Brac University Course Outline (MBA)

February 24, 2015 | Category: Course Outline | Posted By - Md Jewel | 0 Comments

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The structure of the MBA Curriculum is presented in the following table:

Areas No of Courses Credit Hours
Foundation Course (Non Credit) 2 Non Credit
Core Course 12 36
Functional Area Course 4 12
Capstone Course (Integration & Overview) 1 3
Concentration Courses (Electives) 3 9
Internship (Non Credit) 1 Non Credit
Total 20 60

List of Courses

Foundation Courses (Non credit)

MAT 091: Basic Course in Mathematics
STA 091: Basic Course in Statistics

Core Courses (Each course carries 3 credits)

(Students will choose 36 credits in consultation with their academic advisers)

ACT 501 Financial Accounting & Analysis
ACT 502 Managerial Accounting & Control
BUS 501 Business Law
BUS 502 Managerial Communication
BUS 503 Environment & Business
BUS 510 International Business
ECO 501 Managerial Economics
ECO 502 Macroeconomics & Business Forecasting
MAT 501 Business Mathematics
MGT 501 Management of Organizations & Systems
HRM 501 Organizational Behavior & Leadership
ITS 501 Computer Programming
ITS 510 Information Management
STA 501 Business Statistics
STA 510 Research Methodology

Functional Area Courses (Compulsory for all students)

FIN 501 Financial Management
HRM 502 Human Resource Management
MKT 501 Marketing Management
OPN 501 Operations Management

Capstone Course (Compulsory for all students)

MGT 601 Strategic Management

Concentration Areas

(A student seeking concentration must complete 9 credits in the selected area. A concentration area will be offered only when at least 8 students register in the course and suitable course teachers are available. Currently we are only offering concentration in the area of Financial Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management.)

Financial Management

FIN 601 Capital Budgeting
FIN 602 Corporate Financial Strategy
FIN 603 Financial Institutions & Markets
FIN 604 Investment Management
FIN 605 Applied Portfolio Selection
FIN 606 Financial Intermediation
FIN 607 Real Estate Finance
FIN 608 International Finance
FIN 609 Marketing of Financial Services
FIN 610 Macro Finance
FIN 611 Theory and Principles of Taxation
FIN 612 Corporate Taxation
FIN 613 Security Analysis
FIN 614 Accounting System
FIN 615 Field Studies in Finance

Human Resource Management

HRM 601 Manpower Planning & Personnel Policy
HRM 602 Career Management
HRM 603 Leadership and Teamwork
HRM 604 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
HRM 605 Industrial Relations
HRM 606 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM 607 Employee Discipline, Discharge, and Grievance Settlement
HRM 608 Labor Markets & Public Policy
HRM 609 Technology and Tools for Managing HR Systems
HRM 610 Management of Organizational Change
HRM 611 Compensation Policies
HRM 612 Human Resource Accounting
HRM 613 Field Studies in Human Resource Management

Marketing Management

MKT 601 Brand Management
MKT 602 Service Marketing
MKT 603 Marketing Research
MKT 604 Marketing in the Global Economy
MKT 605 Consumer Behavior
MKT 606 Marketing Policies & Strategies
MKT 607 New Product Development
MKT 608 Marketing Promotion
MKT 609 Physical Distribution Management
MKT 610 Sales Force Management
MKT 611 Electronic Marketing
MKT 612 Field Studies in Marketing

Bank Management

BNK 601 Banking Law and Practice
BNK 602 Commercial Bank Management
BNK 603 Management of Specialized Banks
BNK 604 Financial Analysis
BNK 605 Project Preparation and Appraisal
BNK 606 International Banking
BNK 607 Marketing of Banks Services
BNK 608 Corporate Finance
BNK 609 Bank Accounting and Audit
BNK 610 Electronic Banking
BNK 611 Field Studies in Banking


ENT 601 Entrepreneurial Process and Principles
ENT 602 Venture Capital Management
ENT 603 New Venture and Business Development
ENT 604 Small Business Management
ENT 605 Entrepreneurial Marketing
ENT 606 Corporate Entrepreneurship
ENT 607 Field Studies in Entrepreneurship

Information Technology & Systems Management

ITS 601 Advanced Programming
ITS 602 Database Management
ITS 603 Management Information Systems
ITS 604 E-Business
ITS 605 Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation
ITS 606 Decision Support System
ITS 607 Applied Management Science
ITS 608 Management of Information Technology
ITS 609 E Business Accounting
ITS 610 Field Studies in Information Technology and Systems

Corporate Management

MGT 602 Corporate Strategy
MGT 603 Strategic Planning and Control
MGT 604 Competitive Strategies
MGT 605 Restructuring and Business Process Reengineering
MGT 606 Business Ethics & Public Affairs
MGT 607 Comparative Management
MGT 608 Organization Design and Development
MGT 609 Leadership and Teamwork
MGT 610 Managing the Managers
MGT 611 Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
MGT 612 Managing Organizational Change
MGT 613 Industrial Relations Management
MGT 614 Corporate Law
MGT 615 Field Studies in Corporate Management

Management of Not-for-profit Organization

NPO 601 Development and Policy Economics
NPO 602 Socio-Economic Study of Bangladesh
NPO 603 Micro-enterprise and Micro-credit Management
NPO 604 Leadership Skills for Development Organizations
NPO 605 Cost-Benefit Analysis
NPO 606 Strategic Management of Not-for-profit Organizations
NPO 607 Management of NGOs
NPO 608 Management of Educational and Training institutions
NPO 609 Management of Clubs & Sports Organizations
NPO 610 Management of Utility Organization
NPO 611 Management of Municipal Organization
NPO 612 Social Entrepreneurship
NPO 613 Accounting for Govt. and Not-for-profit Organizations
NPO 614 Field Studies in Not-for-profit Organization

Operations Management

OPN 601 Business Process Design
OPN 602 Supply Chain Management
OPN 603 Project Management
OPN 604 Strategic Operations Management
OPN 605 Quality and Productivity Management
OPN 606 Production Planning and Control
OPN 607 Inventory & Logistics Management
OPN 608 Operations Research
OPN 609 Field Studies in Operations Management

Foundation Courses

These courses are given in order to equip the MBA students with some basic knowledge on combined business subjects prior to starting the main Program. The completion of the courses will help the students to form a sound foundation of business knowledge that will be required in order to grasp the more sophisticated matter in the Business Administration studies.

Core Courses

These are the fundamental and core courses of business. These courses enable the students to master the language and concepts of business, use tools and techniques of analysis and familiarize themselves with the environment of the business. Functional courses are also included here that focus on the internal operations of business organizations. The students will be familiarized with the activities, issues and decisions involved in each function and how to manage the function effectively so that they contribute to the overall business performance and profit. Finally, after most core and major courses have been completed, student will take the capstone course of Strategic Management that helps the students integrate insight across core courses and functional areas and gain an understanding of the entire business in its environmental context and formulate strategies and policies for the company to attain competitive advantage.

Functional Courses

The MBA students are required to do these courses in order to be informed about the areas, which run side by side of business. The thorough knowledge in these areas is necessary in order to carry out business more efficiently.

Concentration Courses (Major)

The concentration course enables students to specialize in their chosen field of business. BRAC Business School offers the following areas for business concentration as a major or minor.

Bank Management

In addition to learning different banking procedures and practices, the concentration will include the techniques that are useful to corporations, organizations, and individuals in minimizing the potential financial losses arising from their exposure to risk. Students will be prepared for positions with national and multi-national banks, insurance companies, and corporate risk management departments.


This concentration will shape the future entrepreneurs to understand the concepts and practical issues one will deal with. It provides a diverse set of options for students to hone their entrepreneurial skills.

Financial Management

Concentrating in this area enables the students to a broad exposure to financial markets and acquaintance with the tools financial managers use. It aims to prepare students for careers in commercial or investment banking, non-banking financial institution and corporate houses.

Human Resource Management

This is a growing area of study and practice in Bangladesh. Students concentrating in this field will learn different personnel management techniques, regulations regarding labor and human rights and overall management of the human resource.

Information Technology & System Management

The students will learn the use of computers in organization; Organizing and staffing the information system functions; Contingency Management & the MIS function; Planning and administration; control and evaluation; Technology trends and implications; Computer capacity planning; managing systems Development; Hardware and Software acquisition etc.

Marketing Management

This popular concentration offers a solid ground for understanding consumer and organizational buying patterns, as well as practical experience in area such as new product development, advertising, and retailing. Students are prepared for work in brand management, sales marketing research and consulting, as well as entrepreneurial ventures.

Operations Management

Here students will focus on effective planning, scheduling, use and control of a manufacturing or service organization through the study of concepts from design engineering, industrial engineering, management information systems, quality management, production management, and inventory management. Students will be prepared for positions in the business field of production and telecommunication.


After a student has completed all the required courses for the program, he/ she is sent for internship. The internship aims at providing an on-the-job exposure to the students and an opportunity for translation of theoretical concepts in real life situation. Students are placed in business enterprises, NGOs and research institutions as suitable. The duration of the internship program is 12 weeks: 10 weeks of organizational attachment and 2 weeks of report finalization work. The passing grade of the internship is C. Failure to obtain passing grade requires the student to repeat the internship.

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