Master Of Business Administration (MBA)


VISION

The vision of the Department of Business Administration is to extract the potentialities from youth and make the students worthy in the business world so that they can meet the challenges of today's new business environment.

MISSION

The mission of the Department of Business Administration is to encourage quality education and training in Business Education. This mission will be achieved by imparting world class education and providing research facilities so that the students can achieve their intellectual, social, and personal potentials. Business School is committed to developing human capital by cultivating creative thinking in individuals. The programs under the departments are designed to make the courses relevant, interesting and exciting ones. The Department also puts emphasis on building moral character of the students. And for that, the students are required to take some mandatory courses on ethical values along with other regular courses.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Department of Business Administration under the Faculty of Business Studies specify the intellectual and behavioural competencies that graduates should possess and that provide a foundation for their future professional and personal development and success. A number of measurable learning objectives are established namely communication skills, IT expertise, analytical thinking & problem-solving, ethics, teamwork, globalization, business functional areas. Moreover, the objective of the department is expected to play role for producing a good number of graduates having skills and professional competencies to serve the nation, especially by providing managerial services.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission into MBA program is competitive. Candidates have to face an admission test (Viva) for selection. The admission test committee takes into consideration the academic results, work experience, English proficiency, individual interest and performance of interview of the candidates. However, the requirements of admission to MBA program are as follows:

Under Grading System:

  • Minimum total GPA 7.50 (securing GPA 2.5 in each exam of SSC, HSC & Degree/Hons.); OR
  • Minimum Total GPA 8.00 (securing combined GPA 6.00 in SSC & HSC Exam but not less than GPA 2.00 in each exam of SSC & HSC with minimum GPA 2.00 in degree/Hons.).

Under Traditional Class System:

  • Minimum 5 points having minimum two 2nd division in SSC & HSC (where first class = 3 points, second class = 2 points and third class = 1 point).

BREAK-UP OF FEES & CHARGES

For BBA Degree Holders (43 Credit Hours):

SL Description Amount
1 Admission Fees (Once & non-refundable) Tk. 25,000/-
2 Tuition Fees (Tk. 1,400 × 43 CH ) Tk. 60,200/-
3 Semester Fees (Tk. 5,500 × 3) Tk. 16,500/-
4 Exam Fees (Tk. 100 × 43 CH ) Tk. 4,300/-
5 Establishment Fees (Tk.1,000 × 3 Semesters) Tk. 3,000/-
6 Library Development Fee Tk. 500/-
7 Orientation Fee Tk. 3000/-
Total Fees and Charges: Tk. 1,12,500/-
Payable during Admission Tk. 53,000/-

For other than BBA Degree Holders (67 Credit Hours):

SL Description Amount
1 Admission Fees (Once & non-refundable) Tk. 25,000/-
2 Tuition Fees (Tk. 1,400 × 67 CH ) Tk. 93,800/-
3 Semester Fees (Tk. 5,500 × 5) Tk. 27,500/-
4 Exam Fees (Tk. 100 × 67 CH ) Tk. 6,700/-
5 Establishment Fees (Tk.1,000 × 5 Semesters) Tk. 5,000/-
6 Library Development Fee Tk. 500/-
7 Orientation Fee Tk. 3000/-
Total Fees and Charges: Tk. 1,61,500/-
Payable during Admission Tk. 53,000/-

CLASS TIMING

Friday: 9.30 am to 8.00 pm Saturday: 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

DURATION OF PROGRAM

The normal duration of Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is one academic year (i.e. 2 semesters) for BBA graduates and two academic years (i.e. 4 semesters) for Non-BBA graduates. A student may be allowed to complete his/her MBA degree within maximum four semesters (for BBA graduates) or six semesters for Non-BBA graduates. After completion of taught courses, an exclusive dissertation program (6 CH) having 3 months duration has to be conducted by the students.

COURSE CURRICULUM OF MBA PROGRAM

(i) For BBA Graduates: Required Credit Hours 43

SL Nature of the Courses Total Credit Hours
1 Core Courses: 08 (8×3 CH) 24
2 Concentration Courses: 04 (4×3 CH) 12
3 Comprehensive Viva-voce 01
4 Dissertation : (Report 03 CH & Defence 03 CH) 06
Total 43

(ii) For Non BBA Graduates: Required Credit Hours 67

SL Nature of the Courses Total Credit Hours
1 Foundation Courses: 08 (8×3 CH) 24
2 Core Courses: 08 (8×3 CH) 24
3 Concentration Courses: 04 (4×3 CH) 12
4 Comprehensive Viva-voce 01
5 Dissertation : (Report 03 CH & Defence 03 CH) 06
Total 67

Courses of MBA program

Foundation Courses: 08

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 ACC-4101 Principles of Accounting 3 3
2 BCOM-4101 Managerial Communication 3 3
3 MATH-4101 Business Mathematics 3 3
4 MGT-4101 Principles of Management 3 3
5 LAW-4201 Business Law and Ethics 3 3
6 MIS-4201 Fundamentals of MIS 3 3
7 MKTG-4201 Principles of Marketing 3 3
8 STAT-4201 Business Statistics 3 3

Core Courses: 05

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 ACC-5302 Managerial Accounting 3 3
2 ECON-5301 Managerial Economics 3 3
3 FIN-5301 Managerial Finance 3 3
4 MGT-5302 Human Resource Management and OB 3 3
5 FIN-5402 Islamic Financial System 3 3
6 MGT-5403 Strategic Management 3 3
7 MKTG-5402 International Business 3 3
8 QTM-5401 Quantitative Business Analysis 3 3

Areas of Majors:

(a) Accounting and Information Systems (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 ACC-5503 Accounting Information Systems 3 3
2 ACC-5504 Human Resource Accounting 3 3
3 ACC-5505 Advanced Taxation and Auditing 3 3
4 ACC-5506 Corporate Financial Accounting 3 3
5 ACC-5507 Strategic  Cost Accounting 3 3
6 ACC-5508 Strategic  Managerial Accounting 3 3
7 ACC-5509 Financial Statement Analysis 3 3

(b) Finance and Banking (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 BNKG-5501 Bank Fund Management 3 3
2 BNKG-5502 E-Banking 3 3
3 FIN-5503 Corporate Finance 3 3
4 FIN-5504 International Financial Management 3 3
5 FIN-5505 Project Appraisal and Management 3 3
6 FIN-5506 Financial Engineering and Derivatives 3 3
7 FIN-5507 Corporate Governance and Financial Restructuring 3 3
8 FIN-5508 Investment & Portfolio Management 3 3

(c) Human Resource Management (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 HRM-5501 Industrial Relations 3 3
2 HRM-5502 Strategic Human Resource Management 3 3
3 HRM-5503 Global Human Resource Management 3 3
4 HRM-5504 Performance Management 3 3
5 HRM-5505 Change Management 3 3
6 HRM-5506 Compliance Management 3 3
7 HRM-5507 Conflict Management & Negotiation 3 3
8 HRM-5508 Corporate Governance 3 3

(d) Management Information Systems (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 MIS-5502 System Design & Development 3 3
2 MIS-5503 Advanced Database Management 3 3
3 MIS-5504 Data Communication & Networking 3 3
4 MIS-5505 Management of Technology and Innovation 3 3
5 MIS-5506 Global Information Technology Management 3 3
6 MIS-5507 E-Business 3 3

(e) Marketing (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 MKTG-5503 Services Marketing 3 3
2 MKTG-5504 Marketing Research 3 3
3 MKTG-5505 Global Marketing  Management 3 3
4 MKTG-5506 Relationship Marketing 3 3
5 MKTG-5507 Integrated Marketing Communication  3 3
6 MKTG-5508 Social Marketing and Corporate Responsibilities 3 3
7 MKTG-5509 Brand Management 3 3
8 MKTG-5510 E-Marketing 3 3

(f) Supply Chain Management (Any 04 courses)

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 SCM-5501 Supply Chain Planning, Design and Evaluation 3 3
2 SCM-5502 Material and Manufacturing Management 3 3
3 SCM-5503 Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management 3 3
4 SCM-5504 Supply Chain Information Systems 3 3
5 SCM-5505 Supply Chain Risk Management 3 3
6 SCM-5506 International Transport Management 3 3
7 SCM-5507 Product and Service Development 3 3
8 SCM-5508 Sustainable Supply Chain and Logistics Management 3 3

Break-up of Courses of MBA program according to Semester:

First Semester

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 ACC-4101 Principles of Accounting 3 3
2 BCOM-4101 Managerial Communication 3 3
3 MATH-4101 Business Mathematics 3 3
4 MGT-4101 Principles of Management 3 3

Second Semester

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 LAW-4201 Business Law and Ethics 3 3
2 MIS-4201 Fundamentals of MIS 3 3
3 MKTG-4201 Principles of Marketing 3 3
4 STAT-4201 Business Statistics 3 3

Third Semester

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 ACC-5302 Managerial Accounting 3 3
2 ECON-5301 Managerial Economics 3 3
3 FIN-5301 Managerial Finance 3 3
4 MGT-5302 Human Resource Management and OB 3 3

Fourth Semester

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1 FIN-5402 Islamic Financial System 3 3
2 MGT-5403 Strategic Management 3 3
3 MKTG-5402 International Business 3 3
4 QTM-5401 Quantitative Business Analysis 3 3

Fifth Semester

SL Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
1   Any four courses from concentration area   12 12
2 VIVA-5500 Comprehensive Viva-voce  1
3 DISS-5500 Dissertation 6

  N.B.:   1. 4-year BBA graduates will get exemption from all foundation courses and will study from 3rd semester. 2. An executive having 2 years’ experience will get exemption of maximum 12 CH based on the background of graduation degree.

EXEMPTION POLICY

Exemption shall not be accorded to the candidates of MBA-43 CH. The students of MBA-67 CH will be accorded exemption from the courses based on the following criteria:

1. Students who have completed their similar course(s) at the graduation level of examination preferably in Honors and earned credits may apply for exemption from the same course(s).
2. Course(s) must be similar in title and equivalent to the corresponding course(s) of MBA.
3. Students having Honors/Master degree will get exemption of maximum four courses from the foundation courses throughout the MBA program if they obtained minimum 55% marks in class system and “B” grade in grading system of the respective course(s). No student will get exemption from any core and specialized/Major courses.
4. The three-year (pass) graduates will get exemption from maximum two course(s) at the foundation level having 70% marks in the related course

TEACHING METHODS

The method of teaching is Outcome–based education (OBE) and Bi-Semester system of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) through self-examination and external review. In this process, students are evaluated throughout a course of study rather than exclusively by examination at the end. It is multidimensional based on student’s (a) attendance in the Classes; (b) performance in Assignments and Class Tests ,(c) Scores in the Mid-Term and the Final Examination (d) Lab. Reports, (e) Thesis/ Project/ internship, (f) Presentations (g) Viva-voce , (f) Industry visits (g) Co-Curricular and Extra-curricular activities.

CLASS TIMING

Friday: 9.30 am to 8.00 pm Saturday: 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

CLASS SYSTEM

There is an arrangement of 15-week classes in each semester for MBA program. Normally, the duration of theory class is 60 minutes for MBA programs. For a 3 credit hour course, there shall be 45 classes in a semester for this program. If any class is missed for unavoidable circumstances, another make-up class must be taken to complete the scheduled class.

EXAMINATION SYSTEM

There shall be Assignments, Class Tests, Mid-Term & Final Exam, Thesis/Project/Internship, Presentations, Viva-voce, Industrial visits, Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities. The Mid-term Examination is held after conducting 6 weeks classes and Final Examination is held at the end of each semester i.e. conducting 9 weeks classes after Mid-term Examination. Each 3 Credit Hours course bears 100 marks.

GRADING SYSTEM

The grading system of IIUC for assessing the performance of the students is made following the uniform grading system of UGC which is shown in the table below:

Marks (%) Letter Grade Grade Point Remarks
80-100 A + 4.00 Excellent
75–79 A 3.75 Very Good
70–74 A- 3.50
65–69 B+ 3.25 Good
60–64 B 3.00
55–59 B- 2.75 Satisfactory
50–54 C+ 2.50
45–49 C 2.25 Pass
40–44 D 2.00
00–39 F 0.00 Fail

CALCULATION OF GPA AND CGPA

GPA: Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the number of credit hours attempted in a particular semester.

CGPA: Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the total number of credit hours attempted at the diploma courses up to that point of time.

EVALUATION SYSTEM OF A TAUGHT COURSE

Evaluation system of MBA program:

SL Events Sub-events % of marks
1 Internal Evaluation Attendance 10%
Class Test / Assignment 10%
Case Study / Presentation 10%
1 Written Exam Mid-Term Exam 30%
Final Exam 40%
Total 100%

Evaluation System of Internship / OCP / Dissertation (Thesis) (as per UGC suggestion):

SL Events % of marks
1 Evaluation by Supervisor 40%
2 Evaluation by Second Examiner 30%
3 Project/thesis presentation and defence 30%
Total 100%

Basis for awarding marks of attendance is generally as follows:

SL Attendance Awarding marks
1 90% and above 10
2 85% to less than 90% 9
3 80% to less than 85% 8
4 75% to less than 80% 7
5 70% to less than 75% 6
6 65% to less than 70% 5
7 60% to less than 65% 4
8 less than 60% 0