Economic Research Group and BMB Mott MacDonald
Under APP, five leading private universities of
Bangladesh has joined in a team to start an academic concentration
(a minor) in their Business and Economics undergraduate programs.
These universities are: North South University, Independent
University of Bangladesh, American International University of
Bangladesh, East West University and BRAC University.
The universities are currently working on
designing the curriculum and it is expected that they will start
enrolling students under the concentration area by Spring 2010,
subject to approval of the UGC.
Besides, establishing a minor on Investment
Climate Issues, these five universities have also established
Investment Climate Unit (ICU), a research cell which will be
promoting research among the faculty members and the students in
An additional component of APP is to place
students on paid internship program in resea