Cornell University

Human Capital Development

16 E. 34th Street, NYC, 866-470-1922

What They Are Saying About ILR

"I very much valued the interactive exercises, scenarios, and rich reference binders that I received through workshops in Cornell's Human Resources Studies Certificate Program. I strongly believe, though, that it's the institution's complement of professionals who represent the true worth of my learning experience. Each Cornell representative I met was knowledgeable, motivating, and approachable, and this applies equally to the instructors and all their colleagues who collectively promoted a nurturing environment. Every time I see my certificate, I am reminded of those top-class individuals."

— David Cartalla, Senior Human Resources Generalist, PR Newswire


"I want to commend you on the quality program you provide to the HR community. I am pursuing the certificate program for Collective Bargaining and am impressed with the content of the programs, as well as the knowledge and professionalism exhibited by instructors."

— Susan Parisen, PHR, Director, Human Resources, Survivor Technologies, Inc.


"Cornell is well respected in the field of labor relations. Earning a Cornell certificate in Collective Bargaining adds a certain amount of credibility to my knowledge and expertise in the field. A person can trust the quality and caliber of the program."

— Charles E. Smith, HR Consultant, The Clorox Company


"Attending these workshops provided a valuable insight and hands-on experience into the mechanics of labor negotiations. I feel much better prepared to be at the negotiations table."

— Adam Nightingale, Director, Human Resources, Olean and Wellsville Operations, Dresser-Rand Company


"The quality of the Contract Administration Studies Certificate far exceeded my expectations. Each class provides the perfect blend of theory, best practice, and legal insight that enables me to conduct sound Labor Relations within my organization."

— Roger Arnell, Human Resources Manager, Fisher Scientific


"I am most appreciative to complete both certificate programs in Contract Administration and Collective Bargaining. The Cornell staff in the Buffalo, Ithaca, and New York City locations made every effort to be helpful and courteous, the workshop materials are great resource tools for the future, and the faculty are sophisticated and knowledgeable."

— Cheryl Fishbaugh, Human Resources Specialist, Hilton Central School District


"Cornell is an ongoing partner in assessing our training needs and designing and delivering a curriculum in response to our workplace environment. As a result of our successful relationship, we continually expand our program. Our managers consider the training an outstanding value."

— Renee Gargano, Deputy Superintendent Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Putnam/Northern Westchester Counties, NY


"What was most important to me was Cornell's ability to customize a standard class offering to meet the specific needs of the new managers of our growing company."

— Kathy Loughran, Time Inc., New Media