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20 January 2020 - 14 February 2020

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations

20 January 2020 - 14 February 2020

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations

Certificate of Achievement in Industrial and Employment Relations

Course Information

20 January 2020 - 14 February 2020

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9012414

English

Enrolment deadline: 17 November 2019

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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, gender equality and social dialogue, gender equality and collective bargaining, and the ILO policies and tools for the promotion of social rights. 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 lawyers; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff of international organizations; trainers, consultants, researchers and graduate students.

Objectives

Objectives

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

  • Reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective industrial and employment relations strategies;
  • Represent employers or workers in industrial relations, including negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective agreements and 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.

Content

Content

  • Industrial relations and employment relations: scope and definitions
  • Varieties of industrial relations in Europe
  • ILO standard-setting system
  • International legal framework for industrial and employment relations
  • Fundamental principles and rights at work
  • ILO policies and tools for the promotion of social rights
  • Social dialogue and tripartism/ social dialogue: participants, types, levels, scope
  • Preconditions and issues for social dialogue/ Benefits of social dialogue
  • International legal framework and national institutions of tripartite social dialogue
  • Social dialogue and employment policies/ Social dialogue and wages
  • Selected outcomes of social dialogue
  • Collective bargaining; collective bargaining machinery; administration and implementation of collective agreements/ Trends in collective bargaining
  • Labour dispute resolution
  • ILO standards and criteria for an effective labour dispute resolution system
  • Negotiation theory and practice
  • Labour relations in the Public Service
  • International legal framework for gender equality
  • Gender and collective bargaining/ Gender equality and social dialogue
  • Fair and effective governance of labour migration
  • Negotiation of a bilateral labour agreement
  • Non-standard forms of employment
  • Violence and harassment in the world of work

Methodology

Methodology

A participatory approach combining presentations by international experts, discussions, exercises, case studies and group work will be adopted throughout the course. A couple of study visits to selected institutions will take place in Turin. 

Language

Language

Participants are expected to have a good command of English.

Fees and Applications

Fees and Applications

Participation cost: 4,275 Euros, divided as follows:

Tuition fees: 2,845 Euros, including tuition, use of training facilities and support services, routine medical care and medical/health insurance for travel and stay in Turin.

Accommodation fees: 1,430 Euros, including single-room accommodation at the ITCILO campus, breakfast (lunch and dinner are not included), laundry service and use of the facilities for recreation and sports at the ITCILO campus.

You can decide to look for your own accommodation elsewhere. In this case you will not be required to pay accommodation fees.

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

Deadline for applications: 17 November 2019 

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  / Fax: +39 0116391925
Email: f.fonseca@itcilo.org

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