Philippine’s preparation for ASEAN Integration
* Companies are already mobilizing.
* Trying to boost the Philippine Domestic Economy before the floodgates of trade are thrown open.
* Firms identify their strengths and comparative advantages.
* “ABC to AEC”
A stands for AUDIT
B stands for BUILDING YOUR BRAND
C stands for COMMUNICATION
“The country’s agriculture sector is currently not competitive compared to the markets of Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. Poor farm-to-market linkages, failure to modernize and specialize make the Philippines’ agricultural industry unable to cope with the ASEAN free market. “
* The 2nd Philippine Small and Medium Enterprise Business Expo (PhilSME) 2014 with the tagline “Boost Your Business” is conducting an SME Agri-Forum, a seminar designed to enhance knowledge and prepare agricultural.
* Agribusiness enterprises always checks the quality of its products.
Human resource sector:
* Business fights to attract, retain, develop and motivate the best and the brightest, seeking new ways to measure and enhance the value of their human capital.
* Companies need to establish and nurture strong, healthy internal and external relationships to enhance value through teams, networks, suppliers, and even alliances and joint ventures with competitors.
* They stress that cultural wisdom a deep understanding of their own cultures and those of others will enable companies to mobilize diverse peoples, serve diverse customers, and operate around the world.
The Government is giving vast attention to the following issues:
1. Policy framework for ASEAN
2. Expansion of ASEAN University Network (AUN) membership
3. Mutual recognition of university degrees
4. Synchronization of academic calendar
5. State of ASEAN studies
6. Student and faculty mobility
7. Regional scholarships
8. Collaboration in research and extension
ARE WE REALLY READY?