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 in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development
  • Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development
  • Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development
  • Master in Occupational Safety and Health in the Workplace
  • Master en Patrimonio Mundial y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo (delivered in Spanish)
  • Master engouvernance et management des marchés publicsen 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
  • intensive delivery that meets the learning requirements of a European Master; this is possible through 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 Masters 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 in World Heritage at Work)
  • Universidad Autònoma de Madrid (LL.M. in International Trade Law)
  • Macquarie University – Sydney (Master in World Heritage at Work)
  • SiTI (Master in World Heritage at Work).


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



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

Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 1 year October 2017 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 Degree 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 policy making. 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 Management of Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 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 of 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. Programme The programme presents a number of unique features: integration of theory with application work; in-depth coverage of the full spectrum of competencies for project cycle management as practised in major development institutions; and an interdisciplinary approach that emphasizes the inter-linkages between rule of law, economic development and social progress. PART I - Distance Learning A self-learning tutor assisted period of 12 weeks' duration designed to introduce the participants to the pre-requisite entry level knowledge in the disciplines of Part II, namely economics, institutional design, sociology, law and project management. The training materials will include selected chapters from key textbooks in addition to a number of articles from well-known journals. The learning content will be posted on the... [-]

Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 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. The programme The unique learning path offered by this programme through a succession of distance learning, face-to-face tuition and applied research ensures an optimal transfer of competences while minimising disruption of your job. Part I - Distance Learning      ... [-]

Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 - 1 year October 2017 Italy Turin

The Programme 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), and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Cultural activities are a major contributor to national development, job creation and social cohesion. The master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development aims to impart the necessary competencies and skills to participants in the conservation and promotion of World Heritage Sites as well as in the conceptualization of sustainable projects designed around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, creative industries, museums and tourism.The close collaboration of senior specialists of the Culture Sector of UNESCO, working in the area of Millennium Development Goals, Historic Urban Landscape, Sustainable Tourism Programme, Nominations to the World Heritage List, Management and Periodic Reporting of World Heritage Properties, strengthen the success of the Master.... [-]

Masters In Governance And Management Of Public Procurement

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Turin

The International Organisation of the International Training Centre of Labour (ITC-ILO), in partnership with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ( "Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) e Expertise France, a master program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational a modern system of governance and management of public procurement [+]

The International Organisation of the International Training Centre of Labour (ITC-ILO), in partnership with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ( "Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and France Expertise, a master program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational a modern system of governance and management of public procurement. This master's program integrates teaching and blended learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply knowledge in a practical way by the execution of works, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and being exposed to the expertise, experience and expertise of academicians, experts working in international organizations and sectors specialists public and private. The aim of the program is to prepare participants to hold executive or managerial functions in relation to the regulation, execution or supervision of public procurement and contracts at the level of governments and international organizations The Masters program is based around four main areas of knowledge that are divided and organized into eighteen modules: Doma ine 1: Governance: legal frameworks and regulation of public procurement Area 2: economic and public procurement Theories Area 3: Management, procurement and contract management Domai only 4: Public procurement and sustainable development. The eighteen modules that make up the entire curriculum are: In introduction to the governance of public procurement and definition of the international... [-]

Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

Online & Campus Combined Full time Open Enrollment Italy Turin

The Master’s Programme 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’s Programme is designed to provide a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills for those with professional interests in industrial and employment relations. In addition, participants will be exposed to international and comparative industrial and employment relations systems with a view to better understanding the implications for current industrial relations systems and practices. Specific objectives At the end of the Master’s Programme, 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 REQUIREMENTS Participants' profile government, workers’ and employers’ representatives; practitioners in the field of industrial and employment relations from the public and private sectors; human resources managers; personnel in human resources departments dealing with industrial and employment relations; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff from international organizations and United Nations agencies; ILO staff from field offices and technical cooperation projects; graduate students and researchers. Participants' requirements a first university degree (BA) of minimum three years duration;* working knowledge of spoken and written... [-]

World Heritage And Cultural Development Projects

Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2017 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 Centre of the ILO in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre. [+]

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 imprint, which characterizes our lives, our cities and our nations. Culture, in its various forms of expression, will play a key role as a development and an instrument of job creation. The UNESCO Convention on World Heritage 1972, along with more recent statements on Intangible Heritage (2003) and on Cultural Diversity (2005) represent the most significant conservation policies and promotion of cultural heritage landmarks. From the strategies defined by UNESCO and from a perspective based on local sustainable development, it is necessary to define management plans cultural activities and heritage sites. Upon completion of the Master participants will learn the theoretical basis and applied asset management and be able to design heritage management plans in its different aspects (historical heritage, handicrafts, museums, intangible heritage, musical heritage, cultural activities, etc. ) that contribute to economic and social development and job creation. organizing and collaborating institutions The Master is jointly organized by the University of Barcelona, ​​the University of Turin and the Turin School of Development of the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization, ITC / ILO). UNESCO's collaboration in implementing the Master is an important added value for participants. Master collaborate in different cultural heritage institutions and companies from different countries and more specifically in the city of Barcelona, ​​a creative city from the point of view of culture and tourism. Participants Profile The... [-]

Contact

Turin School of Development

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