University President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo invited student leaders and faculty members to attend a workshop on Strategic Planning in preparation for BatStateU’s ten-year Strategic Plan, on March 22, 2019 at the Lecture Room, International Affairs Office, BatStateU Pablo Borbon Main I, Batangas City.
Given that students and faculty members play an important role in the attainment of academic success, it is vital that the university gets inputs from them as it undergoes the process of developing its new plan.
The workshop, organized by the Office of Institutional Planning and Development, provided a venue for envisioning, effective collaboration and sharing of ideas. Two sessions were conducted separately for students and faculty members.
University President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo delivered a presentation on the accomplishments of the university for the past four years under his administration. The presentation covered eight areas namely: educational excellence, research productivity, extension services, infrastructure development, foreign and local partnerships, innovations and good governance, financial management, and other significant accomplishments. This intends to help the participants understand how they can contribute to the ten-year strategic plan of the university.
Meanwhile, Vice President for Research, Development and Extension Services Engr. Albertson D. Amante, presented the framework for the next plan which shall focus on six pillars: Brand of Excellence, Access, Social Relevance, Inclusive Innovation, Capacity and Sustainability or BASICS. He also familiarized the participants on the strategic planning process of the university along with its new and continuing goals in the future.
An open forum was also conducted where participants had the opportunity to voice out and share their ideas for BatStateU’s further development. Dr. Napoleon K. Juanillo, DTI Advisor for Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship, facilitated the forum.
Said workshop is part of the university’s 18th Charter Week celebration which bears the theme, “Expanding Institutional Mandates through Knowledge Creation, Social Relevance and Innovation”.