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Travel & Learn Programme

Manila & ​Cebu​​​​​​

Join Us!

​​​ Huge market potential & investment opportunities​
​   Understand the legalities of doing business in the Philippines
​ Network with local businesses


​About the Programme​

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Unique travel programme that helps you learn and explore new markets for business.

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Business dialogues, networking opportunities;   and visits to companies, industries and accelerators.

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Up to 70% subsidy available with SkillsFuture funding and SkillsFuture Credit for eligible applicants.

Why Manila & Cebu​​?

Philippine’s robust economic growth (6-7% GDP p.a. since 2012) has been boosted   ​by the following key factors:

​​Strong Foreign Direct Investments (Singapore being the 2nd top FDI partner in the Philippines)

Infrastructure developments in strategic mega projects e.g. Bonifacio Global City, New Clark City, Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway and Clark International Airport etc​

Strong purchasing power with a consumer base of 100 million+ people - median age at mid-20s, upper middle income

Business opportunities for Infocomm, Business Process Outsourcing, Education, Retail & Food​


Program​me Iti​ner​ary​

Preview Session

Readiness for Overseas Expansion 


Day 1

Arrival in Manila

Opening Address  Singapore Ambassador to Philippines

Dialogue Sessions

Enterprise SG

Dept of Trade & Investment (DTI) and/or Board of Investment (BOI):   
International Investments Promotion Service

Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Ascott Limited  

Business Networking Session  with speakers and members from    Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industry



Day 2

Site Visit to New Clark Smart City

Dialogue Sessions 

Bases Conversion   and   Development Authority

New Clark City


Networking with Dialogue Speakers

Site Visit to C&G Law

Dinner to experience local Filipino dining experience

Day 3

Dialogue Sessions

BDO Unibank

PJS Corporate Support


Globe Telecom

Site Visit   to   Penbrothers Co-Working Innovation Space

Dialogue Sessions


Business partners based in Penbrothers e.g. Carousell, Shopback

Globe Telecom

Business Networking Session

Penbrother community of startups & SME members   or   Alumni enterpreneurs from De La Salle University Alumni Association 

  Day  4 

Arrival in Cebu

Dialogue Sessions

Department of Trade & Investments – Cebu

Cebu Holdings

Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Business Networking Session  with   members from Cebu Chamber of Commerce   ​Industry or Cebu IT/BPM Association

Day 5 

Dialogue Sessions​

Cebu Landmasters

Cebu Bankers’ Club​

Cebu City Tour 

Return to Singapore



Full Course Fee (with Airfare) $3,531.00

Funding Schemes Available ​
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents after SSG funding:   ​$1,658.50
Singaporeans above 40 years old eligible for   SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy:   $1,158.50
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents eligible for   Enhanced Training Support for SMEs:   $1,158.50*
Singaporeans eligible for   ​Workfare Training Support (WTS):   $1,033.50**
*Enter SME in the promo code during course application.
**Enter WTS in the promo code during course application.

Cancellations/withdrawals must be made in writing and participants will be charged accordingly:
​​​If withdrawal is made 3 weeks prior to course commencement, 50% of the course fee will be charged.
​​If withdrawal is made less than 3 weeks prior to course commencement, 100% of the course fee will be charged.

No replacement is allowed​
Course Fee is also eligible for $500 SkillsFutu​re Credit claim  
Course fee is payable upon acceptance.  It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review​

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Con​tact​ us​​

CET Academy
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Blk 50, #01-01, 535 Clementi Road,
Singapore 599489

Tel: 6460   6353​ 
Fax: 6462 0075
Email: enquiryCET@np.edu.sg

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