Academic Programs

Master of Management in Business Management

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General Info

Brief description of the major field

The Master of Management major in Business Management degree program was born in 1998 in response to the rapid growth of industrial and non-agri-based enterprises in the Philippines particularly, in CALABARZON and the Asia-Pacific region.

The curriculum is aimed at developing success-oriented and socially-responsible managers and entrepreneurs who shall establish and manage non-agri-based enterprises into economically-viable entities. It seeks to continue the role of the Department of Agribusiness Management in developing and serving the managerial requirements of the region and the surrounding areas.

Prospective Students

  • At least two years of management-related work experience;

  • Two recommendations with at least a “Satisfactory” rating;

  • Proof of English language proficiency (for foreign students);

  • A weighted average score of 71 and above in the MM Summer Program; and

  • Compliance with the other requirements of the UPLB Graduate School MM Summer Program

MM Summer Program

The Master of Management (MM) Summer Program is the final admission requirement of applicants to the MM Graduate Programs. After the applicants have accomplished and submitted their application papers to the UPLB Graduate School, their documents will be evaluated and screened at the Department of Agribusiness Management. Those who will pass the preliminary screening will be provisionally admitted and are required to attend and pass the MM Summer Program. The Summer Program is a 5-weekend course (Friday afternoons, Saturdays and Sundays) offering which is regularly offered from the second weekend of April to the second weekend of May. It consists of three modules:

Module 1 Key Management Tools and Concepts (Weekends 1 & 2)

  • ·Introduction to Management: Management Process and Business Functions

  • ·The Basics of Marketing Management

  • ·The Basics of Operations Management

  • ·The Basics of Personnel Management

  • ·The Basics of Financial Management

  • ·The Case Method of Solving Business Management Problems

  • ·Case Analysis/Discussion of the Assignment

Module II Accounting (Weekend 3)

  • ·Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • ·Debit and Credit Rules

  • ·Accounting Cycle

  • ·Presentation of Income Statement and Balance Sheet

Module III Quantitative Business Tools (Weekend 4)

  • ·Business Mathematics

  • ·Business Statistics

Participants who successfully passed the Summer Program are recommended as regular graduate students to the Graduate School. The MM Summer Program also serves as a refresher course to participants who do not intend to enter the graduate programs. These participants may opt to attend any of or all the three modules. 

Opportunities 

Graduates of the MMBM Program are well-placed in national and international organizations. Among them are heads of banks, development advisors, marketing managers, academicians, entrepreneurs, and management consultants.

Courses

Courses

Course

Units

Course Title

Pre-requisite/s

Semester.

Offered

MGT 201

3

Organization and Management

 

1, 2

MGT 213

3

Management Accounting and Control

 

1

MGT 231

3

Human Behavior in Organization

 

1, 2


Specialized Courses

Course No. 

Units 

Course Title 

Prerequisite 

Semester Offered 

MGT 203

3

Environment of Management

COI

2, S

MGT 209

3

Economic Analysis

 

2

MGT 215

3

Financial Management

 

2

MGT 221

3

Quantitative Methods in Administration

COI

1

MGT 251

3

Marketing Management

 

2

MGT 281

3

Business Policy

MGT 251 and BM 240 and ABM 241

 

1

BM 240

3

Production and Operations Management

MGT 221

2

BM 255

3

International Marketing

MGT 251

1

BM 280

3

Research Methods in Business Management

COI

1, 2

Elective COurses 

 

 

 

 

BM 261

3

Law in business Transaction

MGT 201

1

MGT 207

3

Managerial Problem Solving & Decision Making

COI

1, 2

MGT 273

3

Management of Small Business

 

1

MGT 271

3

New Enterprise Planning and Management

MGT 215, MGT 251 and BM 240 or ABM 241

2

 

Faculty Info

Faculty Information

NAME

HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

FACULTY RANK

SPECIALIZATION 

 Prof. Faustino Q.  Arrienda

MM

Assistant Professor

Agribusiness Management Entrepreneurship

Prof. Nanette A. Aquino

MM

Assistant Professor

Marketing

Business Management

Dr. Agnes T. Banzon

PhD

Associate Professor

International Marketing

Agribusiness Management Marketing

Dr. Dinah Pura T. Depositario

DBA

Associate Professor

Organization and Management

Technopreneurship

Agribusiness Management

Mr. Mar B. Cruz

BSABM

Instructor

Entrepreneurship

Agribusiness Management

Prof. Jeanette Angeline B. Madamba

MM

Assistant Professor

Operations Management

Business Management

Prof. Carolyn V. Melgar

MS

Associate Professor

Managerial Economics

Prof. Loida E. Mojica

MM

Associate Professor

Marketing

Agribusiness Management

Prof. Nimfa D. Montes

MBA

Assistant Professor

Business Administration Entrepreneurship

Agribusiness Management

Ms. Maritess B. Panabang

BSABM

MS (on-going)

Instructor

Agribusiness Management

Industrial Engineering

Dr. Mario V. Perilla

PhD

Professor

Business Management Organization and Management Managerial Economics

Prof. Teresita Flordeliz M. Ragudo

MM

Assistant Professor

Accounting

Business Management

Dr. Reynaldo L. Tan

PhD

Professor

Agribusiness Management

Managerial Economics

Resource and Environment Economics

Prof. Jimmy B. Williams

MS

Associate Professor

Finance

Agribusiness Management

Prof. Normito R. Zapata Jr.

MS

Assistant Professor

Finance

Agribusiness Management 

Ms. Jewel Joana S. Cabardo

BSABM

MS

Instructor

Agribusiness Management

Electronics

Ms. Hanna D. Miranda

BSC

Instructor

Accounting

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