Course Catalog of Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Accounting is a system of providing information to different stakeholders. With the advent of computer, the nature of generating and providing information changes dramatically. This course will cover the basics of accounting information systems, vouching, flow diagrams, internal control system, risk exposures in various transaction cycles, application of computers in processing accounting information and use of accounting packages in practice. The course targets to make the participants confident in designing accounting information system independently.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course targets to fulfill the basic requirements of accounting students in financial accounting stream with some advanced needs. The course will broadly cover accounting for banks, insurance companies, leasing, investments, income taxes, stockholders’ equity, earnings per share (basic and diluted) and other related topics. Students are expected to make a link between accounting standards and practices successfully upon the completion of the course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course targets to cater the specific need of a student who like to position himself as a tax planner or tax management expert. As tax is mandatory, management of tax is a requirement in corporate world through proper planning. This course is designed with different tax planning issues, methodologies, corporate tax fundamentals, parties involved in the process, expectation of management with related cases and other related topics. It is expected that the participants can plan corporate taxes more effectively and efficiently then before once they join for the course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course is designed for accounting students to make them divergent with the interface between management and other stakeholders. The course covers the corporate financial reporting philosophy, different stakeholders, possible conflictions, emerging issues coming out from corporate failures, accountants’ role as a mediator, corporate governance codes and other reporting issues. Successful completion of the course ensures that the participants understand the basics of financial reporting issues and they can successfully handle any emergency arises in financial reporting.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course is very important for accounting students where they will learn international auditing standards with different issues like, audit planning, audit program, auditors’ independence, different types of audit, materiality and risk management, internal control, audit evidence, vouching and balance sheet audit, audit report and other related issues. This course will be a very important course for the advanced learners and it targets to equip students to face the external auditor while working for a company.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course caters the specific need of accounting students in manufacturing environment. It aims to equip students with advanced management accounting techniques like activity based costing/management, cost of quality, international transfer pricing, balanced scorecard, decision making in uncertainty with some basic issues like material planning, overhead control, labor costing, job order and process costing. Upon the successful completion of the course, students are expected to handle the manufacturers’ accounts independently and do the pricing more accurately.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

The aim of this course is to impart knowledge about management control systems using the accounting tools and techniques. In this course, a wide range of related theoretical and conceptual issues will be identified and their probable application in the real world situation will be explored. After completing the course, the students are expected to learn about the control functions of management, control system costs, designing and evaluating management control systems, financial results control systems, financial responsibility centers, planning and budgeting, incentive systems, performance measures and their effects, combinations of measures and other remedies to the myopia problem, using financial results control in the presence of uncontrollable factors, corporate governance, import control-related roles, and ethics etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course is a recent development in accounting in response to successive corporate failures like Enron, Worldcom, Tyco and others. Accountants have been empowered further to work as a forensic accountant at the time of dispute settlements. This course will enrich the understanding of accounting students with the revised role as forensic accountant, power and duties, scope, types, methodologies, certification, challenges that a forensic accountant face, differentiating factors, status, money laundering, accounting crime and frauds, litigation services, business valuations, relevant cases and other related issues. The course targets to make the students confident with the job of forensic accountant so that they can practice the same within the organization.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501 & MBA-508

This course studies the nature, scope, and significance of business research and research methodologies. Additionally, the course studies primary and secondary research methods with applications to specific problems, using qualitative and quantitative methods for individual investigation and reporting on current problems within a student’s area of interest. Topics may include formulation of business research problems, research design, techniques of data collection, data analysis, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression and analysis of variance. The overarching goal of the course is to allow the student to become an informed user of business research and an active participant as a part of a research team.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-502, MBA-504

The course is designed to provide an exposure to the theories of banking and familiarize the students with the tools and techniques applied in various banking operations.  It will cover the various theories of banking such as unit, branch and chain banking, liquidity-profitability combination, etc., general banking, operational procedures viz. accepting deposits under different types of deposit accounts, providing credit in the form of cash credit (pledge and hypothecation), overdraft and loans, remittances facilities, various types of ancillary services, banker-customer relationships, relationships and transactional banking, retail and wholesale banking, internet banking, central banking, comparative banking system and  Islamic banking.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

This course is designed to provide the students with tools and techniques to manage commercial banks. The content of the course includes: performance evaluation of a bank, asset-liability management, management of various kinds of risks, such as interest rate risks credit risk, liquidity risk and also fund management and investment management.

Credits: 3: Prerequisite: FIN501

This is an applied course dealing with the credit planning in the overall context of bank management. It also covers discussion on various tools and techniques of credit appraisal, credit rating, cross checking of information, selection of borrowers and criteria of credit disbursement, supervision, monitoring and follow-up of credit, re-disbursement.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

The course is designed to help students understand both the monitoring and controlling authority of the central bank as well as the management operation of the central bank of Bangladesh.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

The aim of this course is to impart knowledge regarding techniques, laws, principles, documents and procedures followed in international payments and different foreign exchange market operations, such as forward, swap, arbitrage, covered interest arbitrage, etc., exchange rate policy, managing foreign exchange risks and foreign exchange products like futures, options, etc. Various types of international banking activities are also covered in the course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

This course teaches students the basic financial concepts and tools needed for managing finance departments of big business. Major topics to be covered include financial statement analysis, time value of money, cost of capital, security valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting decisions, and the cost of capital, dividend policy

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501, MBA-508, MBA- 509, And MBA-510

The course is designed to orientate students with tools and techniques that managers use for efficient running of the finance department of a corporation. After completing the course, the students are expected to learn how to manage working capital, cash & marketable securities and inventory of a corporation. The students will also learn about managing of short term financing, financial planning & control, capital structure, merger, common stock financing & investment banking.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

This course explores the creative decisions facing financial managers in the modern corporate environment. It deals with the role financial decisions play in optimizing industry performance. Topics include making strategic acquisition, structuring of financial contracts, evaluation of merger candidates, leveraged buyouts, competitive bidding, corporate restructuring and other methods of shareholder value enhancement. The course also discusses issues related to corporate capital structure, dividend policy and leasing.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

An overview of Bangladeshi and US financial systems and the role of the various markets and institutions is presented. Topics include introduction to various financial systems, supply of and demand for loan-able funds, levels and structures of interest rates, government and corporate securities and obligations, and transmission of macro financial policy actions to various sectors of the economy.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

This course is designed to acquaint students with tools and techniques used to manage the finance function of a multinational corporation (MNC). Topics included in this course are: financial environment in which an MNC operates, exchange rate determination, measurement and management of various exchange rate exposure, international capital budgeting, management of short-term assets and liabilities of an MNC.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

Investment in financial assets (securities) is the focus of this course. Investment decisions require thorough analysis of risk and return. An understanding of the trade off between risk and return is at the heart of investment decision making process. Topics that will be covered in this course include bond valuation, equity valuation, portfolio diversification, market efficiency and its implications, and Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM).

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

The course focuses on derivative securities, such as, options, futures and swaps. Topics included in this course are: an introduction to various types of derivative securities, an understanding of the markets in which derivative securities are traded, different pricing models of options and futures, and the use derivative securities in managing portfolio risk.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

This course provides understanding of personnel and human resource management. It introduces the best practices for attracting, developing, motivating and retaining a workforce.  It considers human resource issues such as recruitment and selection, diversity, performance evaluation, compensation and reward systems, teams, worker participation programs.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-503

This course is designed to equip the students with the techniques of developing personnel policy and implementation. It includes a detailed study of environmental trend analysis, manpower planning models, manpower needs and personnel information system to forecast manpower needs and considerations of some indicators of manpower effectiveness. Policy issues considered include work force composition, wage and salary administration in the context of developing countries.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

This course deals with evaluating employee performance and managing a compensation system. Course topics include: job analysis and job evaluation; competency modeling; developing and administering an effective performance appraisal system; linking performance with reward; motivating employees through rewards; legal issues in performance appraisal and compensation administration, developing and implementing a formal compensation system, incentives and benefits and the inter-relation among all of these considerations.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

Training 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.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

The course deals with worker-employer conflicts, origin of the development of trade union, trade unionism in the subcontinent, theories of union, process of collective bargaining, industrial dispute, grievance handling, strike and lockout, arbitration and labor laws. These are discussed in the context of socio-political and economic situation of Bangladesh. Labor laws of Bangladesh are to be studied in the course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

This course is intended to help students understand to plan, design, and implement an HRIS. Students in the course are expected to develop a general knowledge of currently available Human Resource Information Systems with regard to their capabilities and limitations. Students gain basic skills using technology and become familiar with methods, resources, and criteria for evaluating and selecting resources and technology appropriate to the Human Resources function.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

The basis of any success of an organization depends on the corporate outlook and the long term human resource planning. This course is exclusively designed to address the issues related to strategic decisions in human resource planning.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

This is an introductory course. The students are acquainted with basic accounting concepts .Topics of the course include, basic concepts, principles and techniques used in the generation of accounting data for financial statements preparation. Asset, liability, equity, valuation and income determinations are emphasized.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

The course includes elements of algebra, number fields, linear and non-linear inequalities, functions set analytical geometry, logarithm limit, differential and integral calculus, matrix and linear programming. The purpose of the course is to help the students learn mathematical tools, which are used in management studies.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

This course provides a general analysis of various aspects of management principles and organizational behavior. The course is designed to include topics, such as, basics of organization, employee perception, conflict management, organization power and politics, motivating workforce and leadership in business and non-business organizations. Topics, application cases, examples of this course enable students to be effective in decision making and behavioral management.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

The course is designed to equip the students with statistical tools and concepts to be used in the business decision making processes. Methods of descriptive and Inferential statistics are covered that include measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions, hypothesis testing and their application in the management decision process, testing hypothesis, correlation and regression analysis.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

The course is designed to help the students in learning the application of law to business transactions and their legal responsibility as managers. The course includes those aspects of law as related to business e.g., contract, agency sale of goods, negotiable instruments, insolvency, partnership and labor. This course will also 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.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-503

This course provides students opportunity to further enhance their communication skills. Course topics include written, oral, visual and nonverbal forms of communication, as well as listening skills. Also focuses on the audience as customers.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

This course is designed to introduce fundamental marketing concepts, theories and analytical tools critical to manage profitable customer relationships in a competitive and dynamic business environment. 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 behavior, marketing research, market segmentation and development of target markets, new product development, pricing, distribution, promotion and international marketing.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

This course approaches accounting from a managerial and decision making perspective. Topics of this course include: use of cost data in decision-making, planning & controlling; evaluating performance; budget process, and behavioral implications of budgeting; inter-corporate investments; understanding, interpretation and implementation of financial accounting; internal uses of cost information for managerial decisions and operations.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-501

The purpose of Micro Economics is to develop the student’s skill in the systematic analysis of the economic aspects of business decisions and to acquaint them with some relevant analytical methods and concepts. The course covers concepts related to analysis of market a seen by producers and consumers and relate them to production pattern, distribution of income and allocation of resource in the context of a market economy.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

The main focus of this course is to relate macro-economic theories to business decision making. The course starts with concepts of national income accounting, investigates economic aggregates and leads to development of forecasts for business condition analysis.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-509

This course is intended to provide theoretical foundations of organizations, nature and purpose of organizations, and how and why organization design impacts. This subject includes broad areas like organizational purpose, organization design and its effectiveness, structural alternatives, power and politics, environmental interactions with design approaches, and relating performance with design. Contemporary issues faced by managers in the area of ethics and social responsibility and its impact on organizational development will also be emphasized. This course is useful for students interested in management and organization consulting

Credits 3, Prerequisite: MBA-503

Innovation is necessary ingredient for today’s enterprises. Despite the paradox of stability and change, organizations must constantly change from within to build viable processes and structures that can sustain success. This course delivers the knowledge and skills necessary for leading the practice of change and harnessing innovation. The board areas of this course include foundation and degrees of innovation, organizational structure and culture of innovation, managing innovation in strategic projects, political and institutional perspectives on change management, leading and instituting change. The course will equip a student to perform the likely roles of change management consultant, project leader or entrepreneur.

Credits: 3, Prerequisite: MBA-503

This course focuses on the challenges and opportunities to operate new and small business. Students develop an understanding of how to manage growth through planning, budgeting, and execution skills. Heavy emphasis is placed on the venture’s core competencies, competitors, customer needs, industry dynamics, available resources, and operating constraints. The course also emphasizes entrepreneurial strategy issues of concern to entrepreneurs, business owners, and innovators responsible for new or smaller enterprises, family business ,technology based start-ups or entrepreneurial opportunities, creativity, sources for start-up ideas, and the special challenges of starting a new venture, or changing an existing one.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-503

Comparative management seeks to determine the applicability of mainstream management know-how to other contexts. For instance ,continuing elevation of some Asian nations to global powerhouse status ,the unprecedented transformation of societies through the adoption of market culture, and the economic integration in Europe and other parts of the world, and current tensions between the Islamic world and the West have made it an imperative to explore alternative management approaches to standard theories. In addition, global operations of MNCs allow managers to blend established management theories (western and eastern) to divergent local cultures. The broad aim of this course is to examine and understand some of the major business and management systems around the world, considering for comparative purpose, variations in those systems in terms of ideologies, culture and religion.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-503

This course presents a comprehensive, integrative, and practical focus on leadership and management. It is based upon a framework that analyzes leadership and management at individual, team, and organizational levels. The course presents leadership and management theories/concepts that have emerged over the past several decades. It provides students the opportunity to apply these theories through case analysis and to enhance personal skill development through self-assessment exercises. Included in the course are identification of current leaders and leadership as well as contemporary perspectives on ethics, networking, coaching, organizational culture, diversity, learning organizations, strategic leadership, and crisis leadership.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-503

This course will explore organizational grievance mechanism and conflict management aspects that are an inevitable part of the employment relationship. Students will study the existing public policy and develop and understanding on how to manage conflict and promote sound labour relations. In the policy arena, minimum wage laws, occupational health and safety standards, international and local labor standards, and other employment and labor laws and public policies will be parts of the course content.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: HRM501

This is a capstone course for the MBA Program. This course discusses functions and responsibilities of senior management, the critical problems that affect success in the total enterprise, and the decisions that determine the direction of the organization and shape its future. The approach of the course is practical and problem oriented. A major part of the course involves applying concepts, frameworks, analytical techniques, and managerial insights to the strategic issues which real world companies face. Cases will be discussed and analyzed from various perspectives. Strategy is the unifying theme in case discussions.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: All foundation and core courses

This course will provide a managerial prospective on the use, design, and evaluation of information systems. It presents an organizational view of how to use information technology to support planning and decision making. Topics include hardware, software, databases, telecommunication systems, the strategic use of information systems, the development of information systems, and social and ethical issues involved in information systems.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

The course introduces students to basic programming concepts. Topics include 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, repletion structure (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: MIS501

The course aims at providing students with an understanding of on-line business in the context of today’s global business environment. As most businesses compete in a global environment today, a sound business strategy for on-line business is essential to facilitate this. The course will cover key areas of on-line business, including business to business, business to consumer, Internet commerce, EDI, standards, regulation and policy, principles and practices of on-line business security and social and economic issues.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS501

The main focus of this course is on the logical and physical design and implementation of computer networks. Topics Include – Introduction to network and data communication concepts, Protocol concepts and functionality, Network Architectures-OSI Model and TCP/IP Model; Physical Layer: Signals, Analog and Digital Signals, Data Rate Limits, Transmission impairments; Transmission Media: Guided Media, Wireless media; Digital Transmission: Line Coding, Block Coding, Sampling Transmission Mode, Analog Transmission: Modulation of digital data, Telephone modems, Modulation of analog signals. Multiplexing: FDM, WDM, TDNM; High Speed Digital Access: DSl, Cable Modems, and SONET; Data Link Layer: Error Detection and Correction, Data Link Control and Protocols; Point-to-point Access; PPP, Multiple Access; Local Area Networks, Wireless LAN: IEEE 802.11,Bluetooth;Internetworking devices, Frame Relay,ATM

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS501

This course focuses on the logical and physical design and implementation of computer network. The framework of layered architecture, different protocols, cable types and connectors, network naming and security, wide area networks, network trouble shooting, file systems of Microsoft NT, installing, fault tolerance, WINNT resources, remote Access, performance monitor, file systems of UNIX, basic commands, editors and shell scripts are studied in this course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS501

The course is designed to train the students in the methodology and techniques of system analysis including critical path methods, search techniques, waiting lines, linear programming, dynamic programming and Simulation.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS501

The main objective of this course is to provide theoretical and practical guidelines on how to design, implement, and use of database management systems in business. Upon successful completion of this course, student 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 gives a guidelines to prepare a Practical DBM Project.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MIS501

This is a specialized course in information systems and information technology (IS/IT) for undergraduate MIS majors. This course will examine the design, development and implementation of information technology based systems that support managerial and professional work, including Communications-Driven and Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS), Data-Driven DSS, Model-Driven DSS, Document-Driven DSS, and Knowledge-Driven DSS. The course will also explore the role of DSS in supporting organization goals and the impact of information systems on organizations. Topics include: Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence, Computerized Decision Support, Decision Support Systems Concepts, Methodologies, and Technologies, Modeling and Analysis, Data Warehousing, Knowledge Management, Implementing Decision Support Systems. Credits: 3: Prerequisite: MIS501

This course presents a structured approach to understanding and managing marketing function. Topics include market segmentation, targeting and positioning, market research, product decisions, pricing, placing, sales management, advertising, new product development, and marketing budgets.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-507

This course examines consumer behavior processes using cross-cultural, social and psychological theories and concepts. Questions regarding how consumers are motivated in their consumption and decisions are examined using practical examples and models of behavior. Also addressed are mass communication effects and the role of media and institutions in influencing consumer behavior.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills of conducting research with special emphasis on business market research. Topics include preparing a research proposal, problem formulation, research design, data collection methods and analysis, hypothesis testing (including non-parametric methods), correlation and regression analysis, and analysis of variance.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

Examines how services organizations differ in many important respects from other business requiring a distinctive approach to marketing strategy, development, and execution. Considers private, public, and not for profit service organizations in Bangladeshi context.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

The course is designed to help student design and develop new products and to be able to address the issue of branding. The course deal with the overall product mix including packaging and stresses more the issue of branding and its position in the overall product mix.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

The main focus of this course is the integration of various marketing communication options to build a strong brand. It also covers the 360 degree marketing communication approach which includes advertising, public relation, direct marketing, event, ambient media, internet, interactive media etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

The course deals with both the management of sales force and the techniques involved in effective personal selling.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

This course provides an understanding of the problems and perspectives of marketing across national boundaries, and develops the analytical ability for structuring and controlling marketing programs related to overseas business. It focuses on study and analysis of global market and its influence on domestic as well as international marketing.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

This course develops skills in the application of marketing strategy and implementation at the senior management level. It includes strategies to develop sustainable competitive advantages based on analysis of customer decision making and competitor behavior; development of comprehensive marketing plan and implementation of marketing tactics.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MKT501

Operations Management is one of the three major functions of business including; Marketing, Operations, and Finance/Accounting. This introductory course introduces the student to Operations Management; how products and services are created and delivered to the customer.  Topics include, Productivity, Project Management, Forecasting. Types of Process, Layout, MRP, Inventory,

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA-504

To introduce students to the subject of Management Science, and a variety of management science models, methods and computational procedures that is helpful in solving management problems in different management areas. Topics include: Management science approach, Linear Programming, Graphical Solution, Linear Programming Applications, formulation of Transportation, Transshipment and Assignment problem, Decision Analysis, Queuing Analysis

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501

Supply chain management is unique and, to some degree, represents a paradox because it is concerned with both one of the oldest activity of business: logistics, and the most newly discovered business paradigm: Supply Chain Management. Topics include: Operations Management & Strategy, Demand Management & Forecasting, Capacity Management, Process Design, Lean Thinking, Dimensions of Logistics, Inventory & Resource Planning, Supply Chain Performance measurement, Network Design and Facility Location,

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501

The course provides students with a set of quality concepts and tools and the knowledge required for their application in quality planning quality improvement and quality control. Topics include:Dimension of quality, Quality Planning, Quality Costs, Principles of TQM, TQM Principles, TQM tools, Statistical Process Control, Quality Systems.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501

This course aims to provide students with the basic tools and techniques of project management, to demonstrate the importance of project management knowledge by means of experiential learning and lecture-based methodologies. Topics Include: Project Life Cycle, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Linear Programming, Crashing a project, Simulation of crashing Overview of Risk and its mitigation, Quality Management in Project Management,

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501

One of the characteristics of contemporary society has been the increasing rate of technological change and its impact on the world of work. This course examines those significant mileposts in the recent history of technology, which have shaped the modern work place. From this historical basis the possible impact on workers and the society of current and projected technological changes is assessed.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501

To provide an understanding and an appreciation of the principles and practices of risk management in order to enable production of the optimum strategy for the handling of risk in an organization. Also to develop a sound appreciation of the nature of risk, its assessment and management, to acquire a knowledge of the nature and function of insurance and a knowledge of basic statistical concepts relating to the insurance environment.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

The course seeks to provide acknowledge and understanding of liability insurance practice, particularly relating to risk assessment and control, policy coverage, underwriting and statutory regulation and to enable candidates to construct solutions to practical problems. The course will also cover. Basic Principles of Insurance of the Person, Common Forms of Life assurance contract, Personal Accident and Health Insurance, Claims Procedure.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: FIN501

To provide a knowledge and understanding of the principles of reinsurance ,their general application to the different methods of reinsurance, the law relating to reinsurance, and the contract wordings in current use.

Credits: 3, Prerequisites: FIN501

This course will provide and understanding of and the ability to apply the requirements for managing a general insurance underwriting account through, selection   of class of business and design of products, setting the underwriting policy for those products, establishing the price, management of exposures, the implementation of operational controls, budgeting and monitoring results.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: FIN501

This course provides an understanding of the development off claims philosophies, the implementation of claims systems, the management of the claims services and the application of claims practice to transacting insurance business on an industry wide basis.

Credits: 3; Prerequisites: FIN501

The purpose of this course is to provide the students the introductory knowledge about the RMG business. WTO regulations, RMG manufacturers in the world, RMG related industries, knowledge of garments analysis, various processes of manufacturing apparels, different types of production, line balancing, line layout, plant layout, and factory or business house visits etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501, MIS501

This course is designed to provide the students the essential knowledge and skill of merchandising, art of negotiation, determining of pricing, consumption, time calculation, order placement, order fulfillment, negotiation, sourcing etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501, MIS501

This course is designed to provide the students the basic understanding of pattern, pattern grading and CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing) functions, grading techniques, selection of garments model, shrinkages, patent measuring techniques, marker  making techniques, pattern creation, pattern shaping, stretching line, blinding, assembling, lines, cuts, notches.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501, MIS501

This course provides the students the knowledge about the quality of material and products, quality evaluation system, determination of defects, AQL, label inspection, quality checking, control tools, classification of tools, compliance.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501, MIS501

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with the knowledge of sourcing of RMG materials; comparative price, advantage and disadvantage of source materials and the rules of negotiation and negotiation practices.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: OPM501, MIS501