LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI –600 034
M.Com, DEGREE EXAMINATION – COMMERCE
FOURTH SEMESTER – APRIL 2004
CO 4955/C 1056 – PROJECT MANAGEMENT
12.04.2004 Max:100 marks
1.00 – 4.00
SECTION – A
Answer ALL questions (10 ´ 2 = 20 marks)
- What are the essential features of a project?
- Explain the principle objectives of ‘feasibility analysis’?
- Mention the criteria for project selection.
- Differentiate appraisal from evaluation.
- ‘The economic aspects of project appraisal are fundamental’ – comment.
- When is pay-back method suitable in appraising the profitability of a project?
- Why is PERT called ‘the approach for multiple time estimates,?
- Examine the two essential functions of a project report.
- To what extent Network Analysis techniques are useful for project designing?
- ‘Monitoring is inevitable for the success of any project’ – comment.
SECTION – B
Answer any FIVE questions (5 ´ 8 = 40 marks)
- Discuss the importance of Project formulation and project report in the promotion of new ventures.
- Examine the nature and necessity for Network techniques and network planning in project management.
- When and why a feasibility report prepared? Present a feasibility report of a hypothetical unit.
- Critically point out the special features of project profitability analysis techniques.
- Prepare a checklist, which can facilitate a project manager in designing a project report.
- Examine the process of project Management highlighting the importance stages.
- Comment on the essential requirements which must be met an project evaluation.
- Discuss the process involved in project identification.
SECTION – C
Answer any TWO questions (2 ´ 20 = 40 marks)
- How does the Network techniques facilitate the integral cost planning, financing and scheduling on a scientific basis? Examine the major network techniques used in project designing.
- As a project manager how would you go ahead with your project appraisal. Evaluate the different aspects to be employed for this purpose.
- Discuss the meaning, utility and various methods of management techniques for project Management.