Unlock New Horizons in your Career with the Onsite Sessions of the 20th Certificate Course in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

We are pleased to announce the opening of the 20th Certificate Course in Industrial Relations (IR) and Human Resource Management, a comprehensive training program organized by the University of the Philippines Diliman – School of Labor and Industrial Relations (UP SOLAIR) in collaboration with the Center for Industry Productivity and Competitiveness (CIPC). This course is specifically designed for Industrial Relations practitioners, HR officers/executives, and academicians seeking to enhance their expertise in the dynamic field of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management (IRHR).


Course Overview:

The Certificate Course in IRHR consists of 20 sessions, and a capstone development and presentation in a span of 12 Saturdays, offering a total of 72 hours of intensive training. Tailored to meet the needs of professionals in the field, this course aims to impart essential core competencies in IR and HR, delving into emerging topics influenced by the fourth industrial revolution.

Schedule: 16 March 2024 – 8 June 2024 | 12 Saturdays | 2 sessions per day (AM/PM) |
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

March 16, 23

April 6, 13, 20, 27

May 4, 11, 18, 25

June 1,8 (tentative)*

*Later training dates to be finalized depending on school/university related pronouncements

Venue: Onsite sessions at the Isabelo delos Reyes Auditorium, Bonifacio Hall, SOLAIR, UP Diliman, Quezon City


Course Highlights:


  1. Expert-Led Sessions: Benefit from the wealth of knowledge shared by renowned lecturers and professors from UP SOLAIR, as well as industry experts in labor and industrial relations.
  2. Comprehensive Curriculum: The course will cover a range of topics crucial to IR and HR, providing participants with a well-rounded understanding of the field.
  3. Interactive Discussions: Engage in stimulating discussions and case studies, fostering a collaborative learning environment, and a capstone project as your final requirement.
  4. Fourth Industrial Revolution Focus: Stay ahead of the curve by exploring topics influenced by the fourth industrial revolution, ensuring relevance in the rapidly evolving landscape.
  5. Onsite Learning: Be part of the 1st onsite IRHR course in post-pandemic, fostering a sense of community with fellow participants and experts at UP SOLAIR.


Investment Fee: P36,000 per participant (limited slots available)



Meals: Enjoy lunch, morning and afternoon snacks every session.

Lecture Handouts: Access comprehensive materials to support your learning journey.

Certificate of Completion: Receive a certificate upon successfully completing the course.


This course marks the return to onsite learning at SOLAIR, UP Diliman, making it a significant milestone as the first onsite IRHR course after the pandemic. Seize this opportunity to enhance your skills and stay updated in the ever-evolving field of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management.


Enroll now to secure your spot in this transformative learning experience.

Click this link to pre-register: https://bit.ly/regIRHR20 

For further queries, feel free to email cipc.upd@up.edu.ph 


Invest in your professional growth and be at the forefront of IR and HR practices. We look forward to welcoming you to our IRHR Batch 20!