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MUSOM

Mid-Western University

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT(MUSOM)

Birendranagar,Surkhet

School of Management

Although it has come into existence recently, the School of Management of Mid-Western University offers forward looking, dynamic and modern environment. Regardless of whether students intend to study at undergraduate or graduate level, the Schools strives to create an intellectually challenging and stimulating atmosphere at all level, in a highly competitive setting.

The School of Management is committed to foster leadership with a deep understanding of business. With a constant focus on the changing employment world, the academic Programs of the School try to blend theoretical foundations of management with the practical requirements of the real job market. The School seeks to understand nature and directions of global change and provide solutions following an interdisciplinary approach based on teaching, scholarship and research.

The School aims at preparing business leaders and expert managers who will be in positions of leadership in industries and governments at national, regional and global level. It strives to become the gateway to success, foster academic excellence and spearhead the development of Management Education in Nepal, and elsewhere, by administering graduate and undergraduate programs in Management and Business Administration Studies that are designed to meet the needs of Nepal’s economy and of its business managers.

With a steady focuses on business management, the Institute blends theoretical models with best practices, case studies and fieldwork. The School strongly encourages, among the students, intellectual curiosity and open mind towards new adventures, novelty and thinking outside the box, talent for collaboration and teamwork. These intellectual abilities and collaborative mind-set are in fact highly appreciated by corporate recruiters.

Consistent with this vision, the School seeks to provide innovative learning subjects and ensures that students come in contact with cutting-edge topics of the discipline at an international level. All subjects are delivered with a unique combination of practical knowledge and transferable skills, which are essential for teamwork, communication and leadership in building students’ career.

The School fosters research activities which tackle the questions of current management studies, and focuses on innovation and intellectual challenges in the contemporary fields of economics, management theory, quantitative methods, finance, and so on.

It also puts strong efforts in promoting international cooperation and research on relevant practical business subjects with international and well reputed universities.

Vision, Mission and Goals

Vision

The Vision of the School of Management is to become a leading Management and Business School, committed to the highest standards of learning and teaching, to prepare the youth for tackling in a creative and productive way with the growing challenges of the business world, both locally and internationally.

It strongly promotes scholarship and research, and integration of theory and practice through close collaboration with private and public sectors and the wider society.

Mission

The School of Management aims to create legacy, enhance knowledge and understanding of business studies, improve the practice and profession of management by producing market and service-oriented graduates, link the University system with the community services.

The School aspires to prepare students for professional pursuits in business, industry, and government and who are able to efficiently and effectively cope with the challenges of the emerging business professions and equip them with proven business skills and be able to play an active role in leading national and international business organizations.

Goals

-        Training young professionals and practicing managers for professional pursuits in business, industry, and government, as well as for leading and managing crucial functions in the society;

-        Preparing socially responsible and creative entrepreneurs for leading and handle business in a dynamic global environment and promoting industry and business for the socio-economic development of the country;

-        Providing innovative, practice oriented and industry relevant management programs, which cater to the needs of various social and economic sectors, and promote advanced management knowledge;

-        Offering foundation graduate and undergraduate programs that blend advanced management and business knowledge with sharp research skills;

-        Conducting research in the management field for enhancing knowledge and competencies of practicing managers;

-        Establishing cooperation and partnership with leading universities and management institutes overseas for conducting joint academic programs and research activities.

Academic Programs

The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs for both fresh and post experience students to prepare and develop them for managerial, leadership and entrepreneurial careers and for research, analytical and academic professions as below:

School of Management

 

Undergraduate

Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)

 

 

                                   Graduate

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

MBA at Mid-Western University School of Management (MUSOM) is a pioneering program in   Nepal, constituted under the Midwestern University that responds to the current and emerging need of the business, corporate world and also responds the need of the Government entities.

MUSOM MBA has been formed to prepare young individuals for careers as successful managers and entrepreneurs by developing managerial competence and acumen for the changing world.

MUSOM MBA envisions itself to emerge as a leading management program which emphasizes to acquire state-of-the-art management knowledge and techniques in a practical and application oriented learning environment. MBA student at MUSOM would be able to develop analytical and creative ability to diagnose situations and address them in a more rational way in the context of changing environment; and they would be able to apply and integrate management concepts and skills to local situations with global perspectives and further would develop specialization in one functional management discipline; and hence would demonstrate professional values, practices and behaviors in managing organizations.

The MUSOM MBA course structure is designed to enrich both theoretical and practical knowledge in management while helping them to enhance the depth and breadth of their managerial capabilities. It contains the best and the latest in management knowledge and practice to keep students updated with the evolving nature and challenges of management.

The level of courses that lead to MBA at MUSOM includes the following:

Foundation [18 Credits]

Management Core [30 credits]

Integrative [12 Credits]

Concentration [9 Credits]

Internship and Project Work [6 Credits]

Student is required to complete altogether 25 courses totaling 75 credit hours to get the MBA degree at MUSOM.

Details of Courses

Total Credit Hour of MBA Program:    75      

First Semester                     

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Credit Hours

MGMT 511

Business Practice for Managers                                             

3

MGMT 512

Information Systems for Managers

3

MGMT 513

Critical Thinking and Analysis

3

MGMT 514

Communication for Managers

3

MGMT 515

Financial Accounting

3

MGMT 516

Organizational Behavior and Psychology                                                       

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

Second Semester

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Credit Hours

MGMT 521

Marketing Strategy and Management

3

MGMT 522

Total Quality Management in Contemporary Business

3

MGMT 523

Managerial Economics

3

MGMT 524

Financial Management

3

MGMT 525

Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 526

International Business Strategy

3

 

Total Credit Hour

18

Third semester

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Credit Hours

MGMT 531

Business Policy and Strategic Management 

3

MGMT 532

Operation and Service Management

3

MGMT 533

Business Research Methodology

3

MGMT 534

Entrepreneurship and Business Formation

3

MGMT 535

Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decisions

3

MGMT 536

Cost and Management Account

3

 

Total credit hour

18

Fourth Semester

Subject Code

Name of the Subject

Credit Hours

MGMT 541

Corporate Law

3

MGMT 542

Management of Technology, Innovation and change

3

Specialization Area & subjects (Any three Subjects from each Area)

 

Finance

 

FIN 545

Banking and Insurance

3

FIN 546

Financial Institution and Market

3

FIN 547

Strategic Financial Management

3

FIN 548

International Finance

3

FIN 549

Security analysis and Portfolio Management

3

 

Human Resource Management

 

HRM  545

Work Force Planning and Development

3

HRM  546

Compensation, Planning and Benefit Management

3

HRM  547

Legal, Ethical and safety issue at work

3

HRM  548

Performance Management

3

HRM 549

Training and Development

3

 

Marketing

 

MKT  545

Brand and Advertisement Management

3

MKT  546

Foreign and Transit Management in Nepal

3

MKT 547

Globalization and Nepal

3

MKT 548

Sales and Distribution Management

3

 MKT 549

Managing Service Marketing

3

There will be a compulsory project work of 3 credit hours and Internship of 3 credit hours in 4th Semester for all the students. Guidelines will be given, and the University will assign supervisor for the above task.

Evaluation System

In each Semester the faculty members are responsible for the course and they evaluate the academic performance of students in each course offered. The academic performance of the students will be judged through:

·         Continuous In-semester evaluation

The Continuous In-semester evaluation of the student will be made by the concerned faculty member in any or a combination of:

-        Written Test

-        Workshop and Seminar

-        Assignments

-        Semester Paper

-        Project Work

-        Case Studies and Group Discussion

-        Quizzes and Oral Test  

·         End-Semester Examination

Grading System

In each course, student will be evaluated on a 4-point scale.

Grade

A

A-

B

B-

C

C-

D

D-

F

Grade Point

4

3.67

3.33

3.00

2.50

2.00

1.50

1.00

0

Course Delivery

Mid-Western University School of Management emphasizes more on student active involvement and learning by the students themselves rather than on teaching them. It aims to adopt teaching methods that facilitate students’ active participation and involvement. The main modes of teaching are:

•             Lecturer and Guest Lecturer

•             Group Discussion and Presentations;

•             Field Visits; Seminar and Conferences

•             Project Work Assignments, Role Play etc.

Throughout the two-year program, students are motivated to define and analyze the problems or issues, evaluate options and make decision. Lecture, oral presentation, and other teaching methods like role playing, class room exercises, debates etc. are used to complement the case method and project works.

MUSOM Management Committee 

MUSOM Management Committee is the governing body with the following composition.

Professor Dr. Upendra Kumar Koirala, Vice Chancellor Mid-Western University, Patron

Dr. Mahendra Kumar Malla, Registrar, Mid-Western University, Sub Patron

Dr. Masta Bahadur Garanja, Dean, Ex officio, Chair Person

Assistant Dean, Member

Mr. Bir Bahadur Paudel, Academic Director (CSM), Member 

Dr. Deep Bahadur Rawal, Management Expert, Member

Mr. Praksh Adhikari, President Surkhet Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Member

Dr. Narayan Prasad Paudel, Program Director, Member Secretary

List of Faculty Members

To impart quality management education at MUSOM the team of dedicated and committed faculty members consist of the following composition.

Dr. Deep Bahadur Rawal, (Auditing and Taxation) 

Dr. Narayan Prasad Paudel (Finance and Accounting

Mr.Purnaman Shrestha, (M. Phil) (Finance and Research Methodology)

Mr. Amrit Sharma (Ph. D Scholar) (Accounting)

Mr. Hasta B Pulami (Accounting)

Mr. Rishi Khanal (Marketing and Human Resources)

Mr.Govinda KC (Entrepreneurship and Intl Business)

Mr.Rupesh Khatri (Human Resources)

Mr Ambar Bahadur Rokaya (Accounting)

Mr. Deepak Singh Rawat (Finance and Operation Management)

Mr. Ramesh Khattri (Managerial Communication) 

Mr.NiranjanShahi (Foundation of Management)

Mr.Upendra BK (Business Law)

Mr. Santosh Bhandary ((Managerial Communication) 

Mr. NirmalThapa (Economics)

Mr. Kush Raj Shrestha (Statistics)

List of MUSOM Visiting Faculty

Professor Dr. Upendra Kumar Koirala,

Vice Chancellor Mid-Western University

Professor Dr. Prem Raj Pant

Professor Dr.PuskarBajracharya

Professor Dr. Hirnya Gautam

Professor Dr.Dev Raj Adhikari

Professor Dr. MahanandaChalise

Professor Dr. Rajendra Shrestha

Professor Dr. Subarna Lal Bajracharya

Professor Subas KC, Dean, KUSOM  

Professor Dr Devi Bedari

Professor BhawaniSankharAcharya

Professor Dr. Dilli Raj Sharma

Professor Dr.Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha

Associate Professor Dr.Govind Tamang

Guest Speaker from Business Sector

Mr. P.P Khetan, Khetan Group

Mr. RajendraKhetan,Khetan Group

Mr.  Prakash Adhikari,  Chair person CCI Surkhet 

 

Contact info and Location

Narayan Prasad Paudel, Ph D 

Program Director

MUSOM

Birendranagar -8, Ittram, Surkhet

P.O. Box No.21700,Birendranagar,Surkhet

Tel: 083-525352(MUSOM),083-523276 (Dean’s Office)

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,

Website: www.mwu.edu.np 

 

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