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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

Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Learn a step-by-step process on preparing for bargaining including aligning organizational, labor and bargaining strategies and developing management 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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    Oct 17 - 18, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

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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    Oct 19 - 21, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $2195
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    New York, NY


Register for Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

Register for Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

Inclusive Diversity, Equity 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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    Oct 24 - 25, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Inclusive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Talent Management

Register for Inclusive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Talent Management

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.
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    Oct 24 - 25, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Talent Management through the Lens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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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    Oct 26 - 27, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Talent Management through the Lens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Register for Talent Management through the Lens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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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    Oct 26 - 27, 2022
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Reports

Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Reports

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 1 - 2, 2022
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    $1995
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    New York, NY



Register for Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

Register for Organization Design: A Foundational Course for Practitioners

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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    Nov 14 - 15, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


Register for Human Resources and the Law

Register for Human Resources and the Law

Effective Diversity, Equity 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 14 - 15, 2022
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Effective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Councils

Register for Effective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Councils

Diversity, Equity 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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    Nov 16 - 17, 2022
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education and Training

Register for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education and Training

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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    Nov 16 - 17, 2022
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


Register for Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Register for Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

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, 2022
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


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

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

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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    Nov 29 - 30, 2022
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


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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 1 - 2, 2022
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    $1995
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    New York, NY


Register for HR Consulting Skills: Becoming a Trusted Thought Partner

Register for HR Consulting Skills: Becoming a Trusted Thought Partner

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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    Dec 5 - 6, 2022
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    $1595
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    New York, NY


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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Practice

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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    Dec 9, 2022
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    $995
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    New York, NY


Register for Effective Employee Resource Groups

Register for Effective Employee Resource Groups

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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    Dec 12 - 13, 2022
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    $1995
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    New York, NY


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

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

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 15 - 16, 2022
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY


Register for Grievance and Arbitration Handling

Register for Grievance and Arbitration Handling

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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