Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Department of Management

About Us

The Department of Management was formed and inaugurated in 2014. Prior to 2014, Management was offered as one of the majors under Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. However, for better governance and quality education, the department had been reorganized and established in Spring of 2014. Department of Management currently offers BBA Degree in five majors. The majors offered from the department are Management, Management Information System (MIS), Human Resource Management (HRM), Supply Chain Management, and Entrepreneurship.

The department is the cutting-edge hub of management in South Asia for its courses, number of students, quality of faculty members in terms of teaching and educational background, and extent of knowledge dissemination and contribution in existing state of the art concept of the management on a global basis. This department consists of 53 core and 24 adjunct faculty members. The department’s faculty members are graduates and doctorates from some of the world’s leading universities such as Cambridge, John Hopkins, Monash, Northeastern, Manchester, Carleton, Waterloo, Ryerson, and more. It is internationally recognized for the local and foreign faculty members who have the knowledge and capability to support the academic environment of a university.    

The department set its vision to address, create, and customize management reflecting domestic cultural traits doctrines equivalent to global standards since its inception. It has proclaimed to develop human resource equipped with efficient, flexible, and dynamic management knowledge and experience. This department contains several committees comprised of senior faculty members who continuously review the curriculum and all course materials for existing and forthcoming courses. Following the guidelines of these committees' recommendations, all course materials are revised and amended, while emerging courses are evaluated thoroughly. This is an ongoing process, and this department has continuously engaged in developing and improving the overall teaching methods to be consistent with the standards of higher education in North America.

Apart from their teaching responsibilities, faculty members are engaged in research activities as well. These faculty members are now the essential part of global research arena and they are publishing philanthropic research studies in numerous leading journals published from North America, Australia and Europe such as Government Information Quarterly, Applied Economics, International Journal of Psychology, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Information Management, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Society and Business Review, etc. The Department of Management extensive business cases exceed 50 in number and cover diversifies industries and sectors. Business cases published in journals such as Vision - The Journal of Business Perspective (Sage Publications), South Asian Journal of Business & Management Cases (Sage Publications), Global Business Review (Sage Publications), FIIB Business Review (Sage Publications), Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research & Innovation (Sage Publications), Decision (Springer), Business Perspectives & Research (Sage Publications), SAGE Business Cases (Sage Publications), Journal of Operations & Strategic Planning (Sage Publications), and Asian Case Research Journal (National University of Singapore/World Scientific Publishing).

Location: North Academic Building (NAC) 8th Floor
Number of Core Faculty Members: 53
Number of Core Faculty Members on study Leave: 2
Number of Adjunct Faculty: 24
Department Chairman : Dr. Jashim Uddin Ahmed, Tel: 55668200, Ext. 1705
Department Secretary: Ms. Umma Jakia, Tel: 55668200 ext. 1730
Student activity: HR Club

Chairman's Message

 

Welcome to the Department of Management, SBE

The Department of Management is one of the four departments in the School of Business & Economics (SBE) of North South University (NSU). It is considered to be the largest in SBE in terms of number of students, number of faculty members and number of majors offered. Currently the department offers BBA, MBA and EMBA degrees majoring in Entrepreneurship (ETR), Human Resource Management (HRM), Management (MGT), Management Information System (MIS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). It offers 26 courses, the highest number of courses offered amongst the departments of the school. The offered courses have been taught by distinguished faculty members having degrees from prestigious universities abroad, mostly from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, etc. Many of our academic staffs have teaching and research experiences from reputed foreign universities. The department currently has 53 full-time and 24 adjunct faculty members, along with their proven teaching skills and research expertise in their respective fields. Two full-time faculty members have been on study leave to pursue their doctoral (Ph. D.) degrees.  

As a part of the strategic plan of SBE, our department vigorously worked with other departments of the school to achieve approval of Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and the school had been accredited. The department has been investing a lot in appointing talents, hiring technologies, and providing modern facilities to enhance student learning experience on priority basis. The department shares the state of the art labs (with advanced software) of SBE, designed to address the growing needs of our students and the industries. It also has fully furnished classrooms with multi-media that are dedicated to the students and faculty members of the department for better learning.

Faculty members of this department have been actively involved in various categories of research for solutions of national and international problems. The research work of some of our faculty members have appeared in peer-reviewed reputed international journals. Currently many faculty members of the department are in the process of publishing their research articles in higher quality peer-reviewed international journals. The Department of Management always values and encourages its faculty members to actively involve into cutting-edge research and knowledge creation. Research works of some of our faculty members have been fully funded by NSU, or other prestigious agencies.  

Faculty members of the Department of Management have considerable contribution in the NSU community. A senior professor and a well-experienced faculty member of the department have been serving SBE as Dean and Chairman respectively. Besides, many of our faculty members are actively engaged in various committees of NSU. In addition, faculty members of this department have been administering some important affairs like Career and Placement Centre (CPC) as director, School-wide Student Learning Assessment Program (SLA) as Coordinator, advising Young Entrepreneurs Society (YES) club as advisor, Proctoring as Assistant Proctor, etc.

The department will continue in its endeavor to invest more in the coming days to enhance quality for education and research across the board as it shares the same vision with the rest of the School of Business.

Chairman
Dr. Jashim Uddin Ahmed
Ph.D., Univeristiy of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK
MA, Univeristiy of Northumbria, UK

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Human Resource Management (HRM)

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Human Resource Management

A student majoring in Human Resource Management (HRM) must complete a total of six major courses (18 credit hours) offered by the Department of Management, four of which (12 credit hours) are required (compulsory) courses and two (6 credit hours) are elective courses from a list of alternative choices.

 

  • Four Required Major Courses
  • HRM 340 Training and Development
  • HRM 360 Planning and Staffing
  • HRM 380 Compensation
  • HRM 450 Labor Management Relations

 

  • Elective courses (any two)
  • HRM 370 Leadership Theory and Practice
  • ECO 441 Labor Economics
  • HRM410 Industrial Relation
  • HRM 470 Negotiations
  • HRM 499 Special Topics in Human Resource Management

 

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in
Supply Chain Management

A student majoring in Supply  Chain Management must complete a total of six major courses    (18 credit hours) offered by the Department of Management, four of which (12 credit hours) are required (compulsory) courses and two (6 credit hours) are elective courses from a list of alternative choices.

 

  • Four Required Major Courses
  • SCM 310 Logistics and Transportation
  • SCM 320 Demand Planning and Fulfillment
  • SCM 450 Global Procurement and Sourcing
  • MKT 470 Marketing Research

 

  • Elective courses (any two)
  • MGT/SCM 360 Services Management
  • MGT/SCM 460 Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
  • MGT/SCM 390 Green Supply Chain Management
  • MGT 470 Business Intelligence
  • MGT 490 Project Management

 

 

 

B

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Management Information Systems (MIS)

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in
Management Information Systems

A student majoring in Management Information Systems must complete a total of six major courses    (18 credit hours) offered by the Department of Management, four of which (12 credit hours) are required (compulsory) courses and two (6 credit hours) are elective courses from a list of alternative choices.

 

  • Four Required Major Courses
  • MIS 210 Computer Programming
  • MIS 310 Database Systems
  • MIS 320 Digital Enterprise Management
  • MIS 470 Systems Analysis and Design   

                

  • Elective courses (any two)
  • MKT/MIS 330 Digital Marketing and Social Networking for Business
  • MIS410 Business Intelligence
  • MIS 450 Networking and Security
  • MGT 490 Project Management
  • MIS 499 Special Topics in MIS

 

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Management

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in
Management

A student majoring in Management must complete a total of six major courses    (18 credit hours) offered by the Department of Management, four of which (12 credit hours) are required (compulsory) courses and two (6 credit hours) are elective courses from a list of alternative choices.

 

  • Four Required Major Courses
  • MGT 321 Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 330 Designing Effective Organizations
  • HRM 370 Leadership Theory and Practice
  • MGT 410 Organizational Development and Change Management

                        

  • Elective courses (any two)
  • MGT 350 Managing Quality
  • MGT 490 Project Management
  • HRM 470 Negotiations
  • HRM 450 Labor Management Relations
  • MIS 320 Digital Enterprise Management

                     

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Business Administration
Major in
Entrepreneurship

 

A student majoring in Entrepreneurship must complete a total of six major courses (18 credit hours) offered by the Department of Management, four of which (12 credit hours) are required (compulsory) courses and two (6 credit hours) are elective courses from a list of alternative choices.

 

 

  • Four Required Major Courses
  • ETR 310 New Venture Creation and Management
  • ETR 320 Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • ETR 440 Entrepreneurial Finance and VC
  • ETR 450 International Entrepreneurship

 

  • Elective courses (any two)
  • ETR 330 Technology Entrepreneurship
  • ETR 380 Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • ETR 490 Seminar in Entrepreneurship
  • Approved major courses under Marketing, Finance, HRM, or MIS

 

 

 

 

Research & Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: 2018

Ahmed, Jashim U., Tinne, W.S., Al-Amin, M. & Rahanaz, M. (2018). ‘Social Innovation and SONO Filter for Drinking Water’, Society and Business Review, Vol. 13(1), pp. 15-26, Emerald Publishing.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Khan, M.M., Sultana, I., Ahmed, A. & Begum, F. (2018). ‘Ryanair: A Low-cost Business Model in the European Airline Industry’, SAGE Business Cases, (In Press), SAGE Publications.  

Ahmed, Jashim U., Rahanaz, M. & Siddique, R. (2018). ‘Friendship Floating Hospitals: Healthcare for Riverine People in Bangladesh.’ Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 34(In Press), SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H. & Khan, M.M. (2018). ‘Saudi Aramco: A Blend between Profit and Politics’, FIIB Business Review, Vol. 7(2), pp. 88-99, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Patanjali Ayurved Invades India’, Decision, Vol. 45(1), pp.75-91, Springer.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H., Jahan, N. & Nisha, N. (2018). ‘Achieving a Competitive Edge through Merger: Evidence from Telecoms Industry of Bangladesh’, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, Vol. 6(3), pp.166-180, Inderscience.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Cocola Noodle Marketing Strategy in Bangladesh’, Sage Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Foodpanda: Changing the Way Bangladeshis Eats Meals’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Linda, I.J. & Majid, M.A. (2018). ‘Royal FloraHolland: Strategic Supply Chain of Cut Flowers Business’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Agrani Doer Banking: Agent Banking Business in Bangladesh’, Business Perspectives and Research, Vol. 6(2), pp. 154-164, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Tinne, W.S. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Pathao: An Emerging Motorcycle-Ride Service in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Ahmed, A., Begum, F., Majid, M.A. & Kabir, G. (2018). ‘Bangladesh’s dynamic toilet soap market: The case of Keya’, South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Vol. 7(2), pp. 156-164, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Majid, M.A. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Nokia 3310: Welcome Back!’, SAGE Business Cases, (In Press), SAGE Publications.

Islam, S. S. & Hoque, M.A. (2018). Single-vendor single-buyer optimal consignment policy with generic demand distribution by considering some realistic factors. International Journal of Operational Research, 31(2), pp. 141-163.

Islam, S. (2018). ‘Simulation of truck arrival process at a seaport: evaluating truck-sharing benefits for empty trips reduction’, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, Vol. 21(1), pp. 94-112.

Shareef, Mahmud A., Baabdullah, A., Dutta, S., Kumar, V. & Dwivedi, Y.K. (2018). ‘Consumer adoption of mobile banking services: An empirical examination of factors according to adoption stages’, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 43, pp. 54-67, Elsevier B.V.

Shareef, Mahmud A., Mukerji, B., Alryalat, M.A.A., Wright, A. & Dwivedi, Y.K. (2018). ‘Advertisements on Facebook: Identifying the persuasive elements in the development of positive attitudes in consumers’, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 43, pp. 258-268, Elsevier B.V.

Sharif, R. & Surid, K.M. (2018). ‘Impact of social media usage on academic performance of business students studying at ACBSP accredited private business schools in Bangladesh’, North South Business Review, Vol. 8(2), pp.  36-46.

Balcilar, M., Gupta, R., Van Eyden, R., Thompson, K., & Majumdar, A. (2018). Comparing the forecasting ability of financial conditions indices: The case of South Africa. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 69, pp. 245-259.  

Chang, T., Gupta, R., Majumdar, A. & Pierdzioch, C. (2018). Predicting stock market movements with a time-varying consumption-aggregate wealth ratio. International Review of Economics & Finance.

Miah, Khasro, M. (2018). ‘The Cross-national Transfer of HRM styles and Firm Performance in US and Japanese Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures’, International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, Vol.1(1), pp.84-103.

Pelz, S., Pachauri, S. & Groh, S. (2018). ‘A critical review of modern approaches for multidimensional energy poverty measurement’, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, Vol. 7(6), e304 (pp. 1-16).

Sultana, H., Shirin, H.J. & Zahan, M. (2018). ‘EOL Management for Consumer Electronics in Bangladesh: with Special Focus on Television’, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 8 (2), pp. 84-94.

 

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BOOK:

Dwivedi, Y.K., Rana, N.P., Slade, E.L., Shareef, M.A., Clement, M., Simintiras, A. & Lal, B. (2018). Emerging Markets from a Multidisciplinary Perspective: Challenges, Opportunities and Research Agenda, Springer.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Shareef, M.A., Kumar, V., Kumar, U., & Alryalatc, M.A.A. (2018). Do you like to be an Aspirational Referee to Promote a Product? Act Like a Celebrity in Emerging Market, In Dwivedi et al. (Eds.), Emerging Markets from a Multidisciplinary Perspective, Challenges, Opportunities and Research Agenda, Springer, USA, pp. 315-328.

Muceka R, Kukeera T, Alokore Y, Kebir N, Groh, S. (2018). Integrating a Solar PV System with a Household Based Backup Generator for Hybrid Swarm Electrification: A Case Study of Nigeria. In: Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium 2018 (RERIS 2018), In Mpholo et al. (Eds.), Springer Proceedings in Energy. Springer, USA, pp. 43-58.

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: 2017

 

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Faroque, A.R. (2017). Swadeshi: The Strategic Collaborative Approach between Eight Competitors in the Fashion Industry’, Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 3(1), pp. 20-37, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Ashikuzzaman, N.M. & Mahmud, A.M. (2017). ‘Social Innovation in Education: BRAC Boat Schools in Bangladesh’, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research’, Vol. 7(20), 1-14, Springer.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Tinne, W.S. (2017). ‘ASA: Cost-effective and Sustainable Microfinance Model NGO in Bangladesh.’ South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Vol. 6(2), pp. 167-175, SAGE Publications.

Hossain, A., Hasan, M., Chan, C. & Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Predicting User Acceptance and Continuance Behaviour Towards Location-based services: The Moderating Effect of Facilitating Conditions on Behavioural Intention and Actual Use’, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 21, pp. 1-22, ACS Digital Library.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Sultana, H. & Faroque, A.R. (2017). ‘Eastern Housing Limited: Marketing Strategy of Real Estate Company in Bangladesh’, Vision - The Journal of Business Perspective, Vol. 21(1), pp. 86-92, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Apex Footwear Limited: Successful Footwear Marketing in Bangladesh’. SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Iqbal, M., Idris, S. & Chowdhury, K.M. (2017). ‘Royal Tiger: Energy Drink Marketing Strategy in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘HungryNaki: Challenges of An Emerging Online Food Delivery Service in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.  

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Malik, A. (2017). ‘Bengal Tiger Agro Industries Limited: Challenges in Family Business’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Desh Metal Industries Ltd.: Supply Chain Success and Challenges of the Omega Ceiling Fan’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Shimul, M.A.S. & Hossain, S. (2017). ‘Azad Products (Pvt.) Ltd.: New Challenges Ahead’, Business Perspectives and Research, Vol. 5(1), pp. 1-10, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Tinne, W.S. (2017). ‘Grameen UNIQLO: Social Business Initiatives in Bangladesh.’ SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Western Marine Shipyard Limited: A New Horizon of Shipbuilding in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Rahman, M.S. (2017). ‘The Rise and Fall of Citycell in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Islam, S.S., Hoque, M.A. & Hamzah, N. (2017). ‘Single-supplier single-manufacturer multi-retailer consignment policy for retailers’ generalized demand distributions’, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 184, 157-167.

Kumar, V., Kumar, U. & Shareef, M.A. (2017). ‘Mobile banking: a tradeoff between mobile technology and servic for consumer behavioural intentions’, Transnational Corporations Review, Vol. 9(4), pp. 319-330.

Miah, Khasro, M. & H, Mahmudul (2017). Human Resource Management Practices and Organizational Performance: Evidence from Japanese and US Subsidiaries/Joint Venture in Bangladesh. Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 1(1), pp.54-59.

Shareef, M.A., Dwivedi, Y.K., Kumar, V. & Kumar U., (2017). ‘Content design of advertisement for consumer exposure: Mobile marketing through short messaging service’, International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 37(4), pp. 257–268.

 

Current Curriculum

Current Curriculum

Offered Courses in Management

BUS 135 Applied Business Mathematics

This course introduces the basic mathematical techniques used in business. Topics include a system of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming and their graphical solutions, limit, continuity, derivatives of functions and their applications, indefinite and definite integrals, first-order differential equation, and on-linear optimization without constraints and with equality constraints. Emphasis has been given to the solution of business problems by the proposed mathematical techniques. [Prerequisite: BUS112/MAT112]       

 

BUS172 Introduction to statistics 

This course introduces the modern theory and methodology of statistics and their applications in economics and business. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability theory, sampling theory and methodology, sampling distributions and hypothesis testing. Computer application for statistical analysis is compulsory component of this course. 

 

BUS 173 Applied statistics

This course emphasizes estimation and hypothesis testing for the linear statistical model. Topics include contingency tables, the goodness of fit, single and multiple regression, correlation, Bayesian decision theory, time series analysis, and inbox number. Computer application of the proposed course materials is compulsory.Cross-listed as ECO 173 and ENV 173. [Prerequisite: BUS172.3 credits /ECO172/ENV172/STA172 ]  

 

BUS 251 Business Communication

Business Communication provides an overview of major communication theories with an emphasis on communication styles and approaches operative in today's workplace environment. Communication, as it relates to strategic planning, analysis, and critical thinking in the light of contemporary trends and issues, will be studied. The focus will be on the application and evaluation of theories through case analysis, discussions, writing, and speaking exercises, and presentations. Students will have the opportunity to engage in self-assessment of communication competence and learn strategies for enhancing their abilities.  [Prerequisites:  ENG 105/ENG110]

 

BUS 498 Internship
Prerequisites: completion of 90 credits

       

 

HRM 340 Training and Development

This course is designed to have a good understanding for staff training; members of human resource departments contemplating a training program, or who are involved with on-the-job training will be of particular interest. The course develops a solid grounding in current training methodology, techniques, and aids. Topics include learning theory, determining training needs, writing objectives, designing training programs using outside resources, and evaluation. The course will be tied to practices regarding organizations in Bangladesh. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

                                                                                                                                    

HRM 360 Planning and Staffing

This course introduces students to fundamental concepts of human resource planning and provides them with an understanding of the wide range of staffing activities within both commercial and industrial organizations. This course develops students’ abilities to analyse and integrate the complex social, cultural, and organizational factors influencing human resource planning and staffing in general. The course also examines the process of human resource planning, linking human resource planning with strategic planning, job analysis, and job design, recruitment, and selection of employees. It will address various issues pertaining to job analysis, job designs, etc. as well. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

 

HRM 370 Leadership Theory and Practice

This course explores the theoretical nature of leadership. The emphasis is on the application of theories of leadership in political, economic, social, and global contexts. A critical examination of the leadership literature and research are used to develop an appreciation for the contingency and interdisciplinary nature of leadership. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

 

HRM 380 Compensation

The course focuses on strategies, procedures and problems in evaluating and rewarding employees. Topics include performance measurement methods and integration of performance into compensation system, effect of laws and regulations on pay, performance measurement and evaluation, managerial and executive compensation, practices from comparative perspectives and current pay issues and controversies. The course will also address compensation along with benefits options practiced in Bangladesh. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

 

HRM 450 Labor Management Relations

This course gives an overview of the process of labor relations, in which management deals with employees who are represented by a union. The history of major labor unions and primary labor laws and court cases are covered, along with the general structure and operational aspects of today's labor organizations. Union certification, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution are discussed in detail. Students also participate in a mock labor contract negotiation project and analyze sample grievances. The course will incorporate cases pertaining to Bangladeshi firms and MNCs operating in Bangladesh. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

 

HRM 470 Negotiations

 Negotiation and Conflict Management presents negotiation theory – strategies and styles – within an employment context.  In addition to the theory and exercises presented in class, students practice negotiating with role-playing simulations that cover a range of topics, including difficult situations such as cross-cultural mentoring and an emergency. Other special cases discussed include abrasiveness, dangerousness, racism, sexism, whistle blowing, and ethics. The course will address conflict resolutions as well. [Prerequisites:  MGT 351]

 

 

MGT 212 Organizational Management

Organizational Management discusses the methods and concepts of managing a staff, business or organization. Students learn to apply, identify and evaluate functions for private and public organizations and their business structures. This course will incorporate principles of management and organizational behavioral aspects as well.[ Prerequisites:  None]

 

MGT 314 Operations & Supply Chain Management

Study of the operations processes directly related to the creation and distribution of goods and services. Increasingly, these operations are taking place outside the boundaries of a traditional enterprise. This course teaches students how to analyze processes, ensure quality, create value, and manage the flow of information, products and services across a network of customers, enterprises and supply chain partners. [Prerequisites: BUS172/ENV172/ECO172/ MGT 212, MKT 202]

MGT 321 Organizational Behavior

The course is designed to understand the behavior of employees in work organizations. Topics include behavioral concepts and techniques used to enhance worker motivation, satisfaction, and productivity. [Prerequisites: MGT212/MGT 210]

MGT 351 Human Resource Management

It examines various functions, approaches, and processes of human resource management through discussions and case studies. Topics include nature & scope of HRM, perspectives of HRM, differences with personnel management, job analysis, human resource planning, recruitment & selection, training & development, compensation management, employee safety & security, labor relations, internal employee relations, dimensions of HR audit, international HRM. [Prerequisites: MGT212/ MGT 210]

 

MGT 368 Entrepreneurship

This course will provide an understanding of the business opportunities, the problems, potentialities, and challenges that one faces in such an endeavor. The principal purpose is to disseminate the systemic process through which new business ideas are developed and implemented. Students are required to initiate a project and demonstrate their learning from the course through creativity. [Prerequisites:  MGT212/210]

MGT 330 Designing Effective Organizations

This course is designed to make the student understand the functioning of business organizations; and, second to introduce the basic concepts needed to design, implement and change the organizational structure of business organizations. It will cover areas of departmentation and structures of the organization along with matrix and virtual concepts of organization design. [Prerequisites:  MGT 321]

 

MGT 410 Organizational Development and Change Management

This course introduces organizational development: the ability of organizations, large or small, to effectively, economically, and strategically make changes to improve their “products.” The course explores the history, major trends, and ethical and professional issues in the organizational development field, while illustrating the OD practitioner’s analysis, data gathering, intervention processes and techniques, diagnosis, and final recommended changes through readings, discussion postings, applied exercises, case studies and student research. [Prerequisites:  MGT 321]

 

MGT 489 Strategic Management

This course carries out analysis of policy formulation and implementation from a companywide standpoint; emphasis is given on integration of knowledge and approaches across functional areas, techniques of strategy formulation and implementation by single-business, diversified and multinational firms are also studied.[Prerequisites:  Completion of 100 credits]

MGT 490 Project Management

This course introduces the foundation knowledge for project planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for the successful completion of a project. Various project management techniques are introduced in this course.  [Prerequisites:   MGT 314]

 MIS 107 Computer Information Systems

 

 

MIS 207 E-Business

 

MIS210  Concepts of Computer Programming

This course  provides students with the concepts, processes, and tools of systems analysis and systems design, Object-oriented  methods and tools  are utilized with  a focus on developing  web-based, database-driven systems. Student will be trained on programming language.

[Prerequisites: MIS205/ MIS207]

 

 MIS310: Database Systems for Business

This course  covers fundamentals of database architecture, database management systems,and database systems. Principles and  methodologies of database design,and techniques for database application development.[Prerequisites: MIS205/ MIS207]

MIS320: Digital Enterprise Management

This Course  is designed  to prepare for management roles in the digital age by developing a working  knowledge of emerging  techonologies. Digital Enterprise Management (DEM) will connect through topics of  communications, Culture, Information and Techonology. Studies in DEM focus on the techonologies  comprising the  internet  and the Web, Which are transforming existing  companies and providing fertile ground for the creation of new digital  enterprises.[Prerequisites: MIS205/ MIS207]

 

MIS450: Data Communication and Networking for Business

This course provides an introduction  to the field  of network security. Specific topics to be examined.include threats and vulnerabilities to networkarchitecttures and  protocols, Botnets, E-mail security, IPsecurity, Web security, Network  attack propagation modeling ( Traffice analysis, Trace  back mechanisms), and Network security management  techniques such as Fiirewalls and  IDS.[Prerequisites: MIS205/ MIS207 and MIS310]

 

MIS470: Systems Analysis and Design

Examines techniques required to conduct information systems analysis . Topics include concepts, phases, activities, and roles of SDLC, system feasibility study, cost benefit analysis of information systems, proposal evaluation; techniques for analyzing and documenting existing and proposed systems, form design, structured analysis, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, decision tables, state transition diagrams, ER diagrams, and object-oriented techniques, selection of hardware and software; implementation and post-implementation evaluation of systems.This course may deploy a CASE tool to teach systematic analysis and documentation through hypothetical case situation or a semester long field project. [Prerequisite: MIS310]

SCM310: Logistics and Transportation

This  course  reflects the growing  importance of transport and  logistics management  within  the world of business. A career in transport  and logistics could mean working with a specialist provider of logistics  and distribution of services, a train operator ,a bus or coach  company, a consultancy  or possibly the  armed forces.The course also covers operational  and  economic aspects of passanger transport.The course will cover  global as well as  local context in Bangladesh.[Prerequisites: MKT202 and MGT210/ MGT212]

 

SCM 320 Demand Planning and Fulfilment

This course is directed towards understanding the responsibilities in the manufacturing, retail, distribution and services industries. Topics include demand planning/management, inventory management, supply chain management, logistics & operations, sales & marketing, supply planning/management, manufacturing as well as scheduling & planning. [Prerequisites:  None]

MGT/SCM 360 Services Management

The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the analysis, decision making and implementation issues of managing the operational aspects of a service. In addition it will cover issues of location, layout, capacity, inventory, distribution and quality assurance.  Furthermore, it will effectively address the management of technologies and human resources. [Prerequisites:  MGT 210/ MGT212 and MKT 202]

 

SCM 450 Global Procurement and Sourcing

This course is designed to develop an understanding of the strategic role that sourcing decisions can play in supply chain management in order to gain sustainable competitive advantage in a global environment. It will look at alternative ways in which the upstream supply chain can be successfully configured and coordinated in different contexts, including the strategic role of IT in supporting this. [Prerequisites:   MGT 314]

 

Student Club
  •  Human Resources Club (HR Club)
  • Young Entrepreneurs Society Club (YES Club)

 

Contact

Department of Management

Plot15, Block B, Bashundhara

Dhaka -1229, Bangladesh

 

Dr. Jashim Uddin Ahmed

Professor & Chair, Department of Management

Tel: +880-2-55668200 Ext.-1705

Email:jashim.ahmed@northsouth.edu

Room: NAC841

 

 

Umma Jakia

Department Secretary

Tel: +880-2-55668200 Ext.-1730

Email: umma.jakia@northsouth.edu

Room: NAC842

 

Mr. Md. Israfil Ur Rahman

Assistant Officer

Tel: +880-2-55668200 Ext.-6087

Email: israfilur.rahman@northsouth.edu

Room: NAC843

 

 

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