Bachelor in Business Economics [BBE]

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Course Structure

The course of Bachelor of Business Economics is designed into a structure which includes core subjects and elective papers. The theory papers and practical papers comprising the course help a student in understanding the business financial systems in the globalized world.


The syllabus for the course is divided into three academic years. An overview of the syllabus is as follows:

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Topics covered



Basic concepts, consumer demand, production, cost, markets.

Markets with imperfect competition, factor markets, general equilibrium, welfare, market failure.

The main aim of the course is to make the students aware of the concepts related to microeconomics and their application.

Statistics for business economics

Introduction, univariate analysis, multivariate analysis, index numbers, probability and distributions.

This helps students learn the applied statistics for economists.

Fundamentals of business and accounting

Introduction to business, financial accounting, Final Accounts with Adjustments, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Fixed Assets Valuation, Introduction to Corporate Accounts, Financial Analysis, introduction to cost concepts for decision making.

The course aims to provide the basic concepts of business enterprise and the techniques for preparing and presenting the accounts for user of accounting information.

Mathematics for business economics

Basic concepts, functions, single variable differentiation, linear algebra, functions of two variables.

Mathematics and statistics form the basis of business economics and hence they are necessary.

Legal aspects of business

Indian contract act, 1872, negotiable instruments act 1881, companies act 1956, consumer protection act 1986, information technology act 2000.

Business legalization is necessary for management. The students are made to understand the various acts necessary for business studies.

Marketing management

Understanding the basics, nature of marketing, production and pricing decision, promotion and distribution, contemporary issues.

This paper provides the introductory study of the various principles and functions of marketing keeping the Indian backdrop wherever possible.


Introduction, IS-LM Model, aggregate supply and aggregate demand model, inflation, unemployment and the phillips curve, Economics of Great Events-Depression, Hyperinflation and Deficit, Advances in Business Cycle Theory.

Theories of consumption and investment, open economy- the concepts, the Mundell- Fleming model, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy.

The paper focuses on the aggregate performance of the national income, gross domestic product and related concepts of macroeconomics.

Industrial economics

Structure- conduct- performance paradigm, market concentration, barriers to entry, vertical integration conglomeration diversification and mergers, technical progress and performance.

The paper deals with the in-depth knowledge of the industrial economics.

Business finance

Introduction, investment decision, cost of capital and financial decision, dividend decision.

The course aims to provide a basic knowledge about concepts of business finance.

Basic econometrics

Sampling and hypothesis testing, classical two variable linear regression model, multiple regression model, other functional forms, dummy variables.

The course aims at teaching the basic concepts related to econometrics.

Organizational behavior

Introduction, individual behavior, group behavior, organizational culture and structure, organizational change, conflict and power.

This paper provides the organizational behavior to the students in the Indian business context.

Quantitative techniques for management

Introduction to operations research, linear programming, transportation and assignment, dynamic programming, theory of games, decision theory and decision analysis, CPM/ PERT analysis, simulation, simple inventory models.

The paper deals with the intricacies of the quantitative techniques for management.

Indian financial system

Financial markets in India, primary market for corporate securities in India, secondary market in India, money markets and debt markets in India, banking and housing finance in India.

This paper deals with the financial management systems in the Indian context.

Indian economy

India from independence to liberalization, India since 1980s, macro trends since 1990, Indian agriculture since 1990.

This paper gives a historical context to the Indian economy.

Computational techniques for business economics

Use of office software, use of spreadsheets for data analysis, econometric problem solving, linear programming and mathematical problem solving, data sets.

This paper deals with the technical aspects required for data analysis.

Investment management

Bond management, market efficiency, portfolio theory, mutual funds, derivatives.

The course aims to acquaint the students with the concepts of investment management and also equips them with the same.

Consumer behavior

Introduction, consumer as individual, consumers in social settings, culture and consumer behavior, consumer decision making process.

Consumer behavior becomes an important aspect of the course as it helps students understand and analyse the consumer psyche.

Advanced econometrics

Relaxing the assumptions of the classical linear model, simultaneous equation models, time series models, binary data and limited dependent variable models, panel data.

This paper deals with the basics of econometrics and the advanced methodologies used in econometrics to efficiently analyse data.

International economics

International trade theory, factor endowment and Heckscher Ohlin theory, international trade policy, new topics in international trade, world trade organization.

This paper focuses on the economics at the international level and different theories related to it.

Project management

Introduction, financial analysis using discounting and non-discounting techniques, incorporating risks in projects, intermediaries, arrangement of funds and project management.

This paper deals with the project management and important concepts in writing project reports.

Environmental economics

Environmental problems and issues, solutions to environmental problems, analytical tools for environmental planning, sustainable development and environmental accounting, global environmental management.

It deals with the concepts like environmental valuation, accounting framework, regulations etc.

Business strategy and ethics

Overview of strategic management, environmental analysis, strategy formulation, analysis and choice, strategy implementation and control, business ethics.

This paper deals with the nature and scope of business strategies and their supporting organizational policies.

International finance

Introduction, derivatives in the international finance market, international financial system, factors affecting exchange rates and exposures, payment systems.

International finance become necessary to understand the trade related aspects of international financial system.

Advertising and brand management

Foundations of advertising, planning and strategy, effective advertising message, effective advertising media, brand management.

Advertising becomes an important aspect in understanding the business economics.

Advanced mathematical techniques

Linear algebra, functions of several variables, linear programming,difference equations, differential equations.

This paper deals with the advanced techniques of mathematics used in the calculations.


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