V.G.Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mulund, Mumbai            
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Post Graduate Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetics Management- Syllabus


The course syllabi is made up of 8 Technical Papers in Perfumery and Cosmetics equally distributed in twop years and 8 Commercial /Managerial Papers equally distributed in two years as given in the prospectus. Details relating to Practical will be worked out by the Academic Committtee. 2.Number of Lectures:
There will be two lectures per week of 60 minutes duration. Papers with regular practical components will have three periods of practicals per week. In case of Decorative Cosmetics, there will be one practical of three periods per month. The Academic Committee will finalize the number and type of experiments and the marking scheme per Paper.

Examination and grading
1.Marking Scheme
Perfumery Papers I & II :Annual Exam 50, Practical 40 and Project 10 marks
Cosmetics Paper I to IV :Annual Exam 50, Practical 40 and Project 10 marks
Fundamental & Applied Chemistry and Decorative Cosmetics and Management Papers:Annual Exam 60 marks and Continuous Assessment 40 marks.
2. Continuous Assessment:
Internal or Continuous Assessment includes Occasional Practical, Tutorials, fieldwork, industry visit, original product development, Project work, Assignments, GD, Viva, etc. The respective faculty members will announce the scheme in the beginning of the academic year.
While the annual examination is treated as one head of passing, the Practical, Project and other forms of assignments taken together will be treated as one-head of passing.
3.Standard of Passing:
A student will be declared Pass and eligible for the PGDPCM provided he/she secures 40 percent marks each in Internal/Continuous Assessment (including project taken together) and Annual Examinations separately and 40 percent marks in aggregate.
4. On-The-Job Training:
At least three months Industrial exposure (on the job training etc) is a condition for the award of the Diploma either during the course or immediately after the course. The scheme will be finalized in consultation with the collaborating industry.

GIST OF SYLLABUS
FIRST YEAR
Section I. PERFUMERY & COSMETICS


1. PERFUMERY

PAPER I: (50 Theory +40 Practical + 10 Project)
  • Raw materials in Perfumery
  • History of Perfumes
  • Indian and Global Perfumery Trends
  • Analytical Chemistry and Separation Techniques relating to Perfumery
  • Instrumental Analysis -GC,MS, HPLC, HPTLC.
2. COSMETICS:
PAPER I: (50 Theory +40 Practical + 10 Project)
  • Raw materials in cosmetics : Water, Oils, Fats, Waxes
  • Powders, Emulsifiers, Thickeners and Gums
  • Other raw materials
  • Sensorial Evaluation and Psychophysiology
3. COSMETICS
PAPER II: (50 Theory +40 Practical + 10 Project)
  • Physiology of skin, hair and tooth
  • Packaging materails in Cosmetics
  • Analytical Chemistry and Separation Techniques relating to Cosmetics
  • Instrumental Analysis - GC, MS, HPLC, HPTLC, Supercritical Extraction relating to Cosmetics
4. FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • Introduction to basic thermodynamics
  • Chemistry of Surfactants
  • Theory of emulsions
  • Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Fragnance selection, stability and Testing
  • Environmental safety and industrial network
  • Legislation and regulations for perfumes and cosmetics
  • Safety testing and toxicology

Section II. THE COMMERCE / MANAGERIAL MODULES
1. OPERATIONS & PROJECT ANALYSIS
(60 Annual + 40 Internal )

  • Concepts and Theories of General Management
  • Production Planning and Management
  • Work Management
  • Quality management and Assurance
  • Capacity Managemnet
  • Operations strategy
  • Resource Planning in Service and Manufacturing Environments
  • Inventory Control and Material Requirement Planning
  • Project Feasibility
  • Project Report
  • Project Appraisal
  • Project Management
2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • The motivation and Behaviour of individuals and groups in organizations.
  • The principles and Models of HRM an Personnel Management.
  • The Effective Recruitment, Selection, Appraisal and Reward of Employees
  • The Issue of Control and Effective handling and Management of Employee Grievances and Discipline
  • The Identification of Training and Developmental needs, Continuous Professional Development, lifelong learning and Personal Development.
  • Employee Representation, Participation, Commitment and Involvement.
  • Labour laws as aplicable to industries in India
3. ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION
(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • Information vs Data; their uses in underpinning the decision making process in business.
  • Data collection methods; primary and secondary data; electronic sources.
  • Questionnaire Design and Survey methodology, Data storage.
  • Methods of summarizing data using Business Graphics, Statistics and Tables.
  • Hypothesis testing methods & its use in business, Advanced analysis methods including correlation, Regression, Forecasting & simple multivariate techniques, use of computers. Use of these methods in providing information for the decision maker, information systems.
  • Basics of Computing systems, Terminology, Downsizing.
  • Impact of systems management. Networking and Communication.
  • The Electronic Office. Data base design - flat files and relational structures. Use of relational database tools.
  • Systems developmental methodologies - SSADM, RAD. Outsourcing.
  • Identification of Business problems and development of I.T. solutions. Budget control. Timing. Security.
  • Electronic Business and Electronic Commerce. Business models; Electronic Payment methods; Security issues, SSL and encryption methods, Legal and ethical issues. Managing CIT in organizations. Training and Development issues.
4. BASIC ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE (60 Annual and 40 Continuous)
  • Basic Accounting Concepts and Conventions
  • The Profit and Loss Account
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Importance of Cash
  • Cash and Fund flow statements
  • Accounting for Limited Companies
  • Financing the Business & Source of Finance

SECOND YEAR

Section I. PERFUMERY & COSMETICS
1. PERFUMERY PAPER II (50 annual + 40 Practical + 10 Project)
  • Basic Alcoholic Perfumery
  • Functional perfumery
  • Manufacturing and Packaging processesof Perfumes
  • Market trends in Perfumery
2. COSMETICS
PAPER III (50 Annual + 40 Practical +10 Project)
  • Basic Cosmetic Skin Care Products- Emulsions, Cream and Lotions
  • Speciality products- Sun protection, Skin lightening etc
  • Herbal Cosmetics, Cosmacueticals and ISI Guidelines
  • Manufacturing Processes of Cosmetics
3. COSMETICS
PAPER IV (50 Annual + 40 Practical + 10 Project)
  • Cosmetic Cleansing Preparations
  • Soaps, Cleansing Preparation for skin, hair and teeth
  • Cosmetic Product Development Sequence and Logic
  • Techniques of Product Development
  • Market Trends in Cosmetics and Toiletries
  • Efficacy Testing and Clinical Trials
4. DECORATIVE COSMETICS(60 annual + 40 Continuous)
  • Colour Science
  • Pigments and dyes, Colour cosmetic formulations
  • Beauty and Salon treatment
  • Aroma Therapy

Section II. COMMERCE / MANAGEMENT
1. MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING & COSTING

(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)

  • Comparative & Common size statements
  • Financial Ratios
  • Management of Working Capital
  • Budgeting
  • Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
  • Relevant Costs for Decision Making
  • Full costing and Marginal Costing Techniques
  • Capital Investment Appraisal
2. CONTEXT OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • Economic, Demographic and Labour Market issues and Developments
  • Multi-national organizations
  • National Culture nad Cultural and Social Diversity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Legal context-English legal system, EU; International law and organizations- GATT, WTO.
  • Regulatory and legal constraints on Business-law of contract; Company law, Labour laws, Liability civil and criminal
  • Environment and regulatory matters relating to Aroma trade & industry.
3. MARKETING MANAGEMENT(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • What is Marketing
  • An examination of the ways in which environmental and competitive factors affect markets.
  • The nature of market dynamics; customers, consumers and consumer decision-making.
  • The market research process, methods and techniques used to understand and monitor markets.
  • Identifying and satisfying market needs: segmentation, targeting and positioning
  • The nature and uses of marketing information
  • Marketing mix programmes: product policy, pricing, communications, distribution management, customer service
  • Brand Management
  • Marketing Strategies & Strategic Marketing Process
  • Developing and implementing marketing planning decisions
  • Customer Relations Management
4.ENTREPRENEURSHIP & STRATEGIC ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
(60 Annual + 40 Continuous)
  • Definitions, Characteristics of Entrepreneur
  • Leadership, Product selection and Pricing
  • Location decision, Psychology of winning
  • Management of Conflicts, Stress and Time
  • Successful Person Practices, Positive Thinking, Management of Resources,
  • Business and Personal Taxation, Role of Government,
  • Enterprise Sickness and remedies
  • Introduce to Enterprise Strategy: the Nature and purpose of Enterprise Strategy; Competitive advantage; Value adding; the value chain; Value constellation; Economic concepts.
  • Risk and Innovation: the economic analysis of risk taking; Introduction to the economics of innovation; Risk Management; technology; Government policy concerning innovation and enterprise
  • Enterprise and the Environment: Industry analysis frame-works; the game theory perspective ; industry attractiveness analysis; the impact of governemnt
  • Strategic analysis: Environmental audits; Resources and Capabilities; Sources of competitive advantage; Strategies and implementation; Organizational Economics and agency theory; Choice of Enterprise Boundaries - Horizontal, Vertical and Corporate.