EMPLOYMENT CONFLICT- AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN DEVELOPMENT
July 8-19, 2013
This seminar focuses on building conflict and dispute resolution skills in the employment/ labour arena, by utilizing various mechanisms including negotiation, mediation/ conciliation and arbitration. The development of these skills will take place in the context of analyzing the necessary systems, processes and policies which may assist in the effective resolution of labour and employment conflicts. Negotiation and mediation exercises, role- plays, case studies, and a simulated labour arbitration will be utilized to build skills and facilitate a deeper understanding of these fundamentally important mechanisms. A round table discussion focusing on issues identified by participants will conclude the seminar. As workplaces are diverse, emphasis will be placed on the cross-cutting and essential employment conflict- and dispute resolution skills which will apply in different environments. Managers, supervisors, trade union officials and legal practitioners will benefit from this seminar.

Key Topics:

  • Setting the Context for Labour Conflict- and Dispute Resolution
    • Key aspects of Labour and Employment Law (also referencing some important International Labour Conventions and Recommendations)
    • Individual employment, versus the collective (trade union) labour relationship
    • Workplace conflict: understanding its causes, dynamics and implications
    • Setting up policies and systems to facilitate workplace conflict prevention and resolution
    • Key policies and their implimentation - grievances, discipline, performance, changing operational needs
    • Employment termination - misconduct; incompetence/ incapacity; operational reasons
  • Labour Conflict and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

    • Negotiation (Styles; Approaches; Negotiation Process; Skills; Techniques)
    • Mediation (Principles; Mediation Process; Role of Mediator; Skills; Techniques)
    • Hybrid processes
    • Arbitration (Labour Arbitration Mechanisms; Agreement; Arbitration Process; Stages; Role of Arbitrator; Skills; Techniques)
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
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    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

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    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

    Upcoming Seminars:
    LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
    July 8-19, 2013

    The Legal English and Legal Writing seminar exposes foreign legal practitioners and law students to English legal terminology and usage through an overview of the U.S. legal system, contract law, and commercial law. In addition to learning a broad range of legal terminology, participants benefit from an introduction to the legal reasoning process in the U.S. legal system, helping them to apply the terms and concepts as they learn them. Participants in this seminar will develop the advanced skills they need to succeed in a multi-jurisdictional legal practice. The language and reasoning skills that they develop are useful not only for working with clients, firms and organizations in the United States, but also for understanding the logic behind U.S. legal practice and applying U.S. legal reasoning in their own practice.
    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $1900*
    Duration: 10 Business Days
    ORIENTATION IN THE U.S. LEGAL SYSTEM AND BUSINESS LAW
    July 22-August 2, 2013

    This program, which is in its 43rd consecutive year, is designed to introduce foreign attorneys to the American mixed system of common law and codes. Foreign lawyers will gain a better understanding of how to work within the U.S legal system and how to best interact with their counterparts and American corporate clients. The program provides a foundation of U.S. legal thinking and commercial law, as well a background into the role of common law in international and supranational organizations such as the WTO, the EU, and other similar institutions. This course is ideal for attorneys in corporations, law firms, and those seeking a U.S. LLM.
    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $2600*
    Duration: 10 Business Days
    *Please note, for those participants who wish to attend both Legal English and Legal Writing and Orientation in the U.S. Legal System and Business Law, ILI provides a special course combination price of $3995, compared to $4500 if applied to individually.
    RELATED COURSES
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

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    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

    Dear Colleague:

    The International Law Institute (ILI) invites you to nominate appropriate candidates to its upcoming seminar, Achieving Food Security, July 22- August 2, 2013.

    The seminar will equip participants with the tools necessary to introduce and improve food security in their respective countries, and to address short and long term obstacles along the way. Participants to this seminar will be encouraged to think fundamentally about the topics selected for discussion, and in particular to consider how the private sector can be mobilized in the effort to secure long term food security and to increase agricultural productivity - within the context of a strategic national sector plan.

    If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend this course, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    Sincerely,



    Don Wallace, Jr.
    Chairman
    Key Topics:

  • Elements of Food Security
    • Legal frameworks for adequate food security
    • Impact of national economic and political environments
  • National Sector Planning
    • The role of the government, private sector and civil society
    • Exploring successful national sector programs
  • Implementing and Sustaining Food Security
    • Markets, products and capacity building
    • Access to finance in agriculture
    • Public private partnerships and agricultural infrastructure
    • Social safety nets, emergency preparedness & international assistance
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


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    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

    Upcoming Seminars:
    PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    May 13-24, 2013

    This course focuses on project management and monitoring, including team building and leadership. It is especially designed for managers of developing country projects and for persons responsible for implementing such projects. Past participants have come from government, utilities, corporations, international organizations and NGOs. The course will examine crucial issues and steps in project management. Participants are encouraged to bring an example of a project that they can relate to the course for discussion
    Key Topics:
    • Defining Objectives (logframe)
    • Managing the project environment
    • The project life cycle
    • Project identification, preparation and approval
    • Financing and economic analysis
    • Project financing
    • Team building and leadership
    • Organization Alternatives
    • Communication, motivation
    • Managerial styles
    • Conflict resolution
    • Role of Project Managers
    • Implementing change
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Critical path method
    • Project Scheduling
    • Cost control
    • Risk Analysis
    • Reporting and control
    • Monitoring
    • Database management systems (MS Access Software)
    • Introduction to procurement
    CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
    June 17-28, 2013

    The course focuses on providing the knowledge and skills necessary to administering and managing a contact. The course also will discuss and examine FIDIC Contracts, which are increasingly being used by international construction agencies and Multilateral Development Banks, including the World Bank. In a time when contracts awarded by government and commercial entities are increasingly complex and involve sophisticated technology, a firm understanding of contract administration and management is vital to success. Through lectures, discussions and case studies, the course will examine contracts in the award and performance phases from the purchasers' and contractors' viewpoints.
    Key Topics:
    • Knowing the Contract
    • Contract Negotiations
    • Contract Administation
    • Evaluating Contractor Performance
    • Performance and Scheduling Management
    • Claims Management
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    RELATED COURSES
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

    LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

    Upcoming Seminar:
    WORKSHOP ON LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
    April 29-May 10, 2013

    This seminar stresses learning by doing. Participants will convert specific legislative proposals into the drafting of a bill. Instruction will include the basics in drafting common statutory provisions. The United States legislative process will be introduced as a case study.
    Key Topics:
    • Legislative Drafting Principles and Analysis
    • Elements of Legislative Drafting: Rules and Exercises
    • Hands-On Drafting of Legislation
    • Drafting Common Legislative Provisions
    • Legislative Process
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    RELATED COURSES
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

    LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org