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The books in the LRC are arranged by topic using Library of Congress classification system. Here are a few call number ranges to explore:

Business Management

HB 71-74 Economics as a science
HB 75-130 History of economics. History of economic theory Including special economic schools
HC 10-1085 Economic history and conditions
HD 28-70 Management. Industrial management
HF 1-6182 Commerce
HG 4001-4285 Finance management. Business finance. Corporation finance
HG 8059 Business insurance
HG 8075-8107 Insurance business. Insurance management
HG 8835-8899 Life insurance business. Management
HJ 2005-2216 Income and expenditure. Budget
HJ 2240-5908 Revenue. Taxation. Internal revenue
TS 155-194 Production management. Operations management

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Business Management

The program consists of several subjects that will render the graduates knowledgeable of the core Management functions. Among the highlight courses are: Strategic Management, Advance Business Finance, Business Research, Business Intelligence, International Business, Operations Management, Project Management and Enterprise Resources Planning. Upon completion of the program, the graduates are expected to exemplify competencies critical to effectively perform the different Management functions such planning, leading, organizing and controlling the organizational resources to achieve the corporate mission – vision and uphold highest standard of integrity and ethics of the organization

This subject guide gathers in one place carefully evaluated and selected resources on Business Management available and accessible at the LRC and its subscribed databases. Books (both print and electronic) are categorized per course; while journals, magazines, online databases, are recommended for the entire Business Management program.


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Books on ACCMANA - Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting

This course is intended for students who are enrolled in business-related programs. It is designed to introduce and develop skills and techniques of analyzing financial statements, including the use of such information in the performance of management functions. Two important tools, budgeting and cost volume-profit analysis will be covered to enable the students to be familiar with the techniques of preparing projected financial statements. A discussion of relevant costs will be helpful in evaluating alternatives in the decision-making process.

Managerial Accounting

This course is intended for students who are enrolled in business-related programs. It is designed to introduce and develop skills and techniques of analyzing financial statements, including the use of such information in the performance of management functions. Two important tools, budgeting and cost volume-profit analysis will be covered to enable the students to be familiar with the techniques of preparing projected financial statements. A discussion of relevant costs will be helpful in evaluating alternatives in the decision-making process.

Books on APPMKTG - Applied Marketing

Applied Marketing

This course provides you with the application of marketing concepts, theories, and principles. This course covers an extensive discussion of the four areas of marketing: product, price, place, and promotions.  APPMKTG discusses the procedures and programs to develop marketing strategies with the ultimate goal of delivering customer satisfaction. It will also give emphasis on the current issues of social responsibility, ethics and globalization. You will understand more the importance of the marketing function and its relationship with other company departments and marketing partners outside the business organization.

Applied Marketing

This course provides you with the application of marketing concepts, theories, and principles. This course covers an extensive discussion of the four areas of marketing: product, price, place, and promotions.  APPMKTG discusses the procedures and programs to develop marketing strategies with the ultimate goal of delivering customer satisfaction. It will also give emphasis on the current issues of social responsibility, ethics and globalization. You will understand more the importance of the marketing function and its relationship with other company departments and marketing partners outside the business organization.

Books on BINTAXA - Business and Income Taxation

Business and Income Taxation

The course is a business education subject requirement for students in the BSBA programs which provides: a) an overview of the Philippine tax system b) computation of income tax for individuals and business enterprises c) business and local taxes d) significant tax concepts such as tax evasion, tax avoidance and e) BIR programs and important tax code provisions, including penalties for non-compliance and remedies provide  for both the government and the taxpayer. You will acquire a working knowledge of applications relevant to taxpayers whether as a salary-earner, private practitioner, business person or as an investor

Business and Income Taxation

The course is a business education subject requirement for students in the BSBA programs which provides: a) an overview of the Philippine tax system b) computation of income tax for individuals and business enterprises c) business and local taxes d) significant tax concepts such as tax evasion, tax avoidance and e) BIR programs and important tax code provisions, including penalties for non-compliance and remedies provide  for both the government and the taxpayer. You will acquire a working knowledge of applications relevant to taxpayers whether as a salary-earner, private practitioner, business person or as an investor

Books on BUSECON - Basic Microeconomics

Basic Microeconomics

This course will introduce you to the advanced concepts of supply and demand, elasticity, consumer behavior, production and cost in a market economy, and input and profit optimization problems in various market models. You will study how individual economic agents make decisions and how markets function, addressing questions like how a consumer can make optimal choices, how individual demands are formed, and how market demand can be derived. You will also learn how firms can make optimal input choices to minimize production costs and maximize profits. By the end of this course, you will have a better appreciation of how individual economic agents make decisions and their market interactions, that will prepare you in turn to become better business managers and entrepreneurs in the future.

Basic Microeconomics

This course will introduce you to the advanced concepts of supply and demand, elasticity, consumer behavior, production and cost in a market economy, and input and profit optimization problems in various market models. You will study how individual economic agents make decisions and how markets function, addressing questions like how a consumer can make optimal choices, how individual demands are formed, and how market demand can be derived. You will also learn how firms can make optimal input choices to minimize production costs and maximize profits. By the end of this course, you will have a better appreciation of how individual economic agents make decisions and their market interactions, that will prepare you in turn to become better business managers and entrepreneurs in the future.

Books on BUSIACC - Business Accounting

Business Accounting

Building on Fundamentals of Accounting 1 and 2 taken by students during their senior high school, this course is expected to recall, identify, explain and illustrate various accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to sole proprietorship engaged in service and merchandising type of business. It will first examine student’s ability to analyze and process business transaction of service and merchandising business and be able to prepare basic financial statements. In order to broaden students’ knowledge on accounting procedures for other business organization, Business Accounting 1 will focus and introduce accounting for both partnership and corporation type of business organization. The students will be taught various procedures and processing of business transactions related to partnership formation, results of operation distribution, dissolution and liquidation. This will also include discussion on corporate formation and students will be tasked to process stock transactions and construct an equity section of the statement of financial position and will also be required to do a stockholder’s equity analysis.

Business Accounting

Building on Fundamentals of Accounting 1 and 2 taken by students during their senior high school, this course is expected to recall, identify, explain and illustrate various accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to sole proprietorship engaged in service and merchandising type of business. It will first examine student’s ability to analyze and process business transaction of service and merchandising business and be able to prepare basic financial statements. In order to broaden students’ knowledge on accounting procedures for other business organization, Business Accounting 1 will focus and introduce accounting for both partnership and corporation type of business organization. The students will be taught various procedures and processing of business transactions related to partnership formation, results of operation distribution, dissolution and liquidation. This will also include discussion on corporate formation and students will be tasked to process stock transactions and construct an equity section of the statement of financial position and will also be required to do a stockholder’s equity analysis.

Books on BUSINRE - Business Research

Business Research

Building on Principles of Research Design this course aims to extend and deepen your understanding of different research approaches and methodologies in order to prepare you for your own research projects in their business discipline. This course will also assist you in identifying, discussing and formulating a research problem, in selecting and applying appropriate research approaches and methods of inquiry (both quantitative or qualitative), and in presenting their results. Successful completion of this course should be sufficient for you to undertake a research project.

Business Research

Building on Principles of Research Design this course aims to extend and deepen your understanding of different research approaches and methodologies in order to prepare you for your own research projects in their business discipline. This course will also assist you in identifying, discussing and formulating a research problem, in selecting and applying appropriate research approaches and methods of inquiry (both quantitative or qualitative), and in presenting their results. Successful completion of this course should be sufficient for you to undertake a research project.

Books on BUSITAT - Elements of Business Statistics

Elements of Business Statistics

This introductory course in applied statistics covers relevant concepts in DESCRIPTIVE and INFERENTIAL STATISTICS common in business application. The course is Excel and Calculator-based, Project-Based, and utilizes any available technology to ease out the long and tedious computations. The use of Statistical software which are readily available like Microsoft Excel Add-Ins [Analysis ToolPak & Analysis ToolPak VBA and PHStat], Vassar Stats (online computational website), or SPSS (if available), is required so that the focus is on interpretation and analysis rather than calculations. You will be exposed to giving findings, drawing conclusions and making inferences throughout the course. 

The aim is to introduce you to a new way of thinking about data, and to help you gain an understanding of how to use, communicate, and interpret statistics. The knowledge and skills you acquire will help you in advanced business courses and in your future business career.

Elements of Business Statistics

This introductory course in applied statistics covers relevant concepts in DESCRIPTIVE and INFERENTIAL STATISTICS common in business application. The course is Excel and Calculator-based, Project-Based, and utilizes any available technology to ease out the long and tedious computations. The use of Statistical software which are readily available like Microsoft Excel Add-Ins [Analysis ToolPak & Analysis ToolPak VBA and PHStat], Vassar Stats (online computational website), or SPSS (if available), is required so that the focus is on interpretation and analysis rather than calculations. You will be exposed to giving findings, drawing conclusions and making inferences throughout the course. 

The aim is to introduce you to a new way of thinking about data, and to help you gain an understanding of how to use, communicate, and interpret statistics. The knowledge and skills you acquire will help you in advanced business courses and in your future business career.

Books on BUSLAWS - Business Laws

Business Laws

This course serves as an introduction to a) law and the legal system b) obligations and contracts c) business entities/ forms, especially single proprietorships, corporations & partnerships. The selected relevant legal principles and rules to guide those entering into business dealings whether as a start-up entrepreneur or as part of the partnership/ corporate set-up. Each session is designed to cover both theoretical and practical applications for the learner to acquire working knowledge of the legal aspects for business enterprises, augment analytical skills for operations and decision-making using management and law concepts, consider preventive and remedial measures in business transactions and to consider legal and ethical implications in business matters. The course complements the other competencies being developed in the Business Administration curriculum.

Business Laws

This course serves as an introduction to a) law and the legal system b) obligations and contracts c) business entities/ forms, especially single proprietorships, corporations & partnerships. The selected relevant legal principles and rules to guide those entering into business dealings whether as a start-up entrepreneur or as part of the partnership/ corporate set-up. Each session is designed to cover both theoretical and practical applications for the learner to acquire working knowledge of the legal aspects for business enterprises, augment analytical skills for operations and decision-making using management and law concepts, consider preventive and remedial measures in business transactions and to consider legal and ethical implications in business matters. The course complements the other competencies being developed in the Business Administration curriculum.

Books on BUSSFIN - Business Finance

Business Finance

For the student to be effective and successful in any organization, especially in business, knowledge of the basic concepts of Business Finance is needed.  In this course, the student learns and develops understanding of the concepts, principles, policies, and programs on money, credit and banking, and their relevance to the existing social and economic conditions. It also teaches the students the study of the finance functions, distinction between partnership and corporate financial management, cash budgets and the uses of basic business finance in formulating financial strategies. With a focus on different tools and techniques used in financial planning are the core concepts that you will learn and apply in this course. The concepts of capital budgeting are extensively discussed for you to develop analytical skills in project evaluation, the concepts of time value of money, and the development of projections for capital budgeting. 

Business Finance

For the student to be effective and successful in any organization, especially in business, knowledge of the basic concepts of Business Finance is needed.  In this course, the student learns and develops understanding of the concepts, principles, policies, and programs on money, credit and banking, and their relevance to the existing social and economic conditions. It also teaches the students the study of the finance functions, distinction between partnership and corporate financial management, cash budgets and the uses of basic business finance in formulating financial strategies. With a focus on different tools and techniques used in financial planning are the core concepts that you will learn and apply in this course. The concepts of capital budgeting are extensively discussed for you to develop analytical skills in project evaluation, the concepts of time value of money, and the development of projections for capital budgeting. 

Books on ENMASYS - Environmental Management System

Environmental Management System

This course will expose you to the scientific principles of environmental issues and environmental management practices, with attention to the health of both humans and the ecosystem. You will learn the fundamental and emerging topics related to air and water pollution, water use and management, aquatic ecosystems, energy and climate change, biodiversity, toxic substances in the environment, solid waste management, and regulatory strategies for risk assessment and environmental management are examined.

Environmental Management System

This course will expose you to the scientific principles of environmental issues and environmental management practices, with attention to the health of both humans and the ecosystem. You will learn the fundamental and emerging topics related to air and water pollution, water use and management, aquatic ecosystems, energy and climate change, biodiversity, toxic substances in the environment, solid waste management, and regulatory strategies for risk assessment and environmental management are examined.

Books on ENTRMA1 - Enterprise Resource Management

Enterprise Resource Management 1

This basic entrepreneurship course provides a space and platform for self-discovery and opportunity discovery. The learners are expected to uncover their strengths in terms of an entrepreneurial founding team and learn the basics, such as opportunity discovery, value proposition, prototyping, competition analysis, and early customer insights. By the end of this course, the learners should be able to convert ideas into a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and embrace an entrepreneurial skills and characteristics.  

Enterprise Resource Management 1

This basic entrepreneurship course provides a space and platform for self-discovery and opportunity discovery. The learners are expected to uncover their strengths in terms of an entrepreneurial founding team and learn the basics, such as opportunity discovery, value proposition, prototyping, competition analysis, and early customer insights. By the end of this course, the learners should be able to convert ideas into a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and embrace an entrepreneurial skills and characteristics.  

Books on ENTRMA2 - Enterprise Resource Management 2

Enterprise Resource Management 2

This advanced  entrepreneurship course will take the learners from the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage to the Business Model stage, The learners will acquire the skills required to transform their MVP into a business model. In this course, they will transform their business idea into the Business Model Canvas and will use it to further refine their MVP. They will also set up a digital presence and learn to use promotional channels and distribution channels to engage and serve their customers. Additionally, they will get started with various legal and operational aspects as well as initial funding concepts such as bootstrapping. At the end of the program, they can use their respective Business Model Canvasses as their Capstone project and be able to enhance their entrepreneurial mind and spirit.

Enterprise Resource Management 2

This advanced  entrepreneurship course will take the learners from the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage to the Business Model stage, The learners will acquire the skills required to transform their MVP into a business model. In this course, they will transform their business idea into the Business Model Canvas and will use it to further refine their MVP. They will also set up a digital presence and learn to use promotional channels and distribution channels to engage and serve their customers. Additionally, they will get started with various legal and operational aspects as well as initial funding concepts such as bootstrapping. At the end of the program, they can use their respective Business Model Canvasses as their Capstone project and be able to enhance their entrepreneurial mind and spirit.

Books on ENVISCA - Environmental Scanning

Environmental Scanning

This course is your first step in your four-term thesis roadmap.  It introduces you to the discipline of research, particularly its application to strategic management.  It provides you with the opportunity to establish your understanding of the language of research, its ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative and qualitative approaches.  You will use the theoretical underpinnings of research to critically review literature relevant to the industry situation and company condition of your chosen business enterprise, duly approved by the CDP Office.  You will subsequently determine how your research findings are useful in forming your understanding of the various strategic issues and scenarios being faced by the firm.  

Environmental Scanning

This course is your first step in your four-term thesis roadmap.  It introduces you to the discipline of research, particularly its application to strategic management.  It provides you with the opportunity to establish your understanding of the language of research, its ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative and qualitative approaches.  You will use the theoretical underpinnings of research to critically review literature relevant to the industry situation and company condition of your chosen business enterprise, duly approved by the CDP Office.  You will subsequently determine how your research findings are useful in forming your understanding of the various strategic issues and scenarios being faced by the firm. 

Books on FACIMGT - Facilities Management

Facilities Management

This course will increase your understanding of Facilities Management with an overview of the principle duties of a facility manager. You will learn the practical applications that will help you understand the business aspects of facilities management. You will gain understanding of the diverse responsibilities and decision-making processes from building infrastructure to fleet services.  In addition, you will acquire the insights needed to meet budget restraints while improving productivity, efficiency, and employee quality of life issues.

Facilities Management

This course will increase your understanding of Facilities Management with an overview of the principle duties of a facility manager. You will learn the practical applications that will help you understand the business aspects of facilities management. You will gain understanding of the diverse responsibilities and decision-making processes from building infrastructure to fleet services.  In addition, you will acquire the insights needed to meet budget restraints while improving productivity, efficiency, and employee quality of life issues.

Books on INBUSIN - International Business

International Business

In the past four decades, there has been a great amount of fundamental shift from local business to global business.  Gone were the days when economies are limited to its local market and production facilities, isolated from each other by distance, time zones, language, religion, and culture. With the help of the Internet, much has been accomplished by business organizations around the world by making them part of an interdependent and integrated global economic system. In this course, we will take a close look at the theories and their basic issues. We will explore the dynamic changes in international trade, investment, and political systems that prod Globalization and how it is altering the competitive playing field.  

International Business

In the past four decades, there has been a great amount of fundamental shift from local business to global business.  Gone were the days when economies are limited to its local market and production facilities, isolated from each other by distance, time zones, language, religion, and culture. With the help of the Internet, much has been accomplished by business organizations around the world by making them part of an interdependent and integrated global economic system. In this course, we will take a close look at the theories and their basic issues. We will explore the dynamic changes in international trade, investment, and political systems that prod Globalization and how it is altering the competitive playing field.  

Books on INVEMAN - Inventory Management and Control

Inventory Management and Control

This course covers the fundamental principles of inventory control. You will be exposed to Inventory management measurements and techniques. You will learn the financial importance of inventory management and control and its relationship to company financial statements. You will understand the importance of the role of inventory control management in supporting the supply chain process.    

Inventory Management and Control

This course covers the fundamental principles of inventory control. You will be exposed to Inventory management measurements and techniques. You will learn the financial importance of inventory management and control and its relationship to company financial statements. You will understand the importance of the role of inventory control management in supporting the supply chain process.    

Books on LEADMGT - Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management

To be effective and successful in any organization, especially in business, knowledge of the basic concepts of management is needed.  In this course, you will learn the importance of how to use resources in achieving organizational goals.  With a focus on the individual as the basic unit of interaction, you will have a mastery of how the individual thinks and works, enabling him/her to grasp more advanced concepts of behavior involving groups and organizations which will be taken in succeeding courses.  In LEADMGT, the different functions of management will be examined, and how each can affect the organization and then link it to each other so the organization can effectively and efficiently function as a whole. You will also concentrate on leadership, the four functions of management, the different types of leadership, ways on how to motivate, and the ethics of a leader. The different factors that influence a person’s way of thinking and influencing others to perform will also be discussed.

Leadership and Management

To be effective and successful in any organization, especially in business, knowledge of the basic concepts of management is needed.  In this course, you will learn the importance of how to use resources in achieving organizational goals.  With a focus on the individual as the basic unit of interaction, you will have a mastery of how the individual thinks and works, enabling him/her to grasp more advanced concepts of behavior involving groups and organizations which will be taken in succeeding courses.  In LEADMGT, the different functions of management will be examined, and how each can affect the organization and then link it to each other so the organization can effectively and efficiently function as a whole. You will also concentrate on leadership, the four functions of management, the different types of leadership, ways on how to motivate, and the ethics of a leader. The different factors that influence a person’s way of thinking and influencing others to perform will also be discussed.

Books on LOGISMA - Logistics Management

Logistics Management

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and experience of logistics management.  Attention is given to issues such as: transportation management, warehouse and facility location management, inventory management, and customer service strategies. These courses encompass both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of logistics management. You will perform computations to some numerical problems, simulations. Results of computations will serve as basis for applying logistics management decisions.

Logistics Management

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and experience of logistics management.  Attention is given to issues such as: transportation management, warehouse and facility location management, inventory management, and customer service strategies. These courses encompass both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of logistics management. You will perform computations to some numerical problems, simulations. Results of computations will serve as basis for applying logistics management decisions.

Books on MAINSYS - Management of Information System

Management of Information System

This course introduces the student to the role of information and information systems in controlling day-to-day business functions across the lower, middle, and executive levels of the organization.  Part I covers the management of information in controlling the various functional areas of marketing, operations, finance, and human resource management from the perspective of the whole enterprise.  Focus is given to the nature of the organization, and how it affects the flow of management information.  You will recall database applications, and learn about information systems control, security techniques, and information systems development.  Hands-on review of database applications development will enhance your learning.

Management of Information System

This course introduces the student to the role of information and information systems in controlling day-to-day business functions across the lower, middle, and executive levels of the organization.  Part I covers the management of information in controlling the various functional areas of marketing, operations, finance, and human resource management from the perspective of the whole enterprise.  Focus is given to the nature of the organization, and how it affects the flow of management information.  You will recall database applications, and learn about information systems control, security techniques, and information systems development.  Hands-on review of database applications development will enhance your learning.

Books on MANMARK - Marketing Management

Marketing Management

Marketing Management is a course designed to provide students with mastery of the basic principles of Marketing with focus on developing effective strategies and detailed programs for business success. This course aims to help students develop a winning comprehensive Marketing Plan for a product or service within the framework of a competitive environment, taking into account the external market environment and the company’s resources and objectives. It will cover the strategic planning process, environmental scanning, understanding market behavior, market segmentation, formulation of the strategic marketing mix from product strategy, pricing, distribution, selling to integrated marketing communication, marketing control and budgeting. It will also cover the new 4Ps of marketing: People, Process, Programs and Performance.

Marketing Management