Software Engineering Syllabus

Course Code: MB0038

Course Title: Software Engineering (4 Credits)




Course Contents


Unit 1- Understanding an organization: Introduction, Organizational Process – General, Vision and Mission, Strategy, Structure, System, Process, Jobs and Tasks


Unit 2- Introduction to management and management process: Introduction,

Importance of Management, Evolution of Management Thought, Principles of Management, Management Process/Functions, and a System View.


Unit 3- Planning and decision making: Introduction, Importance of Planning, Types of Planning, Steps in Planning, Decision Making, Model in Planning and Decision Making


Unit 4-Organizing and staffing: Introduction, Importance of Organizing, Types of Organizations, Organizational division and span of control, Types of Departmentation,      Staffing and its importance in the organization, Line and staff concept, Staffing concept and HR Management


Unit 5-Leading: Introduction, Comparison and Contrasting of Directing and Leading, Characteristics of Leading, Importance of Leading, Functions of Leading


Unit 6-Controlling: Introduction, Importance and Process, Critical Control Points Control as a feedback system, Prerequisites of Effective Control, Control Techniques, IT Enabled ‘Controls’ and its Challenges 


Unit 7- Introduction to OB: Introduction, Historical Perspective, Approaches to and Importance, Framework for Learning OB, The Intricate Relation between MP and OB, Human Resources Management Relationship, Limitations of OB, Globalization and OB


Unit 8- Individual level behavioral variables – 1 (Personality, Perception):Introduction, Personality- Definition and Determinants, Personality Traits, Personality Attributes affecting OB, Definition, Importance and Factors Influencing Perception, Perception and Making Judgment about Others


Unit 9- Individual level behavioral variables – 2 (Values, Attitudes and Emotions): Introduction, Values, Attitudes, Definition and Concept of Emotions, Emotional Intelligence, Indian Perspective on EI


Unit 10- Individual level behavioral variables – 3: Introduction, Learning and its Applications in Organizations. Definition and Importance of Motivation, Early Theories in Motivation, Contemporary Theories in Motivation, Motivational Tools in Organization


Unit 11- Group level behavioral  - 1 (The group): Introduction, Concept of Groups, Stages of Group Formation and Group Process, Work Group Behavior, Factors that Affect Group Behavior, Implications of Group Process for Organizations


Unit 12- Group level behavioral-2 (The team): Introduction, Definition and Overview of a Team, Seventeen Characteristics of an Effective Team, Designing a Team –Team Wheel, Key Issues in Team Building, The Seven Step of Intact Team Building, Cross Functional Teams


Unit 13- Group level behavior-3 (Leadership): Introduction, Overview of Leadership, Role of Leadership in Contemporary Business, Theories of Leadership, Contingency Theories of Leadership, New Leadership Theories


Unit 14- Power, politics, conflict, negotiation and stress: Introduction, Power, Politics, Conflict, Negotiations, Stress


Unit 15- Culture and Change: Introduction, Concept of Culture, Fundaments of Culture, Fundamentals of Change, Eight Steps of John Kotter on Leading Change