Institute of Business Education

Myrna Cuento Calma, CPA, PhD


Certified Public Accountant and a Strategic and Analytical Accountant and Management Professional with over 20 years of diverse accounting, finance and management experience. She is a degree holder of Doctor of Philosophy in Management which she earned at Pampanga State Agricultural University in 2017. A Master's Degree holder in Business Administration at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila in 2002, and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at Philippine School of Business Administration in 1998. ... She is known for being hardworking, committed, perseverance and enthusiastic. A strong motivator, implementer and educator with emphasis on presenting training and development. Her areas of expertise include: General Accounting, Curriculum Design, Human Resource Management. Auditing / Taxation, Training & Development, Seminars and Workshops, Payroll Administration, and Office Administration. She’s a former TESDA Region IV-A Assessor for Bookkeeping NC III, Holder of TESDA TVET NTTC in 2017 as well as a Former CHED – Region III RQAT for Accounting Education in 2012. At 2019 she was a Guest Lecturer in Graduate School of Education at Northern Quezon College Incorporated as well as in 2020 she’s a Guest Lecturer in Graduate School of Business at Philippine Christian University. Presently, she is the Dean of the Institute of Business Education (IBE). Read more

Benjamin B. Doroteo, LCB, MBA

Field of Study Head of Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration

Graduate of Bachelor of Arts Customs Administration in 1984 at PMI Colleges, Manila. In 1988 he passed the Customs Broker License Examination (CBLE) and practicing Customs Broker since 1988. He is also a Review Director for CBLE in 2006 with Top Caliber ... Review Center, Manila. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Juris Doctor) in 2004 at Phil. Law School. He is a Master’s degree holder Business Administration in 2019 at Cavite State University. He is handling major BSCA courses/subjects since 1997 to present. Likewise, a Guest Lecturer at Systems Plus College from 2012 to present. Currently, he is one of the Field of Study Head of the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration under the Institute of Business Education (IBE). Read more

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Josephine C. Evangelista, PhD
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Rebecca Q. Lising MAEd
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Geralyn A. Quiambao, MBM
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Ian Paulo N. Punsalan, MM
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Kathryna Valencia, MM

The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BSA) is a four – year degree program under the Institute of Business Education. This program provides general accounting education to students wanting to pursue a professional career in Accountancy, in general, and in Public Accounting in particular. The program is compliant with the competency framework for professional accountants issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) through their International Education Standards. Thus, this qualifies our graduates to take examinations/assessments leading to certification in Accountancy given by the Professional Regulatory Commission – Board of Accountancy (PRC – BOA) and other global professional Accountancy organizations.

The primary goal of accounting education is to produce competent and ethical professional accountants capable of making a positive contribution over their lifetimes to the profession and society in which they work. In the face of increasing changes that they will meet later as professional accountants, it is essential that students develop and maintain an attitude of learning to maintain their competence as professional accountants. Aligned with the Institution’s mission of producing professionals and the Commission on Higher Education’s mandate, MCC- BSA Program put convincing emphasis on curriculums that provide students formidable foundation on professional knowledge, skills and values, ethics and attitudes that enable them to continue to learn and adapt to changes throughout their career. The BSA program is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). With MCC’S strong network and linkages with partner industries and through the immersion and practicum programs, students get the chance to experience hands-on learning from various accounting firms in the country. Students are also assured that the program offerings are handled and taught by qualified, educationally prepared, and experienced faculty members, some of whom are also Certified Accountant in themselves working both in private and government institutions. MCC is proud of her graduates who are now Certified Public Accountants and professionals working in different industries and accounting firms.

Mabalacat City College (MCC) through its program Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration (BSCA) is one of the Nation’s regular top performing institutions in the Licensure Exam for Customs Administration. In fact, in 2019, MCC was recognized with a 4 th PLACE top performing school in the Licensure Exam for BSCA out of 82 colleges and universities offering customs administration all over the country.

This program - BSCA- is a four – year degree program under the Institute of Business Education headed by the Institute Dean, with the assistance of its Field of Study Head, who is a licensed customs broker, fully equipped with knowledge, skills and experience in customs Administration. The BSCA course offerings are handled and taught by qualified, educationally prepared, and experienced faculty members, a number of whom are licensed brokers and are staff from the Bureau of Customs.

The BSCA program covers the functional areas of the customs broker profession, national and international customs management, and international trade and supply chain. It involves acquisition of ethical and technical knowledge, skills and competence, nurturing critical thinking and preparation of graduates towards professional leadership, organizational success and social responsibility. The program is integrated with the following major studies: customs and tariff management with fraud detection and management, international trade and trade facilitation, transportation, and supply chain management.

The primordial goal of the customs administration education is to produce ethical and socially responsible customs broker whose professional skills and competence conforms to and are compliant with international standards and best customs practices. The graduates of the program are expected to take and pass the customs broker licensure examination (CBLE) and become licensed professionals. Within three years from finishing the BSCA program and passing the licensure examination, the graduates are expected to have commenced the practice of their profession in the customs industry either by representing their clients before any government agency or by working in the government as technical professionals occupying positions from frontline to supervisory pots or joining the private sector in similar positions. Within five years, MCC-BSCA graduates will be highly experienced professionals in the industry, academe or the private or public sector occupying supervisory to managerial positions.

MCC - BSCA program is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education. Since its establishment, the program has proven its quality education through its notable accomplishments such as: triumphs in inter-school competitions, graduates place the top ten ranks in the licensure exams, and constant high passing rates in licensure exams for each batch.

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