The Organization

The UP Association of Business Administration Majors(ABAM) is an academic organization based in the College of Business Administration, University of the Philippines, Diliman.

Founded in 1991, it is exclusively composed of BS Business Administration Majors who all hold the potential of becoming outstanding managers, business executives, and industry leaders.

UP ABAM continues to uphold its aim of developing managerial and leadership skills among its members and through its value-adding projects and activities.


To be the home of dedicated, well-rounded, socially responsible managers and future corporate leaders proactively responding to change.


To foster an environment actualizing passionate professionalism, social responsibility, and fulfillment for the development of management and leadership skills of business administration majors.

Core Values

People Skills
Professional Attitude



President: Christine Ticatic
Internals Executive VP: Emil Andrew Custodio
Externals Executive VP: Meilyn Ip
VP for Human Resources: Riza Emilia Manlapaz
VP for Finance: Vincent Norman Goyena
VP for Community Affairs: Robert Rojas
VP for Special Events: Makrene Lara Sampang

== Departments ==

Human Resources and Development
The People of ABAM, members and future members alike, are the ones who give meaning to our existence. The objectives of HR, which is translated through projects and activities, are all geared toward creating a family of empowered people. They exist to recruit and develop the ABAMers. HR keeps the heart of ABAM beating.


They don’t just press calculators, they make them materialize. The finance department continuously seek to challenge the status quo to efficiently create value-adding projects for the organization and its members.

Special Events

Special Events department handles the organization’s external events with the primary objective of providing UP ABAM the maximum publicity the organization can get. As a pool of extraordinary talents, it develops the events management skills of its members through effectively and efficiently handling the marketing, logistics and publicity and promotions aspects of each event.

S.E. lives ABAM’s motto “We Mean Business” as they exude professionalism in dealing with different kinds of stakeholders - from company sponsors to events participants, from members and alumni to non-members alike. They incorporate passion, commitment and fun with work. They are simply exceptional. Because they’re special.

Community Affairs

The Community Affairs Departments understands that its role is to consider the interests of humanity by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on the environment, local people and society at large. It engages in various socio-civic projects which not only aim to help and improve the community but also seek to inculcate in the minds of ABAMers the value of proactively reaching out and lending a hand to other people. This social responsibility of all ABAMers is voluntary; going above and beyond what is called for by any rule or regulation to give back to society.

Go to www.upabam.wordpress.com for more information.

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