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MMS Complete Syllabus New

MMS Complete Syllabus New

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Revised Syllabus for The Master of Management Studies (MMS)2Years full-time Degree Course
(with effect from the academic year 2007-2009)
Table of Contents:
1.Background 032.Gaps in Current Curriculum 033.Objectives & Goals of new curriculum 044.New Course Structure 055.Guidelines for Implementation 176.Detail Syllabusa.First Year Semester One 18b.First Year Semester Two 27c.First Year Electives 37d.Second Year Structure 43e.Third Semester Marketing Specialisation 45f.Third Semester Finance Specialisation 61g.Third Semester Human Resources Specialisation 82h.Third Semester Operations Specialisation 93i.Third Semester Information Technology Specialisation 110 j.Fourth Semester 121
1. Background for new curriculum
MMS (Master of Management Studies) is a 2 year Full time Degree course of University of Mumbai.
Admission to MMS course is through MH-CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test).
30 colleges are running this course in Mumbai with in take capacity of students everyyear.
University of Mumbai also runs BMS as a 3 year full time undergraduate course inmanagement.
Students pursuing this course are competing with students from other autonomousmanagement programs run with approval of AICTE.Course was last revised in 2000 and there is a need for up gradation of curriculum in line withexpectations of students, industry and faculty
Gaps in Current Curriculum
Students & Faculty Feedback 
Students, in view of a highly competitive job market tends to benchmark university courses withother leading management institutes of India and abroad and prefer to have flexibility in choice of courses for their MBA program.Faculty, who are teaching these courses are also drawn from industry, would like to bring in currentmanagement practices included in the curriculum to make it more contemporary.
Industry Feedback 
Leading management practitioners have expressed some
common concerns
about MMScurriculum which are enumerated below:
Big perceptible gaps in soft skills – Analysis, Judgments and Creativity
Cross-functional skills and holistic thinking (lack of big picture!)
Business Communication skills (both oral and written)
Lack of understanding/ appreciation of ethical behavior and corporate governance
Lack of prior industry experience of teaching faculty and students
Lack of appreciation of Indian ethos in management
Course delivery needs to be balanced between theoretical principles and management practices
Lack of feel for financial figures across all functions (Marketing, HR, Operations etc)
Standardization of examinations (in internal assessment of core subjects) to lend credibilityto degree offered by university.
Lack of understanding principles of change management.3

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