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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

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. Interact with expert investigators to learn best practices and acquire new skills. Live 3.5-hour virtual sessions are Oct 27-28 and Nov 3-4.
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    Oct 27 - Nov 4, 2021
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    $795


Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Advanced Internal Investigations 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 6 - 7, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Reports

Labor Law and Contract Interpretation

Understanding the key do’s and don’t of the labor law and how arbitrators interpret collective bargaining agreements is critical to operating in a union environment. Learn key aspects of operating under the NLRA, including union organizing, unfair labor practices, good faith bargaining & what happens on impasse.
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    Nov 1 - 3, 2021
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    $1995


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Register for Labor Law and Contract Interpretation

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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    Nov 2 - 3, 2021
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    $1495


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Register for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Councils

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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    Nov 4 - 5, 2021
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    $1995


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Register for Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

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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    Nov 4 - 5, 2021
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    $1495


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Register for Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management

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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    Nov 8 - 9, 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

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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    Nov 15 - 16, 2021
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Register for Competencies to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

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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    Nov 15 - 16, 2021
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Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

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 16 - 17, 2022
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


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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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    Nov 17 - 18, 2021
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Register for Performance Feedback and Coaching: Engaging in High Impact Discussions

Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

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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    Nov 17 - 19, 2021
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    $2195


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Register for Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

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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    Nov 18, 2021
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    $995


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Register for Effective Employee Resource Groups

Advanced 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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    Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2021
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    $795


Register for Advanced Effective Employee Relations

Register for Advanced Effective Employee Relations

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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    Dec 1 - 2, 2021
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Register for Leading Change

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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    Dec 2 - 3, 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

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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    Dec 2 - 3, 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

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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    Dec 7 - 9, 2021
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Register for Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Grievance and Arbitration Handling

This interactive course teaches how to analyze grievances and conduct grievance meetings with an eye towards fact-finding and resolution. Learn the basics of how arbitration works with the goal of being a more effective representative during the hearing.
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    Dec 9 - 10, 2021
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Register for Grievance and Arbitration Handling

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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    Dec 16 - 17, 2021
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Register for Implementing and Sustaining A Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

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 7 - 8, 2022
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


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Register for Human Resources and the Law

Fundamentals of Human Resources

Understand the key role HR plays in your organization for driving performance and productivity. Learn to successfully support clients, develop HR competencies, optimize practices and influence business results. Learning is gained and reinforced through case studies and group activities.


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    Mar 17 - 18, 2022
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    $1495
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Register for Fundamentals of Human Resources

HR Leadership for Organizational Excellence

Lead With Influence. Drive Change. Achieve Results.

In this active learning environment, participants apply concepts through group exercises, case studies, skill-building and more. The program methodology promotes on-the-spot feedback and coaching from faculty and peers. Real-time classroom interaction provides opportunities to understand different approaches to situations.

Dates for sessions will be posted as soon as they are available.


Learn more about HR Leadership for Organizational Excellence

Learn more about HR Leadership for Organizational Excellence

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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    Apr 6 - 7, 2022
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    $1495
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    New York, NY



Register for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

Register for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training

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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