Noel M. Cortez
Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business, AIM
Professor Noel Cortez is part of the Core Faculty roster of the Institute. He is an Associate Professor of the Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business where he currently teaches courses related to leadership and management of change, marketing and sales. He has been teaching with AIM as an adjunct faculty for sales and marketing management courses since 2007.
Prof. Cortez is a seasoned professional with close to two decades worth of competencies in Management and Business Consulting, Executive Education, Sales and Marketing Management. Prior to joining AIM full time, Prof. Cortez held various marketing positions at Unilever Philippines (1998-2001); IBM Philippines (1997-1998); and Ramcar Group (1994-1997), before moving on to Globe Telecom, the most profitable telecom business in the country, in 2001. He started out as the Regional Business Director, where he was responsible for almost 60% of Business Stores in the Greater Manila Area. He held other various posts in the company until he moved up as Head of the Sales Strategy and Channel Development Group from January 2006 until he left Globe in July 2007.
A licensed engineer, Prof. Cortez started his career as a Quality Assurance Engineer at the Matsushita Electric Company (1990-1991), where he handled all aspects of quality assurance for television, stereo, and electric fan product lines. He went on to work at Del Monte Philippines, where, as a Supervisor-in-Training, he was in charge of Pollution Control, Operations Improvement for the Liquids Department, and the Can Plant.
Prof. Cortez worked as a part-time College Instructor at the College of the Holy Spirit (1995-1996), where he handled classes in business policy, international business strategy, and management.
Prof. Cortez is currently in Ateneo de Manila University’s PhD in Leadership Studies Program.He completed his Master in Business Management (1994) from the Asian Institute of Management, as a full scholar of the Asian Development Bank. He studied finance, management of innovations, and international business strategy and inventory management at the Columbia Business School in New York, USA, as part of the International Student Exchange Program of the Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (1989) from the University of the Philippines.