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Master of Management

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Master of Management (MM) program seeks to provide qualified students, professionals and practitioners with the theoretical background and skills in management needed in the efficient and effective management of all types of organizations or institutions.

The Master of Management, a non-thesis graduate program, is designed to equip students, professionals and practitioners with holistic and integrated knowledge and skills in management to enable them to assume and implement responsible supervisory and other related positions. 

COURSE STRUCTURE

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Graduation from the program requires completion of thirty-six (36) units of academic coursework consisting of 27 units of core courses and 9 units of elective courses and passing a Comprehensive Examination thereafter.

*May be taken for credit twice; students may take a maximum of two different special topics.

Other courses from the MA Social and Development Studies (MASDS) program and other relevant management courses of the UP System can be taken as elective course/s with the consent of the Director of the Institute of Management.
 

Core Courses

Course Number
Course 
Title
 No. of Units
MM 201
Fundamentals of Management
3
MM 202
Organizational Behavior 3
MM 203
Managerial Economics
3
MM 220
Managerial Accounting and Control 3
MM 222
Financial Management 3
MM 230
Marketing Management 3
MM 240
Operations Management 3
MM 291.1
Strategic Management I 3
MM 291.2
Strategic Management II 3
     

Electives

Course Number
Course
Title
No. of Units
MM 250
Human Resources Management
3
MM 292
Policy Making and Program Management 3
MM 293
Development Management
3
MM 294
Management of Knowledge and Information Systems 3
MM 295
Seminar in Management 3
MM 296
Enterprise Planning and Development 3
MM 298
Special Topics in Management* 3
MM 299
Applied Management Research 3
     

Study Plan (Full-time Student)

Year 1

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 201 MM 222
MM 202 MM 230
MM 203 MM 240
 MM 220 --

Year 2

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 291.1 MM 291.2
Elective 1  Elective 3
Elective 2  --
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Year 3

1st Semester  2nd Semester 
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Study Plan (Part-time, 9 units)

Year 1

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 201 MM 220
MM 202  MM 230
MM 203 MM 240
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Year 2

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 222 MM 291.1
Elective 1 Elective 3
Elective 2 --
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Year 3

1st Semester  2nd Semester 
MM 291.2  --
--  --
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 -- --
   

Study Plan (Part-time, 6 units)

Year 1

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 201 MM 202
MM 203 or 220 MM 203 or 220
--  --
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Year 2

1st Semester 2nd Semester
MM 222 or 230  MM 222 or 230
MM 240 Elective 1
-- --
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Year 3

1st Semester  2nd Semester 
MM 291.1 MM 291.2
Elective 2 Elective 3
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ADMISSION PROCESS

Stage 1 Basic Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree/title from a university or from other recognized institutions of higher learning;
  • Must have at least two (2) years of work experience.

Applicants who meet these requirements shall be allowed to take the Graduate Program Admission Test.


Credentials to submit before taking the Graduate Program Admission Test: 


  • Accomplished Application Form
  • Transcript of Records (original and one [1] photocopy)
  • Birth Certificate, two (2) photocopies
  • Reference Report from one (1) supervisor or employer and two (2) from former professors
  • For working students, an official permit from the employer/supervisor indicating the number of units they are allowed to enroll
  • For married women, two (2) photocopies of Marriage Contract / Certificate
  • For foreign students (non-English), passing the Test for English as a Second Language (TOEFL). A TOEFL score of 500 is required of an applicant whose medium of instruction in school/s attended is not English.
  • Other documents that shall be required

Stage 2 Applicants take the Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT). The test covers logical thinking, basic quantitative skills and reading proficiency. Applicants who meet the cut-off score move on to Stage 3.


Stage 3 Interview


Stage 4 Assessment of the General Weighted Average (GWA) vis-à-vis Admission Test and Interview Result


Qualified applicants are accepted into the program.*


*Applicants are expected to possess minimum proficiency levels in Accounting, Economics, Statistics, and Mathematics. Those with deficiencies in these areas as determined from the evaluation process will be required to do the following: (a) complete the bridging courses offered by the Institute of Management during summer and/or semestral break, or (b) pass equivalent courses from other institutions that provide the proficiency level expected. Qualified applicants who may not yet meet the minimum proficiency levels may be admitted into the Program on a probationary status for one (1) year until this requirement is satisfied.

FACULTY PROFILE

Abansi, Corazon L.
MA (UP Diliman); MS,Ph.D.(UP Los Baños)

Dacanay, Santos Jose O. III
MBA (S.L.C.), Dip in URP (UP Diliman), Ph.D. (UP Diliman)
Marzan, Bienvenido C.
MM (UP Baguio), DBA (UP Diliman), Dip in IR (UP Diliman)


Palaganas, Erlinda C.
MPH (UP Manila), Ph.D. (Univ. of Sydney)

Siy, Jay Stephen C.
MM (UP Baguio)

CONTACT INFORMATION

MM Program Coordinator
University of the Philippines Baguio
Gov. Pack Road, Baguio City 2600
Telefax. No. +63 (074) 442-5703

E-mail: upbmm@upb.edu.ph

Download application forms at http://gpo.upb.edu.ph/forms-fees

 
Submit applications to:
The Graduate Program Office
University of the Philippines Baguio
Gov. Pack Road, Baguio City 2600
Telefax No. +63 (074) 442-2460
Email: gpo.upbaguio@up.edu.ph