Contact Guidelines For Students

If you have any specific question/issue that is unique/personal in nature, please let me know your email address while posting a comment so that I can get back to you. Alternatively, you may directly email me [TO: imran@northsouth.edu; CC: imran.edu@gmail.com] with an appropriate subject. It is not practical to post hundreds such student-specific issues in my blog.

However, if you have a question/issue that is general in nature, you are welcome to leave anonymous comments. Thank you.

Spring 2015 Course Folder Links

BUS172 FIN254 FIN440

Alternate Folder Links BUS172 FIN254 FIN440

If you face any problem accessing above folders, please inform me immediately.


Saturday, February 28, 2015

Classes Resume from Tomorrow (1st March)!

A decision has been made at a high-level meeting to resume classes from tomorrow in accordance with a decision made by Association of Non-Government Universities of Bangladesh (ANUB). Please find the press release as follows.


Please be advised that the following class timings have been scheduled.

Thanks.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Update!

Many students have been inquiring about the latest situation. Here is the update. No class on hartal days until further notice. And we will still follow the earlier Friday-Saturday schedule.

Keep watching my blog for further updates. Thanks.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

FIN254: Revision in SLOs!

Please note that instead of three Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) for the course, we now have 5 SLOs as mentioned below.

SLO 1: Financial Statement Analysis - Chap. 3
SLO 2: Time Value of Money - Chap. 5
SLO 3: Securities Valuation - Chap. 6 & 7
SLO 4: Risk and Return - Chap. 8
SLO 5: Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting Techniques - Chap. 9 & 10 

Thanks.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Seminar on Business & Innovation!

The Student Engagement and Support Committee of the Department of Marketing & International Business, under School of Business, have organized a Seminar on Business and Innovation. The objective of this seminar is to make our students learn more about technological innovations and their significance to achieve superior business performance. This seminar will inspire students to think out of the box, embrace technology and also do something productive for their community.

The Seminar will be conducted by The Tech School and is scheduled on February 20, 2015 (Friday) from 2:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. at OAT 801.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Special Consultation Hours!

Some students have inquired about my office hours during the special make-up classes on weekends. As different days are allocated differently, my consultation hours would be as follows according to the latest make-up class arrangements scheduled by the Registrar's Office.


Spring Festival 2015!

North South University is organizing the Spring Festival 2015 on the 14th of February (Saturday). It will be a day long event exclusively for the current NSU students, faculty, and staff. People with valid NSU ID card will only be allowed in the program on that day. No guests of students will be allowed under any circumstances. The program will be broadcasted LIVE on SATV.

Thanks.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

New Email Platform in NSU!

All students (enrolled for Spring 2015) must collect their new email address and temporary password from IT department.

This is just not an email system rather it’s a state of the art collaborative and interactive educational platform offered by Google.  

It’s whole new ways of communication between the teacher and the students and the peers. 

Obtaining the email is the first step to realize that goal.
  1. You will be able to interact with your trencher and your fellow students in a virtual class room.
  2. You will be able to collect assignment information, it’s due date, comments from your peers, comments from your teachers etc. 
  3. You will be able to download necessary materials provided by your teacher; you will be able to upload your homework, project etc.
  4. You will be able to check your grade in the same virtual class room. 
  5. You will be able to use Google drive, will be able to share your file, or will be able to download files from your teachers, provide links, comments etc.
  6. You will be able get notification in the virtual class room about the class schedule or any information about any makeup class etc.
  7. You will be able to check the calendar of your teacher for the day. 
  8. There are whole lots of other interactive tools available in this platform. NSU technology team will unveil them one after another.
And all of the above can be done from the comfort your home. 

Please do not forget to fill up the attached new email request form and singed properly before you come to IT department.

New Email Reqest Form....

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Latest Make-up Schedule!

NSU Registrar's Office published the latest make-up schedule. As such, please ignore the earlier post! So, class timing/schedule for my courses will be as follows accordingly.



BUS172 (for Sections 15 & 21)
Date & Day
Section
Class Timing
6th February (Friday)
15
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
21
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
14th February (Saturday)
15
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
21
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
28th February (Saturday)
15
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
21
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
13th March (Friday)
15
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
21
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
28th March (Saturday)
15
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
21
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

FIN254 (for Section 22 only)
Date & Day
Class Timing
13th February (Friday)
8:00 am – 10:00 am
27th February (Friday)
8:00 am – 10:00 am
7th March (Saturday)
8:00 am – 10:00 am
27th March (Friday)
8:00 am – 10:00 am

FIN440 (for Section 2 only)
Date & Day
Class Timing
7th February (Saturday)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
20th February (Friday)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6th March (Friday)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
14th March (Saturday)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Make-up Class Schedule: New NSU Official Directives!

There have been new arrangements for making-up missed classes on Fridays and Saturdays. Please watch out for more detailed information in the NSU website. I am giving you some relevant parts of the directives I have recently received. As you can understand my personalized schedules are no longer valid. So, please ignore my last two posts about make-up classes. Do inform all your classmates and friends about this new arrangement as soon as possible.



As you can understand some drastic measures have been taken considering current turbulent situations. Please find below relevant timing for my courses.



BUS172 (for Sections 15 & 21)
Date & Day
Section
Class Timing
6th February (Friday)
15
9:00 am – 11:30 am
21
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
14th February (Saturday)
15
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
21
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
28th February (Saturday)
15
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
21
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
13th March (Friday)
15
9:00 am – 11:30 am
21
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
28th March (Saturday)
15
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
21
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

FIN254 (for Section 22 only)
Date & Day
Class Timing
13th February (Friday)
6:30 am – 9:00 am
27th February (Friday)
6:30 am – 9:00 am
7th March (Saturday)
7:00 am – 9:30 am
27th March (Friday)
6:30 am – 9:00 am

FIN440 (for Section 2 only)
Date & Day
Class Timing
7th February (Saturday)
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
20th February (Friday)
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
6th March (Friday)
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
14th March (Saturday)
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm


I understand that for FIN254 students starting classes at 6:30 am or 7 am could be really challenging. However, if we don't have any student who has class in the immediate next time-slot (that is at 11 am on R regular/original schedule), then we could start our classes at 8:00 am as usual. Please inform me if any of you have class at 11 am on regular R/Thursday according to the earlier original schedule.

Thanks.

BUS172: Make-up Classes!

As previously indicated in the class, there will be make-up classes for BUS172.15 from 2:40 pm to 4:10 pm and for BUS172.21 from 4:20 pm to 5:50 pm on the 6th of February (Friday) in NAC503. If you have time conflicts with any other class, you may attend alternate section. Please inform all your classmates about it.

I am sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you have any query, you may email me. Thank you.

FIN254: Make-up Class!

As previously indicated in the last class, there will be a makeup class for FIN254.22 from 8 am to 11 am on the 6th of February (Friday) at NAC504. Please also note that there will be a quiz on chapters 1 & 2 that day. Please inform all your classmates about it.

I am sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused. If you have any query, you may email me. Thank you.

Friday, January 30, 2015

FIN440: Quiz 1

First quiz on chapter 1 would be held on the next available class. So, students are advised to be prepared accordingly.

Thanks.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Make-up Classes!

NSU Registrar's Office has announced 7th February, 2015 (Saturday) and 14th February, 2015 (Saturday) to be the make-up classes for classes missed on 25th and 26th of January respectively.

Thanks.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Make-up Classes!

NSU Registrar's Office has announced 24th January, 2015 (Saturday) and 31st January, 2015 (Saturday) to be the make-up classes for classes missed on 21st January and 22nd January respectively.

Thanks.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Welcome to Spring 2015!

Today is the first class day of Spring 2015. I would like to welcome all of you to this new semester. Please feel free to browse through this blog. Please visit this blog from time to time for important course updates and notification of general academic/extra-curricular events.

As you already have noticed, there are three folder links above to access resources of respective courses. You may get hold of course outlines, assignments, power-point slides, and other resources using the course folder links shown under the heading "Spring 2015 Course Folder Links" above. You may also visit the old blog posts to get ideas about the types of posts, resources shared, announcements, grading statistics etc.

You may leave a comment, ask me a question, or share any academic or non-academic issues using the 'comments' link found toward the end of each post. If it is unique/personal in nature, please provide your email address so that I may give you a feedback to your email. Otherwise, you may leave an anonymous comment.

Hope you would have a wonderful time. Get hold of the text books as soon as possible and start reading! Best of luck for the semester. Thanks.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Online Grade Check!

Now you can check your grades online! Just click the above link to check your grades. Use the first 7 digits of your student ID number as the username and the same password that you used for advising to enter into the system. However, you can check Fall 2014 grades only.

Thanks.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Grades Posted!

Grades have been posted into the system today. Following is the summary of course grades for the semester (Fall 2014).
Unfortunately nobody got qualified to be placed in the Hall of Fame section. If you want to know your grade, you may check it during advising/re-advising or you may email me to know your grade. Thanks.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Marksheets Available!

Marksheets (except project marks for FIN courses - will upload the updated marksheets with project marks as soon as all projects have been checked) have been made available in the respective course folders. Inform all your classmates about this. Check your marks carefully. If you see any problem in recording your marks, please inform me immediately through both of my email addresses. You may check your scripts tomorrow and day after tomorrow from 12 pm to 1 pm. Those of you who live far away from the campus but still want to check the scripts, inform me through email. I may go for alternative arrangements for you.

Grades would be assessed after necessary curving based on these marks on Saturday, 3rd of January, 2015. I will notify you through a blog post once grades have been posted. You may email me to know your grades after that.

Thanks.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Final Exam Schedule!

Please beware of the following final exam schedule for my courses.

FIN254.18 => 18th December, 2014 (Thursday) at 12 pm in NAC201

FIN440.7 => 22nd December, 2014 (Monday) at 10 am in NAC405

BUS172.20.21.22 => 21st December, 2014 (Sunday) at 10 am in NAC311

Thanks.