The Birth of International Academy for Continuous Education (IACE)
The idea of establishing a portal of learning geared towards the field of Executive Education has long been in the mind of accomplished educator Albert Alday, an academician with more than fifteen years of experience in molding students towards the realization of their dreams and aspirations tucked under his career portfolio, the last few years of which were divided between teaching and school administration. Armed with two (2) graduate degrees at posh institutions of learning in the United States of America, namely, a Master of Laws from the Boston University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts and a Doctor of Philosophy in Metaphysics from the American College of Metaphysical Theology in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he developed a keen interest in reinventing the way Executive Education is administered and taught in the Philippines. Determined and possessing an unwavering resolve for excellence aside from being exposed to various cultures from his experiences as member of the Junior Chamber International Makati and the Rotary Club of Manila.
Dr. Alday immediately gathered the brightest of minds whose fidelity to the mission of providing quality adult learning have become their continuing legacy to the people of the world. A proverbial meeting on the first day of June 2015 will go down in the pages of Philippine education as the rebirth of Executive Education in the archipelago. Thus, the International Academy for Continuous Education was given the gift of life behind the acronym IACE.
The organizational stages of a reinvented way of learning for professionals quickly found the light of dawn as within a span of less than fifteen days, the school was granted corporate existence by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 15, 2015. Soon thereafter, Dr. Alday became its Founding President and the academy’s date with destiny found its chartered course towards global relevance. Located at the heart of a bustling city within a few kilometers of the border of the City of Manila and Quezon City, the academy stands on a three floor site conveniently below a dormtel which likewise serves as quarters for its prospective students, foreign counterparts have, thus, began to show interest in the unique set up of the institution by indicating their intentions to send their nationals to experience their respective rebirths in their careers through the various diplomatic representations in the Philippines, making the academy a melting pot of different facets of adult education all over the world and thus, enriching the experience of its students.
Today, more than ever, with an array of programs tailor-suited to meet the demands of industry from all over the world, the academy remains firm to its commitment of developing the individual as professional to fulfill his or her aspirations of being an academically-oriented, industry-competent and excellence-driven human being ready to face the challenges of a changing global workplace.