MBA ( REVISED) SECOND SEMESTER

ASSIGNMENTS

MB0028 Production and Operations Management (3 credits) Assignment 1 (6x10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions: • • • • • • Differentiate dynamic scheduling and dynamic inventory. How would you integrate them to enhance productivity? List out five important management skills associated with operations management. What are the key drivers for process improvement? Distinguish personnel productivity from Labour productivity. Explain the stages in strategy formulation and implementation. Explain the importance of project management information system. MB0028 Production and Operations Management (3 credits) Assignment 2 (6x10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. Outline the importance of shop floor control and labour reporting in the context of optimization of human resources. 2. Explain the 14 principles of Total Quality Management proposed by W. Edwards Deming 3. Briefly explain the seven principles of supply chain management.

4. What do you understand by Longest-Operation-Time (LOT) Approximation Algorithm? What are the three steps of LOT? 5. List out the conditions under which JIT system can be successfully implemented. 6. What are the three categories of Quantitative Models ? MB0029 Financial Management (3 credits) Assignment 1 (60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. “The investment, financing and dividend decisions are interlinked”. Comment. ( 10 Marks) 2. . Badrinath Industries Ltd is contemplating three mutually exclusive projects A, B and C. The following information is available related to three projects. ( 15 Marks) Project A Project B Project C Initial Investment Rs. 50,000 Rs. 50,000 Rs. 50,000 CFAT at the end of year 1 5,000 10,000 25,000 2 20,000 20,000 20,000 3 25,000 25,000 15,000 4 25,000 15,000 10,000 5 20,000 10,000 5,000 Assuming the firm’s cost of capital at 12%, Rank the projects based on IRR 3. The following information is available related to Reliable Industries Ltd. Sales : 20,000 units Selling Price per unit : Rs.125 Variable cost per unit : Rs. 60 Fixed Operating cost : Rs. 5,00,000 Interest : 4,00,000 Compute a) Operating Leverage b) Financial Leverage c) Combined Leverage ( 15 Marks) 5. Explain briefly the traditional view of the relationship between the capital structure and the value of the firm ( 10 Marks)

6. Explain various techniques of inventory management. ( 10 Marks) MB0029 Financial Management (3 credits) Assignment 2 (60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. “Capital Expenditure decisions are by far the most important decisions in the field of financial management.” Elucidate. ( 10 Marks) 2. Prepare cash budget for the period January-June from the following information. ( 15 Marks) Novembe r 80,000 December January 90,000 45,000 9,000 6,000 1,00,00 0 50,000 10,000 6,500 February March 1,05,000 55,000 10,500 6,500 1,05,00 0 55,000 10,500 7,000 April 1,10,00 0 50,000 11,000 7,500 May 1,00,00 0 50,000 10,000 7,000 June 95,000 40,000 9,500 6,000

Sales

Purchases 40,000 Wages 8,000 Overheads 5,000

Additional information i) 20% of the sales are on cash basis; 70% is received in the month following sales and balance in two months following sales ii) Suppliers offers two months credit on all purchases iii) Lag in payment of wages is one month iv) Expected cash balance as on 1st April is Rs.75,000 v) Tax of Rs. 60,000 to be paid in the month of March 3. “Efficient cash management will aim at maximizing the availability of cash inflows by decentralizing collections and decelerating cash outflows by centralizing disbursements” Discuss. (10 Marks) 4. The following information is available related to three companies P Ltd., Q Ltd. and R Ltd. ( 15 Marks) A Ltd. B Ltd. C Ltd. EPS = Rs. 30 EPS = Rs. 30 EPS = Rs. 30 Ke= 12% Ke= 12% Ke= 12% r = 14% r = 12% r = 10% Determine the value of shares as per Walter model when the dividend pay out ratio is 0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%

5. How the probability theory be utilized in analyzing risk of investment projects ? Illustrate. Marks) ( 10

MB0030 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
(3 credits) Assignment 1 (4x10=40 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. Explain the different marketing concepts. 2. Describe the stages involved in market research process. 3. Explain the different types of buying behavior. 4. What are the bases for consumer market segmentation? Explain.

MB0030 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
(3 credits) Assignment 2 (4x10=40 Marks) Answer the following questions:

1. Explain the factors to be considered in the pricing decision. 2. Compare and contrast the internal and external sources of recruitment and selection. 3. What are the reasons behind losing customers by organizations?

4. Explain the nature and benefits of International marketing.

MB0031 Management Information Systems (3 credits) Assignment 1 (6x10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions:

1. Explain the importance of MIS in the present scenario. 2. “The selection of Information Technology is a strategic decision in MIS development”. Explain 3. Describe Processing of Data, Transaction, Application and Information for MIS 4. Distinguish between closed decision making system and open decision making system. 5. Explain the impact of IT on quality of life. 6. Write a shot note on a) E - Business b) E - Communication MB0031 Management Information Systems (3 credits) Assignment 2 (6x10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. What are several attributes of decision makers that influence decision making strategy? 2. What major responsibilities does the Chief Information Officer have for managing systems development activities? 3. Briefly explain the three approaches on which the decision support systems can be based. 4. “The character and value of information is linked to the people in the organization and to the management process in the organization”. Explain 5. Explain the methods adopted by the manager for analyzing decision alternatives. 6. What is a firewall and how does it protect an organization.

MB0032 Operations Research (3 credits) Assignment 1 (6 × 10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions:

1. Explain the different phases used in O.R. study ? 2. Solve the L.P.P Maximize Z = 50 x1 + 80 x 2 subject to the constraints 1.0 x1 + 1.5 x 2 ≤ 600 0.2 x1 + 0.2 x 2 ≤ 100 0.1x 2 ≤ 30 x1 ≥ 0 , x 2 ≥ 0 by graphical method 3. Solve by using simplex method the L.P.P. Maximize Z = x1 + 9 x 2 + x3 subject to the constraints x1 + 2 x 2 + 3 x3 ≤ 9 3 x1 + 2 x 2 + 2 x3 ≤ 15 x1 , x 2 , x3 ≥ 0 4. Use Penalty cost method to Maximize Z = 2 x1 + 3 x 2 subject to the constraints x1 + 2 x 2 ≤ 2 6 x1 + 4 x 2 ≥ 24 x1 , x 2 ≥ 0 5. Use the Two Phase Method to Maximize Z = 3 x1 + 2 x 2 subject to the constraints 2 x1 + x 2 ≤ 2 3 x1 + 4 x 2 ≥ 12 x1 , x 2 ≥ 0 6. How do you economically interpret the dual variables?

MB0032 Operations Research (3 credits) Assignment 2 (6 × 10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions:

1. Determine an initial basic feasible solution to the following transportation problem using the North West Corner rule D1 6 8 4 6 D2 4 9 3 D3 1 2 6 D4 5 7 2

O1 O2 O3

14 16 5

Availability

10 15 4 35 Requirements where Oi and D j represent the ith origin and jth destination respectively. 2.Obtain an intial basic feasible solution to the following Transportation problem using the Vogel’s approximation method Warehouses A B C D Requirement I 5 3 6 4 21 II 1 3 4 –1 25 Stores III 3 5 4 4 17 IV 3 4 3 2 17 Availability 34 15 12 19 80

3. Obtain an initial basic feasible solution to the following transportation problem using the matrix minima method D1 1 4 0 4 D2 2 3 2 6 D3 3 2 2 8 D4 4 0 1 6 Demand Capacity

O1 O2 O3

6 8 10 24

4. Consider the problem of assigning five jobs to five persons. The assignment costs are given as follows

Persons 1 2 A 8 4 B 0 9 C 3 8 D 4 3 E 9 5 Determine the optimum assignment schedule.

Job 3 2 5 9 1 8

4 6 5 2 0 9

5 1 4 6 3 5

5. Find the optimum integer solution to the following all I.P.P Maximize Z = x1 + 2x 2 subject to the constraints x1 + x 2 ≤ 7 2 x1 ≤ 11 2 x2 ≤ 7 x1 , x 2 ≥ 0 and are integers

6. Use Branch and Bound technique to solve the following I.P.P. Maximize Z = 7 x1 + 9 x 2 subject to the constraints − x1 + 3 x 2 ≤ 6 7 x1 + x 2 ≤ 35 0 ≤ x1 , x 2 ≤ 7 x1 , x 2 are integers

MB0033 Project Management (3 credits) Assignment 1 (6 × 10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. Briefly explain the project management process and principles 2. Explain the PERT model with the suitable example 3. Enumerate the 3S of Six Sigma Strategy 4. Describe the recent revolutions in project management 5. Elucidate the organizational issues in project management

6. Enumerate the basic management issues in project management MB0033 Project Management (3 credits) Assignment 2 (6 × 10 = 60 Marks) Answer the following questions: 1. “Projects as vehicle of change” Express you views to justify the statement 2. Explain the importance of project management in strategic planning 3. Elaborate on Microsoft Project 4. Discuss the ARROW Project 5. Describe the Project Management Information System (PMIS) 6. Specify the Global Delivery Model

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