Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
1st Year ASSIGNMENTS 2010-11
School of Management Studies Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110 068
Master of Commerce M.Com., 1st Year
ASSIGNMENT − 2010-11
Dear Students, As explained in the Programme Guide, you have to do one Tutor Marked Assignment in each Course. We are sending the assignments of all the six courses together in this booklet. Assignment is given 30% weightage in the final assessment. To be eligible to appear in the Term-end examination, it is compulsory for you to submit the assignment as per the schedule. Before attempting the assignments, you should carefully read the instructions given in the Programme Guide. This assignment is valid for two admission cycles (July 2010 and January, 2011). The Validity is given below. 1. 2. Those who are enrolled in July 2010, it it vaild upto June 2011. Those who are enrolled in January 2011, it it vaild upto December 2011.
You have to submit the assignments of all the courses to The Coordinator of your Study Centre. For appearing in June Term-end Examination, you must submit assignments to the Coordinator of your study centre latest by 30th April. Similarly for appearing in December Term-end Examination, you must submit assignments to the Coordinator of your study centre latest by 31st October.
Note : In case you receive the study material and assignment late, you can submit the assignment responses within one month after receiving the study material.
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT Course Code Course Title Assignment Code Coverage : : : : IBO-01 International Business Environment IBO-01/TMA/2010-11 All Blocks Maximum Marks: 100 Attempt all questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. Do you think that analysis of foreign environment is essential for the international business? Give your arguments? Discuss the economic and financial environment related to the international business.
You are an export manager of a firm. Formulate a detailed standardized export sales contract for your firm. (20) a) b) “FDI helps in accelerating the rate of economic growth of host country”. Discuss giving suitable examples. Discuss the recent trends in world FDI flows. (10+10)
Distinguish between GATT and WTO. Describe the functions of WTO. Explain various plurilateral trade agreements. (10+10)
Write notes on the following: i) ii) iii) iv) The Montreal Protocol India’s trade in Commercial Services Global Trade Point Network International Finance Corporation. (5 x 4)
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT Course Code Course Title Assignment Code Coverage : : : : IBO-02 International Marketing Management IBO-02/TMA/2010-11 All Blocks Maximum Marks: 100 Attempt all questions. All questions carry equal marks. 1. “In the present scenario, international marketing is essential not only for the realization of the full potential of a business, but even for the survival of the business.” Do you agree with this statement? Give reasons for your answer.
“Compared with products, marketing of services poses distinctive challenges to marketers.” Explain why it is so and enumerate the challenges particularly in international marketing.
Distinguish between the following: (a) (b) International Marketing and Global Marketing Licensing and Franchising (2 X 10)
Write short notes on the following: (a) (b) Counter Trade Export Agency Agreement (2 X 10)
Comment very briefly on the following statements: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Publicity will always have positive influence on sales of the company. Vertical trade shows are useful for all commodities. A seller can not assure homogeneity and consistency in the service provided. Convenience sampling method is not a random sampling. Trade blocks do not import from member countries. (5 X 4)
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT Course Code Course Title Assignment Code Coverage : :...