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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
ISLAMABAD.
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MBA and M.COM
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Business Commercial & Labor Law-(8514)
MBA
Q.No.1 “contract is an agreement enforceable at law". Discuss the statement and
state the essentials of a valid contract.
Q.No.2 What are the rights of seller against the buyer? Disscuss the general
rules as to the transfer of title? State the various exceptions.
Q.No.3
a. Define partnership and briefly discuss its essential elements.
b. Khalid and Nadeem purchased a bus to ply it in partnership. They had done
business for about a year when Khalid, without the consent of Nadeem, disposed
off the bus. Nadeem brought an action to recover his share in the sale proceeds.
Khalid's only defense was that the firm was not registered. Will Nadeem succeed
in his suit?
Q.No.4 Write a note on winding up of a company by court.
Q.No.5 Define the followings under Factories Act 1943,
1. Adolescent 2. Adult 3. Child 4. Week 5. Worker
Q.No.6 Narrate unfair labor practices on the part of employer and on the part of
workmen.
Q.No.7 What is the meaning of wages? What is excluded from wages? Describe
the permissible deductions of wages.
Q.No.8 Discuss the legal implications of a partner firm for establishing branch or
subsidiary abroad.
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Business Commercial & Labor Law-(8514)
MBA
Q.No.1 Define 'contract' and discuss the essentials of a valid contract.
Distinguish between an agreement and a contract.
Q.No.2 Define the term goods and discuss the different types of goods. What is
the meaning of perishing of goods under the sale of Goods Act? Also state of
perishing of goods on a contract of Sale.
Q.No.3 Define partnership. What are the different kinds of partnership concerns?
Is registration of a partnership firm compulsory? What is the procedure for the
registration of a firm?
Q.No.4 What do you know about a limited company? How is a company different
from a corporation? Also distinguish between a public limited company and a
private limited company.
Q.No.5 What is Collective Bargaining Agent? How is it appointed? What are
rights and duties according to IRO?
Q.No.6 Summarize various benefits given by the Employees 'Old Age Benefits
Act, 1979'?
Q.No.7 Define contract of insurance. What are the principles of contract of
insurance? Distinguish between Assurance and Insurance.
Q.No.8 Explain the following in the light of Factories Act, 1934:
a) Factory
b) Health and safety
c) Power of Inspector
d) Holidays with Pay
e) Manufacturing Process
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 What strategic consideration should guide the design of compensation
system?
Q.No.2 What economic and legal forces should be considered in establishing
pay level for different jobs?
Q.No.3 What is performance appraisal? What are its various purposes?
Elaborate its use to develop the compensation system affect employee behavior?
Q.No.4 In terms of attract - retain - motivate, philosophy, how do compensation
system affect employees behavior?
Q.No.5 How you determine the number of person required for salary
administration unit of an organization for the smooth and efficient function of the
unit?
Q.No.6 What do you understand by wage / salary survey? Why the preparation
stage is most important?
Q.No.7 What are the critical aspects, when working of wages and salary
administration with payroll, in routine pay period?
Q.No.8 In modern human resource management, employees are considered as
strategic partners of the organization. How this concept is relevant to the
compensation system?
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 Explain the wage and salary program development step.
Q.No.2 Explain the five essential skills of the job analyst.
Q.No.3 How to determine the appropriate method of job evaluation? Explain.
Q.No.4 The performance appraisal system has four elements to support it: job
analysis; the selection of the method to assess job behaviors; communication,
and establishment of a feedback mechanism to ensure that the process is
effective. Discuss.
Q.No.5 Determining the role and size of compensation within the human
resources function. Discuss.
Q.No.6 A successful, informative wage and salary survey that meets the
established objectives in timely manners requires planning. There are three
phases to the wage and salary survey process . Explain each in detail.
Q.No.7 Payroll becomes part of the wage and salary administration process
when an employee begins work. It is an essential part of the wage and salary
function because of its importance in ensuring that the new hire is paid on time
and correctly from the beginning. This simple procedure can be a difficult one for
several reason. Explain these reasons with appropriate examples.
Q.No.8 Write notes on the following:-
a. Pay for performance
b. Role of computer in wage and salary administration
c. Data collection for the job analysis program
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 What strategic consideration should guide the design of compensation
system?
Q.No.2 What economic and legal forces should be considered in establishing
pay level for different jobs?
Q.No.3 What is performance appraisal? What are its various purposes?
Elaborate its use to develop the compensation system of an organization.
Q.No.4 In terms of attract - retain - motivate, philosophy, how do compensation
system affect employee behavior?
Q.No.5 How you determine the number of person required for salary
administration unit of an organization for the smooth and efficient function of the
unit?
Q.No.6 What do you understand by wage / salary survey? Why the preparation
stage is most important/
Q.No.7 What are critical aspects, when working of wages and salary
administration with payroll, in routine pay period?
Q.No.8 In modern human resource management, employees are considered as
strategic partners of the organization. How this concept is relevant to hte
compensation system?
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 Employee's compensation co compasses the sum total of all payments,
direct or indirect. These payments include five major categories. What are those
categories? Explain each briefly.
Q.No.2 How job analysis can used to determine pay rates? Give examples.
Q.No.3 What do you understand by the staff salary budget? why organizations
prepare this budget in advance?
Q.No.4 what do you understand by the term job evaluation? Discuss one of the
methods of job evaluation.
Q.No.5 Describe the role of wage and salary administration unit within the human
resource function.
Q.No.6 Explain the steps involved in wage and salary process.
Q.No.7 The ay roll function is frequently the victim of poor communication. How
can the Human Resource Manager improve this situation in the organization?
Q.No.8 The traditional method of paying people by placing a heavy emphasis on
guaranteed pay with increase on seniority basis doesn't work any more. Do you
agree or disagree? what changes are required in above mentioned method to
meet the challenges of 21st century?
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 How to determine the appropriate method of job evaluation? Explain.
Q.No.2 Discuss in detail the job description process.
Q.No.3 How to implement a wage and salary budget? Explain.
Q.No.4 How potential problems with performance appraisals can be avoided?
Explain.
Q.No.5 Determining the role and size of compensation within the human
resources function. Discuss.
Q.No.6 A successful, informative wage and salary survey that meets the
established objectives in timely manners requires planning. There are three
phases to the wage and salary survey process. Explain each in detail.
Q.No.7 The session to automate represents change in an important way, and
therefore consideration must be given the change process itself. What are basic
eight steps to implement change?
Q.No.8 Write notes on the following:
a) Wage and salary audit
b) Key components of a successful incentive program
c) Developing the wage and salary survey
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Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 What is function of monitoring in project management? What is its
important? Elaborate.
Q.No.2 Name and briefly describe social forces that have contributed to the
project manager.
Q.No.3 Any successful project plan must contain nine key elements. List these
element and briefly describe the composition of each.
Q.No.4 Give some major guidelines for choosing an organizational form for a
project.
Q.No.5 There are several techniques that project managers can practice in order
to make better use of their time. What are those techniques? describe them
briefly.
Q.No.6 Distinguish between certainty, risk and uncertainty. How these effects the
decision making process?
Q.No.7 What is concurrent engineering? How it effect the project management?
Q.No.8 What is the principle purpose of projected financial statements? Describe
percent of sales methods for their preparation.
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Compensation Management (8520)
MBA
Q.No.1 The design of the wage and salary administration program is a
particularly important project for any organization. Discuss the basic
developmental steps of a wage and salary program.
Q.No.2 Job analysis is an activity that is required not only to perform all the
activities of wage and salary administration effectively but also for a wariety of
other organizational needs. There are three major steps in the job analysis
process namely planning the process, collecting data, and documenting the
findings.
Q.No.3 The job description is an important part of the job evaluation process, but
it can be accomplish much more if the organization demonstrates its commitment
to the project and the entire process. Comment.
Q.No.4 The key provisions in a budget enable the organization to evaluate itself
in terms of progress made to achieve its stated goals and objectives. Discuss the
budget process made to achieve its stated goals and objectives. Discuss the
budget process and how effective it is achieve organizational goals in a better
way.
Q.No.5 There seems to be growing discontent with the performance appraisal
process as it has been traditionally implemented. The growing diversity of the
workforce, the increasingly litigious nature of Pakistan society, the legal climate,
and the current wide disparity of standards in the area of performance appraisal
will continue to put pressure on the people responsible for performance appraisal
in any organization. Discuss.
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Project Management (8516)
MBA
Q.No.1 Enlist different phases of Project Life Cycle. What activities are involved
in the conceptual and termination phases of Project?
Q.No.2 Explain the planning Cycle for a project. How does the Work Break Down
Structure (WBS) help in planning of the project?
Q.No.3 Explain the PERT analysis. How are the activity times determined in the
PERT? Explain with an example for marketing of a new product.
Q.No.4 What are different forms of organizations and how does a Project
Manager select his/her team for a project.
Q.No.5 Describe the importance of Time Management? What tools a Project
Manager must utilize for the timely completion of a Project.
Q.No.6 Define the terms controlling, monitoring and evaluation of a Project.
Discuss different termination modes of a Project.
Q.No.7 Planning for the uncertainties of a project is the most difficult challenge
before the Project Manager. Discuss in view of the various techniques of risk
management.
Q.No.8 What do you mean by “Computer Aided Manufacture System (CAMS)”?
Explain with reference to various soft wares used for the purpose.
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Project Management (8516)
MBA
Q.No.1 Define Project Management. What are the salient characteristics of a
successful Project Management?
Q.No.2 Describe various qualitative and quantitative models for selection of a
project? Which model would you refer for an IT Project and why?
Q.No.3 Explain various forms of Matrix Organization for Project Management.
Why Matrix Organization is preferred for Project Management?
Q.No.4
a) Elucidate the importance of system integration in project management.
b) Explain the concept of Work Breakdown Structure in project planning.
Q.No.5 Explain various networking and scheduling techniques used in Project
Management.
Q.No.6 What are different estimation techniques used in Project Management?
Explain the concept of Life Cycle Costing (LCC).
Q.No.7 Define Project Management Information System (PMIS). How can
computerized PMIS improve the monitoring and controlling of projects?
Q.No.8 What is project audit and explain the essential elements of project audit?
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD.
Project Management (8516)
MBA
Q.No.1 Describe the essential elements of a successful project plan and describe
their competition.
Q.No.2 List Various Phases of Project Life Cycle (PLC). What activities are
involved in the project execution phases?
Q.No.3 Describe various organizational forms. How would you select the best
suited model for a project?
Q.No.4 What are the potential sources of conflicts in Projects? How does a
successful manager resolve these conflicts?
Q.No.5 Explain the salient features of PERT and CPM. Develop a CPM for
introducing a new product in market.
Q.No.6 What are different modes of Project Termination? Explain the project
termination process in detail.
Q.No.7 Elucidate the essential elements of a project proposal.
Q.No.8 Explain various project budgeting techniques. What budgeting techniques
would you prefer for an IT Organization and why?
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Project Management (8516)
MBA
Q.No.1 What do you mean by Project Management? Describe the roles of a
successful Project Manager.
Q.No.2 Elucidate the salient features of Matrix Organization. How does it differ
from the traditional organization?
Q.No.3 Describe the life cycle of an industrial project. Explain the pre-investment
phase in details.
Q.No.4 What are the different components of planning? Explain the Critical Path
monitoring activities?
Q.No.5 Explain the Project Control Process. What is the significance of Project
Monitoring activities?
Q.No.6 The advent of Information Technology (IT) has facilitated the Project
Management process. Discuss in view of the Computer Aided Management
Systems.
Q.No.7 What are the sources of conflicts at projects? Describe the Conflicts
Resolution Process in detail.
Q.No.8 What do you mean by Inventory Management? How JIT does differs from
traditional Inventory Management techniques?
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Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
Training & Development -8521
MBA
Q.No.1 Define managerial competence and change in business practice?
Q.No.2
a) Define in detail a Manager Career planning?
b) Define learning of manager from experience on the job?
Q.No.3 Define general concepts and damnations for head assessment in detail?
Q.No.4 What do we mean by the self development? Discuss in dtail.
Q.No.5 Define in detail Approaches to experiential learning?
Q.No.6 Define the term group processes? And also define critical success
factors of group work?
Q.No.7 Define the term simulation and also define main objectives of simulation?
Q.No.8 Define briefly types of cases and also its advantages and
disadvantages?
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Training & Development -8521
MBA
Q.No.1 Explain various different training assessment techniques.
Q.No.2 Discuss the simulation method its benefits. How do you run a successful
simulation?
Q.No.3 Why we use method of learning? Prepare a case study.
Q.No.4 Computer and audiovisual use in training brought number of advantages.
Discuss these and their adverse effects.
Q.No.5 Discuss different approaches and programs for learning organization.
Q.No.6 How do you differentiate nature and characteristic of public and private
service?
Q.No.7 Write short notes on the following:
1. Difference between training and education
2. Approaches to training evaluation
3. Data collection method
4. Open learning
Q.No.8 What are different approaches to experiential learning?
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Training & Development --8521
MBA
Q.No.1 How you define learning? Briefly explain main theories of learning.
Q.No.2 What are the main elements of programme design? Why programme
logistics is important?
Q.No.3 What Data Collection methods are available to monitor and evaluate
Training Programme?
Q.No.4 Explain the major elements of group training.
Q.No.5 Name and briefly explain "Factors to consider in selecting method of
training".
Q.No.6 Write short notes on the following:
a. Magnetic Board b. Training Film
Q.No.7 Describe the role of computers in open learning programmed.
Q.No.8 How nature of public device organization will affect your management
development programmers?
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Training & Development 8521
MBA
Q.No.1 Enlist and explain any five duties of a training manager.
Q.No.2 Write a critical note on training needs assessment.
Q.No.3 Briefly explain "Design Training System".
Q.No.4 What is the need to evaluate training programmed? What is the general
approach towards evaluation?
Q.No.5 Define simulation. What are the merits of using simulation methods?
Q.No.6 Describe the main types of Audio-Videos used in training.
Q.No.7 What are the main characteristics of learning organization?
Q.No.8 Highlight essentials of training the trainer.
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Training & Development --8521
MBA
Q.No.1 Define briefly formal education and training methods?
Q.No.2 Define tools and techniques for needs assessment according to
management?
Q.No.3 Define in detail the process of Group Work methods?
Q.No.4 Define the terms simulation and also the criteria of successful
simulation?
Q.No.5
Define in detail a step involves in lecturing? Discuss with examples.
Q.No.6 Define in detail open learning and self development with examples?
Q.No.7 Define the term role and also define steps involves in programmed
planning?
Q.No.8 Briefly define women development management and also give the
examples of management development for women?
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Training & Development--8521
MBA
Q.No.1 Define learning why it is said that learning is an individual activity?
Discuss.
Q.No.2 Who is manager? What are the responsibilities of a manager in a modern
organization?
Q.No.3 What steps are included in the instructional design model? What steps
do you think is most important? Why?
Q.No.4 Describe the strengths and weakness of the lecture, ease study and
behavior molding.
Q.No.5 What are some reasons why on-the-jobs training can be ineffective?
What can be done to ensure its effectiveness?
Q.No.6 How assessment could be used to create a productive work team?
Q.No.7 What are the factors, which affect the selection of training methods?
Discuss.
Q.No.8 Write short notes on any two of the following:
i. Types of case studies
ii. Data collection methods

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