Training Programs

Courses for LGUs and NGOs

Basic Cooperative Course

The course covers the fundamental knowledge of cooperatives that all coop officers should have, as mandated by RA 9520.

  • April 28-29, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • June 2-3, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,400 inclusive of kit, 4 snacks, and 2 lunches
  • Coordinator: Alicia R. Quicoy
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25

Cooperative Management and Governance

The course is designed to enhance the knowledge of the Board of Directors and the General Manager in the practice of good governance and management, thereby enabling them to contribute to the effective operation of the cooperative as an economic and social enterprise.

  • May 5-6, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • June 9-10, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,400 inclusive of kit, 4 snacks, and 2 lunches
  • Coordinator: Alicia R. Quicoy
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25

Cooperatives Courses

Courses Offered

  • Basic and RA 9520-Prescribed Courses
  • Specialized / Advanced Courses
  • Social Responsibility Courses for Cooperatives
  • Course fee: P500.00/ participant/ day, payable upon registration
  • Min. number of participants: 40
  • Venue: College of Economics and Management, UPLB

Courses offered and designed to produce professionals with competency and skills to manage and operate cooperatives as economically and socially viable business enterprises.

Regular schedules of the various courses and seminar-workshops are to be announced but requests for re-scheduling may be accommodated.

For further information:
Dr. Isabelita M. Pabuayon
Director, Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development
College of Economics and Management, UPLB
Telefax: 49-536-3266
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Website: http://www.philcoop.net/icoped

Course on Cooperative Standards

The course is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of the Treasurer, Audit Committee and General Manager on the different cooperative standards prescribed by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA).

  • April 17-18, 2015: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • July 17-18, 2015: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P1,400 without meals; P1,600 with meals (4 snacks, 2 lunch meals)
  • Coordinator: Anselma C. Manila
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  • Contact number: (049) 536-3266 and 0918 209 1542
  • Minimum number of participants: 20

Credit Management

The course covers the the concept and application of credit management practices in the cooperative which includes the concepts and principles of savings, the elements of credit/lending policy, and effective lending process.  This is a CDA-mandatory training course required for officers of credit cooperatives to equip them with the necessary skills in managing savings and credit. 

  • May 19, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • July 14, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P1,200 inclusive of kit, 2 snacks, and 1 lunch
  • Coordinator: Alicia R. Quicoy
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25

Designing REDD + Compliant Agroforestry

Agroforestry provides fuel, fruits, forage, shelter for animals or crops, and other benefits for a short period and timber for the long-term.  The versatility of agroforestry as a land-use management system will be able to provide for the production aspect as well the environmental protection, including reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation. 

Agroforestry to become REDD+ compliant means providing livelihood opportunities for forest-dependent communities.  As such, there is the need to empower LGU personnel to implement agroforestry systems to reduce pressure to the forest and prevent further deforestation and land degradation.

  • Duration: 5 days, TBA
  • Minimum No. of Participants: 10
  • Course Fee: P7,500 per person
  • Venue: TREES, CFNR, UPLB
  • Telephones: (049)536-2736, 536-2639
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Financial Management

The course covers the basic competencies required of a member of the Board of Directors and the treasurers in overseeing the management of the financial resources of the cooperative

  • May 12-13, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • July 12-13, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,400 inclusive of kit, 4 snacks, and 2 lunches
  • Coordinator: Alicia R. Quicoy
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25

Risk Management

The course covers the risks, risk management and risk management plan, the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required of cooperative officers in identifying and assessing risks in lending and investing. 

  • May 20, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • July 15, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P1,200 inclusive of kit, 2 snacks, and 1 lunch
  • Coordinator: Alicia R. Quicoy
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25

Training Course for the Municipal Technical Action Committee (MTAC)

This course was developed specifically for the Municipal Technical Action Committee (MTAC) to ensure that they have a common understanding of the various techniques to implement, monitor and evaluate development programs and sustain the operationalization of the BIDANI strategy at the municipal and barangay levels. The MTAC is composed of the heads and staff of the different municipal line agencies (MLAs). It has two parts with different training methodologies like lectures, discussions, workshops and field trips.

Topics

Part I. Training and Action Planning for MTAC (MTAC-TAP). It contains several training modules with steps on how to present the contents which also serve as trainer's guide.

Part II. Review and Action Planning for MTAC (MTAC-RAP). It also contains several training modules to the MTAC members develop their knowledge and skills monitoring, evaluation and reprogramming of integrated development plans.

Date, Duration and Time Schedules: 3 days, 1 day field trip

The training course is being offered year round to cater the needs of participants from different local government units (LGUs).

Venue, Course Fee and other requirements

Level 1. Training venue is at UPLB. The training fee is Php 7,000.00/pax (with board and lodging, excluding travel) Requirement: Updated barangay data for planning

Level 2. Training venue is at LGU. The training expenses will be shouldered by the requesting municipalityi ncluding the Php 500.00 per day honorarium per resource person

Minimum number of participants required: Not lower than 20 participants

Contact person

Course coordinator : Ms. Ana B. Castañeda
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Telephone/telefax No: (049)- 5363643

Training Course for the Program Planning and Implementation Committee or Barangay Development Council

This course was developed specifically for the PPIC/BDC to be able to come up with a realistic and worthy Barangay Integrated Development Plan (BIDP). The course also aims to share the importance of participatory, bottom-up planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in development at the barangay levs. The product BIDP contains all the sectoral plans of the community including plans for food and nutrition security, disaster risk-management and environmental management and protection. This course consists of six (6) modules. Different training methodologies like lectures, discussions, workshops and field trips will be used.

Date:

The training course is being offered year round to cater the needs of participants from different local government units (LGUs).

Duration:

4 days theoretical, 1 day field trip, 6 weeks BIDP preparation with technical assistance

Time Schedule: (as per request)

Venue, Course Fee and other requirements

Level 1. Training venue is at UPLB. The training fee is Php 8,500.00/pax (with board and lodging, excluding travel). Requirement: Updated barangay data for planning.

Level 2. Training venue is at barangay. The training expenses will be shouldered by the requesting barangay/municipality including the Php 500.00 per day honorarium per resource person.

Minimum number of participants required: Not lower than 20 participants

Contact person

Course coordinator : Ms. Ana B. Castañeda
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Telephone/telefax No: (049)- 5363643

Training Course on Barangay Management Information System

The course features significant pointers in setting up a Barangay Information System. It consists of modules to show the intended clientele on how to encode, validate, and update the data, and generate the tables which will eventually lead to an established barangay database and further enhance their capabilities on e-governance. This course serves as a tool for the local policy makers to have an evidence-based planning, monitoring, and evaluation of development programs/ projects/ activities of local government units.

Date:

The training course is being offered year round to cater the needs of participants from different local government units (LGUs).

Duration:

5 days

Time Schedule: (as per request)

Venue, Course Fee and other requirements

Venue is at UP Los Baños. Course fee is P9,200.00 per participant

Minimum number of participants required: Not lower than 20 participants

Contact person

Course coordinator : Ms. Charina P. Maneja
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Telephone/telefax No: (049)- 536-3643

Writing the History of your LGU: A Workshop on Local/Oral History and Socio-Political Studies in the Municipal and Provincial Levels

This is an intensive seminar-workshop on the fundamentals of historical research using approaches in the social sciences, the intended output is a narrative on the history of a community, town or province.

  • Schedule: May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2015 (9:00 AM-12:00 NN and 1:00-5:00 PM) OR June 23-26, 2015 (9:00 AM-12:00 NN and 1:00-5:00 PM)
  • Venue: Room 303, New CAS Building, UPLB
  • Course Fee: P2,500 per participant (inclusive of lunch, snacks and materials)
  • Minimum number of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Dwight David A. Diestro, Associate Professor of History (Chair, Department of Social Sciences)
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  • Contact number: (049) 536 3446