Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - Semester 2
MB 0044 - Production and Operation Management
ASSIGNMENT- Set 1           Click here to Buy Answers       Buy Now!

Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain the basic competitive priorities considered while formulating operations strategy by a firm?
Q2.a. List the benefits of forecasting b. Explain the significance of plant location decision
Q3. What do you understand by “line balancing”? What happens if balance doesn’t exist?
Q4. Describe the various approaches to TQM?
Q5. a. What is meant by productivity? Explain. b. What do you mean by operations strategy? Explain in brief.
Q6. What is logical process modelling? What is physical modelling?

MB 0045/MBF 201 -FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - 4 Credits
Assignment Set -1

Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. What are the goals of financial management?
Q2. Explain the factors affecting Financial Plan.
Q3. Explain the time value of money.
Q4. XYZ India Ltd’s share is expected to touch Rs. 450 one year from now. The company is expected to declare a dividend of Rs. 25 per share. What is the price at which an investor would be willing to buy if his or her required rate of return is 15%?
Q5. Below Table depicts the statistics of a firm and its sales requirements. Compute the DOL according to the values given in the table.
Table: Statistics of a Firm
  Sales in units     2000  
  Sales revenue Rs.     20000  
  Variable cost     10000  
  Contribution     6000  
  Fixed cost     0  
  EBIT     6000  

Q6. What are the assumptions of MM approach?

MB0046 –Marketing Management - 4 Credits
Assignment Set -1

Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q.1 A. Explain the six criteria for effective market segmentation B. Discuss the types of target marketing strategies.
Q.2 Explain the consumer buying decision process.
Q.3 A. Discuss the Henry Assael model on buying decision behaviour. B. Explain the five stages of Adoption Process.
Q.4 Describe the components of the micro environment of marketing
Q.5 A. Explain the types of Marketing Information systems B. Discuss the different components of MIS
Q.6 Describe the factors to be considered while developing an Effective marketing mix.

MB0047 – Management Information Systems - 4 Credits
Assignment Set -1

Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Explain Knowledge based system? Explain DSS and OLAP with example.
Q2. What do you understand by service level Agreements (SLAs)? Why are they needed? What is the role of CIO in drafting these? Explain the various security hazards faced by an IS?
Q3. Explain DFD & Data Dictionary? Explain in detail how the information requirement is determined for an organization?
Q4. Distinguish between closed decision making system & open decision making system? What is ‘What – if‘ analysis? Why is more time spend in problem analysis & problem definition as compared to the time spends on decision analysis?
Q5. How hardware & software support in various MIS activities of the organization? Explain the transaction stages from manual system to automated systems?
Q6. Compare & Contrast E-enterprise business model with traditional business organization model? Explain how in E-enterprise manager role & responsibilities are changed? Explain how manager is a knowledge worker in E-enterprise?

MB0048 –Operations Research- 4 Credits
Assignment Set - 1

Note: Assignment Set -1 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. a. What do you mean by linear programming problem? Explain the steps involved in linear programming problem formulation? b. A paper mill produces two grades of paper viz., X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper in a week. There are 160 production hours in a week. It requires 0.20 and 0.40 hours to produce a ton of grade X and Y papers. The mill earns a profit of Rs. 200 and Rs. 500 per ton of grade X and Y paper respectively. Formulate this as a Linear Programming Problem.
Q2. a. Discuss the methodology of Operations Research. b. Explain in brief the phases of Operations Research.
Q3. Solve the following Linear Programming Problem using Simple method.
        Maximize Z= 3x1 + 2X2
        Subject to the constraints:
                X1+ X2 4
                X1+ X2 2
                X1, X2 0

Q4. Explain the procedure of MODI method of finding solution through optimality test.
Q5. a. Explain the steps in Hungarian method. b. Solve the following assignment problem.
    Machine    Operators
        1                 2                3                 4        
A6050 4545
B40455535
C5570 6050
D4545 4045

Q6. a. Explain the steps involved in Vogel’s approximation method (VAM) of solving Transportation Problem. b. Solve the following transportation problem using Vogel’s approximation method.
    Factories          Distribution Centres     Supply    
     C1         C2         C3         C4     
    F1     3     2     7     6     50
    F2     7     5     2     3     60
    F3     2     5     4     5     25
    Requirements     60     40     20     15

MB0049 – Project Management (4 credits)
ASSIGNMENT- Set 2

Note: Assignment Set -2 must be written within 6-8 pages. Answer all questions.
Q1. Discuss the various steps of PMIS planning. )
Q2. What are the different phases of contract management?
Q3. Describe the process of project performance evaluation
Q4. Discuss the various elements of project control.
Q5. a. What could be the reasons for project termination? b. Write a note on project follow up
Q6. Discuss the advantages of using PM software package. What are the common features available in PM software packages