The Development Academy of the Philippines, through its Public Management Development Program (PMDP), is set to open the ninth batch of the Local Government Executives and Managers Class (LGEMC) this year as it continues to hone the competencies of local government managers.

Interested local government leaders may sign up for the program here:

For further inquiries about the program and its requirements, interested parties may email DAP-LGEMC at



In a new quest for outstanding senior officials, we are now accepting nominations for Senior Executives Class Batch 12!
Nominations are open until 30 November 2022. For more information, email us at
Once more in search of high-achieving division chiefs and fast-tracker specialists, we are now accepting nominations for Middle Managers Class Batch 31!
Open until 15 November 2022. For more information, email us at

A series of online Introductory Courses on Strengthening Risk Management (RM) Capability of government agencies are being offered free by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its Government Quality Management Program (GQMP), from May to July 2022. Registration to the courses is open until May 20, 2022.

These courses intend to help level-up risk-based thinking among ISO 9001-certified organizations, to strengthen adoption of RM tools and techniques aligned with ISO 31000:2018 standards, and to incorporate RM in the Public Service Continuity Plan (PSCP) guidelines. Further, the courses will provide public sector organizations with reasonable assurance that organizational objectives will still be achieved despite disruptions in a volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous world. The exercises during the course will enable participants to review their risk and opportunity document and PSCP.

The courses are open to LGUs and organizations/agencies in the public education sector, health care sector, frontline services, and regulatory agencies interested in enhancing their capabilities in developing, implementing, monitoring, and improving RM. Agencies may endorse up to three participants.


For more information, please access or contact the following:

Training Manager: Ms. Mary Ann Mayo

Landline: 632-2156/2137

Email address:


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Registration Form:


Endorsement Form (download form and upload during registration):



The Center for Governance (CFG) was established in 1999 as the Academy’s technical excellence and resource center on political and administrative governance. For almost two decades now, CFG has been capacitating public sector organizations to effectively implement public policies and programs that promote transparent and accountable governance through training and consultancy.

For full details, please view the 2022 Center for Governance Training Calendar:

CFG – Training Calendar

The Graduate School of Public and Development Management (GSPDM) is the Academy’s academic arm. GSPDM was mandated to offer advanced management education program for public managers which would combine rigorous and comprehensive intellectual grounding with a strong practical focus.

For full details, please view the 2022 Graduate School of Public and Development Management Training Calendar:

GSPDM – Training Calendar

The Productivity and Development Center (PDC) is the technical excellence and resource center on Quality and Productivity improvement approaches and strategies to help organizations achieve performance excellence and strengthen competitiveness to promote productivity-driven economic growth.

The Center provides services on value chain productivity, total quality management, productivity measurement and analysis, and sectoral productivity enhancement.

For full details, please view the 2022 Productivity and Development Center (PDC) Training Calendar:

PDC – Training Calendar

The Public Management Development Program (PMDP) is the Philippine government’s response to the need for a corps of ethical, committed and development-oriented officials in the bureaucracy who will drive performance in the agencies and push the agenda for change and sustained progress. It is a UNIQUE training program which offers FREE scholarships to qualified government officers: Middle Managers (SG 18-24) and Senior Executives (SG 25 and above)

For full details, please view the 2022 Public Management Development Program (PMDP) Training Calendar:

PMDP – Training Calendar

The Sustainable Human Development Program (SHDP) is responsible in designing and implementing programs and projects in environmental management, climate change adaptation, energy and health policy, and other areas of sustainable human development. It was established in 2004 in line with the Development Academy of the Philippines’ (DAP) thrust of reducing poverty by broadening the Filipinos’ choices and improving their level of being, without impairing the ability of future Filipino generations to broaden their own choices and improve their own level of being.

For full details, please view the 2022 Sustainable Human Development Program (SHDP) Training Calendar:

SHDP – Training Calendar

The Government Quality Management Program (GQMP) is now accepting applications from beneficiary agencies (BAs) until April 30, 2022  for the second round of call for expression of interest to avail of the following technical assistance packages:  Technical Assistance on Strengthening Risk Management (RM) capability, Technical Assistance on Service Quality Improvement (SQI), and Capability Building Intervention on Quality Management System (QMS).

These technical assistance packages are open to public sector organizations that intend to improve and enhance their management systems by levelling-up their QMS, service, and risk management capabilities aligned with ISO 31000 Risk Management Guideline and the Public Sector Continuity Plan. Selected BAs will be provided with orientations, training courses, workshops and technical guidance meetings, and technical guidance sessions within the prescribed technical assistance period of each package as required by the Development Academy of the Philippines-Productivity and Development Center. Those availing of the RM and SQI technical assistance packages are required to have an ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification.


For more information, please access or contact the following:


Program Manager:  Mr. Yuri R. Munsayac

Landline: 632-2156/2137

Email address:


Social Media:

Policies and Guidelines:

Expression of Interest form: