Available courses

Introduction to Business Continuity Planning

Introduction to Business Continuity Planning

This course will:

1. Introduce the concept of Business Continuity Management and Business Continuity Planning

2. Provide a practical guide on Business Continuity Planning

3. Show an actual example of how a Branch Office activated their BCP and how another Branch Office extended their support.

4. Highlight the importance of BCP in public service continuity.

Webinar on Information Security Policy Standards and Implementing Guidelines

Webinar on Information Security Policy Standards and Implementing Guidelines

The webinar aims to reiterate the PPG 351-19 on Information Security Policy including its amendments and to cascade the recently approved Office Order on Information Security Standards and Implementing Guidelines. The GSIS Cloud-based Proxy with Web Isolation and the Encryption projects of ISO will also be discussed.

 Further, attendance to this webinar will emphasize to the GSIS workforce the following: 

  1. The need to protect information;
  2. The need to reduce the risk of human error;
  3. The need to be aware of information security and data privacy risks and concerns; and
  4. The need to be aware of information security policies and guidelines, regulations, responsibilities and liabilities.

GSIS  Quality Management  System (QMS) Awareness

GSIS Quality Management System (QMS) Awareness

The module is intended to equip newly hired employees (permanent and coterminous) with knowledge on the rationale and importance of the established GSIS QMS. Taking the module will help you appreciate your roles and contribution in ensuring that GSIS employees adhere to the context of our organization’s QMS and the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.


Collaborative Communication

Collaborative Communication

This program is designed for all GSIS personnel with Salary Grade Levels 16 to 20 and aims to help participants adapt a collaborative style of communication to proactively create an engaging environment. It will also provide them the opportunity to recognize relational links, utilize thinking patterns and tools to overcome communication challenges and build teamwork. Introduction to up-to-date digital collaboration tools that will support employees to productively work in a hybrid workplace arrangement will be discussed to address communication challenges at work and promote team engagement.

Overarching Objective:

We aim to strengthen the competencies (attitude, skills and knowledge) on collaborative communication in order to connect better, work better, and be better contributors and leaders of GSIS.

Data, Don’t Breach! Data Breach Awareness and Updates on Information Security and Data Privacy

Data, Don’t Breach! Data Breach Awareness and Updates on Information Security and Data Privacy

The live webinar was conducted on 22 July 2022 (Friday), 3:30pm-5:00pm via Zoom and streamed live via the GSIS FB page Kawani Chronicles.

This webinar aims to spread consciousness on the prevalent data breaches, its consequences and impact on the GSIS, including the corresponding penalties and how to prevent its occurrence and the current reporting procedure. This will also include updates on information security and data privacy.

With the increasing incident report on data breaches in GSIS for the 1st Semester of CY 2022, it is imperative to update/reiterate thereby reinforcing mindfulness of our employees and job order personnel on information security and data privacy, in addition to ISO’s regular information security advisories. Thus, the attendance of all GSIS executives, employees and job order personnel is required. Attendance to and completion of this program will earn the participants 1.5-hour training credits.


Building Resilience and Preventing Burnout

Building Resilience and Preventing Burnout

A one hour introduction to the Inner Resilience Training Program, a course tailored toward the use of mindfulness and self-compassion practices for adapting positively and constructively when faced with adversity in professional setting, and derived from Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) eight-week program. 

Facilitator of this session is Ms. Ma. Margarita "Tucci" R. Reyes who is a Certified Mindfulness Trainer.

Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Managers & Division Chiefs)

Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Managers & Division Chiefs)

The Enhanced GSIS Competency Framework (CF), approved under Board Resolution No. 177 dated 14 December 2021, was part of the Human Resources Office (HRO) strategic initiatives and performance scorecard last year. New sets of competencies and corresponding key actions have been identified after GSIS achieved the final average rating required by the GCG and in consideration of the emerging competencies of employees brought about by the current work environment.

This orientation on the Enhanced GSIS CF aims to familiarize employees and officials with the new competency model. This is also in preparation for the upcoming baseline competency assessment that will be implemented starting July 13, 2022.


Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Rank & File)

Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Rank & File)

The Enhanced GSIS Competency Framework (CF), approved under Board Resolution No. 177 dated 14 December 2021, was part of the Human Resources Office (HRO) strategic initiatives and performance scorecard last year. New sets of competencies and corresponding key actions have been identified after GSIS achieved the final average rating required by the GCG and in consideration of the emerging competencies of employees brought about by the current work environment.

This orientation on the Enhanced GSIS CF aims to familiarize employees and officials with the new competency model. This is also in preparation for the upcoming baseline competency assessment that will be implemented starting July 13, 2022.


Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Executives)

Orientation on Enhanced Competency Framework (Executives)

The Enhanced GSIS Competency Framework (CF), approved under Board Resolution No. 177 dated 14 December 2021, was part of the Human Resources Office (HRO) strategic initiatives and performance scorecard last year. New sets of competencies and corresponding key actions have been identified after GSIS achieved the final average rating required by the GCG and in consideration of the emerging competencies of employees brought about by the current work environment.

This orientation on the Enhanced GSIS CF aims to familiarize employees and officials with the new competency model. This is also in preparation for the upcoming baseline competency assessment that will be implemented starting July 13, 2022.


2022 Summit on Digital Information Security for GSIS Employees

2022 Summit on Digital Information Security for GSIS Employees

The 2022 Summit on Digital Information Security for GSIS Employees is a program in partnership with the GSIS Committee on Anti Red Tape and the Information Security Office.

Brown Bag Session on Effective Business Writing

Brown Bag Session on Effective Business Writing

Access this one (1) hour session on Effective Business Writing to help you enhance your skills in writing appropriate, clear, logical, concise and error free business correspondence. 

This short session will also present the set standards and ethics in business writing that you may use as guide in preparing more persuasive business correspondence, and focused reports effectively and efficiently to achieve positive results and feedback from clients.

Adapting to Change Brown Bag Session

Adapting to Change Brown Bag Session

In this brown bag session, you will learn to:

  • Be aware of how you react to change;
  • Know how you should react when you experience change;
  • Reflect on the five (5) life lessons regarding change; and
  • Know how you can apply these lessons when you experience change.

Personal Effectiveness Brown Bag Session

Personal Effectiveness Brown Bag Session

This Brown Bag Session aims to help participants to reflect on their strengths and growth areas and to provide with new techniques in evaluating their self-esteem, reduce their levels of anxiety and focus on managing and motivating themselves that would inspire and build good relationships on a personal level and in the workplace.

Personal Mastery & Emotional Intelligence

Personal Mastery & Emotional Intelligence

The Personal Mastery and Emotional Intelligence program will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools to enable them to be aware of their personal vision and values to live and work in a purposeful way, aligned with GSIS’ mission, vision, and core values. It will also aid them in becoming aware of the impact of their actions and emotions on their work as well as on the people around them and will strengthen their emotional intelligence as they learn to identify, understand, control, and handle their emotions.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

The program aims to enable target participants to:

  • Identify his/her personal vision and purpose.
  • Describe and differentiate personal mastery and emotional intelligence.
  • Identify and explain categories of emotional intelligence.
  • Enumerate and apply the tools and skills to develop personal mastery; and
  • Develop a personal development plan as a guide for personal and professional growth.


Mentoring Skills Workshop

Mentoring Skills Workshop

The Mentoring Skills Workshop is a 16-hour blended learning program that covers the essential principles of mentoring. It aims to help participants cultivate their qualities and practices to become successful mentors despite different learning styles and being in a remote work set-up.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The program is to enable target participants to:

  • Understand and appreciate the concept of mentoring and its essential principles
  • Differentiate mentoring from coaching and other developmental initiatives
  • Recognize the benefits of mentoring to both the mentor and mentee
  • Cultivate the qualities and practices of successful mentors
  • Identify developmental areas or work situations where mentoring can make a difference
  • Implement communication and mentoring strategies for different learning styles
  • Measure the success of implemented mentoring initiative
  • Formulate a mentoring agenda aimed at developing target assets in the workplace



Launch of the GSIS Competency Assessment

Launch of the GSIS Competency Assessment

The Enhanced GSIS Competency Framework (CF), approved under Board Resolution No. 177 dated 14 December 2021, was part of the Human Resources Office (HRO) strategic initiatives and performance scorecard last year. New sets of competencies and corresponding key actions have been identified after GSIS achieved the final average rating required by the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG), and in consideration of the emerging competencies of employees brought about by the current work environment.

For 2022, the GCG-approved performance measure is to: Establish Baseline Data on the Competency Level of the Organization.

In this regard, the HRO will conduct a baseline assessment to all GSIS officers and employees to assess their current competency vis-à-vis the new competency profile or requirement of their job (or role) based on the Enhanced GSIS CF. The assessment aims to identify strengths and growth areas of personnel; plan development strategies; and evaluate effectiveness and impact of development efforts.



2022 Building Effective Teams
Deedee EspinaChrissie SantiagoMaria Veronica Vergara

2022 Building Effective Teams

The Human Resources Office (HRO), in partnership with Centre for Human Resources Strategies Asia, Inc. (CHReS), will conduct a two (2)-day virtual program on Building Effective Teams. This will give the participants insights on how to build and lead teams, solve problems, make decisions, and optimize team performance to achieve team effectiveness.

The program aims to address our Core Competency on Building Organizational Talent with focus on team formation, team roles, team effectiveness and managing team conflicts.

This will be done online through a virtual instructor-led training (VILT) via Zoom. Asynchronous sessions will be accomplished through the GSISFLEX LMS.


FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADERSHIP
ARMI GERONIMO ADMIN

FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADERSHIP

The training on Fundamentals of Leadership is a two (2)-day program that covers the essential supervisory principles and styles, as well as the tools and techniques for effective interpersonal communication.  It also aims to make the participants appreciate the role of a supervisor and develop in them the right mindset and discipline to effectively lead and manage people.


Effective Business Writing

Effective Business Writing

This program is designed for all GSIS personnel across Salary Grade Levels, particularly those who are tasked to prepare business correspondence and other related documents. The program aims to help employees carry out their functions effectively and efficiently by having access to up-to-date methods, tools, format, styles and techniques, as well as observation of the set standards and ethics in preparing written correspondences (i.e. letters, e-mails, memoranda, notices) and reports (i.e. minutes, presentations).


Food and Mental Health

Food and Mental Health

This webinar is part of the webinar series of the 2022 GSIS Mental Health Fair.

The session focuses on the discussion of: (1) effects of food and diet to one’s mental health, (2) easy to prepare healthy meals for employees working at home and reporting in the office, and (3) healthy ways to celebrate the holiday season.

Pets and Mental Health

Pets and Mental Health

This webinar is part of the webinar series of the 2022 GSIS Mental Health Fair. 

The session focuses on the discussion of: (1) effects of pets/animals to one’s mental health, and (2) ways to become a better “fur” parents or pet owner.

Managing Stress through Music

Managing Stress through Music

This webinar is part of the webinar series of the 2022 GSIS Mental Health Fair. 

The session focuses on the discussion of: (1) effects of music to one's mental health and (2) practical ways to use music in managing stress.

Mental Health 101: Taking Care of the Mind

Mental Health 101: Taking Care of the Mind

This webinar is part of the webinar series of the 2022 GSIS Mental Health Fair. 

The session focuses on the discussion of: (1) mental health and its status in the Philippines, (2) common misconceptions about mental health, and (3) effective ways to take care of person's mental health.

Lumikha at Maghayag: Exploring Ways to De-Stress Through Art

Lumikha at Maghayag: Exploring Ways to De-Stress Through Art

This course aims to help learners understand the effective ways we can use expressive arts to manage out feelings of stress.

Cybersecurity 101: Staying Safe Online

Cybersecurity 101: Staying Safe Online

This webinar aims to increase your awareness on the prevalent cybercrimes locally and globally and how YOU can better protect yourself and your loved ones by practicing security hygiene in your everyday lives.

This webinar will be facilitated by Mr. Jose Paulo Rufo, the Chief Information Security Officer and First Vice President of Union Bank of the Philippines.

This webinar is recorded on 28 October 2021.


Information Security Awareness

Information Security Awareness

The GSIS Information Security Office held a Virtual Information Security Awareness Program on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm via Zoom.

The program discussed the policies that govern information security. 

Watch the subsequent Q&A on how you can secure personal and organizational information against threats.

Cyberint then provided a brief discussion about the 2020 - 2021 cyber threat landscape.

You will earn 3 hours of training credits upon completion of the program.

Summit on Digital Information Security with Training Impact Survey

Summit on Digital Information Security with Training Impact Survey

The 2022 Summit on Digital Information Security for GSIS Employees is a program in partnership with the GSIS Committee on Anti Red Tape and the Information Security Office.

Complaints Management Training
GSIS CMT Course Creator

Complaints Management Training

With this course, MASTER the art and science of handling dissatisfied and complaining customers. Learn how to gain confidence in delivering a positive and compelling GINHAWA customer experience.