Upcoming Seminar:
EMPLOYMENT CONFLICT- AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN DEVELOPMENT
October 1-12, 2012

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 Labor Conflict and Dispute Resolution
    • Key aspects of Labor and Employment Law (also referencing some important International Labor Conventions and Recommendations)
    • Individual employment, versus the collective (trade union) labor 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 implementation – grievances, discipline, performance, changing operational needs
    • Employment termination – misconduct; incompetence/incapacity; operational reasons
  • Labor Conflict and Dispute Resolution Mechanism
    • Negotiation (Styles; Approaches; Negotiation Process; Skills; Techniques)
    • Mediation (Principles; Mediation Process; Role of Mediator; Skills; Techniques)
    • Hybrid processes
    • Arbitration (Labor Arbitration Mechanisms; Agreement; Arbitration Process; Stages; Role of Arbitrator; Skills; Techniques
  • 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 28,000 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 Seminar:
    PRIVATE PARTICIPATION IN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND PROJECT FINANCE
    August 20-31, 2012

    This course provides training in the design, negotiation and financing of private participation in infrastructure development and covers topics of interest to private sector lawyers, contractors, bankers and accountants, as well as government officials. It uses case studies and negotiation exercises to identify critical issues related to the use of project finance techniques to fund PPPs.
    Key Topics:
    • Planning for Private Participation
    • Design of Concessions and Other PPP Arrangements
    • Negotiation of Key Contract Clauses
    • Project Finance: Structure and Basic Techniques
    • Project Finance: Arranging the Funding
    • Renegotiation and Restructuring
    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 28,000 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

     

    Reminder for Upcoming Seminars:
    LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
    July 9-20, 2012

    The Legal English 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 US LEGAL SYSTEM AND BUSINESS LAW
    July 23-August 3, 2012

    This program, which is in its 46th 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.
    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 28,000 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 Legislative Seminars:
    ADVANCED LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
    August 6-17, 2012
    LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
    August 20-31, 2012
    LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    September 3-7, 2012

    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 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.
    ADVANCED LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
    This course offers an intensive experience in drafting legislation. The course assists participants in mastering several common legislative provisions that pose special challenges to legislative drafters. Participants will do several medium-length drafting assignments and draft a longer, complex bill. Some prior experience in legislative drafting or legislation is helpful.

    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $3950
    Duration: 10 Business Days

    LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
    This seminar is designed for parties responsible for providing support services to legislatures and parliaments. The growing demands on elected officials and their staffs to enact laws and review national policies efficiently and effectively in an ever–changing and complex environment requires new attention to how the process and institutions are managed. The focus will be on the organizational structure and practical techniques for managing legislative institutions and the support services necessary to accomplish this in an efficient and effective manner. Seminars will be conducted using site visits along with class programs and actual case studies. Participant round tables will be an important component to learning best practices. Special arrangements may be made with advance notice to tailor seminars for parties with specific interests.


    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $3950
    Duration: 10 Business Days

    LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    This course empowers participants to become effective leaders and managers in the international development context. International development work involves multi-stakeholder cooperation and delivery in challenging environments. We designed this course to target governments from developing countries as well as practitioners in the international development community. The course tailors leadership and management training as it pertains to the public service sector and public sector reform. The skill set that needs to be developed includes leadership and decision-making, organizational management, human capital development, accountability and reporting standards, negotiations, navigating through political waters, and effective communications.

    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $1995
    Duration: 5 Business Days

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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

     

    Upcoming Seminars:
    LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
    July 9-20, 2012

    The Legal English 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 US LEGAL SYSTEM AND BUSINESS LAW
    July 23-August 3, 2012

    This program, which is in its 46th 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 28,000 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