Existing & New Curriculum, BBA Program
Existing Curriculum
New Curriculum (Trimester)
**Bold Underlined refers to the new courses of the revised curriculum
Semester I

1st

Year

Trimester I

1st

Year

Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
ECN 111 Principles of Micro Economics
3
BUS 101 Fundamentals of Business
3
CST 100 Computer Skills
3
CST 101 Computer Fundamentals
3
HSS 101 English-1
3
HSS 101 English-1
3
HSS 131 Business Communication
3
Bangladesh Studies
Bangladesh Studies
HSS 111(a) (a) Society & Culture
2
HSS 111(a) (a) Society & Culture
2
HSS 111(b) (b) Bangladesh History & Economics
2
HSS 111(b) (b) Bangladesh History & Economics
2
Trimester II
Semester II
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
BMT 101 Business Mathematics I
3
HSS 103 English -II: Language Composition
3
MHR 101 Principles of Management
3
ECN 113 Principles of Macro Economics
3
HSS 103 English -II
3
ACN 111 Financial Accounting-I
3
Introduction to Natural Sciences
BMT 101 Business Mathematics
3
INS 101(a) (a) Physical Sciences
2
Introduction to Natural Sciences
INS 101(b) (b) Biological Sciences
2
INS 101(a) (a) Physical Sciences
2
Trimester III
INS 101(b) (b) Biological Sciences
2
Course Code
Course Name
CH
BMT 103 Business Mathematics II
3
ACN 101 Financial Accounting-I
3
BUS 103 Business Communication
3

 

 

2nd

Year

Semester III

2nd

Year

Trimester IV
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
HSS 201 Introduction to Economic Geography
3
ECN 201 Micro Economics
3
MHR 201 Administration,Office Mgt & Secre. Practice
3
ACN 201 Financial Accounting- II
3
ACN 211 Financial Accounting- II
3
MIS 201 Business Statistics-I
3
MHR 203 Organizational Behavior
3
BUS 203 Business Law
3
MHR 205 Principles of Management
3
MIS 201 Business Statistics-I
3
Semester IV
Trimester V
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
MIS 203 Business Statistics-II
3
FIN 201 Principles of Finance
3
ACN 213 Management Accounting
3
ECN 203 Macro Economics
3
FRL 201 Business Law
3
MIS 203 Business Statistics-II
3
ECN 201 Introduction to Development Economics
3
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing
3
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing
3
Trimester VI
Course Code
Course Name
CH
MIS 205 Management Information System
3
FIN 203 Financial Management
3
MKT 203 Marketing Management
3
IMG 201 Production and Operation Management
3

 

 

Existing Curriculum
Proposed Curriculum

3rd

Year

Semester V

3rd

Year

Trimester VII
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
MHR 301 Human Resource Management
3
HRM 301 Human Resources Management 
3
MIS 301 Business Research Methodology
3
ACN 301 Management Accountintg
3
IMG 301 Production and  Operations Management
3
MIS 301 Business Research Methodology
3
MKT 301 Marketing Management
3
FRL 301 Introduction to Managerial Finance
3
Semester VI
Trimester VIII
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
MHR 303 Entrepreneurship and Small Busi.Mgt.
3
HRM 303 Orgazinational Behavior
3
FRL 303 Managerial Finance
3
IBS 301 International Business
3
FRL 305 Principles of Banking and Insurance
3
SCM 301 Supply Chain Management
3
IBS 301 International Business
3
Trimester IX
MIS 303 Introduction to MIS
3
Course Code
Course Name
CH
BUS 301 E-Business
3
BUS 303 Business Ethics
3
MHR 301 Entrepreneurship & Social Business
3
MHR 303 Strategic Management
3

 

 

4th

Year

Semester VII

4th

Year

Trimester X
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
IMG 401 Project Management
3
Major I
3
IMG 403 Principles of Total Quality Management
3
Major II
3
MHR 401 Strategic Management
3
Major III
3
Major Course I
3
Minor I
3
Major Course II
3
Semester VIII
Trimester XI
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Course Code
Course Name
CH
Major Course II
3
Major IV
3
Major Course III
3
Major V
3
Major Course IV
3
Minor II
3
Major Course V
3
Major Course II
3
Trimester XII
CH
Course Code
Course Name
Internship/Project Work
Semester IX
CH
New Areas of Concentration:
Internship
4
1. Accounting 2. Finance, Real estate and Law
3. Marketing 4. Human Resourses Management
5. Industrial Management 6. International Business
7. Management Information System
8. Supply Chain Management
9. Tourism and Hospitality Management
10. Islamic Banking and Finance
Existing Areas of Concentration:
1) Accounting, 2) Finance, Real Estate and law, 3) Marketing,
4) Human Resourses Management, 5) Industrial Management,
6) International Business, 7) Management Information System

New Course Curriculum (BBA Program)

BUS 101

:

Fundamentals of Business

 

 

3 credits

This course will introduce students to the field of business and management and the role business plays in our society: an overview of basic business and management concepts, terminology, institutions, practices, and operations; aspects of how economics affects business, various forms of business ownerships, such as sole proprietorship, partnership, corporations, etc; the dominant aspects of core functions of a business, such as, finance and accounting, human resource management, marketing, operations and management information system.

CST 101

:

Computer Fundamentals

 

 

3 credits

Computer fundamentals: Some basic concepts about computer. DOS: Some useful commands of DOS e' their uses. Windows: Concepts, icon, toolbar, windows, file manager, program item, program run, control panel. Ms-Word: File open, save, edit. e' details of MS-Word. Excel: Calculation, function, chart. e' details of Excel. Foxpro: File creation, sorting, reporting, indexing, displaying.  Antiviruses: Functions, use of some antivirus programs. Hands on experience with computer. Utility S/W: NORTON Utility S/W.

HSS 101

:

English I - Oral and Written Communication Skills

 

 

3 credits

Oral & written communication skills include communicative expressions for day to day activities, both for personal and professional requirement. Grammar items will mainly emphasize the use of articles, numbers, tense, modal verbs, pronouns, punctuation, etc. Sentence formation, question formation, transformation of sentence, simple passive voice construction, conditionals will also be covered.

HSS 111 (a)

:

Society and Culture

 

 

 

2 credits

The Sociological Perspective, Primary Concepts, Factors of social life, Social Structure and Process, Social Institutions, Culture and Civilization, City and Country, Social Change, Problems of Society, Social Problems of Bangladesh, Urbanization Process and its impact on Bangladesh Society will be covered.

HSS 111 (b)

:

Bangladesh History

 

 

2 credits

This course covers the land, the geographical factor, and the people of Bangladesh. Historical perspectives: Ancient Bengal, Early Medieval Bengal, Late Medieval Bengal, Beginning of British rule in Bengal, Nineteenth century Bengali Renaissance and area of social and religious reforms, Partition of Bengal and its annulment, Bengal politics in the 1930’s and 1940’s, Elections of 1936-37, Pakistan movement, Partition of Bengal (1947), Language Movement (1952), Movement for autonomy, 6-point and 11-point programs, the 1970 election, Genocide in East Pakistan, The Liberation War, the emergence of Bangladesh as a sovereign independent state in 1971.

BMT 101

:

Business Mathematics-I

 

 

3 credits

Elements of coordinate geometry, linear equations and functions: cost-output interpretation, break-even point interpretation, system of linear equations: demand and supply, mathematics of finance are covered.

MHR 101

:

Principles of Management

 

 

3 credits

Meaning and Importance of Management; Evolution of Management thought; Decision making process; environmental impact on management; Corporate social responsibility; Basic functions of management - Planning; setting objectives; Implementing plans; Organizing; Organization design; Human resource management: Direction; Motivation; Leadership; Managing work groups; Controlling: Control principles; Process; and problems; Managers and Changing Environment.

HSS 103

:

English II:  Language Composition

 

 

3 credits

Writing skills include sentence construction, grammar review, paragraph writing, and writing essay from paragraph. Specific applications include writing formal letter, resume/CV, report, memo, etc. Reading skills include reading for main ideas, using contexts for vocabulary, scanning for details, making inferences. Oral presentations cover oral reports, interviews, and communication over telephone.

INS 101 (a)

:

Physical Sciences

 

 

2 credits

Physics : Vectors and Scalars, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation, Projectile Motion. Heat and Temperature, Thermal Expansion, Longitudinal and Transverse Waves, Sound, Velocity of Sound, Infrasonic and Ultrasonic Waves, Supersonics. Reflection and Refraction of Light, Total Internal Reflection, Interference and Diffraction, Coulomb’s Law, Ohm’s law, Resistance, Potential Difference, Capacitance, Magnetic Force on a Moving Charge, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Atoms and Nuclei, Mass Number and Atomic Number, Isotopes and Isobars, Bohr’s Atomic Theory, Planck’s Law, Special Relativity.

Chemistry: Nature of Atoms and Molecules, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonds, States of Matter, Gas Laws, Ideal Gas Equation, Liquid State, Vapour Pressure, Boiling Point, Surface Tension, Viscosity, Solid State, Amorphous and Crystalline Solids, Crystal Types. Chemical Reactions, Reactions among the Atoms and Molecules of the Same Kind and Different Kinds, Acids, Salts and Bases, Alkalis and their Properties.

Astronomy: Structure of the Universe, Light year, Cosmological Principle, Hubble’s Law and Red Shift, Big Bang Theory, Planetary Motion, Solar System, Laws of Planetary Orbits, Gravitation, Escape Velocity, Stellar Energy, Neutron Stars, Quasars, Supernovae, Pulsars, Black Holes.       

INS 101 (b)

:

Biological Sciences

 

 

2 credits

The course is designed to give an understanding of basic concepts and principles of Biological Sciences. Topics include nature and scope of biological science, the chemistry of life, cell, DNA, origin of life, nomenclature and classification of living things, plant anatomy, photosynthesis, reproduction in plants, animal kingdom, eco system, tissues, organs, systems, human digestive system, blood, nutrition, circulatory system, respiratory system, excretory system, useful microbes, some important infectious diseases, immune system, genetics, antibiotics, genetic engineering, biotechnology.

BMT 103

:

Business Mathematics-II

 

 

3 credits

Differential and Integral Calculus with applications in business, non-linear functions and applications, linear programming, vectors and matrix algebra, exponential and logarithmic functions are covered. Methods of solving business problems by utilizing mathematical tools are reviewed at length.

ACN 101

:

Financial Accounting I

 

 

3 credits

This course includes introduction to basic accounting principles, accounting equation, fundamentals of double entry system, journal, ledger, trial balance, errors and their rectification, adjusting and closing entries. Preparation of financial statements for both the service and merchandising concerns is covered. Technique of understanding and analyzing financial statements is introduced.

BUS 103

:

Business Communication

 

 

3 credits

Theory and Process of communication; Barriers to Effective communication; Communication skills: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking skills; Written communication: letters, memos and formal reports; Oral communication; Use of visual aids in communication; Use of Non-verbal communication; Effective Business Meeting; and Internal Communication.

ECN 201

:

Micro Economics

 

 

3 credits

This course introduces the basic concepts of Micro-Economics. Major topics in the course include theory of demand and supply, theory of utility, equilibrium of a firm under various markets, and theory of production and cost.

ACN 201

:

Financial Accounting II

 

 

3 credits

The course provides further analysis of financial accounting and reporting issues. It includes inventory accounting and reporting of income, accounting for intangible assets, accounting for fixed assets,  valuation of long-term liabilities, regulations and conventions relating to corporate accounting and reporting practices, partnership accounting; corporate accounting; and accounting for banking companies.

MIS 201

:

Business Statistics I

 

 

3 credits

Introduction to statistics; collection, processing and presentation of statistical data; measures of central tendency; measures of dispersion; elementary probability theories; interpolation and extrapolation; index numbers; simple correlation and regression analysis; application of statistics in quality control.

BUS 203

:

Business Law

 

 

3 credits

This course deals with the laws that influence the business and business environment. The course will cover the important aspects of the Law of Contract: Agreement; Consideration; Misrepresentation; Void and voidable contracts; Sale of goods: Discharge; Remedies; Law of Agencies; Negotiable Instruments Act, Company Law. Labour Law and Acts concerning payment of Wages, Employment and non-employment in factories, shops and establishments; Workmen's Compensation; industrial disputes, Trade Unions and CBA, operation of Labour Court will be discussed at length.

FIN 201

:

Principles of Finance

 

 

3 credits

This course covers basic concepts in finance and analytical tools used in business finance. Topics include: basic principles of corporate finance; analysis of risk and return; cost of capital; analysis of time value of money; elementary capital budgeting; capital structure; working capital management; and financial statement analysis.

ECN 203

:

Macro-Economics

 

 

3 credits

This course deals with the basic concepts of Macro - Economics. Topics included are National Income, ways of computing National Income, theory of income determination, savings, consumption, and investment, theory of money and inflation, banking principles of central bank and commercial banks, and economic planning in Bangladesh.

MIS 203

:

Business Statistics II

 

 

3 credits

The course covers further topics in descriptive statistics; probability theory and application; Discrete and Continuous probability distributions; Sampling and Sampling distribution; Estimation; Tests of hypotheses; Chi-square tests; Testing the Goodness of Fit; Analysis of variance; Multiple linear regression; Decision Theory.

MKT 201

:

Principles of Marketing

 

 

3 credits

The course introduces the role and functions of marketing; evolution of marketing as a science; elements of marketing mix; analyzing marketing environment and activities; defining products regulation of prices and competition; principles of distribution; role and functions of promotion; marketing of services; marketing of  industrial goods; cooperative marketing; measuring marketing efficiency, marketing audit.

MIS 205

:

Management Information System

 

 

3 credits

This course deals with the design of management information system and specific aspects of management control resulting from the system. It covers topics like hierarchy of information and control system, elements of a good information system, technological developments in the field of MIS, advantages of technology in the field of MIS, system planning and design for efficient flow of information, financial control system, accounting control system, budgetary information system and control, marketing information system, human resource information system, performance evaluation and review of the information system.

FIN 203

:

Financial Management

 

 

3 credits

The course discusses the principles and practices of financial management. Topics include Financial analysis and Control: Financial ratio analysis, Sources and uses of funds, Management of current assets: management of working capital, cash and securities, accounts receivable, and inventory ; concepts of operating and financial leverage; capital budgeting techniques; portfolio management, further concepts of corporate finance.

MKT 203

:

Marketing Management

 

 

3 credits

This course deals with nature and scope of marketing management, ethical and social consideration in marketing science, marketing objectives, review of marketing mix and its elements, analyzing marketing environment, understanding the consumer behavior; Market segmentation and product positioning. The course will also cover topics like formulation of marketing strategy; Product-Market strategy and product decisions; Promotion strategy and promotion mix; Pricing policy and strategy; Distribution strategy; Marketing research and decision making ; preparation of Marketing plan; Marketing budget and allocation of resources; organizing and  executing marketing programs; evaluating and controlling marketing performance.

IMG 201

:

Production and Operations Management

 

 

3 credits

The course is aimed at developing a comprehensive understanding of production and operations in organization. Topics include production system, manufacturing policy decisions, project management, time and motion study, material flow process, inventory planning and control, production planning and control, maintenance management, quality and its costs, statistical quality control; plant layout and location analysis.

HRM 301

:

Human Resources Management

 

 

3 credits

This course is designed to orient the students with the principles of human resource management and contemporary practices. Topics include nature and scope of human resource management, evolution of human resource management, environmental constraints, human resource planning and forecasting, job design and analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development wage and salary administration, fringe benefits, labor relations management, human resource audit and research.

ACN 301

:

Management Accounting

 

 

3 credits

This course is designed to equip students with tools and techniques of accounting for management decision making, such as analysis and interpretation of financial statements, concept of cost, element of cost, cost centers, cost drivers, cost classification, job order costing, process costing, break-even analysis, Cost-volume-profit analysis, differential accounting, responsibility accounting, pricing, budgeting and budgetary control.

MIS 301

:

Business Research Methodology

 

 

3 credits

The course introduces the nature and scope of business research methodology, objectives and functions of business research, diagnosing the business problem, research planning, formulation of hypothesis and uses in research; deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning; observation, participation and experiment, analogy and inference; explanation and causation; concepts constructs, variables and paradigm; measurement and scaling techniques; test of reliability and validity; generalization of hypothesis and extending it to theoretical remark. It will also cover the steps followed in conducting a research: problem definition, formulation of hypothesis, research design, data collection, data summarization and analysis, presentation and report writing, use of research findings.

HRM 303

:

Organizational Behavior

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of Organizational Behavior; evolution of organizational behavior; Individual behavior- personality, learning, and perceptions; Values, attitude, and beliefs; Motivation; Group dynamics; inter-group and intra-group communication; Group decision making process; power, politics and conflict; process of resolving conflicts; theories of leadership; elements of organizational culture; organizational change and development, technique for dealing with resistance to change.

IBS 301

:

International Business

 

 

3 credits

The course covers the nature and scope of international business and its environment; the international monetary exchange; cultural and political implication of international business; national boundaries, nationalism and the multinational firm; financial trade-oriented institutions; international liquidity; balance of payments; financial instruments; international trade laws and scope of arbitration; fundamentals of export and import management; economic integration, alliances and cooperation; inflation, devaluation, appreciation, and depreciation, and their impact on the international trade; global business strategy.

SCM 301

:

Supply Chain Management

 

 

3 credits

This course covers the definition of a supply chain with examples; process view and push/pull view in a supply chain; responsive versus efficient supply chain; supply chain drivers; supply chain coordination and bull-whip effect; designing the supply chain network; planning demand and supply in a supply chain; managing inventories in a supply chain; warehousing and material management; sourcing and transportation in a supply chain; supply chain performance metrics and financial analysis; case study analysis of supply chains.

BUS 301

:

E-business

 

 

3 credits

This course introduces the students to the definition, trends, features of E-Business technologies, web 2.0 types, various business models and concepts: B2B, B2C, C2C, P2P, gold rush model; influence of internet and web on business strategies, structures and processes; E-business infrastructure; online consumer behavior, online retailing and services, e-tailing business models, social networks, auctions and portals, security and payment system; ethical and social issues: privacy and information rights, intellectual property rights, public safety and welfare.

BUS 303

:

Business Ethics

 

 

3 credits

This course exposes students to the important moral and ethical issues that arise in various business contexts; provides students with an understanding of moral, social, and economic environments within which those problems occur and how to resolve them. It highlights the differences between ethics and morality, morality and law; various ethical theories and theories of justice; ethical governance and accountability; ethics and consumer protection, marketing and environment; ethical and moral issues facing employees in the workplace; discussion of relevant case studies.

MHR 301

:

Entrepreneurship and Social Business

 

 

3 credits

This course aims at orienting the students with the process of entrepreneurship development along with tools and techniques for managing small business enterprises. The human factors, the organizational factors, and the motivation factors of entrepreneurship development are discussed in detail. Topics include entrepreneurship and theory; entrepreneurial success and impact of environmental variables; opportunity identification and assessment, entrepreneurial start-up strategies, the business plan, sources and ways of financing, launching the business, functional aspects of small business management, challenges to the small businesses; characteristics and origin of social business; difference between social and conventional business; cases of various social business initiatives both at home and abroad.

MHR 303

:

Strategic Management

 

 

3 credits

The course aims at providing conceptual knowledge of strategic management necessary for developing integrative decisions making skills. Basic business functions will be integrated so as to provide an understanding of the total process of business management. The course includes topics on formulation of business strategies, strategic planning and SWOT analysis, strategy for evaluating available alternatives, strategic decision making, blue ocean strategy and its characteristics; red versus blues oceans, examples of blue ocean strategic initiatives; implication of organizational structure and process, utilization of the management information system, control and coordination system, staffing and rewarding, management development, developing and nurturing leadership. The course will also cover some case studies related to the practices of strategic management both at home and abroad.

MAJOR AND FREE ELECTIVE COURSES

1. COURSES IN ACCOUNTING

ACN 401

:

Cost Accounting

 

 

3 credits

The course covers objectives, importance, and scope of cost accounting, store-keeping and inventory control; valuation of inventory; accounting for labour cost ; chargeable expenses; manufacturing and non-manufacturing overheads; job order costing and preparation of quotation; process costing; standard costs; variance analysis; statement of cost of production.

ACN 403

:

Taxation and Auditing Practices

 

 

3 credits

Principles of taxation, issues in taxation, tax structure, implication for individual and business, shifting and incidence of taxation, incomes taxes - personal income tax and corporate income tax, taxes on wealth, taxes on consumption, tax issues relevant to Bangladesh. Auditing practices include nature and scope of auditing, objectives of auditing, legal framework for auditing, auditing qualification, basic functions of auditing, importance and types of evidence of transaction, identifying and preventing frauds, mistakes, and loss of information.

ACN 405

:

Advanced Financial Accounting

 

 

3 credits

This course covers advanced topics in financial accounting including special journals, rectification entries, review of accounting for merchandising concern, further topics in accounting for banking and non-banking companies, accounting for non-trading enterprises, accounting for insurance companies, accounting for incomplete records, accounting for partnership concerns, departmental accounting, corporate accounting including issues of shares, debenture, and redemption of debenture, analysis of financial statements.

ACN 407

:

Advanced Management Accounting

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in advanced topics in management accounting including further deliberation on cost-volume-profit analysis, job order costing and preparation of competitive quotation, further topics in process costing, differential accounting, further topics in responsibility accounting, contract costing, capital budgeting, , accounting treatment of price level changes, and sensitivity analysis.

ACN 409

:

Accounting Information System and Computer Application

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in identifying information requirement for accounting purposes, and developing an information system by utilizing the power of  computer software packages. The course attempts to provide a knowledge base on systematic process of identifying organizational objective, identifying accounting information required to aid in attaining those objectives, developing an information system that will efficiently provide the management with required information, and utilizing computer software packages for the purpose. It will orient the students with the contemporary accounting software and general software packages that can be utilized for processing accounting information.

ACN 411

:

International Accounting

 

 

3 credits

International accounting environment-transnational corporation, effect of free market economy, effect of globalization strategy, monetary units of global trade, uniformity of international accounting standards, accounting for foreign currency transaction, disclosure of international financial affairs.

FRL 401

:

Company Law (Common for Accounting and Finance major)

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in nature and scope of company law, formation of company, legal status of company, advantages and disadvantages of company, rights and liabilities of directors of different types of companies including banking companies, regulations regarding dividends and transfer of shares both for banking and non-banking companies, implication on income tax, legal framework for accounting reports, process of winding up of companies, contemporary issues and case studies on company law.

2.  COURSES IN FINANCE, REAL ESTATE AND LAW

FRL 403

:

Public Finance and Taxation Practices

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in fiscal functions & institutions; public goods, public choice & fiscal policies; structure, growth, policy issues & cost-benefit analysis of public expenditures; public borrowing and other sources of public revenue; fiscal policy, government budgeting; public pricing and environmental policy, international public finance, development finance. The course also covers issues in tax structure; principles of taxation; economic and social implication of taxation on individuals and on business enterprises; review of incidence of taxation; objectives and scope of different types of taxes - personal and corporate income taxes, wealth tax, consumption tax, and their economic and social implication. It also covers taxation accounting under the contemporary legal perspective.

FRL 405

:

Capital Budgeting

 

 

3 credits

Principles of capital budgeting; review of the concepts of time value and discounted cash-flow; basic measures of capital investment desirability; competing investments and conflicting profitability measures; capital rationing; risk conflicting profitability measures; risk analysis; financing capital investments; cost of capital; capital structure and value; contemporary issues in capital budgeting and case studies.

FRL 401

:

Company Law (common for Accounting and Finance major)

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in nature and scope of company law, formation of company, legal status of company, advantages and disadvantages of company, rights and liabilities of directors of different types of companies including banking companies, regulations regarding dividends and transfer of shares both for banking and non-banking companies, implication on income tax, legal framework for accounting reports, process of winding up of companies, contemporary issues and case studies on company law.

FRL 407

:

International Finance

 

 

3 credits

The course deals with the nature and scope of international finance, financial environment, and their implication for the business enterprise. Source of mechanism and instruments of international finance are covered. It also discusses exchange rates and policy issues; spot, forward, and swap transactions of exchange, instruments of international payment, balance of payment, import and export financing and risk management.

FRL 409

:

Financial Institutions

 

 

3 credits

Roles, functions and interrelationship of the monetary authorities of Bangladesh and commercial banks; Management of central banking system; supervision over commercial banks; minimum reserve requirement; control on money supply; credit policy; problems of commercial banking with respect to lending, investment, deposit taking, cheque clearance, minimum reserve requirement and branch banking; issues relating to bank audit, operation of money, discount and government securities.

FRL 411

:

Investment Management

 

 

3 credits

The course covers the valuation o common stock, preferred stock, bonds, convertible bond, and stock warrant, portfolio analysis and selection, risk associated with portfolio investment, security analysis, roles and functions of financial intermediaries in the investment process.

FRL 413

:

Bank & Insurance Management

 

 

3 credits

The course reviews the principles of banking and banking systems, explains the role of central bank, the structure and operation of Bangladesh Bank and its policy and procedure used in controlling the money supply and banking  system.; discusses consumer banking, corporate banking, development banking, and management principles for banking companies. Insurance management covers further topics on the nature of risks faced by individuals, groups, organizations, and society as a whole and the availability and selection of insurance coverage.

FRL 415

:

Real Estate Principles

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of real estate business, implication for the economy, public land use controls, environmental controls, real estate ownership and legal instruments, forces affecting urban development, real estate market analysis, value measurement, real estate financing, cooperatives, and manufactures.

FRL 417

:

Corporate Finance

 

 

3 credits

Goals of Corporate Firm, Agency cost, Separation of Ownership, Investment and Consumption Model, Capital Structure, Issuance of Corporate Securities, IPO, Strategic Plan, Operating plan, Forecasting Financial Statements, Merger and Acquisition, Value of Firm after Acquisition, NPV of Mergers, Financial Distress and Bankruptcy, Liquidation and Reorganization, Corporate Restructuring, Divestiture, LBO.

FRL 419

:

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation

 

 

3 credits

Demand for and supply of financial statement information; cash flow; Financial Equilibrium; Sustainability of growth, Financial statement Analysis, Fundamental Analysis and Equity valuation, Dividend discount Model, Free Cash Flow to firm/Equity analysis, Relative Valuation, Cross sectional and time series technique, ratio Analysis, DuPont analysis, Firm related factors affecting reported financial statement numbers; Distress analysis, Capital market and corporate information release, Credit Analysis.

FRL 421

:

Investment Banking & Lease Financing

 

 

3 credits

Investment Banking: Functions, types, Industry structure; Primary market making- Corporate Finance; Underwriting and Syndication; Secondary Market making; Dealer and broker activity, Trading-Speculation and arbitrage; Financial Engineering; Other activities of investment banks- Advisory investment management and merchant banking, Funding and risk management; laws governing Investment banking-Securities and Exchange regulation (Merchant banker and portfolio manager); Investment Banking process & IPOs-Underwriting, Long Run performance of IPOs, Hot issue market; Securitization and factoring: Asset Securitization, Debt Securitization, factoring; Stock price indexing and credit rating.
Leasing: Types, Comparison with ownership; Economics of Leasing: Economic rational of leasing, Evaluating the cost of leasing; Accounting Aspects of lease financing; tax aspects of leasing: Factors indicating a sale, Comparative analysis, leverage leases, Equipment lease financing; project lease financing; Sale and lease back in real estate.

3. COURSES IN MARKETING

MKT 401

:

Consumer Behavior

 

 

3 credits

Review of marketing concept and introduction to consumer behavior; utility and need satisfaction; consumer adoption and diffusion process, pre-purchase, purchase and post purchase behavior; product involvement and type of purchase decision; understanding consumer; developing portfolio of consumer characteristics by considering demographic, social and psychographic factors; influences of external factors; model of human behavior, classification of situation influencing consumer behavior; consumer decision process; consumer movement and consumerism; institutional buying behavior; consumer and price; consumer and institutional decision;  personal selling, advertising, sales promotion, publicity, and their effect on consumer behavior.

MKT 403

:

Integrated Marketing Communication

 

 

3 credits

A marketing concept that incorporates advertising, sales promotion, public relations and direct marketing together as a cohesive force rather considering each of the items in isolation. This course will cover the broader areas of the substances like definitions and barriers of IMC, promotion opportunity and analysis, advertising management, design and media selection, digital and social media; trade and consumer promotion, personal selling, database marketing, public relations, event and internet marketing.

MKT 405

:

Selling and Salesmanship

 

 

3 credits

Importance and scope of selling; sales as a profession; selling tasks; order processing and creative selling; creative selling process; prospecting and sales presentation; demonstration, objection handling; closing the sales; follow-up; managing sales; sales planning and advertising; managing sales effort; recruitment, selection, training, organizing, supervision, motivation, compensation and evaluation of sales people; territory planning and quota administration.

MKT 407

:

International Marketing

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of international trade; theories of international trade; barter trade and counter trade; international marketing environment; modes of international trade; entry strategy; formulation of international marketing strategy; international marketing research; international marketing strategy for marketing mix elements - product, promotion, price, logistics and distribution; organization structure and control; trends and perspectives of international marketing.

MKT 409

:

Introduction to Marketing Research

 

 

3 credits

Definition, scope and use of research;  need for information; types of research; type and source of information; research methods; methods of collecting data, measurement and scale, designing instruments for collection of information, field operation, data summarization, analysis and interpretation of findings, presentation of findings and use of research findings.

MKT 411

:

Brand Management 

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of brand management; its advantages and implications; functions of  brand management; responsibility of a brand over its life cycle; developing new brands; management of breadth and width of a product line; designing a pricing and a promotional strategy for the brands; developing distribution system for the brands, auditing of brand management.

MKT 413

:

Business Logistics

 

 

3 credits

Meaning and scope of logistics; elements of logistics functions; order processing; inventory planning and control, transportation, warehousing and material handling. Concept of trade-off between logistics functions; cost of logistics services; production scheduling and materials management; customer services planning and control; use of customer service as a competitive tool.

MKT 415

:

Retail Management

 

 

3 credits

Scope and importance of retailing as a marketing institution; services of retailing; large scale retailing; integrated and independent retailing; controlling and coordination of independent retailers activities; wheel of retailing and retail mortality. Retailing in Bangladesh: store vs. non-store retailing and its socio-economic importance; standardization of retailing services; future trend.

MKT 417

:

Introduction to Service Marketing

 

 

3 credits

Definition of services marketing, characteristics of services compared to goods, services marketing mix; gaps model of service quality; consumer behavior in services; customer expectation and perception of services; service recovery; service innovation and design; customer defined service standards; physical evidence and servicescape; employees’ role in service delivery; integrated services marketing communication.

MKT 419

:

Industrial Marketing

 

 

3 credits

The course reviews the basics of marketing, and discusses further topics in industrial marketing including identifying prospect, identifying the requirement, planning promotional mix, pricing of industrial products, distribution strategy, sales planning, sales presentation, handling objection, after sales service and implication on price, promotion, and distribution strategy.

4. COURSES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MHR 403

:

Human Resource Planning

 

 

3 credits

Importance of  human resource planning; issues in human resource planning; planning model; determination of future human resource requirements; determination future human resource availability; assessing gaps and objectives; action planning to match the gaps; human resource information system; manpower planning as the basis of recruitment, selection, training, and phasing out; a system approach to annual manpower planning exercise.

MHR 405

:

Compensation Management

 

 

3 credits

Process of developing pay level and pay structure; types of pay systems; designing effective pay systems; administering pay systems; issues in administering pay systems; development of benefits; types of major benefits; benefits administration; benefits objectives and evaluation; controlling benefit costs.

MHR 407

:

Industrial Law and Labor Relations

 

 

3 credits

Scope of industrial law, factories act, workmen’s compensation act, trade union act, collective bargaining agent and trade union activities, scope of  industrial relations, changing socio-economic environment, evolution of trade unionism, structure and activities of trade unions, environment of bargaining, bargaining power, bargaining structure and bargaining issues, public sector differences, contract administration, grievance procedures, industrial relations in nonunion organization and non-formal sector, industrial relations and employee productivity, employee relations programs.

MHR 409

:

Training and Development Management

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of raining and development function; strategy and training; organizations of the training department; training needs assessment; learning and behavior; designing of training programs; evaluation of training programs; training techniques; technical training; training and development of managers; training in organization development; theory and practice of career development; developing career structures; identifying organizational needs; institutionalizing the career development system; evaluating the system.

MHR 411

:

Industrial Psychology

 

 

3 credits

The course discusses human behavior in an organizational context; dynamics of motivation in an organization; stress in an organizational situation and individuals' reaction to stress; group dynamics; group problem solving and decision making; change and reaction to change characteristics of a formal organization and their influence on individuals' personality; congruent vs. incongruent goals of organization and the individuals.

MHR 413

:

Strategic Human Resources Management

 

 

3 credits

The course introduces the strategic nature of human resources management by looking at the importance of human factors in attaining organizational goals. Strategic implication of employee performance along with a portfolio of employee characteristics is looked into by considering the effect of employee morale and situational factors upon the work behavior. The course also covers the interface of human resource management functions with other functional areas of management.

MHR 415

:

Labor Economics

 

 

3 credits

Scope of labor economics, demand for labor; quasi-fixed labor costs; supply of labor; labor unions and collective bargaining; household production models; investment in human capital; education and training; earnings differentials; compensation differentials; discrimination; compensation structure; unemployment and inflation and labor market issues in Bangladesh.

5. COURSES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

SCM 401

:

Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

 

 

3 credits

The course offers an overview of Logistics and its management; inventory management; order processing and information system; material management; transportation management; warehouse management.

SCM 402

:

Demand Management and Strategic Sourcing

 

 

3 credits

Demand analysis, forecasting; specifying requirement; analyzing supply market; make and buy decision; supplier appraising, short listing and selection; vendor management; negotiation and preparing contact; supplier relationship management.

SCM 403

:

Execution and Control Operations

 

 

3 credits

Planning, execution and control overview; scheduling production and process operations; communicating customer supplier information; Push/Pull Systems; Quality and Continuous improvement; Quality Management Process; Evaluating performance of Production Operations; Audits and reporting.

SCM 404

:

Sales and Operations Planning

 

 

3 credits

Topics covered in this course include Fundamentals of S&OP; The S&OP Implementation; Establishing Families, subfamilies and resources; Develop Capacity reports; Automate Feeds into S&OP; Continuous improvement.

SCM 405

:

IT Application In Supply Chain Management/e-Business Supply Chains

 

 

3 credits

This course will explore IT’s role in supply chain and logistics functions. Topic will include: supply chain digitization and business innovation; supply chain strategy and choice; MRP and ERP (evolution and implementation issues).

SCM 405

:

Global Supply Chain Management

 

 

3 credits

This course offers an exposure to the students of the key devices to supply chain performance and firm strategy from a global perspective. Special emphasis is given to tools and skills necessary to develop solutions for a variety of issues related to supply chain design and inter-firm coordination. Cases will be analyzed for better understanding of theoretical aspects from international standpoint.   

6. COURSES IN INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

MHR 407

:

Industrial Law and Labor Relations

 

 

3 credits

Scope of industrial law, factories act, workmen’s compensation act, trade union act, collective bargaining agent and trade union activities, scope of  industrial relations, changing socio-economic environment, evolution of trade unionism, structure and activities of trade unions, environment of bargaining, bargaining power, bargaining structure and bargaining issues, public sector differences, contract administration, grievance procedures, industrial relations in nonunion organization and non-formal sector, industrial relations and employee productivity, employee relations programs.

IMG 405

:

Production Planning & Inventory Control

 

 

3 credits

The course covers production planning, production scheduling; and inventory control decisions in manufacturing and service organizations; special topics include: manufacturing resource planning; use of inventory control in buffering manufacturing activities.

 IMG 407

:

Materials Management

 

 

3 credits

Management of flow of line materials in relation to market demand, prices, supplier performance, availability of materials, customer service, and other related issues. Special topics include: material resource planning; value analysis, and supplier development.

IMG 409

:

Operations Research

 

 

3 credits

Introduction to operation research; review of probability concepts; conditional and expected value ; value of information; utility as basis for decision making; decision theory; game theory; linear programming: the simplex method, the dual problem and the transportation problem; waiting line and simulation; practical application.

IMG 411

:

Management Science Applications in Production

 

 

3 credits

A problem-solving approach to production and inventory management; use of quantitative and model-based approach and decision science orientation; use of computer-based models, real or simulation will be particularly examined.

IMG 413

:

Productivity and Quality Management

 

 

3 credits

Concept of productivity; measurement of productivity; long vs. short term productivity; factors in productivity; reasons for low productivity; measures to improve productivity; developing a productivity orientation in the organization; reward-punishment system for productivity enhancement. Quality management covers the scope and measurement of quality; concept of total quality management (TQM), management approaches; review of concepts, and techniques for the monitoring and improvement of product and process quality; developing standards for quality of product, process, and service, developing a corporate orientation for TQM.

MKT 419

:

Industrial Marketing

 

 

3 credits

The course reviews the basics of marketing, and discusses further topics in industrial marketing including identifying prospect, identifying the requirement, planning promotional mix, pricing of industrial products, distribution strategy, sales planning, sales presentation, handling objection, after sales service and implication on price, promotion, and distribution strategy.

7. COURSES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

ECN 401

:

Comparative Economic System and International Trade

 

 

3 credits

The course discusses the varying economic systems of different countries of the world and its impact on international trade. However, it will particularly look into the post communism trends of international economies and implication of free market economic policies as are gradually being adopted by most of the countries.

MKT 407

:

International Marketing

 

 

3 credits

Nature and scope of international trade; theories of international trade; barter trade and counter trade; international marketing environment; modes of international trade; entry strategy; formulation of international marketing strategy; international marketing research; international marketing strategy for marketing mix elements - product, promotion, price, logistics and distribution; organization structure and control; trends and perspectives of international marketing.

MKT 413

:

Business Logistics

 

 

3 credits

Meaning and scope of logistics; elements of logistics functions; order processing; inventory planning and control, transportation, warehousing and material handling. Concept of trade-off between logistics functions; cost of logistics services; production scheduling and materials management; customer services planning and control; use of customer service as a competitive tool.

FRL 407

:

International Finance

 

 

3 credits

The course deals with the nature and scope of international finance, financial environment, and their implication for the business enterprise. Source of mechanism and instruments of international finance are covered. It also discusses exchange rates and policy issues; spot, forward, and swap transactions of exchange, instruments of international payment, balance of payment, import and export financing and risk management.

FRL 417

:

Analytical Study of International Trade Agreements

 

 

3 credits

The course covers analytical study of contemporary international trade agreements. The course will critically examine the economic and social features of signatories, identify their potential interest, and advantage and disadvantages of entering into such trade agreements.

FRL 419

:

Legal Environment of International Business

 

 

3 credits

The course covers international laws regarding trade, trade disputes and arbitration, international trade bodies and their roles in the legal system, international arbitration bodies and their jurisdiction and functions in resolving trade disputes.

ECN 403

:

International Economics

 

 

3 credits

The course covers the concept of comparative advantage; gains from trade; standard and alternative trade theories; international trade; monopoly and cartels; economic integration; factor movement; foreign exchange; balance of payments and adjustment policies; fixed and flexible exchange  rates; international monetary system; role of international trade and aid in economic development; international lending and technical assistance programs.

8. COURSES IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS)

ACN 409

:

Accounting Information System and Computer Application

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in identifying information requirement for accounting purposes, and developing an information system by utilizing the power of computer software packages. The course attempts to provide a knowledge base on systematic process of identifying organizational objective, identifying accounting information required to aid in attaining those objectives, developing an information system that will efficiently provide the management with required information, and utilizing computer software packages for the purpose. It will orient the students with the contemporary accounting software’s and general software packages that can be utilized for processing accounting information.

MIS 401

:

Executive Information Systems

 

 

3 credits

The course covers issues related to management of computer-based MIS; Topics include: planning and administration; control and evaluation; organization and personnel required in managing MIS. Special topics include: technical and societal issues, and managerial issues.

MIS 411

:

Computer Programming

 

 

3 credits

Introduction to structured programming concepts and program development process; Topics include: problem analysis, development of algorithm, flow charts, and program development. Understanding programming languages and choosing a programming language to learn and write a program; Use of EDP and computer programming in the selected language (s) for problem analysis and decision making.

MIS 413

:

System Analysis and Design

 

 

3 credits

Introduction to systems and models; simulation; Introduction to programming; Value analysis and iterative process; Queuing concepts; Matrix methods; Management Planning Methods (PERT, CPI) Application of systems in solving real-life problems.

MIS 415

:

Database Management and Development

 

 

3 credits

 The course covers objectives and methods of database management, data models, elementary database design, fourth generation programming languages, data integrity, security, and privacy.

MIS 417

:

Local Area Networking

 

 

3 credits

The course covers nature an scope of networking operation, networking principles, methods and instruments for local area networking, networking utilities, software for networking, security of data and troubleshooting.

IMG 419

:

Technology Management in MIS

 

 

3 credits

The course deals in the importance of technology in carrying on MIS functions, pace of change of technology and implication for the MIS, forecasting changes in technology and adaptive measures, contemporary technological trend in the field of management, identifying information requirement and selecting the right technology, process of adopting innovation, dealing with technical obsolescence, implication for management of information system.

9. COURSES IN ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE

IBF 411

:

Islamic Capital Market (ICM)

 

 

3 credits

This course is expected to provide students with the knowledge of Islamic financial system and its regulatory framework and environments, analytical understanding of Shari‟ah concepts used in financial markets and market structure, and skills to analyze Islamic financial instruments in terms of purpose, structure, and pricing. Topics include Functions and Roles of the Financial System: Islamic and Conventional; Regulatory Framework of Islamic Money and Capital Market; Islamic Money Market; Shariah Compliant Equity; Islamic Collective Investment Funds; Islamic Index; Islamic Real Estate Investment Trusts (I-REIT); Islamic Exchange-Traded Funds (I-ETF), Islamic Derivatives Markets and Islamic Structured Products

IBF 413

:

Islamic Financial Planning (IFP)

 

 

3 credits

This course covers overview of Financial Planning, Financial Need Analysis For Individuals; Islamic Wealth Management; Islamic Retirement Planning; Islamic Estate and Waqf; Islamic Children education planning; Islamic Investment and Islamic Credit Card; development of Syariah-compliant Structured Investment Fund

IBF 415

:

Islamic Banking Systems and Operations (IBSO)

 

 

3 credits

This course aims to provide students an overview of the philosophy and fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance; the historical background and regulatory framework of Islamic Banking and Finance and the environment of Islamic financial systems; sources of Funds (Islamic Deposits); Islamic financial instruments; Islamic Microfinance; asset liability management for Islamic Banking; capital adequacy framework of Islamic Finance; Shariah and corporate governance of Islamic Banking.

IBF 417

:

Fiqh Muamalat

 

 

3 credits

This course covers topics that include Al Aqad, Element of Contract, General Principles of Contract; Capacity of Contract, Classes of Contract, doctrine of khiyar under Islamic contract law & how it can benefit the parties to a contract; Legality of Takaful Contract; The Doctrine of Mistake (Ghalat); termination and discharge of contract; The Concept of Majlis in cyberspace contracting; The Options (al-Khiyarat); Types of sale contract; Muatah, ITT and acceptance

IBF 419

:

Sukuk (Islamic Bonds)

 

 

3 credits

This course is expected to give the students an exposure to Islamic Bonds. Topics covered include Sukuk types, Sukuk structure and application, Sukuk index; Securitising of Sukuk; Sukuk trading and secondary markets; Sukuk structure an idea project finance investment

IBF 421

:

Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions

 

 

3 credits

The objectives of the course are to develop an understanding of:i.the meaning of Islamic accounting and its differences with conventional accounting; The applicability of GAAPs and accounting standards in IFIs; Accounting for various types of deposits in Islamic banks; Islamic equity and assets financing; Accounting for Zakat ; and .Auditing and Sharia Supervision of IFIs.

IBF 423

:

Foundation of Islamic Economics

 

 

3 credits

This course is expected to provide a conceptual introduction to Islamic economics, and enable the understanding of how Islam and its worldview permeate all aspects of economics; Topics covered include Islam, its Worldview and Islamic Economics; Methodology of Islamic Economics; The Islamic Economic System, and allocation of resources in an Islamic Economic System.

IBF 425

:

Takaful Operations

 

 

3 credits

This course covers the following: the core principles and objectives of an insurance regulatory framework; the role of an insurance regulator; the main features of an authorization process for insurance companies and intermediaries; compliance duties and responsibilities; roles of Auditors and Actuaries in relation to regulation and supervision, capital adequacy and financial requirements of a licensed insurance company; Insurance contract; Takaful principles and practice.

 

10. COURSES IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

THM 401

:

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry

 

 

3 credits

This course covers the nature and concept of tourism and its types; travel motivations and the historical development of tourism and tourism system; relevant framework applied to the planning, development and marketing issues. It includes resort management, eco-tourism, application of case studies from the perspectives of public and private enterprises.

THM 403

:

Tourism Destinations and Culture in Bangladesh

 

 

3 credits

This course will expose the students to learn about Bangladesh tourism destinations, culture and heritage; the interrelationship between heritage and their impact of tourism destinations. Field trips would be undertaken in this course.

THM 405

:

Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality Industry

 

 

3 credits

This course aims to apply the principles of marketing to tourism and hospitality products and services. Topics include: examine the relationship between motivations and behavior of tourism and hospitality consumers, purchase decisions, and the distribution and delivery of tourism and hospitality products and services; factors influencing decision-making process, role of ICT in the industry; local values and norms, examples of various countries in relation to behavioral pattern.

THM 407

:

Hospitality Management

 

 

3 credits

This course covers a variety of services and career-oriented skills and knowledge in food entertainment, banquet, hotel, travel, cruise ship and resorts. It provides an overview of these services and appropriate approaches to efficiently and effectively manage the delivery of the services to the clients. It provides the students the scope and prospects for potential employment in for government and private business.

THM 409

:

Catering and Banquet Management

 

 

3 credits

This course helps students develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of catering and banquet management. Topics include: concepts of catering management, conceptualizing quality in a restaurant setting; evaluating restaurant performance in terms financial, marketing and operational criteria; layout plan, silver and flower layout, table decoration, take in catering supply and demand, an understanding of the market in which catering operations exist; competitive challenges of the restaurant and catering industry; systems theory including food safety systems; types of costs in restaurant and catering operations; contemporary issues in catering cost management; industry case studies.  

THM 411

:

Tourism and Hospitality Marketing

 

 

3 credits

This course aims to apply principles of marketing to tourism and hospitality products and services. It offers an understanding of the issues relating to the distribution and delivery of tourism and hospitality products and services; the role of information and communication technology in tourism and hospitality marketing, and distribution strategies.

THM 413

:

Tourism and Hospitality Law

 

 

3 credits

This course aims to develop and understanding of the role, significance and impact of local and international laws relating to hotel and tourism industry. It provides students with the knowledge of institutional framework for tourism in the region and analyzes the implications for the development of tourism from global perspective. It examines various laws – immigration, baggage, customs – in the sector with respect to social, cultural, political dimensions of tourism in the region; transport and infrastructure development, need for a cooperative approach to the development of the sector.

THM 415

:

Tourism and Hospitality Research Project

 

 

3 credits

In this course, students are exposed to project research methodology incorporating research techniques to evaluate strategies in tourism and hospitality sector. It covers the identification and development of a tourism management research topic of strategic significance; literature review, data analysis, implications on the management and recommendations on policy formulations in the relevant areas.

 

 

 

           
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