Designated secretariat of the
International Chamber of Commerce - Philippines

International Chamber of Commerce


Search our Site:
Loading




Share |
Last Update: 09/23/2022

Welcome Message


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 2022 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.

Help your clients and business partners. Show your thoughtfulness.
Share this information with them.

UPCOMING TRAINING PROGRAMS

2022: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2023: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec




Basic Corporate Governance fo Board Directors of GOCCs


When : September 29 & 30, 2022
             Thursday & Friday
             1:00pm to 5:00pm

via     zoom logo



This GCG-accredited webinar addresses the compliance requirement of all newly appointed directors and CEOs of Government Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) who are mandated to attend a corporate governance training within 3 months from one’s date of appointment based on Section 2, Article 5F of Memorandum Circular 2012-05.

The training is open to the general public including those who are waiting to be appointed or aspiring to be appointed and preparing for a directorship or CEO / senior level post in a GOCC.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b which classifies training continuing education, conferences and similar activities as "non-procurement activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules".



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices & Remedies to Avoid COA Dosallowances

When : October 6 & 7, 2022
              Thursday & Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo




This online training is to provide comprehensive information on how to avoid COA disallowances and best practices solutions to those who are experiencing such problems commonly encountered by Local Government Units, National Government Agencies, Government-owned and Controlled Corporations and other government entities.

This will feature the common findings of COA, recent Supreme Court Rulings, as well as remedies and defenses on cases that may be deemed as disbursements which are illegal, irregular, extravagant, unnecessary and unconscionable.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Certification Course for Compliance Officers



11-Session webinar
via
zoom logo



           Day 1:    Monday,           October 10, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 2:    Tuesday,          October 11, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 3:    Thursday,         October 13, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 4:    Tuesday,          October 18, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 5:    Friday,              October 21, 2022 * 1:30PM –   5:00PM
           Day 6:    Monday,         November 7, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 7:    Tuesday,        November 8, 2022 * 1:30PM –   4:45PM
           Day 8:    Wednesday,   November 9, 2022 * 1:30PM –   3:45PM
           Day 9:    Monday,       November 14, 2022 * 1:30PM –   2:45PM
           Day 10:  Wednesday, November 16, 2022 * 1:30PM –   3:45PM
           Day 11:  Friday,          November 25, 2022 * 1:30PM –   3:00PM
                                              

In a stricter regulatory environment, organizations value a skilled compliance officer. There is a growing demand for compliance officers which is now mandated in the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines that took effect on February 23, 2019. In a separate code of corporate governance for PLCs (section 1.6), the Securities and Exchange Commission advocates that compliance officers must have a rank of senior vice president in an organization. Build your career with the growing demand for skilled compliance officers!

This program is SEC-accredited.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





Those who are attending the above mentioned topic usually enroll in these related programs:

Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping
2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines
Masterclass in Writing Minutes of Meetings
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices Guide to PPPs, BOT Law MOdalities and Joint Ventures


When : October 14, 2022
             Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in his state-of-the-nation address last July 25 emphasized his administration’s expansion of the infrastructure development programs of previous administrations which will cover roads, bridges, water supply, agriculture, rails, airports, seaports, nuclear and renewable energy, health centers, and specialty hospitals outside Metro Manila.

All these projects may be undertaken by the government with the private sectors through Public-Private Partnerships, BOT Law modalities, and Joint Ventures. Update yourselves with the law, the new implementing rules, and best practices. Enroll and learn all of these at CGBP!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b which classifies training continuing education, conferences and similar activities as "non-procurement activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules".



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Complete Staff Work



Six-Session webinar
via
zoom logo



           Day 1:   Wednesday, October 19, 2022 * 8:30AM -  12:00NN
           Day 2:   Thursday,     October 20, 2022 * 9:00AM -  12:00NN
           Day 3:   Friday,          October 21, 2022 * 9:00AM -  12:00NN
           Day 4:   Wednesday, October 26, 2022 * 9:00AM -  12:00NN
           Day 5:   Thursday,     October 27, 2022 * 9:00AM -  12:00NN
           Day 6:   Friday,          October 28, 2022 * 9:00AM -  12:00NN
                                              

The doctrine of Complete Staff Work (CSW) is a doctrine of any well-run office. CSW is a principle of management which states that subordinates are responsible for submitting written recommendations to superiors in such a manner that the superior need do nothing further in the process than review the submitted document and indicate approval or disapproval.

CSW was popularized by former President Fidel Valdez Ramos and institutionalized by succeeding Philippine presidents to strengthen the standards of CSW to ensure efficient and effective delivery of crucial government programs. This online training is applicable to all organizations in the private sector and government institutions. Attend Now!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

When : October 21, 2022
              Friday
              1:30pm to 5:00pm

via     zoom logo




The 2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines that took effect on February 23, 2019 has tremendous impact on all corporations in the Philippines.

This three-hour webinar will comprehensively discuss not only the new law and its interpretation, but also updates on essential Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued regulations and recent jurisprudence affecting corporations.

This program is SEC-accredited.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





Those who are attending the above mentioned topic usually enroll in these related programs:

Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping
Certification Course for Compliance Officers
Masterclass in Writing Minutes of Meetings
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Prepare New Bid Forms and Templates for Consulting Services


When : October 25, 2022
              Tuesday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


New documents, NEW RULES!

There are new sets of required bidding forms and templates for use in the procurement of consulting services. Its release by GPPB took effect on October 6, 2020.

This 3.5-hour online training programs aim to guide participants and enhance their skills in the preparation and use of the PBD 5th Edition for Consulting Services and the New Required Bid Forms and Templates issued through GPPB Circular No. 04-2020. This training is applicable whether you are the procuring entity or the prospective bidder from the private sector who wants to win consulting projects being bid out by the government.

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


                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form


Here are more procurement law topics you may find useful to attend:

Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Consulting Services

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
How to Stay Out of Trouble While Serving in the Government


When : October 28 & 29, 2022
             Friday & Saturday
             9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



Many public officials and government employees are accused of wrongdoing out of ignorance. They get scandalized, their reputations are destroyed, they are expelled, convicted, jailed, perpetually disqualified from serving in government, and feasted on by media. Don’t let this happen to you and your family.

Avoid those costly mistakes, accelerate your learning curve, become an efficient and effective leader and public servant. Enroll in this pioneering training and learn valuable insights, practical tips, and best practices advice from the expert!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b which classifies training continuing education, conferences and similar activities as "non-procurement activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules".



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Inheritance Law of the Philippines


When : November 12, 2022
             Saturday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


Many lives were unexpectedly lost in this pandemic and many more are likely to be lost. There is a clamor among families and relatives to know their inheritance rights to avoid disputes or recover what is rightfully theirs.

This three-hour webinar will cover the general principles as well as solutions to specific cases and issues faced by grandparents, parents, children (legitimate, illegitimate, adopted), spouse, ex-spouse, immediate family members and other relatives and stakeholders who will benefit from an inheritance. Attending this is also a MUST for those who plan to write a will whether you are single, married, separated or widowed. This lecture is fully packed with examples and recent Philippine Supreme Court rulings on inheritance disputes.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Guide to BAICS for NGAs, GFIs, GOCCs and SUCs



Five-Session webinar
via
zoom logo



            Day 1:   Tuesday,       November 15, 2022 *  8:45AM -  12:00NN
            Day 2:   Wednesday,  November 16, 2022 *  9:00AM -  12:00NN
            Day 3:   Friday,           November 18, 2022 *  9:00AM -  12:00NN
            Day 4:   Tuesday,       November 22, 2022 *  9:00AM -  12:00NN
            Day 5:   Wednesday,  November 23, 2022 *  9:00AM -  12:00NN
                                              

The conduct of the Baseline Assessment of Internal Control System (BAICS) is required by DBM for all government agencies, GFIs, GOCCs, and SUCs. It is to be carried out by the Internal Audit Services or unit (IAS / IAU). Their baseline assessment report shall assist the Head of Agency or Offices in strengthening the internal control system of the entire organization.

BAICS is a critical component and a prerequisite to strategic planning, creating a budget reform roadmap and action plan.

This 5-session training is to strengthen internal control system and effective functioning of the IAS as part of COA’s 2022 strategic plan.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





CGBP also offers BAICS training for LGUs and Water Districts:

• Guide to BAICS for Local Government Units
• Guide to BAICS for Water Districts
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Allocation, Utilization & Audit of GAD Budget for NGAs, GFIs, GOCCs, WDs & ECs


When : November 18, 2022
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


Avoid receiving notices of suspension and disallowances by having clearer understanding and application of the guidelines related to gender and development (GAD) planning, budgeting, and use of the mandatory GAD fund allocation.

This three-hour webinar is to enhance the knowledge of NGAs, GFIs, GOCC, water districts, and electric cooperative officials on the proper allocation, utilization and most importantly, audit of GAD budget in accordance with pertinent laws, rules, policies and guidelines set by the government.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AMLA Compliance on How to Prepare Transaction Reports

When :  November 29, 2022
              Tuesday
              2:00pm to 4:15pm

via     zoom logo



The Anti-Money Laundering Council Regulatory Issuance (ARI) No. 1, series of 2020 provides for the compliance with the AMLC Registration and Reporting Guidelines (ARRG) as required for all covered persons. The reports should be complete, accurate, and timely as they provide vital information for the effective identification and detection of financial crimes.

Enroll in this 2.25 hours training and learn everything you need to know to update yourselves on how to prepare the AMLC-required transaction reports. Let’s all avoid those costly penalties up to P500,000 per violation and administrative sanctions that could include the revocation of your AMLC certification based on API A, B & C Rule IV, Section 2 series of 2019 Table of Violations.

This program is SEC-accredited.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Law and IRR of the Safe Spaces Act


When : December 2, 2022
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

via     zoom logo


This 3-hour gender and development (GAD) compliance training is to guide all private organizations in updating its workplace policies and government institutions (national government agencies, government instrumentalities, GOCCs, government financial institutions, SUCs, and local government units) in aligning and mainstreaming its mandatory GAD Code with the new law and its implementing rules and regulations that took effect on March 15, 2020.

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

The Center for Global Best Practices is Civil Service Commission accredited training provider.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Masterclass on Writing Minutes of Meetings


When : December 6 & 7, 2022
             Tuesday & Wednesday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


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 per day limit set by COA for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.

The Center for Global Best Practices is Civil Service Commission accredited training provider. Government employees and officials attending any of its training shall earn points for their career advancement.





Those who are attending the above mentioned topic usually enroll in these related programs:

Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping
Certification Course for Compliance Officers
2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
2022 Year-End Tax Updates & Remedies


When : December 9, 2022
             Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


Update yourself and your organization with the latest Supreme Court decisions, BIR revenue regulations, memorandum orders, circulars, relevant to business owners and taxpayers new tax regulations covering the period from January to November 30, 2022.

We've put this research all together in this three-hour comprehensive lecture so you and your organization can maximize the benefits granted by law, ensuring compliance, minimizing and avoiding unnecessary tax exposures, assessments and penalties from the taxing authorities.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LGU Capability-Building for Devolution of National Services

           Part 1: Planning and Policy-making of Service Delivery :
          
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, January 18, 19 & 20, 2023 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm
viazoom logo

           Part 2: Monitoring and Evaluation of Service Delivery:
          
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, February 1, 2 & 3, 2023 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm
viazoom logo


These best practices training programs are designed to provide the essential knowledge and skills required of key LGU officials to direct, plan, monitor and evaluate the guaranteed delivery of the devolved national services to the local government units as mandated by EO 138-2021. The knowledge support comes from published regulatory guidance and adopted international standards on quality management system in service delivery policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation.

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


Click here to download registration form:Planning and Policy-making of Service Delivery
Click here to download registration form:Monitoring and Evaluation of Service Delivery

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
New Year SEC Updates


When : January 27, 2023
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


The implementing rules and regulations of the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (RCCP) that took effect on February 23, 2019 are released by the Securities and Exchange Commission through memorandum circulars (MCs).

This SEC-accredited Corporate Governance training will comprehensively discuss not only the updated and new memorandum circulars but will also provide interpretation, guidance on rules that are still relevant and what has become irrelevant, and valuable insights on the RCCP based on the updates that will be presented.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping


When : February 1, 2 & 3, 2023
              Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



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.

This training is accredited by the Securities and Exchange Commission as a corporate governance topic.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





Those who are attending the above mentioned topic usually enroll in these related programs:

Certification Course for Compliance Officers
2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines
Masterclass in Writing Minutes of Meetings
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices Guide on How to Import Goods to the Philippines


When : February 9 & 10, 2023
             Thursday & Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



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 per day limit set by COA for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices in Complaints Management

When :  February 16 & 17, 2023
              Thursday & Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo




Customer complaint handling skills are among the most valuable skill sets for any employee who deals with customers. The manner in which your employees deal with customers or clients is a huge factor in your ability to retain those business relationships. Good customer complaint handling translates directly to your bottom line -- happy customers will remain and return.

This 2-session best practices training program is aligned with ISO 10002 series of 2018 on Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction Guidelines in Handling Complaints in Organizations. Enroll and let us convert those complaints to compliments!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
How to Prepare Unsolicited Proposals for Government Projects

When :  March 1, 2 & 3, 2023
              Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo




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

This three-session webinar 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.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Awareness Training and Updates on AMLA

When :  March 7, 2023
              Tuesday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo




This AMLA awareness program is to cater to the mandatory training and compliance of all covered persons and institutions:

All insurance, pre-need, reinsurance companies, mutual benefit associations, trusts for charitable uses, HMOs and other covered persons (agents, brokers, etc.) and institutions regulated by Insurance Commission who are required to implement detailed policies, procedures and training that will prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. AMLC also recently included all Real Estate Brokers and Developers as well as Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers that are supervised, accredited or regulated by PAGCOR) and other Appropriate Government Agencies.

It is to update those on the recently revised IRR of 2021. Non-compliance can be very costly for you and your organization -- jailtime, forfeiture of assets and P1 million per violation! Enroll!

This program is accredited by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Revised IRR of the Charter for Homeowners' Association


When : March 11 & 18, 2023
              Saturdays
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



The Revised IRR of the Charter for Homeowners' Association took effect on October 25, 2021. Learn how the new implementing rules and regulations (IRRs) covered by the circulars issued by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development will impact on you as a stakeholder in a homeowner’s association.

If you are a member, officer, trustee of a homeowner’s association, federation, confederation or involved as a developer, contractor, engineer, architect, security agency, vendor, utility company, financing institution, government agency (e.g. NHA, DHSUD, etc.) who needs to deal with homeowner associations as well as a lawyer, LGU official, member of the bench, mediator, or arbitrator who is involved in resolving issues, disputes, adjudications, it is your business to learn this topic.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Incoterms 2020


When :Wednesday, March 22, 2023
              9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines





The new INCOTERMS 2020 (International Commercial Terminologies on the shipment of goods via land, air and sea) which took effect globally on January 1, 2020. This will impact on all import-export, bank trade finance, insurance, logistics and shipment transactions.

Don't be left behind! Inviting all importers, exporters, bankers (in-charge of trade finance), freight forwarders and logistics companies, non-life insurers, lawyers, accountants, auditors, custom brokers, business consultants and all those involved in International Trade and Purchasing. We’re flying in the expert, Singapore-based and International Chamber of Commerce-accredited trainer, Victor Tan. Attend and be updated.

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




-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Mastering the Basics of Letters of Credits


When :Thursday & Friday
              March 23 & 24, 2023
              9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines




LC is a payment instrument that is widely used in international trading of goods. Its popularity is due to the protection it provides both the buyer and seller.

It is one of the safest and most reliable commercial payment instruments. Attend this program and learn everything you need to know how LCs work.

This unique program is filled with best practices cases and samples, insights and advice on saving costs in LC operations that your banker will never tell you, bad tricks used by some companies to victimize others, liabilities of banks, remedies in discrepancies and more!

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




-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices in Digital Record Governance and Management


When : March 29, 30 & 31, 2023
              Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


Records are vital assets in the age of data-driven economy. To run an efficient organization, you must have a systematic approach to records management as well as an effective monitoring mechanism in the governance of your records. This training is designed to provide the governing body and executive management the best practices and global standards on how to plan, design, develop, implement and improve the end-to-end quality system of records management.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





Here's another topic you may find useful to attend:

• Best Practices in Digital Transformation Risk Management
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
How to Develop a Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing Prevention Program

When : May 16 & 18, 2023
              Tuesday & Thursday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo




Avoid millions in penalties by developing, adopting and implementing a comprehensive and risk-based Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Prevention Program (MTPP) as required by Chapter 5, Rule 16 of 2018 IRR of RA 9160 or Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001 (AMLA).

Attend this two-session webinar that will walk you through the creation of MTPP, its legal and regulatory framework, risk management, relevant policies and procedures, and governance & oversight during the actual implementation.

This program is accredited by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods


When : May 31, June 1 & 2, 2023
             Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


This three-session webinar will provide a comprehensive discussion of the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Procurement Law aligning it with the 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.

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 slot availability!

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

                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form


Here are more procurement law topics you may find useful to attend:

The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Consulting Services
• Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure
Best Practices Guide to Prepare New Bid Forms and Templates for Consulting Services
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service


When : June 15 & 16, 2023
             Thursday & Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



The Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service covers all employees and officials in government service, regardless of status of employment, except for presidential appointees and elective officials. This training empowers the citizenry and provides the disciplining authorities in government with the tools and weapons in dealing with situations that calls for the filing of administrative cases against erring and abusive public servants. Knowing the rules is also helpful to those who need to defend themselves against unfair complaints and accusations.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.





Here's another topic you may find useful to attend:

• Revised Omnibus Rules on Appointments & Other Human Resource Actions
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Write Right for Positive Results


When : July 18 & 19, 2023
              Tuesday & Wednesday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


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 per day limit set by COA for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best Practices in Detecting Fake Certificates of Land Titles


When : July 28, 2023
             Friday
             8:45am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



Don’t be a victim of fake titles! This practical program is designed for buyers, developers, financiers of properties and other players and stakeholders involved in real estate transactions. With the rampant proliferation of fake titles, it’s essential that you know how to identify fake and spurious land titles! This training is not taught in any school. Enroll!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Refresher Course on Business English border=


When : August 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2023
              Monday to Thursday
              1:30pm to 5:00pm

via     zoom logo


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!

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 per day limit set by COA for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure


When : August 9, 10 & 11, 2023
             Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


This three-session webinar will provide a comprehensive discussion of the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Procurement Law aligning it with the 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 civil works or infrastructure projects.

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 slot availability!

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.


                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form


Here are more procurement law topics you may find useful to attend:

The Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Consulting Services
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure
Best Practices Guide to Prepare New Bid Forms and Templates for Consulting Services
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Revised Omnibus Rules on Appointments & Other Human Resource Actions


When : September 5 & 6, 2023
             Tuesday & Wednesday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



It's your business to know your rights as a government employee, your responsibilities and liabilities as the HR manager or head of your government institution pertaining to the Civil Service Commission's rules and regulations covering all issues on appointments up to retirement and HR actions you may have to take for your welfare and your office.

This is highly recommended for all public servants, heads of all branches of government, state universities and colleges, director and head of bureaus, personnel head, chairpersons and members of the selection committees, prosecutors, lawyers, ombudsmen, judges and justices of the judiciary, arbitration and mediation boards, human resource practitioners, key management officials, and those aspiring to enter public service.

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





Here's another topic you may find useful to attend:

Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Borad Directors


When : September 11, 2023
             Monday
             2:00pm to 4:00pm

via     zoom logo


An effective and well-functioning board starts with knowing the roles, responsibilities and liabilities of each one involved in the board as well as the different committees they are assigned and must lead in the practice of good governance. Enroll and learn all of these whether you are updating yourself on the topic, benchmarking for best practices, complying with the SEC rules and regulations, or creating your organization’s Manual of Good Governance in compliance with SEC directives.

This training is accredited by the Securities and Exchange Commission as a corporate governance topic.

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

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. Enumerated as non-procurement activities are the following: Participation in local or foreign scholarships, trainings, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules.


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Financial & Operational Budgeting


When : September 19 & 20, 2023
              Tuesday & Wednesday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



Budgeting plays a very critical role in the Planning-Budgeting-Strategy Execution cycle.

This two-session webinar will teach you the necessary skills on how to apply budgeting tools, techniques and approaches in different business situations. It will walk you through the entire budget process so you can build your realistic MASTER BUDGET covering operational budget, cash budget, financial budget, and capital expenditure budget linked to your Strategic Plan!

Attend this training and learn budgeting best practices!

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


                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form


TRILOGY of Best Business Practices Programs:

• Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Effective Action Plans
• Best Practices in Strategy Execution

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Consulting Services


When : October 4, 5 & 6, 2023
             Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
             1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


This three-session webinar will provide a comprehensive discussion of the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Procurement Law aligning it with the 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 consulting 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 slot availability!

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


                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form


Here are other procurement law related topics you may want to attend:

The Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods
Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure
Best Practices Guide to Prepare New Bid Forms and Templates for Consulting Services
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------