Learning Session Calendar

SCHEDULE FOR 2022 LEARNING SESSIONS

1 February 24 Unlocking Productivity Through Self Care and Work Life Balance

 

Work Life Balance Leading to Productivity
This module shows the importance of WLB practices in the workplace. It contains important tips to help MSMEs create/maintain a work life balance program in the company to improve physical and mental well-being of their employees and create a healthy and productive work environment.Content
Concept, Effects of work life imbalance, Various WLB programs/practices, Benefits of WLB
Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as Family Welfare Committees
2

 

 

March 9 General Labor Standards/ COVID 19 Issuances

 

 

Discusses the DOLE Handbook on Workers’ Statutory Benefits, updated and related to the pandemic. It consists of general labor standards, computation of monetary benefits, compliance of procedures, etc.
Content:
– Minimum Wage
– Holiday / Premium / Overtime Pay
– Service Incentive Leaves
– Other important topics
Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, legal officers, workers, and bipartite structures like unions and LMCs
3 March 23 Gender Equality

(Women’s Month)

Gender Equality is about changing the norms and expectations about female and male roles to encourage a balanced distribution of power within establishments. Social Inclusion involves the process of improving the ability, opportunity, and dignity of people who are disadvantaged on the basis of their identity, to take part and be productive in society. The session would include the steps involved in achieving this balance within the establishments. General Public
4

 

 

April 20 Employee Engagement (Foreword or Introduction to Session 5)

 

Series 1 of 3

 

Employee engagement is an important aspect of your company’s success. The well-being of employees (physically and mentally) needs to be addressed for them to be willing to work and contribute to the success of the company.                                                                   Drivers of employee engagement:
-Feedback
-Leader availability & integrity
-Psychological safety & rest.
Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions, LMCs and Family Welfare Committees
5

 

April 27 Engaging Employees in Designing and Implementing Productivity Incentive Schemes

 

Series 2 of 3

 Training on crafting and implementing productivity incentive schemes through labor management cooperation schemes, whether unions, LMCs, Safety Committees or any similar bipartite body in the workplace.  It describes how involving employees in identifying productivity gaps and finding solutions can empower employees and deepen their engagement and commitment to organization excellence and goals.

 

Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions, LMCs and Safety Committees
6 May 11 Promoting Productivity through Workplace Bipartite Mechanisms

Series 3 of 3

A conversation on how existing bipartite mechanism (e.g. presence of union, LMC and grievance committee, safety and health committee) may serve as a venue for productivity discussions and as a vehicle in pursuing productivity improvement and installation of productivity-based incentive scheme.

 

Business owners, chairpersons and members of bipartite mechanisms in the workplace (e.g. union leaders, officers and members of LMC, grievance committee, safety and health committee, family welfare)
 7 May 25 Enhancing Productivity of Our Kasambahays (Araw ng Kasambahay – 18 January)

>Webinar Style >Free

Kasambahay Module

  • An orientation on the rights and responsibilities, including the right values/attitude at work to become productive through managing the time and resources in doing their work

Content

  • Rights and Responsibilities under the Batas Kasambay (focused on Wage and Productivity Incentives)
  • Home Work Safety Guide (COVID 19 Protocols)
Employers of kasambahays, kasambahays, Kasambahay groups/ associations, recruitment agencies for kasambahays
8

 

June 15 Promoting Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) at the Workplace

*Pride Month

 

 

 

Gender Equality is about changing the norms and expectations about female and male roles to encourage a balanced distribution of power within establishments. Social Inclusion involves the process of improving the ability, opportunity, and dignity of people who are disadvantaged on the basis of their identity, to take part and be productive in society. The session would include the steps involved in achieving this balance within the establishments. General Public
9

 

June 29 Social Media Marketing

 

 

A training program to provide basic knowledge about how to earn online, different business models, and how to improve the productivity of online business.

Content
– Starting your online business: Different online business models
– Growing your online business: Tips to be more productive online

– Business owners and employees who are just starting or planning to sell online
– Individuals who are looking for opportunities to earn online
– Government program beneficiaries on loans/credit, livelihood (DOLE, DTI, Landbank, DBP, CDA)
10

 

July 13 Best Practice: Promoting Productivity Incentives Programs Through Bipartite Structures (LMC, Union, Safety Committee) A conversation with HR practitioners on their experiences using existing bipartite mechanism (e.g. union, LMC and grievance committee, safety and health committee) as vehicle for  pursuing productivity incentive scheme. Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions, LMCs and Safety Committees
11

 

July 27 Upskill & Reskill your Employees in the Hybrid Set-up

 

A hybrid approach is perceived as the future of the workplace.  Companies look at hybrid workplaces as the new normal as workers increasingly look for productive work with reduced stress, less commuting and greater freedom and autonomy.  The session will discuss the hybrid workplace and its opportunities and challenges for driving higher levels of productivity. Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as Family Welfare Committees
12

 

August 10 Engaging Employees in Designing and Implementing Productivity Incentive Schemes

 

Series 1 of 2

 Training on crafting and implementing productivity incentive schemes through labor management cooperation schemes, whether unions, LMCs, Safety Committees or any similar bipartite body in the workplace.  It describes how involving employees in identifying productivity gaps and finding solutions can empower employees and deepen their engagement and commitment to organization excellence and goals. Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions, LMCs and Safety Committees
13

 

August 17 Best Productivity Improvement Practices of San Miguel Corporation

Series 2 of 2

 

How San Miguel Corporation pursued its productivity improvement programs and overcame the challenges encountered. A conversation on success stories that MSMEs can replicate to enhance productivity in their business operations albeit on a smaller scale.

 

 

Business owners, chairpersons and members of bipartite mechanisms in the workplace (e.g. union leaders, officers and members of LMC, grievance committee, safety and health committee, family welfare)
14

 

 

August 24 Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

 

 

An emergency poses an immediate risk of significant harm to health, life, property or the environment. Preparing for emergencies is an important part of your workplace health and safety program. Common types of emergencies include fires, explosions, medical emergencies, severe weather, etc. Business owners/employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as Family Welfare Committees
15

 

September 14

 

Research Presentation: A Study on Prevailing Wages of Workers in Barangay Micro-Business Enterprises

 

 

The study probes into the prevailing wage and wage practices of BMBEs to ascertain the extent of workers’ vulnerability in these enterprises as basis for policy recommendations to reduce, if not, eliminate workers’ vulnerabilities in these enterprises. Owners and workers of Barangay Micro-Business Enterprises
16

 

 

September 28 General Labor Standards/ COVID 19 Issuances

 

 

Discusses the DOLE Handbook on Workers’ Statutory Benefits, updated and related to the pandemic. It consists of general labor standards, computation of monetary benefits, compliance of procedures, etc.
Content:
– Minimum Wage
– Holiday / Premium / Overtime Pay
– Service Incentive Leaves
– Other important topics
Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, legal officers, workers, and bipartite structures like unions and LMCs
17 to 24 Webinar Topics to be Announced
25

 

December 7 Research Presentation: A Study on the Multiple Factors that Drive Gender Wage Gap in the Philippines

 

 

The study is a more in-depth analysis of available wage-related data to gain insights on gender wage gap in the country including the multiple factors that drive it

 

 

Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions, LMCs and GAD Committees
26

 

December 14 or 21 Research Presentation: Research on Linking Wage and Productivity Growth Framework​

 

 

This study examines the connection between factors affecting and productivity growth in the Philippines, and recommends policy directions to tighten wage and productivity growth in the Philippines.

 

Business owners/ employers, HR practitioners, workers, officers/ members of bipartite structures such as unions and LMCs

Announcement to Learning Session Participants

  1. Number of slots to will be announced at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled session.
  2. Any change in the schedule of the learning session will be posted on the NWPC website and Facebook page.
  3. Confirmed participants will receive an email from NWPC.
  4. For the sessions that require payment, participants will be emailed on the payment process.
  5. Learning session happens via Zoom from 1:30pm to 3:00pm on the abovementioned schedule.
  6. Certificates will be issued only to participants who registered and completed the evaluation form after the event.