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Knowledge Bank

Knowledge Bank

Develops an online repository of data, information, materials and references on public sector productivity including a database on experts.

Knowledge Bank

Innovation Laboratory

Provides a venue to stimulate strategic thinking and innovation, understand, experiment and obtain first-hand experience in applying new solutions...

Knowledge Bank

Capability Development

Implements capability programs aimed to develop and hone competencies on productivity methods, tools and techniques as applied in the public sector.

Knowledge Bank

Research Program

Conducts focused studies on contemporary and emerging trends, assessment of productivity performance, best practices...

About Us

In 2015, the Philippines was designated by the Asian Productivity Organization as the Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity to advance the productivity movement in the Asia and Pacific.

Our History

The COE-PSP was established to address the need to generate more awareness and interest in public sector productivity in the region.

COE-PSP Framework

The COE-PSP framework provides a common understanding among APO member countries and emphasizes key principles that are vital in achieving public-sector productivity.

COE-PSP Pillars

The COE-PSP initiates, plans, and undertakes activities in accordance with its four pillars.


Workshop on Developing a Public-sector Leadership Framework

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The Development Academy of the Philippines, as the Asian Productivity Organization’s designated Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity,  hosted the Workshop on Developing the APO Public Sector Leadership framework.The weeklong workshop was held last November at Marco Polo Ortigas, Pasig City, and was attended by 16 international participants from different APO member countries, including Read More

Change is Here: Key Gains from the Philippine Results-Based Performance Management System

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Government agencies are often stereotyped as inefficient, inaccessible and unresponsive, while its employees are overpaid yet mediocre, and less accountable compared to their counterparts in the private sector. The Philippine Government, with President Rodrigo Duterte at the helm, has been highlighting the need to breakaway from these stereotypes. In his message on the National Budget Read More