BMC Announcements

MBA Academic Calendar 2016 – 2017

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UP Cebu MBA Program now accepting full-time students

UP Cebu MBA Full Time

UP Cebu Business Management Cluster is now accepting applicants for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program for the school year 2016 – 2017

The MBA program, which was adopted from the UP Diliman Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business, gives a balanced treatment of all the functional areas of management. The professors and lecturers alike have both teaching and professional experiences related to their fields of expertise.

Students are admitted to the program based on an entrance examination, their work experiences, and their undergraduate grades.

The entrance examinations are scheduled on 23 January and 6 February 2016 (two Saturdays). Interested applicants may either e-mail their transcripts of record for evaluation to [email protected], fax it to 032-2335634, or send it to UP Cebu Business Management Cluster Office located in Lahug, Cebu City.

For more information, please visit our website at upcebu.edu.ph/MBA or visit us at the UP Cebu Lahug campus.

Development of the Master in Business Economics

BMC’s Academic Program Improvement entitled “Development of the Master in Business Economics”, on 16 September 2015 held at the Parklane Hotel-Juana Hall, Cebu City.

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Development of the Master in Business Economics, Part 2 by the Business Management Cluster faculty members and Dr. Epictetus Patalinghug, Professor Emeritus at UP Diliman.

Dr. Epectitus Patalinghug,Professor Emeritus at UP Diliman, discussed how the MBE infrastructure (i.e. faculty resource, student selection process, course roster, course reading list, and marketing) can be determined. The points covered were the importance of differentiating the MBE program as a unique course in the whole UP system and to identify five core faculty members to ensure its sustainability. In addition, Dr. Patalinghug suggested some reading lists for the courses to be included in the program. The MBE program is targeted to be implemented within SY 2016-17 to SY 2017-18, once the groundwork is set. In attendance for this session were the BMC Faculty.

August 2015 BMC Accomplishment Report

  1. Extension Service:  The faculty members of the Cluster conducted extension service in Region 7.    Prof. Jesus C. Cinco, Jr. served as a Resource Speaker for the Consolacion Multi-purpose Cooperative in its 2015 mid-year Operations Review.  It was held at Estaca, Compostela on 1 August 2015.  The activity was attended by its 5-person Board of Directors, Treasurer, Secretary, and 10 Management Staff  including its General Manager.

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From Left: Ms. Janice Ceballos, General Manager; Prof. Jesus C. Cinco, Jr., Resource Speaker,

Mr. Bonifacio Tibon, OIC-Chairperson, and Mr. Eduardo Angcay, Member of the Board

 

Dr. Mary Gretchen F. Chaves served as a Resource Speaker during the Leadership Training Seminar organized by the Office of Student Affairs on 21 August 2015 at the Arts and Science Conference Hall, UP Cebu, Lahug, Cebu City.

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  1. Research – Prof. Rhenozo C. Barte has an approved UP Cebu Research Grant for a research proposal entitled “ The employees’ financial opportunity loss on unpaid work and other covariates of extra work (OT)”. Dr. Tiffany Adelaine G. submitted to Central Visayas Studies Center on her proposal study entitled: “ A study on the buying behaviour of sari sari store owners in Metropolitan Cebu  on 5 August 2015.  This was an initial requirement of her Faculty Grant.
  1. Registration Period –  The Cluster attended 80 students for the registration for Master of Business Administration Program, First Trimester AY 2015-16 during 3 to 7 August 2015. Number of Enrolled:

1st year level –  33

2nd year level – 26

3rd year level –   21    total of 80 MBA Students

Likewise, 300 students registered for the Bachelor of Science in Management Program, First Semester, AY 2015-16 during 3 to 7 August 2015. Number of Enrolled:

1st year level –  69

2nd year level – 78

3rd year level –   78

4th year level –   75   total of 300 BSM Students

  1. Academic Program Improvement –  For faculty development, five faculty members attended training for Statistics For Market Segmentation and Predictive Modeling on 6-7 August 2015 conducted by the faculty of U.P. School of Statistics in coordination with its Research Foundation, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

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The five faculty members who attended the training were Prof. Rhenozo C. Barte, Dr. Mary Gretchen F. Chaves, Dr. Marie Jane J. Matero, Dr. Leahlizbeth A. Sia and Dr. Tiffany Adealine G. Tan.

 

For academic program, the faculty conducted the refinement of the proposal for the revision of the Master of Business Administration curriculum. This was on 10-14 August 2015 at the BMC’s Meeting Room.

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Likewise, the refinement of the proposal for the revision of the Bachelor of Science in Management curriculum was done. This was on  17-19 August 2015 at the BMC’s Meeting Room.

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  1. Students Activity: Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) – Cluster’s Freshies Orientation was spearheaded by the Management Circle officers and Members.  The event was started at 1:30 in the afternoon held at the Graduate Program Room 4, UP Cebu Business Management Cluster on 10 August 2015.

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During the orientation, election of new set of Officers AY 2015-2016 of the Management Circle was held, these are the following:

President                   :           Verly Vios

VP for Marketing      :           Michelle Justine Delina

VP for Finance         :           Samuel John Saquim

VP for HR                  :           Sharmaine Ceballos

Secretary                   :           Juny Velez

Block Reps

4th Year Level

A         :           Kathryn Faye Gallardo

B         :           Karen Grace Cabusas

3rd Year Level

A         :           Jannen Agramon

B         :           Tats Deniel Samson

2nd Year Level

A         :           Levierush Patarlas

B         :           David Adrian Medado

1st Year Level

A         :           Mary Ivy Shielou Labiste

B         :           Summer Madera

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) –   The MBA Orientation was organized last 8 August 2015 held at UP Cebu AVR-2, Cebu City.  Program requirements were covered and queries from the students were entertained.  A survey was also conducted on the proposed revision of the MBA program.

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During the orientation, election of MBA Council Officers was held.  Its new set of officers are the following:

MBA COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR AY 2015 – 2016

President:                  WaverleePatosa

Secretary:                  Sofia Lou Montanes

Treasurer:                  Adrienne Cynn Imperial

Batch Representatives

First Year:                  Jonathan GavinoOrillo

Second Year:            Emilio Ray Hilado

Third Year:                Cheryl Tañiza

UP Cebu MBA Program Now Accepting Applicants for SY 2016 – 2017

The UP Cebu Business Management Cluster is now accepting applicants for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for the school year 2016 – 2017.

The MBA program, which was adopted from the UP Diliman Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business (formerly the College of Business Administration), gives a balanced treatment of all the functional areas of management. The professors and lecturers alike have both teaching and professional experiences related to their field of expertise.

Students are selected to enter the program based on an entrance test, their work experiences and undergraduate grades.

The entrance tests are tentatively scheduled on 23 January 2016 and 6 February 2016. Interested applicants may either email their transcript of records for evaluation at [email protected], fax to 032-2335634, or send it to UP Cebu Business Management Cluster Office located in Lahug, Cebu City. For more inquiries, please visit the UP Cebu MBA website at www.upcebu.edu.ph or visit us at the Lahug campus or call us at 032-2335634.

Business Management Cluster List of CS and US for A.Y. 2014-2015

The list of College Scholars and University Scholars for the Business Management Cluster for academic year 2014-2015 is now available.

Click this link to download.