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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

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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.