UP BAGUIO INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TEAM WINS IN REGIONAL BUSINESS CASE COMPETITION
November 11, 2014 - A team from the UP Baguio Institute of Management capped the second major place out of the four (4) chosen finalists in the second final round in the 5th PPM Regional Business Case Competition (RBCC) which was held in Jakarta last November 3-4, 2014.
The team is composed of Master of Management students Adrian Reci Galang, Sinta Cando and Frederick Magno. Prior to the competition, the UP Baguio team also ranked second out of the twelve (12 ) teams which qualified in the first final round and from the 73 entries in the preliminary competition round. The winning UP Baguio team was mentored and coached by Dr. Santos Jose Dacanay III. The first and fourth places went to the teams from Institut Tekhnologi Bandung and PPM School of Management, respectively. Both are institutions from Indonesia. Third place was awarded to the team from Fudan University, China.
The annual PPM RBCC is a highly competitive event of teams of masters students from various graduate schools in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, China and the Philippines. The teams competed in analyzing actual business cases, and in formulating and presenting business case solutions. This is the third year of the Institute’s participation where the UP Baguio team also ranked fifth (5th) in the final round in 2012. (DR. BIENVENIDO C. MARZAN)