Conducting Workplace Investigations: Managing the Practicalities, the Procedures and the Challenges is a comprehensive course for HR Practitioners and managers involved in conducting internal workplace investigations. 

Participants will learn the best-practice procedures for investigations, what not to do, how to handle complex and challenging scenarios, the practical details of conducting an investigation, the different types of investigations, the Codes of Practice, the evidence required, how to gather the evidence, the analysis of evidence, findings, probability, draft and final reports and what they should contain. 

This course will enhance HR Practitioners and managers skills in handling ever more complex investigations in the workplace with confidence and in keeping with best-practice, legal and procedures.

LEARN HOW TO CONDUCT BETTER WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS

 
 

key takeaways from the program

Planning and Preparation

  • Who is best suited to conduct the investigation?

  • Terms of Reference

Conducting the Investigation 

  • Evidence Gathering
  • Analysis and Findings
  • Report Writing

Procedures and Challenges

  • Procedures, best-practices and legal
  • How to handle challenges and complexities

The key to learning the best-practice procedures for workplace investigations.

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Who is the Program for?

This program is for HR Practitioners and managers who want to enhance their skills in conducting internal workplace investigations.

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TOPICS WE'LL COVER IN THE PROGRAM

Investigation Types
  • Fact Gathering
  • Fact Finding
Investigators
  • Impartial
  • Number
  • Traits
Terms of Reference
  • Scope
  • Allegations
  • Methodology
Policies & Procedures

Which Policy

Meeting the investigator

Investigation meetings

After the meetings

Case Law

Gathering, Analysing & Assessing Evidence
  • Meetings/ Interviews Structure
  • Which Witnesses?
  • Other Information
  • Accompanying Person
  • Sharing Information Being Relied Upon
  • Assessing Credibility
Investigation Report
  • Structure 
  • Draft
  • Final
  • Outcomes by type of investigation
  • Evidential Standard
Appeals
  • Appeal Grounds
  • Procedures Followed
  • Appeal Report
Issues Arising During Investigations
  • Procedural
  • Cross-Examination
  • Representation
  • Case Law
  • Challenging People
  • Emotion

Meet Your Trainers

Helena Broderick
Managing Partner, CollierBroderick

Pat Collier Co-founder of CollierBroderick

Pat Collier
MANAGING PARTNER, COLLIERBRODERICK

Cara Jane Walsh, BL Associate of CollierBroderick

Cara Jane Walsh
BL

Your trainers are three very experienced workplace investigators across the spectrum of investigations (grievance, bullying, harassment, sexual misconduct, disciplinary, fraud, etc, trust-in-care, protected disclosures) 

They also act as Appeals Officers and review appeals fo investigations.

They advise organisations on conducting workplace investigations.

How will your organisation benefit?

Tap the arrows of each topic to discover our main module topics.

Reducing Risk

HR and Managers learn best-practice investigation process and skills resulting in effective management of workplace investigations from a HR and legal perspective reducing organisational risk.

Supporting Managers

Managers are supported to learn best-practice investigation process and skills and gain the confidence and knowledge to conduct workplace investigations effectively.

Internal Investigators

Having a pool of internal HR and managers who can conduct workplace investigations can reduce costs.

What will you experience?

4 Live Online Training Sessions

  • Live, interactive, virtual workshops
  • 90 minutes bi-weekly

YOUR TIME COMMITMENT

Build transformative team skills and behaviours and receive support with your team challenges over 4 x 90-minute bi-weekly sessions.

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WANT TO KNOW MORE?

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gain the confidence and develop the skills to diagnose challenging people situations, identify options, adapt their style, and approach, to handle the situations skilfully and with composure, and to enhance their resilience in challenging situations!

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