Dual Faculty System (DFS)
KFA Business School is the pioneer to implement Dual Faculty System (DFS) in Nepal. DFS is the unique Academic methodology under which two Resource Persons – Academic Professors (APs) & Professional Contributors (PCs) combinedly teach every subjects of MBA. While APs teach from textbooks that cover conventional and contemporary/emerging theories, PCs bring real case studies from their respective work experiences to align with the respective Units of the Syllabus.
Through DFS, KFA imbibes a complete 360-Degree approach to management learning. The School believes that until and unless real case studies are mapped with the Academic Contents, learning is incomplete. Our experience has proven that the students who have passed out MBA with DFS have out-performed their competitors in the practical workplace scenario as they were already exposed to both academic and practical teaching methodology thoroughly before even having work exposure.
DFS is highly effective and good learning experience for:
Business Enterprise Management Project (BEMP)
BEMP is a comprehensive Business Project undertaken in ‘Entrepreneurship’ during Second Year. Under BEMP, students will register a real firm/company (although with a very low capital) as per their interest area and perform real business activities, including Legal, Finance, Operations & Marketing. They will not only run ‘Operating Cycle’, of their business, which includes ’Supply’, ‘Production’, ‘Demand’ and ‘Collection’ functions, and understand the risks associated with these activities, but also explore and implement the ‘Risk Mitigations’ for these functions. In short, through BEMP, students will be ‘Business-Ready’.
Professional Entrepreneurship Group (PEG)
After the students are ‘Business-Ready’ via various subjects that they learn in the MBA as per School's DFS Methodology and upon successful completion of BEMP, they are now ready for PEG.
This is an initiative taken by KFA to create entrepreneurship in the country. The students are given a week’s deadline to decide amongst themselves to choose any SME Entrepreneurship Project that they wish to start. Feasibility study of the chosen projects are carried out, discussed several rounds and once the preliminary framework is developed, the school will hire different experts/consultants to guide the students shape up their initiatives into concrete business proposals. The school will provide opportunity for the students to make presentations in front of potential investors, who will be identified and invited combinedly by KFA and respective students. Upon acceptance of the project by the investor/s, the necessary formalities of registration and other documentation are completed to set the project into operation after the completion of final exams or in any other appropriate timelines.
I EVOLVE Series (Capacity Building and Enhancing Skills)
I EVOLVE Series includes a series of structured classes that help students learn, develop and polish their skills. Communication, Writing, Computing and Etiquettes are some of the many skills that students master from these classes.
I Plan: This helps each student set a career goal or vision for themselves and then plan a strategy to set the target.
I Speak: In this section, English Grammar is taught to improve one's correctness of English. Theoretical lessons imparted are practiced practically through interactions.
I Converse: This includes significance and types of verbal communication, ways of communicating and gesture in communication.
I Write: In this, effective writing business skills and the techniques are taught.
I Look: This includes personality development class that deals with development of proper etiquettes of dressing, eating and talking habits.
I Present: The proper way of making formal presentations is taught and platform is created to present in front of a panel of judges.
I Lead: The prerequisites of being an effective leader are taught. This helps in development of leadership and presentation skills.
I Design: Includes PHOTOSHOP classes for teaching the students about the basics functions of PHOTOSHOP application.
I Excel: Includes Computer classes on EXCEL. The theoretical classes are followed by practices on developing various kinds of advanced EXCEL formats.
I Access: Includes Computer classes on ACCESS for theoretical and practical approach.
I Interview: Simulation sessions on interview facing are conducted in this session. Expert advices on how one should prepare for an interview or behave in the interview are provided.
KFA Research and Development
KFA has a dedicated Research Department under the guidance of Academic Department which facilitates research based learning and knowledge building within the organization. The students are engaged in primary and secondary research which is an integral part of their Compulsory Research Based Assignments for every subject in every semester. Students learn to think in terms of facts and figures which helps improve their decision making. In addition to that, writing of Proposals and Report to improve their documentation skills.
Structured Banking Training Program (General Banking Course)
Under this program, we deliver 40 day comprehensive banking course which is KFA Training School’s certified program, with practical banking aspects as its core objective. All MBA students are enrolled in the programme automatically after admission.
Towards the end of the program, KFA Business School organizes Career Fair, where HR managers of different reputed organizations are invitef to take interviews of MBA students as per their strengths and interest profiles.
“I think studding MBA in KFA business school is one of my best decisions of my life . The experience and the exposure to different teaching styles that I found here have given me a different perspective about life and what I really want to do.”Atul Bhattarai -
"KFA provides great balance between work & education. The dual faculty approach helps in developing academic & professional skills together. The best thing about being a student here is the number of additional opportunities that are available to us. It is not only about the degree, it is about connections, networking & collaborations."Anjana Neupane - MBA 3rd Semester
“It gives me great pleasure to say that I am a part of KFA. There is so much I have achieved studying in KFA than just a certificate. I gained knowledge, confidence along with theoretical and practical skills, provided by knowledgeable, accessible and expert faculties together with an inspiring group of co-learners at KFA.”Navin Adhikari -
“Studying MBA at KFA Business School has added value to my career. It gave me an opportunity to meet different people and learn about many things. It helps students in not only building their career but also in enhancing distinctive competencies and skill sets that help the students grow their professional life in an exponential pace. Additionally, the amazing and highly qualified faculties here help students in getting in-depth knowledge about all the subjects that are most needed to become a key person in a dynamic corporate world.”Sachin Acharya -
"I am extremely thankful to KFA team and its faculty members for providing us with such an outstanding learning environment. Best part of KFA is research based curriculum, supportive faculty members and management team. KFA is not only to fulfill academic degree, it is also a better platform for personality development, diversified career development and entrepreneurship skill development."Yubraj Thapa - MBA 2nd Semester
"I express my gratitude towards KFA Business School as all the professors have helped me to enhance my skill set and guided me throughout. The relationship between faculties and students is very cordial which gave me an opportunity to excel in my area of interest .The two year of running MBA Courses helped me to grow as a professional. KFA have wonderful faculties and they are cooperative. I am thankful to my program head and KFA professors for always motivating me and helping me to develop and grow as a person."Raju Shah -
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