This course enables students to achieve their ambition through enhancing and developing business knowledge and skills and meeting the challenges of the global and competitive nature of Business. The main objective of this course is to prepare students for employment, developing transferable skills that can be used anywhere in the country and abroad.
The objective of the BBS program at the FOM is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. The program is based on the principle that graduates will spend a major portion of their life in a constantly changing environment. Therefore, the student should have an opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the concepts and reality-based skills underlying the operation and management of organizations. Upon graduation, students should be equipped to function as a manager in business, industry, and government. The graduate should also have a variety of career opportunities in different sectors of business including entrepreneurship and create much-needed jobs for others.
- Program Duration4years
- Eligibility Conditions for Admission1. Must have successfully completed the 10+2 in business/ commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board or from Tribhuvan University or from other University/ Board recognized by T.U or must have studies mathematics or economics as a full paper at the 10 2 program. 2. Must have studied English as a full paper at the 10 2 or equivalent program. 3. Must have secured the minimum marks at the 10 2 or equivalent program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or campus concerned. 4. Must satisfy any other entry requirements or criteria as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus.
- PROGRAM CONTENT
The First Year Program
The first-year program aims to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to Comprehend business concepts, theories, and practices. The first-year program is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:
First Year (500)
|First Year Program Course|
|MGT 201||Business English 100|
|MGT 202||Business Statistics 100|
|MGT 203||Microeconomics 100|
|MGT 211||Accounting for Financial Analysis 100|
|MGT 213||Principles of Management 100|
The Second Year Program
The purpose of the second-year program is to provide basic concepts, tools, and an understanding of the foundation and core courses. The foundations courses are required to develop an understanding of business practices.
The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic in the broad area of business studies. The second-year program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Second Year (500)
|Second Year Program Course|
|MGT 205||Business Communication 100|
|MGT 206||Macroeconomics 100|
|MGT 212||Cost and Management Accounting 100|
|MGT 214||Fundamentals of Marketing 100|
|MGT 216||Foundations of Human Resource Management 100|
The Third Year Program
The purpose of the third-year program is to provide basic concepts, tools, and an understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic to understanding broader areas of business studies. The third program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Third Year (500)
|Third Year Program Course|
|MGT 204||Business Law 100|
|MGT 215||Fundamentals of Financial Management 100|
|MGT 217||Business Environment and Strategy 100|
|MGT 218||Taxation and Auditing 100|
|MGT 219||Organizational Behavior 100|
The Fourth Year Program
In the fourth year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular functional and concentration area of business studies. Building on the foundation laid in the first, second, and third years, the principal mission of the fourth-year world:
- To enable the students to concentrate on one functional area of business. FOM offers four streams of concentration courses:
a) Accounting b) Finance
c) Management d) Marketing
- To provide an opportunity for students to engage in research and final project presentation.
Fourth Year (500)
|Fourth Year Program Course|
|MGT 220|| Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development|
|Concentration I 100|
|Concentration I 100|
|Concentration I 100|
|MGT 221||Business Research Methods 50|
|MGT 401||Final Project 50|
Final Project Work
The education of future managers will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, The final project work is made an essential academic requirement for the fourth year students in all Concentration courses. To write a project work students will undergo fieldwork and spend four weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the campus/college. After the fieldwork, the student will write a project report in the format prescribed by the FOM and submit it to the college or campus for evaluation. The student may also be asked to present the report to the general class and/ or faculty members. The evaluation of the report will be made by a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the Research department of the respective campus or college. The project work should relate to the student’s specialization. The student must complete the prescribed number of hours of practical work in all courses requiring such work to the satisfaction of the concerned department. The final practical examination will be conducted jointly by team of external and internal examiners appointed by the office of the controller of examinations. A student will have to pass the theoretical, practical, and project work examinations separately in all the courses having theoretical, project work, and or practical components. Minimum General Requirements. The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS program are as follows:
- An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
- The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 days *4:10 hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical work, additional hours of study will be required.
- A paper of 100 marks will have 150 lectures each of 50 minutes. However, for practical work, extra class hours will be required as fixed by the Faculty Board.
- There will be a minimum of five periods (i.e. class hours) each teaching day. The campuses running morning or evening shifts will also be required to meet this minimum class requirement.