Management Syllabus Important For UGC NET Exam 2024

UGC NET Management Syllabus Subject Code:- 17

UGC NET Management Syllabus

Management Syllabus :- 

( including Business Admn. Mgt./ Marketing /  Marketing Mgt./ Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./  Personnel Mgt./ Financial Mgt./ Co-operative Management)

Unit – I

Management – Concept, Process, Theories and Approaches, Management Roles and Skills

Functions – Planning,  Organizing,  Staffing,  Coordinating and  Controlling

Communication – Types, Process and Barriers.

Decision Making – Concept, Process, Techniques and Tools

Organisation Structure and Design – Types, Authority, Responsibility,

Centralisation, Decentralisation and Span of Control

Managerial Economics – Concept & Importance

Demand analysis – Utility Analysis, Indifference Curve, Elasticity & Forecasting

Market Structures – Market Classification & Price Determination

National Income – Concept, Types and Measurement

Inflation – Concept, Types and Measurement

Business Ethics & CSR

Ethical Issues & Dilemma

Corporate Governance

Value Based Organisation


Unit – II

Organisational Behaviour – Significance & Theories

Individual Behaviour – Personality, Perception, Values, Attitude, Learning and Motivation

Group Behaviour – Team Building, Leadership, Group Dynamics

Interpersonal Behaviour & Transactional Analysis

Organizational Culture & Climate

Work Force Diversity & Cross Culture Organisational Behaviour

Emotions and Stress Management

Organisational Justice and Whistle Blowing

Human Resource Management – Concept, Perspectives, Influences and Recent Trends

Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Induction, Training and Development

Job Analysis, Job Evaluation and Compensation Management


Unit – III

Strategic Role of Human Resource Management

Competency Mapping & Balanced Scoreboard

Career Planning and Development

Performance Management and Appraisal

Organization Development, Change & OD Interventions

Talent Management & Skill Development

Employee Engagement & Work Life Balance

Industrial Relations: Disputes & Grievance Management, Labour Welfare and Social Security

Trade Union & Collective Bargaining

International Human Resource Management – HR Challenge of International Business

Green HRM


Unit– IV

Accounting Principles and Standards, Preparation of Financial Statements

Financial Statement Analysis – Ratio Analysis, Funds Flow and Cash Flow Analysis, DuPont Analysis

Preparation of Cost Sheet, Marginal Costing, Cost Volume Profit Analysis Standard Costing & Variance Analysis

Financial Management, Concept & Functions

Capital Structure – Theories, Cost of Capital, Sources and Finance

Budgeting and Budgetary Control, Types and Process, Zero base Budgeting

Leverages – Operating, Financial and Combined Leverages, EBIT–EPS

Analysis, Financial Break even Point & Indifference Level


Unit –V

Value & Returns – Time Preference for Money, Valuation of Bonds and Shares, Risk and Returns

Capital Budgeting – Nature of Investment, Evaluation, Comparison of Methods, Risk and Uncertainly Analysis

Dividend – Theories and Determination

Mergers and Acquisition – Corporate Restructuring, Value Creation, Merger Negotiations, Leveraged Buyouts, Takeover Portfolio Management – CAPM, APT

Derivatives – Options, Option Payoffs, Option Pricing, Forward Contracts & Future Contracts

Working Capital Management – Determinants, Cash, Inventory, Receivables and Payable Management, Factoring

International Financial Management, Foreign exchange market


Unit – VI

Strategic Management – Concept, Process, Decision & Types

Strategic Analysis – External Analysis, PEST, Porter’s Approach to industry analysis,

Internal Analysis – Resource Based Approach, Value Chain Analysis

Strategy Formulation – SWOT Analysis, Corporate Strategy – Growth, Stability, Retrenchment, Integration and Diversification,

Business Portfolio Analysis – BCG Matrix,  GE Business Model,  Ansoff’s Product Market Growth Matrix

Strategy Implementation – Challenges of Change, Developing Programs Mckinsey 7s Framework

Marketing – Concept, Orientation, Trends and Tasks, Customer Value and Satisfaction

Market Segmentation, Positioning and Targeting

Product and Pricing Decision – Product Mix, Product Life Cycle, New Product development,

Pricing – Types and Strategies

Place and promotion decision – Marketing channels and value networks, VMS, IMC, Advertising and Sales promotion


Unit –VII

Consumer and Industrial Buying Behaviour: Theories and Models of Consumer Behaviour

Brand Management – Role of Brands, Brand Equity, Equity Models, Developing a Branding Strategy

Brand Name Decisions, Brand Extensions and Loyalty

Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Drivers, Value creation, Supply Chain Design,

Designing and Managing Sales Force, Personal Selling

Service Marketing – Managing Service Quality and Brands, Marketing Strategies of Service Firms

Customer Relationship Marketing – Relationship Building, Strategies, Values and Process

Retail Marketing – Recent Trends in India, Types of Retail Outlets.

Emerging Trends in Marketing – Concept of e-Marketing, Direct Marketing

Digital Marketing and Green Marketing

International Marketing – Entry Mode Decisions, Planning Marketing Mix for International Markets


Unit –VIII

Statistics for Management: Concept, Measures Of Central Tendency and Dispersion,

Probability Distribution – Binominal, Poison, Normal and Exponential

Data Collection & Questionnaire Design

Sampling – Concept, Process and Techniques

Hypothesis Testing – Procedure; T, Z, F, Chi-square tests

Correlation and Regression Analysis

Operations Management – Role and Scope Facility Location and Layout – Site Selection and Analysis,

Layout – Design and Process

Enterprise Resource Planning – ERP Modules, ERP implementation

Scheduling; Loading, Sequencing and Monitoring

Quality Management and Statistical Quality Control, Quality Circles,

Total Quality Management – KAIZEN,  Benchmarking,  Six Sigma;  ISO 9000 Series Standards

Operation Research – Transportation, Queuing Decision Theory, PERT / CPM


Unit –IX

International Business – Managing Business in Globalization Era;

Theories of International Trade;  Balance of payment

Foreign Direct Investment – Benefits and Costs

Multilateral regulation of Trade and Investment under WTO

International Trade Procedures and Documentation; EXIM Policies

Role of International Financial Institutions – IMF and World Bank

Information Technology – Use of Computers in Management Applications; MIS, DSS

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Data Warehousing, Data Mining and Knowledge Management – Concepts Managing Technological Change


Unit – X

Entrepreneurship Development – Concept, Types, Theories and Process,

Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies

Entrepreneurship – Concept and Process

Women Entrepreneurship and Rural Entrepreneurship

Innovations in Business – Types of Innovations, Creating and Identifying Opportunities, Screening of Business Ideas

Business Plan and Feasibility Analysis – Concept and Process of Technical, Market and Financial Analysis

Micro and Small Scale Industries in India; Role of Government in Promoting SSI

Sickness in Small Industries – Reasons and Rehabilitation

Institutional Finance to Small Industries – Financial Institutions, Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks, Micro Finance

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