Executive Education Program

Negotiating Labor Agreements

New Issues, New Approaches, New Negotiators

We have a bold vision – shaping collective bargaining so that it best meets the needs of 21st Century workplaces.

At this two-day virtual workshop, you will build capabilities in…

  • Forging constructive labor-management relations.
  • Negotiating first contracts that are a foundation for success.
  • Negotiating continuing contracts that combine good jobs with high-performance.
  • Aligning long-standing collective bargaining traditions with the expectations of the next-generation workforce, including issues of equity, trust, and voice.
  • Advancing the benefits of new technology, while mitigating the risks.
  • Identifying and taking into account the interests of diverse stakeholders – within labor and management, as well as others (suppliers, customers, clients, communities).
  • Learning how to be hard on the issues, not each other.

The instruction team features world-leading experts in negotiation and conflict resolution, labor-management partnerships, high-performance work systems, equity and fair treatment at work, labor and employment law.

At a time of deep challenges in the workplace and in society, we will be your guide by the side as you improve your collective bargaining process so that it can better generate options and deliver mutual gains results.

  • October 17-18, 2023 (Tuesday/Wednesday) 12:00noon-5:30pm US ET
  • February 20-21, 2024 (Tuesday/Wednesday) 8:00am-1:30noon US ET
  • July 23-24, 2024 (Tuesday/Wednesday) 5:00pm-10:30pm US ET