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Institute of Agribusiness and Development Studies (IADS)
কৃষিব্যবসা ও উন্নয়ন শিক্ষা ইনস্টিটিউট

Course Curricula

Course Curricula

The MBA in Agribusiness is a 2-year full-time degree programme. Total course load for the MBA programme is of 64 credit hours. Out of these, each student has to complete 54 credits for course work and 10 credits for the thesis. In case of course work, 45 credits for compulsory courses and 9 credits for elective courses (3 elective courses of which 1 course in each semester). Moreover, students from the non-agriculture disciplines shall take 4 credit hours additional courses (ADSMC1: Crop Production and Postharvest Management and ADSMC2: Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Livestock Management) in the first semester as makeup courses. He/she shall have to pass those courses in the first semester; otherwise, his/her admission shall be cancelled.

Curricula for the degree of MBA in Agribusiness

Name of Courses

Semester 1 Credit
Compulsory Courses (15 Credits)
ADS 501 Introduction to Agribusiness 3
ADS 503 Agribusiness Communication 3
ADS 505 Agribusiness Management 3
ADS 507 Production and Operation Management 3
ADS 509 Business Statistics and Computer Application 3
Makeup Courses (only applicable for non-agriculture graduates - 4 Credits)  
ADSMC1 Crop Production and Postharvest Management 2
ADSMC2 Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Livestock Management 2
Elective Courses (3 Credits)  
ADS 531 Microeconomics 3
ADS 533 Micro-Finance Management 3
ADS 535 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3
Total Credit 18

 

Semester 2 Credit
Compulsory Courses (15 Credits)
ADS 511 Human Resource Management 3
ADS 513 Financial Management in Agribusiness 3
ADS 515 Trade Policy in Agriculture 3
ADS 517 Agribusiness Marketing Management 3
ADS 519 Management Accounting 3
Elective Courses  (3 Credits)  
ADS 537 Resource Economics 3
ADS 539 Advertising and Sales Management 3
ADS 541 Supply Chain Management in Agriculture 3
Total Credit 18

 

Semester 3 Credit
Compulsory Courses (15 Credits)
ADS 521 Entrepreneurship Development 3
ADS 523 Strategic Management 3
ADS 525 Business Law and Ethics 3
ADS 527 Marketing  Research in Agribusiness 3
ADS 529 Agricultural Project Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation 3
Elective Courses  (3 Credits)  
ADS 543 Risk Management in Agribusiness 3
ADS 545 Managerial Communication for Agribusiness 3
ADS 547 Managerial Economics 3
ADS 549 Capital Budgeting and Investment Analysis 3
Total Credit 18

 

Semester 4 Credit
Thesis (10 Credits)
ADS 502 Evaluation of Thesis 6
ADS 504 Thesis Defense 4
Total Credit 10
GRAND TOTAL 64