Known as the Philippine’s seat of technological education excellence, Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT) is further extending its tradition of excellence in Mindanao, occupying a 2.3-hectare land along Gen. Douglas MacArthur Highway, beside Matina Town Square in Matina, Davao City.
Malayan Colleges Mindanao (MCM), a Mapúa school, is a subsidiary of Malayan Colleges Inc. (MCI), was recently incorporated with an authorized capital of P650 million and a paid-up capital of P462.5 million.
MCI, which is under a Yuchengco-led holding company for the group’s business in the educational and technology sector, iPeople, Inc. (IPO), has two other wholly-owned schools: Malayan Colleges Laguna and Malayan High School of Science.
Learner-Centered Outcomes-Based Education
Transforming Students to become globally compettitive professionals is at the core of MCM’s vision. Through learner-centered, outcomes-based education (LC-OBE), MCM commits to ensuring that student learning is focused on attaining industry standards through clearly defined outcomes. Through LC-OBE, MCM students have acces to personalized learning so they can performed thier best and achieve thier academic and personal goals.
Effective Learning Spaces
By fusing innovative physical learning spaces and digital learning environments, MCM equips its students with real-time access to learning resources and an inspiring environment to study, learn, and collaborate with thier peers. Acces to wifi inside the MCM campus, topped with cutting-edge learning facilities and resources and robust digital learning management system, support students in achieving optimun cognitive performance.
Mapúa University Legacy
The academic excellence that Mapúa is known for is embedded in MCM’s DNA. MCM dedicates to bring to Mindanao the world-class Mapúa education that produces graduates that are highly preferred by industries here and abroad.
Alfonso T. Yuchengco College of Business
The Alfonso T. Yuchengco College of Business was established to cater to the needs of Mindanao for a more technology-oriented business school. Named after the late Amb. Alfonso T. Yuchengco, The ATYCB seeks to live up to the vision and drive of the person who made the Yuchengco Group of Companies what it is today: a megalith in the business world.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences provides diverse learning experiences to help MCM undergraduate students meet the outcomes in their exploration of various disciplines across the liberal arts. The foundational courses offered by the College aim to prepare them for professional courses and allow them to emerge as mature 21st century learners who are capable of using available and emerging technologies, information, and resources for learning, expression, critical thinking, and problem solving. With its 18 (later expected at 29-30) full-time and part-time faculty members, it is, currently, MCM’s largest College offering an average of 250 courses per term.
College of Computer and Information Science
The College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS) designed its curricula to produce IT professionals who embody creative, technical, and analytical faculties and shall utilize the same for nation-building. CCIS provides a holistic hands-on-training through a balance of arts and science and technology and at the same time guides the students in their quest for modern and humane society.
College of Engineering and Architecture
College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) transforms its graduates to become globally competitive, innovative leaders, socially responsible and result-oriented engineers and architects. MCM-CEA commits to educate students imbued with good moral and ethical values while engaging economically viable research and innovation that is relevant locally and beyond. At CEA, students are primed and supervised by their adept mentors equipping students with profound knowledge and excellent skill-set through outcomes-based curricula in order for the students to have access to personalized learning allowing them to perform their best and achieve their academic and personal goals meeting local and global standards. This kind of learning environment will upskill students to find state of the art solutions to the most challenging technological and socio-technological issues of different industries.