Congratulations to the winning entry for the #MakuhaKaSaARTA Photo Contest! Entry no. 1 by Denver Alcantara Moreno is the official winner. He will receive a cash prize of PHP 10,000 and a certificate.

 

"KAWANI NG GOBYERNO: MAKABAGONG BAYANI SA BAGONG MILENYO: Ang Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) ay isang sangay ng pamahalaan na may mandatong magbigay ng serbisyo para sa mga beterano na nakipagsapalaran noong ikalawang digmaang pandaigdig. Sa larawan, makikita ang isang kawani ng PVAO na inaalalayan ang isang beterano."

The photo entry with the most number of Likes is entry no. 18 by Philip Cesar Mayoc Pingaron. He will receive a cash prize of PHP 5,000 and a certificate.

The other semi-finalists will receive P2,000 and a certificate as consolation prize. These are entry nos.:

24, 2, 25, 7, 20, 19, 3, 15, 26, 5, 17, 30, 14, 4, 13, 16, 21, and 23. (View all entries in this Facebook Album: https://goo.gl/3pVU2X)

The ARTA Program Management Team will send winners and semi-finalists the instructions on claiming prizes through email.

A big thanks to all who joined the contest! Thank you for supporting CSC's efforts in cutting red tape in the public service.

 

The country’s top retail stores, hotels, services, and food chains have joined the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary to provide government workers with special discounts and freebies.

SM Advantage, SM Store, SM Appliances, Star City, Dermcare, Ramada Hotel Manila, Hotel H2O, Manila Ocean Park, Great Image, Posh Nails, Inkrite, J.Co, and Ideal Vision all have offers and packages exclusive to government workers.

Interested individuals may present either their government employee ID card or UMID card. Each sponsor also has additional requirements and qualifications. For more details, check out the PCSA webpage at www.csc.gov.ph/pcsa2017.

The anniversary celebration commenced with the R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run held at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila last September 3, simultaneous with fun runs in different regions across the country. Other highlights of the anniversary celebration include the Government Choral Competition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers Awards Rites at Malacañan Palace, both scheduled on September 20.

The official hashtags for the anniversary month is #malasakitism #malasakitpamore

For updates and additional information, visit www.csc.gov.ph/pcsa2017 or the official CSC Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PhilippineCivilServiceCommission.

 

The 117th anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service promises a month of activities for civil servants.

This year’s theme is:

Tugon sa Hamon ng Pagbabago: Malasakit ng Lingkod Bayani

As a continuing challenge to public servants, this year’s activities are meant to remind us of manifesting malasakit in public service.

The following are the activities and files for download:

1. 100% display of Anniversary Banner in all government offices’ facade

All government agencies are encouraged to post the official anniversary tarpaulin on conspicuous areas in their respective offices. The design template and specifications may be downloaded below:

For government agencies:

Banner
Sample tarpaulin

Template
PSD file

Size: 8x6 feet


For CSC Regional and Field Offices:

Banner
Sample tarpaulin

Template
PSD file

Poster
Sample poster

Template
PSD file

Size: 18x24 inches

Font used: CENTURY GOTHIC

2. R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run

Date: September 3, 2017
Venue: Please coordinate with the CSC Regional Office near you

Please stand by for the race route and guidelines to be released nearer the date of the fun run to be held at the Quirino Grandstand.

3. Honor Awards Program (HAP) Rites for the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers

Date: To be determined
Venue: Malacañan Palace
Coordinator: Honor Awards Program Secretariat (Public Assistance and Information Office, CSC Central Office)
Contact Information: 02-9317997

The awards rites is the culmination of the annual search for outstanding public officials and employees. The awards, as provided by law, are conferred by the President of the Republic of the Philippines. Heads of government agencies, especially those with 2017 national winners, will be attending the awards rites.

There are three award categories: the Presidential Lingkod Bayan award for groups and individuals with outstanding contributions with nationwide impact, the Dangal ng Bayan award for individuals consistently demonstrating exemplary behaviour, and the CSC Pagasa award for groups and individuals whose contributions benefited a department or office.

With its core purpose of gawing lingkod bayani ang bawat kawani, the CSC continues to recognize exemplary civil servants and their outstanding contributions to national development.

4. Government Choral Competition (GCC)

Grand finals: Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila
Date and time: September 20, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Coordinator: CSC Regional Office No. 4
Director Fernando O. Mendoza (02-9264450)

The Government Choral Competition has served as a venue for celebrating Filipino arts and culture, and introducing original Filipino compositions to the audience. The competition also showcases the talent of public servants from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

A choir can have a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 30 members, inclusive of one conductor and one accompanist. All singers must belong to one agency only and must be regular employees included in the agency’s plantilla of personnel regardless of status of appointment, including appointive and elective officials. However, the conductor and accompanist need not be employees of the government.

Deadline for submission of entries (audio-visual recording of performances) is JUNE 9, 2017. Please click here for the registration forms and complete guidelines.

5. Special Treats for Government Employees

Coordinator: Office for Finance and Assets Management (CSC Central Office)
Mr. Sam V. Manglicmot (02-9317990 and 02-9318179)

Special treats will be provided to government employees as a gesture of appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Discount packages and freebies from selected government and private companies will be available for civil servants nationwide.

In connection with the celebration of the 117th PCSA, all government employees can enjoy perks and treats from the following:

1. SM Advantage

- Government employees can purchase SMAC Express kits for only PHP100.
- Promo duration is from July 15 to September 15, 2017.
- SMAC Express kits can be purchased at any branch of the SM Store, nationwide.
- To avail the discount, government employee must present his/her government employment ID during the purchase.
- Each government employee will only be allowed to purchase one (1) SMAC kit per day.
- Cashier to scan the barcode to apply the Php 50.00 discount during purchase at SMAC kit.
- Regular processing of card personalization will be followed.

2. THE SM STORE PROMO

All Civil Servants who are able to show their official government agency ID and SM Advantage Card can avail of the following discounts:

a) FOR SM ADVANTAGE CARD MEMBERS:

10% discount on regular-priced items for a minimum purchase of two-thousand pesos (PHP2,000) for Civil Servants who present their proof of eligibility and are also SM Advantage/SM Prestige cardholders. Offer is extended to BDO Rewards/Mom/Primo/SM Stationary/Body Shop loyalty cardholders.

b) Promotion Duration and Scope

Promo: September 22-24, 2017 (Friday to Sunday)

All fifty-nine (59) SM Stores, nationwide

c) Supporting Provisions

- Standard discount exclusions apply (i.e. excluded are items from Snacks Exchange, Camera Shop, chemicals, toiletries, diapers pharmacy, small appliances, business machines and other promo items. Products from the SM STORE’s Customer Service Counter are excluded from the minimum PHP2,000 single-receipt purchase requirement.

- In the purchase of good and services which are on promotional discount, the senior citizen can avail of the promotional discount or the discount provided under Expanded Senior Citizens Act 2010, whichever is higher.

Guide on Civil Service Personnel ID validation:

1. Physical elements of ID

a. ID card (plastic or laminated)
b. Fields should not be handwritten

2. ID should have the following fields/information:

a. Name of government office/agency
b. Government office/logo
c. Name of civil service personnel
d. Picture of civil service personnel
e. Government office address
f. Position in government office
g. Authorized signature
h. Employee number (optional)
i. Validity (i.e. expiry date)

3. Other considerations:

a. Please note that fields 1-4 are minimum requirements for validation.
b. Name on the SM Advantage Card, SM Prestige Card, MOM Card, Primo Card, SM Stationery Card, Body Shop loyalty card, and Government Office ID or GSIS ID should be the same.
c. SM reserves the right to provide a list of exempted items from the 10% discount during the tie-up.


3. STAR CITY

Star City Special Treat for all government employees. Details of promo offer.

- All government employees who are able to show their official ID or GSIS ID are eligible to avail.
- Eligible government employee is entitled to three (3) family members that can avail of the PHP280 Ride-all-you-can ticket. Published rate is PHP450/RYC ticket.

Duration :

- September 01-03, 2017
- September 08-10, 2017
- September 15-30, 2017

For more details please visit www.starcity.com.ph or call 832-3249 and 833-44-84.


4. DERMCARE

All government employees are entitled to the following discount and privileges offered by Dermcare, Professional Skin, Hair & Spa (all branches).

- Fifty Percent (50%) discount on Dermcare Diamond Power Peel Treatment. Original price is PHP950.
- Thirty Percent (30%) discount on Dermcare regular services.
- Ten Percent (10%) discount on product sets.
- Duration: September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.
- Just present government office ID/GSIS UMID.


5. RAMADA HOTEL, Manila

a. Special room rates:

Room Type

Bed Type

Size

Published Rates

Special Rate

Superior

Queen & Twin

23 sqm

PHP7,500

PHP3,300 net

Deluxe

King & Twin

27 sqm

PHP8,700

PHP3,600 net

Executive

King & Twin

33 sqm

PHP10,300

PHP4,000 net

Suites

King

48 sqm

PHP11,800

PHP4,800 net

- Rates are inclusive of 5% service charge, 12% VAT, 1.5% local tax
- Valid for single or double occupancy
- Extra person charge is PHP1,000 per person, inclusive of single bed and buffet breakfast

Inclusions:

- Ramada Mornings buffet breakfast at Five Spice Asian Bistro
- Two (2) bottles of water, replenished daily
- High speed wireless internet access in room and public areas
- Scheduled shuttle service to and from SM Mall of Asia on 1000H and 1500H

b. 10% discount on any purchase from Five Spice Asian Bistro and News Café and Bakery

Terms and conditions:

1. The above mentioned perks is only applicable to Civil Servants only.

2. Civil Servant must present his/her valid government ID with the following information:

a) Name of Government Office/Agency
b) Government Office/Logo
c) Name of Civil Service Personnel
d) Picture of Civil Service Personnel
e) Government Office Address
f) Position in Government Office
g) Authorized Signatory
h) Employee Number
i) Validity

3. Promo is valid from September 1 to October 31, 2017.

4. Promo is applicable only at Ramada Manila Ongpin cor. Quintin Parades Sts. Binondo, Manila.

5. Not to be in conjunction with other promos.


6. HOTEL H20

Manila Ocean Park Complex, Luneta, Manila

Government employees have a privilege for the following discounts.

Room Type

RACK RATES

Special Rate

   

With Breakfast Buffet and Hotbed Treatment for 2

Park View Room

PHP12,200

PHP4,575 net

Aqua Room

PHP13,400

PHP5,033 net

Bayview Room

PHP14,640

PHP5,490 net

Inclusion:

The following items are extended on complimentary basis:

- Breakfast buffet at Makan Makan Asian Food Village
- Hotbed Treatment for two in Zenyu Eco Spa
- Complimentary Welcome amenities (2 bottles of water, 2 cans of soft drinks, nuts, and cookies)
- High speed internet access / Local calls / English newspaper
- Use of Outdoor Jet Pool Facility + Fitness Center
- Complimentary Parking space

Terms and Conditions:

- Selling period is from June 15, 2017 up to September 30, 2017 only.
- Stay period is from September 1 – December 5, 2017 only.
- Special discount is valid to ALL Philippine government employees upon presenting a government office issued ID or GSIS Membership ID (UMID Card) only.
- Advanced Reservation is required and room categories are subject to availability.
- No cancellation policy will be accepted but re-booking is allowed thru the stay period only.
- Hotel accommodation must be booked and reserved thru Business Development Executive.
- Walk-in transactions are allowed but subject to room availability.
- The CSC Special Rate is not valid in conjunction with any other promotional offers.
- Hotel accommodation is transferable and can be given as a gift to family and friends provided the user will submit a letter of Authorization (LOA) from the owner of the discount privilege to use the same and a photocopy of the government ID or GSIS ID of the owner.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS

  • 20% discount - ala carte items availed from Makan - Makan Asian Food Village and Club H2O Lounge
  • 20% discount - individual services in Zenyu Eco Spa
  • 20% discount - food and beverage item availed from Whitemoon Bar

 


7. Manila Ocean Park

Regalo sa Serbisyo Package 1PHP450

- Oceanarium
- Shark and Rays Dry Encounter
- Symphony Evening Show
- Sea Lion Show
- Barnyard with Bird House
- Fish Spa
- World of Creepy Crawlies

Regalo Serbisyo Package 2PHP600

- Oceanarium
- Shark and Rays
- Symphony Evening Show
- Seal Lion Show
- Jellies Exhibit
- Birds of Prey Kingdom
- Trails to Antartica (Penguin & Christmas Village)
- All Star Bird Show
- World of Creepy Crawlies

Terms and Conditions:

1. Promo is valid for all government employees defined under Corporate Sales
2. Selling period is from June 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Not valid for redemption from Decembers 18 to January 9, 2018. Block off dates will apply for ticket selling.
3. Government employees should present valid government agency ID and/or GSIS UMID
4. Maximum of 10 tickets per government employee.
5. Rates can be applied to family days, group tours, seminars, conferences and conventions booked by government agencies defined under corporate Sales.
6. Tickets purchase is on cash or credit card only.
7. Unused attraction tickets of the promo will not be subject to any cash refund.
8. Promo should not be valid in conjunction with any other promo or discount.
9. Tickets purchased are valid within the promo period only.


8. Great Image

Promo duration: September 1 to December 24, 2017

1. 20% discount on print collections (maximum of 3 collections)
2. 20% discount on Glamblocks
3. 20% discount on Glambooks
4. 10% discount on Go Grand Combo (enlargement with frame)
5. 10% discount on Glam Grande (Canvas with box-type frame)
6. 5% discount on Special Events Packages

Terms and Conditions:

1. Company ID must be presented before availing of the discounted packages
2. No ID, no discount policy will apply.

For more information, please contact Great Image at:

GREAT IMAGE SERVICES CORPORATION
17 Brooklyn Immaculate Concepcion
Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines 1109
Trunkline +632 7226622/ 7224748
www.greatimage.com.ph


9. Posh Nails

Government employees can avail a 30% discount in the OPI themed Service. Themed Service is a flavoured special scrub with lotion and mask. Scents are as follows:

  • Pineapple Papaya
  • Lemon Tonic
  • Tropical Citrus
  • Cucumber

Promo Duration: September 1-30, 2017

Government employees should present their Government Office ID and or GSIS UMID to any Posh Nails hand and foot spa to avail the discount privilege. For the other details please visit http://www.poshnails.com.ph


10. INKRITE

Product Description

Discount Rate

Where Available

Printer repair (parts/service)

20%

All Branches

Toner cartridge compatible

20%

All Branches

Bulk ink

20%

All Branches

Inkjet cartridge refill

20%

All Branches

Laserjet Cartridge Refill

20%

All Branches

CISS printer Conversion

20%

All Branches


11. J.CO Donuts & Coffee

- For a minimum purchase of PHP800.00 worth of any J.CO Products in a single receipt, customers will get a free uno size Avocado Frappe and a Choco Caviar Donut.

- Splitting into smaller transaction sizes, and consequently requiring multiple transactions to be approved for redemption will not be allowed.

- This promo cannot be exchanged for other items or discounts and cannot be used in conjunction with other promos.

- Promo is valid for all government employees upon presentation of their government office ID only.

- Valid on all J.CO stores nationwide on the following promo periods only:

All Mondays to Thursdays of September:

September 04 to 07, 2017
September 11 to 14, 2017
September 18 to 21, 2017
September 25 to 28, 2017

 


12. SM Appliance Center

Exclusive offer to government employees:

Participation of SM Appliance Center to the Civil Service Commission Anniversary on September 22 to 24, 2017 (Friday to Sunday) in all SM branches nationwide under the following terms and conditions:

1. Eligibility

Civil Servants who are able to show their official government agency office ID and/or

GSIS ID along with their valid SM Advantage Card (SMAC), SM Prestige, BDO

Rewards or Primo cards.

2. Exclusive Offer

- 5% on a wide selection of items shall be extended to Civil Servants who present their proof of eligibility and their valid SM Advantage Card (SMAC), SM Prestige, BDO Rewards or Primo cards.

- Name on Government ID and on the SMAC, SM Prestige, BDO Rewards or Primo Card must be the same.

3. Promo Duration and Scope

- September 22 to 24, 2017

- All SM Appliance Centers nationwide.

4. Supporting Provisions

- Standard discount and SMAC Sale Exceptions and Exclusions apply. Excludes gadgets, I.T., bundled/packaged items, consignor items and items with 25% discount and above.

- Offer is not valid in conjunction with 3Day Sale, SMAC Sale, SM Prestige Preview Sale, BDO Rebate

5. Other Provisions – Please refer to Appendix A

APPENDIX A

Guide on Civil Service Personnel ID Validation:

1. Physical elements of ID

a. ID Card (Plastic or Laminated)

b. Fields should not be handwritten

2. ID should have the following fields / information

a. Name of government office / agency

b. Government Office / logo

c. Name of civil service personnel

d. Picture of civil service personnel

e. Government office address

f. Position in government office

g. Authorized signatory

h. Employee number (optional)

i. Validity (i.e expiry date, optional)

3. Other considerations:

a. Please note that fields a-d are minimum requirements for validation.

b. Name stated in the SM Advantage Card, SM Prestige Card, BDO Rewards Card, Primo Card and Government Office ID or GSIS ID should be the same.

c. SM Appliance Center reserves the right to provide a list of exempted items from the 5% discount during the Philippine Civil Service Sale.


13. Ideal Vision

1. Eligibility: Civil servants who are able to show their official government agency ID and/or GSIS ID.

2. Exclusive offer:

- Free eye examination & consultation
- Free optical benefits like; eyeglass cleaning, frame adjustment, screw and nose pad replacement.
- P200 off for minimum purchase of P2000 on frames and sunglasses except Oakley, Rayban, Swissflex & Bolon.
- P500 off for minimum purchase of P5000 on frames and sunglasses except Oakley, Rayban, Swissflex & Bolon.

3. Promo Duration & Scope:

- September 1-30, 2017
- All Ideal Vision Center branches nationwide

4. Supporting Provisions:

- Offer is not valid on redtags, package priced items
- Offer is not applicable in conjunction with other promos, discount card or VIP card.

 


For more information, please contact the Public Assistance and Information Office (telephone no. 02-9314180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and TEXTCSC at 0917-8398272), or the nearest CSC regional or field office. You may also visit the CSC website at www.csc.gov.ph [click on the 2017 PCSA thumbnail on the rightmost panel of the homepage].

 

The Civil Service Institute (CSI) invites interested individuals to take part in the following courses scheduled from September to October 2017:


SEPTEMBER 2017

Course Title and Description

Dates

Click to read more:

Career Development Program and Succession Management

Career planning, career development and succession planning are integral components of an effective HRM.  Career plans provides people in the organization a sense of direction, access to career opportunities, and for them to be able to effectively pursue career progress and goals. While outlining career paths is vital, there should also be a mechanism designed to identify and prepare the next generation of leaders.

This three-day course aims to assist HRMPs and managers in helping employees craft individual career development plans, help them become career coach in honing employee’s skills and in exploring various career development opportunities.  Corollary to this, this course will enable the participants to install a program that will build a pool of potential successors and prepare the next generation of leaders, thus ensuring continuity and growth towards a high performing organization.

September 6-8

*FULL*

Knowledge Management for Leaders

As defined by Daven Port (1994), Knowledge Management is a process of capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge. Such knowledge is increasingly recognized as a critical competitive advantage and a driver of efficiency and effectiveness for all organizations.

This program demonstrates Knowledge Management as a tool which equips participants with varied approaches in using the organization’s information assets such as database, policies, procedures and expertise.

September 6-7

*FULL*

CSI Leadership Series: Leading Smart Organizations

The CSI Leadership Series is a learning and networking event held on a quarterly basis designed to inspire government executives, directors and managers to continually enhance their leadership effectiveness. It showcases the best practices of successful leaders and managers in both the government and the private sectors. It is based on the premise that an executive or manager has the power of influence and the capability to bring about significant impact on people and organizations especially on those they work with or whom they serve.

September 6

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/csi-leadership-series-leading-smart-organizations/?instance_id=4307

Workplace Learning and Development

This is a three-day course that shall enable middle-level Human Resource Management Practitioners to acquire the competency to enable their respective organizations to pursue strategic directions through the development of mission critical competencies. The course will provide participants with a systematic approach to managing workplace learning and enable them to prepare learning and development plan.

September 12-14

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/workplace-learning-development-program-6/?instance_id=4289

Recruitment, Selection, and Placement

This three-day course highlights the critical role of Human Resource Management Practitioners in the Recruitment, Selection and Placement. The course discusses the core principles, processes and practices of Competency-Based Recruitment, Selection and Placement System and will enable the participants to develop an effective recruitment system that will impact on the quality of acquired human resources in the organization.

September 13-15

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/recruitment-selection-and-placement-3/?instance_id=4291

Program/Course Delivery and Administration

This is a two- day course that shall enable Learning and Development Practitioners to deliver and administer the implementation of programs/courses from planning to the preparation of terminal reports. This involves: pre-course activities such as preparing course plans and budgets, organizing resources, coordinating with resource persons and participants and preparing learning materials; course proper activities such as establishing and managing the learning environment, linking modules and managing resource persons; and, post course activities such as administering evaluation instruments, closing the course and preparing a terminal report.

September 14-15

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/programcourse-delivery-and-administration-4/?instance_id=4293

Ethical Leadership

This three-day course offers government leaders learning opportunity to explore the bedrock of ethical leadership and decision-making. It guides the participants through group exercises, individual reflection and in-depth discussions.

September 19-21

*FULL*

Strategic HR

This is a three-day course that will enable middle-level HR Practitioners to identify HR strategies that will directly and effectively support their respective organizations to achieve strategic directions by adopting a strategic mind-set and an integrated approach to HR Management.

September 27-29

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/strategic-hr-9/?instance_id=4305

Women in Leadership Development

This program will help participants to think positively about developing leadership practices that are fitted to their organizational context.  It will provide them with the knowledge and mindset to overcome the challenges to further success and to increase their promotional opportunities.  Participants will be able to share their personal experiences to provide practical learning about leadership and how to navigate their way in complex executive/managerial roles.

September 27-28

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/women-in-leadership-development-4/?instance_id=4369

 

OCTOBER 2017

Facilitators’ Training on Open Space Technology

This 2-day workshop introduces the benefits, principles and process of facilitating Open Space Technology (OST), a technique which enables facilitation of small groups with at least 5 participants to large groups with at most 2,000 participants grounded on the premise that the world is self-organizing.  Part of the workshop is gaining actual experience as a participant in an OST event.

October 3-4

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/facilitators-training-on-open-space-technology-ost-3/?instance_id=4410

Ethical Leadership

This three-day course offers government leaders learning opportunity to explore the bedrock of ethical leadership and decision-making. It guides the participants through group exercises, individual reflection and in-depth discussions.

October 4-6

*FULL*

Competency-Based HR

This two-day course introduces the participants to Competency-Based Human Resource as a strategy towards integrating the various sub-functions of human resources management. The course emphasizes the benefits organizations derive from a Competency-Based HR, its features and what it will take in terms of processes, time and resources to develop, install and implement a Competency Framework.

October 5-6

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/competency-based-hr-9/?instance_id=4333

Strategic Performance Management System

This is a three (3)-day course that will enable middle-level HR Management Practitioners to review their existing performance management system and rewards and recognition program and formulate a strategic approach to performance management. The course emphasizes the linkage between individual employee performance to the organizational performance through properly crafted SMART Objectives. The course also emphasizes the use of mentoring and coaching to monitor and continually improve performance.

October 10-12

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/strategic-performance-management-system-10/?instance_id=4336

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning workshop aims to enhance the competencies of managers and leaders in setting the organization’s strategic directions, aligning their unit-level operational plans with the strategic plan, and managing change. This is expected to contribute towards the improvement of the performance management and communication competencies of top and middle management, encourage them to work together as a team in setting and aligning the strategic and operational directions of the agency, and ensure an integrated planning culture within the entire organization. This training provides guidance, tools and techniques in replicating specific processes and sustaining productive interaction among critical stakeholders and process owners aimed at institutionalising a procedure for planning that can be periodically undertaken and improved.

A Strategic Plan is a document that defines an organization’s priorities, approaches, objectives and strategies. It also defines where an organization wants to go and how it wants to get there. From the Strategic Plan flows Operational Plans, Action Plans and Individual Performance Plans.

The Strategic Planning Workshop is a step-by-step guide on how agreements are made towards a unified strategic direction of an organization.

October 10-11

*FULL*

Program/Course Design and Development

This is a two-day course that shall enable Learning and Development Practitioners to design curriculum, programs and courses and develop learning materials. This involves: reviewing and expanding learning objectives; sourcing, selecting and sequencing content; selecting learning methodologies and activities; and, developing PowerPoint Presentations, Facilitator’s Guide, Participant Manual and other learning materials.

October 12-13

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/programcourse-design-and-development-5/?instance_id=4338

Mentoring and Coaching

Coaching has been proven to be a powerful intervention in improving individual and organizational performance. The course aim to provide participants with tools and techniques for creating a mentoring and coaching culture in their respective organization. It also stresses the important roles and challenges of HR Practitioners in installing and maintaining a coaching and mentoring program.

October 17-18

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/mentoring-and-coaching-5/?instance_id=4340

Learning Facilitation

This is a two-day course that shall enable Learning and Development Practitioners to acquire facilitating skills and effectively facilitate learning based on the Learning Cycle framework.

October 19-20

*FULL*

Gender Sensitivity – Training of Facilitators

This workshop aims to enable prospective facilitators to gender sensitize their participants by being gender sensitive themselves. This is achieved by exploring and articulating gender issues, clarifying differences between sex and gender, revealing the roles of society and its institutions in perpetuating gender discrimination/bias as manifested through marginalization, multiple burden, stereotyping, personal development, and violence against women. The workshop also aims to equip prospective facilitators with presentation and facilitation skills to efficiently and effectively conduct Gender Sensitivity Seminar in their respective agencies.

October 24-27

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/gender-sensitivity-training-of-facilitators-6/?instance_id=4347

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning workshop aims to enhance the competencies of managers and leaders in setting the organization’s strategic directions, aligning their unit-level operational plans with the strategic plan, and managing change. This is expected to contribute towards the improvement of the performance management and communication competencies of top and middle management, encourage them to work together as a team in setting and aligning the strategic and operational directions of the agency, and ensure an integrated planning culture within the entire organization. This training provides guidance, tools and techniques in replicating specific processes and sustaining productive interaction among critical stakeholders and process owners aimed at institutionalising a procedure for planning that can be periodically undertaken and improved.

A Strategic Plan is a document that defines an organization’s priorities, approaches, objectives and strategies. It also defines where an organization wants to go and how it wants to get there. From the Strategic Plan flows Operational Plans, Action Plans and Individual Performance Plans.

The Strategic Planning Workshop is a step-by-step guide on how agreements are made towards a unified strategic direction of an organization.

October 24-25

http://csi.csc.gov.ph/event/strategic-planning-2/?instance_id=4431