The John Gokongwei School of Management (JGSOM) is a regionally recognized center of excellence and leadership in undergraduate business education, working to shape our students into the sort of business leaders who can respond to the needs of tomorrow's world: young men and women who are global in perspective and interdisciplinary in approach, technically proficient and analytical yet humanistic and people-oriented; achievers guided by a strong set of core values, eager and able to provide ethical and principle-centered leadership; young professionals and entrepreneurs motivated by the spirit of magis or excellence, inflamed by the passion to make a difference, wherever their lives may take them. Management education at the Ateneo is characterized by a strong liberal arts core curriculum coupled with a general curriculum that will give our students a broad-based perspective of the management challenge. Strong tracking options are built into our programs to enable students to develop greater expertise in areas of particular interest.
Minors in Decision Science, Finance, Information Technology, International Business, Marketing, Strategic Human Resources Management, Enterprise Development and Project Management may be earned by students taking up any of our six degree programs.
All programs combine the rigors of academic learning with experiential learning, to provide a much more student-centered experience: student projects and field exercises provide excellent opportunities for the practical application of and reflection on theories learned inside the classroom. Among the exciting new opportunities for experiential learning are the Junior Term Abroad and Business Accelerator programs.
JGSOM’s efforts at developing excellence in the field of Management education has been recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) when it designated the school as a Center of Excellence in two areas, namely Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. This superior distinction is of particular significance because it is the first and only such designation in the business education field among 1,500 schools covered by the CHED nationwide.
Visit the JGSOM website at www.ateneo.edu/som to find out more about the John Gokongwei School of Management and its efforts to deliver a management education that is responsive to the needs of a business community that must operate within a fast-changing and technology-driven world.