MBA COURSE SUMMARY (Spring 2021 – Current)

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 30 credit hours.

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

COURSE WAIVER AND CREDIT TRANSFER

A student must have obtained at least a grade of B or equivalent in a similar course from any reputed institution for getting a course waiver. Course waiver is allowed only for the ten foundation level courses. Maximum allowed credit hours for course waiver/credit transfer is 30. However, for MBA in Professional Accounting, students partly or fully qualified by professional accounting bodies (such as ICAB, ICMAB, CIMA, etc.) that are members of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) may be allowed waiver/credit transfer of the core courses, and concentration area course subject to approval of the Course Equivalence Committee (CEC) of SOBE. The waived/transferred credits for MBA in Professional Accounting must not exceed 60% of the total credits of the program.

A student can re-take a course if s/he achieved below- ‘A’ Grade in that course.

 CLASS ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT 

Each and every student is required to attend the class regularly. To be eligible for the final examination of a course, a student must have to attend 80% of the classes of the 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.

CURRENT PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Level of Courses Number of Courses Credits
Foundation Courses 10 30
Fixed Core Courses 03 09
Flexible Core Courses 02 06
Concentration Area Courses* 04 12
Integrative Course 01 03
TOTAL 20 60

*Students are allowed to take one Open Elective Course in lieu of one Concentration Area course. Students interested to take a dissertation are required to complete only two courses from the concentration area.

FOUNDATION COURSES (10 Courses x 3 Credits)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

BUS 501

Business Communications

3

ACC 502

Financial Accounting

3

BUS 503

Business Mathematics

3

BUS 508

Applied Business Statistics

3

MGT 506

Management & Organization Behavior

3

BUS 507

Business Law

3

ECON 508

Micro Economics

3

ECON 509

Macro Economics

3

ACC 605

Managerial Accounting

3

MIS 608

E-Business

3

 

FIXED CORE COURSES (03 Courses x 3 Credits)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

MKT 601

Marketing Management

3

FIN 602

Managerial Finance

3

HRM 604

Human Resource Management

3

 

FLEXIBLE CORE COURSES (Any Two Courses) (02 Courses x 3 Credits)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

BSA 640

Business Analytics

3

BUS 606

International Business

3

SCM 620

Supply Chain Management

3

OPM 603

Operations Management 

3

AM 610

Apparel Management

3

MIS 640

Management Information Systems

3

 

INTEGRATIVE COURSE (01 Course x 3 Credits)

Code

Course Title

Credits

MGT 607

Strategic Management

3

 

CONCENTRATION AREA COURSES (Minimum 04 Courses x 3 Credits)
FINANCE AND FINTECH (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

FIN 621

Corporate Finance

3

FIN 623

Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

3

FIN 615

Financial Risk Management

3

FIN 622

Capital Investment Decisions

3

FIN 624

Financial Markets

3

FIN 625

International Financial Management

3

FIN 626

Management of Financial Institutions

3

FIN 627

Lease Financing and Investment Banking

3

FIN 628

Derivatives & Financial Engineering

3

FIN 629

Financial Statement Analysis

3

FIN 630

Cases in Financial Decision Making

3

FIN 638

Fintech

3

FIN 632

Financial Analytics

3

FIN 633

Bank Fund Management

3

FIN 634

Financial Risk Management

3

FIN 635

 Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

3

FIN 636

 Technical Analysis & Trading Strategies

3

FIN 637

Real Estate Finance

3

CMI 615

Securities Law

3

FIN 696

Working Capital Management

3

FIN 697

Financial Criminology and Forensic Accounting

3

 

MARKETING (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

MKT 611

Consumer Behavior

3

MKT 619

Brand Management

3

MKT 610

Retail Management

3

MKT 612

Global Marketing

3

MKT 614

Supply Chain Management

3

MKT 615

Services Marketing

3

MKT 616

Marketing Research

3

MKT 617

Strategic Marketing

3

MKT 618

Product Planning and Management

3

MKT 620

Cases in Marketing

3

MKT 621

Marketing Analytics

3

MKT 681

Logistics & Transportation Management

3

MKT 682

Rural Marketing

3

MKT 683

Integrated Marketing Communication

3

 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

HRM 634

Employee Appraisal and Compensation Management

3

HRM 636

Organization Design and Development

3

HRM 637

Cases in Human Resource Management

3

HRM 648

Learning and Development Management

3

HRM 639

International Human Resource Management

3

HRM 640

Strategic Human Resource Management

3

HRM 686

Human Resource Planning

3

HRM 641

Employment Laws and Compliance

3

HRM 642

Leadership and Change Management

3

HRM 643

Conflict Management and Negotiation

3

HRM 644

Global Talent and Human Capital Management

3

HRM 645

Integrated Human Resource & Information System

3

HRM 646

Cross-Cultural Management

3

HRM 647

Human Resources Analytics

3

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

SCM 621

Demand Planning and Procurement Management

3

SCM 622

Distribution Management

3

SCM 623

Global Supply Chain & Logistics Management

3

SCM 624

Supply Chain Risk Management

3

SCM 625

Transportation and Warehouse Management

3

SCM 626

Lean Supply Chain Management

3

SCM 627

Supply Chain Modeling, Design & Simulation

3

SCM 628

Supply Chain Analytics

3

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

MIS 643

Enterprise Resource Planning

3

MIS 645

Decision Support and Expert System

3

MIS 641

System Analysis and Design

3

MIS 642

Database Management

3

MIS 644

Data Communication System

3

MIS 646

Applied Artificial Intelligence

3

MIS 647

Advanced Database Management

3

MIS 648

Computer Based Simulation System

3

MIS 649

Management of Information Technology

3

MIS 650

Data Mining

3

 

 

 

BUSINESS ANALYTICS (Any Four Courses)

Code

Courses Titles

Credits

MKT 621

Marketing Analytics

3

FIN 638

Fintech

3

FIN 632

Financial Analytics

3

HRM 647

Human Resources Analytics

3

SCM 628

Supply Chain Analytics

3

BSA 641

Business Database System Development

3

BSA 642

Business Data Warehousing

3

BSA 643

Applied Decision Modeling

3

BSA 644

Advanced Analytics

3

BSA 645

Statistical computing with R

3

BSA 646

Foundations of Data Science

3

BSA 647

Business Computer Languages

3

BSA 648

Big Data Analytics and Data Visualization

3

BSA 649

Principles of Business Process Analysis and Design

3

BSA 650

Predictive Analytics for Business

3

BSA 651

Computer Simulation Models

3

BSA 652

Forecasting methods for management

3

BSA 653

Web Analytics

3

BSA 654

Cloud Computing

3

BSA 655

Sample survey design and big data analytics for research

3

BSA 656

Analysis for Services and Revenue Management

3

 

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

OPM 603

Operations Management

3

OPM 652

Production and Inventory Control

3

OPM 651

Advanced Production & Operations Management

3

OPM 653

Total Quality Management

3

OPM 654

Management of Technology

3

OPM 655

Productivity Management

3

OPM 657

Cases in Operations Management

3

OPM 658

Operations Research

3

BUS 692

Project Management

3

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

TEM 671

Technology Management

3

TEM 672

Quality in Technology Management

3

TEM 673

Computer-based Business Analysis

3

TEM 674

Databases for Technology Management

3

TEM 675

Data Communication and Networking

3

TEM 676

Introduction to computer hardware

3

TEM 677

Foundations of Data Science

3

SCM 628

Supply Chain Analytics

3

BSA 648

Big Data Analytics and Data Visualization

3

BSA 650

Predictive Analytics for Business

3

BSA 651

Computer Simulation Models

3

TEM 680

Marketing Analytics and Social Media Mining

3

TEM 681

Risk Management in Technology

3

BSA 655

Sample survey design and big data analytics for research

3

 

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

ACC 611

Advanced Managerial Accounting & Control System

3

ACC 612

Advanced Financial Accounting I

3

ACC 613

Advanced Financial Accounting II

3

ACC 661

Accounting Information Systems & Practices

3

ACC 663

Advanced Auditing and Assurance

3

ACC 664

Corporate Financial Reporting & IFRSs

3

ACC 665

Corporate Governance

3

ACC 666

Accounting Theory

3

ACC 667

Corporate Tax Accounting & Planning

3

ACC 668

Cases in Accounting

3

FIN 629

Financial Statement Analysis

3

FIN 697

Financial Criminology and Forensic Accounting

3

 

 

 

 

BANK MANAGEMENT (Any Four Courses)

 

Code

Title

Credits

FIN 626

Management of Financial Institutions

3

BM 651

Banking Law and Practice

3

FIN 627

Lease Financing and Investment Banking

3

FIN 628

Derivatives and Financial Engineering

3

FIN 633

Bank Fund Management

3

BM 652

Credit Management and Bank

3

BM 653

International Trade Payment and Finance

3

BM 654

Project Appraisals and Management

3

BM 655

Central Banking Regulations and Supervisions

3

BM 656

E-Banking

3

BM 657

Corporate Planning and Governance in Banks

3

BM 658

Marketing of Banking Services

3

BM 659

Rural Banking and Microfinance

3

BM 660

Risk Management in Banks

3

 

 

MICROFINANCE (Any Four Courses)

 

Code

Course Titles

Credits

MF 611

Microfinance and Poverty Analysis

3

MF 612

Management of Microfinance Institutions

3

MF 671

Finance and Enterprise Development

3

MF 672

Corporate Governance and Regulations of MFIs

3

MF 673

Contemporary Issues in Microfinance

3

MF 674

Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

3

MF 675

Micro Insurance

3

MF 676

Rural Markets and Marketing

3

MF 677

Innovations in Microfinance

3

MF 678

Case Studies in Microfinance

3

MF 679

Performance and Impact Analysis for MFIs

3

BM 659

Rural Banking and Microfinance

3

 

 

 

CAPITAL MARKET INVESTMENTS (Any Four Courses)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

FIN 621

Corporate Finance

3

FIN 623

Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

3

FIN 611

Ethical and Professional Standards in Finance

3

CMI 612

Equity Investments

3

CMI 613

Fixed Income Securities

3

CMI 614

Alternative Investments

3

FIN 628

Derivatives & Financial Engineering

3

FIN 636

Technical Analysis & Trading Strategies

3

CMI 615

Securities Law

3

FIN 634

Financial Risk Management

3

 

 

 

 

APPAREL MANAGEMENT (Any Four)

Code

Course Titles

Credits

APM 611

Textile Fibers and Yarns

3

APM 612

Apparel Merchandising Management

3

APM 613

Apparel Production Management

3

APM 614

Wet Process House Management

3

APM 615

Apparel Quality Management

3

APM 616

Apparel Supply Chain Logistics Management

3

APM 617

International Marketing of Apparel

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPEN ELECTIVE COURSES 

Students are allowed to take only one open elective course in lieu of one course from the respective concentration areas.

 

Code

Course Titles

Credits

BUS 691

Research Methodology

3

ACC 669

Business Taxation

3

BUS 692

Project Management

3

BUS 694

Environmental Management

3

BUS 695

Econometrics

3

EMP 600

Employability Skills for Managerial Success

3

CON 803

Organization Consulting Project (OCP)*

3

CON 802

Dissertation*

6

Notes*

  1. Students are allowed to take the Organization Consulting Project (OCP) in lieu of one course from the respective concentration areas.
  2. Students are allowed to take the dissertation in lieu of two courses from the respective concentration areas.
  3. Students taking OCP/Dissertation are not allowed to take any other course from the Open Elective Courses.