The Master in Public Management major in Development and Security (MPM-DevSec), DAP’s twinning program with the AFP CGSC, recently held its Commencement Exercises on December 12, 2018 at the AFPCOC, Camp Aguinaldo for its Batch 11 with 175 Student-Officers. The ceremony is in conjunction with the Graduation Ceremony of the AFPCGSC Class 63.
The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, General Carlito G. Galvez Jr. (AFP), who is also the Guest of Honor, praised the Development Academy of the Philippines for being the torchbearer in governance and for producing dependable and efficient DevSec Leaders in the AFP.
LTC Leah L. Santiago PA (GSC) is the Class Valedictorian. She also received the Best Action Plan and Project and Leadership Awards.
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A total of 121 health professionals and doctors to the barrios formally earned the Master in Public Management major in Health Systems and Development (MPM-HSD) degree last October 25, 2018. The graduation ceremony was held at the DAP Conference Center in Tagaytay City with Dr. Gundo Aurel Weiler of the World Health Organization as the commencement speaker. Gabriel R. Borlongan, MD is the class valedictorian of the MPM-HSD Batch 8.
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Atty. Caronan Jr., Atty Aquino, GSPDM officers and staff, and the MPM-DevSec, MPM-HSD, MPQM-Microfinance scholars from the AFP, DOH, and CARD-MRI
DAP-GSPDM held its annual Academic Fellowship last October 20 with the theme “Paglalayag tungo sa Patuloy na Paghubog at Paglinang sa mga Kakayahan ng mga Lingkod Bayan.” This year’s guest of honor is the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Atty. Emilio B. Aquino, who is an alumnus of the Academy’s Master in Public Management Program. Aquino shared the significant lessons that he gained from his graduate education at the Academy and how these are applied in his work now at the SEC. About 350 graduate students joined the one-day celebration of games, music and fun. Atty. Engelbert Caronan Jr., DAP President, graced the occasion with his presence and informed the students of the current programs and thrusts of the Academy.
The Academy’s Master in Public Management (MPM) and Master in Productivity and Quality Management (MPQM) programs will open in March 2019. Evening and Saturday classes will be held at the DAP Building, San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
Only qualified and accepted applicants will be considered in these programs. For information, please contact the concerned Program Managers:
- MPM Program: Ms. Nikki Farin-Billedo, trunk line no. 631.0921 to 30 local 105 / direct line no. 631.2172 / email at email@example.com / Fax No.: 631.2119
- MPQM Program: Ms. CJ Almodal, trunk line no. 631.0921 to 30 local 105 / direct line no. 631.2172 / email at firstname.lastname@example.org / Fax No.: 631.2119
- Student Information Form ( to be given by the Registrar)
- Previous School Diploma (Certified True Copy)
- Transcript of Records (Certified true copy)
- Transfer Credentials (with Remarks: “COPY FOR DAP or GRANTED TRANSFER CREDENTIALS”)
- Agency Nomination / Letter of Recommendation/ Special Order (for Government Employees)
- Letter of Undertaking (to be given by the Registrar)
- Birth Certificate NSO*
- Marriage Certificate from NSO* (if applicable)
- Curriculum Vitae/PDS
- Two Passport Size Photographs
- Essay Test
Representatives from the Dalubhasaan Para sa Edukasyon sa Sining at Kultura (DESK) and DAP-GSPDM recently met to share updates and discuss way forward to implement the pilot run of the culture and arts development (CAD) track of DAP’s master in public management (MPM) Program.
Participants of the Municipal Leadership and Governance Program (MLGP) completed their Module 2 sessions that included topics on the Filipino Loob and Public Narrative, among others.The MLGP is a program of the Department of Health in partnership with the ZFF and DAP-GSPDM, which is the academic partner for Region III.
DAP officers and staff converged last June 22 at DAPCC in Tagaytay City to celebrate the Academy’s sapphire anniversary with the theme “Dangal, Galing, Tatag.”