Course Details Of Executive MBA Program In Central Women's University

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EMBA 501: Accounting for Management Planning and Control

This course approaches accounting from a managerial and decision making perspective. 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. The students will also learn: use of cost data in decision-making, planning & controlling; evaluating performance; budget process and behavioral implications of budgeting.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None

 

EMBA 502: Analytical techniques in Management

The objective of this course is to expose students with basic knowledge in mathematics and statistics. Emphasis is given more in statistics than on mathematics. Topics of this course include: basic mathematical operations, equaitons, introductory differential and integral calculus, basic statistical concepts, such as, data collection, presentation and analysis, probability theory and most commonly used probabilty distributions and sampling distributions, etc.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None

 EMBA 503: Organization and Management

This course provides a general analysis of various aspects of management and organization. The course is designed to include topics, such as, basics of organization, employee perception, conflict managenmet, organization power and politics, motivating workforce and leadership in business and non-business organizations. Topics, application cases, examples of this course enable students to be effective in decision making and behavioral management.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None

EMBA 504: Managerial Economics

This course provides students with basic understanding of managerial economics and the impact of the economic environment of business decision making. The course emphasizes on the application of macro and microeconomic theories in business decision making. Specifically, the objectives of the course is to develop a reasonable understanding of the concepts, principles and methods of micro and macro economics, develop the ability to judge its relevance in the context of Bangladesh & generate the interest to pursue and apply economics in every sphere of life.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 502

EMBA 505: Management of Information System

This course introduces students to the structure and nature of technology in the work place. Topics include systems concepts, systems analysis and design, database management, software and hardware concepts, decision support systems, expert systems, distributed processing and telecommunications and information systems planning. Applications of information technology will be emphasized.

Credits: 3; Prerequisite: None

  

EMBA 506: Effective Business Communication for Managers

This course provides students opportunity to further enhance their communication skills. Topics of the course include: written, oral, visual and nonverbal forms of communication as well as listening skills. Also taught is the focusing on the audience as customers.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: None

 

EMBA 507: 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

EMBA 508: Research Methodology

This course is designed to provide students with basic elements of conducting a research. Emphasis is given on business research. Topics include: preparing 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. Prerequisite : EMBA 502

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 502

 EMBA 509: 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

 EMBA 521: Human Resource Planning and Policy

This course provides understanding of human resource policy and management. It introduces the best practices for analyse and forecast manpower needs, attracting, recruitment and selection of workforce, retaining, developing and motivating workforce 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.

EMBA 523: 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. Case studies are extensively used as instruction materials.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 EMBA 524: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 525: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 EMBA 526: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 527: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 EMBA 563: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 532: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

EMBA 533: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 534: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 535: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 536: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 541: Marketing Management and Practices

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: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 503

 

EMBA 542: Business In The Global Environment

Discusses the interrelationaships of the various functions of the business enterprise in different environmental settings. Contextual analysis focuses on: flobal economic institutions, systems and mechanisms, business government relations and cultural diversity. The course also addresses such issues as ethics, social responsibility and the physical environment from a regulatory, as well as a corporate governmence perspective.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 541

 

EMBA 543: 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 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 544: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 545: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 546: Channels of Distribution

This course teaches the students how to make decision regarding physical distributions of products to consumers. It addresses channel structures including retailing whole sailing and other agency relationships. Emphasis is placed on understanding how to design, implement, manage and evaluate a channel strategy. Credits: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 547: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Prerequisite: EMBA 503 & Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 548: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 549: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 550: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 551: Risk Management & Insurance

To provide an understanding and an appreciation of the principles and practices of risk management in order to enable production of the optimum strategy for the handing of risk in an organization.

To develop a sound appreciation of the nature of risk, its assessment and management, to acquire a knowledge of the nature and function of insurance and a knowledge of basic statistical concepts relating to the insurance environment.

 

EMBA 552: Property Pecuniary, Liability & Insurance of the Person

To provide a knowledge and understanding of liability insurance practice, particularly relating to risk assessment and control, policy coverage, underwriting and statutory regulation and to enable candidates to construct solutions to practical problems. The course will also cover. Basic principles of Insurance of the person, Common forms of life assurance contract, Personal accident and health Insurance, Claims procedure.

 

EMBA 553: Principles of Reinsurance

To provide a knowledge and understanding of the principles of reinsurance, their general application to the different methods of reinsurance, the law relating to reinsurance, and the contract wordings in current use.

 

EMBA 554: Underwriting Management

To provide and understanding of and the ability to apply the requirements for managing a general insurance underwriting account through, selection of class of business and design of products, setting the underwriting policy for those products, establishing the price, management of exposures, the implementation of operational controls, budgeting and monitoring results.

 

EMBA 555: Claims Management

To provide an understanding of the development of claims philosophies, the implementation of claims systems, the management of claims functions, the management of the claims services and the application of claims practice to transacting insurance business on an industry wide basis.

 

EMBA 561: Financial Analysis for Managers

The course is designed to orientate students with tools and techniques that managers use for efficient running of the finance department of a corporation. After completing the course, the students are expected to learn how to mange a working capital, cash & marketable securities and inventory of short term financing, financial planning & control. The students will also learn about time value of mony, cost of capital, security valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting decisions, and cost of capital.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 501

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMBA 563: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional area courses

 

EMBA 564: Financial Institutions and Markets

An overview of Bangladeshi and US financial systems and the role of the various markets and institutions is presented as well as the role monetary authorities play in the economy. Topics include introduction to various financial systems, supply of and demand for lovable, 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 565: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 566: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional area courses

 

EMBA 567: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 533: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

EMBA 571: Management of Operations and Quality

Provides an understanding of the management and planning of service and manufacturing operations and their roles in organizations. The operations function comprises all of the diverse activities involved in the delivery of services and the production of goods. The major theme of the course is the vital role that process quality and product quality play in determining a compay’s global competitiveness. Total Quality Management (TQM) is a major factor in determining the competitiveness and survivability of an organization. Other topics essential to the effective management of operations are: forecasting, technology management, capacity planning and materials management. The computer will be used throughout the course to facilitate analysis.

Prerequisite: EMBA 502

 

EMBA 572: 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. Casestudies and computer analysis may also be used to solve complex problems.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: EMBA 502

 

EMBA 573: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 575: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 576: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 577: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 581: 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. are studied in this course.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 582: Electronic Commerce

The course aims at 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 583: Networking and Operating System

This course focuses 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 of Microsoft NT, installing, fault tolerance, WINNT resources, remote Access, performance monitor, file systems of UNIX, basic commands, editors and shell scripts are studied in this course.

Credits: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 584: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 585: 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: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 586: 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: 2; Prerequisite: Functional Area Courses

 

EMBA 600: Strategic Management

This is the capstone course for the EMBA 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

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