Center for Continuing Professional Education and Development

Center for Continuing Professional Education and Development

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Center for Continuing Professional Education & Development (CCPED) is the extension unit of the UST Graduate School which provides Continuing Professional Education programs to registered/ licensed professionals. It offers trailblazing conferences, short term certification courses, trainings, seminars and workshops utilizing higher learning techniques responsive to the needs of diverse publics.

Mission and Vision



The UST Center for Continuing Professional Education & Development dedicates and commits to produce, advance, and transmit knowledge for the formation of competent & compassionate professionals, committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.


The UST Center for Continuing Professional Education & Development envisions itself as a globally recognized training and development center, actualizing the professional and moral formation of its clients, and effecting individual and organizational transformation.


We are partnered with the industry’s foremost authorities to develop quality training & development programs intended for forward thinking professionals toward their career advancement and leading to organizational transformation.

We offer customized training & development programs that are designed to update knowledge, enhance competencies and improve professional performance to effectively address the needs of specific disciplines and industries.

Human Resource Management
  • Creative Recruitment & Retention
  • Global Compensation
  • Performance Measurement & Management
  • Emotional Labor Management
  • Measuring Training Effectiveness
  • Organization Development
  • Succession Planning & Career Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Human Resource Policy Development
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Retirement Plan Development
Financial Management
  • Financial Analysis & Engineering
  • Financial Risk Analysis & Management
  • Asset Management
  • Strategic Pricing
  • Capital Budgeting & Project Financing
  • Exchange Rate Systems
  • Currency Forecasting
  • Transfer & Business Taxation
Business Management/ Entrepreneurship
  • Developing Management Skills
  • Effective Meeting Management
  • Leading High Performance Teams
  • Outcome-Based Leadership
  • Balanced Leadership
  • Customer-Focused Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Practical Approach to Effective Office Communication
  • Entrepreneurial Skills Development
  • Managing Business Ethics
  • Business Statistics in Practice
  • Psycho Trauma
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Coaching for Optimum Performance
  • Developing Counseling Skills
  • Crisis Management
  • Stress Management
  • Self & Time Management
  • Understanding Emotional Intelligence 
Engineering/ Technology Management/ Design
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Space Planning
  • Ergonomics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • ISO 9000 Quality Management Systems
  • Electronic Waste Management
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management
  • Benchmarking Approach
  • Design & Analysis of Experiments
  • Productivity & Quality Measurement 
Marketing/ Sales/ Advertising
  • Negotiation Skills Development
  • Selling Skills Development
  • Marketing Plan Preparation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Sales Team Management
  • e-Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Gravitational Marketing
  • Creative Advertising
  • Mobile Advertising 
Educational Management
  • Performance-Based Learning
  • Effective Classroom Management
  • Effective Teaching Strategies & Methodologies
  • Effective Curriculum Development
  • Comprehensive Academic Planning
  • e-Learning Techniques
  • Online Course Development
  • English for Non-English Teachers
  • The Art of Public Speaking for School Administrators 
  • Eco-Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Contemporary Church Architecture
  • Hospital Architecture
  • Commercial/ Shopping Mall Architecture
  • Campus Planning
  • Heritage Conservation 
Social Science/ Humanities & Liberal Arts
  • Cross-Cultural Bioethics
  • Neo-Natal Bioethics
  • Creative Writing
  • Higher Religious Studies
  • Oriental Religions & Cultures
  • Social Pastoral Communications
  • Legal Management 
Health & Natural Sciences
  • Hospital Management
  • Medical Physics
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Holistic Nursing
  • Trauma Nursing
  • Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice 



Authors: Mark Anthony D. Abenir, Abegail Martha S. Abelardo, Froilan A. Alipao, and Melanie D. Turingan
Authors:  Maria Paquita D. Bonnet, Hilario S. Caraan, Antonio M. Chua, Leandro A. Loyola, Rene Salvador San Andres, Evelyn A. Songco, Benito L. Teehankee
The NATIONAL MULTISECTORAL SUMMIT FOR EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATION: An Academe, Alumni Industry Government Collaboration National Summit Proceedings is published biannually by The University of Santo Tomas Graduate School Center for Continuing Professional Education & Development (UST GS CCPED).

Upcoming Events

Announcements, Programs, and Projects


  1. To promote an atmosphere conducive to and provide opportunities for research led by the Graduate School – Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Studies program;
  2. To conduct exchanges in research and collaboration in projects among the professions responsible for the care of the cultural heritage and related activities in the tropics;
  3. To render services by providing consultation, training, technical assistance to institutions, cultural heritage workers and students;
  4. To disseminate information and promote deeper understanding of conservation and care of cultural property and environment in the tropics through the conduct of conferences, seminars, training and publication.


Programs and Projects


Social Science/ Humanities & Liberal Arts

  • International Conference on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation: Alleviating Poverty during Global Uncertainties
Certification Courses

Financial Management

  • PSE-UST Certified Securities Specialist Course


  • UAP-UST Certified Heritage Conservation Specialist Course
  • Certificate Course on Art History

Educational Management

  • CEAP-UST Certified Student Affairs Specialist Course

Health & Natural Sciences

  • PPhA-UST Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist Course
  • UST Certified HACCP Specialist Course
  • -omics and matics: Modern Tools for Biodiversity Studies
  • Certificate Course on Fish Parasitology: Ecology of Helminth Parasites in Aquatic Systems
  • SLMC-UST Certificate Course in Pharmacotherapy
Seminars and Workshops

Human Resource Management

  • Seminar-Workshop on Job Evaluation and Salary Administration
  • Seminar-Workshop on Winning Strategies in Negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreement

Financial Management

  • Seminar on Sustainable Banking Systems: Greening the Banking Industry

Business Management/ Entrepreneurship

  • Seminar-Workshop on the Practical Approach to Effective Office Communication and Business Writing


  • Seminar-Workshop on Clinical Interviewing in Psychology: An Art and A Science
  • Seminar-Workshop on Psychological Utility of Children’s Drawings

Engineering/ Technology Management/ Design

  • Seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Optimization: An Applied Research in Actual Cases
  • Seminar-Workshop on Energy Auditing

Educational Management

  • Seminar-Workshop on Instructional Leadership and Supervision
  • Seminar-Workshop on Implementing Outcome-Based

Engineering Programs

  • Seminar on Enhancing Graduate Education and Research
  • Seminar on Varying Perspectives and Research Resources in Philippine History
  • Seminar-Workshop on Effective Teaching for Engineering Educators
  • Seminar-Workshop on Teaching Strategies on Demanding Concepts in Organic Chemistry
List of Certified Specialists

Administration and Staff

Assoc. Prof. Jocelyn F. Agcaoili, MHPEd, MSPT
Mr. Aaeron C. Borlongan
Office Clerk
Ms. Ethelynne S. Tuazon
Office Clerk

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