What is the duration of the programs offered by PMDP?
For the Middle Managers Class, the training runs for a duration of twelve (12) months of which 6 months are for the residential training while six (6) months are allotted for the conceptualization and implementation of their Capstone Project.
For the Senior Executives Class, classes are scheduled at 1 week per month over a period of ten (10) months.
Is there an academic equivalent of the programs offered in PMDP?
Yes. For the Middle Managers Class is a ladderized program leading to a Master’s Degree in Development Management. On the other hand, the Senior Executives Class is equivalent to Diploma in Development Management.
If I successfully complete the Senior Executives Class program, can I apply in the Middle Managers Class program?
No because an applicant can only benefit from the PMDP scholarship once.
Can I seek recommendation and endorsement from PMDP to avail of the Program?
No. Only the head of agency can nominate the applicants to the program.
What will happen if I do not finish the program?
For an MMC scholar, since it’s a ladderized program, s/he can still earn an equivalent certificate corresponding to the requirements completed. The same applies for the SEC offerings; however, there may be some financial implications as stated on the terms of scholarship specified in the PMDP Letter of Conforme.
What will happen if I withdraw early from the program?
There may be some financial implications as stated on the terms of scholarship specified in the PMDP Letter of Conforme
What is the usual deadline of submission of requirements?
The application requirements should be submitted to PMDP Recruitment and Admissions at least one (1) month before the opening date.
Where can I download the admission forms?
The PMDP application forms and the list of admission requirements may be accessed from these links:
Senior Executives Class: https://bit.ly/PMDPSECForms
Middle Managers Class: https://bit.ly/PMDPMMCForms
Where can I submit the requirements?
Please upload e-copies of the admission requirements via:
Senior Executives Class: http://bit.ly/pmdponlinesubmissionsSEC
Middle Managers Class: bit.ly/pmdponlinesubmissionsMMC
The hard copies of the documents shall be submitted to:
PMDP, DAP Building, San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1600
Attn: Ms. Angelica D. Ranas
How many applicants may an agency send to PMDP?
The agency may nominate more than five (5) scholars, all subject to deliberation. PMDP will rank potential applicants depending on the results of the qualifying process.
Who can nominate the applicants from our agency?
The following may nominate the potential applicants to the Program:
a. Head of the agency (Secretary level for the national line agencies)
b. Regional Directors (for regional offices of national line agencies)
c. Executive Directors/Directors/Directors General/Administrators of attached agencies
d. Officer-in-Charge of the agency with nominating authority
Please note that nominations made by the Regional Directors and other officers vested with the authority to nominate must be certified/confirmed by the Central Office).
Can personnel from the Local Government Units (LGUs) apply in the Program?
No. Nominees for PMDP Middle Managers Class (MMC) and Senior Executives Class (SEC) shall be qualified individuals from national line and attached agencies, constitutional offices, GOCCs and SUCs only.
However, personnel from the LGUs may avail of the training programs offered by the Local Government Academy and by the DAP through its Local Government Executives and Managers Class (LGEMC).
To know more about the LGEMC, you may contact them via: email@example.com.
Can personnel from the Security Sector apply in the Program?
No. Interested applicants may apply or send inquiries to the DAP Graduate School of Public and Development Management via firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there an age and salary grade requirement for the Program?
For the Senior Executives Class, qualified
applicants must be incumbents or OICs in
directorship positions, and 55 years or
For the Middle Managers Class, qualified
applicants must be Division Chiefs (SG 24)
or those in equivalent positions who are in
succession for 3rd level posts, aged 50
years and below. OIC-Division Chiefs for at
least a year who are being groomed for the
designated position are also eligible for
nomination. It is also open to fast-tracker
specialists with SG 18 to SG 23.
What are the required laboratory results?
- Physical Assessment
- Complete Blood Count (CBC)
- Chest X-ray
Laboratory results must be issued by a Physician from a Government or Private Hospital or the Nominee’s Agency Clinic/Hospital, and taken within the last 6 months at the time of application.