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College of Business

The College of Business (COB) is dedicated to train and develop future business workers who are fortified with spiritual and moral strength and virtues, and academically prepared to enable them to function in their respective profession as managers, chief finance officers, finance leaders, treasurers, controllers, auditors, accountants, office administrators, businessmen, and other related responsibilities in the denominational work, in private business and industry, and in government service.  They are envisioned to be effective forces against the rising tide of moral decay and corruption, and active agents for economic growth.

There are five departments under the college: whereby, four are undergraduate, namely, Accountancy, Business Administration, Information Technology, and Office Administration; and, one graduate department which offers the Master in Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce.

Mission 

The College of Business is committed to provide quality Bible-based business education producing competent graduates equipped with special skills in their field of expertise.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for accounting, business administration, commerce, information technology and office administration among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.

Dean’s Office Profile 

Glenda Joy B. Lopez, CPA, MBA, PhD
College Dean

Ron Ivan S. Perdido, MBA
Certification Programs Director

Lailanie C. Tañalas
College Secretary

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY

Wilhelm F. Fesalbon, CPA, MBA
Chair

Robert A. Borromeo, CPA, MBA, PhD
Gizelle Lou C. Fugoso, LLB
Evely G. Lintao, CPA, MBA
Glenda Joy B. Lopez, CPA, MBA, PhD
Reuel E. Narbarte, CPA, MBA, PhD
Ron Ivan S. Perdido, MBA
Nedilyn T. Reyes, CPA, MBA
Faculty Members


Mission 

The Department of Accountancy is committed to produce competent accounting professionals who exemplify Christlike character and excellent service in the workplace.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for accounting among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.

Program Offerings

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BSA)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting Information System (BSAIS)

Program Outcomes
  1. Resolve business issues and problems with a global perspective and particular emphasis on matters confronting financial statement preparers and users, using their knowledge and technical proficiency in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, cost accounting and management, management accounting, auditing, taxation and accounting information systems.
  2. Conduct Accountancy research through independent studies of relevant literature and appropriate use of accounting theory and methodologies.
  3. Employ technology as a business tool in capturing financial and non-financial information, generating reports and making decisions.
  4. Apply knowledge and skill that will sufficiently respond to various types of assessments (including professional licensure and/or certification).
  5. Confidently maintain a commitment to good corporate citizenship, social responsibility and ethical practice when performing functions as an accountant.
  6. Practice a balanced healthy lifestyle – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.


DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Jose P. Salera III, MBA
Chair

Armando A. Apalat, MBA
Ruben T. Carpizo, MBA, PhD
Shirley J. Lascuña, MBA, PhD
Miriam P. Narbarte, FBE, MBA, PhD
Marta B. Macalalad, AFBE, MBA, PhD
Faculty Members

Mission 

The Department of Business Administration is committed to produce competent business professionals who exemplify Christlike character and excellent service in the workplace.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for business administration among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.


Program Offerings

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

    • major in Human Resource Management
    • major in Marketing Management
    • major in Financial Management
Program Outcomes
  1. Perform the basic functions of management such as planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.
  2. Apply the basic concepts that underlie each of the functional areas of business (marketing, finance, human resources management, production and operations management, information technology, and strategic management) and employ these concepts in various business situations.
  3. Select the proper decision-making tools to critically, analytically, and creatively solve problems and drive results.
  4. Express oneself clearly and communicate effectively with stakeholders both in oral and written forms.
  5. Apply information and communication technology (ICT) skills as required by the business environment.
  6. Work effectively with other stakeholders and manage conflict in the workplace.
  7. Plan and demonstrate business-related discipline activities.
  8. Demonstrate corporate citizenship and social responsibility.
  9. Exercise high personal moral and ethical standards.
  10. Analyze the business environment for strategic direction.
  11. Prepare operational plans.
  12. Innovate business ideas based on emerging industry.
  13. Manage a strategic business unit for economic sustainability.
  14. Conduct business research.
  15. Practice a balanced healthy lifestyle – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.


DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Ivar Nelson E. Bingcang, MBA
Chair

Abner M. Cruz, MBA
Gerson F. Lopez, MBA
Gaudevic Lloyd N. Rivera, MIS
Faculty Members

Mission 

The Department of Information Technology is committed to produce competent IT professionals who exemplify Christlike character and excellent service in the workplace.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for information technology among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.

Program Offering

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Program Outcomes
  1. Apply knowledge of computing, science, and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  2. Understand best practices and standards and their applications.
  3. Apply complex problems, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  4. Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.
  5. Design, implement and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs to meet desired needs and requirements under various constraints.
  6. Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively.
  7. Apply knowledge through the use of current technologies, skills, tools, and practices necessary for the IT profession.
  8. Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within a team to accomplish a common goal.
  9. Assist in the creation of an effective IT project plan.
  10. Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities through logical writing presentations and clear instructions.
  11. Analyze the local and global impact of computing information technology on individuals, organizations, and society.
  12. Understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities in the utilization of information technology.
  13. Recognize the need for and engage in planning self-learning and improving performance as a foundation for continuing professional development.
  14. Practice a balanced healthy lifestyle – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.


DEPARTMENT OF
OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Lowena G. De Ocampo, MBA
Chair

Merlyn R. Mendoza, MAT, PhD
Lualhati P. Sausa, MBA, PhD
Faculty Members

Mission 

The Department of Office Administration is committed to produce competent office administration professionals who exemplify Christlike character and excellent service in the workplace.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for office administration among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.

Program Offering

Bachelor of Science in Office Administration

Program Outcomes
  1. Provide general administration and clerical support to high-level executives.
  2. Coordinate office management activities.
  3. Manage office communications and information.
  4. Maintain and manage files and office supplies effectively.
  5. Exhibit acceptable human relations skills in a diverse environment.
  6. Engage lifelong learning to keep abreast of the development in the international employment market.
  7. Practice a balanced healthy lifestyle – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.

DEPARTMENT OF GRADUATE BUSINESS

Lualhati P. Sausa, MBA, PhD
Chair

Robert A. Borromeo, CPA, MBA, PhD
Glenda Joy B. Lopez, CPA, MBA, PhD
Ruben T. Carpizo, MBA, PhD
Shirley J. Lascuña, MBA, PhD
Marta B. Macalalad, AFBE, MBA, PhD
Miriam P. Narbarte, FBE, MBA, PhD
Reuel E. Narbarte, CPA, MBA, PhD
Faculty Members

Mission 

The Department of Graduate Business is committed to produce business leaders and academicians who practice biblical values in all aspects of their profession.

Vision 

To be a leading training center for capable, socially responsible and mature business leaders and academicians among the Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.

Program Offering

Master in Business Administration
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce

Master in Business Administration

Program Outcomes

  1. Contribute to the advancement of their professions and to the expansion of knowledge relating to current theories, practices, and issues in business.
  2. Conduct scientific and scholarly research as it applies to business.
  3. Evaluate cultural, ethical, and global issues and their impact on business theory and practices.


Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce

Program Outcomes
  1. Assume leadership toward the attainment of global and national development goals and social transformation.
  2. Handle research, consultancy, university teaching, and senior management positions.
  3. Conduct scientific and scholarly studies related to business.
  4. Evaluate cultural, ethical and global issues and their impact on business theory and practice.