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SHIVAJI UNIVERSITY, KOLHAPUR CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION
MBA (Executive) Distance & MBA Distance Mode Course 2016-2017 General Instructions for submission of Assignments
1. These assignments should be submitted only by those students who have registered for the
examinations to be held in November/December 2016.
2. The assignment for each course/paper/subject should be hand written on a separate sheet.
3. Strictly use Blue colour ink only for writing the assignments.
4. Other than the elective papers, assignments are common for MBA-Distance mode course and MBA (Executive)-Distance mode course. 5. Illustrate your answer by giving suitable examples/graphs/charts/figures/tables/diagrams wherever necessary. 6. Assignments should not be copied, should be clear, readable and well presented. Students are advised that in case two or more students’ assignments are too similar in content, nature, the study centre co-ordinator would at his / her discretion decide on the quantum of marks to be awarded, irrespective of how good the submitted assignments are.
7. Students are also advised to quote sources (if any) of data, facts, sketches, drawings etc in their assignments. They have to give References at the end of the each assignment.
8 A separate set should be made for each subject (Total 8 sets, one per subject).
9. A cover page as per the format given below should be attached on the top of the set for each subject along with photo copy of hall tickets. Students also required to write their seat no. and PRN no. on cover page. It is mandatory for the students to write down their subject code on the cover page.
10. Finally for a particular semester, one file should be made for each group of 8 sets (subjects). In case a student has to submit assignments for more than one semesters then he/she has to
make a separate file for each semester. 11. Submit assignments to the centre coordinator of the respective study centre. It is the student’s
responsibility to ensure that the assignments should reach the concerned study centre on or before the due date. No excuses of any kind for late or non-submission of assignments will be entertained. If a student is unable to submit the assignment(s) in person, the student may at his / her own risk submit the assignment(s) through an acquaintance, fellow student or by courier.
12. Please note that there is separate passing head for internal assignments (Term Work) and university examinations, student has to obtain at least 8 marks out of 20 marks in internal assignments and 32 marks out of 80 marks in university examinations and total of minimum 40 % in each subject for passing. In addition, to pass the course a student has to obtain a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate in all 32 subjects of the four semesters taken together.
Figure No.1 Contact details of the Study Centres
Course Study Centre
MBA (Executive) Distance Mode
Center for Distance Education, Shivaji University, Vidyanagar Post Office, Kolhapur 416 004.
Dr. R. U. Sankpal (0231) 2693771
MBA Distance Mode
MBA Distance Mode Vivekanand College, 2130, ‘E’ Tarabai Park, Kolhapur 416 003
Dr. N. Y. Rajeshirke (0231) 2658612/ 2658840
MBA Distance Mode Vasantdada Patil Institute of Management Studies & Research, Sangli-Miraj Road, Wanlesswadi, Sangli 416 414
Mr. M. M. Samudre (0233) 2211467
MBA Distance Mode Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Institute of Management Studies & Research, Survey No. 467, 468/2, Varye, Satara 415 015
Mr. M. B. Bhosale (02162) 261088
Last date of Submission of Assignments 15th November 2016.
Coordinator M.B.A. Centre for Distance Education Shivaji University, Kolhapur (0231) 2693771
Shivaji University, Kolhapur Centre for Distance Education
MBA (Executive) Distance Mode / MBA Distance Mode Course 2016-2017 Cover Page The Cover Page (First Page) for each Assignment paper should include following information.
1. Name of the Study Centre : _______________________________________________________
2. Name of the Candidate : _______________________________________________
3. Address : ______________________________________________________________________
4. Mobile No/Contact No:___________________________________________________________
5. Course : MBA-I/II (Semester- ) Executive/MBA Distance
6. Paper No. & Name of Subject : _____________________________________________________
7. Subject Code:___________________________________________________________________
8. Exam Seat No.__________________________________________________________________
9. PRN No._______________________________________________________________________
10. Date of Submission of Assignment: _________________________________________________
11. Signature of Student : ____________________________________________________________
(Only For Official Use)
Marks obtained out of 20 : _________________________________________________________
Name & Signature of Evaluator of Assignment :_______________________________________
Exam Seat No.
SHIVAJI UNIVERSITY, KOLHAPUR CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION
MBA (Executive) Distance Mode & MBA Distance Mode Assignment Questions – MBA Part-II/ Semester – III
General Instruction’s for all subjects. 1. All questions carry 10 marks each. 2. Attempt any two questions for each paper. 3. Maximum total marks 20 for each paper.
P-I Corporate Planning and Strategic Management.
Q1. Define the term strategy. Discuss the process of strategic management. Q2. Define expansion strategy. Explain the expansion through concentration, integration, diversification strategy with examples. Q3. Write notes on any two
i) Behavioural issues in strategy implementation ii) Strategy –culture relationship iii) Approach to social responsibility by managers
P-II Business Ethics and Professional Values
Q1. What is business ethics? Why ethics is important in business?
Q2. Discuss the ethical decision making process with suitable examples?
Q3. What are the arguments for and against Corporate Social Responsibility?
Elective Group A: Marketing Management
P-I Sales and Distribution Management Q1. Define the Concept of sales territory. Explain reasons for establishing and revising sales territory. Q 2. What is mean by Sales forecasting & policy making and State various methods of forecasting with merits & demerits. Q.3 Write notes on any two.
i) Objectives of Personal Selling ii) Supply Chain Management iii) Retailing
P-II Advertising Management & Consumer Behaviour
Q1. What is learning? Explain components or elements of learning process. Q 2. Define Advertising and explain various Advertising types for products & services. Q 3. Write notes on any two.
i) Personality ii) Reasons for formation of group iii) Consumer Buying Process
P-III Marketing in Special Fields
Q1. What is Concept of co-operative Marketing and State objectives of co- operative marketing? Q 2. Define E – Marketing and explain importance of E- Commerce & internet marketing. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Characteristics of rural market ii) Marketing mix for industrial products iii) Marketing strategies for different services
Elective Group B: Financial Management P-I Indian Financial System
Q1. What is Money Market and Explain Role of money market in India? Q 2. Define Venture Capital and Explain Venture Capital Investment process. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Concept of Book Building ii) Objectives and functions of RBI
iii) Advantages of Mutual Funds
P-II Project Planning and Financial Decision Analysis Q1. The following estimated information is provided by Mr. XYZ :
Months Sales Purchases Factory Office Overheads Overheads
April 2,50,000 1,50,000 42,000 24,000 May 2,80,000 1,60,000 45,000 24,000 June 3,00,000 1,80,000 36,000 27,000 July 3,50,000 1,70,000 57,000 30,000 August 3,00,000 1,60,000 45,000 30,000 September 2,80,000 1,80,000 60,000 42,000 Additional information:
a) 20% of the sales are cash sales. The credit sales may be recovered within one month of the sales. b) 40% of the purchases are on credit basis and can be paid with two months credit. c) Wages are 20% of the purchases and are paid on every 7th day of the next month. d) Factory and office overheads are paid with 10 days and 20 days in arrears. e) Advance Income-tax Rs. 20,000/- is to be deposited in the month of July. f) Balance as on 31st May 2015 was Rs. 50,000/- You are required to prepare Cash Budget for the period from 1st June to 30th September 2016. Q 2. The Honda Motors uses special bearing in manufacturing of super Spender cycle. The following purchase discount scheme Available for it:-
Order size (units) Discount 0-49 0% 50-99 5% 100-199 10% 200 and more 12%
The cost of single units of bearing is Rs.30. The annual demand is 250 bearings. Ordering cost per order is Rs.20 And annual carrying cost of inventory is Rs.4 per bearing. a) Determine the economic order quantity (EOQ) without availing discount. b) Determine the EOQ when discount is availed. Q3. Write notes on any two
i) Leasing ii) ABC Analysis iii) Project Financing
P-III Investment Management Q1. Define Concept of Investment and Explain Marketable Fixed Income Avenues? Q 2. Explain Random Walk Theory. Q 3. Write notes on any two.
a. Mutual Funds b. Investment plans for Pre-Retirement Stage c. Systematic Risk and Unsystematic Risk
Elective Group C: Human Resource Management P-I : Human Resource Planning and Procurement
Q1. Explain Role of HRM in Strategic Management? Q2 . Discuss the Methods of Collecting Data For Job Analysis? Q3. Elucidate Wage determination Process?
P-II : Developing and Utilising Human Resource
Q1. Explain on the job and off job Methods of Employee training? Q2 . Discuss Essentials of performance appraisals and problems of performance appraisal? Q3. Elucidate Traditional and Modern Methods of Performance Appraisal?
P-III : Industrial Relations & Integration of Human Resource Q1. Explain Types of trade union &Theories to trade Union? Q2. Discuss Individual & organizational problems in Integration process? Q3. Elucidate Prerequisites of Collective bargaining& Describe collective Bargaining Process?
Elective Group D: Production and Operations Management P-I Industrial Engineering
Q1. What are the factors affecting productivity? Explain the measures undertaken by the organisation you know to improve productivity. Describe in brief the organisation you are referring to. Q2. Ergonomics attempts to fit the job to man rather than to fit the man to the job, Discuss. Q3. Write notes on any two
i) Concept and need of work study ii) Procedure of method study iii) SIMO chart
P-II Purchasing and Supply Management
Q1. Explain the concept and function of purchasing and supply management. Q2. There are a number of stages in the selection of suppler. Explain the stages in detail. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Cost Reduction - Value Analysis ii) Speculative buying iii) Benefits of computerized materials management system
P-III Total Quality Management
Q1. Explain the concept of TQM. Discuss the stages in TQM implementation.
Q2. Explain the concept of quality circle. What are the advantages of quality circles. Q3. Write Notes on any Two
i) Types of Quality Audit ii) Failure mode effect analysis iii) Benchmarking
Elective Group E: Insurance & Risk Management
P-I Life Insurance Q1.What is Life Insurance? Explain the procedure of taking out a life insurance policy. Q2. Describe the various principles of Insurance in detail. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Types of Premium ii) Life Insurance Products iii) Determinants of Risk in life Insurance
P-II General Insurance Q1. What is Marine Insurance? Explain different types of marine insurance policy. Q 2. Explain the nature and cover given under the following policies.
i) Motor Insurance ii) Health Insurance
Q 3. Write notes on any two.
i) Distinction between Life and General Insurance ii) Fundamental Principles of Fire Insurance iii) Problems and Prospects of General Insurance
P-III Legal & Regulatory Framework of Insurance Business Q1. Explain Historical Development of Insurance Regulation in India. Q. 2. Explain Main Provisions of Insurance Act 1938. Q. 3. Write notes on any two.
i) Actuarial Report ii) Entry of foreign Insurance Companies iii) Legal Environment of Insurance Business in India
Elective Group F: Industrial Management P-I Industrial Organisation
Q1. Explain the concept of organisation and principles of organisation. Q2. What is meant by ownership of Industry? Differentiate sale proprietorship, partnership and Joint Stock Company. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Causes of industrial dispute ii) Functions of safety department iii) Importance of industries in economy
P-II Factory Organisation and Management Q1. Explain the various factors that influence the plant location
Q2. Explain the term product layout. Explain the merits and demerits of product layout. Q3. Write notes on any two
i) Quality Control Techniques ii) Advantages of automation iii) Work Study
P-III Material Management Q1. Explain the concept and objectives of materials management. Q2. Explain the techniques of inventory control in brief. Q3. Write notes on any two.
i) Bill of material ii) Source of industrial pollution iii) Types of pollution
Elective Group G: Management of Higher Education
P-I Higher Education: A Retrospect and Perspective
Q1. What are major factors that make the Indian Higher Education System complex? Q2. Briefly explain the constitutional provisions for Higher Education. Q3. What is Knowledge Society? Explain in brief the role of Knowledge in development.
P-II Globalisation and Economics of Higher Education Q1. Explain in detail different dimensions of marketing of Higher Education.
Q2. discuss the need and importance of unit cost in Higher Education.
Q3. Write notes on any two. i) Patenting and intellectual property rights ii) Cost recovery in Higher Education iii)Economics of Autonomous Institutions
P-III An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Higher Education
Q1. What legal provisions are available for Higher Education in India?
Q2. What are the main provisions available for Higher Education in India?
Q3. Write notes on any two. i) Mal-Practice ii) registration of Societies iii) P. A. Inamdar V/S State of Maharashtra