Monday, May 30, 2011


Earn a Globally Sought After …

Master of Business Administration
Ifugao State University, Philippines
Founded in 1920


Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, as outlines below. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully complete all the coursework assignments within a timely manner, achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Core Modules (Required: 36 credits)
MB 535: Financial Management (4 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (4 credits)
MB 534: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (4 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (4 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (4 credits)
MB 519: Business Research (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)

Plus two of the following modules

Independent Guided Studies (Required: 4 credits)
MB 585: Management Report on Field Study (2 credits)
MB 591: Professional Portfolio Project (2 credits)

~ As to accreditation, 70% of IFSU programs are accredited by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACUP). The AACUP is a full member of the:
(i) National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies, Inc. (NNQAA), Philippines
(ii) Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) with AACCUP as member of the Steering Group based in Hong Kong, China. The APQN is a powerful grouping of accrediting agencies across the Asia Pacific. Among the member countries are Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and many other nations. APQN is an international recognized accreditation association, recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA-USA).
(iii) International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)

~ Ifugao State University was accredited by International Distance Education Accreditation League (IDEAL) in March 18, 2011. IDEAL was a full member of APQN (Asia Pacific Quality Network) with Head Office in Shanghai, China. APQN is a powerful grouping of accrediting agencies across the Asia Pacific.

~ IFSU is listed in the IAU (International Association of Universities) database. IAU is a unit of UNESCO. IFSU is listed under universities in the Philippines. (

~ The Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and the Philippines Commissioner of Higher Education (CHED) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on mutual recognition of academic qualifications of both countries in Hanoi on 26 October 2010.

~ All program offerings of the University are recognized and approved by Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines. CHED is equivalent to Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in Vietnam; and Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia.

~ IFSU is accredited by the Bureau of Immigration of the Philippines to accept foreign students.

~ Graduates of IFSU are recognized by institutions abroad – in USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, etc.

IFSU Go Global!
IFSU continue to establish International Partnership with reputable higher learning institution, and other agencies to further enhance the recognition of IFSU qualification:

1. KOBE Gakuin University, Japan
2. KOBE International University, Japan
3. SOKA International University, Tokyo
4. EDS Business School, Penang, Malaysia
5. Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
6. International Center for Agricultural Studies “Granot Studies”, Israel
7. Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
8. Wroclaw University of Technology, Republic of Poland
9. Guizhou Normal University, China
10. Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam
11. Phu Lam Technical And Economics College, Vietnam
12. Galilee College, Israel
13. International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid tropics (ICRISAT)
14. National Federation of UNESCO Association of Japan (NFUAJ)
15. Southeast Asian Network for Agro-forestry Education (SEANAFE)
16. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
17. Japan Embassy- JICC
18. International Tropical Timber Organization
19. Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AYAD)

IFSU continues to expand its programs, its linkages and partnerships, globally.

The IFSU MBA tuition fee is US$6,900 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$7,300 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second installment payment before commencement of the 2nd Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia.

Residential Fees in Penang
MBA students are required to attend three residential studies in Penang, Malaysia. For each residential studies session students need to pay USD690 to cover the cost of hotel accommodation for 9 days and 8 nights in twin-sharing room, breakfast & lunch during the studies session, airport pick-up, welcoming dinner, Penang Heritage City tour and other miscellaneous cost.

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For further information, kindly contact:

Dean, IFSU Cross-Border Program
48 Lorong Kurau 17, Chai Leng Park, 13700 Prai, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766

Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Main Campus, Nayon, Lamut, 3605 Ifugao, Philippines
Tel: +63917-5782362

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