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Continuing Professional Education in the Philippines in FMDS Let’s Talk it Over

Dr. Rufo Mendoza guested in the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) 7th let’s talk it over lecture series held on 25 June 2013 at the UP Open University. He discussed the rules and regulations of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) in the Philippines.

Dr. Mendoza expounded on what CPE is all about and why professionals should continue to enhance their respective professions. According to Dr. Mendoza, the aim of CPE is to enhance and raise the technical skills and competence of professionals. CPE has now evolved to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

He further informed the attendees that the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) has 46 professional regulatory boards covering various disciplines. These boards are responsible in monitoring the CPE/CPD

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MPM Graduating Student Third in the CES Written Exam Passers


Ermin V. Lucino, a graduating student of the Master of Public Management (MPM) of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UP Open University, is the third on the top of the list who took the 2 June 2013 Career Executive Service Board examination. He got a rating of 87.69% in the written exam. 

Mr. Lucino is the Planning Officer IV of the Santa Rosa City Planning and Development Office. 

He and the rest of the board passers are now qualified to take the second examination stage at the Assessment Center (AC), a series of simulation exercises that involve work-based situations designed to measure the examinees’ managerial capability and responsibilities. 

Three hundred ninety eight (398) officials from the different government and private agencies took the written exam. Of this, 122 (or 30.6 percent) passed the exam. 

The complete list of written exam passers can be viewed at

http://121.96.41.242/cesbweb/newpage.php?title=we_results.php

 

FMDS joined the UPOU Research Workshop

FMDS took part in the recently concluded UPOU Research Workshop held last June 6, 2013 at the AVR, UPOU Headquarters, Los Banos, Laguna. 

The workshop participants talked about the issues on advancing research productivity in UPOU, shared research interests and achievements, and created research teams based on areas of interests. Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso, UPOU Chancellor, opened the workshop. She encouraged the participants to continue creating a culture of research in the workplace. 

Dr. Inocencio Buot, Jr., Dean of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, shared his experiences in research and academic publishing. He expounded on the qualities of peer-reviewed research papers and the relevance of publishing. Furthermore, he noted that research should address disciplinal and societal problems.

 

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FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule 1st semester 2017-2018

Diploma in Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment (October 24, 2017)

Social Welfare Policies and Research (October 26, 2017)

 

Master of Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

(October 24, 2017)

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency , Leadership and Management

(October 26, 2017)

Area of Specialization (October 28, 2017)

 

Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management

General Field (October 27, 2017)

Major Field (October 28, 2017)

 

Master of Public Management

General Field (November 6, 2017)

Public Policy and Program Administration (November 8, 2017)

Local Government and Regional Administration(LGRA) & Voluntary Sector Management (VSM) (November 10, 2017)

 

Master of Arts in Nursing (January 9 and 11, 2018)

 

Master of ASEAN Studies (January 12, 2018)

 

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