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Fiona Demmingway, Class of 2014

Business Impact Division

What is management consulting?

Companies in today’s dynamic environment, are awash with various challenges and complexities. Important aspects of business - Customers, Business Processes, HR, Finance, etc are usually run with traditional methods. Information is usually gathered but not analyzed, decisions are made on the basis of guesses, not facts. Moreover, they lack tools, methods and expertise for tackling problems. Therefore, companies usually maintain the status quo, and opportunities go unnoticed.

Hence, management consulting comes into the picture. Management consulting primarily supports companies to improve their performance and decision making, through analysis of organizational problems and development of fact-based strategies and activities. Management consultants bring innovative ideas and techniques to make sure the best decisions are taken for their clients’ complex business problems.

Business Impact Division

Business Impact Division (BID) is a management consulting unit under Center for Research Excellence (CRE) at Kathmandu College of Management (KCM) that specializes in assisting companies by providing valuable insights, alternatives and solutions to specific problems, needs and challenges. BID believes in developing a culture of Research Based Decision Support System (RDSS) in the corporate sector through its value-based inputs and assistance.

At BID, we channel our academician’s knowledge regarding the best management practices with experienced professional prowess to provide valuable fact-based insights, solutions and alternatives to the client’s specific problems and needs.

BID understands the challenges that the current Nepalese business scenario faces with increasing competition, changing work culture and global dynamic work environment. With constraints of time, resource and money, it is difficult to find solutions to the core issues so as to sustain a successful business. BID provides access to innovative ideas and competence by connecting businesses with a wide range of academic expertise and specialist industrial knowledge to resolve issues, create value and improve business performances.

Our Services

We create value for you by finding appropriate measures to help you achieve high performance by resolving critical issues and exploring better opportunities to deliver the desired targets. We provide individually tailored solutions and recommendations in the following business aspects

Strategy and Operations

We work with you directly to develop practical strategies that capitalize on opportunities and strengths while minimizing threats and weaknesses by demonstrating operational excellence. Our strategy and operations services include:

  • Competitor Analysis
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Retail Management

Organization and People

We make sure you can increase your productivity and competitiveness by understanding your human capital requirements and delivering people skills that each one needs. Our Organization and People services include:

  • Talent Management – Sales, Marketing, Finance & Banking
  • Employee Training - Sales force, Marketing Team and Financial Team

Finance

We make sure our clients analyze their financial situation and pull the right strings to make better informed decisions. Our Finance services include:

  • Financial Planning
  • Fund Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Working Capital Management
  • Wealth Management

Marketing

We help you discover your proper customers and market insights for you to identify new opportunities and translate them into actionable plans. Our Marketing services include:

  • Market Research
  • Branding and Brand Management
  • Customer Insight & Segmentation
  • Experiential Marketing

Our Approach

  • Assess
    We meticulously research your problem symptoms, current situation and requirements to help at all levels of management by developing fact-based, in depth proposals, best suited to your requirement.
  • Strategize
    We blend academic knowledge with professional expertise to develop a concrete research based framework for analyzing your issues and envisioning the solutions.
  • Execute
    We assist in implementing the strategies and recommendations to tackle the challenges and resolve the issues.
  • Evaluate and Support
    We extend support to implement, monitor and evaluate the solution-plans as per your needs.

Our Team

Our team is an amalgam of knowledgeable academicians and experienced professionals that have the required skills and expertise to critically analyze and solve practical problems and deliver effective and viable solutions to your needs.

Core Team

  • Dr. Vibhuti Jha, CRE Director
    Dr. Jha has over 23 years of industrial experience of marketing in leading Indian public/private companies viz. Cement Corporation of India (CCI) and Ashok Leyland Ltd., India. He is Ph.D. in Management (Marketing). He is an MBA graduate as well as holds an engineering degree. His core industrial sectors of consultancy are cement and automobiles.
  • Sharmila Sharan, Project Director
    Ms. Sharan is a renowned retail and design consultant for leading fashion labels in India, with more than 21 years of professional experience in the industry. She holds an MBA degree and also has a Diploma in Fashion Retail Management. Her expertise lies in branding, merchandising & production in fashion and retail industries.
  • Laling Lama, Project Officer
    Ms. Lama is a BBA graduate from Kathmandu College of Management specializing in Finance. She has also worked as an Assistant Coordinator at KCM. Her knowledge lies in operations, logistics management as well as financial administration and analysis.
  • Associates
    BID combines competent and well qualified students from various disciplines to form a dynamic and effective team. Determined by the needs of the client, the kind of tasks involved and the skills required, associates are selected and led by the team leader.

Consultant Committee

  • Anjali Chaudhary,
    Masters in Finance
  • Deeptangshu Thapa,
    MBA in International Management
  • Hari Prasad Pokharel,
    PhD in Knowledge Management
  • Sitaram Dhakal,
    Masters in Finance
  • Shiva Sundar Pokharel,
    MBA in Finance
  • Shuman Rai,
    MBA in Marketing

Contact Us

Business Impact Division (BID)
Center for Research Excellence
Kathmandu College of Management
Gwarko, Lalitpur
Tel: 977-1-5201997 / 5200746
Email: bid@kcm.edu.np
Website: http://kcm.edu.np/BID

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