Internship Report On Overall activities and performance of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited

We shall be benefited of by our education if we can effectively apply the institutional education in practical fields. Hence, we all need practical education to apply theoretical knowledge in real world. By considering this importance arranges internship program each semester compulsory for the students of Bachelor of Business Administration to complete the requirement of the course. As a part of this program my topic of the study was selected “Overall activities & Performance of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd.” I tried my best to conduct effective study by collecting current data. Even though if mistake appears, it is truly undesirable. So I would request to look at the matter with merciful eyes.

The main objective of the study is to have a clear knowledge about general banking, foreign exchange & investment activities respectively. Besides, the objective of the study is to have a clear knowledge about the way of financing in export and import, various investment modes of IBBL & identify the gaps in knowledge about investment in Bangladesh.

The purpose of this study is more than having experience of real business world. Throughout the preparation of this paper it is tried to build a well thought-out form of the report, by using the draft ideas and documents, from which the reader can easily comprehend the Letter of Credit procedure.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) is the first of its kind in the South East Asia which was established in 1983 with a view to provide banking services based on Islamic principles. The bank, which started its operation with only 3 branches in the first year of its inception, has now 254 branches in 28 years of operation.
As a bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited receives deposits from its customers from all over the country as well as from abroad on profit and loss sharing basis and deploys that fund to different investment clients to gain profit. The bank distributes an agreed portion of the profit earned to the customers and the shareholders. Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited also performs foreign exchange business. In this process, the bank endeavors to contribute to the betterment of the society.

In the context of open market economy, the foreign exchange business is growing rapidly and playing a vital role in the economic growth of a country. About 40 % of total business of our country is rolling through foreign exchange transaction.

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has significantly contributed in flow of international transactions. Among the private commercial bank of our country IBBL is being kept the first position in export, import, remittance flow and as well as earnings the operating profit. Why I have chosen this topic, because to focus the foreign exchange banking performance of IBBL & its activities as based on Islamic Shariah.

This study is done to evaluate the overall activities of IBBL. Findings of the study may benefit the organization itself to take strategic decision on its future plan to enhance the volume of foreign exchange transaction. It may also benefit the readers as well as researchers who have particular interests in international trade finance.
by tusher karmoker