The Department of Business Management (DBM) was created upon approval of Board Resolution No. 23 series of 2001 by the Board of Regents on November 14, 2001. The Department started in 1976 as an agribusiness section of the former Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (DAEA) of the then, Visayas State College of Agriculture.


Center of excellence in business management education and research in the Visayas.


Attainment of highest quality of human capital and scientific knowledge in business management for the sustained growth and development of agriculture, fisheries, forestry, and agro-industries.


  • Produce competent managerial and entrepreneurial graduates to serve the development needs of agro-industries in the Visayas.
  • Provide management support in generating production and processing technologies and its commercialization;
  • Establish linkages, partnerships, and collaborations with government and private institutions and other business management schools.