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Friday, May 26, 2017 * 9:00AM to 5:00PM
If you are a member or the presiding officer of a deliberative body of a national government agency, an LGU, a GOCC, you need to have mastery of parliamentary procedures for you to be really effective in deliberations, policy making, board and committee meetings.

He who knows the rules on parliamentary procedures can skillfully participate in, lead and even control the deliberations and outcome of all types of meetings and deliberations. This one-day comprehensive seminar will cover important topics such as how to conduct Meetings and Sessions, Quorum, Order of Business, Debates, Voting, Committees and their Reports, Rules of Order and Standing Rules, the different kinds of Motions, and Resolutions.

When you attend this program, you will gain considerable ability in this field that will provide you a rare advantage and distinct superiority in any and all meetings. All organizations are encouraged to have their own organizational parliamentarian.

 ​ Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

   REGISTER NOW Avail of the Group DISCOUNT

   Contact Person: Shannon Sardua
   Manila lines: (+632) 556-8968 or 69
 Manila Telefax: (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines: (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line: (+63 74) 423-5148
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148


      Seminar Investment is P9,580
      inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit,
             Certificate of Attendance

Course Director & Lecturer: ATTY. AMADO FORMOSO MARALIT, LL.M., M.P.A., D.C.L., CEO VI - He is the Chief Parliamentarian of the Philippine Senate and is the authority that provides expert guidance on all parliamentary matters to key Senators. He likewise lectures and coaches chief executives, chairmen and board directors, leaders in both government and the private sectors on the conduct of meetings, sessions, deliberations.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude with the most prestigious higher law doctorate known as the Doctor of Civil Law (DCL), earned at the University of Santo Tomas (Espana Blvd). Dr. Maralit also holds the professional postgraduate degree of Master's of Public Administration (MPA) earned at the University of the Philippines (Diliman), and the much-coveted Masters of Laws (LLM) degree, earned at the City University of Manila (Intramuros), Philippines.

Who Should Attend:

    • Head of National Gov't Agencies
    • Legislators
    • Mayors & Governors
    • Vice Mayors and Vice Governors
    • Councilors and Board Members
    • Board of GOCCs
    • Members of deliberative bodies
    • Advocacy groups
    • Those aspiring to be the
      organization's parliamentarian
    • Everyone interested to learn this
      Topic (Open to General Public)

Best Practices in
Parliamentary Procedures for Public Officials

Manila Marriott Hotel, Pasay City, Philippines
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday, May 26, 2017

Course Outline

Part One: Preliminary Information
     Brief History of Parliamentary Law
     Fundamental Principles of Parliamentary Procedure

Part Two: Parliamentary Procedure
     Meetings and Sessions Meeting Defined
             • Meeting Defined
             • Distinguished from Session

             • Meaning and Importance of Quorum
             • What Constitutes a Quorum

     Order of Business
             • Call to Order
             • Invocation and Roll Call
             • Reading and Disposition of Minutes

             • Necessity of Debate
             • Freedom of Debate

     Votes and Voting
             • Majority Vote
             • Breaking and Creating a Tiel
             • Unanimous Vote
             • Abstentions

     Committees and Committee Reports
             • Nature and Importance of Committees
             • Classification of Committees
             • Board of Management
             • Ordinary Committee
             • Creation and Composition
             • Procedure in Committees
             • Hearings
             • Amendments by the Committee
             • Discharge of the Committee
             • Committee Reports
             • Approval of Report
             • Presentation of Report
             • Consideration of Report
             • Adoption of Report
     Rules of Order and Standing Rules

Part Three: Motions
     Summary of What Motions to Use
             To modify the Question:
             To Defer the Action on the Question
             To Suppress the Question
             To Restrict Discussions
             To Consider a Question Again

     Nature and Classification of Motions
             •Main Motions
             •Subsidiary Motions
             •Privileged Motions
             •Incidental Motions
     Characteristics of Motions
     Progress of Motions
     Precedence of Motions

Part Four: Ordinances and Resolutions

Part Five: Parliamentary Drill
     Role Playing Exercise
     Source: "Parliamentary Rules" by Antonio Orendain II


SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON: P 9,580 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)


Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before April 26, 2017)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before May 16, 2017)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

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