Department of Business and Technology Management (BTM)
The Department of Business and Technology Management (BTM) is the newest department of the Islamic University of Technology (IUT) with an annual intake of 90 undergraduate students. It offers students a unique hands-on experience in state-of-the-art laboratories and instruction from well qualified and dedicated faculty. The department will ensure close interaction between students and faculty to extract the best out of the students. It will also try to maintain continuous interactions with different multinational companies in the field of accounting, management, human resource, economics and technology which will give an added impetus to the students to acquire strong theoretical foundation and outstanding practical experience.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Technology Management
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Technology Management comprises of four years of study consisting of eight consecutive semesters of sixteen weeks duration each. The course curricula contain business and technology management of high level as well as components for hands-on-experience to produce BBA graduates of international standard with technological knowhow having relevance to the development needs of the Member States. Specifically, the curriculum focuses on an array of topics including accounting, marketing, human resource, management and technology. As these topics require strong background in mathematics and commerce, a number of courses on Mathematics and Commerce have been included in the syllabus. Moreover, to make the syllabus a balanced and complete one, courses on Social science, Islamic history, Programming, and Communications skill development have been incorporated. The course curricula are under constant scrutiny and review and continuously updated to meet the current needs and requirements. The levels and contents are always kept at international standard.
Program Educational Objectives
Graduates of the undergraduate program in Business and Technology Management are expected to attain the following skills within a few years of graduation:
- The capability to apply business models and methodologies to understand, formulate and effectively solve problems in organizations.
- The ability to add value to organization through leadership, teamwork, effective communication, and understanding of ethical and social components of their works.
- The ability to continuously learn and to adapt to technological, business and societal changes.
- The ability to provide service to the community and advance the economic strength of the Muslim Ummah and beyond.
The department offers a modern curriculum for a 4-year Bachelor of Business Administration in Technology Management degree program focusing on business and management principles and methods, exposure to state of the art technology, and the opportunity to work on exciting problems with real-world impact. Total 150.75 credit hours are awarded to the students for graduation, and this must include the specified core courses. These total credit hours are distributed in eight semesters, two semesters in each year. The first two year’s courses include basic commerce, humanities, technology courses and introduction to fundamental areas of business administration. The third year covers the core business and management related courses along with required electives to enhance the knowledge base of the students. Finally, in fourth year, students will get specialized courses and they get to choose from diverse optional courses from specialized areas according to their particular interest.