BBA Semester 2 Spring 2014

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BBA Semester 2 Spring 2014
BBA201 – Research Methods
Q.1 Briefly describe the different steps involved in a research process. What are the characteristics of good research?
Q2. a. Explain the different types of research designs.
b. Explain the Probability and Non-probability sampling methods.
Q3. The important task ahead of the researcher is to document the entire work done in the form of a well-structured research report. Describe in brief the components of a Research Report. What are the guidelines for writing the research report?

BBA202 – Business Strategy
Q1. What is business strategy? Explain the need for business strategy.
Q2. Define strategic management. What are the causes for failure of Strategic Management?
Q3. Write short notes on the following:
a) Core competencies and their importance
b) Strategic leadership.

BBA203 - Financial Accounting
Q1. Explain the objectives for accounting. Write about the limitations of accounting.
Q2. What is Petty Cash Book? Solve the below given problem.
On 1st Jan 2009, Ramanathan opened a Bank Account by depositing Rs.6,000/- in cash. All remittances are to be paid into bank on the same day on which they are received and all payments are made by cheques. Enter the following transactions in three columnar cash book.
Jan 2 – Goods sold to Mohan for cash Rs.250
Jan 5 – Settled Hari’s account of Rs.200 at a discount of 5%
Jan 7 – Received from Shyam a cheque for Rs.725. Discount allowed Rs.25.
Jan 10 – Purchased a calculator for Rs.200.Spent Rs.50 on the cover.
Jan 12 – Shyam’s cheque was returned dishonoured.
Jan 15 – Received a money order for Rs. 25 from Hari.
Jan 20 – Shyam settled his account by means of a cheque for Rs.755,Rs.5 being for interest charged
Jan 27- Purchased machinery from Rajiv for Rs.5000 and paid him by means of a bank draft purchased from bank for Rs.5005.
Q3. What are Errors in Accounting? Explain the classifications of Errors. Write any two examples of one sided errors.
Q4. From the following Trial Balance, prepare trading and profit and loss account for the year ended 31st Dec 2009 and balance sheet on that date.
awings 10000
Stock on 1-1-2009 46000
Purchase & purchase return 150200 600
Cash in hand 3400
Bank balance 22660
Freehold premises 38600
Trade expenses 840
Printing, stationery & advertising 1640
Professional charges 280
Commission received 3300
Investments as on 1st Jan @ 10 % 4000
Interest on above 200
Sundry debtors and creditors 36000 29000
Wages 25000
Salaries 14000
Capital 114000
Income tax 1600
Discount allowed and received 6300 4600
Sales return and sales 550 208950
B/R an B/P 3200 10000
Office furniture 3050
Rent, rates and insurance 4000
Provision for bad debts 670
Total 371320 371320
a) Provide for wages Rs.5000/-
b) Write off 5 % depreciation on freehold premises and 10 % on office furniture
c) Insurance to the extent of Rs.200/- relates to 1993
d) Stock on 31-12-2009 is Rs.52000/-
e) Charge interest on capital 5 % and on drawings Rs. 300/-
f) Further bad debts are Rs.1000/-
g) Provide for doubtful debts @ 5 % on sundry debtors
h) Make provision for discount on debtors and reserve for discount on creditors @ 2 %
Q5. Give the meaning and importance of bank reconciliation statements. From the following particulars of Neha and Co. prepare Bank Reconciliation Statement on March 31, 2008. Rs.
Overdraft as per pass book 16,500
Interest on overdraft 1,600
Insurance premium paid by the bank 800
Cheques deposited but not yet credited 5,500
Cheques issued but not present for payment 6,000
Wrong credit to firm account by the bank 1,000
Q6. Explain on endorsement of a bill. Solve the given problem.
Black sells goods worth Rs.2,000 to Brown on 1st October, 2004 and draws a bill on him for the amount for 2 months. On the same day, the bill is endorsed by him to his creditor, White. The bill is duly paid on maturity. Pass journal entries in the books of all the parties.(drawer, endorsee, acceptor)

BBA204 - Marketing Management
Q1. The brand is the symbol of the product’s personality. It is developed though diligent market research and is based on the customer’s needs and wants. Explain the various steps which are undertaken in the formation of a brand with examples.
Q2. Describe the methods of environmental analysis-SWOT, PEST.
Q3. Define Marketing Planning. Explain about the two different Competitive marketing strategies.
Q4. Define Product mix. Explain the factors determine the decisions of the Product mix.
Q5. Define Service Marketing. Explain the strategies for Services Marketing.
Q6. Define Green Marketing. What are the reasons for which companies adopt green marketing?

BBA205 – Management Information Systems
Q1. Define Planning process. Explain the three stages of a Planning process. Explain the guidelines for a successful Planning process.
Q2. What do you mean by ERP? Describe the situations before and after the existence of ERP. Explain the challenges involved in ERP
Q3. Define Decision Support System (DSS).Explain the components of a DSS. State the differences between DSS and Expert System(ES)
Q4. Explain the functions of DBMS. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of DBMS
Q5. A project is composed of 9 activities the three estimates of time in weeks for the activities are given below in the following table. Activity
Immediate predecessors Optimistic time Most like time duration Pessimistic time
A -- 5 8 10
B -- 18 20 22
C -- 26 33 40
D A 16 18 20
E A 15 20 25
F B 6 9 12
G C 7 10 12
H D 7 8 9
I F, E 3 4 5
a. Draw a PERT Network
b. Determine the expected time and variance for each activity
c. Determine earliest and latest occurrence time of each event
d. Determine the critical path for the network
Q6. Write short notes on the following :
a)Neural Networks(NN)
b)Business Process Re-engineering(BPR)


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