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Course Calendar

We offer real-to-life training for Canadian HR professionals, managers, and internal counsel in workplace investigations, employment law, and workplace human rights.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    May 28, 2019 - May 30, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
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    If 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.

  • Assessing Credibility

    June 13, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
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    Who should you believe? This course is for anyone who has investigated allegations but struggled to make a finding. Learn about the science of lie detection, which approaches work and which don’t, and valuable tools to assist you in making decisions. Investigators will leave confident in making difficult credibility decisions. Participants will be provided with comprehensive materials explaining these concepts and tools to better support them in their investigative practice.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    July 09, 2019 - July 11, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
    Register8 places remaining
    If 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.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    (Westin Hotel Ottawa)
    If 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.

  • Conducting Workplace Assessments

    July 23, 2019
    (The Advocates' Society)
    Many employees are afraid to report misconduct or harassment to their employers. These bottled-up issues can quietly poison a workplace, and even explode. Workplace assessments are a proactive way of discovering whether there are problems in your organization, instead of waiting for them to come out. In this workshop, learn the right questions and techniques, and how to analyze and act on the results.

  • Conducting Sexual Harassment and Violence Investigations

    August 14, 2019 - August 15, 2019
    (Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Airport)
    If someone at your organization says they’ve been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, how should you investigate and establish the facts? These complaints can be uniquely challenging for internal investigators — but are more common than ever before. This hands-on, advanced-level training is a must for any frontline staff who may respond to and/or investigate such complaints. Internal investigators leave confident and prepared.

  • Assessing Credibility

    August 16, 2019
    (Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Airport)
    Who should you believe? This course is for anyone who has investigated allegations but struggled to make a finding. Learn about the science of lie detection, which approaches work and which don’t, and valuable tools to assist you in making decisions. Investigators will leave confident in making difficult credibility decisions. Participants will be provided with comprehensive materials explaining these concepts and tools to better support them in their investigative practice.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    August 27, 2019 - August 29, 2019
    (The Advocates' Society)
    If 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.

  • Conducting Workplace Violence Investigations

    September 05, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
    An employee tells you that a co-worker said or did something upsetting, but also that they fear for their personal safety. You’re well-versed in dealing with complaints about harassment and bullying. What about complaints that raise a risk of someone getting injured? This course will teach you to correctly identify and investigate these special cases — while reducing risks and meeting your legal obligations.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    September 17, 2019 - September 19, 2019
    (Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Airport)
    If 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.

  • Conducting Sexual Harassment and Violence Investigations

    September 24, 2019 - September 25, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
    If someone at your organization says they’ve been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, how should you investigate and establish the facts? These complaints can be uniquely challenging for internal investigators — but are more common than ever before. This hands-on, advanced-level training is a must for any frontline staff who may respond to and/or investigate such complaints. Internal investigators leave confident and prepared.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    October 22, 2019 - October 24, 2019
    (Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel)
    If 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.

  • Conducting Workplace Assessments

    October 25, 2019
    (Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel)
    Many employees are afraid to report misconduct or harassment to their employers. These bottled-up issues can quietly poison a workplace, and even explode. Workplace assessments are a proactive way of discovering whether there are problems in your organization, instead of waiting for them to come out. In this workshop, learn the right questions and techniques, and how to analyze and act on the results.

  • Assessing Credibility

    November 06, 2019
    (Westin Hotel Ottawa)
    Who should you believe? This course is for anyone who has investigated allegations but struggled to make a finding. Learn about the science of lie detection, which approaches work and which don’t, and valuable tools to assist you in making decisions. Investigators will leave confident in making difficult credibility decisions. Participants will be provided with comprehensive materials explaining these concepts and tools to better support them in their investigative practice.

  • Conducting Sexual Harassment and Violence Investigations

    December 03, 2019 - December 04, 2019
    (Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel)
    If someone at your organization says they’ve been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, how should you investigate and establish the facts? These complaints can be uniquely challenging for internal investigators — but are more common than ever before. This hands-on, advanced-level training is a must for any frontline staff who may respond to and/or investigate such complaints. Internal investigators leave confident and prepared.

  • Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques

    December 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019
    (Ontario Heritage Trust - Birkbeck Room)
    If 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.