Business Management (BBM)

Business Management (BBM)

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)

Embark on a rewarding journey in the banking industry with a Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) degree specializing in Banking Management. This program is tailored for ambitious individuals who aspire to excel in the dynamic and ever-evolving field of banking. By enrolling in this transformative program, you will gain the essential knowledge and skills required to thrive in various roles within the banking sector.

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical foundations with practical applications specific to the banking industry. Explore subjects such as banking operations, financial management, risk assessment, investment analysis, regulatory compliance, and customer relationship management. Through engaging coursework, case studies, and interactive learning experiences, you will develop a strong understanding of banking principles, industry practices, and emerging trends.

 You will learn about the different types of banks, banking products and services, credit analysis, loan management, and financial technology. Additionally, you will develop critical skills such as analytical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, effective communication, and leadership, all essential for a successful career in banking.

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) is a four-year, eight-semester program. The program is offered at Thames International College by the School of Business and Management in affiliation with the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 120 credit hours of coursework and practicum training to graduate.


Program Structure

Code Course Credits
ENG 201 English I 3
ENG 202 English II 3
ENG 203 Business Communication 3
MTH 201 Business Mathematics I 3
MTH 202 Business Mathematics II 3
STT 201 Business Statistics 3
ECO 203 Microeconomics for Business 3
ECO 204 Macroeconomics for Business 2
ECO 205 Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Macro Economics 1
SOC 203 Sociology for Business Management 3
SOC 204 Nepalese History and Politics 3
PSY 202 Psychology 3
IT 231 IT and Application 3
Code Course Credits
MGT 231 Foundation of Business Management 3
MGT 232 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 2
MGT 233 Seminar on Leadership & Organizational Behavior 1
MGT 234 Legal Environment for Business in Nepal 3
MGT 205 Operations Management 3
MGT 236 Business Environment 3
MGT 237 Entrepreneurship & Business Resource Mapping 2
MGT 239 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance 3
MGT 240 Strategic Management 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 202 Cost & Management Accounting 3
ACC 204 Taxation and Auditing 3
FIN 206 Fundamentals of Finance 3
FIN 207 Financial Management 3
FIN 208 Financial Markets & Services 3
MKT 201 Fundamentals of Marketing 3
RCH 201 Business Research Methods 3
IT 232 Database Management System 3
IT 204 E-commerce 3
Code Course Credits
MEM 205 Social Entrepreneurship 3
EED 218 Small Business Planning & Management 3
EED 219 Innovation and Technology Management 3
EED 214 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
EED 220 Micro-finance & Cooperatives 3
EED 221 Project Planning & Management 3
EED 222 Design Thinking & Entrepreneurial Skills Management 3
Code Course Credits
BNK 211 Banking Law 3
BNK 212 Wholesale and Retail Banking 3
BNK 214 Commercial Bank Operations 3
BNK 215 Capital and Money Markets 3
BNK 216 Treasury Management 3
BNK 217 Cooperative Management 3
BNK 218 Micro Finance and Rural Banking 3
BNK 219 Investment Banking 3
BNK 220 Security Analysis and Profit Management 3
Code Course Credits
ELE 221 Emerging Global Business Issues 3
ELE 223 Management of Foreign Trade 3
ELE 224 Organizational Development and Change 3
ELE 225 Budgeting and Financial Forecasting 3
ELE 226 Event Management 3
ELE 227 Service Operations Management 3
ELE 228 Labor Relations Management 3
ELE 242 Negotiation Skills 3
ELE 243 Real estate Management 3
Code Course Credits
MGT 238 Practicum on Business Plan 1
MGT350/ PRJ 351 Internship Or Summer Project 6

BBM Program Objectives

The BBM in Banking Management program is designed with specific objectives to prepare you for a successful career in the banking industry. By choosing this program, you will benefit from a comprehensive educational experience that aims to:

Develop Banking Expertise: Acquire in-depth knowledge of banking principles, practices, operations, and regulations, enabling you to understand the intricacies of the banking industry.

Foster Financial Management Skills: Develop a strong foundation in financial management, including financial analysis, investment strategies, risk assessment, and liquidity management, essential for effective decision-making in banking.

Enhance Customer Relationship Management: Gain skills in building and managing customer relationships, understanding customer needs, and providing exceptional service to ensure client satisfaction and loyalty.

Cultivate Risk Assessment and Management Skills: Understand various types of risks faced by banks, including credit risk, market risk, and operational risk, and learn how to assess and mitigate these risks to safeguard the financial health of the institution.

Develop Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving Abilities: Hone critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities necessary to analyze complex banking scenarios, make informed decisions, and implement effective strategies.

Foster Leadership and Communication Skills: Develop leadership qualities and effective communication skills to lead teams, collaborate with stakeholders, and navigate the diverse challenges encountered in the banking industry.

Stay Current with Industry Trends: Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technological advancements, regulatory changes, and emerging practices in banking, enabling you to adapt to a rapidly evolving landscape.

Cultivate Ethical and Professional Conduct: Understand and adhere to ethical standards and professional conduct expected in the banking industry, ensuring integrity, transparency, and responsible banking practices.

Provide Practical Exposure: Offer opportunities for practical exposure through internships, industry collaborations, and real-world projects to bridge the gap between theory and practice, preparing you for the demands of the banking profession.

Enhance Employability: Equip you with a strong skill set, industry knowledge, and practical experience to enhance your employability and pursue successful career opportunities in the banking sector.

Tuition Scholarship

Scholarship programs are an excellent opportunity for college students to receive financial assistance to help fund their education. Colleges often offer a variety of scholarship programs to attract talented and deserving students who may not otherwise be able to afford the cost of tuition.
Learn more about scholarships available at the Thames. 

Eligibility Criteria

Certain academic and extracurricular criteria have to be met for applicants to enroll in a program at Thames International College. While academic competence is an important requirement, Thames International College seeks students who believe in a hands-on learning approach, who want to develop into innovative learners and professionals, and who we believe can fully benefit from the facilities we provide. Applicants will be reviewed through their applications and interviews before being admitted. 

Minimum Academic Requirements (10+2: HSEB/ CBSE/ ISC or equivalent Boards)

  • Passed all courses of 11th and 12th grade.
  • Can be from any stream be it , Management, Hotel Management, Science, or Humanities.
  • A minimum CGPA of 1.8 in 10+2 with a minimum of D in all individual subjects or minimum of second division marks in any equivalent Board.

Minimum Academic Requirements (A- Levels)

  • Should have completed 3.5 credit (GP plus 3 courses).
  • Should have been provided equivalence by Nepal Education Board.

Why Study BBM At Thames?

Studying at Thames International College offers numerous advantages that can significantly enhance your educational experience in the field of Banking Management. Here are some key reasons to choose Thames:

Academic Excellence: Thames International College is renowned for its academic excellence and commitment to delivering quality education. You will benefit from a rigorous curriculum, experienced faculty, and a supportive learning environment that fosters intellectual growth and skill development.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum: The BBM in Banking Management program at Thames is designed to align with industry requirements, ensuring that you acquire the knowledge and skills demanded by the banking sector. The curriculum is regularly updated to stay current with emerging trends and practices in banking.

Practical Exposure: Thames provides practical exposure through internships, industry collaborations, and real-world projects, allowing you to apply theoretical concepts to real banking scenarios. This practical experience enhances your employability and prepares you for the challenges of the banking profession.

Industry Connections: Thames International College has strong connections with the banking industry in Nepal. You will have opportunities to interact with professionals, industry experts, and guest speakers who can provide insights into the industry and facilitate networking and mentorship opportunities.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Thames offers state-of-the-art facilities, including well-equipped classrooms, libraries, computer labs, and other resources necessary for a conducive learning environment. These facilities support your academic journey and provide access to relevant research materials and technology.

Networking Opportunities: Studying at Thames in Kathmandu provides ample networking opportunities. The college is located in Nepal's capital city, which serves as a hub for banking and financial institutions. You can connect with professionals, attend industry events, and build a strong professional network, enhancing your career prospects.

Cultural Diversity: Kathmandu is a city rich in cultural diversity, and studying at Thames exposes you to a diverse student community. Interacting with students from different backgrounds and cultures broadens your perspectives, enhances your cross-cultural understanding, and prepares you for a globalized banking industry.

Convenient Location: Thames International College is situated in Kathmandu, offering easy access to a range of amenities and services, including transportation networks, healthcare facilities, shopping centers, and recreational venues. This convenient location ensures a comfortable and convenient student lifestyle.

Entrepreneurial Environment: Kathmandu has a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, including fintech startups and innovation hubs. Studying at Thames in this dynamic environment exposes you to entrepreneurship and innovation, inspiring you to think creatively and potentially pursue your own entrepreneurial endeavors in the banking and finance sector.

Global Opportunities: While focusing on the banking industry in Nepal, the skills and knowledge gained at Thames can also be valuable globally. The principles and practices you learn can be applied in banking institutions around the world, opening doors to international career opportunities.

By choosing to study at Thames International College, you will receive a well-rounded education, gain industry-specific knowledge and skills, and be well-prepared for a successful career in the field of Banking Management.

Level Undergraduate
Study Type Full Time
Program Years 4 Years
Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours

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