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Serious insight for serious situations.

Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Course details

COURSE FEE
$2400 (before tax)
*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time.

DURATION
This is a three-day course, running from 9am - 4pm each day.

PREREQUISITES
None.

About this course

Human Resources Guide to Workplace InvestigationsIf a complaint of workplace harassment is made, do you know how to respond, investigate, and report on it — legally and correctly? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. This 3-day course is a crucial primer for today’s climate. Investigate mock complaints (inspired by our work across the country) from start to finish, build your investigation skills, and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls. The third day focuses on mastering report writing. 

All participants will have the opportunity to practice their investigation skills by conducting a live interview of the complainant, the respondent or witnesses.

Participants will also receive a copy of Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations, Second Edition — the definitive text authored by Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson. 

What you'll learn

  • Which legal requirements and human resources considerations trigger an investigation
  • Whether an investigation should be conducted internally or externally
  • How to plan your investigation and set up your process
  • How to determine your mandate
  • What to include in pre-investigation communication to the parties
  • Who to interview, and in what order
  • How to prepare for and conduct investigation interviews
  • How to collect and record evidence
  • How to approach decision making
  • How to avoid common investigation pitfalls
  • How to write a thorough and defensible report that will “stick”
  • How to organize your report and what to include in it
  • How to deal with credibility issues
  • How to deal with tricky evidentiary issues
  • How to avoid common reporting pitfalls

Accreditation

      

Registration

DATES

  • (The Advocates' Society)
    Aug 27 - 29, 2019
  • (Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Airport)
    Sep 17 - 19, 2019
    Register5 places remaining
  • (TBD)
    Oct 08 - 10, 2019
  • (Hyatt Regency Vancouver)
    Oct 22 - 24, 2019
  • (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
    Dec 10 - 12, 2019