«COURSE STRUCTURE AND SYLLABUS (BASED ON UGC MODEL SYLLABUS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ...»
Measures of political risk, management of risk, political risk, analysis in capital budgeting.
UNIT II: Multinational Working Capital Management: Short term overseas financing sources;
International Management of cash, accounts receivable and inventory management.
UNIT III: Multinational Investment Decisions: Capital Budgeting for Multinational corporation -, Financing Decision: Cost of capital for foreign investment and designing financial structure.
UNIT IV: Portfolio Investment: Benefits of international portfolio investment - spreading risk international capital asset pricing -, international; diversification.
UNIT V: International Tax Management- Corporate taxe-, value Added Tax (VAT-, Withholding Taxes, Duties and tariffs; Branch verse subsidiary taxes; tax haven.International accounting – tax management and reporting: Foreign currency translaction,;
Multinational transfer pricing and performance measurement consolidated financial reporting international accounting standards.
Shaprio, Alan C: Multinational Financial Management Prentice Hall, New Delhi 8th edition 2006 1.
2. Fundamentals of International Financial Management – by Kevin S ISBN -978-81-203-3791-6.
1. Apte P.G. International Financial Management, Tata McGraw hill New Delhi. 2009 5th edition
2. Buckley, Adrian multinational finance, Prentice Hall New Delhi. 2004
3. Eitman D.K and A. I Stenehill: Multinational Business cash Finance, Addison Wesley. 2009
4. Henning C.N., W piggot and W. H. Scott International financial Management, McGraw Hill Int. Ed., New York.
5. Levi Maurice D: International Finance, McGraw-Hill, International Edition.2005 reprint 2009
6. Rodriqufe, R.M. and E.E. Carter: International Financial Management Prentice Hall, International Edition
7. Interntional and Financial Management: V.K. Bhalla, Anmol Publications ISBN -81-261-2641-8 (5th revised and enlarged edition) Theory and Problem:
MCOM 526 - EQUITY DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Objectives: To help students to understand the concepts and to equip them to take pssitions for investment and trading in options and futures market.
UNIT I: Introduction: meaning and purpose of derivates; forward contracts Future contracts options, swaps and other derivatives; Type of trader; Trading future contracts;
Specification of the future contracts; Operation of margins, Settlement and regulations. Derivatives Market in India: –regulation, working and trading activity UNIT II: Sources of Financial Risk: Credit Vs market, default risk foreign exchange risk, interest rate risk, purchasing power risk etc.; System and non-systematic risk - Managing Market Risk: Hedging schemes –schemes –delta hedging, theta gamma relationship in delta theta and gamma; Vega and rho; Portfolio insurance.
UNIT IV: Futures: Hedgers and speculators; Future contracts; Future market –clearing house margins, trading future positions and taxation; Future prices and spot prices; Forward prices; vs. future prices; Futures vs options.
UNIT V: SWAPS: Mechanics of interest rate swaps, valuation of interest rate, swaps currency swaps and its valuation credit risk and swaps.
1. John C. Hull, Sankarshan Basu, Options, Futures and other Derivatives, Pearson Education, Noida 2010
1. Stafford Johnson, Introduction to Derivatives, Oxford University Press, 2009
2. David A & Thomas W. Miller, Derivatives valuation and Risk Management, Oxford University Press 2003.
3. Robert A strong, Derivatives: An Introduction, Thomson South-Western, 2002
4. Don M. Chance & Robert Brook, s Derivatives & Risk Management, South Western Cenage Learning, 2008
5. Rene M. Stuly, Risk Management & Derivatives, Thomson south Western, 2007.
Objective: To understand the indirect tax provisions and recent amendments regarding indirect tax system in India, that can contribute to expert opinion to finalise management decisions in connection with various indirect tax issues.
UNIT I: Indian tax system - Direct and Indirect Taxes, - Principle of taxation - Taxable capacity
- scope and functioning, indirect taxes Vs Direct Taxes – Indirect Taxes Reforms
UNIT III: Introduction to Customs Duty – Types of Customs Duty – Valuation for customs duty – Procedures for imports and Export Baggage – Postal articles – Stores Exemptions – Remissions – Demand Recovery – Refunds Exports Incentives – CESTAT (Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal UNIT IV: Introduction to Central Sales Tax – Sale of purchase in the course of interstate trade – Sale or purchase of goods outside state – Sale or purchase in the course of export or import – Quantum of CST payable – Restriction on taxation under CST ACT – GST (Goods and Service Tax)- Sales Tax Planning.
UNIT V: VAT and Service Tax - Introduction to VAT – Goods & Dealers – Categories of Sales – Assessment & Audit – Dealers – Accounting Treatment – Introduction to Service Tax, Value of Taxable Service – Exmeptions from Service Tax – Classification of Service – Procedures of Service Tax – Export of Service & Import of Service.
1. V.K. singhania and Monica Singhania Students guide to Income Tax including Service Tax and VAT Taxmann Publication 44th edition 2010 V.S. Datey elements at Central Excise and Customs Law Taxmann Publication 5th edition 2007 2.
B.C. Datta Laymen’s guide to GST Taxmann Publication 4th edition 2011 3.
V.S. Datey Service Tax and VAT Taxmann Publication 13th edition 2009 4.
V.s. Datey Indirect Tax Gows Problems and Solutions Taxmann Publication 3rd edition 2010..
Objective: Instead of the executives taking managerial decision on the basis of institution this aims at training the executives as to how to make the data bases decisions so as to be right.
UNIT I: Introduction: Concept, evolution and meaning of MIS; Goals of MIS; Information system for competitive advantage; Systems approach to problem solving; Challenges in the development of MIS, MIS function in an organization.
UNIT II: Information and Managerial Effectiveness: Information as a corporate resource, pervasiveness of information, types of information – operational, tactical and strategic;
Levels of management and information needs of management; Process of generation of information; Quality of information; Information systems for finance, marketing, manufacturing, research and development and human resource areas.
UNIT III: Information Systems: Information systems and their role in business systems, changing role of information systems, users of information systems; Types of information systems – transaction processing system, MIS decision support system, executive support system;
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, geographical information system, business expert system, etc; Procurement options and outsourcing information system services.
UNIT IV: System Development Life Cycle: Sequential Process of software development;
Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE); Tools and the modular approach to software development; Information system audit - Development and Management of Data Bases: Relational databases; Data Base Management Systems (DBMS) and their components; Concept of entity and relationships; Data dictionary, SQL and other related concepts in DBMS; Normalization process.
UNIT V: Data Communication and Networking: Uses of computer networks, types of networks, network topologies; Network media and hardware; Data communication over telephone;
Intranets and collaborative processing - Implementation, Evaluation and Maintenance of System: Methods and steps in implementation of system; Approaches and process of evaluating MIS. Security Issues Relating to Information Systems: Threats to information systems; Vulnerability, risk and control measures
1. Management Information Systems” Kenneth J London, Jane P. Louden, Pearson, 2007 2. “Management Information Systems” W.S. Jawadewar, Tata McGraw Hill Editions, 2004 References
1. Award, E.M.: System Analysis and Design; Galgotia Publisations, New Delhi.
2. Kumar, Muneesh: Business Information Systems, Vikas publishing House, New Delhi.
3. Laudon, Kenneth C and Jane P. Laudon: Management Information Systems: Organization and Technology, Prentice Hall, New Delhi.
4. Murdick Robert G., Joel E. Ross and James R. Calggett: Information System for Modern Management, Prentice Hall, New Delhi.
5. O’Brien James: Management Information Systems, Tata – McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
6. Rajaraman, V: Analysis and Design of Information Systems, Prentice hall, New Delhi.
MCOM 529 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT SOFT CORE (3 CREDITS) Objective: As the executives have take strategic decision depending upon the changing political, economic and social conditions prevalent in the country and elsewhere, this subject aims at familiarizing than with different aspects of strategy and evaluating the decisions based upon the basic/strategic situation.
UNIT I: Concepts of Strategy: Defining strategy, levels at which strategy operates; Approaches to strategic decision making; Mission and purpose, objectives and goals; Strategic business unit (SBU); Functional level strategies. Outsourcing Strategy UNIT II: Environmental Analysis and Diagnosis: Concept of environment and its components;
Environment scanning and appraisal; Organizational appraisal; Strategic advantage analysis and diagnosis; SWOT analysis.
UNIT III: Strategy Formulation and Choice of alternatives: Strategies – modernization, diversification integration; Merger, take-over and joint strategies; Turnaround, divestment and liquidation strategies; Process of strategic choice – industry, competitor and SWOT analysis; factors affecting strategic choice; Generic competitive strategies – cost leadership, differentiation, focus, value chain analysis, bench marking, service blue printing.
UNIT IV: Functional Strategies: Marketing, production/operations and R&D plans and polices.
Functional strategies: Personnel and financial plans and policies - Strategy Implementation: Inter – relationship between formulation and implementation- Issues in strategy implementation; Resource allocation.
UNIT V: Strategy and Structure: structural considerations, structures for strategies; Organizational design and change. Strategy Evaluation: Overview of strategic evaluation; strategic control; Techniques of strategic evaluation and control.
1. Bhattachary, S.K. and N.Venkataramin: Managing Business Enterprise: Strategies, Structures and Systems, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.1st edition 1983
2. Sharma, R.A Strategic Management in Indian Companies, Deep and Publications, New Delhi.
3. Glueck, William F. and Lawrence R. Jauch: Business Policy and Strategic Management, McGraw – Hill international Edition 4th edition 1984
1. Budhiraja, S.B. and M.B Athreya: Cases in Strategic Management, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
2. Christensen, C. Roland, Kenneth R. Andrews, Joseph L. Bower, Rochard G. Hameresh, Michael E.
Porter Business Policy Text and Cases, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Homewood, llinois.
3. Coulter, Mary K: Strategic Management in Action, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
4. David, Fred R: Strategic Management, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
5. Glueck, William F. and Lawrence R. Jauch: Business Policy and Strategic Management, McGraw – Hill international Edition.
6. H.lgor, Ansoff: Implanting Strategic Management, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
MCOM 530 - E – COMMERCE
1. To understand basics concept of E-commerce
2. To understand E-Commerce model
3. To emphasise Electronic payment system
4. To understand E-Commerce Security and Legal issue UNIT I: Introduction to e-commerce: Meaning and concept: electronic commerce versus traditional commerce; Media convergence; E-commerce and e-business; Channels of ecommerce; Business application of e-commerce; need for e-commerce; E-Commerce Consumer applications, E-Commerce Organisation applications e-commerce as an electronic trading system special features. Internet Concept and technologies: concept and evolution of Internet; web technologies – global publishing concept, universal reader concept and client server concept; Hypertext publishing and hypertext information network; benefits of hypertext, URLS, HTTP, HTTPD servers, HTML, HTML forms and CGI gateway service.
UNIT II: Business models of e-commerce and Infrastructure: E-commerce models; supply chain management, product and service digitations remote servicing, procurement; on line marketing and advertising e-commerce resources and infrastructure resources and planning for infrastructure. E -Business: Workflow management, mass customization and product differentiation; Organization restructuring; Integrated logistics and distribution;
Knowledge management issues and role of e-commerce infrastructure.
UNIT III: Electronic Payment System: Special features required in payment systems for ecommerce, Types of e-payment systems; E-cash and currency servers, e-cheques Digital token based credit cards, smart cards, electronic purses and debit cards; Business issues and economic implications; Operational, credit and legal risk of e-payment System;
Risk management options in e-payment system; Components of an effective electronic payment system.
UNIT V: Security Issues in E-Commerce: Security risks of e-commerce, exposure of resources, types of threats, source of threats, security tools and risk-management
approach e-commerce security and a rational Security policy for e-commerce: