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Last Update: 01/04/2016

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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 2016 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 SEMINARS

2016: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
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Expats' Guide to Managing People in The Philippines


When : February 10, 2016
             Wednesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



The Center for Global Best Practices in collaboration with ITAP International --- the specialists in doing business internationally across borders and cultures – presents this special one day seminar featuring the global gold standard in cultural diversity training that will help locals and expats of different cultures:

• Manage and lead more successfully
• Communicate Better
• Negotiate more effectively
• Work harmoniously with culturally diverse teams

Applicable to expatriates and managers who work with Filipinos and global teams, embassy representatives, HR professionals, business owners and employees who deal with expats



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Developing and Leading High-Performance Teams


When : February 11, 2016
             Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



When management invests in the training of groups to become highly effective teams, organizations reap the advantage of better operational performance and higher profitability for the business. We invite you to this one-day world-class seminar workshop which includes case studies, videos, interactive lectures and role plays to be conducted by team development expert and former Asian Development Bank training director, Dr. Phillip Ash, who will be in the Philippines for this best practices program!



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Best Practices Guide on How to Set up Online learning Courses


When : February 12, 2016
             Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



Online learning whether used as a standalone or a blended learning approach to the training, development and education of professionals and students is gaining so much traction, popularity and success in the first world countries due to its cost effectiveness for companies and profitability for schools.

Learn from Dr. Phillip Ash, former training director at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) who has set up more than 40 online learning modules benefiting hundreds of ADB officers. Discover how one school with 1,200 students has transformed itself to having over 71,000 students with the wonders of online learning. Register in this one-day special program so you too can take advantage of setting up your own world-class online learning management system!



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Expats' Guide to Managing People in The Philippines


When : February 17, 2016
             Wednesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



This special one-day leadership program is the only one that focuses on EQ and body language as important skill set to give you an edge in dealing with all types of people in any kind of situation. Dr. Phillip Ash will teach you how to read people and connect with anyone quickly and easily to form trusting relationships. Engage individuals and small groups more effectively whether you are selling your ideas, negotiating a deal, motivating your team, brainstorming, problem solving, and planning. What was once exclusively taught in the Asian Development Bank is now available to the public for the first time. Attend and be the first to benefit from this wonderful program.



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Fast & Effective Change Management



When : February 18, 2016
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Changes in policies, plans, programs and people are normally met with resistance in organizations. This resistance is what causes friction, loss of productivity and profitability for an organization. A leader or a manager must know how to manage this resistance to change if one were to succeed in his / her job. Learn what they teach at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with this one-day special seminar on Best Leadership Practices for Fast and Effective Change Management featuring Dr. Phillip Ash, who led this leadership training program for senior officials and executives at the ADB. Enroll and don’t miss this chance for this once a year visit to the Philippines! Early bird discounts are available until January 18, 2016.



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MCLE5

When : February 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2016
              Friday - Saturday
              8:00am to 6:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines


The Center for Global Best Practices is launching its “2016 MCLE Program”. This is a unique 4-day program offering 36 MCLE credit units in fulfillment of the April 2016 compliance deadline for lawyers. In this series of seminars, we bring together the most seasoned and sought-after lecturers in the country. Unlike the usual run-of-the-mill MCLE-accredited programs, this is uniquely packed with special and interesting topics. Register early and avail of the early bird & group discounts.

This program is MCLE Accredited.



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New ISBP 2013 on LC Transactions Certified Best Seller
When : February 23, 2016
              Tuesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The is one-day corporate governance program for bank directors covers the fundamental concepts, systems and best practices aligned with BSP Circular 749 (2012) and related regulations and consistent with BIS principles for enhancing corporate governance in banks and other BSIs. The emphasis is the discussion of the framework and practical guidelines of sound corporate governance and risk management highlighting the Board and Senior Management practices, enterprise risk management and internal control oversight structure, policies and strategies and promoting good governance performance for financial institutions. Attending this one-day program is a pre-requisite for those who intend to be elected in the board or renewing their appointment as a director of a bank and/ or quasi-banks.



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Families Guide to Estate and Tax Planning


When : March 10, 2016
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

When death strikes a property or a business owner, heirs suffer. Huge estate taxes have financially wiped out many family fortunes. The best time to prepare for this is when you are still alive Outsmart the tax system legally with the right estate planning guide our experts will share with you.

Learn the secrets of tax-savvy rich families who are able to save millions of avoidable taxes with the right tax exempt and tax saving strategies in the transfer and disposition of their assets to their families and the next generation. We will teach you novel asset protection strategies, including solutions and remedies to unlock frozen assets due to unpaid taxes. Best of all, when you know the correct method of valuation of your property, you can deal fairly and squarely with the tax authorities.



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SALN

When : March 11, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines


Don’t be a victim of graft and corruption cases filed against you due to your erroneous Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN). More than 70% of public officials and government employees do not take to heart the preparation and filing of their SALNs. You should. This has caused the freezing and forfeiture of assets of many public officials, downfall of leaders with their impeachment/ conviction and removal from office while others are in jail awaiting completion of their trial with their reputation sullied and destroyed. Many of them rely on their accountants or even secretaries to prepare it. Many are not skilled to prepare it. In this seminar, we will teach you the best practices in the preparation, defenses, and remedies on your SALN.



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Super Memory Program for Older Adults Certified Best Seller
When : March 11 & 12, 2016
              Friday & Saturday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

This special program is designed to help older adults improve their mental health and overall quality of life by providing them lifelong skills on solving forgetfulness including easily finding missing or misplaced items, daily tasks of taking medicines on time which may be fatal if not taken on time or overdose because they took it more out of forgetting that they have already taken it, remembering important appointments, navigating towards the right directions, remembering names and faces of their loved ones and many more!

This two-day program will feature Robert Racasa, the Father of Memory Sports in the Philippines. He has produced 3 Filipino Grandmasters of Memory and made the Philippines rank #1 in Asia for 2013 and the defending champion in Super Memory Championships. He is a sought after trainer on Super Memory Techniques in Memorizing the Bible, Super Memory Techniques for Sales Professionals, Super Memory Programs for High School and College, Super Memory Program for Law Students and Lawyers, How to Ace the Civil Servie Exam. Avail of the group discount for 3 or more participants. Rated 5-Star. Truly unforgettable!



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Management's Guide to Preventing & Detecting Business Fraud and Theft


When : March 15, 2016
              Tuesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

You may not know it but 5% of you revenues is actually lost due to fraud! This is based on the ACFE 2012 “Report to the Nations” Survey. Fraud steals a company's competitive edge. It increases the cost of goods and services which can lead to bankruptcy. It comes in many forms and is a widespread problem that affects practically every organization, regardless of size, location, and industry.

This 1-day seminar will expose management to the many cases and forms of fraud. It will cover the essentials in identifying fraud and knowing how to prevent it from happening to your business. Chances are, your business is being victimized by fraud today. Register NOW!



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An Insider's Guide on How to Excel in Law School


When : March 15 & 16, 2016
              Tuesday & Wednesday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



In compliance with BSP’s MORB Guidelines on ICAAP, we’re offering this two- day seminar to support banks capacity-building initiatives to address this regulatory issue.

We will provide you a complete checklist of what you need to perform an ICAAP, explain step by step how to establish a risk appetite statement, help you understand the bank’s risk bearing capacity and techniques on how conduct a reliable and comprehensive assessment of capital requirements to sufficiently support all the material risks, taking into account your strategic/ business plans. You will be guided on the process of assessing and mapping the entire spectrum of risks, formulating a regulatory and economic capital forecast commensurate to exposures across all business lines, and establishing a capital stock buffer that will ensure sufficient availability of economic capital at all times.



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Board Directors' Guide for Audit CommitteesCertified Best Seller
When : March 31 & April 1, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Don't leave the success of your import & export transactions to chance!

There are many pitfalls and traps in the use of the various types of letters of credit (LC) in international trade transactions. Its use as a payment instrument can be risky and can lead to financial losses when done improperly. Learn everything you need to know about how LCs work. This unique program is filled with best practices cases and samples, including topics like cost savings in LC operations that your banker will never tell you; liabilities of banks; remedies in discrepancies; as well as application of new regulations (UCP 600) in LCs.



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Best Practices in Facilities & Maintenance  Management


When : April 7 & 8, 2016
             Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



This 2-day seminar is a presentation of the best practices on facilities and maintenance management that is applicable across different industries including manufacturing, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, BPOs, malls, schools, offices and multifunctional buildings, industrial parks, and complexes regardless of its type, size and existing condition and is useful to all building owners, administrators as well as building planners, engineers, and architects who would need to have a perspective on maintenance management when designing spaces and buildings. Listen and learn from internationally renowned book author on the topic, Efren G. Manez who will share with you over 40 years of best practices experiences.



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Best Practices on Contract Law for Non-Lawyers


When : April 8, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



Many people are duped, fooled, or taken advantaged in their business or personal dealings because they drafted or signed a flawed, void or voidable contract that cannot be enforced. One of the most useful life skills we all should have is understanding contract law. Ignorance on this important subject matter can be very costly to you.

In this one-day special seminar, 3-time National Book Awardee, Atty. Jim V. Lopez, who is also an expert in asset protection law, will teach you everything you need to know about obligations and contracts in a simplified and practical format explained in a layman’s language. This unique program is designed for non-lawyers to empower them in making that perfect contract!



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Salaries, Wages and Benefits


When : April 14, 2016
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

This one-day seminar is for individual and corporate taxpayers, whether for profit or non-profit, who want to learn how to properly compute for salaries, wages, and benefits to take advantage of the tax savings in the new regulations that took effect in January 2015. This learning opportunity will address both your labor and tax concerns which are the two major regulatory challenges in employee benefits administration.



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Revised General Instructions for Automated Elections


When : April 15, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The Revised General Instructions (GI) on the Election Automation Law - considered the bible for all candidates, poll watchers, lawyers and other practitioners in the campaign and election exercises - is expected to be released on January 2016 by COMELEC. This is the first and only public seminar that will provide you the complete guide on the GI's implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on the poll automation law for 2016. In any question of law and procedure, the official reference for this election exercises will be the GI.

Listen to and learn from the authorities who crafted the GI and IRR regarding its interpretation especially on voting, counting, canvassing, transmission, protest mechanisms, continuity plans and other very important issues that everyone must know. This is the only and most comprehensive program that will lay down the entire GI blueprint of the 2016 election.

The right knowledge can spell the difference between victory and defeat. Ignorance should never be an option. Attend to guarantee your victory!



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Bouncing Checks


When : April 16, 2016
              Saturday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Don’t be one of the 700+ political candidates who have been served disqualification notices while others were disqualified by the COMELEC due to erroneous or non-filing of Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). Yes, you better take this seriously with the harsh penalty of perpetual disqualification from running for public office for the second offense. Attend this 1-day seminar and learn everything you need to know from COMELEC’S Revised Campaign Finance Regulations for the May 9, 2016 election that is expected to come out this December 2015. This election best practices seminar will guide and help you in the correct preparation of your SOCE. We will also feature the definitive guide to Campaign Finance Regulations including topics on limits of allowable and disallowable expenses on all types of election ads and paraphernalia, do’s and don’ts, remedies as well as tax matters a candidate must know to avoid costly mistakes. Register in this one-time seminar and do it the right time the first time!



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Best Practices in Family Business Governance and Crafting Family Constitutions


When : April 30, 2016
              Saturday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The most successful family businesses that lasted for generations have the right family governance system and a solid family constitution. Learn their best practices. It’s been proven that those family-owned companies who have crafted their family constitutions and understand the right family business governance framework are:

• Stronger and more united as a family
• Better at resolving business and personal conflicts
• More competitive compared to other family businesses
• Able to rapidly grow their businesses
• Have faster and better quality of decisions
• More effective with their board and stakeholders
• Able to preserve their family and business relations for generations

In this program, we will also teach you the best practices on how to create family councils, address family assemblies, and resolve issues among family business members. Whether you are the founder, business owner, director, family business member, executive or non-executive next generation shareholder, or non-management extended relative stakeholder, this seminar workshop will surely set you in the right course towards a long-lasting business and a harmonious relationship among stakeholders.



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Citizen's Guide to Handling Search Warrants, Arrests and Seizures


When : May 4 & 5, 2016
              Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Learn to distinguish between real and fake warrants. Many abuse the use of this legal document for intimidation and harassment. Fraudsters use it to kidnap their victims. And what do you do in case of seizure of your properties?

This special two-day seminar is a business self-defense program designed to teach you, members of your corporate team, and even your family how to handle difficult situations involving search warrants, seizures of properties, warrants of arrest, and warrantless arrests. Understand the law, know your rights, and protect yourself, your business, properties, and your family. Attending this event can keep you out of trouble, keep you out of jail, and save your life against the unexpected!



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Best Practices in Performance-Based Compensation


When : May 6, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

In this one-day special seminar, you will learn how successful global firms implement a performance-based compensation system that rewards the right behaviors and outputs. You will also learn how they link PMS to the organizational strategies, directions and values to ensure that all employees are moving towards attaining of the company’s objectives. Discover how to develop subsystems that support and strengthen the PMS and how to use performance measure calibration systems, performance improvement aimed at improving poor performers, individual development plans and more! We will share with you examples of the different aspects of compensation, such as basic pay, variable pay, short term bonuses, and long term incentive plans.

Most importantly, we will provide you different alternative strategies for each one of these compensation elements that you can customize to your organization’s compensation system to better enhance your PMS.



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Super Memory Program for Students & Parents Certified Best Seller
When : May 14, 21 & 28, 2016
              Saturday
              8:30am to 5:00pm

Where: The Bellevue Hotel
              Muntinlupa City, Philippines

Yes, your children can ace all exams, excel in school and top the class! We will teach them this amazing super memory program that produced 3 Filipino Supermemory International Grandmaster champions and made the Philippines rank number 1 in Asia in super memory competitions.

We will unravel the secrets on how to store, retain and retrieve information in a fast, effective, organized and stress-free manner. These proven and tested world-class systems will help your children get higher grades, raise academic skills and produce exemplary results in almost a fraction of the time your child used to spend studying and memorizing lessons. This means more quality time for school and for your family.



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How to Set Up an Internal Audit Sytem


When : May 19 & 20, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

When do you know it’s time to set an internal audit function for your business? The moment you start delegating key functions to people such as procurement, finance, cash disbursement, you will need internal audit to review it. It may be a department, group, a team of two or even an individual handling that internal audit activity.

This two-day special program is to help both for profit and non-profit organizations as well as private and public institutions in their capacity building to set up and maintain an internal audit department or group. A functioning and effective internal audit system will help you monitor and detect fraud, help you lower your cost, improve your risk management, and provide you a more sound corporate governance practice. Learn the best practices for better business performance.



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How to Set Up an Internal Audit Sytem Certified Best Seller
When : May 20, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

This program will introduce you to cultural issues that can positively and negatively impact on work relationships. It will also explain in more depth various Filipino values that you have grown up with, which in turn create natural behaviors and expectations when you interface with people from other cultures.

In the discussions you will get to recognize and understand cultural differences, respect these differences, and proactively think of ways on how to reconcile these differences. With this, you can ensure better working or personal relationships with foreigners. No miscommunications and no more misunderstandings with team members, clients and stakeholders.



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Best Practices in Corporate Housekeeping Certified Best Seller
When : May 26 & 27, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: The Bellevue Hotel
              Muntinlupa City, Philippines

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.




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Best Practices in Business & Diplomatic Protocol Certified Best Seller
When : June 10, 2016
              Friday
              8:30am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

THE BENEFIT: Protocol, the universal language of correct behavior for effective diplomacy, can enhance the competitiveness of the global executive in the 21st century borderless economy.

Mastering the practice of protocol in business and everyday life is essential in any situation whether one serving a customer in a restaurant, receiving a guest in a hotel, handling dignitaries in a conference, negotiating, marketing, dealing with people of different cultures, meeting with foreign dignitaries, or simply chatting with one's in-laws.


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How to Set Up an Internal Audit Sytem Certified Best Seller
When : June 16 & 17, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

This two-day seminar will teach you all that including how to spot important issues and ask intelligent questions in management and board meetings. This user-friendly format will teach you to understand not only balance sheets, income and cash flow statements, but also how to interpret those footnotes and disclosures on audit reports.

You will learn how to make sense of those financial ratios and analysis to know if you have a healthy business and find out what is right, what is wrong, and fishy in the financial report.



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New ISBP 2013 on LC Transactions Certified Best Seller
When : June 23, 2016
               Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

On January 1, 2011, the new set of rules on INCOTERMS (shipping terms used for land, air and sea) in all international trade transactions took effect globally. Exporters and importers, traders, bankers, insurers, freight forwarders and carriers need to be aware of these changes as they will have tremendous impact on trade documentation and critical implications for their businesses, especially in the, carriage of goods between seller/buyer, export and import clearance requirements, allocation of costs between seller & buyer, cquisition of cargo insurance, assumption of risks for loss and damage.

Understanding these new rules and incorporating their use in sales contracts eliminates the uncertainties, errors and costly mistakes in the interpretations created in a trade transaction. This are for those involved in international trade transactions and for entrepreneurs and businessmen who plans to be in the import and export business.



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Write Right for Positive Results Certified Best Seller
When : June 23, 2016
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

No second chance for a first impression—this holds true for writing in business. Your income is assured if your corporate letters, memos, and reports are written professionally!

Expand your business writing skills in this highly interactive and motivational workshop. Learn and re-learn current best practices in writing the routine one-memo, the persuasive proposal, and the make-or-break letter to produce the best results.

You will have a firsthand glimpse at writing samples (including make-or-break proposals) that produced results in the most difficult of situations. We will share real and current examples and effective strategies for top corporate leaders and professionals. Topics include bottom-line clarity, conciseness, directness to the point, plus sensitivity to the reader. Boost your corporate image, profitability, and business growth through professional writing!



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Board Directors' Guide for Audit CommitteesCertified Best Seller
When : July 6 & 7, 2016
              Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

A crucial part of a board’s effectiveness is to fully understand the function of its audit committee whose chairmanship is normally assigned to a board director. If you are a board chairperson, director, member of top management, CFO, auditor, accountant, or if you advise audit committees, this program will greatly help you understand what audit committees do and don’t do.

This 2-day comprehensive seminar is a very useful guide with practical applications on how to craft a working program and agenda for audit committees that will make it easier for all to relate better with the board and have a constructive relationship with management. Free templates and valuable best practices materials and references will be given to participants that can simplify everyone’s work and save precious time in institutionalizing the setting up or improving the effectiveness of the audit committee.

This unique program is a one-time event with pre-registration required. Avail of the early bird and group discounts.



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Best Legal Practices in HR Forms, Notices & ContractsCertified Best Seller
When : July 27 & 28, 2016
              Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Fortify your first line of defense against labor cases. Make sure that your HR forms, notices and contracts are aligned with the updated labor laws. One of the best ways you can simplify your HR work is to have ready-made templates that you can use from pre-hiring forms to employment contracts and notices that you can use in addressing all types of labor-related issues.
Attend and learn the best practices on how to craft trouble-free and judgment-proof HR forms featuring over 100 templates for your easy reference!



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Best Practices for Managers of Managers


When : July 27 & 28, 2016
             Wednesday & Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



Many managers succeed in managing a team. However, when they are given a bigger role managing several teams or groups at the same time, they miserably fail. This best practices seminar is designed to address and solve this specific difficulty of your managers in preparing them for bigger roles in your organization. Listen and learn from Dr. Phillip Ash who was the training director at ADB and has helped hundreds of managers perform at their peak with the special knowledge and skills they acquire in this “Manager of Managers’ program



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Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans Certified Best Seller
When : August 11, 2016
              Thursday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
               Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Many companies go through strategic planning sessions without a clue or a clear idea how this should be conducted -- resulting to wasteful time, effort, resources and poor planning output.

In planning for 2016, equip yourself and your team with the Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans for a one-and-a-half-day seminar that is sure to guarantee better results in your planning sessions and meetings. This is recommended for business owners, board directors, management team and planning committees.



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Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans Certified Best Seller
When : August 19, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

While the local government has the power to impose tax on its constituents under its jurisdiction, it is equally important that the citizens understand its rights and remedies incase of wrongful or unjust imposition of taxes. This one-day comprehensive seminar is designed to educate both the private individuals and government officials on provisions on the LGU code and real property taxation.



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Best Practices on How to Conduct Strategic Planning and Prepare Strategic Action Plans Certified Best Seller
When : September 1 & 2, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The way we speak impacts on our daily lives and the impression we create on other people. When you speak English well, you project a positive image of class, refinement, and distinction that educated members of society understand, appreciate, and identify with. When you knock, more doors of opportunities open up.

In this two-day seminar workshop, we will teach you to speak -- not with an American or British English accent -- but using the Global English standard: with correct phonology, accurate diction, proper enunciation, and precise articulation. When you have mastery of spoken English, you become a better salesperson, a better communicator as a professional and as a leader, a better public speaker, and certainly more convincing and attractive to others!




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Best Practices in Succession Planning


When : September 16, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines



Most organizations recognize the need for succession planning but unable to follow through on creating a system that will bring long-term results. In this one-day special seminar-workshop, you will learn how world-class organizations set up their Succession Planning process (SPP). You will be provided with best practices examples and specific and detailed steps of setting up an SPP that you can tailor fit to your organization. Having the right leaders in place and preparing your leadership pipeline will definitely contribute to superior business results!



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Super Memory Techniques for Executies & Professionals Certified Best Seller
When : September 29 & 30, 2016
              Thursday & Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Good news! A poor memory can be greatly improved. Boost your memory power and learn in this two-day special program designed by the Father of Philippine Memory Sports, Robert Racasa. He will be your trainer who served as the same coach that produced 2 Filipino International Grandmasters of Memory and made the Philippines number 1 in Asia as overall champion in International Memory Championship for 2013.

He will teach you the best practices to memorize better and faster in enabling you to remember facts, concepts, to do lists, presentation, names and faces, vital company information, events, and what you read, hear and see with tried and tested learning tools and proven techniques that will boost your overall memory performance and life-time learning efficiency leading to greater success and productivity. Limited to 50 seats. Pre-registration required.



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An Insider's Guide on How to Excel in Law School Certified Best Seller
When : October 6, 2016
              Friday
              9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: EDSA Shangri-La Hotel
              Mandaluyong City, Philippines


Enforcing discipline is probably one of the most challenging tasks that business owners, managers and HR practitioners would come across in their enterprise. While this is an essential component of business progress and harmony, erroneous implementation and administration can make a dangerous turnaround for the company profitability and integrity. Uninformed decisions involving discipline can cost businesses enormous resources, waste time and energy in protracted labor litigation that could tarnish even company reputation.

Crafting litigation-proof and case-ready Code of Discipline is key to deter legal adventurism for workers who would want to take advantage of any loophole in the disciplinary system. This one-day seminar will educate employers, owners and business and HR managers on the best practices to prepare, establish and implement disciplinary policies that promote not just industrial harmony but ward off any temptation to sue on the part of wayward and rogue employees.

Adopting structured framework of enforcement, implementation and policy-making is the best weapon to combat weak links in any code of discipline. Learning the best practices, principles and doctrines places the company steps ahead and prepared for any challenging situation.



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