THE International Management Schools is an exclusive network of highly specialized international schools in hospitality and tourism entrepreneurship located in Davao City, Philippines. The International School of Hotel and Tourism Management (IS-HTM) is the leader in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Culinary education in the Southern Part of the Philippines. This school is owned and managed by the Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation Inc.; a highly respected name in the field of hospitality education. Education at IS-HTM goes beyond the traditional learning in the classroom to cultivate the hospitality and management skills, business acumen and personality of our students. These will prepare our graduates to gain a head start in the global hospitality and tourism environment.
The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines or COHREP is the leading academic professional organization promoting quality Hospitality and Tourism Education in the Philippines.
It was established to promote teaching excellence in hospitality education by providing venues to transform educators into confident and values-laden professionals, committed to the development of competent graduates with employable skills.
The Council pursuits higher levels of excellence in hospitality education. Keeps abreast with advances in hospitality management and technology. Partners harmoniously with stakeholders. Committed to the ideals of the teaching profession and uncompromisingly adherence to the COHREP Code of Ethics.
The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines was established in 1989 by a group of Hotel and Restaurant Administration faculty members with Dr. Ignacio Pablo elected as founding president. The other members were Olga Santos, Milagros Lim, Gloria Siy, Austin Dy, Wilhelmina Baylon, Noemi Cancio, Adela Jamorabo, Sylvia Ama, Norma Compuesto, Evangeline Timbang and Antonia Vialu. The group felt that with the growing needs of the HRA program, there was need to form a professional organization that would ensure the quality of program offerings by addressing needs of educators and helping each other meet quality standards. In 1991, the COHREP filed its SEC registration and was formally recognized in 1992.
Angeles University Foundation (AUF) was established on May 25, 1962 by Mr. Agustin P. Angeles and Dr. Barbara Y. AUF is a world-class higher education institution committed to excellence in instruction, research and community service. It is the premier university in the region and is among the best universities in the Philippines. It has among the highest percentages of faculty with graduate degrees in the Philippines. These qualifications are the foundation for its quality instruction and research, evidenced by Autonomous Status granted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) since 2003 Institutional Quality Assurance Monitoring and Evaluation (IQUAME)certification from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED); ISO 9001-2015 Certification by TUV-SUD among many other recognitions. AUF is also Level III Re-Accredited Status in their – Accountancy, Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Tourism Management. AUF graduates have the highest weighted average passing rate in government-administered licensure examinations in the region, and among the highest passing rates in the country. AUF offers relevant academic programs responsive to the demands of the local and global markets. This quality education is accessible to ALL—a philosophy institutionalized through various scholarships and grants.
Systems Plus Inc. was organized in Balibago, Angeles City on June 27, 1985. Its primary purpose was to conduct seminars for those who were planning to enter the electronic data processing field as programmers, encoders or system analysts. Over the years, SPCF continuously lives its aspiration to carve a significant influence in the lives of its students, it offered additional Bachelor Degree programs in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Accountancy, Social Work, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Communication Arts, Political Science, Criminology, Customs Administration, Real Estate Management and Office Administration.
Significantly, their Tourism and Hotel and Restaurant Management Programs which were established in 1996 gained its reputation as one of the premier providers of quality graduates in the region. The school also offered Master in Information Technology. For exhibiting potential in providing quality instruction, research and extension services in Information Technology Education, SPCF was awarded Center of Development in IT Education by the Commission on Higher Education. Today, Systems Plus College Foundation, Inc. has evolved into a total educational institution. It has emerged as a center of excellence for human development. It has continuously produced graduates who are service-oriented, responsive to the needs of the industry, innovative and active participants in the country.