Master of Business Adminsitration in Finance (MBA-F) - Tribhuvan University


Tribhuvan University

Management

2 year(s)


Master of Business Administration in Finance (MBM-F) of Tribhuvan University is a full time rigorous academic program in management that enables students to learn the subject matter in depth to have high level of specialist knowledge in a short time.

The Master of Business Administration in Finance (MBA-Finance) program seeks to develop professional skills in students particularly needed to successfully manage financial institutions tremendously growing and expanding all over the world due to economic liberalization, globalization and digitalization of technology. 

This program strives both to deepen knowledge in applied finance and develop analysis skills by using technology relevant for financial management and analysis careers. The graduates will be prepared for leadership positions in financial institutions and other businesses, heading finance department an organizations and becoming financial analysts and consultants. They obtain competencies required for managing business organizations successfully. 

Students will undertake research projects in the financial management area, which will inculcate in them the skills to solve financial and management problems alongside the core academic curriculum.

The program is designed to equip students with the insights, analytical capabilities and  skills to meet the challenges lacing business leaders, financial managers and financial analysts and consultants, who seek to shape their organizations in today's cutting-age technology-based world, focusing on managing oneself and others, and increasing employee well-being and performance while working in dynamic and complex environments. 

Program Objectives 

  • To prepare dedicated business leaders for the development of the Nepalese financial sector with global perspectives; 
  • To produce financial managers and leaders with people skills who can successfully manage and control the treasury of business organizations with great efficiency
  • To develop self-motivated and competent financial analysts and consultants, equipped with capacity to launch their own sustainable financial services firms;
  • To build skillful manpower with financial problem solving and analyzing capabilities. 
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Admission criteria

Admission Tests

The Central Department of Management shall conduct a four stage admission tests for appropriate screening of applicants. The applicants shall be screened in each of the stages. 

Written test: This test will be based on the (DMA! format the duration of the test will be 3 hours. 

Group discussion: Groups discuss on a given topic Performance of applicants is evaluated by a panel of judges based on leadership, language, logical arguments, and conclusions. 

Individual presentation: Applicants present their views and opinions on a given topic to the panel of judges. 

Personal interview: Personal interview will be conducted by a panel of judges based on applicant's motivation level, attitude and capability to handle the pressure and rigors of the MBA -Finance program. 


Salient features

Teaching Pedagogy 

CDM will implement the management and finance courses, and project-based classes centered on the study of problem solving courses through lectures, class and group discussion, case study, project work, workshop, seminars, business simulations and so on. 

Experiential Learning (Internship) 

Students ate required to undertake internship for practical exposure in the real world of business for a period of 10 to 12 weeks. Students are requited to submit the Internship Protect Report in the prescribed format provided by the CDM office. 

The evaluation of students for Internship will be based on the confidential report of authorized official of host organization (40 percent) and internship report (30 percent) and presentation of the report in a seminar (30 percent). 

Graduate Research Project (GRP) 

The students are required to undertake a research assignment and prepare an integrative research project report under the research guidelines provided by the CDM. 

Students are required to attend viva-voce examination and give a seminar presentation. The weight given fa viva and the research report will be 40 percent and 60 percent respectively.

For the evaluation of the research report, the Graduate Research Committee (GRC) at CDM will appoint the external examiner. 

Examination and Evaluation 

The performance of students will be evaluated through ongoing in-semester evaluations and semester-end examinations. The office of the examination of FoM shall have the final authority in conducing, evaluating and awarding grades in semester-end examinations. 

The course facilitator (instructor) will dec de the grades in the in-semester evaluations. 

In-semester Evaluations 

The in-semester (internal) evaluation shall generally have a total weight of 50 percent in class-room based course. 

The concerned faculty shall be responsible for the continuous in-semester evaluations. The in-semester evaluation shall be based on a student's performance in class presentations, case analysis, and project assignments, class tests and others as required by the course. 

Students are required to attend regularly all classes and presentations as required by the course. Students failing to attend 8O percent of classes shall not be allowed to appear in the semester-end examinations. 

Semester-end Examinations 

The semester-end examinations on course work related subjects shall have a total weight of 50 percent The semester-end examination shall be based on problem solving questions, analytical questions, and case studies or any other formats as demanded by a course. 

The duration of the examination shall be 4 hours for 3 credit hour courses and 3 hours for 2 credit hour courses. The semester-end examinations will be conducted by the examination office of FoM.  

Evaluation of Seminar, Practicum and Independent Study 

The detail term of reference (TOR) of the learning strategies and evaluation scheme will be provided by concerned course instructor. 

Grading System 

The performance of a student in the MBA - Finance program shall be made on a four point scale ranging from 0 to 4. 

The passing grade in the semester-end examination for an Individual paper shall be grade '8 minus' or GPA of 2.7 (50 percent). 

In order to pass the semester examinations, the student must secure a minimum of Grade 'B' or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0. 

The following table presents the Letter Grade, CGPA, percentage equivalent and Performance Remarks for the program:

Grade CGPA % Equivalent Performance Remarks 
A4.0 90 and above Distinction 
A-3.7 80-89.9Very Good 
B+3.370-79.9 Good 
B3.060- 69.9 Fair 
B-2.7 50- 59.9Pass in individual Course 
F0Below 50 Fail 

The students shall receive their semester grades and academic transcript grades only in letter grades and GPA scores. 

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Eligibility

A minimum Bachelor's Degree in with a minimum CGPA score of 2 in semester system or 45 percent in the annual system.


Curricular structure

Semester Cycle 

The MBA Finance is 2 year, 4 semester, full time program. The course comprises of 60 credits, made up of foundation, core, capstone, concentrations, seminars and elective courses. 

The program is designed in such a manner that the required managerial skills of the students can be developed in a gradual manner. 

Semester I 

  • Economic Analysis for Business 
  • Applied Business Statistics 
  • Managerial Communication 
  • Financial Management and Financial System 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Global Financial Markets 
  • Contemporary Issues and Concepts in Management: Seminar 

Semester II 

  • Human Resource Management and 0B 
  • Accounting for Managers 
  • Commercial Bank Management 
  • Insurance and Risk Management 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation 
  • E-Business: Practicum 
  • Independent Study in Finance 

Semester III 

  • Research for Managers 
  • Behavioral finance 
  • Financial Markets and Institutions 
  • Elective I 
  • Concentration I 
  • Concentration II 
  • Experiential Leaning Project 
  • Research in Finance Seminar 

Semester IV 

  • Business Environment and Strategic 
  • Management 
  • Service Operation Management 
  • Elective II 
  • Concentration III 
  • Concentration IV 
  • E-Finance: Graduate Seminar 
  • Graduate Research Project (GRP)