Appropriate and accurate documentation is critical to successful internal investigations.
In this course, you will learn methods for capturing key information when making findings and reaching conclusions, and writing fair, neutral, and effective reports. You'll practice organizing information for the report, avoiding advocacy language, addressing comparators/credibility, describing the findings and writing sound conclusions. Considerations include ethical issues and attorney/client privilege. You'll leave the course with a report template that is designed to uphold findings and withstand heightened scrutiny.
This course has multiple sets of dates available for enrollment, of which you will choose only one set. You can select your preferred dates during the checkout process. Sections meet on the following dates and times:
- Mon, April 19, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
- Tue, April 20, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
- Wed, April 21, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
- Mon, June 28, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
- Tues, June 29, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
- Wed, June 30, 2021: 9am - 12:30pm ET
CO335 Advanced Internal Investigations Process is required to be completed prior to starting this course.
- Analyze interviews and information gathered to present in the report
- Address appropriate policies and employment and EEO law
- Practice writing the executive summary, allegations, and factual findings and conclusions in a report
- Engage with techniques for avoiding advocacy language and addressing credibility when writing reports
- Explore best practices and gain skill pointers about report writing from experts
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- Entry-level to senior HR professionals
- Global HR managers
- Employee relations managers
- Generalists seeking to move into a specialized role
- EEO, compliance, and security professionals conducting internal employee-related investigations