By: Kara Marie Cortes (Masscom Intern, USJ-R Public Affairs and International Relations Office)
The University of San Jose – Recoletos signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Knowles Electronics (Philippines) Corporation for the off – campus program of the Master’s Degree in Business Management and Administration.
USJ-R President Rev. Fr. Cristopher Maspara, OAR together with VP for Academics Rev. Fr. James Bumangabang, OAR; Knowles Philippines Managing Director, Mr. Joseph Emmanuel Liwag and Knowles Human Resource Director, Ms. Agnes Lucente signed the agreement on July 3, 2017 at Cebu Light Industrial Park, Mepza 1, Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.
Knowles Electronic (Philippines) Corporation is an international firm registered in the Philippines. It manufactures microphones, speakers, and hearing aid components.
Mr. Joseph Emmanuel Liwag, Managing Director of Knowles Philippines expressed his gratitude for USJ-R’s initiative in terms of taking the challenge in this innovative way of conducting classes.
Mr. Liwag said, “I think the University took the initiative in most of the schools we’ve talked to in terms of bridging the gap between academe. We appreciate your being open to discussions about opportunities and modified approaches to cater to us in supporting our students to get this opportunity to learn.”
The program aims to give convenience to those who want to finish their Master’s Degree in Business Management yet have a hard time in going to USJ-R. The program sends USJ-R Business Management professors to conduct classes in Knowles every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6pm to 9pm.
The program doesn’t only cater to Knowles employees who like to enroll master’s degree on Business Management and Administration but also accept students from neighboring Mepza companies who wish to have their master’s degree in USJ-R.
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