Course

Workplace Investigations


This fast-paced workshop covers the process and tools necessary to complete a workplace investigation. Legal implications and practical recommendations for conducting pre-employment background investigations are reviewed. The workshop includes brainstorming sessions and other group exercises to develop practical recommendations every HR professional can use when conducting investigations.

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand Legal Theories That Impact on Workplace Investigations
  • Understand Precautions That Can Be Implemented to Prevent an Incident or Minimize the Negative Impact of an Incident
  • Understand the Varying Steps and Responses That May Be Required in an Investigation of a Particular Type of Misconduct
  • Understand the Options Available to the Employer After Concluding the Investigation

Topics Include:

  • workplace-violence, substance-abuse and intoxication, harassment, computer and other white-collar crimes, and employee theft.
  • Risks and liabilities associated with inadequate or unlawful investigations, failing to investigate and the use of outside investigators will be analyzed.
  • Interviewing, investigation techniques and documentation of the facts learned during the investigation are covered.

Professional Credit:

HRCI®---PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® general recertification credit: 6.5 hours.

Effective February 22, 2020, this course is valid for 6.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

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