MBA

Master of Business Administration (Regular)

MBA PROGRAM

During the last few decades, the global business environment changed more than ever before. Globalization, increasing competition, technological advancement, service orientation and multicultural workplace made the business environment more complex. As a result, there has been a major change in the nature of managerial skills required to take up the challenge of today’s business. The MBA program of UIU aims at developing the requisite skills of successful managers in the present business environment. It is an evening program. Classes start at 6.30 pm and end at 9.30 pm.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION

The candidates must fulfill the following requirements for admission in the MBA program.
1. Must have a Bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university.
2. Must attain the qualifying mark in the admission test to be conducted by the university.
3. Must attain a minimum score of 6.0 for the performance in the previous academic degree programs.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

(a) A student must earn credits for at least 20 courses (60 credit hours) for graduation. The residency
requirement is 33 credit hours.

(b) The student must secure a minimum CGPA of 2.

 

 COURSE WAIVER

A student must have obtained at least a grade of B or equivalent in a similar course from any reputed institution for course waiver. Course waiver is allowed only for the foundation level courses. A student may be allowed course waiver up to 27 credit hours (9 courses). A student can re-take a course if s/he achieved below A Grade in that course.

COURSE DROP/ WITHDRAWAL

A student can withdraw himself/ herself from a course within one week after the beginning of the trimester with full refund. There is no refund for any withdrawal after this deadline. No withdrawal is allowed after eight weeks from the beginning of the trimester.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Level of Courses Number of Courses Credits
Foundation Courses 9 27 Credits
Fixed Core Courses 3 09 Credits
Flexible Core Courses 3 09 Credits
Concentration Area Courses 4 12 Credits
Integrative Course 1 03 Credits
TOTAL 20 60 Credits

 

TEACHING METHOD

The teaching method for the MBA program is a specialized one. Apart from classroom teaching, emphasis is placed more on case analysis, term papers, papers, presentations and classroom discussions on business problems in the real world. These are supplemented by group study, project paper and other practical works. Classrooms are equipped with multimedia projectors, OHPs and other instructional aids. The medium of instruction is English.

 

CONCENTRATION AREAS:

Students of the MBA program can choose one of the following 8 areas of concentration.

Marketing                                                  Finance

Human Resource Management            Management Information System

Operations Management                        Professional Accounting

Bank Management                                   Microfinance

All foundation, functional and integrative courses are compulsory for the MBA program. Students have to choose four concentration courses in a particular area. However, a student can take an open elective course in lieu of a concentration course.