This Graduate Certificate provides an in-depth treatment of workplace employee investigations by providing in-depth workplace investigation training. This includes who should conduct the investigation, how it should be conducted, and potential outcomes, including retaliation. Topics include the role of the investigator, obtaining cooperation from witnesses, “adnarim” warnings when attorneys are involved, HR training and development, privilege and work product issues and their waiver, whether to record investigations verbatim, etc.
The Conducting Legal Investigations in the Modern Workplace Certificate program can be completed in just 8 weeks. Workplace investigation coursework must be completed in the sequence in which it is offered. You should plan to spend about 6-8 hours per week on online coursework, including reading assignments, research and writing projects, and online discussions.