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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.


DAP hosts 61st APO Governing Body Meeting

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  The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) hosted the 61st Governing Body Meeting (GBM) of the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) last April 10-12 at the Manila Marriott Hotel, with a total of 55 delegates in attendance, comprising of APO Directors, Alternate Directors, and Advisers from the 19 member economies of the APO’s supreme body Read More

DAP conducts the 2018 Development of Public Sector Productivity Specialists course

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May 11, 2018 marks the end of the 2-week Development of Public Sector Productivity Specialists course. Twenty-six aspiring productivity specialists from different Philippine public sector agencies learned about the different productivity concepts, tools & techniques, and best practices in improving public sector productivity. The participants coming from 8 agencies – Food and Drug Administration Philippines, Land Transportation Read More