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DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAM
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First Semester, S.Y. 2006-2007
 
DS 102
PERSPECTIVES IN DEVELOPMENT
Benjamin T. Tolosa, Jr., Ph.D. / M-W-F / 1:30-2:30pm / CTC 205

» As an introductory course in Development Studies, the study of development theory provides an overview of the intellectual history of this young, interdisciplinary field in the social sciences. By exposing students to the various competing perspectives in the analysis of development and underdevelopment, the course seeks to lay the ground for a critical and theoretically-informed understanding of contemporary issues in Philippine development.

Pre-requisite:                        None
 
DS 112
SURVEY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT APPROACHES
Leland Joseph R. de la Cruz / T-Th / 4:30-6:00pm / SEC-B 201

» This course teaches students frameworks used to assess different social development approaches of private, government, and multi-lateral institutions. A deeper understanding of social development work will be gained through actual visits with selected social development agencies and through an evaluative study of the different development initiatives in these organizations.

Pre-requisite:         None
 
 
DS 130
DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT
Section A: Raul Socrates C. Banzuela / Saturday / 9:00-12:00nn / SEC-B 201Section B: RoslinoI. Villamil / Tuesday / 6:00-9:00pm / SEC-B 201Section C: Timothy G. Gabuna / Thursday / 6:00-9:00pm / SEC-C 201

» A discussion on the nature and task of development management in the light of cases which illustrate various interventions and approaches engaged in by the development actors (people’s organizations, NGOs, private businesses, government) at the level of projects, programs and policy. The course integrates the techniques and concerns of business with the goals of people empowerment and social transformation, thereby fostering a creative dialogue between the fields of management and development

Pre-requisite:                        None
 
 
DS 135.2
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Mariel Vincent A. Rapisura / Monday / 6:00-9:00pm / SEC-B 201

» This course attempts to initiate individuals who want to go into enterprise development to integrate business principles and social responsibility. Social Entrepreneurship shall discuss, on one hand, theories and concepts that are highly business-oriented (finance, marketing, operations, etc.) and on the other hand, apply and contextualize these principles to social development.

Pre-requisite:                        None
 
 
DS 135.4
ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Edwin M. Salonga / Friday / 6:00-9:00pm / SEC-B 201

» This course attempts to initiate individuals who want to go into enterprise development to integrate business principles and social responsibility. Social Entrepreneurship shall discuss, on one hand, theories and concepts that are highly business-oriented (finance, marketing, operations, etc.) and on the other hand, apply and contextualize these principles to social development.

Pre-requisite:                        None
 
 
DS 135.13
RESOURCE MOBILIZATION
Celine Santillan / Saturday / 9:00-12:00nn / K 304

» The course aims to enlighten students on the value of financing development and endow learners with the practical knowledge on resource mobilization techniques that are indispensable in carrying out sustainable development initiatives. Specifically, the course seeks to: (1) acquaint students on the meaning and value of development finance, (2) introduce and familiarize students with the approaches and techniques to resource mobilization, (3) facilitate understanding on the stakeholders, trends, development, and issues related to development finance focusing on resource mobilization, and (4) catalyze learning by putting into action the lessons in development finance through a trade test.

Pre-requisite:                        None
 
 
DS 175.80
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT
Leland Joseph R. de la Cruz / T-Th / 3:00-4:30pm / K 302

» This course situates public health issues in the broader discourses of development and governance. The first part of the course places concern for public health in the context of various development strategies in order to provide students with a critical understanding of how public health issues interact and are made to interact with other social concerns. The second part of the course provides perspectives on the various agents of development and public health management: nation-states, local governments, multilateral health governance organizations, and non-government organizations. These perspectives will help create a realistic appreciation of the role played by these institutions in public health management.

Pre-requisite:                        None




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