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We want to help drive a shift in attitudes and culture. To lead a new generation of decision-makers who seek to positively transform the way that business impacts our world. We want to make a difference for you. To do so, you need to change. You need to explore the big issues from a diversity of new perspectives. You need to build a deeper understanding, and the tools, the competencies, the resilience, and the confidence to tackle the challenges facing our world. You need to be able to thrive in a multicultural environment – wherever you are, whatever role you pursue. You need to make decisions that cut through complexity to drive real and long-term positive impacts on communities, organizations, and people. And you need to know what it is going to take to do well while doing good.

We want to help drive a shift in attitudes and culture. To lead a new generation of decision-makers who seek to positively transform the way that business impacts our world. We want to make a difference for you. To do so, you need to change. You need to explore the big issues from a diversity of new perspectives. You need to build a deeper understanding, and the tools, the competencies, the resilience, and the confidence to tackle the challenges facing our world. You need to be able to thrive...

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Asif Uddin Ahmed
Assistant Professor & MBA Program Director
  • Master of Business Administration Program

    The MBA program is one of the most demanding and highly accepted Business programs in the region. The program is constantly updated and monitored by a high-power, independent academic council. This program emphasizes discussion, seminar, workshop and project-based methods. It also digs into managerial experience and research, and research-based learning in combination with textbooks.

    Program Length

    Students will normally complete the requirements for the degree within a maximum of two year from the date of their admission. The time limit may be extended up to seven years. Under certain circumstances, the time limit may be extended upon request to the Advisor of the program.

    Course Load

    Minimum nine credits (or three courses); maximum fifteen credits (or five courses) per semester. Permission of the MBA program office is required for exceptions.

    Credit Transfer and Course Waiver

    Both waivers and transfer may be allowed for courses completed in other universities. Waiver Is allowed only for foundation courses and transfer may be allowed for courses which are equivalent to ULAB graduate level courses.

    Residency Requirement:

    Students must complete a minimum of 28 credits at ULAB to earn MBA degree.

    Financial Information:

    Please Click Here to see our Tuition.

    Admission Requirements for Graduate Admission

    • Minimum GPA of 2.00 (or third class/division) in Bachelor degrees with: Minimum GPA of 2.5 both in SSC and HSC examinations or equivalent,
    • Or, At least one GPA of 2.00 but aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC and HSC,
    • Or, O’Level in 5 subjects wiht a minimum GPA 2.50 & A’Level in 2 subjects with a minimum GPA 2.00 (A=5,B=4,C=3,D=2,E=1)
    • Or, Average 450 marks out of 800 in GED with five subjects (bellow 410 in any subject is not allowed)
    • Or, International Baccalaureate/American High School Diploma.
    • Or, Sons/daughters of freedom fighters with an aggregate GPA of 5.00 in SSC and HSC.

    Basis for Admission

    (i) Prior academic achievements; and
    (ii) Acceptable admission test scores or a minimum of 550 in TOEFL and 500 in GMAT.

    Admission Form:

    Admission form is available for Tk. 500.00. Admission form must be filled in properly and submitted to the admission office. Completed admission forms must include copies of marks-sheet, certificates & testimonials of previous examinations (SSC & HSC or “0” & “A” levels, graduate degrees) and four copies of recent passport-size photographs.

    Course Summary:

    The MBA program consists of foundation courses (7), workshops (3), core courses (5), concentration courses (4) & one capstone course. The details are given below.

    Type of Course Credit
    Foundation courses (7) 21
    Workshops (3) 6
    Core Courses (5) 15
    Concentration Courses (4) 12
    Capstone Courses (1) 3
    Total 57

    Capstone Course:

    After successful completion of all functional area (Core) courses students integrate the acquired concepts by a process of synthesis accomplished through the course Strategic Management. MBA600 Strategic Management.

    Double Majors/Major-Minor:

    The students are allowed to do double major or ‘a major & a minor’. Students may take two additional courses from a second area, which will be considered as a minor. Students already graduated may also be allowed to do relevant courses for concentration for which a separate certificate will be issued by the Program Chair.

  • Objectives of the Program

    To discuss current conceptual and theoretical models, issues, and concerns of the diverse and rapidly changing global business environment.

    To summarize significant differences in business practices in different parts of the world and to understand how these differences affect managing companies in various countries.

    To evaluate and critique business practices in various countries throughout the world to determine the better practices in these countries and how they can be applied to other countries.

    To devise appropriate strategies for professional development in order to work effectively and professionally.

Features

Empowering students to become Business Leaders

Testimonials

Md. Sakib Hossain
(ULAB MBA 2019)
Deputy Manager & Team Lead, Procurement Dept. BRAC Dairy and Food Project (Aarong Dairy)
The Environment at ULAB MBA program is dynamic, diverse, multi-cultural and stimulating. The faculty brings to the classroom hands on experience that students can easily use at the work place.
The Environment at ULAB MBA program is dynamic, diverse, multi-cultural and stimulating. The faculty...
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Farzana Akhter
(ULAB MBA 2018)
Senior Analyst, Client Experience Team Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh
At ULAB MBA Program, you meet the most interesting and inspiring people from the corporate world and teachers who motivate you to do the best version of yourself and think out of the box.
At ULAB MBA Program, you meet the most interesting and inspiring people from the corporate world and...
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Md. Nazzar Choudhuri
(ULAB MBA 2018)
Assistant Brand Manager of ACI FUN, ACI Foods Limited
The ULAB MBA really gave me a good foundation for the transition from a technical background to the business world, and it prepared me well for a challenging position. The ULAB MBA has transformed my way of thinking, empowering me to innovate and deliver for a leading brand.
The ULAB MBA really gave me a good foundation for the transition from a technical background to the ...
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