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Course Curriculum

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                                    Distribution of Semester Wise credit & Courses offered for MBA 

                                                                          Total Credit Requirements

Semester

Courses

Credit

Total credit

Semester I- Course Work

8 Core Course

12+7

19

Semester II

  1. Course Work
  2. Minor Project Work (Non- Graded)

 

9 core courses to be  undertaken during the semester break

 

14+7

0+5

 

21

05

Semester III -

   Course Work

 2 core courses

 6 Electives courses (Minimum)

   

3+2

16

05

16

Semester IV -

  1. Course work
  2. Major Project Work (Non- Graded)

 

  4 core courses

 

7+2

0+9

 

09

09

                                   

                          Total Credit

 23 core courses                              - 54 Credit

 6 Electives                                        - 16 Credit

Credit Project (Major & Minor)  – 14 Credit

 

84

 

 

Particulars

Number of Courses

Credit Load

Core Courses

23

54

Electives

06

16

Minor Project (Non-graded)

01

05

Major Project

01

09

                           Total

84

 

 

                        Semester I- Foundation Courses (FC)-Compulsory

 

Catalogue No.

                              Title

Credit

FC 1

Principles of Agribusiness Management

2+0

FC 2

Accounting  for Management

2+1

FC 3

Managerial Economics

1+1

FC 4

Agribusiness Marketing Strategies and Techniques

1+1

FC 5

Organizational Communication

2+1

FC 6

Quantitative Methods for Management

2+1

FC 7

Soft Skills for Agribusiness  Management

1+1

FC 8

Management Information System

1+1

 

Total

12+7=19

 

 

 

 

Semester II- Courses in General Management Area (GM)-Compulsory

 

Catalogue No.

Title

Credit

GM 1

Research Methodology

2+1

GM 2

Financial Management for Agribusiness

2+1

GM 3

Macro – Economics for Agribusiness Management

2+0

GM 4

Legal Framework of Agribusiness

2+0

GM 5

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

1+1

GM 6

Agri-business Production and Operations Management

2+1

GM 7

Human Resource Management in Agribusiness

1+1

GM 8

Tax Planning for Agri-business

1+1

GM 9

Strategic Management

1+1

 

Sub Total

14+7=21

 

Minor Project Work

0+5=05

 

Grand Total

21+05=  26

 

Semester III- Functional Management Courses – Compulsory (CFM)

Catalogue No.

Title

Credit

CFM 1

Organizational Behavior

2+1

CFM 2

Agri business Project Mangement

1+1

 

Sub Total

3+2 = 5

 

Functional Management Electives*

(Minimum of 6 Courses)

16

 

Grand Total

21

 

*Electives areas

Group I Marketing Management (MM)

Group II Financial Management (FM)

Group III Behavioral Science (BS)

 

Minimum 16 credits spread over two groups subject to a minimum of 3 courses from each groups – Dual specialisations

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTIVE PAPERS:-

 

Group I - Marketing Management (MM)

 

Catalogue No.

Title

Credit

MM 1

Strategic Marketing Management for Agribusiness

1+1

MM 2

Supply Chain Management in Agribusiness

1+1

MM 3

International Agribusiness Marketing

2+0

MM 4

Marketing Legislations

2+0

MM 5

Marketing Communication for Agribusiness

2+1

MM 6

Operations Research in Marketing

2+1

MM 7

Marketing Research and Information System

2+1

MM 8

E-marketing for Agribusiness

1+1

MM 9

Brand Management

1+1

MM 10

New Products / Services Management

1+1

MM 11

Agricultural Pricing Policy and Price Behaviour

1+1

MM 12

Relationship Marketing

1+1

MM 13

Services Marketing

1+1

MM 14

Advances in Rural Marketing Management

1+1

MM 15

Consumer Behaviour

2+1

 

 

Group II  - Financial Management  (FM)

 

Catalogue No.

Title

Credit

FM 1

Strategic Financial Management for Agribusiness

1+1

FM 2

Cost Planning and Control for Agribusiness

1+1

FM 3

Materials Management for Agribusiness

1+1

FM 4

International Finance Management for Agribusiness

2+1

FM 5

Agricultural Commodity Derivatives

2+1

FM 6

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

2+1

FM 7

Marketing Finance                                                   

1+1

FM 8

Investment Banking and Financial Services

2+1

FM 9

Management Control Systems for Agribusiness

2+1

FM10

Financing of Agriculture and Agribusiness                       

1+1

 

 

 

 

Group III  –  Behavioural Sciences (BS)

 

Catalogue No.

Title

Credit

BS 1

Organizational Culture                                            

2+0

BS 2

Human Resource Planning in Agribusiness          

1+1

BS 3

Designing Organizational Structures for Agribusiness

1+1

BS 4

Human Resource Development                            

2+0

BS 5

Workshop on Achievement Motivation                 

0+2

BS 6

Managing Conflict and Negotiation                        

1+1

BS 7

Laboratory for personal growth and development

0+1

BS 8

Environment and Agribusiness                              

2+0

BS 9

Managing Organizational Change                           

1+1

BS 10

Total Quality Management in Agribusiness          

1+1

BS 11

New Venture Management                                     

1+1

BS 12

Management of Farmer Centered Organizations 

2+0

BS 13

Media and Communication Management for Agribusiness

1+1

 

Semester IV - Advanced Management Courses (AM)

 

Class Room Segment - Advanced Management Courses (AM) – Compulsory

Catalogue No.

Title

      Credit

AM 1

Strategic Quality Management Systems for Agribusiness

2+0

AM 2

International Trade

3+0

AM 3

Information Technology in Agribusiness

1+1

AM 4

Leadership Skills

1+1

Sub Total

7 + 2 = 9

                  Management Experience Programme –Major Project Work

0+9

Grand Total

18

 

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