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Professional Education

As Cornell’s ILR School, we bring together the insight of leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners to design training courses for the modern workplace. We specialize in work – from HR practices to labor relations and conflict-resolution strategies. We train people who change their organizations.

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Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Learn a step-by-step process on preparing for bargaining including aligning organizational, labor and bargaining strategies and developing managment and union goals, and preparing for the bargaining table. An in-class project includes preparing and delivering a presentation to management to obtain bargaining mandate.


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    Feb 3 - 4, 2020
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    $1495
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    New York, NY



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Effective Collective Bargaining Skills and Strategies

Participants learn how to develop a negotiating strategy and at-the table best practices. Program includes a full-day collective bargaining simulation in which participants negotiate in a small group setting against experienced labor relations professionals with ample opportunity for ongoing, real-time feedback and discussion.


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    Feb 5 - 6, 2020
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    $1695
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    New York, NY



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Interest-Based Bargaining Strategies and Structures

IBB teaches participants how to frame negotiation as joint problem-solving to resolve each party's underlying issues, needs, and concerns. This interactive workshop provides a systematic process for putting IBB principles into practice in collective bargaining and grievance handling to generate creative options to solve tough issues and problems.


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    Feb 7, 2020
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    $995
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    New York, NY



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Executive Education
Learn from world class faculty to drive organizational performance

ILR Executive Education designs learning solutions that connect proven theories to actionable business insights.

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India Initiatives

Through the work of Sarosh Kuruvilla, Andrew J. Nathanson Family Professor in Industrial and Labor Relations, we offer capacity building programs in India.

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Public Training
Across New York State, we engage in workplace research and training.

We offer a wide range of training available to the public focused on work, employment, and labor.

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eCornell

We offer a selection of courses through eCornell

eCornell, a subsidiary of Cornell University, offers certificates to professionals seeking online delivery over an in-person immersive workshop experience.

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