MB0049-Assignment-Spring-2013


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 2
MB0049 – Project Management (4 credits)
(Book ID:B1632 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Describe the CPM model. Briefly explain
10 marks
(300-400 words)
Q2. Define risk management. What are the different types of risks that
can affect a project?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Briefly discuss the steps to close the project
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Discuss the various steps of PMIS planning.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. What are the important approaches to project control?
10 marks(300-
400) words
Q6. Describe the project planning process and explain it in detail.
10 marks(300-
400) words

MB0048-Assignment-Spring-2013


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 1
MB0048 –Operations Research- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1631)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1.
Explain the scope of Operations Research. What are the features of Operations Research?
10 marks
(300 - 350 words each)
Q2.
Six Operators are to be assigned to five jobs with the cost of assignment in Rs. given in the matrix below. Determine the optimal assignment. Which operator will have no assignment?
Operators Jobs
  1    2    3    4    5  
   1    6    2    5    2    6  
   2    2    5    8    7    7  
   3    7    8    6    9    8  
   4    6    2    3    4    5  
   5    9    3    8    9    7  
   6    4    7    4    6    8  



10 marks
Q3.
a. Explain the Monte Carlo Simulation.
b. A Company produces 150 cars. But the production rate varies with the distribution.
Production Rate
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
Probability
0.05
0.10
0.15
0.20
0.30
0.15
0.05
At present the track will hold 150 cars. Using the following random numbers determine the average number of cars waiting for shipment in the company and average number of empty space in the truck. Random Numbers 82, 54, 50, 96, 85, 34, 30, 02, 64, 47.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q4.
Explain the Characteristics and Constituents of a Queuing System.
10 marks
(300 - 350 words each)
Spring 2013
Q5.
a. What do you mean by dominance? State the dominance rules for rows and columns.
b. Find the saddle point of the following game and state the optimum strategies for players A and B
A
B
1
2
3
4
5
1
9
3
1
8
0
2
6
5
4
6
7
3
2
4
4
3
8
4
5
6
2
2
1
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q6.
a What are the differences between PERT and CPM?
b. A project has eleven activities whose duration is given in the following table:
Activity
0-1
1-2
1-3
2-4
2-5
3-4
3-6
4-7
5-7
6-7
7-8
Duration
(days)
2
8
10
6
3
3
7
5
2
8
3
i. Draw the network
ii. Identify the critical activities and critical path.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)

MB0047-Assignment-Spring-2013


Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 2
MB0047 –Management Information System -4 Credits
(Book ID:B1630)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1.
Explain DFD & Data Dictionary? Explain in detail how the information requirement is determined for an organization?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2.
What is MIS? Define the characteristics of MIS? What are the basic Functions of MIS? Give some Disadvantage of MIS?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3.
Explain Knowledge based system? Explain DSS and OLAP with example?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4.
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?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5.
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?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6.
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?
10 Marks
(350-400 words)

MB0046-Assignment-Spring-2013


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 2
MB0046 –Marketing Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1629)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the stages in the new product development process. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the steps in Marketing Research Process 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short notes on :
A. Marketing Plan
B. Marketing Planning process
5+5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)
Q4. Describe the international market entry strategies in brief 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the various Price adjustment options adopted by the companies 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Define Personal selling and also explain the personal selling process. 10 marks
(350-400 words)

MB0045-Assignment-Spring-2013


(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration- Semester 2
MB 004/MB5F 201 “FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1628)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. What are the goals of financial management?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. Calculate the PV of an annuity of Rs. 500 received annually for four years when discounting factor is 10%.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Suraj Metals are expected to declare a dividend of Rs. 5 per share and the growth rate in dividends is expected to grow @ 10% p.a. The price of one share is currently at Rs. 110 in the market. What is the cost of equity capital to the company?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. What are the assumptions of MM approach?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. An investment will have an initial outlay of Rs 100,000. It is expected to generate cash inflows. Table 1.2 highlights the cash inflow for four years.
(Spring 2013)
Table 1.2: Cash inflow
Year
Cash inflow
1
40000
2
50000
3
15000
4
30000
If the risk free rate and the risk premium is 10%,
a) Compute the NPV using the risk free rate
b) Compute NPV using risk-adjusted discount rate
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. What are the features of optimum credit policy?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)

MBA Semester 2 MB 0044 spring 2013


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 2
MB 0044 - Production and Operation Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1627 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. State the important considerations for locating an automobile plant. 10 marks
(300-400 words)
Q2. Explain essentials of Project Management Philosophy 10 marks
(300-400 words)
Q3. Several different strategies have been employed to assist in aggregate
planning. Explain these in brief
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Illustrate the different methods by which quality is sought to be achieved
using various tools and techniques
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the basic competitive priorities considered while formulating
operations strategy by a firm?
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q6. Explain briefly the four classification of scheduling strategies?
10 marks
(300-400 words

MBA Semester 3 assignments Spring 2013


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MB00 50 – Research Methodology - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1700)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the steps involved in a research process. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q2. What are descriptive research designs? Explain the different kinds of
descriptive research designs.
10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q3. Explain the concepts of reliability, validity and sensitivity. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q4. Explain the questionnaire design process. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q5. The procedure of testing hypothesis requires a researcher to adopt several
steps. Describe in brief all such steps.
10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q6. a. What are the different kinds of research reports available to the
researcher?
b. What should be the ideal structure of a research report?
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MB 0051: “Legal Aspects of Business
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1725)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. What are the sources of Indian law? Discuss any one important source of law and justify
why it is important. 5+5 = 10 marks
Q2. What is a contract? Which test would you apply to ascertain whether an
agreement is a contract? 5+5=10 marks
Q3. Write short notes on:
a. Agent and agency
b. Bailor and bailee 5+5= 10 marks
Q4. What is the meaning of dissolution of firm? Is it different from dissolution of partnership?
6+4=10 marks
Q5. What do you mean by negotiable instruments? Explain the difference between
bill of exchange and promissory note. 10 marks
Q6. Discuss the provisions of Right to information act, 2005 and information technology act, 2000.
10 marks

MBA Semester 3 assignments HCS


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Services- MBA (HCS) Semester 3
MH0051 – Health Administration - 4 Credits
(Book ID:B1212)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Define epidemiology. Discuss investigation of an epidemic in detail. 2+8 =10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the role of National Rural Health Mission. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Enumerate the determinants of health. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. List the occupational diseases most prevalent in work place. Discuss their
prevention methods.
2+8 =10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What do you mean by disaster alertness in hospital? Explain the steps to be
followed in disaster management.
2+8 =10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Discuss the communicable disease problem in India. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Services- MBA (HCS) Semester 3
MH0052 – Hospital Organization, Operations and Planning - 4 Credits
(Book ID:B1213)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain hospital as a matrix organization. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the various functions of hospitals. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write briefly on committees in an organization with emphasis on hospital. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the policies and procedures followed in a billing department of a
hospital.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the process of material management in a hospital. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Imagine that you are appointed as a consultant for setting up a Dialysis unit
in a tertiary care teaching hospital. What are the planning considerations you
have to keep in your mind before executing the task?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Services- MBA (HCS) Semester 3
MH0053 – Hospital & Healthcare Information Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1214)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the steps in developing health management information system as
per WHO.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. What is hospital information system? List the potential benefits of HIS. 2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. What is M-Health? Discuss the current scenario of M-Health in India. 2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Which are the two important factors essential to maintain good
intradepartmental relationship? Explain.
2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the applications of hospital information system. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Discuss the role of health information professionals in EHR project. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Services- MBA (HCS) Semester 3
MH0054 – Finance, Economics and Materials Management in Healthcare Services- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1215)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What is financial reporting? Explain the need for financial reporting. 2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Define cost accounting? Explain various steps involved in the process of joint
products costing.
2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. What are the different types of taxes? Explain the procedure of tax
implication.
2+8=10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the scope of financial management in hospitals. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the role of economics and economists in healthcare industry. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Explain different methods of evaluation of healthcare services.
10 marks
(350-400 words)

MBA Semester 3 assignments HR


Spring 2013
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Semester 1
MU0010 – Manpower Planning and Resourcing - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1765)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Each main question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. (a) What is manpower planning? (4 marks)
(b) Explain the factors affecting manpower planning. (6 marks)
Q2. What are the inputs provided by HR for manpower planning?
(10 marks)
Q3. What are the problems in manpower planning?
(10 marks)
Q4. (a) What is resourcing strategy? (4 marks)
(b) Explain any two components of resourcing strategy. (6 marks)
Q5. (a) Explain the benefits of an induction program. (5 marks)
(b) What are the types of induction? (5 marks)
Q6. Explain the importance and driving factors of talent engagement.
(10 marks)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Semester 1
MU0011 - Management and Organisational Development - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1726)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Each main question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. (a) What is Organisational development (OD)? (5 marks)
(b) What are the characteristics of OD? (5 marks)
Q2. What is the role of OD professional in organisations? (10 marks)
Q3. Describe the levels of diagnosis in organisations. (10 marks)
Q4. Write short notes on Team Development Interventions. (10 marks)
Q5. Explain the impact and benefits of Technology in Organisations.
(10 marks)
Q6. Write a brief note on Emerging Trends in OD. (10 marks)
Spring 2013
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Semester 1
MU0012 – Employee Relations Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1734)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Each main question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. Explain the meaning and importance of employee relations management.
(10 marks)
Q2. Describe the different levels of strategy in an organization.
(10 marks)
Q3. (a) What are the types of conflicts? (5 marks)
(b) What methods are used to resolve conflicts in organizations? (5 marks)
Q4. Explain the importance of Human Resource Information Systems.
(10 marks)
Q5. (a) What is meant by grievance? (3 marks)
(b) Explain the steps in grievance redressal system. (7 marks)
Q6. Explain the meaning and objectives of trade union. (10 marks)
Spring 2013
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Semester 1
MU0013 – HR Audit - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1735)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Each main question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. Describe the components of human resource development audit.
(10 marks)
Q2. Explain the need for HR audit. (10 marks)
Q3. Describe employee orientation programs. (10 marks)
Q4. Explain the importance of audit of training. (10 marks)
Q5. (a) What is HR scorecard? (5 marks)
(b) What are the steps in HR scorecard approach? (5 marks)
Q6. What are the different aspects of workplace policies and practices that
need to be considered by employers? (10 marks)
Spring 2013

MBA Semester 3 assignments IB


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
IB0010 – International Financial Management -4 Credits
(Book ID:B1759)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. How does International Financial Management helps in maximizing the
wealth of the shareholders?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the major accounts and sub categories of the balance of payments
statement.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Define what you mean by Forward Markets. Discuss the differences
between futures options and spot options.
4+6 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Define cost of capital. Discuss the approaches that are employed to calculate
the cost of equity capital.
4+6 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the techniques adopted by MNCs to reduce country risk. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Define the benefits of FDI. State the cost of FDI to the home country. 5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
IB0011/MK0018 – International Marketing -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1199)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Define multinational corporations. How is international marketing
different from domestic marketing?
4+6 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Differentiate between absolute advantage and comparative advantage
theories.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short note on International Advertising. How is it important
for international marketing?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. What are SEZs and what benefit they provide to the international
trade and marketer?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What are the factors that affect the pricing strategy of an international
firm? What different pricing strategies can the firms adopt?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) e marketing
(b) Joint venture
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
IB0012 – Management of Multinational Corporations -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1200)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the meaning of international business. What are the
difficulties in it?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Describe the potential sources of disputes between MNC and host country
governments.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Compare the salient features of Chinese and Indian Management
Practices.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the four variables of Porter’s theory.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the merits and demerits of Matrix and product division
structures.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) make-or-buy decisions
(b) Just-in-time methods
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
IB0013 – Export-Import Management -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1201)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Define international business and discuss the scope of international
business.
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. What do you mean by Pre-shipment finance? Enumerate the RBI
guidelines regarding pre-shipment finance.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the various types of custom duties.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Describe the steps to be takes for establishment of Export Import
firm.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Write the names of principal export documents and explain any two
of them.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on:
i) Importer-Exporter Code Number
ii) Registration cum-Membership Certificate of an Export Promotion
Council
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)

MBA Semester 3 assignments TQM


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
QM00 10 - Foundation of Quality Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1240)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. Describe the main features of Companywide approach on Quality.
b. Write a note on Berry’s dimensions of service quality.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. Write short notes on Quality Function Deployment (QFD) process and
describe why it is also called “House of Quality”.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. a. Discuss main features of Quality Control and Inspection.
b. ‘A quality team is a good team of good people’ Substantiate.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(20 (200 - 250 words each)
Q4. What are organizational Processes and how are they influenced by
Quality thinking?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What is service quality? What are the internal and external measures of
service quality?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. “Quality is the new buzzword and is dominating business processes and
services like never before”, Justify.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
QM00 11 - Principles & Philosophies of Quality Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1241)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the dimensions of Quality. What are the contributions of Kaoru
Ishikawa and Genichi Taguchi to Quality Management?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. a. Explain in brief how the ‘Poke-Yoke’ approach towards zero defects
helps in achieving cost effective production and customer satisfaction?
b. What are the seven wastes identified by Shingo in manufacturing
processes?
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q3. What is Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)? Enumerate the benefits
of TPM.
10 marks
(3((350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the Baldrige model of business excellence. What are the steps
involved in achieving organisational excellence?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the meaning of Six Sigma with examples. What are the Steps
involved in Implementing Six Sigma.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. “Business process reengineering is one approach for redesigning the
way work is done to better support the organization's mission and
reduce costs.” Justify
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
QM 0012- Statistical Process Control - 4 Credits
(Book ID - B1242)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. Explain the meaning and concept of process with an example.
b. What is meant by “SIPOC”? Explain.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. a. What is Cumulative Sum Control (Cusum) Chart? Explain the
construction of Cumulative Sum Control Charts in brief.
b. What is a factorial experiment? Explain with an example.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q3. Mention the different types of control charts. Explain with an example
how to calculate p Chart and np Chart.
10 marks
(3((350-400 words)
Q4. Explain Multivariate Control Charts and multivariate normal
distribution.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. a. Explain the concept of Process Capability. Give the Significance of
Process Capability.
b. Explain the Quality Indices for Acceptance Sampling Plans.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q6. Explain the methodology for SPC implementation. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
QM 0013 - Quality Management Tools - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1243)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. Explain Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
b. What are the different phases of Quality Function Deployment?
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. Describe Robust Design Optimisation Strategy. Briefly describe Quality
Engineering using Robust Design and its concepts.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain Cause and Effect Diagram and its advantages. Give a brief
explanation on New Seven-SQC Tools.
10 marks
(35(350-400 words)
Q4. a. Briefly explain the different types on control charts with an example.
b. Explain the Excellence Maturity Model.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q5. Explain the types of Process Mapping and the benefits of Distributed
mapping. Briefly explain why Six Sigma was introduced.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Describe the steps to be followed to implement ISO 9000 in an
organization.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013

MBA Semester 3 assignments Operations Management


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0010 - Operations Management (4 credits)
(Book ID:B1232 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the effects of Global Competition on the industries in
India?.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. How is ‘Economies of Scope different from Economies of Scale? 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. List and explain the six basic steps involved in preparing a
forecast.
10 marks
(300-400)words
Q4. Explain Johnson’s rule for sequencing and how it is different from
CDS algorithm
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. How does Crosby’s absolute of quality differ from Deming’s
principles?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Analyse the various types of Probability distribution 10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0011 – Enterprise Resource Planning (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1233 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Analyse how predecessors of ERP like MIS, DSS and EIS will slowly
phase out
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Evaluate different and popular modules of an ERP package like
finance, manufacturing and materials management.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Describe the functioning of various sub module of Sales and
Distribution module.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Describe the types and sub modules of CRM. 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Assess the various approaches for implementation of ERP
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Describe the ERP market
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0012 – Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
(Book ID:B1234)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain six–step approach that helps an organisation perform
effective forecasting
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. How CPFR model helps guiding Supply Chain partners in setting up
their relationship and processes.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Explain the components of Procurement
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Describe the various steps in the Supply Chain Management process
that facilitates the development and structuring of a relationship based
mapping
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Assess the role of E-business in a Supply Chain
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. What are the processes involved in Reverse Supply Chain
Management?
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0013 – Advanced Production (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1235)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Elucidate Theory of Constraints and Constraint management
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the balanced scorecard approach which provides important
information to allow the overall strategy of an organisation to be
reflected in specific performance measures
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Describe the different layouts that organisations can use and the
benefits and limitations of each of the layouts
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Summarise the importance of productivity and team work
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the single-server and multi-server waiting line models
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Write a note on aggregate planning process.
10 marks
(300-400) words

MBA Semester 3 assignments Marketing


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MK0010 – Sales, Distribution and Supply Chain Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1721)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the SCOR model with a diagrammatic representation. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Describe the supply chain Benchmarking Procedure. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short notes on:
A. Key deliverables of sales manager
B. Spin Selling
5+5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)
Q4. Briefly discuss about the nature and responsibilities of a Sales manager. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Write a short notes on:
A. Relationship marketing
B. Reasons for Popularity of E-commerce
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Explain the various stages involved in the personal selling process 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MK0011 – Consumer Behaviour - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1722)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the Popular positioning approaches that companies use? Give
examples.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Briefly discuss the decision-making models. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short notes on the following:
A. Involvement and types of consumer behaviour
B. Dimensions of Involvement.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss different types of message appeals that are commonly used. Give
examples.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the three component model of attitudes. What is the relevance of
this model to advertising objectives.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write a short notes on the following:
A. Defence mechanisms
B. Motive arousal
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MK0012 – Retail Marketing - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1723)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the Retail Merchandising Management(RMM) in brief. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Define Private Branding. Explain the growth drivers of private label in detail. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the classification of retail formats in detail with Indian examples. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Describe any three Rural retail strategies in brief. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss the various elements of Macro Environment. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Describe the Retail Buying Process in brief. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MK0013 –Marketing Research - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1711)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the Various techniques of Probability sampling techniques in detail
with examples.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Write a short notes on the following:
a. Range
b. ANOVA
c. Chi-Square
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Discuss the types of Research Design in brief. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the various Techniques of Sales Analysis and forecasting in
estimating the current market demand.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Write a short notes on the following;
A. Responsibilities of a Market Research Report writer
B. Style and layout of the report
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Q6. Discuss the various Types of Research. 10 marks
(350-400 words)

MBA Semester 3 assignments PM


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0010 – Introduction to Project Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1236)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Summarise the project management processes involved in the monitoring
and control process group.
Q2. Elucidate the importance of communication in Project Management
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. List the project management processes involved in the planning process
group.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain the types of contracts that are entered into in project procurement
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Write short notes on Total Quality Management (TQM)
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Describe the various supports that the project management system
provides.
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0011 – Project Planning (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1237)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the usefulness of WBS in cost control. 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the method to estimate cost and create Budget 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Explain the steps to draw a CPA chart
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain the different methods in solving linear programming problem
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Write short notes on process review report.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Substantiate the impact of Life Cycle Costing on new product
selection and strategy
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0012 – Project Finance (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1238)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Evaluate the golden rules of project risk management. 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain different types of discounted cash flows 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. What are the decisions to be considered while making capital
investment?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain IRR and WACC
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. What is sensitivity analysis?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Analyse the parametric cost estimation. 10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0013 – Managing Human Resources in Projects (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1239)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. List and explain a few Business related competencies of a Project
Manager
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. How would you develop competencies necessary for leadership in an
organization
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q3. Explain Responsibility Assignment Matrix
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q4. What are the challenges towards effective teamwork in a virtual
environment?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. What are the inputs required and tools and techniques for managing
stakeholder expectations
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q6. What are the steps you would follow to create competencies in an
organization?
10 marks
(300-400 words

MBA Semester 3 assignments SCM


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0001 – Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1542)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Analyse the key issues in Supply Chain Management
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Managers usually do not prefer a single best purchasing strategy.
As there are many options and variables, managers try to design the
best-fit strategy based on the requirements of the project. Evaluate this.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. How does a company select a 3 Party Logistics company
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. What are the strategies used for the risk mitigation of controllable
risk?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Discuss the impact of e-commerce on SCM
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. What are the reasons for the bullwhip effect and what methods
may be employed to reduce it?
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0002 - Outsourcing
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1543)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Summarise the various barriers to outsourcing
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Each strategy for offshore outsourcing has its own intended impact on
business. Evaluate each strategy.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. The project leader has a vital role in all business activities. Driving an
outsourcing project is a difficult task requiring strong leadership skills. While
selecting individuals for this role what characteristics must be considered?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain in detail the concept of capturing current costs
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain any five rules that the management must follow (to
address)when communicating with employees and society
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Explain the impact of outsourcing on innovation, knowledge
management and risk management.
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0003 - Food Supply Chain Management
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1544)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Take the example of wheat flour (‘atta’). Explain the various steps/
levels that it has to travel to reach the consumers
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the various components of the red meat industry 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Explain any five challenges that large scale food manufacturers
need to face in the manufacturing industry.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Analyse the importance of collaboration in supermarket supply
chains
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the different outsourcing strategies in the food sector
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Explain the demand and supply which influence organic farming 10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 3
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0004 - Inventory Management
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1545)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the objectives of inventory management 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the concept of Order-to-Cash (OTC) cycle. 10 marks
(300-400 words
Q3. What are the approaches to allocate factory overheads
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q4. What are the steps in layout process?
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q5. Discuss code 39 barcode in details
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Explain the various methods of cycle counting
10 marks
(300-400 words

MBA Semester 3 assignments Retails


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
ML0010 – Warehouse & Supply Chain Management – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1761)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Define Warehousing? What are the attributes of ideal warehousing? 02+08=10
2. List the key metrics used in supply chain management. 00+10=10
3. What are the basics of strategic supply chain management? Also enlist the imperatives for the
supply chain strategy. 02+08=10
4. Discuss the basic sets of processes that ensure an effective management of transportation
processes. 00+10=10
5. What do you understand by time series forecasting? Explain the components of time series
demand forecasting. 02+08=10
6. What is bullwhip effect? Describe the causes of bullwhip effect. 05+05=10

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
ML0011 – Buying & Merchandising – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1762)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Explain the various principles of an ideal merchandising giving suitable examples for each. 00+10=10
2. Discuss the concept and Implications of open-to-buy system. How do you calculate open-to-buy for
the past and current period? 04+03+03=10
3. List some of the ethical issues involved in merchandise buying. 00+10=10
4. Explain the five stages of the consumer buying process 00+10=10
5. Manufacturer brands usually take less promotional effort as compared to private brands.
Elaborate 00+10=10
6. Enumerate the essentials of successful visual merchandising 00+10=10

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
ML0012 – Store Operations – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1763)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Retail store managers are accountable for successfully running a retail store. Elaborate 00+10=10
2. What are the factors that need to be considered before allocating space in a store? 00+10=10
3. What is Standardization? Explain the levels of Standardization. 05+05=10
4. List the benefits offered by storage systems to retailers? Write a note on Automated Storage and
Retrieval System 05+05=10
5. List and explain the components of merchandise handling? 00+10=10
6. Enumerate the significance of maintaining merchandise records? 00+10=10

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
ML0013 – Retail IT Management – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1764)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. What is the role played by IT in improving customer service in the retail sector? 00+10=10
2. What is RFID Technology? List the advantages of using ECR? 05+05=10
3. Briefly describe the 5 steps involved in designing a database. 00+10=10
4. List the merits and demerits of online retailing. 05+05=10
5. List and explain the competitive strategies used by retail firms to counter competitive forces
00+10=10
6. Write a note on retail workflow management with the flow chart 05+05=10

MBA Semester 3 assignments IS


Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MI0033 –Software Engineering-4 Credits
(Book ID:B1483)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Quality and reliability are related concepts but are fundamentally
different in a number of ways. Discuss them.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the Objective & Principles Behind Software Testing. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Discuss the CMM 5 Levels for Software Process. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the Water Fall model for Software Development. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the Advantages of Prototype Model, & Spiral Model in Contrast
to Water Fall model.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Explain the COCOMO Model & Software Estimation Technique. 10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MI0034 –Database Management System-4 Credits
(Book ID: B1217)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Define Data Model & discuss the categories of Data Models? What is
the difference between logical data Independence & Physical Data
Independence?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. What is a B+Trees? Describe the structure of both internal and leaf
nodes of a B+Tree?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Describe Projection operation, Set theoretic operation & join
operation?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss Multi Table Queries?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss Transaction Processing Concept? 10.2 Describe properties of
Transactions?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Describe the advantage of Distributed database? What is Client/server
Model? Discuss briefly the security and Internet violation?
10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MI0035 –Computer Networks-4 Credits
(Book ID: B1481)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain all design issues for several layers in Computer. What is
connection – oriented and connectionless service?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss OSI Reference model. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Describe different types of Data transmission modes. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Define Switching. What is the difference between circuit switching and
Packet Switching?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Classify Guided medium (wired).Compare fiber optics and copper wire. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. What are different types of satellites?
10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MI0036 –Business Intelligence Tools-4 Credits
(Book ID: B1219)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain business development life cycle in detail? 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the various components of data warehouse? 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Discuss data extraction process? What are the various methods
being used for data extraction?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the needs of developing OLAP tools in details? 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What do you understand by the term statistical analysis?
Discuss the most important statistical techniques?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6.
What are the methods for determining the executive needs?
10 Marks
(350-400 words)

MBA Semester 3 assignments Banking


(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 3
MA 0036: “FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND COMMERCIAL BANKING”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1770)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain about various regulatory institutions.
(10 marks (350-400 words)
Q2. Explain hybrid instruments.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. . What role does the RBI play in ensuring that the guidelines as per the RBI
Act 1934 and Banking Regulation Act 1949 are adhered to by banks?
( 10 marks )(350-400 words)
Q4. What is financial inclusion?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the measures to improve customer service.
(10 marks) (200+200 words)
Q6. Explain perspectives in relation to banking regulation.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 3
MA 0037: “BANKING RELATED LAWS AND PRACTICES”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1618)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
1. Q1. State the Banking regulation Act 1949 provisions. Which provisions are
applicable to banking companies?
(5 marks+5 marks) (200+200 words)
1. Q2. What is negotiable instrument? Explain the characteristics of a negotiable
instrument.
(2+8 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Explain lien?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Write a short note on rule in clayton’s case.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Write a note on inspection of books.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. What is the procedure for redressal of grievances under Banking
Ombudsman Scheme?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 3
MA 0038: “BANK MANAGEMENT ”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1616)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1 (Marks 60)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Describe the phases of the Indian banking system.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the steps that the banks need to take towards managing
deposit portfolio.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3.Write about ALM strategy.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the composition of investments
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. What are the benefits of leveraging technology?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. Explain CAMELS rating?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 3
MA 0039: “RETAIL BANKING”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B 1619)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1 (Marks 60)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1.Classify asset products under retail banking and explain them briefly?
(10 marks)(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain about collection of cheques.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Write about KYC.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Write a short note on Bill of exchange.
(10 marks)(350-400 words)
Q5. Write about importance of cash operations in banks.
(10 marks)(350-400 words)
Q6. Write about product and process innovation
(10 marks)(350-400 words)

MBA Semester 3 assignments FM


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MB00 50 – Research Methodology - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1700)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the steps involved in a research process. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q2. What are descriptive research designs? Explain the different kinds of
descriptive research designs.
10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q3. Explain the concepts of reliability, validity and sensitivity. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q4. Explain the questionnaire design process. 10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q5. The procedure of testing hypothesis requires a researcher to adopt several
steps. Describe in brief all such steps.
10 marks
(300 - 350 words)
Q6. a. What are the different kinds of research reports available to the
researcher?
b. What should be the ideal structure of a research report?
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MB 0051: “Legal Aspects of Business
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1725)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. What are the sources of Indian law? Discuss any one important source of law and justify
why it is important. 5+5 = 10 marks
Q2. What is a contract? Which test would you apply to ascertain whether an
agreement is a contract? 5+5=10 marks
Q3. Write short notes on:
a. Agent and agency
b. Bailor and bailee 5+5= 10 marks
Q4. What is the meaning of dissolution of firm? Is it different from dissolution of partnership?
6+4=10 marks
Q5. What do you mean by negotiable instruments? Explain the difference between
bill of exchange and promissory note. 10 marks
Q6. Discuss the provisions of Right to information act, 2005 and information technology act, 2000.
10 marks

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MF0010 –Security Analysis and Portfolio Management- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1754)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. Describe the investment process.
Q2. Explain money market features and its compositions.
Q3. Discuss the factors affect industry analysis.
Q4. Differences between fundamental and technical analysis.
Q5. Explain the implications of EMH for security analysis and portfolio
management. (5 + 5)
Q6. What is Capital Asset Pricing Model(CAPM)? Write the assumptions of
CAPM.(5+5)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MF0011 –Mergers and Acquisitions- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1732)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. What are the steps for successful mergers?
Q2. Explain the key approaches to identify acquisition opportunities.
Q3. Write a note on the five stage model.
Q4. Explain the role of industry life cycle.
Q5. What are the important forces contributing to mergers and acquisitions?
Q6. What is leveraged buyout? Explain the different modes of LBO Financing.
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MF0012 –Taxation Management- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1760)
Assignment (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Explain the concept of tax planning. What are the objectives of tax planning?
2. R owns two buildings, the depreciated value of the block on 1-4-2007 being 22.50 lacs of the
said buildings which had been purchased on 30-4-1996 for Rs.18 lac is compulsorily acquired
by the government on 15-5-2007 for which a sum of Rs. 50 lacs is paid as compensation on
20-3-2008.The said building was being used by the company as a tenant for about 4 years
prior to the date of acquisition of the same by the company. The company purchases a new
building on 10-4-2009 for Rs.14 lac for the purpose of setting up another industrial undertaking.
Compute the amount of capital gains for the assessment year 2010-11.
What would be the capital gains if the new building was purchased on 8-5-2008?
Hint: Short-term capital gain chargeable to tax for AY 2010-11 = 1350000
3. What is value added tax? How does it operate? Write about the purchase eligibility for input tax
credit. (2 + 5+3)
4. Discuss the tax planning for amalgamation/merger and demerger of companies.
5. List and describe a few important accounting standards for tax audit.
6. Discuss the exemptions and rebates from service tax.

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 3
MF0013 –Internal Audit and Control- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1733)
(60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. Discuss in brief the advantages and limitations of auditing. (5+5)
Q2. Discuss the scope and objectives of internal audit. (5+5)
Q3. Explain the role of internal auditor as an integral part of management.
Q4. Explain the steps in internal audit planning.
Q5.Explain internal control system in banks.
Q6. Explain Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs).

MBA Semester 4 assignments IB


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
IB0015 – Foreign Trade of India -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1144)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss in brief the various laws which govern India’s export and import
trade.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the salient feature of foreign trade policy 2009-14. 1 0 m a r k s
(350-400 words)
Q3. Describe the role of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC)
with its benefits for exporters.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Write a note on thrust export products from India.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain how Indian government supports the various status holders? 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) WTO
(b) FEMA
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
IB0016 – International Logistics & Distribution Management -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1146)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the rights and liabilities of a multi-modal transport
operator?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the role of Bill of Lading. Describe various types of Bill of Lading. 1 0 m a r k s
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain about any five types of containers.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. What is the significance of logistics in international business?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the meaning of packaging. What are the different types of
packaging boxes?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) FOB
(b) CIF
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
s
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
IB0017 – International Business Environment and International law -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1414)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the features of international business environment. Why is it
necessary for businesses to closely analyze the international
environment?
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. What are the basic principles of an international business contract?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Differentiate between arbitration, litigation and mediation.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. What do you mean by international taxation and double taxation?
What are the vital elements and principles of taxation?
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Define licensing and its regulation in the international trade. What is the
difference between the licensing and Franchising?
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on:
(a) Effective negotiation
(b) Sale of Goods Act
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)
s
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
IB0018 – Export-Import Finance -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1145)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the methods used for payment in international trade. Explain Bill of
exchange in detail.
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss FEDAI rules regarding negotiation of documents under
credit.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the various possible sources of project financing.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Describe the purpose of setting up EXIM Bank.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What is Post shipment finance and how it is helpful to exporters? Discuss
the RBI guidelines regarding post shipment finance.
5+5 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) Factoring
(b) Forfaiting
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)

MBA Semester 4 assignments FM – Spring 2013


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MF0015 –International Financial Management- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1316)
Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. What are the goals and functions of the World Bank, the IDA and the IFC?
Q2. What is a credit transaction and a debit transaction? Which are the broad categories of international
transactions classified as credits and as debits?
Q3. Write a note on exchange rate regime and foreign exchange market in India.
Q4. An American firm purchases $4,000 worth of perfume (FF 20,000) from a French firm. The American
distributor must make the payment in 90 days in French francs. The following quotation and expectations exist
for the FF.
Present spot rate $ 0.2000 US interest rate 15%
90 day forward rate 0.2200 French interest rate 10%
Your expectation of the SR 90 days hence 0.2400.
(a) What is the premium or discount on the forward French francs? What is the interest differential between
US and France? Is there an incentive for covered interest arbitrage?
(b) If there is a CIA, how can an arbitrageur take advantage of the situation? Assume
i) the arbitrageur is willing to borrow $4,000 or FF 20,000 and
ii) there are no transaction costs.
(c) If transaction costs are $50, would an opportunity still exist for CIA?
Q5. Define a futures contract. What are the different types of futures contracts? What are the advantages of
using stock index futures?
Q6. Define Interest Rate Parity. What are the different types of IRP?


Master of Business Administration - Semester 4
MF 0016 “TREASURY MANAGEMENT”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1311)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. Explain treasury management, its need and benefits and treasury exposure.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. Classify various money market instruments
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. What are the features of ADRs and GDRs?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Describe ERM and classify the differences between futures and forwards
contracts
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the process of risk management and various tools involved in
managing risks
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. Explain the framework for measuring and managing the liquidity risks.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MF0017 – Merchant Banking and Financial Services- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1318)
Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. Identify the role of merchant banking as financial intermediaries.
Q2. Describe the issuance process of depository receipts.
Q3. Explain the operational guidelines that need to be followed by a merchant banker.
Q4. Explain the basic features of securities lending and borrowing scheme.
Q5. Discuss the difference between asset and fee based financial services.
Q6. Describe accounting and reporting for operating lease in detail.


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MF0018 –Insurance and Risk Management- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1319)
Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 300 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
Q1. Briefly explain the six risk management processes.
Q2. Write the significant changes in the global scenario of insurance
Q3. Describe the recommendations of the Malhotra committee
Q4. Explain the IRDA ‘Preparation of Financial Accounts and Investment’ guidelines.
Q5. Write down the purpose, functions and advantages of life insurance.
Q6. List and explain the various rural insurance policies.



MBA Semester 4 assignments MI – Spring 2013


Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MI0038 –Enterprise Resource Planning-4 Credits
(Book ID:B1324)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What is web ERP? What are its benefits? List out the
different modules under ERP Inventory management.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Briefly explain the functionalities of CRM sub modules. List
out the benefits of CRM Systems.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Illustrate the role of ERP systems in Human Resources. List
out the benefits of Human Resource management systems.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Describe how you would go about the different phases of
the ERP implementation lifecycle, if it were being done in
your company.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss briefly about JD Edward’s and PeopleSoft’s
applications and their various modules.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. What is BAPI? Why BIAP is considered as commanding tool
in the SAP consultant’s toolkit?
10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MI0039 –eCommerce-4 Credits
(Book ID:B1325)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Warigon is a retail company and they want to automate the payment
system. Assume that you are the design engineer of that company. What
are the factors that you would consider while designing the electronic
payment system?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the working concepts of EDI 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. What are the four Ps of marketing? Explain how it is applied to internet
marketing
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Analyze the structure of a website 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. List the benefits of online catalogue 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Define Mcommerce. Describe the areas of potential growth and future of
mCommerce
10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MI0040 –Technology Management -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1326)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Define the term technology. Write a short note on evolution
and growth of technology.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Citing an example, state and explain the reasons that compel
a company to go for the new technology.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Describe some characteristics of technology forecasting.
Explain in brief about the six phases in technology forecasting
process.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Write a short note on technology strategy. Explain in brief
about the innovation management.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What is the importance of technology diffusion? What are the
benefits of technology absorption?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Explain the implementation of new technology. Briefly
describe the automation decisions.
10 Marks
(350-400 words)
Spring/Feb 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MI0041 –Java and Web design -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1327)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1.
Explain the browser components and its features
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Describe in detail the building of webpage. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. How to use forms? Explain with an example 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Give an example for cascade style sheets and explain editing with cascade
style sheets in detail .
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Describe the working of search engine. What are the different types of
search engine? Explain with its application.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. List the benefits and drawbacks of Lamp stack 10 Marks
(350-400 words)

MBA Semester 4 assignments MK – Spring 2013


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MK0015 – Service Marketing & Customer Relationship Management – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1328)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Explain how services emerged in industrialisation and post industrialisation periods.
2. How does the deregulated industry increase the services requirements?
3. Discuss the six criteria’s of perceived quality of Gronroos.
4. Evaluate the Employee Role of Dominance.
5. What is service differentiation? Explain service differentiation strategies.
6. Briefly explain the five factors that influence the level of adequate service.

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MK0016 – Advertising Management & Sales Promotion – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1329)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Why sales promotion is an integral part of marketing? How does it differ from
marketing and advertising?
2. Explain why laws are needed to protect all stakeholders from unscrupulous commercial
selling. Mention some of the major laws available to an aggrieved Indian buyer.
3. Describe the role of Advertising Standard Council of India’s role in mass media
advertising. How effective is it? State some of the major offensive issues explicitly
banned by ASCI Code.
4. Discuss why new media will have to be created and conventional ones used differently
to communicate with the rural consumer.
5. Give a broad overview of the psychological changes that is happening in India which is
deep and not superficial and is changing advertising strategies for ever.
6. Every business in India wants to pursue the middle class spending habits. Describe how
valid it is and why?

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MK0017 – e-Marketing - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1330)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What is an e-marketing plan? Mention the steps to develop it. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Describe E-mail marketing features, its merits and demerits. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short note on:
A. e-Marketing for Business to Business (B2B) Markets
B. e-Marketing for Business to Consumer (B2B) Markets
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)
Q4. Determine the 4p’s in e-Marketing mix. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Mention the different techniques used while evaluating the performance of emarketing
activities.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write a short note on:
A. e-functional models
B. Principles of e-Marketing
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
MK0018 – International Marketing -4 Credits
(Book ID: B1199)
Assignment (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the EPRG orientations and give the differences between
international and domestic marketing.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the importance of international business environment for an
organization.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Write a short note on International Advertising. How is it important for
international marketing?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Explain how Letter of Credit acts as an appropriate mode of payment for
both exporter and importer.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What are the factors that affect the pricing strategy of an international firm?
What different pricing strategies can the firms adopt?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write short notes on
(a) Licensing
(b) Joint venture
5 + 5 = 10 Marks
(200 - 250 words
each)



MBA Semester 4 assignments Retails – Spring 2013


Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
ML0015 – Services Marketing and Customer Relationship Management - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1328)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss briefly about customer retention strategies in Customer relationship
management.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain briefly the 7P’s of marketing mix 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the stages in new service development and its implementation. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Discuss the GAP Model briefly. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Discuss about the marketing of services in Banking sector, Airline industry,
Hospitality sector.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Write a short notes on:
A. Pricing strategies of service.
B. Roles played by the customers during service delivery
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
ML0016 – Advertising management &sales promotion - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B 1329)
Assignment Set -1 (60 marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Describe the types of Advertising copy. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Discuss the Innovative use of media in rural areas. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Briefly discuss about Advertising Objectives. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q4. Describe the Tools and Techniques of Sales Promotion in brief. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. What is a full service agency? What are specialist agencies? Why are they
needed?
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Describe the Demographic influences on Advertising in brief. 5 +5 = 10 marks
(200-250 words
each)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
ML0017 – Mall Management – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1334)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Elaborate some of the features of the malls 02+08=10
2. Describe Demographic Segmentation. 02+08=10
3. Describe the factors to be considered while choosing a particular location. 02+02+04+02=10
4. Explain the ‘Option’, ‘Clauses’ & ‘Provision’ available in Lease Agreement? 02+08=10
5. Explain the importance of first aid in a shopping mall. 02+06+02=10
6. Describe the various noise controlling techniques that can be employed in a mall in brief. 02+08=10

Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
ML0018 – Project Management in Retail – 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1335)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Answer all questions (with 350 to 400 words each) must be written within 6-8 pages. Each
Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60
1. Explain the project life cycle in detail? 01+08+01=10
2. Explain the concept and steps involved in ‘Project Decision Matrix’. 01+09=10
3. Explain the steps followed to formulate a simple retail project? 00+10=10
4. Explain merchandise financial planning and cycle-time optimization in retail services management.10
5. Explain the first 5 stages in retail project execution. 00+10=10
6. Describe the Five Stages of Project Life Cycle in Retail Management 00+10=10

MBA Semester 4 assignments TQM


Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
QM 0015 - ISOQS 9000 Elements - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1348)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. Mention the key benefits of all eight principles of Quality
management system.
b. Briefly explain the concept of product tracing with an example.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. Explain the importance of identification of the non-conformance
products. Discuss the ways in which disposition of products can happen.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the audit criteria. Briefly explain the audit process and explain
analytically the audits cycle.
10 marks
(3((350-400 words)
Q4. a. Explain in-process inspection and testing.
b. Describe test calibration equipment in QS 9000.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q5. a. Describe the procedural requirements that the organisation must
follow while documenting the quality records.
b. Discuss the importance of packaging labels.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q6. a. Describe process capability verification.
b. What are the different activities an organisation should undertake
while training the employees?
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
QM00 16 - Managing Quality in the Organisation- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1349)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. What are the challenges of managing quality across the organisation?
b. Differentiate between Transformational and Transactional
Leadership.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. a. Explain the importance of employee involvement for maximising
quality.
b. Mention the areas in which an organisation can improve its
performance through team culture.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q3. Briefly explain all the steps involved in an effective training needs
analysis. Give the reasons for performing a training needs analysis
process.
10 marks
(35(350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the theories of motivation and empowerment with examples. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the importance of Total Quality and Organisational change.
Briefly explain the elements of Total Quality Culture.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Define Business ethics. Explain the principles and benefits of business
ethics.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
QM00 17 - Quality Management System - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1350)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Describe the various clauses provided by ISO 9001:2008 standard.
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the maturity levels of People Capability Maturity Model
(People CMM).
10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the elements and benefits of Occupational Health and Safety
Management Systems (OHSAS).
10 marks
(35(350-400 words)
Q4. a. What is ISO 22000? Describe the key elements.
b. Explain ISO 27001:2005.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q5. What is business excellence? Explain the core themes of excellence. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. Explain the elements and benefits of SA 8000. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Spring 2013
Spring 2013
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
QM00 18 - Quality Development Methods - 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1351)
Assignment Set - 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. Explain the stages of strategic quality management process.
b. Explain the Porter’s Five Forces model.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)
Q2. Explain the six phases of Interactive Planning (IP). 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q3. Explain how creativity and innovation have brought major revolution in
Indian scenario. Explain any three characteristics of a creative thinker.
10 marks
(35(350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the areas of value engineering. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q5. Explain the key stages of benchmarking. 10 marks
(350-400 words)
Q6. a. Elucidate the key features of Kaizen.
b. Explain Just in Time and Kanban.
5 +5 = 10 marks
(200 - 250 words each)

MBA Semester 4 assignments SCM – Spring 2013


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0006 – Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1661)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Write a note on any three trade blocks 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the three basic types of cargo
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Describe intermodal movements in detail.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Write a note on ocean liner conferences
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the different methods/terms of payments
10 marks
(300-400 words
Q6. Briefly explain the important functions involved in an international
distribution channel
10 marks
(300-400 words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0007 – Category Management in Purchasing (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1662)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Write a note on product category lifecycle
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Describe the steps implemented in communication planning 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Write a note on contingency planning
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Discuss e-auctions in detail
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the creation of programme plan
Q6. Explain how price cost analysis is performed in category
management
10 Marks
(300 – 400) words
10 Marks
(300 – 400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Supply Chain Management” Specialization
SC0008 –Purchasing and Contracting for Projects (4 credits)
(Book ID: 1663)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the factors influencing contracting strategies
Q2. Differentiate between fixed price and reimbursable
Q3. “Appropriate usage of words is very essential in communicating
our requirements to the supplier or the contractor”. Justify.
Q4. What can a project manager do to control money flow?
.
Q5. Explain any five steps required to evaluate tenders.
Q6. Describe any two enquiry methods
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration- MBA Semester 4
SC0009–Supply Chain Cost Management- 4 Credits
(Book ID: B1664)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Elucidate the measures that organisations can take to align their supply
chain with that of their customers
.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Briefly discuss the eight steps of the AIM & DRIVE Process for cost
management.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. What are the different approaches developed to assess the sustainability
performance of the supply chain?
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain how organisations can apply web 2.0 technology to communicate
new ideas.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the three ways that help customers to extract vital cost information
about a particular service or product
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. How do you develop strategic options for selected cost drivers?
10 marks
(300-400) words

MBA Semester 4 assignments PM – Spring 2013


(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0015 – Quantitative methods in Project Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1344)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss PERT technique of project planning. 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the two criteria by which scheduling can be finalised in
relation with the resource deployment
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Describe the time-series forecasting of seasonal data.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. State the basic functionalities of MS Project
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Describe the various elements of entering and managing resources in
MS Project
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. How to create a report on the project activities in the MS Project
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0016 –Project Risk Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1345)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Write a note on Process Maturity Model.
Q2. Explain the steps involved in performing risk analysis.
10 marks
(300-400) words
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Evaluate the tools used to monitor risks 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain the six risk management tools.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Assess how and why change fails and analyse the reasons for
resistance to change.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Analyse the event chain methodology.
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0017 –Project Quality Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1346)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Analyse project organisational structure. 10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the Wheel of Quality model.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Analyse the project approaches for capability development.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Explain Five Elements of the Six Sigma Framework.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q1. Analyse the stages of cost reduction.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the key elements in a supply chain.
10 marks
(300-400) words
(Spring/Feb 2013)
Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Project Management” Specialization
PM 0018 –Contracts Management in Projects (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1347)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Enumerate the characteristics and legal issues of LSTK EPC
Turnkey contracts
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q2. Explain the steps that you should follow while evaluating the
bids document.
.
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q3. Explain the Plan Procurement process with its inputs and the
tools and techniques used
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q4. Write a note on Request for Quote (RFQ).
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q5. Explain the guidelines for conducting a competitive
negotiation
10 marks
(300-400) words
Q6. Write a note on International arbitration institutions.
10 marks
(300-400) words

MBA Semester 4 assignments Banking – Spring 2013


(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration- Semester 4
MA 0041 “Merchant Banking and Financial Services”
(Book ID: B 1318)
(4 credits)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. Define merchant banking and explain its functions.
(5 +5 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. Explain the taxation aspects of hire-purchase transaction.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Explain the concept of factoring. What are the characteristics of factoring?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the different life insurance products.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Give an overview of Indian venture capital scenario.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. What is mutual fund? Illustrate the flow of funds in mutual fund.
(5+5 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration- Semester 4
MA 0042 “TREASURY MANAGEMENT”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1311)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.
Q1. Analyse the significance and objectives of asset liability
management.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. What are the features of a capital market?
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Describe the approaches of CAC.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. Explain the IRR hedging techniques.
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Define VaR and illustrate its components
(10 Marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. What are the functions and benefits of integrated treasury?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 4
MA 0043: “CORPORATE BANKING”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1312 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1 Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the principles of lending in detail.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. What are the key features of a good security?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. How is CVP analysis relevant to a lending banker?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. What are the techniques commonly used to ascertain the financial viability of
the project?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q5. Write an essay on the structure and functioning of CDR.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. Write a note on the various tools available for credit risk management in
banks.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
(Spring 2013)
Master of Business Administration - Semester 4
MA 0044: “INSTITUTIONAL BANKING”
(4 credits)
(Book ID: B1313 )
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1 Marks 60
Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1.Discuss the concept of Universal banking.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q2. How can you classify MFIs?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q3. Discuss the developmental /promotional role played by NABARD
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q4. What is a reverse mortgage? Discuss this product offering of NHB.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q5.How are development banks different from commercial banks?.
(10 marks) (350-400 words)
Q6. Why should investors prefer to buy shares in the depository mode?
(10 marks) (350-400 words)