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Master in Development Management

The Master in Development Management (MDM) program is a 12-month intensive, innovative, and practitioner-oriented program intended for students who wish to become capable and adaptive development managers. Applications are ongoing for the January 2022 intake.


Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management

The Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM) program is an 18-month part-time program that focuses on coordinated and integrated methods and management tools in disaster risk and crisis management. Applications are ongoing for July 2021 intake.


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News & Publications

Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program Townhall
Last 27 May 2021, the Stephen Zuellig Graduate School of Development Management held a special Townhall for current Master of Deve...
Managing Continuity: Making your Organization Crisis Ready
Given the current landscape, organizations need to plan, be well-prepared, and know the action steps when a crisis hits their oper...
The AIM Padayon Donation Matching App bagged two major awards in the AHA Centre HELIX iPitch Competition
A project in the making, EMDRCM 2021 students Cynthia Diaz, Carlos Centeno, Jr., and Ludwig Federigan submitted a mobile applicati...

Student and Alumni Insights

The MDM Degree: Empowerment Beyond Expectations
It was my dream and aspiration to pursue a master’s degree. I was driven by a passion to work in the development sector. I needed to e...
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A Life-Defining Ride
In the seventeen years that I have worked in the private sector, I’ve come across a number of esteemed professionals who have been, in one...
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MDM Key Dates

30 Jul 2021
Partial Institutional Scholarship Application Deadline
01 Aug 2021
Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program Application Deadline
30 Aug 2021
Deadline of Study Now, Pay Later (0% Loan) Applications
15 Nov 2021
MDM 2022 Cohort Application Deadline
10 Dec 2021
Start of Enrolment for MDM 2022 Cohort

EMDRCM Key Dates

30 May 2021
AIM Study Loan Program (Application Deadline)
30 Jun 2021
EMDRCM 2022 Cohort Application Deadline
30 Aug 2021
Grant-in-Aid Application Deadline
30 Aug 2021
Study Now, Pay Later Application Deadline