Lumbini Banijya Campus, Butwal has launched Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) course first time in Nepal. MBA-BF is designed as an intensive full time two year program spread over four semesters which consists of seminars, practicums. experiential learning, and research project.
MBA-BF is a prestigious, responsible and rewarding programme under autonomy of Lumbini Banijya Campus with co-operation of Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. It is a 2 years (4 semester) programme which imparts the best combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience with analytical as well as technical skill to look after the entire operations and management of the modern business organization.
The general objective of the Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) course is to produce multi- talented, skillful, dynamic, and intelligent MBA graduates absolutely fit for Local and Global Markets in the area like Banking, Finance Companies, Micro Finance, Co-operatives, Insurance companies, and other Financial Services.
Upon Completion of the MBA-BF Students will gain the following:
- They can display competence, knowledge and skill in key business functional areas like accounting, finance, marketing, and management
- The verbal and writing skill for communication will be enhanced
- The capacity to work in team professionally and effectively shall be enriched
- Scholars can develop an understanding of diverse and rapidly changing global business environment
- All the graduates will be equipped with detail knowledge about operation of banking and financial intuition
- MBA scholars could apply decision making techniques, using both qualitative and quantitative analysis to management issues
- Students will be able to analyze and evaluate ethical issues that occur at all levels of business decision making
- Upon completion of degree scholars will be able to access and analyze risk associated with business organization
- The strategic analysis using both theoretical and practical application would become easier for the students
Duration: The duration of the MBA-BF program shall extend over four semesters (two academic years). The maximum duration for the course will extend for five years.
Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for all subjects, and examinations shall strictly be in English.
Pattern of attendance:
- Students are required to attend for not less than 80 percent of the classes in each subject in order to be eligible to appear semester-end examinations.
- The statement of attendance shall be displayed on the notice board by the institution at the end of every month.
- A student who remains continuously absent from class for 7 days without prior admission shall not be permitted to take the semester-end examination of the concerned subject.
The Grading System
The grading system of MBA-BF (Master in Business Administration- Banking and Finance) in Lumbini Banijya Campus is as follows:
Grade CGPA Performance Remarks
Grade Value Interpretation
A 4.0 Distinction
A- 3.7 Very Good
B+ 3.3 Good
B 3.0 Fair
B- 2.7 Pass in individual subject
F 0.0 Fail
The students shall receive their grades in semester-end final academic transcript only in letter grades and CGPA scores.
Scheme of Examination
Each course will have two components: Internal Assessment and Semester-end Examination. Each course will carry 100 marks of which 50 percent marks will be allotted for internal assessment and the rest for semester-end examination.
The duration of the written examination shall be:
- 3 CR- 4 hrs
- 2 CR- 3 hrs
- 1 CR- 2 hrs
Semester-end examination papers will be evaluated by two external examiners, and average marks will be awarded in each paper.
- Internal Assessment
The internal assessments will contain 50 percent of the total weightage. The concerned faculty shall be responsible for internal evaluation which will consist of all or any combination of the following:
- Attendance- Independent and Compulsory
- Quizzes and Oral Tests
- Workshop Practices
- Term Papers
- Essay Writing
- Project work
- Case Studies, Analysis and Discussion
- Class Participation
- Books/Journal/Article Review and Presentation
- Any other tests deemed suitable by the concerned faculty members
- Semester-end Examination
There shall be semester-end examination which carries 50 percent marks of the total weightage.
Students are required to undertake internship for practical exposure on what they have learned in the classroom for a period of minimum 8 to maximum 12 weeks. Students are required to submit the internship project report in the prescribed format. The evaluation of the internship shall be based on confidential report of the host organization (40 percent) and presentation of the internship project report in a seminar (60 percent) by the examiner.
The students are required to undertake a research assignment and prepare an integrative research report in prescribe format. Students are required to attend Viva-Voce examination and give a seminar presentation. The weight given to Viva and Research Report will be 50 percent each. For the evaluation of the research report, concerned authority shall appoint an external examiner.
The MBA-BF is a two year program spread over four semesters. They shall be at least sixteen weeks of teaching in each semester before commencement of semester-end examinations. One lecture hour per week per semester is assigned one credit. That is, a two credit hours course has 32 class hours.
Together these courses add up to a total of 60 credits: 30 credits for foundation and business core courses, 18 credits for finance and investment related courses, 6 credits for elective courses, and 6 credits for internship and dissertation projects.
A graduate degree under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 patterned under any discipline securing at least 50 marks in aggregate including languages from a recognized university in Nepal or abroad.
Candidates who have passed bachelor/master degree through correspondence/open university system from any other university are also eligible to appear LBC-MAT (Lumbini Banijya Campus Management Admission Test)/Entrance Test.
The LBC-MAT/Entrance Test procedures and patterns may be similar to that of SOM (School of Management), TU.
- Accounting for Managers
- Economics for Managers
- Managerial Communication
- Financial Management
- Management Principles and Organizational Behaviour
- Statistics for Managers
- Managerial Communication
- Business Research Methods
- Commercial Banking Operations And Regulations
- Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- Management Information System
- Operations Management
- Credit Analysis and Advances
- Financial Risk Management
- Financial Decision Analysis
- Investment Management and Security Analysis
- Project Appraisal and Valuation
- Business Environment and Strategic Management
- Corporate Taxation
- International Finance
Syllabus for Elective Courses
- Bank Risk Management
- Central Banking and Monetary Management
- Entrepreneurial Finance And Venture Capital
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Financial Institutions and Services