Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Purbanchal University

The global trend of market need-based applied education has proven to be inevitable for every educational institution. However, the Nepalese educational institutions are yet to realize the benefits of liberal educational environment at the global level. Easy access to education worldwide has further embarked the need for improvement at home so as to stimulate the trust of the new generation with the local and national educational institutions, especially in management education, operating within the nation.

Higher education in Management studies has emerged as one of the most opportune sectors for innovation, development, and growth today. Some of the indicators to witness the opportunities in management education are:

  • Present global move has proved that education sector cannot operate successfully in isolation from the impact of globalization and deregulation.
  • Free access to global education systems to the institutions and graduates provides an added opportunity to upcoming educational institutions.
  • Global educational trends have been swiftly shifting towards market-driven approach.
  • Service sector has been undergoing massive expansion giving rise to a dramatic increment of global employment opportunities in the sector.
  • Every sector has been concentrating on improvement of overall operational processes through quality institutional governance.
  • Management education has been taken as one of the most prominent tools to cash in above mentioned opportunities

The minimum duration of the program is 24 months spread over 4 semesters. For successful completion of the degree, a student is required to earn 69 credit hours by successfully completing 22 courses. The program is directed at preparing professional managers for business and non-business sectors. The focus of the program is on developing managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities of students through curricular and co-curricular activities.

Objective of the Program
The MBA Specifically aims to:

• Prepare managers for business and non- business sectors by developing their professionalism.
• Develop entrepreneurs capable of evaluating risks and taking challenges in the emerging global business environment.
• Inculcate knowledge, skill, and attitude in students so that they become result oriented and socially responsive professionals with a scientific approach.

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Job prospectus

Career Propectus
The MBA Program gives a student the opportunity to develop a range of highly valued professional skills and a competitive edge in your career.

Career Progression: In most professional organizations, the senior managers are usually MBAs. There are more opportunities for MBAs than for almost any other functional qualifications. The MBA Program provides a quantum jump in your career progression.

Personal Growth: The MBA Program imparts you with a perspective which enables you to relate to the entire business environment within which you may operate. You will be able to understand the impact of various decisions and play a significant role in them. The MBA Program will also help you understand business sufficiently to plan your own career and entrepreneurial moves successfully.

Continuous Learning: The MBA Program is a tremendous learning opportunity. It will allow you to update your knowledge and skills significantly. The knowledge you acquire needs constant upgrade and the learning methodology in the MBA Program provides you with a mechanism to seek, comprehend and internalize knowledge on a continuing basis.

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Curricular structure

The MBA program comprises a total of 22 courses. Of the 22 courses, students are required to take 17 courses from foundation, analytical tool, core and functional area (51 credits), 4 specialization courses (12 credits), and graduate research project & internship (6 credits). Specialization courses are offered in 3rd and 4th semesters and internship project is offered in the 3rd semester.

Semester and Course Semester and Course
SEMESTER I / 18 Credit Hours
MGT 501 : Organization Management
MGT 502 : Managerial Communication
MGT 503 : QT for Managerial Decisions
MGT 521 : Financial Accounting
MGT 524 : Managerial Economics
MGT 525 : Marketing Management

SEMESTER II / 18 Credit Hours
MGT 501 : Research Methodology
MGT 522 : Management Accounting
MGT 523 : Eco. Analysis and Environment
MGT 526 : Financial Management
MGT 527 : Human Resources Management
MGT 528 : Organizational Behavior
SEMESTER III / 21 Credit Hours
MGT 529 : Entrepreneurship Development
MGT 530 : Management Information System
MGT 531 : Production and Operation System
(Specialization Area (Two Courses)
BXP 650 : Internship
SEMESTER IV / 21 Credit Hours
MGT 541 : Strategic Management
MGT 542 : International Business
Specialization Area (TWO Courses)
PRO 660: Project work, or
THS 661 : Thesis
Specialization Course (Any four courses from any one area)


Finance : 12 Credits

  1. FIN 601 : Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  2. FIN 602 : Investment Management
  3. FIN 603 : Management of Financial Institutions
  4. FIN 604 : Financial Derivatives and Engineering
  5. FIN 605 : International Financial Management
  6. FIN 606: Capital Structure Management

Management : 12 Credits

  1. HRM 621 : Organization Development
  2. HRM 622 : Strategic Human Resources Management
  3. HRM 623 : Compensation Management
  4. HRM 624 : HRD and Human Resource Audit
  5. HRM 625 : International HRM

Marketing : 12 Credits

  1. MKT 611 : Consumer Behavior
  2. MKT 612 : Marketing Research
  3. MKT 613 : Strategic Brand Management
  4. MKT 614 : Promotion Management
  5. MKT 615 : Service Marketing

Global Business Management : 12 Credits

  1. HRM 625 : International HRM
  2. GBM 631: Management of Multinational Corporation
  3. GBM 632 : Global Marketing
  4. GBM 633 : International Labor Laws and Human Resources Issues
  5. GBM 635 : International Financial Management