NWPC Productivity Toolbox AVP


The Productivity Toolbox features the different Productivity training programs, technical assistance, and an award program that the NWPC offers to the Philippine micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The toolbox aims to motivate and capacitate the MSMEs to adopt productivity technologies so they can continually improve and remain competitive in the face of stiff competitions and economic fluctuations.

The productivity toolbox makes use of the "ladderized approach" in learning and application, whereby the training programs provided are based on the ability of the enterprises to adopt technology and system improvement, composed of the following:.

  1. Productivity Training Promotion - is a half-day orientation to encourage MSMEs to avail of the various productivity improvement training programs and technical assistance under the Productivity Toolbox. Companies get to know all the training programs and technical assistance and decide what they want to avail.

  2. Basic Training - refers to training on basic concepts on productivity, values, working conditions and basic business systems. These include training programs such as Productivity 101, ISTIV-PAP, 7S of Good Housekeeping, ISTIV Bayanihan and Productivity Enhancement Program for DOLE Livelihood Beneficiaries.

  3. Intermediate Training - refers to training on application of productivity technologies for further improvement, based on the needs of enterprises. Under this category are the following training programs: ISTIV Plus, Green Me, Service Quality, Retail Service, Lean Management and Social Media Marketing. It also includes a technical assistance on Time and Motion Study.

  4. Advanced Training - refers to training and provision of technical assistance that requires enterprises to be deeply involved and innovative and to be transformed as productivity champion. It covers all aspect of company's operation and its supply chain. Training programs are Service Quality Plus and Green ME for Hotel Industry. It includes a technical assistance on how to develop and implement a performance/productivity based incentive scheme.  

  5. Recognition and Incentives - Enterprises which have successfully implemented productivity improvement programs (PIPs) and have continuously adopted productivity technologies are qualified to join the Productivity Olympics.


Basic Training
Productivity 101
Intermediate Training
Advanced Training
Recognition and Incentives

Who can avail?

  1. Companies who belong to micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) category.
  2. With basic systems in place e.g. hiring/selection of employees, production, maintenance.
  3. Willingness to implement productivity improvement program.

How to avail?

Interested companies may apply at the NWPC or RTWPB offices in their respective localities or accomplish the e-application form:  (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfP-uwhrSz8xh6WWBh1_doHZ9MRIQIZci9FLwO9LZY0nMqOvQ/viewform)


The training and consulting services of designated NWPC/RTWPB personnel are provided at no cost to prospective clients. The beneficiary company may, however, shoulder the training expenses for handouts, meals, and other incidental expenses for its employees, provided that these are specified in a letter of undertaking/memorandum of agreement between the beneficiary firms and the RTWPB.