Cornell University

Human Capital Development

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Collective Bargaining Studies Certificate

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. 

Core Curriculum Units
Labor Relations Law* 12
Preparation for Collective Bargaining 12
Effective Collective Bargaining 12
Contract Language: Working Within It; Making It Work for You* 6
Fundamental Negotiation Skills 12
Interest-Based Bargaining Strategies and Structures 6

*Labor Relations Law and Contract Language can be applied to both the Collective Bargaining and Contract Administration studies Labor Relations certificates.

Open enrollment workshops can be taken individually. The workshops and certificates are also available as Customized Programs for your organization