Program Structure and Specifications

Institutional Targets

UP Vision UP as a leading regional and global university in an environment that sustains 21-st century learning, knowledge creation, and public service for society and humanity.
UP Core Values Honor and Excellence
UP Cebu Vision A lead university in pioneering research, creative design, ICT-driven innovation, responsible governance, and community service in Central Visayas and the global society
UP Cebu Mission UP Cebu promotes scientific, socio-economic, cultural and environmental progress in Central Visayas, in the nation and the world through creative and innovative instruction, research, intellectual productivity, and public service. UP Cebu:

•   offers accessible quality graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education that will produce innovative, critical, nationalist, ethical, gender-sensitive and socially responsible graduates who demonstrate high levels of academic pursuit;

•   conducts pioneering research, and develops novel and creative technologies through transdisciplinary collaboration;

•   applies products of knowledge generation, dissemination, and intellectual productivity to improve social welfare; and

•   ensures administrative efficiency in the delivery of excellent, responsible service in support of learning, research, intellectual productivity, and public service.

UP Cebu Core Values Honor, integrity, excellence
SoM Vision To be the leading regional educational institution for decision-makers.
SoM Mission Provide excellent management education, generate research and disseminate information to the business community, and deliver public service in the areas of institutional governance and management of the Services industry.
SoM Core Values Integrity and excellence
1 Awarding Institution University of the Philippines Cebu
2 Teaching Institution University of the Philippines Cebu
3 Program Name Bachelor of Science in Management
4 Final Award Bachelor of Science in Management
5 Language(s) of Instruction English, Pilipino, Cebuano
6 Mode of Study Conventional (campus-based)
7 Study Scheme Full Time
8 Study Duration Minimum: 4 years

Maximum: 7 years

9 Academic System Semester 1 runs from August until early December.Semester 2 runs from January to May.

Midterm runs from June to July.

10 Program Learning Outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes Teaching and Learning Methods Assessment

Technical Knowledge and Competencies

PLO1 Apply accounting, organizational behavior, marketing, finance, operations, human resource, information systems, innovation, and analytics management concepts and practices in managing people and organizations. lecture, class/small group discussion, case study, video with guide questions, interactive Q&A, hands-on use of software, reflection/reaction paper, problem sets/exercises, debate, problem-solving, audit roles, review or critique of journal articles mid-term and final examination, quizzes, research/term/final output, case analysis, class participation, reporting
PLO2 Use information systems and technology and other management tools for informed decision-making. lecture, case study, video with guide questions, group presentations, defense, report, hands-on use of software, problem sets, exercises, brainstorming research paper, case study, group report and presentation
PLO3 Identify context-based problems supported by case facts and use critical and logical analyses in considering alternatives and proposing viable solutions. lecture, case study, case study, group presentation, defense, reporting, reflection paper, problems sets, exercises, debate, audit roles mid-term and final examination, quizzes, research/ term/final output, case analysis, class participation
PLO4 Conduct research as a source of information for management decision-making. case study, video with guide questions, group presentation, defense, report, readings, debate, audit roles, review of journal articles research/term/final output, case analysis, reporting

Generic Skills

PLO5 Work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team in situations to elicit teamwork and leadership. class/small group discussion, case study, video with guide questions, group presentations, defense, report, problems sets, exercises, debate, brainstorming, audit roles, a critique of journal articles leader evaluation, peer evaluation, research/term/final output
PLO6 Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in the practice of the profession. case study, video with guide questions, group presentation, defense, report, readings, reaction paper, problem sets, exercises, debate, brainstorming, audit roles, review of journal articles research/term/final output, case analysis, leader and peer evaluation, group presentation

Values

PLO7 Demonstrate honor, integrity, and ethical standards of behavior in the practice of the profession. class/small group discussion, lecture, case study, group presentations, defense, report, interactive Q&A, debate, audit roles leader evaluation, peer evaluation, group presentation, research/term/final output, case analysis
PLO8 Uphold patriotism. class/small group discussion, lecture, case study, readings, reflection paper, review of journal articles reflection paper, peer evaluation
PLO9 Cultivate a healthy desire for lifelong learning. class/small group discussion, case study, video with guide questions, group presentations, defense, report, problems sets, exercises, debate, brainstorming, audit roles, a critique of journal articles research/term/final output, case analysis, class participation, leader and peer evaluation
11 Classification of Courses
Classification

Credit Units

Percentage

General Education

36

25

Foundation Courses

31

21

Core Courses

48

33

Major Elective Courses

21

14

Legal Requirement

3

2

Free Electives

6

4

Total

145

100

12 Total credit units to graduate 145 units
13 Program structures and features, curriculum and requirements
The program is offered on a full-time basis and with two semesters per academic year. Each semester is composed of six subjects, and Physical Education for the first two years.

The 2018 curriculum was approved by the UP President on 14 October 2016 and implemented on AY 2018 – 2019.

Curriculum Design and Development

While the review of the program is done biennial (every two years), the revisions are usually initiated after each cohort graduates.

The curriculum design and development consider the inputs of the various stakeholders of the college to ensure relevance. The faculty members gather information through:

The curriculum design and development consider the inputs of the various stakeholders of the college to ensure relevance. The faculty members gather information through:

  • a stakeholder consultation biennial or as needed through a series of focus group discussions (FGD) with the industry, alumni, and government to determine their level of satisfaction with the program, and their needs and requirements.
  • taking into account the exit interview report of graduating BS Management students from the Office of the Student Affairs (OSA).
Requirements:To qualify for the degree, the student must have taken and passed all the requirements.
Program structure (Approved on 14 October 2016)

Year 1

First Semester

Second Semester

BA 99.1  Fundamentals of Accounting Theory and Practice I

3

BA 99.2  Fundamentals of Accounting Theory and Practice II

3

General Education

3

Econ 11  Introductory Economics

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

Mgt 101  Introduction to Management

3

Math 100 Introduction to Calculus

4

Stat 101  Elementary Statistics

3

Stat 135   Predictive Statistics

3

PE 2

(2)

PE 2

(2)

NSTP 1  National Service Training Program

(3)

NSTP 2  National Service Training Program

(3)

Total Credit Unit

18

Total Credit Unit

19

Year 2

First Semester

Second Semester

CSMC 101 Introduction to Information System

3

Econ 102  Microeconomics

3

Engl 11 Technical Writing in English

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

Mgt 121  Human Resource Management

3

General Education

3

Mgt 141  Financial Management I

3

Mgt 104  Organizational Behavior

3

Mgt 181  Management Science

3

Mgt 115  Management Accounting

3

Mgt 186  Management of Information Systems and Technology

3

PE 2

(2)

PE 2

(2)

Total Credit Unit

18

Total Credit Unit

18

Year 3

First Semester

Second Semester

Econ 101  Macroeconomics Theory and Policy

3

General Education

3

Major Elective

3

General Education

3

Major Elective

3

General Education

3

Mgt 142  Financial Management II

3

General Education

3

Mgt 170  Introduction to Marketing Management

3

Mgt 188  Fundamentals of Business Analytics

3

Mgt 187  Operations Management

3

Mgt 189  Management of Innovation

3

Total Credit Unit

18

Total Credit Unit

18

Year 4

First Semester

Second Semester

Major Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Major Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Mgt 161  Law on Business Transactions and Transportation

3

Major Elective

3

Mgt 191  Enterprise Planning and Development

3

Major Elective

3

Mgt 199  Management Research

3

Major Elective

3

PI 100  Life and Works of Rizal

3

Mgt 190  Strategic Management

3

Total Credit Unit

18

Total Credit Unit

18

Curriculum Map
14 General Admission Requirements (UP Cebu –https://upcebu.edu.ph/undergraduate-program/)
To qualify in the program, graduates of the Department of Education-accredited high schools may be admitted as freshmen into the University based on their performance in the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT) and their weighted average in the first three (3) years of high school.
Moreover, applicants who are holders of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) Certificate, in lieu of a high school diploma, may be admitted to the University provided they qualify in the UPCAT.
Requirements for Qualified Incoming First-Year Undergraduate Student
  • Personal confirmation: Fill out the REPLY SLIP and SUBMIT it to the Office of the College Secretary of the School of the Management, UP Cebu, on a specified date.
  • Confirmation via Email: Send a scanned copy of the REPLY SLIP to [email protected] or send an email stating the full name, student number (found in the notice of admission sent to the qualified incoming first-year student), degree program, and updated contact number (mobile phone or landline).
  • Confirmation through Mail: Send the accomplished REPLY SLIP to the

               University of the Philippines Cebu

               Office of the University Registrar

               Gorordo Avenue, Lahug

               Cebu City 6000 Philippines

Additional Requirements
  • Take both the medical and dental examinations. For instructions, email [email protected] or call the clinic at +63-32-2328185 or 87 local 113.
  • Proceed to the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) in Room 201 of the UP Cebu Administration building for scholarship bracket categorization under the Socialized Tuition System. The OSA may be contacted at +63-32-2328185 or 87 local 115, or email at [email protected]
  • For Pre-registration/pre-enrollment and registration/enrollment schedules – check with the UP Cebu Office of the University Registrar (OUR) (our.upcebu.edu.ph)
15 Shifting

Shifting refers to the change of a student’s major or degree program within UP Cebu.

Shifting is allowed only after completion of at least fifteen (15) academic units and with a general weighted average (GWA) of 2.7500 or better. For shifting purposes, the curriculum weighted average (CWA) is used as a basis for evaluating the student’s admission into the B.S. Management program. In the computation of the CWA, only the grades in courses that will be credited into the B.S. Management program will be considered.

From within UP Cebu:

  • Accomplished Application for Shifting of Course
  • True Copy of Grades for evaluation by the Student Record Evaluator (SRE) [SoM Office of the College Secretary]
  • The admission is subject to the availability of slots and compliance with the admission requirements of the School of Management.
16 Transfer

Transfer refers to students who have attended another institution before UP Cebu.

From other UP constituent universities:

  • Transfer is allowed only after completion of at least thirty (30) academic units and with a general weighted average (GWA) of 2.7500 or better.
  • Accomplished Application Form for Transfer From Other School(s)/Other UP Unit(s)
  • True Copy of Grades for evaluation by the UP Cebu Office of the University Registrar
  • SRE evaluates the application and processes form with the appropriate remarks.
    • The admission is subject to the availability of slots and compliance with the admission requirements of the School of Management.

From other universities:

  • Application for transfer shall be considered for admission to the university only during the first semester of each academic year.
  • Transfer shall be considered only after completion of at least at least 33 collegiate academic units equivalent to UP courses with a minimum GWA of 2.000.
  • Accomplished Application Form for Transfer From Other School(s)/Other UP Unit(s)
  • True Copy of Grades for evaluation by the UP Cebu Office of the University Registrar
  • SRE evaluates the application and processes form with the appropriate remarks.
  • The admission is subject to the availability of slots and compliance with the admission requirements of the School of Management.
  • There is NO guarantee that courses taken in the previous university will be validated and accredited by the School of Management.
17 Retention Policy
To stay in the program, a student must maintain a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 2.75 or better. The GWA shall be assessed on an annual basis (end of the academic year).

Students who get a GWA of less than 2.75 may appeal for readmission, subject to the following:

  1. Readmission may be granted upon appeal by the College Admissions Committee.
  2. Failure to meet the GWA requirement thereafter will disqualify the student from the BS Management program.

For details go to: https://som.upcebu.edu.ph/ocs/faqs/

18 Career Prospects

Based on the past ten years, most of the graduates of the program join either one of these three industries: banking and finance, service, and fast-moving consumer goods. New graduates join various companies from these industries as management trainees, account executives, business developers, sales and marketing, and human resources.

Some of the graduates pursue advanced studies, such as law and medicine. However, some pursue entrepreneurship.

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