- Acquire a full understanding of the collective bargaining process
- Gain knowledge in labor relations law, contract language and negotiation skills
- Develop skills in preparation for effective collective bargaining strategies and structure
This certificate provides a comprehensive overview of the collective bargaining process from pre-bargaining preparation to final sign-off.
Six workshops totaling 60 units are required to complete this certificate. While the certificate can be earned in as little as two weeks, all required workshops for this certificate must be completed within an 18-month period. If you participate in a Cornell workshop and intend to apply it toward earning a certificate, please let us know.
This certificate program has no prerequisites.
Whether you are involved in the collective bargaining process, the administration of a contract, or a certification campaign, it is necessary to understand the National Labor Relations Act and its practical impact on the workplace. This workshop is accessible for lawyers and non- lawyers alike, and gives participants an opportunity to understand a host of legal principles and considerations.Learn More
Gain Strategies and Practical Skills for the Collective Bargaining Process with this 2-Day Training Led by Cornell ILR School Experts in NYC. Register Now.Learn More
Designed as a continuum of LR201, Preparation for Collective Bargaining, participants will formulate a negotiation strategy and learn "at-the-table" best practices. Participants develop negotiation skills by participating in a full-day bargaining simulation.Learn More
Whether you are administering contract language or proposing it at the bargaining table, this workshop is designed to instruct labor relations practitioners on how contract language and past practices may be interpreted by an arbitrator.Learn More
Learn the Fundamentals of Negotiating with this Two-Day Workshop Led by Cornell ILR Experts in NYC. Register Now.Learn More
Interest-based bargaining teaches you how to frame negotiations as joint problem solving to resolve each party's underlying issues, needs and concerns. This workshop provides a systematic process for putting interest-based negotiation principles into practice in collective bargaining and grievance handling.Learn More