The Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan
University has its ultimate objective
of educating students for professional
pursuits in business, industry and government.
It is further dedicated to contributing
to an increase in the knowledge and
understanding of business and public
administration. FOM aims to develop
a networking with management institutes
in the country and abroad to exchange
new knowledge, technology, and methods
of achieving higher level efficiency
in management of business and public
entities. It also aims to continuously
innovate and promote cost-effective,
socially relevant, modern technology
based educational programs in Nepal.
FOM offers instructions leading to Bachelor
of Business Studies (BBS), Bachelor
of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM),
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM),
Bachelor of Information Management (BIM),
Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Police
Sciences (PGDPS), Master of Business
Studies (MBS), Master of Public Administration
(MPA), and Master of Travel and Tourism
Management (MTTM). The FOM also offers
Master of Philosophy in Management (M.Phil.)
and doctoral program in management leading
to a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
academic and professional excellence
in management through teaching, training
and research is guiding philosophy of
the Faculty of Management. It believes
that disseminating and updating management
knowledge and competency in a fast-paced
business world by developing strong
associations with public and private
sector establishments of the country
and abroad instill in raising the academic
excellence. Imparting management education
to a large number of students through
common purpose program at titular costs
in one hand and budding managerial competency
within students of certain segments
through special purpose program at actual
costs on the other hand is a tradition
of delivering the academic and professional
programs of the FoM in Nepal.
professional managers capable of handling
business in a dynamic global environment
Produce socially responsible and creative
entrepreneurs capable of promoting business
and industry for the socio-economic
development of Nepal
Conduct research and management development
programs for updating the knowledge
and skill base of academics and practicing
Innovate and promote management programs
catering to the various social and economic
sectors of Nepal
Establish linkage with leading universities
and management institutes abroad and
collaborate with them in program development
odyssey of FoM begins with a modest
education program in commerce from Trichandra
College, Kathmandu in the year 1954.
As the only first college of the country,
it enjoyed privilege of running Intermediate
of Commerce (I.Com.) and Bachelor of
Commerce (B.Com.) programs in the beginning.
The college was affiliated to Indian
University wherein the curriculum and
examination matters of the programs
were accordingly tied until the establishment
of Tribhuvan University.
the establishment of Tribhuvan University
in the year 1959 in Kathmandu as the
first University of the country, the
matters of curriculum and examinations
came within the purview of it.
University that marked its Golden Jubilee
in 2009 has experienced changes in the
structure and the nomenclature of academic
degrees of management education it conferred
overtime. Started under a department,
the management education passed through
institute and to the faculty at present.
The years 1973 and 2000 have however
remained important historically. In
1973, Master of Public Administration
was launched. Similarly the era of introduction
of professional program started through
launching of Bachelor of Information
Management and then after Bachelor of
Business Administration, Bachelor of
Hotel Management, Bachelor of Travel
and Tourism Management, Post-Graduate
Diploma in Police Sciences and Master
of Travel and Tourism Management. Besides
the FoM has research-based academic
program like M.Phil. and Ph.D.
line with the diversified national and
global needs, FoM intends to design
and deliver programs that are suitable
to the fast-paced society.
has a rich history of exchange programs
and collaborative arrangements with
leading industrial and business houses,
management institutions, professional
associations, and Universities around
is a permanent member of Association
of Management Development Institutions
in South Asia (AMDISA) and involved
in collaborative efforts regularly.
Faculty has signed Memorandum of Understanding
with Department of Organization Theory
and Administration, University of Bergen,
Norway and working towards national,
regional and international cooperation
in public affairs management and research
line with maintaining academic and professional
link, the Faculty is sponsoring two
candidates each year to participate
in Program for the Development of Management
Faculties (PDMF) of Indian Institute
of Management, Ahamedabad (IIMA).
scholars and professors from SAARC region
for guest lecturers and conduction of
viva-voce examination of Ph.D. candidates
thereupon strengthening the bondage
of relationships with academics from
reputed universities has also been a
regular phenomenon of the Faculty.
an academic entity FoM has Faculty Board
(FB) of its own. Faculty Board of FoM
is entrusted with the tasks of designing,
enhancing and approving different academic
programs as per societal needs. Besides,
FB is actively involved in devising
modalities of teaching/learning and
research activities in campuses under
the Faculty. At present, FB consists
of 30 members including the chairperson
and member secretary. The Standing Committee
of the Faculty Board has also been designed
to act regularly and deal with routine
issues as and when required.
Based upon the diversified
subjects taught under different academic
programs of the faculty, a total of
nine Subject Committees are formed.
Subject Committees are concerned with
developing and updating respective subjects
under their purview. The list of committees
is as follows:
Public Administration Sub. Com.
2. General Management Sub. Com.
3. Marketing Sub. Com.
4. Finance Sub. Com.
5. General Management Sub. Com.
6. Accounting Sub. Com.
7. Sectoral Management Sub. Com.
8. Business Economics Sub. Com.
9. BBA Sub. Com.
To lure research
activities in the areas of management
and public administration and thereupon
contribute for research-based teaching/learning
process and enhance the quality of education,
Research Committee has been functional
under the Faculty of Management. The
Research Committee comprises of ten
members including the chairperson and
the member secretary.
An entity initiating
Intermediate of Commerce and Bachelor
of Commerce in the year 1954 has now
twenty eight (28) Constituent Campuses
imparting eight different programs at
Intermediate, Bachelor and Master levels
across the country. There are two (2)
Central Departments actively involved
in the field of management and public
Central Department of Management
The Department is located within University Campus at Kirtipur and delivers Master of Business Studies (MBS) program.
of Public Administration
The department is located in the heart of Kathmandu City at Jamal and delivers Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.
Trichandra Campus was the first constituent college imparting education to the intermediate and bachelor level students of commerce. After the introduction of NESP, the Commerce education started in Trichandra Campus was taken over by Shanker Dev Campus. As of now (end of 2009) the total number of Constituent Campuses imparting management education under FoM is twenty eight (28).
Pursuance to the principle of “education first”, the FoM started giving affiliation to the private and community colleges from the year1979. The number of affiliated colleges as of now (end of 2009) has reached to 506. The Affiliated Colleges are imparting Bachelor and Master level programs to the students of MBS, MTTM, PGDPS, BBS, BBA, BIM, BHM and BTTM.