Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship (FBE)
The Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship (FBE) is one of the largest faculties of Daffodil international University (DIU) with more than 3000 students currently studying in undergraduate and postgraduate programs under various departments. The departments of FBE are Department of Business Administration, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Department of Real Estate Management, Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Department of Business Studies. The goal of the faculty is not only to provide the highest quality teaching in business and entrepreneurship, but also to inculcate the values essential for tomorrow’s business leaders and entrepreneurs. The faculty conducts research and teaches about business and entrepreneurship and the processes of innovation while working to improve the entrepreneurial community on campus and beyond. One of the special features of FBE is that it has a blend of well-experienced teachers with PhD and adequate research exposure and updated course curricula incorporating the changing requirements of 4th industrial revolution. The programs under FBE integrate all business areas including marketing, innovation, finance, entrepreneurship, management, tourism, hospitality management, accounting, social business, leadership, operations, and strategy, and takes students beyond the classroom allowing them to test themselves in real-world settings.
The Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship (FBE) of DIU is regarded as a leading and one of the best business schools in Bangladesh for its excellence in business and entrepreneurship education. The faculty is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA).
The Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship comprises five departments which are the following.
1. Department of Business Administration
The largest department in the faculty, the Department of Business Administration is offering BBA, MBA and EMBA with a wide range of majors such as Finance, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Human Resource Management (HRM), Management Information System (MIS), Accounting, Banking, Textile, and Apparel Management, and Merchandising, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship and so on.
2. Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Department if Innovation and Entrepreneurship aims at providing students with a platform to develop relevant entrepreneurial skills through a practical assignment and project work and elevating the growth of new ventures through continuous mentoring and funding supported by venture capitals, angel investors, entrepreneurship development fund and other seed funds. Currently, the department offers a four-year program namely Bachelor of Entrepreneurship.
3. Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management
The Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management under FBE offers an undergraduate program namely Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management. The department strives to make an impact on tourism and hospitality management industry nationally and internationally by producing competent graduates in this sector.
4. Department of Real Estate
Department of Real Estate, DIU is the pioneer in Bangladesh in offering an undergraduate degree in Real Estate. Presently, the department is offering a 4- year bachelor program namely Bachelor of Real Estate with three majors as Banking & Finance, Land Management and Marketing.
5. Department of Business Studies
The department offers a bachelor program entitled Bachelor of Business Studies in E-Business Management which optimizes the advent of Information and Communication Technology as a tool to increase business competitiveness.