PMDP HOLDS ITS OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE 10TH BATCH OF THE SENIOR EXECUTIVES CLASS

Twenty-four high ranking officials from 18 government agencies across the country are now part of the 10th batch of the PMDP Senior Executives Class (SEC10). The opening ceremony was hosted via Google Meet and streamed live on PMDP’s Facebook page.

A warm welcome started the ceremony from DAP President and CEO Atty. Engelbert C. Caronan. “I hope the Academy could instill in you a clear perspective of your role as a public servant. I wish that more than fruitful, your experience with us will also be meaningful and fulfilling to you as a public servant.”

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TONY MELOTO GRACES THE PHRONETIC LEADERSHIP MODULE OF SENIOR EXECUTIVES CLASS BATCH 9-PUNYAGI

The Senior Executives Class Batch 9 – Punyagi was privileged to have Mr. Antonio “Tony” Meloto, father of Gawad Kalinga (Tagalog words that mean “to give care”), a global movement meant for building sustainable communities within slum areas, share with them his story during their Phronetic Leadership module.

Mr. Meloto told the class that he retired from Gawad Kalinga (GK) in 2017 and is now a happy farmer in San Jose Bulacan. He mentioned that his journey did not end with his retirement in GK as the Chairman, and is now in the 3rd phase of his journey building sustainable and innovative communities throughout the Philippines.

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Hot Coffee, Energizing Discussions—PMPD Held First Online Late Breakfast Chat with Secretary Karl Chua

The Public Management Development Program (PMDP) of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) held a Late Breakfast Chat featuring Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua, the Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary of the National Economic and Development Authority via Google Meet last 9 December 2020.

The event was met with much enthusiasm as the total number of participants reached almost two hundred (200), while it streamed on two different platforms—Google Meet and Facebook Live on the PMDP Facebook page. This was a first for the program as previous Breakfast Chats were held face-to-face in the DAP Conference Center in Tagaytay, with free-flowing coffee amid the scenic greenery.

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PMDP WELCOMES ITS FINAL BATCH OF SCHOLARS FOR 2020

23 November 2020 – The Program opened its doors to the 25th batch of the Middle Managers Class comprising of 32 scholars from 17 government agencies. The ceremony was held virtually and streamed on PMDP’s official Facebook page.

DAP President and CEO Atty. Engelbert C. Caronan Jr. kick-started the ceremony with a welcome address and highlighted the value and essence of their being part of the Academy’s pool of government officials on training. He emphasized how their actions can have a lasting impact and can contribute to the greatness of the nation. He therefore exhorted the scholars to open themselves to the competencies and skills development offered by the Program as the Filipino people look up to government leaders to navigate them around living in strange and surreal times and help them survive in a volatile environment.

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MMC 20 & 21, ADD TO PMDP’S POOL OF ALUMNI

25 September 2020 – Forty three division and section chiefs and promising specialists from the 20th and 21st batches of the Middle Managers Class and one from the 11th batch capped their academic journey with PMDP in the successful 19th Graduation Ceremony held virtually via Google Meet.

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39 MIDDLE MANAGERS BEGIN THEIR PMDP JOURNEY

14 September 2020 – PMDP welcomes 39 additional scholars for it 24th batch of the Middle Managers Class. The program, following the structure of the recent ceremonies since the start of the local quarantine was hosted via Google Meet and streamed live on PMDP’s official Facebook page.

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SEC OPTIMUS & AWANGGAN CONCLUDE PMDP JOURNEY IN THE FIRST VIRTUAL PMDP COMMENCEMENT

Graduation rites are perhaps the most awaited part of every academic journey. For the scholars of PMDP, it is no different; however, with the general quarantine guidelines still in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holding this tradition under the present circumstances has been deemed unsafe. Despite this, PMDP needed to recognize the efforts made in completing its rigorous training course hence, the Program mounted its 18th Graduation Ceremony virtually for Senior Executives Class Shuttle Course Batch 1-Optimus and Senior Executives Class Batch 8-Awanggan last 12 June 2020 via Google Meet.

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PMDP HOLDS PDP ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The Public Management Development Program of the Development Academy of the Philippines successfully mounted a roundtable discussion on the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) via Google Meet last 9 July 2020 for its eminent faculty pool.

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PMDP ALUMNI CLUB MEET VIRTUALLY

7 August 2020 – The Public Management Development Program Alumni Club officers, together with 11 batch presidents and representatives of Middle Managers Class and Senior Executives Class, convened online for the first time this year for an Alumni Officers Meeting to update the Club’s plans presided by the Club’s President Atty. Roselyn A. Borja.

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PMDP EXPANDS PROMOTIONAL EFFORTS, CONDUCTS ONLINE ORIENTATION

June 26, 2020 – PMDP held a virtual orientation session about its structure and classes via Google Meet as it adapts to the new normal. The online event was initiated by DSWD, one of the national line agencies that has consistently been endorsing staff members as scholars of the Program since 2012.

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