This course introduces the students the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis. It is concerned with managerial decisions and actions that affect the performance and survival of business enterprises. It is focused on the information, analyses, organizational processes and skills and business judgment managers must use to device strategies, position their businesses, define firm boundaries and maximize long-term profits in the face of uncertainty and competition.

It introduces the AIS learners to basic information systems concepts, systems planning, determining and analyzing system requirements, and evaluating system alternatives, systems design, and systems implementation.

It is an introductory course on project management where emphasis is placed on project management theory, terms and concepts. The students discover the project life cycle and learn how to build a successful project from inception to completion. It focuses on resources, costs, time constraints and project scopes.

The course is an in-depth study of the contract of sales, its nature and form as well as the obligations of the seller and the buyer. This course also includes credit transactions which involves the study of the different types of loans and deposit. The contracts of security which includes the contract of pledge, real estate mortgage, chattel mortgage, are part of the course. The Securities Regulation Code, Code of Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property Law specifically the Law on Patents, Trademark and Copyrights. PDIC Law, Secrecy of Bank Deposits and Unclaimed Balances Law, Anti-Money Laundering Law, Data Privacy Act and E-Commerce Law are likewise discussed.

This course provides the synthesis of financial policy into a grand strategy which integrates organizational purpose and goals. This course covers the nature, purpose, scope, and functions of financial management. This will include financial analysis (interpreting and analyzing financial statements as indicators of business performance), cash flows analysis, operating and financial leverage. This also covers financial forecasting, planning and control, working capital management, capital structure issues, sources of short-term and long-term financing. This course also focuses on the current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management and financial strategies and portfolio theory. Finally, the course includes discussion of sharing firm wealth: dividends, share repurchase and other pay-outs.   

This course integrates the management core courses together with the understanding and application of the real-world issues across different industries such as among others, the dynamics of internal and external environment affecting the business, industry and competition, the fast-paced advancement of technology and importance and/or shrinking concept of border, and changes of customer preferences.

This course equips the learners with a thorough understanding of the theories of economic growth; inequality and poverty; population; rural and urban development; international trade and foreign aids; inflation; industrialization; income distribution; and integration.