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) 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 8 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)
9

 

June 15 Wage Distortion Wage “distortion” occurs when the usual differentials in wage rates between groups of employees in an establishment are drastically reduced or eliminated due to mandated wage increases. ECOP, PMAP, and other business chambers
10

 

June 21 Wage Distortion Wage “distortion” occurs when the usual differentials in wage rates between groups of employees in an establishment are drastically reduced or eliminated due to mandated wage increases. ECOP, PMAP, and other business chambers
11

 

June 29 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
12

 

July 13 Wage Distortion Wage “distortion” occurs when the usual differentials in wage rates between groups of employees in an establishment are drastically reduced or eliminated due to mandated wage increases. ECOP, PMAP, and other business chambers
13

 

July 20 Business Continuity and Resiliency Planning: Driving Productivity in the Better Normal

 

Guides enterprises to develop and implement business continuity and resiliency plans.

Content – BCRP Concept and Benefits, BCRP at Work: Basic Steps, Risk Assessment

Business owners/employers or heads of production, finance and HR departments; workers, and; officers/members of BCP committees
14

 

July 27 Wage Distortion Wage “distortion” occurs when the usual differentials in wage rates between groups of employees in an establishment are drastically reduced or eliminated due to mandated wage increases. ECOP, PMAP, and other business chambers
15

 

August 17 Basic Lean Tools for SMEs

 

Leaner Management in the Better Normal
– Identifies forms of waste and corresponding measures to reduce and eliminate its occurrence, and reconfigure processesContent:
– Concept of Lean-to Leaner, Eight Types of Wastes, Measures to Eliminate Wastes
Business owners/employers, workers, and heads of production department
16

 

 

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
17

 

September 21

 

Engaging Employees in Designing and Implementing Productivity Incentive Schemes

 

 

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 
19

 

 

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
20 to 27 Webinar Topics to be Announced
28

 

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
29

 

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.