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21 January 2019 - 15 February 2019

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations

21 January 2019 - 15 February 2019

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations
Enrolment deadline: 17 December 2018
English
A9011986
Turin Centre
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Course Information

21 January 2019 - 15 February 2019

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011986

Enrolment deadline: 17 December 2018

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Description

Description

The Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations will introduce participants to the key principles and institutions of industrial and employment relations, and selected practices in this discipline. In particular, it will address the international legal framework of industrial relations; varieties of industrial relations in Europe; the principles of freedom of association, collective bargaining and its machinery and administration; social dialogue institutions and mechanisms; and the linkages with employment policies and wages. In addition, the course will examine the theory and practice of negotiation, including the economic aspects of wage bargaining, and labour-dispute resolution. Participants will be required to pass an examination in order to obtain the Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations awarded by the ITCILO.

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 of international organizations; trainers, consultants, researchers and graduate students.

Content

Content

  • Industrial relations and employment relations: scope and definitions
  • Varieties of industrial relations in Europe
  • ILO standard-setting system / Freedom of association and collective bargaining
  • Social dialogue: actors, types, institutions, issues / International legal framework 
  • Social dialogue and employment policies / social dialogue and wages
  • Gender equality and social dialogue/collective bargaining
  • International legal framework for gender equality
  • National tripartite social dialogue and an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises
  • Collective bargaining / machinery / Administration and implementation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Economic aspects of wage negotiation: productivity as a key factor
  • Negotiation theory and practice
  • Labour dispute resolution systems / selected country experiences
  • Settlement of individual labour disputes
  • International framework for dispute resolution in the Public Service
  • Collective agreements in the Public Service
  • Conciliation/mediation of labour disputes 

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

A couple of study visits to selected institutions will take place in Turin. In addition, a one-day study visit to the ILO Headquarters in Geneva (Switzerland) will also be organized. 

A participatory approach combining presentations by international experts, discussions, exercises, case studies and group work will be adopted throughout the course.

Language

Language

Participants are expected to have a good command of English.

Fees and Applications

Fees and Applications

Participation cost (4,165 Euros) should be paid in advance by the participant or his/her sponsoring organisation. Participants will be provided with single-room accommodation with private facilities at the ITC/ILO Campus (lunch and dinner are not included), routine medical care and medical/health insurance including during international travel to Turin.

In order to apply, please click here to fill in the application form. You will be required to attach a sponsorship letter from the Institution that will cover your participation cost and air ticket. Alternatively you can send it later. 

Deadline for applications: 12 December 2018 

For information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please click here
For any further information, please contact:

Social Protection, Governance and Tripartism Programme
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization
Viale Maestri del Lavoro 10 Turin 10127, Italy
Tel : +390116936312
Email: f.fonseca@itcilo.org

Contact us

mier@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 2845

Subsistence cost: 1320

Total cost: 4165

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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