Monday, January 25, 2010

Labor Leadership Skills Certificate

Cornell Labor Leadership Skills training is designed for current and future leaders in labor and non-profit organizations. These workshops focus on skills useful to new or developing leaders. These skills-based online workshops help deepen the knowledge needed to build and re-build strong and effective organizations.

Online workshops are of three weeks duration based on 3.3 hours per week for a total of 10 contact hours (1.0 CEU).
These online workshops require access to the internet and email. Participants are expected to log in on at least 6 different days over the three week period.
These workshops include group projects and role plays to encourage participation and interaction with help from guest instructors from labor, academic, and labor relations professionals.
Participants successfully completing six different workshops receive a Labor Leadership Skills certificate from Cornell ILR.

2010 Online Workshops

Steward Training/Contract Administration: February 8-28, 2010

Effective Communication: March 8-28, 2010

Conflict Resolution: April 5-25, 2010

Negotiation Skills: May 3-23, 2010

Costing Out Contracts: June 7-27, 2010

Motivation and Productivity: August 9 – 29, 2010

Advanced Negotiation Skills: September 7-27, 2010

Running Effective Meetings: October 4 – 24, 2010

Strategic Action Planning: November 1 – 21, 2010

Grievance Writing: December 1 – 21, 2010

Online Workshop Fee: $300 (10% discount for unions sending 3 or more)

Who Will Benefit? Who Should Attend?

These workshops are applicable to non-profit organizations, community activists, union members, bargaining committee members and staff wishing to improve their leadership skills and improve the labor relations climate in the workplace.

The on-line workshops are designed to have participants check the website three times per week for three weeks. The total time commitment is 10 hours spread out over three weeks. Access to the Blackboard website is available 24 hours/ 7 days per week for three weeks (You log-on when you want, anytime).

To Register:
Click HERE to download the printable form
E-mail Cornell On-Line Training at:

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