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Re: MBA Project Management Bharathiar University

Bharathiar University was established in the year 1982 and it is a premier state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India.

It offers two year duration MBA course.

MBA Project Management second year exam syllabus

• Project Formulation and Appraisal
• Project Support System
• Project Planning and Execution
• Project Risk Management
• Project Control System
• Project Management
• Software Small Business Management
Bharathiyar University MBA Project Management syllabus
SECOND YEAR
2.1 Project Formulation and Appraisal 100 2.2 Project Support System 100 2.3 Project Planning and Execution 100 2.4 Project Risk Management 100 2.5 Project Control System 100 2.6 Project Management Software 100 2.7 Small Business Management 100
II Year 2.1. : Project Formulation and Appraisal Unit - I: Economic planning and development - Need in the globalization era - Projects and sectoral development: Agricultural, Industrial, Infrastructural, Educational and Social Welfare sectors. Unit II: Conceptual framework of project management - Project - Meaning and definition; Features of projects; Classification and types of projects - Overseas rejects - Turnkey projects and its significance - Project life cycle: Significance, Stages, Approaches of privatization projects: BOOM, BOT, BOO, BOOT. Unit III: Project identification: Scouting and screening of project ideas - Basic criteria or selecting the best project opportunities - Project identification for an existing company. Unit IV: Project formulation - Meaning - Stages in project formulation - Need for feasibility studies - Technical and organizational aspects and economic and commercial aspects. Unit V: Project appraisal - Market appraisal - Appraisal of managerial and technical aspects - Financial and commercial appraisal - Economic analysis: Economies of scale, Employment generation, social cost and benefit analysis, Contribution to government revenue, Political stability, Priority and Evaluation of international competitiveness - Feasibility studies - Need for feasibility studies. Components of feasibility studies - Feasibility report preparation. Reference Books: 1. S.Choudury, Project Management, Tata McGraw Hill Publications 2. ICMR, Project Management Text Book, ICMR Books 3. N P Agarwal, B K Mishra, Project Appraisal, RBSA Publishers 4. Prasanna Chandra, Projects, Tata McGraw Hill Publications 2.2. Project Support System UNIT I: Project Support Facilities: Need for support system - Nature and types of project supporting facilities - Incentives and subsidies - Role of Governmental Departments: Department of Planning and Programme - GOI - Department of Planning in the State Government - Department of Science an|tl Technology - Indian Investment Centre. UNIT II: Marketing support - Marketing plan - Marketing process - Market positioning - Marketing intelligence - Institutional support: NSIC, STC, MMTC, State Small Industries Corporation - Export Trade Promotion Councils - Commodity Boards, KVIC.
UNIT III: Technical Support: Know-how designing and development - Process designing - Selection of machinery and equipment - Setting quality standards - Appropriate technology - Licensing and registration - Pollution and effluent treatment -Institutional support: Department of Science and Technology, CSIR, ITCOT, SISI, STED & Steps, Productivity Councils, Project and Equipment Corporation of India. UNIT IV: Financial Support - Estimating the project cost - Designing judicious financing plan - Means of financing - Institutional support: Central and State level development banks: IDBI, NABARD, SIDBI, SFCS, EXIM Banks - Commercial Banks - Leasing companies and investment institutions - Role of international financial agencies: World Bank, ADB and IBRD. UNIT V: Management, Consultancy and Training Support: Advisory services such as legal, environmental, managerial and human aspects - Awareness training, motivation training and management training. Institutional Support: District Industries Centre, Small Industries Service Institute - Small Industry Extension Training Institute - SIDCO, FASSI, National Science and Technology - Entrepreneurship Development Board - Management consultancy organizations: Centre for Entrepreneurship Development - Non-governmental Organizations. REFERENCE BOOKS: 1. Machiraju H R, Project Finance. 2. Pahwa H P S, Project Financing: Policies, Procedures and Practice. 3. Vasant Desai, Dynamics a/Entrepreneurial Development and Management. 2.3. Project Planning and Execution Unit I: Project management - Definition, Nature and scope of Project Management-Approaches to Management - System approach - Development of a project system - Project Planning - Functions of Planning - Area of planning - Project objectives and policies - Project designing and time estimation. Unit II: Project organization - Forms of organisation – Line & Staff, Functional, Divisional, Matrix and Projectised organisation - Project contracting - Principles of project contracts - Contracting process compilation of contracts - 3 R's of contracting-Responsibility; Risk and Reimbursement - Global tendering. Bidding and Bid evaluation - Pricing Terms and Estimation - Project Negotiation - Delivery terms and its significance. Unit III: Project scheduling and time monitoring; Scheduling to match availability of manpower and release of funds - Project cost monitoring; Cash flow projections, value engineering. Unit IV: Project implementation - Factory design and layout - Project work system design - Work breakdown structure - Project execution plan - Project procedure manual - Project diary - Pre-requisites for successful project implementation. Project overruns - Time and cost overrun; Factors; Effects and control thereof.
Unit V: Project review: Project management performance - Performance indicators - Financial review; Technical review; Marketing review; Management review and Economic review - Performance improvement - Project Management Environment. Project audit - Definition, Scope and Objectives - Auditor's role. REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Prasanna Chandra Projects: Planning, Analysis, Selection Implementation and Review.
2. P. Gopalakrishnan, VE. Ramamoorthy: Text Book of Project Management
3. Kerzner Harold: Project Management
4. Dennis Hock: Project Management Hand Book.

2.4. Project Risk Management UNIT I: Risk Management: Concept and objectives - Definition of risk and uncertainty - Classification of risk: Pure and speculative risks - Cost of risk - Risk management process - Contributions of risk management to business, society and family. UNIT II: Risk Management in Business: Risk vis-à-vis size and types of business -Scope of risk manager's duties - Risk management corporate policy and strategy. UNIT III: Risk Identification and Measurement: Identification methods: Checklist, questionnaire, financial statement analysis, flow-chart, on-site inspection, record of losses, threat analysis, event analysis, and safety audit - Measurement methods: Frequency and severity measures - Probability approach. UNIT IV: Risk Exposure Losses: Property loss exposures - Types - Net income loss exposures - Valuation of potential loss - Decrease in income - Increase in expenses -Liability loss exposure: Civil liabilities of business houses: Form contracts, omissions, commissions, bankruptcy, etc- UNIT V: Risk Management Techniques: Avoidance - Loss control - Separation -Combination – Transfer - Risk Retention: Concept and need - Methods of financing risk retention -Insurance- Reinsurance. Approaches to selecting risk management tools: Quantitative approaches: Loss method - Expected loss method - Worry method - Critical probability method - Risk adjusted capita! Budgeting. REFERENCES:
1. ArthurWilliams C,Richard M Heins, Risk Management and Insurance McGraw Hill.
2. Aheam J L and Pritehett S T, Risk Insurance, West Publishing Co,
3. Lalley P Edward, Corporate Uncertainty and Risk Management, New York Risk Management Society Publication.
4. Insurance Institute of India: Study Materials.

2.5. Project Control system Unit I: Project Decision Making - Concept and Design - Types o Decision -Approaches lo Decision Making - Decision Systems - Information needs of Different Decision Systems. Unit II: Multiple Projects and Constraints - Methods of Ranking ~ Mathematical programming approach - Linear programming model; Goal programming model - Queuing models for decision making - Elements of different queuing models - Uses and limitations. Unit III: Risk analysis: Measures of risk - Mathematical analysis, Sensitivity analysis -Simulation analysis. Decision tree analysis - Selection of project - Risk analysis in practice - Portfolio theory approach - CAPM approach -Little rnirrless approach - Applied utility theory, approach - Abandonment value analysis. Unit IV: Network analysis and decision making - PERT and CPM techniques - Nature and uses thereof in decision making. Project scheduling: Crash coursing in project decision. Unit V: Project monitoring and management information system - Role of computer -Resource monitoring and control - Project management softwares. REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Rusiom S. Davar: Executive Decision Making: Modem Concepts and Techiniques.
2. J.K.. Srivastava, G.V.Shenoy and SC. Shanna: Quantitative Techniques for Managerial and Decision Making.
3. Pilcher.Roy: Appraisal and Control of Project Cost.
4. Pilale R.L : Project Appraisal Techinique.
5. Chitale V.P: Project Viability in inflationary conditions : A study of capital cost and project viability.

2.6. Project Management Software Unit I: Project management software: Introduction-Need-Application of software relating to project. Unit II: An overview-Introduction-Components-Planning technique - Project organization -Project stages-Project procedures- Directing, Starting, Initiating-Controlling a stage -Managing product delivery-Managing Stage boundaries-Closing the project. Unit III: BS 6079:1996 An overview - Introduction-planning process- BS 6079 planning steps-Project control - Support techniques. Unit IV: Euro method -An overview - Aims- Basic Euro method model – overview of EM Acquisition process - Acquisition goal definition - Acquisition planning - Procurement - Adaptation planning - Method bridging.
Unit V: ISO 12207: An overview- Introduction ISO 12207 approach to software lifecycle data and processes - Acquisition process - Supply process – Development process - Project management bodies of knowledge- Introduction- Project management institute ~ Australian
institute of project management ~ Association for project management - UK national vocational qualification - - Information systems examination board. REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Bob Hughes and Mike Cotterell, Software Project Management, TMH.
2. Ravi Kalakota, Andrew B.Whinson, Frontiers of Electronic commerce, Addison Wesley Longman.
3. Yeates, Donald & James Cadie, Project Management for Information Systems, 2nd edn. Pitman Publications, London, 1996.
4. British Standards Institution, BS 6079 Guide to Project Management, BSI. London,1996.
5. Central computer and Telecommunications Agency, PRINCE 2: Project Management for Business, The Stationery Office, London, 1996.

2.7. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT UNIT 1 Small Scale Sectors: Introduction – Indian economy – Importance – Advantages – Development of SSI in India – Pre-independence and post independence scenario of small business – The growth of small business through UNIT 2 Small Scales Industries in India: Role of small business in industrialization of India – Public sector outlays and plan provisions for village and small business – Industrial development in backward regions – Policies and programmers for development of small business – Industrial estates. UNIT 3 Capital structure of selected units – Nature of activity of sample units – Occupational background – Locations, social status – Educational status of sample units – Capital structure – Sources of inputs and markets – Income and capital intensity. UNIT 4 Human resources in small business – Nature of occupation – Production – Work environment – Sex issues – Distribution of workforce and child labour – Employment size – Welfare of workface – Value of output – Employment intensity. UNIT 5 Problems of small business – Managerial expertise – Training – Credit facilities – Marketing problems: Raw material – Labour – Transportation – Storage etc. UNIT 6 Small Business Promoting Institutions: Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDCO) - SISI – NSIC – NIESBUD – SIDBI – NISIET – National Productivity Council (NPC) Incentives and Facilities: Tax incentives and holiday – Credit policies – Industrial policies.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Subba rao PD, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Discovery Publishing House
2. Laxmi Narasiah M, Duvana Margaret B, Small Scale Industry, Discovery Publishing House.
3. Vasant Desai, Small Scale Industries and Entrepreneurship, Himalaya Publishing House.

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Bharathiyar University
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Re: MBA Project Management Bharathiar University

Hi sir I want to known about the syllabus of the Project Management offered in MBA program in Bharathiar University please give me detail of it?
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1st November 2015, 09:25 AM
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Re: MBA Project Management Bharathiar University

Bharathiar University is a state university in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India this university is established in 1982 as you want to known about the syllabus of the MBA Project Management here I am providing the detail for the same


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

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

Unit III: Project identification: Scouting and screening of project ideas - Basic criteria or selecting the best project opportunities - Project identification for an existing company.

Unit IV: Project formulation - Meaning - Stages in project formulation - Need for feasibility studies - Technical and organizational aspects and economic and commercial aspects.

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

Project Support System
UNIT I: Project Support Facilities: Need for support system - Nature and types of project supporting facilities - Incentives and subsidies - Role of Governmental Departments: Department of Planning and Programme - GOI - Department of Planning in the State Government -Department of Science an|tl Technology - Indian Investment Centre.

UNIT II: Marketing support - Marketing plan - Marketing process - Market positioning -Marketing intelligence - Institutional support: NSIC, STC, MMTC, State Small Industries Corporation - Export Trade Promotion Councils - Commodity Boards, KVIC. MBA –Project Mgt. -2010-11 -SDE Page 3 of 7

UNIT III: Technical Support: Know-how designing and development - Process designing -Selection of machinery and equipment - Setting quality standards - Appropriate technology -Licensing and registration - Pollution and effluent treatment -Institutional support: Department of Science and Technology, CSIR, ITCOT, SISI, STED & Steps, Productivity Councils, Project and Equipment Corporation of India.

UNIT IV: Financial Support - Estimating the project cost - Designing judicious financing plan - Means of financing - Institutional support: Central and State level development banks: IDBI, NABARD, SIDBI, SFCS, EXIM Banks - Commercial Banks - Leasing companies and investment institutions - Role of international financial agencies: World Bank, ADB and IBRD.

UNIT V: Management, Consultancy and Training Support: Advisory services such as legal, environmental, managerial and human aspects - Awareness training, motivation training and management training. Institutional Support: District Industries Centre, Small Industries Service Institute - Small Industry Extension Training Institute - SIDCO, FASSI, National Science and Technology - Entrepreneurship Development Board - Management consultancy organizations:
Centre for Entrepreneurship Development - Non-governmental Organizations.

For more detail about the syllabus go through this PDF


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