DAP Graduate School Holds Opening Ceremony for ECPM Batch 1
08 September 2021 – The Academy’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management (GSPDM), through its Security Governance and Diplomacy Cluster (SGDC), held the Opening Ceremony of the Executive Course in Public Management (ECPM) Batch 1 with53 co-learners from the Philippine Air Force Officer School (PAFOS).
Dr. Lizan E. Perante-Calina, Dean of the DAP Graduate School, welcomed the co-learners to the course and expressed her gratitude to PAFOS for another successful collaboration. She introduced the DAP Graduate School to the co-learners and emphasized the value of research in public management.
Ms. Alyn Joy D. Baltazar, SGDC Program Manager, introduced the Learning Management Team (LMT) and discussed the GSPDM online session guidelines. She likewise explained the course syllabus, class requirements, and grading rubrics.
Mr. Clemente I D. Vergara, one of the learning managers of SGDC, briefed the co-learners on the iGSPDM Nexus of Information Technology and Education (iGNITE), which is the online learning platform for the course. Lastly, Mr. Christian Dolorfino, ECPM Learning Manager, introduced the first resource person, Dr. Theresita V. Atienza, prior to her lecture, which focused on the introduction to research.
This twinning program between GSPDM and PAFOS will run twice every year as part of the Squadron Officer Course.