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Government Best Practice Recognition 2019 (CALL FOR ENTRIES)

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BACKGROUND The Government Best Practice Recognition (GBPR) is an initiative of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) to promote and showcase outstanding and innovative practices demonstrated by the public sector organizations. It is one of the Academy’s strategy responses to the rising call for public sector organizations to further enhance the quality of service Read More

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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

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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

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Ateneo Dean, COA Director speak on Citizen-engaged Governance in Kartilya Session

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Strong institutions, accountable governments, disciplined citizens as well as participatory governance play a big part in a country’s long-term growth and development. This was the gist of the messages delivered by resource persons Dean Ronald Mendoza of the Ateneo School of Government and Director Aida Maria Talavera of the Commission on Audit during the Development Read More

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Expert Assists DAP in Concept Development for Future Center and Innovation Laboratory

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The first Future Center and Innovation Laboratory will be set up in the country as the Development Academy of the Philippines plans to establish a dedicated facility that is envisioned to help government agencies and other stakeholders co-create solutions to “wicked” problems through a new, innovative approach. The first step to this trail-blazing project was Read More

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Kartilya Session: E-Government and Regulatory Reform in Public Sector Productivity

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The Development Academy of the Philippines, through its Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity (COE-PSP) Program, conducted its second Kartilya session entitled “Good Governance and Regulatory Management” last March 16 as part of its public sector productivity seminar series this year. The said session, which was held at the Virata Hall, aimed to establish Read More

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DAP Hosts Pilot Run of APO Workshop on Developing Public Sector Productivity Specialists

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The Development Academy of the Philippines recently hosted the Asian Productivity Organization’s “Workshop on Developing Productivity Specialists in the Public Sector” at the O.D. Corpuz Hall at the DAP Building in Pasig City.  The workshop, which was attended by 28 participants from 14 APO member countries, was conducted to confirm the quality and relevance of Read More

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Kartilya Session on the Implications of the Tax Reform Law on Public Sector Productivity: Moving Forward with the TRAIN

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The Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity is sponsoring 11 Kartilya sessions for the 2018 Productivity Series centering on relevant issues and concerns affecting national development and productivity. These issues have been identified as tax reforms, e-government, regulatory management, knowledge management and innovation, citizen-centered governance, lean management, business excellence, big data analytics, fair competition, Read More

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Kartilya Session: Harnessing Productivity through Knowledge Management

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Last December 07, 2017, the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity (COE-PSP) Program, conducted its final KARTILYA session for its productivity series this year. The last session, which was held at the DAP OD Corpuz Hall, is titled “Harnessing Knowledge Productivity”, emphasizing the necessity of knowledge Read More

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Kartilya Session: Smart Regulation In The Bureaucracy – A Big Challenge In The Government

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The Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity (COE-PSP) of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) conducted the sixth of the eight KARTILYA Sessions on Productivity last November 24, 2017 with the theme, “Smart Regulation” with the objective of sharing to the public the various efforts of the government primarily the National Economic and Read More

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Kartilya Session on Performance Management: Performance Excellence in the Government

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Last November 17, 2017, the Development Academy of the Philippines thru the Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity conducted the 5th installment of the eight KARTILYA Sessions comprising this year’s ‘Productivity Series.’ The theme of the Session was “Performance Management and Productivity.” There were two speakers in the event: Dir. Gerald Janda of the Read More

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Kartilya Session on Measuring Public Sector Productivity: Public sector experts urge government agencies to measure productivity

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University of the Philippines assistant professor Dr. Tina Clemente and Development Academy of the Philippines Senior Vice President for Programs Magdalena Mendoza encouraged government offices to measure productivity in order to track their performance, and also to discover opportunities for improvement as well as document their best practices. Clemente and Mendoza served as the resource Read More

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Kartilya Session on Government Rightsizing: Rightsizing the Issue of Bureaucracy

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  On October 27, 2017, the Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity in partnership with the Office of Institutional Partnerships conducted a KARTILYA Session titled, “Rightsizing the Government and its Impact on Productivity.” The resource speaker was a renowned political scientist in the country – Dr. Clarita Carlos of the University of the Philippines Read More

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Kartilya Session on Leader Development: Towards a Transformative Action Learning in Leadership

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The Development Academy of the Philippines thru the Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity conducted the second installment of the eight KARTILYA Sessions comprising the Productivity Series. The resource person was Dr. Robert Kramer, Professor of George Washington University. His lecture cum workshop was titled, “What ‘Develops’ in Leader Development?” He advocated for the Read More

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Kartilya Session on Foresight and Education: Two Great Men Visit DAP

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  The Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity is sponsoring eight KARTILYA Sessions dubbed as ‘The Productivity Series focusing on relevant issues and concerns affecting national development and productivity. The said sessions will focus on foresight, education, leadership, rightsizing, productivity measurement, performance management, smart regulation, innovation laboratory, and knowledge management. Last October 13, 2017, Read More