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EAST meets WEST: A PRACTICUM MILESTONE
Date Posted: Friday, July 06, 2012
The Our Lady of Fatima University – College of Business and Accountancy (OLFU-CBA) in cooperation with Zip Travel (Inner Outer Travel Incorporation) successfully launched, in the Philippines, the Exchange Visitor Program of the United States of America (USA) which provides university students the opportunity to work, with pay, in various hospitality and business industry positions, that matches the student-trainees qualifications, in the USA.

In March 2012, the OLFU-CBA Valenzuela branch successfully recommended three student-trainees namely (1) Delciou Antonio De Guia, (2) Marjorie Tallara Mariano, and (3) Analeen Resureccion Alix. Their training started on March 12 and ended on June 15, 2012 at the Winn Dixie Inc., Destin Florida USA.

The Our Lady of Fatima University – College of Business and Accountancy in pursuit of improving man as man by developing individuals through a legacy of excellent education and compassionate value formation continuously maintained the practicum courses namely the Marketing Practicum (MKTG 19) and the Business Practicum (MKTG 13) as an academic requirements to the College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) students with the objective of providing the appropriate hands-on learning experience with business and industry as well as government agency.

A practicum is an excellent way to gain work experience and explore career options in a wide variety of professional settings. It is a professional field experience program designed to provide the student with the opportunity to work in a professional environment under the supervision of a qualified Business Professional. It allows student to integrate the theory and knowledge of the course content with the application of principles and practices in a work environment. The CBA practicum program helps students choose the finest institutions where they can gain practical experience based on the understanding and application of theoretical knowledge.

This major achievement is an OLFU-CBA significant milestone that shows its 100% commitment and passion to achieve its noble vision to improve man as man.