Join us on 15 January 2024, as the UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) in collaboration with the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) offers the first-ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Basics of Resilience”.

The Basics of Resilience is a foundational course designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and effectively implement disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM). This also encompasses the implementation of climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCAM) tools and frameworks.

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is FREE, SELF-PACED, and OPEN to everyone.

Secure your spot now and join the growing community of enrollees!

If you don’t have a MODeL account yet, follow these steps:
1. Fill out the registration form:
Note: Login credentials are sent every THURSDAY until 4 PM on Wednesdays.
Requests after the cut-off will be processed the following week.
2. Sign in to your new MODeL account upon receiving the email.
3. Change your password to a strong, unique one.
4. Find the course in our featured course offering section and enroll.

More details can be found on the UPOU MODeL website. Feel free to engage with our chatbot, ‘Openg.’

Discover more free courses that can enhance your expertise and build your credentials. Check out this year’s UPOU MOOC Calendar.

Visit the UPOU Massive Open Distance e-Learning page and UPOU MODeL website at for more details.


The UP Open University (UPOU) Gawad Chancellor Awards 2024 recipients were announced for their outstanding contributions and performance in their functions. Mr. Raymond Lapis was awarded the Gawad Chancellor for Outstanding Administrative Staff (Level I), Ms. Anna Ma. Elizabeth Cañas-Llamas was awarded the Gawad Chancellor for Outstanding Administrative Staff (Level II), Mr. Larry Cruz was given the Gawad Chancellor for Outstanding REPS, and Assoc. Prof. Ria Mae Borromeo received the Gawad Chancellor for Outstanding Faculty. Read more about UPOU's 29th Anniversary celebration at #upouat29 #UPOpenUniversity ... See MoreSee Less
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