Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)

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Program Name:
Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)
Master Degree
Affiliated To:
Kathmandu University
Program Duration:
24 Months
Academic Year:
Evaluation Method:
Cost Range:
NRs. 390000 - NRs. 425000

Detail Inforamation

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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

  • Improve and update management knowledge and techniques in a practical and application oriented learning environment;
  • Enhance analytical, leadership and strategic ability to diagnose real organizational issues and address them professionally;
  • Apply and integrate management concepts and skills to local situations with global perspectives;
  • Develop specialization in one functional management discipline; and
  • Grow in their career while developing organizations by demonstrating professional values, practices and behaviors


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:

  • Spring Term (February - May),
  • Summer Term (June - September);
  • Fall Term (October - January)



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:

  • Management Core [19 Credits],
  • Analytical Base [16 Credits]
  • Leader and Strategist Role [17 Credits]
  • Functional Expertise [9 Credits]
  • Elective [3 Credits]

Total credit one has to earn to complete EMBA program is 64.


4. Teaching Methods

Course Delivery   

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:

  • Case Methods;
  • Group discussion and presentations;
  • Field visits;
  • Project work assignments 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.      


5. Evaluation

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

(d) Assignments

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

Failures, Probation and Dismissal 

  • A student must maintain a Trimester Grade Point Average (TGPA) of 2.00 or above at the end of each term.
  • No student can graduate with 'F' in any particular course. 
  • A student must to gain CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 3.00 or above at the end of the Program.
  • If student gets more than two 'F's in any term, he will be subject dismissal from the program.

Recognition for Academic Achievement 

High scholastic achievement of students is recognized upon gradation by awarding Graduation with Merit based on CGPA as follows:

Recognition Criteria* Indication
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.


In-Term Recognition

Recognition Criteria*
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

Type Amount
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.

  • The amount is payable in 12 installments for Individual EMBA package and 5 installments for corporate sponsor package.
  • For students from SAARC countries, one and half times of the normal fee;
  • For students from other countries, double the normal fee.
  • These expenses do not include cost of books and stationary, accommodation, or any other personal expenses.The fees charged by the School are subject to change without prior notification.


Education Loan

With a view to seek best qualified students, regardless of their financial status, KUSOM provides assistance to get education loan from the selected banks.



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EMBA Admission   


Program Requirement

KUSOM EMBA is open to Nepali and non-Nepali nationals with 

  • Three years of work experience at the supervisory / managerial level
  • A Bachelor's degree of at least two years' duration in any discipline with second division in aggregate.  


EMBA Admission Process starts every December.


Selection Process

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:   

  • Scores on the KUSOM Management Admission Test (verbal and quantitative reasoning, and proficiency in English language),
  • written English test, and
  • personal interview;
  • Relevant and productive managerial experience; and
  • Merit of academic attainments up to the undergraduate level


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EMBA Course List    

Analytical Base [16 Credits]

Management Core [19 Credits]

Accounting for Managers [4] Business Economics [4] Management Information Systems [3] Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decisions [3] Corporate Law [2] Financial Management [4] Marketing Management [4] Managing People and Performance[4] Managing Operations and Technology [3] Global Business Management [4]
Leadership and Strategist Focus [17 Credits]


Elective [3 Credits]
Leadership and Organizational Change [4] Strategic Management [4] Entrepreneurial Management [4] Negotiations Strategy [2] In-company Project [3] 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 Markets

Financial Institutions Management

Investment Management

Financial Engineering and Risk Management

Working Capital Management

Tax Planning

International Financial Management

Financial Planning and Strategy

Advanced Finance Theory

Advanced Corporate Finance

Project Finance

Independent Study / Project Work

Marketing Research

Marketing Communication

Consumer Behavior

Service Marketing

Internet Marketing

Sales Management

Social Marketing

Product and Brand Management

International Marketing

Marketing Strategy

Independent Study / Project Work

Human Resource MIS
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


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