BDF is a high-demand driven internationally recognized professional program affiliated with Kathmandu University. Starting in 2006, this highly structured and dynamic program is tailor-made to take on the challenges of finance-related aspects important to development. Specifically, ‘Development finance’ aims to create programs and solutions to challenges that the local businesses, industries, banking and financial institutions, and local and global environment face. In this Context, National College has developed this program of 4 years (8 semesters) course of 130 credits. The subjects on institutional structures, policies, and strategies give testimony to the fact that we as an educational institution also, commit towards contributing to sustainable development.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to analyze the nature of financial institutions, project management, and entrepreneurship development. The program focuses on practical field-based learning right from the first semester, which later changes forms as internships and independent research-based project work in the final year.