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1. About Course
A leading post-experience program for value addition in career
Change stops never, challenging managers to keep on learning and adapting on a continuous basis. Managers are, however, constrained in their development because of their career. For many the choice between career and education is a difficult one. Executive MBA at KUSOM blends and optimizes both. This is a post-experience management education program that helps managers learn to change and grow in career - not outside it. It is designed for working professionals who wish to fight obsolescence and improve management and leadership capability to get ahead.
KUSOM EMBA is a leading post-experience executive education program in Nepal that offers advantage of a comprehensive high quality graduate management program, while continuing in full time professional roles.
Experienced managers pursuing EMBA at KUSOM
2. Course Duration
EMBA Program Duration
The KUSOM EMBA program is an intensive two-year course, stretched over six terms, with every academic year having three terms:
3. EMBA Curriculum
The EMBA curriculum 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 participants updated with the evolving nature and challenges of management profession from the perspective of practitioners.
Five blocks of learning contents constitute the structure of the program:
Total credit one has to earn to complete EMBA program is 64.
4. Teaching Methods
KUSOM emphasizes more on learning by the students themselves rather than on teaching them. It adopts those teaching methods that encourage students' active participation and involvement.
The school main teaching tools are:
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.
In each term the faculty members responsible for the course do evaluation of academic performance of students in each course offered. The academic performance of the students will be judged through:
(a) Continuous In-term Assessment and
(b) End-term Examination.
The Continuous In-term Assessment of the student will be made by the concerned faculty member in any or a combination of
(a) Written test
(b) Quizzes and oral test
(c) Workshop practices
(e) Term paper
(f) Project work
(g) Case studies, analysis and discussion
(h) Open Book test
(i) Class participation etc.
The End-term examination is normally a paper and pencil test.
The mode of evaluation in a given course is decided by the concerned faculty member who may assign varying weights to one or more of the evaluation modes. The faculty members will announce such weights in the beginning of the course.
In each course, student will be evaluated on a 4-point scale.
Failures, Probation and Dismissal
Recognition for Academic Achievement
High scholastic achievement of students is recognized upon gradation by awarding Graduation with Merit based on CGPA as follows:
|Summa cum laude||CGPA = 3.9 and above||Graduation with highest merit|
|Magna cum laude||CGPA = 3.7 and above||Graduation with high merit|
|Cum laude||CGPA = 3.5 and above||Graduation with merit|
*To graduate with merit student should have no C-, D+, and D grades in any course.
|Inclusion in Dean's List||TGPA of 3.7 or above with no Cs, Ds, or F|
|Inclusion in Vice-Chancellor's List||TGPA of 4.0|
* Applicable for terms of 12 or more credit hours
6. Fee Structure
EMBA Fee Structure
Quality Need not be Expensive
|Total Individual Package||NRs 219' 000*# per person|
|Total Corporate Sponsor Package||NRs 253' 000*# per person|
* Rs 5' 000 is to be added as caution money that will be returned after completion of the program.
# Rs 24, 000 is to be added for providing lunch and snacks during the entire program.
With a view to seek best qualified students, regardless of their financial status, KUSOM provides assistance to get education loan from the selected banks.
KUSOM EMBA is open to Nepali and non-Nepali nationals with
EMBA Admission Process starts every December.
Upon submission of the completed application form with two letters of recommendations, transcripts of previous degrees, and the payment of admission test, the Admission Committee administers the admission process.
Selection of the candidates is based on:
EMBA Course List
|Analytical Base [16 Credits]||
Management Core [19 Credits]
|Accounting for Managers  Business Economics  Management Information Systems  Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decisions  Corporate Law ||Financial Management  Marketing Management  Managing People and Performance Managing Operations and Technology  Global Business Management |
|Leadership and Strategist Focus [17 Credits]
|Elective [3 Credits]|
|Leadership and Organizational Change  Strategic Management  Entrepreneurial Management  Negotiations Strategy  In-company Project ||Organization Development Total Quality Management Knowledge Management Applied Econometrics
Customer Relationship Management Project Management Research Methodology e-Business Organization and People Supply Chain Management Corporate Governance and Control Thesis Work
Functional Expertise [9 Credits]
Financial Institutions Management
Financial Engineering and Risk Management
Working Capital Management
International Financial Management
Financial Planning and Strategy
Advanced Finance Theory
Advanced Corporate Finance
Independent Study / Project Work
Product and Brand Management
Independent Study / Project Work
|Human Resource Development Employee Performance Management Employee Compensation Management Employee Recruitment and Selection Industrial Relations and Employment Laws Human Resource Strategies Training System Management Managing Quality of Work Life Independent Study / Project Work||System Analysis and System Design Decision Support System Enterprise Resource Planning Independent Study / Project Work|
|Project Management Project Development/ Formulation Project Implementation Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Sustainability Independent Study / Project Work|