Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)

Introduction

A UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE OF THE ILO, UN ORGANIZATIONS AND ACADEMIA

Since 1991, the International Training Centre of the ILO has offered postgraduate learning opportunities in disciplines of interest to an international audience of recent graduates and career professionals.

Through these Masters and Postgraduate Programmes, the Turin School of Development contributes to the preparation of future experts and leaders dealing with the economic and social challenges of the 21st century.

Over the last 10 years and in partnership with UN agencies and academic institutions, the Turin School of Development gradually expanded its portfolio of Masters and other Postgraduate Programmes. In Academic Year 2013-14 9 programmes are offered as follows:

  • LL.M in International Trade Law
  • LL.M in Intellectual Property
  • Master in Management of Development
  • Master of World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development
  • Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development
  • Master of Applied Labour Economics for Development
  • Master in Occupational Safety and Health in the Workplace
  • Master's Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations
  • Master en Patrimonio Mundial y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo (delivered in Spanish)
  • Master en gouvernance et management des marchés publics en appui au développement durable (delivered in French)


The Turin School of Development has developed a solid reputation for being truly international in the management, design and delivery of these programmes. Each programme is co-managed by an international organization in its field of competence and the learning modules are delivered by a faculty of prominent professors, senior experts and practitioners from around the globe.

The goal of our Masters and Postgraduate Programmes
Our objective is to provide multi-disciplinary postgraduate learning opportunities with targeted content and effective delivery modalities which are conducive to imparting the essential competencies needed for dealing with today’s social, economic and environmental priorities at national and global levels.
The learning offers of the Turin School of Development are not intended to be in direct competition with similar programmes offered by universities. They are selected and designed with a perspective of “differentiation” through a combination of features like:

  • full involvement of specialized UN agencies and distinguished professional bodies in programme design, delivery and supervision
  • the intensive delivery that meets the learning requirements of a European Master; this is possible through an optimal combination of distance learning with face-to-face interaction, applied project development and research work
  • comprehensive coverage of the full range of technical competencies and professional skills for specific jobs in today’s knowledge economy
  • the possibility of an internship with one of our institutional UN or professional partners.

Partner institutions
On the academic side, in addition to the University of Turin, the Turin Polytechnic, the University of Barcelona and Sciences-Po, the Master's programmes currently involve a large number of institutional partners, namely:

  • IUSE (LL.M. in International Trade Law)
  • Laboratorio Riccardo Revelli (Master of Science in Applied Labour Economics for Development)
  • University of Fribourg (LL.M. in International Trade Law)
  • Université Paris 1, Panthéon – Sorbonne (Master of World Heritage at Work)
  • Universidad Autònoma de Madrid (LL.M. in International Trade Law)
  • Macquarie University – Sydney (Master of World Heritage at Work)
  • SiTI (Master of World Heritage at Work).


In addition to professors from these universities, the programmes draw on the expertise of a large number of professors worldwide.



On the professional side, the programmes are implemented in partnership with a number of UN agencies and other specialized institutions:

  • International Labour Organization
  • WIPO Academy
  • UNESCO - World Heritage Centre
  • ICCROM
  • UNDP
  • UNCITRAL
  • WTO

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:


Master in Occupational Safety and Health

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2018 Italy Turin

The new Master in Occupational Safety and Health is designed to contribute to the expansion of competent OSH professionals who can compensate for current personnel shortages in this field. [+]

The University of Turin, Italy, in partnership with the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), is offering this First Level Master course in Occupational Safety and Health. This one-year program, to be held in English, includes an Internet-based distance learning phase, a face-to-face residential period on the ITC/ILO's campus in Turin followed by another distance phase for the preparation of the dissertation.

The proposed program combines the advantages of the academic experience in OSH of Turin University with the ITC/ILO's international training experience. An international approach has been applied to the contents, the methodology development as well as to the composition of the training team.... [-]


Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 1 year October 2018 Italy Turin + 1 more

Today, the dynamic and complex process of development and globalisation calls for an enhanced understanding of the way to support more and better jobs in different development contexts. [+]

The Master program in Applied Labour Economics for Development (MALED) of the Turin School of Development (ITC-ILO) is a response to the need for more and more diverse expertise in the design and evaluation of evidence-based policies, in which international labour standards and fundamental rights at work go hand in hand with job creation and productive employment. The program is delivered as a First Level Master by the Department of Economics of the University of Turin.

Objectives

This Master program is intended to prepare students and professionals from both advanced and developing countries to become experts in designing, analysing and evaluating policies that place employment at the core of economic, social and development policymaking. The degree will combine rigorous training in analytical and quantitative economic methods with an emphasis on what constitutes an appropriate policy, legal and institutional framework for employment and decent work in different development contexts.... [-]


Master In Governance And Public Procurement Management

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Turin

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and Expertise France, a master's program in governance and management of public contracts in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational foundations of a modern governance and public procurement management system [+]

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and Expertise France, a master's program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational foundations of a modern system of governance and management of public procurement.

This master's program integrates teaching methods and mixed learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply the knowledge in a practical way through the realization of work, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and exposure to the expertise, experience and know-how of academics, experts working in international organizations and industry experts. public and private.... [-]


Master in Management of Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Turin

The Turin School of Development (as part of the International Training Centre of the ILO) in partnership with the University of Turin offer this 1st level Master in Management Development. [+]

The Turin School of Development (as part of the International Training Centre of the ILO) in partnership with the University of Turin offers this 1st level Master in Management of Development which is designed as an intensive, application-oriented blended learning program consisting of a succession of internet-based distance learning followed by interactive classroom instructions and practical application/research work. This Master programme, conducted in English, is in its 17th edition and has been successfully pursued by over 520 students from more than 80 countries worldwide.

The contents and the learning delivery methods are designed to impart to the participants the full spectrum of competencies needed in order to effectively deal with the challenges facing today's development professionals in their pursuit of social and economic progress while preserving the living environment for future generations.... [-]


Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Turin

Our Master’s programme explores the legislative, regulatory, organisational and managerial foundations of a modern Public Procurement System. [+]

The International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) in partnership with the University of Turin (Faculties of Law and Economics) and UNCITRAL (UN Commission on International Trade Law) offers this Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development that explores the legislative, regulatory, organisational and managerial foundations of a modern Public Procurement System. The programme is a unique, blended learning opportunity: it combines the study of policy tools and theory prescriptions with applied assignments and research work. It provides you with direct access to expertise from academia, international organisations and think-tanks, as well as the latest literature and cutting-edge research. This will prepare you for a range of highly developed functions connected with public procurement management and supervision.... [-]


Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 - 1 year October 2018 Italy Turin

The Program explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse categories of heritage and puts emphasis on strategic management competencies and project management for the preservation and promotion of UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites. [+]

The Master is designed by the University of Torino, the Politecnico di Torino, the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO), in collaboration with ICCROM and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. It combines theory and practice and focuses on developing economically sound projects designed around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, cultural and creative industries, and tourism.

Programme structure

The Master duration is 1 year with only about 4 months of face-to-face learning activities taking place in Turin, Italy. This makes the programme accessible and affordable for working practitioners and students coming from outside of Italy.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 - 3 months October 2018 Italy Turin

The Master in Industrial and Employment Relations is offered by the International Training Centre of the ILO in collaboration with the University of Turin. A number of ILO leading experts will participate in the delivery of this programme. [+]

OBJECTIVES General objective

The Master in Industrial and Employment Relations (MIER) aims at developing specialized multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of industrial and employment relations from a comparative viewpoint. It will provide participants with a theoretical and practical understanding of industrial and employment relations systems in the world, by looking into recent changes and trends in the major economic geographical areas.

Furthermore, it will offer a range of learning situations in which participants can enhance their analytical and problem-solving skills.

Specific objectives

At the end of the Master, participants will be able to:

describe the industrial and employment relations systems with a comparative approach; apply tools and methodologies for effective labour-management relations at different levels of the economy from enterprise to the national and international level; advise government, employers’ and workers’ representatives on industrial and employment relations issues. critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective industrial and employment relations strategies. apply multi-disciplinary knowledge to industrial relations-related decision making.ent relations issues. represent employers or workers in industrial relations, including negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective agreements. assist employers or workers in conciliation/mediation procedures. PARTICIPANTS’ PROFILE AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ... [-]

World Heritage And Cultural Projects For Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in "World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development" is a program organized by the University of Turin, the University of Barcelona, ​​the International Training Center of the ILO, in collaboration with the UNESCO World Heritage Center. [+]

Presentation and objectives

Heritage is our legacy from the past, our cultural capital, and our legacy for future generations. It is our social and natural footprint, which characterizes our lives, our cities and our nations. Culture, in its diverse forms of expression, will play a fundamental role as a factor of development and as an instrument for creating employment.

The UNESCO Convention on World Heritage of 1972, together with other more recent Declarations on Intangible Heritage (2003) and on Cultural Diversity (2005) represent the most significant milestones in the policies of conservation and promotion of Cultural Heritage. Based on the strategies defined by UNESCO and from a perspective based on sustainable local development, it is necessary to define management plans for cultural activities and heritage sites.... [-]


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Turin School of Development

Address Turin School of Development International Training Centre of the ILO Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Website http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/turin-school-of-development
Phone +39 011 693 6111