Antonio Ma. C. Perez
Executive Education and Lifelong Learning Center, Core Faculty
Expertise: Systems Thinking, Operations Management, and Quantitative Analysis
Professor Antonio Ma. C. Perez, Fuji Xerox Foundation Professor of Total Quality Management, is a core faculty member of EXCELL - the Institute's Executive Education Programs. He teaches Systems Thinking, Balanced Scorecard, Quantitative Analysis, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Currently, he is Program Director of the Management Development Program (MDP) and core faculty of EMBA (Executive MBA) in Manila.
Prior to joining AIM, he was a regular lecturer in Operations Management and Decision Analysis in the MBA program of the Malaysian Institute of Management in Kuala Lumpur. He taught Management Science and Operations Management at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. He was a lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the National Defense College of the Philippines.
His business career began in 1965 as an Engineer of Reyes and Lim Company, a firm engaged in ship design, where he was designated as the shipowner's representative in various Japanese shipyards. He was Corporate Officer and MIS Group Head of the Financial Engineering Department of Bancom Development Corporation. He later joined PNOC-PetroPhil Corporation as Assistant Manager of the Corporate Planning Department for energy development. He was a consultant for manufacturing strategy in UNIDO’s Advanced Management Program in coordination with Malaysia Institute of Management. He has engaged in consultancies in various companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
He graduated with a BSME degree from the University of the Philippines where he started his teaching career as instructor in Mechanical Engineering for five years. Subsequently, he took up a two-year graduate course in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Technology at Kyushu University in Japan under the Mombusho Scholarship Program. He underwent a teacher-training program in Manufacturing Management at INSEAD, one of Europe's leading business schools, under the EEC-ASEAN Scholarship program. He took up a graduate course in Project Appraisal and Management at HIID, Harvard University, under a study grant of USAID Faculty Development Program. He completed a course in System Dynamics: Modeling for Organizational Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Professor Perez obtained his MBA degree from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with major in Management Information Systems. He was elected member to the Beta Gamma Sigma, the national honor society for students in Business Administration in the U.S.A. in recognition of his scholastic achievement.