Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II)

Drug store and Business Management

Part I Commerce (50 hours)


Trade, Industry and commerce, Functions and subdivision of commerce, Introduction to Elements for Economics and Management. Forms of Business Organizations. Channels of Distribution.

Drug House Management

selection of site, space Lay-out and legal requirements. Importance and
objectives of purchasing, selection of suppliers, credit information, tenders, contracts and price
determination and legal requirements thereto.Codification, handling of drug stores and other hospital
supplies. Inventory Control-objects and importance, modern techniques like ABC,VED analysis, the lead
time, inventory carrying cost, safety stock, minimum and maximum stock levels, economic order quantity,
scrap and surplus disposal.

Sales promotion,

Market Research, Salesmanship, qualities of a salesman, Advertising and Window