«COURSE STRUCTURE AND SYLLABUS (BASED ON UGC MODEL SYLLABUS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ...»
5. Tulsian P.C.& Vishal Pandey “Quantitative Techniques” Pearson education, New Delhi 2004
6. Hiller Fredrick S and Lieberman Gerald J “Introduction to Operations Research, TataMcGraw Hill, New Delhi 2003,8th edition.
Objectives: To introduce the application of econometric tools used for financial analysis UNIT I: Financial econometrics – Introduction - Return in Financial modeling –Econometric package for medelling finance data: Univariate time series - Introduction - modeling and forecasting – moving average - Autoregressive Experimental smoothing forecasting in econometrics - Multivariate - Introduction – Simultaneous equations bias - Finance estimation procedure – Vector autoregressive models – VAR with exogenous variables.
UNIT II: Modelling longrun relationship in Finance – Introduction – Stationarity and Unit root testing – Cointegration – Models of parameter estimation – Equilibrium correction models - Modelling volatility and Correlations - - Introduction – Models for volatility – Historical, Implied Autoregressive volatility models – Generalised ARCH, GARCH models UNIT III : Switching models – Introduction – Seasonalities in financial market – modeling – Estimating simple piecewise linear function – Markov switching models
UNIT V: Limited dependant variable models_ introduction - Linear Probability model - Logit model - Probit model - Choosing between logit and probit model – Estimation of limited dependant variable models.
1. Introductory Econometrics for Finance Cambridge University Press, 2009
2. Ruey S. TsayAnalysis of Financial Time Series, A. John Wiley & Sons INC. Publication 2002
3. Econometric methods J. Johnson 3rd ed. McGraw Hill, NewYork.- 1984
4. Financial Econometrics, Peijie Wong Routledge Taylor & Francis Group London & NewYork, Second Edition 2009
5. Davidson, Rusell and James G. Mackinnon’Estimation and inference in Econometrics, Oxford University Press 1992.
Objective: To provide comprehensive knowledge to the students on various aspects of export trade such as export financing, documentation, payment terms, credit risk and institution for promoting exports.
Unit – I: Global Trade & Finance – Foreign Trade Policy, Procedure & Documentation; Balance of Payment – Visible & Invisible Trade; Customs & Excise – Procedure & Documentation; Shipment Finance – Pre & Post, Sources of Funds; Financing Instruments; Forex & Export Management.
Unit – II: Pre-Shipment Finance - Forms of Credit, Purpose, Selection Criteria, Credit Terms;
Domestic Currency Loans; Letter of Credit – Types & Procedures; Export Bills – Purchase, Negotiation, Discounting, Rediscounting: Procedures of Settlement.
Unit – III: Post Shipment Finance – Forms of Credit, Purpose, Selection Criteria, Credit Terms;
Foreign Currency Loans – Merits & Limitations, Procedures, Repayment; Credit Risk – Assessment & Management.
Unit –IV: Financing Strategies – Import Vs Export Financing Strategies – Framework, Determinants, Implementation & Management; Financial Collaboration - Competitive Advantage, Market Expansion,; Hybrid Financing Strategies.
Unit V: Financing Institutions & Export Promotion – Role of World Trade Organization, Economic Unions, Reserve Bank of India, EXIM Bank of India, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation, Banks & Financial Institutions; Export Promotion – Export Councils & Boards, Export Oriented Units, Special Economic Zones, Economic Promotion Zones, Economic Processing Zones, Agricultural Export Processing Zones; Logistics Financing for Export Promotion – Issues & Challenges, Case Studies.
1. The Handbook of International Trade and Finance Andera Grath 2008, British Library cataloging – in- – publication data -ISBN 9780749453206
2. Agrawal D.K (2003), ‘Text Book of Logistics and Supply Chain Management’,Mac Millan Publishers India Ltd.2003
1. Anders Grath (2008),The Handbook of International Trade and Finance, Kogan Page Publishers2008 Reprint
2. James Calvin Baker (2003), Financing International Trade, Greenwood Publishing Group. 2003 latest edition
3. Nabhi’s Mannual, “New Import Export Policy and Handbook of Procedures”, Vol.1 2002-07: As Amended Upto 4.4.2002, Oscar Publications.
4. David Grant, Douglas M. Lambert, James R. Stock, Lisa M. Ellram, (2005) ‘Fundamentals of Logistics Management’, Mc Graw Hill. 2006 reprint MCOM 400 - STOCK MARKET INVESTMENT
Objectives: The objective of this course is to enable the students from students other than Commerce to understand the concepts, tools and techniques of investment in stock market
UNIT II: Stock Market: Markets for Securities and their functions – Primary Markets – Secondary Markets – Processes of buying and selling securities – Types of securities – Security Market Indicators.
UNIT III: Risk – Return Framework: Security Returns – Measurement of Returns – Concept of Risk – Systematic Risk – and unsystematic Risk
UNIT V: Fundamental Analysis: Basics of Economic Analysis and Industry Analysis – Company Analysis – Non Financial parameters – financial Parameters – Analysis of financial statements.
UNIT VI: Technical Analysis: The Dow Theory – Technical indicators of the overall market – Indicators for individual stocks – Charting Techniques.
1. Avadhani V.a. SecuritiesAnalysis and Portfolio management, Himalaya Publishing House, Delhi 2008
2. Preethi Singh: Investment Management, Himalaya Publishing, Delhi, 2009.
Objectives: To facilitate the students in enriching knowledge on the Nature, scope and process of Project Management Unit- 1: Concepts of Project Management: Project – Meaning – Nature- Types of project; project life cycle; Project management – nature and scope of project management ; Project management as a profession; Role of project manager.
Unit– II: Project identification and formula: Project environment – identification of investment opportunities – project screening – prefeasibility study – project selection; project formulation – stages in project formulation – stages in project formulation;
project report preparation; planning Commission’s guidelines for project formulation.
Unit – IV: Project planning and Scheduling: objectives – process of planning - components of good planning – project designing and project scheduling and time estimate – Estimation of cost of project and means of financing.
Unit –V: Project Execution and Administration: Project contracting: Contract pricing, Types – Project organisation: Forms of organisation; Project direction; Project communication;
Project coordination; Factors influencing effective project management – project over runs: Causes, Types and effects of over runs - Project Control: Control techniques – PERT, CPM: – Project review – Project audit.
Objectives: To equip students to construct portfolios select optimal portfolio and decide to change the portfolios based on evaluation UNIT I: Portfolio Management: Meaning, importance, objectives and various issues in portfolio construction, revision of portfolio and evaluation.
UNIT II: Portfolio Analysis: Estimating rate of return and standard deviation of portfolio returns;
Effects of combining securities; Markowitz risk – return optimisation.
UNIT III: Single Index and Factor Model: Portfolio total risk, portfolio market risk and unique risk;
Sharpe’s optimisation solution – Arbitrage pricing theory, principle of arbitrage, arbitrage portfolios; two factor and multi factor models.
UNIT IV: Capital Market Theory: Capital market line, security market line; Risk free lending and borrowing; recent developments.
UNIT V: Portfolio Performance Evaluation: Measure of return, risk adjusted measures of performance evaluation, market timing, evaluation criteria and procedures.
1. Prasanna Chandra, InvestmentAnalysis and Portfolio Management, 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Ltd., Noida 2008.
1. M. Ranganatham, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Pearson Education, 2005.
2. Dhanesh Khatri, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Macmillan, Delhi 2010.
3. Donald B. Fisher, Ronald J. Jordon Security Analysis and Portfolio Management,, Prentice Hall of India.
4. ZVI Bodia, alex Kane, Alan J. marcus, Pitabas Mohanty Investments, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., Delhi 2006.
5. Samir Barua K, Portfolio Management, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Ltd., Noida 2004.
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MCOM 513 - CORPORATE TAX PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Objective: To understand the innovative ideas in corporate tax in India and to give expert advices to whom is required regarding various tax issues for decision making
UNIT I: Tax Planning and Tax Management - Introduction -Tax planning Vs Tax Management, Tax avoidance Vs Tax evasions:
UNIT II: Corporate taxation:
- Computation income from business – Depreciations -MAT, Dividend Distribution Tax- Tax on Income distributed to Unit holders – Tax incentives to the exporters UNIT III: Tax Planning and Corporate Decisions:- Tax Planning for new business - Capital Structure Decision-Dividend Distribution Decision, Own or Lease, Make or Buy Decision, Shutdown or Continue Decisions, Repair or Replace, Sale of Assets used for Scientific Research UNIT IV: Tax Issues Relating to Business Restructuring:-amalgamation& Demerger.- various provisions UNIT V: Tax payments - TDS – TCS – Advance payment of Tax
1. V.K. Singhania and Monica Singhania Corporate Tax Planning and Business Tax Procedure Taxmann Publication Ltd., 14th edition 2010
2. Sally Jones and Shelley Rhodes Principal of Taxation for business and Investment Planning Tata McGraw Hill 4th edition 2010.
1. V.K. Singhania and Kapil Singhania “Direct Tax Laws and Practice Taxmann Publication 43rd edition 2010
2. H.C. Mehrotra and S.P. Goyal Income Tax Law and Accounts Sahitya Bhawan Publications 51st edition 2010
3. Gaur and Narang Income Tax Law and practice Kalyani Publication 38th edition 2010
4. R.K. Agarwal Tax Planning for Companies, Hindu Law Publisher 14th edition 2008
5. V.K. Singhania and Kapil Singhania Corporate Tax Planning and Management Taxmann Publication 12th edition 2008
6. Kaushal Kumar Agrawal Direct Tax Planning and Management Atlantic Publiction 5th edition 2006..
Objective: To equip students with tools and methods of analyzing aspects related to interntional financial systems, Balance of Payments and International financial markets,besides making than aware of mitigating forex rsk.
UNIT I: I nternational Monetary and Financial System: Importance of international finance;
Bretton woods conference and afterwards, IMF and the World Bank; European monetary system – meaning and scope - Multilateral Financial Institutions: Role of IMF, IBRD and other development banks, International investors and foreign investment institutions UNIT II: Balance of Payment and International Linkages: Balance of payments and its components; International flow of goods, services and capital; Coping with current account deficit. Current Developments: International indebtedness; Capital account convertibility – pros and cons; Innovations in ternational finance instruments Unit III: International Financial Markets and Instruments: International capital and money markets; Money and capital market instruments; Salient features of different international markets; Arbitrage opportunities; Integration of markets; Role of financial intermediaries.International Capital and Money Market Instruments: GDRs, ADRs, IDRs, Euro bonds, Euro loans,Repos, CPs, floating rate instruments, loan syndication and Euro deposits.
UNIT V: Foreign Exchange Risk: Transaction exposure, translation exposure and economic exposure; Management of exposures – internal techniques, netting, marketing, leading and lagging, pricing policy, assets and liability management and techniques.
Management of Risk in Foreign Exchange Markets: Forex derivatives – swaps, future and option and forward contracts.
1. Apte, P.G: International Financial Management, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi 2009,5th edition
2. International Financial management:V.K. bhalla, Anmol Publications Isbn 81-261-2641-8 (5th revised editon) Shaprio, Alan. C: Multinational Financial Management, Prentice Hall, New Delhi. 2006,8th edition 3.
1. Buckley, Adrian: Multinational Finance, Prentice Hall, New Delhi. 2004
2. Eitman, D.K. and A.I Stenehill: Multinational Business Cash Finance, Addison Wesley, New York.
3. Henning, C.N., W Piggot and W.H Scott: International Financial Management, McGraw Hill, International Edition.
4. Levi, Maurice D: International Finance, McGraw – Hill, International Edition.2005 & Reprint 2009
5. Rodriqufe, R.M. and E.E. Carter: International Financial Management, Prentice Hall, International Edition.
6. Yadav, SurendraS, P.K Jain and Max Peyrard: Foreign Exchange Markets, Macmillion, New Delhi.
7. Zeneff, D.and J Zwick: International Financial Management, prentice Hall, International Edition.
8. O’Connor DJ, Bueso AT: International Dimensions of Financial Management; Macmillan, New Delhi.
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