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Labor Leadership Skills - Online

Outcomes

  • Increase your ability to successfully respond to new conditions in organized labor.
  • Learn valuable skills that are applicable in day-to-day functions.
  • Increase your understanding of labor unions and the legal context in which they function

Certificate Basics

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    Required Courses
    4 Focused WorkshopsRegister for individual workshops to fit your schedule
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    Time to Complete
    18 monthsTime participants have to complete the entire certificate program

Certificate Details

Overview

Ready to make a difference in your union, organization, or company? Want to discover how you can become more involved and understand your role at a deeper level? Earn your certificate and build essential leadership, negotiation and communication skills from your home or office with convenient online courses with a flexible schedule.

What to Expect

  • 4 exhilarating on-line workshops including steward training, basic negotiations, costing out a contract, and effective communication.
  • Receive instruction from a practitioner instructor who utilizes a learn-by-doing approach that will challenge, energize, and inspire you.
  • Take advantage of making connections and networking with other union leaders.
  • Obtain your Basic Labor Leadership Skills Certificate when you complete the series.

Benefits to You and Your Organization

The Labor Leadership Skills certificate program is an affordable and rapid-results educational experience that provides the specific skills essential to success in your organization.

Prerequisites

This certificate program has no prerequisites.

Core Curriculum

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Steward Training: Problem-Solving in the Workplace (online)

This tools-building workshop emphasizes the rights of stewards/committee persons in resolving disputes in the workplace. Participants will learn how to protect the grievance process, the equality principle, and how to simplify grievance writing. This online workshop is part of the four-course Labor Leadership Skills Certificate Program.


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    Sep 9 - 29, 2020
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    $199

Register for Steward Training: Problem-Solving in the Workplace (online)

Register for Steward Training: Problem-Solving in the Workplace (online)

Negotiation Skills (online)

This introductory-level workshop is designed to develop the skills of union negotiators who do not have extensive experience in advancing a collective bargaining strategy. This online workshop is part of the four-course Labor Leadership Skills Certificate Program, participants do not have to be online at a specific time.


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    Oct 5 - 25, 2020
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    $199

Register for Negotiation Skills (online)

Register for Negotiation Skills (online)

Costing Out a Contract (online)

This is a practical, how-to-workshop to give union negotiators and bargaining committee members the skills they need to prepare for contract negotiations. This online workshop is part of the four-course Labor Leadership Skills Certificate and participants do not have to be online at a specific time.


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    Nov 2 - 22, 2020
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    $199

Register for Costing Out a Contract (online)

Register for Costing Out a Contract (online)

Effective Communication (online)

For anyone who wants to improve oral presentation skills and overcome reluctance to speak in public and gain tools for more effective presentations. This online workshop is part of the four-course Labor Leadership Skills Certificate Program and participants do not have to be online at a specific time.


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    Dec 1 - 21, 2020
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    $199

Register for Effective Communication (online)

Register for Effective Communication (online)