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SEM 1 BBA SUMMER DRIVE ASSIGNMENTS

 

BBA 101- COMMUNICATION SKILLS

1 Communication is the lifeblood of a business organization. Explain the process of Communication. What is the role of Communication in Business?

Meaning of Communication

Process of Communication

Role of communication in Business

2 Why are business letters given so much importance in today’s organizations? Bring out the difference between personal letters and business letters. Discuss the different characteristics of a good business letter.

Importance of business letter

Differences

Characteristics

3 Writing effectively is a skill, which can be learnt and perfected. Explain the general principles of Effective writing. What are the various techniques to improve your writing skills?

General principles of Effective writing

Techniques to improve writing skills

4 What groundwork does one need to do to make an effective presentation? How do verbal, vocal and visual components of communication impact a presentation?

Groundwork needed to make an effective presentation

Verbal, vocal and visual components impact on presentation

5 Explain the contents of a good resume. Distinguish between the different types of resumes.

Contents of good resume

Types of Resumes

Differences

6 With growing competition and volatile market conditions, jobs are not secured as they ought to be previously. What are the factors looked into by the prospective employers? Identify the techniques, which should be used by an interviewee to get a good job.

Factors

Job interview techniques

 

BBA102: ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR

1 Define the term ‘Organisational Behaviour”. Explain the importance of Organizational Behaviour.

Definition of Organizational Behaviour

Importance of Organizational Behaviour

2 Explain the following:

a) Span of Control

b) Centralisation and Decentralisation

a) Span of Control

b) Centralisation and Decentralisation

3 Describe the personality traits influencing Organizational behaviour.

Personality traits influencing Organisational Behaviour

4 Define the term motivation. Explain Maslow’s need Hierarchy theory.

Definition of motivation

Maslow’s hierarchy theory

5 Explain the functions of communication. Mention some of the tips or techniques for effective communication.

Functions of communication

Tips or techniques for effective communication

6 Write short notes on the following:

a) Organization Culture

b) Conflict management

a) Organisational Culture

b) Conflict management

 

BBA 103-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

 

1 Monetary policy regulates the money supply in an economy. Analyse how monetary policy play an important role in the credit availability of an economy.

Explain monetary policy

Quantitative control

Qualitative control

2 Discuss the merits and demerits of Indian economy.

Merits

Demerits

3 Elucidate the key regulations applicable to business in India.

Explanation of regulations applicable to business in India

4 Analyse two examples or cases of privatization in India.

Each example-

5 Differentiate GATT and WTO.

Explain GATT

Explain WTO

6 Compare and contrast the different forms of Public sector Enterprises.

Explain Public sector Enterprises

Explain different forms

 

BBA104 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS

of Statistics. Explain the importance of statistics in business and management.

Meaning of Statistics

Functions of Statistics

Importance of statistics in business and management

2 a. What do you understand by time series? What are the different types of variation in time series? Briefly describe each with an example.

b. Construct a consumer price index for the information given by using Aggregate expenditure method

Commodities Quantity 2007(Q0 ) Unit P0 2007 P12008

A 7 quintal 300 310

B 5 quintal 305 308

C 4 quintal 416 419

D 9 quintal 530 625

E 3 kg 18 23

F 5 quintal 1050 1070

Meaning of Time series

Different types of variation in time series with examples

Consumer price index using Aggregate expenditure method

3 What is statistical quality control? Discuss the various control charts.

Meaning of Statistical Quality Control

Meaning of Control Charts

Control Charts for variables and attributes

 

BBA105- COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

1 a. Determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (38.36)8

b. determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (511)16

A a. Decimal to octal conversion- formula

Calculations

b. Decimal to hexadecimal conversion- formula

Calculations

2 Invite a set of friends for your wedding through email because you do not have enough of time to go and personally invite. How do you invite them with one personal mail?

A Mail merge steps

Example and list the friends to send the invitation

3 a. What is a Macro?

b. How do you create Macro?

A a. Explaining Macro

b. Describing how to create Macro with the help of drawing dialog boxes

 

 

SEM 2 BBA SUMMER DRIVE ASSIGNMENTS

BBA 201-RESEARCH METHODS

1. Briefly describe the different steps involved in a research process. What are the characteristics of good research?

[Meaning of Research

Listing the steps of the research process

Explanation of the steps involved in a research process

Characteristics of good research]

2. a. Explain the different types of research designs.

b. Differentiate between Probability and Non-probability sampling methods.

[Meaning of research design

Types of research designs

Meaning of Probability and Non-probability sampling methods

Differences]

3. The important task ahead of the researcher is to document the entire work done in the form of a well-structured research report. Describe in brief the components of a Research Report. What are the guidelines for writing the research report?

[Meaning of a Research Report

Components of a Research Report

Guidelines for writing the Research Report]

 

BBA202: BUSINESS STRATEGY

1. Define business policy. Explain the importance of business policy. Differentiate between business policy and Strategy.

[Definition of business policy

Importance of business policy

Difference between business policy and strategy]

2. What are the objectives of Strategic Management? What are the causes for failure of Strategic Management?

[Objectives of Strategic Management

Causes for failure of Strategic Management]

3. Write a brief note on the following:

a) Core competencies and their importance

b) Strategic leadership.

[a) Core competencies and their importance

b) Strategic leadership.]

 

BBA203 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

1. Accounting concept refers to the basic assumptions and rules and principles which work as the basis of recording of business transactions and preparing accounts. Explain any 5 concepts of accounting with example

[(Explanation of each concept with example carries 2 marks each) (5*2= 10 marks)]

2. Differentiate between trade discount and cash discount.

Enter the following transactions in Sadhana’s simple cash book.

2010 April          1st April Balance of cash in hand Rs.1500

8th April              Purchased goods for cash from X for Rs.320

15th April           Sold goods for Rs. 480 to Y for cash

20th April           Received commission Rs.65

22nd April          Paid Commission Rs.55

28th April           Paid to Reena on account Rs.715

30th April           Paid salary to the office clerk Rs.100 and office rent Rs.60

[Differences between trade discount and cash discount-5

Preparation of cash book-5]

3. Final Accounts are prepared at the end of the accounting year with various adjustments. Explain the features and objectives of final accounts

[Explanation of objectives of final accounts-3

Explanation of features of final accounts-7]

4. Prepare Trading and Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet from the following particulars as at 31st March 2012.

Particulars

Dr. (Rs)

Cr. (Rs)

Capital / Drawings

1,400

10,000

Cash in hand

1,500

-

Bank overdraft @ 5%

-

2,000

Purchase and Sales

12,000

15,000

Returns

1,000

2,000

Establishments charges

2,500

-

Taxes and Insurance

500

-

Provision for Doubtful Debts

-

1,000

Bad Debts

500

-

Sundry Debtors and Creditors

5,000

1,850

Commission

-

500

Investments

4,000

-

Stock on 1 April 2010

3,000

-

Furniture

600

-

Bills Receivable & Bills payable

3,000

2,500

Collected Sales Tax

-

150

Total

35,000

35,000

Further, you are required to take into consideration the following information:

a) Salary Rs.100 and taxes Rs.400 are outstanding but insurance Rs.50 prepaid

b) Commission amounting to Rs.100 has been received in advance for work to be done next year.

c) Interest accrued on investments Rs.210

d) Provision for doubtful Debts is to be maintained at 20%

e) Depreciation on furniture is to be charged at 10% p.a.

f) Stock on 31st March 2012 was valued at Rs.4,500

g) A fire occurred on 25th March 2012 in the godown and stock of the value of Rs.1,000 was destroyed. It was fully insured and the insurance company admitted the claim in full.

[Calculation of Trading and P/L a/c-5

Preparation of balance sheet-5]

5. ABC Ltd.’s cashbook showed a bank overdraft of Rs.12,000 as on 30th June 2004. The bank statement as on that date also showed an overdraft but the figure is different. The following are the causes.

1. Cheques deposited but not yet collected Rs.1,500

2. Cheques issued but not yet presented for payment Rs.2,000

3. A cheque of Rs.1,500 deposited on 15th May, 2004 was dishonoured on 19th June, 2004 but not intimated by the bank till 30th June, 2004

4. Bank charges not recorded in the cash book Rs.1,000

5. Interest on overdraft not intimated Rs.1,200

[Preparation of Bank reconciliation statement-10]

6. Mayur, Veer and Prakash are partners sharing profit and losses in the ratio of 2:1:1. Their Balance Sheet was as follows:

Liabilities

Amount

Assets

Amount

Creditors

10,000

Cash in Hand

7,000

Bills payable

7,000

Machinery

13,000

 

 

Stock

26,000

Capitals:

Mayur    40,000

Veer       30,000

Prakash 20,000

90,000

Debtors

Investment

Building

26,000

15,000

20,000

Total

1,07,000

Total

1,07,000

Prakash has expired on 01.01.2009 and as a result the assets are revalued and liabilities reassessed as follows:

i) Create a Provision for doubtful debt on debtors at Rs.800.

ii) Building and investment are appreciated by 10%.

iii) Machinery is depreciated at 5%

iv) Creditors were overestimated by Rs.500.

v) Goodwill of the firm valued at Rs.27,000

The balance due to Prakash will be transferred to his executor’s loan account which carries an interest of 10% p.a. Prepare necessary ledger accounts and show the balance sheet of new firm after adjustments.

[Preparation of ledger accounts-5

Preparation of balance sheet-5]

 

BBA 204- Marketing Management

1. Explain the personal, socio-cultural, Psychological determinants of consumer behaviour.

[Definition of consumer behaviour

Personal determinants- Consumer demographics ,Consumer psychographics

Socio-Cultural determinants- Social factors , Cultural factors

Environmental factors

Psychological determinants—Perception, Learning, Memory

Motivation]

2. Describe the methods of environmental analysis-SWOT, PEST.

[Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threat

Political, Economic, Social, Technological Environment]

3. Discuss the characteristics of services (any three) and the important strategies which help in marketing of services.

[Characteristics of Services (any three)

Strategies for marketing of services]

4. Define Product mix. Explain the factors determine the decisions of the Product mix.

[Definition of Product mix

Factors determine the decisions of the product mix]

5. The brand is the symbol of the product’s personality. It is developed though diligent market research and is based on the customer’s needs and wants. Explain the various steps which are undertaken in the formation of a brand with examples.

[Definition of brand

Steps involved in brand development

Examples]

6. Define Green Marketing. What are the reasons for which companies adopt green marketing?

[Definition of Green marketing

Reasons for which companies adopt green marketing]

 

BBA205 – MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

1. Define MIS. Describe the characteristics and functions of MIS.

[Meaning of MIS

Characteristics of MIS

Describing the functions of MIS]

2. What do you mean by ERP? Describe the situations before and after the existence of ERP. Explain the challenges involved in ERP

[Definition of ERP

Explaining the situations before and after ERP

Explaining the challenges in ERP]

3. Explain the applications and systems used in E-communication.

[Application and systems used in E-communication]

4. There is an information explosion in today’s society. There are lot of advantages of DBMS like proper maintenance of the data and maintaining security. Explain the process of data transition using diagram and an example of your own.

[Drawing the diagram

Explaining the process of data transition with an example

Explaining the process]

5. There are two investment plans in the market whose details are given below based on which you need to decide which investment plan you need to select. Suggest which investment plan you prefer and why?

Particulars

Plan A

Plan B

Investment in Rs. Million

3

2.7

Savings/ gain per year in Rs. Million

1.0

0.75

No. of years savings or gain would occur

5

5

Discount Rate

12%

12%

[reasoning about the 2 plans

Writing 2 Formulae

Answering which plan is better

Calculations and correct answers]

6. Write short notes on the following :

a) Transaction Processing System (TPS)

b) Knowledge Based System (KBS)

[Concept of Transaction Processing System

Concept of Knowledge Based System]

 

SEM 3 BBA SUMMER DRIVE ASSIGNMENTS

BBA 301-Legal and Regulatory Framework

1 Explain the clause related to the acceptance of proposal and the mandatory conditions attached with it.

Explanation of acceptance of proposal

Explanation of mandatory conditions

2 Define the meaning of a ‘Cheque’. Explain the crossing of a cheque and its types.

Meaning of ‘cheque’

Crossing of a cheque

Types of crossing

3 Decisions of the members at general meetings are expressed by way of resolutions. What do you understand by the term resolution here? Explain it with its kinds.

Explanation of resolution

Explanation of kinds of resolutions

4 “CPA provides for the establishment of the central consumer protection council”. Explain the objectives of the central council in the light of the above statement.

Explanation of objectives

5 FEMA clearly defines the acts that can be termed as offences under its purview. What are these malpractices which are covered under FEMA act?

Explanation of offences under FEMA

6 List the features and precautions of Trade mark Act, 1999.

Listing of features

Listing of precautions

 

BBA302 – Human Resource Management

1 Explain the various emerging concepts of Human Resource Management(HRM)

Explaining the concepts of Human Resource Management

2 What do you mean by Human Resource Planning? Explain the importance of Human Resource Planning

Definition of Human Resource Planning.

Explaining the importance of Human Resource Planning

3 What do you mean by Recruitment? Explain the factors affecting Recruitment.

Define Recruitment

Explain the factors affecting Recruitment

4 Suppose you have joined as an HR Manager in an organization and you are asked to improve the organization’s Induction process. What are the strategies you will consider in order to improve the Induction process?

Explain the strategies to improve Induction Process

5 Discuss the features of an Incentive plan. Explain the characteristics of an effective Incentive System

Describe the features of an incentive plan

Explain the characteristics of an Effective Incentive system

6 Write a short note on the following:

a)Employee Counselling

b)Selection

 

BBA303: QUALITY MANAGEMENT

 

1 Define the term Quality management. What are the dimensions of quality? Differentiate between Quality Control and Quality Assurance.

Definition of Quality management

Dimensions of quality

Difference between Quality Control and Quality Assurance

2 Differentiate between Mission and Vision Statements. Write a brief note on “quality objectives”

a) Difference between Mission and Vision Statements

b) Quality Objectives

3 Explain the following:

a) Kaizen

b) Benchmarking and its importance

4 What is meant by Customer Focus? Describe in brief the concept of Customer satisfaction and Customer delight.

Meaning of Customer Focus

Concept of Customer satisfaction and Customer delight

5 Write Short notes on the following:

a) Cost of Quality

b) Productivity

6 Define Quality Management System. Explain Quality Management Principles

Definition of Quality Management System

Quality management principles

 

BBA 304 - Advertising and Sales

 

1 Define advertising and discuss the various functions of advertising.

Meaning

Functions

2 Explain the consumer buying decision process.

Consumer buying decision process

3 Observe any newspaper advertisement of any consumer durable company. What is the target audience and what are benefits of choosing newspaper for advertisement.

Selection of appropriate advertisement

Identifying target audience

Advantages of newspaper advertisement

4 What is media planning and what are the steps in media planning process?

Meaning

Steps

5 What do you understand by Public relations? What is the difference between PR and advertising?

Meaning

Difference between advertising and PR

6 Write short notes on:

a) Sales quota

b)sales force

a) meaning and objectives of sales quota

b) meaning and role of sales force

BBA401 – E-Commerce

Q1. a. eBay is The World's Online Marketplace®, enabling trade on a local, national and international basis. With a diverse and passionate community of individuals and small businesses, eBay offers an online platform where millions of items are traded each day. Mention and explain the various opportunities offered by ecommerce for businesses. b. What are the advantages and disadvantages of eCommerce?

Q2. a. The TCP/IP reference model is the network model used in the current Internet architecture. This model is derived from the OSI model and they are relatively same in nature. Explain the different characteristics of Gateways in the TCP/IP reference model with a neat diagram b. Write short note on Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) with example

Q3. Hanson websites are built to work for your business and are built on the concept of intelligent website. An intelligent website is more than just a brochure on the web. It allows you to edit the website yourself through a Content Management System (CMS). What is the need for an intelligent website?

Q4. When a data is sent across the network it is encrypted and arranged in a way that even if there is a diversion in the flow of data should not leak the data. At the reception it is decrypted and actual data is obtained. Explain the different methods of encryption technique.

Q5. Explain the different categories of electronic payment system in detail

Q6. We know that there are various internet services which help us to make the use of network efficiently. Being a regular user of the various services without probably knowing the technical aspects explain those services in details with an example.

 

BBA402 – Management Accounting

Q1. Budgetary control is a strong business tool that helps companies maximize profits. Explain the advantages of budgetary control.

Q2. The success of a business enterprise depends to a great extent on how efficiently and effectively it can control costs. Give the meaning of standard costing. Describe estimated cost and standard cost.

Q3. Variance analysis is a tool for measuring performance and depends on the principle of management by exception. Explain the uses of variance. From the following information, calculate sales margin price variance and sales margin volume variance.

Budgeted Sales Actual Sales Product Qty. Sales price per unit Std. cost | Product Qty. Sales price per unit (units) Rs. per unit (units) Rs. Rs. A 600 20 12 A 800 24 B 400 15 9 B 600 12 1,000 1,400

Q4. The following are the summarised trading and profit & loss accounts of Mysore Jewellers for the year ending 31 December 2002 and the balance sheet as on that date.

Trading and profit & loss account To opening stock 76,250 By sales 5,00,000 To purchases 3,22,250 By closing stock 98,500 To gross profit 2,00,000 5,98,500 5,98,500 To selling expenses 22,000 By gross profit b/d 2,00,000 To administrative expenses 98,000 By dividend on shares 9,000 To loss on sale of assets 2,000 By profit on sale of shares 3,000 To net profit 90,000 2,12,000 2,12,000

You are required to calculate the following ratios: 1. Gross profit ratio 2. Net profit ratio 3. Operating ratio 4. Operating profit ratio 5. Stock turnover ratio 6. Turnover of fixed assets 7. Return on total resources Q5. Explain the determinants of working capital requirements..

Q6. From the following information prepare (i) a statement of sources and uses of funds and (ii) a schedule of changes in working capital for M/s. Eshwari & co. Balance sheets as on 31stMarch 2010 and 2011 are:

Liabilities 2010(Rs.)      2011(Rs.)           Assets   2010(Rs.)           2011(Rs.)

Equity share Capital      50,000  62,500  Good will            15,000  12,500

Redeemable Preference share  25,000  20,000  Land & Building               37,500  55,000

General Reserve              7,500    8,750    Debtors               22,500  25,000

Profit & Loss A/c.           6,250    8,750    Bills Receivables             8750     1,250

Creditors             15,000  20,000  Stock    18,750  20,000

Bills Payable     5,000    2,500    Cash      6,250    8,750

1,08,750              1,22,500              1,08,750              1,22,500

Additional Information

(i) Depreciation of Rs. 2,500 charged on Land & Buildings

(ii) Building amounting to Rs. 5,000 was sold for Rs. 4,700.

 

BBA 403 - International marketing

Q1. Explain the meaning, need and significance of international marketing.

Q2. Compare Adam Smith and David Ricardo’s theories of international trade.

Q3. Culture is an invisible barrier to international trade. Discuss.

Q4. Explain the meaning and need of secondary research in international marketing.

Q5. What is the mode of entry adopted by McDonalds? Discuss the various modes of entry in international business.

Q6.Write short notes on: a) Modes of transportation in international trade b) Benefits and risks of Global e marketing

 

BBA404 – Small Business Management

Q1. Write short notes on the following: a) Various forms of organisation b) Competitive strategies

Q2. What is meant by working capital? Explain the various sources of working capital.

Q3. Describe the following: (a) Capacity management (b) Managerial activities

 

BBA405 – Retail Management

Q1. Write short notes on the following: a) Functions of retailing b) Retail marketing

Q2. Explain the functions of merchandising manager.

Q3. What is meant by retail space management? Describe the elements of store design?

 

SEM 5 BBR SUMMER DRIVE ASSIGNMENTS

 

BBR501-Store Operations and Job Knowledge

1. Explain the different kind of services provided by the retailers.

A Explanation

2. “The main purpose of maintaining a checklist is to minimize critical errors and get the right work done”. Explain the importance of checklists and its types.

A Importance of checklists

Explanation of Opening checklist

Explanation of closing checklist

3. What are the factors to be considered while selecting a retail store location?

A Explanation

4. Discuss the grooming standards for store employees

A Explanation

5. What are the visual merchandising norms?

A Explanation

6. Explain the following ratios

(i) Solvency Ratio

(ii) Profitability Ratio

 

BBR502: LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1 Define Supply chain management. Explain the functions and contribution of Supply chain management (SCM).

Definition of Supply chain management

Explanation of Functions and contribution of SCM

2 What is demand forecasting? Explain the forecasting techniques.

Meaning of Demand forecasting

Explanation of the forecasting techniques

3 What is meant by inventory and inventory control? List the types of inventory. Explain the objectives of inventory management.

Meaning of inventory and inventory control

Listing the types of inventory

Objectives of inventory management

4 Define ‘material handling’. What are the objectives of material handling? Explain the role of material handling in logistics.

Definition of material handling

Objectives of material handling

Role of material handling in logistics

5 What is the purpose of packaging? Discuss the design consideration in packaging.

Purpose of packaging

Design consideration in packaging

6 Write a brief note on:

a) Factors affecting freight cost

b) Logistics Information System

 

BBR 503 & BUYING

1 Give short notes on :

Centralized buying

Decentralized buying

Consignment buying

A Explanation of centralized buying

Explanation of decentralized buying

Explanation of consignment buying

2 Explain on buying decision making and types of data required for market research.

A Explanation on buying decision making

Explanation on types of data required for market research

3 Explain the steps in buying from foreign sources and reasons for buying from foreign sources.

A Explanation of steps in buying from foreign sources

Explanation of reasons for buying from foreign sources

 

BBR 504 VISUAL MERCHANDISE

1 What are the common challenges in visual merchandising? What are the ways to overcome the visual merchandising challenges?

Concept of Visual Merchandising

Challenges in Visual Merchandising

Ways to overcome the Visual Merchandising challenges

2 Explain the various types of retail stores. Describe the significance of store location.

Explanation of types of retail stores

Significance of store location

3 What are the objectives of store design? Discuss the important merchandise presentation strategies.

Meaning of store design

Objectives of Store design

Merchandise presentation Strategies

 

BBR505 – WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

1 Write short notes on:

 Retail transportation

 Merchandising mix

 Challenges in retail warehousing

 Modern warehouse operations

2 What is the need for warehousing management?

A Meaning of a warehouse

Reasons for warehouse management:

 Seasonal production

 Seasonal demand

 Large scale production

 Quick supply

 Continuous production

 Price stabilization

3 Write short notes on:

 Assortment plan

 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

 Need for holding stock

 ICT applications in warehouse

4 Describe the two types of buying systems

A Description of staple buying systems and fashion merchandise buying systems

5 Explain the three costs associated with inventory

A Description of

Inventory acquisition cost,

Inventory carrying cost,

Inventory unavailability or stock out cost

6 Describe any four types of bar code readers.

A Description of any four of the following:

(Laser scanners, pen bar code readers, CCD readers, camera based reader, omni directional bar code readers, mobile phone cameras, smart phones )

 

 BBA ASSIGNMENTS 

SESSION- SPRING 2014

 

BBA- Sem 1 

BBA102 – ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOUR

 

1 What is meant by Organisational Behaviour? Describe the interpersonal role and informational role of managers. 

Meaning of Organisational Behaviour 

Explanation of Interpersonal role 

Explanation of Informational role

 

2 What is the meaning of organisation design? Explain the following elements of Organization Structure:

(a) Hierarchy

(b) Division of work

 

(c) Unity of command

 

Meaning of organisation design

 

Explanation of Hierarchy

 

Explanation of Division of work

 

Explanation of Unity of command

 

 

 

3 Define the term ‘Learning’. Explain any three theories of learning.

 

Definition of ‘learning’

 

Explanation of any three theories of learning

 

 

 

4 What is meant by conflict? Describe the Sources of Conflict?

 

Meaning of conflict

 

Description of sources of conflict

 

 

 

5 Define the term ‘power’ with respect to organisational behaviour. What are the sources of power? Explain.

 

Definition of the term ‘power’

 

Explanation of Sources of power

 

 

 

6 Explain the importance of Groups. Describe the stages of Group Development.

 

Explanation of importance of groups

 

Description of stages of group development

 

 

 

BBA 103-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

 

 

 

1 Economic policies refer to the monetary and fiscal policies that affect the growth rate of the economy. Discuss in detail these policies.

 

Explain fiscal policy

 

Explain monetary policy

 

 

 

2 Differentiate between capitalist and socialist economies.

 

Differences between capitalist and socialist economies

 

 

 

3 Discuss the Industrial laws applicable in India.

 

Explanation of Industrial laws applicable to business in India

 

 

 

4 What is disinvestment? What is the difference between privatization and disinvestment? What are the objectives of disinvestment?

 

Explain disinvestment. Differences between Privatisation and disinvestment

 

Explain objectives of disinvestment

 

 

 

5 Describe the corporate social responsibility of business houses towards human resources with an example of an Indian Company.

 

Explain Corporate Social Responsibility

 

Explain CSR with an example of an Indian Company

 

 

 

6 Explain the Indian economy with reference to the service sectors like Education and Health care.

 

Explain Services sector

 

Explain the progress made by services sectors like Education and Health care in India

 

 

 

BBA105- COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

 

 

 

1 a. Determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (38.36)8

 

b. determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (511)16

 

a. Decimal to octal conversion- formula

 

Calculations

 

b. Decimal to hexadecimal conversion- formula

 

Calculations

 

 

 

2 You want to invite a set of friends for your wedding through email as you do not have enough time to go and invite personally. How will you invite them using mail merge technique?

 

Mail merge steps

 

Example and list the friends to send the invitation

 

 

 

3 a. What is a Macro?

 

b. How do you create Macro?

 

a. Explaining Macro

 

b. Describing how to create Macro with the help of drawing dialog boxes

 

 

 

 

 

BBA – Sem 2

 

 

 

BBA 201 RESEARCH METHODS

 

 

 

1 Briefly describe the different steps involved in a research process. What are the characteristics of good research?

 

Meaning of Research

 

Listing the steps of the research process

 

Explanation of the steps involved in a research process

 

Characteristics of good research

 

 

 

2 a. Explain the different types of research designs.

 

b. Explain the Probability and Non-probability sampling methods.

 

Meaning of research design

 

Types of research designs

 

Explanation of Probability and Non-probability sampling methods

 

 

 

3 The important task ahead of the researcher is to document the entire work done in the form of a well-structured research report. Describe in brief the components of a Research Report. What are the guidelines for writing the research report?

 

Meaning of a Research Report

 

Components of a Research Report

 

Guidelines for writing the Research Report

 

 

 

BBA202: BUSINESS STRATEGY

 

 

 

1 What is business strategy? Explain the need for business strategy.

 

Meaning of business strategy

 

Explanation of the need for business strategy

 

 

 

2 Define strategic management. What are the causes for failure of Strategic Management?

 

Definition of Strategic Management

 

Causes for failure of Strategic Management

 

 

 

3 Write short notes on the following:

 

a) Core competencies and their importance

 

b) Strategic leadership.

 

a) Core competencies and their importance

 

b) Strategic leadership

 

 

 

BBA203 & FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

 

 

 

1 Explain the objectives for accounting. Write about the limitations of accounting.

 

A Objectives for accounting

 

Limitations of Accounting

 

 

 

2 What is Petty Cash Book? Solve the below given problem.

 

On 1st Jan 2009, Ramanathan opened a Bank Account by depositing Rs.6,000/- in cash. All remittances are to be paid into bank on the same day on which they are received and all payments are made by cheques. Enter the following transactions in three columnar cash book.

 

Jan 2 – Goods sold to Mohan for cash Rs.250

 

Jan 5 – Settled Hari’s account of Rs.200 at a discount of 5%

 

Jan 7 – Received from Shyam a cheque for Rs.725. Discount allowed Rs.25.

 

Jan 10 – Purchased a calculator for Rs.200.Spent Rs.50 on the cover.

 

Jan 12 – Shyam’s cheque was returned dishonoured.

 

Jan 15 – Received a money order for Rs. 25 from Hari.

 

Jan 20 – Shyam settled his account by means of a cheque for Rs.755,Rs.5 being for interest charged

 

Jan 27- Purchased machinery from Rajiv for Rs.5000 and paid him by means of a bank draft purchased from bank for Rs.5005.

 

A Meaning of petty cash

 

Solving the problem

 

 

 

3 What are Errors in Accounting? Explain the classifications of Errors. Write any two examples of one sided errors.

 

A Errors in accounting

 

Classification of errors

 

Examples of one sided errors

 

 

 

4 From the following Trial Balance, prepare trading and profit and loss account for the year ended 31st Dec 2009 and balance sheet on that date.

 

 

Dr. (Rs.)

Cr. (Rs.)

Drawings

10000

 

Stock on 1-1-2009

46000

 

Purchase & purchase return

150200

600

Cash in hand

3400

 

Bank balance

22660

 

Freehold premises

38600

 

Trade expenses

840

 

Printing, stationery & advertising

1640

 

Professional charges

280

 

Commission received

 

3300

Investments as on 1st Jan @ 10 %

4000

 

Interest on above

 

200

Sundry debtors and creditors

36000

29000

Wages

25000

 

Salaries

14000

 

Capital

 

114000

Income tax

1600

 

Discount allowed and received

6300

 

Sales return and sales

550

 

B/R an B/P

3200

10000

Office furniture

3050

 

Rent, rates and insurance

4000

 

Provision for bad debts

 

670

Total

371320

371320

 

 

 

Adjustments:

 

a) Provide for wages Rs.5000/-

 

b) Write off 5 % depreciation on freehold premises and 10 % on office furniture

 

c) Insurance to the extent of Rs.200/- relates to 1993

 

d) Stock on 31-12-2009 is Rs.52000/-

 

e) Charge interest on capital 5 % and on drawings Rs. 300/-

 

f) Further bad debts are Rs.1000/-

 

g) Provide for doubtful debts @ 5 % on sundry debtors

 

h) Make provision for discount on debtors and reserve for discount on creditors @ 2 %

 

A Preparation of trading account

 

Preparation of P/L a/c

 

B/S

 

 

 

5 Give the meaning and importance of bank reconciliation statements. From the following particulars of Neha and Co. prepare Bank Reconciliation Statement on March 31, 2008.

 

    Rs.

 

Overdraft as per pass book                                        16,500

 

Interest on overdraft                                                     1,600

 

Insurance premium paid by the bank                              800

 

Cheques deposited but not yet credited                       5,500

 

Cheques issued but not present for payment               6,000

 

Wrong credit to firm account by the bank                    1,000

 

A Meaning of Bank Reconciliation Statement

 

Importance of bank reconciliation statement

 

Calculation of bank reconciliation statement

 

 

 

6 Explain on endorsement of a bill. Solve the given problem.

 

Black sells goods worth Rs.2,000 to Brown on 1st October, 2004 and draws a bill on him for the amount for 2 months. On the same day, the bill is endorsed by him to his creditor, White. The bill is duly paid on maturity. Pass journal entries in the books of all the parties.(drawer, endorsee, acceptor)

 

A Explanation of endorsement of a bill

 

Journal entries in the books of Black

 

Journal entries in the books of White

 

Journal entries in the books of Brown

 

 

 

BBA 204- Marketing Management

 

 

 

1 The brand is the symbol of the product’s personality. It is developed though diligent market research and is based on the customer’s needs and wants. Explain the various steps which are undertaken in the formation of a brand with examples.

 

Definition of brand

 

Steps involved in brand development

 

Examples

 

 

 

2 Describe the methods of environmental analysis-SWOT, PEST.

 

Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threat

 

Political, Economic, Social, Technological Environment

 

 

 

3 Define Marketing Planning. Explain about the two different Competitive marketing strategies.

 

Definition of Market Planning

 

Price based marketing strategies

 

Differentiation based marketing strategies

 

 

 

4 Define Product mix. Explain the factors determine the decisions of the Product mix.

 

Definition of Product mix

 

Factors determine the decisions of the product mix

 

 

 

5 Define Service Marketing. Explain the strategies for Services Marketing.

 

Definition of Service Marketing

 

Strategies for service marketing

 

 

 

6 Define Green Marketing. What are the reasons for which companies adopt green marketing?

 

Definition of Green marketing

 

Reasons for which companies adopt green marketing

 

 

 

BBA205 – MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

 

 

 

1 Define Planning process. Explain the three stages of a Planning process. Explain the guidelines for a successful Planning process.

 

Definition of a Planning process

 

Stages of a Planning process

 

Explaining the guidelines for a successful planning process

 

 

 

2 What do you mean by ERP? Describe the situations before and after the existence of ERP. Explain the challenges involved in ERP

 

Definition of ERP

 

Explaining the situations before and after ERP

 

Explaining the challenges in ERP

 

 

 

3 Define Decision Support System (DSS).Explain the components of a DSS. State the differences between DSS and Expert System(ES)

 

Definition of DSS

 

Explaining the components of a DSS

 

Differences between DSS and ES

 

 

 

4 Explain the functions of DBMS. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of DBMS

 

Explain the functions of DBMS

 

State the advantages of DMBS

 

State the disadvantages of DBMS

 

 

 

Activity

Immediate predecessors

Optimistic time

Most Like time duration

Pessimistic Time

A

5

8

10

B

18

20

22

C

26

33

40

D

A

16

18

20

E

A

15

20

25

F

B

6

9

12

G

C

7

10

12

H

D

7

8

9

I

F, E

3

4

5

 

 

 

a. Draw a PERT Network

 

b. Determine the expected time and variance for each activity

 

c. Determine earliest and latest occurrence time of each event

 

d. Determine the critical path for the network

 

a. For correctly drawing the network diagram

 

b. For determining the expected time and variance for each activity

 

c. For determining the earliest and latest occurrence time of each event

 

d. For identifying the correct critical path

 

 

 

6 Write short notes on the following:

 

a)Neural Networks(NN)

 

b)Business Process Re-engineering(BPR)

 

Concept, advantages and disadvantages of Neural Networks

 

Concept and importance of BPR

 

 

 

BBA – Sem 3

 

 

 

BBA 301-Legal and Regulatory Framework

 

 

 

1 What are the various kinds of agencies?

 

On the basis of extent of authority

 

On the basis of nature of work

 

 

 

2 Define the meaning of a ‘Cheque’. Explain the crossing of a cheque and its types.

 

Meaning of ‘cheque’

 

Crossing of a cheque

 

Types of crossing

 

 

 

3 Explain different types of share capital.

 

Explanation

 

 

 

4 “CPA provides for the establishment of the central consumer protection council”. Explain the objectives of the central council in the light of the above statement.

 

Explanation of objectives

 

 

 

5 What are the salient features of combination regulations under the Competition Act 2002?

 

Features

 

 

 

6 List the features and precautions of Trade mark Act, 1999.

 

Listing of features

 

Listing of precautions

 

 

 

BBA302 – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

1 Define ‘Human resource Management’ (HRM). What are the features and objectives of human resource management?

 

Definition of Human resource management

 

Features of HRM

 

Objectives of HRM

 

 

 

2 Define ‘recruitment’. What are the factors affecting recruitment?

 

Definition of recruitment

 

Factors affecting recruitment

 

 

 

3 Differentiate between personnel management and Human Resource Management.

 

Difference between Personnel Management and HRM

 

 

 

4 What is the purpose of performance appraisal? Explain the process of performance appraisal.

 

Purpose of performance appraisal

 

Process of performance appraisal

 

 

 

5 What is meant by employee grievance? What are the causes of employee grievances? Explain the need for employee counselling.

 

Meaning of employee grievance

 

Causes of employee grievances

 

Need for employee counselling.

 

 

 

6 Explain the need for employee induction program. What are the contents of induction program?

 

Need for employee induction program

 

Contents of induction

 

 

 

BBA303: QUALITY MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

1 What is meant by ‘Quality’? What are the dimensions of quality?

 

Definition of Quality

 

Dimensions of quality

 

 

 

2 Differentiate between Mission and Vision Statements. Write a brief note on “quality objectives”

 

a) Difference between Mission and Vision Statements

 

b) Quality Objectives

 

 

 

3 Explain the following:

 

a) Cost of quality

 

b) Kaizen

 

a) Explanation of ‘cost of quality’

 

b) Explanation of ‘Kaizen’

 

 

 

4 What is meant by Customer Focus? How do you handle customer complaints?

 

Meaning of Customer Focus

 

Handling customer complaints

 

5 What is ‘productivity’? Explain productivity factors.

 

Meaning of productivity

 

Explanation of productivity factors

 

 

 

6 Write short notes on the following:

 

(a) Quality Management Principles

 

(b) Deming Prize

 

(a) Short notes on Quality Management Principles

 

(b) Short notes on Deming Prize

 

 

 

BBA 304 - Advertising and sales

 

 

 

1 Define advertising and discuss the various functions of advertising.

 

Meaning

 

Functions

 

 

 

2 Discuss in brief the various message strategies in advertising.

 

3 strategies

 

 

 

3 Observe any newspaper advertisement of any telecom company. What is the target audience and what are benefits of choosing newspaper for advertisement.

 

Selection of appropriate advertisement

 

Identifying target audience

 

Advantages of newspaper advertisement

 

 

 

4 What is internet advertising? How is it different from Email advertising?

 

Internet advertising

 

Difference

 

 

 

5 What are the various sales presentation techniques? Discuss.

 

Sales presentation techniques

 

 

 

6 Write short notes on:

 

a) Sales promotion

 

b) Personal selling

 

a) meaning and scope of sales promotion

 

b) meaning and objectives of personal selling

 

 

 

BBA – Sem 4

 

 

 

BBA401- E-COMMERCE

 

 

 

1 a. eBay is The World's Online Marketplace, enabling trade on a local, national and international basis. With a diverse and passionate community of individuals and small businesses, eBay offers an online platform where millions of items are traded each day. Mention and explain the various opportunities offered by ecommerce for businesses.

 

b. What are the advantages and disadvantages of eCommerce?

 

a. Listing the opportunities and explaining

 

b. Listing the main advantages

 

Listing the disadvantages

 

 

 

2 a. The TCP/IP reference model is the network model used in the current Internet architecture. This model is derived from the OSI model and they are relatively same in nature. Explain the different characteristics of Gateways in the TCP/IP reference model with a neat diagram

 

b. Write short note on Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) with example a. Diagram

 

Characteristics

 

b. Explanation on HTML

 

Example

 

 

 

3 Hanson websites are built to work for your business and are built on the concept of intelligent website. An intelligent website is more than just a brochure on the web. It allows you to edit the website yourself through a Content Management System (CMS). What is the need for an intelligent website?

 

Listing the steps

 

Explanation

 

 

 

4. When a data is sent across the network it is encrypted and arranged in a way that even if there is a diversion in the flow of data should not leak the data. At the reception it is decrypted and actual data is obtained. Explain the different methods of encryption technique.

 

Listing

 

Explanation each of them

 

Diagram for each of them

 

 

 

5. Explain the different categories of electronic payment system in detail

 

Listing the types and sub types-

 

Explanation

 

 

 

6. We know that there are various internet services which help us to make the use of network efficiently. Being a regular user of the various services without probably knowing the technical aspects explain those services in details with an example.

 

Listing the various services

 

Explanation

 

Examples

 

 

 

BBA 402 & MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

 

 

 

1 Explain the importance of Management Accounting and Need of Management

 

Accounting.

 

Explanation of Management accounting

 

Need of Management Accounting

 

 

 

2 Explain the various steps in Budgetary Control. Advantages of Budgetary Control.

 

Steps in Budgetary Control

 

Advantages of Budgetary Control

 

 

 

3 What is absorption costing? Explain the features of absorption costing. Write the differences between absorption and marginal costing.

 

Absorption costing

 

Features of absorption costing

 

Difference between absorption and marginal costing

 

 

 

4 Explain the three types of financing in working capital.

 

Raw material: Rs.80 per unit, labour: Rs.30 per unit; overheads: Rs.60 per

 

unit, selling price/unit Rs.200: raw materials: one month, work in progress: 15

 

days, finished goods: 1 month; creditors: 1 month; debtors: two months, Wages:

 

45 days; overheads: 1 month; ¼ of production is sold in cash. Desired cash balance is Rs.3,65,000. Production per annum is 1,04,000 units. Estimate the working capital.

 

Explanation of financing of working capital

 

Estimation of working capital

 

5 Use the following information to prepare:

 

 A schedule of changes in working capital.

 

 A funds flow statement of Sahana & Co.

 

 

 

Balance Sheet of Sahana & Co.

 

Liabilities

31.03.2010

31.03.2011

Assets

31.03.2010

31.03.2011

Capital

185000

210000

Goodwill (at cost)

60000

60000

P & L

 Account

147800

176400

Land

47400

52400

Bank

120000

90000

Building

19400

19400

Loan

140000

122000

Plant

82600

72400

Bills Payable

20000

18000

Machinery

120000

128000

Creditors

 

 

Furniture

80000

72100

Provision for taxation

 

 

Inventory

50000

48300

 

 

 

Debtors

 

 

 

 

 

Bills receivable

 

 

 

 

 

Bank

 

 

 

 

 

Cash

 

 

 

652800

684400

 

652800

684400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule of changes in working capital

 

Fund flow statement of Sahana & Co

 

 

 

6 Give the meaning of dividend policy. Explain the significance of dividend decision and types of dividend policy.

 

Meaning of Dividend policy

 

Significance of dividend decision

 

Types of dividend policy

 

 

 

BBA 403 - International marketing

 

 

 

1 Explain the meaning, need and significance of international marketing.

 

Meaning

 

Need

 

significance

 

 

 

2 Discuss the indicators of economic condition of a country.

 

Economic condition indicators

 

 

 

3 Culture is an invisible barrier to international trade. Discuss.

 

Discuss the statement

 

 

 

4 What is branding? Discuss branding decisions.

 

Meaning

 

branding decisions

 

 

 

5 What is the mode of entry adopted by McDonalds? Discuss the various modes of entry in international business.

 

Mode of entry by McDonalds

 

Modes of entry

 

 

 

6 Write short notes on:

 

a) Transfer pricing

 

b) Trade fairs

 

a) meaning of transfer pricing

 

b) meaning and benefits of trade fairs

 

 

 

BBA404-Small Business Management

 

 

 

1 Define small business and explain its characteristics.

 

Definition of small business

 

Characteristics of small business

 

 

 

2 Explain Porter’s five forces model.

 

Explanation

 

 

 

3 Explain various sources of Working Capital.

 

Explanation

 

 

 

BBA405: RETAIL MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

1 What is meant by ‘retailing’? What are the functions of retailing?

 

Meaning of retailing

 

Functions of retailing

 

 

 

2 Explain the following:

 

(a) Retail Marketing mix

 

(b) Functions of merchandising manager.

 

(a) Explanation of Retail Marketing mix

 

(b) Explanation of Functions of merchandising manager.

 

 

 

3 Write short notes on the following:

 

(a) Store management

 

(b) Retail space management

 

(a) Short notes on Store management

 

(b) Short notes on Retail space management

 

 

 

BBA – Sem 6

 

 

 

BBA601- TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

1 Define any one definition of Technology. Explain the concept of technology in brief.

 

Diagram

 

Any one definition of technology

 

Example for this definition

 

Explain the concept of technology

 

 

 

2 List and explain the effects of technology on various human need factors

 

Atleast 10 factors with positive and negative effect

 

 

 

3 Differentiate between exploratory and normative methods of forecasting.

 

Atleast 5 differentiation

 

 

 

4 Describe the process of Technology assessment and evaluation with a neat diagram

 

Diagram

 

Technology assessment

 

Technology evaluation

 

 

 

5 Briefly explain the government initiative for technology transfer in India.

 

Introduction

 

Indian Scenario from your perspective

 

 

 

6 Write note on

 

a. Moore’s Law

 

b. Innovation Performance

 

a. History of Moore’s Law

 

Technology-S-Curve

 

b. Factors

 

Principles

 

Measures

 

 

 

BBA602 –Management Development and Skills

 

 

 

1 Define Management. Explain the importance of Management. Discuss any three advantages of Management.

 

Definition of Management

 

Explaining the importance of Management

 

Any three advantages of Management

 

 

 

2 Discuss the John Fisher’s Model of Personal Change

 

Explain the entire John Fisher’s Model Of Personal Change

 

 

 

3 Explain the concept of Decision-Making. Discuss the challenges in the process of Decision making.

 

Concept of Decision Making

 

Explaining the challenges in the decision making process

 

 

 

4 Suppose you have joined as a Manager in an organization and you are asked to negotiate on a particular issue. What according to you are the principles of Negotiation? Explain the steps in the process of negotiation.

 

State the twelve basic principles of negotiation

 

Explain the steps involved in a negotiation process

 

 

 

5 Discuss the qualities required to become an effective leader.

 

Explain any ten qualities of an effective leader

 

 

 

6 Write a short note on the following:

 

a) Grid Analysis

 

b) Catwoe Analysis

 

Meaning and steps involved in Grid Analysis

 

Meaning and elements of Catwoe Analysis

 

 

 

BBA603 & ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

 

 

 

1 Give introduction to international finance. Explain the benefits, scope of international finance. List the advantages and disadvantages of globalization.

 

Introduction to international finance

 

Benefits, Scope of international finance

 

Advantages and disadvantages of globalization

 

 

 

2 Write short note on:

 

Balance of Payment

 

Current account

 

Capital account

 

Foreign exchange reserves

 

Accounting equilibrium

 

Balance of Payment

 

Current account

 

Capital account

 

Foreign exchange reserves

 

Accounting equilibrium

 

 

 

3 Give introduction on foreign exchange. Explain on foreign exchange markets and role of international forex markets.

 

Introduction on foreign exchange

 

Explanation on foreign exchange markets

 

Role of international forex markets

 

 

 

4 Explain cash-in-advance and write the process of issuing letter of credit and different types of letter of credit.

 

Explanation of cash-in-advance

 

Process of issuing of letter of credit

 

Explanation of types of letter of credit

 

 

 

5 Explain the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Give the comparison between American Depository Receipt (ADR) and Global Depository Receipt (GDR). Write the categories for trade blocs.

 

Explanation of FDI

 

Comparison between ADR & GDR

 

Introduction on trade blocs

 

 

 

6 Write down the differences between GATT and WTO. Explain the problems and achievements of GATT & WTO.

 

Differences of GATT and WTO

 

Explanation of problems of GATT & WTO

 

Explanation of achievements of GATT & WTO

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEM 1 BBA WINTER 2014

BBA101 – Communication Skills

1. Communication is the lifeblood of a business organization. Explain the process of Communication. What is the role of Communication in Business?

2. Why are business letters given so much importance in today’s organizations? Bring out the difference between personal letters and business letters. Discuss the different characteristics of a good business letter.

3. Writing effectively is a skill, which can be learnt and perfected. Explain the general principles of Effective writing. What are the various techniques to improve your writing skills?

4. What groundwork does one needs to do to make an effective presentation? How do verbal, vocal and visual components of communication impact a presentation?

5. Explain the contents of a good resume. Distinguish between the different types of resumes.

6. With growing competition and volatile market conditions, jobs are not secured as they ought to be previously. What are the factors looked into by the prospective employers? Identify the techniques, which should be used by an interviewee to get a good job.

 

BBA102- Organization Behaviour

1. Define the term ‘Organisational Behaviour”. Explain the importance of Organizational Behaviour.

2. Explain the following:

a) Span of Control

b) Centralisation and Decentralisation

3. Describe the personality traits influencing Organizational behaviour.

4. Define the term motivation. Explain Maslow’s need Hierarchy theory.

5. Explain the functions of communication. Mention some of the tips or techniques for effective communication.

6. Write short notes on the following: a) Organization Culture b) Conflict management

 

BBA103 – Business Environment

1. Monetary policy regulates the money supply in an economy. Analyse how monetary policy play an important role in the credit availability of an economy.

2. Discuss the merits and demerits of Indian economy.

3. Elucidate the key regulations applicable to business in India.

4. Analyse two examples or cases of privatization in India.

5. Differentiate GATT and WTO.

6. Compare and contrast the different forms of Public sector Enterprises.

 

BBA104–Quantitative Techniques in Business

1. Statistics plays a vital role in almost every facet of human life. Statistics. Discuss the functions of Statistics. Explain the importance of statistics in business and management.

2. a. What do you understand by time series? What are the different types of variation in time series? Briefly describe each with an example. b. Construct a consumer price index for the information given by using Aggregate expenditure method

Commodities Quantity 2007( 0 Q ) Unit 0 P 1 P 2007 2008

A 7 quintal 300 310

B 5 quintal 305 308

C 4 quintal 416 419

D 9 quintal 530 625

E 3 kg 18 23

F 5 quintal 1050 1070

3. What is statistical quality control? Discuss the various control charts.

 

BBA105 – Computer Fundamentals

1. a. Determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (38.36)8 b. determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (511)16

2. Invite a set of friends for your wedding through email because you do not have enough of time to go and personally invite. How do you invite them with one personal mail?

3. a. What is a Macro? b. How do you create Macro?

 

SEM 2 NEW BBA WINTER 2014

BBA 201- RESEARCH METHODS

1 Briefly describe the different steps involved in a research process. What are the characteristics of good research?

Meaning of Research

Listing the steps of the research process

Explanation of the steps involved in a research process

Characteristics of good research

2 a. Explain the different types of research designs.

b. Differentiate between Probability and Non-probability sampling methods.

Meaning of research design

Types of research designs

Meaning of Probability and Non-probability sampling methods

Differences

3 The important task ahead of the researcher is to document the entire work done in the form of a well-structured research report. Describe in brief the components of a Research Report. What are the guidelines for writing the research report?

Meaning of a Research Report

Components of a Research Report

Guidelines for writing the Research Report

 

BBA202: BUSINESS STRATEGY

1 Define business policy. Explain the importance of business policy. Differentiate between business policy and Strategy.

Definition of business policy

Importance of business policy

Difference between business policy and strategy

2 What are the objectives of Strategic Management? What are the causes for failure of Strategic Management?

Objectives of Strategic Management

Causes for failure of Strategic Management

3 Write a brief note on the following:

a) Core competencies and their importance

b) Strategic leadership.

a) Core competencies and their importance

b) Strategic leadership.

 

BBA 203 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

1 Journalize the following transactions in the books of Balu.

2004 Rs.

Jan. 1 Commenced business with 25,000

Jan. 2 Goods purchased for cash 15,000

Jan. 3 Paid freight 500

Jan. 7 Goods sold to Raj Kumar on credit 5,000

Jan. 8 Paid for stationery 2,000

Jan.10 Paid for Rent 1,000

Jan.13 Cash received from Mohan Das 15,400

Allowed him discount 600

Jan.15 Paid Premium 4,000

Jan.20 Paid to postage 1,000

Jan.25 Paid for salaries 500

Jan.30 Commission received 1,000

Preparation of all the journal entries with the correct amount

Narration

2 Accountancy refers to a systematic knowledge of accounting. It explains ‘why to do’ and ‘how to do’ of various aspects of accounting. Explain the objectives of accounting and explain the categories of users.

Explanation of accounting objectives

Explanation of categories of users

3 What do you understand by good will? Explain the accounting treatment of goodwill at the time of admission. Give journal entry for the below problem:

T and S are partners in a firm sharing profit in the ratio 5:3. They admitted G as a new partner for 1/4th share in the profit. G brings Rs.45,000 for her share of goodwill and Rs.1,20,000 for capital. They have withdrawn the goodwill from the firm. Make journal entries in the books of the firm after the admission of G. The new profit sharing ratio will be 2:1:1.

Meaning of good will with the formula

Accounting treatment of goodwill at the time of admission

Journal entry in the books of T,S and G

4 Differentiate between trade discount and cash discount.

Enter the following transactions in Sadhana’s simple cash book.

2010 April 1st April Balance of cash in hand Rs.1500

8th April Purchased goods for cash from X for Rs.320

15th April Sold goods for Rs. 480 to Y for cash

20th April Received commission Rs.65

22nd April Paid Commission Rs.55

28th April Paid to Reena on account Rs.715

30th April Paid salary to the office clerk Rs.100 and office rent Rs.60

Differences between trade discount and cash discount

Preparation of cash book

5 Final Accounts are prepared at the end of the accounting year with various adjustments. Explain the features and objectives of final accounts.

Explanation of objectives of final accounts

Explanation of features of final accounts

6 Prepare Trading, Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet from the following particulars as on 31st March 2012.

Trial Balance

Particulars

Dr. (Rs)

Cr. (Rs)

Capital / Drawings

1400

10000

Cash in hand

1500

-

Bank overdraft @ 5%

-

2000

Purchase and Sales

12000

15000

Returns

1000

2000

Establishments charges

2500

-

Taxes and Insurance

500

-

Provision for Doubtful Debts

-

1000

Bad Debts

500

-

Sundry Debtors and Creditors

5000

1850

Commission

-

500

Investments

4000

-

Stock on 1 April 2010

3000

-

Furniture

600

-

Bills Receivable & Bills payable

3000

2500

Collected Sales Tax

-

150

Total

35000

35000

Further, you are required to take into consideration the following information:

a) Salary Rs.100 and taxes Rs.400 are outstanding but insurance Rs.50 prepaid

b) Commission amounting to Rs.100 has been received in advance for work to be done next year.

c) Interest accrued on investments Rs.210

d) Provision for doubtful Debts is to be maintained at 20%

e) Depreciation on furniture is to be charged at 10% p.a.

f) Stock on 31st March 2012 was valued at Rs.4,500

g) A fire occurred on 25th March 2012 in the godown and stock of the value of Rs.1,000 was destroyed. It was fully insured and the insurance company admitted the claim in full.

Calculation of Trading and P/L a/c

Preparation of balance sheet

 

BBA 204-MARKETING MANAGEMENT

1 “Marketing has greater importance for its contribution to society”. Explain.

Explanation of statement

Importance to the society

2 “Every marketing strategy should have adequate control mechanisms to ensure that it is properly implemented”. In the light of this statement, explain the techniques used in marketing control.

Explanation of the statement

Explanation of techniques

3 Assume that you are a marketing manager of a company who wants to manufacture cars that won’t cause any pollution. What process would you adopt to help company in developing this new product?

Explanation of the process

4 “A Brand is developed through diligent market research”. Explain the various steps which are undertaken in the formation of a brand name with the help of examples at every step.

Explanation of the steps

Examples

5 What are the various factors that influence the selection of the channel of distribution by a manufacturer?

Explanation of the factors

6 Write short notes on:

a) Advertising

b) Criteria for effective segmentation

a) Meaning and features

b) Explanation of all criteria

 

BBA205 – MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

1 Define MIS. Describe the characteristics and functions of MIS

Writing the meaning of MIS

Explaining the characteristics of MIS

Describing the functions of MIS

2 What do you mean by Decision Making Process? Describe the steps in Decision Making Process.

Meaning of Decision Making process

Explaining the steps in Decision Making Process

3 Explain the applications and systems used in E-communication.

Application and systems used in E-communication

4 There is an information explosion in today’s society. There are lot of advantages of DBMS like proper maintenance of the data and maintaining security. Explain the process of data transition using diagram and an example of your own.

Writing diagram

Explain with own example other than given in the SLM

Explaining the process

5 A project is composed of 9 activities the three estimates of time in weeks for the activities are given below in the following table.

Activity

Immediate predecessors

Optimistic time

Most like time duration

Pessimistic time

 

A

-

5

8

10

B

-

18

20

22

C

-

26

33

40

D

A

16

18

20

E

A

15

20

25

F

B

6

9

12

G

C

7

10

12

H

D

7

8

9

I

F,E

3

4

5

a. Draw a PERT Network

b. Determine the expected time and variance for each activity

c. Determine earliest and latest occurrence time of each event

d. Determine the critical path for the network

a. For correctly drawing the network diagram

b. For determining the expected time and variance for each activity

c. For determining the earliest and latest occurrence time of each event

d. For identifying the correct critical path

6 Write short notes on the following :

a)Transaction Processing System(TPS)

b)Knowledge Based System(KBS)

Concept of Transaction Processing System

Concept of Knowledge Based System

 

SEM 4 BBA WINTER 2014

BBA401- E-COMMERCE

1 a. eBay is The World's Online Marketplace®, enabling trade on a local, national and international basis. With a diverse and passionate community of individuals and small businesses, eBay offers an online platform where millions of items are traded each day. Mention and explain the various opportunities offered by ecommerce for businesses.

b. What are the advantages and disadvantages of eCommerce?

a. listing the opportunities and explaining

b. listing the main advantages

listing the disadvantages

2 a. The TCP/IP reference model is the network model used in the current Internet architecture. This model is derived from the OSI model and they are relatively same in nature. Explain the different characteristics of Gateways in the TCP/IP reference model with a neat diagram

b. Write short note on Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) with example

a. Diagram

Characteristics

b. explanation on HTML

Example

3 Hanson websites are built to work for your business and are built on the concept of intelligent website. An intelligent website is more than just a brochure on the web. It allows you to edit the website yourself through a Content Management System (CMS). What is the need for an intelligent website?

listing the steps

Explanation

4. When a data is sent across the network it is encrypted and arranged in a way that even if there is a diversion in the flow of data should not leak the data. At the reception it is decrypted and actual data is obtained. Explain the different methods of encryption technique.

listing

explanation each of them

Diagram for each of them

5. Explain the different categories of electronic payment system in detail

listing the types and sub types-

Explanation

6. We know that there are various internet services which help us to make the use of network efficiently. Being a regular user of the various services without probably knowing the technical aspects explain those services in details with an example.

Listing the various services

Explanation

Examples

 

BBA 402 & MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

1 Budgetary control is a strong business tool that helps companies maximizes profits. Explain the characteristics and objectives of a budgetary control system.

Explanation of characteristics of budgetary control system

Explanation of objectives of budgetary control system

2 The success of a business enterprise depends to a great extent on how efficiently and effectively it can control costs. Give the meaning of standard costing. Describe estimated cost and standard cost.

Meaning of standard costing

Explanation on estimated cost and standard cost

3 Marginal costing plays a major role in making certain decisions. It provides information to management regarding the behavior of costs and the incidence of such costs on the profitability of an undertaking. Please explain the advantages of marginal costing.

Advantages of marginal costing (cover all the 13 important points)

4 Variance analysis is a tool for measuring performance and depends on the principle of management by exception. Explain the uses of variance. From the following information, calculate sales margin price variance and sales margin volume variance.

Budgeted Sales

Actual Sales

Product

Qty.

(units)

Sales price per unit (Rs.)

Std. cost

per unit

Product

Qty.

(units)

Sales price per unit

(Rs.)

A

600

20

12

A

800

24

B

400

15

9

B

600

12

 

1000

 

 

 

1400

 

Uses of variances

Calculation of standard margin price variance and sales margin volume variance

5 Explain the determinants of working capital requirements.

Explanation of all the determinants of working capital requirements

6 From the following information prepare (i) a statement of sources and uses of funds and (ii) a schedule of changes in working capital for M/s. Eshwari & co. Balance sheets as on 31stMarch 2010 and 2011 are:

Liabilities

2010(Rs.)

2011(Rs.)

Assets

2010(Rs.)

2011(Rs.)

Equity share Capital

50000

62500

Good will

15000

12500

Redeemable Preference share

25000

20000

Land & Building

37500

55000

General Reserve

7500

8750

Debtors

22500

25000

Profit & Loss A/c

6250

8750

Bills Receivables

8750

1250

Creditors

15000

20000

Stock

18750

20000

Bills Payable

5000

2500

Cash

6250

8750

 

108750

122500

 

108750

122500

Additional Information

(i) Depreciation of Rs. 2,500 charged on Land & Buildings

(ii) Building amounting to Rs. 5,000 was sold for Rs. 4,700.

Calculation and preparation of schedule of changes in working capital

Preparation of statement of sources and uses of funds

 

BBA 403 - International marketing

1 Explain the meaning, need and significance of international marketing.

Meaning

Need

significance

2 Compare Adam Smith and David Ricardo’s theories of international trade.

Compare the two theories

3 Culture is an invisible barrier to international trade. Discuss.

Discuss the statement

4 Explain the meaning and need of secondary research in international marketing.

Meaning

need

5 What is the mode of entry adopted by McDonalds? Discuss the various modes of entry in international business.

Mode of entry by McDonalds

Modes of entry

6 Write short notes on:

a) Modes of transportation in international trade

b) Benefits and risks of Global e marketing

a) Modes of transportation in international trade

b) Benefits and risks of Global e marketing

 

BBA 404-Small Business Management

1 SWOT Analysis is an effective tool for making internal assessments. Assume that you are have recently joined as an executive in a small company manufacturing spare parts of automobiles. Your company has to avail a loan from bank. Prepare a SWOT Analysis to be presented in bank for your company.

Explanation of SWOT analysis

Report Preparation

2 Explain different types of Manufacturing Process.

Listing each of them

Explanation

3 Write short notes on:

a) Cost Allocation and Apportionment

b) Assessing Managerial skills

a) Explanation of allocation and apportionment

b) Meaning & steps

 

BBA405: RETAIL MANAGEMENT

1 Write short notes on the following:

a) Functions of retailing

b) Retail marketing

a) Functions of retailing

b) Retail marketing

2 Explain the functions of merchandising manager.

Explanation of the various functions of merchandising manager: Planning, Directing, Coordinating and Controlling

3 What is meant by retail space management? Describe the elements of store design?

Meaning of retail space management

Elements of store design

 

SEM 6 OLD BBA WINTER 2014

BB0027– CROSS - CULTURE ASPECTS OF BUSINESS

Q.1 Write a note on Specific Vs Diffused Culture.

Q.2 Explain Eiffel Tower Culture.

Q.3 Discuss business strategy and implications of culture on business strategy.

Q.4 Explain Japanese leadership approaches.

Q.5 Mr Zeeshan is a consultant. One of his clients wants to do business in UAE. What suggestions Mr Zeeshan shall give the client?

Q.6 Visit the site http://www.geert-hofstede.com/ and have a look at the cultural dimensions of India http://www.geert-hofstede.com/hofstede_india.shtml.Write a short note based on the observations.

 

BB0028 – Entrepreneurship Development

Q.1 Write a note on types of Entrepreneurs as classified by Danhof.

Q.2 What is SIDO? Explain its functions.

Q.3 Discuss MODVAT in detail.

Q.4 Explain New Small Enterprise Policy, 1991.

Q.5 Elaborate the TQM Process in Small Scale Enterprises.

Q.6 DigiTal is a leading laptop manufacturing company. It decides to add some more new products to the existing product line like – digital cameras and MP4 players. Help them to understand the basics for internal growth of business and discuss the advantages and disadvantages as well.

 

BB0029 –Economic Reforms Process in India

Q1. Explain privatization through disinvestment in India.

Q2. Briefly discuss the reforms in the banking sector during 1992-2001.?

Q3. Discuss the impact of convertibility both in current account and capital account.?

Q4. Write notes on VAT, MODVAT and Service Tax.

Q5. Do you think poverty can be reduced through policies of inclusive growth? Justify

Q6. Has the FDI flows in the current times helped India? Elaborate

 

BB0030 – Role of International Finance Institutions

Q1. How has India benefited from International Development Association?

Q2. What are the types of assistance given by The International Finance Corporation?

Q3. In what way has the Asian Development Bank assisted India? Give current information also.

 

BB0031 – Management Development

Q.1 What are the different types of decisions? Explain with examples.

Q.2 Discuss Line organizations in detail.

Q.3 Mr. Narayan is Senior Manager HR with BrightShine Paints. He wants to develop a system which helps in drafting the plans and achieving them. It shall also help in improving the communication between the superior and subordinates. Suggest a technique which may help to achieve this. Explain the technique in detail.

 

SEM 1 BBA FALL 2013

BBA 101- COMMUNICATION SKILLS

1
Depending on the channel used and the style of communication, there can be various types of communication. Explain the various types of communication based on channels and style?
Meaning of communication
Types of communication based on communication channels
Types of communication based on style and purpose
2
As a listener, why do you think listening plays a vital role in the organization? Co-relate the importance of the listening process in workplace with probable measures to be taken to improve it.
Purpose of Listening
Listening as an Important Skill in Work Place
Measure to Improve Listening
3
Discuss different types of communication network practiced in an organization.
Meaning of Communication Network
Types of Communication Network
4
Explain the importance of Business Letters. Differentiate between Personal and Business Letters.
Meaning of Business Letters
Importance of Business Letters
Differences
5
Different purposes of reading require different methods of reading. Describe the various ways of reading. What are the techniques that you can use to improve your reading?
Types of reading
Techniques
6
Why is employment communication a necessary weapon for employer? What should an applicant look for before he submits a resume to his prospective employer?
Importance of employment communication.
Guidelines for Writing Resume

 

BBA102 – ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

1
Define the term ‘Organisational Behaviour’. Describe the importance of Organisational behaviour.
10
A
Definition of Organisational behaviour
Importance of Organisational behaviour
2
List the types of organisation structure? Mention the basic elements of Organization Structure. Explain any three elements.
10
A
Listing the types of organisation structure
Listing the basic elements of organisation structure
Explanation of any three elements
3
Define the term ‘Learning’. Explain the theories of learning.
10
A
Definition of the term ‘learning’
Theories of learning
4
Describe Conflict management approaches.
10
A
Meaning of conflict management
Description of conflict management approaches
5
Define the term ‘power’ with respect to organisational behaviour. What are the sources of power? Explain.
A
Definition of the term ‘power’
Explanation of Sources of power
6
What do you mean by organisational change? Explain the need for change. What are the reasons for resistance to change in organisation?
10
A
Meaning of organisational change
Need for change
Reasons for resistance to change in organisation

 

BBA 103- BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

1
Perform SWOT analysis on any one of the major IT companies like Infosys, TCS, HCL and Wipro
Introduction
Strengths
Weakness
Opportunities
Threats
conclusion
2
Discuss Business Ethics. What are the activities considered unethical in business?
Business ethics
Unethical practices
3
Discuss the economic functions and roles of the government?
Functions Role of the government
4
Is Indian rupee fully convertible?
Discuss the consequences of convertibility of rupee .
Answer for - Is Indian rupee fully convertible? Explanation of the convertibility of currency.
consequences of convertibility of rupee
5
Describe the corporate social responsibility of business houses towards human resources with an example of an Indian company.
Explain Corporate social responsibility
4
Example of an Indian company
6
6
Higher FDI is expected to bring in more investment. Discuss the importance of FDI in this context.
Explain FDI
Importance of FDI

 

BBA104- QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS

1
What do you mean by Measures of Central Tendency? Explain the Measures of Central Tendency.
Meaning of Measures of Central Tendency
Explanation of the Measures of Central Tendency (Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, Median, Mode)
2
Briefly explain the following:
a) Cumulative frequency distribution
b) Pie Chart
c) Bar Chart
d) Histogram
e) Frequency polygon
Explanation of Cumulative frequency distribution
Explanation of Pie Chart
Explanation of Bar Chart
Explanation of Histogram
Explanation of Frequency polygon
3
a. Explain the methods of determining trend in time series.
b. Fit a straight line trend by method of least squares to the following data:
Year
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Production
(in lakhs) 4 6 9 10 11
Meaning of Trend
Methods of determining Trend
Fitting a straight line trend by method of least squares (Formula & Computation/Solution to the problem)

 

BBA105- COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

1
a. Determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (34.51)8
b. determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (155)16
A
a. Decimal to octal conversion- formula
2
10
Calculations
3
b. Decimal to hexadecimal conversion- formula
2
Calculations
3
2
Invite a set of friends for your wedding through email because you do not have enough of time to go and personally invite. How do you invite them with one personal mail?
A
Mail merge steps
5
10
Example and list the friends to send the invitation
5
3
Write short notes on
a. Magnetic disc description
b. CD ROM description
A
explaining
3
10
Figure
2
Explaining
3
Figure
2

 

SEM 2 BBA FALL 2013
BBA 201-RESEARCH METHODS

1
Research is an orderly approach towards purposeful investigation. Explain the various steps involved in a research process.
Meaning of Research
Listing the steps
Explanation of the steps involved in a research process
2
Explain the steps involved in formulating a research problem. What are the techniques for formulating a research problem?
Meaning of Research Problem
Steps involved in formulating a research problem
Techniques for formulating a research problem
3
Discuss the types of Questionnaire. Explain the guidelines in designing a Questionnaire.
Meaning of a Questionnaire
Types of Questionnaire
Guidelines for Questionnaire Design

 

BBA 202 – BUSINESS STRATEGY

1
Explain the various factors influencing the business policy of a firm
A 1) Internal factors or Internal environment and 2) External factors or External environment
Each factor 5 marks
10
2
What are the various steps involved in strategy formulation?
A
Development of vision statement
Preparation of mission statement
Definition of company profile
Assessment of external environment
Setting of quantitative targets
Preparation of action plans
Budget and resource allocation
Organizational alignment
Implementation
Evaluation & Feedback
1 mark each
10
3
What are the primary functions of a strategic leader in an organization?
A
Formulation of correct strategy
Execution of strategy
Organization of resources
Promotion of corporate spirit
Team work
Represe
Mentor and Counsellor
Use of position and power
Time management
Effectiveness

 

BBA203 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

1
Accounting concept refers to the basic assumptions and rules and principles which work as the basis of recording of business transactions and preparing accounts. Explain any 5 concepts of accounting with example
A
(Explanation of each concept with example carries 2 marks each) (5*2= 10 marks)
10
10
2
Differentiate between trade discount and cash discount.
Enter the following transactions in Sadhana’s simple cash book.
2010 April 1st April Balance of cash in hand Rs.1500
8th April Purchased goods for cash from X for Rs.320
15th April Sold goods for Rs. 480 to Y for cash
20th April Received commission Rs.65
22nd April Paid Commission Rs.55
28th April Paid to Reena on account Rs.715
30th April Paid salary to the office clerk Rs.100 and office rent Rs.60
A
Differences between trade discount and cash discount
Preparation of cash book
5
5
10
3
Final Accounts are prepared at the end of the accounting year with various adjustments. Explain the features and objectives of final accounts
A
Explanation of objectives of final accounts
Explanation of features of final accounts
3
7
4
Prepare Trading and Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet from the following particulars as at 31st March 2012.
Trial Balance
Particulars
Dr. (Rs)
Cr. (Rs)
Capital / Drawings
1,400
10,000
Cash in hand
1,500
-
Bank overdraft @ 5%
-
2,000
Purchase and Sales
12,000
15,000
Returns
1,000
2,000
Establishments charges
2,500
-
Taxes and Insurance
500
-
Provision for Doubtful Debts
-
1,000
Bad Debts
500
-
Sundry Debtors and Creditors
5,000
1,850
Commission
-
500
Investments
4,000
-
Stock on 1 April 2010
3,000
-
Furniture
600
-
Bills Receivable & Bills payable
3,000
2,500
Collected Sales Tax
-
150
Total
35,000
35,000
Further, you are required to take into consideration the following information:
a) Salary Rs.100 and taxes Rs.400 are outstanding but insurance Rs.50 prepaid
b) Commission amounting to Rs.100 has been received in advance for work to be done next year.
c) Interest accrued on investments Rs.210
d) Provision for doubtful Debts is to be maintained at 20%
e) Depreciation on furniture is to be charged at 10% p.a.
f) Stock on 31st March 2012 was valued at Rs.4,500
g) A fire occurred on 25th March 2012 in the godown and stock of the value of Rs.1,000 was destroyed. It was fully insured and the insurance company admitted the claim in full.
A
Calculation of Trading and P/L a/c
Preparation of balance sheet
5
5
10
5
ABC Ltd.’s cashbook showed a bank overdraft of Rs.12,000 as on 30th June 2004. The bank statement as on that date also showed an overdraft but the figure is different. The following are the causes.
1. Cheques deposited but not yet collected Rs.1,500
2. Cheques issued but not yet presented for payment Rs.2,000
3. A cheque of Rs.1,500 deposited on 15th May, 2004 was dishonoured on 19th June, 2004 but not intimated by the bank till 30th June, 2004
4. Bank charges not recorded in the cash book Rs.1,000
5. Interest on overdraft not intimated Rs.1,200
A
Preparation of Bank reconciliation statement
10
10
6
Mayur, Veer and Prakash are partners sharing profit and losses in the ratio of 2:1:1. Their Balance Sheet was as follows:
Balance Sheet of Mayur, Veer and Prakash as on December 31, 2008
Liabilities
Amount
Assets
Amount
Creditors
10,000
Cash in Hand
7,000
Bills payable
7,000
Machinery
13,000
Stock
26,000
Capitals:
Mayur 40,000
Veer 30,000
Prakash 20,000
90,000
Debtors
Investment
Building
26,000
15,000
20,000
Total
1,07,000
Total
1,07,000
Prakash has expired on 01.01.2009 and as a result the assets are revalued and liabilities reassessed as follows:
i) Create a Provision for doubtful debt on debtors at Rs.800.
ii) Building and investment are appreciated by 10%.
iii) Machinery is depreciated at 5%
iv) Creditors were overestimated by Rs.500.
v) Goodwill of the firm valued at Rs.27,000
The balance due to Prakash will be transferred to his executor’s loan account which carries an interest of 10% p.a. Prepare necessary ledger accounts and show the balance sheet of new firm after adjustments.
A
Preparation of ledger accounts
Preparation of balance sheet
5
5

 

BBA 204-MARKETING MANAGEMENT

1
Define Marketing and classify on the basis of geographical coverage.
A
Meaning of marketing
Classification
2
2*4
10
2
Write short notes on the following:
a.) Exchange Concept
b.) Production Concept
c.) Selling Concept
d.) Marketing Concept
e.) Societal Marketing Concept
A
Explanation
2*5
10
3
Explain SWOT & PEST
A
Explanation of SWOT Analysis
Explanation of PEST Analysis
5
5
10
4
What are the constituents of micro environment of the organization
A
Constituents of micro environment
2*5
10
5
What are the additional components in marketing mix?
A
Explanation of the 3 components in detail
10
10
6
What are the internal & external factors affecting pricing decisions?
A
Internal factors
External Factors
5
5

 

BBA205- MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

a. Define ERP. Explain the terminology related to ERP.
b. How ERP evolved in a system?
A
a. Definition.
2
10
Explanation on point of sale, MRP-I, MRP-II, EAS, some important things on enterprise in large organisations
3
b. ERP before and After
5
2
a. Compare between conventional organization system and E-enterprise.
b. List the different business models and one example each.
A
a. Comparing both the types of organisation
5
10
b. Explaining the four types of business models viz., e-business, e-communication, e-commerce, e-collaboration
5
3
Explore the relationship between Artificial intelligence and Neural networks.
A
Define AI
Explanation on neural networks
Comparison of the three different classification of AI and showing where the NN fits.
Diagrammatic representation on AI classification
2
2
2
2
2
10
4.
There are two investment plans in the market whose details are given below based on which you need to decide which investment plan you need to select. Suggest which investment plan you prefer and why?
Particulars
Part A
Part B
Investment in Rs. Million
3
2.7
Savings/ gain per year in Rs. Million
1.0
0.75
No. of years savings or gain would occur
5
5
Discount Rate
12%
12%
A
Formulae
2
10
Which Plan is better investment
1
Calculations and correct answer
7
5.
a. Explain Management Science models in detail.
b. Estimate the completion time of each activity whose optimistic time estimate is 5 seconds and the pessimistic time estimate are 20 seconds. The most likely time estimate is 9 seconds.
A
a. Explanation
5
10
b. Formula te
1
The time of completion calculation
4
6.
a. Compare between file processing system and DBMS
b. Explain the relationship between data, information and its structure.
A
a. Comparing the two systems
5
10
b. Describing the relationship with the diagram
3+2

 

SEM 3 BBA FALL 2013
BBA301 - Legal and Regulatory Framework

Q1. Discuss the major commercial and corporate laws prevailing in India.
Q2. Explain the essentials of a contract of sale. Discuss the rights of an unpaid seller.
Q3. Discuss the documents that are to be submitted to the ROC along with the application of for incorporation of a company
Q4. Differentiate Competition Act 2002 and MRTP act 1969. Discuss the salient features of Competition Act.
Q5. Explain the key elements of IPRs. Differentiate between trademarks and copy right.
Q6. Explain the main objectives of Factories Act, 1948. Discuss the main areas that are focused in this act.

 

BBA302- Human Resource Management

Q1. What do you mean by Job description? Explain in detail.
Q2. Define ‘recruitment’. What are the factors affecting recruitment?
Q3. Describe the steps involved in employee induction program.
Q4. What is the purpose of performance appraisal? Explain the process of performance appraisal.
Q5. What is meant by employee grievance? What are the causes of employee grievances? Explain the need for employee counselling.
Q6. What are the advantages of selection tests? List and explain the barriers in selection.

 

BBA303 – Quality Management

Q1. How is the McKinsey 7S model used for carrying out strategic planning and implementation?
Q2. Explain the different categories of costs of quality
Q3. Why productivity is important?
Q4. Write a note on control chart
Q5. Discuss the Quality Management Principles
Q6. Write a note on theories of motivation

 

BBA304 - Advertising and sales

Q1. Explain the advertising pyramid with a neat diagram.
Q2. Mention the steps in media planning process in brief.
Q3. Observe a newspaper advertisement of any telecom service provider. What is the target audience and what are benefits of choosing newspaper for advertisement.
Q4. Provide a meaningful comparison amongst various sales strategies. Do you notice any resemblance between them?
Q5. What is sales promotion? How is it different to advertising?
Q6. Discuss the performance evaluation methods for sales persons.

SEM 4 BBA FALL 2013
BBA401- E-COMMERCE

1
a. eBay is The World's Online Marketplace®, enabling trade on a local, national and international basis. With a diverse and passionate community of individuals and small businesses, eBay offers an online platform where millions of items are traded each day. Mention and explain the various opportunities offered by ecommerce for businesses.
b. What are the advantages and disadvantages of eCommerce?
A
a. Listing the opportunities and explaining
3
10
b. Listing the main advantages
3
Listing the disadvantages
4
2
a. The TCP/IP reference model is the network model used in the current Internet architecture. This model is derived from the OSI model and they are relatively same in nature. Explain the different characteristics of Gateways in the TCP/IP reference model with a neat diagram
b. Write short note on Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) with example
A
a. Diagram
3
10
Characteristics
3
b. Explanation on HTML
3
Example
1
3
Hanson websites are built to work for your business and are built on the concept of intelligent website. An intelligent website is more than just a brochure on the web. It allows you to edit the website yourself through a Content Management System (CMS). What is the need for an intelligent website?
A
Listing the steps
4
10
Explanation
6
4.
When a data is sent across the network it is encrypted and arranged in a way that even if there is a diversion in the flow of data should not leak the data. At the reception it is decrypted and actual data is obtained. Explain the different methods of encryption technique.
A
Listing
1
10
Explanation each of them
5
Diagram for each of them
4
5.
Explain the different categories of electronic payment system in detail.
A
Listing the types and sub types-
3
10
Explanation
7
6.
We know that there are various internet services which help us to make the use of network efficiently. Being a regular user of the various services without probably knowing the technical aspects explain those services in details with an example.
A
Listing the various services
2
10
Explanation
6
Examples
2

BBA402 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

1
Budgetary control is a strong business tool that helps companies maximize profits. Explain the advantages of budgetary control.
A
Explanation of advantages of budgetary control
10
10
2
The success of a business enterprise depends to a great extent on how efficiently and effectively it can control costs.
Give the meaning of standard costing. Describe estimated cost and standard cost.
A
Meaning of standard costing
Explanation on estimated cost and standard cost
5
5
10
3
Variance analysis is a tool for measuring performance and depends on the principle of management by exception. Explain the uses of variance.
From the following information, calculate sales margin price variance and sales margin volume variance.
Budgeted Sales Actual Sales
Product Qty. (units) Sales price per unit (Rs.) Std. cost per unit Product Qty.(units) Sales price per unit (Rs.)
A                   600                          20                                            12                         A            800                          24
B                     400                        15                                               9                          B             600                          12
                    1000                                                                                                                       1400
A
The uses of variances
Calculation of standard margin price variance and sales margin volume variance
5
5
10
4
The following are the summarised trading and profit & loss accounts of Mysore Jewellers for the year ending 31 December 2002 and the balance sheet as on that date.
Trading and profit & loss account
To opening stock 76,250 By sales 5,00,000
To purchases 3,22,250 By closing stock 98,500
To gross profit 2,00,000
5,98,500 5,98,500
To selling expenses 22,000 By gross profit b/d 2,00,000
To administrative expenses 98,000 By dividend on shares 9,000
To loss on sale of assets 2,000 By profit on sale of shares 3,000
To net profit 90,000
2,12,000 2,12,000
BALANCE SHEET
Liabilities Rs. Assets Rs.
Share capital:
2600 equity shares of Rs. 100 each 260000 Land & building 150000
Reserves 70000 Plant & machinery 80000
Current liabilities 130000 Stock in trade 98500
Profit & Loss account 20000 Sundry debtors 61500
Bank balances 30000
Bills receivables 60000
480000 480000

You are required to calculate the following ratios:
1. Gross profit ratio
2. Net profit ratio
3. Operating ratio
4. Operating profit ratio
5. Stock turnover ratio
6. Turnover of fixed assets
7. Return on total resources
A
Calculation of all the ratios
10
10
5
Explain the determinants of working capital requirements.
A
Explanation of all the determinants of working capital requirements
10
10
6
From the following information prepare (i) a statement of sources and uses of funds and (ii) a schedule of changes in working capital for M/s. Eshwari & co. Balance sheets as on 31stMarch 2010 and 2011 are:
Liabilities 2010(Rs.) 2011(Rs.) Assets 2010(Rs.) 2011(Rs.)
Equity share Capital 50000 62500 Good will 15000 12500
Redeemable Preference share 25000 20000 Land & Building 37500 55000
General Reserve 7500 8750 Debtors 22500 25000
Profit & Loss A/c 6250 8750 Bills Receivables 8750 1250
Creditors 15000 20000 Stock 18750 20000
Bills Payable 5000 2500 Cash 6250 8750
108750 122500 108750 122500
Additional Information
(i) Depreciation of Rs. 2,500 charged on Land & Buildings
(ii) Building amounting to Rs. 5,000 was sold for Rs. 4,700.
A
Calculation and preparation of schedule of changes in working capital
Preparation of statement of sources and uses of funds
5
5
10

BBA 403 - International marketing

1
Explain the different economic indicators which give us the idea of the economic condition of the country in brief.
A
Economic indicators
10
10
2
Write short notes on:
a) Arbitration
b)FDI
A
a) Meaning and benefits of arbitration
b) Meaning and effect of FDI
5
5
10
3
What are the issues related channel decisions in international marketing?
A
Meaning and role of channel
Important decisions and issues
4
6
10
4
What are the different strategies adopted by the marketer while fixing the price for the product?
A
Pricing strategies with explanation of 2 major strategies
10
10
5
What is personal selling? Explain with reasons why local nationals are preferred as sales personnel in international marketing?
A
Meaning of personal selling
Advantages of using local nationals
4
6
10
6
Discuss the advantages of direct and indirect exporting.
A
Advantages of direct exporting
Advantages of indirect exporting
5
5

BBA404- SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

1
What are the various forms of organisation? Explain in detail.
10
A
Listing the various forms of organisation
Explanation of the various forms of organisation
2
8
2
Explain the various sources of working capital.
10
A
Meaning of working capital
Explanation of various sources of working capital
1
9
3
Write short notes on the following:
(a) Materials management
(b) Managerial activities
10
A
(a) Materials management
(b) Managerial activities
5
5

BBA405-RETAIL MANAGEMENT

Q1. Explain the 4 principles of Retailing Concept and explain the 8 functions of Retailing?
(4 principles of retailing concept – 2 Marks and 8 Functions of retailing – 8 Marks)
Q2. What are the various factors influencing the retail consumers?
(All the 4 factors including the sub factors in each factor need to be explained in detail – 10 Marks)
Q3. Describe the different kinds of markets and explain the benefits of market segmentation.
(4 kinds of Market – 4 Marks and 6 benefits of market segmentation – 6 Marks)

SEM 5 BBA FALL 2013

BBA 501 – PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

1 Discuss the functions of operations management.

A

Explanation (from Student’s viewpoint ) of functions of operations management Planning Organizing Controlling

2 Discuss the any five main functions of production planning and control.

A

Explanation of any five of the following Order preparation Materials planning Routing Estimating Scheduling Loading Dispatching Progressing Expediting and follow-up: Inspection Cost control

3 What are the various types and functions of stores?

A

Functions of stores Requesting the purchasing department for adequate quantity of materials Controlling on quantity of materials Protecting the materials

Issuing materials only to authorized people or requisitions Maintaining proper records of receipts, issues and balances Types of store Maintaining proper records

Types of stores: Receiving store Main Warehouse Special

4 What are the various types of Projects , list their advantages and Disadvantages?

A

Types of projects On the basis of composition Functional project Matrix project On the basis of size

5 Describe the activities involved in Lubrication Maintenance.

A Importance of lubrication maintenance Activities

1. Identifying the right part of machine for lubrication

2. Cleaning of oil tanks and hydraulic systems

3. Bearings lubrication

4. Lubricating oil pipes

5. Replacing wicks

6. Scheduling the frequency of lubrication

7. Deciding the amount of lubrication required

8. Deciding the amount of lubrication required

6 Explain Costs of Quality and its various types.

A

Definition of costs of quality

Types of costs of quality Prevention costs Appraisal costs Internal failure costs

BBA 502-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

1 Assume you are promoted to Chief Financial Officer of a company. Discuss your responsibilities. Discuss the role of a finance manager.

Explain CFO responsibilities

Role of Finance manager

2 What is the difference between budgeting and forecasting? Describe the three important components of the master budget.

difference between budgeting and forecasting

three important components of the master budget

3 Write a note on the concept time value of money? Suppose Mr.Ram an engineer would like to invest Rs 15,000 for ten years in his public provident fund. Assume the interest rate to be 10 per cent per year. Calculate the present value.

Note on time value of money

Calculate the present value of the series of `15,000 paid each year for ten years

4 a. The current market price of a company’s share is Rs 120 and the expected dividend per share next year is Rs12. If the dividends are expected to grow at a constant rate of 8 per cent, what is the company’s cost of equity?

b. Explain the application of cost of capital.

a. Cost of equity

b. application of cost of capital

5 a. Find out the various methods through which a company can borrow funds for its short-term working capital requirements.

b. Write a note on infrastructure project financing.

a. short-term working capital requirements

b. note on infrastructure project financing

6 a. Write a short note on the nature of inventory. B.

b. Assume you are working as a store keeping manager and your job responsibility includes managing inventory as well. Identify some of the inventory management techniques that you can use.

a. nature of inventory

b. Inventory management techniques

 

BBA 503-ECONOMIC PLANNING AND POLICIES

1 Identify the different factors that play a vital role in the growth of India’s economy.

Discuss FDI prospects in India

Explain factors

Role of FDI

2 Prepare a report on the trends in India’s national income growth and structure.

NI trends, growth and structure

3 Write a short note on social infrastructure

Note on social infrastructure

4 a. Identify the reasons attributed to the growth of the public sector.

b. Explain the role of public sector in different fields in India.

a. reasons

b. role of Public sector

5 Discuss the objectives of Price policy.

Objectives of price policy

6 Elaborate on the financial relations between the Centre and the States.

Explain financial relations between the Centre and the States

 

BBA 504-TAXATION MANAGEMENT

1 Distinguish between revenue expenditure and capital expenditure. Explain the distinction between capital losses and revenue losses.

Differences between revenue expenditure and capital expenditure distinction between capital losses and revenue losses

2 a. Suppose Mohan is a salaried employee. His annual income is `4, 25,000.

His home loan interest payment is `80,000 and his home loan principal repayment is `60,000. He has made an investment of `50,000 in NSC.

Calculate Mohan’s tax liability.

b. Discuss the tax assessment slabs for FY 2012-13 and FY 2011-12.

a. Calculation of Mohan’s tax liability

b. Tax assessment slabs

3 Discuss the objectives of 2013-14 fiscal policy

Fiscal policy Objectives of Fiscal policy 2013-14

 

BBA505 - Entrepreneurship Management

1 Define ‘entrepreneurship’. Explain the importance of Entrepreneurship.

A

Definition of entrepreneurship

Importance of entrepreneurship

2 What is meant by business plan? Describe the contents of a business plan.

A

Meaning of business plan

Contents of a business plan

3 Write short notes on the following:

1. Venture capital

2. Marketing the new venture

3. Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

A

Venture capital

Marketing the new venture

Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

SEM 5 BBA RETAIL OPERATIONS FALL 2013
BBR501-STORE OPERATIONS AND JOB KNOWLEDGE

1
What do you understand by store-based & non store-based retailing?
A
Detailed explanation of 2 types
8
10
Diagram
2
2
What are the ways to differentiate retail stores on the basis of Merchandise mix?
A
Brief explanation of 4 types on the basis of Merchandise Mix
4 x 2.5
10
3
Explain the store opening process.
A
Introduction to Stores
1.5
10
7 Points to be explained in detail
7
Conclusion
1.5
4
Explain the process of selecting a store location.
A
Detailed explanation on process of selecting a store location
8
10
Diagram
2
5
What are the various roles and responsibilities of the head visual merchandiser?
A
Who is a Visual Merchandiser
1
10
Roles and Responsibilities of a VM
8
Conclusion
1
6
Explain the process of returning goods to vendors
8 Points to be explained in detail
8
10
Diagram
2

BBR502-LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Explain the difference between logistics and supply chain management.
A
Detailed explanation on the difference between logistics and supply chain management
10
10
2
Enumerate the features of integrated logistics.
A
Brief explanation of 9 points
9
10
Diagram
1
3
Explain the concept of supply chain management
A
Detailed explanation on concept of SCM
8
10
Diagram (Fig 3.1)
2
4
What are the factors that are needed to be considered while selecting the appropriate forecasting technique?
A
Detailed explanation of 10 factors
10
10
5
Explain the concept of inventory turnover ratio & What do you understand by economic order quantity?
A
Concept of inventory turnover ratio
5
10
Concept of Economic Order Quantity
5
6
Enumerate the principles of Material handling
A
10 points to be explained in brief
10

BBR503-BUYING

1
List a few key roles and responsibilities of a retail buyer.
A
Detailed explanation on the Roles and responsibilities of a retail buyer
10
10
2
Discuss the concept of product mix & consignment buying.
A
Concept of Product Mix
5
10
Concept of Consignment Buying
5
3
What are the five stages of buying decision making?
A
Detailed explanation on 5 stages of buying
5 x 2

BBR504-VISUAL MERCHANDISE

1
What are the common challenges in visual merchandising?
A
Detailed explanation on the challenges in visual merchandising
10
10
2
What is a colour wheel and Explain the various types of lighting used in retail stores.
A
Concept of Colour wheel
4
10
Brief explanation on various types of lighting used in retail store
6
3
Throw light on the grid layout of a store & What do you understand by forced-path layout?
A
Detailed explanation on grid layout
5
10
Detailed explanation on forced-path layout
5

BBR505-WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

1
Enumerate the issues in retail logistics and list the components they can be attributed to.
A
Introduction to retail logistics
Detailed explanation on the 7 points and
Conclusion.
1.5
7
1.5
10
2
List the functions of a warehouse.
A
Brief explanation of 9 points
9
10
Diagram 2.2
1
3
Describe the FIFO method & LIFO method with an example for each
A
Detailed explanation on concept of LIFO
5
10
Detailed explanation on concept of FIFO
5
4
Explain the benefits of bar codes in warehousing and supply chains
A
Detailed explanation of 9 benefits & conclusion
9 + 1
10
5
Discuss the importance of a warehouse in the value chain
A
7 Points to be discussed in detail
10
10
6
Describe the various aspects that a retailer needs to consider while making product selection.
A
7 points to be explained in brief
7
10
Diagram 6.3
3

SEM 6 BBA FALL 2013
BB0027– CROSS - CULTURE ASPECTS OF BUSINESS

Q.1 Write a note on Specific Vs Diffused Culture.
Q.2 Explain Eiffel Tower Culture.
Q.3 Discuss business strategy and implications of culture on business strategy.
Q.4 Explain Japanese leadership approaches.
Q.5 Mr Zeeshan is a consultant. One of his clients wants to do business in UAE. What suggestions Mr Zeeshan shall give the client?
Q.6 Visit the site http://www.geert-hofstede.com/ and have a look at the cultural dimensions of India http://www.geert-hofstede.com/hofstede_india.shtml.Write a short note based on the observations.

 

BB0028 – Entrepreneurship Development

Q.1 Write a note on types of Entrepreneurs as classified by Danhof.
Q.2 What is SIDO? Explain its functions.
Q.3 Discuss MODVAT in detail.
Q.4 Explain New Small Enterprise Policy, 1991.
Q.5 Elaborate the TQM Process in Small Scale Enterprises.
Q.6 DigiTal is a leading laptop manufacturing company. It decides to add some more new products to the existing product line like – digital cameras and MP4 players. Help them to understand the basics for internal growth of business and discuss the advantages and disadvantages as well.

 

BB0029 –Economic Reforms Process in India

Q1. Explain privatization through disinvestment in India.
Q2. Briefly discuss the reforms in the banking sector during 1992-2001.?
Q3. Discuss the impact of convertibility both in current account and capital account.?
Q4. Write notes on VAT, MODVAT and Service Tax.
Q5. Do you think poverty can be reduced through policies of inclusive growth? Justify
Q6. Has the FDI flows in the current times helped India? Elaborate

 

BB0030 – Role of International Finance Institutions

Q1. How has India benefited from International Development Association?
Q2. What are the types of assistance given by The International Finance Corporation?
Q3. In what way has the Asian Development Bank assisted India? Give current information also.

 

BB0031 – Management Development

Q.1 What are the different types of decisions? Explain with examples.
Q.2 Discuss Line organizations in detail.
Q.3 Mr. Narayan is Senior Manager HR with BrightShine Paints. He wants to develop a system which helps in drafting the plans and achieving them. It shall also help in improving the communication between the superior and subordinates. Suggest a technique which may help to achieve this. Explain the technique in detail.

 

 

BBA SEM 1 SUMMER 2013

BBA101 – Communication Skills

Q1. Communication is the lifeblood of a business organisation. Explain the role of Communication in Business. What are the various barriers to Communication? (Meaning – 1 mark, Role – 5 marks , Barriers- 4 marks) 10 marks

Q2. Writing effectively is a skill, which can be learnt and perfected. Explain the general principles of Effective writing. What are the various techniques to improve your writing skills?

(Principles- 6 marks, Techniques- 4 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Explain the importance of Business Letters. Differentiate between Personal and Business Letters. (Importance- 5 marks, Differences- 5 marks) 10 marks

Q4. A good structured report helps the management to take vital decisions in an organised manner. Describe the structure and the steps involved in writing a good report. (Structure-5 marks, Steps- 5 marks) 10 marks

Q5. Different purposes of reading require different methods of reading. Describe the various ways of reading. What are the techniques that you can use to improve your reading? (Types – 5 marks, Techniques -5 marks) 10 marks

Q6. A candidate is required to maintain certain characteristics to ensure that he gets the job he has applied. State the characteristics. Identify the techniques which should be used by the interviewee to get a good job. (Characteristics - 5 marks, Techniques -5 marks)

 

BBA102 – Organisational Behaviour

Q1. List the types of organisation structure? Mention the basic elements of Organization Structure. Explain any three elements. (Listing the three types – 2, mentioning the basic elements – 2, explanation of three elements – 6) 10 marks

Q2. Explain the Nature of Interpersonal Behaviour. Describe the Johari Window Model. (Meaning – 2, nature of interpersonal behaviour – 2, description of Johari window – 6) 10 marks

Q3. Define the term ‘Learning’. Explain the theories of learning. (Definition of learning – 2, listing the theories of learning – 1, explanation of these theories – 7) 10 marks

Q4. Define ‘personality’. Explain the personality traits influencing Organisational behaviour.

(Definition of personality – 2, listing the personality traits – 1, explanation of the traits – 7) 10 marks

Q5. How is a leader different from a manager? Describe the styles of leadership. (Difference between leader and a manager – 3, mention the styles of leadership – 1, explanation of the styles – 6) 10 marks

Q6. Explain the characteristics of a team. Discuss different types of teams. (Characteristics of a team – 3, List the types of teams – 1, explanation of the types– 6) 10 Marks

 

BBA103 –Business Environment

Q1. Discuss how Monetary policy regulates the money supply in an economy through various instruments. (explanation of the instruments of monetary policy- 10 marks) (7 10 marks

Q2. Differentiate between capitalist and socialist economies (differences-10 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Discuss how regulatory role of Indian government is different from participatory role. (explanation of regulatory role and participatory role of Indian government-10 marks) 10 marks

Q4. Discuss Privatisation in India with some examples. (explanation of green Taxes- 4 marks; advantages- 3 marks; disadvantages- 3 marks) 10 marks

Q5. Discuss the basic differences between the GATT and the WTO. (differences-10 marks) 10 marks

Q6. The Indian economy is the fourth largest economy of the world on the basis of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). Analyse India as an emerging economy with respect to different sectors. (explanation of emerging economy-3 marks; Agriculture- 2 marks; Industy-2 marks; Services sector- 2marks; conclusion- 1 mark)

 

BBA104 – Quantitative Techniques in Business

Q1. Statistics plays a vital role in almost every facet of human life. Define Statistics. Explain the applications of statistics in business and management. (Meaning – 3 marks, Applications – 7 marks) 10 marks

Q2. A study of different sampling methods is necessary because precision, accuracy, and efficiency of the sample results depend on the method employed for selecting the sample. Explain the Probability and Non-probability sampling methods. (Probability sampling methods- 5 marks, Non-probability sampling methods – 5 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Construct a consumer price index for the information given by using (i) Aggregate expenditure method, (ii) Family budget method. (Formula- 2 marks, Calculation- 6 marks, Solution to the problem-2 marks)

Commodities

Quantity

2007(Q0)

Unit

P0

P1

2007

2008

A

7

quintal

300

310

B

5

quintal

305

308

C

4

quintal

416

419

D

9

quintal

530

625

E

3

kg

18

23

F

5

quintal

1050

1070

 

BBA105 –Computer Fundamentals

Q1. The journey of computer started in 1940 and went through a series of changes which led the growth of different generations of computer. Give a brief description on generations of computer. (Listing the various generations- 2 marks, explanations- 5 marks, Examples for each- 3 marks ) 10 marks

Q2. a. Determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (34.51)8 (Decimal to octal conversion- formula- 2 marks, Calculation- 3 marks) b. determine the decimal equivalent of the given number (155)16 (Decimal to hexadecimal conversion- formula- 2 marks, Calculation- 3 marks) 5+5 marks

Q3. Write short notes on a. Magnetic disc description (explaining-3 marks figure- 2 marks) b. CD ROM description 5 (explaining- 3 marks, figure- 2 marks) 5+5 marks

 

SEM 3 BBA SUMMER 2013

BBA301 – Legal and Regulatory Framework

Q1. Discuss how important are the essentials of a contract. (explanation of the essentials of a contract- 10 marks) 10 marks

Q2. Differentiate between condition and warranty. (differences-10 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Distinguish between the characteristics of Partnership and company. (explanation of differences between Partnership and Company-10 marks) 10 marks

Q4. Discuss the differences between FERA and FEMA. (explanation of differences between FERA and FEMA-10 marks) 10 marks

Q5. What is the difference between Environment pollution and Environment Pollutant? (differences-10 marks) 10 marks

Q6. What are the objectives for enactment of the Information Technology Act, 2000. What is its relevance to any organisation. (objectives- 4 marks; importance -3 marks; significance-3 marks)

 

BBA302 – Human Resource Management

Q1. Explain the importance of Human Resource Management (HRM). What are the objectives and features of HRM? (meaning of HRM – 2, importance - 4, objectives - 2, features of HRM- 2) 10 marks

Q2. What is personnel management? Differentiate between personal management and HRM. (definition – 3, difference between personal management and HRM – 7) 10 marks

Q3. What are the objectives of human resource planning (HRP)? What are the factors that are affecting HRP? (meaning of HRP – 1, objectives – 2, factors: internal and external – 7) 10 marks

Q4. Explain the importance of recruitment. What are the merits and demerits of internal recruitment? (meaning of recruitment – 2, importance – 3, meaning of internal recruitment – 1, merits of internal recruitment – 2, demerits -2) 10 marks

Q5. What is the purpose of performance appraisal? List the various methods of performance appraisal. Describe the ‘360 degrees appraisal’ method. (meaning of performance appraisal-1, purpose -3, listing the various methods - 3, description of ‘360 degrees appraisal’ method- 3) 10 marks

Q6. What do you mean by employee grievances? What are the causes of employee grievances? Explain the need for employee counselling and types of employee counselling. (meaning of employee grievances-2, causes -2, meaning of employee counselling- 2, explanation of its need - 2, types – 2)

 

BBA 303 – QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Q1. QC is often performed by a team of professionals who use specific techniques. These techniques do vary depending on the intended measurement. Without QC techniques, a company would likely rely on standard processes without knowing how well they are performing. Briefly explain these techniques. (Explanation of: Failure Testing (FT),  Acceptance Sampling (AS),Statistical Process Control (SPC), Analytical Quality Control (AQC), Software Tool , Customer Surveys (CS) – 10 marks ,equal marks for all techniques) 10 marks

Q2. Write short notes on partnering? (3 broad categories of relationships – 3 marks; Goals of partnership – 2 marks; Key requirements for successful partnerships any five – 5 marks) 10 marks

Q3. What are the different types of benchmarking and explain the reasons for benchmarking? (Different types of bench Marking: Performance benchmarking or operational benchmarking, Process benchmarking or functional benchmarking, Strategic benchmarking – 6 marks i.e. 2 marks each; reasons for Benchmarking (any four reasons)- 4 marks) 10 marks

Q4. Discuss customer expectations and customer delight. (Importance of customer satisfaction – 2 marks; characteristics of dissatisfied customers – 2 marks; Factors for generating customer expectation– 1 mark; Reasons to meet customer expectations– 2 marks; definition and explanation of customer delight – 2 marks; Bearing of customer expectation on customer delight – 1 mark)

Q5. Provide a short overview of the Deming Prize. (Background of Deming prize – 1 mark; Deming Prize categories – 3 marks; Deming Prize Criteria – 3 marks ; Deming Prize Committee – 3 marks) 10 marks

Q6. What are different factors of productivity? How is productivity expressed in terms of factors? (Factors of productivity include land, space, labour, machine, capital, material, and overhead. – 4 marks; Productivity expressed as partial factor productivity, multifactor productivity, and total productivity – 6 marks)

 

BBA 304 - Advertising and sales

Q1. What is the meaning of advertising? Explain the advertising pyramid with a neat diagram. (meaning- 4 marks, advertising pyramid- 6 marks) 10 marks

Q2. What do you understand by Integrated marketing communication (IMC)? What are the various roles of IMC? (meaning - 5 marks, roles – 5 marks) 10 marks

Q3. While developing an advertisement, some theories are useful. Discuss the two theories to design an advertisement. (2 theories- 5 marks each) 10 marks

Q4. What do you mean by Public relations (PR)? What are the difference between PR and advertising? (meaning- 5 marks, differences- 5 marks) 10 marks

Q5. What are the four types of analysis used to develop a comprehensive model for evaluation of a sales organisation? (four types of analysis - 10 marks) 10 marks

Q6. Describe the meaning and importance of media mix decision. (meaning- 5 marks, importance- 5 marks)

 

SEM 4 BBA SUMMER 2013

BB0017 – Financial Reporting

Q.1 Which stakeholders require financial reports and why?

Q.2 Write a brief note on the ‘investment’ details required in the B/S.

Q.3 From the internet or from other sources find an Annual Report of a listed company and list out in sequence the content titles, the schedules and the annexure. Write a brief note on why do you think they are required.

 

BB0018 – Human Resource Management

Q.1 After completing MBA from a premium business school, Mr. Ravi joined Simax, a medium sized leather manufacturing company, as an Assistant HR Manager. As an HR Manager he has various roles and responsibilities. List out all the possible roles and responsibilities of Mr. Ravi and relate it with the organizational functioning. Also, what are the expected qualities he should posses to accomplish his job successfully?

Q.2 Human Resource Planning (HRP) is a crucial process in an Organization. Explain what is HRP. And list out around 10 external and internal factors affecting HRP.

Q.3 Write short notes on:

a) Job description

b) Job design

c) Job enlargement

d) Job enrichment

 

BB 0019–Business Taxation-Assessment year 2012-2013

Q1. Differentiate direct taxes and indirect taxes. (differences- 10 marks) 10 marks

Q2. Discuss the different sources of income to an individual. (explanation of assessment of individuals-10 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Discuss the meaning, objectives and principles of VAT. (meaning- 2 marks; objectives- 2 marks; principles-6 marks) 10 marks

Q4. David visits Singapore. While returning he buys a second hand car for his personal use. Is customs duty applicable? (explanation of customs duty-10 marks) 10 marks

Q5. Define Service tax and the aspects through which service tax on services is mainly determined. (meaning of Service tax- 3 marks; elements of service tax-7 marks) 10 marks

Q6. Differentiate tax planning and tax management. (differences-10 marks)

 

BB0020 – Managing Information

Q.1 Consider the case of a newly opened bazaar in your area that is trying to increase its sales. The data available may include the historical data of sales maybe for the last 24 months, promotion expenses and the feedback from the customer survey. All these data may be the mixture of all the three or individual, depending upon the needs of the application. However, data is by itself interesting. But in order to use this data for better sales analysis, data needs to be organized to form meaningful information. This analysis will be used for decision making throughout the different levels of management. The bazaar may have a few outlets in various places. Therefore, storing this information is a vital issue. There comes the picture of storing the data in the database which can be centralized and integrated. This method of storing the data in the database for the use of different levels of management accessing anywhere, anytime data through the single source is called integrated database management system. The data can be organized to meaningful information and can be presented in various forms i.e. Equations, charts, figures and tables. This kind of representation creates relationships among two or more data. And this kind of representation can be used to decide how to proceed on a particular task. The manager needs to have the knowledge of how to analyze the available data and make appropriate decisions. The manager has to be very particular in collecting the data from the data bank. Data bank is the stock of data with respect to the bazaar, which consists of all the possible data available in the bazaar. When the manager collects the appropriate data, he should prepare proper models to apply and different possible ways to analyze the data for making better decisions. This can be manually done by the manager which needs the knowledge of the business or the knowledge can be fed to the computers and an automated system can be designed to analyze and make decisions. These systems are called Expert systems. In order to obtain data to produce information and knowledge, the database must be built strong enough to handle large amount of data and transactions. The entities and its attributes need to have a strong relationship. Here the only difficulty with respect to database is the authorized access to the database. Data from the databank must be accessed by the authorized person only. Not all the data must be accessible to all the persons involved in the bazaar.

a. What are the sources of data from which the manager can collect the data? (2 Marks)

b. What are the uses of information to any organization? (3 Marks)

c. What is the difference between Data, Information and Knowledge? (2 Marks)

d. What is a data bank? Give an example for databank to express your understanding. (3 Marks)

Q.2 a. Bring out the difference between Paper based records and Computer based information . (5 Marks)

b. What are the pre requisites for establishing National Information? (5 Marks)

Q.3 a. Explain the different media from which you can obtain and share information in the daily life and compare each one of them with a justification (5 Marks)

b. Write short notes on Business Process Re-engineering and record management (5 Marks)

Q.4 a. What are the disadvantages of Questionnaire method of data collection? (5 Marks)

b. What is the use of documentation? (5 Marks)

Q.5 Explain the different types of information search in detail. (10 Marks)

Q.6 Define Information Society. Describe the impact of information society on information profession. (10 Marks)

 

BB0021 –Production and Operations Management

Q1. What are types of production? Explain.

Q2. What are the sources of ideas in concept generation for a design?

Q3. Discuss the market specific product life cycle

Q4. What are the determinates of product mix

Q5. “The location of plant can be affected by political consideration also”. Explain the factors in the light of this statement.

Q6. What principles are to be followed in deciding the plant layout?

 

SEM 5 BBA SUMMER 2013

BB0022 -Capital and Money Market

Q.1 Explain the securities market and discuss the methods of underwriting the securities.

Q.2 List out the primary stock exchanges operating in India and the causes of price fluctuations of shares.

Q.3 Explain the meaning, requirements, criteria, advantages and limitations of Listing.

Q.4 Discuss the shortcomings of Indian money markets

Q.5 What do you mean by “Bullish and Bearish”. Explain the attitudes of buyers and sellers of call and put options

Q.6 Explain the importance of credit rating agencies. List out the credit rating agencies operating in India and describe the rating system.

BB0023- Multinationals and their Roles

Q.1 What is a MNC? Discuss the impact of Foreign Direct Investments in at least two sectors of the Indian economy with examples.

Q.2 “The technologies transferred by the MNC to their production units in the underdeveloped countries are appropriate for the latter’s social and economic development needed”. Do you agree or disagree with this statement. Support your answer with relevant examples.

Q.3 Briefly discuss the advantages and disadvantages of MNCs.

Q.4 Write short notes on the following: (a) FERA (b) Obstacles of foreign capital in developing economies

Q.5 Write a brief note on international HRM strategy.

Q.6 Discuss the organizational structures for multinational strategies

BB0024 – Introduction to International Marketing

Q.1 Name and explain with suitable examples, three reasons why international marketing is more challenging than domestic marketing.

Q.2 What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of standardization and adaptation? Explain with suitable examples.

Q.3 Suggest five different ways in which India could improve its image as an exporter in international markets, explaining why.

Q.4 Name five different characteristics of the economic environment that need to be analyzed by international marketers and their implications for international marketing strategy.

Q.5 Describe any two aspects of the current Indian legal environment and its implications for international marketers entering the Indian market for the first time.

Q.6 Select a product of your choice to be introduced in the US market. What are the cultural factors that would have to be considered in developing a marketing strategy for this product.

BB0025 – E-Commerce

Q.1 Let us examine the simple task when an employee of a company wants to buy a PC for his office.

Company

Generate request for PC including the specifications.

Approval process has to pass through one or more than one person, depending upon the cost involved, the position and/or right of the person.

Once sanctioned, request passes on to the purchasing department.

Identify the item & supplier: Selection of appropriate model & supplier, with the help of office supply catalog. The person in the purchasing department has to check more than one catalog and contact the suppliers to find out the availability, present cost or may be latest version. Issue a purchase order, fax or mail it to the supplier.

Supplier

Verify the credit and sales history of the ordering company.

Check the warehouse for inventory; find out when it can be delivered to the desired location, within the time frame. Once the supplier is satisfied, then

Create a transportation and inform the warehouse.

Create an invoice for the PC and mail it.

Finally PC reaches the office & the company pays the bill for PC by some standard means.

Once the above given processes are digitized (if not, most of the steps) business can be done online in e-Commerce. Certainly e-Commerce results in reduction of procedural overheads, hence better performance at reduced cost and time. a. What are the procedural overheads you come across in the traditional commerce? (5 Marks) b. Describe how ecommerce results in reduced cost and time. (5 Marks)

Q.2 a. What are the different elements of E-C applications? (5 Marks)

b. Explain the different layers of OSI reference model. (5 Marks)

Q.3 Summarize the future directions of E-commerce. (10 Marks

BB0026 – Introduction to Technology Management

Q.1 Explain the role and importance of technology management.

Q.2 Explain how the ten basic tenets for the management of technology is used in an enterprise to operate within a TC framework by taking a sample enterprise to explain.

Q.3 How do you assess technology management?

 

SEM 6 BBA SUMMER 2013

BB0027– Cross Cultural Aspects of Business

Q.1 What is culture? Discuss the characteristics of culture.

Q.2 Discuss Universalism Vs Particularism.

Q.3 Explain the Organizational characteristics of MNC’s.

Q.4 What is the importance of different group membership.

Q.5 Given below is some information about the communication pattern followed in multi Money a financial corporation.

  • · The information is transmitted from Manager to subordinate. It is mostly for operational purposes.

Identify the nature of communication and make suggestions for improving such communication.

Q.6 Mr Thomas works for a UK based Software Company. The company decides to expand its business in India. What all aspects Mr Thomas needs to consider for doing business in India.

 

BB0028 – Entrepreneurship Development

Q.1 What are the essential characteristics of Entrepreneurship?

Q.2 Explain the different phases in entrepreneurial development programme.

Q.3 What are the basic problems faced by the women entrepreneurs?

Q.4 What are the sources from which an entrepreneur can obtain business ideas.

Q.5 Ms Latha G. wants to set up her own garment manufacturing unit. She needs to submit a report about the project, in order to get the loan. What all essential details she should mention in the project report.

Q.6 Mr Raghvan is the owner of Furniture manufacturing company. He needs some more finance to get some new machines and also expand his business. Suggest the different sources of finance he could use to get the required funds.

 

BB0029 –Economic Reforms Process in India

Q1. How can India be regarded as a developing economy?

Q2. What was the economic crisis of 1991 in India?

Q3. What is the problem regarding current account deficit in the Balance of Payment? How does the current account convertibility help this?

Q4. What liberalization has taken place in the economy since 1991?

Q5. How do you see the role of public sector in India in the current scenario with many of the as good as or even better than the private sector?

Q6. Differentiate the role of private sector and public sector in the Indian economy.

 

BB0030 – Role of International Financial Institutions

Q1. Explain briefly the methods by which the IMF lends funds to member countries.

Q2. Write a brief note on the lending operations of IBRD. How are they different than the IMF.

Q3. In the current scenario, examine the relevance of the above two institutions.

 

BB0031 – Management Development

Q.1 Explain Different Managerial roles in detail.

Q.2 Discuss the 14 principles of Fayol.

Q.3 Mr. Narayan is Senior Manager HR with BrightShine Paints. He wants to develop a system which helps in drafting the plans, achieving them .It shall also help in improving the communication between the superior and subordinates. Suggest a technique which may help to achieve this. Explain the technique in detail.