«COURSE STRUCTURE AND SYLLABUS (BASED ON UGC MODEL SYLLABUS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ...»
Financial system and economic development; Indian financial system - an overview – Financial Regulation UNIT II: Money markets:; -Meaning, constituents, functions of money market; Money market instruments- call moneymarket, treasury bills, market certificates of deposits, commercial bills, trade bills etc; Recent trends in Indian money market;
UNIT III: Capital market - primary and secondary markets; Depository system; Government securities market; Role of SEBI as a regulator and capacity- an overview; Recent developments.. Reserve Bank of India: and Commercial Bank Organization, management and functions; Credit creation and credit control; monetary policy..Commercial Bank: Meanings, functions, management and investment policies of commercial banks, Present structure; E-banking and e trading; Recent developments in commercial banking. – State and National Level Financial Institutions -MFIs UNIT IV: Insurance Sector: Objectives, role, investment practices of LIC and GIC; Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority-role and functions.
UNIT V: Non-Banking Financial Institutions: Concept and role of non-banking financial Institutions; source of finance; Functions of non-banking financial institutions; Investment policies of non-banking financial institutions in India.
1. To understand concepts of Managerial Accounting
2. To enhance the practical application for managerial decision making
3. To develop the students skill to analyze the Financial statements UNIT I: Introduction to accounting: Management accounting as an area of accounting; objective, nature, and scope of financial accounting, cost accounting and management accounting;
Management accounting and managerial decisions; Management accounts position role and responsibilities.
UNIT III: Standard costing and variance Analysis: standard costing as a control technique; setting of standards and their revision; Variance analysis - meaning and importance kinds of variance and their uses -material Labour and overhead variance; Disposal of variances;
Relevance of variance budgeting to budgeting and standard costing.
UNIT IV: Marginal costing and Breaking-even Analysis: Concept of marginal cost; Marginal costing and absorption costing; Marginal costing versus direct costing; cost-volume-profit analysis;
Break-even analysis; Assumptions and practical applications of break-even analysis;
decisions regarding sales-mix make or buy decision and discontinuation of a product line etc.
UNIT V: Analysis financial statements: Horizontal; vertical and ratio analysis; Cash flow analysis.
Funds flow analysis Text Books
1. Sn. Maheswari, Management Accounts 1987
2. Hansen, Don R, and Maryanne M. Moreen; Management Accounting, south-Western College Publishing Cincinnati Ohio. 2008 Reference Books
1. Anthony, Robert; Management accounting, Tarapore-warla, Cost Accounting Mumbai, 1981
2. Barfield, Jessie, celly A. raiborn and Michael R. Kenney: traditions and Innovations south Western College Publishing, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2002
3. Decoster, Don T, and Elden L. Schafer: Management Accounting: A Decision Emphasis, John Wiley and Sons Inc, New York. 1982
4. Garrison, Ray, H. and Eric W. Noreen: Managerial Accounting, for Managers Richard D, Irwin Chicago. 2010
5. Horngran, C.T. Gary L.Sudern and William O. Stralten: Introduction to management Accounting, Prentice Hall Delhi. 1998
Objectives: The objective of this course is to provide an exposure to its students on the various Concepts of investment management and to facilitate an in-depth of various techniques there under UNIT I: Investment: Nature and scope of investments analysis - Objectives of investment – Investment and Speculation – Types of Investors – Types of Speculators – Types of Investment – Financial Investment and Non- Financial Investment- Sources of financial information.
UNIT II: Elements of Investment: Return and Risk Elements – Securities Return and Risk analysis – Types of risk –Systematic and unsystematic –Measurement of Return and Risk.
UNIT III: Fundamental analysis – Economic Analysis, Industry Analysis and company Analysis UNIT IV Technical Analysis: Various price and Volume Indicators – Market Indicators and Share specific Indicators – Chart Patterns and Formations – Analysis of various chart patterns UNIT V: Valuation of Fixed Income Securities: Bonds, Debentures,Preference Shares and Convertible Securities – Valuation of variable Income Securities: Equity Shares.
1. FISCHER, Donald and Ronald J. Jordan: SecurityAnalysis and Portfolio Management, Prentice Hall, New Delhi 2008..
2. V.K. Bhalla: Investment Management, S. Chand & Company, New Delhi 2009.
3. M. Ranganathan. And Madhumathi : Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Pearson Education 2003 Reference Books
1. Prasanna Chandra: Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management TataMcGraw Hill, New Delhi 2008
2. Sharpe William F and others: Investments, Prentice Hall, Delhi 2008.
3. Hirt and Block: Fundamentals of Investment,McGraw Hill, International 2008
Objective: To provide unique experience to students in learning various aspects of the Security Market Operations the course consist of lectures, presentations and demonstration of market activities.
UNIT I : Security Markets - Legal Environment: SEBI Act, 1992, Securities contract regulation Act 1956 companies act 1956 ( various provisions relating to securities), RBI, rules and guidelines for FLL”s.
UNIT II: Security Markets: Primary and Secondary markets: primary market its role and functions methods of selling securities in primary market; New financial instruments Share Price Indices: Need and importance, compiling of index numbers and interpretation UNIT III: New Issues: SEBI Guidelines For Public Issues - Pricing of issues, Promoters Contribution appointment and ole of merchant bankers underwriters, brokers, registrars and managers, bankers etc. Underwriting of issues; Allotment of shares, Procedures for new issues; etrading. Derivatives trading – Future & Options –meaning, concepts & importance, methods of trading, valuation of options – Depository-Role and need – NSDL-CDSRDepository participant.
UNIT IV: Secondary Market: role importance, organisation of stock exchange; listing of securities in stock exchange; Trading mechanism- screen based trading; Insider trading; take-overs;
Interest based trading.
UNIT V: NSC and OTCEI: National Stock Exchange and over the counter Exchange - role, organization and management; Listing rules, procedure including formats formalities, Accounting records for buying selling transactions; Nature of transaction cash and forward settlement of trades.
1. V.K. Bhalla ‘Investment Management’ 15th printed edition, S. Chand 2008
3. Avadhani V.A.,”Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, 6th edition, Himalaya Publishing House, 2003.
Reference Books Dalton, John, How the Stock Market Works, Prentice Hall, New Delhi 3rd edition 2007 1.
2. H.R. Machiraju & Merchant Banking, Principles and Practice Wiley Eastern Ltd., New Delhi, Latest edition, 2007
3. Marchi Raju, H.R. Working of Stock Exchanges in India; Wiley Eastern Ltd; New Delhi. Reprint 2009
4. Web site of bseiindia.com,mseindia.combesindie com, nse India. com.
5. S. Kevin, SecurityAnalysis and Portfolio Management Edition 2006, Prentice Hall, New Delhi 2008..
Ragunathan V; Stock Exchange and Investments; Tata McGraw Hill New Delhi. Reprint 2007 6.
COMM 425 - COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN BUSINESS
Excel for Financial Modelling-Basic Excel features-Financial functions-Logical UNIT I functions-Statistical functions-Look up and reference function-analysis tool pack How to build good excel models-Documenting excel models- debugging excel UNIT II models-Formula auditing tools-Financial statement forecasting-Review of theory and concepts-Modelling examples-Present Value and Net Present Value-The Difference between Excel’s PV and NPV Functions-Internal Rate of Return and Loan Tables Introduction to Equities using Excel: Portfolio mean and variance-Risk return Unit III representation of portfolios-Using solver to find efficient points-combining risky and risk free securities-asset pricing-single index model-estimating beta coefficients-variance covariance matrix-value-at-risk.
Testing the Security Market Line: The First-Pass Regression-The Second-Pass Unit IV Regression-Testing CAPM using excel-Solving an Unconstrained Portfolio Problem-Solving a Constrained Portfolio Problem Event Studies: Outline of an Event Study-Measuring the Stock’s Behavior in the Unit V Estimation Window and the Event Window-Market-Adjusted and Two-Factor Models-The Event Window-Impact of Earnings Announcements on Stock PricesCumulative Abnormal Returns Text Books
1. Mary Jackson, Mike Staunton “Advanced Modelling using Excel and VBA John Wiley and sons limited 2007
2. Gottlieb Isaac, “Next Generation Excel: Modeling in Excel for Analysts and MBAs John Wiley and sons limited 2009 Reference Books
1. Chandan Senguptha “Financial Modeling: Using excel and VBA John Wiley and sons limited 2008
2. Simon Benninga “Financial Modeling The MIT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 2008 MCOM 426 - WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
UNIT II: Cash Management: Importance – Factors influencing Cash Balance Determining minimum Cash Balance – Cash Budgeting – Cash control Monitoring collections and disbursement –Cash Management models.
UNIT III: Inventory Management – Need for inventories and importance of its Management Techniques for Managing Inventory – Different Models Recorder – Point – Pricing of Raw materials and valuation of stock – Monitoring and control of Inventories.
UNIT IV: Receivables Management Credit Policy – Credits evaluation credit granting decisions – Control receivables – Collection policy.
UNIT V: Financing Current Assets: Trade Credit – Short – term Bank Finance – Commercial paper – Public Deposits – Committees on Working Capital Regulation of Bank credit – Recommendation.
Prasanna Chandra – Financial Management Theory and Practice, Tate McGraw Hill 7th edition 2008 1.
2. V.E. Ramamurthy, Working Capital Management IFMR Madras – 34.
1. Gitmen L.J – Basic Managerial Finance Harper & Raw
2. Weston J.F and Copeland T.E Managerial Finance, Dryden P. New York 1995.
3. I.M Pandy – Financial Management, Vikas Pub, New Delhi
4. Financial Management – Taxmann’s Publications – 2008.
5. Working Capital Management – Bhattacharya, Hrishikes 2007.
Objective: This paper aims at familiarizing the executives of the corporate bodies the legal frame work in which he/she is working. The knowledge of this part may help him/ her from not committing any mistake but taking wise decisions within the legal frame work.
UNIT I: Indian Contract Act, 1872. Definitions, essentials of a valid contract, offer, acceptance, free consent, consideration, legality of object, capacity to contract, discharge of contact, consequences of breach of contract.
UNIT III: The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 Definitions, types of negotiable instruments;
Negotiation; Holder and holder in due course; payment in due course; Endorsement and crossing of cheque; Presentation of negotiable instruments.
UNIT IV: The Companies Act, 1956: Definitions and types of companies; Memorandum of association; Articles of association; Prospectus; Share capital and membership Meetings and resolution; Company managements; Winding up and dissolution of companies.
UNIT V : Foreign Exchange Management Act 200 – Nature, Scope
1. N.D. Kapoor, Mercantile Law, sultan Chand, New Delhi.
Avadhaani V.A SEBI Guidelines and Listing of Companies, Himalaya publishing House, Delhi. 1st 2.
3. SEBI Act 1992, Nabhi Publication, Delhi.
4. Taxman’s Masters Guide to Companies Act, 1998
1. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
2. Singh,Avtar; Law Relating to Monopolies, Restrictive and Unfair Trade Practices, Eastern Book Co
3. Bhandari ML: Guide to Company Law procedure - Vols I, II and III Jain Book Agency, New Delhi.
4. Ramaiya A: Guide to companies Act; Wadhwa publishing Nagpur.
MCOM 428 - FUND MANAGEMENT IN COMMERCIEL BANKS
UNIT III: Management of Reserves: Nature and purpose of primary reserves; Legal reserves-nature and function; Working reserve-nature and function; cash management in commercial banks. secondary Reserves: Nature and function of secondary reserves; factors influencing secondary reserves; Estimation and management of secondary reserves.
Objectives: To provide an understanding of Operations Research techniques used for managerial decision making UNIT I: Operation Research: Concept and Significance of operations Research Evolution of operations research; Steps in designing operations research studies; Operations research models.
UNIT II: Linear Programming and its Applications: Graphic method and simplex method; Duality problem; Transportation problem; Assignment problem.
1. Vazsonyi, Andrew and Herbert F.Spriner: Quantitative Analysis for Business, Prentice Hall, New Delhi.Special Indian edition
2. Vohra, N.D.: Quantitative Techniques in Management, Tata McGraw – Hill, New Delhi. 2008
3. Sharma SC, Sehenoy GV, Srivastava VK: Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decision second edition, Prentice Hall of India.
4. Hamdy A. Tata Operations Research An introduction Prentice Hall of India sixth edition 2000