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: shahzada.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.

Fall 2015 Course Resources!

Course resources are available in Google Classroom. To access the resources for the courses you are taking with me, please use appropriate course code to enter into the Google Classroom for your course. Course codes would be shared in class. However, you must log into GMAIL platform using NSU email address to access the Google Classroom. So, you have to get/activate NSU email address from NSU IT. By default it is NSU_ID@northsouth.edu. If you face any problem accessing Google Classroom, please inform me immediately. Thank you!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Grades Submitted!

Grades have been assessed and posted into the system. Following is a summary of grades for Fall 2015.

I would like to recognize a few students who performed brilliantly to be placed in my "Hall of Fame". They are:


Maisha  Mirza  1310205030 (FIN440)
Uzma  Mamun 1430379630 (FIN254)
Alma  Zubaid 1430650630 (FIN254)
Saif  Haque 1511324030 (FIN254)
Fariha  Mubasshira 1520545031 (FIN254)


Please congratulate them and wish them best of luck for all future endeavors. Thank you.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Marksheets and Script Check!

Please be informed that your marksheets have been uploaded in the google classroom. Please have a look at your marksheets for your class. You may check your scripts today and tomorrow between 3 and 5 pm. Grades would be finalized on Tuesday, 15th of December, 2015. If you notice any problem with your marks you must inform me by tomorrow. 

Thank you.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

CPC Hangout & Career Adda with Banglalink!

PROGRAM SCHEDULE
OF
CPC Hangout & Career Adda with Banglalink
Date & Time: 29thNovember, 2015, 11:00 am – 06:30 pm
Time
Details
11.00 am – 
11.30 pm
The Art of CV Writing – Conducted by 
Banglalink HR Team
11:30 am – 
12 :30 pm
Interview Tips & Tricks  - Conducted by 
Banglalink HR Team
12:30 pm – 
1:00 pm
Mock Interview – Conducted by Banglalink 
HR Team (Upon confirmation by HR Team)
1:00 pm – 
2:00 pm
Opening Ceremony
  • Mr. Faisal Wali, Director, CPC
  • Khandaker Ashik Iqbal, Senior Assistant Manager, PR & Communication, Banglalink Digital Communications Ltd.
  • Prof. Mizan R. Khan, Director, External Affairs
2:00 pm – 
2:30 pm
Lunch Break
2:30 pm – 
3: 30 pm
Panel Discussion
  • Sharfuddin Ahmed Chowdhury, Head of B2C, Banglalink Digital Communications Ltd.
  • Mr. Mashroor, Head of Alternative Channel, bKash
  • Mr. Muntasir, CEO, MAPL, Ex NSU Student
  • Zara Mahbub, Head of Marketing, BRAC Bank
3: 30 pm –
4:30 pm
Stand Up Comedy – Solaiman Shukhon 
(Proposed)
4: 30 pm 
6: 00 pm
Acoustic Performance – Rafa / Jon / Elita /   
Tahsan/ Topu/ Shunno
6:30 pm
Closing

Full Funded Scholarship Program by U.S. Department of State!

Community College Initiative (CCI) is a program of the U.S. Department of State. CCI provides emerging Bangladeshi student leaders with one academic year of non-degree study at an American community college. CCI participants will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate level vocational training courses from the fields of applied engineering, business management and administration, early childhood education, information technology, public safety, media, and tourism and hospitality management. First year through third year undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this program.

Participants may earn an academic certificate in their field of study and gain first-hand practical experience through internships. After completing the program, participants return home with enhanced skills and expertise to help them contribute to the economic development of their countries.

The program will provide full financial support which will cover the following
  • J-1 visa support.
  • Round-trip travel from participant’s home city to host institution in the United States. 
  • Tuition and mandatory college fees. 
  • Housing and meals. 
  • Small allowance for books and incidental expenses. 
  • Limited Accident and Sickness coverage that is J-visa compliant. 
  • A variety of personal and professional development activities.
Please contact Ms. Bidita Rezwana, Coordinator, CPC (rezwana.bidita@northsouth.edu) and Mr. Atiq, Assistant officer, CPC (01712334460) for more details. Please note that the deadline for the application is December 1st 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Job Opportunity!

Vacancy 1: Designer
Boomerang Digital is looking for super talented designers who are willing to take on any challenge that comes their way. Applicants with drawing/illustrator skills will be given preference.
Apply now at => www.boomerangbd.com/designer 

Vacancy 2: Digital Marketing Manager
Boomerang Digital is looking for creative & talented marketeers who are willing to take on any challenge that comes their way. Full-time, part-time, and intern positions are available.
Apply now at => www.boomerangbd.com/manager

Application Deadline: November 25, 2015!

Unilever Bangladesh Management Trainee Program!

As you are experiencing inaccessible social media (facebook, whats app), we are anticipating panic amongst students who are willing to apply for Unilever Management Trainee Program . All of their communication with students have bene through Facebook earlier. As students may face issues, I’m sharing the application link. Prospective applicants are requested to click the link below.
The deadline for application is 21st November, 2015.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2015!

NSU Controller of Examinations has published final exam schedule for Fall 2015. Please see below for the schedule. Thanks.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Quiz Competition for a Trip to Sweden!

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangladesh, along with prominent Swedish business houses, is organizing The Sweden–Bangladesh Nobel Memorial Quiz for the first time which celebrates innovations, creativity, Swedish contributions to the development of the world and the strengthening of relations between the two countries. The broad theme of the quiz is Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize, Nobel Laureates, innovations and inventions of Swedish people and Sweden in general.

Members of the winning team get to go for an all-expense paid week-long trip to Sweden where they will visit Swedish companies, universities and the Nobel Museum. The quiz is open to all students currently enrolled at a university in Bangladesh. Students are required to form teams of 3 members each in order to participate. All members of a team must be from the same institution. There is no entry fee.

Event Details:
Time - 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Date - 6 th December, 2015
Venue - Auditorium Complex, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

For any further information, please contact Ms. Bidita Rezwana, Coordinator, CPC (rezwana.bidita@northsouth.edu).

Update on On-Campus Recruitment by GP!

Grameenphone has selected 52 candidates for their Junior Apprentice Position on November 16 & 17, 2015 under CPC's "On Campus Recruitment" program. In both days, the selection board was impressed by the quality of candidates. They were delighted to communicate that 'On Campus Recruitment' success rate at NSU is almost 70% compare to their regular interview rate which is 20%.  

In addition, a good number of candidates are in process of facing the interview and will be called by them in coming days. Thank you for support.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Seminars and On-Campus Recruitment by GP!

You would be happy to know that NSU CPC has been attracting good number of MNCs and Local organizations for On Campus Recruitments and Seminars. In continuation to that, tomorrow Grameenphone will be sharing its resources for On Campus Recruitment and 2 seminars/career talks. 

Please read below for more information:

On Campus Recruitment:
Junior Trainee position: GP will be taking interviews of our 160 students  on November 16 & 17, 2015. There will be 5 separate interview boards for each day.

Seminar/ Career Talks

Seminar 1: Brand positioning: past and future 
Speaker : Nehal Ahmed, Director, Marketing, Grameenphone
Date : November 16, 2015
Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue : Faculty Lounge (Opposite to CPC)
Seminar 2:  Modern Recruitment Practices (Aptitude Test, Team's day, Assessment Center: How recruiters evaluate you!Speaker: Syed Tanvir Husain, Director, Center of Expertise, People and Organization
Date: November 16, 2015
Time : 2:00 - 4:00 pm 
Venue : Faculty Lounge (Opposite to CPC) 

Short bio of Nehal Ahmed:
Nehal Ahmed brings over 18 years of experience from Consumer and B2B marketing. Prior to join Grameenphone, he has held senior managerial positions in several well-known companies such as Robi Axiata, QUBEE, BACARDI, MARS Snacksfoods and BAT. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst-USA in the field of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and started his career in BAT Bangladesh. He was later transferred to the UK as an International Brand Marketing Manager for BAT Holdings PLC in London during the year 2000. Prior to moving back to Bangladesh in 2009, he has also worked with MARS and BACARDI in different Brand and Marketing leadership roles during 2003-2009. Nehal Ahmed joined Grameenphone in August 2014 and is currently the Director of Marketing at GP

Short bio of Syed Tanvir Husain:
With more than 18 years of experience in HR Syed Tanvir Husain is currently holding the position of Director- Center of Expertise under People & Organization (P&O) in Grameenphone. Before joining GP in 2013, he worked with different Multinational companies & played senior management role in Bangladesh and USA comprising various sectors- Tobacco, Bank, Food, Global Technology & Engineering . Starting his career in BAT, he also worked in Airtel as CHRO & CitiBank NA as Head of HR. He has completed his MBA from IBA, DU.
All of you are cordially invited to join the event.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Seminar on Islamic Banking!

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar entitled “Islamic Banking Seminar Series: Comparative Analysis of Islamic Banking and Conventional Banking” organized by the Department of Accounting & Finance which will take place on the 15th November, 2015 (Sunday) from 10:00-11:30 AM at AUDI 801. The seminar will be presented by Dr. Mohammed Haider Ali Miah, Managing Director & CEO, Export Import Bank of Bangladesh.

Your kind participation will highly be appreciated. This seminar could add value to the current and future students of FIN 464 (Bank Management) course in particular.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Makeup Class for FIN254.2!

To makeup for the considerable class time we missed for FIN254 section 2 due to room crisis, a makeup class has been arranged to be held today at 12 pm in NAC605. Please inform all your classmates about this announcement. Thanks.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Telenor Youth Forum Bangladesh 2015!

Meet Nowshin (from NSU) and Sifat (in the attached poster), the winners of  2014 Telenor Youth Summit (Bangladesh part). 
Do you have it in you to be this year’s youth leader? 
Apply before the time runs out. Application deadline: September 20, 2015

To apply click the link: http://goo.gl/sbRpEd
To know more information click: http://goo.gl/vnvdwL


Message from Grameenphone:
"Join us at the Telenor Youth Forum, and engage in dialogue and communication across boundaries — real or imagined, physical or mental — that aim to foster understanding, prosperity and ultimately peace.

We’re not looking for simple solutions, we’re looking for interesting perspectives, unexpected stories, and insightful dialogue. We’re offering you a global stage, opportunities to meet and discuss with leaders and luminaries within their fields, and a social and professional experience of a lifetime.

This is the third consecutive year GP is going to roll out Telenor Youth Forum in Bangladesh. Telenor Youth Forum 2015 will be rolling out in different top tier universities in the country located in different regions. Please visit the link http://www.telenor.com/youthforum/essay/ to submit your idea.

For more information visit: http://www.grameenphone.com/about/media-center/telenor-youth-forum-2015

or http://www.telenor.com/youthforum/

Also do not hesitate to visit: https://www.facebook.com/TelenorYouthForum?fref=ts 
"

In additiin, You can also contact Ms. Bidita Rezwana, Coordinator, CPC (Rezwana.bidita@northsouth.edu;  bidita.rez@gmail.com) and Mr. Atiq, Assistant Officer, CPC (01712334460) for any further information.