6 Months - Diploma in

Employment Laws & Industrial Relations (Basic)

This Diploma in Employment Laws and Industrial Relations (Level 1) will equip HR/ IR managers, operational managers and HR/ IR professionals and practitioners with all the necessary tools and techniques for developing a better understanding of industrial relations, learn employment laws of Pakistan, its applicability at the work place, its need, and implications.

Who should attend?

Minimum qualification: Bachelor's degree with minimum second division or equivalent from accredited institution.


  • Admissions will be based on Panel Interviews.
  • Each application will be thoroughly screened and will only be accepted if deemed suitable for the program.
  • Nominations with incomplete application forms and incomplete documents will not be entertained.


Learning from the best practices & functions of projects around the world:

  • Lecture (Class room & Video Conference)
  • Project (Live business cases from the organizations)
  • Group Activities / Simulations/ Syndicate
  • Visits: Strategic Locations
  • Learning Management System
  • Learning from the practitioners
  • Guest Speakers
  • In-depth study of various projects in Pakistan
    • Manual
    • Case Studies
    • International Journals
    • Text Books
  • To study the employment laws, examine and evaluate its compliance in Pakistan
  • To review the laws and regulations related to IR and look for areas to make more relevance to current conditions.
  • To learn to identify gaps in compliance with the labor laws and help prepare them for labor inspection,
  • To help integrate the elements, both IR & HR into the corporate culture and practice from an employer and employee perspective.
  • To ensure a legislative and institutional framework for an effective industrial relations system,
  • To help better manage and monitor policy issues,
  • To develop understanding in conducting collective bargaining negotiations between employers and trade unions,
  • To help adopt mandatory tools made available for in the law for maintaining good industrial relations.

IBA CEE Cancellation Policy for Diploma Programs

Upon receipt of Provisional Enrollment's Confirmation Email from IBA-CEE, the program fee is due. No refund or adjustment will be made for any reasons after that email. Cancellation request must be made in writing before the receipt of Provisional Enrollment's Confirmation email.

Program Fee

Program Fees: PKR 150,000/- (excluding of 5% SST)

20% early bird discount will be offered for registering before December 20, 2023.

Early bird discount unavailable for students opting to pay fee in installments

Fee Includes: Test and Exam Fees, Diploma and Transcript. Fees do not include course material, books, stationery, lunch and refreshments.

Registration fees PKR 1,000/-


Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance of participants to the program along with the invoice.

Payment can be made using Online Banking or ATM Machine or Direct Bank Deposit in the branch of any bank, into the following bank account of IBA Karachi and share the deposit receipt which has the Paid Amount and Transaction ID written on, in reply to the Provisional enrollment's email.

Meezan Bank Details
Account Title IBA Karachi
A/c Number 9911-0101960067
Bank Name Meezan Bank Limited
Branch Jubilee Market Branch
Br. Code 9911
Currency PKR
Bank Address Meezan Bank Ltd, Jubilee Market Branch, Karachi

Please ensure that the deposit slip or paid receipt which has the paid amount and transaction ID-written on it, reaches the CEE office before commencement of the program as seat in the class will only be reserved once the fee is received.

No refund or adjustment will be made once the registration is confirmed in the program.

Advance Diploma in ELIR Employment Laws and Industrial Relations
Time: Sat 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Sat 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Sun 10:00am – 1:00pm
Sun 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: City Campus
Email: ceeinfo@iba.edu.pk
Contact: Tel: (0213) 8104700
(Ext: 1814, 1808, 1809, 1812)


  • Registration 2 Feb 2024
  • Online Forms availability 2 Feb 2024
  • Submission of forms deadline July 5, 2024
  • Interviews & Enrollment offers July 10, 2024
  • Fee and Document Submission July 15, 2024
  • Orientation Ceremony August 3, 2024
  • Class commencement August 3, 2024


Semester 1

  • 1Managerial Communications
  • 2Law and Practice of Industrial
  • 3Conditions of Employment; Law and Practices in Pakistan
  • 4Employment Concepts, Evolution of Employment Laws and Industrial Relations

Semester 2

  • 1Employee Welfare and HRD Law and Practices in Pakistan
  • 2Working Conditions and Wages; Law and practices in Pakistan
  • 3Accounting and Finance
  • 4Managing Employee and Industrial Relations


Kanwal Kumari

Kanwal Kumari
HR Specialist, Technosavys

"To join this professional program at IBA was a turning point in my career, this program helped me to explore hidden potential inside me, to sit among professionals, get a chance to interact with highly professional faculty members, to build networks with industry professionals, overall it was a tremendous short journey of 6 months. read more

Komal Waqas

Komal Waqas
Head of Talent & Development, Daraz (Alibaba)

After my MBA, i started from a local manufacturing firm as HR assistant back in 2009 and since then its more than a decade in all HR functions. I stumbled upon the employment laws and industrial relations diploma because I needed a program that was fully asynchronous due to my full-time job. read more

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