Chief of Staff Leadership Development

Program Days:

Live Online

  • May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, 2024
  • June 4, 6, 2024
  • 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Face to Face On-campus

  • June 11, 2024
  • 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


PHP 60,990.00 or USD 1,109.00*
*The prevailing exchange rate at the date of payment may apply.


Program Overview

The actions and decisions of executives greatly impact the organization’s success, workplace and stakeholder engagement levels, and customer value and satisfaction delivery to constituents and the workforce. To be operationally effective and efficient, organizations have created the Chief of Staff role which supports executives in managing and monitoring the organization’s strategic and day-to-day activities.

In the past years, the Chief of Staff’s role has been evolving into a critical and necessary role in many executive offices.  Examples of such executive roles may include the Chief of Staff roles in various offices of the Philippine Senate, Congress, Local Government, Executive and Judicial Departments, and branch of the government and private organization’s CEOs and executives.  Acting as the point of contact and gatekeeper between top management and other stakeholders, the Chief of Staff guides and oversees planning and executing major strategic initiatives essential to the organization’s success.

The leadership development of the Chief of Staff is crucial, given growing responsibilities various areas such as planning, organizing, coordinating, managing critical projects and issues, and facilitating necessary information that will support effective executive decision-making. At its core, a Chief of Staff is responsible for:

  • Serving as a strategic advisor and counsel to the executive leader
  • Assuming day-to-day responsibilities for strategic projects and administrative tasks
  • Creating and maintaining cross-departmental relationships, enabling leadership success
  • Managing and coordinating various critical functions of the executive office
  • Network, interact, and negotiate with key stakeholders

This program will develop the Chief of Staff’s management and leadership skills necessary to create the environment that allows the organization’s leaders to plan, organize, lead, and control the various functions in their department and area of responsibility. Participants will develop their ability to provide strategic value to executives and key leaders of the organization.

Program Objectives
  • Develop management and leadership skills of the Chief of Staff
  • Develop self-mastery and emotional intelligence
  • Understand the Foundations of Management framework
  • Appreciate the basic levels of management and leadership
  • Understand the different principles and processes involved in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions in managing a team
  • Learn the emerging roles and expectations from a Chief of Staff
  • Develop management skills important for communication, networking, negotiating, coaching, and critical problem-solving functions.
  • Strengthen leadership and decision-making capabilities of the Chief of Staff
What You Will Learn

The 12 half-days will cover the following topics:

  • Transition to Leadership/The role of the Chief of Staff
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Communication and Influence
  • Planning and Strategic Prioritization
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Excellence in Execution
  • Strategic Negotiation
  • Networking and Stakeholder Management
  • Coaching for Leaders
  • Executive Presence and Personal Branding
Key Benefits
  • Strengthens the effectiveness and strategic value of the Chief of Staff role in the organization.
  • Prepares and develops current and aspiring chief of staff in the organization
  • Enhances the leadership competencies and management skills of participants
  • Provides a framework to understand and apply the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions of management in actual work settings
Who Should Attend

This program is a must for current and aspiring Chief of Staff and administrative executives both from the public and private sectors.  Examples of such executive positions may include the Chief of Staff roles in the Philippine Senate, Congress, Local Government, Executive Departments, Judiciary, and other branches of the government.

This program is also recommended for senior administrative and similar Chief of Staff roles supporting the top management executives of local, multinational, and non-profit organizations, as well as aspiring professionals who want to establish a career as Chief-of-Staff in their organization.