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MBS Syllabus And Subjects In Nepal: Complete Course Analysis

Master of Business Studies is a four semester degree program in the field of business and management. This course lasts for 24 months.

MBS program is a two-year course divided into four semesters. This program covers core courses, specialization courses, and a dissertation. It provides students with a thorough and in-depth understanding of business management.

Core management disciplines are taught in the first year of the program through lectures, workshops, and seminars in the classroom. Specialized courses are selected in the second year of the course.

MBS Syllabus And Subjects In Nepal Complete Course Analysis

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Studies (MBS) program at KMC must complete 1000 points of study. It is necessary to finish two specialization courses (200 marks), fourteen analytical and core courses (700 marks), two seminar papers, or a thesis (100 marks).

Courses Of MBS Syllabus Of KMC

Core Courses

Core business courses serve as the foundation of the MBS syllabus, integrating analytical and functional domains to provide a comprehensive grasp of business and management.

These courses give students a deep understanding of important business topics. It includes subjects such as research methodology and statistical methods, business economics, organizational behavior and human resources management, corporate financial management, management accounting, marketing management, production and operation management, entrepreneurship development, and business policy and environment.

Specialization Course

Specialization in any one of the areas, such as accounting, finance, marketing, or management, enables the student to develop expertise in his/her concentration area.

Dissertation

MBS programme requires students to conduct original research work during the four semesters of the two-year study period. Students are required to write a dissertation based on their original research work as per the MBS syllabus. Students writing dissertations are encouraged to write their dissertation within the selected specialization area.

A student must take a research assignment and prepare a dissertation at the end of the fourth semester in the format prescribed by the FOM. The colleges will assign a faculty member to supervise the research work. The research work must be presented in the format prescribed by FOM. The evaluation of the research shall be based on the following two components: 

Written Report: 75 % 

Viva-voce: 25% 

FOM will conduct the written evaluation through two independent evaluators averaged marks will be given. The concerned campus/college shall conduct the viva-voce examination.

MBS Syllabus And Subjects In Nepal

Course Composition

FIN 510 Financial Management

MKT 511 Marketing Management

ECO 512 Managerial Economics

MGT 513Human Resource Management

MSC 514 Statistical Methods

MGT 515 Organizational Behavior

MSC 516 Production and Operations Management

ACC 517 Management Accountancy

MGT 518 Business Environment

MGT 519 Managerial Communication

ACC 519 Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control

MSC 521 Research Methodology

MGT 522 International Business

MGT 523 Strategic Management

MGT 524 Entrepreneurship

Finance                                                                                                           (Three subjects)

FIN 650 Asset Management

FIN 651 Capital Structure Management

FIN 652 Working Capital Management

FIN 653 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

FIN 654 Financial Markets and Institutions

FIN 655 International Financial Management

FIN 656 Financial Derivatives and Market

Marketing                                                                                                      (Three subjects)

MKT 657 Consumer Behavior

MKT 658 International Marketing

MKT 659 Brand Management

MKT 660 Sales Management

MKT 661 Retail Management

MKT 662 Industrial Marketing

MKT 663 Services Marketing

Management                                                                                                  (Three subjects)

MGT 664 Productivity Management

MGT 665 Organizational Development and Change

MGT 666 Quality Management

MGT 667 Recent Trends in Management

MGT 668 Organizational Theory

MGT 669 Performance Management

MGT 670 Leadership and Communication

Accountancy                                                                                      (Three subjects)

ACC 671 Advanced Financial Accounting

ACC 672 Corporate Taxation

ACC 673 Cost Management

ACC 674 Contemporary Auditing

ACC 675 Financial and Accounting Control

ACC 676 Accounting Theory and Financial Reporting

ACC 677 Management Control System

Course Cycle

 

MBS First Semester

Subject code

Subjects

Credit hours

MKT 511

Marketing Management

3 Cr.

ECO 512

Managerial Economics

3 Cr.

MSC 514

Statistical Methods

3 Cr.

MGT 515

Organizational Behavior

3 Cr.

MGT 519

Managerial Communication

3 Cr.

 

MBS Second Semester

Subject code

Subjects

Credit Hours

FIN 510

Financial Management

3 Cr.

MGT 513

Human Resource Management

3 Cr.

MSC 517

Production and Operations Management

3 Cr.

ACC 517

Management Accountancy

3 Cr.

MGT 518

Business Environment

3 Cr.

 

MBS Third Semester

Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

ACC 519

Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control

3 Cr.

MSC 521

Research Methodology

3 Cr.

MGT 522

International Business

3 Cr.

MGT 524

Entrepreneurship

3 Cr.

MGT 523

Strategic Management

3 Cr.

 

MBS Fourth Semester

Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

MGT 525

Dissertation

6 Cr.

 

Specialization Course

6 Cr.

Specialization Course

Finance                                                                                                            (Three subjects)

FIN 650 Asset Management                                                                                       3 Cr.

FIN 651 Capital Structure Management                                                                    3 Cr.

FIN 652 Working Capital Management                                                                     3 Cr.

FIN 653 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management                                             3 Cr.

FIN 654 Financial Markets and Institutions                                                               3 Cr.

FIN 655 International Financial Management                                                            3 Cr.

FIN 656 Financial Derivatives and Market                                                                3 Cr.

Marketing                                                                                                        (Three subjects)

MKT 657 Consumer Behavior                                                                                    3 Cr.

MKT 658 International Marketing                                                                             3 Cr.

MKT 659 Brand Management                                                                                    3 Cr.

MKT 660 Sales Management                                                                                     3 Cr.

MKT 661 Retail Management                                                                                    3 Cr.

MKT 663 Services Marketing                                                                                     3 Cr.

Accountancy                                                                                                   (Three subjects)

ACC 672 Corporate Taxation                                                                                     3 Cr.

ACC 673 Cost Management                                                                                      3 Cr.

ACC 674 Contemporary Auditing                                                                             3 Cr.

Acc 676 Accounting Theory and Financial Reporting                                               3 Cr.

ACC 677 Management Control System                                                                     3 Cr.

Management                                                                                                   (Three subjects)

MGT 665 Organizational Development and Change                                                 3 Cr.

MGT 666 Quality Management                                                                                  3 Cr.

MGT 667 Recent Trends in Management                                                                  3 Cr.

MGT 668 Organizational Theory                                                                                3 Cr.

MGT 669 Performance Management                                                                         3 Cr.

MGT 670 Leadership and Communication                                                                3 Cr.

Thesis And Project Work In Kathmandu Model College

Thesis paper of MBS (KMC)

Students should carry out research, develop a thesis paper, and write two reports on subjects related to their field of specialization. A faculty member with expertise in the relevant field should supervise the writing of the thesis paper. 75% of the marks are given in written form, while the remaining 25% are given through viva. A panel of one or two externals will be asked to take the viva and assess the paper.

Students should submit three copies of the thesis to KMC’s faculty for further review. The concerned campus/department should submit two copies of the thesis to the office of the Dean, Faculty of Management, for external evaluation.

Project Work Of MBS (KMC)

Students should write term papers and field reports and submit them to the faculty.  The term paper should have a word count of approximately 2000. The relevant department will carry out an internal assessment of the term paper. There will be 25 marks for the term paper.

The student should gather data during the fieldwork, tabulate, analyze, synthesize, and present the material in a report following the format standards. The report should have a word count of approximately 4,000. The field report will be worth 75 marks.

Reference Books For MBS

Human Resource Management

Armstrong, M., A Handbook of Human Resource Management, New Delhi: Aditya Books.

Adhikari, D.R., Human Resource Management, Kathmandu: Buddha Publication.

Bernardin J.H., Human Resource Management: An Experiential Approach, New Delhi: McGraw-Hill.

Cascio, W., Managing Human Resources, New Delhi: McGraw-Hill.

Decenzo, D.A., Fundamentals of HRM, New Delhi: Wiley.

Dessler, G. & Varkkey, B., Human Resource Management, New Delhi: Pearson.

Statistical Methods

Richard I. L. & David S. R., Statistics for Management, New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India

Gupta, S.C., Fundamentals of Statistics, New Delhi: Himalayan Publishing House

Shrestha, S. & Silwal, D., Statistical Methods, Kathmandu: Taleju Prakashan

Sharma, P. K. & Chaudhary., A. K. Statistical Methods, Kathmandu : Khanal Publication, Pvt. Ltd.

Management Accountancy

Atkinson, A. A. Kaplan, R.S., Matsumura, E. M.; Young, S. M.; & Kumar, G. A., Management Accounting, New Delhi: Pearson Education.

Horngren, C. T.; Sundem, G. L. and Stratton, W. O., (latest) Introduction to Management Accounting, NewDelhi: Pearson Education.

Hilton, Ronald W., Platt, D.E., Managerial Accounting: Creating Value in a Dynamic Business

Environment. New Delhi: TATA McGraw-Hill. Kaplan, R. S. &Atkinson, A. A., Advanced Management Accounting, New Delhi: Prentice Hall. Garrison, R. H., et al., Managerial Accounting. New Delhi : Tata McGra Hill Education Pvt Ltd.

Frequently Asked Questions

Master of Business Studies is a four semester degree program in the field of business and management.

MBS program lasts for 24 months.

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Studies (MBS) program at KMC must complete 1000 points of study. It is necessary to finish two specialization courses (200 marks), fourteen analytical and core courses (700 marks), two seminar papers, or a thesis (100 marks).

Students can choose specializations in finance, marketing, accounting, and management as per their area of interest.

Students should submit three copies of the thesis to KMC’s faculty for further review. The concerned campus/department should submit two copies of the thesis to the office of the Dean, Faculty of Management, for external evaluation.

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