MBS – G.P. Koirala Memorial (Community) College (GPKMC)
Address: Siphal, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal Contact: 014582404, 014579115, 014571813, 9851173743 Gmail: gpkoiralacollege@gmail.com
Address: Siphal, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal Contact: 014582404, 014579115, 014571813, 9851173743 Gmail: gpkoiralacollege@gmail.com

MBS

 

On behalf of the MBS faculty and Staff, I am pleased to welcome you to the MBS Program at G.P. Koirala Memorial College.

Our MBS program is designed to prepare students for success in the global business world. Our rigorous curriculum and experienced faculty will challenge you to think critically, solve problems creatively, and develop the skills and knowledge you need to lead and manage in today’s complex and dynamic environment. 

We are committed to providing our students with a personalized and supportive learning environment. We offer a variety of student resources and services, including career counselling, academic advising, and extracurricular activities.

We are confident that the MBS Programs at G.P. Koirala Memorial College will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to achieve your professional goals. 

Sincerely,
Keshav Narayan Shrestha
Program Coordinator
infombs@gpkmc.edu.np

 

Masters of Business Studies (MBS) at G.P. Koirala Memorial College is affiliated with Tribhuvan University and is spread over 4 semesters over 2 years. The objective of the MBS program is to enable students to work as competent managers and to meet the demand for higher-level managers in organizations particularly in the functional areas of management. The MBS program is comprised of foundation courses, core courses, specialization courses, and capstone courses (dissertation). 

The MBS program specifically aims to: 

  1. Equip the students with the required conceptual knowledge of business and management.
  2. Prepare managers in the functional areas of management. 
  3. Develop knowledge and skills of the business environment from national and global perspectives.
  4. Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in Nepalese society.
  5. Develop research capability in the students.
  6. Prepare a foundation for advanced studies and research in management.

Developing managerial practice for imparting skills to students is a central concern of the Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan University (TU). The emphasis on practice is reflected in various Master level programs. Management program lays special emphasis on developing graduates’ managerial and entrepreneurial skills over a solid foundation of theories and techniques. Through this two-year (60) credit hours program students develop their knowledge and management skills on the basis of a good understanding of the existing issues like economic, social, political milieu both at the national and global levels. 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

ADMISSION PROCEDURE and ELIGIBILITY

Masters of Business Studies (MBS) at G.P. Koirala Memorial College is affiliated with Tribhuvan University and is spread over 4 semesters over 2 years. The objective of the MBS program is to enable students to work as competent managers and to meet the demand for higher-level managers in organizations particularly in the functional areas of management. The MBS program is comprised of foundation courses, core courses, specialization courses, and capstone courses (dissertation).
The MBS program specifically aims to:
1. Equip the students with the required conceptual knowledge of business and management.
2. Prepare managers in the functional areas of management.
3. Develop knowledge and skills of the business environment from national and global perspectives.
4. Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in Nepalese society.
5. Develop research capability in the students.
6. Prepare a foundation for advanced studies and research in management.
Developing managerial practice for imparting skills to students is a central concern of the Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan University (TU). The emphasis on practice is reflected in various Master level programs. Management program lays special emphasis on developing graduates’ managerial and entrepreneurial skills over a solid foundation of theories and techniques. Through this two-year (60) credit hours program students develop their knowledge and management skills on the basis of a good understanding of the existing issues like economic, social, political milieu both at the national and global levels.

The applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in management/commerce or related discipline from Tribhuvan University or any other university recognized by TU.
Eligible candidates should fill the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) form and submit to the college administration and should appear in CMAT test as scheduled by the FOM, TU. The test comprises the questions related to verbal ability, quantitative ability, business and economics, logical reasoning and general awareness. There shall be altogether hundred (100) questions in the CMAT containing 25 questions in each section. Students must secure a minimum of 40 percent in the CMAT in order to qualify for the admission.

Academic Approaches

TEACHING METHODS
INTERACTIVE LEARNINGS AND PRESENTATIONS
THESIS & Project Work
INTERNSHIP (EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING)

Teaching methodology at GPKMC is based on the  student-centered learning approach. It is supported by much updated teaching learning techniques that encourage active classroom participation. Our multiple teaching methods are: in-depth textual analysis and comprehensive in-class exercises on business cases drawn from national and international contexts. Various activities such as tutorials, seminars, library research, self-study, collaborative study, presentations and discussions, study tours, and project works are the most regularly used teaching techniques at GPKMC. Our classes are friendly, welcoming and supportive and our tutors will make students’ experience both enjoyable and stimulating.

Computer labs, library, classrooms, seminar and activity halls, faculty cubes, staff rooms are all provided with access to Wi-Fi and Internet facilities. These facilities motivate students to be involved in spontaneous study, academic networking and undertaking project works.

MBS students are assigned the study topics and issues related to business and administration for study and presentation. Students are encouraged to work in teams to undertake project works, case analysis, and article reviews. Periodic seminars are organized by the College by inviting outside experts and professionals. Students are encouraged to make their presentations in these seminars using power points. Presentation is a core teaching pedagogy as used at GPKMC. Faculty members give students freedom to select the topics of their choice and relevance for PowerPoint presentations. Technical and logistic support to students to prepare power points are provided by the College. These presentations often become a part of students’ internal evaluation.

Students of MBS at GPKMC are regularly involved in different research works on various topics as part of their degree requirements. The major research works comprise thesis writing for MBS students. Thesis and project work are mandatory.

MBS students at GPKMC are deputed to various financial institutions and other business organizations during their study period for experiential learning. The main objective of the internship program is to provide students with an opportunity to get practical and professional exposure to business practices and realities. 

EXAMINATION and EVALUATION

The performance of students will be evaluated through ongoing in-semester evaluations and semester-end examinations. The FOM shall have the final authority in conducting, evaluating and awarding grades in semester-end examinations. The course facilitator (instructor) shall decide the grades in the in-semester evaluations. A student is required to pass the internal and external examinations independently.

In-semester internal evaluation: 40 Marks 
Evaluation Activities  Weight in % 
In-semester pre-board examination 40
Class-room activities
(Class presentations, case analysis, group work etc.)
20
Project Assignments 30
Class Attendance 10
Total 100 %

COURSE STRUCTURE

First Semester
Second Semester
Third Semester
Fourth Semester

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MKT 511 Marketing Management (3 Credit)
ECO 512 Managerial Economics (3 Credit)
MSC 514 Statistical Methods (3 Credit)
MGT 515 Organizational Behavior (3 Credit)

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 510 Financial Management (3 Credit)
MGT 513 Human Resources Management (3 Credit)
MSC 516 Production and Operations Management (3 Credit)
ACC 517 Management Accountancy (3 Credit)
MGT 518 Business Environment in Nepal  (3 Credit)

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 519 Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control (3 Credit)
MSC 521 Research Methodology (3 Credit)
MGT 522 International Business (3 Credit)
MGT 524 Entrepreneurship (3 Credit)

 

Specialization Course (Any One from Group A)

Finance    

Course Code  Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 687 Financial Derivatives and Market (3 Credit
FIN 688 Corporate Finance (3 Credit)

Accountancy          

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 685 Corporate Taxation ( 3 Credit)
ACC 686 Cost Management (3 Credit)

Management       

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT 687 Recent Trends in Management (3 Credit)
MGT 688 Organizational Theory (3 Credit)

Marketing            

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MKT 691 Advertising and Promotion Management ( 3 Credit)
MKT 692     Rural Marketing (3 Credit)

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT523 Strategic Management ( 3 credit)
  Any 2 subjects from Accountancy or Finance or
Marketing or Management specialization Course
( 3+3 credit)
MGT523 Dissertation (6 credit)