Jan 01, 1970
Welcome to the School of Management at Tribhuvan University (SOMTU), a premier institution dedicated to fostering excellence in management education. With a strong emphasis on student-centered learning, international perspectives, and industry alignment, SOMTU stands out as a top business school in Nepal. Established in 2012 as an autonomous institution under the esteemed Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, SOMTU has consistently delivered high-quality education to nurture holistic, socially responsible, and capable professionals. Our mission is to develop individuals who not only meet the demands of today's organizations but also possess the entrepreneurial mindset to create and grow their own ventures.
At SOMTU, we believe in providing our students with a comprehensive learning experience that extends beyond the confines of the classroom. Through a diverse range of learning methods, including field immersion, industry visits, interactions with industry experts, participation in seminars, and engaging case studies, we ensure that our students are well-equipped to succeed as they transition from campus to the next stage of their careers.
The MBA program is implemented by the autonomous School of Management (SOM) on a full-time basis. The program’s focus is on developing the managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities of students through curricular and co-curricular activities.
Our flagship programs, the full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Administration in Global Leadership and Management (MBA GLM), Master of Business Administration in Information Technology (MBA IT), and Master of Business Administration in Finance and Control (MBA FC) are rigorous two-year courses designed to provide the students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experiences necessary to thrive in the dynamic world of business in their respective areas. With a curriculum encompassing courses works, practicums, internships, and research projects, our MBA programs offer a well-rounded education that prepares you for the challenges and opportunities of the business landscape.
Join us at SOMTU and unlock your potential as a management professional or entrepreneur. Explore new horizons, gain invaluable industry insights, and develop the leadership qualities that will set you apart. Discover a student-centered culture of excellence, an international perspective, and the support of a dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to your success.
Your journey towards a successful and fulfilling career starts here at SOMTU. We invite you to be a part of our vibrant community and embrace the opportunities that await you. Together, let us shape the future of management education and make a positive impact in Nepal and beyond.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a two-year program with four semesters of six months each and has been designed to be implemented by Tribhuvan University School of Management (SOMTU) on a full-time basis. The MBA program is tailored for individuals seeking a holistic understanding of business management. This program offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers an essential concentration of human resource management and leadership, marketing, and finance. It aims to develop well-rounded leaders who can navigate the complexities of the corporate landscape with confidence and expertise.
The program's focus is developing the managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities of students through curricular and co-curricular activities.
The objective of the program focuses to
•Prepare professional managers for the business and non-business sectors.
•Develop entrepreneurs capable of evaluating risks and taking challenges in the emerging Global Business Environment.
•Inculcate knowledge, skill, and attitude in students so that they become scientifically approached, result-oriented, and socially responsible management professionals
The program is designed for a class size of 40 students. The batch will be taken twice in a year.
The minimum qualification to apply for the program is a minimum Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of CGPA score of 2 or 45 percent.
MBA in Global Leadership and Management
The MBA in Global Leadership and Management program seeks to develop professional skills in students needed to successfully lead an organization in a global environment. This is a degree program of the School of Management (SOM), Tribhuvan University (TU) in association with the School of Management & Economics, Graduate School of Global Management and Leadership, Handong Global University (HGU), Republic of Korea. The Program will be based on the MOU signed between TU and HGU.
The MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT student are involved in field based project work in which students in second semester visits various organisations and places for a week. The main purpose of such visit is to enhance the contextual intelligence of students. Students will get opportunity to understand the local business environment and develop their ability to work in diverse team for management and innovation.
The students in MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT are taken for industrial tour either in or outside Kathmandu valley for exposing them to the real operations of Nepalese organisations and different aspects of their management including finance and control. All the third semester students are required to take part and submit reports of their industry visits. The SOMTU will bear lodging and transportation costs for the industrial tour and all other costs will have to be borne by students themselves.
Experiential Learning (Internship)
Students in MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT at the end of the third Semester shall be assigned to organizations for practical exposure and business orientations. The period of internship shall be of ten weeks. At the end of the internship, the student shall prepare a report on the prescribed format and present it in a seminar organized by the School.
International study tour for MBA GLM program
MBA GLM Students are required to undertake an international study tour in a South-Asian or South-East Asian country to gain an international exposure. In this study tour, students visit to present their project and visit number of global businesses and observe and study the global business operations.
At SOMTU, our academic programs are delivered by a renowned faculty who bring a wealth of industry experience and cutting-edge research to the classroom. Moreover, our state-of-the-art facilities, interactive learning methods, and industry collaborations ensure that students receive a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical application.
Prof. Dr. Dilli Raj Sharma -Chairman
Prof. Dr. Sanker Bhandari -Member
Prof. Dr. Bal Krishna Shrestha -Member
Prof. Dr. Gopinath Regmi -Member
Prof. Dr. Bhoj Raj Aryal -Member
Prof. Dr. Dhurba Kumar Gautam -Member
Mr. Rabi Bhakta Shrestha -Member
Prof. Dr. Sanjay Kumar Shrestha -Member
Dr. Govinda Tamang -Member Secretary
At SOMTU, we highly value collaborations with renowned institutions and organizations to enhance the quality of our academic programs and provide valuable opportunities for our students. We are proud to have established partnerships with the following esteemed collaborators:
•Ministry of Commerce, Supply and Industries, Government of Nepal
•Handong Global University, South Korea
•South Western University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China
•Birla Institute of Management Technology, India
•Association of Management Development in South Asia
•Pitpa Inc., Japan
•Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation, Japan
•UPF Barcelona School of Management is Pompeu Fabra University's management school
•Investment Board Nepal
•Indra Bhakta Scholarship Fund
•Rong Rural Municipality, Ilam
•Bhanu Municipality, Tanahun District
•Idea Studio Nepal
•Nabil Bank Ltd.
•Sun life insurance ltd.