Diploma in

Employment Laws & Industrial Relations (Advance)

The Advanced Diploma in Employments Laws & Industrial Relations (Level 2) will equip the participants in developing their outlook about Labour Economics, understanding of Comparative Labour Laws in Asia, UK and US. It will also develop their practical insight into Labour Law Compliance Requirements, and Challenges, using the social dialogue platform for improved Industrial Relations and capacity to conduct IR Research and writing case studies.

Who should attend?

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


The participants must meet anyone of the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Must have successfully completed the Basic Diploma Course in ELIR
  2. Must possess a Diploma in Labour Laws from any certified training organization such as NILAT, PIM, or recognized institution or university.
  3. Must have 15 years of professional experience working in the area of IR and Employee Engagement.


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 be equipped with the basic concepts of Labour Economics and the dynamics of the labour market.
  • To undertake a comparative study of IR Systems/ Laws in Asia, UK and US and the role of employer organizations in meeting current challenges.
  • To understand the importance of workplace safety & health for enterprise productivity and employee performance.
  • To comprehend the application of the Labour Laws, legal obligations of employers for compliance and consequences of noncompliance for the establishment.
  • To familiarize with the concept of social dialogue and its importance in Industrial Relations and good practices in Collective Bargaining and dispute resolution.
  • To comprehend employee talent management process and the capacity to manage diversity, and performance.
  • To identify managerial skills for IR Practitioners.
  • To improve the capacity to conduct IR research and writing case studies.

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 November 27, 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.

Registration Open 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 1 October 2023
  • Online Forms availability 1 October 2023
  • Submission of forms deadline 27 November 2023
  • Interviews & Enrollment offers 9 December 2023
  • Fee and Document Submission 16 December 2023
  • Orientation Ceremony 6 January 2024
  • Class commencement 6 January 2024


Semester 1

  • 1Labour Economics & Labour Market Analysis
  • 2Comparative Study of Industrial Relations System
  • 3Workplace Safety & Health
  • 4Labour Law Compliance; Requirements & Challenges

Semester 2

  • 1Social Dialogue, Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
  • 2Managing Talent, Diversity & Performance
  • 3Managerial Skills for the IR Practitioners
  • 4Conducting IR Research & Writing Case Study

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