The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka was established in 1966 in collaboration with the Indiana University, Bloomington, USA under a Ford Foundation Financial Assistance Program.
The objective of the institute is to provide professional training in business administration. IBA started with the MBA Program in 1966. MPhil and PhD programs were later introduced in the 1970s, while the BBA Program was launched in 1993.
IBA carries the distinction of being the pioneer of all the business schools of Bangladesh. It is absolutely free from any kind of session jam.
With a tradition of reflective thinking buoyed by a no-compromise quality orientation, IBA has taken many strides towards excellence. A strong combination of rich inputs and active processes in a supportive environment has made IBA the most prestigious professional training institute in the country.
Key strengths of IBA are:
â€¢ A unique curriculum designed in line with North American Business Schools with the functional areas being aptly supplemented by various support areas.
â€¢ An active learning approach where student participation is practiced and encouraged.
â€¢ An effective teaching method with an optimum blend of experimental and experiential learning.
â€¢ A highly trained and experienced faculty who bring into the classroom a multitude of experience and viewpoints.
â€¢ Dynamic and motivated students.
â€¢ A support culture for learning and research fostered within the same building with various essential facilities such as a computer center, library, canteen and rooms for group discussions.