PSBA MANILA HOME      DISASTER MGT. COURSE      Course Outline
CURRICULUM FOR THE DEGREE OF 
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) MAJOR IN 
DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT (DRM)
(Thesis Program)

               
       A.     BASIC COURSES                                                                                  Units           9 Units

            A.1      Research Methodology ……………………………....…………. 3

            A.2      Managerial Statistic……………………………….…....………... 3

            A.3      Financial Accounting ………………………………....……..…… 3

B.   

        B.   MAJOR FIELD OF CONCENTRATION                                                                      21 Units

                  B.1       Financial Management (Financial Mechanism for DRR

                         Measures and CC Adaptation Options)………………...…….3

            B.2       Marketing Management ……………………………….....………3

            B.3       Production and Operations Management (Applied

            Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management*).........3

B.4       International Business …………………….....………………….. 3 

B.5       Management Information System (GIS Base Mapping

Techniques for Disaster Management*) ……………...………...3

B.6       Management Policies (Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and

Climate Change (CC) Local and International Polices*).......…..3

            B.7       Project Research and Development (Risk Sensitive Land

             Use and Development Planning*)…..………………....………...3


       C.  COGNATES                                                                                                                   9 Units

            C.1       Human Behavior in Organization …………………….....………..3

C.2       Economic Impact of Natural Disasters…………………...............3

            C.3       Organization Theory and Design ……………………….....…….. 3

            C.4       International Marketing…………………………………......…….. 3

            C.5       Entrepreneurial Management ……………………………....…… 3

            C.6       Management Accounting …………………………………......….. 3

C.7       Damage, Loss and Need Assessment (DLNA) ………..………. 3

            C.8       Crisis Management…………………………………….. ….....…...3

            C.9       Community Based Disaster Risk Management ………….…........3

            C.10     Special Seminar in Disaster Risk Management...…..................... 6

            C.11     Environmental Impact Assessment (incorporating DRR

             and CCA under the Philippines EIS system)………………..….... 3


       D.   Thesis Writing                                                                                                                  6 Units

            D.1      Thesis Writing 1 & 2 …………………………….......………………6

    GRAND TOTAL ………..........…....45 Units

 

*Portion of the Majors that will cover under C.10; Special Seminar in DRM Management

To complete the MBA Major in DRM Thesis Program and be awarded the degree of Master of Business          

Administration Major in Disaster Risk Management, a candidate must satisfactorily meet the following requirements:

1. Completion of at least thirty-nine (39) units of academic subjects 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. Passing six (6) additional units for thesis program. Thesis topic should be aligned with the Disaster
    
    Management field.

4. Completion of all academic courses in the entire curriculum within five (5) years reckoned from date of 
    original enrollment in the MBA Major in DRM Program.

Baccalaureate degree holder of non-disaster management course shall be required to complete at least six (6) 

additional units of COGNATES subjects in the MBA in DRM Program which shall be prescribed by the 

Dean/Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Business.
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