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Business Administration

Master of Business Administration(MBA)

MBA PROGRAM

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The specific objectives of MBA Program are:

 

  1. a)      Preparing the participants from a variety of backgrounds with the range of skills and techniques necessary to provide a solid foundation for their career;
  2. b)      Promoting learners’ perception of the functional areas of business and developing a general perspective of their interrelationships;
  3. c)       Enhancing the ability of the students to identify business problems and resolving them;
  4. d)      Stimulating critical thinking, improving interpersonal communication and developing leadership qualities to work effectively; and
  5. e)      Providing an enabling environment for students to have access to corporate connections at both national and international levels.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Graduates (B. A./ B. Sc./ B. Com./ B. S. S. or equivalent)/Masters from any discipline are eligible to apply for admission to the MBA program. Also, students who wish to get themselves admitted to the MBA program should have at least 6 points to be computed as follows:

 

  Examinations Points
1st division / Class/ CGPA 3.5+/ equivalent CGPA 2nd division / Class/ CGPA 3.0+/ equivalent CGPA 3rd division / Class/ CGPA 2.5+/ equivalent CGPA
  S.S.C 3 2 X
  H.S.C 3 2 X
  Graduation (Pass) 3 2 1
  Graduation (Hons) 4 3 2
  •  Acceptable scores on the admission tests (written/oral) to be conducted by the University.
  • An acceptable standard of proficiency in English and Mathematics as determined by the Admission Committee of the University.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The MBA program is a 60 credit-hour program which includes 20 courses. An Internship/Research papers designed for graduates who would be entering the job market for the first time, mid-level executives in organizations aspiring for career advancement, career-changers exploring new industries, or entrepreneurs who would like to jump start their first business venture.  The structure of the curriculum is shown below:

Area No. of Courses Credit Hours
Core Courses (CC) 15 45
Major Courses 4 12
Internship/Research Project 1 03
Total 20 60

 

DURATION OF THE PROGRAM

The MBA Program is a flexible one in terms of time. A student must complete the degree within 2 years to 5 years. Each Trimester will be of fourteen (14) weeks of which eleven (11) are for classroom teaching, two (2) weeks for conducting the mid-term and final Trimester examinations and one (1) week of break. Each course is of three (3) credit hours and for each course, there will be three hours’ duration lecture in each week.

 

ACADEMIC YEAR AND TRIMESTER

English calendar year is the academic year for this Program and the calendar year is divided into three Trimesters as under:

Spring Trimester                               January to April

Summer Trimester                          May to August

Fall Trimester                                     September to December

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIREMENT:

The MBA Program has been designed to provide for the adjustment of variation in the backgrounds of the students. The standard credit hour requirement for MBA program is 60. However, students having different educational backgrounds and job experience will require completing different totals of credit hours as shown in the following table. Minimum credit hour requirements for students with different backgrounds are as follows:

 

Educational background

Degree Pass (B.A. / B. SC / B. Com. / B.S.S.)

B.A. (Hons.) / B. SC (Hons.) / B.S.S. (Hons.)

M.A. / M.S.S.

M. Sc.

B. Sc Engg. / B. Sc Agri.

3-Year BBA / B.Com. (Hons.)

M. Com (Traditional System)

M. Com (Course System)

4-Year BBA

Credit requirement

60*

60*

60*

60*

60*

48*

48*

48

36

 

(* Students may have to take some additional courses if this is felt necessary by the academic committee. A student may be exempted from taking certain courses after reviewing his previous educational background and job experience.

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Candidates must earn required number of credits by successfully completing all core and major courses.
  2. Candidates must accumulate a minimum CGPA of C+ or 2.50 on a scale of 4.00 with no ‘F’ grade in any course.

 

COURSE WAIVER/ TRANSFER OPTIONS

Students who have completed similar courses in undergraduate or graduate levels from recognized institutions are eligible for waiver of a maximum of 24 credit hours of the prescribed courses.

 

 

SELECTION OF COURSES

Students will choose minimum three and maximum four courses per trimester which will be offered by the School. They will not be allowed to choose major courses without consultation with MBA coordinator or his/her official nominee.

 

LIST OF COURSES

 

Core Courses: 15 COURSES (45 credits)

 

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
CC-501: Business Communication 3
CC-502: Business Mathematics 3
CC-503: Business Statistics 3
CC-504: Principles of Management 3
CC-505: Financial Accounting 3
CC-506: Principles of Marketing 3
CC-507: Organizational Behavior 3
CC-508: Managerial Economics 3
CC-509: Business Environment Analysis 3
CC-510: Business Research 3
CC-601: Managerial Finance 3
CC-602: Managerial Accounting 3
CC-603: Human Resource Management 3
CC-604: International Business Management 3
CC-605: Strategic Management 3

 

 

MAJOR COURSES: 12 credits

The students after having completed the required number of core courses will opt for any one of the following areas of concentration or majors:

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing

 

A student seeking majoring one of the areas of concentration as mentioned above must complete four of the courses in the selected area of concentration.

 

 

ACCOUNTING

Select any four of the following:             

 

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
ACT – 601: Advanced Financial Accounting 3
ACT – 602: Cost Accounting 3
ACT – 603: Intermediate Accounting 3
ACT – 604: Corporate Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACT – 605: Contemporary Auditing 3
ACT – 606: Accounting Information Systems 3
ACT – 607: Accounting for Government and Non-Profit organization 3
ACT – 608: Corporate Tax Management 3

 

BANKING

Select any four of the following:             

 

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
BNK – 601: Banking Law and Practice 3
BNK – 602: Management of Financial Institutions 3
BNK – 603: Bank Fund Management 3
BNK – 604: Central Banking: Regulations and Supervision 3
BNK – 605: Comparative Banking Systems 3
BNK – 606: Merchant and Investment Banking 3
BNK – 607: International Financial Management 3
BNK – 608: Financial Markets 3

 

 

FINANCE

 Select any four of the following:            

 

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
FIN– 601: Financial Markets and Institutions 3
FIN– 602: Corporate Finance 3
FIN– 603: Financial statement Analysis and Valuation 3
FIN– 604: International Financial Management 3
FIN– 605: Investment and Portfolio Management 3
FIN– 606: Lease Financing and Investment Banking 3
FIN– 607: Project Management 3
FIN– 608: Financial Derivatives and Risk Management 3

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

 Select any four of the following:

               

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
HRM – 601: Manpower Planning and Personnel Policy 3
HRM – 602: Compensative Management 3
HRM – 603: Conflict Management 3
HRM – 604: Industrial Relations 3
HRM – 605: Strategic Human Resource Management 3
HRM – 606: Personnel Training and Development 3
HRM – 607: International Management and Global Staffing Policy 3
HRM – 608: Human Resource Information Systems 3

 

MARKETING

Select any four of the following:

 

Course Codes Course Titles Credits
MKT – 601: Brand Marketing 3
MKT – 602: Marketing Research 3
MKT – 603: Consumer Behavior 3
MKT – 604: Strategic Marketing 3
MKT – 605: Global Marketing 3
MKT– 606: Product Planning and Development 3
MKT – 607: Service Marketing 3
MKT – 608: Supply Chain Management 3

 

 

Executive Master of Business Administration

Preamble
The program aims at preparing the participants from a variety of different backgrounds in a short span of time with the range of skills and techniques necessary to provide a solid foundation for their career. It promotes learners perception of the functional areas of business and developing a general perspective of their interrelationship. It helps develop critical thinking and improves interpersonal communication and leadership qualities to work effectively. The learners learn to identify business problems and resolve them.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The specific objectives of Executive MBA Program are:

  • Preparing the participants from a variety of different backgrounds in a short span of time with the range of skills and techniques necessary to provide a solid foundation for their career;
  • Promoting learners perception of the functional areas of business and developing a general perspective of their interrelationship;
  • Enhancing the ability of the learners to identify business problems and resolving them;
  • Forecasting critical thinking and enhancing interpersonal communication and leadership qualities to work effectively.
  • Providing an environment for corporate connections at both national and international levels.
  • Graduates/ Masters from any discipline are eligible for admission the MBA program. No third division/below CGPA-2.5 is allowed;
  • Acceptable scores in the admission tests (written/oral) to be conducted by the institute.
  • An acceptable standard of proficiency in English and Mathematics as determined by the Admission committee.
  • Candidates must earn required number of credits by successfully completing all foundation, core and elective courses.
  • Candidates must accumulate a minimum CGPA of C or 2.50 on a scale of 4.00 with no ‘F’ grade in any course.
  • Candidates must complete a three month Internship/ Project paper with a minimum grade of C.
  • ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Executive MBA Program is of 42 Trimester-credit-hours and 6 credit hours for writing project paper/internship. On the basis of an individual he/she may be required to earn different totals of credits as shown below:

Academic background Foundation courses credit hours Core courses credit hours Major courses credit hours Project/Internship credit hours Total required credit hours
M.Com./B.Com.(pass)/Graduate or Masters from non commerce background 12 18 12 6 48

DURATION OF THE PROGRAM
The Executive MBA Program is a flexible one in terms of time. A student must complete the degree from 1.5 years to 4 years.

ACADEMIC YEAR TRIMESTER
English calendar year is the academic year for this Program and the year is divided into three Trimesters as under:

Spring Trimester January to April
Summer Trimester May to August
Fall Trimester  September to December

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
COURSE STRUCTURE
The Executive MBA program consists of three types of courses followed by 6 credits internship/Project.

a. Foundation Courses 12 credit hours (4 courses)
b. Core Courses 18 credit hours (6 courses)
c. Major courses  12 credit hours (4 courses)

SELECTION OF COURSES
Students will accept minimum 3 and maximum 4 courses per Trimester which will be offered by the School. Students will not be allowed to choose major courses without consultation of Executive MBA coordinator or authorized nominee.

LIST OF COURSES
FOUNDATION COURSES: (FOUR)

FC-501 : Principles of Management
FC-502 : Principles of Marketing
FC-503 : Principle of Accounting
FC-504 : Introduction to Business
FC-505 :  Business Mathematics
FC-506 : Business Statistics

CORE COURSES: (SIX)

CC-601 : Business Communication
CC-602 : Managerial Economics
CC-603 : Human Resources Management
CC-604 : Managerial Finance
CC-605 : Marketing Management
CC-606 :  Strategic Management
CC-607 : Research Methods in Business

MAJOR COURSES: (FOUR)
ACCOUNTING

ACT-701 : Advanced Financial Accounting
ACT-702 : Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting
ACT-703 : Corporate Tax Management
ACT-704 : Corporate Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis
ACT-705 : Contemporary Auditing
ACT-706 : Computerized Accounting Information Systems

MARKETING

MKT-701 : Marketing Communication
MKT-702 : Global Marketing
MKT-703 : Consumer Behavior
MKT-704 : Marketing Research
MKT-705 :  Brand Marketing

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

HRM-701 : Manpower Planning & Personnel Policy
HRM-702 : Performance Appraisal & Compensative Management
HRM-703 : Industrial Relations in Global Economy
HRM-704 : Organizational Conflict & Negotiation Management
HRM-705 : International Management & Global Staffing Policy.

FINANCE

FIN-701 : Financial Markets & Institutions
FIN-702 : Corporate Finance
FIN-703 : Financial Analysis & Control
FIN-704 : International Financial Management
FIN-705 : Investment & Portfolio Management