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Bangladesh Studies course is to give the students a through overview of this field, and the ways in which they are connected. Such a holistic overview of Bangladesh studies also involves an appreciation of the ways in which Bangladesh development factors are embedded within a range of broader historical, social, economic and political issues.

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This course introduces students to the concepts, methods, and practices of international affairs. It  covers four thematic are as of IR:(a) concepts and methods of IR; (b) international security; (c) international political economy and development; and (d) national and regional case studies. The central goal of this course is to enable students to make systematic analysis of international events of past and present, as well as to predict future course of world politics.

This course introduces students to the basic concepts related to sociology, culture, society, socialization. It will also enable students to get introduced to key theorists and understand different theoretical perspectives in sociology. The course further aims to introduce students to social institutions, structure, power, authority, kinship, and sociology of migration. The students will be required to utilize their understanding of social research through their research projects.

Introduction to Development Studies is a multidisciplinary branch of social sciences that addresses issues of development in developing countries. It deals with socio-cultural, political, economic and environmental factors that impact societal changes.  The course is designed to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of development at local, regional, national and international levels.

The course provides a basic understanding of climate system, current trends in global climate change and its impacts on environment and economy, and the real debate over global warming and climate change. 

At the beginning, fundamental science of climate change, and the possible impacts and key vulnerable areas would be reviewed.  Following to that, options for mitigation and adaptation, climate change policy issues and the ongoing global debate would be explored. This course draws heavily on the findings from the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports, Sustainable Development Goals and consists of a mixture of lectures, discussions, and self-directed exploration of online and published climate change issues.

This course builds up the advanced knowledge and capacities about using statistics in the field of business decisions. The course illustrates the nature, scope, implications and techniques used in statistical analysis. The course also enhances the skills required for various advanced statistical calculations. This course is an extended step of Business Statistics I. Throughout the course, the different aspects of statistical analysis will be demonstrated through theoretical and practical perspective. Review topics will include descriptive statistics, probability theory, random variables, and probability distributions. Application topics will include sampling and sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, partial and multiple correlation and regression, quality control, business forecasting and time series analysis, statistical decision theory and analysis of variance. Statistical computer analysis is integrated into the entire course. Students will learn how to use and interpret Excel for statistical analyses. Statistical software package, such as PSPP will be used to assist the student in finding, understanding and interpreting the statistical results.

This course will introduce to you the tools and techniques the finance managers utilize to take the key decisions surrounding investment, financing and dividend payments. It covers the nature and scope of financial management in terms of working capital management, long term investments, financing through short/long terms debts and capital structure (through dividend payment decision). It will prepare you with the theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the key financial management issues faced by a typical business organization in the private sector.

The course will provide the undergraduate students with an orientation to statistical procedures and applications in business. The course shall cover the following areas: basic principles and terminologies of statistics, significance and use of statistics in business, meaningful expression of data (i.e. frequency, range, mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation, kurtosis, skewness etc.), probability (i.e. types, mutually exclusive events, collectively exhaustive events, probabilities under statistical dependence & independence etc.), probability distribution (i.e. concept, discrete and continuous probability distribution, expected value & application etc.), sampling (i.e. significance and use of samples in statistics, probabilistic and non-probabilistic sampling techniques, central limit theorem, sampling distribution and applications etc.) and other relevant issues. The course shall pave the foundation for the study quantitative analyses in later courses (i.e. Business Statistics II, Research Methodology etc.).

The main objective of this course is to acquaint the students with the mathematical methods that are used for decision-making in business studies e.g., Management and Economics. Having the students being familiar with these tools, they then will be taught the application of these tools. During the process of learning Business Mathematics, it will be observed that the students develop their skills of mathematical operations, calculations, analytical and graphical solution techniques & their analysis. Besides, the students will be provided with the opportunity to develop team spirit, self-motivation, and self-confidence during the period of this course. The course will very much intend to help the students coming from different background to get rid of the fear for numbers and mathematics. Of course, it will also help students to get familiar with important mathematical knowledge that is necessary for higher level courses in Business Studies such as Finance, Economics and Supply Chain Management etc.

The aim of this course is to provide an elementary understanding of the subjects related to accounting and lay a foundation for further specialization in this field. The primary focus of the course is to uncover the different variables used in accounting information and teach how this information is processed by managers/decision makers in today’s business world. Topics to be covered include journalizing transactions, setting up financial statements and undertaking basic valuation of assets.

 

The aim of this course is to develop basic mathematical skills, to develop the students’ ability to engage in logical reasoning, using math concepts and basics that were learned during high school education. The objectives are to make students familiar with the basic arithmetic, algebra, mathematics for finance, plane geometry and pre-calculus topics so that they can improve their ability of basic mathematical operations. The course will very much intend to help the students coming from different background to get rid of the fear for numbers and mathematics. It will also help students to get familiar with important mathematical knowledge that is necessary for higher level courses in Business Studies in general and Mathematics for Business Decisions in particular.

The aim of this course is to provide an elementary understanding of the subjects related to accounting and lay a foundation for further specialization in this field. The primary focus of the course is to uncover the different variables used in accounting information and teach how this information is processed by managers/decision makers in today’s business world. Topics to be covered include journalizing transactions, setting up financial statements and undertaking basic valuation of assets.

To make business students acquainted with the role of regulatory framework for financial reporting. This will include issues related with various types of accounting and reporting policies for single entities and groups and prepare and present extracts from the single entity and consolidated financial statements for entities undertaking a wide range of accounting transactions. Central area of the course is to prepare and present extracts from single entity and consolidated financial statements in conformity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and accounting policies.

This course will introduce to you the tools and techniques the finance managers utilize to take the key decisions surrounding investment, financing and dividend payments. It covers the nature and scope of financial management in terms of working capital management, long term investments, financing through short/long terms debts and capital structure (through dividend payment decision). It will prepare you with the theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the key financial management issues faced by a typical business organization in the private sector.

The aim of this course is to provide an elementary understanding of the subjects related to accounting and lay a foundation for further specialization in this field. The primary focus of the course is to uncover the different variables used in accounting information and teach how this information is processed by managers/decision makers in today’s business world. Topics to be covered include journalizing transactions, setting up financial statements and undertaking basic valuation of assets.

The aim of this course is to provide an elementary understanding of the subjects related to accounting and lay a foundation for further specialization in this field. The primary focus of the course is to uncover the different variables used in accounting information and teach how this information is processed by managers/decision makers in today’s business world. Topics to be covered include journalizing transactions, setting up financial statements and undertaking basic valuation of assets.

This course is concerned with the concepts and techniques employed in competing for capital in the local and global marketplace, and managing the firm in a manner which preserves its competitiveness as a repository for capital. It is essential for all business graduates to have a good understanding of the various financial issues faced by a firm. This requires the understanding and analysis of financial statements, fundamental concepts such as the time value of money, risk and return, corporate financing choices, investment analysis, financial control, and relevant ethical issues. This course is designed to provide business students with a broad understanding of some the important basic financial principles, concepts, and analytical tools.

The main objective of this course is to acquaint the students with the mathematical methods that are used for decision-making in business studies e.g., Management and Economics. Having the students being familiar with these tools, they then will be taught the application of these tools. During the process of learning Business Mathematics, it will be observed that the students develop their skills of mathematical operations, calculations, analytical and graphical solution techniques & their analysis. Besides, the students will be provided with the opportunity to develop team spirit, self-motivation, and self-confidence during the period of this course. The course will very much intend to help the students coming from different background to get rid of the fear for numbers and mathematics. Of course, it will also help students to get familiar with important mathematical knowledge that is necessary for higher level courses in Business Studies such as Finance, Economics and Supply Chain Management etc.

The course will provide the undergraduate students with an orientation to statistical procedures and applications in business. The course shall cover the following areas: basic principles and terminologies of statistics, significance and use of statistics in business, meaningful expression of data (i.e. frequency, range, mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation, kurtosis, skewness etc.), probability (i.e. types, mutually exclusive events, collectively exhaustive events, probabilities under statistical dependence & independence etc.), probability distribution (i.e. concept, discrete and continuous probability distribution, expected value & application etc.), sampling (i.e. significance and use of samples in statistics, probabilistic and non-probabilistic sampling techniques, central limit theorem, sampling distribution and applications etc.) and other relevant issues. The course shall pave the foundation for the study quantitative analyses in later courses (i.e. Business Statistics II, Research Methodology etc.).

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This course builds up the knowledge and capacities of research with a special focus on business. The course illustrates the nature, scope, implications and techniques used in research studies. The course also enhances the skills required for various research tasks. As research is now a day one of the most vital tool for the modern entrepreneurs, studying this course will enable the students with the pros and cons of this cutting edge discipline. Throughout the course, the different aspects of business research and their ways of conducting will be demonstrated through theoretical and practical perspective. The course shall cover the following areas: The nature and scope of research, Aspects and designs of research, Planning research projects, Implementing research projects (i.e. preparing data collection tools, sample control, field work etc.), Analyzing data, interpreting and communicating research outcomes and Ethical issues in research. As an integral part of quantitative studies, hands on learning about the data analysis software (i.e. MS Excel, SPSS etc.) shall be covered. Practical research project in groups shall facilitate active learning with other interactive activities throughout the course.

Building on the foundation of Convergence Communication 1, this course will feature more advanced story-telling techniques, including interactivity and web development. Students will focus on the finer points of text and image composition and the state of online journalism in Bangladesh. On completion of the course, students will know how to produce a web page, blog and multimedia contents in online that incorporates graphics, text and file sharing. The course is media lab based.

This course will offer an overview of the different areas of video communication. Student will cover theory of video communication, which will include camera based as well as animation based productions. Student will participate in discussions and will take part in workshops to learn the basics of basic camera operation, sound taking, filming, editing and animation.