The Asia-Pacific Institute of Development Finance (IDF), ADFIAP’s professional training and career development center, conducted a five-day certificate course to enhance the administration management skills of executives of development banks and other DFIs on February 5-9, 2018 in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Eight (8) participants from Bhutan, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau attended the program.
The course, entitled “Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Coordinating, Reporting & Budgeting (POSDCORB), provided the participants with a much deeper understanding of important administrative processes and engaged the participants in in-depth discussions, covering topics such as stages of planning; executive’s responsibilities in organizing concepts and procedures in staffing; concepts of directing of the POSDCORB; coordination, concepts, procedures, and formats of reporting; structures and behavior of organizations; job-based staffing; pointing the right direction; nature and process of delegation; internal and external coordination; flow of communications: directives and reports; financial management system of organizations; area of discretion; concept of competent authority; span of control; leadership and decision-making; and monitoring and controlling. The event also afforded the participants of have a socio- cultural visit to different historical places around Metro Manila.
The resource persons of the seminar was Dr. Alberto Pena, Associate Director of the International Studies and Programs at the Illinois State University (ISU).
For more details of the event, please email the ADFIAP Secretariat at [email protected].