EMBA

EXECUTIVE MBA (EMBA) 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 mainly an evening program. Classes start at 6.30 pm and end at 9.30 pm except on Friday when classes start at 3.30 pm and end at 6.30.

 

ADMISSION

The candidates must fulfill the following requirements for admission in the Executive MBA program.

  1. The candidates must fulfill the following requirements for admission in the Executive MBA program.
  2. Should have minimum job experience of 2 years at the executive level.
  3. Must attend and pass the viva voce to be conducted by the university.

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

  1. A student must earn credits for at least 15 courses of 3 credit hours each (45 credit hours) for graduation. The minimum residency requirement is 30 credit hours.
  2. The student must secure a minimum CGPA of 2.0.

 

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 15 credit hours (5 courses).

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 any 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 7 21 Credits
Core Courses 4 12 Credits
Concentration Area Courses 3 09 Credits
Integrative Course 1 03 Credits
TOTAL 15 45 Credits

*students are allowed to take one open elective course in lieu of one concentration Area course.

BEFORE Fall 2018 (183) PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Level of Courses Number of Courses Credits
Foundation Courses 6 18 Credits
Fixed Core Courses 3 09 Credits
Flexible Core Courses 2 06 Credits
Concentration Area Courses 3 09 Credits
Integrative Course 1 03 Credits
TOTAL 15 45 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, 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 and other instructional aids. The medium of instruction is English.

 

CONCENTRATION AREAS:

Students of the Executive MBA program can choose one of the following 11 areas of concentration

  • Apparel Management
  • Bank Management
  • Capital Market Investment
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information System
  • Marketing
  • Microfinance
  • Operations Management
  • Professional Accounting