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syllabusMaster of Business Administration (MBA) - 2 Years (Syllabus 2007)

SEMESTER I

DBA 1601 MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT -

Evolution of Management thoughts – Contribution of Selected Management Thinkers – Various approaches to management – contemporary management practice – Managing in global environment – Managerial functions. 

UNIT II PLANNING - 

Importance of planning – TypesImportance of planning – Types of planning – decision making process – Approaches to decision making – Decision models – Pay off Matrices – Decision trees – Break Even Analysis. 

UNIT III ORGANISING – 

Departmentation – Span of ContDepartmentation – Span of Control – Delegation – Centralisation and Decentralisation – Commitees – Line and Staff relationships – Recent trends in organisation structures. eading – Leadership styles and qualities – Communication – process and barriers. 

UNIT V CONTROLLING - 

Managements control systems – techniques – Types of control.

TEXT BOOKS: 
* Stephen P. Robbins and David A. Decenzo, Fundamentals of Management, Pearson Education, Third Edition, 2001. *  J.S.Chandan, Management Concepts and Strategies, Vikas Publishing House, 2002.  REFERENCES: 

* Tim Hannagan, Management Concepts and Practices, Macmillan India Ltd., 1997. * Hellriegel, Jackson and Slocum, Management: A Competency-Based Approach, South Western, 9th edition, 2002. * Stewart Black and Lyman W. Porter, Management – Meeting New Challenges, Prentice Hall, 2000. * Koontz, Essentials of Management, Tata McGraw-Hill, 5th Edition, 2001. * Bateman Snell, Management: Competing in the new era, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2002.

DBA 1602 STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT

UNIT I PROBABILITY - 

Basic definitions and rules for probability, conditional probability, independent of events, Baye’s theorem, random variables, Probability distributions: Binomial, Poisson, Uniform and Normal distributions. 

UNIT II SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION AND ESTIMATION - 

Introduction to sampling distributions, sampling techniques, sampling distribution of mean and proportion, application of central limit theorem. Estimation: Point and Interval estimates for population parameters of large sample and small samples, determining the sample size. 

UNIT III TESTING OF HYPOTHESIS - 

Hypothesis testing: one sample and two samples tests for means and proportions of large samples (z-test), one sample and two sample tests for means of small samples (t-test), F-test for two sample standard deviations, Chi-square test for single samples standard deviation. Chi-square tests for independence of attributes and goodness of fit. 

UNIT IV NON-PARAMETRIC METHODS - 

Sign test for paired data. Rank sum test: Mann – Whitney U test and Kruskal Wallis test. One sample run test, rank correlation. 

UNIT V CORRELATION, REGRESSION AND TIME SERIES ANALYSIS - 

Correlation analysis, estimation of regression line. Time series analysis: Variations in time series, trend analysis, cyclical variations, seasonal variations and irregular variations. 

TEXT BOOKS: 
* Levin R.I. and Rubin D.S., "Statistics for management", 7th edition, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2001. * Aczel A.D. and Sounderpandian J., "Complete Business Statistics", 5th edition, Tata McGraw – Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi, 2004. * Anderson D.R., Sweeney D.J. and Williams T.A., "Statistics for business and economics", 8th edition, Thomson (South – Western) Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore, 2002. 

REFERENCES: 
* Levine D.M., Krehbiel T.C. and Berenson M.L., "Business Statistics: A First Course", Pearson Education Asia, 2nd edition, New Delhi, 2002. * Hooda R.P., "Statistics for Business and Economics", 2nd edition, Macmillan India Ltd., 2001. * Morse L.B., "Statistics for Business and Economics", HarperCollins college Publishers, New York, 1993. * Bowerman B.L., Connel R.T.O’ and Hand M.L., "Business Statistics in...
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