Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

Whether you are an HR professional, manager or compliance officer, you may need to conduct an in-house workplace investigation in the future, or already have conducted one. This practical course gives you the knowledge and skills needed to
conduct an effective, fair and legally sound workplace investigation.

Topics covered:
Part 1 – Understanding the process

  • Hallmarks of a good process (procedural fairness)
  • When to investigate
  • Setting up and scoping the investigation
  • From complaint to allegations
  • Who can investigate?
  • Who can participate?
  • Planning and timing
  • Communicating with the partie

Part 2 – Gathering and analysing the

  • Collecting evidence, selecting witnesses
  • Planning interviews
  • Interview techniques
  • Analysing the evidence
  • Making findings of fact and deciding on breach of policy
  • Common issues that arise
  • Report writing
  • Documentation and Record keeping


This course has been designed for:

  • HR professionals
  • Managers
  • Compliance officers


1 day


Course held in-house at your organisation, delivered to up to 20 people – $6,800 +GST

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