MBA Evening program of Pokhara University targets young aspirants who want to earn an MBA degree and gather work experience simultaneously. This program allows fresh graduates to work and study together without compromising on either. The program accommodates the need to learn and earn together.
MBA Evening program is similar to the regular MBA program of Pokhara University. On completion of the program, the student will be conferred the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree by Pokhara University.
Objectives of MBA-Evening program
The main objectives of the MBA-Evening program is to provide students the opportunity to enhance their professionalism. It aims to imbibe a sense of strategic outlook to management problems in students. The emphasis, therefore, is on management as an integrated process and requires the students to develop a global view of economic, technological, cultural and political environment of business.
Specifically the program aims to:
Admission to the program is based on the promise shown by applicants as indicated by the quality of application and the performance in the computer based entrance test (CBT), essay and personal interview.
The admission test will consist a Computer- Based English Language Aptitude Test and Quantitative Aptitude Test.
Main differences in MBA and MBA evening are:
Minimum time of completion: 32 months spread over 8 trimesters (Where as regular MBA is 66 redit hour's full-time program spread over 6 trimesters to be completed in two academic years). Since the participants' need is to learn and work together, the 32-month period will allow participants to settle in their jobs as well as put the required effort to earn a degree without compromising on the learning. In this way, the participants are not over burdened with the rigors of the program and also have the required time to withstand the pressures of a job.
Corresponding study plan: The study plan accommodates the learning needs of the participants and the minimum time of completion. It ensures that the participants are not overloaded with course work and therefore will not be compromising on their acquisition of knowledge and skills.
Examinations: The participants of the MBA evening program will take the same examination as the MBA regular students conducted by Pokhara University.
Students, who have successfully completed or expect to successfully complete, a minimum three years bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline, with a minimum of 45% or 2 CGPA are eligible to apply.
MBA evening program is to be completed within eight trimesters. The duration of each trimester will be 12 weeks excluding examinations. The program will be run without a long vacation. The minimum time period to complete the program is 32 months (eight trimesters). The maximum time of completion of the program is four years from the date of registration.
For successful completion of the degree, a student is required to take 27 courses and 4 practicum and graduate seminars (equivalent to 66 credit hours) Students are required to complete 7 foundation and analytical tool courses (18 credits), 10 core and functional courses (20 credits), 2 capstone courses (6 credits), 4 concentration/specialization courses (8 credits), 2 electives (4 credits), and graduate research project, internship, seminars, and other projects (10 credits).