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Master of Public Management

 

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ProgramDescription

FMDSComprehensive ExamDateSchedule

TheMasterofPublicManagement(MPM)ProgramoftheFacultyofManagementandDevelopmentStudies,UPOpenUniversity

(UPOU)wasfirstofferedduringthesecondsemesterofAY1997­1998.TheinstitutionoftheProgramwasinitiatedandledbythe

SecondSem(AY16­17)

thenUPCollegeofPublicAdministration(UPCPA,nowtheUPNationalCollegeofPublicAdministrationandGovernance,or

NCPAG),thecountry’sforemostacademicinstitutioninpublicmanagement,education,researchandextension.

 

TheUPCPA,withthesupportoftheCivilServiceCommission,hadaspiredtoassistindemocratizingeducationbyoffering

 

MasterofArtsinNursing

programsindistancemode.Distanceeducation(DE)asanapproachtolearningaimstoprovideacademicpreparationtoenhance

theskillsofpractitionerswhohavenotimetoattendtheUniversityorcannotleavetheirworkplaceduetotasksintheofficeorin

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thefield.Assuch,theUPCPAtookthechallengebyofferingDEprograms.TheCollegeinvitedfacultyfromtheUPSystemoffering

PublicAdministrationcoursesascoursewritersandtutors,andensuredqualityintheofferingofprograms.

 

Content(AdultHealthNursing,Nursing

Administration,andMaternalandChildNursing)

Currently,theProgramoffersthreespecializations:LocalGovernmentandRegionalAdministration(LGRA),PublicPolicyand

ProgramAdministration(PPPA),andVoluntarySectorManagement(VSM).TheProgramseekstoexpandanddevelopotherareas

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ofspecialization,suchasOrganizationStudies,andPublicFiscalAdministration,inthefuture.

 

Methods

ProgramGoals

 

MasterofASEANStudies

TheMasterofPublicManagement(MPM)Programisdesignedforpolicy­makers,administrators,andmanagersofpublic,private,

andnon­governmentalorganizations;practitionersinlocalgovernmentandadministration;andotherindividualsinterestedingood

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governance,andpublicpolicyandadministration.

 

ThefundamentalgoaloftheMPMProgramistoprofessionallyupgradethemanagementskillsandeducationofadministratorsand

DiplomainSocialWork

practitioners,inthepleasureoftheirowntimeandplace.

 
 

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Inparticular,theprogramaimsto:Provideahighlevelofcompetenceinpublicpolicy,governance,andadministration;

Preparestudentstobecomebetterpublicmanagers,administrators,governmentorvolunteerworkersand/oradvocatesof

HumanBehavior&SocialEnvironment

socialchange,administrative,reform,andnationaldevelopment;and

 

Equipthemwithskillsandknowledgeneededinmanaginganddevelopingorganizationsthatworkforthewelfareand

SocialWelfarePoliciesandResearch

interestoftheFilipinopeople.

 

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AdmissionRequirements

SocialWorkProfessionandPractice

ApplicantstotheMPMProgrammusthaveabachelor’sdegreeoritsequivalentfromarecognizedinstitution,andatleasttwo

SocialAgencyLeadershipandManagement

years’workexperience.

 

ThoseseekingadmissionmustalsotakeandpasstheMPMGraduateAdmissionTest(MPM­GAT)whichareusuallyadministered

MasterofSocialWork

twiceayear.

 

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Documentstobesubmittedincludethefollowing:

 
 

HumanBehavior&SocialEnvironment

 

a.Dulyaccomplishedapplicationformforadmission.IftheapplicantisaformerUPstudent,he/shemustindicate his/herstudentnumberintheform.

SocialWelfarePoliciesandResearch

b.OfficialTranscriptofRecords(1originaland1photocopy)bearingtheschooldrysealandimprint,andthe

 

Registrar’ssignatureinink,andwithacceptableremarks. c.Twolettersofrecommendationfrom:employer/supervisor,formerprofessor,formerprogramadviser(theUPOU

Form1atobeusedforthispurposeisattachedtotheprintedapplicationformorcanbedownloadedonlinefromthe

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SocialWorkProfessionandPractice

UPOUwebsite).

SocialAgencyLeadershipandManagement

d.Twoidentical2”x2”photosandtwoidentical1”x1”photos,withyournameandtheprogramappliedforprintedatthe

backofthephotos.

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e.A500­wordessay(refertoitem#30oftheapplicationforadmissionform)

 
 

AreaofSpecialization

ModeofInstruction

 
 

MasterofEnvironmentand

AllcoursesaredeliveredinDistanceEducation(DE)modeusingstate­of­the­artmulti­mediatechnologyandequipment.Teachers

andstudentsinteractviatheinternetmainlythroughtheMOODLE(ModularObject­OrientedDynamicLearningEnvironment)

NaturalResourcesManagement

platformwhichcanbeviewedattheMyPortalLMS.

 
 

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Courses

 

GeneralField

TheMPMProgramconsistsofa36­unitacademiccourse/programandawrittencomprehensiveexamination.The36academic

coursesincludefivemandatorycorecourses,i.e.thesecoursesshouldallbetakenbythestudents;twosurveycourses;three

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coursesinthefieldofspecialization;andtwoelectives(fromthepoolofsurveyandfieldofspecializationcoursesnotyettakenby

thestudent).

MajorField[UplandResourceManagement(URM)

&CoastalResourceManagement(CRM)]

CoreCourses(Totalof15units)

 

FMDSComprehensive ExamDateSchedule

Course

Number

MidYearTerm(AY16­

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

 

Theoryand

   

17)

PM201

Practiceof

Ideas,issues,andtrendsinthetheoryandpracticeofPublicAdministrationand

3

Public

nationaldevelopment

units

MasterofPublicManagement

Administration

 

PM208

ThePhilippine

Nature,processesanddynamicsofthePhilippineAdministrativeSystemandits

3

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MasterofPublicManagement

 

Administrative

roleinnationaldevelopment[Prerequisite:PM201]

units

GeneralField

System

 
   

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Financial

Financialmanagement,includingfinancialplanning,budgetanalysisand

 

PublicPolicyandProgramAdministration(PPPA)

PM230

Managementin

Government

preparation,accounting,cashmanagement,andfinancialaccountabilityina

governmentorganization

3

units

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LocalGovernmentandRegionalAdministration

Quantitative

(LGRA)&VoluntarySectorManagement(VSM)

PM299.1

Methodsin

Statisticsandothermathematicalmethodsappliedtotheanalysisofissuesand

3

PublicPolicyand

decision­makinginpolicyandadministration

units

Administration

 
       

Research

PM299.2

Methodsin

ApplicationofscientificmethodstothestudyandpracticeofPublic

3

Public

Administration[Prerequisite:PM299.1]

units

Administration

 

FMDS Community

 

SurveyCourses(Totalof6units)

 

Twoofthefollowing:

 

Course

Number

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

       

Organization,processesandproceduresoffiscaladministrationcoveringsuch

PM231

PublicFiscal

Administration

areasasrevenueadministration,budgeting,accounting,auditing,andinter­

governmentalfiscalrelations

(3

units)

 

PublicPolicyand

Introductiontopolicyanalysis,policysystem,policyresearch,theroleofthe

 

PM241

Program

Administration

Stateandtherationaleforpublicpolicy,policyimplementation,includingthe

disciplinaryfoundation,processes,andmethodologicalandpracticalissuesof

PolicyScience

(3

units)

       
 

Local

   

PM251

Governmentand

Regional

Administration

Theoreticalandempiricalperspectivesoflocalgovernmentandregional

administration,issuesandcentrallocalrelations,communityandinstitutional

developmentandareamanagement

(3

units)

Students

 

VoluntarySector

   

Management

Theoryandpracticeofvoluntarysectormanagementincludingunderstanding

(3

units)

PM281

andthe

Developmentof

andanalysisofthenatureofcivilsociety,themanagementofitsorganizations,

andthedynamicsofitsinteractionwiththestateandthemarket

CivilSociety

 

Electives(Totalof6units)

 

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Number

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

   

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PM227

Human

Resource

Management

publicpersonnelingeneralandtoselectedagencymanpowerplanning

programsinparticular;forecastingformanpowerneedsattheagencylevel;

developingprogramstomeetsuchneeds

3

units

       
 

3

AnySurveyorMajorCoursesnottakenpreviously

units

Specialization(Totalof9units)

 

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MajorCoursesinLocalGovernmentandRegionalAdministration(LGRA)Track

 

Course

Number

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

 

Rural

Rolesoflocal,regional,andcentralinstitutionsinruraldevelopmentandservice administration;planning,organization,personnel,andmanagementconcepts andmethodsinlocalandareaagencies;communityorganizationand

 

PM252

Administration

(3

and

units)

Development

participationinruraldevelopmentprogramsandprojects[Prerequisite:PM251]

   

Thegovernment’smanpowerdevelopmentpoliciesandplansastheyrelateto

 

PM253

Human

Resource

Management

publicpersonnelingeneralandtoselectedagencymanpowerplanning

programsinparticular;forecastingformanpowerneedsattheagencylevel;

developingprogramstomeetsuchneeds

(3

units)

PM254

Human

Thegovernment’smanpowerdevelopmentpoliciesandplansastheyrelateto

(3

Resource

publicpersonnelingeneralandtoselectedagencymanpowerplanning

units)

Management

programsinparticular;forecastingformanpowerneedsattheagencylevel;

developingprogramstomeetsuchneeds

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MasterofPublicManagement

     

(3

 
 

PM259

SpecialProblemsinLocalGovernmentandRegionalAdministration[Prerequisite:PM251]

units)

 

MajorCoursesinthePublicPolicyandProgramAdministration(PPPA)Track

 
 

Course

Number

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

   

PM242

Methodsof

Quantitativeandnon­quantitativemethodsintheanalysisofpublicpolicy;

(3

 

PolicyAnalysis

problemsinapplyingthesemethodsandtechniques[Prerequisite:PM241]

units)

 

Programand

   
 

PM243

Project

Development

Systematicanalysis,planning,andevaluationofprogramsandprojects

[Prerequisites:PM241orCOI]

(3

units)

 

ThePolicy

Methodological,environmental,institutional,andsubstantiveissuesinthepolicy cycle,includingin­depthanalysisofspecificsubstantivepolicyissues

[Prerequisites:PM241orCOI]

(3

 

PM244

Process

units)

 

Programand

   
 

PM245

Project

Implementation

Policyandprogramimplementationwithemphasisonthefactorsrelatedto

successandfailureofpublicpolicy[Prerequisites:PM241orCOI]

(3

units)

 

MajorCoursesintheVoluntarySectorManagement(VSM)Track

 
 

Course

Number

Code

CourseTitle

CourseDescription

ofUnits

   

Human

   

Resources

Managingvolunteerandpaidstaffinthevoluntarysector,theirinteractionwith eachother,withthecivilservice,andcivilsociety;processtowards professionalization,nurturingthecommitmentandcompetenceofhuman

resourcesintheorganization[Prerequisite:PM281]

 

PM282

Managementin

theVoluntary

Sector

(3

units)

 

Resource

   

Generationand

Generatingandmanagingresourcesinthevoluntarysector,thenatureof

 

PM283

Financial

philanthropy,generatingincomeinnot­for­profitorganizations,budgeting,

(3

 

Managementin

accountingandaccountabilityforresourcesoftheorganization[Prerequisite:

units)

theVoluntary

PM281]

 

Sector

 
 

Strategic

   
 

PM284

Planningand

Managementin

Undertakingstrategicplanningandmanagementfororganizationsinthe voluntarysector,settingandachievingthevisionofsuchorganizations

(3

units)

 

theVoluntary

[Prerequisite:PM281]

 

Sector

   
     

(3

 

PM289

SpecialProblemsinVoluntarySectorManagement[Prerequisite:PM281]

units)

ProgramPolicies

 

Studentsmustcomplete36unitswithaGeneralWeightedAverage(GWA)of2.0orbetter.

 

Retentionpolicy

 

ThestudentmustcompletetheMPMProgramwithinsevenyears(UPOUAcademicInformationforPostBaccalaureatePrograms

byDistanceEducation,June2000,page14).Withintheperiod,studentsmustcomplete36unitswithaGWAof2.0orbetter.This

qualifiesthemforthecomprehensiveexamination.

 

ComprehensiveExam

 

Thecomprehensiveexamiscomposedoftwoparts–thegeneralfieldandthestudent’sareaofspecialization(LocalGovernment

andRegionalAdministration,PublicPolicyandProgramAdministration,VoluntarySectorManagement).Astudentisgiventwo

chancestotakeandpassbothfields.Ifthestudentfailstosatisfythisrequirement,he/sheispermanentlydisqualified(PD)fromthe

MPMProgram.

 

TheMPMstudentqualifiesforgraduationuponpassingthecomprehensiveexamination.

 

FormoreinformationonnewandcontinuingFMDSstudents,academicandFMDScalendars,aswellasforms,pleasevisitthislink.

Foradmissionrelateddetails,pleasevisitUPOUwebsite.

 

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