GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY, DELHI

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA - FM) Management of Technology, Innovation and Change
Course Code: MS 102 L-4 Credits-4

Objectives: This course is designed to help students to understand the importance of managing technology, innovation and change at the firm’s level and also at the national level. Course Contents: Technology Management : Understanding Technology and its Relationship with Wealth of Nations and Firms Specific Knowledge; Technology Life Cycles, Technology Acquisition and Absorption; Technology Exports / Joint venture Abroad; Technological Intelligence and Forecasting, Global Trends in Technology Management. (16 Hours) 2. Change Management: Understanding the Nature, Importance, Forces, Types of Change; Diagnosing Organizational Capability to Change-strategy, Structure, Systems and People; Building Culture and climate for Change: Role of Leadership; Managing Transformations. (16 Hours) 3. Innovations Management: Invention vs. Innovation; Innovation Strategies and Models; Concurrent Engineering; Process Innovation, Product Innovation, Innovation Management. (14 Hours) 4. Creative and Lateral Thinking Management: Thinking, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Managing Lateral Thinking. (10 Hours) Text Books: 1. Hossein Bidgoli (2010). The Handbook of Technology Management (3 Volume Set), Wiley. 2. Larisa V. Shavinina(2003), The International Handbook of Innovation, First Edition, Elsevier Science, Permagon. Reference Books: 1. Tushman, Michael L and Philip Anderson (2004), Managing Strategic Innovation and Change, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press. 2. Adair, John (2007), Leadership for Innovation, Kogan Page India Private Limited. 3. Narayanan, V K. (2001), Managing Technology and Innovation for Competitive Advantage. Pearson Education. 4. Frederick Betz (2003), Managing Technological Innovation, Competitive Advantage from change, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , USA. Supporting Documents/Readings: 1. 1. 2. 3. “Technology Information Forecasting & Assessment Council” (TIFAC) Telecommunication: Technology Vision 2020, TIFAC, (1997), New Delhi, India. Abdul Kalam, APJ and Rajan Y.S. (1990). India 2020: A vision for the New Millenium, Penguin Books. DeBono, Edward (1990). Lateral Thinking, Penguin Books.
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23 .4. Schilling (2008). Tata McGraw Hill. Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. Melissa A. Special Indian Edition.

. Pension funds. Assessing portfolio management. basic principles. Index funds. Cash flow statement. (12 Hours) 4. Equilibrium module: Capital asset pricing model.FM) Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management Course Code: MS (FM) 104 L-4 Credits . Certificates of deposit. Strong market efficiency. Commercial paper. T-bills. various financial ratios. Costs. Financial Analysis and Valuation of Derivatives Financial analysis and valuation . 24 . Ronald J. CMIE Prowess etc. Treasury notes (T-notes) and T-bonds.Market efficiency.4 Objectives: This course is designed to give the students a practical orientation towards the principles of investment. Money market. Text Books: 1. Mutual funds.Forwards and futures. Pearson Education. Departures from the EMH.g. Capital Market Efficiency and Modern Portfolio Theory Capital market efficiency . 2. Investment management through investment in companies. Valuation of common stocks. Valuation of derivatives . (2010).Analysis of financial statements. Fixed income securities .Diversification and portfolio risks. behaviour. Semi-strong market efficiency. 1. Repos and reverses. Portfolio Management Portfolio management. Endowment funds. Investors and market. (12 Hours) 3. Delhi MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA . Financial Express etc. and get updates from websites of SEBI. NSE etc. banks. Course Contents: Investment Products Investment goals.Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Sharpe ratio. Investment horizons and taxation. Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management Module. Jensen measure or (portfolio alpha). Money market instruments..general case. Weak-form market efficiency. Income statement (profit & loss). interest rates. (12 Hours) Market Simulation Lab Market simulation lab sessions on fundamental analysis software such as Capitaline. Alternatives for investment. Mutual funds. Balance sheet. Treynor ratio. Mean-variance. Insurance (life and nonlife).time value of money. pricing. Equity market. (12 Hours) Note: Students are expected to keep themselves updated with latest developments in the subject from financial dailies like The Economic Times. Modern portfolio theory . (8 Hours) 2. CNBC. NDTV Profit. Portfolio variance . Workbook from NSE. Jordan. coupon yield. Bond market. watch business channels e. Fischer. Pricing of call and put options and Black-Scholes formula. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management. valuation and portfolio management. Entry/exit loads and fees.. bond pricing bond yields. Donald E. bonds. liquidity. ET Now etc. Estimation of Beta and multifactor models.

Reference Books: 1. Chandra. Investment management and Security Analysis.. Prasanna. 4. Prentice Hall of India. (2009). (2008). (2006). Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. Macmillan. 3. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management.Kevin. Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. Tata McGraw Hill. Pearson Education. S. Ranganatham M. 25 . Khatri. 2. (2006).

(2009) Marketing Management: Global Perspective Indian Context.P. Saxena.. New Delhi 2. Marketing Management: A South Asian Perspective. Walker. Rajan (2009). Online Marketing. Principles of Marketing. Promotion and Distribution Decisions: Communication Process. 12 th Edition.. Boone and David L. (14 Hours) 4. Types of Products. New Delhi. V. Market Segmentation. Introduction to Marketing : Meaning and Scope of Marketing. (14 Hours) 3. Selection and Management of Intermediaries.. Green Marketing. philosophies. Promotion ToolsAdvertising. Keller. Distribution Channel DecisionsTypes and Functions of Intermediaries. M. Social Marketing. W. A (2009) Marketing Management. Etzel. Ltd. Pricing Process. Course Contents: 1. (16 Hours) 2. Major Product Decisions. Pricing Decisions: Determinants of Price. Marketing Management Process-an overview. Marketing Philosophies.. Tata McGrawHill. Pearson Education. New Delhi. 2. Brand Management. S. M. K. Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt. New Delhi Reference Books 1. 4th Edition. B. Product and Pricing Decisions: Product Concept. Policies and Strategies. Fourth Edition. Kurtz (2007). 3. Direct Marketing. Cengage Learning. 13th Edition. Channel Design. Macmillan Publishers India Ltd. Consumer and Organization Buyer Behavior. Product Life Cycle. DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) Marketing Management Course Code: MS 106 L . and Jha. New Product Development Process. A. Rural Marketing. Ramaswamy. Understanding Marketing Environment. Targeting and Positioning.4 Credits – 4 Objectives: The course aims at making students understand concepts.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. Marketing Management. Demand Measurement. Concept of Marketing Mix.. Product Levels. and Pandit. Emerging Trends and Issues in Marketing: Consumerism. Publicity and Sales Promotion. (12 Hours) Text Books: 1.L. 26 . Louis E. Kotler.Personal Selling. Koshy. Stanton. processes and techniques of managing the marketing operations of a firm. (2009).S and Namakumari.

William. New Delhi. Pride.. and O. Marketing Planning. 27 .4. Implementation and Control.C. Cengage Learning. Ferrell (2010). M.

9th edition. Identifying variables – defining concepts. ratio. Ethical issues in data collection. principles. Types of sampling – probability. action research. 1st edition. Reference Books: 1. based on reference period. Displaying data.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. Definition and applications of business research. Ranjit Kumar (2009) Research Methodology. types of hypotheses. coding and tabulating. Wiley. Introduction to hypothesis testing. Pearson Prentice Hall. explanatory. 2. tools and techniques in order to facilitate managerial decision making. Writing a research report. non-probability.4 Objectives: The course aims at equipping students with an understanding of the research process. Types of measurement scales – nominal. (16 Hours) * Working Knowledge of Statistical Package such as SPSS/Systat/ SAS etc may be provided to the Students. (12 Hours) 2. replicated cross-sectional design. exploratory. qualitative. quantitative. Attitudinal scales – Likert. Uma Sekaran (2010) Research Methods for Business. variables. Constructing hypotheses – functions. establishing operational definitions. Pearson Education. experimental. Sample size determination. interval. multi-dimensional scaling and conjoint analysis. Formulating a research problem – identifying objectives. Naresh Malhotra and S Dash (2009) Marketing Research. Sampling frame. (14 Hours) 3. characteristics. functions. Reviewing of literature. 5th edition. mixed sampling designs. construct validity. non-experimental and quasi-experimental study designs. Methods of data collection – primary and secondary sources. 4th edition. cluster analysis. Donald Cooper and PS Schindler (2009) Business Research Methods. Research design – definition. Thurstone. Primary data collection instruments. 28 . Types of research – descriptive. 2. Textbooks: 1. DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA . Data editing. concurrent and predictive. cross-over comparative experimental design. Advanced data analysis techniques – basic concepts of discriminant analysis. factor analysis. Steps in the research process. Writing a research proposal. Robert Stine and D Foster (2010) Statistics for Business. Pearson Education.FM) Business Research Course Code: MS (FM) 108 L-4 Credits . Tata McGraw Hill. 3. 2nd edition. ordinal. Course Contents: 1. Validity of research instruments – face and content. Guttman scales. indicators. (14 Hours) 4. Study designs – based on number of contacts. Reliability of research instruments – external and internal consistency procedures. correlational. Sampling – concepts.

Richard Levin and DS Rubin (2009) Statistics for Management.4. 29 . 7th edition. Pearson Education.

Pricing commodity futures . Regulatory Framework of Commodity Derivatives Rules governing Commodity Derivatives Exchanges. Commodity futures trading cycle. They will be able to understand the trading. risk management. Margining at NCDEX and Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk (SPAN). exchange membership.g. NSE etc. and get updates from websites of SEBI. Chatnani.NCDEX Spot Exchange Ltd.Futures trading system. 1st edition. pricing mechanism etc. Clearing and settlement . Evolution of commodity exchanges. financial derivatives. 30 . watch business channels e. (2010). products. global commodity derivatives exchanges. (10 Hours) Application of Commodity Futures Instruments available for trading . DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA .FM) Commodity Markets Course Code: MS (FM) 110 L . clearing and settlement system and commodities traded on the NCDEX platform. Introduction to Commodity Derivatives Introduction to derivatives. Workbook from NSE 2. Investor grievances and Arbitration. Financial Express etc. Introduction to futures and options.Forward contracts. Cost of carry model. Course Contents 1. Parameters. derivatives markets. Commodities Market Module.4 Credits – 4 Objectives: This course is designed to help the students in understanding of commodities market. clearing and settlement operations using NCDEX platform. Order types and trading. Speculation and arbitrage.Investment assets versus consumption assets. Risk management. Implications of Sales Tax. 4. CNBC. Payoff for F&O. Futures basis. latest developments. Participants. using futures versus options. (12 Hours) Trading. The NCDEX platform – Structure. ET Now etc. Entities in the trading system. (12 Hours) Note: Students are expected to keep themselves updated with latest developments in the subject from financial dailies like The Economic Times. Clearing and Settlement Trading . 3. NDTV Profit.Clearing. (12 Hours) 2. (NSPOT). Tata McGraw Hill.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. (10 Hours) Market Simulation Lab Market simulation lab sessions on internet based software to develop trading skills for commodity market.. Charges. Value Added Tax (VAT) and obligations. participants and functions. Text Books: 1. Hedge limits. difference between commodity and financial derivatives. products. Electronic Spot Exchange . Commodity Markets. Students will also learn regulatory framework and taxation aspects. Using commodity futures for hedging. Margins for trading in futures. Settlement.

John. Kleinman. 3. 1st edition.Reference Books: 1. 2. (2010). 2nd (revised. Tata McGraw Hill. Indian Institute of Banking & Finance. George. 4. Prentice Hall. (2001). Hirschey. Investments: Analysis and Behaviour. Commodity Futures & Options. (2007). 31 . (2001). Macmillan India Ltd. Stephens. illustrated edition). Managing Commodity Risk. John Wiley & Sons. Commodity Derivatives.

Lepak. Managing Protean Careers. Career Development Initiatives. Griffin. (10 Hours) 3. Kogan Page 2. Health and Social Security Measures. Dessler et al (2008). Reference Books 1. Human Resource Management. Methods and Techniques of Forecasting the Demand and Supply of Manpower. Snell et al (2010). Incentives and Employee Benefits. Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Practice. Strategy and Workforce Planning: Strategic Planning and HR Planning: Linking the Processes. Cengage Learning 32 . R W (2005). International Human Resource Management Creating High Performing HR Systems: Wellness Programs and Work Life Balance and Green HRM. Employee Empowerment. (2009). Processes and Methods. Pearson Education.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. & Gowan M. Training & Development. Importance and Evolution of HRM. Computing Turnover and Absenteeism. Managing Labor Relations: An Overview. HRM an Introduction. Scope. (14 Hours) Text Books 1. and Human Resource Accounting. Nature.FM) Human Resource Management Course Code: MS (FM) 112 L . Credits -4 Objectives: This Course will aid the students in having a clear understanding about the concepts. Moonlighting Phenomenon etc. Job Evaluation. Workforce Diversity. Appraising and Improving Performance: Performance Appraisal Programs. methods and techniques and issues involved in managing human resource so as to facilitate employing. Denisi. DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA . maintaining and promoting a motivated force in an organization. Course Content 1. Career Management: Developing Talent Overtime. D. HRM Models (In India and Abroad). Human Resource Management. (2009). (18 Hours) 4. Contemporary Issues in HR – Strategic Human Resource Management. Human Resource Audit. Introduction to Human Resource Management: Concept of HRM. Managing Compensation. (14 Hours) 2. HRM Competencies: Roles of HR Generalists and HR Specialists. Job Design: Behavioral Concerns. Human Resource Management. M. 2. Pearson Education. Objectives. Ergonomic Considerations and Flexible Work Schedules. Processes. Selection. 3. Tata Mc Graw Hill 4. Job Analysis. Functions. Roles and Responsibilities of HR managers. Human Resource Management. A S. Human Resource Information Systems.4. Expanding the Talent Pool: Recruitment. Competitive Challenges and HRM: Technological Changes. Armstrong. Cengage Learning(India Edition). Ivancevich (2009).

Clearing. CNBC.Categories. 2. settlement. Factors affecting currency market. accounting and taxation. (10 Hours) Note: Students are expected to keep themselves updated with latest developments in the subject from financial dailies like The Economic Times. Put options. NSE's currency derivatives segment. Exchange rates. Currency futures.. Option strategies. 3. client broker relationship. Determination of option prices.R. Trading Options – Option payouts. Call options. 4. Settlement and Risk Management in Currency Futures NSE membership .g. NDTV Profit. Eligibility and criteria. Basics of Equity Derivatives Introduction. (12 Hours) Trading Futures and Options on Stock Exchanges Trading Futures. and Bagri. B. Financial Express etc. Theoretical models for future pricing.D. Arbitrage. watch business channels e. (10 Hours) Market Simulation Lab Market simulation lab sessions on internet based software to develop trading skills for derivative market. Derivatives as a risk management tool. Workbook from NSE Reference Books: 1. (2009).. Speculation. settlement of F&O. Meaning of derivatives. Vohra. N. Text Books: 1. Clearing entities and Settlement mechanism.FM) Introduction to Derivatives – Equity and Currency Course code: MS (FM) 114 L-4 Credits: 4 Objectives: This course is designed to help the students in understanding the concepts of equity and currency derivatives. (12 Hours) Introduction to Currency Markets Introduction to Currency markets. Workbook from NSE 2. NSE etc. Factors affecting option prices. DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA . Risk management system through margins of different kinds. Futures contract specifications. Hedging. 9th edition. products and their applications as a risk management tool using different trading strategies on stock exchanges. Clearing. (12 Hours) Trading. and get updates from websites of SEBI. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd. trading system. 33 . ET Now etc. Applications of derivatives. Currency Derivatives: A Beginner’s Module. Course Contents: 1. Futures and Options.Pay-off of futures.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. Equity Derivatives: A Beginner’s Module. Strategies using currency futures. Derivatives trading on NSE – using daily newspapers to track F&O. Placing orders.

4. Vohra. 2nd edition. Forward. (2010). Financial Derivatives: An Introduction to Futures. (2007). (2010). 34 . Futures And Options. Options. 3. Tata McGraw Hill. Varma. 1st edition. Derivatives and Risk Management. Red Head. Tata McGraw Hill. Prentice Hall of India.2.

Preparing Press Notes. Slogans. 35 . Exercises on Corporate Writing. Debates and Quiz.FM) Managerial Skill Development . Framing Advertisements. Strengthening Written Communication: Case Studies. Course Contents: 1 2 Strengthening Oral Communication: Presentations and Extempore. Poster Making. (07 Hours) 3.GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY. Captions. (07 Hours) Group Discussion and Mock Interviews. DELHI MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCIAL MARKETS)(MBA . Creative Writing. (07 Hours) 4. (07 Hours) Strengthening Oral Communication: Role Playing. shaping their attitudes and behaviours and ultimately preparing them for Corporate roles.I (Non University Examination) Course Code: MS (FM) 116 L-2 Credit -2 Objectives: This course will focus on overall Personality Development of students by enhancing their communication skills.