SMU MBA SEM 4 RETAIL SPRING 2016 SOLVED ASSIGNMENTS

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ML0015

1 Who are the individuals who create the services marketing triangle and what roles do they play.

The services marketing triangle comprises three parties who are involved in the service delivery process – the organization, the customer, and the employee.

 

2 Given your understanding of market identification, elaborate on how, in terms of market share, a firm is expected to play certain roles.

Any organization, in terms of its market share, is expected to play any one of the following roles as: market leader etc.

 

3 Describe the kinds of gaps studied in the gap analysis.

Zeithaml, Berry and Parasuraman came up with four such gaps that occur during service processing within the organization.

 

4 Explain strategies that are related to empowerment.

Strategies related to empowerment: These strategies are based on mutual trust shown by the service principal and the service intermediary. The former believes in granting power in terms of implementation of the standards set by it so as to empower the latter to take constructive decisions.

 

5 What are some of the methods that can be followed for CIM?

There are several methods that can be followed for CIM. 10 10

 

6 Describe a service delivery encounter and factors that affect it.

The most significant type of service encounter occurs when the consumer directly receives the service and the degree of tangibility of the service offering is high.

 

ML0016

1 Explain the importance of advertising.

The significance of advertising is immense. Most organisations engage in consistent use of advertising to help meet marketing objectives.

 

2 What is the reason for using ‘humour’ parameter in advertising?

How it is helping the advertisers?

Humour makes an instant emotional connect with the reader or viewer. Hence, strategy planners are using humour increasingly in ads, thus getting results.

 

3 What is the role of advertising manager?

An advertising manager has to coordinate with the marketing and sales function.

 

4 Describe the basic advertising communication process.

Communication is a very complex process and its success depends on how well coordinated these various elements are.

 

5 Write a brief note on “Cognitive Dissonance Theory”.

According to L. Festinger people like to see some amount of “consonance” and avoid dissonance that disturbs their existing frame of reference built over time.

 

6 Explain the significance of powerful visuals in an advertisement.

A visual is the first element that a reader notices in a print ad. Powerful visuals are needed to catch the attention of the target.

 

ML0017

1 Discuss the various components of shopping malls that have made them a highly popular choice for shopping and entertainment.

The concept of mall has rapidly grown to include many amenities and service facilities apart from the ever-increasing range of products. In order to meet the increasing requirements and aspirations of the consumerist society, modern malls now include distinct components.

 

2 Discuss the emergence of mall culture.

Since the onset of the entertainment wave, retailers have tried hard to focus on keeping their presentations enthralling and shopping centre owners have struggled to gather tenant mixes that draw traffic from the largest audience possible.

 

3 Discuss the models in relation to retail trade area.

Retail trade area is a sophistically designed area involving various models.

 

4 What is rent and what model is followed in India?

The most important aspect of a lease is the rent. As far as rent is concerned, mall managers follow various models in India.

 

5 Mention the characteristics of international shopping mall designs.

Some international blueprints closely outline best practices in designing various retail formats.

 

6 Can bad tenant mix spoil the business of anchor tenant?

Tenant mix can affect the business plan of an anchor tenant.

 

ML0018

1 Explain the scope and significance of project management in retail.

Retail in India is a mix of organized and unorganized retailing with very high percentage of unorganized retailing but at the same time rapidly growing organized retailing.

 

2 What is a hypermarket?

Hypermarkets aim to meet the needs of large middle-class segment of India who are extremely price sensitive.

 

3 Explain how projects are classified.

A suitable classification of projects gives a solid logic for building a system for effective decision-making.

 

4 Discuss the financial compensation and rewards in relation to project human resource management.

Compensating the employees involved in the project team is one of the important functions of project HR.

 

5 What are the basics of franchising?

The foremost benefit of the franchise business model is the brand name of an already established and credible organization, the support received in setting up the whole unit, quality standards and procedures to maintain such quality and so on.

 

6 Explain financial appraisal.

Financial assessments are part of a retail organization’s regular management practice.

 

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SMU MBA SEM 4 MIS SPRING 2016 SOLVED ASSIGNMENTS

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MI0038- ENTERPRISES RESOURCE PLANNING

1 Define Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Briefly explain the major benefits of an ERP system.

Define ERP 2 10

Explain any 8 major benefits of an ERP system

 

2 Explain ERP selection process

Explaining ERP selection process

 

3 Explain the various Roles of MIS. Explain decision support system and its advantages and disadvantages

Roles of MIS

Defining decision Support system

Advantages and disadvantages of DSS

 

4 Explain the role of manufacturing and production planning module of an ERP system. Briefly explain the sub-modules of the manufacturing module.

Explaining the role of manufacturing and production planning module of an ERP system

Explaining the sub-modules of the manufacturing module

 

5 Write short notes on

  1. Sub-modules of CRM
  2. Features of human resource management module
  3. Explaining the 3 sub-modules of CRM
  4. Listing at least 4 features

 

6 Define the role of vendors and consultants in ERP implementation.

Define vendor and role of vendors in ERP implementation 5 10

Define consultant and the role of consultants in ERP implementation

 

MI0039- E-COMMERCE

1 Define the concept of e-commerce. Briefly explain the benefits and key challenges of ecommerce.

Concept of e-commerce 4

6 benefits of e-commerce 3 10

6 challenges of e-commerce 3

 

2 List and explain the advantages of B2C Model and B2B Model.

Advantages of B2C Model 5 10

Advantages of B2B Model 5

 

3 Briefly explain the developments that IT has driven in the banking industry.

Explain eight types of development 10 10

 

4 a. What are the benefits and limitations of Online Publishing?

  1. Discuss the different approaches of Online Publishing.

 

5 a. Elucidate the process of Electronic payment.

  1. Explain the different types of E-Payment Standards.

 

6 Briefly explain the potential threats to online security.

Explain any 5 major threats to online security

 

MI0040- TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

1 Describe the concept of technology management. Briefly explain the implications of technology management at the firm level and the national level.

Concept of technology management 4 10

Implications of technology management at the firm level and the national level

 

2 a. Write about the changing trends in the industry.

  1. Explain the process of strategic decision making in an organization.

 

3 a. Explain the concept of strategic planning.

  1. Describe the concept of technology maps.
  2. What is technology forecasting?

 

4 What is the impact of the technology change on the following:

  1. Organisational productivity
  2. Quality of work life

 

5 Describe Global Information System (GIS) with neat diagram.

Diagram of GIS 4 10

Explain GIS 6

 

6 Explain the conceptual framework of Management of Technology with a neat diagram

Diagram 2 10

Explain the conceptual framework of management of technology

 

MI0041- JAVA AND WEB DESIGN

1 Briefly explain any two Java-based web technologies.

Explain any two Java-based web technologies 10 10

 

2 Explain the elements of HTML document structure.

Explain atleast 5 elements

 

3 Write a short note on

  1. Special operators
  2. Operator precedence and associativity
  3. Special operators
  4. Operator precedence and associativity

 

4 Explain dynamic polymorphism with an example of Java program

Program

Explaining dynamic polymorphism

 

5 Explain the classes in Abstract Window Toolkit.

Explaining the five classes of AWT

 

6 Explain the stages of JSP (Java Server Pages) life cycle.

5 Stages of JSP life cycle

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SMU MBA SEM 4 MARKETING SPRING 2016 SOLVED ASSIGNMENTS

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MK0015-Services Marketing and Customer Relationship Management

1 Discuss the issues that need to be addressed by a firm before it sets out targeting goals.

Targeting goals 10

 

2 List & classify the 7P’s of marketing.

7P’s of marketing 10

 

3 Describe the Howard Sheth model of customer Behaviour.

Howard Sheth model

 

4 What are the uses of IT in the Education & Banking sector?

Uses of IT in the Education sector

Uses of IT in the Banking sector

 

5 Describe the nature of service marketing.

nature of service marketing

 

6 Write short notes on:

  1. a) e-CRM
  2. b) Customer Life Cycle

 

MK0016- Advertising Management and Sales Promotion

1 List some of the factors that affect advertising in India.

Explanation of the concepts 10 10

 

2 Write a short notes on:

  1. Media Planners
  2. Media Buyers

 

3 Describe the AIDA model of consumer response hierarchy.

Explanation of the concepts 10 10

 

4 What is “above the line” and “below the line” activities with respect to marketing communications? Explain the concept in detail.

Define media 2

Explanation of the concepts 8 10

 

5 What are the various media that may be used for direct marketing? What are their pros and cons?

Explanation of concepts 5

Pros and Cons 5 10

 

6 Describe the Consumer Protection Act and its strengths and weaknesses.

Explanation of the concepts 5

Strengths and Weakness 5

 

MK0017- E-MARKETING

1 Explain the collaborative Click-and-Brick model.

collaborative Click-and-Brick model 10

 

2 Explain the factors that influence e-consumer’s buying behavior.

Factors that influence e-consumer’s buying behavior

 

3 Explain the advertising media commonly used by businesses to implement their emarketing plans.

Advertising media 10

 

 

4 What is affiliate marketing?

Affiliate marketing 10 10

 

5 Briefly explain copyright & trademark.

Copyright

trademark

 

6 Write short notes on:

  1. a) Blogs
  2. b) Classified advertising

 

MK0018– International Marketing

1 Differentiate between GATT and WTO

GATT

WTO

 

2 Write short notes on the following:

  1. International franchising
  2. International contract manufacturing

 

3 What are the stages in which international markets are screened and analysed?

4 Stages 2.5*4 10

 

4 What is counter-trade? Describe the various types of counter-trade.

Explanation of the concepts

Types

 

5 Discuss the role of sales promotion and personal selling in international marketing.

Sales promotion

Personal Selling

 

6 Write short notes on the following:

  1. Bill of Exchange
  2. Packing list
  3. Air way bill
  4. Certificate of origin
  5. Consular invoice

 

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IB0015

1 Discuss the Theory of Absolute Advantage and

Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage.

Absolute Advantage and

Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage

 

2 Discuss in detail Foreign Trade in India since Independence.

Foreign trade in India

 

3 Explain the Main Features of India’s Foreign Trade Policy

Main Features of India’s Foreign Trade Policy 10 10

 

4 Write short notes on India’s trade with:

  1. Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
  2. Free Trade Warehousing Zones
  3. Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
  4. Free Trade Warehousing Zones

 

5 Discuss in detail the various Sectoral Performance of India’s External Sector Sectoral Performance of India’s External

 

6 What are PTA and FTA? Identify the key difference between the two.

PTA meaning

FTA Meaning

Key difference

 

IB0016/SC0006/IB0019

1 Describe the role of global logistics operator in global trade. Write a note on the difference between national and international Logistics.

Role of global logistic

Difference between national and international

 

2 Analyse and discuss market-accommodation flow with respect to operational, planning and control and behavioural context.

Analysis of market accommodation flow in: Operational

Planning and control

behavioral

 

3 Write short notes on:

  1. a) Bulk cargo
  2. b) Container vessel

 

4 How is ocean liner conferences formed? What are the types of liner associations?

Ocean liner conference

Types of liner conference

 

5 What are logistics intermediaries? Explain the different types of intermediaries and their strategic approaches.

Meaning

Functions

Types

 

6 Describe the various measures that must be taken while transporting the hazardous materials.

Safety measures for hazardous materials

 

IB0017

1 Discuss the Driving Forces for Globalization in detail?

Driving Forces for Globalization
2 Discuss in detail various business environment?

Economic Environment

Social and Cultural Environment

Demographic Environment

Political Environment

Legal Environment

 

3 Explain the Relationship between Law and Business?

Relationship between Law and Business

 

4 Write short notes on:

  1. Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA)
  2. Industries (Development and Regulation)

 

5 How does the TRIPs agreement protect IPRs? What are the 7 Intellectual Properties defined in TRIPs?

TRIPS and IPRs

7 intellectual properties

 

6 What are the cultural problems associated with international negotiation? Write a note on government versus company strength in negotiations.

cultural problems associated government

versus company strength

 

IB0018

1 Discuss the role of EXIM bank in promoting foreign trade.

objectives

functions

conclusion

 

2 Explain the Mechanism for Disbursal of Pre Shipment Finance?

Mechanism for Disbursal of Pre Shipment

Finance

 

3 What are the various trade financing schemes?

Trade Financing Schemes 10 10

 

4 What are the various Risks Coverage under ECGC Policies? Discuss in detail.

Risks Coverage under ECGC Policies

 

5 Discuss the Methods of Import Finance And Import Financing Schemes.

Methods of Import Finance

Import Financing Schemes

 

6 What is Foreign Exchange Market? Discuss the Participants in Foreign Exchange Markets?

Meaning

participants

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MH0056 – Public Relations & Marketing for Healthcare Organizations

  1. Explain the concept of service and marketing. Discuss the steps involved in healthcare marketing process.

Explanation of concept of service

Explanation of concept of marketing

Explanation of all the steps involved in healthcare marketing process

 

  1. Discuss the various steps involved in marketing research.

Explanation of all the steps involved in marketing research

 

  1. Discuss the types of public relations research.

Explanation of primary research

Explanation of secondary research

 

  1. Discuss the current scenario of medical tourism in India.

Explanation of medical tourism

Explanation of present situation of medical tourism

Advantages of medical tourism

 

  1. Discuss the future of healthcare marketing.

Brief outline of healthcare marketing

Explanation of future of healthcare marketing

 

  1. Explain the standard metrics to evaluate public relations in healthcare.

Key factors of PR measurement and evaluation

Explanation of various PR evaluation components

 

MH0057 – Management of Healthcare Human Resources

  1. Explain the strategic role of HRM in healthcare.

Explaining the strategic role of HRM in healthcare

 

  1. Explain the evolution and broad perspectives of HRM in healthcare in India.

Evolution of HRM in India

Broad perspectives of HRM

 

  1. Discuss management development in healthcare organisations.

Explanation of various concepts of management development in healthcare organisations

 

  1. Define performance appraisal. Explain the components of performance appraisal.

Definition of performance appraisal

Listing the components of performance appraisal

Explanation of the components of performance appraisal

 

  1. Describe HR audit process.

Mentioning the phases of HR audit process

Explanation of various phases

Mentioning the components of HR audit process

Explanation of the components

  1. Discuss the importance of team work in healthcare services.

Essentials of team work 2 10

Strategies for effective team building and trust

Mc Grehor’s approach to team building

 

MH0058 – Legal Aspects in Healthcare Administration

  1. Define medical ethics. List the principles of medical ethics and outline the important guidelines and documents in medical ethics.

Definition

Listing the principles

Important guidelines and documents in medical ethics

 

  1. Describe accountability in healthcare. Add a note on vicarious liability.

Accountability in healthcare

Vicarious liability

 

  1. Explain the important aspects of Consumer Protection Act.

Explaining the important aspects of Consumer

Protection Act

 

  1. Define abortion. Explain medical termination of pregnancy act in detail.

Definition of abortion

Explanation of MTP act

 

  1. Explain the regulatory requirements in setting up and running a blood bank.

Explanation of the important regulatory

requirements in setting up and running a blood bank.

 

  1. Define and classify euthanasia. Add a note on living wills.

Definition

Classification

Living wills

 

MH0059 – Quality Management in Healthcare Services

  1. Discuss the dimensions of quality management in healthcare.

Discussing all the dimensions of quality management in healthcare

 

  1. Explain the tools used for quality improvement in healthcare services.

Explaining the various tools used for quality improvement in healthcare services

 

  1. Describe the various phases in implementation of Six Sigma.

Describing various phases in implementation of Six Sigma

 

4 Explain the steps followed in implementation of QMS in healthcare organization.

A Explanation of steps followed in implementation of QMS in healthcare organization

 

5 Define total quality management. Discuss the importance of TQM in healthcare.

A Definition of total quality management

Explanation of importance of TQM in healthcare

 

6 Explain team processes in healthcare.

A Definition of team processes in healthcare

Explanation of various factors of team process

Explanation of team process techniques

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DRIVE: Winter 2015
PROGRAM: MBADS (SEM 3/SEM 5) MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3) PGDIB (SEM 1))
SUBJECT CODE & NAME: IB0013 –Export Import management
BK ID: B 1907
CREDIT & MARKS: 4 CREDITS, 60 MARKS

Q.1: What do you mean by export? How many types of exports are there? Discuss.

Meaning (5 marks)

Types (5 marks)

Ans:

Meaning:

Traditionally, export is the process by which goods, services or knowledge are traded across national and international boundaries. Exporting is merely trading with the only difference that the customer lives in

 

Q2. What is RCMC? What is its purpose? How is it obtained?

(RCMC and its purpose, Procedure) 4, 6

Answer:

It has been provided under FTP 2009-14 that an export firm shall be granted license to import/export of items other than restricted items of export/ import or any other benefit/ concession available under the EXIM policy if it has obtained the Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (

 

 

Q3. Discuss the stages in processing of an export order.

(Stages in export order) 10

Answer:

The processing of an export order is a part of export business. There are considerable risks involved in processing an export order; therefore, there is a need of proper care and caution from the side of both parties

 

 

Q.4: Write short notes on:

(a) Transport risk (5 marks)

(b) Credit risk (5 marks)

Meaning and effect of transport risk

Meaning and effect of credit risk

Ans:

Meaning and effect of transport risk:

This risk occurs where the goods are stolen, pilfered or damaged while in transit. Commercial marine insurance policies will insure the goods against transport risks. These protect the producer/

 

Q.5: What is the significance of bill of lading for exporter and importer? Explain any 2 types.

Bill of lading (5 marks)

2 types of B/L (5 marks)

Ans:

Bill of lading:

For Exporter

  1. It is an acknowledgment from the shipping company that the goods have been received for the purpose of shipment.
  2. After receipt of B/L,

 

 

Q.6: What are the different types of custom duties levied on imported goods?

Explain the types of custom duties (10 marks)

Ans:

Explain the types of custom duties

Basic custom duty: Duty which is imposed on the value of goods at a specific rate is known as basic custom duty. It is fixed at a specified rate on ad-valorem basis. Ad Valorem duties are based on value and

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DRIVE: Winter 2015
PROGRAM: MBADS (SEM 3/SEM 5) MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3) PGDIB (SEM 1)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME: IB0012 – Management of Multinational Corporations
BK ID: B 1906
CREDIT & MARKS: 4 CREDITS, 60 MARKS

Q1. What are the benefits of MNCs to home and host countries?

(Benefit to home country, Benefit to host country) 5, 5

Answer:

Benefit to home country:

 

  • MNCs help the home country gain access to raw materials available in foreign markets, which is relatively cheaper in price.
  • MNCs create ample opportunities for marketing products manufactured in the home country

 

Q.2: What do you understand by global sourcing? What are the different forms of global sourcing? Elucidate.

Meaning of global sourcing (4 marks)

Forms of global sourcing (6 marks)

Ans:

Meaning of global sourcing

procurement strategy in which a business seeks to find the most cost efficient location for manufacturing aproduct, even if the location is in a foreign country. For example, if a toy manufacturer finds that

 

Q3. What is the need and importance of global strategy for MNCs?

(Need of global strategy, Importance) 5, 5

Answer:

Need of global strategy:

 

When companies declare that they are ‘going global,’ what they actually mean is that they are entering global markets, i.e.,

 

Q.4: How is the performance of employees assessed and appraised in multinational corporations? Explain in brief.

Performance appraisal in MNCs (10 marks)

Ans:

The concept of multi-nationality has a number of dimensions. For some the criterion may be ownership of the organization whereas for others it may be nationalities of the senior management. Some may decide

 

Q.5: What are the main reasons pertaining to the inadequate attention towards issues relating to labour relations in MNCs?

Reasons (10 marks)

Ans:

MNCs use the resources of the host countries in most efficient manner so as to gain the maximum ignoring the wishes of the local politicians. The MNCs no doubt bring capital and technology and

 

Q.6: Write short notes on:

  1. Indian MNCs (5 marks)
  2. FDI and MNC (5 marks)

Ans:

  1. Role and growth of Indian MNCs with examples

Indian MNCs are small in size. In recent years, due to the policy of economic reforms, Indian Companies are also becoming global. Some of the prominent Indian MNCs are:

  1. i) Tata Steel
  2. ii) Tata

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DRIVE- Winter 2015
PROGRAM- MBADS (SEM 4/SEM 6)
MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 4) PGDMMN (SEM 2)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME-IB0011– International Marketing

 

Qus:1 The orientation of a company’s top management, its beliefs and assumptions significantly impact its approach to international marketing. Discuss the concept of EPRG framework.

  • Management orientations
  • Effect on international marketing

Answer:

Management orientations:

The orientation of a company’s top management, its beliefs and assumptions significantly impact its approach to international marketing. The concept consisting of Ethnocentric, Polycentric, Regiocentric and Geocentric is widely known as EPRG framework, and it is

 

Q.2: Hofstede’s cultural classification helps in understanding the cultural diversity. Discuss the 4 dimensions with examples.

Hofstede’s dimensions

 

Answer:

Hofstede’s dimensions:

 

Power distance

 

The term “power distance” refers to the degree of inequality among people who are viewed equal. Power distance implies the ways through which people develop interpersonal relationship in a society. The hierarchy of relationships is of two kinds, namely, vertical and horizontal. In vertical hierarchy, there is a consideration given to the status, class and other modes of power possessed by

 

 

Q.3: How are the international markets segmented on the basis of development?

4 categories

 

Answer:

4 categories:

Market segmentation is the process of subdividing a market into distinct subsets of customers that behave in the same way or have similar needs. Each subset may conceivably be chosen as a market target to be reached with a distinctive marketing strategy. Some widely used bases of segmentation are discussed below in sub sections.

 

1 Geographic

 

Qus: 4Differentiate between national and international products, global and standardised products with examples.

Answer:

Differentiate between national and international products:

National products are made for a specific national market whereas international products are made for regional and multinational markets.

 

National products:

 

A national product is one that, in the context of a particular company, is offered in a single national market. Sometimes national products appear when a global company caters to the needs and preferences of particular country markets. For example, Coca-Cola

 

Qus:5Write short notes on:

  1. a) Containerization
  2. b) 4 PL operators
  3. a) Role and benefits of containerization
  4. b) meaning and role of 4PL operators

Answer:

  1. a) Role and benefits of containerization:

Containerisation has revolutionised maritime business throughout the world. Cargo-carrying containers are an integral part of the transport industry. Containers facilitate both the unitisation and carriage of cargo through different modes of transportation. Containerisation has ultimately provided an ideal unit load, which meets all the logistical requirements. It not only eliminates conventional time

 

 

Qus:6Choose a product and explain how you will prepare seven steps in a global e-marketing plan?

  • Choosing the product
  • Global e marketing plan

Answer:

Choosing the product:

A product is the main offering of a company to its customers. It defines the customer segments and competitors for the company. Five aspects of

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DRIVE Winter 2015
PROGRAM-MBADS (SEM 4/SEM 6)
MBAFLEX/ MBAN2 (SEM 4)PGDFMN (SEM 2)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME-IB0010 & INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
BK ID-B1759
CREDIT & MARKS-4 Credits, 60 marks

 

 

Q1. Discuss the goals of international financial management. 10

Answer: Goals of International Financial management: Effective financial management is not limited to the application of the latest business techniques or functioning more efficiently but includes maximization of wealth meaning that it aims to offer profit to the shareholder, the owners of the businesses and to ensure that they gain

 

 

Q2. In foreign exchange market many types of transactions take place. Discuss the meaning and role of forward, future and options market.

(Forward market, Future, options) 3, 3, 4

Answer:

Forward Market

In the forward market, contracts are made to buy and sell currencies for future d0elivery, say, after a fortnight, one month, two months and so on. The rate of exchange for the transaction is agreed upon on the very day the deal is finalized.

The rate of exchange for the transaction is agreed upon on the very day the deal is finalized. The forward rates with varying maturity are quoted in the

 

Q3.Thousands of years back the concept of bartering between parties was prevalent, when the concept of money had not evolved. Explain on counter trade with examples

(Introduction of counter trade, Explanation of Different forms of counter trade, Examples) 3, 5, 2

Answer.

Counter trade

When the concept of money had not evolved. A person could give say 100 bags of wheat and get wood or coal, a certain quantity for cooking. These bartering contracts were between individuals or small kingdoms. Bartering exists today also but at different level. For example, Iran may give 100 million barrels of oil to France and get 5000 guns of certain type in exchange. We can say that bartering is exchange of

 

 

Q4.There is different techniques of exposure management. One is the Managing Transaction Exposure and the other one is the managing operating exposure, so you have to explain on both Managing Transaction Exposure and Managing Operating Exposure.

(Explanation of Managing transaction exposure, Explanation of Managing operating exposure) 5, 5

Answer.

Managing transaction exposure

Transaction exposure calculates gains or losses which occur after the current financial compulsions according to terms of reference are resolved. Taken that the deal would lead to a future inflow or outflow of foreign currency cash, any unprecedented alterations in rate of exchange amid the period in which transaction is

 

 

Q5. There is a country risk involved every time an MNC operates in a different country. Discuss the two approaches to country risk management.

(2 approaches) 10

Answer:

Approaches to country risk management

There are two approaches to country risk management.

 

  1. Defensive approach: In this approach, the company tries to protect its interest by finding those aspects of the company

 

 

Q6.Write short note on:

  1. a)American Depository Receipts(ADR)
  2. b)Portfolio

 

 (Explanation of ADR, Explanation of portfolio) 5, 5

Answer.

American Depository Receipts (ADR):

It represents ownership in the shares of a non-US company and trades in the American stock markets. ADRs enable American investors to buy shares in foreign company without any issue of cross-border and cross-currency transactions. ADRs carry price in American dollar, pay dividend in the same currency

 

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Ma0047
Winter 2015

 

Q1 “Risks in the organisation are usually considered as trade-off between reward and threat.” Critically explain the concept.

“Risks in the organisation are usually considered as trade-off between reward and threat.” Critically explain the concept.

 

Answer: The risk-return tradeoff could easily be called the iron stomach test. Deciding what amount of risk you can take on is

 

 

Q2 Explain the types of corporate debt instruments available in Indian markets and their features.

Different types corporate debt instruments available in Indian market and their features

 

Answer: Debt market refers to the financial market where investors buy and sell debt securities, mostly in the form of

 

 

Q3 Give an idea of foreign exchange market. Who are the participants in foreign exchange markets?

Foreign exchange markets

Participants in forex markets

 

AnswerForeign Exchange Market

In view of the contemplated convertibility of the rupee, the foreign exchange market would be intimately linked to the interbank or call money market since the players in the two markets are the same commercial banks. Further, the link between foreign exchange market and term-money market is being

 

 

Q4 Working capital forms the most important part of operating capital. Do you agree? Justify your agreement/disagreement.

Is working capital the most important part of operating capital? Justify your agreement/ disagreement.

 

Answer: Working capital is the availability of cash to a bank to meet its day-to-day requirements. It is the difference between resources in cash or resources readily convertible into cash (current

 

 

Q5 What are the objectives of IRR Management programme?

Objectives of IRR management programme

 

Answer: Interest rate risk, according to the RBI circular, is the risk where changes in market interest rates affect a bank’s financial position. Changes in interest rates affect both the current earnings (earnings perspective) as also the net worth of the bank (economic value perspective). The risk from the earnings’ perspective can be measured as changes in the Net Interest Income (NIL) or Net

 

 

Q6 Submit a brief description of Treasury functions and associated risks.

Treasury functions and associated risks

 

Answer: Treasury function is a high-impact function affecting every part of an organization. Its basic purpose was, as we saw earlier, to manage exchange and interest rate volatility through special skills. It is also responsible for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ma0046 smu mba winter 2015 (april/may 2016 exam) IVth sem assignment

MA0046
Winter 2015

 

Q1 How does a merchant banker get registered with SEBI? What are the eligibility criteria?

Eligibility criteria to be registered as merchant bankers with SEBI

 

Answer: To get registered as a merchant banker, the person concerned has to follow some steps. The merchant bankers are registered under four different categories.

  1. Category I, that is to carry on any activity of the issue management, which will, inter alia,consist of

 

 

Q2 How does an Indian Company raise funds from the foreign markets? Differentiate between ADRs and GDRs.

Raising funds from foreign markets

Differentiate between ADRs and GDRs

 

AnswerRaising Funds from the Foreign Markets

Companies in India have increased in terms of their size and geographical coverage. Many times the companies need to import costly machinery and technology for which payment is required to be

 

Q3 Illustrate some of the fund based financial services.

Some of the fund based financial services

 

Answer: Fund based services involve funds of financial institutions.

Under this category some specific services are included. A brief explanation of important services is given below.

(i)                Lease financing: A financial lease is a means of financing capital equipments. It gives impetus to the investment activity and facilitates the flow of savings into real investment. For example, PNB Housing Finance Limited provides a unique service to its customers which is known as Lease Rental Discounting. When a customer avails this scheme, the bank provides a loan against

 

 

Q4 Explain the essentials of an Insurance Contract. What is Bancassurance ?

Essentials of an Insurance Contract

Bancassurance

 

Answer: According to Section 10 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, ‘All agreements are contracts if they are made by free consent of parties, competent to contract, for a lawful consideration and with a lawful object and are not hereby expressly declared to be void’. On the basis of this definition, the

 

 

 

 

Q5 Explain the benefits and limitations of Leasing.

Benefits and limitations of leasing

 

AnswerBenefits to the lessee

  • Simple source of finance

Leasing is an easy source of intermediate and long-term finance. As the ownership of the asset lies with the lessor, the lease does not require any security for the asset. Various types of provisions are

 

Q6 Illustrate the concept of effective portfolio management to minimise risk and maximise returns.

Effective portfolio management to minimise risk and maximise returns

 

AnswerRisks and Returns of a Portfolio

The following equations are used to measure the risks and returns of a portfolio. The following is an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ma0044 smu mba winter 2015 (april/may 2016 exam) IVth sem assignment

 
MA0044
Winter 2015

 

Q1 Illustrate the role of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

Role of SIDBI

 

Answer: SIDBI was set up on 2 April 1990 under an Act of Parliament, as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) of IDBI, but was delinked in March 2000. SIDBI is the apex financial institution for the promotion, financing and development of MSME sector and for co-ordination of the functions of the institutions

 

 

Q2 Explain the umbrella programme of natural resource management (UPNRM) operated by NABARD and German Development Corporation.

Umbrella programme of natural resource management operated by NABARD and GDC

 

Answer: NABARD and the German Development Corporation (GDC) have launched the Umbrella Programme on Natural Resources Management (UPNRM). The objective of the programme is to offer tribals continuous livelihood solutions, converting these solutions into public policies of Natural Resources Management (NRM) and also improving the livelihood of other poor people through the usage of natural resource and management. Katarina has a strong network of Self-Help

 

 

Q3 Analyse the requirement of funds by large industries. How are these fun requirements are managed?

Requirement of funds by large industries and way to source them.

 

AnswerFinancial Requirements of Large Industries

Large industries require huge finances for setting up of basic infrastructure like factory sheds, office buildings, plant and machineries and vehicles to working capital requirements for raw materials,

 

 

Q4 Elaborate the role National Housing bank (NHB) in addressing the requirement of home loan finance in India.

Role National Housing bank (NHB) in addressing the requirement of home loan finance in India

 

Answer: NHB is the apex DFI in the housing sector in India. NHB has been established to achieve, inter alia, the following objectives:

  • Promotion

 

Q5 “Export Credit Guarantee Corporation covers risks of exporters and financing banks through various insurance policies and schemes”. Explain.

Different insurance policies and schemes of ECGC for exporters and banks

 

AnswerSpecific insurance policies provided by ECGC to exporters and companies:

  • Shipments Comprehensive Risks Policy (SCR) – This policy is also known as the Standard Policy. This is ideally suited for coverage of risks in respect of export done on short-term credit, that is, credit period below 180 days. The policy is designed to cover both

 

Q6 Illustrate the role played by :

  1. i) Power Finance Corporation of India(PFC) and
  2. ii) Rural Electrification Corporation of India (REC)

to resolve the power crisis in rural sector.

Role of PFC and REC to resolve the power crisis in rural sector

 

Answer: i) Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC)

The PFC was formed with an objective to provide financial assistance to the power and its allied sectors and also to act as a catalyst for bringing about institutional improvements in the functions of the borrowing power sector companies. It helps in the optimum utilisation of the resources available and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ma0043 smu mba winter 2015 (april/may 2016 exam) IVth sem assignment

MA0043
Winter 2015

 

 

Q1 How does a commercial bank assess the working need of their corporate clients? Explain the RBI guidelines to finance working capital.

Assessment of working capital need

RBI guidelines for working capital finance

 

AnswerAssessment of Working Capital by Banks

Total working capital requirements of a firm are affected by number of internal and external factors in which a firm operates. Before a bank finances the working capital for a firm, the bank studies all factors involved. The internal factors which may impact the working capital requirement of individual firms like the

 

 

Q2 What are the different types of Letters of Credit ?

Different types of Letters of Credit

 

AnswerTypes of Letters of Credit

Revocable letter of credit: This may be amended or cancelled without prior warning or notification to the beneficiary. Such letter of credit will not offer any protection and should not be accepted as beneficiary of credit.

Irrevocable letter of credit: This cannot be amended or cancelled without the agreement of all parties involved. This type of

 

Q3 Describe the different types of post shipment finance offered on export credit scheme?

Different types of post shipment finance offered on export credit scheme

 

AnswerTypes of Post Shipment Finance

  1. Export Bills Purchased/ Discounted (DP & DA Bills)

Export bills (Non L/C Bills) is used in terms of sale contract/ order may be discounted or purchased by the banks. It is used in indisputable international trade transactions and the proper limit has to be sanctioned to the exporter for purchase of export bill facility.

  1. Export Bills Negotiated (Bill under L/C)

The risk of

 

Q4 Illustrate the financial evaluation of lease finance.

Financial evaluation of lease finance

 

AnswerFinancial Evaluation of Lease Finance

Some of the basic advantages of acquiring capital assets on lease are as follows:

(i) Cash flow planning: A financial lease allows a lessee to plan its cash flows as the lease rentals are paid out of the cash derived from the utilization of the leased assets itself.

(ii) Saving the financial resources: Lease finance is a good source of finance as the equipment/

 

 

 

Q5 Differentiate between Factoring and Forfeiting

Differentiate between Factoring and Forfeiting

 

Answer:                        Difference between Factoring and Forfaiting

Factoring Forfeiting
It is suitable for financing smaller and short-term receivables with credit period less than 1 year. It is for deferred payments (used to finance capital goods’ exports), where receivables are paid in 5 to 7 years.
It may be with or without recourse. It is always without recourse.
The exchange risk lies with the party. The exchange risk lies with Forfaitor
The advance is usually 80 per cent of the factor value. The advance is 100 per cent.

 

Q6 Explain corporate debt re-structuring and revival package.

Corporate debt re-structuring

Revival package

 

AnswerCorporate Debt Restructuring (CDR)

For the revival of the corporate sector facing financial crisis and operational difficulties, genuine support is very much needed. This is also required in the interest of banks and financial institutions

 

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