Executive MBA

Executive MBA

2 years
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Entrance Exams

  • Fee:NPR 600,000

Executive MBA (EMBA) of Kathmandu University is a post-experience management education program that helps managers learn to change and grow in career - not outside it.  It is designed for working professionals who wish to fight obsolescence and improve management and leadership capability to get ahead. 

KUSOM EMBA is a leading post-experience executive education program in Nepal that offers advantage of a comprehensive high quality graduate management program, while continuing in full time professional roles.   

Experienced managers pursuing EMBA at KUSOM

  1. Improve and update management knowledge and techniques in a practical and application oriented learning environment;
  2. Enhance analytical, leadership and strategic ability to diagnose real organizational issues and address them professionally;
  3. Apply and integrate management concepts and skills to local situations with global perspectives;
  4. Develop specialization in one functional management discipline; and
  5. Grow in their career while developing organizations by demonstrating professional values, practices and behaviors.

 The KUSOM EMBA program is an intensive two-year course, stretched over six terms, with every academic year having three terms: 

  1. Spring Term (February - May),
  2. Summer Term (June - September);
  3. Fall Term (October - January)

The EMBA curriculum is designed to enrich both theoretical and practical knowledge in management while helping them to enhance the depth and breadth of their managerial capabilities. It contains the best and the latest in management knowledge and practice to keep participants updated with the evolving nature and challenges of management profession from the perspective of practitioners.



Program Requirement

KUSOM EMBA is open to Nepali and non-Nepali nationals with 

  1. Three years of work experience at the supervisory / managerial level
  2. A Bachelor’s degree of at least two years’ duration in any discipline with second division in aggregate.  

Selection Process

Upon submission of the completed application form with two letters of recommendations, transcripts of previous degrees, and the payment of admission test, the Admission Committee administers the admission process.

Selection of the candidates is based on:   

  1. Scores on the KUSOM Management Admission Test (verbal and quantitative reasoning, and proficiency in English language),
  2. written English test, and
  3. personal interview;
  4. Relevant and productive managerial experience; and
  5. Merit of academic attainments up to the undergraduate level

Admission Criteria

Fee Structure of EMBA Program at Kathmandu University

Type Amount
Total Individual Package 390000
Total Corporate Sponsorship Package 425000

*  RS 5,000 is to be added as caution money that will be returned after completion of the program.

# RS 30,000 is to be added for providing lunch and snacks during the entire program.

  1. The amount is payable in 11 installments for Individual EMBA package and 5 Installments for corporate sponsor package.
  2. For students from SAARC countries, one and half times of the normal fee;
  3. For students from other countries, double the normal fee.
  4. These expenses do not include cost of books and stationary, accommodation, or any other personal expenses.
  5. The fee charged by the School are subject to change without prior notification.

Education Loan

With view to seek best qualified students, regardless of their financial status, KUSOM provides assistance to get loan from the selected banks.

Curricular Structure

Curriculum of EMBA Program of Kathmandu University:

Five blocks of learning contents constitute the structure of the program:

  • Management Core [19 Credits],
  • Analytical Base [16 Credits]
  • Leader and Strategist Role [17 Credits]
  • Functional Expertise [9 Credits]
  • Elective [3 Credits]

Total credit one has to earn to complete EMBA program is 64.

 EMBA Course Detail:

Analytical Base [16 Credits]

Management Core [19 Credits]

Accounting for Managers [4]

Business Economics [4]

Management Information Systems [3]

Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decisions [3]

Corporate Law [2]

Financial Management [4]

Marketing Management [4]

Managing People and Performance[4]

Managing Operations and Technology [3]

Global Business Management [4]

Leadership and Strategist Focus [17 Credits]

Elective [3 Credits]

Leadership and Organizational Change [4]

Strategic Management [4]

Entrepreneurial Management [4]

Negotiations Strategy [2]

In-company Project [3]

Organization Development

Total Quality Management

Knowledge Management

Applied Econometrics

Customer Relationship Management

Project Management

Research Methodology


Organization and People

Supply Chain Management

Corporate Governance and Control

Thesis Work

Functional Expertise [9 Credits]



Financial Markets

Financial Institutions Management

Investment Management

Financial Engineering and Risk Management

Working Capital Management

Tax Planning

International Financial Management

Financial Planning and Strategy

Advanced Finance Theory

Advanced Corporate Finance

Project Finance

Independent Study / Project Work

Marketing Research

Marketing Communication

Consumer Behavior

Service Marketing

Internet Marketing

Sales Management

Social Marketing

Product and Brand Management

International Marketing

Marketing Strategy

Independent Study / Project Work

Human Resource


Human Resource Development

Employee Performance Management

Employee Compensation Management

Employee Recruitment and Selection

Industrial Relations and Employment Laws

Human Resource Strategies

Training System Management

Managing Quality of Work Life

Independent Study / Project Work

System Analysis and System Design

Decision Support System

Enterprise Resource Planning

Independent Study / Project Work


Project Management

Project Management

Project Development/ Formulation

Project Implementation

Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Sustainability

Independent Study / Project Work