curriculum

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL FINANCE AND BANKING

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Mymensingh-2202

 

Proposed courses offered by the Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking in undergraduate [B.Sc.Ag.Econ.(Hons.)] level.

 

Summary

 

Level

 

Semester

Compulsory course

Elective course

Course code

Title

Credit

Course code

Title

Credit

1

1

-

 

 

-

 

 

 

2

AFB 1201

AFB 1202

Agricultural Finance  

Agricultural Finance

2

1

        -                        

 

-

2

1

AFB 2101

Principles and Practices of Banking

3

 

AFB 2103

 Monetary Economics

2

2

AFB 2201

Public Finance

2

AFB 2203

Taxation

2

3

1

AFB 3101

International Economics

3

AFB 3103

Insurance and Risk Management

2

2

AFB 3201

AFB 3202

AFB 3203

Land Economics

Land  Economics

Agricultural Policy and Planning

2

1

3

AFB 3205

Microcredit

2

4

1

AFB 4101

Financial Management

2

AFB 4103

International Trade

2

2

AFB 4201

Advanced Banking

2

AFB 4203

 Financial Market

2

Total

 

 

21

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 1201                        Course Title: Agricultural Finance

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level:1                  Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

The knowledge about agricultural finance is essential for sustainable agricultural development in Bangladesh.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the nature and scope of agricultural finance in Bangladesh.
  2. Analyze the financial statements with different ratios.
  3. Discuss the methods of acquiring capital for farm business considering time value of money.
  4. Analyze the agricultural credit profile, policies and programs.
  5. Explain the risk and uncertainty in agriculture.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Finance and Agricultural Finance: Meaning, nature, scope and significance. Financial intermediation in agriculture.

CLO 1

3

Financial statements analysis: Meaning and objective, types of financial statement: income statement, balance sheet, cash flow budget.

CLO 2

4

Ratio analysis: Meaning and importance, different types of ratio for measuring solvency, liquidity and profitability of farm business.

CLO2

4

Time value of money: Meaning, reasons, advances and disadvantages of time value of money, future value, present value and time line, techniques of time value of money, annuities, types of annuity, present and future value of an annuity. 

CLO 3

5

Resource acquisition and control in agriculture: Savings and retained earnings, gifts and inheritances, pooling equity capital, leasing, contract farming, borrowing.

CLO 3

3

Sources of short-term finance: Definition, nature, types and sources of short-term finance.

CLO 4

2

Use of credit in farm business: Meaning of credit, role and classification of credit, evaluation of credit capacity: Three R’s of credit, working with lenders: Analysis of loans, procedure followed in making loan, preparation of appraisal report, sources of agricultural finance in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

4

Cost of credit and repayment methods: Factors affecting cost of credit, simple and compound interest terminologies, computing interest rates, miscellaneous credit costs, variable interest rates, loan repayment plans, methods of computing loan repayments, analyzing repayment capacity, debt structure and balance.

CLO 4

5

Risk in Agriculture: Types of risk and uncertainty in agriculture, strategies to reduce in farm business.  

CLO 5

2

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Lee, Warren F., Boehlje, Michael D., Nelson, Aaron G. and Murray, William G. (1980): Agricultural Finance. The Iowa State University Press, AMES.

 

Akhtar, S.M. (1966): Pakistan- A Developing Economy.

Barry, Peter J., Hopkin, John A. and Baker, C.B. (1983): Financial Management in Agriculture. The Interstate Printers and Publishers, Inc., USA.

Nelson, Aaron G. and Murray, William G. (1967): Agricultural Finance. The Iowa State University Press, AMES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 1202                        Course Title: Agricultural Finance

 

Credit: 01                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 1                   Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

Farm financial management knowledge can enable students to contribute to agricultural development in Bangladesh.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Analyze different financial statements.
  2. Identify financial strength and weakness of the farm with capital budgeting.
  3. Justify financial investment decision in a farm considering time value of money.
  4. Identify the credit limit considering the profitability of a farm.
  5. Analyze the risk of the agricultural projects.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Use of balance sheet in credit analysis.

CLO 1

1

Use of income statement in credit analysis.

CLO1

1

Study on ratio analysis in agriculture.

CLO 1

2

Use of partial budgeting in credit analysis.

CLO 2

2

Use of capital budgeting in agriculture.

CLO 2

1

Study on cash flow budgeting in credit analysis.

CLO 2

1

Study on the principle of equity and increasing risk in agriculture.

CLO 3

1

Evaluation of agricultural development projects.

CLO 3

1

Study on maximum credit limit of the borrower.

CLO 4

1

Study on the methods of loan repayment.

CLO 4

2

Determination of cost of credit in agriculture.

CLO 4

1

Study on the economic feasibility of agricultural credit.

CLO 4

1

Selection of the portfolio of risky assets.

CLO 5

1

 

Teaching Strategy

Lecture, visiting different dairy, poultry and other agricultural firms, experiments, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Singh, J.P. (1988): Agricultural Finance: Theory and Practice, Ashish Publishing House.

 

Akhtar, S.M. (1966): Pakistan- A Developing Economy.

Barry, Peter J., Hopkin, John A. and Baker, C.B. (1983): Financial Management in Agriculture. The Interstate Printers and Publishers, Inc., USA.

Lee, Warren F., Boehlje, Michael D., Nelson, Aaron G. and Murray, William G. (1980): Agricultural Finance. The Iowa State University Press, AMES.

Nelson, Aaron G. and Murray, William G. (1967): Agricultural Finance. The Iowa State University Press, AMES.

Penson and Lins (1985): Farm Financial Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 2101                        Course Title: Principles and Practices of Banking

 

Credit: 03                    Contact Hours: 48                    Level: 2                          Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

 

A proper knowledge about different principles and practices of banking system is thus essential for effective resource mobilization and policy formulation to achieve an expected level of development in an economy.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Discuss the concept and types of banking system along the origin and development of modern banking system.
  2. Identify the roles and functions of different banks.
  3. Explain different monetary theories.
  4. Analyze the banker - customer relationship considering different types of cheques, promissory note, and customers pass book and negotiable instrument act.
  5. Identify the banking structure of Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Introduction to Banking: Definition and evolution of bank; ancestors of modern banking, role of bank in economic development; unit banking; branch banking; chain banking; group banking; mixed banking; Islamic banking.

CLO 1

5

Commercial Banking: definition and functions, basic principles of commercial banking, liquidity versus profitability, credit creation, balance sheet of commercial bank.

CLO 2

6

Central Banking: definition and evolution of central bank, functions, objectives and methods of credit control.

CLO 2

3

Foreign Exchange: Meaning and significance, rate of exchange, purchasing power parity theory, balance of payment theory, International Monetary Fund (IMF).

CLO 3

3

Banker and Customer: The banker, the customer, relationship between banker and customer, a debt by a banker versus an ordinary commercial debt, law of limitation, case where banker is a trustee and a agent, payments, banker’s right of set off, banker’s obligation to honor customer’s cheque, banker’s duty to maintain secrecy of customer’s account, banker’s lien.

CLO 4

6

Accounts of Customers: Current account, savings account, fixed account, characteristics of different types of account, precautions in account opening, special types of customers.

CLO 4

5

Cheques: Requisites of a cheque, difference between cheque and bill of exchange, gating of cheques, crossing of cheques, general crossing, special crossing, person authorized in cheque crossing, opener of crossed cheque, endorsement, significance of endorsement, kinds of endorsement, holder and holder in due course, payment for cheque, collection of cheque, loans and advances,

CLO 4

6

Promissory Note: Definition, illustration, legal decisions, lien, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage.

CLO 4

4

Customer’s Pass Book: Entries in Pass Book, account transfer, closing an account.

CLO 4

4

Negotiable Instrument Act: Negotiable instruments and their essential features

CLO 4

2

Banking System of Bangladesh: Banking structure of Bangladesh- scheduled, non-scheduled, private, foreign and specialized banks of Bangladesh.

CLO 5

4

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

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Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Debnath, R.M. (2008): Business of Banking. Nabajuga Prokashani, Dhaka.

Varsheny, P.N. (2017): Banking Law and Practice.

Khan, A.R. (2009): Bank Management- a Fund Emphasis. Rubi Publications, Dhaka.

Hempel and Simonson (1998): Bank Management- Text and Cases.

Shekhar, L. and Shekhar, K.C. (2013): Banking Theory and Practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 2103                        Course Title: Monetary Economics

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level:2                     Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

Adequate knowledge of  money sectors of the economy is thus essential for effective resource mobilization and policy formulation in order to achieve expected level of development in an economy.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the barter system and role of money in the economy.
  2. Describe different monetary standards and supply of money.
  3. Discuss the theory and value of money.
  4. Interpret the inflation and its effects on economy.
  5. Illustrate the index number and monetary policy.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Barter System: Meaning of Barter system and Barter economy; conditions of successful barter; problems of barter system; removal of problems by monetary system.

CLO 1

3

Introduction to Money: definition and chronological development of money, functions and types of money, characteristics of a good money, black money, money laundering, role of money in modern economy.

CLO 1

3

Monetary Standard: concept and essentials of a good monetary standard, types- gold standard, paper standard, Gresham`s law of bimetallism, methods of note issue.

CLO 2

4

Demand for and Supply of Money: components and causative factors of money supply, narrow, broad and high power money, money multiplier, types of demand for money, liquidity trap and money illusion.

CLO 2

4

Theory of Money: value of money, quantity theory of money- classical-Hume`s, Fisher`s and income flow versions, neoclassical- Cambridge cash balance approach, modern version, income theory of money-income-expenditure approach, saving and investment approach.

CLO 3

4

Black Money and Money Laundering: Concept of black money and money laundering; creation of black money ; measures to scale down black money creation; process of money laundering, measures to prevent money laundering, impact of black money and money laundering in the economy.

CLO 3

5

Inflation: definition, causes and types of inflation, effects of inflation, control of inflation, inflationary gap.

CLO 4

3

Index Number: concept and construction of index number, weighted and simple index number

CLO 5

3

Monetary Policy: definition and objectives of monetary policy in developing country, limitations and instruments of monetary policy

CLO 5

3

 

Teaching strategy

Lecture, asking questions (two-way interactions), discussion, exercising problem.

Assessment strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

Recommended books and other resources:

Dewett, K.K. (1984): Modern economic Theory. Himalaya publishing House, Girgaon, Bombay.

Douglas, Fisher (1980): Money, Banking and Monetary Policy. Richard D. Irwin Inc.

Ghosh, B.N. and Ghosh, Rama (1989): Fundamentals of Monetary Economics. Himalayan Publishing House, New Delhi.

Homoud, S.H. (1986) : Islamic Banking. Arabian Information, London.

Hussain, Md. Mubarak (1999): Islamic Banking- Principles and Application (Bengali). Al-Madani Hossani Prokashani, Dhaka.

Khan, Azizur Rahman (1989) : Rural Finance and Banking (Bengali). Ideal Library, Dhaka.

Mithani, D.M. (1988) : Money, Banking, International Trade and Public Finance. Himalaya publishing House, Girgaon, Bombay

Quadir, Serajul Islam (1990) : How Money Came? (Bengali): University Press Limited, Dhaka.

Rahaman, Latifur (1987) : Banking System (Bengali): Ideal Library, Dhaka.

Rahman, Shah Muhammad Habibur (1996): Islamic Economics (Bengali). Square Publications, Rajshahi.

Raulett, J.G. (1977): Money and Banking – an Introduction to analysis and policy.

Sikder, Zahirul Islam (1995): Banking System and Monetary policy (Bengali)> Famous Publications, Dhaka.

Vaish, M.C. (1984). Monetary Theory, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.

Wood, Jr. O.S. (1978): Commercial Banking- practices and policy.

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 2201                                                Course Title: Public Finance

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level:2                   Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

As a student of Agricultural Economics, basic knowledge on government income, expenditure, budget and fiscal policy is needed to contribute in the national economy.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Describe the subject matter of private and public finance, and way of maximize social advantage.
  2. Analyze the sources of public revenue and efficient use of resources.
  3. Explain the types and heads of public expenditure, and public debt in developing countries.
  4. Analyze the national budget.
  5. Justify the present fiscal policy of Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Concept of  public  and private finance: Definition, subject matter and importance of public finance, public finance versus private finance, principles of maximum social advantage.

CLO 1

4

Concept of private and public goods: Definition, characteristics and price determination of private and public goods.

CLO 1

3

Public revenue: Sources of public revenue, measures to increase revenue income of the Government of Bangladesh, tax, fee and commercial revenue.

CLO 2

4

Pareto efficiency or Pareto optimality: efficiency, optimality and allocation of resources.

CLO 2

5

Public expenditure: Meaning and types of public expenditure, heads of public expenditure, causes of increase in public expenditure, role of public expenditure in developing countries.

CLO 3

5

Public debt: Types and need for public debt, sources and redemption of public debt, burden of public debt, public debt in Bangladesh.

CLO 3

3

Budget: Definition, types- balanced, surplus and deficit budgets, balanced budget multiplier, characteristics of a good budget, budget formulation, deficit budgeting versus deficit financing, budget and plan, budgets of Bangladesh.

CLO 4

5

Fiscal Policy: Definition, objectives and instruments of fiscal policy, fiscal policy of Bangladesh.

CLO5

3

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.  Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Arongson, J.R. (1985): Public Finance. McGraw Hill Book Company, New Delhi.                        

Azad, Md. Golam Azam (1992): Public Finance (Bengali). Muhammad Brothers, Dhaka.

Bhatia, H.L. (1980): Public Finance. Vikas Publishing House Private Ltd., New Delhi.

Dey, Monoranjan (1990): Public Finance (Bengali). Famous Publications, Dhaka.

Government of Bangladesh (GOB): Annual Budgets- related reports and reviews of the Government of Bangladesh. Ministry of Finance, GOB, Dhaka.

Hossain, Mohammad Ismail (1988): Public Finance (Bengali). Alam Printing Press, Rajshahi.

Majid, M.A. and Hamid, M.A. (1996): Publoc Finance (Bengali). Sahitya Kosh, Dhaka.

Ministry of Finance (2000): Bangladesh Economic Survey, 1999, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka.

Musgrave, R.A. and Musgrave, P.B. (1984): Public Finance in Theory and Practice. McGraw Hill Book Co., New Delhi.

Taylor, P.E. (1961): Economics of Public Finance. Oxford IBH Publishing House, Calcutta.

Troman-Dickenson, D.I. (1983): Public Sector Economics Made Simple. Heinemn, London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 2203                                             Course Title: Taxation

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 2                    Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

As tax is the major source of public revenue in developing countries, adequate knowledge about nature, types, assesement of different taxes  is necessary to make competence graduate who can contribute to achieve the goal of revenue collection that bears the greatest influence in the development of a country.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the tax system in
  2. Describe the organizational structure, power, functions, duties and responsibilities of administrative and judicial authorities.
  3. Prepare different types of tax return.
  4. Assess tax rebate and exemptions in special cases.
  5. Analyze the tax laws in Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

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No. of Lectures

Introduction: Definition, characteristics and purpose of taxation; nature and importance of income tax; history of income tax laws of Bangladesh; Income Tax Ordinance 1984- statutory definitions and important concepts. VAT; turnover tax; customs duty; excise duty; gift tax.

CLO 1

4

Income Tax Authority: Organization structure; administrative and judicial authorities; power, functions, duties and responsibilities of administrative and judicial authorities; taxes appellate tribunal.

CLO 2

4

Charge of Income Tax: Basic principles; exceptions; rate of tax; surcharge or net wealth; scope of total income; assessable and non-assessable income; exemptions; residential status.

CLO 3

4

Computation of Total Income: Salaries; prerequisites; provident & other funds; interest on securities; grossing up; income from house property; agricultural income; income from business or profession; share of income from partnership firm; income of spouse and minor child; capital gains; income from other sources; unexplained investments as income; statutory deductions from all heads of income; set off and carry forward of losses.

CLO 3

4

Procedure of Assessment: Filing of return and other statements; types of statement; types of assessment; limitations for assessment; persons liable to file a return; assessment of individual; assessment of join stock company.

CLO 3

4

Investment Tax Credit and Tax Rebate: Investment allowance; tax holiday for specific industries; tax rebate and exemptions in special cases.

CLO 4

3

Payment, Refund and Recovery: Tax deduction at source; advance tax, recovery of tax from assessee; in-default tax refund.

CLO 4

3

Appeals and Reference: Appeals to AJC; AT, high court and appellate division; reference to superior administrative authorities; revision petition to CT.

CLO 5

3

Offences and Prosecution: Penalties under ITO; tax evasion; tax avoidance; tax audit and investigation; bond washing transaction.

CLO 5

3

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

Recommended books and other resources:

Chowdhury, D. (2017): Advanced Issues in Taxation- Theory and Practice. Dhaka.

Dhaka National Board of Revenue (1999): Income Tax Manual I and II.

GoB (1984): Income Tax Ordinance 1984

GoB (1981): Income Tax Rules 1981.

GoB (1991): Value Added Tax 1991

GoB (1991): Value Added Tax Rules 1991.

GoB (1969): Customs Act 1969

Musgrave, R.A. (1959): The Theory of Public Finance.

Ullah, M.O. (2008): Taxation in Bangladesh. Abid Publications, Dhaka.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3101                                          Course Title: International Economics

Credit: 03                    Contact Hours: 48                    Level: 3                          Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

Skills of local and global market with international finance are crucial for students to develop critical understanding of the current policy debate on multinational corporations, international migration, regional integration and globalization, dynamics of currency and financial crises, management of exchange rates and capital accounts, and other global economic issues.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Discuss international economics with different theories.
  2. Analyze the gains from trade with terms of trade.
  3. Discuss balance of payments and instruments of trade policy.
  4. Explain the aspects of foreign exchange rate considering devaluation.
  5. Discuss different international financial institutions.

 

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Course Content

Course Content

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No. of Lectures

Introduction: Meaning, nature, scope and importance of International Economics.

CLO 1

3

Theories of international trade: Classical theories-  theory of absolute advantage, comparative advantage theory, opportunity cost theory, Mill’s theory of reciprocal demand, Marshall’s offer curve analysis, modern theory-Heckscher-Ohlin theory of international trade:  Heckscher-Ohlin theorem, Stolper-Samuelson theorem, factor price equalization theorem and Rybczynski theorem.

CLO 1

5

Terms of trade (ToT): Definition of ToT, types of ToT, terms of trade index, ToT for developing countries, equilibrium in ToT, disequilibrium in ToT, factor influencing terms of trade.

CLO 2

5

Gains from trade: Meaning of Gains from Trade, determination of gains from trade, developed countries and gains from trade, underdeveloped countries and gains from trade.

CLO 2

4

Instruments of commercial policy: Free trade versus trade protection, relative efficiency of tax, subsidy, quota, dumping, cartels and exchange rate manipulation as methods of trade protection.

CLO 3

5

Theory of tariff: Definition tariff, types of tariff, partial equilibrium analysis of tariff, general equilibrium analysis of tariff. 

CLO 3

4

Structure of balance of payments: Types and causes of disequilibrium in balance of payments, methods of correcting disequilibrium in balance of payments, balance of payments in Bangladesh, balance of payment always balances balance of trade.

CLO 3

5

Exchange rate determination: Theories of foreign exchange rate, causes of fluctuation in exchange rate.

CLO 4

4

Foreign Exchange Market: Objectives and methods of exchange control, multiple exchange rates in under developed countries.

CLO 4

4

Price adjusted mechanism-devaluation: Objectives and effects of devaluation, disadvantages of devaluation, conditions for the success of devaluation, circumstances for the acceptance of devaluation.

CLO 4

5

International Monetary system: Objectives and functions of IMF, IBRD, IDA and IFC.

CLO 5

4

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Chacholiades, M. (1990): International Economics. Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Singapore.

Ali, Syed  Ashraf (1986): Foreign Exchange and International Finance Mrs. Arjumanara Asraf, Rayer Bazar, Dhaka.

Chakravarty, Monotosh (1996): International Economics (Bengali), Popular Press, Dhaka.

Dewett, K.K. (1984): Modern Economic Theory.  Himalaya Publishing House, Girgaon, Bombay.

Ingram, J.C.(1986): International Economics. John wiley and Sons,Inc.,Singapore.

Kindleberger, C.P.(1977): International Economics. Richard D. Ins., Illinois.

Mithani, D.M. (1994): Money, Banking, International Trade and Public Finance. Himalaya Publishing House, Girgaon, Bombay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3103                   Course Title: Insurance and Risk Management

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 3                                 Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

Basic knowledge of risk management strategies and insurance along with the principles and categories is needed to recognize and assess risk and analytical framework so that they can work at different risky situation and provide strategies to cope with the risk and uncertainty effectively.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain different types of risks and insurance.
  2. Discuss life insurance and premium.
  3. Explain marine and fire insurance.
  4. Illustrate agricultural insurance.
  5. Describe other insurances.

 

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Introduction: Definition, nature and role of insurance; elements of insurance; insurance contract and wagering contract; classification and functions of insurance; concept of risk and uncertainty; risk management strategies and techniques.

CLO 1

6

Life Insurance: Nature of life insurance contact; classification of policies; annuities; selection of risk; measurement of risk and mortality table; calculation of premium; investment of funds; surrender value; valuation and surplus; policy conditions.

CLO 2

6

Marine Insurance: Nature of marine insurance contact; marine insurance policies; policy conditions; premium calculation; marine losses; payment of claim.

CLO 3

5

Fire Insurance: Nature and use of fire insurance; fire insurance contracts; kinds of policy; policy conditions; rate fixation; payment of claim.

CLO 3

4

Agricultural Insurance: Concept of agricultural insurance; risk and uncertainties in agriculture; incidence of risk and uncertainties in agriculture; types of agricultural insurance- crop, livestock, aquaculture insurance; agricultural insurance scenario in Bangladesh; problems and prospects of agricultural insurance in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

6

Miscellaneous Insurance: Employer liability insurance; export credit guarantee insurance; bank deposit insurance; accident insurance; group insurance, motor insurance; burglary insurance.

CLO 5

5

 

Teaching strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Chawdhuri, A.H. (1981): Elements of Insurance.

Commeck, E. and Mehr, R.J. (1985): Principles of Insurance. Richard D. Irwin Inc., Homewood, Illinois.

GIIF (2018): Weather Index Insurance Pilot- Supreme Seed. Global Index Insurance Facility, World Bank Group.

ADB (2019): Bangladesh: Pilot Project on Weather Index Based Crop Insurance. Asian Development Bank, Project # 46284-001, Implementation Completion Memorendum.

BBS (2018): Statistiacal Year Book of Bangladesh 2017. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Statistics and Informatics Division (SID), Minisrtry of Planning, Dhaka.

Jha, S. (2018): Weather Insurance 101, Part-I; Arbol:http//arbolmarket.com.

Mishra, M.N. and Mishra, S.B. (2009): Insurance-Principles and Practice. S. Chand & Company Ltd, New Delhi.

Nur, Q.S., Jonathan, C.D., Francesca, L.R., Rachel, S. and Charles, S. (2018): Agriculture Insurance Situation Analysis. World Bank Group, Washington DC.

Ullah, A., Hossain, M.B., Hui, R.P. and Kalam, M.A. (2008): Banking and Insurance. Commerce Publications, Dhaka.

World Bank (2010): Agricultural Insurance in Bangladesh- Promoting Access to Small and Marginal Farmers. South Asia Poverty Reduction, Economic Managment, Finance and Privarte Sector Development, Report # 53081-BD.

World Bank (2018): Bangladesh: Agriculture Insurance Situation Analysis.

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3201                                    Course Title: Land Economics

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 3                      Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

 

Basic knowledge of supply, demand, and allocation of the earth's natural land resources is necessary to better understand the role of land resources in the economy in order to develop more sustainable methods of managing those resources to ensure their availability to future generations.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Discuss the natural resources and their supply-demand variation.
  2. Analyze the efficient use of land resource considering land rent theories.
  3. Describe the land
  4. Explain the property right and tenancy system in Bangladesh.
  5. Illustrate the land management and legal aspects of land in Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

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No. of Lectures

Introduction: Concepts of land and land resources, classification of resources.

CLO 1

4

Importance of Land Resources: Factors affecting supply of land resources for economic use, importance of fixed location factor, population distribution and land resources,.

CLO 1

4

Application of Land Resources: Concept of proportionality and its application in land resources. Intensity of land use. Economic returns to land resources.

CLO 2

4

Land Rent: Nature of land rent. Succession in land use, land development costs. Economic meaning of conservation, conservation of different types of resources, some conservation issues.

CLO 2

4

Valuation of Land Resources: Nature of property value, valuation and appraisal of real estate- market, income and cost approaches, characteristics of real estate market. Nature and scope of property rights.

CLO 3

4

Property Rights: Types of interest in landed property, rights in water, air and subsurface rights.

CLO 4

3

Tenancy and leasing :Tenancy and leasing arrangements, land reform in Bangladesh. Land use planning in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

3

Land Management: Issues, problems and prospects of urban land management in Bangladesh.

CLO 5

3

Legal aspects of land : Land administration and legislation. Development of land information system in Bangladesh.

CLO 5

3

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Barlowe, Raleigh (1986): Land Resource Economics- the economics of real estate. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Buck, John D. (1964): Land Utilization in China. Paragon.

Digby, M. (1962): Cooperatives and Land Use. Basil Blackwell.

Ely Richard T. and George S. Wehrwin (1940): Land Economics.

Hussain, T. (1995): Land Rights in Bangladesh- Problems of Management. University Press Limited, Dhaka.

Islam, Nazrul and Chowdhury, Amirul (1992): Urban Land Management in Bangladesh (edited). Ministry of Land, Dhaka.

Jacoby, Erwich H. and Charlotte F. Jacoby (1971): Man and land. Andre Deutsch Ltd., London.

Leocomber, Richard (1979): The Economics of Natural Resources. McMillan, London.

New, Lawrence I. (1955): Land and Man. Ames, Iowa State University Press.

Renne, Ronald R. (1947): Land Economics. Harper & Brothers.

Warriner, D. (1962): Land Reform and Development in the Middle East. Oxford University Press.

Webster, Johnson V. and Raleigh Barlowe (1954): Land Problems and Policies. McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc., NY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3202                                     Course Title: Land Economics

Credit: 01                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 3                          Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

A broader knowledge of  the allocation and use of scare  land resource along with  all aspects of the real estate industry, insight into a range of long-term themes and strategic issues in the market is essential to ensure the availability to future generations.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Describe basic information about area population and Bangladesh agriculture.
  2. Design crop calendar considering different types of land and cropping patterns in Bangladesh.
  3. Analyze the types of land utilization and margin of land use.
  4. Describe the land distribution patterns and cropping systems in Bangladesh.
  5. Assess the least cost combination of input-output and land value.

 

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Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Study on the basic information of Bangladesh agriculture.

CLO 1

2

Study on the area and population of Bangladesh.

CLO 1

1

Study on the topography of Bangladesh.

CLO 1

1

Study on the cropping patterns of Bangladesh.

CLO 2

1

Study on the land utilization of Bangladesh.

CLO 3

2

Study on the input-output relationship in agriculture.

CLO 3

2

Study on the share cropping in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

1

Study on the inequality of distribution of land in agriculture.

CLO 4

2

Study on the land price trend analysis.

CLO 5

1

Study on the least cost combination and equi-marginal principle in land use.

CLO 5

1

Study on the valuation of real state.

CLO 5

1

Study on the agro-ecological regions of Bangladesh.

CLO 1

1

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, field visit,  problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

 

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Barlowe, Raleigh (1986):Land Resource Economics-the economics of real estate. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Alam, M.F. (1975): Man-Land Adjustment in a Village of Bogra District over last Five Years. Master’s Thesis submitted to the department of Agricultural Finance, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

FAO  (1998): Agroecological Regions of Bangladesh, Report2- Land Resource Appraisal of Bangladesh for Agricultural Development, Rome.

Gupta, S.C. (1978): Advanced Practical Statistics. S. Chand Company Ltd., Ram Nagar, New Delhi .

Iqbal, A. (1999): AEZ/GIS Data Base System –application in Bangladesh agriculture. A paper presented at the workshop on “Application of GIS in Agricultural Development Planning”  during (10-11).08.1999 at BAU, Mymensingh.

Islam, M.S. (1999): Agroecological Zoning -land/crop suitability. A paper represented at the workshop on “Application of GIS in Agricultural development Planning” during (10-11).08.1999 at BAU Mymensingh.

Islam, T.M.T.  (1989): A Review of the Farm Production Technology in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Agriculture Sector Review (Performance and Policies), Compendium Volume II,  sponsored by UNDP.

Todaro, Michael P. (1990). Economics for a developing world. Longman Singapore Publisers  (Pte) Ltd.

Wonnacott, Ronald J. and Wonnacott, Thomas H. (1979): Econometrics. John Wiley &Sons, Singapore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3203                             Course Title: Agricultural Policy and Planning

Credit: 03                    Contact Hours: 48                    Level: 3                          Semester: 2

Rationale:

 

Basic knowledge of overall agricultural situation and  the agricultural development plans and policies of Bangladesh  is needed to handle different unsolved agricultural problems  in Bangladesh with sustainable solution.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the concept of agricultural policy and planning.
  2. Illustrate the plan and planning.
  3. Discuss the agricultural and rural development planning.
  4. Analyze the labor supply and environment policy.
  5. Justify the agricultural and food policies in Bangladesh and their welfare aspects.

 

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Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Concept of policy and planning: Concepts of economic policy and planning with special reference to agriculture, history of agricultural planning in the third world countries- experiences, evidences and performances.

CLO 1

5

Plan and Planning: Plan, planning, elements of planning, planning process, the role of data in planning, collection, analysis  and presentation of data, modeling and forecasting, appraisal techniques, implement, monitoring and evaluation.

CLO 2

6

Agriculture and natural resource sector planning: agriculture and natural resource sector planning in developing countries, spatial agricultural development planning, inter-sectoral resource transfer process, techniques and strategy for agricultural planning.

CLO 3

6

Planning rural development: integrated rural development planning, rural development planning in Bangladesh, towards strategy for rural and economic development.

CLO 3

6

Labor supply and environment policy: rural-urban population structure, nature and extent of unemployment, dimension of labor underutilization, contractual  arrangements for labor wage policy, rural-urban migration, non-formal employment in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

5

Agricultural pricing policy and marketing system: agricultural pricing policies in developing countries- input policy, input subsidy and price support, agricultural credit policy, marketing system, pricing policy and marketing system in Bangladesh, issues in food pricing policy.

CLO 5

6

Food policy: Dimensions of food security and their interactions, Food security at different levels of analysis, Vulnerability and resilience, Food entitlements, food availability and food deficits, aggregative model of food deficits, food insecurity and time dimension of food insecurity, nutrition policy,  food grain and other food crops production and distribution policies in Bangladesh, SDGs and agriculture, FFWP, FFE, VGF.

CLO 5

5

Agricultural education and research policy: economics of agricultural education and research, barriers to agricultural research in LDCs, agricultural education and research in Bangladesh.

CLO 5

4

Welfare aspects of different agricultural policies: Bangladesh planning commission, WTO, SAPTA and SAARC and other treaty.

CLO 5

5

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

Recommended books and other resources:

Conyers, Diana and Hill, Peter (1982): An Introduction to Development Planning in the Third World. John Willey & Sons,N.Y., USA.

The New Economics of Growth, Cornell University Press, Ithaca,USA.

Raisuddin, A., Steven, H. and Towfiq-e-Elahi, C. (2001): Out of the Shadow of Famine- evolving food markets and food policy in Bangladesh (edited).

Satter, M.S. (2001): Agricultural Planning and Achievement in Bangladesh. Paragon Publishers, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Adams, Dale W. and Dougls, H. Grham (1981): A Critique of Traditional Agricultural Credit Projects and Policies. Journal of Developing Economics, 8(3)347-66 (ISBN-0-304-3878).

Ghatak, S. and Ingersnt, K. (1984): Agriculture and Economic Development. Hervestor Press, Sussex, England.

Haque, Ejazul (1984): The Basic Need Approach – Planning for Core Needs in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka.

Kenneth, E. Boulding (1951): Principles of Economic Policy. Prentice Hall, Inc., New Jersey, USA.

Lipton, Micheal (1974): Towards Theory of Land Reform. Agrarian Reform and Agrarian Reformism, Faber and Faber,London.

Malasis, L. (1975): Agriculture and Development Process- tentative guidelines for teaching. The UNESCO Press, Paris.

Meier, Gerald M. (1975): Leading Issues in Economic Development. Oxford University Press, London, UK.

Mellor, John L. (1976): Planning and Strategy for Growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 3205                                              Course Title: Microcredit

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 3                          Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

A clear understanding  of  microcredit  products' design, implementation, and evaluation  is essential for smooth operation of microcredit for the benefit  of both givers and receivers  in financing mechanism and development of the country.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Analyze the poverty situation and the role of microfinance in poverty reduction in Bangladesh.
  2. Explain the base of the pyramid and the missing middle, financial sector development and economic growth, financial inclusion.
  3. Design the products and technologies for microfinance i
  4. Examine the performances of different microfinance programs.
  5. Identify the different types of microcredit models and their impacts in the economy of Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Poverty and microcredit  in Bangladesh: Concept and definition, history of informal finance, evolution of microcredit, poverty situation in Bangladesh, role of microfinance in poverty reduction.

CLO 1

5

The context of microcredit and  microfinance: Base of the pyramid and the missing middle, financial sector development and economic growth, financial inclusion.

CLO 2

5

Microfinance: Products and technologies, institutions and operations, regulation and supervision, impact assessment. Challenges  of microfinance institutions- scale issues, strategy drift and sustainability.

CLO 3

4

Comparative Studies between GOs and NGOs: Microfinance programs by GOs- microfinance programs by commercial banks and specialized banks, compare processes and performances of the programs of GOs and NGOs.

CLO 4

5

Performance Measurement of Management: Outreach, Indicators (Market penetration, Depth of outreach, Relative income level, Quality services, Distribution network), and Performance indicators: Portfolio quality( Repayment rules, portfolio quality ration, loan loss rations).

CLO 4

4

Case studies: Impact studies of different microcredit programs and social  business.

CLO 4

3

Microcredit Models in Bangladesh: Different types of microcredit models in Bangladesh: Grameen Bank, BRAC, PROSHIKA, ASA, etc.

CLO 5

6

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Armendáriz, B. and Labie,M. eds.2011. The Handbook of Microfinance, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing 

Armendáriz,B. and Morduch,J.2010. The Economics of Microfinance, Second Edition, Cambridge, MA: The   MIT Press

Collins, D., Morduch,J., Rutherford,S. and Ruthven,O.2009. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day ,Princeton: Princeton University Press

Dichter,T. and Harper,M. eds.2007. What’s Wrong with Microfinance? Bourton on Dunsmore, UK: Practical Action Publishing

Hye, H. A. 1996. Below the Line- Rural Poverty in Bangladesh. University Press Ltd., Dhaka.

Hulme, D. and Arun,T. eds.2009. Microfinance: A reader, Oxon, UK: Routledge

International Finance Corporation Advisory Services, 2009.  The SME Banking Knowledge Guide,Washington, D.C.: IFC

Khandaker, S.R. 1999. Fighting Poverty with Micro Credit- experiences in Bangladesh. The University Press Limited, Dhaka

Ledgerwood, J. and White,V. 2006. Transforming Microfinance Institutions: Providing Full Financial Services to the Poor, Washington, D.C.: The World Bank

Ledgerwood, J.1999. “Designing Lending Products,” Microfinance Handbook: An Institutional and Financial Perspective, Washington, D.C.: World Bank, pp. 133-153.

Prahalad, C.K.2010. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, Revised and Updated 5th Anniversary Edition: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits , Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall

Wood, G.D. and Sharif, I.A. 1997 Who Needs Credit? Poverty and finance in Bangladesh. The University Press Limited, Dhaka.

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 4101                                             Course Title: Financial Management

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 4                          Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

Adequate financial and strategic knowledge are essential for personnel's dealing with financial analysis of business to run the business in a profitable and viable manner and manage and mitigate risk in business.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the role of manager in financial management.
  2. Discuss the characteristics, types and sources of short-term, long-term financing capital budgeting.
  3. Illustrate the capital structure and cost of capital.
  4. Analyze the dividend policy in financial management.
  5. Describe the working capital management and leverage

 

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Course Content

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No. of Lectures

Introduction: Definition, functions and goal of financial management, functions and responsibilities of a financial manager.

CLO 1

3

Sources of Long-term Finance: Characteristics, methods and sources of long-term finance, instruments of long-term financing, advantage and disadvantages of long-term financing.

CLO 2

5

Capital Budgeting and Risk analysis: Definition, types of capital budgeting decision, methods of capital budgeting.

CLO 2

4

Capital Structure: Features, factors affecting capital structure, capital structure and cost of capital, capital structure and financial leverage, net income and net operating income theories of capital structure, optimal capital structure.

CLO 3

4

Cost of Capital: Different sources of capital and their cost-common stock, retained earnings, debt capital and preferred stock, weighted average cost of capital, marginal cost of capital.

CLO 3

4

Dividend Policy: Factors affecting dividend policy, types of dividend policy, Walter and Gordon models, Miller and Modigliani hypothesis.

CLO 4

4

Working Capital Management: need for working capital, determinants of working capital, importance of working capital management, estimation of working capital requirement.

CLO 5

4

Leverage: Meaning, types of leverage –operating, financial and total leverages with their measurement and interpretation.

CLO 5

4

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Van Horne, James C. and Wachowicz Jr., John M. (2000): Fundamentals of Financial Management. Prentice-Hall International, New Delhi.

Block, S.B. and Hirt, G.A. (1978) : Foundations of Financial Management. Richard D. Irwin, Homewood, Illions.

Chandra, Prasanna (1991): Financial Management – Theory and Practice, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi.

Gitman, I.J. and Moses, E.A. (1987): Financial Management. West Publishing Company, Cases, Minnesota.

Johnson, R.W. (1977): Financial Management. Allyn and Bacon, Boston.

Khan, M.Y. and Jain, P.K. (1989): Financial Management. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi.

Kuchhal, S.C. (1980): Financial Management - An Analytical and Conceptual Approach. Chaitanya Publishing House, Allahabad.

Kulkarni, P.V. (1987): Financial Management. Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi.

Pandey, I.M. (2008): Financial Management. Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

Van Horney, J.C. (1983): Financial Management and Policy, Prentice Hall International, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Wetson, J.F. and Brigham, E.F. (1969): Managerial Finance. Rivehart and Winston, Prentice Hall, New Delhi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 4103                                  Course Title: International Trade

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 4                          Semester: 1

 

Rationale:

Basic knowledge of exchange of goods and services between countries and proper allocation and efficient use of scarce resources is needed to allow foreign competition to reduce prices for consumers and gives shoppers a wider variety of goods and services.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Explain the scope, growth and importance of international trade in Bangladesh.
  2. Assess the gains from international trade considering the economies of scale and imperfect competition.
  3. Analyze the international labor mobility, international borrowing and lending, and the theory of multinational enterprise.
  4. Discuss the trade policy in Bangladesh and instruments of trade policy.
  5. Illustrate the foreign direct investment in Bangladesh.

 

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Course Content

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Introduction: Definition, scope and importance of International trade (IT), Reasons for rising the IT, Benefits of IT, Present scenario of IT in Bangladesh

CLO 1

3

Growth and Trade: The nature of the growth process – sources of economic growth and classification of technical progress, effects of growth in small country, effects of growth in large countries, effects of growth in social welfare.

CLO 1

4

‘New’ Trade Theory: Economies of Scale, Internal and External, Theories of Imperfect Competition: Monopoly & Monopolistic Competition, Interindustry vs. Intraindustry Trade, Dumping, the gravity equation.

CLO 2

4

International Factor Movements: International labor mobility, international borrowing and lending, the theory of multinational enterprise.

CLO 3

4

Trade Policy of Bangladesh: Background of trade policy, Bangladesh foreign trade policy, Bangladesh Export policy, Bangladesh import policy, Food security and international trade in Bangladesh.

CLO 4

4

Instruments of Trade Policy: Import Tariffs and Export Subsidies, Import Quotas and Voluntary Export Restraints, Welfare Analysis of Trade Policies.

CLO 4

4

Customs duty and Economic Integration: Types of custom, basis of levy of custom duty, importance of custom in international trade, Mode of customs, exemptions from customs duty, Important regulations by Bangladesh customs.

CLO 4

5

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Definition of foreign direct investment, objectives of FDI, Causes of FDI, Components of FDI, types of FDI, Role of FDI in developing countries, FDI in Bangladesh.

CLO 5

4

 

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

 

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Robert Feenstra & Alan Taylor, “International Trade”, 4th ed.

  1. Ataur Rahman, International Trade, Zahin Publications.

Chacholiades, M. (1990): International Economics. Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Singapore.

International Trade: The Basics 1st Edition (2017) by Jessie Poon and David L. Rigby. International Trade: Theory and Policy Paperback (2018 )by Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld and Marc Melitz.

Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence  (2001) 2nd Edition by Robert C. Feenstra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 4201                                               Course Title: Advanced Banking

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 4                       Semester: 2

Rationale:

A proper knowledge about different aspects of banking is thus essential for effective resource mobilization and policy formulation in order to achieve expected level of development in an economy.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Discuss the concept, origin and development of modern banking system.
  2. Justify the e-banking.
  3. Explain the different areas of banking.
  4. Illustrate the international banking.
  5. Assess the performance of banks.

 

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CLO 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Introduction: Concept of advanced banking; importance of advanced banking; advanced banking versus conventional banking; advanced banking in home and abroad.

CLO 1

3

E-banking: i-banking; ATM; tele banking; SMART, debit and credit cards; e-check; direct deposit; electronic bill payment and check conversion; cash value store; benefits and challenges of e-banking; e-banking in Bangladesh.

CLO 2

4

Investment Banking: Meaning and evolution of investment banking; role of investment banking; investment banking activities; challenges of investment banking in home and abroad.

CLO 3

3

Merchant Banking: Meaning and origin of merchant banking; types of merchant banking; functions of merchant banking; merchant banking vs investment banking; advantages and disadvantages of merchant banking; merchant banking n Bangladesh.

CLO 3

4

Green Banking: Meaning and features of green banking; green banking products; importance of green banking; problems and prospects of green banking in Bangladesh.

CLO 3

3

School Banking: Meaning, origin and development of school banking; school banking accounts; advantages and disadvantages of school banking; school banking in Bangladesh.

CLO 3

3

Offshore Banking: Concept of offshore banking; origin and evolution of offshore banking; offshore banking features and functions; benefits and limitations of offshore banking.

CLO 3

3

Para Banking: Meaning of para banking; para banking functions; para banking vs universal banking; features of para banking; issues in para banking.

CLO 3

3

International Banking: Meaning and objectives of international banking; functions of international banking; types of international banking; advantages and disadvantages of international banking.

CLO 4

3

Other Advanced Banking Concepts: CSR; LC; CAMEL; underwriting; loan advance and overdraft; repo and reverse repo; bank in export, stock exchange and leasing; clearing house.

CLO 5

3

Teaching strategy

Lecture, asking questions (two-way interactions), discussion, exercising problem.

Assessment strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

Recommended books and other resources:

Debnath, R.M. (2008): Business of Banking. Nabajuga Prokashani, Dhaka.

Hefferman, S. (2005): Modern Banking in Theory and Practice. John Wily & Sons Ltd., UK.

Hood, J.M. (1979), “Demographics of ATMs”, Banker’s Magazine, November-December, pp. 68-71

Kadam, A. (2016): Introduction to E-Banking. Online.

Kosiur, D. (1997): Smart Cards: Living up to Potential. PC Week, Vol. 14 No. 18.

McKechnie, S.A., Winklhofer, H. and Barnatt, C. (1999), Consumer Adoption of Electronic Cash: Mondex on the Campus.

Muraleedharan, D. (2014): Modern Banking Theory and Practice. PHI Pvt. Ltd.

Murphy, N.B. (1983): Determinants of ATM activity: the Impact of card Base, Location, Time in Place and System. Journal of Bank Research, autumn, pp. 231-3.

Shah, M. and Clarke, S. (2009): E-banking Management: Issues, Solutions and Strategies. Information Science Reference, New York.

Tech Savvy Series (2019): Introduction to Online Banking: Beginners’ Guide. Commonwealth Book of Australia, NSW.

Worthington, S. (1998): Smart Cards Yes! But Has Their Introduction Been so Smart? Smart Card News, July, pp. 137-9.

www.Bangladeshbank.org

Course Profile

 

Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking

 

Course Code: AFB 4203                                    Course Title: Financial Market

 

Credit: 02                    Contact Hours: 32                    Level: 4                        Semester: 2

 

Rationale:

Adequate knowledge of creation and trading of financial assets, allocating limited resources and process of intermediary between the savers and investors by mobilizing funds between them is needed to set prices for global trade, raise capital, and transfer liquidity and risk.

 

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

 

  1. Discuss the financial assets and markets, and derivative markets with its instruments.
  2. Explain the theory of interest rates with determinants and structure.
  3. Describe the primary and secondary markets.
  4. Analyze the financial futures and options markets.
  5. Discuss the share markets in Bangladesh.

 

Mapping CLO with PLO

CLO/PLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

PLO 3

PLO 4

PLO 5

PLO 6

PLO 7

PLO 8

CLO 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLO 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Content

Course Content

Aligned CLO

No. of Lectures

Introduction: Definition of financial assets and markets, classification of financial market, market participants, derivative markets and its instruments.

CLO 1

5

Level and Structure of Interest Rate: The theory of interest rates, the determinants of the structure of interest rates.

CLO 2

4

Primary Markets and the Underwriting of Securities: The traditional process for issuing new securities, investment bankers, regulations of the primary market, variations in the underwriting process,

CLO 3

6

Secondary Market: Functions of secondary markets, trading locations, market securities, role of broker and dealers in real market, market efficiency

CLO 3

4

Financial Futures Markets: Definition, future contracts, futures versus forward contracts, the role of futures in financial markets, different financial futures markets, Bangladesh financial futures markets

CLO 4

5

Options Markets: Definitions, different between options and future contracts, risk and return characteristics of options.

CLO 4

4

Share markets in Bangladesh: Concept, Types, Issuing shares.

CLO 5

4

Teaching Strategy

Lectures, problem-based learning, interactive learning, group studies and discussion.

 

Assessment Strategy

MCQ test, written test, oral test and assignments.

 

Recommended books and other resources:

Fabozzi F.J., Modigliani F., Jones F.J., and Ferri M.G.(2001). Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions, Third Edition, Pearson Education Inc.

Frederic S. Mishkin  and  (2017). Financial Market and Institutions

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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