Bachelor of Business Studies

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) is the four-year program conducted by Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. The program aims to produce competent managers in the growing and complex world of business by applying modern tools and techniques in teaching students in the classroom and project works. 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, a student should be equipped to function as a manager in business, industry and government. The graduates should also have a variety of career opportunities in different sectors of business including entrepreneurship and create much-needed jobs for others.

BBS at KBC provides a strong foundation in applied areas of business. This course highlights the importance and appreciation for the diversity and inter-relationship of business and management issues. It furnishes opportunities to choose any management sector and specialization courses to provide a degree of functional expertise.

The BBS program especially attempts to:
• Equip the students with the required conceptual knowledge of business and administration to develop a general management perspective in them.
• Develop required attitudes, abilities and practical skill in students, which constitute a foundation for their growth into competent and responsible business managers.
• Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the Nepalese society.
• Develop a necessary foundation for higher studies in management and thereafter take up careers in teaching, research and consultancy.

Eligibility Conditions for Admission

The candidate applying for admission to the BBS program:
1. Must have completed the PCL or 10+2 in business/commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board, or Tribhuvan University, or any other University/Board recognized by TU.
2. Must have studied English as a full paper at the PC level or 10+2 program.
3. Must have secured the minimum marks at the PC level or 10+2 program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus concerned.
4. Must satisfy any other entry requirements or criteria including the entrance test as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus.

The First Year Programme

The purpose of the first year programme is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to comprehend the business concepts, theories and practices. The first year programme is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:

First Year (500)
Course Code Course Title Full Marks
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

Total

500

The Second Year Programme

The purpose of the second year programme is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the foundation and core courses. The foundations courses are required to develop understand business practices. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic in the broad area of business studies. The second-year programme is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:

Second Year (500)
Course Code Course Title Full Marks
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

Total

500

The Third Year Programme

The purpose of the third year programme is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic to understand broader area of business studies. The third programme is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:

Third Year (500)
Course Code Course Title Full Marks
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

Total

500

BBS Final Project Work

The education of future manager will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, the final project work of bbs is made an essential academic requirement for the fourth year students in all concentration courses. To write a project work students will undergo a fieldwork and spend four weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the campus/college.

After the bbs fieldwork, the student will write a project report on the format prescribed by the FOM and submit it to the college/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/ college.

The bbs college 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 a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the office of the controller of examinations.

A bbs 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.

Concentration

(Three courses from any one of the following five functional areas)

Accounting

Course Code Course Title Full Marks
ACC 250 Accounting for Banking 100
ACC 251 Accounting for Business 100
ACC 252 Advanced Financial Accounting 100
ACC 253 Advance Auditing 100
ACC 254 Budgeting and Controlling of Profit 100

Finance

Course Code Course Title Full Marks
FIN 250 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 100
FIN 251 Commercial Bank Management 100
FIN 252 Foundations of Financial Institutions and Markets 100
FIN 253 Fundamentals of Investment 100
FIN 254 Insurance and Risk Management 100

Marketing

Course Code Course Title Full Marks
MKT 250 Fundamentals of Selling 100
MKT 251 Customer Relationship Management 100
MKT 252 Foreign Trade and Export Management in Nepal 100
MKT 253 Fundamentals of Advertising 100
MKT 254 Fundamentals of Services Marketing 100

Management

Course Code Course Title Full Marks
MGT 250 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 100
MGT 251 International Business 100
MGT 252 Management of Industrial Relations 100
MGT 253 Productivity Management 100
MGT 254 Quality Management 100