Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Selecting right MBA and BBA colleges in Nepal-Finding a school that provides the best value

As the new admission season for Bachelors and Masters in Business Administration begins, students are faced with a daunting task that often leaves them and their parents in a puzzled state. Various factors including tuition fees, faculty, infrastructure and other facilities need to be considered before selecting an institutition.Manish Gautam gives the lowdown on some of the selected college s to help students in making the right decision. 

Nar Bahadur Bista, Principal
Uniglobe College

We are affiliated to Pokhara University with an annual student intake of 96. Bachelor of Business Administration is one of the most popular courses under the management stream. The BBA curriculum is practical enough. BBA at Uniglobe College is designed to promote and prepare students for positions of leadership and responsibility in the areas of business and management. Our college runs BBA, Banking & Insurance (BBA-BI) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes. The promoting team of Uniglobe College consists of highly qualified academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals. We intake 60 students for our MBA (Finance) programme. 

Pratap Joshi, Executive Director
Kantipur International College

We are affiliated to Purbanchal University and have an annual intake of 80 students.  We have a unique curriculum with special focus on the practical aspects of teaching and learning methods. We run smart programmes which expose students to various national corporate houses and financial institutions. Upon their return from the visit, they prepare a report and case analysis which helps them to figure out their weaknesses and cash in on their strengths. Similarly, we take in 30 students in the MBA programme which is run in the spring session. Business and industry leaders also visit the college and interact with students. The quality of the faculty members of this college is something that can be boasted about.

Rishi Ram Chapagai, Principal
Liberty College

We started our BBA course at the college in 2009. It is a four-year, eight-semester full-fledged programme designed to produce competent business undergraduates who can meet the challenges in a competitive business scenario. We are affiliated to Pokhara University, and talks are underway with it to start an MBA programme. Since the BBA course aims at producing competent business persons who can lead the business sector in a growing market nationally and internationally, we at Liberty ensure a sound teaching-learning environment. We also offer various trainings on personality development to enhance the skills of students.

Pranab Narayan Shrestha, Coordinator (Student Admissions)
Cosmos College

The BBA course at the Cosmos College of Management and Technology offers a great opportunity for students to sharpen and develop their managerial skills. 

Situated near Satdobato, Lalitpur, Cosmos has more than a decade’s experience in the education sector. It is affiliated to Pokhara University, and we are proud to claim that daily exposure of the faculty of management to technological ideas helps students to keep abreast of the rapidly changing world. BBA graduates are acquainted with interactive teaching-learning techniques that help them to identify with the subject matter. Frequent guest lectures by reputed personalities from the academic as well as the business sector provide valuable tips and a professional insight. The managerial skills of our graduates are tested at an interclass competition named ECHO which is organized annually. It aims to foster leadership qualities, teamwork and innovativeness. We won the best college award at KUSOM Eco Carnival 2012 due to the efforts put in by our students.

Krishna Prasad Panta, Founder Principal
Rajdhani College

Founded by experienced and renowned personalities of the country, Rajdhani College offers the best environment for BBA students. We are affiliated to Pokhara University and have an annual intake of 48 students. We are committed to producing future business leaders and entrepreneurs through collective efforts and shared vision. For this year, we have also started a special scheme under which we provide a laptop to each student upon admission. This is our effort to make each student technology savvy and further the concept of teaching and learning through the use of technology. Scholarships are also available for students.

Chandra Dhungel, Principal
SAAN International College
We have been taking in 40 students annually in our BBA programme which we started in 2000. The college is affiliated to Purbanchal University. We guarantee 100 percent internship in financial institutions. Business leaders takes classes frequently, and experts from the National Planning Commission also interact with students enhancing their knowledge. We take students on field visits on a regular basis in and outside the Kathmandu valley. Scholarships are available at the college based on percentage and rural background. In a short span of time, SAAN has developed into a multi-faceted institution with a variety of academic programmes and research. SAAN is associated with various organizations. Our proposed MBA programme will be launched soon.

Bijay KC, Dean
South Asian Institute of Management (SAIM) College
The BBA programme offered by SAIM College in affiliation with Pokhara University is designed to prepare professional managers and entrepreneurs needed by the country. The programme provides the students a sound conceptual foundation and practical skills in various areas of management. We take in 40 students annually in our BBA programme. Our BBA programme prepares the students to join a professional career in business or public management at entry-level managerial positions. We enrol 30 students in our MBA (Global Business) programme twice a year. We have also proposed running evening classes for the MBA programme. We offer specialised subjects such as market, finance and human resources, among others.

Ramesh Silwal, CEO
Golden Gate College

Since all our courses are affiliated to Tribhuvan University, we run MBS and BBS classes. We admit 100 students in the BBS programme. This programme aims at developing the students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity, equipped to function as managers in business, industry and government. There are 30 students in the MBS programme. It is designed to enable the students to work as competent managers and fulfil the requirement of higher level managers in organizations, particularly in the functional areas of management. We also bring international experts and visiting lecturers to the college every Friday. We conduct industrial visits and non-credit courses are also run at the college . Our students are as competent as BBA and MBA students.

Binod Bahadur Khatri, Principal
Phoenix College of Management

For students who want to earn an international degree while studying in a Nepali college , Phoenix College is the best place to go to. We are affiliated to Lincoln University College, Malaysia and have 105 students enrolled on an annual basis. We have two shifts, morning and day. Lincoln University is one of the renowned universities worldwide, and students can also transfer their credits abroad if they want to. Our faculty consists of personalities who have sound academic knowledge and are engaged in top managerial positions in various corporate sectors. This exposes the students to theoretical aspects while the experience of the teachers helps them to understand the world that lies beyond and learn from it.

source: the kathmandu post,11 Dec 2013