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ZSDM conducts disaster case conference

Disaster Case_Day 1_1.JPGZSDM conducted a 2-day case conference on different disaster cases last September 21-22, 2015. The case conference brought together stakeholders and experts to look at cross-cutting issues through a comparative analysis of Philippine tropical cyclones in the past seven years. 


MDM 2015 host convocation and IFR photo display
IFR Display_1 The MDM 2015 students hosted the third MDM convocation last September 24, with guests and the AIM community. Aside from the annual IFR photo display and awarding, the faculty also announced the Dean’s List for the second module. More>>

MDM 2015 class conclude International Field Review course in Thailand

IFR_Cover.jpgMDM 2015 students concluded the 5th International Field Review (IFR) Course in Thailand with a 2-day presentation with their findings and assessments, and culminated their IFR with an International Evening Reception.


MDM 2015 holds IFR Country Briefing in Thailand
IFR_CB5.JPGMDM 2015 opened their  5th International Field Review (IFR) with the annual Country Briefing last August 17, 2015. Held at Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, the Country Briefing provided students some cultural, economical and political context. This is in preparation for their IFR immersion in 9 provinces in Thailand to review and assess different locally-implemented projects.More>>

Members of Bhutan's RCSC undergo local government leadership training

LLG_3.JPGThe partnership between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Asian Institute of Management continued with a two-week leadership and management course, Leading the Local Government in Bhutan.  The course, which ran from July 20 – 31, equipped its participants with skills and knowledge on strategy, organizational performance and organizational development, anchored on the Bridging Leadership framework.


Communication for Communicators Year 3 application deadline extended to August 21
C4C logoThe Communication for Communicators (C4C) School, a 6-month blended learning scholarship, has extended its application deadline to August 21, 2015! The C4C aims to have scholars design and implement a localized health communication project on Local Health Communication Project targeting Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Family Planning, Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.More>>

ZSDM runs first Program for Senior Public Managers in Vietnam

PSPM Vietnam_IMG_2559.JPGLast June 29-July 17, 2015, ZSDM held “Program for Senior Public Managers in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”, a customized course for public managers of the Vietnam Institute for Trade and Industry Studying(VITIS). The program was held in Hanoi.


Typhoon Yolanda development workers offered full MDM scholarships by AIM Alumni
Two Master in Development Management (MDM) scholarships, which cover full tuition and miscellaneous fees, are now open to Filipino nationals involved in development work in areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda.More>>

2015 Second Quarter Review
For the second quarter of 2015, ZSDM saw MDM 2015's movement from Module 1 to 2, and continued its delivery of publicly-offered and customized programs for public and private clients and partners. Events and conferences on governance, security and disaster response were held, and notable speakers were invited to share their expertise.More>>

Dr. Nadera and Dr. Tsutsumi share updates on post-disaster psychosocial response

20150630_1.JPGZSDM co-organized “Mental Health and Psychosocial Well-being after Disasters: Global Updates & the Philippines’ Experience,” a videoconference held in partnership with the World Bank’s Tokyo Development Learning Center.  The talk featured Dr. Dinah Nadera of the Foundation for Advancing Wellness, Instruction and Talents, Inc., and Dr. Atsuro Tsutsumi of the UN University International Institute for Global Health.