UPV – College of Management
The College of Management (CM) was formerly known as the School of Development Management (SDM), established in December 1981 out of the former Division of Development Management of the College of Arts and Sciences. SDM was elevated to college status in 1991. The objectives of the College are the following: to provide strong management and business complement and support to the UPV programs in fisheries, marine sciences, the arts, social and natural sciences; to provide quality management education in order to train leaders for the region’s public and private sectors; to serve as center for research, information dissemination, consultancy, and training services in the various areas of administration/management; and to serve as a pivotal link between UPV and local, national, and international organizations engaged in the management education, training and research. The College of Management has two departments, namely, the Department of Accounting and the Department of Management. Starting June 1997, the College offered the Diploma Program in Urban and Regional Planning in coordination with the School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) at UP Diliman. In July 1997, CM started the pilot testing of a course on Island Food Systems in RDM 298 (Field Studies), a course in the Master of Management, Rural Development Program. This initiative was made under the auspices of the Island Sustainability, Livelihood, and Equity (ISLE) Program. ISLE partners from Canada, Indonesia and Jamaica team-taught the course with UPV faculty members.
The College of Management offers three baccalaureate courses, namely: Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BS Accountancy), Bachelor of Science in Management (BS Management), and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing (BSBA Marketing). The college offers a Master’s Degree in Management major in Business Management (MMBM). And in June 1997, CM started offering a post baccalaureate course: Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning in coordination with the School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) at UP Diliman.