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INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT






Syllabus for
Master of Business Administration
Academic Year  (2017)

 
1 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA134 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS 4 3 100
MBA135 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 3 2 100
MBA136 MANAGING IT, DATA AND BUSINESS SYSTEMS 3 2 100
MBA137 UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS 3 2 100
MBA138 STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA175 INDUSTRIAL DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 3 2 100
MBA176 ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE TRAINING 0 2 100
2 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA231 BUSINESS LAW 3 2 100
MBA232 MARKETING MANAGEMENT 5 3 100
MBA233 INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP BEHAVIOUR IN ORGANIZATIONS 3 2 100
MBA234 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA235 ADVANCED STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA236 ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING 3 2 100
MBA275 INDUSTRIAL DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 3 2 100
3 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA331 MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES 3 2 100
MBA332 MICROSOFT EXCEL 2 1 50
MBA333 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 3 2 100
MBA334 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 4 3 100
MBA335 SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA336 MANAGEMENT OF BANKS 3 2 100
MBA337 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS 2 1 50
MBA338 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 3 2 100
MBA339 WORKFORCE PLANNING AND SELECTION 3 2 100
MBA340 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA341 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 100
MBA341A MACRO ECONOMICS 3 2 100
MBA341B DECISION MAKING 3 2 100
MBA341C STRATEGIC THINKING AND GAME THEORY 3 2 100
MBA342 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA343 SALES MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATIONS SKILLS 9 2 100
MBA344 MARKETING RESEARCH 3 2 100
MBA345 FUNDAMENTALS OF SERVICE MARKETING 3 2 100
MBA346 CROSS FUNCTIONAL DECISION MAKING 0 2 100
MBA375 INDUSTRIAL DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 3 2 100
4 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA405 ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS 2 1 50
MBA431 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA432 TAXATION FOR MANAGERS 3 2 100
MBA433 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA434 BUSINESS VALUATION 3 2 100
MBA435 PROJECT APPRAISAL AND FINANCE 3 2 100
MBA436 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 100
MBA437 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEE COUNSELLING 3 2 100
MBA438 LABOUR LAW - I 3 2 100
MBA439 OPERATIONS PLANNING AND CONTROL 3 2 100
MBA440 BUSINESS ANALYSIS - I 3 2 100
MBA441 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA441A NEGOTIATION 3 2 100
MBA441B DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY 3 2 100
MBA441C COMMUNICATION FOR STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP 3 2 100
MBA441D FUNDAMENTALS OF SERVICE MARKETING 3 2 100
MBA442 DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 9 2 100
MBA442A ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 2 100
MBA442B HUMAN RESOURCE METRICS AND ANALYTICS 3 2 100
MBA443 CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR 3 2 100
MBA443A DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 3 2 100
MBA443B ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA444 BUSINESS TO BUSINESS 3 2 100
MBA444A TECHNOLOGY MARKETING 3 2 100
MBA444B ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 2 100
MBA475 INDUSTRIAL DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 2 2 100
MBA482 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROJECT (SIP) 6 4 200
5 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA531 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND STARTUP 3 2 100
MBA532 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3 2 100
MBA533 BUSINESS ANALYSIS 3 2 100
MBA534 E-BUSINESS 3 2 100
MBA535 MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES 3 2 100
MBA536 FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA537 STRATEGIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA538 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 100
MBA539 LABOUR LAW - II 3 2 100
MBA540 COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA541 WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING AND LEAN OPERATIONS 3 2 100
MBA541A DERIVATIVES 3 2 100
MBA541B ANALYTICS FOR FINANCE 3 2 100
MBA542 PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS 3 2 100
MBA542A HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLS 3 2 100
MBA542B LABOUR ECONOMICS 3 2 100
MBA542C ADVANCED ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 3 2 100
MBA543 ADVANCED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA543A SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND IT OUTSOURCING 3 2 100
MBA543B SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA544 RETAILING MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA544A CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING METRICS 3 2 100
MBA544B MARKETING OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETING METRICS 3 2 50
MBA545 MARKETING ANALYTICS 3 2 100
MBA546 STRATEGIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA547 SOCIAL MEDIAL MARKETING 1 1 50
MBA548 PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING 1 1 50
MBA549 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 0 0
MBA550 MANAGING PEOPLE AT WORK 3 3 150
MBA551 FAMILY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 2 1 0
MBA556 SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 2 0 50
MBA581 SOCIAL CONCERN PROJECT 3 1 50
MBA590 MASTER THESIS 2 1 50
6 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
MBA631 LEADERSHIP AND BUSINESS ETHICS 3 2 100
MBA632 INNOVATION AND DESIGN THINKING 3 2 100
MBA633 COST ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS 3 2 100
MBA635 MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND RESTRUCTURING 3 2 100
MBA636 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA637 LATEST TRENDS IN HRM 3 2 100
MBA638 SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS 3 2 100
MBA639 BRAND MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA640 DIGITAL MARKETING 3 2 100
MBA641 SOCIAL MEDIAL MARKETING 3 2 100
MBA641A INSURANCE 3 2 100
MBA641B FINANCIAL PLANNING AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT 3 2 100
MBA641C FINANCIAL ENGINEERING 3 2 100
MBA642 PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING 3 3 150
MBA642A BUSINESS ANALYSIS - II 3 2 100
MBA642B INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS 3 2 100
MBA643 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 3 150
MBA644 MANAGING PEOPLE AT WORK 3 3 100
MBA645 FAMILY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 3 150
MBA646 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM 9 3 150
MBA647 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM 45 3 150
MBA680 MASTERS THESIS 3 2 100
        

          

  

Assesment Pattern

As above.

Examination And Assesments

Continuous internal assessment (CIA1) for 20 marks, CIA2 for 50 marks, CIA3 for 20 marks and End-trimester exams for 100 marks. These are normalized to a total of 100 marks.

Department Overview:
Institute of Management, Christ University offers professional, 2-year management programmes leading to the award of MBA degree in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Lean Operations & Systems, Human Resource & Organizational Behaviour. The Institute functions out of both the Main and Kengeri campuses. The Institute has well qualified Faculty with most having relevant industrial experience. Two large libraries and two state-of-the-art laboratories provide for a varied and experiential learning environment. The Institute also provides free and easy access to high quality teaching and learning resources such as case studies, journals, databases and simulation games through subscription to reputed publishers. The Institute of Management offers placement facility to students with an excellent track record so far. Every year large number of reputed organizations visit our Institute for hiring our students from all specializations. National level conferences for Faculty and students, national case study conference business festivals for students are among the highly reputed academic events in the country.
Mission Statement:
To develop a community of socially responsible, creative and enterprising leaders to operate in a knowledge-based, globalized and dynamic world.
Introduction to Program:
The MBA programme consists of six trimesters. Students move to specialization courses during the last four trimesters. Most of the courses carry 2 credits with 30 contact hours. The course curriculum is designed for academic depth and employability in industry. A variety of pedagogy are used in addition to the regular class room teaching, such as case sessions, simulations, management games, laboratories and research based assignments. Experiential, student- centric learning is the highlight of the programme. Latest technology in the teaching-learning process including Learning Management Process, Flipped classrooms, co-teaching, Digital learning form in integral part of the learning process. Co-curricular activities such as organizational structure study, mentoring and current affairs sessions, book reviews, paper presentation conferences augment regular classes. Extracurricular activities hone up organizing skills and teamwork among the students.
Program Objective:
The main objectives of the MBA and other programmes offered by Institute of Management are as under: 1. Innovative and contemporary post graduate management academic programme. 2. Develop critical thinking and problem solving ability among students. 3. Promote high quality research and consultancy both of local and global relevance. 4. To be a socially responsible organization through initiatives and compliance. 5. Provision of state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitate teaching, learning and research. 6. Develop multi-faceted, holistic personality among students. 7. A self-sustaining, strong governance structure.

Assesment Pattern

As above.

Examination And Assesments

Continuous internal assessment (CIA1) for 20 marks, CIA2 for 50 marks, CIA3 for 20 marks and End-trimester exams for 100 marks. These are normalized to a total of 100 marks.

Department Overview:
Institute of Management, Christ University offers professional, 2-year management programmes leading to the award of the MBA degree in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Lean Operations & Systems and Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour. The Institute functions out of both the Main and Kengeri campuses. The Institute has well qualified Faculty with most having relevant industrial experience. Two large libraries and two state-of-the-art laboratories provide for a varied and experiential learning environment. The Institute also provides free and easy access to high quality teaching and learning resources such as case studies, journals, databases and simulation games through subscription to reputed publishers. The Institute of Management offers placement facility to students with an excellent track record so far. Every year large number of reputed organizations visit our Institute for hiring our students from all specializations. National level conferences for Faculty and students, national case study conference business festivals for students are among the highly reputed academic events in the country.
Mission Statement:
To develop a community of socially responsible, creative and enterprising leaders to operate in a knowledge-based, globalized and dynamic world.
Introduction to Program:
The MBA programme consists of six trimesters. Students move to specialization courses during the last four trimesters. Most of the courses are of 2 credits with 30 contact hours. The course curriculum is designed for academic depth and employability in industry. A variety of pedagogy are used in addition to the regular class room teaching, such as case sessions, simulations, management games, laboratories and research based assignments. Experiential, student- centric learning is the highlight of the programme. Latest technology in the teaching-learning process including Learning Management Process, Flipped classrooms, co-teaching, Digital learning form an integral part of the learning process. Co-curricular activities such as organizational structure study, mentoring and current affairs sessions, book reviews, paper presentation conferences augment the regular classes. Extracurricular activities hone up organizing skills and teamwork among the students.
Program Objective:
The main objectives of the MBA and other programmes offered by Institute of Management are as under: 1. Innovative and contemporary post graduate management academic programme. 2. Develop critical thinking and problem solving ability among students. 3. Promote high quality research and consultancy both of local and global relevance. 4. To be a socially responsible organization through initiatives and compliance. 5. Provision of state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitate teaching, learning and research. 6. Develop multi-faceted, holistic personality among students. 7. A self-sustaining, strong governance structure.

MBA134 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS (2017 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This paper is offered as a compulsory subject in the first trimester. Accounting is at the heart of the information age. By studying this course, the student will learn about the concepts, rules and procedures, and analysis that are useful in everyday activity connected to finance.  This course describes the concepts of accounting, its principles, users and uses of the accounting information, recording of transactions in journal, ledger and subsidiary books, bank reconciliation statement and trial balance.  The course also discusses preparation of income statement and balance sheet and financial statement analysis.

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

By the end of the course, the students should be able to:

 

Knowledge

·          Understand the fundamentals of financial accounting, the principles and concepts   underlying them.

·          Understand the language of business through financial accounting.

·          Appreciate decision facilitating roles of accounting information.

·          Read and understand contemporary developments in the area of accounting.

Skills

·          Analyze and interpret the financial health of an organization through its financial statements and accounting information.

·         Develop quantitative techniques to compare financial performance of different entities.

Attitude

·         Develop an attitude of integrative thinking while analyzing and interpreting financial statements and accounting information.

·          Appreciate the ethical dimensions in accounting and reporting and be able to adopt a socially responsible outlook while preparing accounting statements.

·          Bring about an integrative understanding of the entire business while reading and / or preparing financial statements.

·         Understand the importance of collaborative functioning in diverse teams to achieve the common organizational goal of value creation to all the stake holders. 

 

 

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:4
Introduction to Accounting
 

                                                   
Introduction to Accounting, Need for Accounting, Aim and influence of accounting in the information age. 
Identification of forms of organization and their characteristics. 
Identification and description of three major activities in organizations. 
Identification of users and uses of accounting.
Explanation and interpretation of accounting equation 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Financial Accounting Concept, Conventions, IGAAP & IFRS
 

Accounting Standards - IGAAP & IFRS Meaning of accounting principles ?

Concepts & Conventions Accounting Process Accounting equation ? Asset account, Liability account & Equity account Analyzing transactions, Transaction analysis Debits and credits and explanation regarding their role in double-entry accounting.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Steps in Processing Transaction
 

Double-entry book-keeping system, Journal, Ledger, Posting, Debits, Credits, Trial Balance, Adjusting entries, Final Accounts for non-corporate (Manufacturing Trading, P&L, B/S), Final Accounts for Corporate (P&L, B/S, P&L Appropriation).

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:4
Subsidiary Books
 

Meaning of subsidiary books Types of subsidiary books Preparation of Cash book, Two column & three column cash book Bank reconciliation statement Meaning & classification of accounting errors

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:7
Preparation of Disclosure -Annual Report
 

Disclosure of information, Indian Accounting Standards, Legal requirement (Company's Act, SEBI, Income-Tax Act etc.) Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets & Depreciation Accounting, Intangible Assets and Inventory valuation.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:14
Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation
 

Comparative and common size statement, Financial statement analysis and Interpretation, Trend analysis, Types of ratios and its importance, Fund flow analysis, Cash flow analysis

Text Books And Reference Books:

Essential Reading

Naryanswamy, R. Financial accounting – A management perspective, (4th 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. Gupta, Ambrish., Financial accounting for management. New Delhi: Pearson Publications.
  4. Lal, Jawahar., & Srivastava, Seema., Cost accounting. New Delhi: Tata McGraw Hill Publications.
  5. Maheshwari S.N., Advance accounting. New Delhi: Vikash Publishing House.
  6. N.Ramchandran., & Kakani. (2010). Financial accounting for management (3rd ed.). Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publications.
  7. Prasanna, Chandra.(2010). Managers guide to finance and accounting. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publications.
  8. Tulsian, P.C. (2010). Financial accounting. New Delhi:  Pearson Publications.
Evaluation Pattern

CIA I               20

CIA II              20

Attendance       10

Mid Trimester    50

End Trimester  100           

MBA135 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (2017 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

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

Learning Outcome

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

 

Knowledge

  • Look at economic principles as foundation to  functional  subjects
  • Evaluate consumer behavior  in the light of economic theory
  • Analyze various product and factor markets to  take better business decisions
  • Critically examine market structures using economic logic and apply the same in taking strategic decisions.

Skills

  • Use excel in analyzing economic information
  • Estimate demand using excel
  • Prepare of industry reports

Attitude

  • Appreciate the interdependence of functional areas in business.
  • Develop an approach that transcends functional fixation in business decision problems

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:4
Introduction
 

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, private**, Competition Vs Cooperation. Relationship with other management subjects*.

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 Collusive and Non-Collusive models, Game theory-types, static and dynamic games-Pricing Strategy (Case study)

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.       Mankiw, N. Gregory. (2010). Principles of micro economics. New Delhi: Thomson

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.

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I                                                                                                                            20

CIA III                                                                                                                         20

Attendance                                                                                                                  10

Mid Trimester                                                                                                             50

End Trimester                                                                                                             100     

 

MBA136 - MANAGING IT, DATA AND BUSINESS SYSTEMS (2017 Batch)

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

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 understanding hardware and software which includes network infrastructure, cloud computing and Big Data. The course includes aspects related to Information Technology, Information Systems, Information system design and development and security related aspects. It also elaborates the design of a MIS solution for various business functions like production, marketing, finance, and human resources.

Course Objective:

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 and also enable students to design MIS solutions for various business functions.

Learning Outcome

Knowledge:

 ü  Analyse the impact of technology on business enterprises and the deployment  utilization of information systems to gain competitive advantage.

ü  Gain Expertise in  the database-related aspects and its management

ü  Develop the skill to analyze the significance of information control and implement management of safety and security issues in an organization.

Skill:

 ü  Plan, analyze, design and implement information system solutions for various functionalities of an organization.

Attitude:

        ü  Develop the attitudinal changes and IT orientation of the team to be able to implement and  explore  newer technologies and  appreciate its constant

           growing importance in business excellence.

This course aims to familiarize students about the role of IT in facilitating various activities under different functions. Basic understanding of the information system hardware and software is essential.       

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:3
Information Systems in Business
 

Overview, Impact of IS in Business, Transformation from Old to Digital Economy, Digital Divide, Concept of Systems, Components of IS, CBIS

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
IS INFRASTRUCTURE
 

Overview of Hardware Industry in India, Overview of Software Industry in India, Hardware - Evolution & Components, Software - Evolution & Types of Software, Telecommunication and networks, Scenario in India, Networking Technologies, Wi-Fi, WiMax, NextGen mobile networks, Internet - Evolution and its applications

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:6
Data Resource Management
 

Differentiating Data and Information, Traditional Processing Systems, Database approach and its advantages, Components of database environment, Evolution of databases, Types of databases, Concepts of data warehousing, data mining and tools, OLAP, data visualization, data centers, Fabric data centers/Fabric based computing*, server farms, Big Data

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Functional Business Systems
 

Classification of IS – TPS, MIS, DSS, AI, Expert Systems, IS in HR / Finance / Production / Marketing

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:4
Developing & Implementing Business Systems
 

Feasibility studies, SDLC, Phases, Implementation of Business Systems, Management of IS – Organizing data & information processing, roles & responsibilities of IS professionals

 

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:3
Security, Ethical & Societal Challenges of IT
 

Security Threats, System vulnerabilities, Cyber crime, Information Privacy Issues, Cyber Law, Information Security, Application Security and access control, Disaster Recovery Planning, Impact of IT on Health, Safety and Society, Ethical standards and moral codes on information creation, organization & dissemination

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:3
Emerging Trends
 

Computing trends - Wearable Computing, In-memory Computing, 3D Printing, SMAC, Cloud Computing - Cloud-based service models, Cloud based applications, Virtualization, Augmented Reality, FOSS

 Operational trends - BYOD, Teleworking, IT outsourcing

Text Books And Reference Books:
  1. De, R. (2012). Managing Information Systems in Business, Government and Society (1st ed.).New Delhi: Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.
  2. Hoffer J.A., Ramesh V., & Topi H. (2011). Modern database management (10th ed.).New Delhi: Pearson.
  3. .Laudon, K., Laudon, J., & Dass, R. (2010). Management Information Systems. New Delhi: Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd.4. The Major Types of Database  
  4. Management Systems - http://www.brighthub.com/internet/web-development/articles/110654.aspx
  5.  Selection of Database Management Software - www.nutrientdataconf.org/pastconf/ndbc19/7-1_westrich.pdf

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Essential Reading

 O'Brien J.A., Marakas G.M., & Ramesh. B. (2013). Management information systems (10th ed.) India: Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd.

Evaluation Pattern

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I                                                   20 marks

CIA III                                                20 marks

CIA II Mid Term exam                      50 marks

Attendance                                         10 marks

End Term Exam                                 100 marks

MBA137 - UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS (2017 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

This subject is offered as a core subject in first trimester with 2 credits score. Organisations are all around and they shape the businesses in many ways. Business organisations create a drive for innovation rather than a reliance on standard products and outmoded approaches to management and organization design. This course will provide a general introduction to management studies and a brief outline on history and development of management thought.

 Course Objective

Managers are evaluated in term of success in adapting themselves to changing business environment. This course describes the steps necessary to understand an organisation that are aligned with business objectives and provides an insight to address a range of challenges that every manager encounters. It aims to prepare students for an exciting challenging and rewarding managerial career through case studies on ‘Global Perspective’.

Learning Outcome

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course students should be able to:

Knowledge:

·         Learn to understand about the various functions of management

·         Review the historical thought and relate to modern methods of management

Skill:

·           Will have an in-depth knowledge on various management functions through analysis of case studies

·           Exposure to contemporary management practices

Attitude:

·         Ultimate  gain of  conceptual knowledge of understanding the business

·         Interact as a professional with all the stakeholders of the business environment

Level of Knowledge: Understanding the process of any business activity in purview of the organizational structure. Sharpen organizational skills with the understanding of managerial concepts.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Nature and purpose of Management; Evolution of Management Thought
 

Meaning; Scope; Managerial levels and skills; Managerial Roles; Management: Science, Art or Profession; Universality of Management.

Ancient roots of management theory; Classical schools of management thought; Behavioral School, Quantitative School; Systems Approach, Contingency Approach; Contemporary Management thinkers & their contribution. Ancient Indian Management systems & practices. Comparative study of global management systems & practices

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Planning
 

Types of plans; Steps in Planning Process; Strategies, Policies and Planning premises (Planning approaches); Decision making, Forecasting & MBO.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:3
Organizing
 

Organizational structure and design; types of organizational structures; authority, delegation, decentralization and reengineering

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:3
Staffing
 

Human resource planning, Recruitment, selection, training & development, performance appraisal, managing change, compensation and employee welfare

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:3
Leading
 

Leadership concept, leadership theories, motivation & communication

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:3
Controlling
 

Nature of organizational control; control process; Methods and techniques of control; Designing control systems

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:6
Social Responsibility, Ethics and Stress Management
 

Concept of social responsibility; corporate governance, managing ethical behaviour, Tools of Ethics and Management of Stress

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      Daft, R. L. (2013). The new era of management (10th Edition). Cengage Publications.

2.      Prasad, L.M., Principles and practices of management. New Delhi: Sultan Chand & Sons.    

3.      Stoner, J.F., Freeman, E. R., & Gilbert, D.R. (2012). Management (6th Edition). Pearson Publications.

Joseph L Massie, Essentials of Management. Prentice-Hall India, New York

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Koontz, H. & Heinz, W. (2013).Management (12th Edition). Tata McGraw Hill Publications

Evaluation Pattern

CIA’s will be based on objective type questions, presentations, projects, research based assignments, contemporary issues and trends, role plays etc.,

 

Mid Trimester examination is of 2 hour written examination covering units I, II and III with situation case analysis.

 

End Trimester examination is of 3 hour written examination covering all the units with situation case analysis.

Marks break up:

 

Tests

Tested for (marks)

50 % weightage (marks)

Attendance

Total

CIA-1

20

10

0

10

CIA-2 (MID TERM)

50

25

0

25

CIA-3

20

10

0

10

END TERM

100

50

0

50

 TOTAL

 

95

5

100

 

MBA138 - STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT (2017 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This is a core course for 2 credit hours. It will discuss from both conceptual and application perspective, basic statistical methods widely used in business applications. The course gives an introduction to statistical methods needed in data analysis work related to applications in Economics, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Human Resources. Further it enables to conceptualize business problems in statistical terms and enhances understanding and application of fact and evidence based decision making process. 

Learning Outcome

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

Knowledge:

  • Know practical application of selected statistical tools
  • Prepare data for statistical analysis leading to business decisions
  • Statistically analyze basic economic indicators

 

Skills:

  • Work efficiently with statistical functions in MS Excel

·        Conduct basic statistical analysis using statistical software packages like IBM SPSS

Attitude:

  • Appreciate the use of statistical thinking in taking effective business decisions.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:3
Data Visualization
 

Frequency distributions, histograms, stem-and-leaf displays, cross-tabulation, bar charts, pie charts, and scatterplots. Data Preparation: Editing, coding, data entry, cross-tabulation, and graphical displays using MS Excel

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:4
Introduction to Probability
 

Probability - Event algebra*. Conditions of statistical dependence and independence, Types of probability, probabilities under conditions of statistical independence, conditional probability under statistical dependence,Bayes’ theorem and its applications.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:4
Probability Distributions
 

Meaning of Probability Distribution, Random variables, Discrete and continuous random variables.Expected value, Use of expected value in decision making, Variance of a random variable. Binomial, Poisson, Uniform, Normal and Exponential distributions and their properties and applications.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Sampling Methods and Estimation
 

Sampling - Need, benefits and limitations. Probability and Non-probability sampling methods.Sampling distributions, Central Limit Theorem. Estimation:Point and Interval estimators of mean and proportion - Determining sample size using confidence interval approach.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:5
Testing of Statistical Hypothesis
 

Concepts basic to hypothesis, null and alternative hypothesis, testing procedure, level of significance, Types of errors.Measuring power of a hypothesis test.Testing of means and proportions for small and large samples, testing of difference between means and proportions for small and large samples.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:4
Chi-square Test and Analysis of Variance
 

Chi-Square test of goodness of fit and test of independence.ANOVA, Multiple comparison procedures.

Inference about population variance.Overview of Analysis of CRD, RBD, LSD, and factorial designs.

t-Tests, Chi-square test for Goodness of Fit and independence of attributes, ANOVA using MS Excel.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:5
Correlation and Regression
 

Concept of Correlation - Measure of Correlation & Interpretation. Simple Linear Regression - Form, fitting, prediction, hypothesis testing in linear regression. Residual analysis for validation of assumptions* - normality, homoscedasticity, outliers and influential observations. Correlation and Regression using MS Excel.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Anderson, D.R., Sweeny, D.J., Williams, T.A., Camm, J.D., Cochran, J.J. (2017). Statistics for business & economics, 13thEdition .Boston: CengageLearning. 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Levin, I. R. & Rubin, D. S. (2011). Statistics for management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall India Publications.

Black, K. (2013). Applied business statistics. New Delhi: Wiley Publications.

Levine, D. M., Stephan, D. F., Krehbiel, T. C. & Berenson, M. L. (2011). Statistics for managers using microsoft excel, 6th ed. New Delhi: Prentice Hall India Publications.

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