Established in August 1993 AD, the School, popularly known as KUSOM, was the first school to launch a graduate program in Kathmandu University and also the first one to initiate Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in the country based on internationally- followed design principles and structure. In addition to this, it provides courses like Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor in Business Information System (BBIS). It also provides M.Phil. and Ph. D. program in Management.
Twenty years on, the School continues to hold the prestigious position of being the leading business school in the country, rated as the best business school in all the B-Schools Ratings in Nepal to date and becoming the first choice of aspirants of management education and employers of management graduates alike.
The School is leading the way in management development of the country setting quality standards and innovative trends for other business schools to follow and its graduates providing high quality managerial, entrepreneurial and intellectual resources for the growth and success of a large number of business, development and academic enterprises in the country.
The mission of the School is to improve the practice and profession of management for development through creating quality and relevant opportunities for learning, knowing, discovering, and applying the best in management.