MBA

OBJECTIVES

The BBA program aims at developing a student’s intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education. The program assists the student in understanding and developing the unique leadership qualities required for successfully managing business functions, an organizational unit or an enterprise. The specific objectives of the program are to:

  • Produce up-to-date, assertive and effective executives for business and other organizations, and
  • Prepare students for higher studies in business at home and abroad

 

CAREER WITH BBA DEGREE

The BBA program prepares students for executive career in business and other organizations. The BBA degree is many a times referred to as the golden passport, since it gives its holder an edge in the job market by opening more doors of opportunity. The degree helps the graduate to fulfill potential for high earnings, increased responsibility, and greater personal development. The present decade has been labeled as the era of business, business administration and business graduates.

BBA STUDENTS

The BBA program serves the needs of the bright young persons who have completed twelve years of education in high school and college or equivalent institutions and are looking for a career education in business or profession. They come from varied educational backgrounds-humanities, science, commerce, technical, vocational etc. and from different educational system like HSC, Senior Cambridge, Professional Diploma, Madrasha, etc. These students have excellent academic record, high potential for success and strong motivation for achievement. They are a selected few out of many candidates carefully screened for inclusion in the program.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

IUBAT University being a multi-cultural university encourages students of South Asia and other countries of the world to enroll in the BBA program. Any one satisfying eligibility criteria are welcome to apply. The tuition and other fees of the BBA program at IUBAT University are highly competitive in the region and the cost of living in Dhaka is one of the lowest. The international students are encouraged to write for further information or clarification on the program.

DURATION OF STUDY

The BBA program is a minimum of 127 credit hours plus such courses as may be prescribed on the basis of individual competency and requires 4 years to complete for a full time student. It is possible to graduate earlier with additional course load. A semester is of 16 weeks duration, there are three semesters in a year and as such a full time student can complete the degree requirements earlier. However, most students take 4 years to complete the program.

PROGRAM OF STUDY


Areas Typical Courses
Language

English

Mathematics and

Computer

General Education

Humanities, Social

Sciences, Physical

Sciences, Career & Educational Planning

Foundation

Statistics

Behavioral Science

Accounting

Economics

Communication

Business Foundation

Production-Operations

Marketing Management

Human Resource

Finance and Banking

Computer and

Information System

Environmental Studies

Business Environment

Legal Environment of

Business

Integration

Strategic Management

Practicum

PROGRAM FEES

IUBAT University assesses fees for students on credit hour basis.  Per credit hour tuition fee for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program is Tk. 2,600 for local students.  There is an admission fee of Tk. 10,000 paid once at the point of admission to BBA program.  The rate of other charges such as admissions, semester fee, other activities fees and refundable library and laboratory deposits in details have been provided in the Financial Information section of this Bulletin.  This section also provides information on financing arrangement including merit-scholarships at the point of admission, in-course fee waiver scholarship, different scholarships, on-campus work opportunities, financial assistance in the form of grants, installment payment, deferred payment student loan etc. The standing IUBAT University policy to cater to needs of all qualified students who aspire for higher professional education regardless of the income level of his/her family through appropriate educational financing arrangement under the concept Knowledge Based Area Development: A Step Towards Community Self-Reliance – applies to BBA program.

The Financial Information section also contains information on tuition fees for international students, including special fees for students from SAARC countries as well as Least Developed Countries (LDC) of Asia and Africa.

COURSE ORGANIZATION

The courses are divided into general education courses, business core courses, major area courses and elective courses. The general and core course titles are listed in the section on Courses and the titles of courses required for major are shown in the section on major departments. The titles of the elective courses can be found in Course Description section. Students are also required to take courses from humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.

The courses of the BBA program are offered at four inter-related levels in different years of study. The freshman year courses broaden the general educational base of the student as well as acquaint him/her with basic languages of communication like English, Mathematics and Computer.

The sophomore year courses acquaint the student with the analytical tools and environment, and include courses like behavioral science, accounting, economics, statistics, business environment, etc.

The junior year courses provide for an in-depth study of the functions of business in the context of economic, social, cultural, technological and global environment. Included here are courses on management, production, marketing, finance, computer information system, human resource management, etc. The final level courses offered in the senior year of the program, provide for integration of different areas through the study of strategic management course as well as major, depending upon the student’s area of interest and courses available.

COMPREHENSIVE

The comprehensive is conducted for students who have satisfactorily completed all the taught courses of the program. The objective of the comprehensive is to test the student’s capability to comprehend the entire program. It consists of a written test of three hours and an oral examination which is conducted by a board consisting of academics and practitioners. The comprehensive is graded and the students must obtain a passing grade to qualify. The students must take comprehensive to fulfill the requirement of the program. The comprehensive is a pre-requisite to practicum.

PRACTICUM

IUBAT University places great emphasis on the value of practical work experience in all professional degree and diploma programs. In the senior year of study, IUBAT University will place BBA student as intern with a suitable business organization. This practicum is an integral component of the business program, worth 9 credit hours.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

The BBA degree will be conferred only to the student who has fully complied with the graduation requirements and has applied for it. The requirements are that the student has:

  • completed all the prescribed courses with a minimum of 120 credit hours plus such courses recommended by the college after reviewing individual background
  • earned at least “C” grades in each of the required core, electives, major area and English courses
  • earned at least passing grade (D) in each of the remaining courses
  • fulfill English language requirement through English Language Competency Test (ELCT)
  • earned a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5 and above
  • completed the practicum with at least a passing grade
  • earned at least a passing grade in the comprehensive
  • satisfactory behavior and discipline
  • library and financial clearance from the college and the university.

COURSE OFFERINGS

  • 1. CORE COURSES IN BUSINESS AND RELATED SUBJECTS: Students must complete the following core courses:

Course Code Course Name Credit
ACC 101 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 201 Cost Accounting 3
ACC 300 Auditing 2
ACC 303 Taxation 2
ACC 304 Accounting for Management Control 3
BUS 101 Introductions to Business 3
BUS 201 Business Communications 3
BUS 301 Business Research 3
BUS 490 Practicum 9
FIN 301 Business Finance 3
HRM 301 Human Resources Management 3
MGT 202 Legal Environment of Business 4
MGT 201 Management Process 3
MGT 302 Project Management 3
MGT 401 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 403 Strategic Management-II 3
MKT 301 Marketing Management 3
POP 301 Production-Operations Management 3
  • 2. ELECTIVE COURSES IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION:Students must complete at least two three of the following elective courses in business administration. Electives are decided by the student in consultation with the Academic Advisor: (Additional electives may also be considered in consultation with the authority)

Course Code Course Name Credit
FIN 302 Corporate Finance 3
FIN 303 Financial Markets and Institutions 3
HRM 401 Organization Structure and Design 3
MGT 303 Office Management 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
MGT 404 Small Business Management 3
MKT 402 International Marketing 3
MKT 404 Marketing Decision Making 3
POP 302 Procurement and Purchasing 3
POP 303 Materials & Store Management 3
CSC 383 Programming Java 3
CSC 384 Programming JAVA Lab 1
CSC 387 Systems Analysis & Design 3

  • 3. COURSES IN COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (Additional courses as alternatives may also be considered by the authority).

  • a. Students must complete the following Arts and Science courses:


Course Code Course Name Credit
ART 102 Educational Planning 1
ART 202 Career Planning and Development-I 1
ART 203 Career Planning and Development-II 1
CHM 115 General Chemistry 3
ECO 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 101 Basic English Composition 4
ENG 102 English Comprehension and Speaking 3
ENG 203 Advanced English Composition 3
ENG 250 Public Speaking 3
MAT 107 Mathematics 4
MAT 147 Applied Calculus 3
PHY 109 General Physics 3
STA 240 Statistics 3

  • b. Students must complete two out of the six following courses: (Additional electives may also be considered in consultation with the authority) 


Course Code Course Name Credit
ART 204 Modern Living 3
PHI 114 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSY 105 General Psychology 3
SOC 106 Introduction to Sociology 3
ANT 104 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science 3

  • 4. ELECTIVE COURSE IN OTHER COLLEGES: Students must complete the following course in the College of Engineering and Technology:


Course Code Course Name Credit
CSC 103 Fundamentals of Computers and Applications 3
CSC 104 Computer Applications Lab 1
CSC 151 Visual Basic I 3
CSC 152 Visual Basic Lab 1
CSC 433 Database Management Systems 3

MAJOR DEPARTMENTS

The BBA program offers scope to students to major in 6 departmental areas namely marketing, production-operations, finance and banking, human resources, computer and information systems or management. There are six required courses in each major area as shown under departmental structures.

Department of Marketing Management

Marketing involves the conception, promotion, exchange and physical distribution of goods, services and ideas to satisfy the economic and social needs of a society. It is an important area of activity in any business or any other type of organization. Employment opportunities in marketing are varied and attractive. Such opportunities exist in product development, marketing research, advertising and sales promotion, sales and customer service, export marketing, product management, social marketing, etc.

The required courses for a major in marketing are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
MKT 302 Consumer and Buyer Behavior 3
MKT 303 Salesmanship and Sales Management 3
MKT 304 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3
MKT 401 Marketing Research 3
MKT 402 International Marketing 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3

Department of Production-Operations Management

The production-operations management is primarily concerned with transformation of physical resources into useful output with the aid of human being and machines. It is required in order to design, construct and operate the transformation process. Operations management activities are manufacturing, construction, data processing, and so on. A bachelor’s degree with a major in this area has a wide scope for work.

The required courses for a major in production-operations are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
POP 302 Procurement and Purchasing Management 3
POP 303 Materials and Store Management 3
POP 304 Transportation Management 3
POP 401 Operations Planning and Control 3
POP 402 Inventory Planning and Control System 3
POP 403 Production Operations Strategy 3

Department of Finance and Banking

The finance function is present in all organizations. The finance function in an organization involves raising and allocating fund, cost analysis, budgeting and forecasting, investment decision making, and administering finance and credit policies. The functions in banks and financial institutions involve deposit, advance, lending, remittance and foreign exchange transactions. The job opportunities and career development for BBA with finance and banking major is wide. The required courses for a major in finance and banking are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
FIN 302 Corporate Finance 3
FIN 402 Commercial Bank Management 3
FIN 403 Management of Financial Institutions 3
FIN 404 Management of Insurance Business 3
FIN 405 International Financial Management 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3

 

Department of Computer and Information System

With the fast development of computer, telecommunications and other information technology, information system has gained additional importance in managerial and business decision-making. The objective of specialization in computer and information system is to enable the student to use and recognize the opportunities to use computer in managerial activities and information system. This is a fast growing and interesting area where more jobs are opening up. The required courses for a major in computer and information system are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
CSC 383 Programming (JAVA) 3
CSC 384 Programming (JAVA) Lab 1
CSC 387 System Analysis and Design 3
CSC 393 Web Page Designing 3
CSC 394 Web Page Designing Lab 1
CSC 395 e-Commerce Management 3
CSC 451 Management Information System 3
CSC 465 Data Communication and Computer Network 3
CSC 466 Network Lab 1

Department of Human Resource Management

The human resource is the single most important factor for productivity, survival and growth of an organization. The human resource management involves procuring, training, utilizing and maintaining qualified manpower for the organization. Human resource managers are required in all kinds of organizations. The required courses for a major in human resources management are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
HRM 303 Organizational Behavior 3
HRM 302 Compensation Management 3
HRM 304 Training and Development Management 3
HRM 401 Organization Structure and Design 3
HRM 402 Unionism and Collective Bargaining 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3

Department of Management

The major in management aims at improving student’s planning, organizing, controlling, leadership and integrative skills. Major in management provides opportunities for rapid advancement in professional management careers in large organizations. A major in management is also suitable for students who plan to set up and/or operate their own business. The required courses for a major in management are as follows:


Course Code Course Name Credit
HRM 201 Organizational Behavior 3
HRM 401 Organization Structuring and Design 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
MGT 305 Administrative Planning and Control 3
MGT 405 Comparative Management 3
MGT 406 Managerial Planning 3

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

FRESHMAN YEAR


Semester 1
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
ART 102 Educational Planning 1
CSC 103 Fundamentals of Computers & Applications 3
CSC 104 Computer Applications Lab 1
ENG 101 Basic English Composition 4
MAT 107 Mathematics 4
Total 13


Semester 2
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
ENG 102 English Comprehensions & Speaking 3
MAT 147 Applied Calculus 3
PHY 109 General Physics 3
PSY 105/

PHI 114/

SOC 106/

ANT 104/

ENV 101/

ART 204

General Psychology/

Introduction to Philosophy/

Introduction to Sociology/

Introduction to Anthropology/

Introduction to Environmental Science/

 Modern Living

3
Total 12


Semester 3
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
CHM 115 General Chemistry 3
ENG 203 Advanced English Compositions 3
ECO 101 Principles of Micro Economics 3
Total 12

SOPHOMORE YEAR


Semester 4
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
PHI 114/
PSY 105/
SOC 106/
ANT 104/
ENV 101/
ART 204
Introduction to Philosophy/
General Psychology/
Introduction to Sociology/
Introduction to Anthropology/
Introduction to Environmental Science/
ART 204 Modern Living
3
BUS 201 Business Communication 3
ECO 102 Principles of Macro Economics 3
MGT 201 Management Process 3
Total 12


Semester 5
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
MGT 202 Legal Environment of Business 4
ACC 101 Financial Accounting 3
STA 240 Statistics 3
ENG 250 Public Speaking 3
Total 13


Semester 6
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
HRM 301 Human Resource Management 3
ACC 201 Cost Accounting 3
MKT 301 Marketing Management 3
CSC 151 Visual Basic 3
CSC 152 Visual Basic Lab 1
ART 202 Career Planning and Development-I 1
Total 14

JUNIOR YEAR


Semester 7
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
ACC 304 Accounting for Management Control 3
FIN 301 Business Finance 3
BUS 301 Business Research 3
POP 301 Production-Operations Management 3
Total 12


Semester 8
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
ACC 300 Auditing 2
ACC 303 Taxation 2
CSC 433 Database Management Systems 3
MGT 401 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 403 Strategic Management 3
Total 13


Semester 9
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
ART 203 Career Planning and Development-II 1
MGT 302 Project Management 3
Total 4
Marketing Major
MKT 302 Consumers and Buyer Behavior 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
Total 6
Finance and Banking Major
FIN 302 Corporate Finance 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
Total 6
Management Major
MGT 305 Administrative Planning & Control 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
Total 6
Production-Operations Management Major
POP 302 Procurement and Purchasing Management 3
POP 303 Materials and Store Management 3
Total 6
Computer and Information System (CIS) Major
CSC 383 Programming (JAVA) 3
CSC 384 Programming (JAVA) Lab 1
CSC 387 System Analysis and Design 3
Total 7
Human Resource Management Major
HRM 303 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 301 Management Information System 3
Total 6

SENIOR YEAR


Semester 10
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
Marketing Major
MKT 303 Salesmanship and Sales Management 3
MKT 304 Advertising & Sales Promotion 3
MKT 401 Marketing Research 3
MKT 402 International Marketing 3
Total 12
Finance & Banking Major
FIN 402 Commercial Bank Management 3
FIN 403 Management of Financial Institutions 3
FIN 404 Management of Insurance Business 3
FIN 405 International Financial Management 3
Total 12
Management Major
HRM 401 Organization Structure & Design 3
HRM 303 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 405 Comparative Management 3
MGT 406 Managerial Planning 3
Total 12
Production-Operations Management Major
POP 304 Transportation Management 3
POP 401 Operations Planning and Control 3
POP 402 Inventory Planning and Control System 3
POP 403 Production Operations Strategy 3
Total 12
Computer and Information System (CIS ) Major
CSC 393 Web Page Designing 3
CSC 394 Web Page Designing Lab 1
CSC 395 e-Commerce Management 3
CSC 451 Management Information System 3
CSC 465 Data Communication and Computer Network 3
CSC 466 Network Lab 1
Total 14
Human Resource Management Major
HRM 302 Compensation Management 3
HRM 304 Training and Development Management 3
HRM 401 Organization Structure and Design 3
HRM 402 Unionism and Collective Bargaining 3
Total 12

Semester 11
Courser Code Courser Name Credits
BUS 490 Practicum 9
Total 9

Explanations

The total credit hours requirement for the degree has been set at a minimum of 127 credit hours plus such courses as may be prescribed on the basis of review of individual backgrounds, which may extend up to 133 credit hours.

ENG 101 and MAT 107 are available for exemption on the basis of competency.  CSC 103 and CSC 104 may qualify for exemption on the basis of competency.

In the light of the above, background of an applicant and his/her competence, the course requirements for the concerned student in the BBA program will be customized.

Descriptions of business courses are given below while the description of courses under other Colleges can be seen under respective colleges.

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

ACC 101 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING [3]

The course introduces concept, process, principles and system of book-keeping and accounting. Topics include definition and role of accounting principles and concepts, accounting process, vouchers, journal, ledger, trial balance, assets and liabilities, preparation of final accounts and reports, and accounting system.

ACC 201 COST ACCOUNTING [3]

P: ACC 101. The course deals with cost concepts, cost accounting process and principles, and integrated accounts. Topics include introduction to cost accounting, cost concepts, cost accounting for materials, labor and overhead, job costing, process costing, cost control, reconciliation of cost and financial accounts, integrated accounts, cost accounting methods, etc.

ACC 300 AUDITING [2]

P: ACC 101. The course introduces auditing procedure and principles. Topics in auditing include nature of auditing, audit mechanism, valuation of assets, and auditing of depreciation, provisions, reserves, profits and dividends, etc.

ACC 303 TAXATION [2]

P: ACC 101. The course introduces taxation procedure and principles. Topics are principles of taxation, taxation authority and power, computation of income, exemption and allowances, tax at source, returns and statements, provisional assessment, computation of tax liability, appeal procedure, rules and rates of custom duty, excise duty, VAT and other relevant taxes.

ACC 304 ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGEMENT CONTROL [3]

P: ACC 101 and ACC 201. The course on accounting for management control familiarizes students with uses of accounting for decision making, planning and control. It covers scope of management accounting, budgeting, relevant cost and decision making, responsibility accounting, differential cost, accounting for decentralized units, profit center and transfer pricing, investment center accounting, accounting reports to management.

BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS [3]

The course outlines the philosophy, objectives, activities and responsibility of business enterprises and familiarizes with business enterprises, business terminologies and business environment. Included in the course are forms and procedure of business organization, procedure for business start up, sources of finance, agencies involved in business start up, major business decisions, associations in business world, major business functions and careers in business. Functional areas of business such as marketing, production, finance, accounting, personnel, etc. are discussed, includes a project work on how to set up a business.

BUS 201 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION [3]

P: BUS 101: The course is to develop skill in clear and efficient communication through letters, memos, reports etc. Defines various forms of business communication and demonstrates the correct and appropriate format. Writing of various types of letters such as personal and official, sympathy, congratulation, condolence, reference, introduction, recommendation, request and reply, inquiry, acknowledgement and orders are illustrated. Public speaking and the art of communication through telephone, fax, electronic mail etc, are included.

BUS 301 BUSINESS RESEARCH [3]

P: BUS 201, STA 240 and CSC 103. The course introduces scientific research methods for problem solving and decision making in business. Topics include nature of research, research design, planning and organizing research project, data collection, data processing and analysis, report writing, use of computer for research. Each student will be required to undertake a research project.

BUS 490 PRACTICUM [9]

P: Approval of the College

This is a one semester course designed to provide real life experience to students through internship in a business organization.

CSC 383 PROGRAMMING (JAVA) [3]

Java programming course includes how to write Java applications that can run across multiple platforms seamlessly and reliably. This course provides extensive experience with the Java language and its object-oriented features. In this course, students can use Java to create text-based and GUI applications. This course is covering more advanced technologies also.

CSC 384 PROGRAMMING (JAVA) Lab [1]

Laboratory work based on the topics of CSC 383.

CSC 387 SYSTEM ANALYSES AND DESIGN [3]

Concept of systems, system components; open loop and closed loop systems; manual, semi-automated and fully automated systems; concepts of entities and states of systems and system control. Exposure to simple electrical, mechanical, computer, industrial, business, information systems. System feasibility; system reliability and mean time before failure. Concept of system optimization and system simulation. Principles and methods of system analysis, design, and synthesis.  A term project on system of student’s area of interest is required.  For computer science students the area could be related to software system involving system cycles, data flow diagrams, process design and acquisition of hardware and software, program coding and testing, documentation and maintenance of system.

CSC 393 Webpage Designing [3]

This course brings together all of the elements of web site design, graphics and some parts of web based database. The characteristics of Web page design and navigation structures are analyzed, and typical features of current commercial software are presented. Hands-on practice with typical Web page design and site management software is provided. Web usability procedures and guidelines are also discussed in this course.

CSC 394 Webpage Designing Lab [1]

The lab deals with programming languages for web development, such as: HTML, PHP, and web based database e.g. MySQL.

CSC 395 e-Commerce Management [3]

This Course introduces the concepts and terminology related to e-Commerce, such as retailing, marketing and infrastructures. It identifies the business hardware, software and other equipment needs for an online business. In this course student will know how to choose a web host and design tool for website creation and also identify successful electronic products and services. Marketing, Business or Project plans are discussed in this course.

CSC 451 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM [3]

Introduction to the principles of the management, applications and economics of information systems and deals with evaluation, design and implementation of management information system related to technical, business, and other types of organization. Also examines the technical, economic, behavioral and organizational problems associated with MIS design, implementation and use.

CSC 465 DATA COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER NETWORKS [4]

Introduction to networking, brief history of networking, OSI reference model, communication protocols and standards, data types and signaling, data translation, signal multiplexing, signal conversion, LAN and WAN topologies, channel access methods, switching techniques, internetworking, physical layer specifications, Synchronous Data Link Control (SDLC), High-level Data Link Control (HDLC), Link Access Procedure Balanced (LAPB), IEEE 802.2 (LLC), IEEE 802.3 and Ethernet, IEEE 802.5 Token ring, Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI), Transmission Control Protocol and Ethernet Control Protocol (TCP/IP) Suite, Domain name space (DNS) architecture, features of Novell Netware and Windows NT Network Operating System (NOS).

CSC 466 NETWORK LAB [1]

Lab works based on the topics covered in CSC 465.

CIS 403 MANAGEMENT OF COMPUTER PERSONNEL AND RESOURCES [3]

P: CIS 302. Topics include Computerized Data Processing (CDP) mission, organization and management techniques, tools of system management and computer services management, managing human resources and hardware resources. CDP planning and measuring the CDP functions & other management issues.

FIN 301 BUSINESS FINANCE [3]

P: BUS 201, ACC 101. Provide understanding of finance functions and decisions in business enterprise. Topics include mathematics of finance, credit and bank services, time value of money, risk and return, cost of capital, short term financing, long term financing, capital budgeting, financial problems of business firms.

FIN 302 CORPORATE FINANCE [3]

P: FIN 301. A study of principles and policies of corporate finance. Includes topics such as assets management, raising long and short term capital, financial structure, dividend decisions, plan for debt repayment, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, etc.

FIN 303  FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS [3]

P: FIN 301. Introduces the nature, functions and criteria of efficient financial systems, money and capital markets and banking system. The role of financial intermediaries and markets in facilitating the efficient financing of economic activity are studied. Examines debt, equity and derivative securities market, institutional structure, financial contract forms, and pricing relationships.

FIN 402 COMMERCIAL BANK MANAGEMENT [3]

P: FIN 301. The course covers functions of commercial banks and includes study of their policies, practices and accounting system. Planning, organization and control of the operations of the banks are discussed. A detailed study of all departments of commercial bank is included.

FIN 403 MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS [3]

P: FIN 301. A study of the operation and management of financial institutions other than commercial banks and insurance companies. Included in the course are development financial institutions (DFI) and leasing companies. The course provides an in-depth understanding of the role, functions, strategy and management of the specialized banks financing development of industry, agriculture, housing, rural areas, etc, and leasing companies financing capital and consumer goods.

FIN 404 MANAGEMENT OF INSURANCE BUSINESS [3]

P: FIN 301. The course provides an understanding of the concept of risk and the nature of insurance business. The objectives, policies and functions of the insurance companies are discussed and the students are oriented with the life and general insurance, types of insurance policies and operations of each department of the insurance companies.

FIN 405 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL  MANAGEMENT [3]

P: FIN 301. A study of balance of payments, foreign exchange markets and exchange rate system. Deals with international portfolio management, capital flows including direct investment, financing of multinational enterprises including joint ventures, taxation and transfer pricing, capital budgeting and cost of capital in the international setting. Application of financial management concepts to investment, financing, and managerial control decisions at international level is stressed.

HRM 301 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT [3]

P: BUS 201. Primarily concerned with procurement, maintenance and utilization of personnel in the organization. Topics include manpower planning, recruitment, selection, training and development, performance evaluation, wage and salary administration, job satisfaction.

HRM 302 COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT [3]

P: HRM 301. A study of the reward system and the role played by financial and non-financial compensation in achieving organizational effectiveness, impact of different environmental factors are also studied. Topics include: reward theory, fringe benefit costing and administration, job evaluation, salary surveys, performance appraisal and compensation alternatives.

HRM 303 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR [3]

P: HRM 301. Introduces applied behavioral sciences to the study of people at work in organization. The fundamentals of individual and group behavior are covered. Topics of study include perception, emotion, social attitude, persuasion, role and status, personality, motivation, leadership, communication, conflict and change in both understanding behavior in organizations and enhancing organizational effectiveness.

Examines psychological and sociological variables important in understanding individual motivation, group functioning, changes, creativity, communication, conflict, leadership, etc.

HRM 304 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT [3]

P: HRM 301. Deals with planning, organizing and controlling training and development programs and includes employee training and management development. Topics covered are training need assessment, curricula design, trainee and trainers selection, facilities planning and organization, training and development program evaluation and management of training center.

HRM 401 ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE AND DESIGN [3]

P: HRM 301 & HRM 303. The course provides an understanding of the theory, research and managerial choices relevant in structuring, designing and maintaining effective organizations. Environmental factors, objectives and strategies, technology and culture of the organizations, task design and specialization, organizational change, organization size, culture, and complexity are examined.

HRM 402 UNIONISM AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING [3]

P: HRM 301. A study of unionized labor market and strategies to deal with unions. Topics included are goals, strategies, tactics and structure of trade unions and employee associations and management, history of labor movement, the environment of collective bargaining : negotiation, contract and enforcement.

MKT 301 MARKETING MANAGEMENT [3]

P: BUS 201. The course deals with the study of concepts, principles and problems involved in the transfer of goods and services from the producer to the consumer. Topics covered include buyer behavior, demand measurement, segmentation, targeting, positioning, product development, pricing, distribution, sales promotion, marketing institutions, marketing strategy and marketing management process.

MKT 302 CONSUMER AND BUYER BEHAVIOR [3]

P: MKT 301. A study of motives, attitudes and decision processes of the industrial buyer and ultimate consumer. The sociological and psychological foundations of market place choice are analyzed including life style, social status, age, income, taste, habit, custom, fashion, self-concept, and opinion influence. Individual and group influences, brand loyalty and consumerism are studied.

MKT 303 SALESMANSHIP AND SALES MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MKT 301. Examines the sales function from the viewpoint of sales person and the sales manager and studies effectiveness of organization and administration of selling process. The first part of the course focuses on selling process, human behavior and selling, account management, negotiation and other aspects of selling. Topics in the second part include market assessment, territory alignment and quotas, segmental analysis, budgeting and sales force management.

MKT 304 ADVERTISING AND SALES PROMOTION [3]

P: MKT 301. Provides an understanding of the principles and practices of advertising and key decisions necessary for sales promotion. Topics cover include social context of promotion, role of communication in marketing, behavioral concepts, values and functions of advertisement, product and market analysis for advertising ideas, advertising media, testing, advertising effectiveness, message design, economic and financial criteria, and development of promotion program.

MKT 401 MARKETING RESEARCH [3]

P: BUS 301. MKT 301. STA 240 Designed to acquaint students with the principles, procedure, methods and techniques of marketing research. The course seeks to develop the ability to conduct market research and to evaluate and use market research reports.

MKT 402 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING [3]

P: MKT 301. Examines the strategy and process of marketing goods and services in an international context. Topics include international marketing environment, foreign market survey, trade promotion activities of government, terms of trade and credit, export management, financial features and instruments, export marketing, international trade regulation & regulating bodies.

MKT 404 MARKETING DECISION MAKING [3]

P: MKT 301. A study of marketing planning and control. The course covers marketing forecasting, demand analysis and evaluation of market potential and emphasizes market projection, sales budgeting, pricing, production and distribution scheduling, marketing campaign planning, execution and control.

MGT 202 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS [4]

P: BUS 201.  A study of economic, social, political, legal, ecological, technological and physical environment affecting the business enterprise. Selected contemporary problems and issues at home and at international level influencing business are examined. Such topics as business ethics, social responsibility of business and multinational organizations are included.

Laws cover include contract, negotiable instruments, sale of goods, company formation, partnership, property, agency, business crimes, banking, insurance, import, export standards.

Factories Act, Shops and Establishment Act, Workers Compensation Act. Trade Unions Act, Industrial Relations Ordinance, Minimum Wage Act etc. Implications of these laws for management of an organization are explored.

MGT 201 MANAGEMENT PROCESS [3]

P: BUS 201. The concept, process, principles and environment of management are studied. Topics include management process and functions, managerial role and skill, planning, organizing , leading, controlling, approaches to management, management environment and management practice in Bangladesh.

MGT 301 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM [3]

P: MGT 201, CSC 103. The course introduces the principles of management, applications and economics of information systems and deals with evaluation, design and implementation of management information system. Also examines the technical, economic, behavioral and organizational problems associated with MIS design, implementation and use.

MGT 302 PROJECT MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MGT 301, POP 301. The course deals with planning, implementation, evaluation and controlling of projects. Introduces management tools for planning, analysis, scheduling and controlling of project objective, project feasibility, resource allocation, project organization, project monitoring and information system.

MGT 303 OFFICE MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MGT 201. Explores the role of office in organizations and its functions. Topics include modern concepts of office; organization, operation, and nature of office work; office environment, office automation, office location and layout, office personnel, planning and control of office work, productivity of office operations and cost control.

MGT 305 ADMINISTRATIVE PLANNING AND CONTROL [3]

P: MGT 201. A study of the planning process and control techniques for implementation of strategies. Contains topics such as short term and long term planning, planning for profit, evaluation of plan; methods, process and problems of setting up different systems of control used by management and information analysis and decision-making.

MGT 401 ENTREPRENEURSHIP [3]

P: MGT 101, BUS 301, MKT 301, POP 301, MGT 201. A study of the process and skills involved in new business creation and its effective management. Essentials of planning a new business, choosing ownership form, sources of financing, evaluation of alternative business plans, analysis of business functions to get started are included. Characteristics and management of small business are also covered.

MGT 403  STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MGT 201, BUS 201. The course deals with strategic decision making, formation and implementation of strategy, policy making and general management. Topics include general management responsibilities, meaning and importance of strategy, environmental analysis, internal analysis, generic strategies, strategic variations, evaluation and choice of strategies.

The course focuses on process and dynamics of strategy implementation and evaluation and on understanding strategic management in its totality. The course covers administrative planning, resource mobilization and allocation, organization structuring, leading, staffing and compensation, policy formulation, system design and strategy evaluation techniques for successful implementation of strategy.

MGT 404 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MGT 201, HRM 301, MKT 301, FIN 301. The course is concerned with opportunities in business ownership. Approaches to starting a small enterprise; importance, status, problems and functional areas of small business and management of a small business are covered.

MGT 405 COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT [3]

P: MGT 201. A comparative study of different management systems in differing national , functional or institutional settings. Impact of social, cultural, political, economic and cultural variables on management systems are examined.

MGT 406  MANAGERIAL PLANNING [3]

The course deals with the introduction to the concepts and methods of planning, including goal and strategy formulation and implementation.

POP 301 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT [3]

Basic principles and methods of managing facilities, technology, plant, equipment and the process of transforming inputs into goods and services are covered. Topics include : production planning, scheduling and control, plant location and layout, work study and methods, inventory control, maintenance management, quality control and productivity management. Plant visits are arranged during the course to expose students to actual operating system.

POP 302 PROCUREMENT AND PURCHASING MANAGEMENT [3]

P: POP 301. The course deals with principles, concepts and techniques of procurement programs and covers purchasing principles and practices. Determination of requirements, purchase planning, source selection, price, cost and value analysis, evaluation, negotiating, buying practices, policies and ethics are included.

POP 303 MATERIALS AND STORE MANAGEMENT [3]

P: POP 301. Deals with principles and concepts of planning and control of materials movement and storage activities in business organizations. Topics include material handling, order processing, inventory control systems, store location and layout, store records management, and store control.

POP 304 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT [3]

P: POP 301. Deals with application of economic and business principles to transportation and distribution systems, functional analysis of all transportation modes. Examines basic practices related to purchasing and operating transport services.

POP 401 OPERATIONS PLANNING AND CONTROL [3]

P: POP 301. An in depth study of production system. Topics include product development, process selection, facilities location and layout scheduling, staffing, materials, cost and quality control.

POP 402 INVENTORY PLANNING AND CONTROL  SYSTEM [3]

P: POP 301. A study of inventory and production control concepts, techniques and strategies for effective integration with basic finance, marketing and manufacturing objectives and includes scheduling, capacity planning and shop floor control. Forecasting methods, material requirements, planning systems and techniques, distribution requirements and inventory models are covered. Mechanized production-inventory control systems are examined to highlight design issues in systems development and execution.

POP 403 PRODUCTION   OPERATIONS STRATEGY [3]

P: POP 301. Deals with the development of production-operations strategies to ensure that the production-operation function contributes to overall profit of an enterprise in an optimal manner. The course focuses on analysis of market environment, technological environment, analysis of production capacity, technology, manpower and systems, development and evaluation of alternative production-operations strategies and selection and implementation of strategies.

POP 404 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT [3]

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the foundations of the principles, concepts, processes and procedures pertaining to the management aspects of quality function in an organization. The course will cover the philosophies and thinking propounded by various well-known quality gurus like Deming, Juran, Feignebanm, Crostry, Ishikawa and Iniai. Approaches for inculcating quality thinking and practices such as continuous improvement, customer focus, leadership and team building, and just-in-time management will also be discussed.

POP 405 MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY [3]

The course focuses on the importance of technology for operational & policy implications and studies the aspects of technology management and impacts of technological change. It deals with the problems of management of technology, technology policy & planning, technology transfer, the role of transnational corporations (NMC’s), appropriate technology and technology strategy. The problems of absorption and diffusion of technology are also covered referring to cases of developing and developed economies.