The New Normal Toolbox

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We are indeed in a challenging time as the threat of the COVID – 19 virus is still there. The shift to what is called the “New Normal” has changed the way we live our lives, do our work, manage our business or just go with our day in, day out activities.

More than ever, we need to stay relevant and to keep ourselves updated of the critical skills that will make us more resilient and adept to the New Normal.

JCI Batangas Balisong in partnership with Ask Lex PH Academy brings you a webinar for a cause with a theme, “The New Normal Toolbox | Skills of the Future That Matter”.

The webinar will cover skills that are essential and critical as we take the challenges of the new normal and paved way to progress in the new landscape of work and business that we all do.

Four topics will be covered and delivered by thought leaders in their respective field.

1. Leadership in the New Normal by Coach Rye S. Cruz, MBA

In this session, Coach Rye will discuss the changes happened in the leadership scene and what are the ways to adapt and capitalize on such opportunities.

Coach Rye Cruz has been guiding individuals, teams and organizations for more than a decade now towards achieving high performance and significantly better results through his breakthrough learning programs on Building Teams, Developing Coaches & Mentors, Change Management and Strategy Planning. He is currently a certified life coach & mentor, an instructor at Udemy and Senior Consultant to Ask Lex Philippines.

Coach Rye Cruz is also an ebook author at amazon with the ebook title The Power of Teams. On the side he is an entrepreneur on the services business. He is also a certified Nuero Linguistic Programming (NLP) by American Board of NLP as Associate Practitioner and Positive Psychology specialist by University of Pennsylvania.

Coach Rye Cruz previously had occupied leadership and management positions to various organizations locally in the Philippines and other international countries abroad in the field of Organization Learning & Development.

2. Project Management in the New Normal by Engr. Kaycelyn C. Valenzuela

In this session, Engr. KC will share the best practices on how to successfully manage your projects in a virtual environment of this uncertain times that we have.

Engr. KC has more than 10 years of Continuous Improvement experience with Electronics Semiconductors, Telecom, and BPO / IT solutions companies. She is a a Certified Training Professional (ADDIE Technology – ARTDO International, ITDWorld), a Certified Knowledge Management Practitioner (PMAP-CCFLI) and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Certified (MI-PJL Japan).

She was able to create $12M organizational gains from Hard and Soft savings through Process Optimization, Resource Maximization, Standardization, Automation & Digitization and was able to complete and advise more than 200 projects in here entire professional career.

3. Data Analytics: Critical Skill of the Future by Engr. Joshua IL. Palisoc, MSIE, MSDS

In this session, Engr. Jojo will give us an idea of what is Data Analytics, why do we need to learn this as we embark the Digital / Data Age and how can it help us as professionals and our organizations.

Engr. Jojo has an inclined analytical and mathematical skills integrated with his expertise in data science / analytics softwares such as SPSS v.17, QM v. 3, Proplanner, SAP, R, Tableau, SAS, Hadoop, Spark, Panda, Numpy and Python.

He finished his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Mapua University and his Master of Data Science from IBM Singapore.

He was awarded with an Outstanding Achievement in Engineering award last 2020 and currently the COO of Ask Lex PH Academy.

4. Innovation in Today’s Pandemic by Dr. Felix C. Veroya, PIE, MBB, CSM

In this session, Felix will share with us the structured approach of how innovation happens especially during this pandemic.

Felix has a total of ten (10) years working experience in helping individuals and organizations to build and utilize competencies in Continuous Improvement, Innovation and Analytics across the fields of Academics, Logistics, Supply/Chain, Manufacturing, Training and Consulting for SMEs up to multinational corporations. He has proven skills relating to business administration, people management, research, statistical analysis, workshop facilitation and consulting. He was able to complete and coach projects utilizing proven tools and methodologies such as DMAIC (Six Sigma), SCORE (Lean), Design Thinking (Innovation) and self-initiated improvement frameworks on OEE/Capacity Improvement, Preventive Maintenance Time Reduction, Mistake Proofing, Quick Engineering Solutions, Idea Management, etc. He also published an international book entitled Introduction to Statistical Process Control: A Problem Solving Process Approach and Best Practices in Managing Virtual Teams under Bookboon Ltd. Under a Denmark based e-book publisher and an Amazon published book entitled Creativity Tools: Develop Creative Solutions to Problems and Opportunities. He is a Professional Industrial Engineer, an Associate ASEAN Engineer, a Certified Lean/Kaizen Facilitator, a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt,  a Certified Design Sprint Master and a Chartered Business Advisor. Felix also leads international initiatives to the Philippines as Chairman of the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) and National President / Country Manager for Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). He has been elected as a Board Director of the Lean (Operational Excellence) Division of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). During the Pandemic, he founded an online community for Filipino Industrial Engineers called PINOY IEs to help the community to have a platform to communicate and collaborate things about the profession. With all the initiatives he designed and deployed to the Industrial Engineering community here in the Philippines, he has been conferred with an Honorary Doctoral Degree (Honoris Causa) by the Asian Seminary Leadership and University of Oklahoma. Recently, he won the Asia CEO Awards 2020 Young Leader of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year Circle of Excellence Awards and this Q1 was awarded Outstanding Eduprenuer of the Year by the World Education Leaders Summit and Awards and ASEAN Start Up Award Founder of the Year Finalist for the Philippines.


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  1. In this course, being an effective leader today requires proactive efforts and deeply care about how the people around them are doing. I had a great time with the course and learned a lot.