Topic 1. Management-concept, approaches, management of time, energy, money, space, motivating factors, motivation theories, decision making.
Topic 2. Functions of management-planning, supervision, controlling, organizing, evaluation, family life cycle-stages, availability and use of resources.
Topic 3. Resources-classification, characteristics, factors affecting use, resource conservation, time management, work simplification techniques, classes of change, fatigue and its management.
Topic 4. Management of natural resources-land, forest, water, air, water harvesting, municipal solid waste management, concept of sustainable development, SDGs.
Topic 5. Money management-family income, types, supplementation, budgeting, household accounts, family savings and investment, tax implications.
Topic 6. Human resource management- functions, need, human resource development- challenges, functions, manpower planning, training need assessment, training methodologies, training evaluation.
Topic 7. Consumer-definition, role, rights and responsibilities, consumer behavior, consumer problems, education and empowerment.
Topic 8. Consumer protection- consumer organization, cooperatives, alternative redressal, standardization, standard marks, quality control, buying aids, consumer legislation.
Topic 9. Entrepreneurship-concept, process, barriers, entrepreneurial motivation, challenges, enterprise setting, project planning and appraisal, enterprise management.