USEP opens new economic courses this June opening
Davao City (4 March) -- Effective June (opening of classes) this year, the University of Southeastern Philippines through its College of Governance, Business and Economics (CGBE) will offer two new baccalaureate courses, said assistant Professor-2, Jolly Junia Laboy of the Department of Business Administration, USEP-CGBE.
These two new courses are: Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, and Bachelor Science in Business Administration (BSBA) major in Business Economics.
Prof Laboy and Prof Gladys Florangel Ortiz, Faculty, CGBE, Department of Development Studies were guests during the "Rotary Shares on the Air" program aired over DXRP Radyo ng Bayan in coordination with Bureau of Broadcast station manager Ma. Fe Alino anchored by Josette Olivera and the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).
Prof Laboy explained that the BS Entrepreneurship program prepares individuals to start and manage their own business aimed at developing entrepreneurs who are motivated and knowledgeable in identifying opportunities, developing and preparing business plans, and starting and managing a business.
The BSBA Business Economics program, on the other hand, aspires to develop the students' analytical thinking skills and prepares them to be responsive to the current economic issues affecting business environment.
The economics theories acquired through various academic exercises coupled with practicum training activities are expected to increase the number of experts in the field of Business Economics.
These programs are in response to the call of the Arroyo Administration for the academe to keep pace with the demands of local and international business environment and keep students abreast of what's going on in the business world.
"Rotary Shares on the Air" is a regular radio forum aired in various radio stations in Davao City aimed at disseminating information that would benefit the public in general; provides actual skills training through the use of broadcast for individuals, groups, mothers of disadvantage women; and keep the people aware of the Rotary Club East Davao of its programs and projects geared towards development of communities.
For more details, call USEP at 225-4697 and ask for Professors Gladys Ortiz or Jolly Laboy or visit USEP at Bo. Obrero, Davao City. (USEP/PIA) [top]