PPM Syllabus in MBA

Principles and Practice of Management also known as PPM in short form is an important subject in management courses like PGDM, MBA, B.com, M.com, BBA. Here we have shared all the topics that are in the syllabus of Principles and Practice of Management in Master of Business Administration.

Why do we study Principles and Practices of Management?

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Principles and Practice of Management

The objective of this subject is to provide an understanding of basic concepts and principles of management. It will inculcate the ability to apply the multifunctional approach to Organizational objectives.

The demand for professionally qualified managers in India is increasing every year because of rapid industrialization and growing competition.

To achieve professional competence, managers, both present and prospective, are required to be fully equipped with principles of management and how these principles can be put into practice in an organization.

A comprehensive understanding of these principles of management will increase their decision-making ability and sharpen their tools for the purpose.

Organizations use principles and practices of management to achieve their desired goals and objectives.

Principles and Practice of Management – PPM Syllabus

Syllabus of Principles and Practice of Management in Masters of Business Administration – 2 Year.

Subject Name: Principles and Practice of Management
Subject Code: MBAT 101
Course: MBA First Semester 2020-21
University: Uttarakhand Technical University
Total Credit: 3
Internal Marks: 30
External Marks: 70
Total Marks: 100

Note: This PPM Syllabus is as per MBA Academic Session 2020-21 of Uttarakhand Technical University, UTU Dehradun. New Scheme of Examination as per AICTE Flexible Curricula.

Principles and Practices of Management (MBA – 2 Year)

Unit 1 – Introduction

Nature and Purpose,
Managing: Science or Art?
The Evolution of Management Thoughts,
The Function of Manager: Planning, Organising, Staffing, Leading and controlling.
Coordination: The Essence of Management,
System approach to Management Process.

Unit 2 – Planning

Types of Plans: Missions or Purpose,
Objective or Goals, Strategies, Policies, Procedure,
Rules Programmes, and Budgets.
Steps in Planning, Objectives
Management by Objectives.
Strategies, Policies and Planning Premises,
Strategic Planning Process,
Presuming and Forecasting,
Decision Making.

Unit 3 – Organising

Nature of Organising,
Formal and Informal Organisation,
Organization Levels and the Span of Management.
Structure and Process of Organisation.
Principles of Organising,
Line and Staff Authority.
Decentralization of Authority,
Delegation of Authority,
Organization Charts.

Unit 4 – Staffing

Definition of Staffing,
an overview of Staffing Function,
The System Approach to Human Resource Management,
Performance Appraisal,
The Peter’s Principle.

Unit 5 – Leading and Controlling

(a) Motivation:

McGregor Theory of X and Y,
Maslow Hierarchy of Needs Theory,
Herzberg’s Motivation- Hygiene Theory,
Expectancy Theory,
Equity Theory,
Goal-Setting Theory.
Leadership: Definition, Ingredients, Styles, Committees and Group Decision Making.
Communication: Purpose, Process of Communication, Barriers and Break Downs, Making Communication Effective

(b) Controlling:

Concepts and Process,
Controlling as a Feedback System,
Requirements for Effective Control,
Major Controlling Techniques: Budgetary and Non-Budgetary Control Devices,
Statistical Data,
Time-Event Network Analysis.

Course Outcome:

  1. To provide an understanding of basic management concepts, principles, and practices.
  2. To develop strategic planning and decision-making strategies in an organization.
  3. To summarize the concept and complete the process of organizing.
  4. To develop an understanding of staffing, leadership, and motivation in an organization.
  5. To predict the dynamics of controlling and its emerging issues in management.

Suggested Book –

Principles and Practice of Management by L M Prasad

► MBA (First Semester) Syllabus

1. Principles and Practices of Management

2. Financial Accounting

3. Quantitative Techniques and Operation Research

4. Managerial Economics

5. Business Environment

6. Business Law

7. Professional Business Communication

8. MIS and Computer Application in Business

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