‘Employment law in the digital era: Brexit, borders and offices without walls' – challenges and impacts in uncertain times (MOOC)

This 5-week course from the Law Society of Ireland will be delivered over five weeks online and will feature contributions from leading lawyers and employment law experts. The foundation of each week's release of materials will be a combination of approximately one hour of recordings mixing interviews, and presentations. Further reading materials will be posted to support independent learning and promote peer to peer knowledge sharing.

Start date: 9 May 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Certification: Certificate of Completion available on successful completion of the course
Delivery method: Short recorded online video releases & participation in an online course forum & quizzes
CPD Hours: CPD credit may be claimed and verified by Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion is available upon successful completion of the course, as detailed in our FAQ section below (‘What are the criteria for successful completion of the course?’) .
Course structure: 
  • Week 1: Employment rights and industrial relations - operation & performance
  • Week 2: Managing the human resource - recruiting, reducing and the rights and wrongs of the Unfair Dismissals Acts and equality legislation
  • Week 3: Social media in the workplace - managing the blurring boundaries of personal and professional living
  • Week 4: Ireland's place in the international employment market and the global pressure on employment rights
  • Week 5: Panel discussion - retrospective and prospective views: a synthesis of module themes