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  • 1. PG Diploma Programs  Accounting  General Management  Finance  Marketing Management  Banking & Insurance  HR Management  Law  Operations Management The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura Jagannath Bari Road, Bidurkarta Chowmuhani, Agartala-799001, Tripura (West). Tel: 0381-2319507
  • 2. Contents Global Network .............................................................................................................................................. 3 The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura ...................................... 4 PG Diploma Programs ............................................................................................................ ....................... 5 Examinations .................................................................................................................................................. 6 Web Services 24 x 7 ...................................................................................................................................... 7 PG Diploma Programs Accounting q Accounting ..................................................................................................................................... 8 q Forensic Accounting ..................................................................................................................... 9 q Accounting Standards and US GAAP .................................................................................... 10 q Information Systems Audit ........................................................................................................ 11 Finance q Business Finance ......................................................................................................................... 12 q Strategic Finance and Control ................................................................................................... 13 q Financial Engineering .................................................................................................................. 14 q Investment and Tax Planning ................................................................................................... 15 Banking & Insurance q Banking .......................................................................................................................................... 16 q Treasury and Forex Management ............................................................................................. 17 q Investment Banking ..................................................................................................................... 18 q Insurance ....................................................................................................................................... 19 Law q Cyber Law ..................................................................................................................................... 20 q Alternative Dispute Resolution ................................................................................................. 21 q Intellectual Property Rights ....................................................................................................... 22 q International Business Law ........................................................................................................ 23 q Environmental Law ...................................................................................................................... 24 q Securities Law .............................................................................................................................. 25 General Management q Project Management .................................................................................................................... 26 q Global Strategic Management .................................................................................................... 27 q Export and Import Management ................................................................................................ 28 q Enterprise Risk Management ..................................................................................................... 29 q Management of E-Business ....................................................................................................... 30 Marketing Management q Marketing Management .............................................................................................................. 31 q Retail Management ...................................................................................................................... 32 q Customer Relationship Management ........................................................................................ 33 q Marketing Communications ........................................................................................................ 34 q Marketing Financial Products .................................................................................................... 35 q Industrial Marketing .................................................................................................................... 36 q Brand Management ..................................................................................................................... 37 HR Management q Human Resource Management ................................................................................................. 38 q Training and Development ......................................................................................................... 39 q Leadership and Change Management ...................................................................................... 40 q Performance Management .......................................................................................................... 41 Operations Management q Supply Chain Management ........................................................................................................ 42 q Quality Management ................................................................................................................... 43 Admission Policies ...................................................................................................................................... 44 Guidelines to Complete the Application Form ....................................................................................... 45 Fee Schedule ............................................................................................................................................... 46 Application Form ........................................................................................................................................ 49 For further information and advice, you may contact the following Icfai branch office
  • 3. Recognizing the globalization imperative, Icfai and its affiliates/constituents have established a close networking relationship with leading institutions and professional bodies around the world. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, USA, International: AACSB is the professional association for college and university management education and the premier accrediting agency for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs in business administration ASSOCIATION TO ADVANCE COLLEGIATE and accounting. Icfai is a member of AACSB International, which connects Icfai to the global network SCHOOLS OF BUSINESS, USA of educational institutions, corporates and non-profit organizations. European Foundation for Management Development, Belgium: Founded in 1972 at Brussels, Belgium, EFMD is a not-for-profit association of management education providers and leading companies. EFMD designed an international system of strategic audit and accreditation, called European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The Icfai Business School is a member of EFMD. EUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT, BELGIUM Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools, Korea: AAPBS was established in October 2004, with a mission to provide leadership and representation in order to advance the quality of business and management education in the Asia Pacific Region. The Association will accomplish its mission by collaborating in research and teaching, and working in partnership to improve business school standards AAPBS and quality. AAPBS and its members are striving to understand and develop a solid paradigm for an ASSOCIATION OF ASIA PACIFIC Asian Management education model with a global context.The Icfai Business School is a member of BUSINESS SCHOOLS, KOREA AAPBS. The Association of International Accountants (AIA): It is one of six statutorily Recognized Qualifying Bodies (RQBs) in the United Kingdom for company auditors under the Companies Act 1989. Founded in 1928 and incorporated in London in 1932, the Association promotes and supports the advancement of accountancy profession both in UK and internationally. The AIA qualification is also recognized throughout the European Union and in other major financial centers around the world. The Association has members and students in over 85 countries including India, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, ASSOCIATION OF Hong Kong, Africa, Cyprus, and the Caribbean. AIA members are professionals qualified to undertake INTERNATIONAL accountancy in public and private sectors. They are entitled to identify themselves as 'International ACCOUNTANTS, Accountant' and use the designatory letters AAIA (Associate) or FAIA (Fellow). UK Asian Securities Analysts Federation, Sydney, Australia: ASAF was founded in 1979 to promote the interests of the investment community of Asia and Oceania and to encourage and assist in the development of the profession of securities analysts. Icfai represents India in the ASAF. ASAF and ASIAN SECURITIES ANALYSTS the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) have promoted the Association of FEDERATION, AUSTRALIA Certified International Investment Analysts (ACIIA). The Association of Certified International Investment Analysts, Switzerland: ACIIA is a not-for-profit organization limited by guarantee, established in Switzerland in June 2000. The ACIIA is an international association made-up of independent Federations and National societies, which represent finance and investment analysts. The Council for Portfolio Management and Research (CPMR), an Icfai affiliate, is a member of ACIIA. ACIIA allows the members of CPMR ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT (including CFAs) to appear for the final examinations directly. ANALYSTS, SWITZERLAND The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK: CII is the premier professional organization for those working in the insurance and financial services industry. It is dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and integrity through the provision of relevant qualifications for employees at all levels and across all sectors of the industry. The CII has 90,000 members and has been at the forefront in setting professional standards for the insurance industry for over a century. Icfai has been granted THE CHARTERED INSURANCE accreditation for its MS (Insurance) Program from CII, UK. INSTITUTE, UK The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: ACCA is well known international THE ASSOCIATION accountancy body. ACCA is one of the leading accountancy bodies in the world and has standing of OF over 100 years. It provides highly acclaimed professional qualifications to students in the area of CHARTERED accountancy. With statutory recognition in the UK and Ireland and recognition under the EU’s Mutual CERTIFIED Recognition Directive, it is recognized in many countries around the world. Icfai has been granted ACCOUNTANTS, accreditation for its MS(Accounting) Program from ACCA, UK. UK 3
  • 4. The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India The students are enrolled as private candidates. The University, Tripura (referred to hereafter as the University) University awards the PG Diploma to the students who was established in 2004 through an Act of State Legislature successfully complete respective Program, through (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). The University has been approved self-study and examinations subject to the University by the University Grants Commission, under Section 2(f) of Regulations. the UGC Act, 1956. The University reserves the right to change the body of The University believes in creating and disseminating knowledge, prescribed books, the curriculum, examination knowledge and skills in core and frontier areas through pattern, evaluation system, rules and regulations. The innovative educational programs, research, consulting and students are governed by the latest regulations applicable publishing, and developing a new cadre of citizens with a to them during the relevant academic year. This document high level of competence and deep sense of ethics and is designed to provide the prospective students with commitment to the code of professional conduct. information only. The University assumes no liability of any kind to any person for providing this information, whether The Visitor of the University is H.E. The Governor of Tripura. or not such persons rely on it and even if they inform the The University is administered as per the Act, Statutes and University of their reliance on it. Rules. The Board of Governors is headed by the Chancellor This document may contain forward-looking statements like, and has Vice Chancellor and others as members. The Board but not limited to, general market, macro-economic, of Management is headed by the Vice Chancellor. The governmental and regulatory trends, technological Academic Council is responsible for all academic matters. developments, legislative developments, court decisions, The University campus, based at Agartala, is spread over scope for further studies, career opportunities for graduates 30 acres. The sprawling, landscaped and lush green campus from the University. Such forward-looking statements provides a congenial environment for education and learning. contained herein are subject to certain risks and The campus has well-equipped physical and academic uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ infrastructure with workshop, laboratories computer lab and materially from those reflected in the forward-looking library. The University has no study centers outside its statements. The University undertakes no duty to update authorized jurisdiction. any forward-looking statements, to reflect future events or circumstances. The University offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs in management, finance, science and technology, Jurisdiction for all disputes (if any) relating to the University information technology, education, law and other areas. is Agartala, Tripura, India. 4
  • 5. PG Diploma Programs The phenomenal growth of the business and the Examinations: The examinations serve to finally assess and globalization of markets is reflecting in the increased certify the students' understanding of the subjects. business activities and operations and advances in The examinations are conceived, developed and administered management tools and techniques. A wide range of financial products, addition of new management strategies, on a rigorous system. The examinations are generally development of new socio-economic concepts have changed conducted on Sundays, four times a year in January, April, the global competitive market and legal environment. July and October. The details are given on page 7. In the wake of these interesting developments and the Last Dates for Enrollment growing importance of finance, management and law in various specialized areas, the PG Diploma Programs are In order to be eligible to appear for the examinations, the designed to cater to the needs of the professionals and students are required to enroll in the program on or before students who are interested in these areas. the following dates. PG Diploma Programs Examinations Enroll into the Program on or before The PG Diploma Programs are offered in various areas of October, 2007 April 30, 2007 finance, law and management. The details of these programs are given from pages 8 to 43. January, 2008 July 31, 2007 For Whom April, 2008 October 31, 2007 x Graduates (any discipline). July, 2008 January 31, 2008 x Professionals like MBAs, CFAs, CAs, CWAs, CSs who seek careers in finance, management and law. Fee x Students pursuing programs like MBA, CFA, CA, CWA, The fee for each of the PG Diploma Program is given in the CS, CAIIB and full-time postgraduate programs in fee schedule on page 46. commerce, economics, mathematics, statistics and management. Award of PG Diploma x Working Executives, Entrepreneurs, Consultants, etc. All students who successfully complete the respective programs will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma (in the Eligibility respective discipline) by the Institute of Chartered Financial Graduates (any discipline). A Bachelor-level degree / diploma Analysts of India University, Tripura. (on 10+2+3 basis) is accepted. Students Regulations Validity of Enrollment The validity of enrollment into the program is seven years The students who enroll in the PG Diploma Program will be from the date of enrollment. Students who are unable to supplied with Students Regulations which contains all the complete the program within the validity period of seven rules and regulations including detailed curriculum, years, but still keen on continuing the program, are required examination schedule, etc. to register de novo by paying the requisite fee. Students who study regularly and appear for examinations every quarter Outline Curriculum may complete the program in 9-12 months. The curriculum for the PG Diploma Programs given in the Study and Examinations respective pages is an outline curriculum and the detailed The PG Diploma Programs are based on self-study and curriculum for the PG Diploma Programs will be provided to examinations. all the enrolled students. The outline curriculum given in this Self-Study : The University provides a detailed study plan prospectus may be modified, revised, changed, deleted or and prescribed books specially designed and published by added, from time to time depending on developments in the the Icfai University Press, and meant for self-study. respective areas of study. 5
  • 6. Examinations Examinations Enrollment Dates The examinations serve to finally assess the students In order to be eligible to appear for the examinations, the understanding of the subject and level of skill development. The examinations are conceived, developed and students are required to enroll in the program on or before administered on a rigorous system with a view to groom the following dates. professionals in different areas of finance, management and law. The examinations are generally conducted on Sundays, Examinations Enroll into the Program on or before four times a year in January, April, July and October. October, 2007 April 30, 2007 Eligibility for appearing in Examinations Students are eligible to appear for the Group A examinations, January, 2008 July 31, 2007 six months after the date of enrollment. Subsequently, April, 2008 October 31, 2007 students can appear for one group every 3 months. Students are required to appear and pass the groups in a July, 2008 January 31, 2008 sequential order. Online Registration Facility Examination Calendar All students are required to register for their examinations (including payment of fee) using the online facility only, as The examinations are generally conducted on Sundays in the examinations department operations are fully January, April, July and October. The schedule of the computerized. examinations is given below: Test Centers Last Date for The examinations are held at the following Test Centers*: Submission of Agartala Guntur Nellore Agra Gurgaon New Delhi (5) Examination Dates Examination Ahmedabad (2) Guwahati Noida Ahmednagar Gwalior Palakkad Month, Year Dates (Sundays) Registration Form Aizawl Haldwani Panipat Ajmer Howrah Patiala Allahabad Hubli Patna October, 2007 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug 31, 2007 Alwar Hyderabad (7) Pondicherry Amravati Indore Pune (5) Amritsar Jabalpur Raipur January, 2008 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov 30, 2007 Anantapur Jaipur Rajahmundry Aurangabad Jalandar Rajkot Bangalore (9) Jalgaon Ranchi April, 2008 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 29, 2008 Bareilly Jammu Rohtak Belgaum Jamnagar Rourkela Bellary Jamshedpur Sagar July, 2008 6, 13, 20, 27 May 31, 2008 Berhampur Jodhpur Salem Bhatinda Kakinada Sambalpur Bhilai Kannur Satara Bhilwara Kanpur Shimla Bhopal Karimnagar Shimoga Passing Requirements Bhubaneshwar Kharagpur Siliguri Bikaner Kochi Solapur q To pass in a Group, the student must secure an average Bilaspur Kolhapur Sri Ganganagar Chandigarh Kolkata (9) Surat Chennai (6) Kollam Thanjavur of 55 percent for the two parts in the Group, subject to Coimbatore Kota Thrissur Cuttack Kottayam Tiruchirapally a minimum of 45 percent in each of them. Dehradun Kozhikode Tirunelvelli Dhanbad Kurnool Tirupati Dharamshala Lucknow Trivandrum q If the student secures 65 percent or more in one of the Durgapur Ludhiana Udaipur Erode Madurai Udupi two parts of a Group, but fails to get 45 percent in the Faridabad Mangalore Ujjain Gandhidham Margao V V Nagar other part of the same Group, he/she will get exemption Gandhinagar Meerut Vadodara Gangtok Moradabad Varanasi Ghaziabad Mumbai (10) Vijayawada from the part in which he/she has secured 65 percent or Goa Mysore Visakhapatnam Gorakhpur Nagpur Warangal more. When an exemption is secured in one part, the Gulbarga Nashik Yamuna Nagar student must secure a minimum of 45 percent in the other * More Test Centers will be added at other places in due course. For the latest information, please visit www.iutripura.org. part in a subsequent sitting to pass the Group. 6
  • 7. Web Services 24x7 The following web services provided by Icfai are available x Online prescribed forms for: to all the students: u Change of address/e-mail Pre-enrollment Services u Non-receipt of courseware x Online Order Form for Admission material u Non-receipt of magazine/journal x Online Counseling (Live Chat facility) u Academic queries/clarifications x Online Enrollment through Secure Internet Payment Gateway and downloading the first set of lessons u General queries x News@Icfai: Updates on events like seminars, u Register mobile nos. conferences, counseling meets, FDPs, etc. u Student feedback form x Press Room: Press Releases, Press Clippings x E-Newsletter u De novo registration x Online Feedback facility x Help line facility x Electronic student newsletter Post-enrollment Services x Students Regulations x Important information on training classes, examination schedule, test centers, revision of curriculum, convocation x Registration Facility (activation of student account) to etc. avail a range of services under secure environment with Enrollment Number and Password. The services include: x Access to online edition of Icfai magazines and journals u Online examination registration with downloadable x Online academic support and discussion fora: interact admit card facility with faculty, industry experts and fellow students. u Online examination results with marks details x The following services will be offered in due course: u Online admit cards u Virtual library : links to articles, publications, u Model question papers informative sites, news items and reviews u Suggested answers u Online mock tests under simulated conditions x Online payment for annual charges, de novo registration, Overseas courier charges, Overseas examination fee etc., u Online teaching kits – access lesson plans, lecture through secure internet payment gateway. notes, reference links, presentations etc. The Icfai Republic School and the Alpha Foundation The Icfai Republic School (IRS) was started in 2004 by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India to provide quality English medium education, free of cost, to the children living in low-income neighborhoods. IRS and partner schools have over 4,000 children from low-income families. These children are getting free textbooks, notebooks, uniforms and mid-day meal in addition to free tuition. The Alpha Foundation, sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, is a registered charitable trust, established for supporting free education and allied activities for the benefit of underprivileged children. The Alpha Foundation is extending financial support to IRS. As this is a socially very relevant project, we invite like-minded people to join this effort, through liberal donations. All donations, Rs.500 and above, to the Alpha Foundation are eligible for tax benefit under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Visit us at www.alphacharities.org 7
  • 8. PG Diploma in Accounting In today's business world virtually everything has financial Part II: Financial Accounting - II implications. Accounting is the language that communicates Accounting for Shares the financial results of the business. As with every discipline, Accounting for Debentures Accountancy also has its own rules and syntax which comprises the principles on which the system is based. Company Financial Statements Accounting for Investments and Insurance Claim Accounting provides key information used by executives in decision making and plays a vital societal role in resource Bills of Exchange allocation. The knowledge of Accounting is required for Accounting for Royalties everyone in business, regardless of the position they hold, Hire Purchase and Installment Sales since they are accountable for their actions. Branch Accounts PG Diploma Program in Accounting is designed to equip students/executives with the knowledge and skills needed Group B for a successful career in the exciting field of accounting. Part III: Cost & Management Accounting- I Program Structure Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting The program covers all the important topics related to Basic Costs Concepts & Cost Sheet accounting in two groups consisting of two subjects each. Cost Allocation and Apportionment The structure of the program is given below: Job Costing & Batch Costing Group/Part Subjects Contract Costing Group A Process Costing Part I Financial Accounting - I Joint Products & By Products Part II Financial Accounting - II Service Costing Group B Part III Cost & Management Accounting - I Marginal Costing and Break Even Analysis Part IV Cost & Management Accounting - II Part IV: Cost & Management Accounting- II Outline Curriculum Cost Analysis and Decision Making: Group A Production Decisions Part I: Financial Accounting - I Cost Analysis and Decision Making: Marketing Decisions Nature and Purpose of Accounting Budgeting & Budgetary Control Accounting Concepts and Principles Accounting Process Standard Costing & Variance Analysis Bank Reconciliation Statement Divisional Performance Appraisal Preparation of Trial Balance & Rectification of Errors Behavior Aspects of Control Preparation of Financial Statements Cost Audit - Profit and Loss Account Strategic Cost Management - Balance Sheet Accounting for Non-Profit Concerns Management Information & Reporting System 8
  • 9. PG Diploma in Forensic Accounting The growing complex nature of business environment has Outline Curriculum witnessed a simultaneous increase in the number of frauds Group A and crimes. In this age of information technology, there is Part I: Financial Accounting and Financial Frauds an alarming rise in computer crimes, financial frauds, Basic Accounting Concepts, Introduction to Financial Statements, employee thefts, and securities scams, insurance and bank Responsibility of Management and Auditors for Financial frauds. Statements, Financial Statement Frauds, Misappropriation of Forensic Accounting is a new, growing field which helps Asset: Cash Theft-Fraudulent Disbursements, Corruption and Bribery, Intellectual Property, Frauds in Financial Institutions, detect financial frauds which are otherwise left undetected Frauds involving Credit Cards and Cheques, Frauds in Insurance, by auditing and investigative techniques alone. With Frauds in Health Care, Frauds in Bankruptcy, Frauds in Tax, interpersonal skills, an understanding of psychological Frauds in Securities, Money Laundering, Consumer Frauds, theories and analytical mindset, an ability to pay attention Computer and Internet Frauds, Frauds in Public Sector, Frauds to minute details, a forensic accountant goes beyond the in Contract and procurement. numbers to unravel frauds and accounting crimes. Part II: Criminology & Ethics The PG Diploma Program in Forensic Accounting is meant Introduction to Criminology, Understanding Human Behavior, to prepare students/executives to take advantage of the Theories of Crime Causation, White-Collar Crimes, Organizational growing opportunities and to make a successful career in Crimes, Occupational Crimes, Fraud Prevention Programs, Punishment and The Criminal Justice System, Ethics for Forensic forensic accounting and related fields. Accountants, Code of Ethics, Code of Professional Standards. Program Structure Group B The program covers all the important topics related to Part III: Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Forensic Accounting in two groups. The structure of the Inspecting & Analyzing Documents, Interviewing: Theory and program is given below: Application, Covert Examinations, Sources of Information, Group/Part Subjects Accessing Information On-line, Data Analysis, Reporting Tools, Computer Forensics, Tracing Illicit Transactions, Reporting Group A Standards. Part I Financial Accounting and Financial Frauds Part IV: Legal Framework for Forensic Accounting Part II Criminology & Ethics Group B Overview of the Indian Legal System, The Law Related to Fraud, Individual Rights during Examination, Criminal Prosecutions for Part III Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Fraud, The Civil Justice System, Basic Principles of Evidence, Part IV Legal Framework for Forensic Accounting Testifying as an Expert Witness. 9
  • 10. PG Diploma in Accounting Standards and US GAAP The passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) has Outline Curriculum profoundly changed the business reporting environment for Group A companies listed in US. Part I: Accounting Standards – I GAAP Hierarchy, Introduction to US GAAP, Introduction to Leading Indian companies are voluntarily adopting the Indian Accounting Standards (AS), Introduction to contemporary Accounting Standards and US GAAP which International Accounting Standards (IAS), An Overview of are more rigorous than the conventional accounting Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) Compliance, Revenue Recognition under US GAAP, Construction Contracts, Revenue standards practiced in India. Recognition, Accounting Changes and Errors under US This knowledge is very useful in the context of growing GAAP, Net Profit or Loss for the period, Cash Flow market in the BPO sector with reference to accounting related Statement under US GAAP. work. Several global firms are planning to shift their entire Part II: Accounting Standards – II accounting work to India. Current Assets under US GAAP, Valuation of Inventories, Fixed Assets under US GAAP, Accounting for Fixed Assets, The PG Diploma Program in Accounting Standards and US Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation Accounting, GAAP is aimed at creating effective Accounting and other Impairment of Assets, Intangible Assets under US GAAP and finance professionals - who can contribute to the success IAS, Accounting for Research and Development, Discontinuing Operations, Investments under US GAAP, of their organizations. Accounting for Investments. Program Structure Group B The program covers the important topics related to Part III: Accounting Standards – III Accounting Standards and US GAAP. The broad areas in Accounting for Equity under US GAAP, Accounting for Long-term Debt under US GAAP, Borrowing Costs, which the body of knowledge is developed and the students Accounting for Business Combinations under US GAAP, will be examined are divided into two groups. The structure Consolidation under US GAAP, Consolidated Financial of the program is given below: Statements, Accounting for Investments in Associates, Financial Reporting of Interests in Joint Ventures, Earnings Group/Part Subjects per Share under US GAA P. Group A Part IV: Accounting Standards – IV Part I Accounting Standards-I Accounting for Liabilities under US GAAP, Segmental Part II Accounting Standards-II Reporting under US GAAP, Segment Reporting, Interim Reporting under US GAAP, Reporting for Income Taxes Group B under US GAAP, Accounting for Taxes on Income, Leases Part III Accounting Standards-III under US GAAP, Foreign Currency Translation and Transactions, Accounting for Derivatives, Pension Plans and Part IV Accounting Standards-IV Other Post Retirement Benefit Plans. 10
  • 11. PG Diploma in Information Systems Audit The revolutionary developments in the business environment Internet and E-Commerce Group Support Facilities and Systems and rapid evolution of various information technology tools Advanced Programming Concepts and techniques have a far-reaching impact on the Multi user Operating System organizations work. In this new emerging environment, IT Shell Utilities System Administration in UNIX has become a dominant and inevitable part of strategic Introduction to ‘C’ business operations. Universal access to IT requires security Loops, Functions and Arrays and control issues to be monitored on a regular basis. The Pointers, Structures and Files Local Area Networks services include developing capability to assess whether Part II: Information System Control - I systems and tools in IT meet the defined criteria of data Foundation of Information System Control & Audit integrity, security, privacy and reliability. Information System Environment Role of Audit and Review in Computerized Information System The PG Diploma Program in Information Systems Audit is Audit Process in IS Environment designed to aid students/executives in acquiring the Management Control Top Management Controls necessary skills and knowledge to make a successful career Systems Development Management Controls in the field of information systems audit. Programming Management Controls Data Resource Management Controls Program Structure Security Management Controls The program covers important topics related to Information Quality Assurance Management Controls Systems Audit. The broad areas in which the body of Group B knowledge is developed and the students will be examined Part III: Information System Control - II Application Control are divided into two groups. The structure of the program Application Risks is given below: Boundary Controls Input Controls Group/Part Subjects Communication Controls Group A Processing Controls Database Controls Part I Information Technology and Systems Output Controls Part II Information System Control-I Application Control Complexities IS Operations Group B IS Operations Environment Part III Information System Control-II Assessing Risk in IS Operations Part IV Information Systems Audit Operations Management Controls Part IV: Information Systems Audit Outline Curriculum Audit Evidence & Procedure Group A Audit Software Code Review, Test Data and Code Comparison Part I: Information Technology & Systems Concurrent Auditing Techniques Introduction to Information Technology and Systems Concepts Interviews, Questionnaires and Control Flowcharts Foundations of Computer Systems Performance Measurement Tools Operating Systems Foundations of Information Systems Evaluation of Evidence & Audit Conclusion Evaluation of Asset Safeguarding and Data Integrity Business Applications of Information Technology Evaluation of System Effectiveness Personal Productivity Software Evaluation of System Efficiency Business Information Systems Information Systems for Management Management of IS Audit Managing Information Technology Planning Program Design and Programming Languages Organizing Data Concepts and Applications Staffing Database Management Systems Leading Relational Databases Controlling Networking Emerging Issues Computer Networks Legal Environment Telecommunication Networks Security and Privacy Issues 11
  • 12. PG Diploma in Business Finance Finance constitutes the lifeblood of any business. Most of Reports, Statutory Audit, Introduction to Consolidated the managerial decisions do have financial implications. Accounts of Holding and Subsidiary Companies, ERP Consequently, understanding the basic concepts and Applications in Financial Accounting, Current practices related to finance and accounting is quite important Developments. for all managers. Part II : Economics The PG Diploma Program in Business Finance is designed Introduction: Supply and Demand Analysis, Consumer for executives working in non-finance areas namely; Behavior, Production Analysis, Analysis of Costs, Market Marketing, Operations, HRD, IT, Engineering, etc. Structure - I : Perfect Competition, Market Structure - II: It has been developed in the context of the increasing Monopoly, Market Structure - III : Monopolistic strategic focus placed on finance and the need for non- Competition, Market Structure - IV : Oligopoly, Incomes finance executives to get a good feel of this vital area. and the Pricing of Factors of Production, Current The PG Diploma Program in Business Finance provides the Developments, Overview of Macroeconomics, The students/ executives with a thorough understanding of the National Income and Product Accounts, Consumption concepts and issues in business finance. and Investment, Aggregate Demand and the Multiplier, Government, International Trade and Output, Money and Program Structure Banking, Economic Growth and Aggregate Supply, The program covers all the important topics related to Business Cycles and Unemployment, Price Stability, business finance. The program is divided into two Groups Classical, Keynessian and Post-Keynessian each consisting of two subjects. The structure of the Macroeconomics, Economic Consequences of Debt, program is given below: Policies for Growth and Stability, The Open Economy, Strategies of Economic Development, International Group/Part Subjects Financial Institutions, Current Developments. GROUP A Group B Part I Financial Accounting Part III : Financial Management Part II Economics Introduction to Financial Management, Financial System, GROUP B Time Value of Money, Risk and Return, Leverage, Valuation of Securities, Financial Statement Analysis, Part III Financial Management Financial Forecasting, Current Developments, Sources of Part IV Management Accounting Long-term Finance, Cost of Capital and Capital Structure, Dividend Policy, Estimation of Working Capital, Financing Outline Curriculum Current Assets, Management of Working Capital, Capital Expenditure Decisions, Current Developments. Group A Part I : Financial Accounting Part IV : Management Accounting Introduction to Accounting, Introduction to Financial Introduction to Management Accounting, Cost Statements, Accounting Standards, Accounting Concepts, Cost Accounting, Job-order, Process and Mechanics, Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes, Contract Costing System, Cost-volume-profit Analysis, Accounting for Inventories, Receivable, Fixed Assets and Decisions involving Alternative Choices, Cost Analysis Royalties, Preparation of Financial Statements: Trial and Pricing Decisions, Budgeting and Budgetary Control, Balance and Adjustments, Profit and Loss Account and Standard Costing and Variance Analysis, Management Balance Sheet, Branch Accounts and Departmental Information and Reporting System, Divisional Accounts, Accounting for Intangible Assets, Accounting Performance Appraisal, Behavioral Aspects of Control, for Shares and Debentures, Legal Requirements relating Cost Audit, Contemporary Issues in Management to the Preparation of Financial Statements of Ltd. Accounting, ERP Applications in Management Companies, Limitations of Financial Statements, Annual Accounting, Current Developments. 12
  • 13. PG Diploma in Strategic Finance and Control The increase in complexity of business environment at the Part II: Financial Strategy national and international level has brought about a clear Overview of Financial Strategy need to integrate business strategy with financial strategy. Valuing Real Assets in the Presence of Risk Only when financial strategy is fully integrated into the Capital Allocation and Strategy overall corporate strategy, enduring results are likely to flow. Real Options Capital Structure Decisions The central piece of any strategy is maximization of Effect of Taxes on Financing Choices shareholders wealth, which has in its financial analysis Dividend Policy strong financial overtones. Capital Structure and Corporate Strategy The PG Diploma Program in Strategic Finance and Control Information Asymmetry and the Securities Markets Financial Decisions and Managerial Incentives is a professional program that covers business strategy, Financial Distress and Restructuring financial strategy, mergers & acquisitions and financial Industry Analysis, Financial Policies and Strategies control systems. Thus, providing a unique integration of Environment, Governance and Strategy financial strategy and control with business strategy and Risk Management and Corporate Strategy management control systems. Enterprise Risk Management Program Structure Group B Part III:Mergers and Acquisitions The program covers the important topics related to Strategic Finance and Control. The broad areas in which the body of Mergers and Acquisitions – An Overview Maximization of Shareholder Value knowledge is developed and the students will be examined Mergers and Acquisitions: Different Forms are divided into two groups. The structure of the program Methods of Valuation of Firms is given below: Theories of Mergers Group/Part Subjects Sell Offs and Divestitures Modalities of Payment Group A Joint Ventures Part I Business Strategy Going Private and Leveraged Buyouts Part II Financial Strategy ESOPs and MLPs Group B International Mergers and Acquisitions Takeover Models Part III Mergers and Acquisitions Buyback of Shares and Exchange Offers Part IV Management Control Systems Takeover Defenses Mergers and Acquisitions - Regulatory Control Outline Curriculum Group A Part IV: Management Control Systems Part I: Business Strategy Management Control: Meaning and Purpose Key Success Variables as Control Indicators Strategic Management: An Overview Designing Management Control Systems Strategic Management Process Goals, Strategies and Control Company Mission Organization Structure for Effective Control Systems Analyzing the External Environment Budget as an Instrument of Control Evaluating the Multinational Environment Transfer Pricing Internal Analysis of the Company Management Control of Operations Company Culture and Values Continuous Improvement Methods Formulating Long-term Objectives and Strategy Corporate Audit Strategic Analysis and Choice Analyzing Performance Reports and Reward Systems Operationalizing the Strategy Information Systems for Management Control Strategy and Structure Management Control of Development Programs and Resource Management and Control Cooperative Societies The Value Chain and Competitive Advantage Control of Service Organizations The Value Chain and Generic Strategies Control of Multinational Organizations Managing Change Management Control of Projects Challenges for the 21st Century Ethical Dimensions of Management Control 13
  • 14. PG Diploma in Financial Engineering The rapidity with which the fields of corporate, bank and Part II: Concepts of Financial Engineering investment finance have changed in the recent years has Valuations Relationships and Applications given birth to a new discipline known as financial Sensitivity Analysis and its Applications engineering. Financial engineering is not limited to corporate Measuring Returns and institutional applications. Many of the creative financial Rate of Returns - Concepts innovations in recent years have been directed at the retail Dimensions of Risks level. The evolving process of financial engineering tries to make best use of the existing financial instruments in order Portfolio Analysis to develop new varieties of innovative products that in turn Advanced Topics in Risk Measurement will help the participants in the financial market to endure Theory of Interest Rate and Exchange Rate the challenges that await them. Speculation, Arbitrage and Market Efficiencies Speculation and Speculative Methods The PG Diploma Program in Financial Engineering is meant Arbitrage Theory to prepare students/ executives to take advantage of the growing opportunities and to make a successful career in Financial Engineering and the Corporate Treasurer finance and related fields. Analysis of the Balance Sheet Program Structure Group B The program covers all the important topics related to Part III: Tools of Financial Engineering Financial Engineering in two groups. The structure of the Product Development program is given below: Futures and Forwards Forward Rate Agreements and Swaps Group/Part Subjects Swaps and Single Period Options Group A Multi Period Options Part I Basics of Financial Engineering Fixed Income Securities Different Markets Part II Concepts of Financial Engineering International Debt Market Group B Recent Debt Market Innovations Hybrid Securities Part III Tools of Financial Engineering Investor Motive Part IV Financial Engineering: Strategies and Processes Market Expertise Issuer Motivation Outline Curriculum Group A Part IV: Financial Engineering: Strategies and Processes Part I: Basics of Financial Engineering Asset Liability Management An Introduction to Financial Engineering Investment Banker in ALM The Scope and Importance of Financial Engineering Hedging and Associated Risk Management Techniques Financial Engineering and Financial Analysis - A Comparison Hedge Ratios and their Applications Areas where Financial Engineering finds application Corporate Restructuring and the LBOs Growth Factors of Financial Engineering Corporate Restructuring, Leverage Buyouts Environmental Factors Arbitrage and Synthetic Instruments Intra Firm Factors Tax Driven Deals Latest Innovation in the Financial Engineering Products Miscellaneous Equity Based Strategies Knowledge Base of Financial Engineer Recent Advancements towards Settlement and Clearings Mathematical, Statistical and Modelling Skills Legal Protections for the Innovative Financial Products Knowledge over Product and Relevant Technology Using a Patent to Protect a Financial Product Accounting Aspects Advantages and Disadvantages 14
  • 15. PG Diploma in Investment and Tax Planning Managing investment in the current global scenario, Part II: Managing Assets and Credit witnessed by unprecedented volatility in stock prices world Managing Cash and Savings: Cash Management in Personal over, has become challenging and complex. The current Financial Planning, Financial Services Marketplace, Cash scenario of interest rates volatility has made investment Management Products, Savings Program, Checking Account. options more challenging for common man. Automobile and Housing Decisions: Buying or Leasing, Meeting Housing Needs, Affordability, Home Buying Process, Financing the Given a choice to invest it is always better to diversify risk Transaction. by investing in various instruments rather than investing the Personal Borrowing: Credit, Types of Open Account Credit, entire money in only one instrument. This needs a careful Obtaining and Managing Open Account Credit, Using Credit Wising. planning and study of various instruments, benefits, risks Consumer Loans: Basic Features, Managing Credit, and tax savings associated with each instrument. Thus Single-Payment Loans, Installment Loans. investment planning has become an integral part of the Risks & Returns: Intelligent Personal Investment, Risks, Returns, finance function. Taxes are dues which we pay for Regulation Returns versus Capital Appreciation, Dividends versus Yield, membership in our society; they are the price of living in Compounding, Discounting, Present Values and Annuties, Bond Yields, Effect of Taxation on Returns. a country. Tax planning is an important aspect of investment planning. Group B Part III: Insurance and Saving Schemes The PG Diploma Program in Investment and Tax Planning Life Insurance: Objectives, Cost of Life Insurance, Types of Insurance aims to prepare students/ executives to pursue rewarding Policies, House Holders Insurance, Unit Link Insurance Plans. careers in the field of investment and tax planning. Health Insurance: Need for Health Care Insurance Coverage, Types The Association of Certified Investment and Tax Planners and Sources of Health Care Plans, Medical Expense Coverage and Policy Provisions, Long-term Care Insurance, Disability Income (ACITP): All students who successfully complete the PG Insurance. Diploma Program are eligible to become members of ACITP Property Insurance: Basic Principles, Homeowner’s Insurance, subject to fulfilling the criteria for such membership. ACITP Automobile Insurance, Other Property and Liability Insurance, Buying confers the designation of “Certified Investment and Tax Insurance and Settling Claims. Planner” (CITP), on its members. Small Savings Schemes: Common Features, Post Office Savings Program Structure Schemes, Public Provident Fund, Savings Certificates, National Savings Schemes. The program covers all the important topics related to Bank Deposits: New Era in Banking, Five Plus Points, Fixed Certified Investment and Tax Planning. The structure of the Deposits, Trust with Banks. program is given below: Real Estate: Agricultural Land, Farm Houses, Urban Land, House Property, Sources of Housing Finance. Group/Part Subjects Group A Investing in Company Deposits, Debentures and Bonds: Company Deposits, Debentures of Private Sector Companies, Public Part I Financial Planning Sector Bonds. Part II Managing Assets and Credit Estate Planning: Principles of Estate Planning, Trusts, Gifts and wills. Group B Retirement Planning: Overview, Social Security, Pension Plans and Part III Insurance and Saving Schemes Retirement Programs, Annuities. Part IV Investment Planning Part IV: Investment Planning Investment Planning: Investing, Securities Markets, Making Outline Curriculum Transactions, Informed Investor, Online Investor, Managing Group A Investment Holdings. Part I: Financial Planning Investing in Gold and Silver: Popularity of Gold, Sources and Price Understanding the Financial Planning: Rewards of Sound of Gold, Gold in India, Prospects for Gold & Silver. Financial Planning, Planning Process, Planning Environment. Equity Shares: Advantages of Equity Investments, Problems of Financial Statements and Plans: Financial Future, Time Value Investing in Equity Shares, Types of Equity Shares, Factors which of Money, Balance Sheet, Personal Financial Statements. Influence Share Prices, Options and Futures. Managing Taxes: Calculating and Filing Taxes, Personal Taxation– Tax Laws, Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Tax Calendar. Mutual Funds: Types of Mutual Funds, How a Mutual Fund Personal Tax Planning: Introduction, Zero Tax Status through Fixed Operates, Advantages, Performance, Risks Involved, Private Sector Income Investments, Tax Planning through Long Term Capital Gains, and Joint Sector, Money Market, Offshore Mutual Funds, Innovative Tax Planning through Established Growth Stocks, Tax Planning for Products. the Family, Cooperate with the Tax Man, Tax Raids. Personal Portfolio Management 15
  • 16. PG Diploma in Banking The banking scene - worldwide, has undergone major Banking, Wealth Management, Financing SMEs, Corporate changes particularly during the post-globalization era of the Banking, Forex Management, Fee-Based & Subsidiary 1990s. The twin factors - customer focus and technology- Services, Plastic Money, Role of Central Banks, Emerging virtually revolutionized the business and delivery strategies Trends in Banking, Fundamentals of International Banking. adopted in the banking system. Considering the fact that a sound banking system is crucial for the stability of the Part II: Bank Marketing financial system and the growth of the economy, studies Introduction to Marketing, Understanding Services, related to banking have become crucial for students, Distinctive Aspects of Service Marketing, Strategic Issues practicing bankers, technologists and other stakeholders in in Bank Marketing, Positioning Bank Services in the Market, the financial system. New Product Development, Pricing and Launching, New The PG Diploma Program in Banking is designed to equip Distribution Channels for Bank Marketing, Communicating students/ executives with the necessary theoretical and and Promoting Bank Services, Improving Quality and practical skills to pursue a rewarding career in the field of Productivity, Customer Relationship Management in Banks, banking. Globalizing Bank Services, Opportunities and Challenges in Program Structure Bank Marketing. The program covers all-important topics; from the basics of Group B introduction to banking to advanced banking besides Part III: Advanced Banking providing a coverage of bank marketing and banking Credit Policy in Banks, Principles of Credit Management, operations. The program is divided into two Groups each Objectives of Credit Management, Credit Disbursal and consisting of two subjects. Monitoring, Credit Deployment and Types of Borrowers, Group/Part Subjects Follow up and Recovery Management, Treasury Operations, Group A Introduction to Risk Management in Banks, Rural Banking Part I Introduction to Banking in India, Security Considerations, Control System in Banks, Corporate Governance in Banks, Annual Reports and Part II Bank Marketing Statutory Audit. Group B Part IV: Banking Operations Part III Advanced Banking Introduction to Banking Operations, Front Office and Back Part IV Banking Operations Office Operations, Operational Controls, Demand Forecasting and Resource Allocation, Policy Framing - Deposits, Outline Curriculum Advances and Investments, Services Design and Delivery Group A Strategies in Banks, Service Quality Metrics, Work Part I: Introduction to Banking Measurement and Quality Assurance, Payment and Financial Intermediation, Indian Financial System, Origin and Settlement Systems, RTGS and Clearing House, Cash Growth of Banking, RBI and its functions, Principles of Management Services, Facilities Planning, ERP in Banks, BPR Banking, Banking Law and Practice, Nationalization of Banks in Banks, IT Enabled Supply Chain Management, Disaster in India, Deposit Products, Lending Activities, Retail and Recovery Management. 16
  • 17. PG Diploma in Treasury and Forex Management With significant developments that have taken place in the Outline Curriculum Group A financial markets in the recent years affecting volatility in Part I : Treasury Management exchange rates and accentuating liquidity constraints, Scope and Functions of Treasury Management corporates and banks have started paying closer attention Financial Forecasting to the treasury and forex management. Short-term Financial Planning Financial Markets and Instruments The PG Diploma Program in Treasury and Forex Management Long-term Funds is designed to prepare students/ executives for challenging Internal Treasury Controls career in treasury, forex and related fields. Tax Planning and Management Managing Bankruptcy The Association of Certified Treasury Banking Relationships Managers (ACTM) Managing Investor Relationships All students who successfully complete the PG Diploma Current Developments Program are eligible to become members of ACTM subject Part II : Foreign Exchange Management to fulfilling the criteria for such membership. ACTM confers International Economics and International Finance International Financial Markets and Instruments the designation of quot;Certified Treasury Managerquot; (CTM) on Foreign Exchange Markets its members. Determination of Exchange Rates Forex Trading International Group of Treasury Financing of International Trade Associations (IGTA), UK International Working Capital Management Recognizing the globalization of the Treasury profession, the Multinational Corporations International Group of Treasury Associations (IGTA), in UK, Current Developments was formed to utilize synergy and enhance the activities of Group B Part III : Risk Management-I Treasury Associations across nations. There are 19 member Introduction to Risk Management societies in IGTA representing various countries. ACTM is Quantitative Techniques a full member in IGTA representing India. Debt Instruments, Prices Yields and Hedging Forward, Futures and Options Markets Program Structure Managing Risks with Forward, Futures, Options and Swaptions The program covers all the important topics related to Accounting and Tax Implications treasury and foreign exchange management in three groups. Current Developments The structure of the program are given below: Part IV : Risk Management-II Pricing and Valuation of Risk Products Group/Part Subjects Futures GROUP A Options Part I Treasury Management Swaps Part II Foreign Exchange Management Forex Exposures GROUP B Translation Risk Part III Risk Management-I Derivatives and Speculation Ethical Dilemmas Part IV Risk Management-II Current Developments 17
  • 18. PG Diploma in Investment Banking The entry of global investment banks into India has brought Current Developments, Financial System, Money Markets, Capital about the much needed professionalization in the crucial Markets, Primary Market, Secondary Markets, Bond Market, investment banking sector. Apart from tapping domestic Global Markets, Foreign Exchange Markets, Derivatives Market, markets, Indian corporates are increasingly accessing the Banking System, Insurance Market, Non-Banking Finance global markets. This has widened the business avenues of Companies, Linkages between Markets, Technology and the the investment bankers by providing services like loan Markets, Current Developments. syndication, advisory services and managing mandates for Part II : Investment Banking - I offerings of ADRs, GDRs, IPOs in India and abroad, etc. Projects, Financing Strategies, Venture Capital, Loan Syndication, The PG Diploma Program in Investment Banking is designed Designing & Pricing of Instruments, Issue of Equity, Managing to help students/ executives to pursue interesting and of Public Issues & IPOs, Issuance of Bonds, Issuance of Notes, challenging careers in investments and other related fields. Private Placement, Asset Based Financing, Trade Financing, The Society of Certified Investment Bankers Securitization, Recapitalization of Projects, Cost of Capital and (SCIB) Capital Restructuring, Dividend, Bonus and Buy-back, Current Developments. All students who successfully complete the PG Diploma Program are eligible to become members of SCIB subject to Group B fulfilling the criteria for such membership. SCIB confers the designation of “Certified Investment Banker” (CIB) on its Part III : Investment Banking - II members. Time Value of Money, Risk and Return, Valuation of Securities, Capital Expenditure Decisions, Financial Statement Analysis, Program Structure Financial Forecasting, Corporate Restructuring, Valuation-I, The program covers all the important topics related to Valuation-II, Valuation of Firms, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sell-offs investment banking. The program is divided into two Groups and Divestitures, The Market for Corporate Control, Takeover consisting of two parts each. Defenses, Changes in Ownership Structures, Cross Border Acquisitions, Post-Merger Management, Turnaround Management, Group/Part Subjects Corporate Risk Management, Current Developments. GROUP A Part I Economics and Financial Markets Part IV : Managing Investment Banking Organizations Part II Investment Banking-I Investment Banking Industry, Investment Banking Organization, GROUP B Business Planning by Investment Banks, Skills for Investment Part III Investment Banking- II Banks, Marketing of Investment Banking, Strategic Issues in Marketing of Investment Banking Services, Relationship Part IV Managing Investment Banking Organizations Management by Investment Banks, Tools for Marketing Investment Outline Curriculum Banking Services, Challenges in Marketing of Investment Banking Services, Networking by Investment Banks, Operations Management Group A by Investment Banks, Research & Development by Investment Part I : Economics and Financial Markets Banks, Organization Design, Knowledge Management, Introduction to Economics, National Income Analysis, Economic Compensation Policies, Regulation & Compliance, Internal Control Cycles, Public Finance, Monetary Policy, GATT & WTO, System, Risk Management Practices, Ethics in Investment Banking, International Monetary System, Important Government Policies, Current Developments, Case Studies on Investment Banks . 18
  • 19. PG Diploma in Insurance India is gradually emerging as a favorable destination to the Part II: Elective (Any 1) insurance companies all over the world. The opening up of q Life Insurance insurance sector to the private insurers has contributed to Principles of Life Insurance, Personal Financial Planning rise in premium incomes and penetration levels. With and Insurance, Life Insurance Products, Pensions and growing potential in both life and general insurance, India Annuities, Risk Assessment & Underwriting, Premium is set on the road to become the largest insurance market Setting, Product Development, Design and Evaluation, in the world. These developments call for professionally Claims Management, Marketing and Servicing, IT trained and skilled people in insurance sector. Applications, Tax Planning, Legal Framework, Current Developments and Case Studies. The PG Diploma Program in Insurance aims to prepare students/ executives to pursue interesting and challenging q General Insurance career in the field of insurance. Introduction to General Insurance, Principles of General Insurance, Personal Policies, Insurance of Property and Program Structure Liability, Health Insurance Products, Fire Insurance, Motor Insurance, Aviation Insurance, Engineering The program covers all the important topics related to Insurance, Agriculture Insurance, Marine Insurance, Insurance in two groups with electives in life and general Credit Risk Insurance, Liability Insurance, Surety, insurance. The program is divided into two Groups each Bonding Insurance, Workmen's Compensation Insurance, consisting of two subjects. The structure of the program is Miscellaneous Insurances, Risk Assessment and given below: Underwriting, Claims Management, Legal Framework and Documentation, Servicing of Commercial General Group/Part Subjects Insurance, Product Design, Development and Evaluation, Group A IT Applications, Current Development and Case Studies. Part I Risk and Insurance Group B Part II Elective (Any one): Part III: Insurance Marketing – Life Insurance Introduction, Insurance Marketing Environment, Customer or Value and Satisfaction in Insurance, Marketing Information – General Insurance Systems and Marketing Research in Insurance, Consumer Behavior in Insurance Marketing, Positioning for Insurance Group B Products, Marketing Strategies for Insurance Companies, Part III Insurance Marketing Insurance Products, Pricing of Insurance Products, Part IV Insurance Operations Promotion of Insurance Products and Services, Distribution of Insurance Products and Services, Physical Evidence and Outline Curriculum Insurance Marketing, Sales Force Management in Insurance, Ethics in Insurance Marketing. Group A Part I: Risk and Insurance Part IV: Insurance Operations Introduction to Risk, Risk Management Essentials, Overview of Insurance Operations, Distribution Systems in Measurement of Risk, Loss Exposure, Risk Management - insurance, Loss Control and Premium Auditing, Reinsurance, Non-insurance Techniques, Introduction to Insurance, The Reinsurance Transaction, Ratemaking Principles and Principles of Insurance, Insurance Industry, Insurance Process, Insurer Financial Management, Solvency Measures Market, Insurance as Risk Management Technique, Selection and Compliance, Claims Adjusting, Property and Liability and Implementation of Risk Management Techniques. Claims Adjusting, Introduction to IRDA ACT, 1999. 19
  • 20. PG Diploma in Cyber Law Property rights would be effective only when people assert Hierarchy of Courts them. This is not as easy as it appears with cyber space Civil and Criminal Jurisdictions Cyberspace –Webspace (World Wide Web) which has no boundaries. An interplay between both Web Hosting and Web Development Agreements (specimen) technical and legal theories can alone solve the disputes in Legal and Technological Significance of Domain Names cyberspace. The recognition of cyberspace as a distinct Internet as a Tool for Global Access. location has led to the emergence of Cyber Laws. Cyber Part II: Information Technology Act 2000 Laws are dynamic in nature as they are based on technology. Overview of IT Act, 2000 These laws help in evaluating the technological risks and Amendments and Limitations of IT Act seeking the remedies for civil and criminal wrongs committed Digital Signatures Cryptography in Cyber space. Legal and regulatory framework thus plays Cryptographic algorithm an important role in expanding e-commerce. Public cryptography The PG Diploma Program in Cyber Law is designed for both Private cryptography Electronic Governance business managers and legal managers who deal with Cyber Legal Recognition of Electronic Records transactions. This program offers a comprehensive package Legal recognition of digital signature of law and regulation covering e-business. The program is Certifying Authorities aimed at providing legal approaches to solving disputes in Cyber Crime and Offences cyber space by discussing legal issues and related Network Service Providers Liability Cyber Regulations Appellate Tribunal legislations. Penalties and Adjudication. Program Structure Group B Part III: Cyber Law: Issues and Related Legislations The program covers all the important topics related to Patent Law Cyber Law in two groups. The structure of the program is Trademark Law given below: Copyright Software - Copyright or Patented Group/Part Subjects Domain Names and Copyright Disputes Electronic Data Base and its Protection Group A IT Act and Civil Procedure Code Part I Introduction to Cyber Law IT Act and Criminal Procedure Code Relevant Sections of Indian Evidence Act Part II Information Technology Act 2000 Relevant Sections of Bankers Book Evidence Act Relevant Sections of Indian Penal Code Group B Relevant Sections of Reserve Bank of India Act Part III Cyber Law: Issues and Related Legislations Law Relating to Employees and Internet Alternative Dispute Resolution Part IV Electronic Business and Legal Issues Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). Outline Curriculum Part IV: Electronic Business and Legal Issues Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program Evolution and developments in E-Commerce in Cyber Law. This curriculum may be modified, revised, altered, Paper vs Paper-less Contracts deleted or added from time to time depending upon the latest E-Commerce Models- B2B and B2C emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Infrastructure for E-Commerce-Software, Hardware etc. Overview of E-Business Group A Internet and Banking Part I: Introduction to Cyber Law Electronic Payment Systems Evolution of Computer Technology Intranets, Extranets and Virtual Private Networks Emergence of Cyberspace Concept of EDI, its Advantages and Limitations Cyber Jurisprudence Concept of Supply Chain Management (SCM)-Emerging Jurisprudence and Law Trends Doctrinal Approach E-markets Consensual Approach Models of E-market Real Approach E-Security Cyber Ethics Taxation issues Cyber- Jurisdiction Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). 20
  • 21. PG Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a process by which Arbitrators and Arbitration Tribunals: Procedure for Appointment the parties involved in a dispute agree to resolve through of Arbitrators - Powers and Duties of Arbitrators - Challenges for arbitration, mediation, conciliation or negotiation. It is a new Arbitrators - Guidelines for Arbitrators - Code of Ethics for Arbitrators. approach to creating positive outcomes in resolving Arbitral Procedure: Jurisdictional Issues - Conducting of Arbitral business disputes. ADR helps in reducing the level of Proceedings - Interim Measures of Protection - Making of Awards. tension and conflict in a community by offering amicable Arbitral Awards: Form and Contents of Arbitral Award - Kinds of solutions to common civil disputes like consumer disputes, Awards - Correction, Interpretation and Amendments to Awards - commercial disputes, employment disputes, family and marital Setting Aside of an Arbitral Award - Enforcement of Arbitral Awards. disputes. ADR acts as a supplement resolution mechanism Reference of Court: Power of Court to Refer Parties to Arbitration to accomplish the objectives of rule of law. - Definition and Meaning of Parties Under Section 8 - Stay of Legal Proceedings. The PG Diploma Program in ADR is developed in the context Conciliation: Meaning and Scope of Conciliation - Appointment of of increasing recognition for ADR in India and the statutory Conciliators - Conduct of Conciliation Proceedings - Settlement Agreements. support accorded by the State. The program provides the Group B students with an analytical understanding of the various concepts and methods of ADR. Part III: International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation and Enforcement of Foreign Awards Program Structure Scope of International Commercial Arbitration: Reasons for choosing International Commercial Arbitration - Initiatives by UNCITRAL The program covers all the important topics related to - Definition of quot;Internationalquot; - Definition of quot;Commercialquot;. Alternative Dispute Resolution in two groups. The structure Arbitration Agreement: Drafting of the Arbitration Agreement - of the program is given below: Autonomy of the Arbitration Clause. Group/Part Subjects Questions of Sovereign Immunity: Acts relating to State Immunities in various Countries - Exceptions to the Jurisdictional Immunity - Group A Enforcement of Arbitral Awards against States. Part I Alternative Dispute Resolution Interim Measures: Interim Measures - Interim Measures by Court - Interim Part II Arbitration under Arbitration and Measures by Arbitral Tribunal - Enforcement of Interim Measures. Conciliation Act, 1996 Enforcement of Foreign Awards - Geneva Convention: Geneva Group B Protocol, 1923 - Geneva Convention Awards. Part III International Commercial Arbitration and Enforcement of Foreign Awards - New York Convention: The New York Conciliation and Enforcement of Foreign Awards Convention - The Arbitration (Protocol and Convention) Act of 1937 Part IV Arbitration and Conciliation - Comparative - The Foreign Awards (Recognition and Enforcement) Act of 1961. Study and Emerging Trends Enforcement of Foreign Awards under Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996: Foreign Arbitral Award and Domestic Award - New York Outline Curriculum Convention Awards - Geneva Protocol and Geneva Convention Awards Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program in - Non-convention Awards - Public Policy. Alternative Dispute Resolution. This curriculum may be modified, International Commercial Conciliation: International Commercial revised, altered, deleted or added from time to time depending upon Conciliation - Conciliation under the 1996 Act of India. the latest emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Part IV: Arbitration and Conciliation - Comparative Study Group A and Emerging Trends Part I: Alternative Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution: Definition of Disputes - Causes of Disputes - ADR in Other Countries: ADR in the USA - ADR in the UK - ADR Dispute Resolution at Inter-personal Level. in Germany - ADR in Russia - ADR in Singapore - ADR in China Role of State in Dispute Resolution: Judicial Settlement - Adversarial - ADR in Japan. System in Common Law Systems - Advantages and Disadvantages Arbitration Act of 1996 of the UK: History of Arbitration in UK of Judicial Settlement and ADR - Importance of ADR Mechanism - Arbitration Laws in UK - The UK Arbitration Act, 1996. - Judicial Reforms. Arbitration Acts of the USA: Distinctive Features of the US ADR Mechanisms: Definition and Scope of ADR - Evolution of ADR Arbitration Law - Federal Arbitration Act - Uniform Arbitration Act - Kinds of ADR - Choice of ADR Mechanisms - Arbitral Disputes - - Major Arbitration Institutions in the United States. Application of ADR in India - ADR as an Interest-based System. International Chamber of Commerce Rules of Arbitration: History of the ADR at Grassroot Level: Lok Adalat and Nyaya Panchayat - Legal Aid International Chamber of Commerce - Rules of Arbitration - Other Dispute and Free-litigation Counseling - Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. Resolution Bodies/Services of ICC - Convention on the Recognition and Application of ADR to Different Disputant Situations: Motor Accident Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958). Disputes - Family Disputes - Plea-bargaining in Criminal Cases - World Intellectual Property Organization and Arbitration: WIPO Compoundable Offences - Intellectual Property Rights - Employment Arbitration - WIPO Arbitration Rules - Expedited Arbitration and Disputes - Healthcare Issues - Business Disputes - Environmental Issues and ADR. Other Services - Mediation and WIPO Mediation Rules. Online Dispute Resolution: Introduction to Online Dispute Resolution Part II: Arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 - Dispute Resolution in Cyberspace - Legal Issues Involved in Online Legislative Background: History of Arbitration in India - Legislative Dispute Resolution - Emerging Trends in Online Dispute Resolution. Background - UNCITRAL Model Law and Rules. Hybridization of Arbitration: MED-ARB Procedure - ARB-MED Procedure Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996: Salient Features of Arbitration - Binding and Non-Binding Arbitration - Other Hybrid Procedures. and Conciliation Act, 1996 - Autonomy of Arbitration Agreement Court-Annexed Arbitration: Court-Annexed Arbitration in India - - Termination of Arbitration Agreement - Arbitrable Disputes - Laws Advantages of Court: Annexed Arbitration in India - Court-Annexed applicable to Arbitration. Arbitration in US. 21
  • 22. PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights The legal rights governing the use of intellectual property Part II: Law of Patents are commonly referred to as Intellectual Property Rights or Introduction to Patents IPRs. These rights arise out of creative products of mind Evolution of the Patent Law which are manifested in inventions, literary and artistic Patent Law- Scope and Purpose works, symbols, names, designs and other unique forms. Classification of Patents Protection is granted by law at global and regional levels Patents - Other Forms of Intellectual Property to the holder of IPRs with the objective of stimulating Special Patents innovation and creativity. Patent Law in India: Patent Act of 1970 In view of the growing commercial value of IPRs, the study The Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002 of IPRs law is considered as an essential knowledge input Patent Office and Authorities for the business managers and corporate legal advisers. The Grant of Patent PG Diploma Program in IPR is designed to offer conceptual Rights and Obligations of a Patentee and practical aspects of IPRs law. Infringement of Patents Offences and Penalties Program Structure Patents and Other Commercial Law The program covers all the important topics related to Patents - International Law Intellectual Property Rights in two groups. The structure of Patent Law - Emerging Trends the program is given below: Social Implications of Patents. Group B Group/Part Subjects Part III: Law of Copyrights and Trademarks Group A Introduction to Copyrights Part I Intellectual Property Rights Concepts Copyright - Forms of Intellectual Property and Evolution Copyright Law in India (Copyright Act of 1957)-Meaning, Forms of Copyright and Ownership Part II Law of Patents Assignment/Licenses, Registration and Term of Copyright Group B Copyright Infringement Part III Law of Copyrights and Trademarks Offences, Remedies and Enforcement Broadcasting Organizations and Performers Part IV Law of Designs Geographical Indications and Copyright- International Law other Intellectual Property Introduction to Trademarks Trademarks - Forms of Intellectual Property Outline Curriculum Law of Trademarks in India (The Trademarks Act of 1999) - Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program Meaning, Registration and Authorities in Intellectual Property Rights. This curriculum may be modified, Rights Conferred by Registration and Use of Trademarks revised, altered, deleted or added from time to time depending upon Infringement of Trademarks and Passing off the latest emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Offences, Remedies and Enforcement Group A Trademarks - International Law. Part I: Intellectual Property Rights Concepts and Evolution Part IV: Law of Designs Geographical Indications and Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights other Intellectual Property Evolution of Intellectual Property Law Introduction to Designs-Industrial Designs Standards and Concepts in Intellectual Property Designs Law in India: Designs Act of 2000 Conventions and Treaties Relating to Global Registration of Designs Administration of Intellectual Property Rights Owners Rights Conventions and Treaties Relating to Piracy of Designs Protection and Classification Regional Conventions and Treaties Offences, Remedies and Enforcement Organizations for Administration of IPRs Designs - International Law Jurisdiction Enforcement and Administration of IPRs Introduction to Geographical Indications IPRs and Information Technology Law of Geographical Indications in India: Geographical IPRs and Biotechnology Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 IPRs and Traditional Knowledge Register of Geographical Indications Management of Intellectual Property Rights Infringement of Registered Geographical Indications Law of Intellectual Property and Ethical Issues Offences, Remedies and Enforcement Knowledge Driven Economy and IPR The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design Act, 2000 Intellectual Property Rights in Developed, Developing The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001 and Under Developed Countries Including India. Law Relating to Bio-Diversity. 22
  • 23. PG Diploma in International Business Law In the present era of globalization the laws and regulations Sale of Goods – Breach of Conditions and Warranties governing international business are imparting the volumes Contract of Sale of Goods – Obligations and Duties of of trade between the countries. The unification of existing Buyer and Seller laws between different jurisdictions of states is still in an Rights of the Unpaid Seller against Sale of Goods evolving stage and hence the legal professionals and Insurance against the Goods in Transit business managers have to get acquainted with customs and International Trade Service Contracts documentation practices while updating their knowledge of Ethical Values in Trade Law – Consumer Protection Laws prevailing uniform codes. International Agency Contracts The PG Diploma Program in International Business Law International Guarantee Agreements endeavours to equip both managers and legal professionals International Hire Purchase Agreements with the various legal complexities that have implications Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights over business contracts. The program is uniquely designed Foreign Direct Investment Contracts to cater to the knowledge requirements of students and International Trade Policy in Agriculture and E-business professional practitioners of business law. Legal and Institutional Frame Work for Developing Countries. Program Structure Group B The program covers all the important topics related to Part III: International Trade Finance and International Business Law in two groups. The structure of Trade Regulations the program is given below: Legal Aspects of International Trade Finance Role of Reserve Bank of India, EXIM Bank and Group/Part Subjects Commercial Banks in India for Promotion and Group A Regulation of International Trade Finance Part I International Business and Legal Environment Legal Issues Relating to Business Organizations Part II International Trade Contracts & Legal Procedures in Export Finance Trade Regulations Legal Aspects Relating to Bills of Exchange Legal Provisions in Respect to Bill of Lading Group B Legal Aspects in Marine Insurance Policy Part III International Trade Finance and Letter of Credit-Procedures and Legal Implications (UCPDC) Trade Regulations Uniform Rules for Collection of Export Bills Part IV International Business Disputes and Import Finance-Policies and Legal Formalities Dispute Settlement Mechanism Accounting Aspects of International Business-Legal Issues Ethical Values in International Finance and Accounting Systems Outline Curriculum Corporate Frauds and the Regulatory Methods Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program Monopoly and Anti-Trade Practices-Regulatory Laws in International Business Law. This curriculum may be modified, International Business Development - Role of Domestic revised, altered, deleted or added from time to time depending upon and Global Institutions. the latest emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Part IV: International Business Disputes and Group A Dispute Settlement Mechanism Part I: International Business and Legal Environment Evolution of International trade law International Trade Disputes - Nature and Mechanism Avenues for international business-legal implications Essential Elements of an Arbitration Agreement International Trade Policies And International Trade Relations Special Features in Indian Arbitration Act-1996 International Trade And Environmental Policies Dispute Resolution Procedures in GATT International Trade - Anti-Dumping Law: WTO - Dispute Resolution Mechanism Effect of Subsidies and Countervailing Duties Emerging Trends in International Fora on in International Trade Dispute Resolution Devices Policy of Government Procurement in International Trade Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and Regional The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Arbitration Institutions Role of Regional Trade Blocks in International Trade UN-Commission on International Trade Law-Model Globalization of Trade and Uniform Trade Laws Rules of Arbitration Role of World Trade Organization Introduction to Comparative Law-Comparative Role of M.N.Cs in International Trade Development Approach to Case Laws Trade Policy Reviews by World Trade Organization Enforcement of Foreign Judgements India’s EXIM Policy for the period 2002-2007. International Trade - Insolvency Acts Ethical Issues in Trade Policies and Free and Fair Trade. Bankruptcy of Trade Partners in International Trade Part II: International Trade Contracts & Trade Regulations Anti-trust Activities in International Trade and Regulatory Acts International Trade Contracts and Trade Regulations Importance of Ethical Issues in International Trade Disputes International Sale of Goods and Services – Legal Issues Scope for Future International Business Law. 23
  • 24. PG Diploma in Environmental Law Environmental Law refers to the body of law that addresses Emerging Environmental Issues environmental issues. The growth of environmental law has Environmental Ethics. been phenomenal as the study of this special law is highly Part II: Environmental Policy and Law in India relevant to ecological and economic interdependence. Environmental problems have progressed from being tackled Introduction within a regional coexistence framework to a multilateral Environmental Policies and Regulations in India, Since 1970 cooperation framework at a global level. This law not only Concepts (Tort Law, Water Law, Air Law, Environmental deals with current threats to ecology but also provides Protection, Criminal Law, and Constitution of India) anticipatory responses to global environmental changes of Environmental Legislations future. Water Pollution Control [Water (prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1974] The PG Diploma Program in Environmental Law is designed Air Pollution Control [Air (prevention and to offer an overview of the environmental threats and the control of pollution) Act, 1981] legal solutions available in domestic and international legal Environment Protection [Environment (protection) Act, 1986] framework. An indepth analysis of Indian and international Constitution of India – Environmental Protection law governing the environmental concerns is provided in the Urban Problems – Environment program to help business managers and legal professionals Marine Pollution – Environment for critically appreciating environmental issues. Judicial Remedies and Procedure. Program Structure Group B The program covers all the important topics related to Part III: Law relating to Bio-Diversity and Environmental Law in two groups. The structure of the Waste Management program given below: Introduction Forest Conservation – Law and Practice Group/Part Subjects (Forest Conservation Act, 1980) Group A Forest Dwellers and Common Property Part I Introduction to Environmental Law Wild Life Protection – Law and Practice Part II Environmental Policy and Law in India (Wild Life Protection Act, 1972) Group B Whaling, Trade in Wild Life and Endangered Species Bio-Diversity (Convention in Biological Diversity, Part III Law relating to Bio-Diversity and Agenda 21, Biological Diversity Act, 2002) Waste Management Animal Welfare Laws Part IV International Environmental Law Sustainable Development Biotechnology Outline Curriculum Dams and Hydel Power Projects Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program People, Industry and Parks in Environmental Law. This curriculum may be modified, revised, Waste Management, Hazardous Waste altered, deleted or added from time to time depending upon the (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989 latest emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Transboundary Issues of Pollution and Waste Management International Control of Hazardous Waste. Group A Part I: Introduction to Environmental Law Part IV: International Environmental Law Introduction Introduction Environmental Issues Issues and Problems of International Environmental Concern Pollution Causes and Kinds Sources of International Law in an Environmental Perspective Environmental Jurisprudence International Organizations and Environments Cultural and Religious Discourse-Environment Transboundary Pollution Principles and Concepts International Commons Law and Regulations The Changing International Order and Environment Environment and Common Law Emerging Global Environment Movement Environment and Development Environment and Free Trade Conflicts Environmental Law – Relation with Other Disciplines Human Rights and Environment Environmental Management International Environmental Law in Indian Courts. 24
  • 25. PG Diploma in Securities Law Capital markets and money markets serve as a medium to Part II: Issue of Securities - Procedure and Regulations bring together entrepreneurs and investors. Securities Law Listing of Securities – Legal Provisions deals with the trading of securities and the investor SEBI (Disclosure and Investor Protection) Guidelines, 2000 protection. This law mainly encompasses the regulatory Definition, Registration and Contents of Prospectus, Offer framework and complements the Company Law which is for Sale/Deemed Prospectus and Letter of Offer intended to provide guidance for the corporate governance. Public Issue – Meaning and Procedure With internationalization of securities trading, investors can Procedure for Issue of Right Shares easily move from one capital market to another in search of Preferential Issue and Issue of Bonus Shares most attractive avenues. These cross-border transactions in Firm Allotment and Reservation securities raise more complex legal issues and need to be Issue of Securities through Book Building Process addressed within legal and regulatory frameworks. Online offer of Securities The PG Diploma Program in Securities Law is designed in General Principles and Statutory provisions regarding this context to cater to the needs of company managers, law allotment of shares practitioners, stock market professionals, legal advisers and Issue, conversion and Redemption of Debentures: Bonds investors. Pre-Issue and Post Issue obligations Buyback, transfer and transmission of shares Program Structure Good and bad deliveries in stock exchanges The program covers all the important topics related to Issue of sweat equity shares, Employees Stock Option Securities Law in two groups. The structure of the program and Purchasing Schemes. is given below: Group B Group/Part Subjects Part III: Trading of Securities & Regulatory Authorities Trading of Securities - NSE, BSE, OTCEI, Regional Stock Group A Exchanges and Inter – Connected Stock Exchanges Part I Introduction to Securities Law Internet and Online based Securities Trading Part II Issue of Securities - Procedure and Regulations Securities and Exchange Board of India Depositories Group B Regulations governing Depositories Part III Trading of Securities & Regulatory Authorities Establishment of Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) – Rules and Procedure Part IV Emerging Issues and Concepts Meaning of Insider Trading and Prohibition of Insider Trading Company Law Provisions Governing Take-over of Companies Outline Curriculum Take-over of a Sick Industrial Company under Given below is the outline curriculum of PG Diploma Program the Rehabilitation Scheme in Securities Law. This curriculum may be modified, revised, SEBI Regulations for Substantial Acquisitions and altered, deleted or added from time to time depending upon the Take-over Grievances of an Investor latest emerging trends in the requisite areas of study. Redressal Mechanism–Redressal authorities and Regulatory Group A Measures Part I: Introduction to Securities Law Investor Education guide An International Perspective of Securities Law Origin, Growth and Features of Securities Markets Comparative study of Regulatory Authorities in India Definition and Kinds of Securities and abroad. Evolution of securities law in India Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, Part IV: Emerging Issues and Concepts Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, Corporate Governance Companies Act, 1956, Depositories Act, 1996, etc. Credit Rating and Credit Rating Agencies viz. CRISIL, Regulatory authorities - SEBI, RBI ICRA and CARE Modes of raising capital Stock Invest Scheme and Securities Lending Scheme Share capital, Nature and Kinds of shares Collective Investment Scheme Evolution of Stock Exchanges Reserve Bank of India Guidelines regarding Foreign Investment Foreign Institutional Investors – Conditions and Restrictions Stock Exchanges In India – National Stock Exchange, SEBI Regulations and Norms governing Custodians Bombay Stock Exchange, Regional Stock Exchanges, Types of Derivatives and Derivative Participants OTCEI and Inter-Connected Stock Exchanges in India. Derivatives trading in India Primary and Secondary Market Intermediaries Euro issues Regulations Governing Intermediaries Issue of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds Types, Schemes and Regulation of Mutual Funds Global Depository Receipt (GDR) and American Depository Legal Framework of Venture Capital Receipt (ADR) Foreign Venture Capital Investors Securities and Cyber Law Comparative study of Securities Markets in India and Abroad. Taxation and Securities. 25
  • 26. PG Diploma in Project Management Whether it is a large project or a small one, effective Part II: Project Management II management is the key to any project’s success. The main Project Life Cycle: An Overview function of project management is to ensure that all the Project Planning activities in a project are scheduled and achieved efficiently, Project Execution within the predetermined time and budget parameters. With Project Monitoring and Control the business environment becoming more dynamic by the Project Closure day, it is all the more important to ensure that projects Project Initiation and Resource Allocation achieve their objectives with minimal disruptions. It is the Market and Demand Analysis function of the project manager to identify the different Technical Analysis activities in a project, allocate monetary and human resources Financial Projections efficiently to each of the activities, and ensure the smooth Appraisal Criteria flow of all processes. A project manager acts as a facilitator Risk Analysis in Capital Investment Decisions in the success of a project. Environmental Appraisal of Projects The PG Diploma Program in Project Management imparts the Social Cost Benefit Analysis skills necessary to develop students/executives into Multiple Projects and Constraints effective project managers. Group B Program Structure Part III: Project Management III Human Resource Management and Project Management The program covers the more important topics related to Interfacing with Major Stakeholders Project Management. The broad areas in which the body of Designing Organizational Structure: General Considerations knowledge is developed and the students will be examined Issues in Project Organizational Design are divided into two groups. The structure of the program Designing a Project Organizational Structure is given below: Matrix Structure and Making it Work Group/Part Subjects Communication : A Key to Project Success Group A Motivation in a Project Environment Understanding Conflicts Part I Project Management I Managing and Resolving Conflicts in a Project Environment Part II Project Management II Negotiations Managing Stress Group B Leadership in Project Management Part III Project Management III Power, Influence and Politics in Project Management Part IV Project Management IV Part IV: Project Management IV Procurement Planning Outline Curriculum Solicitation Planning Group A Solicitation Part I: Project Management I Source Selection Management Contract Administration Fundamentals of Organizational Planning Contract Closeout Strategic Policies and Planning Premises Quality Planning Managerial Decision Making Quality Assurance Strategic Organizational Design Quality Control Effective Organizing and Organizational Culture Risk Management Planning Staffing Risk Identification Leadership Qualitative Risk Analysis Controlling Quantitative Risk Analysis Risk Response Planning Finance Risk Monitoring and Control Indian Financial System Valuation of Securities Case Studies Financial Statement Analysis Software Projects, Management Consulting Project, Highway Financial Forecasting Projects, Port Project, Airport Projects, S/W Technology Parks, Sources of Long-term Finance Power Projects, Civil Construction Projects, Telecommunications Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Theories Projects, Social Projects, Event Management Projects like Asian Estimating Working Capital Needs Games, Olympics, etc.; New Product Development, Program Capital Expenditure Decision Management. 26
  • 27. PG Diploma in Global Strategic Management The challenges and opportunities in managing a global Part II: International Management - I organization are quite different from those in managing a Introduction domestic enterprise. Global companies have to develop their The International Monetary System strategic and operational plans in light of the cultural, social Balance of Payments and economic differences in the different countries in which Parity Conditions in International Finance they operate. All the functions in an organization are affected Money and Forward Markets by the dynamics in the company’s varied markets. A strategic Futures Markets planner is faced with the challenge of ensuring that the Options Markets company’s strategies and plans work effectively in all its markets. Financial Swaps Financial Instruments in International Trade The PG Diploma Program in Global Strategic Management International Money and Capital Market Instruments is designed to give students/executives a global perspective Currency Crisis on the different concepts and tools in strategic management, Global Operations Strategies in order to become effective managers. International Training and Management Development Strategies Program Structure International Compensation Strategies The program covers the more important topics related to Group B Global Strategic Management. The broad areas in which the Part III: International Management - II body of knowledge is developed and the students will be examined are divided into two groups. The structure of the Introduction program is given below: Evolution of the Transnational Corporation Global Marketing Information Systems and Research Group/Part Subjects Global Segmentation - Targeting and Positioning Group A Product Decisions Part I International Business Environment Pricing Decisions Part II International Management - I Channel Decisions Group B Marketing Communication Decisions Cultural Factors in Marketing Part III International Management - II Contemporary Issues in Global Marketing Part IV Management of MNCs Part IV: Management of MNC’s Outline Curriculum Competitive Strategy and the International Business Environment Group A The Strategic Planning Process Part I : International Business Environment Organization Structures for Transnational Corporations Introduction Management Control System for Transnational Corporations International Trade Multinational Cash Management Legal Aspects of International Business Management of Political Risk International Banking Trends and Strategies Cultural Variations across Countries Global Staffing Strategies Doing Business in the European Community Contemporary trends in International Human Resource Management Doing Business in Japan International Strategic Alliances Doing Business in North America Ethics and Social Responsibility 27
  • 28. PG Diploma in Export and Import Management The area of international trade comprising of exports and International Institutions – WTO, World Bank, IMF imports of goods and services is driving the economic Trading Blocks growth of several developing and developed countries. Regulations Framework – International Cash Flows Indian exports are booming; so also are imports and it is UCPDC expected that India’s share in world trade will increase in the Exim Policy – India and Other Countries – An Overview coming years. Export-Import management is a very FDI, FII – Investment Policies of MNCs specialized subject as it deals with the supply chain Part II: Export Management management issues across the globe with its own nuances India’s Trade Policy of tariffs, quotas, financing and documentation. Exim Policy of India The PG Diploma Program in Export and Import Management Regulatory Framework for Exports is designed to give students/ executives a global perspective Customs Act/Exchange Control Regulations on different concepts and tools in export and import Export Promotion and Organizational Framework management, in order to become effective managers. Export Finance Documentation ECGC and Trade Procedures Program Structure Export Factoring and Forfeiting The program covers all the important topics related to Export Exim Bank and Import Management in two groups. The structure of the Group B program is given below: Part III: Import Management Group/Part Subjects Liberalization of Imports Group A Import Policy Part I Introduction to International Trade Regulatory Framework for Imports Part II Export Management Exchange Control Regulation, Letter of Credit in Imports and Documentation Group B Import Finance Part III Import Management Shipping and Transport Logistics Part IV Electives Risk Management in International Trade Outline Curriculum Part IV: Electives (any one of the following) Group A WTO Part I : Introduction to International Trade Software Exports Globalization – International Trade Project Exports International Financial System International Marketing 28
  • 29. PG Diploma in Enterprise Risk Management The environment in which modern businesses have to Part II : Enterprise Risk Management - II operate are full of known and unknown risks. Proactive Managing Environmental Risks: Environmental Risks, The managers have to understand and deal with these risks at Need for a New Approach, Managing Environmental Issues. a unit level and also at the enterprise level. There are several Managing Political Risks : Political Risks, Evolution, types of strategic and operational risks in addition to risks Identification and Analysis, Country Risk Assesment, Different related to natural and man-made events. These risks have Approaches to Dealing with Political Risk, Specific Risks in to be carefully evaluated at an enterprise level and a International Business, Pitfalls to be Avoided. comprehensive enterprise-wide risk management plans have Managing Ethical, Legal and Reputation Risks: Legal and to be developed and implemented. This entire subject of Ethical Risks, Ethics, Corporate Governance, Legal Risks Faced Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a new and emerging by Companies, Managing Anti-trust Issues. topic, which is of great contemporary significance for all organizations and managers. Managing Risks Arising out of Natural and Man-made Events: Fire, Floods, Earthquakes, Typhoons, Avalanches, etc.; War, Riots, The PG Diploma Program in Enterprise Risk Management Severe Power Breakdowns, Civil Disturbances, Terrorist Attacks, etc. imparts the skills necessary to develop students/ executives into effective risk managers. Group B Program Structure Part III : Enterprise Risk Management - III The program covers all the important topics related to Managing Financial Risks : Understanding Financial Risks, Enterprise Risk Management in two groups. The structure Types of Financial Risks, Steps in Financial Risk Management, of the program is given below: Using Derivatives to Transfer Risk, Credit Derivatives, Using Insurance to Transfer Risk. Group/Part Subjects Managing Marketing Risks : Marketing Risks, Challenge for Group A Marketers, Customer Loyalty, Pitfalls of Listening to Customers, Part I Enterprise Risk Management-I Branding Risks, Product Development Risks, Pricing Risks, Supply Chain Risks. Part II Enterprise Risk Management-II Group B Managing Human Resources Risks : Human Resources Risks, Succession Planning, Attracting and Retaining Employees. Part III Enterprise Risk Management-III Aligning Systems, Processes and Culture to Manage Risks: Part IV Enterprise Risk Management-IV Importance of Systems, Processes and Culture, Role of the Senior Management, Aligning Control Systems, Importance of Management Outline Curriculum Information Systems, Role of Auditing, Integrating Risk Management Group A with Structure, Culture and Processes, Knowledge Sharing and Risk Part I: Enterprise Risk Management - I Management. An Introduction : Risk Management, Uncertainity and Risk, Dealing with Risk, Types of Risk. Market Risks : Interest Rate Risk, Forex Risk, Commodities Risk, Strategic Planning and Risk Management : Strategic Planning, Equity Risk, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Uncertainty in the Environment, Discovery – Driven Planning, Behavioral Issues in Risk Management, ERM Implementation, Conventional Appraisal Techniques, Scenario Planning, Surviving ERM and Organizational Structure. an Industry Shakeout. Future Perspectives in Enterprise Risk Management : Current Managing Technology Risks : Technology Risks, Increasing State of Enterprise Risk Management, Integrating Risk Speed of Innovation, Innovation Process, Taking New Technologies Management Activities, Integrating the Finance Function into to the Marketplace, The dynamics of innovation why new Business Strategy, Dynamic Interaction of Different Risks, technology threatens established firms, sustaining and disruptive Developing a Risk Policy, Implementing ERM, Integration of technologies, Anticipating Technological Discontinuity, Outsourcing Information Systems. Technology. Part IV : Enterprise Risk Management – IV Managing Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances : Risks in Mergers and Acquisitions, Why Mergers are Case Studies : Barrick; Boeing; CISCO; Commerzbank; DELL Risky, Synergies, Arriving at the Premium, Stock vs. Cash Deals, Computers; Digital Globalsoft; Ford Motors; GTL; Honeywell; Integration, Role of Communication, Importance of Cultural Infosys; ING Group; Lehman Brothers; Microsoft; Polaris Posco; Differences, Managing High tech acquisitions, Anti-trust issues, Royal Bank of Canada; Siemens; Toyota and Wipro’s Software Managing Risks in Strategic Alliances. Services Division. 29
  • 30. PG Diploma in Management of E-Business Developments in technology have changed the nature of Management, Managing the New E-King (Customer Relationship business. Companies are no longer restricted to brick and Management), Influence of Web Technologies on Business, Web mortar operations. Major business transactions are being Design Technologies and Content Management, Business Plan for conducted over the internet, resulting in significant savings E-Business. in time and money to companies. The principles and practices Part II: Managing E-Business Projects of conducting business electronically are in some ways quite Project Planning, Market and Demand Analysis, Resource and similar to those of regular business, and in other, important Infrastructure Analysis, Financial Projections, Revenue Models, ways, completely different. Most e-businesses are global in Valuation Models for E-Business Projects, Sourcing Capital for scope and scale. Although this field is quite young, a lot E-Business Projects, Venture Capital Funding for E-Business, of companies are turning to it in the hope of making their Project Implementation, Avoiding E-Projects Failure, Project Review and Administration, Project Management. operations more efficient. As a growing field, e-business offers scope for interesting and high potential careers. Group B Part III: Marketing for E-Business The PG Diploma Program in Management of E-Business is Introduction to E-Business Marketing, Marketing Models for designed to prepare students/executives for challenges Different E-Business, Understanding Cyber Markets, Marketing careers in e-business and related fields. Plan for E-Business, Using Internet Technology for Market Program Structure Research and Intelligence, Understanding Consumer Behavior in B2C, Market Segmentation and Targeting, Marketing Mix for The program covers all the important topics related to E-Business, Managing Products and Services, Pricing Strategies for Management of E-Business in two groups. The structure of E-Business, Building and Managing Channels and Affiliates, the program is given below: Creating and Building a Website for Marketing, Website Promotion, Group/Part Subjects Website Management for Better Customer Relationships, Group A Management of E-Brands, Advertising for E-Business, Building Part I Basics of E-Business Public Relations for E-Business, Marketing Strategies for Part II Managing E-Business Projects E-Business. Group B Part IV: Strategy and Operations of E-Business Part III Marketing for E-Business Introduction to E-Business Strategy: Dilemma Facing Existing Businesses, SWOT Analysis for E-Business, Core Competencies Part IV Strategy and Operations of E-Business for E-Business Organization, Short term E-Business Strategies, Outline Curriculum Long-term E-Business Strategies, Translating Business Strategy to Group A Market Strategy, Moving up the Value Chain, Total Quality Part I: Basics of E-Business Management, Research and Development, and Innovation, Human New Economy and New Rules, Conceptual Framework for Resource Management, Electronic Payments and Security in E-Business, The E-Business Revolution, The World of Internet E-Business, Legal and Regulatory Framework for E-Business, and World Wide Web, Understanding Networks for E-Business, E-Business Ethics, Leadership and Entrepreneur Skills for Focus Areas for Excellence for E-Business, E-Geared: Supply Chain E-Business New Horizons. 30
  • 31. PG Diploma in Marketing Management Marketing is one of the most dynamic and vibrant functions Organizational Markets and Organizational Buying Behavior of management. Companies depend on marketing to help Marketing Research, MkIS and Demand Forecasting them make a mark in the increasingly competitive world of Market Segmentation and Market Targeting business. Customer-focused and market-oriented Strategic Planning Process in Marketing organizations are becoming the norm in the corporate sphere. Product, Product Lines, Product Differentiation and Positioning In fact, eminent management thinker Peter Drucker observed New Product Development very perceptively that marketing and innovation are the only Branding, Packaging and Pricing two genuine functions of business. An effective marketing Channels of Marketing strategy is the key to a company’s long term success. Given Logistics, Wholesaling and Retailing Communication Mix in Marketing the pervasiveness of marketing, many managers believe that Promotion Mix and Sales Force Management marketing is the core of business. A specialization in Global Marketing Strategies marketing offers several rewarding career opportunities. Direct and Online Marketing The PG Diploma Program in Marketing Management is Marketing of Services designed to equip students/executives with the knowledge Marketing Management - Ethical and Social Dimensions and skills needed for a successful career in the exciting fields Group B of sales and marketing. Part-III: International Marketing & Services Marketing Program Structure International Trade The program covers the more important topics related to Competitive Strategy in International Business Marketing Management. The broad areas in which the body Entry Strategies in International Markets of knowledge is developed and the students will be examined Understanding Services and Services Marketing are divided into two groups. The structure of the program Customer Expectations and Perceptions is given below: Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning Managing Demand and Capacity Group/Part Subjects Product - Packaging the Service Pricing Services Group A Promotion and Communication of Services Part I Introduction to Management & Place in Services Managerial Effectiveness Additional P’s of Marketing International Branding Part II Marketing Management Marketing in the Internet Environment Group B Relationship Marketing Developing and Managing the Customer-service Function Part III International Marketing & Services Marketing Globalization of Services Part IV Sales & Distribution Management & Marketing Services-specific Industries Industrial Marketing (Hotels, Banking Industry, Telecom Industry, Broadcasting Services, Retailing Industry) Outline Curriculum Education Services Marketing Charities Marketing Group A Part-I: Introduction to Management & Managerial Part-IV: Sales & Distribution Management & Effectiveness Industrial Marketing Management: An Overview Introduction to Industrial Marketing Evolution of Management Thought Products, Services and Customers Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Management Demand Issues Planning, Time Management & Objectives Organizational Buying and Buyer Behavior Managerial Decision-making Buyer - Seller Relationships Organizing, Organization Design & Organizational Culture Product Strategy and New Product Development Line and Staff Authority and Decentralization Service Design and Delivery Human Resource Management and Staffing Pricing Decisions Performance Appraisal and Career Strategy Promotion Mix Organizational Change and Organization Development Business Networks and Technology Managing the Human Factor and Creativity in Management The Sales Organization Employee Motivation and Emotional Intelligence in Management Sales Functions and Policies Leadership and Change Management International Sales Management Managing Communications & Multicultural Communication Skills Sales Budgets The Control Function & Control Techniques Estimating Market Potential and Forecasting Sales Direct Control Versus Preventive Control Sales Quotas Management Information Systems Sales and Cost Analysis International Management. Hiring and Training Sales Personnel Part-II: Marketing Management Compensating Sales Personnel & Motivating the Sales Force Marketing - The Development of the Concept Leading the Sales Force Delivering Customer Values and Satisfaction Evaluating Sales Force Performance Marketing Environment Marketing Logistics Marketing Budgets and Costs Wholesaling Understanding Consumer Buying Behavior Performance Measurement and Control 31
  • 32. PG Diploma in Retail Management Retail is one of the fastest growing sectors around the world. Part-II: Marketing Management It is also thought to be one of the most exciting fields for Marketing the Development of A Concept a management career as it offers tremendous scope for Delivering Customer Values and Satisfaction regular and direct interaction with consumers. Marketing Environment Marketing Budgets and Costs The retail sector in India has witnessed a boom in the recent Understanding Consumer Buying Behavior past, opening up several interesting opportunities for careers Organizational Markets and Organizational Buying Behavior in different segments and at different levels. The growing Marketing Research, MkIS and Demand Forecasting demand for consumer products around the world is expected Market Segmentation and Market Targeting to give a further boost to the growth of the retail sector. Strategic Planning Process in Marketing Product, Product Lines, Product Differentiation and Positioning The PG Diploma Program in Retail Management is meant to New Product Development prepare students/executives to take advantage of the Branding, Packaging and Pricing growing opportunities to make successful careers in retail Channels of Marketing and related fields. Promotion Mix and Sales Force Management Global Marketing Strategies Program Structure Direct and Online Marketing The program covers the more important topics related to Marketing of Services Retail Management. The broad areas in which the body of Marketing Management Ethical and Social Dimensions knowledge is developed and the students will be examined Group B are divided into two groups. The structure of the program Part-III: Services Marketing is given below: Understanding Services Group/Part Subjects The Nature of Services Marketing Customer Expectations and Perceptions Group A Market Segmentation and Targeting Part I Introduction to Management & Positioning and Differentiation of Services Managerial Effectiveness Managing Demand and Capacity Part II Marketing Management Product Packaging the Service Pricing Services Group B Place in Services Part III Services Marketing Additional P’s of Marketing Relationship Marketing Part IV Retail Management Developing and Managing the Customer-service Function Outline Curriculum Globalization of Services Marketing Services-specific Industries Group A (Hotels, Banking Industry, Telecom Industry, Broadcasting Part-I: Introduction to Management & Managerial Services, Retailing Industry) Effectiveness Education Services Marketing Management: An Overview Charities Marketing Evolution of Management Thought Part-IV: Retail Management Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Management Retailing - An Overview Planning, Time Management & Objectives Retail Institutions Managerial Decision-making Understanding the Retail Customer Organizing, Organization Design & Organizational Culture Retail Market Strategy Line and Staff Authority and Decentralization Store Location and Site Evaluation Human Resource Management and Staffing Retail Organization and Management Performance Appraisal and Career Strategy Merchandize Assortment Planning Organizational Change and Organization Development Purchasing Systems Managing the Human Factor and Creativity in Management Merchandize Purchasing Employee Motivation and Emotional Intelligence in Management Merchandize Pricing Retail Promotion Mix Leadership and Change Management Store Management Managing Comunications & Multicultural Communication Skills Store Layout, Design and Visual Merchandizing The Control Function & Control Techniques Retail Selling Direct Control Versus Preventive Control Logistics and Information Systems Management Information Systems Legal and Ethical Issues in Retailing International Management Careers in Retailing 32
  • 33. PG Diploma in Customer Relationship Management Customer Relationship Management has been capturing the CRM in E-Business attention of management theorists as well as practicing Evolution of e-CRM managers. With customers becoming more knowledgeable Partner Relationship Management about the choices available to them, companies try their Analytical CRM utmost to attract, retain and grow their customer base. A Case Studies competency in customer relation management can be a major Part II: Customer Relationship Management - II source of competitive advantage for any company, and Planning the CRM Program companies often employ people to advise and aid them in Defining CRM Success managing their relationships with customers better. Preparing CRM Business Plan The PG Diploma Program in Customer Relationship Understanding Business Processes Management is designed to aid students/executives in Integrating CRM with the Business Process acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to make Choosing the CRM Tool successful careers in the field of customer relationship Maintaining Customer Focus management. Defining Technical Requirements Other Development Approaches Program Structure Managing the CRM Project The program covers all the important topics related to CRM Implementation Customer Relationship Management in two groups. The The Future of CRM structure of the program is given below: Case Studies Group/Part Subjects Group B Part III: Customer Relationship Management - III Group A Putting CRM to Work Part I Customer Relationship Management -I Need for a Market-Intelligent Enterprise Part II Customer Relationship Management -II Creating loyalty Group B Customer Acquisition and CRM Part III Customer Relationship Management-III Need for Effective Channel and Product Strategies CRM Through New Product Development Part IV Customer Relationship Management -IV Channel Management and CRM Outline Curriculum Electronic CRM Group A Challenges in Delivering True e-CRM Part I: Customer Relationship Management - I Case Studies Introduction to Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Part IV: Customer Relationship Management - IV The New Focus on Customer Loyalty Tools for CRM From Customer Acquisition to Customer Loyalty to Optimizing Three Ws of Technology: Database Marketing, Data the Customer Experience Warehousing and Data Mining CRM and Business Intelligence Enabling the CRM Strategy From Product to Customer : Marketing Retrospective Catalytic Measures to Improve CRM Campaign Management Best Practices in Outsourcing CRM CRM Marketing Initiatives Learning and Knowledge Management Programs in the age Customer Privacy of CRM The Call Center and Customer Care Implementing CRM Sales Force Automation Case Studies 33
  • 34. PG Diploma in Marketing Communications Effective communications form the core of any marketing Outline Curriculum activity. Sales are strongly dependent on how effectively a Group A company communicates information about a product’s Part I: Introduction to Marketing attributes, it availability and other pertinent data to the target Business of Marketing Management, Analyzing Marketing consumers. Marketing communications cover a broad Opportunities, Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning, spectrum of activities including developing the advertising Developing Marketing Strategies, Product Management, Pricing in Marketing, Marketing and Distribution, Marketing and promotions plans, selecting the right kind of media, Communications, Marketing Organization, Contemporary deciding on advertising themes and managing sales Issues in Marketing, Ethics in Marketing personnel, among other things. Developments in technology Part II: Consumer Behavior and the emergence of new media have widened the scope Introduction to Consumer Behavior, Motivation and of marketing communications and added to the complexity Personality in Consumer Behavior, Perception, Learning and of the task. A company that has an effective communications Attitudes in Consumer Behavior, Reference Groups and strategy for the marketing of its products stands to gain a Opinion Leadership, Family and Social Class, Cultural distinct edge on its competitors. influences on Consumer Decision Making, Consumer as Decision Maker, Marketing Communication and Persuasion, The PG Diploma Program in Marketing Communications aims Market Regulation to prepare students/executives to pursue interesting and challenging careers in the field of marketing communications. Group B Part III: Marketing Communications Program Structure Introduction to Marketing Communications, Planning in Marketing Communications, Advertising and Media The program covers important topics related to marketing Planning, Sales Promotion in Marketing Communications, communications in two groups. The structure of the program Marketing Communications and Personal Selling, Marketing further breaks down the two groups into two subjects each. Communications and Public Relations, Marketing The structure of the program is given below: Communications and Direct Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Budgeting in Marketing Communications, Group/Part Subjects Performance Evaluation of Marketing Communication Group A Campaigns, Global Marketing Communications, Brand Part I Introduction to Marketing Management and Marketing Communications, Ethical Issues Part II Consumer Behavior Part IV: Application of Marketing Communications Group B Marketing Communications in Services Marketing, Part III Marketing Communications Marketing Communications in Industrial Marketing, Marketing Communications in International Marketing, Part IV Application of Marketing Communications Marketing Communications in Retail Management 34
  • 35. PG Diploma in Marketing Financial Products Financial products is one of the fastest growing fields the Positioning and Differentiation of Services world over. The opening up of global economies has only Managing Demand and Capacity increased the scope for financial products. Bbanks and Service Design financial institutions are rapidly introducing innovative The Service Product financial products to capture competitive space. Companies Pricing and Place in Services in this field are seeking to become financial supercenters by offering a variety of financial products and services under Promotional Mix for Services one roof. However, dealing in financial products comes with People, Process and Physical Evidence risk, as small mistakes can result in major damages to the Relationship Marketing company. Therefore, the marketing for financial products Developing and Managing the Customer-Service needs to be planned meticulously to avoid errors and Function consequent damages. Considering the intense competition Globalization of Services in the field, companies also need to create a source of Services Marketing in Specific Verticals differentiation to improve customer recall. Group B The PG Diploma Program in Marketing Financial Products is designed to allow students/executives to pursue Part III : Introduction to Financial Products challenging and rewarding careers in the marketing of Understanding financial products from the risk and return financial products and related fields. framework - Money market instruments - Small Saving Schemes, Common Features, Post Office Savings Program structure Schemes, Public Provident Fund, Savings Certificates and The program covers important topics related to marketing National Savings Schemes - Bank Deposits-Fixed financial products in two groups. The structure of the Deposits, Reinvestment deposits, Recurring deposits, program further breaks down the two groups into two Cash certificates and Flexible deposits - Company subjects each. The structure of the program is given below: Deposits, Debentures And Bonds, Debentures of Private Group/Part Subjects Sector Companies, Public Sector Bonds - Life Insurance as an investment vehicle, Types of Insurance Policies, Group A House Holders Insurance, Unit Link Insurance Plans - Part I Introduction to Marketing Equity Investments, Types of Equity Shares - Mutual Funds, Types of Mutual Funds, Private Sector and Joint Part II Understanding Services Sector, Money Market, Offshore Mutual Funds, Group B Innovative Products - Derivatives- Options, Futures and Part III Introduction to Financial Products Commodities, Structured Products-Credit linked notes, Credit default swaps, Other exotic products - Real Estate, Part IV Marketing Financial Products Agricultural Land, Farm Houses, Urban Land, House Property, and Sources of Housing Finance - Alternative Outline Curriculum Investment products, Role of Alternative Assets in a Group A Traditional Portfolio - Investing in Gold And Silver, Prospects for Gold & Silver investments, Investing in Art Part I : Introduction to Marketing & Craft, Evolving market for art and craft, future The Marketing Concept prospects. Marketing Organization Strategy and Marketing Part IV : Marketing Financial Products Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning Introduction to Marketing Financial Products Market Assessment and Forecasting Consumer Behavior Product Management Market Segmentation, Target Market Selection and Pricing and Distribution Decisions Positioning Product Management Marketing Communications Customer Relationship Management Implementing the Marketing Program Marketing of Corporate Banking Products Analyzing Marketing Performance Marketing of Retail Banking Products Contemporary Issues in Marketing Credit Card Marketing Marketing Management: Ethical and Social Dimensions Life & Non-life Insurance Part II : Understanding Services Small Savings & Retirement Products The Nature of Services Marketing Mutual Funds & Fee-based Services Customer Expectations and Service Quality Trends in Financial Marketing Market Segmentation and Targeting Global Scenario 35
  • 36. PG Diploma in Industrial Marketing Although industrial marketing has played second fiddle to Part II : Introduction to Marketing consumer marketing for a long time, its importance has never Business of Marketing Management been in question. For this reason, industrial marketing, which Analyzing Marketing Opportunities is also known as business-to-business or B2B marketing, has been called a ‘sleeping giant’. Typically, companies generate Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning higher sales volumes from industrial sales than from Developing Marketing Strategies consumer sales. Therefore, it is imperative for them to Product Management develop and follow effective marketing strategies to serve Pricing in Marketing their industrial customers effectively. Technology also plays Marketing and Distribution a far more important role in industrial marketing than Marketing Communication consumer marketing, and most companies use the internet to establish and manage relationships with their customers. Marketing Organization Contemporary Issues in Marketing The PG Diploma Program in Industrial Marketing is designed to allow students/executives to acquire the necessary skills Ethics in Marketing and attitude to pursue enriching careers in the field of Group B industrial marketing. Part III: Understanding Industrial Marketing Program Structure Fundamental Concepts in Industrial Marketing The program covers all the important topics related to Products, Services and Customers Industrial Marketing in two groups. The structure of the Demand Issues program is given below: Organizational Buying & Buyer Behavior Group/Part Subjects Buyer – Seller Relationships Assessing Market Opportunities Group A Strategic Planning Part I Introduction to Management Market Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning Part II Introduction to Marketing Business Networks and Technology Group B Ethics in Industrial Marketing Part III Understanding Industrial Marketing International Industrial Marketing Part IV Managing Marketing Mix (with reference to Part IV: Managing Marketing Mix (with reference to Industrial Marketing) Industrial Marketing) Outline Curriculum Product Strategy and New Product Development Group A Service Design and Delivery Part I: Introduction to Management Characteristics of Industrial Services Introduction to Management Pricing Decisions Planning Planning the Promotion Mix Organizing Channel Structure and Dynamics Staffing Logistics Management Leading Advertising, Sales Promotion and Public Relations Controlling Personal Selling and Direct Marketing International Management Performance Measurement & Control 36
  • 37. PG Diploma in Brand Management Brands are counted among the biggest assets of any Brand Identity: Concept of Brand Identity, Identity and Image, company. A strong brand can prove to be the propeller of Facets of Brand Identity, Sources of Brand Identity, Brand a company’s growth in the global arena. Companies like Coca Potential, Brand Identity vs. Change. Cola have been created around a single brand, and have Brand Personality: Concept of Brand Personality, Measuring the then gone on to become large global corporations. Brands Brand Personality, Models of Brand Personality. are also a source of differentiation for companies, and many companies, especially those dealing with consumer products, Part II: Brand Management – II are known more by their brands than their corporate Launching New Brands: Launching a Brand vs. Launching a identities. The proper nurturing and development of a brand Product, Brand Platform, Brand Campaign, Organizing for Brand can help ensure its long term success. The role of a brand Launches. manager is to optimize the value of the brands and ensure Building Brands: Characteristics of a Strong Brand, Brand their growth in the future. Building Imperatives, Organizing for Brand Building, Role of the The PG Diploma Program in Brand Management is aimed at Agency, The Role of Sponsorships, The Role of the Web, Brand creating effective brand managers, who can contribute to the Building and Advertisement. success of their organizations. Brand Architecture: Brand Product Relationship, Brand Program Structure Architecture Audit, Branding Strategies, Product Autonomy vs. The program covers all the important topics related to Brand Affiliation. Management in two groups. The structure of the program Multi Brand Portfolio: Brand Portfolio and Market Segmentation, is given below: Multi Brand Strategies, Concept of Sub-brands. Group/Part Subjects Brand Positioning and Repositioning: Components of Group A Positioning, Positioning Strategies, Rules and Risks of Brand Repositioning. Part I Brand Management - I Brand Extension: Concept of Brand Extension, Economic Part II Brand Management - II Consequences of Brand Extension, Typology of Brand Extension, Group B Issues in Brand Extension. Part III Brand Management - III Group B Part IV Brand Management - IV Part III: Brand Management – III Brand Strategies : Consistency of Brands, Identity and Outline Curriculum Positioning Changes, Sustaining a Brand in the Long-term, Concept Group A of Strategic Brands. Part I: Brand Management – I Decline, Ageing and Revitalization: Factors of decline, Ageing, An Introduction : Concept of Branding, Brand Management Rejuvenating of Brand: Increasing Usage, New Uses, New Markets. Models, Evolution of Brand Management, Brand Name, Symbol and Slogan : Choice of Names, Selection Process, Attribute Association, Global Branding: Need for Global Branding, Global Consumers, Characteristics of a Good Brand, Symbols and Slogans. Conditions Favoring Global Brands, Building Global Brands. Brand Equity : Concept of Brand Equity, Brand asset vs. Financial Ethical Dimensions: Right Information to Customers, value, Accounting treatment of Brands : Cost based brand valuation, Information Overload, Intellectual Property Rights, False Claims, Market price based brand valuation, Potential earnings based brand Consumer Education, Consumerism and Environment. valuation. Part IV: Brand Management – IV Brand Awareness: Brand Associations, Brand Names, Achieving Case Studies: Airtel, American Express, Asian Paints, Baskin Brand Awareness: Anchor for Association, Familiarity/Liking, Robbins, BMW, Cadbury, Cisco, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Substance / Commitment, Limitations of brand awareness. CRY, Disney, Ford, GE, Gillette, Hewlett-Packard, Himalaya Brand Loyalty: Concept of Brand Loyalty, Levels of Brand Drug, Honda, IBM, Intel, L’Oreal, Marlboro, Mercedes, Loyalty, Brand Loyalty and Brand Equity: Measuring Brand McDonald’s, Microsoft, Nivea, Nokia, P&G, Raymond, Sony, Loyalty, Strategic Value of Brand Loyalty. Tanishq, Toyota and Virgin. 37
  • 38. PG Diploma in Human Resource Management Effective human resource management practices are the key Part-II: Introduction to Organizational Behavior to the success of any organization. Managing human Understanding Organizational Behavior resources is one of the most challenging tasks in an Foundations of Human Relations and Organizational Behavior organization. Understanding People and Organizations Diversity and Ethics Human resource management is wide in scope and covers International Organizational Behavior a spectrum of activities ranging from manpower planning and Personality and Attitudes recruitment to training and performance management. Motivation Changes in the business scenario and the growing Perception competition to recruit and retain efficient workers have Learning added to the complexity of a human resource manager’s job. Leadership The successful management of an organization’s human Empowerment and Participation resources is an exciting, dynamic and challenging task, more Conflict, Negotiations and Intergroup Behavior Foundations of Group Behavior so in light of the increasingly global nature of businesses. Understanding Work Teams The PG Diploma Program in Human Resource Management Informal Organizations is designed to help students/executives pursue interesting Decision Making and challenging careers in the field of Human Resource Power and Politics Management. Organizational Culture Organizational Change Program Structure Organization Development, Interventions and Future The program covers the more important topics related to Group B Human Resource Management. The broad areas in which the Part-III: Introduction to Human Resource Management body of knowledge is developed and the students will be Introduction to Human Resource Management examined are divided into two groups. The structure of the International Human Resource Management program is given below: Human Resource Planning Job Analysis and Design Group/Part Subjects Recruitment Group A Selection Part I Introduction to Management Employee Training, Management Development & Socialization Performance Appraisal Part II Introduction to Organizational Behavior Compensation Management Group B Managing Careers Part III Introduction to Human Resource Management Occupational Safety and Health & Quality of Worklife Part IV Managerial Effectiveness & Leadership Industrial Relations, Collective Bargaining and Workers’ Participation in Management Outline Curriculum Grievance Handling Group A Disciplinary Action Part-I: Introduction to Management Part-IV: Managerial Effectiveness & Leadership Management: An Overview Creativity in Management Evolution of Management Thought Time Management Stress Management Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Management Emotional Intelligence in Management Fundamentals of Planning Multi-cultural Communication Skills Objectives Understanding Leadership Fundamentals of Organizing Leadership Styles Strategic Organization Structure Leadership Skills & Tactics Line and Staff Authority and Decentralization The Making of a Leader Managing and The Human Factor Leading a Learning Organization The Control Function Leadership Succession Control Techniques Level 5 Leadership Direct Control Versus Preventive Control Narcissistic Leaders Management Information Systems Leadership Challenges International Management Change Agents 38
  • 39. PG Diploma in Training and Development The effectiveness of an organization’s human resources is Dynamics in Organizational Behavior thought to be a function of how much time and money a The Organizational System company invests in developing its people. Well trained Organizational Change and Development employees can play an important role in improving an Managerial Effectiveness organization’s overall productivity. It is the responsibility of Emotional Intelligence in Management the training and development manager to see that that the Interpersonal Skills and Leadership Skills training needs of the employees are identified and met at the right time to allow them to develop to their full potential. Part II : Human Resource Development Training becomes all the more important in light of the Overview of Human Resource Development constantly changing nature of business. Employees who are Employment of Human Resources in tune with the latest developments can help take their Management and Development of Human Resources company forward. On the other hand, a lack of proper Group B commitment to the training needs of its employees can hinder an organization’s progress. Part III : Training and Development Conceptual Framework of Training and Development The PG Diploma Program in Training and Development trains Strategy of Training and Development students to pursue rewarding careers in training, Nature and Scope of Training and Development development and other allied fields. Determine Training Objectives Selecting Training Strategies Program Structure Training Methods This contemporary program covers all the important Modern Training Technology and Training Aids topics related to the training and development in two Performance Appraisal groups. The structure of the program is as follows: Counseling and Career Development Group/Part Subjects Management Trainees and their Expectations Group A Training and Development of International Staff Evaluation Part I Organizational Behavior and Managerial Effectiveness Integrating Training and Development Part II Human Resource Development Part IV : Evaluation of Training and Development Group B Concept, Definition and need for evaluation Part III Training and Development Principles of evaluation Part IV Evaluation of Training and Development Stages of Evaluation Evaluation methods Outline Curriculum Criteria and approaches for selection of evaluation methods Group A Techniques of measurement and its related problems Part I: Organizational Behavior and Linking training to bottom line results cost-benefit analysis Managerial Effectiveness Towards developing an indigenous model of evaluation Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior Theory and methods of test construction Individual behavior in Organizations Statistical methods of evaluation 39
  • 40. PG Diploma in Leadership and Change Management The nature of business is dynamic and ever-changing. Organizing Effective leadership is the key to helping an organization Staffing cope with internal and external change. Good leaders help an organization proactively seek change, and then lead them Leading in adapting and assimilating the change into the company’s Controlling processes, helping the company evolve and grow. Successful Expanding Horizon in Management companies are often associated with strong and effective Introduction to Business Communication leaders who leave an imprint long after they leave the Oral Communication company. Written Communication Leading is different from managing, in that leadership had more to do with a person’s inherent personality traits, while Part II: Organizational Behavior & management is more closely related to a set of behavior Managerial Effectiveness patterns in a specific situation. Leadership is perceived as Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior more inspiring than management. But in actual fact, both the functions are essential, distinctive, and complementary. If Individual Behavior in Organizations they fail to complement one another in practice, the result Dynamics in Organizational Behavior is chaos or stagnation. The Organizational System The PG Diploma Program in Leadership and Change Organizational Change and Development Management aims to impart theoretic and practical Managerial Effectiveness (self development, leadership & knowledge of the inspiring concepts of leadership and communication) change management. Emotional Intelligence, Program Structure Interpersonal Skills and Leadership Skills The program covers all the important topics related to Group B leadership and change management in two groups. The structure of the program is given below: Part III: Leadership and Change Management The Mystic of Leadership (styles & skills) Group/Part Subjects Path to Leadership Group A Leadership Culmination Part I Introduction to Management & Change Management Business Communication Case Studies Part II Organizational Behavior & Managerial Effectiveness Part IV: Business Strategy and Business Ethics Group B Overview of Strategic Management Part III Leadership and Change Management Formulating the Strategy Part IV Business Strategy and Business Ethics Strategy Implementation Principles of Competitive Advantage Outline Curriculum Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers Group A Role of the Strategist Business Ethics Part I: Introduction to Management & Management & Ethics Business Communication Corporate Social Responsibility Introduction to Management Corporate Governance Planning Case studies 40
  • 41. PG Diploma in Performance Management The performance of an organization is managed by Outline Curriculum monitoring and managing the performance of the individual Group A employees in the organization. The objectives and goals of Part I: Introduction to Management & individual performance are determined based on the Managerial Effectiveness objectives and goals of the organization. Hence, the Planning successful performance of an organization is a function of Organizing the individual performances and contributions of all its Staffing Leading employees. Controlling Managing performance is one of the most important Expanding Horizon in Management functions of management. Setting targets for performance, Managerial Effectiveness (self development, leadership & developing the roadmap for their achievement, and communication) measuring the results achieved play an important role in Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills and Leadership Skills helping companies identify their strengths and weaknesses and take the necessary steps to improve. Part II: Organizational Behavior In this context, the PG Diploma Program in Performance Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior Individual Behavior in Organizations Management can be the key to a rewarding career in this Dynamics in Organizational Behavior field. The Organizational System Organizational Change and Development Program Structure This contemporary program covers all the important Group B Part III : Human Resource Development topics related to the performance management in two groups. The structure of the program is as follows: Overview of Human Resource Development Employment of Human Resources Group/Part Subjects Management and Development of Human Resources Group A Part IV : Performance Appraisal and Management Overview of Performance Management Part I Introduction to Management & Development, Pay and Teamwork Managerial Effectiveness Measuring Performance Part II Organizational Behavior Competence and Competency Analysis 360 Degree Feedback Group B Conducting Performance Reviews Part III Human Resource Development Performance Problem Solving Introducing Performance Management in Organizations Part IV Performance Appraisal and Management Developing Performance Management in Organizations 41
  • 42. PG Diploma in Supply Chain Management Supply chain management is a critical function for most Coordination in Supply Chain organizations today. With business becoming global, Case Studies companies are increasingly seeking to source their supplies Part II: Logistics Management from the best places, and distribute their products to distant Introduction markets. An efficient supply chain allows companies to get Managing Contracts the best quality raw material at the right time in the right Procurement & Outsourcing quantity and quality, to ensure the smooth operation of Transportation Decisions production activities. It also allows companies to distribute Facility & Warehousing Decisions their finished products to markets around the world. The Information Technology in Logistics effective management of the supply chain can result in major Inventory Management: Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), cost savings for companies, and provide them with a source Quick Response (QR), Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) of competitive advantage. Logistics Strategy The PG Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management Global Logistics provides students/executives with a thorough understanding Case Studies of the concepts and issues in supply chain management. Group B Program Structure Part III: Supply Chain Research and Modelling The program covers all the important topics related to Introduction Supply Chain Management in two groups. The structure of Conceptualizing & Configuring Supply Chain the program is given below: Forecasting & Demand Management Forecasting & Replenishment Group/Part Subjects Advanced Planning Systems Group A Determining Optimum Level of Product Availability Part I Basics of Supply Chain Management Applications of Linear Programming, Decision Theory for Part II Logistics Management Supply Chain Optimization Group B Transportation Models Part III Supply Chain Research and Modelling Warehousing & Network Design Statistical Tools Part IV Information Technology in SCM and E-Business Applications of Marketing Research Outline Curriculum Case Studies Group A Part IV: Information Technology in SCM and E–Business Part I: Basics of Supply Chain Management Introduction Introduction to SCM Role of Information Technology & E-Business in a Supply Chain Nature and Scope of Supply Chain Management Interfunctional Systems Supply Chain Performance Intrafirm Applications Capacity Management Intrafirm Information Systems Outsourcing in Supply Chain Management SCM Software Supply Chain Drivers & Obstacles Web-based Procurement and Legal Considerations Managing Supply & Demand E-Business Model: Impact of E-Business on Managing Economies of Scale in a Supply Chain Supply Chain Performance Supply Chain Design, Development & Evaluation Cryptography & Authentication Supply Chain Strategies E-Commerce Payment Mechanism: Intelligent Agents, Implementation of SCM Web based Marketing Global SCM Case Studies 42
  • 43. PG Diploma in Quality Management Quality has become the bedrock of production activities in Total Quality Assurance organizations around the world. Although quality Quality Management Systems (ISO 9000 & Total Quality) management was initially associated with physical Developing Quality Manuals for Organizations Case Studies production, it has now become equally pertinent to services as well. Given the increasing levels of awareness among Part II : Requisites for Quality Management customers, a lack of appropriate commitment to quality Organizing for Quality Management standards can be quite detrimental to a company’s future Employee Empowerment for Quality prospects. Organizations today are taking a proactive Role of Leadership Interpersonal Relations Issues approach to setting up and achieving demanding quality Employee Education and Training standards. Most organizations also view quality as a major Strategies for Implementing Quality Programs source of differentiation, and make quality management an Role of Quality in Strategic Management important part of their overall strategic plans. Role of Quality in Services The PG Diploma Program in Quality Management is designed Increasing Customer Value through Quality Quality Management and Ethics to equip students/executives with the necessary theoretical Case Studies and practical skills to pursue rewarding careers in the field of quality management. Group B Part III : Quality Management in Manufacturing Program Structure Overview of the Quality Tools The program introduces quality management and Management Tools - Problem Solving and Decision Making 5S Principles or Kaizen Theory and Pokayoke Tool covers the perspectives and requisites for the same. Tool Design Review The structure of the program is given below: Production and Product Development Tools Tools in Design of the Experiments Group/Part Subjects Overview of Statistical Quality Control (SQC) Techniques Group A Optimizing and Controlling through SQC Part I Introduction to Quality Management Seven Tools of SQC Quality Problems & Quality Error Mapping Part II Requisites for Quality Management Benchmarking - Process and Issues Group B Acceptance Sampling Techniques Process Capability Studies Part III Quality Management in Manufacturing Six Sigma Approaches Part IV Quality Management in Services Case Studies Outline Curriculum Part IV : Quality Management in Services Group A Services and Quality Customer's view of Service Quality Part I : Introduction to Quality Management Getting started on Service Quality Perspectives on Quality SERVQUAL and its applications Approaches and Philosophies in Quality Management Marketing quality services to customers Quality Culture Service Quality in Financial Services Concept of Total Quality Management Service Quality in Airlines The TQM Philosophy (Juran, Ishikawa, Taguchi, Deming, Baldrige) Service Quality in Hotel industry Implementation of Total Quality Management Service Quality in Health Care industry Benefits of Total Quality Management Delivering Service Quality on the Internet The Continuous Improvement Philosophy Case Studies 43
  • 44. Admission Policies Admission @ Rs. 1,000 per group is to be paid by the students The goal of the Admissions Board is to select students who separately as and when they register for the examinations. show intellectual capacity, demonstrate leadership ability and The students are also required to pay the fee to “Icfai possess personal characteristics that best equip them for Common Fund” as given on page 46 in Table A (2). careers in finance, management and law. Intelligent, ethical, No Refund articulate and active individuals are encouraged to pursue The amount once paid is not refundable under any the programs. Where the Application is complete in all circumstances, except in the case of rejected applications. respects and the Admissions Board is satisfied of the applicant's eligibility and suitability for admission into the EMI Facility program, the Admissions Board grants admission to such An Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) facility to the applicants. students is administered by Hifco Marwel Limited (HML), Enrollment 104, Nirmal Towers, Dwarakapuri Colony, Punjagutta, Hyderabad - 500 082. Ph: 040-55105762, Fax: 040-55255761, Applications received from the students are checked for the E-mail: studentemi@hifcomarwel.com. basic eligibility criteria and the eligible students are enrolled into the program. The applications received from students Students who wish to avail the EMI facility from HML should awaiting final year results or those who do not have the fill up the Fee Remittance Form included in this document. certificates readily for submission, will also be processed and They should pay the initial amount through Demand Draft/ enrolled into the program. However, such students will have Credit Card. DD should be A/c payee in favor of “Icfai to submit the relevant certificates of the qualifications Common Fund” payable at Hyderabad. They should also claimed in the application as soon as they are made available enclose the postdated cheques for the required amount to such students. drawn in favor of “HML A/c Icfai Common Fund” towards Equated Monthly Installments. More details are given on Rejected Applications page 46. If the applicants do not satisfy the eligibility criteria, the Proof of Address applications are returned to them along with all enclosures and the payment paid after deducting Rs. 500. Such students All students availing the EMI facility are required to produce are, however, permitted to apply again after they satisfy the the photocopies of any one of the following documents as eligibility criteria. The students whose applications have address proof at the time of admission: Latest telephone been rejected may appeal to the Admissions Board, if they (BSNL/MTNL) bill, latest electricity bill, latest property tax wish to have a review of their applications. bill, voter ID card, ration card, passport, driving licence, ID card issued by any authorized body with seal. Students Regulations Right to Amend Rules All students who are enrolled into the program will be provided with the Students Regulations which contain the The University / Institute reserves the right to amend the various rules and regulations pertaining to administering the rules and regulations wherever considered necessary and program and the examinations. All registered students are appropriate. Such amendments will be intimated to the required to strictly adhere to the rules and regulations students. Therefore, this publication and the descriptions stipulated therein. contained herein are not to be construed as a contract binding the University / Institute to any specific policies. Fee Possible changes include, but are not limited to, passing The students are required to pay a fee Rs. 2,000 to the requirements, eligibility criteria for examinations, payment ICFAI University, Tripura which includes the admission fee schedule, refund policy, curriculum and course content, of Rs. 1,000 and one-time examination fee for the first group examination pattern, certification and designation, and such of Rs. 1,000. For the remaining group, the examination fee other matters as may be considered relevant. Online Enrollment through Secure Internet Payment Gateway and Net Banking Students can enroll into the program by logging on to www.icfai.org, for filing the application form online and making the payment through Internet. Students can make the payment through the Credit Card issued by Citibank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank or the VISA/ MasterCard issued by any bank, through Secure Internet Payment Gateway. Net Banking facility is also available for net banking account holders of UTI Bank and ICICI Bank. Students may please note that payments relating to annual charges and examinations will be accepted only through Secure Internet Payment Gateway. Andhra Bank issues, on request, the ICFAI University Credit Cards to all the enrolled students to facilitate online payments. 44
  • 45. Guidelines to Complete the Application Form The students are advised to read the following guidelines Enclosures carefully before completing the Application Forms, Please ensure that your Application contains the following Enrollment Form and the Fee Remittance Form. enclosures. a. The Application Forms should be filled in CAPITAL a. Application Form for Enrollment into the program LETTERS. (with recent color photograph affixed). b. Please respond to all information sought. b. Demand Draft (wherever applicable) towards the c. Additional sheets may be used, if necessary. payment. c. Fee Remittance Form. d. Ensure that the Application Form is signed. d. Copies of Certificates of Date of Birth and Educational Photocopies of Certificates Qualifications/Mark Sheets. a. Photocopies of certificates regarding date of birth and e. Students availing the EMI scheme are requested educational qualifications shall be enclosed with the to enclose the postdated cheques in favor of the Application Form. “HML A/c Icfai Common Fund” along with the Fee b. Original certificates should not be sent. Remittance Form. f. Students have to produce photocopies of any one of the Mode of Remittance following documents as address proof at the time of a. The payment for the program is to be remitted along with admission: Latest telephone (BSNL/MTNL) bill, latest the Application Forms at the time of enrollment. Payments electricity bill, latest property tax bill, voter ID card, ration should be made through A/c payee crossed demand card, passport, driving licence, ID card issued by any draft of any commercial bank, drawn in favor of authorized body with seal. “ICFAI University, Tripura”, payable at Agartala for The completed Application Forms with the admission and examination fee and in favor of enclosures listed above may be submitted at the quot;Icfai Common Fundquot; payable at Hyderabad for the fee. branch offices (address available at www.icfai.org) The payment can also be remitted through credit card by or can be forwarded by Speedpost/Courier to: holders of VISA and MasterCard. The employees of the University / Institute are not authorized to accept cash The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India payments from the students. Also the employees of the #52, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, University / Institute are not authorized to swipe their Hyderabad-500082, India. personal credit cards to pay on behalf of the students. Tel: 040-23435368-74. b. Students availing the EMI scheme are required to Fax: 040-2335-2521/4302. enclose the postdated cheques in favor of E-mail: ssd@icfai.org “HML A/c Icfai Common Fund”. Only multi-city and Website: www.icfai.org MICR cheques will be accepted. Students are advised to take note of the validity date c. Students making the payment through credit card are specified on the Application Form and ensure that their required to complete the relevant column in the Fee Forms reach the Admissions Officer or branch offices on or Remittance Form. before the validity date. Icfai branch offices The Institute has established branch offices at 250 locations to render assistance to the students. All the branch offices are the own branches of the Institute and are not franchisee centers. They are also not the study centers of the ICFAI University. The addresses of Icfai branch offices are available on www.icfai.org. They are equipped to: s Provide counseling to the students on various programs. s Supply of courseware. s Answering student queries. s Supply of Admission Material. s Attending student problems/grievances. s Acceptance of completed application form, basic amount and s Facilities for downloading of admit cards. confirm spot admissions for those who satisfy the requisite criteria. s Sale of all the publications of Icfai University Press including Journals, s Swiping facilities for credit cards. Magazines and Books. Please note that the examination results are confidential. The results will be declared on the website which the students will be able to access with a protected password. The branch offices are not supplied with the results. 45
  • 46. Fee Schedule (Effective from April 1, 2007) Payment Plan x Full Payment q By Bank Draft q Through Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard only) x Through Equated Monthly Installments Scheme. PG Diploma Programs (Categories for fee purpose only) Category I q Treasury & Forex Management q Project Management q Customer Relationship Management (Rs. 21,000) q Supply Chain Management Category II q ForensicAccounting q Strategic Finance and Control q Financial Engineering q Investment & Tax (Rs. 16,000) Planning q Investment Banking q Export and Import Management q Retail Management q Marketing Communications q Industrial Marketing q Brand Management q Training and Development q Leadership and Change Management q Performance Management q Quality Management Category III q Accounting q Accounting Standards and US GAAP q Information Systems Audit q Business Finance (Rs. 9,900) q Banking qInsurance q Cyber Law q Alternative Dispute Resolution q Intellectual Property Rights q International Business Law q Environmental Law q Securities Law q Global Strategic Management q Enterprise Risk Management q Management of E-Business q Marketing Management q Marketing Financial Products q Human Resource Management Table A - Full Payment (By way of DD/Credit Card) Particulars Category I Category II Category III* (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (1) Fee payable to the ICFAI University, Tripura 2,000 2,000 2,000 (To be paid in Full by DD/Credit Card) (2) Fee payable to Icfai Common Fund 19,000 14,000 7,900 (To be paid in Full or through EMI Scheme) (3) Total Fee 21,000 16,000 9,900* * EMI Facility is not available for Category III. Table B - Through Equated Monthly Installments (EMI) Scheme (Applicable for Fee payable to Icfai Common Fund only) Particulars Category I Category II (Rs.) (Rs.) a. Initial Payment (by DD/Credit Card) 4,000 4,000 b. 6 Equated Monthly Installments (EMIs) 2,625 1,750 Remittance Information 1. Students are required to pay Rs. 2,000 to the ICFAI students have to register for the examinations separately. University, Tripura (as specified in Table A(1) above) The examination fee is Rs. 1,000 per group. which includes the admission fee of Rs. 1,000 and one time examination fee for the first group of Rs. 1,000. 3. The fee payable to Icfai Common Fund includes Students can pay this fee by way of Demand Draft or courseware cost, annual charges of Rs.1,000 for the first Credit Card (VISA or MasterCard only). The Demand year after enrollment; Rs.1,000 towards contribution to Draft should be A/c payee crossed, drawn in favor of membership fee in Edwintage Scheme, Rs.1,000 towards “The ICFAI University, Tripura” and payable at Agartala, contribution to the Corpus Fund of the Icfai and Rs.1,000 Tripura. Students making payment through Credit Card towards contribution to the Corpus Fund of the Alpha are required to give the details of the Card, Card Foundation projects for supporting free education of Member’s Name, Card Number, Card Expiry Date, the underprivileged children and for social purposes. Amount and Card Member’s Signature in the Application Form for Enrollment. 4. Students are required to pay a fee to Icfai Common Fund, 2. A one-time examination fee of Rs 1,000 for the first group as specified in Table A(2) above. Students can pay the is included in the fee. For the subsequent groups, the full payment/initial payment by way of Demand Draft or 46
  • 47. Credit Card (VISA or MasterCard only). The Demand their examination result may not be released and their Draft should be A/c payee, crossed, drawn in favor of pass certificates may not be issued; further, such quot;Icfai Common Fundquot; and payable at Hyderabad. students will be considered as inactive on the rolls of Students making payment through Credit Card are Icfai, and their names are liable to be removed from the required to give the details of the Card, Card Member's records. Name, Card Number, Card Expiry Date, the Amount and 14. The fee schedule given above is subject to change from Card Member's Signature in the Fee Remittance Form. time to time. Students will be informed of the payment 5. Equated Monthly Installments (EMI) Scheme is revisions through the Student Supplement, Students administered by Hifco Marwel Limited (HML) to all the Regulations, etc. students of the PG Diploma Programs of the ICFAI 15. Overseas Students: University, Tripura for the fee payable to Icfai Common Fund. Under this scheme, the initial payment should be a. Students who wish to receive the courseware at their made by the way of Demand Draft or Credit Card and overseas address are required to remit US$75 per the balance amount should be paid through Postdated group towards overseas courier charges. Cheques. b. Students who wish to receive magazines and other 6. Students availing the EMI Scheme are required to fill the mailers at their overseas address are required to remit Fee Remittance Form and enclose the MICR and multi- overseas mailing charges of US$200 per annum city postdated cheques for the required amount in favor towards the same. of “HML A/c Icfai Common Fund”. There is a facility c. Students who wish to appear for examinations at any available for students to prepay PDCs and foreclose the overseas test centers (except USA and Canada) are EMI scheme. Discounts are available subject to required to contact the Indian Embassy/High conditions. For details, please visit: www.icfai.org/emi. Commission/Consulate Officials and obtain their 7. All students enrolled in the respective PG Diploma consent to supervise the examinations. Such students Programs are required to pay annual charges every year, are required to mail the consent along with the after one year from the date of enrollment. Currently the Examination Registration Form and the specified annual charges is Rs.1,000. examination fee. The necessary consent from the Indian Embassy/High 8. A contribution of Rs.1,000 towards the Corpus Fund of Commission/Consulate Officials for appearing in the the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India is examinations, should be obtained by the student. included in the basic fee. The Corpus Fund is meant for establishment of universities in various states and development of infrastructure. The Institute will issue a separate certificate for students to claim IT deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. 9. A contribution of Rs.1,000 towards the Corpus Fund of The Edwintage Scheme is a unique student and alumni benefit plan the Alpha Foundation is included in the basic fee. The conceived and developed to help the students and alumni of the Institute Alpha Foundation will issue a separate certificate to claim who are currently over 1,00,000. All students of the Institute become IT deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. life members of the Edwintage Scheme. The benefits include: 10. The enrollment in each of the PG Diploma Program is valid for seven years. Students who are unable to Membership in Icfai University Press Book Club: Icfai University Press has published over 1,500 titles on various contemporary topics complete the Program within this validity period will be in management. The students will receive special discounts ranging required to register de novo by paying the requisite de from 30% to 60% on several titles and special offers. novo registration fee. Payment of Basic Fee: In the unfortunate event of death of a specified 11. Membership fee for PGDTFM, PGDIB and PGDITP parent/guardian/spouse who is funding the education of the student Programs: Students who enrolled in the PGDTFM, at Institute, the balance of basic fee payable by the student will be PGDIB and PGDITP Programs have to pay a stipulated paid through Edwintage Scheme. Hence, such unfortunate students fee of Rs.1,000 each towards membership in ACTM, need not discontinue their studies at Icfai. SCIB and ACITP, before they appear for the final group Refund of Basic Fee: In the unfortunate event of death of a student examinations. during the two year period from the date of enrollment, the basic fee paid by the student will be refunded to the specified parent/guardian/ 12. The students who enrolled into the PG Diploma spouse under Edwintage Scheme. Further details will be provided to Programs are entitled to receive magazine/journal in their the students after the completion of the admission process. respective areas of study for 12 months from the date The ICFAI University Credit Card: The students will be eligible of enrollment. to receive the ICFAI University Credit Card. 13. All students registering in the respective programs are The students will be eligible, in due course of time, to receive various required to pay the stipulated fee as per schedule. benefits and discount offers from magazines, bookshops, restaurants, Wherever students have arrears of payment to be paid, hotels, travel agencies and others. Students will be intimated from time to time regarding the discount offers through e-mail. they may not be permitted to write the examinations or 47
  • 48. The Flexible Learning Programs (EMI Scheme) Regulations, 2007 In pursuance of the powers vested in the Board of Directors by the Articles of Association of the Hifco Marwel Limited, the Board of Directors approved the FLP (Equated Monthly Installment Scheme) Regulations, 2007. F. 0701. Applicability F. 0706. These Regulations shall become applicable with effect from April 01, 2007. (1) The company may ask the obligant to arrange for two persons of standing to give personal guarantee F. 0702. Definitions for payment of the EMIs by the obligant. For the purpose of these Regulations, the following terms shall have the meanings assigned to them (2) The obligant shall arrange for the guarantors, complete and submit the required documents within thirty unless the context is repugnant to such a meaning. days of the Agreement. (1) “Agreement” shall mean the application for Equated Monthly Installments under the Regulations made (3) The obligant shall complete all the prescribed documentation work, submission of a form for verification by the obligant to the company. The Agreement constitutes and expresses the entire Agreement and of obligant’s signature by a banker, a form for verification of co-obligant’s signature by a banker and understanding between the company and the obligant in reference to all matters herein referred to, all two forms for verification of two guarantors’ signatures by a banker within thirty days of the Agreement. previous discussions, promises, representations, and understandings relative thereto, if any, had between (4) The obligant, the co-obligant and the guarantors shall undertake to inform the company of any changes the parties hereto, being herein merged. in details provided in the Application Form, including but not limited to, change of address, telephone/ (2) “Obligant” shall mean the student of the University including the applicant for any of the programs of fax numbers, e-mail ID, as long as the EMIs are outstanding in the books of the company. the University, being an Indian citizen and also domiciled in India, who has availed the EMI facility F. 0707. of the company and shall also include the signatories of PDCs. The obligant shall also include the parent or the guardian of the obligant signing the application form, the co-obligant as defined in Regulation (1) The obligant and the co-obligant shall make necessary arrangements to honor the PDCs on due dates. F. 0702 (4) and the guarantor as defined under the Regulation F.0702 (8). (2) The obligant and the co-obligant shall not obstruct in any manner the honoring of the PDCs on due dates. (3) “Company” shall mean Hifco Marwel Limited, a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 (3) In case of pre-payment of EMIs, the company does not levy any penalty. On full payment of the outstanding and shall include all successor organizations. EMIs including other charges, if any, the EMI account will be closed. Discounts are available for such (4) “Co-obligant” shall mean the person other than the obligant signing the postdated cheques (PDCs). pre-payment, subject to conditions. (5) “Program” shall mean any program offered by the University. F. 0708. (6) “Student” shall mean the person who is seeking admission into the Program. (1) In the event of dishonor of one or more PDCs, the company reserves the right to foreclose the account, (7) “EMI” shall mean the equated monthly installment, as stipulated under the Regulation F. 0705 (1). to insist the entire EMI outstanding and to prosecute the obligant and the co-obligant under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and also to take legal and other actions as may be necessary (8) “Guarantor” shall mean the person who has given personal guarantee on behalf of the obligant for payment for the recovery of the entire balance of EMI outstanding with further interest of 18% per annum and of EMI by the obligant. also to initiate legal proceedings against the co-obligant for the recovery of the balance of EMIs including (9) “The Institute” shall mean the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, a non-profit society interest and further charges, if any. The company and/or its authorized agents may publish the list of under the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Public Societies Act, 1350F (Act 1 of 1350F) and includes defaulters including obligants, co-obligants and guarantors and share such database with other organizations. all successor organizations and organizations sponsored and established by the Institute. (2) In addition, the dishonor of PDCs attracts a penalty of Rs.250 per PDC. (10) “PDC” shall mean the postdated cheques issued by the borrower in favor of the lender on any scheduled commercial bank located in specified cities. The postdated cheques should be multi-city and MICR (3) In case of payments by the obligant relating to defaults, the company accepts payments only by way cheques. of demand drafts. No cash payments are accepted. (11) “Program Regulations” shall mean the FLP (EMI) Regulations, 2007 and includes all amendments thereto. (4) None of the employees of the company is authorized to accept cash payments from the obligant. (12) “Scheme” shall mean the EMI scheme as per the Regulations. (5) None of the employees of the company is authorized to make a settlement or compromise with any (13) “Specified cities” shall mean the cities specified under the Regulation F. 0705 (3). obligant. (14) “University” shall mean the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura established F. 0709. The obligant cannot assign the Agreement or any part thereof. The company may, without necessity through an Act of State Legislature (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). of the obligant’s consent, assign its rights and obligations under the Agreement to a Third party. F. 0703. The obligants interested in the scheme shall apply to the company and such application shall be F. 0710. The obligant shall indemnify, defend and hold the company harmless from and against any loss, treated as the Agreement. The Agreement constitutes and expresses the entire Agreement and understanding damage, liability and expense (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of any third party between the company and the obligant in reference to all matters herein referred to, all previous discussions, claim, action or proceeding based directly or indirectly on the acts of omission or commission by the obligant promises, representations, and understandings relative thereto, if any, had between the parties hereto, being or his/her agents, the breach or alleged breach or failure to comply with any applicable laws or regulations, herein merged. concerning the professional work or arising out of the EMI scheme. F. 0704. The company may consider the application and approve the obligant under the scheme, subject to F. 0711. necessary conditions. (1) The responsibility of the company towards the obligant is limited only to the extent of the EMI facility. F. 0705. To clarify further, there will be no future obligation of the company towards the obligant. (1) (a) The obligant shall pay a sum of Rs.65 for every Rs.1,000 of the fee towards EMI for a period of (2) Neither the directors nor the employees of the company are personally liable in any manner under the 18 months, if he/she enrolls into the MS (Finance) and MBA Programs. scheme to the obligant, the co-obligant and the guarantors. (b) The obligant shall pay a sum of Rs. 90 for every Rs. 1,000 of the fee towards EMI for a period F. 0712. The company shall not be liable for delay or failure in performance of any of its obligations under of 12 months, if he/she enrolls into the MCA, MS (Banking), MS (Insurance) and MS (Accounting) the Agreement when such delay or failure arises from events or circumstances beyond the reasonable control Programs. of the company (including, without limitation, acts of God, fire, flood, war, explosion, sabotage, terrorism, (c) The obligant shall pay a sum of Rs. 120 for every Rs. 1,000 of the fee towards EMI for a period embargo, civil commotion, acts or omissions of any government entity, changes in Regulations of Central/ of 9 months, if he/she enrolls into the BBA and BCA Programs. State Governments, supplier delays, communications or power failure, equipment or software malfunction, (d) The obligant shall pay a sum of Rs.175 for every Rs.1,000 of the fee towards EMI for a period or employees/student disputes, strikes, court decisions, bankruptcy, liquidation). of 6 months, if he/she enrolls into the, Postgraduate Diploma Programs and specified Undergraduate F. 0713. Degree Programs. (1) The company, the Institute and the University are separate and independent legal entities. The Institute (2) (a) The obligant shall issue the necessary number of PDCs towards EMI and other charges including and the University are not parties to this agreement, and hence cannot be held responsible directly or service tax, wherever applicable. The PDCs are payable on the first day of every month depending indirectly for any acts of commission or omission by the company or by the obligant. Similarly, the company on the date of Agreement, as given below: cannot be held responsible directly or indirectly for any acts of commission or omission by the Institute (b) If an obligant enrolls into the program between 1st and 15th of a month, the EMIs are payable and/or the University. by such an obligant from 1st of the immediate next month onwards. For example, if an obligant (2) The obligant and the co-obligant shall continue to honor the PDCs whether the obligant continues to enrolls between May 01 and 15, the EMIs will be payable by such obligant from June 1st onwards. be a student of the University or not, for any reason whatsoever. To clarify further, the legal liability (c) If an obligant enrolls into the program between 16th and 30th/ 31st of a month, the EMIs are payable of the obligant and the co-obligant to pay the EMIs is independent of the status of the obligant as a by such an obligant from 1st of the next to next month onwards. For example, if an obligant enrolls student of the University. between May 16 and 31, the EMIs will be payable by such obligant from July 1st onwards. (3) As per the bilateral agreement between the Institute and the company, the Institute shall suspend all (3) The PDCs should be drawn on scheduled commercial banks located in the cities specified below and services to the obligant if the obligant does not complete all the documentation, as specified in Regulation also all the places where branches of the Institute are currently located: F.0706, and/or if any of the PDCs issued by the obligant is dishonored, whatever may be the reason; Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Aizawl, Ajmer, Alappuzha, Aligarh, Allahabad, Almora, Alwar, and the Institute will resume the normal service to the obligant only after a no objection certificate is Ambala, Amrawati, Amritsar, Anantapur, Angul, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bangalore, Bareilly, Barrackpore, issued by the company. Belgaum, Bellary, Berhampur, Bhagalpur, Bhatinda, Bhilai, Bhilwara, Bhimavaram, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bidar, Bijapur, Bikaner, Bilaspur, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chandrapur, Chennai, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddapah, (4) Any inadequacy or failure and alleged inadequacy or failure in service by the Institute or by the University Cuttack, Davangere, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Dharmashala, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Eluru, Ernakulam, Erode, shall not be the basis for the obligant or the co-obligant or the guarantor for dishonor of any PDCs covered Faizabad, Faridabad, Gandhi Nagar, Gandhidham, Gangtok, Ghaziabad, Goa (Madgaon), Gorakhpur, under this agreement. Gulbarga, Guntur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hassan, Hisar, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, F. 0714. Approval of EMI facility to any obligant shall not entitle any other person to any rights as a third Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalgaon, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kakinada, Kannur, Kanpur, party beneficiary. Karimnagar, Karnal, Karur, Kasargode, Khammam, Kharagpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kollam, Kota, F. 0715. In case of any difficulty in interpretation of any clauses under these regulations the Board of Directors Kottayam, Kurnool, Latur, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mahaboobnagar, Mangalore, Mathura, Meerut, of the company reserves the right to issue necessary clarifications which shall be binding on the obligant, Mohali, Moradabad, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Nellore, New Delhi, Nizamabad, Noida, the co-obligant and the guarantors. Ongole, Palakkad, Panchkula, Pathankot, Patiala, Patna, Pattanamthitta, Pondicherry, Pune, Rae Bareli, F. 0716. The company reserves the right to revise, modify, alter, and change the Regulations from time to Raichur, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Rajapalayam, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Roorkee, Rourkela - Civil Lines, Sagar, Salem, Sambalpur, Sangli, Satara, Satna, Shimla, Shimoga, Silchar, Siliguri, Solapur, Sree Ganga time and such changes shall be binding on the obligant, the co-obligant and the guarantors. Nagar, Srikakulam, Srinagar (Uttaranchal), Surat, Surat - Adajan, Tanjavur, Tanuku, Thane, Thrissur, F. 0717. The Agreement shall be deemed to have been made in Hyderabad in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Tirupathi, Trivandrum, Tumkur, Tuticorin, Udaipur, Udupi, Ujjain, Vadodara, India and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with and the validity and performance hereof shall Vallab Vidyanagar (Anand), Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Warangal, be governed by the laws of the State of Andhra Pradesh, India without reference to principles of conflict of Yamuna Nagar. laws thereof. Judicial proceedings against the company regarding any matter arising under the terms of the (4) To clarify further, if any obligant or co-obligant issues PDCs drawn on any bank like a co-operative bank Agreement shall be brought only in the relevant Courts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, and not elsewhere. or a regional rural bank, etc., or issues on scheduled commercial banks located in cities other than The company, however, reserves the right to sue the obligant, the co-obligant and the guarantors in Hyderabad, the specified cities indicated in F. 0705 (3) above, such PDCs will not be accepted. Andhra Pradesh and elsewhere, depending on the circumstances. [0407] 48
  • 49. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CUT HERE ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Application valid up to Application No. 47PGD - The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura Jagannath Bari Road, Bidurkarta Chowmuhani, Agartala-799001, Tripura (West). Tel: 0381-2319507 The PG Diploma Programs WE Application Form for Enrollment (Read carefully all the pages of this Document including Admission Policies, Guidelines, Fee Schedule, Remittance Information, Legal aspects before filling this Application Form) Program you wish to enroll (Please specify) : Please tick (  ) [Please refer to page 46] Category I Category II Category III 1. PERSONAL DETAILS Name : Mr/Ms (USE CAPITALS) (As it appears in Official Records, Underline Surname) Paste a recent color Parent’s/Guardian’s Name : Mr/Ms _____________________________________________________________________________ photograph of size Address# __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3.5 x 4.5 cms. (USE CAPITALS) Photograph must not be larger than this box. Nearest Land Mark: __________________________________________________________________________________________ Do not sign the ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Photograph (City) (State) (Pin) and do not staple Tel.(Off.) ___________________________________________ (Res.)____________________________________________________ (City Code) – (Area Code) - Number (City Code) – (Area Code) - Number Fax:______________________________________________ Mobile : ___________________________________________________ (City Code) – (Area Code) – Number E-mail*:______________________________________________________________ Date of Birth: 1 9 Date Month Year Passport No. Place of Issue : ____________________________________________ # Proof of Address is required (refer page: 44). * All applicants are mandatorily required to give e-mail address for speedy communication. 2. ACADEMIC RECORD Examination Level Qualification Board/University/Institute Medium of Instruction Marks (%) /Grade Year of Passing XII Class Bachelor’s Degree Others 3. OCCUPATION [Please tick (  )] 4. ICFAI UNIVERSITY CREDIT CARD Full-time Student Full-time Employee Please tick (if necessary) to facilitate your payments online. If employed: Organization __________________________________ Yes, I would like to have ICFAI University Credit Card. Designation _______________ Since when ____________________ Please send me the necessary Application Form. Date Month Year 5. REMITTANCE : Fee Rs. 2,000/- i. Remittance through Demand Draft (DD should be drawn in favor of 'The ICFAI University, Tripura’, payable at Agartala,Tripura) DD Details : Name of Bank : DD No.: Date : Amount Rs.2,000/- ii. Remittance through Credit Card I authorize ICFAI University to charge my credit card towards the Fee of Rs. 2,000/- Name of the Card : VISA MasterCard Card Number : Card Member’s Name : ________________________________________________ Card Expiry Date : ___________________________ Amount to be charged : Rs. 2,000/- Card Member’s Signature : ___________________ 6. DECLARATION I wish to apply for the PG Diploma Program as a private candidate. I have carefully read the academic and administrative rules and regulations of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura as given in this Document and Application Material and agree to abide by the same. I understand that these rules are only indicative and the complete list of rules and regulations as updated from time to time will be given to me on my enrollment in the form of Students Regulations Book. I also understand that the University reserves the right to change/modify the rules and regulations from time to time and I agree to abide by the same.I understand that in case I withdraw from the program I will not be entitled to claim any refund of amount paid to the University. I authorize the University to charge my credit card towards the payment as per my authorization given in this Application Form. I understand that the Jurisdiction for all disputes (if any) relating to the University is Agartala, Tripura. I hereby declare that the information provided by me in the Application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. My signature below certifies that I have read, understood and agree to the rules and regulations of the Universtiy including, quot;Legal Aspectsquot;. Place : Date : Signature of the Student (Please sign with black ink within the box) The students are advised to retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form for their records.The relevant enclosures and forms should be enclosed along with the required payment. 49
  • 50. Legal Aspects The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura (referred to hereafter as the University) was established in 2004 through an Act of State Legislature (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). The University has been approved by the University Grants Commission, under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The students are enrolled as private candidates. The University reserves the right to change the body of knowledge, prescribed books, the curriculum, examination pattern, evaluation system, rules and regulations. The students are governed by the latest regulations applicable to them during the relevant academic year. This document is designed to provide the prospective students with information only. The University assumes no liability of any kind to any person for providing this information, whether or not such persons rely on it and even if they inform the University of their reliance on it. This document may contain forward-looking statements like, but not limited to, general market, macro-economic, governmental and regulatory trends, technological developments, legislative developments, court decisions, scope for further studies, career opportunities for graduates from the University. Such forward-looking statements contained herein are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. The University undertakes no duty to update any forward- looking statements, to reflect future events or circumstances. Enrollment Agreement: The quot;Application for Enrollmentquot; is the Enrollment Agreement for private candidates (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement) between the applicant who wishes to enroll as a private candidate and the The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura (hereinafter referred to as the University). Entire Agreement: This Agreement constitutes and expresses the entire agreement and understanding between the University and the students of the University in reference to all matters herein referred to, all previous discussions, promises, representations and understandings relative thereto, if any, had between the parties hereto, being herein merged. Interpretation: The masculine, feminine or neuter gender and the singular or plural number shall be deemed to include the other gender or numbers where the context so indicates or requires. Unless otherwise expressly provided, references to days, months or years are to calendar days, months or years. Person or persons include individuals, partnerships, corporations, government agencies or other entities. Section headings are included for convenience only and are not to be used to construe or interpret this Agreement. Conclusion of the Agreement: The Agreement is irrevocably concluded after the applicant signs the application form and submits it along with the required amount, physically, electronically or otherwise. No Third Party Beneficiaries: Enrollment of any student in the PG Diploma Programs, shall not entitle any person (including, without limitation, members) to any rights as third party beneficiary. Balance of Dues: The liability of the student to pay the balance of dues continues until the last installment is cleared even if the student, for any reason, withdraws from/discontinues the pursuit of the program. Wherever students have arrears of payment, they may not be permitted to write the examinations or their examination result may not be released and their mark sheets, pass certificates may not be issued; further such students will be considered as inactive on the rolls and their names are liable to be removed from the records. No Obligation to Services, etc.: The University has no obligation to render any services to the student members beyond the period of validity of enrollment. To clarify further, no obligation of the University shall survive beyond the period of validity of e nrollment. Limitation of Liability: The liability of the University towards the students is limited only to the extent of the fee paid by them. To clarify further, the University shall not be liable to the students for punitive, exemplary, special, indirect, or consequential damages, including without limitation, lost profits. Assignment: The students cannot assign this Agreement nor any part thereof the University may, without necessity of the students' consent, assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement to a successor organization. Force Majeure: The University shall not be liable for delay or failure in performance of any of its obligations under the Agreement when such delay or failure arises from events or circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the University (including without limitation, acts of God, fire, flood, war, explosion, sabotage, terrorism, embargo, civil commotion, acts or omissions of any government entity, supplier delays, communications or power failure, equipment or software malfunction, or labor disputes). Indemnity: A student agrees to indemnify, defend and hold the University harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, liability and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of any third party claim, action or proceeding based directly or indirectly on the acts of omission or commission by the member or his/her agents, the breach or alleged breach or failure to comply with any applicable laws or regulations, concerning the practice of profession of finance, management and law. Arbitration: All disputes relating to or arising out of this Agreement shall be settled by reference to arbitration only and not by recourse to the courts of law, as per the applicable Indian Law including the Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996. Arbitration shall be conducted by an arbitration tribunal consisting of a single member only. The University’s nominee shall be the ‘persona designata’ as an arbitrator. The venue of arbitration shall be Agartala, Tripura, India. The arbitration clause shall however not apply if the University and/or the authorized agent decides to prosecute any student for any criminal offences, including but not limited to dishonor of postdated cheques. Applicable Law: The Agreement shall be deemed to have been made in Agartala in the State of Tripura, India and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with and the validity and performance hereof shall be governed by the laws of the State of Tripura, India without reference to principles of conflict of laws thereof. Judicial proceedings regarding any matter arising under the terms of the Agreement shall be brought in the relevant courts of Agartala, Tripura. Jurisdiction for all disputes (if any) relating to the University is Agartala, Tripura, India. © The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura. All rights reserved. (0407) 50
  • 51. Fee Remittance Form To be submitted along with the Application for Enrollment into the PG Diploma Program. Icfai, # 52, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, Hyderabad - 500 082. Tel: 040-23435368-74. Fax: 040-23352521, E-mail: ssd@icfai.org. 1. PERSONAL DETAILS Name : Mr/Ms (Use capitals) (As it appears in Official Records, Underline Surname) 2. APPLICATION NUMBER of the PG Diploma Program 3. PROGRAM APPLIED FOR 4 7 P G D (Please specify) 4. Please tick (  ) Program Category Category I Category II Category III Fee Rs. 19,000 Rs. 14,000 Rs. 7,900 5. FULL PAYMENT Please tick (  ) Amount Rs. 19,000 Rs. 14,000 Rs. 7,900 i. Remittance through Demand Draft (DD should be drawn in favor of 'Icfai Common Fund', payable at Hyderabad) DD Details : Name of Bank : DD No.: Date : Amount Rs. ii. Remittance through Credit Card I authorize Icfai Common Fund to charge my credit card towards the fee of Rs__________________________________. Name of the Card VISA MasterCard Card Number Card Member’s Name : ________________________________________________ Card Expiry Date_________________________________ Amount to be charged : Rs ____________________________________________ Card Member’s Signature___________________________ 6. EMI SCHEME: (A) INITIAL PAYMENT : Rs. 4,000 [ Please refer page 46, Table B ] i. Remittance through Demand Draft (DD should be drawn in favor of quot;Icfai Common Fundquot;, payable at Hyderabad) DD Details : Name of Bank : DD No.: Date : Amount Rs.4,000 ii. Remittance through Credit Card I authorize Icfai Common Fund to charge my credit card towards the Initial Payment of Rs. 4,000. Name of the Card VISA MasterCard Card Number Card Member’s Name : _______________________________________________ Card Expiry Date _________________________ Amount to be charged : Rs 4,000 _____________________________________ Card Member’s Signature __________________ 51
  • 52. (B) EQUATED MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS (EMIs): [ Please refer page 46, Table B ] (i) Please tick (  ) the appropriate EMI amount (Rs.) 2,625 1,750 (ii) Six postdated cheques of Rs. ___________ each (A/c payee postdated cheques drawn in favor of “HML A/c Icfai Common Fund” should be enclosed) On the back of each postdated cheque, the name of the student and the full address of the bank, branch with phone number should be mentioned in capital letters. Only postdated cheques drawn on banks located in specified cities will be accepted. Only MICR and multi-city cheques will be accepted. Sl.No. Cheque Number Cheque Date Sl.No. Cheque Number Cheque Date DD / MM / YYYY DD / MM / YYYY 1. 01 / 4. 01 / 2. 01 / 5. 01 / 3. 01 / 6. 01 / Total amount for which postdated cheques are enclosed : Rs.______________________. (iii) The postdated cheques enclosed are signed by [Please tick ()] Me Other person (If in case of other person, please fill item no. 6B(iv) given below): (iv) STATEMENT [By the person (other than the Applicant), who has signed the postdated cheques in connection with this Application Form] To the Board of Directors, Hifco Marwel Ltd. 104, Nirmal Towers, Dwarakapuri Colony, Punjagutta, Hyderabad - 500 082. Ph: 040-55105762, Fax: 040-55255761, E-mail: studentemi@hifcomarwel.com. I hereby confirm that I have signed the postdated cheques towards the payment of EMIs in relation to this Application Form. I undertake not to countermand these cheques and also to honor all these cheques on due dates. I am over 21. I understand and I am aware of my liability as a co-obligant for EMIs of the applicant. My details are as under. Name : Mr / Ms _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (Use capitals) (As it appears in Official Records, Underline Surname) S/o / D/o ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Occupation ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (Use capitals) (House Number) (Street) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (City) (State) (Pin) (E-mail) Tel. (Off.)_______________________________________ (Res.)______________________________________ Fax ________________________________________ (City Code) – (Area Code) – Number (City Code) – (Area Code) – Number (City Code) – (Area Code) - Number Cell _________________________________________ Date of Birth: 1 9 Date Month Year Place : Date : Signature of the person signing the cheques as a co-obligant 7. DECLARATION I have carefully read and understood the rules and regulations. I also understand that Icfai reserves the right to change/modify the rules and regulations from time to time and I agree to abide by the same. I understand that the jurisdiction for all disputes (if any) relating to the student assistance is Hyderabad, India. I agree not to countermand and to honour all the postdated cheques enclosed by me towards the EMI Scheme administered by Hifco Marwel Limited. I agree that I will settle the amount with Hifco Marwel Limited whether or not I continue in the PG Diploma Program. I authorize Icfai Common Fund to charge my credit card towards the payment as per my authorization given in this Application Form. I hereby declare that the information provided by me in the Application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. My signature below certifies that I have read, understood and agree to the rules and regulations. __________________________ Place: Date : Signature of the Applicant Students are advised to retain a photocopy of the completed Fee Remittance Form for their records. The relevant enclosures and forms should be enclosed along with the required payments. 52