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Last Update: 01/23/2021
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




New Year SEC Updates


When : January 26, 2021
              Tuesday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

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 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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Sponge City Approach: Flood Mitigation & Disaster Resiliency Program


When : January 29, 2021
              Friday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

via     zoom logo


This three-hour webinar will feature America’s best practices in climate change and flood preparedness based on sponge city principles and design strategies that helped cities manage and mitigate La Niña induced flooding while also helping them conserve and reuse water during El Niño droughts.

Learn how these tried and tested solutions were successfully implemented in the US and China. Enroll and integrate these innovative approaches into your city and municipal comprehensive land use plans, disaster risk reduction and management plans, and climate action plans for a flood-free Philippines!

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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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: Thursday & Friday, 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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Business Guide on Pledges & Mortgages


When : February 19, 2021
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo


Yes! There is money to be made if you understand fully well how pledges and mortgages work. If you are planning to be in the banking or financing business, understanding the law and applying it on your business and credit transactions will be very useful for you. Listen and learn the best practices in pledges and mortgages from expert practitioner Atty. Nicasio C. Cabaneiro, CPA, who was formerly the general counsel of the Bank of the Philippine Islands. He will provide you a comprehensive lecture on this subject, teach you how to avoid the pitfalls and the traps, and share with you valuable insights lessons from his more than 40 years of experience with the banking 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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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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School


When : April 17, 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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The Law and IRR of the Safe Spaces Act


When : May 18, 2021
              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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EIC6


When : May 21, 2021
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong 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.

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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COA7


When : June 17, 2021
              Thursday
              9:00am to 4:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines


This one-day 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 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, August 27, 2021 * 1:30pm to 4:45pm
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           Bidding Documents for Procurement of Infrastructure:
          
Thursday, October 14, 2021 * 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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