Sub Code: 08MBAPM351 IA Marks: 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week: 04 Exam Hours: 3 Hours
Total no. of Lecture Hrs: 56 Exam Marks: 100
MODULE 1 (14 Hours)
Introduction – scope of materials management – primary and secondary
objectives – integrated materials management – relation with other functional
areas of organization.
Organizing for materials management – basis for forming organizations –
conventional and modern approaches to organizing materials management
MODULE 2 (5 Hours)
Materials identification – classifying of materials – codification of materials
– standardization – simplification and variety reduction of materials
MODULE 3 (5 Hours)
Inventory control – techniques – FSN, VED, ABC – working capital
management with reference to inventory
MODULE 4 (6 Hours)
Management of stores – location – different types of stores – methods of
storing – safety and security of materials – stores equipment – materials
handling equipment – factors affecting materials handling
MODULE 5 (6 Hours)
Stores issues and receipts – procedures – forms and policies in stores
transactions – stores accounting – stores organization – materials safety and
MODULE 6 (6 Hours)
Management of surplus obsolete and scrap materials – reasons for
accumulation of surplus obsolete and scrap materials – methods of disposal –
regulations and procedures
MODULE 7 (8 Hours)
Purchasing – planning purchasing materials – norms of vendor rating – CEI
methodology, Japanese industry – selection and development – purchasing
procedures and methods – legal aspects – insurance of materials – supply
management – sources of supply – out sourcing

MODULE 8 (6 Hours)
Sub contracting – reasons for subcontracting – criteria for selecting sub
contractors – rating – factors affecting subcontract rate fixing – internal and
external subcontract

Integrated materials management-A. K. Datta-PHI
Purchasing and Supply Management-Dobbler, Burt D.N-TMI,7/e, 2004

1. Materials Management – P Gopalakrishnan – PHI, 2002
2. Purchasing And Materials Management – Leenders Fearon –
Universal Book Stall
3. Purchasing And Inventory Control – K S Menon – Wheeler
4. Materials Management – Varma M M – Sultan Chand And Sons

Reference: www.vtu.ac.in/

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