«COURSE STRUCTURE AND SYLLABUS (BASED ON UGC MODEL SYLLABUS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ...»
MCOM 516- COMPUTER AIDED MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS
Unit – IV: Multiple Discriminate Analysis – Key terms – Objectives & Decision Process – Calculating Discriminate Z Scores – Potency Index – Rotation Loadings – Case wise Diagnostics – Assessing Overall Fit
Unit – VI: Conjoint Analysis – Key terms and Objectives – Stimuli – Managerial Applications – adaptive Conjoint – Full profile Versus Choice based Conjoint – Canonical Correlation Analysis – Objectives & Assumptions Deriving Canonical Functions – Weights and Loadings – Validation and Diagnosis
1. Hair, Anderson, Tatham and Black., Multivariate Data Analysis, Pearson Education Singapore) Pvt Ltd, Singapore
2. Johnson RA and DW Wichern., Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall Reference Books.
1. Affif and Clark., Computer Aided Multivariate Analysis, Lifetime Learning Publications, California
2. SPSS, Inc., SPSS advanced Statistics Guide, Chicago, SPSS
3. SAS Institute, Inc., SAS User’s Guide: Statistics, Version 6, Cary, NC., SAS Institute
HARD CORE: (4 CREDITS)Objective: The Objective of this course is to enable the students to understand and apply cost accounting tools and techniques used for taking managerial decisions
UNIT I: Introduction – Evolution of cost Accounting – Scope and importance of Cost Accounting – Functions and objectives of Cost Accounting – Evaluation of Cost Accounting – Installation of a Costing System – Classification of Costs – Methods and Techniques of Costing – Marginal Costing vs. Absorption Costing.
1. Jain S. P and K.L. Narang : K.L: Advanced Costing, Kalyani Publishers Ludhiana 2009
2. M.Y.Khan and P.K. Jain: Cost Accounting, TataMcGraw Hill Co., New Delhi 2009
Objectives: To impart knowledge on the basics of entrepreneurship and to give necessary inputs for the creation of the new ventures UNIT I: Entrepreneurship: : Definition - Meaning importance. – changes in the concept of entrepreneurs – Innovation: Concepts and types – Innovation as the essence of entrepreneurship – source of innovation.
UNIT II: Entrepreneurial Environment: Significance – Internal and External environment forces – Psychological, social, cultural, political, legal and economic forces.
Unit III: Entrepreneurial Development: Programmes Importance – places for the development of entrepreneurship – Stimulation: Entrepreneurial awareness, exposure, motivation and attitude – support – Entrepreneurial education, training, assistance – Sustenance – Entrepreneurial Commitment UNIT IV: Institutions involved in Developing Entrepreneurship in MSME Sector: Entrepreneurship –Institutions involved in Financing the beginning Entrepreneurs search got Business ideas, Project Formulation and Consultancy Services available.
Unit V: Entrepreneurial Culture –Entrepreneurial Society – Intrapreneurship, Development needs of women and rural entrepreneurship.
1. Gupta and Srinivasan, Entrepreneursial development Sultan Chand & sons, New Delhi 1999.
2. Vasant Desai,”Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Development and Management, Himalaya Publishing House Mumbai 1999
1. S.K. Khanka,”Entrepreneurial Development, S. Chand & Company Ltd., New Delhi 2001.
2. P. Saravanavel, Entrepreneursial Development, ESS Pee Kay Publishing House, Madras 1997
UNIT II: Business Process Reengineering- need and challenges, Management concerns about BPR. BPR to build business model for ERP. ERP & Competitive advantage, Basic Constituents of ERP, Selection criteria for ERP Packages. Procurement process for ERP Package UNIT III: Overview and Functionalities in ERP packages: SAP R/3, PEOPLE SOFT, BAAN IV, MFG/PRO, IFS/AVALON, ORACLE-FINANCIAL, Survey of Indian ERP Packages regarding their Coverage, performance &cost UNIT IV: Implementation of ERP; project management for ERP implementation; issues in ERP Implementation; configuration and customization of ERP package. Case study of ERP Implementation.
UNIT V: Past implementatuin of ERP – Maintenance of ERP – Organisational and Industrial Impact; success and failures of ERP systems. – Future trends in ERP systems
1. Venkata Krishnan, N.K. Enterprise Resource Planning, Prentice Hall, New Delhi 2006.
2. Enterprise Resource Planning – Alexis Leon, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi 2008
3. Alexis Leon, ERPdemystified,Second edition, Tata McGraw Hill 2006.
Objectives: To keep abreast the emerging financial services Unit I: Indian Financial Markets structure and its role-overview of capital Markets, Instruments and their functions, Primary Market : types of issues, Public Issue – Bonus Issue – Rights Issue, Private Placement, Book Building, Bidding, Price band etc. Derivatives Market – F& O. SEBI Guidelines.
Unit II: SEBI,Capital Market Regulator –objectives – Functions & Powers – Investor protection – Issue of Guidelines Unit III: Stock Exchanges in India (Secondary Market) – Organisation – Byelaws – Membership–Demutualisation–Advantages and disadvantages of Demutualisation – Role and Functions of Stock Exchanges – OTCEL, NSE, BSE, indices – Cosstruction of Indices – Trading mechanism; Demat from of Trading – on-line electronic Trading.
Unit IV: NSDL, CSDL Depository Services, Depository Participants and their roll, Financial Intermediaries and their services; Merchant bankers, Leasing Finance Companies, Loan Syndication, Forfeiting, Venture Capital Funds, Factoring Custodial Services. –Credit rating in India, Mutual Funds, types and Schemes – SEBI Guidelines..
Unit V: Offshore Financing Instruments; ADRS, GDRS, ECBs, FCP,Financial Information need and Sources
1. Khan M.Y Financial Services, Tata McGraw Hill, 1998
2. Varshney, P.N. Indian Financial System, Sultan Chand & Sons, 200
1. Vasant Desai, The Indian Financial system, Himalaya Publishing House
2. Gorden and Natarajan, Financial Markets and Services, Himalaya Publishing House, 2001
3. Sontomero and Bastel, Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions, McGraw Hill, 1998 MCOM 522 - FOREX MANAGEMENT
Objectives: The objective of this course is to enable the students to understand concepts and techniques of foreign exchange and apply the same in arriving at the foreign exchange contracts and managing the exchange risk UNIT I: Foreign Exchange – The Foreign Exchange Market – Organization of the Foreign Exchange Market – The Spot Market – The Forward Market – Relationship between the Forward Rate and the Future Spot Rate – Interest Rate Parity Theory.
UNIT III: Foreign Exchange Transactions - Purchase and Sale Transactions – Spot and Forward Transactions –Ready Exchnage Rates – Principal types of Buying Rates – Principal types of Selling Rates – Ready Rates based on Cross Rates.
UNIT IV: Forward Exchange Contracts – Factors that Determine Forward Margins – Calculation of Fixed Forward Rates and Option forward Rates – Forward Exchange Rates Based on Cross Rates – Execution of Forward Contract – Cancellation/Extension of Forward Contract.
1. C. Jeavanandam: Foreign Exchange Practice and Concepts, Sultan Chand & Sons, New Delhi. 2008
2. Apte P.G. nternational Financial Management TataMcGraw Hill, New Delhi 2009
1. Alan C. Shapiro: Multinational Financial Management Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi. 2008
2. CHEUL S EUN & BRUCE GRESNICK, International Financial Management TataMcGraw Hill Co., New Delhi 2010.
Framework for Financial Statement Analysis- International reporting standards-Principal
financial statements-Other sources of financial information-Role of auditor- Accrual concept of income-Revenue and expense recognition-Recognition methods-Nonrecurring Items-Quality of Earnings-Statement of Shareholders equity
Cash flow statement an international perspective-Analysis of cash flow informationUNIT II:
Ratios an integrated analysis-Economic characteristics and strategies-Earnings per share and other ratios used in valuation-Patterns of ratio disclosure-Market based researchModern portfolio theory-Efficient market hypothesis-Implications for empirical research for Financial statement analysis
Analysis of inventory-comparison of information provided by alternative methodsUNIT III:
Financial ratios LIFO versus FIFO-Analysis of long-lived assets-Capitalization versus expensing-Analytical adjustments for capitalization versus expensing-Analysis of fixed asset disclosure-Analysis of income tax-Deferred tax analytical issues
Analysis of Financing Liabilities-Bond covenants-Leases and off-balance sheet debtUNIT IV:
Pension and other employee benefits-Analysis of pension plan disclosure-Analysis of interoperate investments-Analysis of marketable securities
Derivatives and hedging activities-hedging techniques-Analysis of hedging disclosuresUNIT V:
Financial statement analysis a synthesis-Adjustments to reported income-Accounting and financed based measures of risk-Credit risk-Equity risk UNIT VI: Valuation and forecasting-Asset based valuation models-Tobin’s Q-Discounted cash flow valuation models-EBO model-Forecasting models-Comparison with analyst forecast-alpha growth.
1. White I Gerald, Sondhi C Ashwinpaul,Fried Dov. “The analysis and use of financial Statements” Wiley India 2007
2. Wild J John, K.R Subramanyam, Halsey F. Robert “Financial Statement Analysis” Tata McGraw-Hill 2007.
3. Stice K Earl, Stice D James “ Financial Accounting Reporting and Analysis” South-Western 2006
Objectives: To create understanding among students regarding the application of Strategic Management concepts in Finance Area
UNIT I: Nature and Value by Strategic Management – Dimensions of Strategic Decisions Benefits and risks of Stategic Management -Financial policy and strategic Planning:
Components of financial strategy; Objectives and goals; Strategic planning process.
Linkage between corporate strategy and financial strategy; Corporate strategy and high technology investment Implications of capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy on corporate strategy; Shareholder value - creation, measurement, and management.
UNIT II: Investments Decisions under Risk uncertainty: Techniques of investment decision- risk adjusted discount rate, certainty equivalent factor, statistical method, sensitivity analysis and simulation method; corporate strategy and high technology investments.
UNIT III: Financing Strategy: Hybrid securities namely convertible and non-convertible debentures, deep discount bonds, secured premium notes, convertible preference shares;
option financing, warrants, convertibles and exchangeable.- Managing Financial risk with derivatives UNIT IV: Expansion and Financial, Restructuring: Mergers and amalgamations - corporate restructuring, reasons for merger, legal procedure for merger, benefits and cost of merger; Determination of swap ratios; Evaluation of merger proposal; Corporate and distress restructuring.
UNIT V: Leasing & Venture capital: Meaning, importance, types, tax considerations, and accounting considerations. Evaluation of leas from the point of view of lessor and lessee and Lease versus buy decision. Venture capital concept and developments in India;
Process and methods of financing, fiscal incentives.
1. Allen D: An introduction to Strategic Financial Management, CIMA/Kogan page, London.
2. Chandra, Prasanna: Financial Management, Tata McGraw Hill Delhi.
3. Julian, Lowenthal, Survival, Strategic for Financial Services, John Wiley, 2002.
1. Hull J.C Options, Futures and other Derivative Securities, Prentice Hall of India Delhi
2. Mattoo, P.K. Corporate Restructuring: An Indian Perspective, Macmillan, New Delhi.
3. Pandey, I.M. Financial Management Vikas Publications, Delhi.
4 Smith, C.W C.W Smithson., and D.S Wilford; Managing Financial Risk,. Harper and Row New yolk.
5 My. Khan, Indian Financial System, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001 Theory and Problem:
MCOM 525 - MULTINATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Objective: To develop basic understanding on financial management of MNC’s with special emphasis on cost of capital, Portfolio investment, International taxation and managing political risk
UNIT I: Multinational Financial Management: Growth and importance of international financeTypes of risk in international finance- Reward in international finance. Political risk: