Category Archives: Public Seminars

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5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: Producing a Synergistic Effect

Please join us on May 17 to 18 for a public seminar on the 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: Producing a Synergistic Effect. This seminar-workshop will go over how to build a cohesive, effective team that gets better engagement and higher performance.

Participants will be able to understand the self and others to create a better, stronger team. We will also cover how to improve team effectiveness and productivity through the understanding and application of The Five Behaviors: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results.

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An effective and high performing team dedicates time and effort to embrace a healthy set of behaviors.  A team that works well together performs better.

Course Outline

  • The Five Behaviors and Your Team
  • Building Trust: Vulnerability-based Trust
  • Engaging in Healthy Conflict: Mastering a Constructive and Productive Conflict
  • Your Team and Commitment: Achieving Commitment
  • An Accountable Team: Embracing Accountability
  • Obtaining Collective Results
  • DISC Personality Theory
  • Your Team and the Impact of Your DISC Style
  • Teamwork: A Strategic Advantage
  • Your Team’s Strengths
  • Overcoming Your Team’s Challenges
  • Team SPIRIT:  Achieving Common Goals
  • Developing and Achieving Organizational Synergy

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The investment for this seminar is P8,500 plus VAT.

About the Facilitator

Dr. Rosario Alzona, or Dr. Cherry, holds a Master’s Degree in Statistics and Ph.D. in Organizational Development. She is an accomplished Organizational Development professional with almost 20 years of experience in diverse work environments.  She has varied experiences in organizational assessment, OD intervention design and implementation, learning and development and process/procedure design and development. Dr. Alzona has taken various Information Technology and OD Consultancy projects with several Consulting firms and has taught for ten years in the Graduate School of several universities and colleges in diverse topics of management and leadership. She is a frequent speaker at various seminars and workshops with topics on Leadership, Team Building, Organizational Assessment, Strategic Planning, Change Management and Appreciative Inquiry. She is a High-energy Trainer and Creative Facilitator, skilled in guiding learners through engaging breakthrough learning opportunities.


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Soar Higher: Harness the Power of Employee Engagement

Calling all passionate OD practitioners to join us this coming May 2, 2018 and learn about the best practices in effectively engaging your workforce talent! We will be hosting a public seminar on how to Harness the Power of Employee Engagement.

This learning session will cover the importance of employee engagement to every talent, management, and organization. It will likewise explore universal fundamentals, and ultimately equip you to positively increase the engagement level of your talents. Powerful tools that will help you grasp the nuances of your organization’s engagement level and the drivers for such, as well as best practices in using data from climate surveys, will be explored.

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This session is a must-attend for OD practitioners, especially those from organizations that have 100 employees or more.

Course Outline

  • The Valuable Role of Employee Engagement
  • Definition of Employee Engagement
  • Foundations of Employee Engagement
  • Current Trends
  • Diagnostic Tools: Climate Surveys, FGDs, and Interviews
  • Formulating the most cost-effective solution/intervention to increase employee engagement

The investment for this course is P799 plus VAT.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas is a Wiley-Certified Everything DISC Trainer and a licensed Psychologist.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude in her Ph.D. Psychology at UST.  She also obtained a Diploma in Public Management from UP Diliman as a government scholar.

Dr. Caparas is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with extensive and invaluable services in both government and corporate offices. She served as Vice President of HR in New San Jose Builders, Inc. In GMA Network, Inc., she wrote for Kapuso Magazine as Managing Editor. She also became the Dean of the Graduate School at the Manila Central University.

Currently, aside from serving as a Consultant for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., she teaches part-time at UST and De La Salle University.  She has authored four books in Psychology and Human Resource Management. Already a fulfilled academician and HR and OD practitioner, she has received a number of awards and recognition.


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Disruptive HR: Getting Ready for a More Dynamic Digital World

Please join us on April 20 for a public seminar on Disruptive HR: Getting Ready for a More Dynamic Digital World at the Golden Prince Hotel and Suites in Cebu. This half-day seminar is designed to keep HR professionals informed of the changing landscape of fundamental HR practices, in relation to the future of jobs.

With so many disruptive changes in our highly dynamic and digital world, HR is now called upon as a strategic business partner and the driver of change and success in organizations. The interactive learning session will cover what disruptive changes are occurring now (and coming our way), and how to adapt.

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The investment for this course is P699.

About the Facilitator

Ms. Ruby Mañalac currently works as the Director for Marketing and Distributor Networks for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., and previously, she was the Director for Operations and Training Manager. She has worked for various organizations mostly in the field of Sales, Marketing, Communications, and Training, not just in the Philippines, but also overseas. She’s recognized for her excellence in the fields that she worked on, gaining various awards like Top Rookie President’s Award in New York and New Jersey, USA.

A graduate of AB major in Communication Arts in UST, her other achievements include a certificate in Human Resources Planning and Acquisition from the University of Makati under PMAP, a certified GENOS Emotional Intelligence Practitioner, and just last August 2017, she flew to Sydney, Australia to get certified at the IGNITE Train the Trainers GENOS Emotional Intelligence Program.

She’s very open to learning, attending training events not just in the Philippines but also abroad. Her advocacy on Emotional Intelligence led her to be interviewed by ANC and CNN Philippines.


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Job Evaluation: Creating an Efficient Pay Structure

Join us on April 18 to 19 for a 2-day seminar on Job Evaluation: Creating an Efficient Pay Structure. This course orients the participants on how to perform job analysis, with the end in view of crafting a competency-based job description. It follows a workshop style where participants will be conducting job interviews and eventually, writing the corresponding competency-based job descriptions.

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How employees perceive a fair and equitable workplace is important.  It is important that employees understand the process for determining pay and promotional opportunities.

Job evaluation helps create an efficient pay system.  It is a systematic way of determining value/worth of a job in relation to other jobs in organization to establish a rational pay structure.

It involves assessment of the relative worth of various jobs through factual information about the jobs concerned on the basis of a consistent set of job and personal factors, such as qualifications and skills required.

Essentially Job Evaluation aims to increase employee satisfaction and engagement through an equitable and efficient compensation system.

Course Outline

  • What Is Job Evaluation?
  • Features of Job Evaluation
  • Purpose of Job Evaluation
  • When is Job Evaluation Done?
  • Job Evaluation Committee
  • Job Evaluation Requests
  • Benefits of Job Evaluation
  • Compensation Management: Addressing Equity Issues
  • The Job Evaluation Process
  • Factors Considered in Job Evaluation
  • Methods for Evaluating Jobs
  • Ranking Method (Steps in job ranking; Sample of Ranking;  Merits and Demerits of of Ranking Method)
  • Job Classification (Sample of Job Classification)
  • Point Method (Designing a Point Plan;  Steps in Point Method)
  • Hay Method (Hay System Factors)
  • Job Structure: Relative Value of Jobs
  • Job Evaluation
  • Pay Structure: Putting It All Together
  • Pay Rates
  • Pay grades
  • Pay Ranges
  • Job Evaluation Form
  • Job Evaluation Sample

The investment for this course is P7,000 plus VAT.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas is a Wiley-Certified Everything DISC Trainer and a licensed Psychologist.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude in her Ph.D. Psychology at UST.  She also obtained a Diploma in Public Management from UP Diliman as a government scholar.

Dr. Caparas is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with extensive and invaluable services in both government and corporate offices. She served as Vice President of HR in New San Jose Builders, Inc. In GMA Network, Inc., she wrote for Kapuso Magazine as Managing Editor. She also became the Dean of the Graduate School at the Manila Central University.

Currently, aside from serving as a Consultant for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., she teaches part-time in UST and De La Salle University.  She has authored four books in Psychology and Human Resource Management. Already a fulfilled academician and HR and OD practitioner, she has received a number of awards and recognition.


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The Missing X-Factor In Talent Selection and Management: Emotional Intelligence

Please join us on March 9 for a public seminar on The Missing X-Factor in Talent Selection and Management: Emotional Intelligence. This half-day course is designed for learning and organizational development professionals, human resource consultants, practitioners and managers who are interested to learn more about the GENOS EI Selection and Talent Management Solution.

“HR is not about HR, but about delivering business value. Functional and technical competencies are fundamental in many ways but social competencies are the differentiators that make sure future employees not only know what to do, but how to do it.” – Dave Ulrich

Find out why the GENOS Emotional Intelligence selection assessment can be the missing X-factor in your hiring process, especially for positions requiring people management!

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Course Outline

  • Features of the GENOS EI Selection Assessment and Report
  • Conducting and scoring the interview
  • Debriefing hiring managers
  • Debriefing new hires using the Self or 180 report
  • Question and Answer

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About the Facilitator

Ms. Ruby Mañalac currently works as the Director for Marketing and Distributor Networks for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., and previously, she was the Director for Operations and Training Manager. She has worked for various organizations mostly in the field of Sales, Marketing, Communications, and Training, not just in the Philippines, but also overseas. She’s recognized for her excellence in the fields that she worked on, gaining various awards like Top Rookie President’s Award in New York and New Jersey, USA.

A graduate of AB major in Communication Arts in UST, her other achievements include a certificate in Human Resources Planning and Acquisition from the University of Makati under PMAP, a certified GENOS Emotional Intelligence Practitioner, and just last August 2017, she flew to Sydney, Australia to get certified at the IGNITE Train the Trainers GENOS Emotional Intelligence Program.

She’s very open to learning, attending training events not just in the Philippines but also abroad. Her advocacy on Emotional Intelligence led her to be interviewed by ANC and CNN Philippines.


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Job Analysis: Crafting a Competency-Based Job Description

Join is from February 22 to 23 for a job analysis public seminar on Crafting a Competency-Based Job Description.

This course orients the participants on how to perform job analysis, with the end goal of crafting a competency-based job description. It follows a workshop style where participants will be conducting job interviews and eventually, writing the corresponding competency-based job descriptions.

Participants will learn to apply the basic principles of job analysis and job description, prepare comprehensive job analysis interviews, and write competency-based job descriptions based on thorough job analysis.

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Course Outline

  • Overview of Job Analysis
  • Uses of Job Analysis
  • Scope of Job Analysis
  • Job Analysis Methods
  • Guidelines for Doing Job Analysis
  • Conducting Job Analysis Interviews
  • Writing Competency-Based Job Descriptions
  • Contents of Job Descriptions
  • Knowing the Core, Technical and Leadership Competencies
  • The Language and format of Job Descriptions

The investment fee for this course is P7,000 plus VAT.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas is a Wiley-Certified Everything DISC Trainer and a licensed Psychologist.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude in her Ph.D. Psychology at UST.  She also obtained a Diploma in Public Management from UP Diliman as a government scholar.

Dr. Caparas is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with extensive and invaluable services in both government and corporate offices. She served as Vice President of HR in New San Jose Builders, Inc. In GMA Network, Inc., she wrote for Kapuso Magazine as Managing Editor. She also became the Dean of the Graduate School at the Manila Central University.

Currently, aside from serving as a Consultant for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., she teaches part-time in UST and De La Salle University.  She has authored four books in Psychology and Human Resource Management. Already a fulfilled academician and HR and OD practitioner, she has received a number of awards and recognition.


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Public Seminar: Emotional Intelligence for Today’s Leaders

Please join us this Friday, February 2, for a public seminar on Emotional Intelligence for Today’s Leaders. In this one-day workshop, participants will learn why managers, leaders, and staff behave the way they do. You will discuss the direct impact of emotional intelligence on professional performance, and go over case studies that demonstrate how to improve EI.

The investment for this workshop is P7,900 plus VAT. All participants will receive an EI Self-Assessment with free coaching/reporting, and two raffle winners will receive EI Self-Assessments courtesy of Profiles Asia Pacific.

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Emotional intelligence and leadership performance

About the Facilitator

Mr. Enrique Pablo O. Caeg or Eric Caeg for short is a Professional Coach (ICF) whose focus is on Business Coaching. Currently, he is a Business and HR Consultant for various companies in the Retail, Food and Manufacturing Industries.

His professional expertise is in the areas of Human Resources, Organizational Development, Sales and Operations and Marketing. From his 20 plus years of working, he has served in various capacities rising from the rank from Junior Marketing Assistant to Sales & Marketing Head, General Manager and as Human Resources Director.

He attended a Diploma Course on Managing and Measuring Corporate Performance, at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and another Diploma Course on Retail Excellence, at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Center for Continuing Education where he is also a recipient of the Program  Director’s Award. Mr. Eric also has a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship obtained from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in 2001 where he is a recipient of the Guru’s Commendation. He has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, San Beda College Manila, Major in Marketing and is awarded as one of the Ten Outstanding Marketing Student Award of the Philippine Marketing Association (PMA). In 2016, he became a certified GENOS Emotional Intelligence Practitioner.

His involvement in various professional organizations include being an incoming 2017 Board Member and Director for Government and Consumer Affairs of the Philippine Marketing Association (PMA), a member of the Executive Committee and Deputy Chairman for the Membership Committee, International Coach Federation Philippines (2016-2017), a member of the Philippine Retailers Association, the largest Organization of Retailers in the Philippines, a member of the Association of Filipino Franchisers, Inc., the Leading Organization of the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, and in 2005, he was the past president of the Don Bosco Alumni Philippine National Federation (DBAPNF), the umbrella organization of all the Alumni Associations of Don Bosco schools in the Philippines, where he is still a member.

Eric is also an Author for the Black Card Books, an International Publishing Company led by the Best Selling author of the Millionaire Mind, Mr. Gerry Robert.


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Public Seminar: Crafting a Competency-Based Job Description

Join us on February 22 to 23 as we discuss Crafting a Competency-Based Job Description. This 2-day course goes over how to perform job analysis, with the end goal of crafting a competency-based job description. It follows a workshop style where participants will be conducting job interviews and eventually, writing the corresponding competency-based job descriptions.

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Participants will apply basic principles of job analysis and job descriptions, prepare comprehensive job analysis interviews, and write competency-based job descriptions based on thorough job analysis.

Course Outline

  • Conducting Job Analysis
  • Overview of Job Analysis
  • Uses of Job Analysis
  • Scope of Job Analysis
  • Job Analysis Methods
  • Guidelines for Doing Job Analysis
  • Conducting Job Analysis Interviews
  • Writing Competency-Based Job Descriptions
  • Contents of Job Descriptions
  • Knowing the Core, Technical and Leadership Competencies
  • The Language and format of Job Descriptions

The investment for this course is P7,000 plus VAT and includes all course materials.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas is a Wiley-Certified Everything DISC Trainer and a licensed Psychologist.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude in her Ph.D. Psychology at UST.  She also obtained a Diploma in Public Management from UP Diliman as a government scholar.

Dr. Caparas is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with extensive and invaluable services in both government and corporate offices. She served as Vice President of HR in New San Jose Builders, Inc. In GMA Network, Inc., she wrote for Kapuso Magazine as Managing Editor. She also became the Dean of the Graduate School at the Manila Central University.

Currently, aside from serving as a Consultant for Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc., she teaches part-time in UST and De La Salle University.  She has authored four books in Psychology and Human Resource Management. Already a fulfilled academician and HR and OD practitioner, she has received a number of awards and recognition.


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(Winning the) Talent Revolution: Shaping the Future of Work

Please join us on November 23 in Cebu for our public seminar on (Winning the) Talent Revolution: Shaping the Future of Work. This all-day workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Mark Hotel, and is ideal for hiring managers, HR professionals, and department heads.

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As Jim Collins mentioned in his book, Good to Great, people are not your most important asset, the right people are. Having the right people or talent in place at the right time is a key aspect of continued growth, success, or even just stability. Organizations recognize that they do better business when their people are engaged, motivated, and yes, at their best.

Is your organization equipped with the exact talent acquisition practices? Are you hiring the right people? Do these people stay for the long haul?

Know more about what we call “talent magnetism” with our highly engaging speaker and expert, Ron Cocoba who will show us how the rules of the game have changed over the years.

This one-day workshop will help participants…

  • Increase your working knowledge and your ability to manage talent and performance
  • Describe the skills, strategies, and systems required to manage high potential candidates
  • Maximize your ability to get the right people in the right jobs and doing the right things
  • Align your people effectively with your organization’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Increase your ability to identify and solve talent management issues and challenges.

The workshop fee is P1999 plus VAT, and includes all course materials.

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About the Facilitator

With over a decade of experience in Learning and Performance, Quality, and Management Training/Consulting, Mr. Ronaldo M. Cocoba has led many organizations in launching and managing projects and transforming teams with full cycle strategy to execution, growth, and global expansion.

He has a proven track record in leading teams in Training, Quality, and Operations of some of the biggest BPO organizations in the country like Eli Global, TeleTech, APAC Customer Services, and NCO. He supported accounts in different verticals including telecommunications, healthcare, publications, banking, language program certification and accreditation, and consulting support for local training providers. Among the accounts he supported are T-Mobile, AT&T, Telecom NZ, Verizon, JP Morgan Chase, among others.

Being an experienced relationship builder, operations strategist, and innovative leader, he has successfully spearheaded initiatives that delivered quality, high-valued services that significantly exceeded business performance and revenue goals.

He has mastery in different facets of today’s workplace best practices. His expertise extends to Training, Operations Management, Quality, Process Improvement, Project Management, Offshore/Outsource Account Management, Coaching, Sales, and Collaborative Leadership. Above all, he has been passionate in leading and proud in contributing professional development to over 200 training and quality professionals who had been part of his team in different organizations.

In the early part of his career, Ron has successfully set up the framework of processes and best practices for Quality and led Quality Specialists for Mace Connect. It has been considered as the first international outsourced call center in the Middle East.

Today, Ron works as a Director for Learning and Development/Operations for Career First Institute. A training and business consulting firm, he and his team aim to provide high-value solutions to their partners by helping them navigate their strategies and creatively innovate the way their partners’ plans are carried out.


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Disruptive HR: Shifting from Employer to Employee-Centric (Manila)

Please join us on October 26 in Manila for a public seminar on Disruptive HR: Shifting from Employer to Employee-Centric. Learn about the landscape of some fundamental HR practices in the future of jobs.

The key to organizational stability and greater success is adaptability and flexibility. In line with this, the ability to attract, retain and develop people within the organization is primordial to its survival, longevity, and success. Google is one organization that espouses this sentiment, “Hiring key people is the best thing you can do for your organization.” In this half-day program, you will gain more information on how to hire, retain and develop people in this disruptive world.

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Disruptive HR: Shifting from Employer to Employee-Centric (Manila)

Course Outline

  • Best Practices (Workshop)
  • Before and Now of Hiring Practices
  • Practices Around the World (Based on the Deloitte Report)
  • Where Are We Now?
  • Interview Review (Workshop)
  • Videos

The investment for this course is P999 plus VAT.

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About the Facilitator

Ruby Mañalac is at present working for PROFILES ASIA PACIFIC/PEOPLE DYNAMICS, INC. as Director for the development of a distributor network for GENOS, a new Emotional Intelligence assessment introduced last November. Previously she occupied the position of Director for Operations and Marketing.

She has been with Profiles on and off since 1999 and has worked with various other organizations mostly in the field of Sales, Marketing, Communications and Training holding positions with Arc Docendi (Marketing Communications Strategist), Globaltronics (Corporate Marketing and Sales Director), Manila Standard (Circulation Manager) and Manila Bulletin (Assistant Display Ads Manager/Writer/Section Editor).

Further, she has also held positions in the USA in the field of Sales, Marketing and Business and People Development such as Group Manager, Sales and Business Development Supreme Health Systems; Business Development with Exquisite Home Products both in (New York) and (New Jersey, USA).

For both companies, she was multi awarded in the field of sales and people development and was awarded as the TOP ROOKIE Presidents Award in NY and NJ. Ruby believes in working strategically with alliances and being open to new learnings. She also greatly adheres to the importance of the human factor in any given situation.

She is a graduate of AB Major in Communication Arts in UST, a Certificate holder in Human Resources Planning and Acquisition in the University of Makati under PMAP and recently acquired the GENOS Emotional Intelligence Certification as an EI practitioner. And she has also received numerous trainings both here and abroad, specifically, with two training events with Profiles International in Texas as well as a Visionary training event in Memphis under Supreme Health Systems.


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