BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDIES (BBS)

Course Prospects
This course enables students to achieve their ambition through enhancing and developing business knowledge and skills and meeting the challenges of the global and competitive nature of Business. The main objective of this course is to prepare students for employment, developing transferable skills that can be used anywhere in the country and abroad.

Program Objective
The objective of the BBS program at the FOM is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. 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, students should be equipped to function as a manager in business, industry and government. The graduate should also have a variety of career opportunities in different sectors of business including entrepreneurship and create much needed jobs for others.

The First Year Program
The purpose of the first year program is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to Comprehend the business concepts, theories and practices. The first year program is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:
First Year (500)
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

The Second Year Program
The purpose of the second year program 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 program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Second Year (500)
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

The Third Year program
The purpose of the third year program 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 program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Third Year (500)
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

The Fourth Year Program
In fourth year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular functional and concentration area of business studies. Building on the foundation laid in the first, second and third years, the principal mission of the fourth year world:
1) To enable the students to concentrate in one functional areas of business. FOM offers four streams of concentration courses:
a) Accounting b) Finance
c) Management d) Marketing
2) To provide opportunity to students to engage in research and final project presentation.
Fourth Year (500)
MGT 220: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
100
Concentration I 100
Concentration II 100
Concentration III 100
MGT 221: Business Research Methods 50
MGT 401: Final Project 50

Eligibility Conditions for Admission
The candidate applying for admission to the BBS Program:
1. Must have successfully completed the 10 2 in business/ commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board or from Tribhuvan University or from other University/ Board recognized by T.U or must have studies mathematics or economics as a full paper at the 10 2 program.
2. Must have studied English as a full paper at the 10 2 or equivalent program.
3. Must have secured the minimum marks at the 10 2 or equivalent program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or campus concerned.
4. Must satisfy any other entry requirements or criteria as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus.

Final Project Work
The education of future manager will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, The final project work is made an essential academic requirement for the fourth year students in all Concentration courses. To write a project work students will undergo a field work and spend four weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the campus/college. After the field work, 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 by the Research department of the respective campus/ college. The 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 team of external and internal examiners appointed by the office of controller of examinations. A 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. Minimum General requirements. The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS program are as follows:
1. An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
2. The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 day *4:10hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical works, additional hours of study will be required.
3. A paper of 100 marks will have 150 lectures each of 50 minutes. However for practical works, extra class hours will be required as fixed by the Faculty Board.
4. There will be a minimum of five periods (i.e class hours) each teaching day. The campuses running morning or evening shifts will also be required to meet this minimum class requirement.