Gain practical techniques for conducting investigations, gathering information legally, maintaining objectivity and keeping accurate records.


Get the information you need to support your HR decisions

When a serious performance issue or claim of misconduct arises, HR is called on to take appropriate action. A well-conducted investigation, backed up with solid documentation, can significantly reduce legal risk. It takes skill to collect useful information, maintain objectivity, and document situations in a defensible manner. This workshop offers practical techniques for gathering information legally, preparing documentation, and maintaining those records you need to support your actions.

Following this course you will be able to:

  • Know when and how to conduct an investigation
  • Know why documentation is so important
  • Understand the legal issues affecting documentation
  • Draft warnings and correction memos
  • Know what to keep in the personnel file and for how long


CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be faxed to (612) 624-5359.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Human Resource Generalist Certificate link below.

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Investigations and Documentation
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sep 17, 2020
Twin Cities
Continuing Education & Conference Center
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
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Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
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