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Project guidelines

Guide Lines on the Preparation of project Reports at the Semester VPROFORMA FOR SUBMISSION FOR FINAL PROJECT (200 MARKS) 1. All projects must be typed on A-4 sheets, font size one and half spacing on Executive bond paper. 2. 2 Rexin bound copies must be submitted. 3. No student shall attempt the same topic from the same College. 4. All projects must contain the following minimum requirements. A) PREPARATORY PARTS : 1. Cover to be labeled with the report title, the writers name (Optional) and the submission date (optional) 2. The project report shall be from the functional areas of management or from the modules of BMS. 3. The sample text of Front page, First page, declaration, Certificate, Acknowledgment and Table of Content is given. B) TEXT OF THE REPORT 1. The project report shall have appropriate Chapter Scheme and be presented in total indicative Pages of max 60 2. Introduction. Body : It consist of the major sections or chapters (with various level of heading) that present Analysis, and interpret the finding gathered as part of your investigation. These chapters Contain the Proof the detailed information necessary to support your conclusion and recommendations. Tools of Data Collection (if used) should be specified.

Conclusions :- The writers analysis of what the findings mean. These are the answers to the questions that led to the report.

Recommendations :- Opinions, based on reasons and logic about the course of action that should be taken.

C) SUPPLEMENTARY PARTS : 1. Acknowledgments & Bibliography :- You have ethical and legal obligations to give the other People credit for their work. 2. Acknowledging your source also enhance the credibility of Your Report. By citing reference of Books & Websites in the Text you demon state that you thoroughly researched the topic. 3. Annexure 4. Sample questionnaires (if used). Note : The Declaration & Certificate should be attached in the Prescribed Proforma which shall be provided by the coordinator/guide.

OTHER IMPORTANT GUIDELINES1) Students should use simple and good English while writing the report. Avoid grammatical errors. 2) The problem and objectives should be clearly stated. Avoid ambiguity. 3) No aspects of the structure of the report should be omitted. 4) Important to include Bibliography, List of tables, Certificate from guide and acknowledgments. 5) Every page of the project should have to project topic as Header and page no. as footer.

Areas of Research

1. HRM 2. FINANCE 3. MARKETING 4. GENERAL MANAGEMENT TOPICS

*Topics 1. Take 1 area from the following- eg. Marketing, HR, Strategic Management. 2. Take 1 small part in the whole area- eg. HRM- Latest recruitment methods. 3. Application of the selection into the organization. Eg. Recruitment methods in XYZ.

*Types of projects 1. Case study 2. Survey 3. Exploratory Project.

1. Case study : Eg- recruitment method in XYZ organization -studying a case - how they are implementing the method -problems overcome by them. -it should be of only 1 organisation. 2 or more organization is not a case study. then it becomes a comparative study 2. Survey: -asking questions to individuals or authorities in the organization. -eg. How strategic marketers.? -questionnaire -conclusion should be based on questions. -it contains tables and graphs. 3. Exploratory project :

-areas are economics and law. -advantages and disadvantages. -more than primary data, you will get secondary data.

*Data in Ur Project : Types primary data and secondary data. 1. Primary data -it is the original data directly about the product and market. -it did not exist before. -it is designed to answer specific questions of interest to the business. -getting data by questionnaire from various people. Eg.1)Face-to-face interviewInterviewers ask people on the street or on their doorstep a series of questions. 2)Telephone interviewSimilar questions of face-to-face interview although often shorter. This kind is preferred to be avoided. 3)questionnaires with options. 4) online surveys. 2. Secondary data Sources- Journals, - Government reports, - Reports collected by institutions, - Newspapers, - Reference books, - Magazines, - Websites. -it is already written data. Convert the data into ur own words. It should be in passive voice. Eg- researcher has done There should be no usage of I, we. The data should not be downloaded from websites or copied from the reference books directly. The data should be related to the research. *How to use data? -analyse primary data (if it is survey) and draw conclusions. -conclusion maximum people whom I had asked say they..

-primary data can be converted into graphs and tables. -analysis will lead to ones conclusion of the project.

*Use of computers for analysis : 1. Microsoft Excel 2. Microsoft Access

*CHAPTER 1 - Introduction of topic Introduction of project -it shud be written as third person. -title of the project. -objectives of the study (benefits of that topic) -methodology(how will u collect) -presentation of the study. *CHAPTER 2 -company profile -important information of the company. -highlights of the company -no information of products or long history.

*CHAPTER 3 THEROTICAL VIEW Secondary data from various sources

*CHAPTER 4 PRACTICAL VIEW It should be more than Findings, Conclusion, Suggestions. It contains analysed primary data collected and interpretation of the data. This company is using this method.. Suggestions/recommendations are based on the conclusion.

*ANNEXURE

Bibliography Eg. LOMIN, DG. Cyclotron waves in Plasma.Translated by AN, Dellis; edited by SM Hamberger, 1st ed. Oxford : Pergamon Press, 1981, 206p. -name of the book, author, publisher, edition. to add annexure is not compulsory. Secondary data annexure required. Survey method should be done on 150-200 people and there should be proof of many peoples address, name and phone no. Project should be in 2 copies. CD- soft copy. MAT finish. Fonts Times New Roman, 14, space 1.5 for the whole project. Chapter names can be in different font sizes. The total project should be of max.60 pages.

OUTER PAGE OF PROJECT WHICH IS TO BE EMBOSSED IN GOLDEN

A Project Report on (Topic Name- Font Times New Roman - 14)

Submitted By (Students Name- Font Times New Roman - 14)

For The Degree of THE BACHELOR OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

Under the Guidance of ( Name of the Guide- Font Times New Roman - 14)

S.I.E.S. COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE SION (W), MUMBAI 400 022
ACADEMIC YEAR 2010 - 2011

FIRST PAGE

A Project Report on (Topic Name- Font Times New Roman - 14)

Submitted By (Students Name- Font Times New Roman - 14)

For The Degree of THE BACHELOR OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

Under the Guidance of ( Name of the Guide- Font Times New Roman - 14)

S.I.E.S. COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE SION (W), MUMBAI 400 022
ACADEMIC YEAR 2010 - 2011

SECOND PAGE

DECLARATION

I, (full name of the student), studying in the Third year of Bachelor of Management Studies course in the academic year 2010-2011 at S.I.E.S College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion (West), hereby declare that I have completed the project titled, (name of the project in caps) as a part of the course requirements of Bachelor of Management Studies of University of Mumbai. I further declare that the information presented in this project is true and original to the best of my knowledge.

Date : Place : student) (Full name of the

Third page

CERTIFICATE
I, (name of the Guide) hereby certify that (name of the student) studying in the Third Year of Bachelor of Management Studies course at the S.I.E.S College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion (West), has completed a project on (name of the project), under my guidance in the academic year 2010 -2011. I further declare that the information presented in this project is true and original to the best of my knowledge.

Date : Place :

PRINCIPAL (Dr. Harsha Mehta)

College Seal Guide)

(Full name of the

sample copy of acknowledgment (the acknowledgment may change according to person who have helped you but remember to write the correct name of the principal, vice-principal and faculties)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I would like to express my gratitude and sincere thanks to my Project Guide (name of the guide), S.I.E.S College of Arts, Science and Commerce, for instilling confidence in me to carry out this study and extending valuable guidance and encouragement from time to time, without which it would not have been possible to undertake and complete this project. I also wish to extend my appreciation to our Principal Dr. Harsha Mehta and the Chief Co-ordinator of BMS and VicePrincipal (Gayathri Narayan), and support. I would also like to thank Core Faculty Members of BMS (Mrs. Archana Sanil and Mrs. Anita Agrawal) to provide us with all the required help and motivating us to do the project in the best way. I would like to thank my colleagues for their valuable comments and suggestions for making this a cherishable experience for me. for their kind co-ordination

Fourth page will be table of Contents

Name of guides: Arch

TABLE OF CONTENTS Sr.No. Particulars Pages