Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Pokhara University

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  • Salient Features
  • Eligibility
  • Job Prospects
  • Curriculum

Info

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) of Pokhara University is a 126-credit-hours graduate program. It has eight semesters in total. Currently Forty two (42) Business School offers BBA program in affiliation with Pokhara University in Nepal.

BBA program of Pokhara University aims at educating students and preparing them for handling managerial position to start a professional career in business or public management. It will enable them to take over responsible positions in domestic and global business organizations with modern impersonal skills and technical know-how of the recent trends in global business.

This BBA program will develop positive attitudes, abilities and practical skills that are needed for a competent and responsible manager; and the program will work as foundation for master's studies in management.

Objectives of the Program
The faculty of Management Studies is committed to providing its students with broad knowledge of management by introducing them to innovative courses of management and developing their creative analytical and decision making abilities. Theoretical foundation coupled with practical knowledge will produce efficient and competent middle level managers.

The BBA Program specifically aims at:

  1. Preparing students to take an entry level managerial position to start a professional career in business and public management.
  2. Inculcating in students positive attitudes, abilities and practical skills essential for competent and responsible managers.
  3. Preparing students with the necessary foundation and competence for admission to the MBA program.

Salient Feature

Proposed Fee Structure for BBA in Pokhara University School of Business Lekhnath, Kaski for the academic year 2012

  1. First year: NPR 48,000
  2. Second year: NPR 38,000
  3. Third year: NPR 38,300
  4. Fourth year: 38,000

Grand total: NPR 1,62,300

Grading system:

The BBA students will be evaluated on the international grading system with the range of 0-4 Scale. To get the Bachelor degree, the students must secure a CGPA average of 2.0.

Project work

BBA students are required to undertake a field base research assignment and conduct an empirical analysis of a business problem and prepare a report on a prescribed format. The report will be evaluated by Pokhara University.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Students who have successfully completed higher secondary or intermediate examination with minimum second division are eligible to apply. Candidates applying for BBA program need to submit the application form along with their academic qualifications and transcripts. The admission committee selects the students from the candidates based on their academic performance and entrance test.

Admission Criteria

Every year One hundred Eighty Four (184) students get scholarships to study Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at constitutent and affiliated colleges of Pokhara University.

Pokhara University School of Business, Kaski offers scholarships to 19 students whereas 165 students get scholarships to study BBA from 43 affiliated colleges every year.


Job Prospects

Scope of the BBA Program

On completion of the BBA course, aspirants can study the Masters Program in Business Administration. The course structure of the BBA program is designed in such a manner that it acts as a foundation for the MBA program. The BBA curriculum prepares aspirants to perform their fullest extent in their post graduation program. This degree provides you excellent skills and overall knowledge of Business operations. With the ultimate growth industries all over the globe, the need of being a BBA and MBA becomes a must in order to survive in this tough competition. This is one of the prime reasons that makes BBA and MBA popular worldwide.

There was an era when it was believed that BBA degree provides us a gateway for working in the corporate world. But today, the opinions have changed. BBA today not only provides gateway to corporate sector, but opens the door of opportunities in every sectors of transactions.

Apart from all the above mentioned points, BBA also provides a candidate with ideas of starting their own enterprise. Many of the present BBA degree holders are rejecting good job offers and are going for their own business. This is resulting in the industrialization growth of the country. Many have even succeeded pretty well in their ventures after completion of BBA degree. The course of BBA is designed in such a way that it makes the student aware of all the aspects of business, and thus risk factor gets decreased when that person starts his or her own enterprise.

Career Prospectus

Other than higher studies, BBA can offer various options for a wide range of careers also. They can seek out for employments in share trading, business corporations, industries, banking industries, and so on. They can also work in Government Sector or in IT industries. Having an MBA degree enhances your profile drastically and opens the multiple doors of opportunities. The MBA course can take you to the top most designations like Directors, Managers, and CEOs in multi-national companies. Moreover, MBA professionals can enjoy higher remuneration.

Prospective Careers

Curriculum

Course Structure:

First Semester

Credit(s)

Second Semester

Credit(s)

English - I
Business Mathematics -I
Principles of Management
Financial Accounting-I
Computer Application

3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

English -II
Mathematics-II
Microeconomics
Financial Accounting -II
Programming Language

3 credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

Third Semester

Credit(s)

Fourth Semester

Credit(s)

Business Communication
Business Statistics -I
Sociology
Management Accounting
Macroeconomics

3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

Fundamentals of Logic
Data Analysis and Modeling
Psychology
Finance -I
Research Methodology
Summer Project

3 credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

Fifth Semester

Credit(s)

Sixth Semester

Credit(s)

Organizational Relations
Principles of Marketing
Management Information System
Finance -II
Nepalese Business Environment

3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

Entrepreneurship
International Business
Operations Management
Human Resource Management
Business Law
Internship

3 credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits

Seventh Semester

Credit(s)

Eighth Semester

Credit(s)

Strategic Management -I
Specialization -I (Two Courses)
Specialization II (Two Courses)

3 Credits
6 Credits
6 Credits

Strategic Management -II
Specialization -III (Two Courses)
Specialization-- IV (Two Courses)

3 Credits
6 Credits
6 Credits

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