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International Training Programme on Research Methods in Labour Studies

Course Details:
Course Title International Training Programme on Research Methods in Labour Studies
Course Aim

The course provides an opportunity for researchers and practitioners pursuing/intending to pursue research on labour studies to go through a rigorous and interactive exercise in conceptualising, designing and operationalising research pertaining to labour studies. The course offers opportunities for intensive interface with renowned scholars/practitioners in the area of labour studies

Course Objective
  • Understand various concepts and theories related to labour;
  • Provide an overview of the labour scenario of the world in general and developing countries in particular;
  • Obtain deeper understanding of the emerging issues in employment and labour in the context of globalization;
  • Understand and apply various research methods and techniques relevant to labour studies;
  • Acquire knowledge about different sources of data on labour; and Sharpen the knowledge and skills on computer applications in labour research
Course Profile

Conceputalising Labour; Theoretical Approaches to Labour Studies ; Emerging Nature and Characteristics of Labour Markets ; Methods in Labour Research; Conducting Field Surveys ; Sources of Data on Labour; Computer Applications in Labour Research; Preparation of Project Reports

Methodology Lectures, Interactive Sessions, Discussions and Case Studies
Participation Level Researchers from universities/colleges/research institutions and professionals in government organizations pursuing/intending to pursue their interests in labour research and policy will form the expected group of participants. This programme is for foreign nationals sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme. Participants must also have working knowledge of English.
Faculty Faculty members from the Institute and external faculty from leading universities and major research institutions.
Date From 05-02-2018 to 23-02-2018
Training Details International Training Programmes
Venue V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, India
Course Director Dr. S.K. Sasikumar