Byline: edison d. ong
Fujitsu Philippines Inc. announced recently the granting of scholarships to four Filipinos to attend post-graduate education and cross-cultural management training by the Japan-America Institute of Management Science.
JAIMS is a postgraduate institute established by Fujitsu Limited in 1972. The China-focused MBA (CHEMBA) program and Intercultural Management Program (ICMP) are two of three academic programs the JAIMS offers which have Filipino participants.
In the Philippines, the offering of the ICMP and CHEMBA is part of Fujitsu Philippines social responsibility to help uplift ICT education here.
The CHEMBA is a 15-month, AACSB-accredited master of business administration program offered by the Japan-America Institute of Management Science and the University of Hawaii. While the ICMP is a four-month graduate diploma program at the JAIMS that trains non-English speakers about American business management. Global business and intercultural issues are also explored.
Two Filipino professionals for the ICMP will begin their studies in September 2003, and two for the CHEMBA program, will begin in August 2003.
In the ICMP, the two Filipinos join nine scholars from Hong Kong, Korea (2), Singapore, Thailand (2), Vietnam, Indonesia, and Taiwan. While in the CHEMBA, the two Filipinos join four scholars from USA/Hawaii (2), Indonesia and Korea. …