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Labor Relations Certificate

Labor relations management requires an understanding of complex laws and regulations that govern union environments. With course content ranging from collective bargaining to contract administration, the Labor Relations Certificate provides information necessary to navigate union interactions, challenges and negotiations. Through our program, you acquire knowledge, strategies and skills to effectively manage within a unionized setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply tested techniques to handle various labor relations scenarios
  • Assess laws that inform and govern negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling and labor arbitration
  • Integrate best practices of effective labor relations management into your organizational processes
  • Collaborate with industry specialists to refine your knowledge of labor relations management
  • Identify changing trends of labor relations practices


To get started, enroll in one of our core courses. Earn your certificate by completing 3 core courses and 2 elective courses within three years.

Online course formats include live, course-paced, combined or on-demand. Blended courses offer both face-to-face and online components. View the session information on course pages for details.

CORE COURSESFallSpringSummerPrice
Collective Bargaining: Tactics, Techniques and Table Manners

2/2-2/11/2021 Live Online

Contract Administration

2/25-3/5/2021 Live Online

Labor Relations Training for Managers and Supervisors in a Unionized Setting

3/22-3/25/2021 Live Online

Conducting Efficient and Effective HR Investigations

5/18/2021 Live Online

Dealing With the Union - With Confidence$1595
Mastering the Collective Bargaining Process

4/13-4/22/2021 Live Online

Practical HR: How to Navigate Employment Law Myths and Landmines

11/12 Live Online

5/27/2021 Live Online

Tailored Strategies to Achieve Your Goals in Bargaining

12/7-12/8 Live Online

5/4-5/5/2021 Live Online

Understanding the Interplay Between the ADA and FMLATBA

Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Pam Nellen, Director of Business & Technology Programs

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