Registration open for the second TCAs workshop
Registration for the second workshop of the EU Project on transnational company agreements is now open! The meeting will take place on 20 October at the BusinessEurope premises in Brussels. The event is open to companies and members of the project partners, notably the BDA, CEOE, Confindustria, DI, MEDEF, the IOE and BusinessEurope. The event is co-funded by the EU. lire la suite
The 2017 edition of the Employers' Young Professional Academy comes to an end
On 4-6 September, the third and final meeting of the EYPA took place at the International Training Centre of the ILO, in Turin. The workshop explored the role of business member organisations to engage as social partners and negotiate as employers in social dialogue. lire la suite
TCA Project: 1st Seminar on decent work in supply chains held in Copenhagen
The Employers' Young Professional Academy holds its second meeting
The second workshop of the Employers' Young Professional Academy took place on 3-5 July at the ITCILO. The meeting aimed to equip young staff members of employers' organisations across Europe with key concepts of macroeconomics to better understand current debates and policies to stimulate competitiveness and growth. lire la suite
Employers' Young Professional Academy launches its 6th edition
On 3-5 May the EYPA launches its 6th edition with the first session on building the effective voice for employers' organisations lire la suite
Massive Open Online Course for Board Members of BMOs
Lessons learned from the MOOC for Board Members facilitated by the ITCILO from 24 April to 11 June 2017 lire la suite
A MOOC, what for?
How can you become more efficient as a Board member? The recipe for success is: Get exposed to information on how Business Member Organizations’ Boards function; Listen to your peers; Evaluate the performance of your Board against world benchmarks and take the lead for future improvements! This MOOC is THE opportunity to improve practice together by stepping back, having a good look at how the Board is working and by listening to the advice of peers. lire la suite
Get On Board!!
You’re a Board member of a Business Member Organization? Act like it! Make sure you add value to the strategic decisions of the organization on how to balance widest representation and internal efficiency. This MOOC is THE opportunity to improve practice together by stepping back, having a good look at how your Board is working and by listening to the advice of experts and peers. lire la suite
What is your role as Board Member? How can you add value?
Launch of the first and only Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Board Members of Business Member Organizations ! The five-week online course offers inputs, practical tips and plenty opportunities to exchange with peers in order to boost your efficiency as Board Member of a Business Member Organization. It is open to all and free! lire la suite
Désormais disponible en français! Ahora disponible en español!
Our Online Training Modules for executives, directors and managers of Employers Organizations are now available in French and Spanish (in addition to English). lire la suite
Global Employers Young Professionals' Academy - OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS!
Launch of the first Employers Young Professionals' Academy at Global level - a joint venture of the IOE, CEOE Formacion and the ITCILO Employers' Programme lire la suite
CALL FOR TENDER - OPEN!
In the framework of the capacity-building project "Transnational Company Agreement (TCAs): Issues, Approaches and Practices- Phase VI", the Employers Activities Programme of the ITCILO is looking for an expert to help project partners with the development of a Guide. A Call for Tender is launched for that purpose (deadline to apply: 17 Feb 2017). lire la suite
OPEN FOR REGISTRATIONS!!
MASTER TRAINING ON EFFECTIVE BUSINESS MEMBER ORGANIZATION - secure your place for the 5th edition! lire la suite
Does communication matter? Why?
Find out more in this interview with Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at REC - the Recruitment and Employment Confederation in the UK. Jeanne Schmitt from the ITCILO Employers Activities' team prompts him to share his experience with us on good communication by Employers' Organizations. lire la suite
Making sense of social media - A practical guide for Employers' Organizations
‘We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media; the question is how well we do it’. This quote from author and renowned digital expert Erik Qualman illustrates the challenge facing Employers' Organizations today. lire la suite
The Employers’ Young Professional Academy - Sharing experiences and insights on Europe in a dynamic, creative and relaxed atmosphere
Initiatives RSE sectorielles - les fédérations sectorielles françaises s'engagent!
Le MEDEF et l’Observatoire de la responsabilité sociétale des entreprises (Orse) poursuivent leur action en faveur d’une meilleure visibilité de l’engagement des fédérations professionnelles en matière de RSE (Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises) en France, en publiant une nouvelle édition du guide sur les initiatives RSE sectorielles. lire la suite
Forthcoming events on TCAs and CSR for Employers’ Organizations and Companies
The two last events of the project "Transnational Company Agreements: Building management knowledge and capacity" organized by the Programme for Employers' Activities of the ITCILO, in partnership with BDA, MEDEF and Confindustria and with the Active support of BUSINESSEUROPE and the IOE are scheduled for the 29 and 30 September 2016 in Brussels (Belgium). lire la suite
Together going for growth!
‘Going for Growth’ was the title of the second training programme of the Employers Young Professionals Academy – a programme managed by the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the ITC ILO in partnership with BUSINESSEUROPE and benefiting from EU funding. 37 young professionals were present, representing 23 Employer Organisations from across Europe. They met in Turin from 4 to 6 July 2016. It was the second workshop (out of three) of the Academy. lire la suite
Capacity Building Workshop for 9 Asian countries in New Delhi
In partnership with CIETT, the ITCILO Programme for Employers' Activities led a capacity-building workshop in Dehli, India, on 24 May 2016. Participants were representatives of national federations of private employment agencies from 9 different Asian countries. lire la suite
CIPE Releases a Guidebook for Business Associations
On 18 April, CIPE released its revamped Guidebook "Business Associations for the 21st Century" lire la suite
2015 achievements and Plans for 2016
The Employers' Activities team in the ILO Turin Training Centre wishes you a happy and successful Year 2016! lire la suite
Mobile Engagement with Members – A Toolkit for BMOs!
Using existing mobile technologies, Business Member Organizations (BMOs) can improve the way they engage with their members. How? Check the new Toolkit developped by the ITCILO Employers' Activities Programme! lire la suite
Women Empowerment Through Business Member Organizations
20 Board and Staff members of BMOs trained to be trainers on Women Economic Empowerment! lire la suite
A Guide on CSR and Human Rights – what does it mean for companies in supply chains?
You run or work for a business? You know that whatever you do in your business, it may impact people: customers, consumers, your colleagues and employees etc... The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) adopted in 2011 designed a process that will make and keep your company aware of the most important adverse impacts: those that affect human rights. Learn more on how to come to grips with these challenges in our brand new Guide. lire la suite
Local implementation of the CRM software continues
The local installation of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software within the Employers’ Organization marks a significant step within the implementation of this customizable tool. During the local installation the entire staff of the respective Employers’ Organization is trained on the use of the software. lire la suite
Employers’ Young Professional Academy – Good Bye for 2015
For the third time this year 34 young professionals from 22 Employers’ Organizations met in Turin from the 7th to 9th September 2015. This was the third and final training programme of the Employers Young Professionals Academy (EYPA) – a workshop managed by the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the ITC ILO in partnership with BUSINESSEUROPE and benefiting from EU funding. lire la suite
New Milestone in EOSH Development
The Training of Trainers in Turin marked a new milestone in the development of the Essentials of Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) package. For the first time since its invention this innovative training package was used in Arabic, French and Russian. lire la suite
Interview with Linda Kromjong
Linda Kromjong new Secretary-General of the IOE (International Organisation of Employers) was in Turin on 6 July. The Programme for Employers Activities of ITC ILO took the opportunity of her visit to ask her a few questions about the work priorities of the IOE and her views about ACTEMP Turin’s work. lire la suite
Formation CRM au Cameroun pour renforcer le potentiel du GICAM
Ci-dessous, extrait de l’interview effectuée pour le journal Le Quotidien Economique du Cameroun par Jeanne Schmitt, CIFOIT: lire la suite
Workshop on Global Industrial Relations and CSR in Turin
With the Workshop on “Global Industrial Relations and CSR: how can Employers’ Organization advise and guide their members” a new series of workshops on Global Industrial Relations, Transnational Company Agreements and Corporate Social Responsibility for Employers’ Organizations and Companies has been launched. lire la suite
Young Professionals advocating for growth!
‘Advocating for Growth’ was the topic of the second training programme of the Employers Young Professionals Academy – a programme managed by the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the ITC ILO in partnership with BUSINESSEUROPE and benefiting from EU funding. 38 young professionals were present, representing 26 Employer Organisations from across Europe. They met in Turin from 29th of June to 1st of July 2015. It was the second workshop (out of three) of the Academy. lire la suite
Local Installation of CRM software in Bosnia and Herzegovina
A new round of local installations of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software has been kicked off in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 23rd and 24th of June 2015. After the CRM Master User Training, which took place in May 2015 in Turin the local installation in the respective Employers Organization is the next step on the road to a successful implementation of the tool. lire la suite
New eLearning module on CSR and Business & Human Rights Instruments is now online!!!
A new eLearning module on CSR and Business & Human Rights Instruments has been developed by the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the International Training Centre of the ILO as part of a broader project entitled “Transnational Company Agreements (TCAs): building management knowledge and capacity”, which is co-funded by the European Union. lire la suite
CSR Training for focal points of the Federation of Egyptian Industries
As part of an ILO ACTEMP project to build capacity in the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) managed by the Cairo Office, the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the ITC ILO delivered a training workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Cairo from 19th to 21st of May 2015. The workshop was done in cooperation with the International Organisation of Employers. lire la suite
Strengthening the Capacity of Employers’ Organisations in FYR Macedonia
A significant Social Dialogue project is currently being implemented by the ILO in FYR Macedonia, benefiting from funding of the European Commission. In order to ensure that Macedonian Employers’ Organizations can participate more effectively in Social Dialogue; one part of the project is strengthening the capacity of EOs. The Programme for Employers’ Activities of ITC ILO supported a workshop on 19th May 2015 in Skopje, FYR Macedonia. The two represented Employers’ Organizations in Macedonia already provided a National Business Agenda including two concrete proposals to enhance the business environment. lire la suite
English and French CRM Master Users Training in Turin
What are the benefits for my Employers’ Organisation using the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software? How can we integrate the tool in our current operations? Can I adapt the tool to my EOs needs? What do we have to do as a CRM focal point in our organisation? – these and many other questions were answered during the Master User Workshop in Turin from the 25th to the 29th of May 2015. lire la suite
Essentials of Occupational Safety and Health – an innovative training package for EOs
Introduction to safety and health at work; personal protective equipment; work at height; fire and explosion; management of prevention – to name just a few topics covered by the Essentials of Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) package developed by the programme for Employers’ Activities of ITC ILO. lire la suite
A new Milestone for the CRM implementation in Latin America
After successfully installing the customer relationship management (CRM) software in five umbrella employer organisations in Latin America in 2014, the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the ITC ILO launched the project for a second round in March 2015. lire la suite
The Employers Young Professionals’ Academy starts again!!
For the fourth time since 2012 this comprehensive training series managed by the Employers’ Programme of the ITCILO in partnership with BUSINESSEUROPE and benefiting from EU funding has been kicked off in Turin. lire la suite
Installation de logiciels de gestion de la relation client (CRM) dans les OE – l’aventure continue …
Utilisé dans les pages listant des éléments et les pages de résultats de recherche. La mise en œuvre du projet du Programme pour les Activités pour les Employeurs du CIFOIT continue en 2015 : le logiciel de gestion de la relation client (CRM en anglais) spécialement développé pour répondre aux besoins des Organisations d’Employeurs a été installé au Maroc fin janvier 2015 au sein de l’AFEM. lire la suite
Our activities in 2014 and training offer for 2015
Learn more about our main achievements in 2014 and plans for 2015 lire la suite
Together Women Entrepreneurs Achieve More
We are glad to post CIPE's blog entry on the Stocktaking Conference which took place end of November on the ITCILO Campus lire la suite
Capacitación CRM para CACIF in Guatemala
Este martes 2 y miércoles 3 de diciembre tuvo lugar en CACIF el curso “CRM para las Organizaciones Empresariales”, el cual es un software de gestión de relaciones con el cliente, para mejorar la dinámica de comunicación del Sector Empresarial con sus asociados y contactos. lire la suite
Employers Organizations working with & for Women Entrepreneurs
The Stock-taking Conference of the project "Employers’ Organizations and Women Entrepreneurs: How to reach out?” was organized last week in Turin. lire la suite
Lancée il y a huit mois, l'organisation patronale des Comores franchit un nouveau pas important!
Les membres du Bureau Exécutif du MODEC (Comores) se forment à la gestion efficace de leur nouvelle organisation lire la suite
40 membres du staff de l'UTICA formés à l'utilisation du CRM
Ce logiciel de gestion des membres a été installé par le CIFOIT dans 24 organisations d'employeurs du monde jusqu'à présent. La Tunisie était le dernier pays a profiter de la formation en 2014. D'autres installations sont prévues en 2015, notamment au Maroc, en Algérie, en Côte d'Ivoire, au Sénégal et au Mali. lire la suite
Workshop on CSR, Business and Human Rights
On 13 and 14 October, 28 representatives of national employers organizations, the IOE, BUSINESSEUROPE and the Employers' Activities units from the ILO and ITCILO met in Turin to discuss how they can work more effectively in the area of CSR and Human Rights. lire la suite
Update of National Business Agenda of East African EO launched- Workshop in Nairobi
The “Reviewing National Business Agendas in some Africa Countries” workshop, taking place in Nairobi, is ending today 28 August 2014, and has contributed to exchange best practices for updating national business agendas. lire la suite
Employers Young Professionals’ Academy: third and final chapter!
The last workshop of the Employers Young Professionals’ Academy took place in Turin from the 3rd to the 5th of September 2014 … 30 young professionals from 25 different European Employers’ Organizations came together to reflect on their role as social partners. lire la suite
Revamped Lempnet now online!
The ITCILO Employers Activities Programme launches its new revamped home at lempnet.itcilo.org. Many months in the making, the revamped website boasts a complete redesign, better access to information concerning our activities and greater integration to the global ITCILO website. The new Lempnet also offers our employers’ participants more of what they want: quicker information on training activities, easier access to training material and enhanced possibilities to interact with colleagues and resources persons. lire la suite