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the intercultural elements related to the prescribed topics.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Apprendre ensemble
 

Introduction to French Language. Greetings in French.Basic French grammar.Conjugation of Verbs, saying one's name, greeting, thanking.Introduction to definite and indefinite articles.

2. Grammar - Conjugation of être verb, Agreement of nouns & adjectives.

3. Countries/cities/prepositions. Avoir + quelle age avez-vous ?

4. Expressions with avoir. Erverbes, negative sentences. Être + nationality /profession

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:7
Daily life/Modes of transport
 

Talk about daily activities.

Grammar based on daily life [verbs and vocabulary]

Modes of transport.

Hobbies - Aller/faire/jouer[ sports, spectacles,activities

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:9
family and talk briefly about member of your family
 

Understand, both orally and in writing, simple sentences and some more complex sentences relatedto the theme and related topics. Communicate clearly,in writing, some simple information and ideas in response to a written task

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:9
Physical description of people
 

Vocabulary related to clothes and grammar.

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Food and Meals
 

Grammar and vocabulary related to the topic and interactive activities based on the above topic.

Grammar - Partitive articles, Use of articles, Interrogation, Responses, Possessive forms Vocabulary - Food, Meals, Festivals

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:9
City/Directions/ Talk about your house
 

Understand, both orally and in writing, simple sentences and some more complex sentences relatedto the theme and related topics. Communicate clearly,in writing, some simple information and ideas in response to a written task

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:8
Travel
 

Besides receiving direct instruction illustrating vocabulary and grammar concepts, the students will learn by actively engaging each other and the teacher in prompted conversations, reflective reading and creative writing tasks.

 
Text Books And Reference Books:

Bonjour de France.

          Le Point du FLE.

             Français facile

           Saison – Méthode de français

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Echo- Méthode de français

Evaluation Pattern

CIA – 1

CIA – 2

CIA – 3

Attendance

MSE

1

2

3

1

2

3

Marks – 50 (25)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – (5)*

 

Written Assignment

Quiz / Test

Case Analysis/Case Simulation

Presentation / Role Play / Case presentation / Mini Project / Discussion

Class Participation / Quiz / Test

Research Based Activities: Article Review / Book review / Mastery  Project

 

BMBAIB132 - ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT (2019 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The paper intends to impart a thorough understanding and in depth knowledge about the various aspects of management concepts. This helps the students to identify the significance and practices of managerial tasks. The course also provides an understanding about the important concepts of inter personal communication to introduce students to the impact of culture on international management of organizations.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the design, and organizational processes
  • Understand the context and environment in which decisions get made
  • Implement strategies, plans, and projects on time, on budget, and at the highest quality
  • Spearhead learning initiatives that enable the organization to improve and innovate
  • understand the importance of communication in managing and leading change in the organizations.

 

 

 

 

Learning Outcome

  • Differentiate between the myths and realities of management •

  • Adopt a process perspective towards managerial work •

  • Analyze the decision-making process and diagnose potential pitfalls Identify the key drivers that enhance  making a good decision

  •  Detect and diagnose common causes of poor implementation of plans and projects •

  • Identify the stages of implementation and what you must do in each to get the job done •

  • Recognize the role that communication plays in organizational performance, improvement, and innovation.


     

 

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Management and Entrepreneurship
 

 An introduction to Business, Eras of Business, various forms, Evolution of the concept of Management, brief history of Management, International management, Manager’s responsibility, successful managers, what do managers do? Differences among managers, entrepreneurs and Leaders

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Planning
 

Problem solving and decision making, classifying and defining the problem, generating creative and innovative alternatives, analyzing alternatives and selecting the most feasible plan option, implementing the decision. Strategic and operational planning.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:6
Organizing
 

Principles of organization, structure, types, international organizations and their structure, authority, organizational design, job design, delegation.

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Staffing
 

HR Process, HR planning, Recruitment & Selection, developing employees, retaining employees. International HR practices.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:7
Leading
 

Power, politics and conflict, leading with influence, leadership theories.

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:8
Motivation
 

Motivation for performance, theories, combining the motivation process and motivation theories,Application of motivation theories globally.

 

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:7
Controlling
 

Organizational and functional area control systems, establishing control systems, financial controls, human control

 

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:9
Interpersonal Communication Preliminaries and Culture in Interpersonal Communication
 

The Importance of Interpersonal Communication. The Nature of Interpersonal Communication, Purposes of Interpersonal Communication, Elements of Interpersonal Communication and Axioms of Interpersonal Communication. Culture and Interpersonal Communication: The Nature of Culture The Relevance of Culture The Aim of a Cultural Perspective. How Cultures Differ :Power Distances Masculine and Feminine Cultures  Individual and Collective Orientation High- and Low-Context Cultures .Intercultural Communication A Model of Intercultural Communication Principles for Improving Intercultural  Communication. Cultures in different countries

Text Books And Reference Books:

Dyck, Bruno, and Mitchell, J. Neubert. Principles of Management. Mason, OH: South-Western, 2009. Print.

Hitt M. A., Black J. S., Porter L.W. (2016). Management, (2nd ed), PEARSON

Kreitner, R.  (2009). Principles of Management. Mason, OH: South-Western, 2009. Print.

Williams, C; Principles of Management. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009. Print.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

DuBrin, J, A. (2018). Essentials of Management. ( 9th Edition) CENGAGE Learning.

Lussier R, N. (2012). Management Fundamentals. (5thed.). CENGAGE Learning.

 

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA – 1

CIA – 2

CIA – 3

Attendance

MSE

1

2

3

1

2

3

Marks – 50 (25)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – 10 (5)*

Marks – (5)*

 

Written Assignment

Quiz / Test

Case Analysis/Case Simulation

Presentation / Role Play / Case presentation / Mini Project / Discussion

Class Participation / Quiz / Test

Research Based Activities: Article Review / Book review / Mastery  Project

 

BMBAIB133 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (2019 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Objectives/Course Description:

The extremely complex character of business, its size, fast changes in technology etc, has focused attention on the utilization of research in managing operational problems. The fascination and desire for new knowledge, new facts for business cycles, environment analysis and technological up gradations are the primary reasons of research. Research aids the business enterprise to enhance the productivity, reduce the cost, save time and maintain expertise of their core competencies through research discovery of latest technology which contributes to development of innovation management system for future growth. Research creates benchmarks and helps a business measure its progress – If you don’t measure you may not be able to evaluate how well your business is performing. Early research may identify glaring holes in the service or issues in the product, regular research will indicate if advancements can be made and, if positive, may help inspire a team. No one can ignore the significance of business research and every organization needs to conduct research to be successful.

Learning Outcome

  1. Develops basic understanding of research and its significance.
  2. Identify the various components of research and provide a cross discipline perspective to business research.
  3. Familiarize the students about the various statistical techniques used in research.
  4. Equip the students to handle large volume of data using SPSS

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Fundamentals of Statistical Theory
 

Concepts of Statistics and Research, Bivariate Frequency Distribution, Descriptive Summary Measures of Univariate Data, Measures of Central Tendency - Mean, Median and Mode. Measures of Dispersion - Range, Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of variation, Deciles and Percentiles. Coefficients of Skewness and Kurtosis, Statistical Moments - Central and Non-central, Descriptive Analysis of Bivariate Data.

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Research Methodology - An Introduction
 

Meaning of Research, Objectives of Research, Significance of Research, Scientific method. Types and Methods of research, Research process, Criteria of good research, Social Science Research - Limitations, Ethics in Social science research

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
Formulation of Research Problem
 

Defining a Research Problem, Problem Identification, Review of Literature, Research Hypothesis

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:7
Research Design
 

Meaning, Need for Research Design, Basic features of a good design, important concepts relating to research design, Types of Research Designs – Basic Research, Exploratory research, Descriptive Research, Causal Research, Experimental Research

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:5
Sampling Design
 

Introduction, Sampling techniques or methods, Probability sampling techniques: Simple Random Sampling, Systematic Sampling, Stratified Sampling, Cluster Sampling, Non Probability Sampling: Convenient Sampling, Judgment Sampling, Quota Sampling, Snowball Sampling, Sampling Design & Sampling technique, Sample size, sampling & Non-Sampling Errors

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:7
Methods of Data Collection
 

Collection of Primary Data, Collection of data through Questionnaire, Collection of Data through Schedule, Difference between Questionnaires and Schedules, Guidelines for Constructing Questionnaire/Schedule, Some other methods of data collection. Collection of Secondary data, Selection of appropriate method of data collection, Data Processing, Editing, Coding.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:6
Measurement and Scaling
 

Meaning, Types of Scales, Classification of Scales, Criteria for Good Measurement

 

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:11
- Hypothesis Testing
 

Introduction, Concepts in Hypothesis Testing, Hypothesis Tests for a Population Mean, Hypothesis tests for other Parameters, Tests for Normality, Correlation, Bivariate and Multivariate Regression, Chi-Square test for Independence, One-Way ANOVA, Two-Way ANOVA, Factor Analysis. Non Parametric Methods - Sign test, Mann Whitney U test, Kruskal Wallis test, Kolmograv Smirnov test. Use of SPSS in Statistical Analysis.

 

Unit-9
Teaching Hours:3
Report Writing
 

Significance of Report Writing, Different steps in Writing Reports, Layout of a Research Report, Types of Reports, Mechanics of writing a research report, Precautions for writing research reports.

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      Cooper. D.R., Schindler. P.S.(2016) Business Research Methods. Mc Graw-Hill Education

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading