Dec 28, 2017-Popularity of MBA (Master in Business Administration) programmes has been ever increasing. People from different professions are choosing MBA programmes as a viable option to further their career options. But unlike the past, where those interested in pursuing an MBA had no option but to bank on expensive foreign universities, the growing popularity of MBA programmes among professionals is well-reflected in the increasing number of institutions offering MBA programmes in Nepal. These Nepali institutions not only provide high-quality education on par with international universities but do so at reasonably cheaper rates. Here are some of the academic institutions providing competitive MBA programmes in the country:
Rajan Prasad Kadel
Principal, Excel Business College
Excel Business College is a specialised institutions providing management education in Nepal. As a part of the renowned business conglamorate, CG Holdings, Excel’s graduates will have plenty of practical exposure alongside their coursework. Similarly, the college is also closely working with other leading business houses, industries and governmental agencies so that students will get opportunities in live case analysis, internships, networking and job placements. The institution has developed a culture where students will have an opportunity to shape their careers and personalities by developing their communication, interpersonal, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The research-oriented teaching–learning methodology, along with well-designed soft skill packages, ensures the development of successful managers, business leaders, social entrepreneurs and academicians who can compete internationally. At Excel, MBA graduates enhance their decision-making skills through rigorous analysis, with a deep understanding of global outlook so that they can face local challenges of globalisation.
L P Bhanu Sharma
Principal, Apex College
Apex’s MBA programs include a range of contemporary business curriculum tailored for each student’s leadership development and career aspirations needs. Apex College helps one decide their purpose and then organise all their learning activities around it. The college provides an intimate learning experience within a comprehensive training program that prepares you to face every barrier you might face in the professional world--be it as an entrepreneur or a corporate executive. Apex MBA empowers students and professionals to become successful and effective leaders in the global market place. With flexible schedules and advanced training courses, you can apply your education outside of the classroom to set you apart. Apex offers an MBA program designed to equip students with knowledge, wisdom, capabilities and skills that enable them to reach the very top global positions in management.
Dr. Nar Bahadur Bista
Principal, Managing Director, Uniglobe College
Uniglobe College aspires to be a nationally & internationally reputed learning center and has been inspiring young people to learn, integrate & enlarge various skills, interests, talents and competencies. The college has been providing MBA and MBA-Finance progammes to help students embark on a new journey of lifelong learning and to lay foundations for future success. The college has a highly qualified faculty, trained from reputed business school around the world. It also boasts a well-equipped research department that has been organising international conference every year, providing opportunity to hundreds of students to present their research papers in different universities in India, while publishing 16 different journals annually, along with a quarterly research bulletin. The college has been organising different programs dedicated to its MBA students related to interpersonal, life skills and entrepreneurship in order to develop students as business and society leaders.
Prof. Dr. Subarna Lal Bajracharya
Academic Director, Global College International
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at GCI, in affiliation with MWU, is offered with the objective of preparing entrepreneurs and managers who are well conversant not only in latest managerial concepts, tools, and techniques, but also in applied fields of diverse management disciplines such as banking, global business, HRM, organisational development and other selected areas, so that they can take up the challenges of leading and managing their organisations by building competitive edge in the national and global context. In fact, the entire MBA program at GCI has been designed keeping in view the need for developing a pool of entrepreneurs and professionals to lead business enterprises, development projects and other initiatives in a more responsible and ethical manner.
Masters Programme Leader, The British College
The British College has brought the much-sought-after British curriculum to Nepal at a local cost, through a franchise-module where students can enroll themselves in a degree program which is at par with our official partners. Quality is a hallmark of The British College as it affiliates with British Universities which scores relatively high on Quality Assurance Parameters (QAA). TBC graduates acquire required skills through applied learning which gives them an edge in the Nepali job market and elsewhere. Students are subjected to academic rigour and global exposure through overseas educational trips which is designed to enhance their learning experience and to equip them with necessary skills to make them employable in the global market. The TBC’s MBA programme is a good investment for anyone who wants to hone their professional skills for future career progression.
Yog Raj Kandel Sharma
Chief Executive Officer, NAMI College
The NAMI’s MBA programme, affiliated with the University of Northampton, UK, is designed to meet the needs of participants working at an advanced level of Masters Study, as per employer expectations. Significant responsibility sits with the participants to engage with the materials provided so as to apply concepts and theories to their experience of the workplace. The programme builds on that experience to provide a thorough grounding in management and leadership, strategic competences, leadership capability, functional knowledge and management tools and skills.
Participants at NAMI College are from a range of disciplines with different academic abilities and skills (quantitative skills; oral presentation skills).The courses thus offer opportunities for all students to develop their capabilities and understanding, and relate these to the global management environment.
K P Panta
Founder/ Principal, Rajdhani Model College
MBA at Rajdhani is an eight–trimester, full-time experience spread over 32 months with 66 credit hours. The program provides you with a wonderful opportunity to grow personally and professionally. This is a program that allows you to study, while carrying on with your career. The program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals who want to earn an MBA degree while still working. However, it is equally useful for those looking for a challenging graduate business education that features experiential learning opportunities.
Working students bring professional perspectives to the classroom from a range of backgrounds that creates an ideal platform for interactions. Students enhance their learning through interactions among the working and non-working colleagues and faculty members.
CEO, IIMS College, IIMS College
MBA, a sought-after business degree, is a fast growing segment of the Master Degree, with a specialty in Business Market meets “Fit with company culture” education. The IIMS College incubates this specialty degree by helping our students diversify and understand what the economy is doing and the trajectories in which businesses are moving in. Our MBA graduates find placements in Nepal’s most reputed companies. This drives more students at IIMS for MBA programs, selecting the right career path ranging from Entrepreneurship, Management Analyst, HR Manager, Financial Manager, IT Manager and so forth. Lastly, the honed decision-making skills of IIMS College’s MBA grads is due to its business oriented case-based curriculum, corporate tie-ups, placement assistance, distinguished faculty and Study-Job Fit environment.
Principal, Ace Institute of Management
With a history of 17 years, Ace Institute of Management is a prominent name in the field of management education in Nepal. The institution aims to promote a learning environment where individuals rediscover themselves and learn to be thoughtful and responsible managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. At the Masters Level, Ace Institute of Management runs three programs, namely, MBA, MBA Evening and Executive MBA. The MBA programmes offered by Ace have a strong brand image, and the demand for Ace MBA graduates in the job market is very high. The programs adopt a holistic approach to preparing students for further study, career and life. Over the years, student satisfaction has been the major strength of Ace MBA programs. It is in essence the strong referrals and word of mouth conveyed by satisfied students that have enabled the programs to reach so far.
Narendra Kumar Shrestha
Principal, Kantipur International College (KIC)
At the time when quality in education has been a dire need of the hour, graduates willing to pursue MBA can opt for KIC, owing to its ever-exceptional blend of academic and infrastructural excellence. Availability of most prominent academic resource persons, backed with intermittent sharing from renowned industry personnel that enrich students profoundly, ensure that the desired competence-level is no longer an uphill task. In addition to regular teaching-learning activities, plenty of skill-building workshops, project work, seminars, researches, internships, HR fairs, discussion series, mini-conferences, and industrial visits equip our students with master skills and virtues. Seamlessly synchronised with most modern educare policy of ‘KSA & I-4’ ( Institute , Industry, Interface & Imitative) equips students to marshal, march and mould the complex and competitive corporate milieu of this century with exponential ease.
Rudra Prasad Ghimire
Programme Coordinator, DAV Business School
DAVBS’ Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Programme has been focusing on producing graduates who can evaluate risk, take challenges and translate the individual, as well as institutional, dream into reality through the active involvement of curricular and co-curricular activities in the emerging global business environment. It boasts a sound academic environment for higher study and imparts quality management education in order to provide competitive advantage through innovation and creative ideas in business and non-business sectors. The core competencies and core academic activities of DAVBS (MBA) are regular classes by renowned intellectuals, eminent professors, practitioners and experts, sessions by national and international visitors, seminars and workshops, colloquiums on different issues, research methods and case-based teaching and learning.
Chairperson, Lord Buddha Education Foundation
The College for Professional Studies (CPS), a constituent member of Lord Buddha Education Foundation, has also joined the league of colleges offering MBA programmes, but with a difference. CPS has gone international and launched its MBA from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), affiliated to the Malaysian University. Its MBA programme is designed to focus on enhancing and enriching management and critical decision making skills, human resources management, strategy and entrepreneurial development skills. The teaching philosophy is that future business managers and leaders will be competing in global environment and need to be nurtured with tailored attention. The program is aimed at developing responsible professionals and leaders by developing an entrepreneurial mindset with analytical thinking capacity, global orientation and consultative approach to solve the most challenging and complex problems faced by corporations and policy makers.
Published: 28-12-2017 08:58