• Essentials of Social Media Management: Amplify your Brand and Engage your Customers
  • Leading Effective Meetings: Optimizing your Time and Resources
  • Developing an Attitude of Professionalism: Values and Attitudes for Success
  • Effective Workload Management: Everyday Techniques to Get Things Done
  • LeaderShift Module 1: The Leader as a PEOPLE MANAGER: From Task to People Management
  • Multi-Generation Workforce Management: Bridging Work Styles across a Diverse Workforce
  • Project Management Skills for Everyday Tasks: Adopting the Mindset from Planning to Execution
  • LeaderShift Module 2: The Leader as a COMMUNICATOR: From Talking and Writing to Communicating
  • LeaderShift Module 3: The Leader as a PERFORMANCE COACH: From Performance Monitoring to Leading and Coaching
  • Handling Customer Complaints: Communicate and Connect with your Customers
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE SERIES 2: Customer Service Recovery: "Win Back Customers and Keep Them for Good!"
  • DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SERIES 4: Principles of Creative Video Production: "How to produce interesting, compelling, and viral videos"
  • LeaderShift Module 4: The Leader as an INNOVATOR: From Typical to Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking in the Workplace: Analyze and Implement Effective Solutions
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE SERIES 3: The R.O.I. on a Customer Service Mindset: "Reaping the Benefits of a Customer Service Culture!"
  • Professional Image and Presence: Civility and Etiquette in the Modern Business Setting
  • Managing Employee Development: Creating Programs for Career Growth and Retention
  • Supervisory Essentials Training: From Task to People Management
  • Interactive & Engaging Presentation Skills: Applicable Tools & Techniques for your presentation
  • Sales Proficiency Training (SPRING): Methods and Techniques in Sales & Negotiation
  • Digital Marketing Toolbox: Using the Paid, Owned, and Earned Model
  • PHONETOGRAPHY: Explore, Create, & Inspire using your Smartphone
  • Supervisory Essentials Training: Leader as an Effective Communicator
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    INQUIRER CORE COURSES
    EP Effective Photography: Enhancing Your Multimedia Presence

    “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it.” -Irving Penn

    It has been said many times that content is king, but with so many messages being thrown at us on a daily basis, many important messages inevitably get drowned out. We are a very visual society, and marketers today realize that photography, without the usual language and information barriers of plain text communication, is the perfect way to send a message across. Hence, learning the basics of photography is vital.  

    People and businesses…

    Course Schedule: Feb 20 to 21, 2017

    EW I Effective Writing: The Basics Reviewed

    Effective writing is an essential skill in the workplace. But many still need to improve on their grammar and writing skills. Businesses believe that additional training is required to enable employees to communicate clearly and concisely. 

    REGULAR RATE: PHP 11,800.00

     What did others say about the workshop?

    “A good refresher course. It points out common grammatical errors that we often commit.” - Melanie Tabije, Accounts Associate of Green Bulb Public Relations, Inc. 

    “The workshop gave me tips to write my thoughts cohesively and re-check them before submission.”  - Kristel Benitez, Assistant Editor Trainee of Phoenix…

    Course Schedule: Mar 20 to 21, 2017

    EW II Effective Writing: Writing with Impact

    In this digital age where messages can be delivered via social media, it has become more urgent for writers to find and express ideas in a narrative that can hook readers with ever shortening attention spans. This workshop will try to address that need by exploring good writing habits and putting them into practice. The course will put premium on creative non-fiction as a tool for effective writing.

    (REGULAR RATE: PHP 11,800.00)

     

    Course Schedule: Oct 13 to 14, 2016

    ICM1 Issues Crisis Management: Responding to Media in Times of Crisis

    What would be an organization’s worst nightmare? A good candidate for this dubious honour  might be to see your reputation, carefully built over many years, destroyed in just one day because of an inadvertent accident or incident resulting in major customer dissatisfaction - or worse, like physical injury or damage to property.

    Here, it is not just the situation itself that is the problem, but also how the public will perceive it and your business during and after the crisis. Many organizations believe that with less or no talk at all, less mistakes could be committed, but does…

    Course Schedule: Apr 27 to 28, 2017

    ECC Effective Corporate Communications: Building Relationships with Media

    The workshop will provide you with techniques, and “do’s & dont’s” in writing and submitting effective press releases. It will also point out important considerations when organizing a press conference.

    The workshop will be facilitated by Ms. Pennie Azarcon-dela Cruz, a senior newsdesk editor at the Philippine Daily Inquirer and former Executive Editor of the Sunday Inquirer Magazine.

    She has been writing for popular media for the past 30 years and has handled writing seminars and workshops for at least 20 years. She has also edited and authored various publications for mainstream and alternative media, and has a National Book…

    Course Schedule: Jan 26 to 26, 2017

    EPS Engaging Presentation Skills in the Workplace

    The course is appropriate for anyone managing a personal or team’s workload, and will provide excellent tips on how to efficiently balance out tasks, meetings, and the like, while maximising resources and also avoiding unproductive habits. The end result would be a less stressful workload and awareness of healthy habits that promote positive worklife balance.

    Course Schedule: Jul 25 to 26, 2016

    DMM1 DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES IN WRITING

    It has been said that content is king, but with so many messages being communicated to us on a daily basis, many important messages naturally get drowned out. In this digital age where messages can be delivered via social media, it has become more urgent for writers to express ideas in a narrative that can hook readers with ever-shortening attention spans.

    With today’s technology, everyone can write articles or publish their opinions online, but few can engage readers consistently with clarity of presentation, power of emotion, and strength of narrative, while at the same time react quickly to…

    Course Schedule: Jan 24 to 25, 2017

    DMM2 DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SERIES 2: NEW FORMS OF DIGITAL MEDIA STORYTELLING "Connect and Engage With Your Audience"

    Quick and easy access to content editing and online publication tools has given rise to the modern “backpack journalist,” whose primary newsdesk and publication suite can fit right in their pocket, or be accessed through just a few clicks. In today’s online media environment governed by trends and social media, almost anyone can become a content creator, but it takes a little more finesse to become a truly compelling storyteller.

    This highly-interactive workshop is designed to introduce the new digital media environment as a framework within which various forms of content can be applied to different online channels,…

    Course Schedule: Sep 20 to 21, 2016

    DMM3 DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT: Social Media Landscape: "The Game of Trends"

    Despite the fact that the majority of consumers are increasingly active on social media, studies show that many individuals, businesses, and institutions still do not engage their consumers or audiences enough through social media, not because they do not find it effective, but because they are not adequately knowledgeable about it.

    It’s about time that we equip ourselves with the skills to effectively navigate - and manipulate - social media to our advantage. Whether your objectives are geared more toward marketing, entertainment, or journalism, this professional workshop will cover two important objectives of digital media management: Engagement and…

    Course Schedule: Mar 14 to 15, 2017

    OTHER COURSES
    ESMM Essentials of Social Media Management: Amplify your Brand and Engage your Customers

    There is a modern need for brands and businesses to establish their presence online, especially in social media. As of 2016, there are now 48 million Filipinos connected to social media on a daily basis - an increase of 28% from last year. We are known to be online at least once a day, for at least five hours in a day, and it is time for brands to take advantage of this momentum and reach their market or audience using this increasingly vital touchpoint.

    *Source: We Are Social, Q1 2016

    (REGULAR RATE: PHP 11,800.00)

    Course Schedule: Sep 13 to 14, 2016

    LEM Leading Effective Meetings: Optimizing your Time and Resources

    Meetings are a precious facet of corporate culture, particularly in the Philippines. These gatherings open up a venue for the transmission and exchange of ideas, and if done right, can fast-track the achievement of business goals. This workshop will give participants insights into how to level-up their respective corporate meeting cultures, in an effort to eradicate the so-called “death by meeting” phenomenon.

    REGULAR RATE: PhP 5,900.00

    Course Schedule: Apr 26 to 26, 2017

    DAP Developing an Attitude of Professionalism: Values and Attitudes for Success

    Over the course of our careers, most of us will move through different roles, with each emphasizing different sets of skills. However, across all jobs in all the different industries, one thing would always remain true: that a high degree of demonstrated professionalism is required to advance and move ahead in your respective careers.

    Professionalism does not necessarily mean wearing a suit or leading a team, but it does entail expressing the values of responsibility, integrity, accountability, and excellence, at all times. It means being able to coordinate tasks and orchestrate teams smoothly, while continuously seeking out better ways to become more efficient and productive.

    As you…

    Course Schedule: Apr 19 to 19, 2017

    EWM Effective Workload Management: Everyday Techniques to Get Things Done

    Have you ever felt stressed and exhausted at work without seeing the expected increase in volume or improvement in quality and timeliness of outputs? We may already be aware of the difference between working hard and working smart, as well as the respective pros and cons of multitasking, but how would we know exactly what tools and processes would be most appropriate to apply to our own work goals and situations?

    This program would introduce participants to workload and time management principles that help maintain proper focus on important tasks, while minimising interruptions and disturbances. They will also be guided through proven strategies and techniques for delegating…

    Course Schedule: Mar 28 to 29, 2017

    LSM1 LeaderShift Module 1: The Leader as a PEOPLE MANAGER: From Task to People Management

    This two­-day LeaderShift program aims to equip new supervisors and line managers with the fundamental management competencies to meet the demands of today’s business environment.

    This LeaderShift workshop is the first in a series of four separate but complementary workshops jointly developed by the Inquirer Academy and Breakthrough Leadership. The other modules in the LeaderShift series include:

    • LeaderShift module 2: Leader as a COMMUNICATOR
    • LeaderShift module 3: Leader as a PERFORMANCE COACH
    • LeaderShift module 4: Leader as an INNOVATOR

    Course Schedule: Aug 11 to 12, 2016

    MGWM Multi-Generation Workforce Management: Bridging Work Styles across a Diverse Workforce

    This workshop will provide leaders and managers an awareness with regard to the current challenges of leading and managing a multi-generation workforce. It also aims to encourage the participants to be mindful and be deliberate in examining the characteristics of each generation - Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and/or the Millennials - and plan ways on how to address the gap.

    Course Schedule: Nov 10 to 11, 2016

    PMS Project Management Skills for Everyday Tasks: Adopting the Mindset from Planning to Execution

    This workshop is designed to develop the ‘project manager’ mindset and competencies by enabling participants to link and apply essential project management principles and tools to their everyday workload, specifically through collaborative workload planning, work prioritization, meeting management, and low­impact activity reduction.

    “Very practical and easy to follow tools and concepts. It simplifies project management concepts for non­project managers. You can easily use these at work.” ­- Michael Lamont Sarandona, Programme Manager of HSBC Data Processing Philippine, Inc.

    “This workshop has really helped me in boosting my confidence level on being a project manager. Great workshop!” -­ Bea Camille Dedicatoria, Key Accounts Manager of Sagesoft…

    Course Schedule: Jan 30 to 31, 2017

    LSM2 LeaderShift Module 2: The Leader as a COMMUNICATOR: From Talking and Writing to Communicating

    This two­-day program aims to equip new supervisors and line managers with the effective and engaging communication skills to meet the demands of today’s business environment.

    This LeaderShift workshop is the second in a series of four separate but complementary workshops jointly developed by the Inquirer Academy and Salt & Light Ventures:

    • LeaderShift module 1: Leader as a PEOPLE MANAGER
    • LeaderShift module 3: Leader as a PERFORMANCE COACH
    • LeaderShift module 4: Leader as an INNOVATOR

    Course Schedule: Aug 25 to 26, 2016

    LSM3 LeaderShift Module 3: The Leader as a PERFORMANCE COACH: From Performance Monitoring to Leading and Coaching

     

    This two-­day LeaderShift program aims to introduce participants to the principles and practice of performance coaching and performance management. It begins with the assumption that there is an existing metric system or scorecard.

    Managing people and their productivity still has to come with the correct leadership approach, matched with the right tools.

    Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) i?s one of the most commonly used tools which help companies manage their people effectively and guide their progress. The main purpose of Key Performance Indicators is to align the workers' performance with the long­-term strategic objectives of the company. Like a compass,…

    Course Schedule: Sep 8 to 9, 2016

    CSS1 Handling Customer Complaints: Communicate and Connect with your Customers

     Four. That is the percentage of external customers that complain. Now, it would seem like we receive a deluge of negative comments every day, yet studies tell us otherwise. Most of the dissatisfied customers that we have simply and quietly walked away and never come back. This program will teach you to avoid situations wherein we stand to lose these customers and to be able to handle those who give our companies and us the chance to win them back. These tools can also be used within both our workplaces and personal arenas. After all, every one around us is…

    Course Schedule: Apr 4 to 4, 2017

    CSS2 CUSTOMER SERVICE SERIES 2: Customer Service Recovery: "Win Back Customers and Keep Them for Good!"

     

    Customers have been known to lament that service providers do not care about their needs and expectations. These disgruntled and vocal complainers take to their mobile phones and social networks, where they can deal lasting damage to your reputation. By learning how to proactively deal and avoid these scenarios, you can “assist” them in changing your image in their minds and become positive advertisers, as well as increase your profitability and productivity in the long run!

    This program is the second  in our Customer Service Series - other workshops include:

     

    • Handling Customer Complaints: Communicate…

      Course Schedule: Oct 25 to 25, 2016

    DMM4 DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SERIES 4: Principles of Creative Video Production: "How to produce interesting, compelling, and viral videos"

    There is a modern need for institutions and businesses to establish their presence online, and it is time to take advantage of this momentum and effectively reach their market or audience using this increasingly vital touchpoint. Today’s information-hungry and media-savvy online audiences are trending toward the increasing consumption of bite-sized and visually-appealing videos.

    This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the artistic and technical aspects of modern video production, and aims to share best practices, effective tools, and insider tips from industry experts, in order for them to understand the work and processes that go into creating impactful…

    Course Schedule: Oct 18 to 19, 2016

    LSM4 LeaderShift Module 4: The Leader as an INNOVATOR: From Typical to Critical Thinking

    The ability to think critically is one of the most important skills you can learn in order to effectively address today’s complex business problems. This two-day LeaderShift program aims to examine participant’s thinking process and make better decisions. It begins with asking the right questions, challenging assumptions, and observing others’ viewpoints with greater clarity. As a result, the participants can generate better results in a shorter time by applying these powerful thinking skills to create innovating ideas.

    There is always something in the organization that we want to change for the better. But oftentimes the challenge for…

    Course Schedule: Oct 6 to 7, 2016

    CTW Critical Thinking in the Workplace: Analyze and Implement Effective Solutions

     

    Help your employees make better-quality decisions by engaging the way they use critical thinking to solve workplace challenges. Create more meaningful meetings by breaking down business opportunities into strategic opportunities. Improve presentation skills by delivering messages designed to persuade the audience with reason and logic.

    Course Schedule: Nov 17 to 18, 2016

    CSS3 CUSTOMER SERVICE SERIES 3: The R.O.I. on a Customer Service Mindset: "Reaping the Benefits of a Customer Service Culture!"

     

    A palpable ROI when you generate and sustain a culture of customer service: is it a myth? Experts have been debating the impact of service for years prior to agreeing that, yes, there is a significant contribution to the bottom line. Consequently, there is also a negative effect if you have lousy service. This applies to a business and to the goodwill associated with a person.

    This program is the third in our Customer Service Series - other workshops include:

    • Handling Customer Complaints: Communicate and Connect With Your Customers!
    • Customer Service Recovery: Win Back and Improve…

      Course Schedule: Nov 22 to 22, 2016

    PIP Professional Image and Presence: Civility and Etiquette in the Modern Business Setting

     

    Upon entering the room, notice how top executives have that certain gravitas in their presence - managing difficult employees and even tackling sensitive situations at the workplace with ease. In the program entitled Civility and Business Etiquette in the Modern Business Setting, recognize that the rules of etiquette are not enough to exude that executive charisma.  Rather, it is living and being authentic to the Rules of Civility that will generate that bearing and influence you are looking for.

    Course Schedule: Nov 29 to 29, 2016

    MEP Managing Employee Development: Creating Programs for Career Growth and Retention

    Retaining employees and preparing employees for ‘next level’ roles are top priorities of successful organizations.  Selecting the right employee development program, and aligning it to the needs and resources of your organization, is a must because employee development is not a ‘one size fits all.’

    This one-day program explores the best approaches to managing employee development.  It provides the relevant management tools in helping build your employee’s skills and talents, for leaders in every department, and at all career levels.

    Course Schedule: Feb 21 to 21, 2017

    SET1 Supervisory Essentials Training: From Task to People Management

     

    This two-day leadership training program aims to equip new supervisors and line managers with the fundamental management competencies to meet the demands of today’s business environment.

    Course Schedule: Feb 27 to 28, 2017

    IEPS Interactive & Engaging Presentation Skills: Applicable Tools & Techniques for your presentation

    This innovative program will teach you ways to make your next presentation more engaging and interactive.

    Course Schedule: Mar 7 to 8, 2017

    SPRING Sales Proficiency Training (SPRING): Methods and Techniques in Sales & Negotiation

    This eight hour workshop aimed at providing the attendees with theories / concepts and its effective use in one-on-one group / corporate, sales / presentation situations. Sessions and activities are devoted to facilitate better understanding of one’s strengths and improvements as sales representatives as well as his sales methods and techniques.

    Course Schedule: Mar 16 to 16, 2017

    DMT1 Digital Marketing Toolbox: Using the Paid, Owned, and Earned Model

    Marketing has been disrupted by digital technology. Today’s audiences are fragmented. Consumers are distracted, harder to reach and harder to retain. And the moment you begin to get a handle on what seems to work, something new arrives and you have to start from scratch.

    This course aims to give an overview of the best practices and tools in digital marketing as of the moment using the paid, owned, earned model as implemented via search, social and mobile.

    Course Schedule: Apr 28 to 28, 2017

    PHONTOG PHONETOGRAPHY: Explore, Create, & Inspire using your Smartphone

     

    The workshop allows participants to learn practical tips and techniques to use cellphone cameras to take photos and tell stories.

    *Participants just need to bring a (fully charged) smartphone with camera.

    Regular rate: Php 5,900
    Student rate: Php 4,900

    Course Schedule: Apr 8 to 8, 2017

    SET2 Supervisory Essentials Training: Leader as an Effective Communicator

    This two-day program aims to equip new supervisors and line managers with the effective and engaging communication skills to meet the demands of today’s business environment.

    Course Schedule: Apr 19 to 20, 2017