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Executive Development Program in Labour Laws for Managers (EDPLLM Batch 05)
Duration: 6 Months

Program Director

Prof. P. K. Padhi, XLRI Jamshedpur

About XLRI

XLRI was established in 1949 by Fr. Quinn Enright, S.J. at Jamshedpur; with the vision of creating and nourishing influential global leaders for possible future. Through cultivating the merits like novelty and entrepreneurship; its mission is to propagate the knowledge in various corporate, educational domains including businesses, laws, human resources, management and so on. With the zeal for educational excellence, XLRI provides full-time management programs along with part-time and virtual interactive learning courses.

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Program Overview

The Executive Development Programme in Labour laws for Managers (EDPLLM) integrates the study of Labour Laws with related areas like employment relations, labour market and social policies. The recent time of globalization has brought forth a highly competitive market, which has made the survival of the professionals an arduous job. This programme aims to equip the professionals with the skill set required by modern professionals to effectively operate within the business world. With such skill set and precise contextual knowledge, the professionals can perform better and will be rewarded with the opportunity to distinguish themself from others. The programme fundamentally deals with Labour Laws and which fosters solid grasp of legal knowledge and skills, apart from creatively solving problems associated with workers' interests and rights vis-a·vis employers' duties in the area of working conditions, employment conditions, wage, social security and other related aspects of work and employment. The major purpose of the programme is not only to enhance the knowledge of the participants in Labour Laws but to cover all the areas which comes as collaterals but are highly essential for them to learn. On that note this course includes Constitution and Contract Laws, which enable the mangers to confidently operate within the vividly dynamic business world. The programme would provide an in-depth study of Apex Court Judgments relevant to the needs of professionals in the administration of various Labour Laws in their workplace. Through the sessions the participant will learn the right way to read and interpret the law, which is undoubtedly among the vital requirements in resolving industrial and business issues without falling prey to the complex structure of legal framework.


  • To understand the pragmatic facets of the labour Laws relevant to the organizations, industries, Factories, firms etc
  • To improve decision making by evaluating legal risks involved
  • To enhance the ability to identify and manage legal risks
  • To know the labour issues and compliance to create risk matrix and to offer solutions to minimize risks
  • To enable the students to make ethical decisions, individually and as an organization
  • To learn legal processes affecting business, including employee relationships, business formations, contractual obligations
  • To learn the ways to resolve legal issues along with handling contract management and out-sourcing
  • To encourage critical thinking and innovative approaches to legal applications
  • To learn the how to read the law, in between the line without getting trapped into unwarranted ambiguities
  • To learn the art of cross reference techniques within the legal framework consisting of numerous statutes
  • To improve analytical skills and develop oral expression
  • To learn to read a judicial case and understand the judicial process.

Programme Take-Aways

  • Massive knowledge and expertise in labour, industrial & employment laws
  • Greater ability to deal with policy and legal issues arising out of labour compliance Expertise in the critical labour and industrial laws structures
  • Confident functioning, operating and execution in industrial relations practice
  • Precise understanding of contemporary perspectives in the existing and upcoming laws
  • Skill set to interpret the Law in an appropriate way to resolve day to day issues

Who Should Attend

  • HR Managers / Project Managers / Executives / Legal Managers / Line Managers
  • CA’s / CFA’s / Accountants, managing the contractors and contract labourers
  • Managers handling contract and implementation
  • Business Owners / Entrepreneurs


  • For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline with minimum 2 years of work experience.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country
  • For Indian and International Participants – Interns or Working professionals

Programme Curriculum

1. Introduction to Law

  • Definition of Law
  • Sources of Law
  • Distinctions between Ratio Decidendi and Obiter Dicta
  • Difference between judicial and quasijudicial authorities
  • Rights and Duties
  • Law relating to contracts including employment bond

2. Constitution & Labour Laws

  • Constitution of India vis-à-vis Labour Legislation
  • Meaning of State; Fundamental rights vis-à-vis labour laws
  • Equality before law and its application inLabour Laws
  • Equal pay for equal work; and Article -16 and reservation policies
  • Articles 19, 21, 23 and 24 and its implications
  • Writs and its implication
  • DPSP and Labour Laws
  • Jurisdiction of High court and Supreme court

3. Law of Welfare & Working condition

Present Law relating to welfare and working conditions in Factory, IT & ITES, Construction and etc shall be discussed in the light of:

  • The Factories Act, 1948
  • The Shops and Establishment Act (keeping in mind the working conditions of software industry and other service sector firms)
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
  • The Building and the Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 (BOCW Act)
  • Compliance

4. Law of Industrial Relations

  • The Trade Unions Act, 1926 and Collective Bargaining
  • The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
  • The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (downsizing, retrenchment, lay-off, bench employees and termination)
  • Industrial discipline and domestic inquiry

5. Law of Wages

  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
  • The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

6. Social Security Legislations

  • The Employees Compensation Act, 1923
  • The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
  • The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 and policies relating to Maternity Benefit

7. Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

8. The New Labour & Industrial Laws

  • Code on Wages, 2019
  • Industrial Relation Code 2020
  • Code on Social Security 2020
  • Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code 2020

Important dates, classroom schedule and fees

Application Closes March 31, 2021 (Round 2)
Programme Commences April 18, 2021
Mode Live Online classes through Direct to Device Mode (D2D)
Duration 6 months
Classroom Sessions Sundays, 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM
Programme Fees ₹110,000 + GST (₹1,00,000 towards prog fees and ₹10,000 towards Campus Boarding & Lodging)

Fee payment breakup

Fee Type Amount
Application Fee ₹ 25,000 + GST
While Applying Online
Instalment I ₹ 50,000 + GST
By June 14, 2021
Instalment II ₹ 35,000 + GST
By August 14, 2021

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