SVKM’S NMIMS School of Business Management Summer Internship - FT MBA Students (With effect from 15 March 2011) The

summer internship is an integral part of Academic curriculum. These guidelines are a part of the standards of education we wish to establish in the institute. These guidelines apply to students of Full-Time MBA programme of SBM, NMIMS. Do take the time out to read these guidelines and adhere to them for smoother and more efficient functioning of the institute. These guidelines are indicative and are intended to enhance the originality, quality, and content of your work and not meant to be restrictive in any way.

1.0 The Project Report is a part of the academic requirements of the Programme and is
compulsory.
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Company Guide assigned by company & Faculty Guide assigned by academic office: Each student will be guided by a Senior Executives throughout the project who would also assess and submit his report of the evaluation to us. The student will be assigned one faculty guide by academic office. Each faculty can guide maximum 15 students.

3.0 Submissions Students are required to make the following submissions. The deadlines are expected to be honoured by the students.
a.

Project Proposal: To be emailed to faculty guide / company mentor latest by Monday, 02 May 2011. Basic outline of project proposal is given in the enclosure. Progress Report: To be emailed to faculty guide / company mentor latest by Monday 23 May 2011. Basic outline of Progress Report is given in the enclosure.

b.

c. Final Project Report: Last date of submission of final Project report to Academic office is Monday 27 June 2011. The final Project Report should be comprising of maximum 40-50 pages and duly signed by your company & Faculty guide. The report should be preferably hard bound.

4.0 Format of the Project Report: The Project Report should be in following sequence
and format: (Few fields are optional as per requirement of individual summer project) The detailed description is given in the enclosure. 4.1 Title of the project report 4.2 Preface 4.3 Acknowledgements 4.4 Executive Summary 4.5 Table of Contents 4.6 List of Tables, Graphs & Figures 4.7 Chapter 1 – ‘Introduction & Research Methodology’ 4.8 Chapter 2, 3, 4, and so on
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Final report c. The following is required for a student to successfully complete this: a. Progress report 3. Evaluation format duly filled in by the faculty guide deeming the performance of the candidate “Satisfactory”. This can be by way of another company project or internal project during the succeeding terms in the second year. 2 . d. Any changes in this document will be further communicated to you via Academic office. Timely submission of the following to the Faculty guide: 1. Completion certificate from the company in the prescribed format.11 Bibliography 4. However the candidate needs to satisfactorily complete the project as an essential partial fulfillment of the requirements for award of MBA Evaluation will be by your company guide & faculty guide. 7.12 Glossary (if required) 4.0 Confidentiality: SBM shall endeavor to maintain the confidentiality of the matter contained in the Project Reports. Examiner 1 Company guide Evaluation mode • Supervision of on the job performance by student • Observation and project completion (internal to company) • Completion of formalities and adherence to timelines • Viva Voce (based on report) 2 Faculty Guide 6. b.14 Author’s Profile (on T-4) 5.0 Non-Completion: In case the student does not fulfill all the conditions mentioned above.10 Annexure-A. Both above evaluations should be ‘Satisfactory’ for qualifying the Project’ to be ‘Satisfactory’ Mode of evaluation S No.13 Index (if possible) 4. C and so on 4.0 Evaluation: The summer internship will be treated as a as a non-credit compulsory course. the summer internship will need to be repeated.4. Proposal 2. Evaluation format duly filled in by the company guide deeming the performance of the candidate “Satisfactory”. e. B.9 Last Chapter – ‘Findings & Recommendations’ 4.

& Email ID of Company Guide ______________________________________ Name of Company__________________________________________________________ Address___________________________________________________________________ Name of City where placed for Summer Internship__________________________________ Start Date of Internship __________________Completion Date of Internship____________ 3 . Varuna Saksena Deputy Registrar (Acad.________________________Email ID_________________________________ Name of Faculty Guide _______________________________________________________ SUMMER PROJECT DETAILS Proposed Title of the Summer Project___________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Area (Marketing / Finance etc.___________________________Programme______________________________ Phone No. Debashis Sanyal Dean SBM Dr. Anupam Rastogi Prog Chairperson (MBACM) Mrs. )________________________________________________ Name & Designation of Company Guide_________________________________________ Contact No.Dr.Admin) Enclosure 1 SVKM’S NMIMS School of Business Management REGISTRATION FORM FOR SUMMER PROJECT – TITLE SUBMISSION (To be emailed to course coordinator & Faculty guide within one week of joining the company) PERSONAL DETAILS Name in capital letter________________________________________________________ Roll No.

02 May 2011) Name of Student Roll Number: Title of Project: Name of Company Guide: Name of Faculty Guide: PROJECT PROPOSAL: Introduction: (100 words minimum) Literature/Library review: (250 words minimum) Purpose and Objectives of Study: Programme: Signatures Student Date: Company Guide Faculty Guide (Students are advised to retain a copy for their records) 4 .Signature of Student Date Enclosure 2 SVKM’S NMIMS School of Business Management Sample Format For Submission of Project Proposal (To be emailed to your Company Guide / Faculty guide latest by Monday.

Enclosure 3 SVKM’S NMIMS School of Business Management Sample Format For Submission of Progress Report (To be emailed to your Company Guide / Faculty guide latest by Monday 23 May 2011) Name of Student Roll Number: Title of Project: Name of Company Guide: Name of Faculty Guide: PROGRESS REPORT ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Signatures Programme: Student Date: Company Guide Faculty Guide (Students are advised to retain a copy for their records) 5 .

Signature:________________________ 6 Date _____________________ . Brief description of project undertaken by student: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Declaration by student: I hereby waiver the rights to see the contents of this evaluation. Title of summer project:_________________________________________________ 5.L. sign over the flap and seal. This is preferably to be sent directly to the following contact person: (both part I and II) Name of Programme______________ Course Coordinator. NMIMS Faculty Guide Name_________________________________________________________________ 4. and permit the company guide to seal his comments in an envelope and mail it directly to NMIMS.School of Business Management Summer Internship Feedback Form (Last date for submission of this form is June 27. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies V. 8th Floor. Mehta Road. School of Business Management U P G Building. This form is in two parts. Name of Company:_____________________________________________________ 2. Part 1 is to be filled in by the student and handed over to his company guide. The guide is requested to fill in Part II and place in an envelope.Enclosure 4 SVKM’S NMIMS . Vile Parle (W) Mumbai – 400056 PART I (to be filled in by student) Name of Student:_________________________________________________________________ Roll Number: ______________________Programme ______________________________ Company details 1. Dates of Project: From: ________________________To _______________________ 6. Company Guide’s name________________ designation:________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ Phone No _____________________Email ID________________________________ 3. Academic Office. 2011) Instructions for collection of feedback.

Your ratings will remain confidential. You may place this format inside the envelope provided and sign on the reverse of the envelope over the flap after sealing it. Please rate the student’s competencies on a scale of 0-5. A total less than 20 will be considered “Unsatisfactory performance” and the student will deem to have NOT completed this requirement) Remarks & Areas for Improvement __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Name & Signature:_________________________________________________________________ Name of the company ____________________________Designation _________________________ (Kindly attach your visiting card) Date: Guidelines and Format of Submission of Report 7 . The student has agreed to waive his rights to view your ratings.Enclosure 5 SVKM’S NMIMS . Poor 0 Below Average 1 Average 2 Good 3 Very Good 4 Excellent 5 S No. 2011) Name of Student: Roll No. An honest rating will be much appreciated. this is an essential part of our MBA Programme at NMIMS. PART II (To be filled in by Company Guide) Message to guiding manager: Thank you for taking the time out to give us feedback on our student’s summer internship. Your feedback is valuable to us. Thus your final rating will be from a total of 50. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Learning Outcomes Understanding of the business and your specific problem Comprehensiveness and coverage of fact finding and analysis Originality of ideas Quality and practicality of recommendations Clarity of presentation of conclusions Professionalism and expertise Interpersonal relations and communications Adherence to timelines Benefit derived by your organisation from this project Overall delivery of project/tasks Total Rating (We request you to kindly total up the figures given alongside the ratings for each of the ten parameters. As you are probably aware.School of Business Management Summer Internship Feedback Form (Last date for submission of this form is June 27.

They are numbered in Arabic in lower case font Times New Roman size 12 with brackets.1. 2. It is included in numbering but page number is not to be written if it is of only one page. then the first page is not numbered but only second and subsequent pages.0 Executive Summary: It is also called Synopsis or Abstract. At the end of the Acknowledgement. On the left side.0 Chapter 1 . if any are numbered. This will help reader to understand the report very well. It should summarize whole project report including its findings and recommendations. The Executive Summary provide and overview to the reader or a busy researcher or executive. It is included in numbering but page number is not to be written if it is of only one page. name of city where the preface was written. At the end of the Preface. (see Annexure for sample) 7.0 Acknowledgement: The Acknowledgement is after the Preface. They are numbered in Arabic in lower case font Times New Roman size 12 with brackets.0 Title of the project report: It contains the title of the project report. 3. its importance and need. E. It starts from the right-hand side page. It is started on a right-hand side page. if any are numbered. Graphs & Figures: This is also just like Table of Contents. Executive Summary is after the Acknowledgement. They are numbered in Arabic in lower case font Times New Roman size 12 with brackets. then the first page is not numbered but only second and subsequent pages. if any are numbered.g: The Company has faced a liquidity crisis in the year 1997-98. the author’s/s’ name is/are given on the right side. The objective of writing Preface by the author is to indicate how the subject was chosen. (see Annexure for samples) 6. It is included in numbering but page number is not to be written if it is of only one page. presented to whom. If Preface is of two pages. All these are put in font Times New Roman size 12 in italics.0 Table of Contents: The Table of Contents is after the Executive Summary. It is put in font Times New Roman size 12 in italics.0 List of Tables. the author’s/s’ name is/are given on the right side. Its length is from 100 words to 1000 words depending upon the length of the project report itself. Important calculations or workings should be referred with page numbers. then the first page is not numbered but only second and subsequent pages. Table of Contents is different from Index. The chapter introduces the reader to the project report. and date appear. It is started on a righthand side page. Graphs & Figures appearing in the project report. It contains titles and page numbers of all Tables. 5. This is an attempt of thanks giving by the author to those who have helped the author during the work.0 Preface: The Preface is after the Title page.‘Introduction & Research Methodology’ The first chapter should have the above-mentioned title. If Acknowledgement is of two pages. and Group No. If Executive Summary is of two pages. for what purpose. on which date. 4. Tries to justify the title and elaborates on the Research 8 . It appears after the Table of Contents. name of the authors along with their Roll No.

feasible recommendations. size (b) Secondary Data – sources Assumptions Limitations 8. This helps the author to authenticate the main text and the reader to check the data. and so on All these chapters should be written as per the requirements of the individual project report 9. and so on. and so on to differentiate from the chapter numbers.0 Last Chapter – ‘Findings & Recommendations’ The last chapter should have the above-mentioned title. The objective of preparing Glossary is to make aware the reader the meanings of technical words used in the project report. It should enlist the findings of the project report and give logical. Methodology: • • • • The following components must be mentioned in the Research Research Objective Research Methodology (a) Primary Data – universe. All Annexure are listed in the table of contents. used in a special connotation. AA-2 for Annexure-A. 9 .0 Bibliography It comes after the Annexure are over. AB-2 for Annexure-B. In the text. Generally Annexure includes the following : • • • • • • • • • Original data Long Tables Legal Decisions. It contains the source of every references cited in the footnote and any other relevant works that the author has read or consulted.0 Chapter 2. B.Methodology. (see Annexure-D for sample) 12. The page numbers of the Bibliography should be give numbers like B-1. B-2 and so on. Laws Extensive Computations Schedules Forms Transcripts of Interviews Photographs Any other reference material of secondary nature – Newspaper / Magazine cutting 11. List the items of Glossary in alphabetical order just like dictionary. 3. Annexure have to be serialized with capital letter – Annexure: A.0 Glossary (if required) Glossary appears after the Bibliography. AB-1. Secondary references are put in this part. the attention of the reader is drawn to the appendices. It gives the reader an idea of the literature available on the subject and that has influenced or aided the author. 10. 4. It is also called Appendix.0 It appears after the last chapter gets over. It is a short dictionary of definitions and terms or phrases which are technical. instrument. The page numbers of the Annexure should be give numbers like AA-1.

events. nature of work. or major words appearing in the text and indicates the page numbers where they appear.0 Index (if possible) Index appears after the Glossary. 10 . It should mention their names. (see AnnexureE for sample) 14. The objective of Author’s/s’ profile to help reader to know and contact the authors.0 Author’s Profile Author’s/s’ Profile appears on T-4 page.13. name of the organisation and also their email addresses. The objective of putting Index is to increase ‘user-friendliness’ of the report. This is a brief description of Authors of the project report. It is an alphabetical list of names.

If a student is found guilty (intentionally or unintentionally).org/ 11 .SVKM’s NMIMS University (School of Business Management) (Certificate to be signed by the Guide under whom the candidate has worked) Certified that the project titled __________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ presented by _______________________________________(name) _________________________(Roll No. worldwide web.plagiarism. Plagiarism is a serious offence. Plagiarism is not only copying published work but also using unpublished work of fellow students. represents his/her original work which was carried out by him/her under my guidance and supervision during the period from ________ 20__ to ____________ 20__. NMIMS. etc. it will be considered as misconduct in terms of SBM. whether you give credit or not . which can check documents within the batch. NMIMS policies and will be dealt with as per rules of SBM. Please visit the reference site to know more about plagiarism http://www. Name of Company guide:_________________________________ Signature of guide:______________________________ Date:_________________________________________ Name of Faculty guide:_________________________________ Signature of guide:______________________________ Date:_________________________________________ Faculty Guides will carry out checks of these reports to ensure integrity using software. across past years. which is unethical and illegal. The students should know that all the following are considered as plagiarism i • Turning in someone else's work as your own • Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit • Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation • Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit • Copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work. across the batch.

2.2 Secondary Data 1.3 Assumptions 1. and so on Last Chapter – ‘Findings & Recommendations’ Annexure AA: List of Cost Items in Hotel Industry AB: Transcript of Interviews AC: Questionnaire and so on Bibliography Glossary Index AA-1 AB-1 AC-1 B-1 G-1 I-1 (i) (iii) (iv) (vi) 1 1 1 4 4 7 12 21 21 23 29 29 30 30 31 31 32 12 .4 Limitations Chapter 2.3.1.1 Pre Independence 1.2. 3.2 Business 1.2. Graphs & Figures Chapter 1 Introduction & Research Methodology 1.3.3.2.2 Growth and Evolution of Hotel Business 1.1 History of Hotel Business 1.2.1.2 Research Methodology 1.1 Introduction to the Hotel Business 1. 4.1 Research Objective 1.3.1.1.3.Sample of Table of Contents Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgements Executive Summary List of Tables.3 Research Methodology 1.2 Post Independence 1.3 Future Ahead: Hotel Business 1.2 Profile of J W Mariott Hotel 1.3.1 Background 1.1 Primary Data 1.2.1.

Graphs & Figures List of Tables.2: Net Profits of J W Mariott Hotel 3 56 Figures Figure 3.1: Distribution of National Income Table 1.2: Revenues of Hotel Business in India Table 4.1: Cost Items of JW Mariott Hotel 4 12 62 Graphs Graph 1.1: Cost Allocation at J W Mariott Hotel 49 67 13 .Sample of List of Tables.1: Contribution of Hotel Business in Service Industries Graph 3. Graphs & Figures Tables Table 1.1: Flow Chart of Processes at J W Mariott Hotel Figure 4.

p. In Bibliography. Government Publications of India (Delhi : Metropolitan Book. 230 pp. Bibliography is arranged within a section in the alphabetical order of the last name of the author or in the alphabetical order of the title of the work But footnotes are arranged in the sequence in which they have been referred in the text. 1999.25) or pages cited (pp. while in footnote only the specific page (p. V. Meenakshi. 1999). Tables for Capital Investment Analysis (Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management. Classify Bibliography by headings such as – Books.L. Mote. p. 1968) p. 270 pp Footnote Mohinder Singh and J. Footnote Ajay Patel. 1986.36 pp Footnote V. In Bibliography the total number of pages of a book (320 pp.Meenakshi Malya and Jahar Saha. 21 3 Example of Three Authors Bibliography Mote. Pandya. Newspapers & Pamphlets. M. Government Publications of India. Cost Reduction Techniques. Cost Reduction Techniques (Mumbai: Vikas Publication. Magazines & Journals. Websites. and Pandya.F. Tables for Capital Investment Analysis. Malya. Ajay. But in footnote the first name is given first (Ajay Patel). Mohinder. 10 14 .L. Jahar. Mumbai: Vikas Publication. Example of One Author Bibliography Patel. etc. Ajay).Tips for Bibliography & Footnotes The following are tips to be observed while drafting Bibliography and Footnotes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 Bibliography contains the source of every reference cited in the footnote and text. J. Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management. Delhi : Metropolitan Book. the last name of the author is given first (Patel.M. 31. The first line of each items of the Bibliography begins after leaving five spaces.F. 1967). and Saha. 2 Example of Two Authors Bibliography Singh. 1967.) or page numbers of the article (1-20) are given. 2-4) are given.

. 2. 8 Footnote Ved P. Jaipur: University of Rajasthan. Footnote Ved P. Studies in Block Development and Cooperative Organisation.. 10 (Photocopy / Diskette / CD-ROM) 6 Example of Article in a Journal Bibliography Gandhi. 5. “A Life Table Approach to Wastage in Education”. (Photocopy / Diskette / CD-ROM) Footnote G.4 Example of More Then Three Authors Bibliography Desai. 1958.(8 Mar 1968). 1966. p. 1958). D. “Will the Budget Achieve Its Aims? Certain Doubts”. Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management. p. Footnote D. Industrial Times.. Gandhi. 383 pp.K. VIII. 1966). VIII. 5. Studies in Block Development and Cooperative Organisation (Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management. The Economic Times. (15 June 1968).. 2. Gandhi. Desai.N. Rao. 8 7 Example of Article in a Newspaper Bibliography Gandhi. Ved P.(8 Mar 1968). “A Life Table Approach to Wastage in Education”. 12. The Economic Times. G. Will the Budget Achieve Its Aims? Certain Doubts”.K. X. “Taxation of Agricultural Incomes”. (Jaipur: University of Rajasthan. Ved P.N. 121 pp. 15 . “Taxation of Agricultural Incomes”. et al. Industrial Times. 10 5 Example of Photocopy / Diskette / CD-Rom Material Bibliography Rao. 12. et al. X. (15 June 1968).

VIII.usage.uk“ MLA Citation Style for Internet Documents”. markw@harlqn. markw@harlqn. “Farm Finance: A Few Important Issues.” Artha Vikas.english. Tape recording.P.12 May 1995. Public Library.english. Public Library.IMB@harlequin. 5. The Economic Times.8 Example of More Than One Item of an Author Bibliography Shah. Calcutta. (26 June 1968). 38-45. Gandhi (or by author).uk in Usenet newsgroup alt. Interview by V. (Jan 1968).P. Calcutta. “Manpower Development for Banks”.co.co.co. 10 Example of Interview Bibliography Kumar. Article D8Gv79. Arvind. 3.G.uk in Usenet newsgroup alt. Interview by V.IMB@harlequin. 21 October 1998.12 May 1995. “The Future of Computers”. Footnote Mark Wainwright.co. Ahmedabad Footnote Arvind Kumar. Mark. Alternative Method: ____________.usage.uk “ MLA Citation Style for Internet Documents”. “The Future of Computers”. IV. 21 October 1998. 1. 9 Example of Internet Document Bibliography Wainwright. Article D8Gv79. Tape recording. Ahmedabad 16 . B. Gandhi (or by author).

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