Training investment inclusive of an e-certificate and a printed learning material

P 4,880.00 / person - when you register and pay on or before September 12

P 5,880.00 / person - Regular Rate

Add ₱450 for a printed copy of a certificate of attendance inclusive of delivery charge

Contact Person: Glaisie Falculan

Mobile Number 09498701832

Telefax: (+632) 8842-7148 or 59

Email: glaisie.cgbp@yahoo.com

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 & 13, 2023 * 1:30PM TO 4:45PM VIA ZOOM

Course Description

If you truly want to be an effective board member, presiding officer of the board, or leader of your organization, you better have mastery of parliamentary procedures. Learning this body of knowledge will enable you to skillfully participate in, lead and even control the deliberations and outcome of all types of meetings including those of committees, boards, stockholders, family and business councils, chamber of commerce, union deliberations, homeowners, parent-teachers’ associations, and others.

This two-session comprehensive webinar 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. This program is aligned with SEC’s corporate governance regulations in the conduct of meetings.


Course Director & Lecturer

Atty. Amado Formoso Maralit, LL.M., M.P.A., D.C.L

He is the Senate Director — Chief Counsellor on Senate Parliamentary Law and is the authority that provides expert guidance on all parliamentary matters in the Senate. He lectures and coaches senators, chief executives, chairmen and board members, 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) at the University of Santo Tomas, Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) at the University of the Philippines (Diliman) and Masters of Laws (LLM) at the University City of Manila, Philippines.

Who Should Attend?

  • Corporations

    - Executive Committee Members

    - Board Members & Chairpersons

  • Civic Organizations

     - Executive Committee Members

     - Board Members & Chairpersons

  • Non-profit Organizations

    - Executive Committee Members

    - Board Members & Chairpersons

  • School Boards & Unions

  • Everyone who is interested to learn about this topic

Course Outline

I.  The Board of Directors

     - A Deliberative Assembly

     - Rules of Order of the Body

II. Meetings and Sessions

     - Meeting Defined

     - Distinguished from Session

III. The Most Powerful Tool to Control Meetings

IV. The Conduct of Board Meetings

     - Protocol of the Flag and Seating Arrangements

     - Order of Business: How to Call a Meeting to Order

     - Invocation and Roll Call

     - Quorum
        - Meaning and Importance of Quorum
        - What Constitutes a Quorum

     - Meeting Agenda: Reading and Disposition of Minutes

     - The means by which Business introduced before the Body

     - How a Motion is brought before the Body

     - The Basic Steps in the Consideration of a Main Motion

     - How a Motion is Adopted by the Body

     - How Action is done without a Motion

     - The Principle of Unanimous Consent

     - The relation of Other Motions to the Main Motion

V. 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

VI. Nature and Classification of Motions

     A. Main Motions

         - How to Frame Main Motions

         - Treatment of Main Motions

         - Motion to Adopt and Motion to Ratify

     B. Subsidiary Motions

         - Motion to Postpone Indefinitely

         - Motion to Amend

         - Motion to Commit or Refer

         - Motion to Postpone to a Certain Time (or Definitely)

         - Motion to Limit or Extend Limits of Debate

         - Motion to Lay on the Table

     C. Privileged Motions

         - Call for the Orders of the Day

         - How to Raise a Question of Privilege

         - Recess

         - Motion to Adjourn

         - Motion to Fix the Time to Which to Adjourn

      D. Incidental Motions


VII. Motions That Bring a Question Again Before the Assembly

       - Motion to Take from the Table

       - Motion to Rescind; Amend Something Previously Adopted

       - Motion to Discharge a Committee

       - Motion to Reconsider


VIII. Meetings and Session

       - Meeting, Session, Recess, Adjournment

       - Regular Meetings

       - Special Meetings

       - Minutes of Meetings

IX. Committees and Committee Reports

      - Nature and Importance of Committees

      - Classification of Committees

      - Board of Management

      - Ordinary Committees

      - 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

X. Resolutions

XI. Debate; Voting; Nominations and Elections

XII. How to Manage and Control the Stockholder’s Meeting

XIII. Parliamentary drill (practice meeting)

Note:  The lectures and discussions may not necessarily follow the sequence presented in the above course outlines. The use of examples are intended to incorporate several principles together to effectively impart knowledge to the audience.

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.

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".


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