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21 January 2019 - 29 March 2019

Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations

21 January 2019 - 29 March 2019

Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations

Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations
Enrolment deadline: 17 December 2018
English
A9012161
Turin Centre
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Course Information

21 January 2019 - 29 March 2019

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9012161

Enrolment deadline: 17 December 2018

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Description

Description

The Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations will provide a sound foundation in theory, principles, and practice for all those whose careers require knowledge of and skills in industrial and employment relations. It will enable participants to apply multidisciplinary knowledge to decision-making in the field of industrial and employment relations; represent employers or workers in industrial-relations activities, including the negotiation and administration of collective agreements and conciliation/mediation procedures; and advise government, employers' and workers' representatives on industrial and employment-relations issues. It will expose participants to various industrial and employment-relations systems and practices. It is relevant to participants from both developing and developed countries, who will have opportunity to share their different experiences. On passing the exams, participants will earn the Diploma 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
  • Industrial relations and the economy
  • The future of industrial relations: policy models for the 21st century
  • ILO standard-setting system / Freedom of association
  • Fundamental principles and rights at work
  • Social dialogue: actors, types, institutions, issues / International legal framework 
  • Social dialogue and employment policies / social dialogue and wages
  • National tripartite social dialogue and an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises
  • Social dialogue and gender equality
  • Main roles and functions of Trade Unions / Employers’ Organizations
  • Labour administration / labour administration and industrial relations
  • Collective bargaining / machinery / Administration and implementation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Collective bargaining and gender equality
  • Collective agreements in the Public Service
  • 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
  • Conciliation/mediation of labour disputes 
  • Grievance handling
  • Labour inspection / Occupational safety and health
  • Private workplace compliance initiatives
  • ILO policies and tools on the promotion of social rights
  • The employment relationship / Non-standard forms of employment
  • Transition from informal to formal economy
  • Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning MNES and Social Policy  Global Union Federations and Multinational Enterprises
  • Global framework agreements
  • International trade agreements and labour clauses
  • Labour law and employability
  • Social protection / Social and solidarity economy
  • Fair and effective governance of labour migration  
  • Negotiation of a bilateral labour agreement
  • National/enterprise-level strategies to promote workplace cooperation
  • Key economic concepts frequently used in public debate
  • Labour market analysis / institutions / Active labour market policies
  • Minimum wage and productivity
  • Economic aspects of wage negotiation: productivity as a key factor
  • Management of a corporate crisis
  • Negotiated arrangements to increase productivity
  • The role of money: its effects on firms and workers
  • Market environments and their effects on industrial relations
  • Strategic human resources management
  • Recruitment and selection / Reward practices / Work and well-being 

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

A number of study visits to selected institutions and enterprises 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 (9,490 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 online 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

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mier@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 6410

Subsistence cost: 3080

Total cost: 9490

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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