Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

National Consultation Workshop Kickstarts Corporate Plan 2018-2023 Preparations

The preparations for the three-phase development of the CPSC Corporate Plan 2018-2023 kick-started with the organization of the National Consultation’s Meeting and Workshop held at the CPSC Headquarters in Manila, Philippines on July 13, 2017.

The National Consultation meeting cum Workshop on the formulation of CPSC’s Corporate Plan (2018-2023) is the first phase of the multi-step consultative process in drafting the next CPSC CorPlan. At the culmination of the CPSC CorPlan for 2013-2018, the consultative meeting cum workshop is aimed at reviewing the accomplishments of CPSC for the past five years.

In addition, it will also focus on the emerging trends, issues and ideas to give direction for the next corporate plan of CPSC. Cognizant of the wealth of experience and wisdom of the diversity of the participation, it is certain that rich ideas will be drawn to help evolve a national point of view of CPSC as an international and regional center on human resources development for technician education and training.

A total of 12 participants comprising of institution heads, administrators, government officials and high-level participants from the host country, the Philippines, deliberated on the issues surrounding TVET and decided on the initial composition of the vision, mission, strategic goals and objectives (VMGOs) that will be elevated at the Experts’ Meeting. The next phase of the Corporate Plan preparation is planned to be organized on September 20-21, 2017.

Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane, the CPSC Director General presented the summary of CPSC’s accomplishments and policy highlights during the past four fiscal years. He also presented the accomplishments of the CPSC Corporate Plan based on the objectives and the fulfilled targets. He also presented some of the emerging trends in TVET and in the external environment that can have a potential impact to the implementation of TVET policies in the next five years.

Meanwhile, Dr. Romulita Alto, the Program Coordinator, presented the overview and guidelines of the VMGOs to the participants and facilitated the participants’ exercise.

The event concluded with the participants generating four versions of the draft VMGO in which the participants of the Experts Meeting will deliberate and decide in the next phase.