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Last Update: 04/10/2021

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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 2021 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




School


When : April 17, 2021
              Saturday
              9:00am to 12:00nn

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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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Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping


When : April 21, 22 & 23, 2021
              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 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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Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service


When : April 26 & 27, 2021
              Monday & Tuesday
              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 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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Prepare New Bid Forms and Templates for Consulting Services


When : April 28, 2021
              Wednesday
              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 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 : May 7, 2021
              Friday
              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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Stregthening the Enterprise Risk Management Process


When : May 14, 2021
              Friday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



All opportunities involve risks. Ignoring them can lead to disasters while addressing them properly can spell great rewards. Enterprise risk management is a central part of business strategic planning which is implemented as a best practice of top global companies all over the world.

ERM a key component in your strategic planning and strategy implementation! This three-hour webinar will teach you the right way to implement and strengthen your enterprise risk management (ERM) process based on updated global best practices.

Attend and master key business response strategies to successfully operationalize ERM in your organization!

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 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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Crypto Asstes for Corporates


When : May 19, 2021
              Wednesday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom logo



Why is it that some of the largest publicly-listed companies now include bitcoin as part of their corporate treasury reserve? There is a growing trend among individuals and organizations who are investing in crypto currencies and in the bandwagon to participate in the use of emerging fintech applications. Are they seeing opportunities that we don’t? Don’t be left behind. Enroll and find out!

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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Revised Omnibus Rules on Appointments & Other Human Resource Actions


When : May 27 & 28, 2021
              Thursday & Friday
              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 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 : June 2, 3 & 4, 2021
              Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
              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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EIC6


When : June 9 & 10, 2021
              Wednesday & Thursday
              1:30pm to 4:30pm

via     zoom logo



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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Data Privacy Management


When : June 15 & 16, 2021
              Tuesday & Wednesday
              1:30pm to 4:45pm

via     zoom 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 regulations 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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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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Certification Course for Compliance Officers









              When : MODULE 1: Thursday & Friday, June 24 & 25, 2021 * 9:00am to 5:00pm
               Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines


              When : MODULE 2: Thursday & Friday, July 15 & 16, 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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Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods


When : July 1 & 2, 2021
              Thursday & Friday
              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 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 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
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure
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2019 Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

When : July 6, 2021
              Tuesday
              1:30pm to 5:00pm

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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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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 6, 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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The Law and IRR for Procurement of Infrastructure


When : September 23 & 24, 2021
              Thursday & Friday
              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
The Law and IRR for Procurement of Goods
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Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Borad Directors


When : November 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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