School of Business
Introduction to Business (Bus 101)
Time & Day : MW 4.20 – 5.50 (Section 16)
Venue : NAC 605
Instructor: Mr. R
The course is designed to give students basic understanding of the business and its environment in general and with context to Bangladesh. Principles of various functional areas: Finance, Management, Marketing, Accounting, International business and Information technology would be discussed to understanding the successful operations of a business. Focus would be on ethnics, social responsibility and stakeholders.
Boone, Louis E., Kurtz and David L, Contemporary Business, John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
Skinner, Steven J., Ivancevich, Business for the 21st Century, Irwin .
Mid-Term I 25%
Mid-Term II 25%
(6 out of 8 quizzes *10 / 6) 10%
Projects & Presentation 5%
Attendance & Participation:
Daily attendance is mandatory. Absent due to extreme situation will be an exception as per faculty’s decision. Students not missing any lecture will receive an attendance bonus of 2% of total grade.
If due to unavoidable circumstances, any class or lecture is cancelled, students will be informed on a make-up class.
Any academic misconduct will result in a ‘F’ grade.
Please consult the NSU code of conduct and guidelines offered by BBA program office.
Midterm 1 (Part 1 and 2)- Chapters 1-6
Midterm 2 (Part 3 & 4)- Chapters 7-12
Final (Part 5, 6 & 7)- Chapters 13-22
1. Active Participation is highly encouraged.
2. Business Newspaper (The Financial Express) should be followed and discussions on important news from the business world will take place in the class.
3. The instructor reserves the right to bring about necessary changes in the content of the course depending on the progress of the class.
Good Luck and have a wonderful semester