OM0016 – QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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DRIVE SUMMER 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME OM 0016 – QUALITY MANAGEMENT
BK ID B2009
CREDITS AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

 

Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

 

 

Question. 1. What do you mean by Dimensions of quality? Explain all key dimensions of quality proposed by David Garvin.

 

Answer:Eight dimension of product quality management can be used at a strategic level to analyze quality characteristics. The concept was defined by David Garvin. Some of the dimensions are mutually reinforcing, whereas others are not—improvement in one may be at the expense of others. Understanding the trade-offs desired by customers among these dimensions can help build a competitive advantage. Garvin’s eight dimensions can be summarized as follows:

 

  • Performance: Performance refers to a product’s primary operating characteristics. This dimension of quality involves measurable attributes; brands can usually be ranked objectively on individual aspects of performance.
  • Features: Features are additional

 

 

 

Question. 2. Elaborate the concept of International Standards. Also explain the following terms

  1. ISO 9001:2008
  2. ISO 9004:2009
  3. ISO 90003:2004: Software Quality Management
  4. ISO 13485:2003: Medical Devices Quality Management

 

Answer:International Standards are the backbone of our society, ensuring the safety and quality of products and services, facilitating international trade and improving the environment in which we live in.  Conformity to International Standards helps reassure consumers that products, systems and organizations are safe, reliable and good for the environment.

 

Economic benefits of standards: Numerous studies have shown that standards boost business and economies. In the UK, for example, standards account for an $8.2bn annual growth in GDP, while in Canada, the use of standards has injected over $91bn into the economy since 1981.

 

 

 

 

 

Question. 3. Explain the concept of culture. Differentiate between authoritarian culture and participative culture.

 

Answer:Culture is something which is created and which resides in the minds of the people. It is learned through our interaction with the environment and during our development and growing years. A growing baby learns a basic set of values, ideas, perceptions, preferences, concept of morality, code of conduct and so on through family and cultural socialization. Thus, we have two terms culture and history. With regard to the first, it may be stated that cultural norms of a society move from generation to generation. The second key term which is basic to culture implies that the cultural norms are shared among the members

 

 

 

Question. 4. Explain the steps of continuous quality improvement.

 

Answer:Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is a management philosophy used by organizations to better their processes. In this lesson, you will learn how continuous quality improvement is part of a group’s culture, how it benefits an organization, and about one of the most popular methods of implementing CQI.

 

Further, Better, Faster

 

Throughout history, the human race has always attempted to improve the conditions under which individuals live. Look at how transportation has evolved: from horses and buggies, to trains, to automobiles – and when it seemed like we

 

 

 

 

Question. 5. Define different aspects of the design and development of a product.

 

Answer: Product development is the process of creating a new product to be sold by a business or enterprise to its customers.  In the document title, Design refers to those activities involved in creating the styling, look and feel of the product, deciding on the product’s mechanical architecture, selecting materials and processes, and engineering the various components necessary to make the product work. Development refers collectively to the entire process of identifying a market opportunity, creating a product to appeal to the identified market, and finally, testing, modifying and refining the product until it is ready for production. A product can be any item from a book, musical composition, or information service, to an engineered product such as a computer, hair dryer, or washing machine. This document is focused on

 

 

 

Question. 6. Write Short notes on following.

 

  1. Knowledge Management

 

Answer:Knowledge management (KM) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organizational knowledge. It refers to a multi-disciplinary approach to achieving organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge.

 

An established discipline since 1991, KM includes courses taught in the fields of business administration, information systems, management, library, and information sciences. Other fields may contribute to KM research, including information and media, computer science, public health, and public policy.

 

 

 

 

  1. Expertise location

 

Answer:Expertise finding is the use of tools for finding and assessing individual expertise, with particular focus on scientific expertise.

 

A classification of expertise location systems

 

 

 

 

  1. Communities of Practice (CoPs)

 

Answer:Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a band of artists seeking new forms of expression, a group of engineers working on similar problems, a clique of pupils defining their identity in the school, a network of surgeons exploring novel techniques, a gathering of first-time managers helping each other cope. In

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Knowledge management strategy

 

Answer:Knowledge management (KM) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organizational knowledge. It refers to a multi-disciplinary approach to achieving organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge.

 

 

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OM0015 – MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

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DRIVE SUMMER 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME OM 0015 – MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT
BK ID B2008
CREDITS AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

 

Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

 

 

Question.1. Write short notes on the following:

 

  1. Proactive Maintenance

 

Answer:Proactive maintenance is a preventive maintenance strategy for stabilizing the reliability of machines or equipment. It has two parts:

 

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance

 

A proactive maintenance plan gives a company the ability to prolong the life of machinery and prevent a complete and unexpected breakdown of production facility. A proactive maintenance plan allows an organization to schedule

 

 

 

  1. Planned Maintenance Work Cycle

 

Answer:Planned preventive maintenance (PPM), more commonly referred to as simply planned maintenance (PM) or scheduled maintenance, is any variety of scheduled maintenance to an object or item of equipment. Specifically, planned maintenance is a scheduled service visit carried out by a competent and suitable agent, to ensure that

 

 

 

  1. Maintenance organising schedule

 

Answer:It is important to understand the difference between planning and scheduling. These two elements of maintenance management are essential and are very often mixed up. Most organizations, where scheduled shutdowns of the manufacturing process are common, plan and schedule work quite good because there is a consequence if they do not.

 

Planning and scheduling of weekly/daily On-

 

 

 

  1. Areas of Maintenance Practices

 

Answer:The maintenance organization of today, like many departments, is under continued pressure to cut costs, show results, and support the mission of the organization. After all, it is a logical expectation from the business standpoint.

 

The evolving maintenance operation has been charged with supporting the broader efforts of World Class Manufacturing such as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and major quality initiatives. The ability to be successful in that charter lies

 

 

 

 

Question.2. Explain different types of maintenance tasks.

 

Answer:Maintenance organizational efficiency depends upon many interdependent variables. Some of these include: organizational structure, goals and objectives, communications processes, policies and procedures, work processes (methodologies) and employee systems. Maintenance organizations function at three major levels: organizational level (functional and structural relationships), process level (work activities) and job performer level (individual worker.

 

The ineffectiveness of one level could negatively impact another level. For example, poorly defined work activities, such as the lack

 

 

 

 

Question.3. Explain following Aspects to be Considered for Machine Quality

Conformance to machine specifications

Frequency of machine failures

 

Answer:Eight dimension of product quality management can be used at a strategic level to analyze quality characteristics. The concept was defined by David Garvin. Some of the dimensions are mutually reinforcing, whereas others

 

 

 

 

Question.4. What do you mean by Condition Monitoring? Elaborate various Steps Involved in Condition Monitoring Program

 

Answer:Condition monitoring (or, colloquially, CM) is the process of monitoring a parameter of condition in machinery (vibration, temperature etc.), in order to identify a significant change which is indicative of a developing fault. It is a major component of predictive maintenance. The use of condition monitoring allows maintenance

 

 

 

Question.5. Write short notes on the following-

 

  1. Zero based budgeting

 

Answer:Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is a method of budgeting in which all expenses must be justified for each new period. Zero-based budgeting starts from a “zero base,” and every function within an organization is analyzed for its needs and costs. Budgets are then built around what is needed for the upcoming period, regardless of whether the budget is higher or lower than the previous one.

 

Zero-based budgeting allows top-level strategic goals to be implemented into the budgeting process by tying them to specific functional areas of the

 

 

 

 

  1. Remote maintenance audit

 

Answer:To protect the integrity of the Postal computing environment, use of remote administration and maintenance software and associated security controls must be approved by the manager, CISO ISS, in cooperation with the requesting organization.Remote management and maintenance must be controlled and activity logs maintained. The

 

 

 

 

  1. Codification of spare parts

 

Answer:It is a cumbersome and time consuming task during every transaction to identify a spare part by its description and manufacturer’s part number accompanied by the parent equipment’s name, make and model designation. Therefore, it is essential to give a numerical name or code to each spare part. This process of giving code to each spare part is called codification. Since, the range of spares used in any organisation is

 

 

 

 

  1. Maintenance Benchmarking

 

Answer:Benchmarking has become a common practice in all kinds of businesses, but nowhere is it more prevalent than in manufacturing. The idea of measuring yourself against the best is an attractive one — one that the gurus say can lead to breakthroughs in how you run your business. But like many other great ideas, benchmarking can lead to frustration and disappointment if it isn’t approached with proper understanding.

 

For example, Edwin K. Jones, a plant engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question.6. Describe various types of preventive maintenance.

 

Answer:The primary goal of maintenance is to avoid or mitigate the consequences of failure of equipment. This may be by preventing the failure before it actually occurs which Planned Maintenance and Condition Based Maintenance help to achieve. It is designed to preserve and restore equipment reliability by replacing worn components before they actually fail. Preventive maintenance activities include partial or complete overhauls at specified periods, oil changes, lubrication, minor adjustments, and

 

 

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MF0013 – INTERNAL AUDIT & CONTROL

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DRIVE SUMMER 2015
PROGRAM MBADS – (SEM 3/SEM 5) / MBAN2 / MBAFLEX – (SEM 3) /

PGDFMN – (SEM 1)

SUBJECT CODE & NAME MF0013 – INTERNAL AUDIT & CONTROL
SEMESTER 3
BK ID B1733
CREDITS 4
MARKS 60

 

 

Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

Q.1 Define and explain the term auditing. “Personal qualities of an auditor are important for the successful conduct of audit”. Comment

 

Ans : Definition of auditing :

 

The term audit is derived from the Latin term ‘audire,’ which means to hear. In early days an auditor used to listen to the accounts read over by an accountant in order to check them . Auditing is as old as accounting. It was in use in all ancient countries such as Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt. Rome, U.K. and India. The Vedas contain reference to accounts and auditing. Arthasashthra by Kautilya detailed rules for accounting and auditing of public finances

 

 

Explanation of auditing :

 

Auditing is such an examination of books of accounts and

 

 

 

 

Q.2 Write the key objectives of a good internal audit system. Narrate the points of dissimilarities between external audit and internal audit.

 

Ans : Key objectives of a good internal audit system :

 

 

  1. To determine whether controls over financial and operating data provide managers with reasonable assurance that the financial and operating data is accurate and reliable (i.e., that information gathering and reporting has been properly planned, organized and directed).

 

  1. To determine whether controls over compliance with policies, procedures, plans, laws and regulations provide managers with reasonable assurance that proper compliance actually occurs (i.e., that compliance activities have been properly planned, organized and directed).

 

  1. To determine whether controls over assets provide managers with reasonable assurance that assets exist and are protected against loss

 

 

 

 

Q.3 Give the role of internal auditor in the Company’s Management. List down the duties of auditor Under Section 581ZG.

 

Ans : Role of internal auditor in the company’s management :

 

The main role and responsibilities of the auditor should be set out in written terms of reference and should include:

  • to monitor the integrity of the financial statements of the company, and any formal announcements relating to the company’s financial performance, reviewing significant financial reporting judgements contained in them;
  • to review the company’s internal financial controls and, unless expressly addressed by a separate board risk committee composed of independent

 

 

 

Q.4 The effectiveness of the internal control system can be ensured if the important aspects of the company’s operations are kept in mind. Explain the characteristics of an effective internal control system. Write the elements of internal control.

 

Ans : Characteristics of an effective internal control system :

 

  1. Control Environment:

 

The control environment is the company’s attitude toward internal controls. Known as “tone-at-the-top,” the control environment is a necessary condition for effective internal control, because even the best-designed systems can be thwarted if management overrides the controls that are in place. Indicators of an effective control environment include having a whistleblower hotline or discipline policies that take violations of internal control seriously. Management override of controls or shortcuts are signs that the control environment may be deficient.

 

  1. Risk Assessment:

 

 

 

 

 

Q.5 Describe general EDP controls. Explain the appraisal of accounting system and related internal control.

 

Ans : General EDP controls :

 

These controls apply to a wide range of expressions that systematically threaten the integrity of all applications processed within the Computer Based Information System (CBIS). Following are the sub divisions of general controls:

 

Operating system controls

 

  1. Operating System allows users to share and access common computer resources. It’s the

computer’s control program.

  1. If OS‟s integrity is compromised, controls within individual accounting applications may

be neutralized.

  1. Since the OS is common to all users, the larger the computer facility, the greater the scale of potential damage.

 

 

 

Q.6 Explain the internal control systems in insurance companies. Write down about the reporting internal control weaknesses.

 

Ans : Internal control systems in insurance companies :

 

The following principles will be applicable to insurance undertakings’ Internal Control:

 

  1. Control culture :

 

The board of directors is responsible for promoting a high level of integrity and for establishing a culture within the company that emphasises and demonstrates to all levels of personnel the importance of internal control. Management is responsible for the implementation of the internal control Culture and principles. All personnel need to understand their role in the internal control process and be fully engaged in the process.

 

  1. Risk assessment :

 

 

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MF0012 – TAXATION MANAGEMENT

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PROGRAM MBADS – (SEM 3/SEM 5) / MBAN2 / MBAFLEX – (SEM 3) /

PGDFMN – (SEM 1)

SUBJECT CODE & NAME MF0012 – TAXATION MANAGEMENT
SEMESTER 3
BK ID B1760
CREDITS 4
MARKS 60

 

 

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Q1.Explain the objectives of tax planning. Discuss the factors to be considered in tax planning.

(Objectives of tax planning 5 marks; Factors in tax planning 5 marks) 10 marks

 

Answer: Objectives of tax planning :

 

  1. Objective of raising revenue:

 

The basic and primary objective of taxation is raising revenue.  Enormous amount needed by modern governments for National defense, creation of infrastructure and social upliftment schemes make regular and systematic resource mobilization compulsory.

 

 

 

 

Q2.Explain the categories in Capital assets. Mr. C acquired a plot of land on 15th June, 1993 for 10,00,000 and sold it on 5th January, 2010 for 41,00,000. The expenses of transfer were 1,00,000.Mr. C made the following investments on 4th February, 2010 from the proceeds of the plot.

  1. a) Bonds of Rural Electrification Corporation redeemable after a period of three years, 12,00,000.
  2. b) Deposits under Capital Gain Scheme for purchase of a residential house 8,00,000 (he does not own any house).Compute the capital gain chargeable to tax for the AY2010-11.

(Explanation of categories of capital assets 4 marks ; Calculation of indexed cost of acquisition 2 marks; Calculation of long term capital gain 2 marks; calculation of taxable long term capital gain 2 marks) 10marks

 

Answer : Categories of capital assets :

 

  1. Collectibles :

 

Long-term investments in collectibles are taxed at a flat 28%. Short-term investments in collectibles are taxed as short-term capital gains at your ordinary income tax rates. Collectibles include the following items:

  • stamps,

 

 

 

Q3.Explain major considerations in capital structure planning. Write about the dividend policy and factors affecting dividend decisions.

(Explanation of factors of capital structure planning 6 marks; Explanation of dividend policy 2 marks; factors affecting dividend decisions 2 marks) 10marks

 

Answer :  Factors of capital structure planning :

 

  1. Trading on Equity:

 

The word “equity” denotes the ownership of the company. Trading on equity means taking advantage of equity share capital to borrowed funds on reasonable basis. It refers to additional profits that equity shareholders earn because of issuance of debentures and preference shares.

 

  1. Degree of control:

 

 

 

 

Q4.X Ltd. has Unit C which is not functioning satisfactorily. The following are the details of its fixed assets:

 

Asset Date of acquisition Book value (Rs. lakh )
Land

Goodwill (raised in books on 31st March, 2005)

Machinery

Plant

10th February, 2003

 

 

5th April, 1999

12th April, 2004

30

10

 

40

20

 

The written down value (WDV) is Rs. 25 lakh for the machinery, and Rs.15 lakh for the plant. The liabilities on this Unit on 31st March, 2011 are Rs.35 lakh.

The following are two options as on 31st March, 2011:

Option 1: Slump sale to Y Ltd for a consideration of 85 lakh.

Option 2: Individual sale of assets as follows: Land Rs.48 lakh, goodwill Rs.20 lakh, machinery Rs.32 lakh, Plant Rs.17 lakh.

The other units derive taxable income and there is no carry forward of loss or depreciation for the company as a whole. Unit C was started on 1st January, 2005. Which option would you choose, and why?

(Computation of capital gain for both the options 4 marks; Computation of tax liability for both the options 4 marks ; Conclusion 2 marks) 10marks

 

Answer :  Total price of the unit is :

 

Option 1 :

The net wealth of the undertaking (aggregate value of the total assets of the undertaking minus the value of the

liabilities as appearing in books of accounts) shall be deemed to be the cost of acquisition and the cost of improvement for the

 

 

 

 

Q5.Explain the Service Tax Law in India and concept of negative list. Write about the exemptions and rebates in Service Tax Law.

(Explanation of Service Tax Law in India 5 marks; explanation of concept of negative list 2marks; Explanation of exemptions and rebates in Service Tax Law 3 marks) 10marks

 

Answer : Service tax laws in India :

 

Generally, the liability to pay service tax has been placed on the ‘service provider’. However, in respect of the taxable services notified under Sec.68(2) of the Finance Act,1994, the service tax shall be paid by such person and in such manner as may be prescribed at the rate specified in Sec.66 of the Act and all the provisions of Chapter-V shall apply to such person as if he is the person liable for paying the service tax.

The following services have been notified under Sec.68(2) of Finance Act,1994:

the services,-

(i)         in relation to telecommunication service

 

 

Q6.What do you understand by customs duty? Explain the taxable events for imported, warehoused and exported goods. List down the types of duties in customs. An importer imports goods for subsequent sale in India at $10,000 on assessable value basis. Relevant exchange rate and rate of duty are as follows:

 

Particulars Date Exchange Rate Declared by CBE&C Rate of Basic Customs Duty
Date of submission of bill of entry

 

25th February, 2010

 

Rs.45/$

 

8%

 

 

 

Date of entry inwards granted to the vessel 5th March, 2010 Rs.49/$ 10%

 

Calculate assessable value and customs duty.

(Meaning and explanation of customs duty 2 marks; Explanation of taxable events for imported, warehoused and exported goods 3 marks; Listing of duties in customs 2 marks; Calculation of assessable value and customs duty 3marks) 10marks

 

Answer : Custom duty :

 

A customs duty is a tariff or tax on the importation (usually) or exportation (unusually) of goods. In the Kingdom of England, customs duties were typically part of the customary revenue of the king, and therefore did not need parliamentary consent to be levied, unlike excise duty, land tax, or other forms of taxes. Commercial goods not yet cleared through customs are held in a customs area, often called a bonded store, until processed. All

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MF0011 & MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

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DRIVE SUMMER 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER 3
SUBJECT CODE & NAME MF0011 & MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
BK ID B1732
CREDITS 4
MARKS 60

 

 

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Question.1. Explain the types of mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

 

Answer:A merger takes place when two companies combine together as equals to form an entirely new company. Mergers are rare, since most often companies are acquired by other companies, and it is more of absorption of operation of the target company. The term merger is more often used to show deference to employees and former owners when another company is taken over. Mergers and acquisition are a means to a long-term business strategy. New alliances, mergers or takeovers are usually based on company vision and mission

 

 

Question.2. Explain basic steps in organizing a merger. Explain financial aspects of mergers

 

Answer:The evaluation and negotiation of a merger are a major business decision. Your attorney, auditor, and banker are important sources of expertise and assistance. Other outside resources include business consultants, regional cooperatives, and university experts. The purpose of a merger is of an economic/industrial nature. The merger of two or more organizations allows for the generation of cost synergies (administration,

 

 

 

 

Question.3. Explain about Operating synergy and the role of Industry Lifecycle

 

Answer:Operating synergies can arise from the following:

 

  • Economies of scale;
  • Greater pricing power and higher margins resulting from greater market share and lower competition;
  • Combination of different functional strengths such as marketing skills and good product line; or
  • Higher levels of growth from new and expanded markets.

 

Operating synergies are achieved through horizontal, vertical or

 

 

Question.4. Write Short notes on:

 

  1. Internalisation decision

 

Answer:Internalization can refer to any process that is handled within a particular entity instead of directing it to an outside source for completion. In business, internalization is a transaction conducted within the confines of a corporation rather than in the open market. Internalization can apply to a multinational corporation shifting assets between subsidiaries across borders.

 

 

 

 

  1. Recommendation for effective Cross-border Acquisition

 

Answer:Successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions don’t need to be scary, but they do need to be planned properly. Expanding into a foreign market means:

 

  • Finding the right target
  • Executing the right transaction
  • And integrating your businesses the right way.

 

I’ve seen my fair share of these kinds of opportunities,

 

 

 

  1. Role of government policies in international M&A (4 Marks)

 

Answer:Apart from this, the domestic industry might not have the capabilities to succeed in a particular sector nor the expertise to develop that sector. Therefore, FDI becomes necessary for the growth of that sector. Moreover, opening up of the economy is needed for admission into the WTO or the World Trade Organization, which means that in

 

 

Question.5. Explain the types of takeovers. Explain defenses against takeover bids.

 

Answer:When an acquiring company makes a bid for a target company. If the takeover goes through, the acquiring company becomes responsible for all of the target company’s operations, holdings and debt. When the target is a publicly

 

 

Question.6. Explain the factors in Post-merger integration and Five rules of Integration Process.

 

Answer:There are many factors which require attention of the management and tend to widen its role in post-merger integration. A list of such factors is give below in brief:

 

Legal obligation: Fulfilment of legal obligation becomes essential in post-merger integration. Such obligations depend upon the size of the company, debt structure and controlling regulations, distribution channels, and dealer net-work, suppliers’ relations etc. In all or some of these cases legal documentation would be involved. The rights and the interests of the stake holders should be protected with the new or changed

 

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MF0010 & SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

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PGDFMN – (SEM 1)

SUBJECT CODE & NAME MF0010 & SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
SEMESTER 3
BK ID B 1754
CREDITS 4
MARKS 60

 

 

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Q.1 Financial markets bring the providers and users in direct contact without any intermediary. Financial markets permits the businesses and governments to raise the funds needed by sale of securities. Describe the money market/capital market – features and its composition.

 

Ans : Money market- features and composition :

 

According to Investopedia, the money market is a subsection of the fixed income market. Fixed income often is considered the same thing as bonds or investments that have a specific set return rather than a variable one. A money market is an efficient investment arena for businesses, governments and other large institutions, but it also provides extra safety and liquidity for individual investors. A money market is the best place for

 

 

 

Q.2 Risk is the likelihood that your investment will either earn money or lose money. Explain the factors that affect risk. Mr. Rahul invests in equity shares of Wipro. Its anticipated returns and associated probabilities are given below:

 

 

Return               -15             -10          5              10           15          20             30
Probability         0.05        0.10        0.15        0.25        0.30        0.10        0.05

 

 

 

You are required to calculate the expected ROR and risk in terms of standard deviation.

 

Answer  : Factors that affect risk :

 

  1. The actual investment you’re considering:

 

Different investments carry different levels of risk. All investments involve a degree of risk and returns can never be guaranteed so it is important to choose investments that suit your circumstances. Below is a table that illustrates a range of investment types and their associated risks

 

 

 

 

 

Q.3 Explain the business cycle and leading coincidental & lagging indicators. Analyse the issues in fundamental analysis.

 

Ans : Explanation of business cycle:

 

The term business cycle (or economic cycle or boom-bust cycle) refers to economy-wide fluctuations in production, trade and economic activity in general over several months or years in an economy organized on free-enterprise principles. The business cycle is the upward and downward movements of levels of GDP (gross domestic product) and refers to the period of expansions and contractions in the level of economic activities (business fluctuations

 

 

 

Q.4 Discuss the implications of EMH for security analysis and portfolio management.

 

Ans : The Efficient market Hypothesis (EMH) term appeared in the 1960’s thanks to Eugene Fama (Beechey et al., 2000) He defined an efficient market as one that can quickly adjust to the new information. Twenty years later Fama had modified his definition by saying that the market is efficient if it incorporates all the information that is available, it means that efficient markets are acting rationally – relevant information is incorporated and there are no systematic errors made by investors. In 1968 Jensen noticed that the

 

 

 

 

Q.5 Explain about the interest rate risk and the two components in it.

An investor is considering the purchase of a share of XYZ Ltd. If his required rate of return is 10%, the year-end expected dividend is Rs. 5 and year-end price is expected to be Rs. 24, Compute the value of the share.

 

Ans : Introduction of interest rate risk :

 

Interest rate risk is the risk that arises for bond owners from fluctuating interest rates. How much interest rate risk a bond has depends on how sensitive its price is to interest rate changes in the market. The sensitivity depends on two things, the bond’s time to maturity, and the coupon rate of the bond. There are a number of standard calculations for

 

 

 

 

Q.6 Elucidate the risk and returns of foreign investing. Analyse international listing.

 

Ans : Explanation of all the points in risks and returns  from foreign investing :

 

Investing internationally has often been the advice given to investors looking to increase the diversification and total return of their portfolio. The diversification benefits are achieved through the addition of low correlation assets of international markets that serve to reduce the overall risk of the portfolio. However, although the benefits of investing internationally are widely accepted theories, many investors are still hesitant to invest abroad. In this article, we’ll discuss the reasons why this may be the case and help highlight key

 

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ASSIGNMENT

 

DRIVE SUMMER 2016
PROGRAM MBADS (SEM 4/SEM 6) MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 4)
SUBJECT CODE & NAME MK0018– International Marketing
BK ID B 1811
Credit & Marks 4 CREDIT, 60 MARKS

 

 

Note: Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

 

Question.1. Differentiate between GATT and WTO

 

Answer:The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. It was created in 1948 and lasted until 1993. World Trade Organization (WTO) was formed as a replacement for GATT in 1995 with the purpose of supervising and liberalizing international trade. WTO has a more permanent structure compared to GATT. WTO also monitors trade in services and trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights, in addition to trade in goods.

 

There are various bodies or agreements that have

 

 

Question.2. Write short notes on the following:

 

  1. International franchising

 

Answer:Franchising is the practice of the right to use a firm’s business model and brand for a prescribed period of time. The word “franchise” is of Anglo-French derivation—from franc, meaning free—and is used both as a noun and as a (transitive) verb. For the franchisor, the franchise is an alternative to building “chain stores” to distribute goods that avoids the investments and liability of a chain. The franchisor’s success depends on the

 

 

 

 

 

  1. International contract manufacturing

 

Answer:Contract manufacturing is the outsourcing of part of the manufacturing process of a product to a third-party. More specifically, contract manufacturing is an outsourcing of certain production activities that were previously performed by the manufacturer to a third-party. A company may outsource the manufacture of certain components for the product or outsource the assembly of the product. Nowadays, outsourcing companies have

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Answer:The International Marketing Entry Evaluation Process is a five stage process, and its purpose is to gauge which international market or markets offer the best opportunities for our products or services to succeed. The five steps are Country Identification, Preliminary Screening, In-Depth Screening, Final Selection and Direct Experience.

 

 

 

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

 

Answer:Countertrade means exchanging goods or services which are paid for, in whole or part, with other goods or services, rather than with money. A monetary valuation can however be used in counter trade for accounting purposes. In dealings between sovereign states, the term bilateral trade is used. OR “Any transaction involving exchange of goods or service for something of equal value.”

 

 

 

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

 

Answer:Personal selling is the process of communicating with a potential buyer (or buyers) face-to-face with the purpose of selling a product or service. The main thing that sets personal selling apart from other methods of selling is that the salesperson conducts business with the customer in person. Though personal selling is more likely to be effective with certain types of products or services, it has important applications for nearly all kinds of small businesses. In fact, most of history’s successful entrepreneurs have been

 

 

 

 

Question.6. Write short notes on the following:

 

  1. Bill of Exchange

 

Answer:Bills of exchange are similar to checks and promissory notes. They can be drawn by individuals or banks and are generally transferable by endorsements. The difference between a promissory note and a bill of exchange is that this product is transferable and can bind one party to pay a third party that was not involved in its creation. If these bills are issued by a bank, they can be referred to as bank drafts. If they are issued by

 

 

 

  1. Packing list

 

Answer:The Universal Packing List is a tool that provides a custom travel check list.

 

Packing mishaps range from merely inconvenient (heading to the Caribbean without your favorite swimsuit) to downright disastrous (finding you’ve left the country without your wallet or medication) but most are

 

 

 

  1. Air way bill

 

Answer:An air waybill (AWB) or air consignment note is a receipt issued by an international airline for goods and an evidence of the contract of carriage, but it is not a document of title to the goods. Hence, the air waybill is non-negotiable.

 

The air waybill is the most important document issued by a carrier either directly or through its authorised agent. It is a non-

 

 

  1. Certificate of origin

 

Answer:A certificate of origin (often abbreviated to C/O, COO or CoO) is a document used in international trade. In a printed form or as an electronic document, it is completed by the exporter and certified by an recognized issuing body, attesting that the goods in a particular export shipment have been produced, manufactured or processed in a particular country.

 

The origin of the product does not refer to the

 

 

  1. Consular invoice

 

Answer: A consular invoice also has a copy of the commercial invoice in the language of the country, giving full details of the merchandise shipped. In general, the purpose is to provide the foreign customs authority with a complete, detailed description of the goods so that the correct import duty can be levied.

 

In international law, consularization is the act of authenticating any legal document by the consul office, by the consul signing and

 

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