Course Details Of MBA Program In Central Women's University

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BMG 503: Financial Institutions

The course is a detailed study of money and capital markets with special emphasis on the study of institutions supplying funds of various categories. Focus will be on the financial institutions, with a view to acquaint the students with potential source of funds of various types, fund utilization and the terms and conditions under which institutions make funds available. It deals with the management of funds of major financial intermediaries like commercial banks, BSB, ICB and other including regional financial institutions like world Bank, IMF, ADB etc. Stock Markets, ICB and other secondary markets are extensively covered.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


BMG 504: Management of Commercial Banks

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

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


BMG 505: Management of Insurance Companies

The course is designed to inculcate the importance of insurance in the minds of the future business executives. The course will cover issues related to life insurance, general insurance, marine insurance, comprehensive insurance and the like. It will also highlight the special place the subject holds as part of the financial institutions.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


BMG 506: Central Banking

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

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


BMG 507: Bank Accounts

Preparation of bank’s financial accounts following IAS # 30. Any other related issues concerning Bank Accounts resulting from introduction of IAS # 30.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


FIN 501: Financial Management

This course teaches students the basic financial concepts and tools needed for effective Business Planning. Major topics to be covered include time value of money, cost of capital, security valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting decisions, and the cost of caital.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA 503, MBA 508


FIN 502: Investment Theory

Investment in financial assets (securities) is the focus of this course. Investment decisions require thorough Analysis of risk and return. An understanding of the tradeoff 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: Relevent core courses


FIN 503: Intermediate Financial Management

This course focuses mainly on short term Financial Management. Topics of this course include financial planning, management of cash accounts receivable, inventories and current liabilities.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


FIN 504: Financial Institutions& Markets

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 loanable 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: Relevant core courses


FIN 505: International Financial Management

This course is designed to aquiant students with tools and techniques used to manage the finance function of a multinational Corporation (MNC). Topics included in this course are: financial evironment in which an MNC operates, exhange rate determination, measurement and management of various exchange rate exposure, international capital budgeting, management of short-term assests and liabilities of an MNC. Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevent core courses


FIN 506: Options, Futures and other Derivatives

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: Relevant core courses


FIN 507: Corporate Finance

This course explores the creative decisions facing financial managers in the modern corporate environment. 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. Also discusses issues related to corporate capital structure, dividend policy and leasing.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


HRM 501: Human Resource Management

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, MBA 507


HRM 502: Manpower Planning and Personnel Policy

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: Relevant core courses


HRM 503: Leadership

This course deals with theoretical and practical concepts of leadership and management. It examines the complementary qualities of leadership and management factors and their impact on organizational effectiveness and corporate success through case studies.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


HRM 504: Industrial Relations

The course deals with worker-employer conflicts, origin of 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 in Bangladesh. Labor laws of Bangladesh are to be studied in the course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


HRM 505: Entrepreneurship

This course examines the talents, experience, knowledge, and other resources needed to start a successful growing enterprise. Looks into the ways in which businesses are started and the ways they grow.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


HRM 506: Human Resources Management  System

With the growth in the information technology the dependence on information technology in all sphere of management including human resources has increased substantially. This course aims at modernizing and increasing the efficiency of human resources managers through proper use of computer based information.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


HRM 507: Strategic Human Resources Management

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: Relevant core courses


MBA 501: Principle of Accounting

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: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 502: Business Math

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


MBA 503: Principles of Management

The course is designed to provide a general analysis of management, basics of planning, organizing, and controlling, motivation progress, leadership techniques, and interpersonal relations in business and non-business organizations.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None


MBA 504: Business Statistics

The course is designed to equip the students with statistical tools and concepts to be used in the business decision 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: MBA 502


MBA 505: Managerial Applications of Information Technology

This course introduces students to the structure and nature of technology in the work place. It also investigates how technology is changing the way we communicate and make decisions. This course also provides an overview of planning and managing technology and information flow in organization.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None


MBA 506: Business Communication

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: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 507: Organizational Behavior

This course provides analysis of work behavior from viewpoint of both behavioral research and managerial practice. It enables students to understand basic issues such as motivation, individual differences and leadership. Students also gain adequate knowledge on how to perform better, improve quality, and operate efficiently.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: MBA 503


MBA 508: Management Accounting

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: 2; Prerequisite: MBA 501

MBA 509: Micro Economics

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


MBA 510: Macro Economics

The main focus of this course is to relate maco-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


MBA 511: Research Methodology

This course is designed to provide students with basic elements of conducting research with special emphasis to business 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: 2; Prerequisite: MBA 502, MBA 504


MBA 512: Legal Environment of Business

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. Beginning with the nature and sources of business law the students will be required to conceptualize the legal system and relationship in the context of Bangladesh.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 513: Business Ethics

The course is designed to help future managers understand the importance of ethics in business as an element extremely important for operating in the global market. The course will include all the aspects of business ethics centering on both the local as well as international perspective.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 514: Introduction to Business

Survey of business, general knowledge of the modern business world, the composition and functions of the business organization, as well as business as a social institution are the major topics discussed in this course.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 515: Taxation

Examines tax entitles, concept of income, deductions of credits, recognition and non-recognition of gains and losses from disposition of poperty, distributions form and liquidation of the business entity, administration provisions of the tax law, and tax planning.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 516: Management Information System

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, telecommunications, systems, the strategic use of information systems, the development of information systems, and social and ethical issues involved with information systems.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None


MBA 600: Strategic Management

This is the 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 is case discussions.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: All Courses


MIS 501: Database Design and Application Development

Fundamental concepts of database, file organization, file structure, different types of data structure, entity relationship, data normalization, database design, concurrency control, data dictionary, data security, distributed and client/server database, SQL implementation, database development using 4GL tools e.g. Microsoft access, Visual Basic etc.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MIS 502: Advanced Programming

The course is designed to teach at least one advanced programming language to the students who are likely to associate themselves with the management of information technology.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses

MIS 503: Electronic Commerce

The course aims 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: Relevant core courses


MIS 504: Computer Networking

The main focus of this course is 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 are major topics studied in this course.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MIS 505: Systems Analysis and Design

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: Relevant core courses


MKT 501: Marketing Management

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 503, MBA 504, MBA 509


MKT 502: International Business

Focuses on the analysis of the major business management functions of international business environment, organizational policies, and strategies of multinational companies, industrial relations and control policies

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA 503, MBA 510


MKT 503: International Marketing

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: Relevant core courses


MKT 504: Consumer Behavior

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: Relevant core courses



MKT 505: Advertising and Promotion Management

Explores the important issues in making marketing communication decisions. Discusses advertising, reseller stimulation, personal selling, publicity and other tools as a part of an overall promotional mix. Emphasis is placed on understanding psychological principles in consumer behavior that facilitate the development of marketing communication programs.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MKT 506: Services Marketing

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: Relevant core courses


MKT 507: Channels of Distribution

This course teaches the students how to make decision regarding physical distributions of products to consumers. It addresses channel structures including retail, wholesale and other agency relationships. Emphasis is placed on understanding how to design, implement, manage and evaluate a channel strategy.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MKT 508: Market Planning and Strategy

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: Relevant core courses


MKT 509: Export Management

This course has been designed to assist the students in understanding the local environment of export business and to be able to deal with both the export regulations as well as the overall marketing perspective of exports. To make it more practical the course will be case dependent.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MKT 510: Personal Selling and Sales Force Management

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

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


MKT 511: Brand Management

The course is designed to help student design and develop new products and to be able to address the issue of branding. The course deals 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: Relevant core courses


OPM 501: Operations Management

This course provides introduction to philosophy and techniques of production and  operations Management. Topics include project planning, risk evaluation, and decisions with regard to resource allocation, materials and inventory, service, scheduling, distribution and facilities.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: MBA 503, MBA 504


OPM 502: Applied Management Science

This course deals with the contemporary methods of management science. Topics include linear programming. EOQ models, break-even analysis, queuing models, PERT, quality control and transportation models. Case studies and computer analysis may also be used to solve complex problems.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


OPM 503: Technology and change

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 chances is assessed.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


OPM 504: Total Quality Management

This course focuses on the quality function, its implementation; and cost and management in both manufacturing and service industries. 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.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses

OPM 505: Operations Research

The course is designed to train the students in analytical, experimental and quantitative approaches to solution of business problems. Emphasis is placed upon development of techniques, which enable decision-makers to arrive at optimum solutions. Students develop skill in formulating and solving mathematical models dealing with inventory, waiting lines, game theory, linear programming, transportation, dynamic programming simulation and other decision tools.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


OPM 506: Logistics Management

The course is designed to address issues related to transportation and shipment of goods and also maintenance and supervision of logistics required for the overall smooth operation of the day to day activity of the organization.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses


OPM 507: Inventory Management

The course teaches the students to manage inventories in the most efficient manner. The raw material, work in process, and the finished goods inventory management in entirety are dealt with. The course is designed to teach the students the science and arts of efficient and cost-effective inventory management.
Credits: 3; Prerequisite: Relevant core courses

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