Introduction to 

The Society

The Philippine Society for Talent Development (PSTD) is the premier organization for Talent Development practitioners in the country.  

Since its establishment in 1955, PSTD has been at the forefront of advancing the evolution of the mindsets, concepts, and best practices in developing talents. 

As a Center for Excellence in Talent Development, the Society offers a broad range of benefits for its members. It provides Certifications, Training, Summits and Forum, Research publications, Frameworks and Tools, and a Community of Practice where members can Connect, Collaborate and Contribute for their own development and of others.    

Our members are composed of private businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-government organizations and individuals who are bound by common perspective, passion, and purpose in developing talents. 

PSTD is also empowered by our various partners and sponsors who share our advocacy in elevating our country’s Talent Development practices and professional into world-class level. 

 

An Introduction to
The Society
The Philippine Society for Talent Development (PSTD) is created for and supervised by the Training and Development community of scholars and insightful practitioners. The society aimed to inspire systematic promulgation and study of training and development processes, theories and practices and to offer prospects for social interaction among individuals with professional interests in training and development from various disciplines across the country.

A certified bond and codes of conduct unite PSTD and its constituents. The Society brings forth the greater benefit of the industry by sharing the trade’s best practices.

Our affiliates are composed of private business, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-government organizations and individuals in the field of Human Resource Development and Workplace Learning and Performance.

Our Vision

PSTD is a strategic talent development partner, a globally recognized assessor and certifier, and a Center for Excellence and the Go-To Organization for Talent Development best practices, enabling world-class practices in developing talents and resulting in a transformed community of talents who are able to realize their full potential and maximize their contributions to their organizations and to our country.

Overview
  • Philippine Society for Training and Development Foundation, Inc. (known as PSTD)
  • Founded in 1965
  • Premier organization of Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) Practitioners
  • Corporate and individual members from all sectors and industries
Commitment
  • Upgrade, professionalize and regulate the practice of workplace learning and performance (WLP)
  • Provide global standards and ethical guidelines in the practice of workplace learning and performance (WLP)
  • Provide development and learning opportunities for WLP practitioners
Our Mission
We actively develop training and development practitioners toward an enhanced workplace learning & performance  (WLP) profession in the Philippines.
Our Vision
PSTD is a strategic learning partner, globally recognized assessor and certifier enabling continuous performance improvements resulting into a transformed community of talents

We aim to continually develop the workplace learning and performance improvement profession in the Philippines in pursuit to be the premier training centre in Asia.

Our Values

As a Talent Development practitioner, I uphold these values of the Society:

Professionalism

Being ethical, honest and fair; acting in an integrated manner, i.e. fully aligning thought, word and action; adhering to the highest standards of competence and work excellence.

Holistic and Continuing Development

Promoting the optimum growth of the individual in every aspect.

Service

Dedicating myself to Talent Development as my primary contribution to the community, the country and the world.

Synergy and Collaboration

Finding ways to Connect and Collaborate with others, tapping into their strengths, promoting trust and mutual respect, while achieving results that Contribute to the development of talents and the advancement of the Talent Development profession.

Creativity and Innovation

Keeping abreast with and implementing advancements in capabilities and technologies in Talent Development; continuously unfolding new ideas and ways to realize my full potential maximize my contributions.

Stewardship

Seeing my talents as God’s gift and using them to uplift others for His greater glory.

Values
As a training and development professional I uphold these values of the Society:

Professionalism

Being ethical, honest and fair; acting in an integrated manner, i.e. fully aligning thought, word and action; adhering to the highest standards of competence and work excellence.

Holistic and Continuing Development

Promoting the optimum growth of the individual in every aspect.

Service

Dedicating myself to people development as my primary contribution to the community, the country and the planet.

Synergy and Collaboration

Finding ways to work with others, tapping into their strengths, promoting trust and mutual respect, while achieving results that benefit everyone

Creativity and Innovation

Keeping abreast with and implementing advancements in knowledge and technology in the Human Resource development field; continuously unfolding new ideas and ways to enhance my craft and processes.

Stewardship

Seeing my talents as God’s gift and using them all for His greater glory.

Our Goals

ELEVATE the Talent Development profession by becoming the Go To Organization for best practices in developing talents. 

EQUIP the Talent Development practitioners with in-demand capabilities of the present and of the future.

ENGAGE the Talent Development practitioners, partners, and stakeholders for them to Connect, Collaborate, and Contribute in elevating the Talent Development profession.

Objectives

1. To encourage a perceptive workplace learning and performance improvement as a fundamental responsibility of management through civic programs that highlights the tactical value of training and development in organizations.

  • Such as Strategic Training and Development , Managing the Training Function, Measuring Training Effectiveness, etc.

2. To actively seek a more effective way of local training and development through research and case studies.

  • Studies and researches to broaden the knowledge base of training and development in the Philippines
  • Directory of training and development resources to address local T&D needs of its members (Resource Guide)

3. To serve as an opportunity for dialogue and exchange of information related to workplace learning and performance improvement.

  • E-group as a venue for discussion and sharing of best practices and professional experiences
  • Website for information dissemination
  • Monthly learning sessions (a.k.a., “Tipanan”) for information exchange and networking

4. To cultivate committed relations and uphold professional development among the practitioners of the HRD & WLP.

  • Certification on WLP competencies
  • Certificate and diploma courses for professional enrichment in partnership with academic institutions
  • Fellowship activities

5. To expand and sustain contacts with local and international organizations associated to workplace learning, performance, and HRD.

  • Liaison with PMAP, ASTD, ARTDO, IFTDO and other international organizations in the field of T&D as the official representative of the country Delegations for attendance to international conferences and conventions

Contact Details

Address: Unit 3A35 Grand Central Residences, Tower 1, EDSA cor. Sultan Street, Mandaluyong City
Phone: 721-6096
Telefax: 721-7464
Wireless: 703-8789 or 90
Email: secretariat.pstdfi@gmail.com, inquiries@pstd.org

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Contact Details

Address: Unit 3A35 Grand Central Residences, Tower 1, EDSA cor. Sultan Street, Mandaluyong City
Phone: 721-6096
Telefax: 721-7464
Wireless: 703-8789 or 90
Email: secretariat.pstdfi@gmail.com, inquiries@pstd.org

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