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Essentials of Data Governance (EDG) in Data Driven Organizations Cohort 2

Ended Aug 8, 2023

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ESSENTIALS OF DATA GOVERNANCE (EDG) IN DATA DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS is a pioneering certificate program on Data Analytics designed for data owners/stewards and managers, data scientists and analysts, and experienced data professionals.  It is a core component of overall data management strategy and security and an unstoppable trend in globalizing organizations in a continually evolving business environment.


Specifically, EDG will help participants:

  • identify and address critical functions and challenges in implementing data governance and demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of its key players
  • discuss how to come up with data governance framework as reference in implementing data governance programs 
  • exhibit clear understanding of Data Asset Life Cycle management and governance
  • analyze gaps and common data challenges in order to create high-level roadmap and strategies for data governance programs and have a clear grasp of initiatives and tools that center on Metadata, Data Quality, and Master Data Management
  • appreciate how data governance adds business value to the organization via data monetization and gain deeper understanding of the business and technology trends that drive the requirement for data governance


Certificate of Attendance will be given to the participants upon completion of the course.  End-of-module assessment grade can be credited as an equivalent 2-unit elective course under the Master in Applied Business Analytics (MABA) Program for SY 2024-2025.




Module 1: Introduction to Data Governance

Data Governance Fundamentals (September 16 / UA&P Campus)

Data Governance Framework and Operation Model (September 23 / Live Online)

Data Life Cycle Management (September 30 / UA&P Campus)


Module 2: Data Governance in Action

Data Governance Strategy and Roadmap (October 7/ UA&P Campus)

Common Data Governance Initiatives and Best Practices (October 14 / Live Online)

Establishing Data Governance in Data Driven Organization (October 21 / UA&P Campus)




Dr. Ruel Maningas. Professor, International Consultant, Strategist, Professional Speaker, Capability Building Specialist, Data / Information System Management Specialist and Program Director of the UA&P MABA Program.

Doctor of Philosophy in Extension Education, minor in Computer Science, University of the Philippines

Master in Management major in Development Management, University of the Philippines

BA Economics, Colegio de San Juan de Letran


Mr. Melecio Valerio. Data Governance and Analytics Leader specializing in Data Governance Strategy, Solution Design and Architecture and Business Intelligence platforms. 

Master in Information and Database Administration, 

Polytechnic University of the Philippines 

BS Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University of the Philippines


Mr. Sherwin Pelayo. Executive Director and Co-Founder, Analytics Association  of the Philippines (AAP), Industry Lecturer and Consultant, UA&P School of Management and School of Sciences and Engineering.

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Ateneo de Manila University



Mr. Addison Pelayo. Head of Data Analytics Team of a FinTech Company

Master Degree in Business Analytics and Big Data, IE Business School, Spain

BS Statistics, University of the Philippines


Interested applicants may register at




10% Early Bird Discount, if enrolled before September 2

15% Group Enrolment Discount for minimum of 3 persons 

25% Special Discount for UA&P Alumni and employees


Payment Instructions

1. Total Amount Due is Net of Taxes. Payment(s) should be made to the University of Asia and the Pacific Foundation, Inc.

(Non-VAT Reg. TIN 000-754-316-000)


2. You may pay at UA&P – Finance and Management Reporting Unit (FMR) located at 2nd Floor College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bldg.,

University of Asia and the Pacific, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Please present the Billing Statement when paying.


3. You may also pay via bank deposit or transfer using the following details:

Bank Name: Bank of the Philippine Islands

Branch: Pasig – Ortigas


Account Name: University of Asia and the Pacific Foundation, Inc. (UA&P)

Peso Current Account Number: 0201-0414-73

Dollar Savings Account Number: 0204-0183-59



4. Please notify the SEABS Secretariat if payment has been made. Submit a copy of deposit/ bank transfer slip by email to

Official Receipt will be issued accordingly.


For further inquiries, you may call or email any of the following:



Telephone Numbers


Sonny Raymundo

(63) 928 750 1777


UA&P SEABS Secretariat

(63) 8637 0912 to 26 local 207