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here I am providing you the syllabus of that course

In First year the syllabus is:-

Principles of management and organizational behavior
Managerial economics
Accounting and finance for managers
Marketing management
Human resourse management
Quantitative techniques for management
Research methods for management
Corporate communication
Operations management

In Second year the syllabus is:-

Project Formulation and Appraisal
Project Support System
Project Planning and Execution
Project Risk Management
Project control system
Project Management Software
Small Business Management
Business environment and ethics
Strategic management
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Bharathiar University – Coimbatore is a well known university situated in Tamil Nadu .. it is offer admission in Many UG, PG and other courses ..

Here I am giving you syllabus for MBA project management course in PDF file attached with it …
MBA project management course
First Year

1.1 Principles of Management and Organisational Behaviour 100
1.2 Managerial Economics 100
1.3 Accounting and Finance for Managers 100
1.4 Marketing Management 100
1.5 Human Resource Management 100
1.6 Quantitative Techniques for Management 100
1.7 Research Methods for Management 100
1.8 Corporate Communication 100
1.9 Operations Management 100

Second Year
2.1 Project Formulation and Appraisal 100
2.2 Project Support System 100
2.3 Project Planning and Execution 100
2.4 Project Risk Management 100
2.5 Project Control System 100
2.6 Project Management Software 100
2.7 Small Business Management 100
2.8 Business Environment and Ethics 100
2.9 Strategic Management 100 -
Total 1800

1.1.Principles of Management and Organizational Behaviour

UNIT I Management : Science, Theory and Practice - The Evolution of Management Thought and the Patterns of Management Analysis - Management and Society : Social Responsibility and Ethics - Global and Comparative Management - The Basis of Global Management – Functions of Management-The Nature and Purpose of Planning - Objectives - Strategies, Policies and Planning Premises - Decision Making - Global Planning.

UNIT II The Nature of Organizing - Organizational Structure : Departmentation - Line/Staff Authority and Decentralization - Effective Organizing and Organizational Culture - Global Organizing. Co-ordination functions in Organisation - Human Factors and Motivation - Leadership - Committees and group Decision Making - Communication - Global Leading.

UNIT III The System and Process of Controlling - Control Techniques and Information Technology - Global Controlling and Global Challenges – Direction Function – Significance.

UNIT IV Organisational Behaviour : History - evoluation, Challenges & opportunities, contributing disciplines, management functions and relevance to Organisation Behaviour. Organizational Behaviour responses to Global and Cultural diversity. Personality - Determinents, structure, behaviour, assessment, psycho-analytical social learning, job-fit, trait theories. Emotions and Emotional Intelligence as a managerial tool. Attitudes - relationship with behaviour, sources, types, consistancy, work attitudes, values - importance, sources, types, ethics and types of management ethics. Perception - Process, Selection, Organisation Errors, Managerial implications of perception.Learning - classicial, operant and social cognitive approaches. Implications of learning on managerial performance.

UNIT V Stress - Nature, sources, Effects, influence of personality, managing stress- Conflict - Management, Levels, Sources, bases, conflict resolution strategies, negotiation. Foundations of group behaviour : team decision making. Issues in Managing teams. Organisational change - Managing planned change. Resistance to change - Approaches to managing organisational change - Organisational Development - values - interventions, change management- Organisational culture - Dynamics, role and types of culture and corporate culture.

1. Koontz & Weirich, Essentials of Management, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi.
2. Stoner, Freeman & Gilbert, Management, PHI, 6th Edition.
3. Robbins.S.P., Fundamentals of Management, Pearson, 2003.
4. Robbins.S. Organisational Behaviour, X edn., Prentice-Hall, India.
5. Umasekaran, Organisational Behaviour.
6. VSP Rao, V Hari Krishna – Management: Text and Cases, Excel Books, I Edition,

1.2. Managerial Economics

UNIT I Managerial Economics - meaning, nature and scope - Managerial Economics and business decision making - Role of Managerial Economist - Fundamental concepts of Managerial Economics- Demand Analysis - meaning, determinants and types of demand - Elasticity of demand.

UNT II Supply meaning and determinants - production decisions - production functions - Isoquants, Expansion path - Cobb-Douglas function. Cost concepts - cost - output relationship - Economies and diseconomies of scale - cost functions.

UNIT III Market structure - characteristics - Pricing and output decisions - methods of pricing - differential pricing - Government intervention and pricing.

UNIT IV Profit - Meaning and nature - Profit policies - Profit planning and forecasting - Cost volume profit analysis - Investment analysis. UNIT V National Income - Business cycle - inflation and deflation - balance of payments - Monetary and Fiscal Policies

1. Joel Dean - Managerial Economics, Prentice Hall/Pearson.
2. Rangarajan - Principles of Macro Economics, Tata McGraw Hill.
3. Athmanand.R., Managerial Economics, Excel, New Delhi, 2002.
4. P.L.Mehta, Managerial Economics, S.Chand and Sons Company Ltd., New Delhi, 2004.
5. Peterson Lewis, Managerial Economics, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2002.

1.3. Accounting and Finance for Managers

Financial Accounting - Definition - Accounting Principles - Concepts and conventions - Trial Balance – Final Accounts (Problems) - Depreciation Methods-Straight line method, Written down value method.

Financial Statement Analysis - Objectives - Techniques of Financial Statement Analysis: Accounting Ratios: construction of balance sheet using ratios (problems)-Dupont analysis. Fund Flow Statement - Statement of Changes in Working Capital - Preparation of Fund Flow Statement - Cash Flow Statement Analysis- Distinction between Fund Flow and Cash Flow Statement. Problems

Cost Accounting - Meaning - Distinction between Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting - Cost Terminology: Cost, Cost Centre, Cost Unit - Elements of Cost - Cost Sheet - Problems.
Budget, Budgeting, and Budgeting Control - Types of Budgets - Preparation of Flexible and fixed Budgets, master budget and Cash Budget - Problems -Zero Base Budgeting. Marginal Costing - Definition - distinction between marginal costing and absorption costing - Break even point Analysis - Contribution, p/v Ratio, margin of safety - Decision making under marginal costing system-key factor analysis, make or buy decisions, export decision, sales mix decision-Problems

Objectives and functions of Financial Management - Role of Financial Management in the organisation - Risk-Return relationship- Time value of money concepts - Indian Financial system - Legal, Regulatory and tax framework. Sources of Long term finance - Features of Capital market development in India - Role of SEBI in Capital Issues.
Capital Budgeting - methods of appraisal - Conflict in criteria for evaluation - Capital Rationing - Problems - Risk analysis in Capital Budgeting.

Cost of Capital - Computation for each source of finance and weighted average cost of capital -EBIT -EPS Analysis - Operating Leverage - Financial Leverage - problems.
Capital Structure Theories - Dividend Policies - Types of Divided Policy. Working Capital Management - Definition and Objectives - Working Capital Policies - Factors affecting Working Capital requirements - Forecasting Working Capital requirements (problems) - Cash Management - Receivables Management and - Inventory Management - Working Capital Financing - Sources of Working Capital and Implications of various Committee Reports.

1. Advanced Accountancy - R.L.Gupta and Radhaswamy
2. Management Accounting - Khan and Jain
3. Management Accounting - S.N.Maheswari
4. Prasanna Chandra, “Financial Management – Theory and Practice”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi (1994).
5. I.M.Pandey, “Financial Management”, Vikas Publishing, New Delhi.

Note : 80% of the questions shall be theory based 20% of the questions shall be problems.

1.4. Marketing Management
Marketing Concepts and Tasks, Defining and delivering customer value and satisfaction - Value chain - Delivery network, Marketing environment, Adapting marketing to new liberalised economy - Digitalisation, Customisation, Changing marketing practices, e-business - setting up websites; Marketing Information System, Strategic marketing planning and organization.

Buyer Behaviour, Market Segmentation and Targeting, Positioning and differentiation strategies, Product life cycle strategies, New product development, Product Mix and Product line decisions, Branding and Packaging, Price setting - objectives, factors and methods, Price adapting policies, Initiating and responding to price changes.

Marketing channel system - Functions and flows; Channel design, Channel management - Selection, Training, Motivation and evaluation of channel members; Channel dynamics - VMS, HMS, MMS; Market logistics decisions.

Integrated marketing communication process and Mix; Advertising, Sales promotion and Public relation decisions. Direct marketing - Growth, Benefits and Channels; Telemarketing; Salesforce objectives, structure, size and compensation.

Identifying and analysing competitors, Designing competitive strategies for leaders, challengers, followers and nichers : Customer Relationship marketing - Customer database, Data warehousing and mining. Attracting and retaining customers, Customerism in India, Controlling of marketing efforts.
Global Target market selection, standardization Vs adoptation, Product, Pricing, Distribution and Promotional Policy.

1. Marketing Management - Philip Kotler - Pearson Education/PHI, 2003.
2. Marketing Management - Rajan Saxena - Tata McGraw Hill, 2002.
3. Marketing Management - Ramasamy & Namakumari - Macmilan India, 2002.
4. Case and Simulations in Marketing - Ramphal and Gupta - Golgatia, Delhi.
5. Marketing Management – S.Jayachandran - TMH, 2003.

1.5. Human Resource Management
UNIT I: Human Resource Function
Human Resource Philosophy – Changing environments of HRM – Strategic human resource management – Using HRM to attain competitive advantage – Trends in HRM – Organisation of HR departments – Line and staff functions – Role of HR Managers.

UNIT II: Recruitment & Placement
Job analysis : Methods - IT and computerised skill inventory - Writing job specification - HR and the responsive organisation.

Recruitment and selection process : Employment planning and forecasting - Building employee commitment : Promotion from within - Sources, Developing and Using application forms - IT and recruiting on the internet. Employee Testing & selection : Selection process, basic testing concepts, types of test, work samples & simulation, selection techniques, interview, common interviewing mistakes, Designing & conducting the effective interview, small business applications, computer aided interview.

UNIT III: Training & Development
Orientation & Training: Orienting the employees, the training process, need analysis, Training techniques, special purpose training, Training via the internet. Developing Managers: Management Development - The responsive managers - On-the-job and off-the-job Development techniques using HR to build a responsive organisation. Management Developments and CD-Roms - Key factor for success. Performance appraisal: Methods - Problem and solutions - MBO approach - The appraisal interviews - Performance appraisal in practice. Managing careers: Career planning and development - Managing promotions and transfers.

UNIT IV: Compensation & Managing Quality
Establishing Pay plans : Basics of compensation - factors determining pay rate - Current trends in compensation - Job evaluation - pricing managerial and professional jobs - Computerised job evaluation. Pay for performance and Financial incentives : Money and motivation - incentives for operations employees and executives - Organisation wide incentive plans - Practices in Indian organisations. Benefits and services : Statutory benefits - non-statutory (voluntary) benefits - Insurance benefits - retirement benefits and other welfare measures to build employee commitment.

UNIT V: Labour relations and employee security
Industrial relation and collective bargaining : Trade unions - Collective bargaining - future of trade unionism. Discipline administration - grievances handling - managing dismissals and separation. Labour Welfare : Importance & Implications of labour legislations - Employee health - Auditing HR functions, Future of HRM function.
1. Gary Dessler, "Human Resource Management", Seventh edition, Prentice-Hall of India P.Ltd., Pearson.
2. David A. DeCenzo & Stephen P.Robbins, Personnel/Human Resource Management, Third edition, PHI/Pearson.

3. VSP Rao, Human Resource Management: Text and cases, First edition, Excel Books, New Delhi - 2000.
4. Dr. R.Venkatapathy & Assissi Menacheri, Industrial Relations & Labour Welfare, Adithya Publications, CBE, 2001.
5. Robert L.Gibson and Marianne H.Mitchell, Introduction to Counseling and Guidance, VI edition, PHI, 2005.

1.6. Quantitative Techniques for Management

QT – Introduction – Measures of Central Tendency – Mean, Median, Mode.
Mathematical Models – deterministic and probabilistic – simple business examples – OR and optimization models – Linear Programming – formulation – graphical solution –simplex – solution.

Transportation model – Initial Basic Feasible solutions – optimum solution for non – degeneracy and degeneracy model – Trans-shipment Model – Assignment Model – Travelling Salesmen problem.

UNIT III Network Model – networking – CPM – critical path – Time estimates – critical path – crashing, Resource levelling, Resources planning. Waiting Line Model – Structure of model – M/M/1 for infinite population.

Probability – definitions – addition and multiplication Rules (only statements) – simple business application problems – probability distribution – expected value concept – theoretical probability distributions – Binomial, Poison and Normal – Simple problems applied to business.

UNIT V Inventory Models – Deterministic – EOQ – EOQ with Price Breaks – Probabilistic Inventory Models - Probabilistic EOQ model – Game theory-zero sum games: Arithmetic and Graphical Method. Simulation – types of simulation – Monte Carlo simulation – simulation problems. Decision Theory – Pay off tables – decision criteria – decision trees.

1. Statistics for Management – Richard L Levin & Daid S Rubin
2. Statistical Methods – S P Gupta
3. Operations Research – Kanti Swarup, Gupta And Man Mohan
4. Operations Research – Dr. J.K. Sharma Macmillan Indian Ltd.
5. U.K. Srivastava, G.V. Shenoy, S. C. Sharma, “Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decision”, Second Edition, Prentice Hall of India

Note : 80% of the questions shall be theory based 20% of the questions shall be problems.

1.7. Research Methods for Management.

UNIT I Research - meaning - scope and significance - Types of research - Research Process - Characteristics of good research - Scientific method - Problems in research - Identifying research problem – concepts, constructs and theoretical framework.

UNIT II Hypothesis:- meaning - sources - Types - formulation Research design - Types - case study - features of good design - measurement - meaning - need Errors in measurement - Tests of sound measurement Techniques of measurement - scaling Techniques - meaning - Types of scales - scale construction techniques.

UNIT III Sampling design - meaning - concepts - steps in sampling - criteria for good sample design - Types of sample designs - Probability and non-probability samples. Data collection:- Types of data - sources - Tools for data collection methods of data collection - constructing questionnaire - Pilot study - case study - Data processing:- coding - editing - and tabulation of data - Data analysis.

UNIT IV Test of Significance:- Assumptions about parametric and non-parametric tests. Parametric Test - T test, F Test and Z test - Non Parametric Test - U Test, Kruskal Wallis, sign test. Multivariate analysis-factor, cluster, MDS, Discriminant ananlysis. (NO Problems). SPSS and its applications.

UNIT V Interpretation - meaning - Techniques of interpretation - Report writing:- Significance - Report writing:- Steps in report writing - Layout of report - Types of reports - Oral presentation - executive summary - mechanics of writing research report - Precautions for writing report - Norms for using Tables, charts and diagrams - Appendix:- norms for using Index and Bibliography.

1. Rao K.V.Research methods for management and commerce - sterling
2. Zikmund, Business Research Methods
3. Kothari C.R.- Research methodology
4. Donald R.Cooper and Pamela S.Schindler - Business Research Methods - Tata McGraw Hill.
5. Uma Sekaran, Research Methods for Business, Wiley Publications.

Note : 80% of the questions shall be theory based 20% of the questions shall be problems.


Unit 1: Communication basics – Business Communication – components – Types – formal communication network – Work team communication – variables – goal – conflict resoulation – non – verbal communication – Cross cultural communication – Business meetings – Business Etiquette.

Unit 2: Understanding Corporate Communication – Employee Communication – Managing Government Relations – Writing for Media and Media Relations Unit 3: Corporate Communication in Brand Promotion – Financial Communication – Crises Communication. Unit 4: Report writing: Characterizing & business reports – Types and forms & reports – Project proposals – collection of data – tables constitution – charts – writing the report – documenting the sources – proof reading. Unit 5: Business Presentation: Written and oral presentation – work – team presentation – Delivering the business presentation visual aids – slides – electronic presentation – hand-outs – delivering the presentation – career planning – preparing Resume – job applications – preparation for a job interview – employment interviews – follow-up.

1. Scot Ober, Contemporary business communication, fifth edition, biztantra.
2. Lesiler &Flat lay, Basic Business communication. Tata Mc Graw Hill.


UNIT I : Operations Management – Meaning – Importance – historical contributions – System view of OM - Operation strategy and competitiveness - Functions of OM – types of production systems

UNIT II : Product design and process selection – Evaluation and Selection of appropriate Production and Operations technology. Product Design and process selection. Types of layout – analysis and selection of layout – Product and / or Process layout, Cellular, Lean and Agile manufacturing systems – Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems - Assembly line balancing.

UNIT III : Production planning and control – meaning – functions – aggregate planning – master production schedule (MPS) – Material requirement planning (MRP) – BOM – Capacity requirement planning (CRP) – Techniques – problems in MRP and CRP – an introduction to MRP II and ERP – Business Process Re-engineering - Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

UNIT IV : Materials management – functions – material planning and budgeting – Value Analysis - purchase functions and procedure - inventory control – types of inventory – safety stock – order point – service level – inventory control systems – perpetual – periodic – JIT – KANBAN.

UNIT V : Total Quality Management Concept - Statistical Quality Control for Acceptance Sampling and Process Control – Concepts of O.C.C. Curve – Use of the O.C. Curve – Concept of Type I and Type II error – Quality movement – Quality circles –– ISO Quality Certifications and types – Quality assurance – Six Sigma concept. References : 1. Production and Operations Management – Everest E Adam & Ebert – PHI – publication forth edition.
2. Operations Management (Theory and Problems ) – Joseph G Monks – McGraw Hill Intl. 3. Production and Operations Management – S N Chary – TMH Publications 4. Production and Operations Management – Pannerselvam, PHI 5. Lee J. Krajewski and Larry P. Ritzman, “Operations Management: Process and value Chains”, 7th Edition, PHI, 2007
6. Hunawalla and Patil – production and Operations Management, Himalaya. 7. Modern Production and operations management – E.S Buffa. 8. Lee J. Krajewski and Larry P. Ritzman, “ Operations Management: Strategy and Analysis”, Addison Wesley. 9. Chase, Aquilano & Jacobs “Production and Operations Management”,Tata McGraw Hill. Questions : 40% of the questions shall be problems 60% of the questions shall be theory based. II Year 2.1. :

Project Formulation and Appraisal

Unit - I: Economic planning and development - Need in the globalization era - Projects and sectoral development: Agricultural, Industrial, Infrastructural, Educational and Social Welfare sectors.

Unit II: Conceptual framework of project management - Project - Meaning and definition; Features of projects; Classification and types of projects - Overseas rejects - Turnkey projects and its significance - Project life cycle: Significance, Stages, Approaches of privatization projects: BOOM, BOT, BOO, BOOT.

Unit III: Project identification: Scouting and screening of project ideas - Basic criteria or selecting the best project opportunities - Project identification for an existing company. Unit IV: Project formulation - Meaning - Stages in project formulation - Need for feasibility studies - Technical and organizational aspects and economic and commercial aspects.

Unit V: Project appraisal - Market appraisal - Appraisal of managerial and technical aspects - Financial and commercial appraisal - Economic analysis: Economies of scale, Employment generation, social cost and benefit analysis, Contribution to government revenue, Political stability, Priority and Evaluation of international competitiveness - Feasibility studies - Need for feasibility studies. Components of feasibility studies - Feasibility report preparation.

Reference Books: 1. S.Choudury, Project Management, Tata McGraw Hill Publications 2. ICMR, Project Management Text Book, ICMR Books 3. N P Agarwal, B K Mishra, Project Appraisal, RBSA Publishers 4. Prasanna Chandra, Projects, Tata McGraw Hill Publications

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Maruthamalai Road, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046 ‎
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