Financial Management Majors in the 6th Annual National Finance Summit
A delegation of Financial Management Majors of the School of Business attended the 6th National Finance Summit (NF) organized by the Junior Confederation of Finance Association-Philippines (JCFAP) last 24 January 2015. It was held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. The Scholastican delegation joined the other 4,000 young minds from all over the country.
With the theme “Ground Zero for Global Competitiveness,” the event treated the students to an expanse of topics ranging from ASEAN Integration, Investment Fundamentals, Money Stewardship, Finance Career Path, among others. The speakers are amongst the top-notch in their respective industries who speak from years of experience. Among these speakers, were Mrs. Wilhelmina C. Mañalac, the Managing Director of the International Sub-Sector of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and Mr. Jeng Pascual, the Finance Director of Shell Philippines Exploration who was also a recipient of the highly prized ING-FINEX CFO of the year in 2014.
In addition to the seminar proper, the students were also given the opportunity to apply for internships and employment (ala job fair) with the sponsoring companies and institutions from the private and public sector.
Concluding the event was the awarding of the 2015 Ten Outstanding Finance Students. It is a nationwide search spearheaded by JCFAP among finance students who have outstanding academic performance and exemplary community involvement.
By: Ricca Macabuac