SYBCOM Syllabus subject wise for Semester III & IV as per Mumbai University

Commerce – III

Semester III

1. Introduction To Management (11 Lec.)
l Management- Concept, Nature, Functions, Managerial Skills & Competencies
l Evolution of Management Thoughts
   Classical Approach: Scientific Management – F.W.Taylor’s Contribution
   Classical Organisation Theory: Henri Fayol’s Principles
   Neo Classical : Human Relations Approach – Elton Mayo’s Hawthorne experiments
l Modern Management Approach – PeterDrucker’s Dimensions of Management, Indian Management Thoughts: Origin & Significance of Indian Ethos to Management.

2. Planning & Decision Making (10 Lec.)
l Planning – Steps, Importance, Components, Coordination – Importance
l M.B.O – Process, Advantages, Management By Exception- Advantages; Management Information System – Concept, Components
l Decision Making – Techniques, Essentials of a Sound Decision Making, Impact of Technology on Decision Making

3. Organising (12 Lec.)
l Organising – Steps, Organisation Structures – Features of Line & Staff Organisation, Matrix Organisation, Virtual Organisation, Formal v/s Informal Organisation
l Departmentation – Meaning – Bases, Span of Management – Factors Influencing Span of Management, Tall and Flat Organisation
l Delegation of Authority – Process, Barriers to Delegation, Principles of Effective Delegation. Decentralisation : Factors Influencing Decentralisation, Centralization v/s         Decentralisation

4 Directing And Controlling (12 Lec.)
l Motivation – Concept, Importance, Influencing factors.
   Importance of Communication, Barriers to effective Communication
l Leadership – Concept, Functions, Styles, Qualities of a good leader.
l Controlling – Concept, Steps, Essentials of good control system, Techniques of Controlling – PERT, CPM, Budgetary Control, Management Audit.

Commerce – IV

Semester IV

1. Production & Inventory Management (11 Lec.)

Production Management : Objectives, Scope

Production Planning & Control : Steps, Importance 

Production Systems : Concept, Types – Continuous and Intermittent.

Productivity: Concept, Factors Influencing Productivity, Measures for improving Productivity. 

Inventory Management – Objectives, Inventory Control – Techniques.

Scientific Inventory Control System – Importance

2. Quality Management (10 Lec.) 

Introduction to Quality: Dimensions of Quality,

Cost of Quality : Types – Internal Failure Cost, External Failure Cost, Appraisal Cost, Prevention Cost,

Quality Circle: Features 

Quality Management Tools : TQM – Importance, Six Sigma – Process, ISO 9000 – Certification Procedure, Kaizen – Process

Service Quality Management: Importance, SERVQUAL Model, Measures to improve service quality.

3. Indian Financial System (12 Lec.) 

Indian Financial Market : Structure, Primary Market – IPO Procedure Dematerialisation : Process, Role of Depositories: NSDL and CDSL

SEBI: Functions of SEBI, Investors protection measures of SEBI. Stock Exchange – Functions, Speculators.

Credit Rating: Advantages, Credit Rating Agencies in India – CRISIL, CARE, and ICRA.

4. Recent Trends In Finance (12 Lec.) 

Mutual Funds – Advantages and Limitations, Types, Factors responsible for growth of mutual funds – Systematic Investment Plan.

Commodity Market: Categories,

Derivatives Market: Types, Participants, Types of Derivative Instruments. 

Start-up Ventures – Concept, Sources of Funding,

Micro Finance – Importance, Role of Self Help Groups