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Course Description

This intensive training aims to equip participants with the tools they need to maximize their working hours by managing their energy and efforts effectively.

Additionally, this program aims to create an awareness of the fact that effective time management is the key to effective stress management through avoiding unnecessary sources of anxiety.

The content, tools, and techniques that will be tackled in this program have been customized to address current challenges brought about by the pandemic and its impact on the manner that agencies fulfill their mandates, as well as the opportunities ushered in by technological advancements and digital transformation.

The program aims to focus on best practices in sustaining productivity whether one is working from home or from the office.

The program aims to develop participants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to the competencies of effective time and stress management, so as to hone the following skills:

  • Workplace organization
  • Identifying priorities
  • Setting goals
  • Self-management
  • Work-life integration

By the end of this course, the participants shall be able to

  1. reflect on their current practices, skillsets, and attitudes that affect their personal efficiency;
  2. identify the essential skills required in workplace organization;
  3. enumerate examples of making the right choices by saying “no” to unproductive practices and habits;
  4. discuss healthy ways to cope with stress, and;
  5. develop an action plan to refine and practice strategies towards achieving work-life integration.

Self-Reflection Worksheet: Personal Efficiency

Module 1: Introduction: Understanding the Essential Elements to Ensure Personal Efficiency

A. Misconceptions about time management

B. Research and statistics about time management

C. Sharing of answers to the self-reflection worksheet

D. Barriers to Personal Efficiency

Module 2: Developing the Skills for Workplace Organization

A. Physical Organization

– Organizing one’s desk and work area

– Organizing one’s digital files and records

B. Time Management

– Identifying Priorities

– Bad Habits in utilizing work hours

– Best practices in managing time

Module 3: Understanding Stress

A. Theories in relation to Stress

B. Symptoms of Stress

Module 4: Coping with Stress

A. Differentiating Healthy from Unhealthy Stress

B. Stress-Coping Responses (Emotion-Focused Coping and Problem-Focused Coping)

Module 5: Working Toward Work-Life Integration

A. Career Wellness

B. Well-Being

Wrap-Up Workshop: Work-Life Integration Action Plan

This course is carried out through

  1. inquiry-based lecture-discussions,
  2. self-assessments (reflection worksheets),
  3. structured learning experiences,
  4. demonstrations, and
  5. action planning.

Ms. Abegail Tongco Abegail Pulma Tongco, PhD has been in the HR and OD practice for more than 15 years. As an HR and OD consultant and trainer; she has been exposed to companies in the banking and finance, BPO, KPO, energy, water utility, academe, food and beverage, manufacturing, construction and engineering, website and software development, architectural and engineering consulting, real estate development, mining, hospitality, printing and publishing industries.

She has implemented consulting projects for GOCCs, government agencies and local government units, as well. She is the Training and Consulting Division Director and concurrently also the VisMin Regional Director of the Profiles Group of Companies.

She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Philippine Society for Talent Development (PSTD) National as the Research Committee Chairman. She is a certified Shared Leadership Coach and Team Coach, PxT, DISC and Genos EI practitioner.

She is likewise a certified Kahoot content creator. She graduated with a college degree in Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Psychology.

She earned her graduate degrees of Masters in Business Management and PhD in Organization Development.

Ms. Donna Liburon

Mary Donnavel Libron-Buloron, PhD (Cand.), RPm

Mary Donnavel A. Libron-Buloron is a licensed Psychometrician and has a Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling. She is also currently working towards her Ph.D in Social Psychology. She is a Certified Learning and Development Professional and a DISC Flow Emotional Intelligence Certified Practitioner. Her career experience is a mix of academe and industry practice geared towards training, learning, and development.

After graduating cum laude with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of the Philippines Cebu, she worked in a local HR consulting firm as Talent Development Officer. She also worked as the Training Officer of a non-government organization in Cebu where she set-up the training unit in one of their focus areas. She was responsible for overseeing and implementing the training processes from Training Needs Analysis, Module Development, Program Implementation, and Post Program evaluation.

Aside from these, she created the competency-based training and performance management system, and the competency-based succession planning for the employees of the organization. Her corporate HR experience also helped her in her stint as Training Evaluation System consultant for a Competency-based training program.

Looking for other opportunities outside of the HR industry, she went on to becoming a college professor in one of the prestigious local college in Cebu. In her 10 years academic, she taught major subjects in Psychology. Aside from teaching, she also functioned as the college department’s guidance personnel and the Psychology Program head for the year 2020-2021.

Currently, she is the Learning and Development Manager of People Dynamics, Inc. In her role she develops modules for various training programs. She also developed a leadership assessment tool and assessed employees for a Leadership Development Program. She is also managing several consulting and research projects with the private and public sector clients of the organization.

Ms. Ruby ManalacRuby Mañalac is currently the COO of Emovation, Inc., the business unit of emotional intelligence and a proud affiliate of The Profiles Group of Companies. Her passion and purpose are to spread emotional intelligence with innovation as she advocates healing a currently hurting world while bringing out the best performance of people.

She is one of the pioneers of The Profiles Group of Companies during its inception in 1999 and has been with the organization for over a decade. She has served in different capacities and has risen to her current role.

Ruby, a dedicated practitioner of Emotional Intelligence, was interviewed on ANC and CNN regarding this subject matter.

Ruby has attended EI certificate courses twice in Sydney, Australia, and was one of the international speakers at the Genos Singapore International Conference last 2018 for best practices of EI. She was also part of the delegation that attended the Genos Hawaii, USA International Conference in 2019. She has had over a hundred talks and seminars about emotional intelligence with raving praises about her performance and expertise.

She espouses that her significant learnings on emotional intelligence are through practice and life, saying, “It is best to start taking the first step and progressing.”

People Dynamics is an accredited Learning and Development Institution by Profiles International, LLC., Wiley, Genos International, Civil Service Commission, and the Professional Regulation Commission.


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