This workshop delivered in partnership with Grange Advisory is focused on the investigation framework and process once a decision has been made that a complaint or workplace matter ought to be formally investigated.
Recommended for staff who need to know what is involved in conducting an effective workplace investigation and the reason for aspects of that process, this workshop focuses on the investigation framework and process once a decision has been made that a complaint or workplace matter ought to be formally investigated.
Using scenarios and practical examples, this module provides participants with a detailed overview of the workplace investigation process, with reference to identifying and managing some key challenges that can arise.
- What are the goals of a workplace investigation?
- Hallmarks of a good process: Natural justice and procedural fairness
- The importance of scope: from complaint to allegations
- Managing participants
- Collecting and assessing evidence
- What makes the ‘findings of fact’ reliable?
- Common procedural issues
- The essentials of a good investigation report
Participants will gain an understanding of the importance of procedural fairness in a workplace investigation and the process and roles of conducting a workplace investigation.
Learn what to look for to ensure that an investigation is proceeding as it should and when and how to intervene if the investigation is off track.
Who should attend?
– HR/ER Professionals
– Workplace investigators
– Those who oversee or engage workplace investigators
Would you like to become a Workplace Investigations Specialist?
This workshop can be completed as part of our AHEIA Workplace Investigations Specialist Accreditation.
Are you looking for other Industrial Relations workshops?
You may be interested in the following AHEIA training programs:
Alexandra Boudrie - Managing Partner - Grange Advisory
Prior to forming Grange Advisory, Alexandra worked as a lawyer with a boutique employment law firm. Alexandra has also worked in both employee relations and HR legal roles with global financial institution ANZ Banking Group, and as a lawyer with top-tier law firm Ashurst. Read more about Alexandra here
Suzy Mallet - Senior Investigator & Consultant - Grange Advisory
Prior to joining Grange Advisory Suzy worked as a Lawyer and Manager at one of Australia’s largest plaintiff law firms. After admission to legal practice in 2005, Suzy worked within a number of compensation law practices and on personal injury class actions. Read more about Suzy here