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Foundations in Industrial Relations


Programme Overview
The Foundations in Industrial Relations programme introduces HR practitioners and managers to the key aspects of the Irish system of industrial relations, the stages involved in the process of negotiations and the essential skills of an effective negotiator.

Who Should Attend?
The programme is designed to meet the needs of Human Resource specialists, line managers and supervisors or team leaders. Understanding industrial relations is essential to those who manage people, especially those in a unionised environment.


Duration: 2 Days

Programme Content:
  • Introduction to history and development of the Irish System of industrial relations
  • Know and understand collective bargaining and how pay is determined
  • Know the principles involved in effective negotiations
  • Develop/improve key interpersonal and negotiating skills necessary to manage industrial relations issues more effectively and confidently
  • Know the key Industrial Relations Institutions that deal with disputes
  • Understand the negotiation process through role-play and exercise

Upcoming dates:

Online, OnlineNov 18, 19, 2021

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