5th International Research Symposium (5thIRS) Webinar

June 24, 2021 – We are pleased to invite participants to the 5th International Research Symposium Webinar entitled “Business Continuity Models and Disaster Risk Management Trends in the New Normal” with the theme of Challenges and Opportunities for Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Normalto be held on Saturday, July 03, 2021, from 12:45 P.M. to 7:50 P.M. Singapore Time | Virtually/online (Webinar through Zoom App).

Topic: PSBA 5th International Research Symposium
Time: Jul 3, 2021, 12:30 PM Singapore


Zoom Meeting URL:
PSBA 5th International Research Symposium (5th IRS))


Meeting ID: 830 9662 9741
Passcode: 5thIRS!

The event is organized by Philippine School Business Administration – Manila with supporting partners such as the University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP-SURP), Quezon City Government (QCG),  University of the Philippines Planning and Research Foundation, Inc. (PLANADES), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), and University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UEIT).

The Fifth International Research Symposium of the Philippine School of Business Administration – Manila (PSBA-Manila) continues its mission from the School’s prior Symposia and Colloquia where the school’s Research Fellowship, students and experts from the local and international institutions, its local and international partner schools, and its local and international public and private organizations and partners, have contributed their knowledge in this unique platform particularly disseminated with focus on micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises’ challenges and opportunities. The theme of this year’s International Research Symposium is “Challenges and Opportunities for Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Normal”.

The main objective of this year’s International Research Symposium is to contribute to business continuity and resiliency planning by providing a stage in inclusive investments and disaster risk transfer knowledge. It also aims to educate people and promote awareness and eventually see counter measure to combat adverse effect of the pandemic to small and medium size businesses and share knowledge in the importance of MSMEs, explore solutions in continuity of businesses and steps on how to address the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Symposium also provides an avenue to share thoughts and exchange of ideas on how business organizations and its members can contribute more meaningfully to resolve disaster-related challenges faced and opportunities gained by MSMEs and local communities not just in the Philippines, but also all around the world. it is the intention of this Symposium to encourage businesses to adopt sustainable Inclusive Business models by integrating the poor at the core of their business operations.

Concept Note:  Download here.
Program of Activities: Download here.