Master of Business Studies

Master of Business Studies

Masters
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2 years
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Master in Business Studies (MBS) is a two-year, four-semester academic program of Mid-West University, Faculty of Management. While studying and learning from a variety of dedicated classroom proceedings, project works and field practicum, the MBS program has been aimed to help students enhance their intellectual, interpersonal and social capacity with holistic development of a deeper understanding and determination of their future leadership, entrepreneurial and professional roles.

The overall design and delivery of MBS program of the Faculty of Management at Mid-West University has been crafted as a hybrid of different tools and techniques of effective educational interventions in higher education in management discipline having proven conceptual knowledge, supported by adequate pragmatic skill competence and attitude towards the specialized discipline and professionalism.

Objectives of MBS at MWU:

  • Develop a solid foundation of conceptual knowledge, skill competence and attitude on a range of managerial and administrative jobs relevant to the requirements of various types of organizations in changing contexts;
  • Enhance graduate skills and attitude for effective and efficient adaptation seeking opportunities in entrepreneurship and breakthrough project management;
  • Promote creative, analytical and critical thinking skills for dealing with environmental complexities and challenges facing the business environment in given context;
  • Enable graduates to use universally popular and emerging tools and techniques of various managerial decision-making in changing contexts;
  • Transform graduate skill competence and knowhow to use various information communication technologies (ICTs) and research-based practices in management decision- making and strategic thinking.;
  • Orienting them towards the various areas of professional careers in the broader field of organizational leadership and management by respecting ethics and compliance of diversity.

Salient Features

Assessment System

Following is the breakdown of MBS program assessment system for evaluating, grading and certifying individual student’s learning achievement:

SN

Activities

Weightage

Remarks

Internal Evaluation

1.

Class attendance, participation and punctuality

5%

Subject-wise attendance records; at least 80% attendance required.

2.

Take home assignments

5%

To be accomplished prior to mid-term test.

3.

Class assessments

5%

Up to 2 events during the course work.

4.

Thematic presentations

10%

In individual or group.

5.

Mid-term structured test

15%

Campus administered, after 50% completion of course.

Total

 

 40%

External Evaluation

6.

Semester-end Structured Test

60%

 

Grand total

 

100%

Note: The students undergoing the MBS program should maintain at least 50% level of performance results separately in internal and external evaluations for obtaining pass result.

Results Grading System

The grading system for student performance results has been presented as follows:

SN

Grade

Percentage (%)

Grade Category

Grade Points

1.

A

85 and above

Outstanding

4.00

2.

A-

80-85

Distinction

3.67

3.

B

75-80

Excellent

3.33

4.

B-

70-75

Very good

3.00

5.

C

65-70

Good

2.50

6.

C-

60-65

Average

2.00

7.

D

55-60

Satisfactory

1.50

8.

D-

50-55

Fair

1.00

9.

F

Less than 50

Fail

0.00         

Eligibility

  • Successful completion of higher secondary level education in any discipline.
  • Passed in Mid-West University Central Admission Test (MWU-CAT):

Criteria for Grading in MWU-CAT

Higher secondary level results

100 points

Written test

100 points

Total

200 points

*For the percentage-based system of marking, allot the corresponding points to the earned percentage and for grading the letter grade-based system, use the following mechanism:

Range of CGPA

Points to be Allotted

3.60 and above

80-100 points with respect to CGPA

3.20-3.60

70-80 points with respect to CGPA

2.80-3.20

60-70 points with respect to CGPA

2.40-2.80

50-60 points with respect to CGPA

2.00-2.40

40-50 points with respect to CGPA

1.60-2.00

20-40 points with respect to CGPA

 

Curricular Structure

Year I Semester I

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Cr. Hrs.

MGMT 511

Emerging Concepts in Management

3

MGMT 512

Accounting for Managers

3

MGMT 513

Managerial Economics

3

MGMT 514

Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 515

Statistics for Business Decisions

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

Year I Semester II

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Cr. Hrs.

MGMT 521

Marketing Management

3

MGMT 522

Banking and Insurance

3

MGMT 523

International Business

3

MGMT 524

Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 525

Cost and Management Accounting

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

Year II Semester III

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Cr. Hrs.

MGMT 531

Entrepreneurship Development

3

MGMT 532

Operations Management

3

MGMT 533

Corporate and Business Law

3

MGMT 534

Business Research Methods

3

MGMT 535

Financial Management

3

MGMT 536

Strategic Management

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

Year II Semester IV

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Cr. Hrs.

MGMT 541

Project Management

3

MGMT 542

Thesis

10

 

Three specialization subjects from any one group

9

 

Total Credit Hours

22

Specialization Subjects (Any One Group)

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Cr. Hrs.

 

Finance

 

FIN 545

Financial Institutions & Markets

3

FIN 546

Investment Analysis

3

FIN 547

Derivatives and Risk Management

3

 

Account

 

ACC 545

Taxation

3

ACC 546

Advance Auditing

3

ACC 547

Accounting Theory and Practice

3

 

Human Resource Management

 

HRM 545

Training and Human Resource Development

3

HRM 546

Compensation and Performance Management

3

HRM 547

Industrial Relations and Labor Laws

3

 

Marketing

 

MKT 545

Sales, Distribution and Retail Management

3

MKT 546

Consumer Behavior

3

MKT 547

Service Marketing

3

 

 

 

Project Report should be commenced in the beginning of Semester VII with weekly 1 contact session and accomplished in Semester VIII with final report submission. Its grading should be considered for Semester VIII. Please check the guidelines for project report writing.