BRAC Business School
The aim of BRAC Business School is to inspire excellence through the quality of education it delivers. Keeping in mind that excellence is a target that changes fast and in a discontinuous fashion the school strives to enhance the ability of students to learn better through critical thinking. The course curriculum is designed to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of students to manage better as they enter a profession. The school offers both undergraduate (BBA, Bachelor of Business Administration) and graduate (MBA, Master of Business Administration, EMBA, Executive Master of Business Administration and MBM, Master of Bank Management) programs with scope of specialization in one or more of the following areas: Accounting, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Information Management, E-Business, Entrepreneurship and Operations Management.
The school is run by a pool of experienced faculty with Professor Dr. Iftekhar Ghani Chowdhury as the Dean. Professor Chowdhury is a former Director of IBA Dhaka University with experience of both public and private sector management. The senior faculty of the school include Dr. Mirza Azizul Islam and Dr. Akbar Ali Khan who have served in various leadership capacities including being Advisers to the Government of Bangladesh. Dr. Salehduddin Ahmed, a former Governor of Bangladesh Bank is a full-time faculty of the school. Dr. Mohammed Tareque Aziz, Associate Professor is the Head of Operations of the School.
The research work of BBS faculty members has been commended in the business profession and published in various national and international journals. The focus of BBS is not limited to education and research. It encourages the students to participate in various extra-curricular activities through its student clubs – BRAC University Business Club (BIZ BEE), BRAC University Marketing Association (BUMA), Entrepreneurship Development Forum (EDF) and the MBA Forum. The aim is to instill leadership qualities in the students of BBS by engaging them in these student platforms. Owing to the very high quality of the programs and the school’s commitment to business education in Bangladesh, a rising number of applicants have been consistently attracted to our BBS programs. At present BBS has around 2600 students enrolled, and the alumni of BBS are proving their excellence at home and abroad, and are the brand ambassadors of BRAC University.