Introduction

The School of Business (SOB) was established in 1999 under the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) as a constituent college. Initially, it was named Pokhara University Campus which changed to Management Campus and recently the name has changed as School of Business. Its ongoing vision is to develop a premier business college in order to prepare the youth of today in creative and productive ways for the growing challenges of the business world, both locally and internationally.

School of Business is dedicated to develop as a centre of excellence for higher education by excelling teaching, learning and research activities; to produce market oriented and service oriented committed human resources with a concern to link the university system with the community services. School of Business, a truly management college, centrally located in Lekhnath Municipality at Dhungepatan, has been consistent in its approach to assist management students to shape habits, skills, interest, psychology not only nurturing their managerial excellence but also ensuring and inspiring them for existential life being a part of society. The school has been solely convinced with a destination of fostering and foregrounding the academics of present education system flavouring new ideas and strategies to meet pace with the fast changing pattern and cope with the global challenges and needs.

The School has been administering the undergraduate (Bachelor of Business Administration – BBA and Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Insurance- BBA-BI) and graduate (Master of Business Administration-MBA Full time and Part time) programs in Management Studies. The School offers a strong focus on the “real” world of employment, underpinned by an international research capability based on academic excellence and practical business relevance. Our range of highly-regarded business and management courses combines a thorough grounding in management theory and practice with the opportunity to specialize in finance, accounting, human resource management, international business and marketing.

Moreover the School provides functional academic environment to motivate and sharpen creativity and interactive ability. The school agrees that knowledge is an indispensable part of education and aims to attend to the development of character and personality by means of their social life, game, music, drama, visual aids and enormous range of other things of out of class activities, all of which students consider part of their program. The school’s philosophy is to provide quality education that is sound in concept, implemented by competent and dedicated faculty, and geared to serve those seeking a solid foundation in knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their chosen fields. The programs offered emphasize hand-on training’s that are relevant to employers and focus on areas that offer strong, long term employment opportunities. The school shall remain engaged in the process of preparing its students to fit into this complex social structure, and to play particular social roles as members of more than one institutional group. It is highly concerned with the preparation of the students for their future occupations ans careers.

Salient Features of the School
  • Competent, experienced and full time faculties having national and international exposures.
  • A large pool of guest lecturers and speakers comprising the scholars from different universities, professionals from corporate sector and experienced entrepreneurs.
  • Offers quality education on affordable fee structure.
  • Scholarships to 20 percent deserving students.
  • Counseling facilities to students during the entire office hours.
  • Modern pedagogical approach like Interactive lectures, Case Studies, Group Discussion, Project Assignment, Field Visits, Class Presentation, Seminar etc.
  • Project Work and Internship are the integral part of the curriculum. Students have a seminal opportunity to learn and research practically.
  • Audio visual resource materials
  • Library with wide range of text and reference books, dissertation, e-resources and internet facilities.
  • Various Extra-curricular Activities and Educational Excursions for the exposure of the students in different dimensions.
  • Peaceful and serene learning environment.
  • Spacious place for sports and entertainment.
Teaching Pedagogic

The Faculty of Management Studies believes that management education is an amalgamation of concepts and application. Hence the pedagogy is designed to help students understand the concepts of managerial decision making and apply them on a real time basis. The institution has rigorous classroom teaching hours, supplemented by modern technology (both audio and video) and presentation slots where students have mandatory and active participation. The students are provided with an opportunity to look into both real and hypothetical cases in great detail and understand the gravity of decision making situations. Regular assignments, projects and dissertations help the students foray deeper into some of the crucial topics relevant in the present context. Frequent guest lectures by personalities of national and international repute give them a taste of diversity and provide them with a platform to interact and learn from their experiences.

The Faculty also organizes industrial visits that help the students get acquainted with the corporate system of work. This results in an all-round development and a broad based training of the budding managers, crafts them to be dexterous in a vast ambit of theoretical knowledge capital, adept in making practical decisions, witty enough to tackle eleventh-hour changes and innovative enough to deal with new responsibilities and opportunities of entrepreneurship.

Dear prospective students,

Welcome to Pokhara University School of Business, Lekhnath, Kaski. The location is best fit to students due to the mild climate which provides many opportunities to explore Lekhnath’s natural beauty. The School envisioned to develop a premier business college in order to prepare the youth of today in creative and productive ways for the growing challenges of the business world, both locally and internationally. School of Business is pioneer institution to offer the management education in Nepal. We have almost crossed 18 glorious years. The SOB continues to play an important role in educating students for careers in their business studies. Significant number of our graduates hold leading positions inside and outside the country.

The school offers four years undergraduate programs BBA and BBA-Banking and Insurance, two years graduate program MBA Full Timer and MBA Jobholders. Students can choose elective subjects from a large number of courses and concentration courses in different areas viz. finance, marketing, management science and system, human resources, and general management. In order to meet the growing need of the risk management, insurance and banking related human resources in domestic and international market, globally accepted banking and insurance program has been running since 2008. Recently, The school has formed a cell for the job placement for our graduates in reputed local and national level organisations.

The school is enriched in human resources, study materials, online resources, spacious playing ground and well equipped video conference hall. The school is fully devoted to enhance the students’ knowledge and professional skills required to lead competitive world. Well educated, experienced faculties are having exposures in different countries and renowned universities across the globe. We provide full time faculties alongwith a large pool of guest lectures comprising scholars from different universities, professionals from corporate sectors and well known entrepreneurs. Students get counselling from teachers during the entire working hours. For both graduate and undergraduate programs, we adopt modern technology and pedagogy in teaching learning activities. Field research project and internship in the corporate houses are the integral part of the learning.

We conduct several seminars, workshops, interaction programs on different topics and organize industrial tours, cultural exchange programs, sports and many more to enrich the educational and social aspects of the students. Research is the most focused area of our school. Our faculty members are editors of prestigious journals and authors of influential articles. Their scholarly pursuits are often at the forefront of their fields, and they have won awards, honors, and fellowships that go along with their outstanding performance.

If you have any questions after reading the prospectus, please do not hesitate to visit the faculty and staff. I encourage you to visit us in person, on the Internet (www.pu.edu.np) to discover the new developments and take advantage of the opportunities available at the School of Business Pokhara University.

Thank you for your interest in the School of Business.

Regards,

Rabindra Ghimire, PhD
Director
School of Business

Programs Offered
  • Masters in Business Administration (Full Time)                                 ||Curriculum Structure||    ||Fee Structure||
  • Masters in Business Administration (Part Time)                                ||Curriculum Structure||    ||Fee Structure||
  • Bachelors in Business Administration                                                    ||Curriculum Structure||    ||Fee Structure||
  • Bachelors in Business Administration in Banking & Insurance          ||Curriculum Structure||    ||Fee Structure||
Graduate Research Committee

FMS has the provision of Graduate Research Committee which aims at guiding and supervising the Graduate Research Projects (GRP) of MBA Programs.  Besides, it conducts research activities in the areas of business and management and thereupon contributes for research-based teaching/learning process and enhance the quality of education.

International and Corporate Relations

The Faculty of Management Studies has a rich history of exchange programmes and collaborative arrangements with leading industrial and business houses, management institutions, professional associations, and universities around the world. FMS is a permanent member of Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) and involved in collaborative efforts regularly. In line with maintaining academic and professional link, the Faculty is sponsoring two candidates each year to participate in Programme for the Development of Management Faculties (PDMF) of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (IIMA). Likewise, FMS is also sponsoring candidates to participate in national and international seminars and similar other academic events, regularly. The Faculty has been inviting scholars and professors from SAARC region for guest lectures and conduction of Viva-Voce examination of PhD candidates thereupon strengthening relationships with academia from reputed universities and organizations.

The Faculty of Management Studies has also been benefited by expertise of an Indian professor under Indian council for cultural relations (ICCR) with a stay of two years since 2013 under the MoU between Government of Nepal and India.

Information Access Centre

The government of The Republic of South Korea has established “Nepal-Korea Information Access Centre (IAC)” in the premise of SOB, which has been quite constructive to enhance academic activities. The IAC is a Korean Government’s global activity that aims to create an environment so that the public benefits from IT and raises IT literacy while promoting IT cooperation between developing countries . The IAC consists of an IT training laboratory, an internet lounge, two seminar rooms and an administrative office to offer the local communities a wide range of opportunities for information. The Center is well equipped with diffrent kinds of hardwares, softwares and video-conferencing facility, which help in bridging the digital divide. Similarly, The Royal Thai Embassy has established a Thai Corner having publications related to Thailand and academic institutions in Thailand, audio visual facilities within the premise of the Pokhara University Central Library.

Publications

The Faculty of Management Studies publishes peer reviewed research journal on Business and Management entitled as JBMS (The Journal of Business and Management). FMS is preparing to expand the publication portfolio by making the journal bi annual and also launching bulletins under students affair cell.

Pokhara University, School of Business, Full Time Teaching Faculty

Hari Bahadur Khadka
Professor

Dipak Bahadur Bhandari, PhD
Associate Professor


Gyaneswor Sharma
Associate Professor

Deepak Raj Paudel
Associate Professor

Bal Ram Bhattarai
Lecturer

Daya Raj Dhakal
Lecturer

Umesh Singh Yadav, PhD
Lecturer

Bishwa Nath Lamichhane
Lecturer

Surya Bahadur G.C, PhD
Lecturer

Rabindra Ghimire, PhD
Lecturer

Bharat Ram Dhungana, PhD
Lecturer

Deepmala Gurung (Shrestha)
Lecturer

Purna Bahadur Khand
Lecturer

Srijan Gyanwali
Lecturer

Deepanjal Shrestha
Lecturer

Nirajan Bam
Lecturer

Bishwo Raj Parajuli
Lecturer

Santosh Kumar Gurung
Lecturer

Indira Shrestha
Lecturer

Yog Raj Lamichhane
Lecturer

Bibek Karmacharya
Lecturer

Deepak Neupane
Lecturer

Durga Prasad Chapagai
Lecturer

Ramkrishna Chapagain
Lecturer

Resam Lal Paudel
Lecturer

Kripa Kunwar
Lecturer

Pradeep Sapkota
Lecturer

Deepesh Ranabhat
Lecturer

Shanti Devi Chhetri
Lecturer

Ashish Thapa
Lecturer

Bharat Raj Wagle
Lecturer

Ravindra Prasad Baral
Lecturer

Hem Kanta Poudel
Lecturer

Sujita Adhikari
Lecturer

Bal Chandra Paudel
Lecturer

Deepak Ojha
Lecturer

Ghanashyam Tiwari
Lecturer

Subarna Bir J.B.R.
Lecturer

Pokhara University, Faculty of Management Studies, School of Business, Administrative Staff

Mrs. Rajani K.C.
Deputy Administrator (Administration)

Mrs. Sita Devi Dhakal
Deputy Administrator (Account)

Mr. Yagya Raj Joshi
Assistant Administrator (Administration)

Mr. Pramod Giri
Assistant Administrator (Administration)


Mrs. Debaki Dahal
Head Assistant (Administration)

Mr. Sunil Devakota
Head Assistant (Administration)

Mrs. Bandana Godar (Thapa)
Head Assistant (Administration)

Mr. Laxman Banstola
Assistant (Administration)

Mr. Toran Bahadur B.K.
Assistant (Account)

Mrs. Bimala Baral
Assistant (Administration)


Mr. Surendra Man Bajracharya
Driver

Mr. Dhan Bahadur Gurung
Driver

Mr. Ash Bahadur Gurung
Security Guard

Mr. Ananda Paudel
Office Helper

Mrs. Santoshi Giri
Office Helper

Mr. Jogiram Nepali
Office Helper

Mr. Naresh Gurung,
Office Helper

Mr. Santoshi Giri
Office Helper

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