Understanding the need for quality management education in Nepal, Kathmandu College of Management was established in 1997 as the first college to introduce BBA program.
The prospect of business was growing in the country and this called for young minds to understand the corporate sector in terms of the global perspective. Thus, the mission of the college was to instill in students an academic rigor that would prepare them to meet the challenges and avail of opportunities in the international arena.
Keeping this in mind, the endeavor at KCM has been to present a challenging environment with its courses, faculty and resources. The focuses has been to produce management graduates who can effectively contribute to the world of business by realizing their potential to the maximum. Our Alumni will be informed competent creative confident and ready to take on challenges of the world in all its diversity.
The Finance & Banking curriculum is a 132 Credit Hours course specifically structured to meet the requirements of today’s complex and interconnected world of financial markets and institutions. The course brings a combination of domestic and international practices to equip students with knowledge and skills useful locally as well as globally. The curriculum is ideal for students seeking a strong theoretical foundation in finance and banking or for students seeking to pursue a professional career in the finance industry, particularly commercial and investment banks, finance and insurance companies, stock markets, micro-finance institutions, private fund management, venture capital, accounting and audit firms, brokerage firms, hedge funds and corporate finance.
The program blends both local and global topics and issues of interest to produce a unique and relevant learning experience for students. A diverse range of required courses and elective offerings ensure that students have both maximum exposure and flexibility to choose their concentration. The curriculum gives exposure and lays a strong theoretical foundation in several topics related to finance and banking. This will help students focus better on subjects that they wish to pursue for post-graduate studies, i.e. MBA. The program utilizes the case study method to acquaint students with real life problems and issues. It also encourages students to think critically and use modern day tools and techniques like MS Office Packages and Statistical tools that are useful in the professional world. The curriculum is also designed to expose students to topics and areas that are relevant for Nepal and its economic development. The curriculum also offers advanced level learning in the areas of accounting and finance with global professional certification such as ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).
The curriculum for BBA Marketing comprises 132 Credit Hours course. It is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of marketing as well as advanced tools to be successful. The curriculum combines theories with best industry practices to show students how to be successful in the field of marketing. The curriculum looks at international marketing practices to provide students extensive knowledge using real life practices. This course will be useful not only for future marketing managers but also for future entrepreneurs as they will be able to use the concepts in their ventures.
In today’s competitive business environment, every organization looks to maximize its market position and generate customer loyalty without which the very survival of the organization becomes precarious. In relation to this, Marketing is a most vital function in the organization. Hence, there is a high demand for qualified personnel in this department. The BBA in Marketing program aims to fulfill this human resource gap.