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Here I am looking for the Distance Education MBA Syllabus of MG University. Can you please tell me from where I can get it??

As you are looking to syllabus for MBA in Distance Education from MG University, so here I am providing the following syllabus:

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Duration; 2 Years

MG University MBA Distance Education Syllabus


CC 01- Principles Of Management
Module I
Management- Definitions- Nature and significance- Management as a Profession -
Evolution of management and major schools of thought- Early management thoughts –
Modern management thoughts.

Module II
Managerial functions, Planning – steps – types of plans, basics of strategies and policies –
Formulation – Evaluation – Correction.

Module III
Organizing – basic concepts - Centralization and Decentralization,- Other elements of
Organizing Staffing, Directing, Controlling – process & basic methods, Coordinating.
Management by Objectives -- Organisational Structure: Departmentation -Line/Staff
Authority and Decentralization.

Module IV
Co-ordination functions in Organisation - Human Factors and Motivation, Committees
and group decision making - Communication - Decision making in organizations:
Influences-Individual differences and organizational constraints. Leadership- Styles,
Behavioral and Situational approaches. Leadership effectiveness, Stress- sources,
consequences, Managing Stress.

Module V
The System and Process of Controlling - Control Techniques and Information
Technology - Overall Control and toward the Future through Preventive Control -
management of conflicts, Negotiation – Process, Bargaining Strategies. Power – bases of
power. Organisational politics. Organisational Culture and climate, Organisational
Change and Development- Basic concepts.

CC 02 - Managerial Communication
Module 1
Principles of communication – Types of communication – Methods and media of
communication – Process of communication – Barriers to communication – Strategies for
improving communication effectiveness.

Module II
Organizational Communication – Principles of effective organisational communication –
Causes of poor organizational communication – Types of organisational communication
– Grapevine communication – Communication for inter personal influences – Effective
leadership communication – Cross culture communication, Crisis Communication.

Module III
Verbal and non verbal communication in business – Public speaking skills – Business
presentations – Role of audio visual aids and computers in oral presentations –
Interviewing – art of negotiation – Listening skills – Mannerisms – Body language.
Technology and communication- Video conferencing

Module IV
Written Communication – Structures and methods of written communication – writing
process –letter for different kinds of situations – Enquiries – Customers’ complaints –
Collection letters – Sales promotion letters – Memoranda – Directives and instructions –
Notices – Reports – Memos – Agendas – Proposals – Minutes – Professional papers –
Agreement documents – Press releases – Preparation of resumes.

Module V
Conducting meetings – Procedure – Preparing agenda , minutes and resolutions –
Conducting seminars and conferences – Group discussion – Drafting speech – Report
writing – Structure of reports – Long and short reports – Formal and informal reports –
Technical reports – Norms for including Exhibits and Appendices.

Module I
Introduction: Basic economic problems – Economic System – Micro and Macro
economics – Managerial economics – Nature and scope – Fundamental concepts of
Managerial economics – Incremental concept, Discounting concept, Opportunity cost
concept, Time concept, Equi-marginal concept – Business Decision making – Certainty,
Risk and Uncertainty – Applications of economics in managerial decision making.

Module II
Demand Analysis: Demand – Demand function – Demand distinctions – Elasticity of
Demand – Different types of elasticity – Applications – Measurement of Elasticity.
Demand forecasting – Techniques. Utility – Equilibrium of the consumer using cardinal
and ordinal utility (Indifference curves) – Income effect and substitution effect.

Module III
Supply: Theory of Production – Production function – Laws of Returns – Economies of
scale and Economies of scope – Isoquants – Best Production possibility – Cost Analysis –
Cost concepts – Short run and long run cost curves – Managerial uses of Long run cost
curves – Revenue Analysis – Revenue curves.

Module IV
Market: Definition – Classification of Markets – Importance of understanding market
structure – Different types of market based on competition – Perfect and Imperfect
competition – Monopoly – Price and output determination under perfect competition,
monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligopoly – Kinked Demand curve – Monopoly
price discrimination and its conditions – Non Price competition.

Module V
Instruments of Macro Economic Policy: Circular Flow of Income – National Income –
Concepts of National Income – Methods of measuring National Income – Product
Approach, Income Approach and Expenditure Approach – Business Cycle – Inflation and
Deflation – Fiscal Policy – Budget Deficit and Debt – Government Budgetary Policy –
Monetary Policy – Instruments of Monetary Policy – Balance of Payment.

1. P.L. Mehta – Managerial Economics Analysis, Problems and Cases – Sultan
Chand & Sons, New Delhi.
2. V.L. Mote – Managerial Economics – Tata McGraw Hill, India, New Delhi.
3. K.K. Dewett – Modern Economic Theory: Micro and Macro Analysis – Orient
Book Distributors, New Delhi.

Module I
Meaning , Definition and needs of accounting business decisions : Forms of accounting
and users of accounting information - Framework of accounting postulates - principles -
conventions -concepts -procedures methods etc. accounting equations and types of
accounts -rule of recording business transactions.

Module II
Preparation of basic accounts – journal to trial balance, income statement- position
statements- (P&L A/C and Balance Sheet) and adjustment entries.

Module III
Ratio Analysis -its meaning and uses - study of liquidity ratios and leverage ratios - Study
of profitability ratios and activity ratios -Meaning - uses and preparation of functions
flow statements -meaning, uses and preparation of cash flow statements.

Module IV
Costing as an aid to management- presentation of various costs in proper format -
marginal costing and absorption costing- cost volume profit analysis- its assumption and
calculation- managerial uses of break even analysis; activity based costing- Budgetary

Module V
Meaning and uses of standard costing-procedure of setting standards- variance analysisone
way and two way analysis of variance- overall cost variance- material variance- labour variance and overhead variance- material price variance- material usage variancematerial
yield variance- material mix variance-labour cost and time variance- labour mix
and yield variance - overhead volume and expenditure variance -responsibility
accounting and report writing.

1. M.N.Arora, Accounting for Management, Himalaya Publishing House, New
2. Colin Drury, Management and Cost accounting, Cengage Learning , New Delhi.
3. S N Maheswari, and S K Maheswari, Advanced Accountancy, Vikas Publishing
House, New Delhi.
4. Dearden J and Bhattacharya S K , Accounting for Management – Text and cases ,
Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.

Module I
Vectors and Matrices – Multiplication, Inverse and solving systems of equations –Sets,
Relations and functions - Arithmetical operations involving matrices. Determinants,
Inverse of a matrix. Solution of simultaneous equations using matrices.

Module II
Introduction to Calculus – Basic concepts of Differentiation- Derivatives – Equations of
Standard derivatives- Rules of differentiation – Derivative of Composite function -
Derivative of Exponential functions - Derivative of Logarithmic functions - Derivative of
Inverse functions - Derivative of Parametric functions- Derivative of Implicit function-
Successive Differentiation – Applications of Differentiation –Maxima & Minima.
Basic concepts of Integration – Indefinite Integral – Fundamental Formulae- Different
methods of Integration- Definite Integral- Application of Integration in Business.

Module III
Basic Probability concepts – Addition and multiplication theorems of Probability,
Marginal, Joint and Conditional Probability - Baye’s theorem and its business
applications. Probability distributions – Binomial, Poisson, Normal, Exponential
distributions- Business applications.

Module IV
Correlation and Regression analysis: Correlation: Different types of correlation –Karl
Pearson’s correlation coefficient - Spearman’s Rank correlation coefficient – Concurrent
deviation method – Coefficient of Determination. Regression analysis: Line of best fit-
Least square method- Business applications.

Module V
Time Series analysis – Different components of time series- Application of Time series in
Business forecasting. Index Numbers – Different types of Index Numbers. Business
applications of Index Numbers.

1. Levin, Richard I, Rubin David S, Statistics for Management , Prentice Hall India.
2. Naval Bajpai, Business Statistics Darling Kindersley (I) Pvt Ltd.
3. Sanchetti, D.C, Kapor, V.K , Business Mathematics : Sultan Chand & Sons, New

Module I

Introduction – Sources of law and interpretation of law – Classification of Law-Principles
of natural justice – History of Indian judicial system.

Module II
Law of contract – Essential features of contract-offer-acceptance-consideration ---
Different types contract - Performance of contract- Discharge of contract – Breach of
contract, Damages-Indemnity and Guarantee.

Module III
Negotiable Instruments Act- 1881-cheques – Bills of Exchange – Promissory
Notes - Definitions and Characteristics of Negotiable Instruments – Dishonor and
Discharge of Negotiable Instruments- Latest laws relating to Negotiable
Sale of goods Act-1930-Conditions , Warranty, Agreement to sell.

Module IV
Company Law –Types of companies – Incorporation – Memorandum - Articles of
Association – Prospectus . Winding up of companies – Types.

Module V
Consumer Protection Act 1986 – Consumer Redressal Mechanisms- Foreign Exchange
Management Act -1999- Objectives and Features - Cyber laws –Intellectual Property
Rights. Patents, Trademarks, Designs, - implications on business.

1. Dr.Avathar Sing, Company law, Eastern book Company, New Delhi.
2. A.K. Majundar and Dr. G.K.Kapoor, Company Law & Practice,s Sultan Chand
& Sons, New Delhi.
3. B.S.Moshal, Mercantile Law, Ane Books, New Delhi.

Module I

Introduction to Computers: Hardware - Software - Systems Software, Application.
Software and Packages - Introduction to Embedded Software– Computer Architecture .
Fundamentals of Operating Systems- Windows & Linux.

Module II
Operating systems- Windows – MS Office- Text processing using word- Functions. MSExcel
- , Graphs, Basic statistical formulae using MS Excel , MS-Power Point -Creating
Effective Presentations.

Module III
Microsoft Access - Introduction to DBMS concepts, Creating a Database. Database
functions – Database creation – Sorting, Indexing and report- Programming using
software. Applications of computers in documentation, Preparation and making reports,
Preparation of questionnaires, presentations, Tables Charts and graphs.

Module IV
Data Communication and Computer networks. LAN and WAN- Communication through
computer networks- Security, Analog & Digital Signals, Bandwidth, Network Topology,
Packet Transmission.

Module V
World Wide Web and Business Community, Internet, E- Mail with TCP/IP. ERP
fundamentals- Introduction to SAP.

1. Leon & Leon Introduction to Computers, Vikas publishing House, New Delhi.
2. June Jamrich Parsons, Computer Concepts, Thomson Learning, New Delhi.
3. Comer , Computer networks and Internet, Pearson Education, New Delhi.
4. White, Data Communications & Computers Network, Thomson Learning, New Delhi.

Module I
Introduction to the concept and relevance of Organisational Behaviour in Modern
Management- Individual Behaviour- Personality- Values, Attitudes, Perception,
Theories of Personality,Learning.
Module 11

Motivation: Theories of Motivation- Application of Motivation in work place- QWL-Job
Enlargement- Job Enrichment-Job rotation-Job satisfaction and morale .

Module III
Leadership; Leader v/s manager- Leadership styles- Concepts and theories – Trait,
Behavioral and situational- Transactional and Transformational Leaderships- Leadership
effectiveness- Power, sources of Power.

Module IV
Group Behaviour- Group Formation and development- Group Dynamics- Team Building
structure of groups- Group Efficiency - Group Norms – Cohesiveness- Group
effectiveness- Group Decision Techniques- Application of Fundamental Interpersonal
Orientation- Kinesics- Body Language.

Module V
Organizational Culture- Concept- Creating and Sustaining Culture - Organizational
Change - Resistance to Change- Managing Change - Work Stress- Sources and
consequences - Organizational Role Stress- Emotional Intelligence & Emotional
Quotient- Conflict – Transactional Analysis & Johary Window - Organizational

1. Fred Luthans, Organisational Behaviour, New York, McGraw Hill.
2. A.F.Stoner and Charles Wenkel, Management New Delhi, Prentice Hall of India.
3. Stephen P Robins, Organisational Behaviour, Pearson Education.

Module I
Financial Management - Scope - Role of Financial Management in Business-Time value
of money-Risk and Return- Risk diversification.

Module II
Long-term investment decisions – Capital budgeting, Different techniques –Traditional
and modern methods (DCF method) – Capital Rationing – Risk Analysis in Capital
budgeting – An overview of Cost of Capital.

Module III

Financing decisions – Operating, Financial and combined leverage – Capital Structure –
Meaning and importance- Theories of capital structure – Net income, Net operating
income and MM approach (Hypothesis).

Module IV
Dividend decisions – Dividend policy (Walter Gordon and MM approach) – Types of
Dividend- Legal and Procedural aspects of payment of Dividend.

Module V
An overview of Working Capital Management – Inventory, Cash and Receivable
management and Management of surplus – Working Capital Financing and Long term
Financing, Current Liabilities Management – size and sources- Money Market – Banks –
Regulation of Working Capital Finance in India.

1. Van Horne James, Financial Management Policy, Prentice Hall India
2. I M Panday, Financial Management, Vikas Publications, New Delhi.
3. Prasanna Chandra, Financial Management, Tata Mc Graw Hill, New Delhi.
4. Khan M Y& Jain P K, Financial Management, Tata Mc Graw Hill, New Delhi.
5. Lawerence J Gitman, Principles of Managerial Finance, Pearson Education
limited. New Delhi.
6. James C Vanhorne, John M Wachowicz Jr, Fundamentals of Financial
Management, Pearson Education Limited, New Delhi.

Module I
Marketing – Nature and scope- Marketing as the central function of an organization-
Evolution of Marketing- Marketing as Creating, Communicating and Delivering –Value-
Value chain – Customer satisfaction as the end of the value chain- Marketing
Environment – Internal and External environment- Marketing Research- Marketing
Information System.

Module II
Strategic Marketing Planning-Elements of Marketing Plan- Buyer Behavior – Consumer
buying decision process- Consumer adoption process- Organizational Buying – Process,
Market segmentation- Targeting- Positioning- Identifying and analyzing competitors-
Designing competitive strategies -for leaders, challengers, followers.

Module III
Concept of Product- Classification of products- Goods Vs Services- Major product
decisions-Product line and Product mix- An overview of Brand Management- Packaging
and Labeling- Product life cycle- New product development- Pricing- Factors affecting
Price Determination- Pricing Policies and Strategies.

Module IV
Marketing Channels – Functions and Flows- Channel Design, Channel Management-
Selection- Training- Motivation and Evaluation of channel members- Retailing and
Wholesaling-Teleshopping – Shopping through Internet.
Integrated Marketing Communication Process and Mix-Advertising- Personal selling-
Direct Marketing- Sales Promotion, Publicity and Public Relations – Comparative
advantages and disadvantages-Managing the Sales Force .

Module V
Marketing Controls – Tools and Techniques of Marketing Control- Marketing of
Services-Industrial Marketing- Marketing Challenges in the Globalized era- Green
Marketing- Consumerism- Rural Marketing in India- Recent trends – Mobile Marketing
and other Digital forms like Video platforms, Review sites in Internet.

1. Kotler Philip & Keller Kevin, Marketing Management, Pearson Education, India
2. Czinkota Micheal. R & Ronkainen IIkka. International Marketing, Cengage
3. Ramaswamy V.S & Namakumari. S Marketing Management – Global
Perspective, Indian Context, , MacMillan.
4. Kotler Philip, Keller Kevin, Koshy Abraham & Jha Mithileshwar Marketing
Management – A South Asian Perspective, Pearson Education.

Module I
Introduction to Human Resource Management-Importance-Scope and Objectives.
Evolution. Line and Staff aspects of HRM, Line managers Human Resource duties.
New approaches to organising HR. Strategic Human Resources Management, Strategic
HRM tools.

Module II
Job analysis: Methods for collecting Job Analysis Information, Writing Job Description&
Job Specification. Human Resource Planning and Recruiting: The Recruitment and
Selection process- Planning and Forecasting, Internal and External sources of candidates,
Managing HR in challenging times
Employee Testing and Selection: Basic testing concepts, Types of Tests. Interview:
Process and Types, Guidelines for Interviews

Module III
Orientation, The Training Process, Training Needs Analysis, Training Techniques- On -
the-Job & Off-the -Job Training Methods, OJT Process , Training Evaluation.
Management Development Programs : Case Study and other Modern Training Method .
Performance Management & Appraisal: Process and Techniques. Career Planning and
Management Concepts.

Module IV
Establishing Pay Rates: Steps, Job Evaluation. Wage and Salary administration- Steps
and factors affecting, Incentives
Benefits and services: Statutory Benefits - Non-statutory Benefits - Insurance Benefits -
Retirement Benefits, Flexible Benefits Programs. QWL

Module IV
Industrial relations: Significance, Objectives, Approaches. Industrial Disputes- Causes,
Forms, Preventive Machinery.
Collective Bargaining: Basic Concepts . Trade unions: Definition, Objectives, Functions
Social Security in India, Employee welfare, Grievance Handling and Discipline-Sources
and forms of Grievances -Grievance Procedure, Disciplinary Procedure.

1. Gary Dessler & Biju Varkkey, Human Resource Management, Pearson.
2. VSP Rao, Human Resource Management: Text and cases, , Excel Books, New
3. Mizra S. Saiyadain, Human Resources Management, 4th Ed, Tata McGraw Hill.
4. Raymond Noe, Employee Training and Development, Tata McGraw Hill.
5. K . Aswathappa, Human Resource Management- Text & Cases, Tata McGraw
6. Wayne Mondy, Human Resource Management, Pearson, India.
7. Joe Martocchio, Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management
Approach, Pearson, India.

Module I
Introduction to Production and Operations Functions, Interaction of Operations
Management with other functional areas of Management – Manufacturing and Non
Manufacturing operations and their Classifications – Operations Strategy as a part of
Corporate Strategy – Operations Planning and Control – Operations Forecasting:
Forecasting methods.

Module II
Facility Locations – Cost competition and Hidden factors – Steps in location selection –
Types of Manufacturing Systems and Layout – Facility Layouts – Layouts by Products
and Process – Life balancing – Design of Operations Systems : Aggregate planning and
Master Scheduling, MRP, CRP. Material Handling: Principles, Equipments for Materials

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Old May 13th, 2013, 12:01 PM
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As you are looking for the Distance Education MBA Syllabus of MG University so here I am sharing with you.

MBA Syllabus:
1st Semester:

Management Principles
Behavioral Science
Macro Economic Theory
Indian Economic & Political History
Financial Accounting
Business Mathematics
Statistics for Management
Data Processing
Indian Ethos & Values

2nd Semester:
Behavioral Science
Macro Economic Theory
Cost Accounting
Fundamentals of Marketing
Indian Legal System
Management Information System
Human Resource Management
Production Management
Operations Research

3rd semester:
Indian Economics
Financial Management
Research Methodology
And 6 Elective Subjects

4th semester:
Project Management
Strategic Management
Problem Centered Project Work
And 6 Elective Subjects

Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadarsini Hills P.O,
Athirampuzha Medical College Rd, A
Kerala 686560

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Old December 18th, 2013, 12:29 PM
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Please let me know your Distance Education procedure for subject mentioned PG course by means of getting opportunity to write exams while I came to India .
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