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21st Governance Boot Camp

Welcome to BC21! Dear Governance Warriors, Welcome to the 21st Governance Boot Camp Basic Class! You’re in for an exciting and engaging 3-day program where you'll hear from renowned governance practitioners, and dive into the learning opportunities we have prepared for you. We hope you have a wonderful Boot Camp experience! Sincerely [...]

2020-02-17T14:00:35+08:00January 17, 2020|

The many hikers on the path of good governance

Shaky breaths and nervous smiles were abound when ISA’s long awaited Public Governance Forum (PGF) finally arrived last November 28, 2019. In partnership with PLDT, Metrobank Foundation, Inc., Ayala, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP), Inquirer, and GMA Network, this event gathered over 500 professionals representing local and international groups at Bayanihan [...]

2019-12-12T09:11:27+08:00December 12, 2019|

Readying the country for its comeback in competitiveness

Right now, the Philippines is backsliding on its competitiveness streak. New challenges have arisen since 2015, pushing the country back to lower competitiveness rankings in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index. Yet, the country known to the rest of the world for its resiliency remains eager to bounce back in response [...]

2019-12-19T09:37:12+08:00December 6, 2019|

Dealing with data: Intimidating but not impossible

Data is intimidating. Whether one is a guardian or a reader of it, data is difficult to unpack and manage. But the task is doable according to Data Strategist Mr. Miguel Oabel of Thinking Machines. Together with Ms. Danielle Gayares Dalisay of the same data consultancy, Mr. Oabel facilitated the recently concluded ISA [...]

2019-10-28T10:56:26+08:00October 18, 2019|

Branding with stories that bridge

It’s a branded world out there and it’s high time that Filipinos flip the switch from being a global consumer to being a world-class creator  – These were the words of Mr. Kendrick Co as he opened the program of ISA’s Skills Lab on Organizational Branding last October 10, 2019 at Green Sun [...]

2019-10-25T08:49:46+08:00October 17, 2019|

The role of hospital research revitalized

Last October 9, 2019, medical practitioners from different regions of the country momentarily stepped back from the bustling scenes of their hospitals to revisit the intricate world of health research through ISA’s Skills Lab on Crafting Hospital Research Agenda held at Green Sun Hotel, Makati City.  Prompted by the updated National [...]

2019-10-25T09:57:21+08:00October 16, 2019|

Region II completes the lineup of competitiveness dialogues

The three-part series of regional consultations on competitiveness organized and facilitated by ISA together with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) drew to a close as the third and last dialogue—this time with Region II—was held last October 8 to 9, 2019 in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. Designed to engage the public and [...]

2019-12-19T08:58:12+08:00October 15, 2019|

Roadmaps and champions emerge from latest CDO competitiveness dialogue

The second of the three regional dialogues for competitiveness facilitated by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) was held last September 3 to 4, 2019 in Cagayan de Oro City. A good mix of participants from government, business, civil society, and the [...]

2019-09-30T17:11:37+08:00September 6, 2019|