Training Programs

Economics and Management

Agroforestry Feasibility Study Preparation

A crash course consisting of hands-on preparation of a feasible agroforestry enterprise that the participants want to establish in their respective sites. Components of feasibility study like market study, technical analysis, financial analysis, economic analysis and operational analysis will be emphasized through preparation of actual cases; designed for community development workers and technical staff who are engaged in the preparation of projects that require ex-ante analysis.

  • 3 days duration, TBA
  • Minimum no. of participants: 10
  • Course Fee: P6,500 per person
  • Venue: TREES, CFNR, UPLB

For inquiries, please contact:

The Director
Training Center for Tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability (TREES)
College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UPLB
Tel. Nos.: (049) 536-2736
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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. 

  • July 12, 2018
  • September 13, 2018
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P1,000 inclusive of kit, venue, food, and resource persons; accommodation not included
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
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  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

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

  • August 16-17, 2018 (2 days)
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,000 inclusive of kit, food, venue, and resource persons; accommodation not included
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

Fundamentals of Cooperatives

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

  • July 31-August 1, 2018 (2 days)
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,000 inclusive of kit, food, venue, and resource person; accommodation not included
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

Gender in Cooperatives

The course is designed to enhance the knowledge of the cooperatives in mainstreaming gender and development in the cooperative policies, plans and programs.

  • August 23-24, 2018 (2 days)
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium
  • Course Fee: PhP 2,000 per person inclusive of training kits, venue, and food and resource persons; exclusive of accommodations
  • Course Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
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Governance and Management of Cooperatives

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.

  • October 18-19, 2018 (2 days)
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,000 inclusive of training kits, venue, and food and resource persons; exclusive of accommodations
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

Internal Control

The course covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of the member of the Audit Committee in performing effectively their roles and functions and in ensuring adequate internal control in the cooperative.

  • October 25-26, 2018 (2 days)
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P2,000 inclusive of training kits, venue, and food and resource persons; exclusive of accommodations
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

Marketing of Forest Products

Consists of lecture and laboratory sessions on marketing concepts and strategies as applied to forest products; geared toward the development of an effective marketing plan; emphasis is on different marketing concepts in relation to current trends (local and global) that affect effective marketing of forest products; designed for middle management personnel of wood based companies involved in the marketing of various forest products.

  • 5 days duration, TBA
  • Venue: CFNR
  • P10,000 per person
  • Minimum no. of participants: 5

Schedule of the Forestry courses will be announced. Course fee covers only lecture materials and certificate of completion; excluding cost of field trips.

For inquiries, please contact:
The Director
Training Center for Tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability (TREES)
College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UPLB
Tel. Nos.: (049) 536-2736
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Master of Management Midyear Program

The MM Midyear Program is a preparatory course for incoming graduate students of the Master of Management degree programs of the University. It runs for four weekends and covers three modules, namely, Module 1: Key Management Tools and Concepts, Module 2: Quantitative Business Tools and Module 3: Accounting. Additional modules on Introduction to Agribusiness Management and Managerial Economics are offered to MM-ABME majors.

Course Fees:

  • P10,000 for local applicants
  • P13,500 for foreign participants
  • Other requirements: Accepted Application from the Graduate School
  • Min. no. of participants: 20

Schedule and Venue:

  • June 15 to July 13, 2018
  • Fridays: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturdays/Sundays: 8:30-12:00 nn, 1:30-5:00 pm

Coordinators

  • Coordinators: Dia Noelle F. Velasco: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Co-coordinators: Melodee Marciana E. De Castro: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Tel.No.: (049) 536-2846

Production Planning and Control in Forest-Based Industries

Consists of lecture and laboratory sessions on the planning and control of production processes of forestry-based industries; includes various tools and techniques to efficiently manage various units of operations in a manufacturing plant. Laboratory exercises include use of computers and various softwares to solve problems in queuing situations, inventory control, scheduling, etc.; designed for supervisors in forest-based industries who want to enhance their understanding of production management using different mathematical tools.

  • 5 days duration, TBA
  • Venue: TREES, CFNR
  • P10,000 per person
  • Minimum no. of participants: 5

Schedule of the Forestry courses will be announced. Course fee covers only lecture materials and certificate of completion; excluding cost of field trips.

For inquiries, please contact:
The Director
Training Center for Tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability (TREES)
College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UPLB
Tel. Nos.: (049) 536-2736
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. 

  • July 19, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P1,000 inclusive of kit, food, venue, and resource persons; accommodation not included
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 15

Training of Trainers (TOT) for the Accredited Training Providers (ATP) of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA)

The course aims to enhance and upgrade the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the trainers of the ATPs and/or prospective applicants of the CDA accreditation program in conducting and managing training programs for cooperatives.

  • June 26-29, 2018, November 20-23, 2018
  • Venue: ICOPED Auditorium/Classroom
  • Course Fee: P4,200 inclusive of kit, venue, food, and resource persons; live-out
  • Coordinator: Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 536-3266 
  • Minimum number of participants: 25