Productivity Toolbox


The NWPC Productivity Toolbox features the different NWPC Productivity training programs and technical assistance to improve the capability and motivation of enterprises to adopt productivity technologies for continuous improvement toward enterprise development and growth.

The productivity toolbox makes use of the “ladderized approach” in learning and application, whereby the training program provided are based on the ability of the enterprises to adopt technology and system improvement.

  1. Basic Training – training on basic concepts on productivity, values, working conditions and basic business systems. Training programs are: Productivity, 7S, ISTIV-PAP, ISTIV Bayanihan and Productivity Enhancement Program.
  2. Intermediate Training – training on application of productivity technologies based on the need of enterprises for further improvement. Training programs are ISTIV Plus, Green Me, Service Quality and Work Improvement Measurement Study.
  3. Advanced Training – training that requires enterprises to be deeply involved and innovative and to be transformed as productivity champion. It covers all aspect of company’s operation and its supply chain. Training programs are Gainsharing (GS) to encourage enterpreneurs GS initiatives based on productivity.

Enterprises which have succesfully implemented productivity improvement programs (PIPs) and have continuously adopted productivity technologies are qualified to join the Productivity Olympics.



Productivity 101 is a basic orientation on productivity concepts, measures, tools and

ISTIV – PAP is a values-driven human resource intervention for quality and productivity improvement that is rooted in the five ideal attributes of a productive individual.

7S of Good Housekeeping is the most basic and fundamental approach for productivity and quality improvement in all types of business.

ISTIV Bayanihan is a training program and networking intervention for Barangay Micro Business enterprises/Micro Enterprises that supports the growth of micro enterprises by enhancing the entrepreneurs’ way of managing the enterprises



ISTIV – Succeding in Business – Productivity is achieved through application of ISTIV values to management of workplace resources (manpower, materials, method, and workplace).

Green My Enterprise – A basic program on green productivity (GP) which offers low cost, simple and easy to understand green concepts and practices.

Service Quality Is a quality management intervention which makes use of prescribed tools and techniques in developing creative solutions to reduce
errors in service.

Retail Merchandising – A one-day training on fundamentals of Merchandising which refers to the marketing of the right product, at the right  price, in the right quantity, in the right place, at the right time and Visual Merchandising which includes all aspects of the total visual impact of the store and its merchandise.

Lean management is a training program which aims to provide participants with the basic tools and  techniques on lean management to enable them to create more value for customers while minimizing resources, and to identify, assess and eliminate different types of waste which will help to improve enterprise productivity, quality and timeliness on delivery of goods and services.

Social Media Marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service.

Time and Motion Study (TMS) is the systematic determination of work methods and time standards using various tools and technologies


Service Quality for Tourism Value Chain – A training program which aims to assist enterprises, workers and employers to achieve sustainable enterprises with greener workplaces through workplace cooperation.

Green My Enterprise for Hotel Industry – his is a training program for the tourism supply chain which covers a network of tourism organization engaged in different activities ranging from the supply of different components of tourism products/services such as air transport, land transport, hotels, resto/bars, tour operators/guides, souvenir shops, etc. and involves a wide range of participants in both the private and public sectors.

Productivity/Performance-Based Incentive Scheme, the second component of the two-Tiered Wage System, is a program that grants incentives to workers for work performance that leads to increases in productivity or improvement in overall business performance.

Who can avail?

  1. Companies who belong to MSMEs enterprise category.
  2. Preferably 100% Filipino-owned companies.
  3. With basic systems in place e.g. hiring/selection of employees, production, maintenance.
  4. Willingness to implement productivity improvement program


The training and consulting services of designated NWPC/RTWPB personnel are provided at no cost to prospective clients. The beneficiary company may, however, shoulder the training expenses for handouts, meals, and other incidental expenses for its employees, provided that these are specified in a letter of undertaking/memorandum of agreement between the beneficiary firms and the RTWPB.