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Imperial Business College is one of the top-notch colleges for business studies, especially BBA and BHCM programs.  How far do you agree that the college has fulfilled the objective of its establishment?

Imperial Business College, affiliated to Pokhara University, was established in 2013 AD, but we assumed the ownership in 2016 AD. Currently, the college offers two bachelor’s degree programs: Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), and Bachelor in Health Care Management (BHCM), affiliated to Pokhara University. Since we took over the management of the college, we have been witnessing the number of enrollees and pass rate of students. This could be true we have maintained a sound academic environment with modern IT facilities and different non-academic courses, program and soft skill training. Moreover, we have managed to have well-equipped classrooms with audio–visual facilities, resourceful library which is linked with electronic resources. In addition, our seminar halls, computer labs and ample area for sporting events have underpinned our benchmarks. In this regard, we can proudly say that we have embraced marvelous achievements in terms of academic environment, quality education, physical infrastructures, teaching faculty and equipment within a short span of time. Needless to say, the college has fulfilled the objectives of its establishment in many extents.

Could you please highlight the unique features of Imperial Business College?

Imperial Business College is one of the best rated colleges in Nepal that provides best quality education in the field of Business Administration and Healthcare Management. It has achieved a great success in providing globally acclaimed courses. Our service to undergraduates of BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and BHCM (Bachelor of Healthcare Management) is widely considered to be some of the most holistic and rewarding programs in the management stream. The college has qualified and dedicated faculty of teachers and has maintained an amicable academic environment. IBC has always endeavored hard to help students meet global challenges and become successful in the professions they choose. The college gives equal focus on extra-curricular activities, such as public speaking, share market seminar, etc. along with cocurricular activities with a view to develop knowledge, skill and efficiency to face the challenges in their real life.

The college offers BBA and BHCM as the major programs. What type of programs are they?

These two programs are globally demanded courses. BBA comprises management and business-related course that produces general level managers. The program focuses on internalizing the passion, courage and practical qualities needed for students to become successful managers, entrepreneurs with ethical standards and honesty, which are bolstered by highly competent, dedicated and renowned teaching faculty.

Similarly, BHCM is a health-related course. The program covers a period of four academic years split into eight semesters that include coursework, project work and internship. This program is designed to promote and prepare students to compete in the global market by imparting the deep knowledge and skill in the areas of healthcare and management.

How is the cohesion between the industry and college and prospects of graduates in the job landing sector?

We cannot distort the course content designed by the University, which is compulsory to follow by all, but along with the curricular activities we provide extra-curricular activities. The college has included elective courses too. We provide soft-skill training to our graduates which makes it certain for students to be the confident in their professional careers. So, our graduates have demonstrated an outstanding performance in the job landing sector, thus they are globally saleable. Many of our graduates have become successful entrepreneurs.

The pandemic threats and crises have compelled us to adopt online classes again reviving physical class gradually.  We are not sure that the pandemic will be extinct completely. What is your plan to cope with such kinds of unprecedented challenges that may appear in the future because of pandemic and epidemics?

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about some positive impacts to human beings despite many negative effects. It taught us to be techno- friendly. In fact, the pandemic opened multiple gateways to enter the digital world of our education system. As a result, we have been able to develop separate applications for different purposes and we are working on making a separate app for student controlling mechanism. Now, we are all set to conduct our teaching and learning activities virtually as per the necessity. So, if any kind of pandemic breaks out in the future, we are fully capable and fully equipped to adopt virtual model of teaching and learning activities.

In your experience, what are the strengths of management programs of Pokhara University?

Pokhara University is a well-trusted institution for management education. The administrative and managerial teams are visionary and far-sighted. It prepares the schedules of all programs throughout the academic year at the very beginning of the first semester. Similarly, the course content of PU is globally competitive and high demandable.

What message would you like to convey to ten-plus-two graduates wishing to get enrolment in a bachelor level college?First and foremost, I would like to congratulate all the graduates of ten-plus-two level and convey my message to them (bachelor level aspirants) that they need to pursue a course in the field of their interest which can help them fulfill their dreams. Although you find several identical colleges across the country, you need to choose such a college which will underpin your career foundation to live an independent life. If students are wishing to pursue management course, especially BBA and BHCM for building their career, Imperial Business College can be the best place for BBA and BHCM education. As the principal at IBC, I assure you that IBC is the center for academic excellence and committed to imparting qu


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