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90 new governance practitioners gather at Baguio Boot Camp

“If you want something to change, you must be willing to do the long-term work of transforming your institution,” said ISA Founder Jess Estanislao, setting the tone for the 16th Governance Boot Camp (#BOOTCAMP16). He challenged participants to become better civil servants and to encourage local and national development. “You must be willing to do [...]

2017-10-10T05:30:49+00:00 October 5, 2017|

The new name of development

ISA Chairman Emeritus Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao delivers his lecture at the 16th Governance Boot Camp in Baguio City. As a country and as Filipinos, we have come rather far. There’s a tendency on our part to talk badly about the country and its state of affairs, but the perspective of Asia in [...]

2017-10-03T07:30:27+00:00 September 21, 2017|

Why governance?

An excerpt from the book It Can Be Done by Jesus P. Estanislao, published in 2015. The author at the 2015 Governance Boot Camp in La Union. In the eyes of the world, we are a sovereign nation recognized by the global community of nations since 1946. In the eyes of history, we [...]

2017-09-12T09:57:11+00:00 September 12, 2017|

3 strategic thinkers you should be following on Twitter

By Marielle Antonio You read their papers, quote them, and test their frameworks every day, but did you know they’re also on Twitter? Here are three big names in strategic thinking for you to follow for extra insights to power your work week. 1. Michael Porter - https://twitter.com/michaeleporter Michael Porter is modern strategy’s most influential [...]

2017-08-15T07:29:48+00:00 August 15, 2017|

AFP governance forum tackles the significance of institutions

Dr. Ronald Mendoza, Dean of the Ateneo School of Government (ASOG), was the guest lecturer at the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) second Governance Forum - Lecture Series for 2017. Mendoza, also a member of the AFP’s multi-sector governance council spoke about governance, institutions, and development. Dr. Ronald U. Mendoza with the panel [...]

2017-08-11T05:26:09+00:00 August 11, 2017|

Welcome to the new isacenter.org!

Dear Friends, We are more than halfway through 2017, and we’re shaking things up by bringing you something new. You may have noticed a major change on isacenter.org. We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to provide visitors with a better user experience, and we’re happy to announce our new website is now [...]

2017-08-09T05:50:32+00:00 August 9, 2017|

Why is risk management a governance essential?

More advice from our #2017SkillsLab Special thanks to the following individuals: Dir. Myrna Medina NAPOLCOM Acting Deputy Executive Officer / OSM Head Dr. Juliet Balderas Philippine Heart Center OSM Officer-In-Charge Roberto Dela Cruz Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) Admin Officer V - Planning and Management Division Engr. Pelita Galvez Department of Public Works and Highways [...]

2017-08-08T06:30:05+00:00 August 8, 2017|

5 lessons in risk management

In case you missed it, we’ve rounded up 5 takeaways from this week’s ISA SKILLS LAB on Risk Assessment and Management, as shared by the Institute of Internal Auditors – Philippines’ (IIA-P) Michael Gallego. 1. Risk management can be successful through a strong support system Like the PGS, the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework also [...]

2017-08-04T08:33:44+00:00 August 4, 2017|