Master in Business Administration (MBA) Specialization in Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

Curriculum for the Degree of
Master in Business Administration (MBA) Specialization in Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

A. BASIC COURSESUnits9 Units
A.1 Research Methodology3
A.2 Managerial Statistic3
A.3 Financial Accounting (formerly Intro. to Financial Management)3
B. MAJOR FIELD OF CONCENTRATION21 Units
B.1 Financial Management3*
B.2 Marketing Management3
B.3 Production and Operations Management3*
B.4 International Business3
B.5 Management Information System3*
B.6 Management Policies3*
B.7 Project Research and Development3*
C. COGNATES9 Units
C.1 Human Behavior in Organization3
C.2 Economic Impact of Natural Disasters3
C.3 Organization Theory and Design3
C.4 International Marketing3
C.5 Entrepreneurial Management3
C.6 Managerial Accounting3
C.7 Damage, Loss and Need Assessment (DLNA)3
C.8 Crisis Management3
C.9 Community Based Disaster Risk Management3
C.10a Special Seminar in Disaster Risk Management 13*
  • Applied Humanitarian Logistic
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning
C.10b Special Seminar in Disaster Risk Management 23*
  • DRM and Climate Change Adaptation Local and International Policies
  • Financial Mechanism for DRR Measures and CCA Options
C.11 Environmental Impact Assessment (Incorporating DRR and CCA under the Philippines EIA System)3
D. THESIS WRITING6 Units
D.1 Thesis Writing 1 & 26
GRAND TOTAL 45 Units

* Portion of the Majors will be covered by C.10; Special Seminar in DRM Specializaiton.

The MBA Specialization in DRM Degree Requirements

To complete the MBA specialization in DRM Thesis Program and be awarded the degree of Master in Business Administration (MBA) Specialization in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), a candidate must meet satisfactorily the following requirements:

  1. Completion of at least thirty-nine (39) units of required Basic, Major and Congnate courses as prescribed in the above curriculum, with general average of at least 2.0 or 85%;
  2. Must enroll in Special Seminar in Disaster Risk Management;
  3. Must pass Comprehensive Examination;
  4. Passing six (6) additional units for thesis program. Thesis topic should be aligned to the Disaster Management field; and
  5. Completion of all academic and thesis requirements within five (5) years reckoned from date of original enrolment in the MBA Specialization in DRM Program.

Baccalaureate degree holder of non-business/commerce course shall be required to complete at least six (6) additional units of COGNATES subjects in the MBA Specialization in DRM Program, or complete at least twelve (12) units of undergraduate business subjects which shall be prescribed by the Dean/Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Business.

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