ASES Bootcamp for Career Design

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Only 1 hour left today until acceptance of applications to ASES Bootcamp for Career Design closes! ASES Manila hosts its first ever local career design conference for students in Manila from May 26-28, 2017. This 3-day bootcamp will be held in 3 venues at Launch Garage Innovation Hub on Day 1, Ateneo de Manila University on Day 2, and at Microsoft Philippines on Day 3.

Participants must be college freshmen and current college students in order to join. The design conference aims to develop college students to be the best designers, marketers, coders, and entrepreneurs of the future.

Invited speakers for this year’s conference are the following:

• Paul Rivera, the co-founder and CEO of Kalibrr
• Jaykee Evangelista, the Design Team Lead of Canva Manila and former art director of Summit Media
• Artie Lopez, a startup coach and the co-founder of Brainsparks Philippines
• Kristian Guevara, the co-founder and CTO of Tralulu
• Ely Apao, founder of UX Philippines and a former product manager and UX manager in US Auto Parts and OLX Philippines respectively
• Jolly Estaris, one of the leading managers of Google Philippines, as well as an associate director for digital strategy creation and media planning for Mediacom
• Matec Villanueva, a marketing consultant at CNN Philippines and former chairman and CEO of Publicis Manila

For inquiries, email asesmanila.team@gmail.com. For more information, visit asesmanila.org or facebook.com/asesmnl.

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ASES Manila is the local chapter of the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES), a student-run organization founded and based at Stanford University in 1989 with the goal of connecting student entrepreneurs all over the world to create a global network of innovators.

Project Management Fundamentals

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SAS Management, Inc.‘s Project Management Fundamentals training program is now open to the public for registration. The program will be held at the I’M Hotel in Makati City from May 30 to 31, 2017.

The 2-day course aims to provide participants with basic knowledge of project management as described in the Project Management Institutes’ (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide® 5th Edition). Participants will learn about the five Project Management Process Groups and will be given key points, activities, tools and techniques of each process group for better project management skills.

For inquiries, call +63 2 949 3004 or +63 2 904 2470 or email Delilah.Malabanan@saservices.com.ph. Visit saservices.com.ph or @sasmanagementinc for more details.

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SAS Management, Inc. is a leading management consulting and education services provider in the Philippines. It is the only PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) training organization based in the Philippines, specializing in PMP® Exam Prep Courses. 

I’M Hotel is located at 7862 Makati Avenue corner Kalayaan Avenue, 1210 Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Areglo (A UP Silakbo Benefit Gig)

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UP Silakbo presents Areglo, a benefit concert featuring independent artists Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen and the Flips, Reese Lansangan, Cheats, and Tom’s Story, plus some local acts such as Comic and Equals on May 4, 2017 (Thursday) at 5:30 pm at Baker Hall, UP Los Baños, Laguna.

The beneficiary of the proceeds from the event is Mang Alexander Ortega, a blind man who travels daily from Quezon City to play the harmonica at the Los Baños Junction.

Ticket price is Php250 per person if bought before May 4; Php300 for walk-ins. Tickets are available for pre-order here.

For inquiries, call Sarah at +63 935 515 9030 or visit @SilakboUP.

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UP Silakbo is a music organization at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) that promotes growth, openness, service, and responsibility.

University of the Philippines Los Baños is located at Pedro R. Sandoval Ave., Los Baños, Laguna 4030 Philippines.

 

Watch Timbuktu via Alliance française de Manille’s Ciné-Club

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Alliance française de Manille’s (AFM) Ciné-Club presents Timbuktu, a French-Mauritanian film by African director Abderrahmane Sissako about the life of a cattle herder and his family amidst the ideological dogma imposed by radical jihadists in Mali.

Timbuktu, a 2014 Palme d’Or nominee, will be shown at the AFM Auditorium on May 3, 2017 (Wednesday) at 8:30 pm. Admission is FREE and open to the public. No registration is required.

The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), founded in 1920, is one of the most prominent foreign cultural institutions in the Philippines. A non-profit organization committed to promoting the French language and culture, AFM encourages friendly relations between the Filipinos and the French through art and educational programs.

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For more information, visit @alliancefrancaisedemanille. For inquiries, call +63 2 895 7585 or email info@alliance.ph. 

Alliance française de Manille is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

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Give your teens the right tools to succeed in school and in life. Franklin Covey Education Philippines is offering an Introduction to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students in 2 batches: from May 27-28, 2017 and July 15-16, 2017 at Center for Leadership & Change, Inc. (CLCI), APS Building.

For more information, visit franklincovey.ph. For inquiries, call +63 2 817 2726 loc. 104/105 or send e-mail to ezragatus@franklincoveyphilippines.com. Interested participants may avail of tickets here.

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CLCI is located in APS Bldg., Salcedo Campus, Ateneo de Manila University, 130 H.V. Dela Costa, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines.

Ateneo Art Awards 2017

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The Ateneo Art Gallery is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2017 Ateneo Art Awards in the following categories: Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art and Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism.

Three winners will be chosen for the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art which is given to Filipino visual artists aged 36 and below for outstanding work in an exhibition held between 2 May of the previous year and 1 May of the current year. On the other hand, two winners will be chosen for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism which honors the memory of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma an art writer who authored several important books on Philippine Art History and who was also a key figure in the development of post-war Philippine art.

Visit Ateneo Art Gallery’s website and Facebook page for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 426 6488 or email aag@ateneo.edu. For forms and guidelines, click here.

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Ateneo Art Gallery is located in Level 2, Old Rizal Library Special Collections Building, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines.

Scratch Workshop by JACK

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Let your child delve into the world of coding through the Junior Academy for Coding Knowledge, Inc.’s (JACK) second run of its Scratch for kids workshop from May 1 to 5, 2017, 8 am to 12 nn. Fee is Php8,500 per module.

Young developers will learn the basics of programming through Scratch, a programming platform and educational tool that will let them create their own stories, animations and games by dragging blocks of code.

For more information, visit jack.com.ph or JackSchoolPH. For inquiries, call +63 2 0977 8410482 or email learncoding@jack.com.ph.

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JACK is located at Penthouse, East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Ortigas Center, 1605 Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Mathemagis Summer Camp

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If you’re looking for an academic summer activity that would advance or build your child’s Singapore Math skills, Mathemagis offers programs for kids ages 4 to 14 from June to July. The summer workshops are available in 6 branches: Serendra, Cedar-Makati, Alabang, Timog, SM Pasig and Katipunan.

Click here to reserve a slot.

To know more about the summer camp, visit Mathemagis’ website or Facebook page.

Sparklelab Summer

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Get ready for the Sparklelab Summer! Enroll your kids in the Gamemakers and Get Reel Stop motion animation workshops from April 24 to 29.

Sparklelab is located in 455 P. Guevara Street San Juan del Monte 1500 Metro Manila.

For inquiries, email info@sparklelab.ph or call +63 917 8014778.

Make Believe Summer 2017 Workshops

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Lights. Camera. Action! Send your kids to Make Believe Productions’ Summer 2017 Workshops from April to May. From theater, yoga, storytelling, to fashion and dancing, Make Believe’s summer workshops aspire to mold young kids into passionate artists who are unafraid to dream, create, and express themselves.

For inquiries, call +63 2 5846356 or send email to celinambtorres@gmail.com.

Visit MakeBelievePH for more information.