Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at GCI combines practicum courses probably for the first time in the country which is a pioneering effort to blend the necessary skills to our students. The total course weight is up to 120 credits including one comprehensive project work of internship and report writing. It provides diverse academic exposure in a number of foundation, functional, specialization and elective areas including financial management, marketing management, human resource management, international business, entrepreneurship, logistics and supply chain management and so on.
The program provides diverse academic exposure in a number of foundation, functional, specialization and elective areas including financial management, marketing management, human resource management, international business, entrepreneurship, logistics and supply chain management, cross-cultural management, business modeling and analysis, the venture management and so on.
GCI has adopted some very innovative approaches in running this undergraduate program. The program offers insights and problem-solving techniques about the degrading aspect of the environment that can be connected and combined to the issues and world of business. Right from inception GCI provides a platform to students for the national and international exposure. GCI has anticipated the leadership needs of the emerging economies. It has a vision to educate LEADERS who make a DIFFERENCE in the SOCIETY. To meet the challenges and materialize the opportunities of this era, skilled human resources with global vision are needed. The BBA program at GCI aims at cratering this fast-growing global need of competed and responsible human capital.
Internship and Placement
The Placement Cell at GCI under the Center for Professional Development assists the students in making their right career choices. The cell supports the students to get better access for internship in Nepal and abroad as well creates platform to graduates for the placement in reputed national and international organizations. GCI offers few non-credit courses throughout the program to cater the need of corporate world from our graduates. GCI does not focus only on getting the best jobs and compensation for our students, but lay emphasis on the importance of job satisfaction of finding the “best fit”. Students receive personalized guidance in defining and attaining career objectives through counseling, skill development workshops and career information services. GCI provides guidance on career matters from the college advisory board, a three member team comprising of advisory board, human resource professionals from reputed national and international companies and program director that brings an “Industry Perspective” to placement operations. Even after the students graduate from GCI, they can see the guidance of placement cell in advancing their career or for networking.
GCI offers students modern facilities including high-tech activity halls annexed centrally with well-furnished, spacious classrooms, computer-technology and science laboratories, cafeteria, and other ambiances of educational relevance. For physical exercises, the college has basketball ground occupying the space of the size at par the national and international standard attached with a moveable backboard that supports basketball net in hoop. Likewise, the college has taken up construction of futsal court that will add value to sports facility to a large extent.
Apart from being an excellent center of learning due to its consistently most updated pedagogical approaches, efficient team of faculty and staff, GCI is also admired mostly for state- -of-the-art facilities and amenities that are regularly updated in an effort to keeping up with best quality service, the college has committed to provide to its students as the real stakeholders of this institution. Some of the benchmarking amenities are as outlined subsequently:
The conference hall is a techno-equipped place where co-curricular activities such as science conferences, presentations, talk shows, exhibition, and other group events are organized. The conference hall is designed in abundance with AC, multimedia, performance friendly stage structures, and other essential facilities, giving it a central scenic view in line with several modernized physical and non- physical facilities of GCI that give it outshining image over any comparison with contemporary institutions in the field.
GCI is rich in technical infrastructure. In this regard, we have a technically supported and well equipped computer lab consisting of branded LED computers with unlimited internet facilities. The lab is a full–time operating section at GCI designed to provide an easy and coveted access for the learning minds to explore through cloud-based technology.
GCI provides updated and resourceful library facility to assist making teaching- learning process to become enriched and complete. The library at GCI has a wide collection of books on science and technologies, encyclopedias, dictionaries, periodicals (journals, magazines, bulletins etc.), multimedia and soft learning devices. The stock of audiovisual materials in addition to an access to e- library is ever extended with a view to ascertain wide range of self-study experience.
The cafeteria is perfectly hygienic place with professional staff who are ever ready to serve students, staff and visiting guests with standard menu on breakfast, snacks and main courses. Varieties of health friendly local as well as continental menu guaranteed of quality are served at the canteen at reasonable cost.
With a view to supplying the students with refreshing environment that would refresh and motivate them to emit best out of their latent capability students at GCI are exposed to ample opportunities in outdoor as well as indoor games such as Futsal, cricket, basketball, badminton, table tennis, wood ball, and more. Outdoor sport events are held in the form of regular inter-section competition based matches.
At GCI we make every effort to nurture budding talents who are willing to test their research findings in practical ways in order to assure innovation in learning. From robotics to web designing and programming, students at the innovation Centre are deputed to devise novel ways of producing electricity from garbage and manure as some examples. Similarly, students are invited to observe events of astronomical significance like eclipses, meteorite disintegration, and space station through powerful telescope. Students as well generate models as applicable to addressing conflicts, global warming, energy crisis, and discrimination through novel approaches to those issues. By a rigorous testing of current theories and approaches, students invent their own creative problem-solving methods, skills and techniques.
Research in the field of science and technology, management, and humanities and social sciences provides probable solutions to the problems facing today’s world. Research ranged from stem cell to molecular cloning and genetic engineering to cryonics, science etc. holds promises for a better world as never before. Similarly, space exploration has opened up new avenues for progress with that scholars are benefitted immensely. But these progresses are not only limited to the labs of scientists and technologists as their implication sooner or later will affect the society in various ways. Hence, GCI encourages students to conduct research into the fields of science and technology, social sciences, management studies and other various areas through theory-building, hypothesis testing, and implication analysis methodologies. Likewise, students are encouraged to conduct research in the field of economic policy, literature, and environment through fieldworks, library sessions, visits to conservation and world heritage sites and renowned libraries, applied research institutes and museums.
GCI teaching practice is a combination of various techniques such as tutorials/remedial, guest lectures, seminars, conferences, independent works, internship, field works, project works, researches, case studies, presentations, discussions, and many more to suit the needs of the specific course. GCI emphasizes learning as an ongoing process for an ability to work, lead, follow and understand the world critically and constructively consorted in teaching-learning not limited to transmission of knowledge in one-way lecture model. The GCI academic approach embodies in guidance of thee philosophy; cooperative learning, inquiry and self-initiating actions for skills appropriated to coping with 21st century global and also local socio-economic and sociocultural contexts.
GCI enjoys a wonderful gathering of intellectuals who enjoy some considerable reputation in their area of expertise. With the combination of highly competent senior professors and young dynamic faculties, the college provides pleasant and regular lectures as per the need of the curriculum along with session plan they have prepared in advance. The most extensively used tool is project based action learning approach.
The college regularly manages guest lectures of professionals, practitioners, experts and experienced personalities of various areas to give the exposure of working life, emerging issues in business and economics from home and abroad.
Group discussions and group work
The faculties retain full authority to assign in-and-off class group assignments as part of internal evaluation in line with daily lesson-plan based on individual assessments. Groups are assigned special problems on various topics to unfold solutions which are often analytical, survey based, literature review, and assessment types.
Data based learning and research works are key components of project works that help them search, compile, analyze and interpret data, on one hand, and design business plans, conduct SWOT analysis and present reports on running programs, on the other. The projects are generally related to banking, finance, industries and trading companies, and other enterprising institutions.
GCI provides opportunity to manage events like international/national seminars, conferences, sports, cultural programs and competitive events so that students learn to work with responsibility.
Students are required to do an independent capstone research project that involves fieldwork and its empirical analysis. At the end, students must prepare a report of this work in the prescribed format and submit it to the authorized person of the college. The objective of this research project is to develop students’ skills in research, particularly in areas of data collection, processing, analysis, and report writing.
Students of BBA through any of their semester study are assigned management related cases for review and analysis. Students not only extract answer to the questions based on a case, it is used as a major strategy in practice to foster learning through critical and innovative adeptness that is instrumental to enhancing students’ analytical skills so as to realistically solving real-life problems. Students attempt case analyses either as individual projects or assigned in groups.
The BBA program has its mechanism to extend necessary educational, psychological and career guidance disseminated by involvement of the expert counsellors. Together with guidance, the students are ensured support for internship and also career support facilitated by the center for professional development (CPD) of the college. Another important aspect of student support for BBA level is through exposure and opportunity to training academic, interpersonal and soft skills at GCI.
GCI regards each and every applicant is unique and exceptional in his/her own sense. However, to give student that extra edge, there are few parameters which student could highlight through the application form. These parameters will make student stand out and also helps college to assess student in a better manner. College diagnoses leadership potential, diversity, academic background and analytical ability of the applicant. GCI offers admission in August/September every year. To apply in BBA program candidate must have a plus 2 or equivalent degree from recognized academic institutions with minimum of 45% or 2.00 CGPA. In addition to this, the candidate should be ready to contribute full time in study as well consent from the parents is required. Candidate must have to pass the computer based graduate admission test which is followed by group discussion and interview before getting offer letter for admission.
Internal and External
GCI follows the Mid-Western University assessment and grading system to keep track and assess the performance of each graduate. There will be internal and external assessment in each subject. 50:50weightage is given for the internal and external evaluation. Internal assessment is administered by the college faculty and external assessment is administered and controlled by the University. Students have to appear the End Term Examination for the external assessment. The continuous in-semester evaluation of the student will be made by the concerned faculty member in any or a combination of:
Message from Program Director
It is a pleasure to welcome you all to Global College International, a pioneer of global education in management. Your decision to join Global College for BBA is not the result of your casual observation of the college as usual but your real understanding of the outstanding academic status that GCI has been successful to set up in the field of management studies over a decade long academic accomplishments owned by the institution. We are aware that your joining of GCI has very explicit reasons and these are in many respects related to your academic career prospects along with additional goal you may have had in mind and it is something relating to life skills you will be required to enhance as a management scholar in 21st century. These very expectations underlying your career goals will be materialized through your focused journey with Global and its learning environment that is truly academic. This is here to assert that BBA that you have joined as a program of your choice for future aspiration, is professionally developed in physical, technological and academic systems at GCI that are endowed with enriching intellectual resources along with the deputation of talented faculty. Under the mentorship of the professional team who are there to work for your betterment, your positive and academic roles and response are bound to fill you up with the best quality learning experiences. I am very much convenient to assure you quality time throughout your stay with us for a study of BBA that you shall acquire in the skills substantiated out of the hand-in experiences that shall be enriching and also mesmerizing in many ways.
I feel proud to convey that for my role as a director of this program, I have kept my keen interest and concentrated on how to modernize the teaching-learning patterns and our practices for which our priority has been to arrange full-time affiliation of best quality educational systems along with involvement of experienced and dedicated faculty as our resourceful assets. With these key features, hence, I am quite delighted to assure all that BBA program is fully equipped to prepare you as skilled scholarly practitioner for better performance through your semester study endeavors also that will come for better career prospects in the future.
With sincere acknowledgement, thank you for being the part of Global College International where I am on your side to make you proud Globalite.
In line with academic excellence together with commendable performance in the exams, GCI lends special emphasis on enhancement of students’ skills portrayed in and materialized through learnings exposures to diverse training programs and packages along with conferences, workshops, seminars national and international. Following are some of the training packages conferred to BBA students through their semester-study stay.