MBA-BF

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.

Let me welcome the young aspirants of management studies who have struggled and slogged enough for selecting an appropriate learning center in this competitive scenario. I feel proud in sharing that Lumbini Banijya Campus (LBC) is a University Grant Commission (UGC) accredited campus. It is among the fastest growing institutions for management studies in Nepal. The Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) is an autonomous program offered by LBC under Tribhuvan University. It is designed to bridge up the gaps between academics and corporate practices.This program is designed for practicing business executives aspiring to acquire all appropriate management skills and competencies for their better positions for future advancement and success.

The faculty members at LBC have a rich blend of academic and corporate exposure and thus use the pedagogy which help you visualize the management concept for application in corporate world. The mentoring process adopted by the faculties helps you introspect for your strengths and area of interest to improve your place-ability score.

I would like you to know that your enthusiasm is our strongest motive for further improvement of our work. I am sure , at the end of the program, you will be proud of your decision, the work and time you have invested and pleased with the final results as we focus on academic rigor, practical application, technology and ethical standards.

I wish the young budding professionals good luck in their future endeavors to carve a successful career in the field of management.

 

Prof. Dr. Tara Prasad Uphdhyaya

Director, MBA-BF

Lumbini Banijya Campus

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.

Programme Objective

The general objective of the MBA -BF 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, 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

 

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.

Minimum Eligibility for Admission and Admission Procedures

  • 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.

Duration of the Course

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.

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.

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. 

Evaluation System

  1. 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:

  1. Attendance- Independent and Compulsory
  2. Quizzes and Oral Tests
  3. Workshop Practices
  4. Assignments
  5. Term Papers
  6. Essay Writing
  7. Project work
  8. Case Studies, Analysis and Discussion
  9. Presentations
  10. Class Participation
  11. Books/Journal/Article Review and Presentation
  12. Any other tests deemed suitable by the concerned faculty members

 

  1. Semester-end Examination

There shall be semester-end examination which carries 50 percent marks of the total weightage.

Internship Programme

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.

Dissertation

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.

Foundation and Business Core Courses

  • Managerial Communication
  • Economics for Managers
  • Statistics for Managers
  • Management Principles and Organizational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Operations Management
  • Management Information System
  • Financial Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Business Environment and Strategic Management
  • Econometrics
  • Marketing Management

      Finance and Investment Core Courses

  • Commercial Banking Operations and Regulations
  • Financial Decision Analysis
  • Credit Analysis and Advances
  • Investment Management and Security Analysis
  • Project Appraisal and Valuation
  • International Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Corporate Taxation

    Internship and Dissertations

  • Internship
  • Dissertation

Students must select three courses for their electives. These elective courses must be selected from anyone of the following three groups and the total credit for three courses is six credits.

Elective Group I          Corporate Finance and Capital Markets

MBA-BF(601)              Advanced Corporate Finance

MBA-BF(602)              Financial Institutions and Services

MBA-BF                      Seminar in Finance

Elective Group II                     Rural Finance for Agriculture and Entrepreneurship

MBA-BF(603)                          Micro Finance

MBA-BF(604)                          Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

MBA-BF                                  Seminar in Rural Finance

Elective Group III                    Investment Banking

MBA-BF(605)                          Central Banking and Monetary Management

MBA-BF(606)                          Bank Risk Management

MBA-BF                                  Seminar in Investment Banking

Non-Credit Courses (Soft skills and Ability Enhancement Activities)

  • Market Exposure Program (Field Visits)
  • Campus to Corporate (Lecture Series)
  • Corporate Etiquettes
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • CRM and Public Relations
  • Executive Writings
  • Data Analysis Software Workshop.

 

Subject Details

Semester 1st

S.No.

Course Code

Subjects

Credits

Lecture Hrs.

Tutorial Hrs.

1.

MBA-BF(505)

Managerial Communication

2

32

 

2.

MBA-BF(506)

Accounting for Managers

3

48

 

3.

MBA-BF(507)

Economics for Managers

2

32

 

4.

MBA-BF(508)

Management Principles and Organization Behaviour

2

32

 

5.

MBA-BF(509)

Financial Management

3

48

 

6.

MBA-BF(510)

Statistics for Managers

3

48

 

Total

15

 

 

 

Semester 2nd

No.   

Course Code

Subjects

Credits

Lecture Hrs.

Tutorial Hrs.

1.

MBA-BF(511)

Marketing Management

2

32

 

2.

MBA-BF(512)

Business Research Methods

2

32

 

3.

MBA-BF(513)

Operations Management

2

32

 

4.

MBA-BF(514)

Human Resource Management

2

32

 

5.

MBA-BF(515)

Commercial Banking Operations and Regulations

3

48

 

6.

MBA-BF(516)

Econometrics

3

48

 

7.

MBA-BF(517)

Management Information System

2

32

 

Total

16

 

 

 

Semester 3rd

S.No.

Course Code

Subjects

Credits

Lecture Hrs.

Tutorial Hrs.

1.

MBA-BF(518)

Financial Risk Management

2

32

 

2.

MBA-BF(519)

Financial Decision Analysis

2

32

 

3.

MBA-BF(520)

Credit Analysis and Advances

2

32

 

4.

MBA-BF(521)

Investment Management and Security Analysis

2

32

 

5.

MBA-BF(522)

Project Appraisal and Valuation

2

32

 

6.

 

Elective I

2

32

 

7.

 

Internship (Enterprise Field

Management )

3

48

 

Total

15

 

 

 

Semester 4th

S.No.

Course Code

Subjects

Credits

Lecture Hrs.

Tutorial Hrs.

1.

MBA-BF(525)

Business Environment and Strategic Management

3

48

 

2.

MBA-BF(526)

Corporate Taxation

2

32

 

3.

MBA-BF(527)

International Finance

2

32

 

4.

 

Elective II

2

32

 

5.

 

Elective III

2

32

 

6.

 

 Dissertation

3

32

 

Total

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admission Guidelines of MBA-BF

Introduction

Lumbini Banijya Campus (LBC) established in 2038 B.S affiliated with Tribhuvan University and running single faculty i.e. Management is a leading campus of western development region of Nepal. Students are pursuing Bachelor Level Degree i.e. BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies) and BBM (Bachelor of Business Management) as well as Master of Business Studies (MBS) in LBC. The college has got programme autonomy in Master of Business Administration Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) in the year 2073 B.S and running full time MBA-BF programme in day shift.

Minimum Eligibility for Admission

A graduate degree under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 patterned under any discipline securing at least 45 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)/GMAT Format Entrance Test.
  • The score of at least CGPA of 2.0 or 45 Percent in Bachelor's level is required to appear in LBC-MAT
  •  The final selection for admission will be taken on the performance scores of the applicant in each of the components of the admission tests.

Admission Procedures

Selection procedure.

The applicants will have to fill up in the application blank with all details of their personal information and past records. The selection process of students will have a four-stage screening that will include:

  1. Written test in the LBC-MAT (GMAT format)
  2. Group Discussion:

The applicants who have scored at least the pass marks in each of the components of the written tests will be allowed to take part in the group discussion stage of the selection process. The applicants who have passed the written tests will be divided in groups and the groups of such applicants will discuss on different given topics. The performance of the applicants will be recorded by a panel of judges based on the applicants’ ability to take initiation, proficiency and fluency of language, ability of making logical arguments, group leadership ability, and ability to summarize and conclude.

  1. Individual presentation:

Subsequently after the group discussion, the applicants will have to make individual presentation to put forth their ideas, views and opinions on a given topic to the panel of judges.

  1. Personal Interview: 

The applicants who have scored at least the pass marks in group discussions and individual presentations will be allowed to appear in the interview. It will attempt to judge applicants level of aptitude, motivation, nature of attitudes and behavior and capability to deal with the pressure and rigors of the MBA program.

The Lumbini Banijya Campus MBA-BF management committee has reserved the right to make the final selection of applicants for the admission to the program.

Fee Structure

The MBA-BF program cost per student will be Rs. 4,25,000/ for the two-year program for regular students and Rs. 5,25,000/ for sponsored and foreign students. Each students shall pay all fees due for a semester at the beginning of the semester. The breakdown of the semester wise fee will be as follows:

Fee for non-sponsored Nepali citizens

Admission Fee                                Rs. 50,000

Semester Charges and Tution Fees Rs. 93, 750

……………………………………………………………

Total for 1st Semester                      Rs. 1,43,750

For 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Semester @ Rs. 93,750

Fee for sponsored and foreign citizens

Admission Fee                                Rs 1,50,000

Semester Charges and Tution Fees Rs. 93, 750

……………………………………………………………

Total for 1st Semester                      Rs. 2,43,750

For 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Semester @ Rs. 93,750/

Note:

  1. Semester charges include internal semester examination fee, resource materials, and computer lab costs. Each student shall receive a standard text book in each of the course during the whole academic period. Cost of photocopy and case materials, seminar papers and articles will be paid form the semester charges.
  2. Semester end–examination and Make-up examination fee will have to be paid by students
  3. Graduate Research Project (GRP) processing fees will be paid by students.
  4. Cost of excursions for socio-economic study will be shared by the students in the following manner.
  5. Transportation and lodging cost: To be paid by the LBC
  6. Food Cost: To be paid by students

                           

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