PGPM : First Semester Course Modules

Basics:

Management is simply the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals & objectives.

Frenchman Henri Fayot considered management to consist of seven functions
  • » Planning
  • » Organizing
  • » Leading
  • » Coordinating
  • » Controlling
  • » Staffing
  • » Motivating

Management Functions & Organizational Behavior
Unit (s) Module Topics
1 Business, Planning & Management
2 Organization, Structure, Technology & Design
3 Learning, Values, Attitude & Communication
4 Group dynamics, Leadership & Culture
5 Case Studies-Best Practices
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    Microeconomics Applications in Management
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Management & related economic theories
    2 Risk analysis - Models used to quantify risk and
    asymmetric information
    3 Production analysis - microeconomic techniques
    4 Pricing analysis - microeconomic techniques.
    5 Capital budgeting - Investment theory
    Managerial Accounting & Budgetary Control
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Tracking, recording and examining costs
    2 Determining business performance
    3 Managing costs
    4 Examining the prices for products and services
    5 Choosing the approve, change or suspend a plan
    or action

    Business Environment
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Global Economy
    2 Technological
    3 Political
    4 Socio-Cultural & Demographic
    5 Geographic & Ecological

    Business Research Methodology
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Defining Research
    2 Research Problem Definition
    3 Literature Survey
    4 Data Collection
    5 Research Hypotheses
    6 Research Report

    Written Analysis & Communication
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Introduction, Nature, Scope
    2 Communication Process
    3 Principles and Patterns
    4 Written Communications
    5 Interview Technique

    Computer & Internet Applications in Management
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Computer fundamentals & The Internet
    2 Office applications
    3 Spread sheet
    4 Word processing
    5 Making presentations
    6 Introduction to DBMS

    Production & Operation Management (OM)
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Introduction
    2 Historical Milestones in OM
    3 Factors Affecting OM Today
    4 Different Ways of Studying OM
    3 Wrap-Up: What World-Class Producers Do
    Sales and Distribution
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Personal Selling Technique
    2 Sales Organization
    3 Sales Force Automation
    4 Inventory
    5 Distribution Requirement Planning
    Legal aspects of Business
    Unit (s) Module Topics
    1 Company Law
    2 Contractual Law
    3 Negotiable Instruments