The School of Business is one of the six Schools of BOU. Initially the School launched its programs for the first time in January 1995.

Mission of the school to create educated and skilled manpower throughout the country by making business education available to a large number of populations

Admission/Registration Time

Summer (April- September) Semester andWinter (October- March) Semester

N.B.  Admission circulars are published in the national daily news papers and website time to time.

 

Programs (Formal)                    

Certificate in Management (CIM) Program

The Certificate in Management (CIM) has been launched in 1995. This program has been designed to increase the skill of desk level managers. If anyone is interested to increase his/her efficiency in management and wants to succeed at the workplace, s/he may get admission into this program.

Level Certificate
Total number of semesters 02
Semester duration 6 months
Tutorial session 4 months
Credit hour 18 (6 courses @ 3 credit per course)
Duration 1 Year
Maximum duration 5 Years
Course fee per course TK. 630.0 0
Minimum requirement for admission H. S. C or equivalent certificate
Qualifying requirement In the merit list of admission test

 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program

Since 2007, the BBA program has been being offered to provide students with an understanding of the functioning of business from a theoretical, practical, and managerial perspective. The BBA degree is offered with choice of majors in Accounting & Information Systems, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Marketing. The core courses develop the foundation in the business area; the general education courses broaden their knowledge base in other areas. The major courses provide students with in-depth knowledge in the area in which the student specializes.

Level Graduate
Total number of semesters 08 (Eight)
Semester duration 6 months
Tutorial session 4 months
Credit hour 120 (39 Courses+viva-voce @ 3 credit per course)
Duration 4 Years ( 8 semesters)
Maximum duration 8 Years (16 semesters)
Course fee per course TK. 1150.00
Minimum requirement for admission H. S. C or equivalent certificate
Qualifying requirement In the merit list of admission test

 Assignment for BBA 162 semester: 2nd Level, 4th Level, 6th Level, 8th Level ( AIS, Finance, HRM, Marketing )

Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Program

The School launched the Diploma in Management (DIM) program in 1995 and the DIM program has been restructured into the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program. The PGDM program has been designed to increase the skill of mid-level managers. Successful completion of this program will help you to be a competent manager to analyze information in taking decisions. It will also increase your skill and ability in performing managerial activities. The minimum entry requirement for this program is a bachelor degree or its equivalent degree from any recognized University. It is a 30 credit-hour program consisting of 14 courses (4 foundations and 10 compulsory) to be completed by a non-commerce graduate, whereas a commerce graduate has to complete only 10 compulsory courses. A non-commerce graduate can complete this program in at least 3 (three) semesters (one and a half years), whereas it requires at least 2 (two) semesters (one year) for a commerce graduate. A student completing this program with at least 2.75 CGPA will get direct entrance to the 2nd semester of our MBA program and will get direct admission into 1st semester if s/he obtains CGPA 2.50 to 2.74.

Level Postgraduate Diploma
Total number of semesters 02 for Commerce Graduate
03 for Non Commerce Graduate
Semester duration 6 months
Tutorial session 4 months
Credit hour 30 (10 courses @ 3 credit per course)
Duration 1.5 Years (Non-Commerce Graduate)
1 Year (Commerce Graduate)
Maximum duration 5 Years
Course fee per course TK. 630.00
Minimum requirement for admission Bachelor or equivalent degree

 Assignment for PGDM/ CIM program 171 semester:  1st Level (Principles of Management, Principles of Accounting, Principles of Finance, Principles of Marketing)
 3rd Level ( Marketing Management, Macroeconomics, Personnel Management, Business Law, Introduction to Statistics)  

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

The School of Business of BOU has been offering the Regular MBA program through Open system since 1998. The objective of the program is to make students aware of a thorough coverage of the theoretical concepts and principles; relate this theory and principles with the contemporary organizational environment; address and develop integrated thinking for practicing the dynamic decision making to balance between all types of organizational environment for achieving the goal.

Level Master (Post graduate)
Total number of semesters 04 (Four)
Semester duration 6 months
Tutorial session 4 months
Credit hour 60 (20 courses @ 3 credit per course)
Duration 2 Years
Maximum duration 5 Years
Course fee per course TK. 2500.00
Minimum requirement for admission Bachelor or equivalent degree
Qualifying requirement Points based on academic achievement, age and viva-voce.

Assignment for MBA 162 semester : 2nd Level, 4th Level ( Marketing, HRM, Finance & Banking, International & Development Economics, Accounting Information Systems, Accounting for Governmental and Non-P rofit Organizations, Strategic Management Accounting, Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis

 

Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA Program

The Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA) and Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CEMBA) programs have been launched by the School of Business in association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and in collaboration with Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Pakistan, Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL), andother open universities of commonwealth countries. The Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA program aims at complementing existing MBA/MPA program currently being offered by the Universities of the Commonwealth to meet the social and professional demands for management and public administration education at the post-graduate level.

Level Master (Post graduate)
Total number of semesters 04 (Four)
Semester duration 6 months
Tutorial session 4 months
Credit hour 90 (15 courses @ 6 credit per course)
Duration 2 Years
Maximum duration 5 Years
Course fee per course TK. 6000.00
Minimum requirement for admission Bachelor or equivalent degree with at least two (2) years work experience.
Qualifying requirement Must qualify in the written admission test.

 Assignment for CEMBA/ CEMPA 161 semester: 2nd Level Old, 2nd Level New, 4th Level

 Sample Questions for CEMBA/CEMPA Admission Test

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program for 4-Years Business Graduates

In the near future, the School of Business of BOU offers MBA program for the students graduated in business studies from any Public or Private University. Enhancing the capabilities of the learner towards building an efficient and effective manager is the primary mission of the MBA program. The program intends to provide students with an integrated understanding of how to manage organizations more effectively and in a socially responsible manner. A range of specialized and interdisciplinary courses focus on building leadership abilities and training managers to manage strategically in a growing global and technologically advanced environment.


Research Activities

Master Paper (MBA Program)                    :  542

Project Paper (CEMBA/CEMPA Program)   :  282

Journals/Publications                                :  2 issues in a year

 

List of Faculties

Name and Designation Phone/E-mail

Prof. Mostafa Azad Kamal
Dean & Professor (Economics)
MSS – Economics (CU), MA - Int. & Dev. Economics (Belgium) 

9291106, 9291101-4/340, 01911319248(cell)
Fax: 9291106

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Prof. Dr. A. T. M. Tofazzel Hossain
Professor (Accounting)
M.Com.- Accounting (CU), PhD (India)

9291101-4/341, 8991378 (Res),
01552393472 (cell)
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Prof. Dr. M. Ekramul Haque
Professor (Management)
M.Com.-Management (DU), PhD (Bangladesh)

9291101-4/347, 8962776(res),
01711179956(cell)

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Prof. Dr. Qazi Mohammad Galib Ahsan
Professor (Accounting)
M.Com.-Accounting (DU), PhD (India), Post-Doc (UK) &
Co-ordinator, CEMBA/CEMPA Program 

9291106, 9291101-4/345,
9185266 (Res), 01729224499(cell),
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Prof. Dr. Md. Mayenul Islam
Professor (Management)
MBS – Management (IU), Ph.D (Bangladesh)

9291101-4/346
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Mohammad Zahir Raihan
Associate Professor (Finance), Study Leave
MBA - Finance (CU), MPhil (Bangladesh)

Dr. Md. Serazul Islam
Associate Professor (Accounting)
MBA - Accounting (IU), PhD (Bangladesh)

9291101-4/342, 01712937189(cell)
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Shaheen Ahmed
Assistant Professor (Management)
M. Com.- Management (DU)

9291101-4/344, 01911251181(cell)
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Md. Tarikul Islam
Assistant Professor (Marketing)

MBA-Marketing (DU)

9291101-4/343, 01720581050(cell)
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Md. Kayes Bin Rahaman
Assistant Professor (Finance)
MBA-Finance (RU)

9291101-4/343, 01717671496(cell)
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Md. Mahfuzur Rahman
Lecturer (Economics)
MSS in Economics (RU)

9291101-4/533, 01191192842(cell)
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MS Adiba Anis
Lecturer (Marketing)
MBA in Marketing (DU)

9291101-4/532,
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MS Asma Akter Shelly
Lecturer (Finance)
MBA in Finance (DU)

9291101-4/532, 01712 054623(cell)
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MS Romana Kader
Lecturer (Management)
MBA in Management (DU)

9291101-4/379, 01913705671(cell)
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MS Mollika Ghosh
Lecturer (Marketing)
MBA in Marketing (DU) 

9291106, 01799781487 (cell)
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Officer:

MS Taslima Khanam
Assistant Director

9291101-4/531, 01712551597
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Md. Abdul Matin
Administrative Officer

9291101-4/534, 01683302293(cell)
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Md. Humayun Kabir
Administrative Officer

01671 712001(cell)
MS. Shereena Akther
Administrative Officer

9291101-4/534, 01768553705(cell)
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    Contract Information of the School:           

Prof. Mostafa Azad Kamal
Dean

School of Business
Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705.
Phone   : 9291106 (Direct), 9291101-04 Ext-340, 345
Mobile   : 01729224499
Fax       : 880-2-9291106
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