BBA Program

The bachelor of business Administration (bbA) program of Pokhara university, which PCM follows, is designed to produce professional managers. The program provides students with sound conceptual foundation and practical skills in various areas of business. Specially, the program aims to:

• Prepare students to start professional career in business or public management at entry level managerial position.
• Inculcate positive attitudes, abilities, and practical skills that are essential for a socially responsible and competent manager.
• Develop adequate foundation for higher studies in management.

the BBa is a four–year program spread over eight semesters. a student needs to complete 126 credit hours of course work, project work and internship to graduate. the language of instruction is English. Each course has a certain number of credit hours assigned to it. One lecture hour per week per semester is assigned one credit. a three credit hour course, for instance, has 48 class hours assigned to it.

Course Structure

Specialization Area Courses

Accounting

1. taxation
2. auditing
3. advanced Management accounting
4. accounting Information System
5. accounting reports and Financial Statement analysis
6. Special topics in accountin

Marketing

1. consumer Behaviour
2. advertising and Sales Promotion
3. Sales Management
4. Retail Marketing
5. Service Marketing
6. Foreign trade management

Finance

1. corporate Finance
2. Micro-finance
3. Investment Management
4. Bank Operations and Management
5. Risk Management and Insurance
6. Fundamentals of Financial Derivatives
7. Financial Institutions and Markets

Human resource

1. Labour - Management Relations
2. contemporary Issues in hRM
3. compensation and Benefits Management
4. Negotiation and conflict Management
5. Performance appraisal
6. human Resource Development

Small business and Entrepreneurship

1. Small Business Entrepreneurship
2. Small Business Finance
3. Rural Marketing
4. Retail Management
5. Social Entrepreneurship
6. Venture Ideas and Models

Electives

(any tWO courses from the following list)
1. Society and Politics
2. Econometrics
3. Environmental and Ecology
4. Media and Public Relations
5. Energy and Sustainable Development
6. technology for Development
7. Population Dynamics and Development challenges
8. creative thinking and Problem Solving

Project work and Internship

1. Project Work
2. Internship

Evaluation System

A student’s academic performance in a course is evaluated in two phases as:
1. Internally (sessional work) by the concerned faculty member through quizzes, tutorials, lab works, home assignments, class tests, class participation, term papers etc.
2. Externally by the Office of the controller of Examination through Semester-end examinations.

a fifty percent weight is given to internal and fifty percent weight is given to external evaluation (Semester-end examination). a student is required to pass the internal and external evaluation independently. the final grade awarded to a student in a course is based on his/her consolidated performance in both internal and external evaluations.

the performance of a student is evaluated in terms of the following two indices:

1. the semester grade point average (SGPa) which is the
grade point average for the semester and is given by: SGPa = total honor points earned in a semester/total number of credit hours taken in a semester 2. the cumulative grade point average (cGPa) is the grade point average for all completed semester.