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, 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.
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 from the ILO and other international organizations; trainers, consultants and graduate students.