Master in Industrial and Employment Relations

The Master's Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations aims at developing specialized multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of industrial and employment relations. It will provide participants with a a deep theoretical and practical understanding of industrial and employment relations systems by looking into recent changes and trends in the world's major economic geographic areas. It combines the sound academic background of the University of Turin with the ITCILO's international training experience. An international approach has been applied to the content, the methodology as well as to the composition of the faculty. It is relevant to participants from both developing and developed countries who will have opportunities to share their different experiences.

Master in Industrial and Employment Relations

Deadline for application: 01 June 2018

Starting date: 08 October 2018

English

08 October 2018 - 06 September 2019

Blended

Master Information

Deadline for application: 01 June 2018

Starting date: 08 October 2018

English

08 October 2018 - 06 September 2019

Blended

Objectives

General objective

The Master in Industrial and Employment Relations 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 Master in Industrial and Employment Relations, 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 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.

International Training Centre of the ILO

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10127 Turin - Italy

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