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.


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.


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Seminar with KPMG Partner!

The Department of Accounting and Finance is hosting a seminar where Mr. Ali Ashfaq - Partner of KPMG Bangladesh will be the keynote speaker. It will be a great pleasure if you can join the event.

The purpose of the event is to inform our students about the career opportunities in the field of Chartered Accountancy and get them interested in becoming a CA. If you have friends who you believe may benefit from this then please let them know about the event and encourage them to join.

The event will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, 10th of December) at OAT601 from 10 AM to 11.30 AM.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

FIN440 Project!

Many of you made inquiries about the risk free rate to be used in the project work. Visit the following link and take the cut off rate of one year (364 days) t-bill.

http://www.bangladesh-bank.org/monetaryactivity/treasury.php

Monday, November 24, 2014

FIN254 and FIN440!

Dear students:

I have been informed today that the first phase of SLO assessment will need to be carried out tomorrow. So, please be ready. For FIN254 students: the test will cover financial statement analysis. For FIN440 students: the test will cover financial statement analysis and time value of money including security valuation.

Best of luck.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

FIN Project Template File Uploaded!

An excel project template file for FIN254 and FIN440 has been uploaded in the respective project folders. If you have any queries, please email me or raise the issue in class for a discussion.

Thank you.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Room Change Notice!

Dear students:

Please note that my office has been relocated to NAC764 in the Department of Accounting & Finance.

Thank you.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Project: FIN254 & FIN440!

I have made group details (DSE listed companies assigned to group members) along with project instruction (guideline) file available in the respective course folders. Collect last five years of annual reports of the assigned companies from DSE library (or nearby footpath if reports are not available in digital format at DSE) as soon as possible. Do remember to carry your NSU ID card for student discount at DSE library. If you are lucky you may be able to download some annual reports from company website or other sites.

I will upload some more files soon for you to use later on. First collect the annual reports as soon as possible. Inform all your classmates about this. It would be to your advantage if you can start working on your project during these hartal days.

If you have any question or confusion, please email me. Thanks.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Personal Makeup Class for BUS172!

There will be makeup classes for BUS172 on the 8th of November, 2014 (Saturday) in two sessions: one at 11:20 am (for section 20) and another at 2:40 pm (for sections 21 and 22) in NAC411. If you have time clash with pre-scheduled Thursday (R classes) makeup class, you may attend the other class with another section.

Please note that quiz 5 will be held on chapter 5 that day followed by regular class covering chapter 6. So, don't miss this class and inform all your classmates about it.

Thanks.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Make-up Classes!

Due to unavoidable circumstances the UG classes of Thursday 30 October, Sunday and Monday 02 and 03 November 2014 will be made up as per the schedule below:

Classes of  will be made up on
Thursday, 30 October 2014 Saturday, 8 November 2014 [R classes]
Sunday, 02 November 2014 Saturday, 15 November 2014  [ST Classes]
Monday, 03 November 2014 Saturday, 22 November 2014  [MW Classes]

By order of the Authority,

Registrar
29 October 2014



In addition to the above, there will be ST classes on coming Thursday (6th November, 2014) as per following schedule in NAC603.

FIN254.18 => 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
FIN440.7   => 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Monday, October 27, 2014

Makeup Classes for ST!

As per the decision of the Registrar's Office, classes missed on 26th of October, 2014 (Sunday) due to country-wide hartal, will be made up on 1st of November, 2014 (Saturday) according to ST class schedule.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Eid Greetings!

Wishing all of you a very happy, prosperous, and joyous Eid. May the blessings of the Almighty Allah be with you forever.


Thursday, September 25, 2014

BUS172 Makeup Class!

As discussed in the class there will be two makeup class sessions today as follows:

1. From 11:10 to 12:50 pm
2. From 2:40 to 4:10 pm

For now I am hoping to have the classes at NAC412 or any other nearby rooms depending on availability!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Make-up Notice!

Registrar's Office has announced make-up classes for the classes missed due to hartal. As such, we will have classes on Saturday, 27th September for the classes we are missing today (Sunday, 21st September).

As we might miss tomorrow's classes due to extension of hartal, I am planning to make that up on this Thursday (25th September). Details will be given in Wednesday class.