Curriculum of Summer 2007-08 [Weekday Program]

An important element of studying in an MBA program is the acquisition of skills. Students will develop analytical abilities as well as essential managerial skills such as team working, leadership and effective communications. An ability to interpret data is also developed through modules such as Managing Finance, Managing Operations and Project Management By the lime you reach the final semester; you will be able to apply these to the investigation of a major strategic issue.

The Executive MBA Program integrates classroom learning, skill development and personal development. With a dedicated Executive MBA team composed of skills, career, and corporate relationship specialists, the program builds upon academic reputation, to create an opportunity that will allow a student to forge the future career.

AIUB's Executive MBA is about executive and management development, with the emphasis firmly on business and management knowledge and skills, co-operative learning and personal development. The program will expand a practitioner's knowledge of the fundamental elements of business and management. The program is also aimed to enhance the abilities of professionals to support their personal and professional development.

Fundamental Courses or Common Core Courses

First Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

E-6201

Managerial Accounting

2

E-6202

Business Communication

2

E-6303

Quantitative Methods for Managers

3

E-6304

Management & Organization

3

 

Total

10

Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

E-6305

Economics for Managers

2

E-6306

MIS & Decision Making Technique

3

E-6207

Business Law and Business Ethics

2

E-6308

Marketing Strategy & Logistic Management

3

 

Total

10

Third Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

E-6309

Corporate Financial Strategy

3

E-6210

Entrepreneurial Management

2

E-6311

Managing Operations & Quality

3

E-6312

Strategic Human Resource Management

3

 

Total

11

Fourth Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

E-6313

Business Strategy

3

E-6214

Business Project

2

 

Total

5

 

Grand Total

36

Course Descriptions

E-6201: Management Accounting

This course, introduces students ways in which the Management Accountant contributes to the area of management decision-making. Topic coverage include the following: budgeting techniques, the behavioral side of budgeting, relationship accounting, case analysis, standard costing, the comparison and reconciliation of direct and absorption costing systems and relevant costing as it applies to making non-routine decisions, decision models, uncertainty, cost behavior, variance investigation, analyzing revenue variances, variable cast mix and yield variances and introductory transfer pricing. Contemporary methods of costing and recording under CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) or TQM (Total Quality Management aspects of the JIT (Just in Time) processes will be studied. Students will extend their business literacy and computational skills, and develop skills in problem salving and financial management that will be of value in the students’ personal, social and business lives.

E-6202: Business Communication

This course familiarizes the students with fundamental concept of some basic communication that concern business directly and a fair knowledge of which is very essential for today’s business leaders. Study of this course would provide the students with an insight into the communication environment in which present day business operate and equip them with the knowledge, skill and confidence to address business communication issues that may arise in their future role as business leaders. The course focuses on the topics such as Communication Foundations, Expanding communications power, The writing process, Direct letters, Direct memos, Negative news, Persuasive and Sales messages, Goodwill and special messages, Reports and Proposals, Typical business reports, and Presentation skills includes Speaking skills and Employment communication. The course also includes Communication workshops and individual presentations.

E-6303: Quantitative Methods for Managers

This course includes integers, elements of algebra, number fields, linear and non linear inequalities, functions, sets, analytical geometry, logarithm limit, differential & integral calculus, matrix and linear programming, etc. A comprehensive induction on the basic statistical tools and techniques will also be covered through this course. The purpose of this course is to help the students learn mathematical and statistical tools, which are used in management decision-making.

E-6304: Management & Organization

This course is primarily geared to the basic management functions e.g. planning, organizing, staffing, directing, motivating and controlling. It also covers problems of organizational goal attainment in different organizations with differing managerial environment and challenges. Basic management principles, tenets and functions are included in this course.

E-6205: Economics for Managers

This course focuses on both microeconomics and macroeconomics far developing managerial skills in the systematic analysis of the economic aspects of business decision. It will acquaint the students with same relevant analytical methods and mathematical techniques and concepts. It will cover concepts related to analysis of market as seen by producers and consumers, and relate them to production pattern, distribution of income and allocation of resources in the context of market economy. It also covers macroeconomic issues such as national income accounting, economic aggregates and leads to development of forecast for business condition analysis.

E-6306: MIS and Decision Making Technique

The course introduces concepts of information system as used in management of organizations. It diagnoses and identifies different hierarchies of management to develop information and control systems. The theories of organization structure and management control are analyzed. The methods of database management, computer hardware and peripherals such as communication and networking are also focused in this course. Information models of various types from data processing environment to decision support systems to knowledge-based systems are introduced.

E-6207: Business Law and Business Ethics

This course is designed to help the students in learning the application of law into business transactions and their legal responsibility as managers. The course includes these aspects of law as they relate to business e.g. contract, agency, sale of goads, negotiable instruments, insolvency, mergers and acquisitions, partnership and labor. It also focuses on ethical aspects of doing business. The course will require the students to develop creative project plans. The plan will involve project identification, preparation, appraisal, and management of implementation and past evaluation. Case studies of major projects for an-going as well as completed are covered.

E-6308: Marketing Strategy & Logistic Management

This course is designed to present an integrated approach to marketing from a managerial paint of view. Economic, quantitative and behavioral concepts are used in analyzing & developing a framework far decision-making leading to formulation of an organization’s goals and implementation of its marketing program. The course includes identification of market structure, analysis of consumer behavior, factors affecting the efficiency of marketing and the process of planning marketing operations.

E-6309: Corporate Financial Strategy

This course introduces the students to the basic concepts of Corporate Finance, and how to apply these concepts in making sound financial decisions in the sphere of corporate finance. The modern-day financial manager is instrumental to a company’s success. If Finance is to play a general management role in the corporation, a financial manger must be a team player. This course looks at various aspects of corporate finance keeping that noble idea in mind.

E-6210: Entrepreneurial Management

This course is to develop entrepreneurial skills among students. Topics include: environmental conditions, scanning and evaluating investment opportunities, farms of business ownership, government regulations, sources and procedures of assistance, market study of production process, organization and staff planning, project appraisal and management information system. The emphasis of the course is an improving the skills of the innovative individual who identify a market opportunity, and mobilizes factors of production.

E-6311: Managing Operations and Quality

This course acquaints the students with a broad range of strategic, tactical design, and operating (day to day) decisions within the operations function in both services providing and goods producing businesses. Emphasis will be the new paradigms of Operations Management with focus a current technologies, concepts, philosophies, and managerial practices. Students will obtain a comprehensive insight on a wide variety of topics including management of quality, productivity, technology, inventory, product and process design, facility location and layout, project management, service and manufacturing management.

E-63 12: Strategic Human Resource Management

This course is designed to give the students a comprehensive idea of how the most important and critical assets of an organization i.e. Strategic human resources are managed. The basic concentration of the course is to explain the recruiting, retention, utilization and development of human resources of an organization. The course discusses how to raise the efficiency and productivity of human resources through the application of effective human resources, strategies, policies and practices.

E-631 3: Business Strategy

This course introduces the students to the role and tasks of general managers, business-unit strategy formulation in functional areas and integration of policy; strategy and structure far best performance of the organization. Concepts of value chain and its impact an organization will be discussed thoroughly in this course.

E-6214: Business Project

This course provides a comprehensive treatment of the key planning and control aspects of project management that are common to many different areas of applications. Emphasis will be placed on modern techniques and tools. The managerial implications of the increasingly popular project-based organizations will be examined with contemporary cases.

SPECIALIZATION AREAS FOR EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM

ELECTIVE/MAJOR COURSES

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management (OM)

Note: The descriptions of the ELECTIVE/MAJOR COURSES are available under the Regular MBA Program.

 

Curriculum of Fall 2012-13 [Weekend Program]

FBA has enriched and enhanced the curriculum for EMBA Program. The first semester of  Friday and Saturday EMBA classes will be offered beginning this Fall Semester, 2012-13.

  • The program is the first Internationally Accredited Executive MBA Program in Bangladesh by PAASCU-APQN
  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Friday and Saturday Classes
  • Faculty with Doctorate and Corporate Experiences
  • Discount and Waiver Facilities
  • Latest Edition of Suitable Library Resources
  • The First Semester Courses will be offered beginning of Fall Semester, 2012-2013

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