14 December 2011MEMORANDUM NO. AAB 2011- 004FOR : Vice Chancellors, Deans of all Colleges, Directors and Heads of UnitsSUBJECT: 25 years Strategic Plans and 6 years Management Actions Plans onJanuary 21-22, 2011Warm Yuletide greetings from the Chancellor's Management Team, specifically from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development.You are part of the privileged few who have been invited to join us in mapping our 25-year strategicplan and 6-year action plan for UP Manila. This will be held at the Bayahihan Center Annex, UnitedLaboratories, 132 Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City, on Jan. 21-22, 2012.The plans will be anchored on the Plans of Pres. Alfredo Pascual to make the University of thePhilippines a great university, as well as the vision of Chancellor Manuel Agulto to push U.P.Manila to join the ranks of world class entrepreneurial universities.
T = TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT; this includes not only improvement of infrastructure and acquisition of new equipment, but also technology transfer of expertise and skills.O = OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY; Although computerization is our main thrust, thisincludes systems audit and rationalization/harmonization, such as merging and/orgrouping offices or units with similar or overlapping functions; better utilization of existing facilities, reduction of costs, accreditation of programs and facilities,campus master planning, improved maintenance through building and unitmanagers, and a more logical but realistic budgeting process anchored on theaction plans.R = RELEVANT RESEARCH; The key focus is translational research. In coordination