Dean- College of Business and Finance Science
Dr. Bernie E. Balmeo has been a business educator for nearly three decades. He started his doctorate at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) and finished it at the Lyceum Northwestern University with a degree of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with equivalent valedictory honors. He finished his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the New Era University (NEU), and his undergraduate (BS Business Education) at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Cum Laude. He was also chosen as one of the few University of Makati’s delegates to the Executive MBA program of the Ateneo De Manila University as part of faculty development. Before becoming Dean for CBFS, he has headed six departments under the College. His dedication earned the trust of his fellow faculty as proven when they elected him as Vice President of the Faculty Club Federation. Aside from his colleagues, parents and instructors also trusted him to be the President of Parents and Instructors Association. He is also the proponent of the four major programs in the CBFS – Entrepreneurial Management, Human Resource Development Management, Marketing Management, and Financial Management. His leadership and management skills are also shown as he has also been a long-time and consistent member of the Academic Advisory Council and the University Council – two of the highest councils at the University of Makati – where he constantly contributes ideas for the betterment of policies of the University.
Dear Business and Finance Student, You are in the right College. On behalf of our faculty, staff, school officials, and students, I heartfully welcome you to the College of Business and Financial Science (CBFS). We would like to get you on board to a future of talented individuals who will be assets, not just as part of the workforce but also as a part of the future league of successful entrepreneurs and businesspersons who will help shape our economy as part of their endeavors. The UMAK-CBFS is accredited by Association of Local Colleges and Universities – Commission on Accreditation (ALCU-COA). ALCU-COA represents one of the highest standards in Business Education. We’re proud to tell you that you’d be in good hands as you join our academic community. We are also in partnership with different entities for possible work placement to help you jumpstart your career once you have completed your chosen program. Our curriculum is composed of different learning areas that are essential for the modern times. Our curriculum is also designed to provide practical learning opportunities to help you bridge the gap between theory and practice. The faculty members of UMAK-CBFS are not just highly qualified academics and business professionals, but also highly dedicated teachers who pursue teaching as a vocation to ensure that you enjoy your learning experience here while you adapt relevant skills that will make you globally competitive. Our friendly staff are also committed to giving you the best stay in the College. We treat all our students with respect. We are always ready to serve them. We would be happy to have you as part of the CBFS family. Our students are also some of the most diligent, smartest, and most competitive in their respective programs. Our student organizations are also active in initiating events and other projects. We can’t wait to have you experience the fulfillment of being a part of our studentry. Again, welcome to the College of Business and Financial Science. We look forward to seeing you around.
The CBFS is the University of Makati's teaching research and training hub for politics, public administration, development and governance. It offers baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate programs in political science and public administration, and the same fields of specialization under the executive program to government officials, employees and staff.
Officer-in-Charge, Marketing Department
College Secretary and Chair, Office Administration and Human Resource Management Department
Chair, Entrepreneurial Management and Coordinator, Dualized University Education System Program
Chair, Department of Accountancy and Financial Science
Chair, Department of Business