Course Catalog of Bachelor of Business Administration

This course aims to disseminate accounting and reporting fundamentals to the beginners. Upon the completion of the course, the participants are expected to be expert in drafting financial statements independently with the style of reading financial statements and the regulatory (national and international) requirements. The course includes the chapters titled introduction, users and branches of accounting, conceptual framework of accounting, generally accepted accounting principle, institutional framework, financial statements, accounting cycle, measuring and recording business transaction, concept of adjusting and closing entries, worksheet, accounting for merchandising operations, accounting information systems, internal control and cash, accounting for receivables, and inventories, plant assets – natural resources  and intangible assets and accounting for depreciation.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: BUS 101

This course provides an introduction to various management accounting concepts and techniques and also emphasizes the need of management accounting in the decision-making process. The course includes the following topics: Introduction to management accounting, managerial accounting and the business environment, cost terms, concepts and classification, job order costing, process costing, cost behavior analysis and use, cost-volume-profit relationships and break-even analysis, absorption costing and variable costing, profit planning, standard costing and the balance scorecard, flexible budgets and overhead analysis.

Credits: 3;   Prerequisite: ACT 101

Introduction and definitions of taxes, tax structure of Bangladesh, role of taxation, classification of taxes, introduction of income tax ordinance, 1984, classification of income, residential status, individual assessment, income from salary, income and from securities, income from house property, agricultural income, income from business and profession, capital gain, income from other sources, advance tax, set-off and carry forward of losses, return of income, recovery and appeal, income tax authority.

Credits:3; Prerequisite:  ACT 201

The course aims to provide the students with an in-depth understanding of financial reporting analysis. This course will help students appraise theoretical and regulatory national frameworks as to prepare reports and financial statements of the companies. This course will mainly focus on the areas as Financial Accounting and Accounting Standards: Accounting information System, Income Statement and related information, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flow, Accounting and Rectification of Errors, Cash and Accounting for Receivables, Valuation of inventories , Acquisition and Deposition of  Property, Plant and Equipment, Equipment: Depreciation, Impairment and Depletion. In every chapter contents, focus will mainly be given on the rules provided by the international Accounting Standard (IAS) , International Financial Reporting Committee (IFRS) and Bangladesh Accounting Standard (BAS)

Credits: 3; Prerequisites ACT 201

This course aims to provide the students with an in-depth understanding of financial reporting analysis. This course will help students appraise theoretical and regulatory national frameworks as well as to prepare reports and financial statements of the companies. This course intends to provide a strong foundation for advance courses in financial accounting with ability to apply these for the preparation of financial and  related information to meet internal and external obligations. The course covers the following topics: accounting for intangible assets, current liabilities and contingencies, long term liabilities, stockholder’ equity: contributed capital shareholders’ equity: retained earnings, dilative securities and earning per share, investments, statement of cash flows, full disclosure in financial reporting.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ACT411

This course aims to provide the students with an in-depth understanding of the practice of auditing, theoretical and regulatory frameworks of auditing and the preparation of audit reports. The course covers the definition and origin of auditing, objectives and advantages of auditing, different types of audit, audit planning and control, internal check, internal control and internal audit, vouching of cash transactions, vouching of trading transactions, valuation and verification of assets and liabilities, audit under the companies act 1994, company auditor, liabilities of auditor, audit report, divisible profits, cost audit, International Standards on Auditing, accounting profession in Bangladesh, computerized auditing practice.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ACT 421

This course has been offered to show comprehensively and effectively the relationship between today’s accounting information system and basic accounting concepts. The course would provide the student a background in system analysis and design, emphasizing the use of computer as a tool for accountants. The course includes the chapters titled: the study of accounting information system, the business environment and AIS, the technology of AIS, documenting AIS, data processing cycle, risk exposure and internal control structure, general control and application control, transaction processing cycle, processing information for management needs: DSS and ES, information system development.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ACT 201, MIS 305

This course aims to equip the students with different tools and techniques to control cost. To ensure competitive edge in the market there is no alternative of supplying quality products at a competitive price. Thus, the course combines cost and quality in one bundle. The course includes the chapters titled cost and its classification: high low method, regression analysis, accounting for material, accounting for labor, accounting for overhead, cost allocation: direct, step down and reciprocal methods, job order costing, process costing, accounting for joint product and by product, cost of quality, activity based costing, costing in 21st century.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ACT 201

This course is a study of theoretical framework, elements of financial statements along with their reporting and disclosure with emphasis on recent trends and developments in the agenda and pronouncement of the standard setting bodies (e.g. FASB and IASB). Topics include structure of accounting, their approaches to the formulation of accounting theory, conceptual framework for financial accounting, development of accounting, revenues, expenses, gains, losses, income, assets, liabilities, statement of changes in financial position and their disclosure. Students conduct independent research on financial accounting and reporting issues.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: ACT 421

This course aims to cater the advanced needs of students with concentration in accounting. Accounting standards in a multinational set up with different stream (UK GAAP, US GAAP and others) and convergence thereof is an important focus here. Standards development process and its impact on cross border complex business environment is blended into the course to make students confident and smart to serve the market. The course includes the chapters titled accounting and reporting environment, Legal, Regulatory and Institutional issues that affect reporting, Segment reporting, Interim financial reporting, SEC reporting, Accounting for foreign currency translation, Translation of foreign currency financial statements, Consolidated financial statements, financial statement of banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, Forensic accounting, Accounting for human resources.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ACT 421

This is a compulsory general education course for students of all degree programs of EWU. It aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts and issues related to business operations and developments.

It acts as a general basis and foundation level course on which more focused and concentrated studies can be applied. Topics include: Business and its importance, forms of business ownership, business environment and globalization, ethics, international business, fundamentals of management, human resources management, motivation, marketing, financial management and investment, and fundamentals of accounting.

Credits: 3;  Prerequisite: None

Study of communication as a tool of administration and management, practice in writing a wide variety of types and forms of communication, and inclusion of oral and visual components to provide and integrate approach. This course aims at teaching the basic principles and applications of business communication. It equips students with major communication tools. Enhancement of students’ written and oral skills is one of the most important aspects of this course. It helps students to improve their ability to communicate more effectively and efficiently. The knowledge of writing and presenting business documents prepares students for the challenges of the new millennium. It certainly will provide students with a competitive edge in this fast growing business world.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ENG 102

This course is designed to provide an analysis and examination of significant contemporary ethical issues and challenges existing in the business arena. Emphasis will be placed upon the manager’s social and environmental responsibilities to a wide variety of stakeholders, including employees, customers and the public. Ethical dilemmas and dilemmas and decision-making frameworks at the personal, organizational and societal levels will be explored. Student engagement through debates and discussions on in real-world situations is a critical portion of the course.

Credits : 3; Prerequisites: ENG 102

This subject is designed and taught to give the students and an appreciation of legal environment in relation to business activities. The student will undertake studies in some of the core law paper essential for business. The course examines the principles of law of contract and different legal regimes regulating special types of contracts such as law of agencies, law of sale of goods, law of company and partnership etc. Then the course examines some legal regimes having application for international business transaction in particular laws concerning international sale of goods: CIF and FOB contract, laws concerning international carries of goods by sea and laws concerning financing of trade are reviewed under this course. In addition, labors laws and alternative ways of dispute solution are also considered in this course. Other than making the students familiar with basic laws concerning business affairs, efforts are being made to allow them to appreciate the application of those laws in real business practice. Students are being asked to solve some commercial disputes (specially designed to suit the course) and, secondly, students are introduce with the basic court structure of the country and the dispute settlement procedure.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: BUS-231, MGT-101

The coordinating instructor must assign a specific topic to an individual student. The student must submit a proposal at least a semester before he/she actually starts working on this project report. Students completing 105 credits may be allowed to enroll in this course with the permission of the chairperson and course instructor.

Credits: 3

This working experience enables students to apply the principles and practices of business in the local setting. This will provide students with the opportunity to get real life exposure in the contemporary business environment of Bangladesh. Students completing 105 credits with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be allowed to enroll into this course with the permission of the chairperson and course instructor.

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide the basic concepts, principles, analytical methods and tools that are used in basic financial management. The course includes the following topics- the study of financial environment including financial markets, instruments and institutions, risk and return, valuation of financial assets, introduction to capital budgeting and financial statement analysis.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: ACT 101, STA 101, ECO 101.

This course has been designed to develop understanding of both theoretical and practical issues of financial decision making tools for the students. After completing this course, students are expected to be able to make many financial decisions both at strategic and operation level related to cost of capital, analyzing company’s current financial policies and redesign a more effective financial planning and controlling mechanism through ratio analysis, short-term liability management, management of working capital, managing the very basics of operation process like management of inventory, management of receivables, designing credit policy that improves the market share and cash flow, usability of financial and operating leverage to multiply the return to the shareholders.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: FIN 101

Financial Markets facilitate the flow of funds in order to finance the investment by individual, corporations and Governments. Financial Institutions are the key players in Financial Markets. Hence an understanding of money markets, capital markets: equity market and bond market, financial instruments traded in these markets, valuation and risks of these instruments, determination of interest rates, term structure of interest rates, primary market and stock offering, secondary market and market microstructure, mutual funds operations, pension funds operations, discussions of major financial institutions and the understanding of the Financial Markets and Institutions in Bangladesh with its regulatory environment are the major focus of this course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: ECO 102, FIN 201

Real estate assets account for about one-third of the value of all capital assets in the world. Therefore, this immensely important course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of real estate valuation, house price dynamics, real estate brokerage, real estate liabilities, decision-making and public policies associated with real estate investment, using modern finance and economics tools. Topics of studies includes: real estate properties – cash-flow uncertainties, debt sources and tax features etc, commercial real estate markets, financing and valuation of real estate, commercial real estate investment strategies, residential real estate markets and housing prices, real estate brokerage markets, mortgage and structured finance markets, applications of basic tools of finance to evaluate the mortgage, lease, and asset-based contracts. pricing of these contracts, strategy to securitize both debt and real estate equity, and recent topics like housing market bubble and crisis in real estate sector across the globe.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN-201

With the increasing importance of commercial banking in the economic development, it has become necessary for students to know about the managerial issues of banks. This course is designed to acquaint the students with the basic ideas, practice and principles of banking in Bangladesh. The topics include banking environment, deposit products, interest rate, credit management, investment function, capital and risk management, liquidity management, off balance sheet activities, banking regulation etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN-201

This course is designed to provide students with tools and techniques for proper analysis of financial statement of business organizations. The analysis will focus from the point of view of the primary users of financial statements: equity and credit analysts, corporate managers and those trained to be managers, requiring an understanding of how financial statement provides information regarding an enterprise and its functions, understanding and analysis of basic financial statements, such as, the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows, foundation of ratio and financial analysis, analysis of inventories, long-lived assets, financial liabilities, inter-corporate investments, and accounting-and-finance based measures of risk.

Credit: 3; Prerequisites: ACT 201, FIN 201

This course is designed to orient students with tools and techniques of risk management and insurance. Insurance has become indispensable for person, business and international trade. This course will acquaint students with the essential details of risk and its management, insurance contracts and insurance markets. Hence, this course will enhance the ability of students to think critically and analytically and solve problems in order to better prepare them to confront the myriad opportunities and problems that confront business managers and individuals. After completing the course, the students are expected to learn about Risk and its Management, Risk Measurement and Risk Polling, the Scope and Functions of Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident and Sickness Insurance, Marine and Fire Insurance, Reinsurance and Principles of Insurance.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN 201

This course is designed to equip the students with the underlying concepts, theories, and models related to the analysis and management of investment in financial market place. The emphasis is placed on understanding how an investment professional would allocate funds in constructing and managing investment portfolio. The course gives emphasis on three major areas. Investment issues and environment, revisiting the linkage between real and financial economy in the wake of global financial crisis, a review of financial products, a comprehensive review of mutual fund and merchant banking operations with especial focus on Bangladesh, understanding the mechanism of stock exchanges with focus on Dhaka Stock Exchange; risk-return tradeoff, portfolio construction and optimization models like modern portfolio theory, capital assets pricing model, index models etc., fixed income securities analysis: duration, convexity, maturity matching, and measuring portfolio performances; option market ideas and strategies, market efficiency, technical analysis and behavioral finance.

Credits : 3;  Prerequisites: FIN-201, MAT-211, STA-217

This course is designed to orient students with tools and techniques that financial managers use for making decisions in companies and firms with efficiency. After completing the course, the students are expected to learn about an overview of managerial finance, corporate firm and goals of corporate firm, managerial goals, agency conflict, agency costs, ethical issues in managerial finance and firm’s value, capital budgeting decision, risk and refinements in capital budgeting, leverage and firm’s capital structure, dividend decision, firm’s exposure to hybrid and derivative securities: preferred stock, warrants, convertibles and options; lease financing, corporate merger analysis: rationale for merger, types of merger, merger valuation, setting the bid price, tactics to prevent a hostile takeover.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN 201

The decision making process of a financial manager is rather a practical issue than theoretical. So class room discussion on theoretical issues is not sufficient to equip the students to face the challenges of real world. Hence the objective of this course is to enhance the capability of students to deal with practical financial problems by assigning them some real world financial cases, so that they can have a virtual experience in practical decision making of a financial manager by solving those cases along with their course work. It will include case problems on capital budgeting, financial planning, cost of capital, capital structure, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions, financial distress and financial restructuring and real options. Students are expected to apply the financial tools and techniques to analyze real world financial cases, make their own decision and judgment, prepare reports and make case presentation extensively.

Credit: 3; Prerequisite: FIN 201

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of financial management of multinational companies along with due importance on the global financial architecture and its components. Topics include among others: global financial systems and its operation, international financial markets, international capital market, the foreign exchange market, international arbitrage and parity conditions, history and growth of MNCs, international investment and financing opportunities, use of currency derivatives in the management of foreign exchange exposure, foreign direct investment and cross-border transactions, valuation and international restructuring, country risk analysis, and International capital structure, cost of capital, capital budgeting and cash management decisions.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN-201

This course provides a thorough introduction to the valuation, characteristics and use of different financial derivatives. Topics include forward and futures contract, option, swap and other derivatives; forward contract: forward market, participants, quotation, premium or discount, relationship between forward and spot price, arbitrage arguments; futures contract: futures market, clearing houses, positions, taxation, open interest, making to market, basis, spreads; options: characteristics and principles, pricing relationship and graphical presentation of option’s payoff, factor affecting prices of  options, early exercise, equity as a call option, put-call parity and synthetic construction of options, effects of dividends; trading strategies involving options; option pricing models: risk neutral argument, binomial option pricing model, the Black and Scholes options pricing model; options on stock indices, currencies, and futures; credit derivatives, interest rate derivatives, and real options.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN 425.

This course covers the concept of Human Resource Management and its importance; factors in organizational performance; HR planning; job design; recruitment and selection; training and development; performance appraisal; compensation and motivation; health and safety; international HRM; labor relation and the future of HRM.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 101, MGT 251

This course examines the strategic choices in managing total compensation. The total compensation model introduced serves as an integrated framework throughout the course. The major topics to be discussed include: meaning of compensation, dimensions of compensation system, work and rewards, identifying job contents and determining payment, compensation survey, performance appraisal, designing pay structure, employee incentives and fringe benefits.

Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM 301

This course introduces the importance of human resource planning in overall human resource management of an organization. Topics covered in this course: reasons and importance of human resource planning; various forecasting techniques of manpower planning; demand and supply methods of human resources and availability; methods of calculating manpower needs for future requirements; approaches to manpower monitoring and controlling; HR auditing; International HRM; career development issues and role of succession planning in human resource planning.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM 301, MAT 211, STA 101.

This course has two major areas – Theoretical Part and Labour Code Part. Major topics covered under Theoretical Part are: Industrial Revolution and Nature of Industrial Relations; Theories of Industrial Relations; Trade Unions; Collective Bargaining; and International Labour Organization (ILO). Different legal provisions of The Bangladesh Labour Code, 2006 have been covered under Labour Code Parts which are Definition of different terms; Employment and Conditions of Service; Employment of Adolescent; Maternity Benefit; Special Provisions relating to Health, Hygiene and Safety; Welfare Measure; Working Hour and Leave; Wages and Payment; Wage Board; Compensation for Injury by Accident; Trade Unions and Industrial Relations;  Settlement of Disputes, Labour Court, Labour Appellate Tribunal, Legal Proceedings; Workers’ Participation in Companies Profits; Provident Fund; Offence, Penalties and Procedure etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM 301, BUS 361.

The course is basically a ToT (Training of the Trainers) course i.e. it has been designed for the trainers. Training is a process and as a process it includes some steps. These steps are Training Needs Assessment; Designing Training Programs; Implementing Training Programs; Evaluating Training Programs; Checking and Ensuring the implementation of learning from Training Programs. This course demands the detail discussion of each of these different steps of training process. Other topics of this course are training policy; performance model; strategic significance of training; learning organization; learning approaches in training; methods of training; special issues of training and development; and special issues of training and development in Bangladesh.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM 301.

This course addresses the strategic role that human resource management plays in creating competitive advantages for firms. Major topics include Strategy formulation and implementation; Role of HRM in supporting the corporate strategies; Impact of workforce diversity and globalization; Finding the HR fit in the organizational goal setting and mission achievement; HR inputs in the organizational strategic management process; Human Resource Management in the face of rapid technological changes; globalization and rising employee expectation.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM 301, HRM 411, HRM 412

This course focuses on computer-based information system in the management of human resources of an organization. The course underlines the application of information technology in all sphere of management decision making, including that of human resources management. The course aims at increasing the effectiveness of today’s human resources managers through proper uses of HRIS and make judicious decisions about HR. It deals with the nature, purpose and promises of HRIS, the managerial, technological and organizational factors driving its adoption, implementation and maintenance. In addition it explores the relationship of HRIS with organizational knowledge, learning and decision-making processes. The course has both theoretical and practical dimensions; the practical part is built around database software, like MS Access where the students learn designing and developing a model HR database.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, MIS 305, HRM301

This course deals with analyzing job for selecting right people for the organization and evaluating employee performance for rewarding. Course topics include Job analysis and Job evaluation; Job analysis and selection; competency modeling; Measuring employee behavior and performance; Various appraisal methods and systems; Developing and administering an effective performance appraisal system; Linking performance with reward; Motivating employees through rewards; Legal issues in performance appraisal administration; Emerging issues and innovations.

Credit: 3 Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM301

This course includes three major parts: individual as leaders, team leadership and organizational leadership. The part first titled individual as leaders covers nature of leadership, leadership traits and ethics, leadership behavior, motivation and communication, coaching and conflict skills. The second part titled team leadership covers contingency leadership theories, dyadic relationships, follower ship, delegation and leading effective teams and the third part titled organizational leadership covers influencing: power, politics and negotiation, organizational leadership, change and leadership of culture, diversity and the learning organization.

Credit: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, HRM301

This course concentrates on various issues and topics of organizational development which has become a current focus in modern organizations. The course content includes current theory and practice in organization development, organizational systems, organizational ethics, values and culture, diagnosis of organizational bottlenecks and impact analysis of organizational changes. The course focuses on developing practical skills in establishing productive relationships with clients and work groups. The students will develop the capacity to understand organizations as system levels, learn why, when, and how to intervene at different system levels. The course further expands in developing capabilities for using one’s self as a change agent, expand skills in specialized areas such as organization design, strategic goals, diversity, facilitation, systems change and application of OD theory.

Credit: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 251, MIS 305, HRM 301

This course addresses and defines the role of HRM in developing countries, organizations working beyond boundaries and contemporary issues of HRM in international context.  It also investigates the design of and effects of HR practices in cross-cultural contexts for both local and global competitive advantages. At the end of this course, the students could possess: The basic understanding of HR practices in subsidiaries of Multinational Companies (MNCs) in developing countries especially in Bangladesh and other South Asian Countries; Knowledge of managing HRM in global context; Understand complexities and dynamics of cross-cultural and borderless organizations; Understand the presence of country of origin, localization and dominance effects on MNC subsidiaries to the host country HR culture.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: HRM-301, HRM-411, HRM-412

This course analyzes the basic issues in International Business (IB). Broadly defined areas of study include importance of IB, modes of IB, knowing about MNCs and international organizations, contemporary challenges and changing environment of IB, managing cultural differences, measuring economic opportunities of countries, trade theories, governmental influences on trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and its functionalities, exchange rate fundamentals, economic integration and cooperative arrangements, international marketing strategies, export-import procedures, global manufacturing and control strategies.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT 101, MKT 101, ECO 102

This course deals with factors affecting international operations in a changed world, international legal system, institutional context of multinational management, strategic management in the multinational company, content and formulation, alternative methods of international operation, organizational structure of international firms, motivation in multinational company, leadership and management behavior, ethical issues in international operations, international strategic alliance, multinational research and other recent issues.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB 301

Review and analysis of international trade models, theories and tools of analysis-classical, neo-classical and alternative theories; international monetary system, its role, importance, structure and future performance; foreign exchange market, balance of payments adjustments.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301

The course attempts to provide greater understanding of foreign exchange market and its intricacies in international trade. Major topics will include balance of payments, exchange rate regimes, Spot market, Forward market, BP curve, J-curve and the practices of IMF, World Bank, ADB, IDB, and other multilateral institutions.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301, FIN201

This course deals with the development of the conflict resolution, negotiating in the International context, mediation in International conflict, adjudication: International arbitral tribunals and courts, social-psychological dimensions of International conflict, Interactive conflict resolution, and contributions of training to International conflict resolution.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301

How a country competes in the world is the crucial factor in determining that country’s ability to benefit from international trade in today’s global economy.  This course offers a complete and proper understanding of the meaning of International competitiveness, analyzes the implications it holds for an economy’s progress, examines how it may be pursued and sustained at both the sect oral level (firms and industries) and the national level (strategic objectives). It would offer pertinent policy guidelines and prescriptions for how a nation can achieve and maintain international competitiveness in order to sustain the long-term prosperity of its industries, and hence the overall pace of economic growth.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301

This course provides framework for identification and analysis of economic and political issues of a country to assess the risk factors of that particular country. Topics include demographic trends, social issues, cultural knowledge through case analysis that will help students to develop skills necessary to identify, assess and deal with issues of risks and uncertainty in various countries.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of financial management of Multinational Companies. Topics include international monetary system, the foreign exchange market, international parity relationships, international banking and money market, international capital market, currency derivatives, management of foreign exchange exposure, foreign direct investment and cross-border acquisition, international capital structure and the cost of capital, international capital budgeting, international cash management, trade financing, and corporate governance around the world.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN201

Meaning and importance of management, evaluation of management thought, managerial decision making, environmental impact on management, corporate social responsibly, planning setting objectives, implementing plans, organizing, organization design, managing change, human resource management-directing, motivating, leading managing workgroups, controlling- controlled principles, processes and problems, managing in a changing environment.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: BUS 101, ENG101

This course exposes students to advanced behavioral science theories and applications in management. The course includes Introduction to Organizational Behavior, Foundation of Individual Behavior, Perception of Individual decision making, Value attitudes and job satisfaction,  Power and Politics, Conflict in organization, Motivation from concepts to applications,  Foundation of group behavior, Understanding team work,  Basic approaches and contemporary issues in leadership, Understanding interpersonal communication in organization, Understanding organizational Culture, Understanding cultural diversity, Stress and work life balance, Human resources policies and practices.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MGT101

This course should be taught with emphasis on engineering and technological dimensions and practical examples drawn from engineering organizations and practices. Topics to be covered: Business Environment (Types of Business, Entrepreneurship skills, the external environment of business, SWOT and PEST Analysis, Steps in setting up a new business). General Management (Managerial Roles and Skills, Five Basic Functions of Management, Organization Structure, Typical structure of a manufacturing organization, Managerial tools for Decision Making, Leadership, Motivation models, Strategic Planning). Operations Management (Product and Services, Product design and process selection, Facility location and layout, Operation planning and scheduling, quality management, inventory and material management, productivity measurement and improvement). Financial Management (Basic accounting and financial concepts, Introduction to Financial Statements, Financial statement analysis).

Credits: 3+0=3; Pre-requisite: ENG102

This course is designed to provide the students with an understanding of the foundation of the operations function in both manufacturing and service. The course provides a general introduction and frameworks to manage manufacturing and service operations efficiently. Topics include Introduction to Operation Management, Operation strategy, Forecasting Models, Material Requirement Planning (MRP), Production Scheduling, Facility Location and Layout Planning, Decision Analysis, PERT/CPM Analysis, Gant Chart, Supply Chain Management.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MAT 100, STA 101, STA217, MGT 101

Survey of the current literature in Management Science examines principles and practices of scientific management. Selected topics in this course include: MBO, quantitative methods, markov decision problems, simulation and queuing theory.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: STA 217, MGT101

Provides an understanding of basics of organizational development, organizational renewal and change, intervention process. The objective of this course is to provide students with an integrated and comprehensive view of the field of organizational development.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MGT251

This course provides an overview of the history and development of labor relations, the structure of union organizations, and process of negotiations and contract administration. Topics include the study of labor management in developed market economies, international bargaining, ethics and employee relations. This course is a balanced approach from international or management viewpoint and an analysis from a behavioral, institutional and economic perspective.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: BUS361, MGT101

The objective of the course is to prepare students for the possibility of starting their own entrepreneurial ventures. The course includes topics on theories and characteristics of entrepreneurship, environmental conditions, scanning and evaluation of investment opportunities, forms of business ownership, government regulations sources and procedure of assistance, market study of production process, organization and staff planning, project appraisal and management information systems. The emphasis of the course is on improving the skills of the innovative individuals who identifies a market opportunity and mobilizes factors of production .

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MGT101

Examines major issues of TQM principles and theories. Topics include Demings, Jurans, Crrosbys TQM principles, JIT, HRM, Leadership theories, Quality and operational research.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MGT101

Managing small firms is a multidisciplinary activity. Planning activity binds all other activities together. Besides planning, the course covers topics such as: setting up, business basics, finance, control and the growing business.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MGT101

This course contains topics on organizational strategy; global competitive advantage; management dynamics: structuring, staffing, & sharing values; and cases regarding global management. This course also covers cultural and behavioral aspects of globalization, functional aspects of globalization and socio- ethical issues relating global management.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: ITB301 MGT101

This program responds to the leadership development needs of government and non-government organizations. This program provides a means by which students may discover and refine abilities fundamental to effective leadership.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MGT251

The primary objective of this Course is to give an idea of different components of the information Systems & the applications of computer in different areas of businesses. The course will include the following topics: Information system concepts, Application of IS and IT in Business, Hardware, software, database, personnel and procedures component of IS and their role in Business, IT infrastructure and emerging technologies, Security and  control issues in IS, Privacy issue in IS, Introduction to e-commerce and Database, Introduction to networking and networking in details, IT ethics, Ethics and system quality, Different types of collaboration, office automation and virtual work environment. It will also include fundamental of spreadsheet analysis, Inventory control system, auditing formula, Business forecasting tools such as sensitivity analysis, goal seek, scenario manager and different types of look up application in business.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: CSE101

Analysis of policy formulation and implementation from a company wide stand point. Emphasis on integration of knowledge and approaches across functional areas, both endogenous factors, which affect company policy and the role of the firm in the society.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: 99 credits

This course provides an introduction to management information systems, what they are, how they affect the organization and its employees, and how they can make businesses more competitive and efficient. The course will focus on ways in which advances in information technology and communications networks continue to recast the role and value of information systems in business and management. Example topics include: organizational and technical foundations of information systems, systems development, information management, infrastructure management, system security, and creative business applications of information technology. Database management system, E-commerce, ERP, designing database, filtering data, query management, enhancing decision making etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 101

The course introduces students to basic programming concepts. Topics include Definition of Structure programming, Pseudo-code, Flowcharts, Data type, Expression, Variable & Reserve word, Memory variable address, print function, Input, Array & Boolean expression, If statement, If else statement, Repetition structures (looping), Function & procedure: Definition, argument/parameter, call by value/call by reference, String operation, pointer. The course includes lab work based on theory taught.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 305.

This course aims to familiarize the students with the role as A system analyst and System Designer who can play an important role to introduce and manage an Automated modern organizations. This course will help to understand the requirements of a business entity and then design and implement an effective information system to assist that business in its business functions. It also course covers the traditional structured analysis and design approach and the emerging, prevailing object oriented approach. The course presents a variety of methodologies and techniques in modern systems design and analysis

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MIS 305, MIS 401

The objective of this course is to teach students to program well in an object-oriented style. It will include object oriented concepts: classes, objects, methods, polymorphism and inheritance with C++/Java. This course will cover syntax, idioms and patterns of C++/Java so that students are comfortable with object oriented programming. This course includes extensive lab works based on theoretical concepts of object oriented programming.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MIS 305, MIS 401

The main object of this course is to understand the basic computer network and different network operating system. To provide students with necessary understanding of computer networks essential to system and network design and network management. Topics include what is network and Why, Communication Model such as OSI and TCP/IP, Types of Network, Network service and software, Network architecture, Signal and data communication, Network media, Network devices, DHCP, DNS, Network protocol, IP addressing and subnetting, Name resolution, IP routing, Network security and Operating systems.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 305.

The main objective of this course is provide a theoretical and practical guidelines to the students with the background; how to design, implement, and use of database management systems in business. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the skills to analyze business requirements and produce a viable model and implementation of a database to meet such requirements. This course focuses on Basic Concept of Relational Database – Database Design & E-R Model, Use of Structured Query Language (SQL), Data Mining & Information Retrieval and also give a guidelines to prepare a Practical DBM Project

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 305

This course will introduce Business and system specification, existing hardware and software platform, Enterprise application integration, file system of different Operating System, integration features of various systems including hardware and software, security features of different hardware and software, history and current management of Internet engines, Internet services, Electronic business and business promotions, Internet software development and security.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MIS 305, MIS 404.

Introducing to TCP/IP identifying machine with IP routing, IP address resolution, host name resolution, Net BIOS name resolution, DHCP, WINS, Internet working, integration of heterogeneous bandwidth environment, SNMP services, Trouble shooting and administration of exchange server.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MIS 305, MIS 407.

Domain model in the enterprise, server managing, uses (logical and global) management, resource management, server and client, internet services, inter-network routing, system performance, network monitoring, and server and client trouble shooting.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 408

Students successfully completing this course should be able to study the physical and logical database designs with the help of PHP and MySQL. This course will also help to understand and use data manipulation language to query, update, and manage a database. This course will also help to develop an understanding of essential DBMS concepts such as: database security, integrity, concurrency, distributed database, and intelligent database, Client/Server (Database Server), Data Warehousing. This course includes lab works based on practical theories of DBMS.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MIS 401, MIS 406

The course is will introduce with  decision support systems; show their relationship to other computer-based information systems, demonstrate DSS development approaches, and show students how to utilize DSS capacities to support different types of decisions. This course covers the topics like DSS components; Decision making and DSS; DSS software and hardware; developing DSS; DSS models; types of DSS; group DSS; executive information systems; data mining; artificial intelligence and expert systems.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS 305

The course will include the following topics: E-Business and managing web, different types of E-Business and strategic impact of  E-Business, different business model for E- business, E-Commerce in Bangladesh, legal consideration, web application, corporate web server management, Electronic payment system(EPS), Different types of e-services, EDI, EFT, online product promotion,  different form of web marketing, E-Supply Chains, Collaborative Commerce, Intrabusiness EC, Corporate Portals, Role of bank in E commerce, Mobile commerce in details and web technology. More Emphasis will be given to static and dynamic web development technique using HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, PHP, Joomla, Web page Maker, Sothink software, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX and other web development tools. Other topics will include Domain registration and hosting issues, search engine optimization (SEO), online shopping cart/check out and payment system development etc.

Credits: 3, Prerequisites: MIS 305, MIS 401

This course is designed to introduce fundamental marketing concepts, theories and analytical tools critical to manage profitable customer relationships in today’s highly competitive and complex business environment. It provides an overview of all the marketing activities involved in the provision of products to final and organizational consumers. A diverse range of marketing topics is covered in this course including marketing strategy and planning, the marketing environment and how to monitor it, consumer and organizational behavior, marketing research, market segmentation and development of target markets, new product development, pricing, distribution, promotion and international marketing.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: BUS 101

The course is designed to introduce the students with the traits, competence, skills and working methodology of sales people. Special attention will be paid on the growing importance of strategic selling in this age of information. The focus will be on the four components of selling strategy: Relationship strategy, Product strategy, Customer strategy and Presentation strategy. A significant portion of the course will encompass students’ hands on learning using sales role playing situation. Sales Management issues like sales budget, sales territories and quota, designing and managing the sales force will be covered to provide a holistic viewpoint. Management of sales not only focuses on sales procedure and salespeople solely rather it emphasizes on ways to integrate the activities of the sales department, to a broad aspect of the marketing department.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 201

This course aims at developing a solid understanding of the basic terminology, concepts, tools, and frameworks in marketing. A broad range of marketing issues in a variety of consumer, industrial, and service environments is covered. Topics include consumer buying behavior, market segmentation, product positioning, marketing mix, sales force management, and market research techniques.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 101

The Integrated Marketing Communication program is designed for students interested in integrated study of advertising, direct marketing, public relations, publicity, personal selling, sales promotion and digital marketing communication technologies. Emphasis is placed on the ways IMC is used to ensure consistency of messages and complementary use of media in order to maximize the impact on consumers and other audiences. Topics include an evaluation of the role of promotion in marketing and the economy; the formulation and analysis of promotional goals; planning, organizing, and controlling the promotion function; creative planning; and budgeting and media selection.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 201

This course provides a practical overview of the key elements of international marketing and issues businesses face when entering and operating in foreign markets. The course demonstrates awareness of local, regional and international issues that affect businesses. The course also demonstrates the knowledge of international marketing theories that will assist in research, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation of global operations.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 201, ITB 301

Consumer behavior is a broad field that studies how individuals, groups, and organizations acquire, consume and dispose off goods and services. So, the knowledge of consumer behavior has important implications for marketing managers in the areas of environmental analysis, product positioning, segmentation of the market, and design of the marketing mix. This course examines the underlying psychological, sociological and economic factors which influence consumer behavior. Therefore, it assists the students in solving marketing problem and participating in marketing research.

Credit 3; Pre-requisites: MKT 201

Export-Import procedures/transactions; actors which include the banks, insurers, shippers, clearing & forwarding agents etc associated with export and import activities; documents which include L/C, Shipping Documents, Certificate of Origin etc required for trade transactions and policies including incentive plan, foreign exchange regulation, export-import promotion methods, quota, tariffs etc which affect export-import activities will be discussed in this course.

Credit: 3; Pre-requisite: MKT 201.

This course is designed to recognize the differences between specific categories of services may be as important to student understanding as the broader differences between goods marketing and service marketing.  The course also draws a distinction between the marketing of services and the marketing of goods through service. The topics covered in this course are introduction to service industry, characteristics of service, fundamental differences between goods and services, consumer behavior and service consumption, ethical issues in service marketing, pricing, developing of communication mix, managing physical evidence, managing customer and customer care people, measuring customer satisfaction, measuring service quality, service failure and recovery strategies, customer retention, gap analysis, service research, future trends of service industry and other recent issues.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT201

Marketing research serves as a central basis for firm’s marketing strategy. It helps managers in addressing marketing problems such as: market segmentation, developing advertising and pricing policies, designing and positioning new products, etc. This course familiarizes the students with the techniques by which data are collected, analyzed, and made available for decision-making use by marketing managers. The approach is to provide a practical orientation to the marketing research process through hands-on assignments and projects.

Credit 3; Pre-requisites: STA 217, MKT 201.

This course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for creating and managing brands which resonate with customers and allow the marketing organization to build and maintain customer equity in the 21st century. More specifically the course will outline a range of branding theories, concepts, strategies and practices addressing across a range of real world contexts, product types and industries. Topics include assessing brand meaning, brand equity, Customer Based Brand Equity , brand positioning, brand sense, blue ocean strategies, leveraging secondary brand association, evaluating brand extensions, brand audit and building brands via social media.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 201

This course aims to discuss about the end-to-end supply chain issues and practices. This course gives emphasis on approaches to create long term relationship with the value chain partners to make the marketing offer available at different stages and also suggest strategies to gain competitive advantage through ensuring maximum utilization of organizational resources. The course includes issues related to supply chain customer services, product characteristics as determinants of supply chain decisions, use of information system to capitalize on supply chain strengths, transportation fundamentals, inventory and warehousing management, distribution channel management, supply chain integration and co-ordination.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT 201

This course provides students with solid experience in creating market-driven and market-driving strategies for the future success of a business. A focus is on discovering and developing a set of unique competencies for a firm that, through strategic differentiation, leads to sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. Students are provided ample opportunity to develop and practice creative problem-solving and decision-making skills to simulate the requirements of today’s complex market environment. Industry analyses will be performed that include the following: internal/external analysis, customer analysis, competitor analysis, market/submarket analysis, and comparative strategy assessment.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: MKT 201, STA101