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How Many of PH's Listed Companies are Still Family Firms?

An AIM study found that companies owned and managed by families still abound even after going public

Maria Elena “Maya” Herrera, chairperson of the Asian Institute of Management Department of Strategic Management, says that about 120 of the PSE’s 275 listed firms could be considered family corporations based on several ownership and governance indicatorsIn theory, the reason companies list ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 07, 2018 01:00:00
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Here’s Why PH’s World Competitiveness Ranking Plunged the Most in Asia

Lower scores in employment and business efficiency were the two biggest factors, according to the AIM

The Philippines ranked 50th in a list of 63 countries in the latest World Competitiveness Yearbook by Swiss-based business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD).That represented a drop of nine places from its rank of 41st in 2017, and it was ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 25, 2018 04:00:00
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Keen on the 'World’s Sexiest Job' that Pays $70-90K a Year in the US? Apply for a Slot in AIM’s MS in Data Science Class of 2018

Despite $26,500 cost, 14-month full-time course has attracted 45 applicants and counting

The Asian Institute of Management launched last November 8 its pioneering Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) program, the first of its kind in the Philippines and one of the first in Asia. It began accepting applications for the inaugural class ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 10, 2017 07:00:00
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Do Listed Firms Where Washington Z. SyCip was a Director Perform Better?

A look at the long list of companies that elected the late SGV & Co. as board member or adviser

The passing of Washington Z. SyCip last October 7 was a huge loss for the Philippine business community in more ways than one. Unlike most business icons, he wasn’t a distant figure but worked actively in the corporate boards with other business ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 11, 2017 10:00:00
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AIM, Banatao, DOST Launch PH’s Most Ambitious Incubator to Support ”?"Deep-Tech” Startups

Program aims to support deep technology, science or engineering solutions to emerging world problems

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and IT pioneer Diosdado “Dado” Banatao, chairman of the PhilDev Foundation, have launched an incubation program that aims to support early-stage startups “with deep technology, science, or engineering solutions to ...

by Roel Landingin  | August 10, 2017 12:00:00
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What are the Most Preferred Graduate Schools of PH's Top CEOs?

Majority of those with graduate degrees still opted to study abroad

Only less than half of the chief executives of the Philippines’ 100 most valuable firms listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) have a graduate degree, according to a quick look at their short biographies in company annual reports.Of the hundred CEOs ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 02, 2017 11:00:00
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Filipina Physicist Back from SG to Head AIM’s Data Science Program

Erika Fille T. Legara is moving to Manila from Singapore’s Institute of High Performance Computing

“Exciting times,” Erika Fille T. Legara succinctly explained her big move next month from Singapore to Manila to head the Asian Institute of Management (AIM)’s soon-to-be-launched Master’s of Science in Data Science program, the first of its kind in the Philippines.A scientist ...

by Roel Landingin  | June 28, 2017 10:00:00
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What are the Best Business Grad Schools in the Philippines?

Only six of the country's MBA-granting institutions are in the list of the world's best 1,000 business schools

If hotels have their stars, business schools have their palmes, handed out by Eduniversal, a global higher education ranking agency based in Paris, France. It has developed an evaluation system that classifies what it considers the world's 1,000 best business schools in ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 04, 2017 06:00:00
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How AIM's First Female CEO is Turning the School into Hub for Innovation

The 'Korean with a British citizenship and American accent' vows exciting times ahead

Dr. Jikyeong Kang is the first female president of the AIM in its 50-year historyMarking its 50th anniversary next year, the Manila-based Asian Institute of Management's (AIM) fate has been closely tied with the economic fortunes of the Philippines.When AIM was established ...

by Roel Landingin  | March 06, 2017 05:00:00
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Soon From AIM: Free Online Business and Technology Courses

One of Asia's oldest business schools is rebranding to remain relevant as it turns 50

The AIM unveiled its new brand identity todayThe Asian Institute of Management (AIM), one of the region's first graduate business schools, is planning to offer some of its short business and technology courses on the web for free, according to its president ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 03, 2017 06:00:00
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Agri-based innovations: From tilapia sex change to plant hormones for big harvests

Agripreneurs showcase products at the Leaders in Innovation Fellowship

 For a primarily agricultural nation, the Philippines still lags behind when it comes to agri-based innovations and advancements. Different government and private agencies have emphasized that the development of agriculture and agribusinesses will be the key to inclusive economic growth, an area ...

by Toni Antiporda  | August 13, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Technopreneur Dado Banatao to launch an incubator in PH

(UPDATED) The ‘Father of Semiconductors’ is ready to mentor entrepreneurs, this time, in a familiar territory.

(UPDATED) Silicon Valley pioneer and venture capitalist Dado Banatao is set to open his own incubator in the Philippines, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), through his foundation, PhilDev (Philippine Development Foundation).“We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are ‘suicidal,’ those ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 08, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

How to convince family, friends to give you a loan

Family and friends offer flexible terms, ideal interest rates, and often allow the payback period to stretch indefinitely.

A few years ago, Tim Mervin Orille borrowed from his siblings to buy a franchise from corn snack chain Sweet Corner. He had to lay the cards on the table and present a comprehensive business plan to ease his family’s concerns about ...

by Charlene Pe  | April 05, 2016 09:00:00