BRAC BUSINESS SCHOOL
Course Outline: Fall 2013
SUBJECT: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (BUS 101)
Instructor: FEIHAN AHSAN
Office: 8th Floor, UB 20808
This course will introduce students to the field of business and management and the role business plays in our society. The course offers an overview of basic business and management concepts, terminology, institutions, practices, and operations. It examines the various aspects of business management and their relationships with each other. Apart from familiarizing the students with the knowledge of general business terms, concepts, and theories, this course will help provide them with an overview of the necessary skills and abilities needed to succeed in a business school.
Understanding Business, 9th Edition: William G. Nickels, James M. McHugh & Susan M. McHugh, McGraw-Hill, 2010.
The course will be conducted by means of lectures, discussions, case studies, problem solving, readings and assignments. Each student must come to each class to actively participate in discussion of the material.
1. Class attendance: As per University rules. Note: Students who are unable to attend at least 70% of the total number of classes will not be allowed to sit for the final exam. 2. Quizzes: 3 quizzes will be taken of which the best 2 will be counted for grading purpose. The tests are usually 20 minutes exam. Syllabus, for the respective quizzes, will be announced in the classes, which usually consists of the topics covered in classes prior to the date of the quiz. Quiz weighs 15% of the total marks. Specific test time will be announced during the class time and scheduled at least one week before the quiz. 3. Midterm Examination:...
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