MBA Semester 2

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MB0044 – Production and Operations Management – 4 Credits

Assignment Set – 1 (60 Marks)

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Q1.  Explain briefly the Computer Integrated Manufacturing.

Q2. What is automation? What are the kinds of automation?

Q3. What are the factors that influence the plant location?

Q4. Describe the seven basic quality control tools.

Q5. Define project management. Describe the five dimensions of project management.

Q6. What is meant by Supply Chain Management (SCM)? What are the objectives of SCM?

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 2

MB0044 – Production and Operations Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1133)

Assignment Set – 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1.  What is productivity? Write a brief note on capital productivity.

Q2. Describe briefly the automated flow lines.

Q3. What is meant by Total Quality Management? Mention the 14 points of Deming’s approach to management.

Q4. Describe briefly the Project Monitoring and control.

Q5. Write a brief note on Just-In-Time (JIT).

Q6. What is value engineering? Explain its significance.

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 2

MB0045 –Financial Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1134)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1.  Show the relationship between required rate of return and coupon rate on the value of a bond.

Q2.  What do you understand by operating cycle?

Q3.  What is the implication of operating leverage for a firm?

Q4.  Explain the factors affecting Financial Plan.

Q5.  An employee of a bank deposits Rs. 30000 into his PF A/c at the end of each year for 20 years. What is the amount he will accumulate in his PF at the end of 20 years, if the rate of interest given by PF authorities is 9%?

Hint Amount= 1534800

Q6.  Mr. Anant purchases a bond whose face value is Rs.1000, and which has a nominal interest rate of 8%. The maturity period is 5 years. The required rate of return is 10%. What is the price he should be willing to pay now to purchase the bond?

Hint: 924.28

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 2

MB0045 –Financial Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID:B1134)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1.  The following data is available in respect of a company :

Equity Rs.10lakhs,cost of capital 18%

Debt Rs.5lakhs,cost of debt 13%

Calculate the weighted average cost of funds taking market values as weights assuming tax rate as 40%

Hint: Use the equation

WACC = We Ke + Wp Kp +Wr Kr + Wd Kd + Wt Kt

 

 

Q2.  ABC Ltd. provides the information as shown in table 6.21 regarding the cost, sales, interests and selling prices. Calculate the DFL.

Details of ABC Ltd.

Output

20,000 units

 

Fixed costs

Rs.3,500

 

Variable cost

Rs.0.05 per unit

 

Interest on borrowed funds

Nil

 

Selling price per unit

0.20

 

 

Hint calculate DFL =  )}}T1/(Dp{IEBITEBIT…

 

Q3.  Two companies are identical in all respects except in the debt equity profile. Company X has 14% debentures worth Rs. 25,00,000 whereas company Y does not have any debt. Both companies earn 20% before interest and taxes on their total assets of Rs. 50,00,000. Assuming a tax rate of 40%, and cost of equity capital to be 22%, find out the value of the companies X and Y using NOI approach?

Hint: use the formula K0 = [B/(B+S)]Kd + [S/(B+S)]Ke

Q4.   Examine the importance of capital budgeting.

Q5.  Briefly  explain the process of capital rationing

Q6.  Explain the concepts of working capital

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2

MB0046 – Marketing Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1135)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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Q.1 Explain the various stages involved in new product development

Q.2 Discuss the importance of SWOT analysis to develop effective marketing mix.

Q.3 Briefly explain the major external and uncontrollable factors that influence an organization decision making, performance and strategies

Q.4 Discuss the potential benefits associated with MIS.

Q.5 Describe five interdependent levels of basic human needs (motivators) as propounded by Abraham Maslow

Q.6 List the important differences between Consumer market and business markets

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2

MB0046 – Marketing Management

(Book ID: B1135)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

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Q.1 what do you mean by marketing functions? Briefly explain the important marketing functions.

Q.2 Define the term “Brand Equity “? Discuss the components of Brand Equity.

Q.3 Why are marketing channels indispensable?  List the functions of marketing channels.

Q.4.Explain the different methods which allows a media planner to decide budget allocation

Q.5 Define the term” direct marketing” Explain the different methods adopted for direct marketing

Q.6 List the important differences between International marketing and Domestic marketing.

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester II

MB0047 – Management Information Systems – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1136)

Assignment – Set- 1 (60 Marks)

Marks-60

Attempt each question. Each question carries 10 marks:

1. What is MIS? Define the characteristics of MIS?  What are the basic Functions of MIS? Give some Disadvantage of MIS?

2. Explain Knowledge based system? Explain DSS and OLAP with example?

3. What are Value Chain Analysis & describe its significance in MIS? Explain what is meant by BPR? What is its significance? How Data warehousing & Data Mining is useful in terms of MIS?

4. Explain DFD & Data Dictionary? Explain in detail how the information requirement is determined for an organization?

5. What is ERP? Explain its existence before and its future after? What are the advantages & Disadvantages of ERP? What is Artificial Intelligence? How is it different from Neural Networks?

6. Distinguish between closed decision making system & open decision making system? What is ‘What – if‘ analysis? Why is more time spend in problem analysis & problem definition as compared to the time spends on decision analysis?

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester II

MB0047 – Management Information Systems – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1136)

Assignment – Set- 2 (60 Marks)

Marks-60

Attempt each question. Each question carries 10 marks:

1. How hardware & software support in various MIS activities of the organization? Explain the transaction stages from manual system to automated systems?

2. Explain the various behavioral factors of management organization? As per Porter, how can performance of individual corporations be determined?

3. Compare various types of development aspect of Information System? Explain the various stages of SDLC?

4. Compare & Contrast E-enterprise business model with traditional business organization model? Explain how in E-enterprise manager role & responsibilities are changed? Explain how manager is a knowledge worker in E-enterprise?

5. What do you understand by service level Agreements (SLAs)? Why are they needed? What is the role of CIO in drafting these?  Explain the various security hazards faced by an IS?

6. Case Study: Information system in a restaurant.

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 2

MB 0048: “Operations Research”

 

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1301)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. A toy company manufactures two types of dolls,  a basic version doll-A  and a deluxe version doll-B. Each doll of type B takes twice as long to produce as one of type A, and the company would have time to make maximum of 1000 per day. The supply of plastic is sufficient to produce 1000 dolls per day(both A & B combined). The deluxe version requires a facny dress of ehich there are only 500 per day available. If the company makes a profit of Rs 3.00 and Rs 5.. per doll, respectively on doll A and B, then how many of each doll should be produced per day in order to maximise the total profit. Formulate this problem.

2. What are the advantages of Linear programming techniques?

3. Solve the following Assignment Problem

 

operations

M1

M2

M3

M4

 

 

01

10

15

12

11

 

02

9

10

9

12

 

03

15

16

16

17

 

4.What is integer programming?

5.Explain the different steps involved in simulation methodologies?

6. Write down the basic difference between PERT &CPM.

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 2

MB 0048: “Operations Research”

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

1. What  is a model in OR?. Discuss different models available in OR.

2. Write dual of

 

Max Z= 4X1+5X2

subject to 3X1+X2=15

X1+2X2=10

5X1+2X2=20

X1, X2=0

3. Write a note on Monte-Carlo simulation.

4. Explain PERT

5. Explain Maximini-minimax principle

6. write short notes on the following:

a. Linear Programming

b. transportation

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2

MB0049 – Project Management

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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Q1. Define project management. Discuss the need for project management.

Q2. What is meant by risk management? Explain the components of risk management.

Q3. Discuss the various steps in project monitoring and control.

Q4. What is Project Management Information System (PMIS)? What are the major aspects of PMIS?

Q5. What is PERT chart?  What are the advantages of PERT chart?

Q6. Write brief notes on the following: (i) Re-engineering and (ii) Re-structuring

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2

MB0049 – Project Management

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

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Q1. What are the various phases of project management life cycle? Explain

Q2. Write brief note on project planning and scoping.

Q3. What is Return on Investment (ROI)? Explain its importance

Q4. Discuss the role of effective data management in the success of project management.

Q5. What is Project risk management? Explain its significance.

Q6. Write brief note on project management application software.

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Semester 3 – Spring Drive Assignment-2012

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Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MB 0050: “Research Methodology”

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. How is a research problem formulated?

2. What are the characteristics of good research design?

3. How case study method is useful to Business Research?

4. Distinguish between Schedules and questionnaires.

5. What are the contents of research reports?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. Median

b. Standard Deviation

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MB 0050: “Research Methodology”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1206)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. What is the significance of research in social and business sciences?

2. What is the meaning of hypothesis? Discuss the types of hypothesis.

3. Explain the sampling process

4. Distinguish between Schedules and Questionnaires.

5. What are the problems encountered in the interview?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. Dispersion

b. Mathematical averages

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MB 0051: “Legal Aspects of Business

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1207)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. “All agreements are not contracts, but all contracts are agreements”. Comment.

2. What are the essentials of a contract of sale under the sale of Goods Act, 1930?

3. Describe the main features of Consumer Protection Act 1986.

4. What are the duties and powers of an ‘authorised person’ under FEMA, 1999?

5. What do you mean by Memorandum of Association? What does it contain?

6. Write a note on the following:

a. Copy Right Act

  1.                 b.  Pledge

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MB 0051: “Legal Aspects of Business

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1207)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1) “Freedom to contract is a myth or an illusion”. Discuss

2) Distinguish between a contract of guarantee and a contract of indemnity.

3) What is Partnership? Briefly state special features of a partnership on the basis of which its existence can be determined under the Indian Partnership Act?

4) Distinguish between condition and warranty. State the circumstance under which a condition can be waived and treated as a warranty.

5) “A cheque is a bill of exchange drawn on a banker”. Comment.

6) Write short note on

a. Digital signature

b. Prospectus

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0010 – Security Analysis and Portfolio Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1208)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. Frame the investment process for a person of your age group.
Q2. Perform an economy analysis on Indian economy in the current situation.
Q3. Show how duration of a bond is calculated and how is it used.
Q4. Compare Arbitrage pricing theory with the Capital asset pricing model.
Q5. As an investor how would you select an equity mutual fund scheme?
Q6. Study the performance of any emerging market of your choice.

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0010 – Security Analysis and Portfolio Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1208)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. From the website of BSE India, explain how the BSE Sensex is calculated.
Q2. XYZ Company’s current stock price is Rs.36 and its last dividend was Rs.2.40  In view of company’s strong financial position and its consequent low risk, its required rate of return is only 12%. Its dividend are expected to grow at a constant rate ‘g’ in the future, and if Ke is expected to remain at 12%, what is XYZ’s expected stock price 5 years from now?

Hint: Present value of expected price at the end of 5th year = 36.02

 

Q3. Why do investors invest in portfolio of securities and not in individual securities?

 

Q4. Discuss the limitations of Markowitz model.

 

Q5. Explain the use of Regression Equation for the measurement of return on an individual stock.

 

Q6. What are the different options and value added services available to the investors?

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0011 – Mergers and Acquisitions – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1209)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. What are the cultural aspects involved in a merger? Give sufficient examples.
Q2. Study a recent merger that you have read about and discuss the synergies that resulted from the merger.
Q3. What are the basic steps in strategic planning for a merger?
Q4. List out the defense strategies in the face of a hostile takeover bid.
Q5. Take a cross border acquisition by an Indian company and critically evaluate.
Q6. Choose any firm of your choice and identify suitable acquisition opportunity and give reasons for the same.

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0011 – Mergers and Acquisitions – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1209)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. Discuss the factors in post-merger integration process.
Q2. What are the legal compliance issues a company has to adhere to in case of a merger? Explain through an example.
Q3. What is the basis for valuation of a target company?
Q4. Consider the following balance sheets of AA Ltd. and BB Ltd. as on 31st March 200X.

                                                                                                                                       (Rs in lakhs)

Liabilities AA Ltd. BB Ltd. Assets AA Ltd. BBLtd.

Share Capital   Fixed Assets

Equity Share of Rs 10 each 550 325 Land & Building 215 135

13% Preference Shares of

Rs 10 each – 60 Plant & Machinery 400 250

Reserves & Surplus   Furniture  75 50

General Reserve 200 125 Investment 125 80

Development Allowance Reserve – 40 Current Assets, Loans &

Advance Inventories 250 225

Profit & Loss A/c 70 50

Secured Loan   Sundry Debtors 85 50

14% Debentures 200 100 Cash & Bank balance 30 15

Unsecured Loan   Advance Tax  35  30

Fixed Deposit 75 50

Current Liabilities & Provisions

Sundry Creditors 50 55

Bills Payable 30 –

Provision for Tax  40 30

1215 835  1215 835

 

AA Ltd. takes over BB Ltd. on the above date for a total consideration of Rs 450 lakhs to be discharged fully by the issue of equity shares of AA Ltd. The market price per share of AA Ltd. as on

 

  the date of amalgamation is Rs 25.

Prepare the balance sheet of AA Ltd. after merger, assuming it is a case of amalgamation in the nature of merger.

Hint : B/S Total= Rs. 2050 lakhs

 

Q5.

 

Explain the key regulatory provisions of M&A under:

(a) FEMA, 1999 (5Marks)

(b) Listing Agreement (5 Marks)

 

Q6. What are the key tax implications of demerger?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0012 – Taxation Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1210)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. What are the factors that are helpful for effective tax planning?

 

Q2. Define the term tax holidays. What are the different tax incentives for new units established in Special Economic Zone (SEZ)?

 

Q3. What are the key steps to calculate the tax liability of an individual?
Q4. What are the tax provisions for assessment of firms?
Q5. Detail death cum retirement gratuity under Sec 17(1)iii of IT Act. Is commutation of pension a viable option in terms of tax planning?
Q6. What is meant by Full value of consideration? How short term capital gains and long term capital gains are computed using full value of consideration?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0012 – Taxation Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1210)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. Describe, in brief, the provisions for set off and carry forward of losses.
Q2. Compute the net wealth and wealth tax liability of R Ltd. as on 31-3-2011. The company is engaged in jewellery business-exports and domestic sales:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 Factory buildings
 43,00,000
 Bank balance
 12,20,000
 Unaccounted cash balance
 6,50,000
 Silver ware
 94,00,000
 Gold ornaments
 96,00,000
 Motor cars
 15,00,000
 Guest house in London
 8,00,000

 

The company has taken a loan of Rs. 6,00,000 by mortgaging guest house and built the factory premises.

Hint: Net Wealth taxable Rs. 14,50,000; Wealth tax 14,500

 

Q3. State the provisions relating to the computation of capital gains in the hands of shareholders of a company on a distribution of assets upon liquidation.
Q4. Explain the different schemes of service tax planning.
Q5. During the P.Y. 2010-11, the gross total income of Mr. X is Rs. 4, 00,000. During the P.Y. he pays the following premiums on Medi-claim insurance policy by cheque. Calculate the amount of tax benefit under Section 80 D.

(a)  Mr. X                                6,000

(b)  Mrs. X                            4,000

(c)  Son (not dependent)             3,000

(d)  Daughter (dependent)  2,000

 

  (e)  Father (not dependent)            1,500

(f) Mother (dependent) (age 68 years & resident in India)  2,000

Hint: Total deduction is Rs. 12,000

 

Q6. What is ‘slump sale’? Explain provisions relating to slump sale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0013 – Internal Audit and Control – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1211)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. Explain the use of Sampling technique in Internal Audit ( SA500)  
Q2. Discuss, in brief, the advantages and limitations of auditing.  
Q3. Discuss the main scope and objects of internal audit?  
Q4.  As a senior audit assistant of M/s. Asutosh Associates, you are in charge of internal audit team of M/s Rajesh Technologies involved in the manufacture of plastic tubes. From the information you obtained you find the company is facing liquidity problem for the last two years. You are required to prepare working paper indicating the internal audit problems you would expect to face and how you plan to overcome them.  
Q5. Detail the specific problems of electronic data process relating to Internal control.  
Q6.  Explain the principal considerations in internal control on:

a. Purchases and creditors

b. Fixed assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MF0013 – Internal Audit and Control – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1211)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1.  Lehman Brothers Holding filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following the massive exodus of most of its clients, drastic losses in its stock and devaluation of its assets. In context with this case, examine internal control and risk assessment system.

 

 
Q2. Describe internal audit tests.

 

 
 

Q3. Explain the basic principles governing internal control.

 

 
Q4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of internal check.  
Q5. Explain the appraisal of accounting system and related internal control.  
Q6. Explain SAP-6 in brief.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0010 – Sales Distribution And Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1220)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Describe the role of distribution channel. List the factors in the selection of distribution channel.

2. Compare and contrast the various types of sales organization structures.

 

 

3. Describe the term “physical distribution management”. Discuss various components of physical distribution management.

 

 

4. Describe the motivational factors used to motivate sales team.

 

 

5. Critically analyse the role of employment agencies and internal transferring.

 

 

6. List the roles and responsibilities of a sales manager.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0010 – Sales Distribution And Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1220)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.  What is brand sponsorship? Explain how organizations maintain their sponsorship positions
  2.                 2.  Explain the different factors affecting cost of a warehouse. List  the various types of warehouses and their uses

 

 

3. List the various modes of transportation available in India. List the advantages and disadvantages.

 

 

  1.                 4.  Define the term” logistical operations”. List the major components of logistical operations

 

 

5. Write a note on brand equity.

 

 

6. Describe the various types of retailers and briefly explain the concept of wholesaling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0011 – Consumer Behaviour

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1221)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Why is it important to consider the behaviour of consumers while deciding on the marketing mix of the company?  Elaborate with suitable examples.

2. List the different roles that a consumer plays while making a purchase decision.

 

 

  1.                 3.  Distinguish between differentiated, undifferentiated and concentrated marketing. Explain the concept with the help of suitable examples.

 

 

4. Explain the different Positioning approaches used by the companies Give       examples.

 

5. Briefly explain the four personality types as identified by Carl Jung

6 Explain the concept of ideal and actual self. Give suitable examples..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0011 – Consumer Behaviour

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1221)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.  List the important factors that  influence consumer perceptions
  2.                 2.  List the differences between absolute threshold and differential threshold. Discuss the implications of Weber’s Law.

 

 

3. Recommend any three marketing situations where the principle of grouping can be used with advantage.

 

 

  1.                 4.  Define the term “attitudes”. Discuss three component models of attitudes

 

 

5. Discuss the application of multi-attribute model in changing consumer attitudes.

 

 

6. Discuss the different types of innovations with examples. Explain the role of communication and culture in diffusion of innovation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0012 – Retail Marketing

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1222)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. List the different stages involved in retail environment analysis.

2. Briefly explain GAP model of service quality

 

 

  1.                 3.  Explain the various types of retail store locations. List their pros and cons

 

 

4. List the factors that influence retail store image. Discuss the elements of an interior store design

 

5. Write short note on visual merchandising.

6 Briefly discuss the strategic retail planning process in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MK0012 – Retail Marketing

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1222)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.   Define the term positioning. Discuss various positioning approaches
  2.                 2.  Write a short note on- psychographic segmentation.

 

 

3. Briefly describe the criteria for effective segmentation.

 

 

  1.                 4.  How and when can demographic and benefit segmentation be used to maximum efficiency?

 

 

5. Briefly discuss the channel strategies adopted by the retailers.

 

 

  1.                 6.  Differentiate between relationship marketing and transactional marketing

 

 

7. Discuss the components of CRM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

MK0013 – Market Research

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1223)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Explain the problems associated with marketing research.

2. Explain the role of Marketing research in “decision-making” process

 

 

  1.                 3.  Describe consumer research process in detail.

 

 

4. What is the importance of customer research?

 

 

  1.                 5.  Describe data-driven MDSS in detail.

 

 

6. List the functions of marketing information system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

MK0013 – Market Research

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1223)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.  Describe the relation between research design and marketing decision process
  2.                 2.  List the factors that affect cost of a warehouse. Describe the various types of warehouses and their uses

 

 

3. Explain research process . Differentiate between Causal and Experimental design.

 

 

  1.                 4.  List the benefits and limitations of focus group interviews

 

 

5. Explain latest techniques of qualitative research..

 

 

6. Explain multidimensional scaling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0010 – Warehousing and Supply Chain Management – 4 Credits

Book ID: B1224

Assignment Set – 1

60 Marks

 

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Q1. Define Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Explain its significance.

Q2. Define globalization. What are the driving forces of globalization?

Q3. Describe the following: (a) Inventory management and (b) Vendor management.

Q4. Discuss the role of logistics in Supply Chain.

Q5. What do you mean by asset management? Describe the importance of asset management in Supply chain.

Q6. What is assortment planning? Explain the need for assortment planning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0010 – Warehousing and Supply Chain Management – 4 Credits

Book ID: B1224

Assignment Set – 2

60 Marks

 

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Q1. Explain the role of supply chain in retail operations.

Q2. What is meant by category management? What are the advantages of category management to retailers?

Q3. Explain in detail the various aspects involved in assortment planning.

Q4. Discuss the pricing strategies in retail chains

Q5. What is warehouse management system? Explain its significance.

Q6. Describe the role of Information Technology in supply chain.

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0011 – Buying and Merchandising – 4 Credit

Book ID: B1482

Assignment Set – 1

60 Marks

 

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Q1. What are the objectives of retail merchandising?

Q2. Discuss the role of retail buyer.

Q3. Explain the various buying techniques.

Q4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of International Buying?

Q5. What is meant by wholesale buying? What are the advantages and disadvantages of wholesale buying?

Q6. Write brief note on consumer segmentation and consumer profiling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration-MBA Semester 3

ML0011 – Buying and Merchandising – 4 Credits

Book ID: B1482

Assignment Set – 2

60 Marks

 

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Q1. What is merchandising? Describe merchandiser’s roles.

Q2. ABC Merchandisers want to develop and present their product lines in unique ways that will help them outweigh their competitors. How can they do it? Will global sourcing will help?

Q3. What is meant by vendor negotiation? Explain in detail.

Q4. Write brief note on market segmentation.

Q5. What are the factors affecting pricing decision?

Q6. What is meant by category management? What are the benefits of category management?

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0012 –Store Operations- 4 Credits

Book ID: B1226

Assignment Set – 1

60 Marks

 

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Q1. Explain the importance of retail store.

Q2. Write a brief note on consumer protection act.

Q3. What are the different types of retail stores?

Q4. What are the steps involved in strategic planning for retail store?

Q5. Write brief note on ‘retail budgeting’.

Q6. What tasks does a retailer have to carry out in inventory management? Assess the importance of various inventory levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0012 –Store Operations- 4 Credits

Book ID: B1226

Assignment Set – 1

60 Marks

 

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Q1. What legal procedures are existing to handle customers in retail environment?

Q2. Describe the classification of retail stores based on owner ship.

Q3. Give the meaning and importance of inventory management in a retail store.

Q4. Explain the HR oriented functions in retail stores.

Q5. What is the importance of CRM in retail stores? Explain.

Q6. Give short notes on (i) ethics in retailing and (ii) retailers’ corporate social responsibilities.

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

ML0013 – Retail IT Management – 4 Credits

Book ID: B1227

Assignment Set – 1

60 Marks

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Explain the need for IT in retail management?

Q2. How do security tags and deactivators help in managing retail activities?

Q3. What are the factors affecting IT in retail?

Q4. Describe various retail hardware equipments.

Q5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce?

Q6. Explain the types of information systems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration-MBA Semester 3

ML0013 – Retail IT Management – 4 Credits

Book ID: B1227

Assignment Set – 2

60 Marks

 

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Q1. What is CCTV? Explain its importance in retail store.

Q2. Illustrate the hardware buying process in detail.

Q3. What are the advantages of database management?

Q4. Describe the types of computer networks.

Q5. What do you mean by Systems Vulnerability and Hazards? Explain

Q6. Write brief note on Compliance Management for IT in Retail.

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0010 – Manpower Planning and Resourcing – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1228)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. What are the steps involved in manpower planning?
Q2. Describe the different types of selection interviews.
Q3. How does Human Resource Accounting help the organization in its effort for development of employees?
Q4. Distinguish between internal and external sources of recruitment.
Q5. Explain the different levels of talent engagement.
Q6. Mr. Aravind works at K&D Company. Recently two fellow team members were shifted to another team and their work was handed over to him. This affected his performance and also left him dissatisfied. Finally, he forwarded his resignation letter to the HR Department. The HR Manager decided to conduct an exit interview with Mr. Aravind. What questions do you think that the HR manager would want to ask Mr.Aravind?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0010 – Manpower Planning and Resourcing – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1228)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. Describe the major approaches of talent development.
Q2. What are the benefits of manpower demand forecasting?
Q3. Describe knowledge management.
Q4. What are the major hindrances that one encounters while carrying out manpower planning?
Q5. What benefits does an organization get out by setting up an academy?
Q6. Ms. Lalita Singh has joined Triumphant India Private Limited. As an HR Manager, how would you prepare an induction programme for her?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0011 –Management and Organizational Development – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1229)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. What is the role of power and politics in the practice of OD?
Q2. What are the major types of changes in an organization?
Q3. What are the five different types of OD practitioner styles?
Q4. Explain the life cycle of resistance to organizational change in detail.

 

Q5. What are the three levels of work groups?
Q6. Suppose you are an OD practitioner. What are the challenges that you have be prepared for while carrying out organization development?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0011 –Management and Organizational Development – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1229)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the characteristics of organizational development?
Q2. Explain team building interventions.
Q3. What are the goals of sensitivity training?
Q4. Distinguish between management and administration.
Q5. State the characteristics of organizational culture.
Q6. Suppose a steel industry wants to form a Quality Circle. What would be the criteria that you would set to form it? What are the benefits that you see in forming a quality circle?

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0012 –Employee Relations Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1230)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

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Q1. What are the benefits that an organization enjoys by implementing employee participation?
Q2. Describe the different systems in an organisation that use Employee Relation Management tools.
Q3. What are the reasons for maintaining good industrial relations in an organization?
Q4. How are trade unions classified?
Q5. What are the four strategy levels in an organization?
Q6. Suppose you are the HR Manager of a software company that is facing severe financial loss due to recession. What action would you take to keep your employees positive and motivated?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0012 –Employee Relations Management – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1230)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Every organisation faces disciplinary problems from employees. Explain the major types of disciplinary problems faced in organisations.
Q2. Explain the challenges that international employees encounter.
Q3. What are the different leadership styles that are adopted by managers as per the Managerial Grid Model?
Q4. What are the components of a Human Resource Information System?
Q5. What are the provisions of the Factories Act 1948 that ensure social security measures of workmen in a factory?
Q6. Imagine yourself as the HR Manager of a steel company and you find that for members of the production team in your organisation are in conflict and this has affected the productivity of the team. What steps will you take to resolve the conflict and improve the team productivity?

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0013 –HR Audit- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1231)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the main objectives of Human Resource Planning?
Q2. What are the trends in HR audit seen in Indian scenario?
Q3. Write a short note on employee orientation programme.
Q4. Explain the different types of competencies with examples.
Q5. What are the reasons for implementing the human resource scorecard?
Q6. Elaborate on the need for Human Resource Audit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MU0013 –HR Audit- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1231)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Explain the linkages between HR Audit and business functions.
Q2. Write a short note on focus groups.
Q3. Explain the audit of human resource function.
Q4. What are the components of human resource development audit?
Q5. Explain how audit of training is conducted.
Q6. Elaborate on the different aspects work place policies and practices to be considered by the employers.

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0010 – Operations Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1232)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

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Q1. What is meant by Operations management? What are the challenges in operations management?

Q2. What is meant by productivity? Explain

Q3. Explain economies of scale and economies of scope.

Q4. What are the factors affecting location decisions?

Q5. What is forecasting? Explain its importance.

Q6. Write short notes on workforce management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0010 – Operations Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1232)

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. What is meant by break-even analysis? Explain in detail.

Q2. Describe forecasting techniques based on time-series.

Q3. Explain the importance of material handling.

Q4. What is meant by lean operations? What are the seven forms of waste?

Q5. Describe the quality control tools.

Q6. Write short notes on Statistical Quality Control.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0011 – Enterprise Resource Planning

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1233)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

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Q1. What is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)? What are the advantages of ERP?

Q2. What is business modeling? Explain.

Q3. Write short notes on ERP tools and softwares.

Q4. Describe Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

Q5. Briefly explain the features of ERP – Purchase module.

Q6. What are the benefits and limitations of ERP Inventory Management?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0011 – Enterprise Resource Planning

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1233)

 

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. Write short notes on the following modules of an ERP package:

(a) finance and

(b) manufacturing.

Q2. Explain the benefits of ERP – Purchase module.

Q3. What is ERP Inventory management? Explain.

Q4. Describe the role of ERP in Human Resources.

Q5. What are the steps in ERP Implementation?

Q6. Explain the roles of ERP vendors and ERP consultants.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0012 – Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1234)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What is meant by Supply chain? What are the benefits of Supply chain management (SCM)?

Q2. Define the term logistics. What are the elements of logistics?

Q3. Explain the concept of integration in SCM with examples.

Q4. Write brief note on partnership in SCM.

Q5. What is collaborative planning in SCM? Explain.

Q6. Explain the importance of Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0012 – Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1234)

 

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. What are the obstacles in Supply Chain co-ordination?

Q2. What is meant by procurement? Explain the procurement process.

Q3. Write brief note on assessment of Supply Chain Management

Q4. Describe how e-business is impacting Supply chain.

Q5. Briefly explain the role of marketing in Supply chain.

Q6. Describe the importance of IT in Supply Chain Management.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0013 – Advanced Production and Operations Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1235)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the three levels of strategies in an organisation? Explain.

Q2. Describe Porter’s Five Forces model of competition

Q3. Define benchmarking?  What are the types of benchmarking?

Q4. Describe the concept of Automated Flow Lines.

Q5. Write brief note on Constraint Management.

Q6. What are the factors affecting Process Design?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

OM0013 – Advanced Production and Operations Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1235)

 

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. What is meant by product layout? Explain.

Q2. What is new product development? Explain.

Q3. Write brief note on Material Requirements Planning.

Q4. Describe waiting line models.

Q5. Define “Just-In-Time” (JIT). What are the key elements of JIT?

Q6. What is Toyota Production System? Explain the pillars of Toyota Production System.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

PM0010 – Introduction to Project Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1236)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

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Q1. Define the term ‘project’. What are the characteristics of a project?

Q2. What are the challenges faced by a project manager?

Q3. What are the roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager?

Q4. Describe the concept of BCG matrix.

Q5. What is SWOT analysis? Describe the significance of conducting SWOT analysis.

Q6. Write brief note on project cost analysis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

PM0010 – Introduction to Project Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1236)

 

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. Describe the role of Strategy in Project Management.

Q2. What is feasibility study on project? Explain.

Q3. Explain how financial analysis of projects is conducted.

Q4. What is Work Breakdown Structure? Explain in detail.

Q5. What is project quality management? List the Quality control tools.

Q6. Write short notes on Project Risk Management.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

PM0011 – Project planning and scheduling

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1237)

 

Assignment – Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Explain the importance of planning for projects.

Q2. Describe the knowledge areas in project management.

Q3. What is work breakdown structure? Explain.

Q4. What is meant by project cost management? Explain.

Q5. What is PERT? Explain in detail.

Q6. What is meant by Critical Path Method (CPM)? Explain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

PM0011 – Project planning and scheduling

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1237)

 

Assignment – Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q1. What are the factors influencing the projects?

Q2. Describe Linear Programming Formulation.

Q3. What is the purpose of project evaluation?

Q4. What do you mean by project schedules? How do you build project schedules?

Q5. Describe project value analysis in detail.

Q6. What are the advantages of critical path analysis?

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration-MBA Semester 3

Project Management – PM0012 – 4 Credits

(Book ID: 1238)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q.1 Describe the types of tools and techniques used in cost management

Q.2 Describe various types of financial risks.

 

Q.3 If there is an initial investment of rupees 2000 and 3 years of positive cash flow of rupees 700 each. The discount rate is 10%. What is the present value of each cash flow?

 

Year Cash Flow
Y1 2000
Y2 700
Y3 700
Y4 700

 

 

Q.4 What is credit risk appraisal? Explain the 5C’s of credit analysis

Q.5 Classify projects based on the ways they influence investment decision process.

Q.6 List the advantages and disadvantage of project finance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration-MBA Semester 3

Project Management – PM0012 – 4 Credits

(Book ID: 1238)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q.1 Explain Break-even analysis?

Q.2 Write short note on:

a. Payback period

b. Discounted cash flow

Q.3 List the various criterions to be considered before identifying a project for investment.

Q.4. A firm’s market value of liability is 400 Rs. And the market value of equity is 600Rs. Cost of liability is 7% and corporate tax 30% & cost of equity is 15%. What will be the weighted average cost of capital?

Q.5 Explain & compare Finance & Budget concept.

Q.6 Total cost of project is 250,000Cr. Expected return of project amount is 42,000 Cr. What is the shortest payback period?

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

PM0013 –Managing HR in Projects – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1239)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the different types of people management skills required for a Project Manager?
Q2. Explain the four learning styles developed by David Kolb.
Q3. What are the different roles that a Project manager has to take in handling conflicts?
Q4. What are the key aspects that a Project Manager has to keep in mind to promote effective performance while managing a virtual team?
Q5. Write a short note on distributing information to team members for managing communication.
Q6. Suppose you are the Project Manager in an IT company. What are the challenges that you would face while developing a communication plan?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

PM0013 –Managing HR in Projects – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1239)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Explain Responsibility Assignment Matrix.

 

Q2. Explain the relevance of HRM in Project Management.
Q3. Wrtie a short note on effective Project Management Information System (PMIS).
Q4. What are the six phases of business knowledge areas that a project manager has to possess?
Q5. List the major steps involved in stakeholder analysis.
Q6. Ms. Shanta is the Team Manager in an IT company, managing ten team members. She finds that there are frequent conflicts in the team. What are the different conflict resolution styles that the team can adopt to resolve conflicts?

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MH0051: “Health Administration”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1212)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Discuss the healthcare delivery system in India.

 

 

2. Which are the main steps in planning and management of health care?

 

 

3. What would you state about the current scenario of Health Status in India?

 

 

4. How investigation of an epidemic is helpful in treatment and prevention of a disease?

 

 

5. Explain the mortality profile of India.

 

 

6. Discuss the significance and achievements of the National Programs on communicable diseases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MH0051: “Health Administration”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1212)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Why national health program on maternal and child health is necessary?

 

 

2. What do you mean by behavioural health? Why is behavioural health important in community?

 

 

3. Name occupational diseases most prevalent in work places and their prevention methods.

 

 

4. What are the steps in disaster management planning and implementation?

 

 

5. Explain the meaning and concept of health Insurance.

 

 

6. What are International Health Regulations and why are they important?

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MH0052: “Hospital Organization, Operations & Planning”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1213)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

1. Classify hospitals based on objectives, ownership and size.

 

 

2. What are the managerial skills to be possessed by a health services manager?

 

 

3. Write a note on components of patient care areas.

 

 

4. Outline the planning considerations required in setting up an accident and emergency department. Add a note on its importance.

 

 

5. Write in brief on the design considerations of the intensive care unit.

 

 

6. Enumerate the various activities of the central billing department.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MH0052: “Hospital Organization, Operations & Planning”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1213)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Enumerate the policies and procedures adopted in a medical records department. Add a note on its importance.

 

 

2. Write in brief note on the laboratory services.

 

 

  1.                 3.  Enumerate the functions of the dietary department. Add a note on its importance.

 

 

4. Explain the importance of housekeeping services in the hospital.

 

 

5. Why is quality the most important principle of material management?

 

 

6. What can material manager do as to management of life-saving drugs?

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Services

Semester 3

MH0053 – Hospital and Healthcare Information Management (4 Credits)

(Book ID: B1214)

 

Assignment Set- 1 (Marks 60)

 

Q.1.Discuss the various functions performed by Health information professional [10 Marks]

 

Q.2. Write short notes on Goals of HMIS [10marks]

Q.3. Discuss the functions of radiology department [10 Marks]

 

Q.4. Mr. Lokesh after completing his MBA HCS course, got job

as a health information officer in Medical trust hospital in Ernakulum, Kerala.

[10 marks]

(a) Who will report to him?

(b) What all will be his duties/responsibilities

(c) Prepare a chart of organization of Health Information Department by staff.

 

 

Q5.Write short notes on role of nurses in system development Life Cycle [10 marks]

 

Q6. Explain and describe [10 marks]

(a) CBHI

(b) SRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Services

Semester 3

MH0053 – Hospital and Healthcare Information Management (4 Credits)

(Book ID: B1214)

 

Assignment Set- 2 (Marks 60)

 

Q. 1. Explain E- health. [10 Marks]

 

Q.2. Discuss the process of Medical audit with a diagram [10 Marks]

Q.3. Describe the various benefits of PACS [10 Marks]

 

Q.4. what are the steps involved Risk management process. Explain all the steps [10 Marks]

 

Q.5.Kirloskar hospital in Nasik, Maharashtra is a 200 bedded hospital and it is getting difficult for them to keep all the medical records manually in hard copies so, the administrator suggested implementing EMR in their hospital. The management is not very sure about how to choose EMR. Write short notes on how to choose and install EMR [10 marks]

 

Q6.  Explain the significance of Clinical Information system [10 marks]

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MH0054 – Finance, Economics & Materials Management in Healthcare Services – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1215)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Elucidate upon the significance of financial information in the field of Decision-making in healthcare organisation.  
Q2. Direct payments bring a range of tangible benefits. Discuss.  
Q3. Explain the various steps involved in the process of joint products costing.  
Q4.  Explain the meaning of tax. What are the different methods of managing taxes?  
Q5. “Uncertainty makes it difficult for a financial manager to predict the company’s requirements for short-term funds”. Discuss. What steps can the financial manager take to minimize the resulting risks to the company?  
Q6. Explain the budgeting process for healthcare services.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

MH0054 – Finance, Economics & Materials Management in Healthcare Services – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1215)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Discuss the role of economics and economists in healthcare.  
Q2. Explain different methods of evaluation of healthcare services.

 

 
 

Q3. Why is the private healthcare sector an attractive destination for investors? What are the ways to invest in this sector?

 

 
Q4. Discuss the method of price determination under oligopoly.  
Q5. What are the things that should be kept in mind before and while conducting an economic evaluation of healthcare services? Discuss in brief.  
Q6. What do you mean by healthcare planning? What issues are highlighted in healthcare planning in India?  

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0033 – Software Engineering – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answer all the questions

Q1. Quality and reliability are related concepts but are fundamentally different in a number of ways. Discuss them.

Q2. Discuss the Objective & Principles Behind Software Testing.

Q3. Discuss the  CMM 5 Levels for Software Process.

Q4. Discuss the  Water Fall model for Software Development.

Q5. Explain the Advantages of Prototype Model, & Spiral Model in Contrast to Water Fall model.

Q6. Explain the COCOMO Model & Software Estimation Technique.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0033 – Software Engineering – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

 

 

Answer the Following ( 6 * 10 =  60 Marks )

 

Q1. Write a note on myths of Software.

Q2. Explain Version Control & Change Control.

Q3. Discuss the SCM Process.

Q4. Explain

i. Software doesn’t Wear Out.

ii. Software is engineered & not manufactured.

 

Q5.Explain the Different types of Software Measurement Techniques.

Q6.Write a Note on Spiral Model.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0034 – Database Management System – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 1 (60 Marks)

Answer all the questions

Q1. Differentiate between Traditional File System & Modern Database System? Describe the properties of Database & the Advantage of Database?

Q2. What is the disadvantage of sequential file organization? How do you overcome it? What are the advantages & disadvantages of Dynamic Hashing?

Q3. What is relationship type? Explain the difference among a relationship instance, relationship type & a relation set?

Q4. What is SQL? Discuss.

Q5. What is Normalization? Discuss various types of Normal Forms?

Q6. What do you mean by Shared Lock & Exclusive lock? Describe briefly two phase locking protocol?

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0034 – Database Management System – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 2 (60 Marks)

Answer all the Questions

 

Q1. Define Data Model & discuss the categories of Data Models? What is the difference between logical data Independence & Physical Data Independence?

Q2. What is a B+Trees? Describe the structure of both internal and leaf nodes of a B+Tree?

Q3. Describe Projection operation, Set theoretic operation & join operation?

Q4. Discuss Multi Table Queries?

Q5. Discuss Transaction Processing Concept? 10.2 Describe properties of Transactions?

Q6. Describe the advantage of Distributed database? What  is Client/server Model? Discuss briefly the security and Internet violation?

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0035 – Computer Network – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

 

Q.1 Explain all design issues for several layers in Computer. What is connection – oriented and connectionless service?  [10 Marks]

Q.2 Discuss OSI Reference model.                             [10 Marks] Q.3 Describe different types of Data transmission modes.      [10 Marks]

Q.4 Define Switching. What is the difference between circuit switching and Packet Switching?          [10 Marks]

Q.5 Classify Guided medium (wired).Compare fiber optics and copper wire. [10 Marks]

Q.6 What are different types of satellites?     [10 Marks]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0035 – Computer Network – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

 

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Q.1 Write down the features of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet.  [10 Marks]

Q.2 Differentiate the working between pure ALOHA and slotted ALOHA.       [10 Marks]

Q.3 Write down distance vector algorithm. Explain path vector protocol.      [10 Marks]

Q.4 State the working principle of TCP segment header and UDP header. [10 Marks]

Q.5 What is IP addressing? Discuss different classes of IP Addressing. [10 Marks]

Q.6 Define Cryptography. Discuss two cryptographic techniques.  [10 Marks]

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0036 – Business Intelligence Tools – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 1 (60 Marks)

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Q.1    Define the term business intelligence tools? Briefly explain how the data from one end gets transformed into information at the other end?  [10 Marks]

Q. 2 what do you mean by data ware house? What are the major concepts and terminology used in the study of data warehouse?   [10 Marks]

Q.3     what are the data modeling techniques used in data warehousing environment?  [10 Marks]

Q.4     Discuss the categories in which data is divided before structuring it into data ware house? [10 Marks]

Q.5    Discuss the purpose of executive information system in an organization?  [10 Marks]

Q.6 Discuss the challenges involved in data integration and coordination process? [10 Marks]

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester III

MI0036 – Business Intelligence Tools – 4 Credits

Assignment – Set- 2 (60 Marks)

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Q.1   Explain business development life cycle in detail? [10 Marks]

Q.2   Discuss the various components of data warehouse? [10 Marks]

Q.3  Discuss data extraction process? What are the various methods being used for data extraction? [10 Marks]

Q.4   Discuss the needs of developing OLAP tools in details? [10 Marks]

Q.5   what do you understand by the term statistical analysis? Discuss the most important statistical techniques? [10 Marks]

Q.6 what are the methods for determining the executive needs? [10 Marks]

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0010 – Foundations of Quality Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1240)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What are the dimensions of Quality?

2. Write a brief note on the concept of Total Quality Management.

3. Explain “quality economic approach” and “quality environmental approach”.

4. Explain the importance of customer satisfaction with an example. How do you measure customer satisfaction?

5. Explain Kaizen Approach to Problem Solving, with an example.

6. What is “Cost of Quality”? Differentiate between external failure cost and internal failure cost.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0010 – Foundations of Quality Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1240)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Differentiate between Quality control and Quality assurance.

2. What is Customer relationship management? Explain.

3. What is meant by Quality Audit? Explain the importance of Quality Audit.

4. Write a note on the ISO 9000 series of Quality Standards and Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Business Performance Excellence.

5. Describe the various tasks which help to build a healthy association and partnership with the suppliers.

6. Assume that you are a Quality manager in a large manufacturing company and you are thinking of implementing TQM in your Company. What are the various barriers you may face for such initiative? List out such barriers to Quality. How do you plan to overcome such barriers?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0011 – Principles and Philosophies of Quality Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1241)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Write a note on evolution of Quality.

2. Describe “14 points” of Quality management given by Dr. Edwards Deming.

3. Write a note on the following:

a. Cause and effect diagram

b. Control charts

4. Describe the Philip Crosby’s “four absolutes of Quality”

5. What is meant by Quality Circle? What are the significant characteristics and features of Quality circle?

6. Describe the contribution of Genichi Taguchi towards Quality management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0011 – Principles and Philosophies of Quality Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1241)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

 

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

1. Describe briefly the ‘5S’ principles.

2. What is meant by PDCA Cycle? Explain its importance.

3. What is meant by “Design of experiments”? What are the salient features of Design of experiments?

4. Describe the concept of “poka-yoke”.

5. Describe the eight pillars of Total Productive Maintenance.

6. What is meant by Six Sigma? What are the steps in implementing Six Sigma?

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0012 – Statistical Process Control & Process Capability

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1242)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Write a note on the following:

a. Pareto chart

b. Scatter diagram

 

 

2. Describe briefly the Cause and Effect Diagram with example.

 

 

3. What are the causes of variation in a process? Differentiate between ‘accuracy’ and ‘precision’?

 

 

4. What is a Control chart? Describe the structure and construction of control chart.

 

 

5. What is hypothesis testing? Explain type 1 and type 2 error.

 

 

6. The following numbers indicates the number of defectives in 20 samples containing 2000 items:

 

425, 430, 216, 341, 225, 322, 280, 306, 337, 305, 356, 402, 216, 264, 126, 409, 193, 280, 389, 326

Calculate the values for central line and control limits for P chart and construct the control chart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0012 – Statistical Process Control & Process Capability

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1242)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Explain the concept of process with an example. Write a brief note on SIPOC.

 

 

2. Differentiate between process capability and process stability. Mention some of the major uses of process capability analysis.

 

 

3. What is meant by acceptance sampling? Explain the various quality indices for acceptance sampling plan.

 

 

4. Define process capability index. Differentiate between Cp and Cpk index.

 

 

5. What is Normal distribution? What are the properties of Normal distribution?

 

 

6. Describe the change concepts to improve a process.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0013 – Quality Management Tools

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1243)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is Quality Management System? What are its benefits?

2. Describe the various methods for gathering information.

3. Define ‘Voice of Customer’? How do you capture ‘voice of customer’?

4. Define the term ‘reliability’. What is its relevance in Quality?

5. Write brief note on “Quality loss function”.

6. What is FMEA? Write a brief note on Risk Priority Number.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

QM0013 – Quality Management Tools

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1243)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Define “Quality Function Deployment (QFD)”? What are the features of QFD?

2. When do you use Quality Control Charts? What are the types of Control charts?

3. Write a brief note on the following:

a. Affinity diagram

b. Tree diagram

4. What is a process? Explain the concept of process mapping with an example.

5. Write brief note on Business Process Re-engineering

6. What is “business excellence”? Describe Baldrige performance excellence model.

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0010: “International Financial Management”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1198)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

1. Discuss  the government influence on the exchange rate

 

 

2. What are the key components of BOP?

 

 

3. Define Swaps contracts. Write a note on forward swaps.

 

 

4. Explain briefly the mechanism of futures trading.

 

 

5. Compare the Purchasing Power Parity theory, Covered Interest Arbitrage theory and the International Fisher Effect theory.

 

 

6. What are the different tools for foreign exchange risk management?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0010: “International Financial Management”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1198)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. What is economic exposure? How do you measure it?

 

 

2. Briefly explain how an MNC can calculate its cost of equity capital.

 

 

3. Describe the various methods of capital budgeting that are normally adopted by MNCs.

 

 

4. Discuss briefly the various techniques to assess country risk. Give examples to illustrate your answer.

 

 

5. Write a note on sub-prime lending.

 

 

6. What are the benefits of ADRs?

 

(a) To the investors

(b) To the issuing company

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0011: “International Marketing”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1199)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

1. Discuss the EPRG orientations and give the differences between international and domestic marketing.

 

 

2. How important is socio-cultural environment in international marketing. Discuss the elements of culture?

 

 

3. Discuss the role and importance of letter of credit.

 

 

4. Describe the various modes of entries in international market.

 

 

5. How is international marketing segmentation helpful in making strategies? What are the bases of the segmentation?

 

 

6. What are the factors that affect the pricing strategy of an international firm? What different pricing strategies can the firms adopt?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0011: “International Marketing”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1199)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. “International distribution decisions are critical decisions”. Substantiate.

 

 

2. Write a short note on International Advertising. What role it plays in international marketing?

 

 

3. Discuss briefly the steps involved in processing of an export order.

 

 

4. Discuss briefly the various techniques to assess country risk. Give examples to illustrate your answer.

 

 

5. Discuss fundamental and technical methods of exchange rate forecasting. What are the problems in forecasting exchange rates?

 

 

6. What are star export houses? Mention the various special strategic packages for status holders.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0012: “Management of Multinational Corporations”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1200)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Discuss the meaning and objectives of international business.

 

 

2. Differentiate between micro and macro environment.

 

 

3. Explain the international PLC theory.

 

 

4. Describe the forces that are leading international firms to the globalization of their production and marketing.

 

 

5. Discuss the potential sources of disputes between MNC and host country governments.

 

 

6. Compare the salient features of Japanese and Indian Management Practices?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0012: “Management of Multinational Corporations”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1200)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Enumerate the factors which affect the organizational structure of an International firm.

 

 

2. How are strategies formulated? What are the various levels of strategy formulation?

 

 

3. What factors influence the choice of location for a firm’s manufacturing operations?

 

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4. Discuss the pricing strategies available to an international firm.

 

 

5. Define the concept of social responsibility.

 

 

6. Write short notes on:

 

(a) Mergers and acquisitions

(b) Joint ventures

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0013 – Export Import Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1201)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Discuss the scope and motives of international business.

 

 

2. Write short notes on:

 

i) Importer-Exporter Code Number

ii) Registration cum-Membership Certificate of an Export Promotion Council

 

3. Discuss the role of Clearing and Forwarding Agents in the successful execution of an export order.

 

 

4. JDL, an exporter from India, wants to export the following to a buyer in the USA:

 

Product A: 300 Boxes

Product B: 200 Boxes

Product C: 400 Boxes

Product D: 50 Boxes

Prepare the packing list for the same. Refer the format of packing list given in the handbook.

 

5. ABC Exports who is a seller (drawer) from India wants to export a product to a buyer in European country. Prepare a bill of exchange for the value of 10000 pounds. The exporter’s bank is “HS Bank”. Other details to be assumed.

 

You can refer the format of “Bill of exchange” given in the handbook.

6. List the relevant documents needed by a bank to issue Bank’s Certificate?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

IB0013 – Export Import Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1201)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. What is a Bill of Entry? Discuss the types of Bills of Entry?

2. Explain various financing schemes of EXIM Bank.

3. What are the various risks covered under ECGC policies.

4. “PURE Exports”, an exporter from India, wants to export the following to a buyer in the Japan:

 

Product A: 300 Boxes

Product B: 500 Boxes

Prepare the packing list for the same. Refer the format of packing list given in the handbook.

 

5. What is Bill of Lading? Explain with an example. (Refer the format given in the handbook).

6. UV India wants to export the “Men’s shirts” to a buyer in Srilanka. The following is the description of Goods:

 

No. & Kind of packages :  12 CTN

Description of goods : “100% cotton knitted Men’s shirt”

Quantity   : 1000 PCS

Total Amount   : Rs. 500000

The address of consignee is:

K-Sports

PT Building, Galle Face Centre Road

Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Prepare a commercial invoice for the above details.

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0036: “Financial System and Commercial Banking”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1202)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. Explain the components of financial market.

2. Write a note on the emerging trends in financial services?

3. What are the key functions of RBI?

4. What  do you understand by financial innovation in commercial banks?

5. Write a note on CAMELS rating.

6. Write a note on the following:

a. Equity shares

b. Preference shares

c. Debentures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0036: “Financial System and Commercial Banking”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1202)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

 

1. Define financial institutions. What are the different types of financial institutions?

2. Explain Merchant banking? What are the key services provided by merchant banksrs?

3. What are the key reforms in Cooperative credit?

4. What are the duties and rights of banker?

5. Explain the global developments in banking technology.

6. Write short notes on the following

a. Leasing

b. Hire purchase

c. Venture capital financing

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0037: “Banking Related Laws and Practices”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1203)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. Narrate the three phases of nationalisation of banks in India

2. What were the salient features of Banking Companies Act, 1970/1980?

3. Highlight the main provisions of SARFAESI?

4. Describe the relation between banker and customer.

5. Name different types of deposit accounts. How do they operate?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. SWIFT

b. FEMA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0037: “Banking Related Laws and Practices”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1203)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Discuss the importance of commercial banks in India.

2. Explain the significance of regulation and supervision of development banking institutions.

3. List some benefits of Banking Ombudsman.

4. What are the different types of borrowers?

5. Discuss the concept of  core banking. How is it helpful?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. DIGC

b. NHB

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0038: “Banking Operations”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1204)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. Explain in brief the primary and agency functions of banks.

2. Explain Asset liability management

3. Define bank marketing. How to formulate the marketing mix in bank products?

4. Define the procedure for liscensing for foreign banks in India

5. Explain the different categories of SMEs.

 

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. BPRL

b. Letter of Credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0038: “Banking Operations”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1204)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

 

1. Define CAMELS rating

2. Explain the term investment management.

3. Explain the pricing of commercial loans and consumer products

4. Define credit policy. What is the need of credit policy for a bank.

5. What are the operational risk management tools?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. CRR

b. SLR

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0039: “Retail Banking”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1205)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. What are the differences between retail banking, private banking and priority banking?

2. State the reasons for upswing in retail banking.

3. How many types of loans and advances does a bank offers?

4. What is marketing of services?

5. What is disaster recovery management for the banks?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. Credit risk

b. Personal banking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

MA 0039: “Retail Banking”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1205)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

1. What is retail Banking?

2. What is the significance of customer service in retail banking?

3. How do retail banks implement their promotions and schemes of the products?

4. What is the concept of Personal banking?

5. What are the recent trends in the retail banking sector?

6. Write short notes on the following:

a. Credit card

b. Smart card

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0001 – Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1542)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is Supply Chain Management? Explain SCM process.

2. What are the various factors affecting the transportation decisions in Supply chain?

3. Describe the factors influencing network design decision.

4. Explain the importance of inventory management in Supply chain.

5. Describe the steps involved in the purchasing process.

6. Discuss the steps involved in the measurement of supplier performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0001 – Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1542)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. What is bullwhip effect? What are the reasons for bullwhip effect?

2. Discuss the impact of internet on supply chain strategies.

3. What is distribution strategy? Describe the different distribution strategies.

4. Define ‘e-procurement’? Explain the different types of e-procurement.

5. Discuss the issues in global supply chain management.

6. What is Decision Support System? What are the components of Decision Support Systems?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0002 – Outsourcing

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1543)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Define the term ‘outsourcing’. What are the benefits of outsourcing?

2. Define ‘Business Process Outsourcing’ (BPO). Discuss the benefits of BPO.

3. Briefly explain the concept of offshoring.

4. Discuss the seven steps in developing a global outsourcing strategy.

5. Write a brief note on outsourcing decision matrix.

6. Describe the different phases of an outsourcing process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0002 – Outsourcing

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1543)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. How do organisations evaluate an outsourcing opportunity?

2. Explain the following: (i) RFI and (ii) RFP.

3. Describe the following ‘ongoing management costs’: (i) planning costs and (ii) transition costs.

4. How does the organisation manage the transition during outsourcing?

5. Discuss in detail the pricing section of the outsourcing contract.

6. “Outsourcing is all about specialisation”. Comment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0003 – Food Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1544)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is food supply chain? Explain the levels of food supply chain.

2. Write brief note on food consumption.

3. Briefly explain the consumer’s perception in food safety.

4. Define the term ‘procurement’. Discuss the food procurement policy in India

5. What is ‘livestock’? Describe the characteristics of livestock supply chains

6. Explain the sugar supply chain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0003 – Food Supply Chain Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1544)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. Explain the importance of food and nutritional security.

2. Describe the role and importance of food manufacturing.

3. Explain the structure and composition of food manufacturing industry.

4. Briefly explain the food retailing and food wholesaling.

5. Describe the structure of supermarket supply chains.

6. Explain the role of third party logistics service providers in food supply chain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0004 – Inventory Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1545)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

 

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is meant by inventory management? What are the objectives of inventory management?

2. Explain the need for inventory in an organisation.

3. What is economic order quantity (EOQ) model? What are the assumptions of EOQ model?

4. What is meant by safety stock? Explain.

5. What is obsolete stock? Discuss the various methods of disposing the obsolete stock.

6. What are the approaches to allocate factory overheads?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

SC0004 – Inventory Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1545)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

 

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. What is meant by ordering cost and holding cost?

2. What is ABC analysis? Describe in detail.

3. Describe the following: (a) Profitability ratio and (b) liquidity ratio.

4. Mention the steps for binding the SKU and location addresses.

5. Explain the categories of warehouse costs.

6. Describe the types of distribution systems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0001 – Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1554)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the factors that influence entrepreneurship?
Q2. Discuss the role models’ significance for entrepreneurs.
Q3. List the institutions supporting women entrepreneurs in India.
Q4. What are the state level institutions that have been formulated to cater to the needs of the Small business communities?
Q5. State the reasons for failure of organization plans.
Q6. What are the common constraints faced in supply chain management?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0001 – Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1554)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What ate the key ingredients of entrepreneurial venture that determine its success?
Q2. List some of the institutions that support industrial entrepreneurship.
Q3. Write a short note on international business opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Q4. What are the main contents of a financial plan?
Q5. What are the contents of a Project Plan?
Q6. Explain the importance of Logistics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0002 –Enterprise Development, Growth and Strategies- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1555)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Explain the need for Incentives.
Q2. Write a short note on Sole Proprietorship.
Q3. What are the stages involved in any project formulation?
Q4. Projects can be classified into three categories. List them.
Q5. Write a short note on Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).
Q6. Suppose you are going to set up a factory. What are the features of a good factory design?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0002 –Enterprise Development, Growth and Strategies- 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1555)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. Write a note on Feasibility Report.
Q2. Write a short note on Board of Trade.
Q3. What are the components of a Project Report?
Q4. What are different types of network techniques?
Q5. What are the factors that affect a Factory Design?
Q6. Suppose you would like to be an entrepreneur. What are the factors that you would consider to decide the type of ownership?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0003 – HRM for Entrepreneurs – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1556)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. List the main characteristics of management.
Q2. Explain the seven principles that are critical to successful planning.
Q3. Describe the three different types of organisation charts.
Q4. Explain the steps involved in the process of staffing.
Q5. Explain the reinforcement theories of motivation.
Q6. Suppose you are an HR Manager of a soap manufacturing company. What are the techniques of directing that you would use while working in the company?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0003 – HRM for Entrepreneurs – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1556)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

 

Answers coming soon…

 

Q1. What are the characteristics of control?
Q2. Write a short note on Customer Service Rating.
Q3. Explain McKinsey’s 7S Framework that contributes to the efficiency of an organisation.
Q4. Explain the principles of learning.
Q5. What are the benefits of formulating a Code of Ethics in an organisation?
Q6. Suppose you are about to join an organisation as an HR Manager. What are the types of crisis that you have to be prepared for?

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0004 –Law for Entrepreneurs – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1557)

Assignment Set- 1

 

Answers coming soon…     (60 Marks)

 

 

1. Write a note on the powers vested with the authorities under the Factories act?

2. What are the different types of benefits available under ESI act 1948?

3. Elucidate the powers and functions, if you are appointed as an Inspector?

4. What is the object of the Minimum Wages Act and write an overview explaining the definitions of various parties connected to the act.

5. Explain in detail about the eligibility criteria, rate of gratuity and exemptions under the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972.

6. Write short notes on:

a) Disablement

b) Occupational diseases

c) Maximum Bonus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ED0004 –Law for Entrepreneurs – 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1557)

Assignment Set- 2

 

Answers coming soon…     (60 Marks)

 

1. What is the obligation of apprentice and employer with regard to employment under a contract of apprenticeship?

2. What is Value added tax and how does it differ from sales tax?

3. Explain the role of the Customs Act in classification and valuation of goods, collection, exemption and refund of Customs Duty.

4. What are the categories of persons that are excluded from the operations of the Payment of Bonus Act?

5. In the light of globalization and liberalization explain your position as a trade union leader?

6. Write short notes on the following:

 

a. Strike    b. Lockout     c. Layoff

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0001 “Fundamentals of Environment “

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1558)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

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1. Discuss the significance of greenhouse effect.

2. Discuss in detail about the significance of atmosphere.

3. Discuss atmospheric humidity.

4. Write a short note on major effects of climate change.

5. Write a note on major components of hydrological cycle

6. List out some of the negative effects of groundwater depletion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0001 “Fundamentals of Environment “

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1558)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. Write in detail about the Great Ocean conveyor belt.

2. Discuss environmental issues associated with mining.

3. Discuss some of the soil chemical pollutants.

4. Explain the types of ecosystem and the factors affecting them.

5. How water footprints would be helpful to attain sustainable development?

6. Write a brief note on green revolution and its consequences in India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0002 “Environmental Finance”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1559)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Briefly explain the different markets emerged in the area of environment conservation.

2. Describe the lending principles involved in environmental protection.

3. What are the different ways that the CTF follow to finance the transformational actions?

4. What is climate change and what are its implications?

5. Discuss the importance of green banking in protecting environment.

6. What are solid wastes? Explain the Indian framework for effective solid waste management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0002 “Environmental Finance”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1559)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

1. Explain the polluter pays principle.

2. Explain the regulatory and legal risks associated with decline in biodiversity.

3. Explain in detail the financing of an eco-tourism business.

4. Explain the concept of financing in PPPs.

5. Explain the environmental benefits of green building.

6. Explain the different ways of implementing responsible investment practices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0003 “Natural Resource Conservation and Management”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1560)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Explain the various types of resource classification with examples.

2. Summarise the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable natural resources.

3. Describe various methods of conserving non-renewable resources.

4. Explain Green house gas effect and influence of non-renewable resources on them.

5. Write in detail on the aspect of Sustainable development and Non-conventional energy resources.

6. Define water scarcity and the reasons behind its causes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0003 “Natural Resource Conservation and Management”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1560)

 

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

 

 

1. What are the processes involved in bioresource technology.

2. Explain in detail about deforestation and its ill effects.

3. Write in detail about community based approach to manage natural resources.

4. Write about the need for bioresource conservation.

5. Explain rainwater harvesting.

a. Explain the concept of (i) Green Building (ii) Zero energy building.

6. Explain the role of EIA in environment protection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0004 “Eco Marketing”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1561)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is corporate environmentalism?

2. What are the principles on corporate responsibility?

3. Explain the evolution of eco-marketing.

4. What is the role of eco-labelling in eco-marketing?

5. Describe how eco-designing can help in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

6. Explain SPC in detail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration – Semester 3

EM 0004 “Eco Marketing”

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1561)

 

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. What is eco-design? Explain the eco-design measures identified during the product life-cycle.

2. Describe green logistics and green packaging.

3. Briefly explain eco-innovation regulations and standards.

4. Describe the role of consumers and consumer culture in the limitations to eco-labelling.

5. What are the major benefits SMBs can achieve by taking environmental initiatives?

6. Briefly describe green consumer attitude.

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0001 – Human Resource Management For Events

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1568)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. List the important departments in an event management company. Briefly explain the same

 

 

 

2. Explain the functions of the planning and staffing teams in an event management company?

 

 

 

3. Define event management. List the tasks involved in event management.

 

 

4. List the key functions of an HR manager. Discuss the various HR-related problems faced while organizing events

 

 

5. Discuss the significance of hiring a temporary crew while planning an event

 

 

6. List the important traits that a candidate pursuing a career in even management should possess. Which one do you think is most important and why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0001 – Human Resource Management For Events

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1568)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. List the various attributes of a successful event manager. Discuss the impact of low motivation on event managers and volunteers

  1.                 2.  Discuss the relationship between performance appraisal ,training and development needs of an employee

 

 

3. List the various facilities that must be provided by the principle employer and contractor under the Contract Labour Act, 1970

 

 

  1.                 4.  Explain the conditions based on which gratuity is paid to an employee

 

 

5    Explain the various seating arrangements that can be used for trainings and conferences

 

6     Describe the relationship between event management and project management concepts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0002 – Corporate Event Project Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1569)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Discuss the significance of implementing management processes for corporate events

 

 

2. Discuss the role and responsibilities of a corporate event manager

 

 

 

3. Explain the importance of timelines, scheduling and sequencing in corporate event    management

 

 

4. List the various methods of listing and scheduling activities? Explain with the  help of examples

 

5. Explain the significance of Gantt charts and CPM in project management

 

 

6.   List the factors that are important while devising the marketing strategy for event

management?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0002 – Corporate Event Project Management

(4 credits)

(Book ID: B1569)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.  Discuss the different variables in event management.
  2.                 2.  Write short notes on:

 

(a) Filing systems in corporate event office

(b) Problems faced by corporate event office

 

3. Explain the importance of event documents.

 

 

  1.                 4.  Discuss the significance of  cash flow in event management

 

 

5. Discuss the different types of contracts.

 

 

6. List the requirements in fulfilling a contract. Explain the same

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0003 – Event Marketing and Management (4 credits)

(Book ID: B1570)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1. Explain the various steps involved in the event management process.

2. Define event management .Explain the different types of events with examples.

 

 

3. List the benefits offered by a good IMC plan. Explain the constraints that prevent its wider implementation

 

 

4. List the steps involved in developing a successful brand

 

 

5. Explain the significance of effective communication and quality in the development of brand image

 

 

6. Define personal selling and explain the various elements of personal selling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0003 – Event Marketing and Management (4 credits)

(Book ID: B1570)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

1. List the process involved in personal selling and discuss the significance of relationships in personal selling

 

2. Define the term database. Discuss the importance of database management system in managing databases?

 

 

3. Explain the significance of database management systems in marketing and event management?

 

 

  1.                 4.  Explain the role of a PR agency. List the main elements of managing PR for events

 

 

5. List the main factors that influence consumer behaviour? Explain social factors as a major determinant of consumer behaviour

 

 

6. Discuss the significance of personal and social factors and their role in influencing consumer behaviour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0004 – Event Finance Management (4 credits)

(Book ID: B1571)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1

Marks 60

Answers coming soon…

 

1   Write short notes on

(a) Absorption costing

(b) Marginal costing

 

 

2. Discuss the significance of break-even analysis in the event management industry

 

3. Explain the different types of event management fees.

 

 

4. List the sources of financial assistance for event management companies.

 

5. Explain different methods of pricing .Discuss the significance of pricing strategy to a   company’s survival.

 

6   Explain the different phases of negotiation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3

ET0004 – Event Finance Management (4 credits)

(Book ID: B1571)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Marks 60

Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

 

  1.                 1.  Explain the objectives of supply chain management .Discuss the importantance of supply chains in today’s economy
  2.                 2.   Describe the advantages and limitations of ratio analysis

 

 

  1.                 3.  Explain the steps involved in formulating cash flow plan

 

 

  1.                 4.  Write short notes on

 

(a) cash flow management

(b) Credit system

5.    Explain the different forms of leasing.

6.    Explain the different functions of insurance. Briefly discuss the history of celebrity insurance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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