Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

2 years

Mid-West University (MWU), established by the government of Nepal with a parliament act on June 17, 2010. Mid-West University (MWU) MBA is a pioneering program in Nepal, which response to the current and emerging needs of the business, corporate world and also responds the need of the Government entities.

MWU MBA has been formed to prepare young individuals for careers as successful managers and entrepreneurs by developing managerial competence and acumen for the changing world. 

MWU MBA envisions itself to emerge as a leading management program that emphasizes acquiring state-of-the-art management knowledge and techniques in a practical and application-oriented learning environment. Students would be able to develop analytical and creative ability to diagnose situations and address them in a more rational way in the context of changing environment; and they would be able to apply and integrate management concepts and skills to local situations with global perspectives and further would develop a specialization in one functional management discipline; and hence would demonstrate professional values, practices, and behaviors in managing organizations.

Salient Features

Evaluation System

In each Semester the faculty members are responsible for the course and they evaluate the academic performance of students in each course offered. The academic performance of the students will be judged through:

  • Continuous In-semester evaluation
  • End-semester Examination
  • The Continuous In-semester evaluation of the student will be made by the concerned faculty member in any or a combination of:
  • Written test
  • Workshop and seminar
  • Assignments
  • Semester paper
  • Project work
  • Case studies and group discussion
  • Quizzes and oral test  

Grading System

In each course, the student will be evaluated on a 4-point scale

Course Delivery

MWU MBA emphasizes more on student active involvement and learning by the students themselves rather than on teaching them. It aims to adopt teaching methods that facilitate students’ active participation and involvement. The main modes of teaching are:


  • Lecturer and guest lecturer
  • Group discussion and presentations;
  • Field visits; Seminar and conferences
  • Project work assignments, Role-play, etc.

Throughout the two-year program, students are motivated to define and analyze the problems or issues, evaluate options and make decisions. Lecture, oral presentation, and other teaching methods like role-playing, classroom exercises, debates, etc. are used to complement the case method and project works.


The candidate must have a Bachelor degree from the recognized academic institutions with minimum 45% or 2 CGPA.

Curricular Structure

MBA Course Structure

The MWU MBA course structure 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 students updated with the evolving nature and challenges of management.
The level of courses that lead to MBA at MWU includes the following:

  • Foundation [18 Credits]
  • Management Core [24 credits]
  • Integrative [12 Credits]
  • Concentration [9 Credits]
  • Internship and Project Work [7 Credits]

A student is required to complete altogether 23 courses totaling 70 credit hours to get the MBA degree.

MBA Syllabus – Total Credit Hours – 70

First Semester
Subject Code Name of the Subject Credit Hours
  Core Courses  
MGT 511 Foundation of Management 03
MGT 512 Critical Thinking 03
MGT 513 Communication for Managers 03
MGT 514 Financial and Management Accounting 03
MGT 515 Research Methodology 03
MGT 516 Quantitative Approach to Management 03
  Total 18
Second Semester
Subject Code Core courses Credit Hours
MGT 521 Marketing Management 03
MGT 522 Management Information Systems 03
MGT 523 Managerial Economics 03
MGT 524 Financial Management 03
MGT 525 Human Resource Management 03
MGT 526 Organizational Behavior 03
  Total 18
Third Semester
Subject Code Core Courses Credit Hours
MGT 531 Strategic and Operations Management 03
MGT 532 Production and Operation Management 03
MGT 533 Total Quantitative Management 03
MGT 534 Entrepreneurship and Technology Management 03
MGT 535 Corporate Law 03
MGT 536 International Business Strategy 03
  Total 18
Fourth Semester
Subject Code Specialization Course (Any Three subjects from any one group) Credit Hours
  Finance (courses in Finance) 09 Credits
MGT 546 Financial Institution and Market 03
MGT 547 Strategic Financial Management 03
MGT 548 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 03
Subject Code Human Resources Management (course in Human Resource Management) 09 Credits
MGT 549 Compensation and Benefit Management 03
MGT 550 Performance Management 03
MGT 551 Human Resource Development 03  
  Marketing (course in Marketing) 09 Credits
MGT 552 Brand Management 03
MGT 553 Sales Management 03
MGT 554 Service Marketing 03
MGT 555 Internship 03
MGT 556 Graduate Research Project 04
MGT 556 An Introduction of Nepal (AIN)* 00
  Total 16
  Grand Total 70