School of Management

Faculty Members, SOM

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Updated: October 2017

Listing by: NAME of Faculty Member; Rank; Highest Educational Attainment

ACUÑA Thaddeus R. Master in Management

Graduate Diploma in Econometrics and Economics

ALVIOLA Pedro IV A. Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
BANGCAYA Exegesis Jedidiah E. Master in Management
Jared Virgil A. Master in Business Administration
B. Ph.D. Sociology
DIGAL Larry N. Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
GOMEZ Aurelia Luzviminda
V. Ph.D. in Natural Resource Management
HUALDA Luis Antonio T. Master in Urban & Regional Planning (on leave)
LAORDEN Nikko L. Master in Management (on study leave)
PLACENCIA SHEMAIAH GAIL P. BS Agribusiness Economics
ROMO Glory Dee
A. Master in Management 
SARMIENTO Jon Marx P. Master in Management (on study leave)
SHUCK Vlademir A. Master in Management



ACOSTA, Maria Belen S. BS in Communication(UPDil), Master in Management(UPMin)

BIñAS, Junmar M. BA Psychology (USM), Master in Management(UPMin)

CRUZ, Marvin M., Lecturer, BS in Mechanical Engineering (Mapua Institute of Technology), Master in Business Administration (AdDU), Doctor of Business Administration (DLSU)

DACALAÑO, Jimmy R., Lecturer, BS in Mechanical Engineering (Mapua Institute of Technology), Master in Management (UPMin)

DURANA, Annalee D., Lecturer, BS in Fisheries (MSU-GenSan), Master in Management (UPMIN)

EBARLE, Jocip L., Lecturer, BS in Electrical Engineering (CIT), Master of Statistics (UPDiliman), Master in Business Administration ( AdDU)

GUARIÑO, Domingo Jr. L., Lecturer, BS in Civil Engineering (NDU), MA in Urban and Regional Planning (UPDiliman)

HERNANDEZ, Maria Corazon A., Lecturer, BS in Accountancy (AdDU), Master in Management (UPMin)

LAO, Francis E., Lecturer, BS in Mechanical Engineering (Cebu Institute of Technology), Master in Management (UPMin)

MENDOZA, Lionel D., Lecturer, BS Economics, Master in Management(UPMin)

MONTIFLOR, Marilou O., Lecturer, BA in Sociology (UPLB), Master of Dev't Communication(UPOU), Master of Philosophy(Rural Mgt) Curtin University, Australia

PABULARCON, Liza N., Lecturer, BS in Accountancy (Notre Dame of Midsayap College), Master in Management (UPMin)

PARABA, Rene S., Lecturer, BS in Math (MSU-GSC), Master in Management (UPMin)

PARREÑO, Liza Elsie E., Lecturer, BS in Agriculture (UPLB), Master in Management (UPMin)

TEO, Roberto U., Lecturer, BS in Chemical Engineering (DLSU), Master of Business Management (AIM)

TRAJE, Adonis M. BS Agriculture Plant Pathology (UPLB), Master in Management(UPMin)


Master in Management

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Reviewed: November 2017
Today’s world of work is more complex and volatile than it was years back. Managerial problems, especially those faced by decision-makers at the highest levels of administration, have become less structured than they were in the past.  Increasingly, managers have to deal with more sophisticated technologies, more rapidly expanding and contracting markets.  In adapting to these changes, organizations have become flatter, smaller and more flexible in structure, more integrative in approach to decision-making, and more global in operation.
Given the dynamism of our present work environment, it becomes imperative for organizational leaders to develop the capability to assess a broad spectrum of interrelated issues and to interpret a continuous stream of data that are vital to decision-making.
Decision-makers ought to be humanistic because people are the carriers of today’s most important resources (knowledge and information), and holistic because managerial problems and issues are interrelated.


The program aims to hone the following managerial skills and competences:
* Human skills – ability to lead and motivate
* Analytical skills – ability to discern relationships, detect dysfunction, identity and evaluate options
* Integrative skills– ability to perceive the whole picture and latticework of interdependencies

* Innovativeness – ability to develop approaches in applying new and continually evolving stock of knowledge and information
* Proactiveness – the ability to anticipate problems and issues to set the tone for change and develop orientation or concern for the enhancement of the human condition in the long run

1. A bachelor’s degree in any field of study
2. A minimum of 2.5 or equivalent average grade
3. At least 2 years of managerial or supervisory experience
4. A favorable recommendation from a superior and at least one other person who is well acquainted with, but not related to, the applicant
5. Passing the Graduate Admission Test
6. Favorable assessment of interview results
7. Attendance to the Bridging Program

The complete application forms must be submitted with the following:

* Official Transcript of Records
* Application fee
* Examination fee

Submission of application for AY2018-2019 is from November 2017 to May 2018

Schedule of Graduate Admission Test (GAT) is July 2018

For more information contact:

Prof. Vlademir A. Shuck
College Secretary
School of Management
University of the Philippines Mindanao
Admin Building Mintal, Davao City,
8022, Philippines

Telefax No. (082) 295-2750
Tel. No: (082) 295-2188
Mobile No. 09189196927
Email Address:
To download an application form, click the link below:




First Semester (Tool Subjects)  
M206 Organizational Analysis  3 units
M209 Systems Approach to Strategic Planning units
M210 Methods Approach for Business and Management Research  3 units
Second Semester (Functional Subjects)  
M211 Marketing Management  3 units
M212 Financial Management  3 units
M216 Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Systems  3 units

Third Semester (Integrative Block)

M217 Operations and Production Management  3 units
MGT213 Management Accounting and Control 3 units
M224 Managerial Economics  3 units
Fourth Semester  
Elective  3 units
Elective  3 units
M241 Policy and Strategic Planning  4 units
ABM230 Agribusiness Systems
ABM234 Special Topics in Agribusiness Management   
DM232 Community Management  
DM233 Local Governance  
IR204 Labor and National Economy  
IR211 Collective Bargaining and Industrial Democracy  
M201 Deterministic and Probabilistic Models of Choice  
M205 Management Communication and Information  
M234b Special Topics in Management: Value Chain Management  
M235 Managing a Sustainable Enterprise  




















BS Agribusiness Economics

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(Reviewed: April 2015)


The program is based primarily on the needs of Mindanao, particularly in pursuing the island’s role as the country’s food basket amidst the challenges of globalization and international competitiveness.

The program is unique as no other university in the region offers a degree in economics that is geared towards applying economic theories in agribusiness. The program will develop graduates with strong theoretical and mathematical foundations necessary for the application of concepts in real problems of the region.


Graduates of this program will be employed in decision-making positions in agribusiness input suppliers, marketing firms, public and private organizations providing services to farms, the agribusiness sector and the rural sector. They can also be engaged in research and the teaching profession.


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