The Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations will provide a sound foundation in theory, principles and practice for all those whose careers require knowledge of and skills in industrial and employment relations. It will enable participants to apply multidisciplinary knowledge to decision-making in the field of industrial and employment relations; represent employers or workers in industrial-relations activities, including the negotiation and administration of collective agreements and conciliation/mediation procedures; and advise government, employers' and workers' representatives on industrial and employment-relations issues. It will expose participants to various industrial and employment relations systems and practices. It is relevant to participants from both developing and developed countries, who will have opportunity to share their different experiences. On passing the exams, participants will earn the Diploma in Industrial and Employment Relations awarded by the ITCILO.