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Last Update: 10/19/2020
Please be informed that beginning October 6, 2019, telephone numbers in Metro Manila will change to an 8-digit format. Thus, CGBP’s updated numbers will be the following:

                                Manila line: (+63 2) 8556-8968
                                Telefax:         (+63 2) 8842-7148 and 59

Our Cebu, Baguio and Legazpi numbers remain the same. Thank you.


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 2020 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

2020: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2021: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec




The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure


When : October 21 & 22, 2020
              Wednesday & Thursday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


This two-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 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 Consulting Services
• How to Prepare Your Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure
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SEC Compliance with the Rules on Disclosures


When : October 30, 2020
              Friday
              1:00pm to 5:15pm

via     zoom logo


There are significant changes on the Rules on Disclosures prescribed by Rule 68 of the revised Securities Regulations Code that took effect on October 18, 2019.

In this stricter climate of compliance, it’s a must for board directors, corporate secretaries, compliance officers, management, and legal counsels to know these changes to prevent stiffer fines, suspension of license to operate, and worse, revocation of business licenses.

Attend this SEC-accredited training to learn the updates, best practices, and preventive measures to avoid costly mistakes.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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               PART 1: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 * 1:30pm to 4:30pm viazoom logo
               PART 2: Thursday, November 12, 2020 * 9:00am to 11:45am viazoom 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.

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 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.



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The New Bidding Documents








           Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods:
          
Friday, November 13, 2020 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm
viazoom logo

           Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure:
          
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm
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New documents, NEW RULES!

There are new sets of bidding documents required by the government for use in the procurement of goods and infrastructure. Its release by GPPB took effect on October 7, 2020

This 3.5-hour online training aims to guide participants and enhance their skills in the preparation of the new Philippine bidding documents (6TH EDITION). This training is applicable whether you are the procuring entity or the prospective bidder from the private sector.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.



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2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

When : November 19, 2020
              Thursday
              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 from January 2020 up to the present to brief you on what are still relevant or have become irrelevant, and recent jurisprudence affecting corporations.

This program is SEC-accredited.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.



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How to Structure and Compute Salaries, Wages and Benefits


When : November 23, 2020
              Monday
              1:30pm to 5:00pm

via     zoom logo


Clear the confusion! Many employers are incorrectly computing their employees compensation complicated by the work disruptions and work-from-home arrangements in this new normal. Many organizations have to recalibrate the structuring of their employees’ compensation to stay competitive given the onset of the pandemic.

We'll provide you model templates on compensation packages, correct application of of employee benefits, best practices tips, and valuable insights to optimize your tax savings aligned with the 2018 TRAIN Law. This learning opportunity will address both your labor and tax concerns which are the two major regulatory challenges in employee benefits administration.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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Data Privacy Management








               PART 1: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm viazoom logo
               PART 2: Thursday,     November 26, 2020 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm viazoom logo

The National Privacy Commission in its 5 pillars of compliance, requires organization to have a data privacy management system and manual to show how your organization is implementing the set rules and regulation in the processing of personal data and in securing personal information. Learn the “whole-of-the-enterprise approach” to successfully comply and avoid the penalties!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.



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The Law and IRR of the Safe Spaces Act


When : December 1, 2020
              Tuesday
              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 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.


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Best Practices in Marketing a School


When : December 5, 2020
              Saturday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



Gain back your market share and attract new students!

Through this highly engaging Zoom webinar, Dr. Jay Gonzalez will share with you his marketing best practices for schools and secrets to successfully helping to sustain the market visibility of two prestigious U.S. colleges—Golden Gate University, America’s #1 university for adult learners, and the University of San Francisco, a world-class private school in California. He will showcase how GGU and USF are able to compete with undisputed heavyweight schools like Stanford and UC-Berkeley.

Don't be left behind. Enroll and be ahead of the game!

                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form

Check other CGBP Programs for Educational Institutions:

Best Leadership Practices for School Administrators and Department Chairpersons
Best Leadership Practices for K-12 Principals and Administrators
• Best Practices in Marketing a Master's Degree Program

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Executive Briefing on Business Continuity Planning


When : December 11, 2020
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

via     zoom logo


There is a growing trend globally for governments and private enterprises to require their partners, suppliers of goods and services to have a business continuity plan to address any disruption in their operations and future-proof their organizations.

This 3-hour SEC-accredited program via ZOOM is designed as a training and awareness tool for decision makers and those who will play key roles within a Business Continuity planning organization. The trainer for this course will take participants through a high-level executive briefing of the Business Continuity planning model and best practices to illustrate the knowledge and procedures required to assess, implement and test your team's Business Continuity planning program.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.



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School


When : January 9, 2021
              Saturday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



The Department Chairperson’s job is a very demanding academic leadership position. They play a critical role as the conduit between the dean and the professors. One needs to be a respected administrator and a faculty colleague.

Designed for both new and old chairs, this 3-hour interactive webinar will help you learn best practices and tried and tested strategies from Dr. Joaquin “Jay” Gonzalez III, a multi-awarded Department Chair at the Edward S. Ageno School of Business of Golden Gate University (GGU ranked #1 for 4 consecutive years as Best U.S. College for Adult Learners), San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Dr. Jay is a Filipino American educator who has creatively energized US departments towards achieving increased enrollments, high student satisfaction ratings, and consistent accreditation.

GGU is ranked #1 "Best U.S. College for Adult Learners"
GGU Executive MPA is ranked #1 "Graduating Student Satisfaction"

                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form

Check other CGBP Programs for Educational Institutions:

Best Leadership Practices for K-12 Principals and Administrators
• Best Practices in Marketing a School
• Best Practices in Marketing a Master's Degree Program

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New Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies & Registered Issuers


When : January 12, 2021
              Tuesday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

via     zoom logo



This 3-hour SEC-accredited webinar aims to educate all directors and key management officers to comply with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies and Registered Issuers which took effect on January 12, 2020. This lecture will help guide them in their compliance including SEC's requirement for covered companies to submit a new corporate governance manual within 6 months from the effectivity of this new code.




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Complete Staff Work



When : February 2, 3 & 4, 2021
              Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

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 3-day training is applicable to all organizations in the private sector and government institutions. Enroll and be a Certified CSW Specialist!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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Saving Your Business through Corporate Rehabilitation


When : February 10, 2021
              Wednesday
              1:30pm to 5:00pm

via     zoom logo



This pioneering webinar is about rescuing your business by applying to your advantage the Financial Rehabilitation and Insolvency Act (FRIA law) which will allow you to suspend payments to your creditors legally. Enroll in this 3-hour webinar to learn from experts and seasoned practitioners the essentials of this law, how to prepare a corporate rehab plan, and understanding the processes of going through corporate rehabilitation from A to Z!

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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Certification Course for Compliance Officers









              When : MODULE 1: Thursday & Friday, February 18 & 19, 2021 * 9:00am to 5:00pm
               Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines


              When : MODULE 2: Tuesday & Wednesday, March 4 & 5, 2021 * 9:00am to 5:00pm
               Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines


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 of this year. 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 a career in this area of practice by being part of the pioneering batch of Certified Compliance Officers!

This program is SEC-accredited.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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Best Leadership Practices for K-12 Principals and Administrators


When : February 27, 2021
              Saturday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo



The job of the principal / K-12 administrators is one of the most demanding position in schools. They have to deal with parents, students, the school owners, government authorities, stakeholders and the community at large.

Listen and learn from U.S. based educator and "You Make a Difference" Administrator Awardee, Stephanie Serrano, who has led, coached and trained educators on building a stronger foundation on the standards of leadership.

                                                                                                     See Full Details | Registration Form

Check other CGBP Programs for Educational Institutions:

Best Practices in Marketing a School
Best Leadership Practices for School Administrators and Department Chairpersons
• Best Practices in Marketing a Master's Degree Program

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Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Borad Directors


When : March 19, 2021
              Friday
              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 Php 2,000 limit for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016. This program is open to the general public and applicable to all organizations.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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Defensive and Offensive Strategies vs. Asset Foreclosures


When : April 7, 2021
              Wednesday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

via     zoom logo


This pioneering 3-hour webinar will provide you with all the information you need to know to defend yourself or your organization vs. asset foreclosures as well as learn how to implement the right legal attacks and remedies against those who want to foreclose your properties.

This is applicable to all debtor-mortgagors, creditors, financiers, bankers, property and business owners, lawyers, accountants, entrepreneurs, board directors, CFOs individuals, consultants, and open to the general public for those who want to learn about this topic which is NOT really taught in any law school. Save on legal costs and attend this webinar!

Note: CGBP also offers consulting service to those who may urgently need advice and assistance
           to those with foreclosure issues.

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 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.


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