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23 January 2017 - 17 March 2017

Certificate of Achievement Course in Industrial and Employment Relations

23 January 2017 - 17 March 2017

Certificate of Achievement Course in Industrial and Employment Relations

Certificate of Achievement Course in Industrial and Employment Relations
Deadline for application: 20 January 2017
English
A9010336
Turin Centre

Course Information

23 January 2017 - 17 March 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010336

English

Deadline: 20 January 2017

Description

Description

The Certificate of Achievement course will provide participants with a theoretical and practical understanding of industrial and employment relations systems by looking into recent changes and trends in the world's major economic areas. It combines the sound academic background of the University of Turin with the ITCILO's international training experience. It is relevant to participants from both developing and developed countries, who will have opportunities to share their different experiences.

Target audience

Target audience

Government, workers' and employers' representatives; practitioners in the field of industrial and employment relations from the public and private sectors; human resources managers; personnel in human resources departments dealing with industrial and employment relations; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff from international organizations and United Nations agencies; ILO staff from field offices and technical cooperation projects; graduate students and researchers.

Information and costs

Information and costs

DURATION 4 WEEKS - Tuition Fee = 2,800 Euro; Subsistence Costs =1,240 Euro; Total Cost= 4,040 Euro. DURATION 8 WEEKS - Tuition Fee = 4,900 Euro; Subsistence Costs =2,470 Euro; Total Cost= 7,370 Euro. DURATION 12 WEEKS - Tuition Fee = 7,000 Euro; Subsistence Costs = 3,700 Euro; Total Cost= 10,700 Euro.

Objectives

Objectives

General objective

The Certificate of Achievement Course is designed to provide a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills for those with professional interests in industrial and employment relations. In addition, participants will be exposed to international and comparative industrial and employment relations systems with a view to better understanding the implications for current industrial relations systems and practices.

Specific objectives

On successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement Course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the industrial and employment relations systems with a comparative approach;
  • Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective industrial and employment relations strategies;
  • Apply multi-disciplinary knowledge to industrial relations-related decision making;
  • Represent employers or workers in industrial relations, including negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective agreements;
  • Assist employers or workers in conciliation/mediation or arbitration procedures;
  • Apply tools and methodologies for effective labour management relations at different levels of the economy from enterprise to the national and international level;
  • Advise government, employers’ and workers’representatives on industrial and employment relations issues.

Content

Content

  • Industrial relations and employment relations: scope and definitions 
  • International legal framework of industrial and employment relations
  • Industrial and employment relations in Europe
  • Legal sources and institutional framework of industrial and employment relations in Europe
  • Workers’ and employers’ organizations: structure and role
  • Social dialogue and tripartism
  • Legal and institutional framework for tripartite social dialogue
  • Social dialogue and employment policies, wages, social protection, gender equality, migration
  • Recent changes in labour law 
  • Key principles of economics for industrial relations
  • Labour market analysis and institutions
  • Collective bargaining; collective bargaining machinery; administration and implementation of collective agreements
  • Negotiation theory and practice 
  • Settlement of labour disputes: conciliation, mediation, arbitration and labour courts
  • Labour relations in the Public Service
  • Information and consultation at the enterprise level
  • Labour administration and labour inspection
  • Industrial relations systems, competitiveness and public policy
  • The impact of the crisis on industrial relations
  • Globalization and industrial and employment relations
  • Global supply chains
  • Recent trends in human resources management policies
  • Workplace relations
  • Interpersonal skills: negotiating techniques, team building, communication skills

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

Methodology

Professors, practitioners and other resource persons will use lectures, case-studies, case law judgments, excerpts of collective agreements and legislation, discussions, group-work and practical exercises to strike a balance between theory and practice and to stimulate interaction with the resource persons and among participants.

Study visits

Study visits to selected local enterprises and other institutions will be organized during the face-to-face phase in Turin to provide an opportunity to participants to be exposed to different practices of industrial and employment relations.

Faculty

The faculty will be selected for its professional experience and subject knowledge. It will consist of academic resource persons and practitioners and experts from the ILO and ITCILO.

Documentation

Participants will receive additional material to expand their knowledge of the topics.

Nome completo:Sra. Maria De Lourdes Nobre Simões ArskyARSKY/LOURDES4Empregadores nomeante:SESIInstituição:Confederação Nacional da Indústria/Diretoria de Educação e Tecnologia/ Unidade de Estudos e ProspectivaCargo:Especialista em Desenvolvimento IndustrialEndereço:DIRET;70040-903 BRASILIA BRAZILTel. / Móvel:55 61 3317 8927E-mail:Lourdes.simoes@sesi.org.br

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