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 strategic recertification credit, 6.5 hours. MCLE--Minimum Continuing Legal Education State Board of CA, 6.0 hours.

Course Availability Notification

Please use this form to be notified when this course is open for enrollment.

Contact Us
Speak to a student services representative.

Call (408) 861-3860

Envelope extension@ucsc.edu

Course Inquiry

Ask us any questions you may have about this course.

Contact Us
Speak to a student services representative.

Call (408) 861-3860

Envelope extension@ucsc.edu