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Welcome to our website. Our organization is in the advocacy of the use of best practices as a way to enhance the global competitiveness of individuals, business organizations, and industries. Our focus for the year 2018 is to offer pioneering educational programs. We invite you to attend our wonderful seminars to help you and your company in optimizing growth and performance.

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UPCOMING TRAINING PROGRAMS

2018: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2019: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec





Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans Certified Best Seller
When : July 20, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

Many companies go through strategic planning sessions without a clue or a clear idea how this should be conducted -- resulting to wasteful time, effort, resources and poor planning output.

In planning for 2019, equip yourself and your team with the Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans for a 1-day training that is sure to guarantee better results in your planning sessions and meetings. This is recommended for business owners, board directors, management team and planning committees.

This lecture is a CPD-accredited training. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units. This is open to the general public.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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How to REALLY Read Your Financial Statements Certified Best Seller
When : July 26 & 27, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

In this two-day program, our experts will teach you how to read, analyze and interpret the numbers when you are faced with financial statements such as the balance sheet, income statement and cashflow statements. You will learn how to get realistic insights on the auditors report and footnotes to financial statements. We will teach use how to use financial ratios the right way.

If you understand the language of business, you will be able to answer how healthy is your business and how do you make strategic decisions based on financial statements? You will be able to ask smart questions in board meetings and give sensible insights when dealing with your management. This easy to understand program is designed for non-financial decision-makers who wants to sharpen their finance essentials.

This program is CPD-accredited. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Best Practices in Resource Mobilization and Management for Private Colleges & Universities


When : August 2 & 3, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

World-class schools put a great emphasis and efforts into their resource mobilization and management as part of their competitive advantage.

This two-day best practices capacity building training is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of the participants in recognizing and generating the resources of their own educational institutions and finding ways to utilize them to the fullest. This unique program will provide the participants with new approaches in ensuring that resources are used to deliver values which the management of higher educational institutions (HEIs) seeks to achieve.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Right-of-Way Issues


When : August 8, 2018
              Wednesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The delay in obtaining the right of way (ROW) access is one of the major problems to complete the implementation of the government’s Build, Build, Build programs and investors’ infrastructure projects.

The aim of this pioneering one-day training is to address and resolve ROW issues faced by implementing Government Agencies, local and international Funding Institutions, LGUs, GOCCs, PPP Partners, affected Land Owners, Infrastructure Contractors and others in the public and sectors. Yes, you can expedite the resolution of your ROW problems by attending this program!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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How to Import Goods


When : August 9, 2018
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Attend and grab this opportunity to empower yourself to venture into importing of goods either as a support to your local business by sourcing directly from your suppliers overseas, or as a new business venture you can profit from with the booming economy of the Philippines!

This special training will provide you a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to import goods into the Philippines. The best practices you will learn from this lecture covers the basics as well as provide you valuable lessons and insights to save you millions in costs, time, effort and even preventable mistakes on each aspects of the importation process from dealing with foreign suppliers, cargo shipping, customs clearances and domestic movements of your imported goods.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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PPP6


When : August 10, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where:EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



Profit and take advantage from the government’s renewed thrusts on hybrid Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) by understanding the 24 different ways of structuring your PPP transactions, the relevant laws, policies, and procedures.

This one-day special training is fully packed with examples, case studies, best practices, and ways to “future-proof” your PPP deals. This lecture is very relevant whether you are from the private sector doing the financing, construction, development, operations and management of the PPP project or you are the public official from the National Government Agency, Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation, or the Local Government Unit who is in-charge of PPP.

Register NOW, avail of the early bird savings discount and group discounts for 3 or more participants and capture these untapped PPP opportunities!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Best Practices in Implementing Effective Business Controls

When : August 16, 2018
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines


Fake financial transactions, embezzlements, fraud and theft are some of the most rampant and leading causes of losses & business failures due to weak and ineffective internal controls. Don't let any of these happen to your organization. Attend this one-day training and learn best practices in how to design and implement controls that will safeguard your assets, enhance integrity of financial reports, and protect you from business operational risks. Discussions will include best practices framework on financial processes and controls, operational policies, and business examples.

This program is CPD-accredited. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Local Government & Real Property Taxation Certified Best Seller
When : August 17, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

While the local government has the power to impose tax on its constituents under its jurisdiction, it is equally important that the citizens understand its rights and remedies incase of wrongful or unjust imposition of taxes. This one-day comprehensive training is designed to educate both the private individuals and government officials on provisions on the LGU code and real property taxation.

This program is CPD-accredited. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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BIR Computerized Accounting System Compliance


When : August 20, 2018
             Monday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: The Forest Lodge
              Camp John Hay
              Baguio City, Philippines



Inviting all medium and large taxpayers to this one-day training to help those among you who are having difficulty setting up, getting accreditation, and running a successful computerized accounting system (CAS) in compliance with the BIR regulation 2009-9.

With the BIR's anticipated release of the fresh list of medium-sized firms soon to be reclassified as large taxpayers this third quarter of the year, this becomes especially relevant to both medium and large taxpayers.

Given the BIR's formation of a special task force CSET to monitor medium to large taxpayers, one can expect stricter enforcement from the tax authorities. Attending this will help you hurdle and solve your CAS headaches, issues and most importantly, prevent those dreaded BIR penalties!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Best Practices in Crafting HR Policies and Contracts
When : August 24, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines



This one-day solution-oriented program is designed to help business owners, HR practitioners, lawyers, and laymen craft a working HR policy, code of discipline, and employment contract that is aligned with existing Philippine labor laws. Learn from the experts the special clauses that you must incorporate in your contract both for rank-and-file employees and high-level executives. Know the latest Supreme Court rulings on employment and other best practices including labor contracting. Attend this program for a strike-proof, trouble-free working environment.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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TOP


When : August 31, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
             Pasay City, Philippines

When you have mastery of the rules of parliamentary procedures, you control the outcome of meetings and deliberations. This program is designed to help the presiding officers and members of the board in committees, board, stockholder’s and management meetings. This is recommended for all business owners, board chairmen, directors, senior and top management of all types of organizations including stock, non-stock, non-profit corporations, socio-civic organizations, cooperative, labor unions, parents-teachers associations, school boards, and more! This is also for those aspiring to become your organization’s parliamentarian.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Understanding Cooperative Financial Statements


When : September 6 & 7, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

How do you really read, analyze and interpret the financial performance of over 27,000 cooperatives with their uncommon accounting terminologies, unique chart of accounts, different income statements (called statement of operations), different balance sheet (statement of financial conditions) and a different financial reporting framework? If you want to do business with the untapped potential of millions of their members with billions of transactions, you will realize that accounting for cooperatives is not just for them.

It is also a must for:
     1) Bankers and financiers who want to lend to them
     2) Entrepreneurs who wants to venture and do business with them
     3) Real Estate companies who want to seize opportunities with coops
     4) Accounting firms who wants to capture and service this untapped market
     5) Law firms who need to understand coop operations for their legal cases
     6) Insurance companies who want to do business with coops
     7) Hospitals and Health Service Providers who want them as clients
     8) Schools who wants to offer this as part of their curriculum

This program is CPD-accredited. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.

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Refresher Course on Business English


When : September 13 & 14, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

As we advance in age, we tend to have lapses in our rules of grammar and English skills. This special event is a comprehensive English program designed to help participants refresh their memory and resharpen their skills to master English once again. This is guaranteed to bring back that zing whether you are composing a letter, editing a document, or making a speech for young and old alike. Banish the senior moment! Rated 5-Star for all audiences!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Incoterms 2010 Certified Best Seller
When : September 14, 2018
               Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

If you do import and export trade transactions, it's a must to master INCOTERMS (International Commercial Terms used in shipping goods on land, air and sea). Many exporters and importers, traders, bankers, insurers, freight forwarders, carriers, lawyers and the people handling such transactions make costly mistakes in the use of these trade terms.

These revised rules have tremendous impact on trade documentation and critical implications for their businesses, especially in the carriage of goods between seller/ buyer, export and import clearance requirements, allocation of costs between seller & buyer, acquisition of cargo insurance and assumption of risks for loss and damage. Save on training fees. We’re flying in the expert!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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BIR Computerized Accounting System Compliance


When : September 20, 2018
             Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Quest Hotel Cebu
              Cebu City, Philippines



Inviting all medium and large taxpayers to this one-day training to help those among you who are having difficulty setting up, getting accreditation, and running a successful computerized accounting system (CAS) in compliance with the BIR regulation 2009-9.

With the BIR's anticipated release of the fresh list of medium-sized firms soon to be reclassified as large taxpayers this third quarter of the year, this becomes especially relevant to both medium and large taxpayers.

Given the BIR's formation of a special task force CSET to monitor medium to large taxpayers, one can expect stricter enforcement from the tax authorities. Attending this will help you hurdle and solve your CAS headaches, issues and most importantly, prevent those dreaded BIR penalties!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Critical Supreme Court Decisions on Labor Cases


When : September 21, 2018
             Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Quest Hotel Cebu
              Cebu City, Philippines



Learn from the errors of the past so you do not make the same costly mistakes in the future.

Update yourself on the most recent Supreme Court decisions on Labor cases that your management can use to help you improve your HR policies and contracts, guide your organization with the right strategies in employee engagements, and provide you remedies in resolving and preventing disastrous labor problems.

Learn valuable lessons and insights from labor law expert practitioner and author of 25 HR books, Atty. Elvin Villanueva, who has assembled the only lecture of its kind with the most comprehensive, substantive & highly researched materials on this important topic.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Procurement LawCertified Best Seller
When : September 27 & 28, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-la Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

This two-day training will provide a comprehensive discussion of the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Procurement Law aligning it with the newly signed July 17, 2017 Executive Order 34 by President Rodrigo Duterte on simplifying certain processes and procedures to make it faster and efficient for the National Government Agencies, LGU’s and GOCCs to procure goods, infrastructure and services.

For public officials, avoid getting into trouble due to violation and ignorance of these changes in the procurement law IRR. For the private sector, avoid disqualification due to non-compliance! Register EARLY to ensure seat availability!

This training program is accredited by the Local Government Training & Research Institutes-Philippine Network (LOGOTRI-PhilNet) based on the guidelines mandated by the DILG-LGA.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Tax Rights & Remedies


When : October 5, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

What do you do when the BIR sends you a notice of assessment for tax deficiency, padlocks your establishment with their Oplan Kandado campaign or when the BIR auctions your property for sale to enforce tax collection? How do you deal with them in general and in all situations? Equip yourself on how to deal fairly and squarely with the Tax Authorities by knowing the following:

- Administrative, Judicial, Procedural, and Substantive Remedies to tax problems
- Updated Supreme Court Rulings on latest tax issues
- Taypayer’s Rights and How To Use It to Defend Yourselves
- How to handle BIR Tax Audit and respond to assessment notices
- Understand BIR’s Bases of Assessment

Attend this comprehensive program and solve your tax issues!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.


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LC for Import & ExportCertified Best Seller
When : October 10 & 11, 2018
              Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

Don't leave the success of your import & export transactions to chance!

There are many pitfalls and traps in the use of the various types of letters of credit (LC) in international trade transactions. Its use as a payment instrument can be risky and can lead to financial losses when done improperly. Learn everything you need to know about how LCs work. This unique program is filled with best practices cases and samples, including topics like cost savings in LC operations that your banker will never tell you; liabilities of banks; remedies in discrepancies; as well as application of new regulations (UCP 600) in LCs.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Joint Ventures


When : October 12, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

Joint Ventures (JVs) is increasingly becoming popular as a faster and easier approach towards implementing infrastructure and development projects at the national and local government levels. To accelerate more economic growth, the National Economic and Development Authority released the 2013 revised JV Guidelines applicable for Local Government Units, government-owned and -controlled corporations, government instrumentalities, government financial institutions, and state universities and colleges.

In this one-day training, the definition of a JV, requirements, procedures for selecting partners, opportunities and challenges, and examples of existing and prospective JV projects such as water, reclamation, public markets, bus terminals, land development, government centers, power, transport, and more shall be discussed. Participants will get soft copies of templates of actual and proposed JV ordinances.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.


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Minutes of Meetings Certified Best Seller
When : October 23, 2018
              Tuesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

A meeting loses its value and wastes time if it is not documented in the correct manner. With the current climate of greater accountability of board directors and management in decisions made during meetings, every organization needs trained experts with right the skills to take minutes effectively.

This is the only program that will teach you the best practices in minutes taking and provide you vital information on the legal guidelines and regulations on meetings mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Valid Dismissal


When : October 26, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

Firing an employee incorrectly can be a very costly action that can lead to lawsuits and consequent payments of back wages, separation pay, moral and exemplary damages among others that may be awarded by the Courts to the illegally dismissed worker. Before you fire anyone, learn everything you need to know about termination laws.

This one-day special training is a complete guide to what HR practitioners, lawyers, and business owners must know about valid dismissal. We will teach you the substantive and procedural due process on just cause for termination, the latest Supreme Court rulings, and solutions-oriented approaches to downsizing your workforce without getting into trouble. Register and learn from the experts!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.


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Corporate Governance


When : November 9, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

This special one-day corporate governance program is designed to address two important Issues:

1) To provide capacity building for board directors by presenting to them the global best practices in board effectiveness drawn from the most updated global research of the largest accounting firm in the world – PriceWaterhouse Coopers -- to be presented by former PWC Chairperson Judith V. Lopez.

2) To comply with SEC-mandated requirement for all board directors of public and publicly-listed firms to attend a corporate governance training of an accredited training provider in order for them to be eligible for election or re-election in the board. Board chairpersons, vice-chairpersons and directors from all types of corporations and everyone who wants to be an effective board director or officer are welcome to attend.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Ejectment Certified Best Seller
When : November 16, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

This one-day training is a definitive guide on how to efficiently utilize ejectment actions and available remedies as effective tools in the speedy recovery of your land & / or building.

This lecture will include special laws not normally discussed and studied in law schools which are of great interest and concern to lawyers, land owners & developers such as Republic Act No. 6552 (Maceda Law) that governs sales on installment of real property; Presidential Decree No. 1517 (Urban Land Reform Law); Republic Act No. 7279 (Lina Law) & other related laws. This will also feature novel and creative ways proven to successfully remove squatters from your property.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Unsolicited ProposalsCertified Best Seller
When : November 22 & 23, 2018
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

If you want to be ahead of the game and corner government projects, you must learn how to successfully prepare unsolicited proposals.

This two-day training will comprehensively cover the legal, technical, financial and environmental aspects in preparing unsolicited proposals for different kinds of infrastructure projects including land development, transport systems, water supply market redevelopment, among many others. Attending this will provide you with wealth of information and valuable insights that will accelerate your learning and empower you to create those winning unsolicited proposals to create and capture more opportunities for your organization.

This training is open to the general public and is also applicable to those in government who want to fully understand how unsolicited proposals must be properly evaluated and approved.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Wills and Trusts


When : November 23, 2018
              Friday
               9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines



This one-day best practices training will provide you a practical guide to will-writing and creating living trusts. With wills and trusts, you control and decide who you give your assets to. These instruments are two of the most widely used tools in estate planning and inheritance giving the RIGHT WAY.

It addresses vital issues including administration and distribution of your assets, guardianships, care of your parents, your spouse or partner, your minor children, and most importantly, care for you in case of incapacity or death. When done properly, you avoid litigation costs, divisive squabbles among family members, and these can save you and your loved ones great amount of time, effort, heartaches, lawyer’s fees, and taxes! Register now and avail of the early bird and group discounts!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Revised ISBP 2013 on LC Transactions Certified Best Seller
When : November 28 & 29, 2018
              Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

Bankers, Importers & Exporters, insurers, transporters and other users and preparers of the Letters of Credits (LC) must know what are the standards for shipping documentation under the new ISBP 2013 that is now in effect starting June 1, 2013. Lawyers too must know the Rules on LC compliance defined in the Uniform Customs & Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600) with the supporting explanations and clarifications that is contained in the new ISBP so that if there are discrepancies in the documents, they can defend their clients in litigation cases resulting in non-payment under the LC.

The new ISBP 2013 is the checklist of best practices worldwide for checking and preparing LC documents under the UCP 600 – the universally used and accepted rules on letters of credit crafted by International Chamber of Commerce. Attend this rare program in the Philippines as we fly in Singapore-based international trade training expert Victor Tan. Master ISBP 2013 & UCP 600 to avoid costly mistakes in your LC transactions.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Write Right for Positive Results! Certified Best Seller
When : November 29, 2018
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Manila Marriott Hotel
              Pasay City, Philippines

No second chance for a first impression—this holds true for writing in business. Your income is assured if your corporate letters, e-mail, memos, and reports are written professionally!

Expand your business writing skills in this highly interactive and motivational workshop. Learn and re-learn current best practices in writing the routine one-memo, the persuasive proposal, and the make-or-break letter to produce the best results.

You will have a firsthand glimpse at writing samples (including make-or-break proposals) that produced results in the most difficult of situations. We will share real and current examples and effective strategies for top corporate leaders and professionals. Topics include bottom-line clarity, conciseness, directness to the point, plus sensitivity to the reader. Boost your corporate image, profitability, and business growth through professional writing!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Digital Age


When : December 4, 2018
              Tuesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Makati Shangri-La Hotel
              Makati City, Philippines

Today, technology plays a vital role in the success of the organization. IT safety and security, IT risk management, understanding financial dashboards, and digital trends such as cloud computing, e-commerce, and social media should be the forefront of governance. This special training will enable board directors and senior management to understand vital IT issues that plays a great role in the continuity and success of one’s business. This is an SEC-accredited training on Corporate Governance for board directors and management.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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< Legal Best Practices in Crafting Your HR Code of Discipline Certified Best Seller
When : December 7, 2018
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where:EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines


Enforcing discipline is probably one of the most challenging tasks that business owners, managers and HR practitioners would come across in their enterprise. While this is an essential component of business progress and harmony, erroneous implementation and administration can make a dangerous turnaround for the company profitability and integrity. Uninformed decisions involving discipline can cost businesses enormous resources, waste time and energy in protracted labor litigation that could tarnish even company reputation.

Crafting litigation-proof and case-ready Code of Discipline is key to deter legal adventurism for workers who would want to take advantage of any loophole in the disciplinary system. This one-day training will educate employers, owners and business and HR managers on the best practices to prepare, establish and implement disciplinary policies that promote not just industrial harmony but ward off any temptation to sue on the part of wayward and rogue employees.

Adopting structured framework of enforcement, implementation and policy-making is the best weapon to combat weak links in any code of discipline. Learning the best practices, principles and doctrines places the company steps ahead and prepared for any challenging situation.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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New Year Tax Updates & Remedies


When : January 18, 2019
             Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm




Learn the new Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act that took effect on January 1, 2018. This one-day training will provide you with all the comprehensive details of the TRAIN ACT as well as the update on the new laws, court rulings/ decisions, revenue regulations, memorandum orders, circulars, and policies of the BIR relevant to business owners and taxpayers new tax regulations for the year 2017 (from January to December).

The objective of this training is for you and your organization to maximize the benefits granted by law, ensuring compliance, minimizing and avoiding unnecessary tax exposures, assessments and penalties from the taxing authorities.

This lecture is a CPD accredited training. Accountants attending this event will earn CPD credit units. This is open to the general public.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping Certified Best Seller
When : May 23 & 24, 2019
              Thursday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
              Friday - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Where: Makati Shangri-La Hotel
              Makati City, Philippines

The term “corporate housekeeping” refers to the multitude of services that a lawyer and a corporate secretary need to perform for a corporate entity. It is what every corporation needs to do and to know to function well. This special program teaches board directors and lawyers the knowledge and professional skills on how to be an effective corporate secretary and how to perform the functions of corporate housekeeping.

Whether you are a lawyer servicing a corporate client, a professional or a family member assigned to the board as a corporate secretary, or the board director and owner of a corporation, you must know how corporate housekeeping should be executed properly. This one-of-a-kind program is exclusively for those who want to professionalize their role as a board director, corporate secretary, and law firm servicing a corporation.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



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