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These courses and certificates are designed for HR professionals who are problem-solvers, design-thinkers and organizational leaders.

Overview

One in two Fortune 500 companies has an ILR graduate in a senior HR position. As an institution, we’re able to make use of the world’s leading HR faculty’s research to design professional training programs for the world’s leading businesses.

Investing in ILR human-resources training is a tangible investment in your career and in your organization. The material is designed to bring deep research into practical focus, letting you learn both theory and practical techniques to build on your skills.

Upcoming Courses

Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Enhance critical skills for designing and implementing D&I learning and development. Acquire knowledge and tools to ensure management and employees understand the value of D&I and gain experience for raising awareness to change behavior. Build on techniques, models and ideas designed to drive messages and sustain key learnings.

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    Jan 28 - 29, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Learn how to launch and revitalize D&I councils for successful impact in alignment with business strategy. Apply D&I council best practices to gain increased effectiveness, performance and contribution within an organization.


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    Feb 8 - 9, 2021
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    $1495

Register for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Register for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Assess D&I competencies that drive business imperatives to ensure alignment with vision and mission. Learn strategies of successful organizations and practice relevant skills for engaging employees. Leave with techniques to improve individual contribution and an action plan to revitalize and sustain D&I initiatives at the organization.

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    Feb 11 - 12, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Human Resources and the Law

Learn best practices for understanding, identifying, preventing, and managing employee-related issues that have potential legal concerns. Gain up-to-date information on employment laws and court cases on employment practices. Use case scenarios to apply practical implications of those laws on policies and day-to-day operations.

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    Mar 2 - 4, 2021
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    $1995

Register for Human Resources and the Law

Register for Human Resources and the Law

Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

Understand the core frameworks and methods in organizational design and how it can be used as a lever of strategy execution. Create alignment between components of the organization and the overall business structure. Hone consulting and analytical skills to strike a balance between facilitative and expert roles.

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    Mar 2 - 12, 2021
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    $1995

Register for Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

Register for Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

Effective Employee Relations

Examine the responsibilities and proactive initiatives that guide ER professionals. Learn techniques for conducting effective conversations, making ER decisions and managing performance issues. Practice coaching, counseling, progressive discipline strategies, working styles and communication skills, including effective ways to phrase language. Leave with extensive tools and guides to apply at work.

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    Mar 8 - 10, 2021
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    $1595

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Register for Effective Employee Relations

Labor Relations Law

Understand the NLRA and its impact on the workplace. Lawyers and non-lawyers are encouraged to participate in this workshop as it provides an opportunity to understand various legal principles and considerations, including assessing unfair labor practice and the rules regarding union organizing, collective bargaining, and day-to-day operations.


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    Mar 9 - 18, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Labor Relations Law

Implementing a Winning D&I Process: Uncovering and Overcoming the Top Ten Hidden Obstacles

Organizations with existing D&I programs may experience inconsistent attention, energy and support from top executives and middle managers, including outright resistance to these programs. This workshop will help experienced and/or new D&I leaders overcome these obstacles by connecting their efforts to their organization's business goals.

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    May 6 - 7, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Implementing a Winning D&I Process: Uncovering and Overcoming the Top Ten Hidden Obstacles

Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Use workshop's step-by-step process to launch, enhance or revitalize D&I initiatives and build core competencies. Learn to leverage D&I as a competitive advantage for achieving business objectives and sustainability. Gain insight into developmental models and best practices to assess, optimize and drive effectiveness for optimum results.

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    Mar 15 - 16, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Learn and practice the complete step-by-step internal investigation process. Receive extensive content related to conducting interviews, investigation techniques, determining credibility, managing bias, reaching conclusions, and implementing outcomes. Apply a case study to the internal investigations process and interact with expert investigators to learn best practices and acquire new skills.

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    Mar 16 - 24, 2021
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    $1595

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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Contract Language and Interpretation

Designed to instruct labor relations practitioners on how contract language and past practice may be interpreted by an arbitrator. Participants review a methodology for analyzing contract language disputes and identifying key contract clauses in CB agreements. There is a case study practice session in contract drafting and interpretation.


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    Mar 23 - 25, 2021
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    $995

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Register for Contract Language and Interpretation

Effective Employee Resource Groups

Learn how ERGs and affinity groups have emerged in the workplace as a standard component of D&I initiatives to support business objectives and increase employee engagement and contribution. Examine characteristics of high-functioning ERGs and leading practices in group formation and operation.


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    Mar 25, 2021
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    $995

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Register for Effective Employee Resource Groups

Effective Employee Discipline

Experienced arbitrators and labor relations professionals will provide you with practical knowledge and insight about the employee discipline process. Participants analyze fact patterns to understand just cause and progressive discipline and learn to establish a case for termination. Learn best practices in solving discipline issues.


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    Apr 6 - 15, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Effective Employee Discipline

Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Examine current legal and policy concerns and best practices related to preventing harassment and retaliation. Learn HR, managers and employee approaches for responding to inappropriate behaviors. Practice prevention strategies for creating a respectful workplace including providing individual feedback. Review requirements for training and explore preventive training options beyond legal standards.

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    Apr 7 - 8, 2021
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    $995

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Register for Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

Infuse talent management with an integrated approach to recruiting, onboarding and retention. Broaden organization effectiveness by aligning talent management with business objectives and D&I strategies that increase innovation and reduce bias. Learn what you can do as a diversity professional to influence policies, practices and systems.


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    Apr 12 - 13, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

Advanced Internal Investigations Notetaking and Reports

Learn methods for capturing key information, maintaining documentation and writing fair, neutral and effective reports. Practice taking notes, developing documentation, avoiding advocacy language, addressing comparators/credibility and writing sound conclusions. Considerations include ethical issues and attorney/client privileges. Receive a report template that will uphold findings and withstand heightened scrutiny.

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    Apr 19 - 21, 2021
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    $1595

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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Notetaking and Reports

Investigation Tools and Techniques

This workshop provides best practices on how to conduct an investigation of major workplace offenses that may result in immediate termination and that are the likely subject of arbitration. Professionals who investigate complex/serious matters in a unionized environment will design and execute an investigation plan.


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    Apr 20 - 22, 2021
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    $995

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Register for Investigation Tools and Techniques

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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    Apr 21 - 30, 2021
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    $1495

Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Strategic Talent Management: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Business

Learn to build a talent pipeline of next-generation leaders. This workshop discusses talent development approaches from selection and how to implement effective plans that attract, retain, deploy, measure, and nurture talent to aligning talent strategies with desired business results. Learn talent processes to drive performance with measurable objectives.


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    Apr 21 - 30, 2021
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    $1995

Register for Strategic Talent Management: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Business

Register for Strategic Talent Management: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Business

Strategic Grievance Handling

Approach the grievance and arbitration process as an opportunity to advance organizational strategy, goals, and objectives while improving relationships within the organization. Participants learn how to mediate disputes between and among managers, supervisors, employees, and union representatives make strategic choices within the grievance process while improving labor-management relations.


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    Apr 27 - May 6, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Strategic Grievance Handling

Effectiveness in Arbitration

Led by experienced arbitrators and advocates, this workshop teaches how to advocate at arbitration for those preparing, presenting, or assisting in the case. A full-day arbitration simulation allows participants to practice developing a position, using evidence and proof to support position, examine witnesses, and introduce documents.


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    May 11 - 20, 2021
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    $1695

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Register for Effectiveness in Arbitration

Leading Change

Learn to artfully inspire your people and motivate them to change by meeting them where they are with a fully realized, articulated vision for the future and concrete actionable steps to get there. This workshop offers a self-assessment, a method to navigate real-world scenarios and a personal action plan.

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    May 10 - 19, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Leading Change

Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

In this virtual course, you will explore how to implement your goals and objectives at the bargaining table. This includes understanding the differences between competitive and collaborative bargaining as well as at-the-table protocols, customs, and techniques unique to collective bargaining.


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    May 5 - 21, 2021
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    $2195

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Register for Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

Advanced Internal Investigations Practice

Apply learnings from Advanced Internal Investigations Process. Practice techniques using a real-life employee complaint by conducting the intake interview, planning and conducting the investigation, making findings and conclusions, making recommendations and implementation of the outcome. Develop skills under the guidance of expert internal investigators.

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    May 11 - 13, 2021
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    $1595

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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Practice

Performance Feedback and Coaching: Engaging in High Impact Discussions

Build skills for developing impactful and engaging coaching conversations that improve team performance. Establish an understanding of when feedback discussions need to transition to a coaching relationship. Review theories for changing behavior, the importance of trust, crucial coaching elements and formulating successful development plans to enhance performance and build potential.

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    May 11 - 20, 2021
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    $1495

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Register for Performance Feedback and Coaching: Engaging in High Impact Discussions

HR Consulting Skills: Becoming a Trusted Thought Partner

Become the voice of your organization and influence others to do the same. Develop core capabilities to build relationships and consult internal clients. Learn techniques to guide clients in establishing goals, achieving desired outcomes and managing expectations.

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    May 26 - Jun 4, 2021
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    $1995

Register for HR Consulting Skills: Becoming a Trusted Thought Partner

Register for HR Consulting Skills: Becoming a Trusted Thought Partner
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“Two of my colleagues have gone through the EEO certificate program and couldn’t stop raving about Cornell University, the quality of instruction and the immense amount of knowledge they gained.”
Juana De Los Santos, Administrator of State Equal Opportunity for Rhode Island