Some 41 members of the police and public safety sector were awarded certificates in public management in ceremonies held at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel last May 6 for having completed the foundation and core courses of the Master in Public Management major in Development and Security conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines’ Graduate School of Public and Development Management.
The first of a two-tier curriculum leading to a master’s degree in the aforementioned major, the course was conducted from June 2015 to May 2016 at the National Police College in Silang, Cavite, with DAP President Antonio Kalaw Jr., Senior Vice President and GSPDM Dean Dr. Gloria Jumamil-Mercado and Philippine Public Safety College President Dr. Ricardo de Leon handing the graduates their certificates.
Receiving their Certificate in Public Management were Bermar Adlaon, Adolph Almendra, Roger Antonio, Rowena Barredo, Igmedio Bernaldez, Rico Bracamonte, Gaston Cafongtan, Marlo Castillo;
Manuel Chan Jr., Glenn Oliver Cinco, James Cipriano, Maurice Coria-en, Maly Cula, Brendan Fulgencio, Donnabel Gocon, Jaime Gonzales, Segundo Lagundi Jr., Silas Laurio Jr., Joanna Lorono, Mario Malana, Portia Manalad, Fernando Mercado, Janet Nieves, Maria Cristina Nobleza;
Esmeraldo Osia Jr., Gilbert Peremne, Ariel Quilang, Arnell Remigio, Mariano Rodriguez, Renante Rubio, Ma. Coselyn Santos, Norberto Sta. Maria, Jude Tacorda, Jose Taol, Emmanuel Tolentino, Romel Tradio, Roy Valenzuela, Bernard Yang, Joie Yape Jr., Joyce Simplicia Yuchingtat, and Ringo Zarzoso.
De Leon, in his keynote address, congratulated the graduates for having completed the first step towards their earning a master’s degree in public management, major in development and security. He assured the DAP that the PPSC will acheter viagra continue to partner with the Academy in the pursuit of deepening and strengthening the executive leadership and management capability and competence of senior officers in the public safety services sector.
Kalaw, meanwhile, told members of the class that the program was an offshoot of a similar program that the DAP first offered as part of a twinning program with the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It has now graduated more than 600 military officers with a ninth batch of students currently undergoing the course.
“It was indeed timely that President De Leon of the PSSC was also looking into revisiting one of the PPSC’s courses, the Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course. We were honored that President De Leon asked us to work with him in his desire to bring the PPSC to greater heights,” Kalaw said.
The Master in Public Management major in Development and Security, which is managed by both the DAP Graduate School and the PPSC-National Police College, is a 12-month in-campus, intensive course that caters to the mandatory training as well as to the educational requirements viagra generika for promotion and professional advancement of senior officers of the police, fire, jail and other allied public safety services with the rank of superintendent and its equivalent.
The program is divided into the foundational, core and major courses that cover 12 modules, as well as a two-day course integration and an action plan or project, which is the thesis equivalent of the program.
The foundation courses are equivalent to two units, the core courses 15 units and the major courses 15 units.