Internal Investigation

Course Overview
A course on Internal Investigation Training is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge, skills, and best practices required to conduct effective, ethical, and compliant internal investigations. This comprehensive course aims to empower professionals across various roles within the organization to address concerns related to ethics, compliance, and workplace misconduct, fostering a culture of transparency and accountability.
Course Details:
Date: March 7th
Duration: 1 days
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit: 3
• Members: 150,000
• Non-Members: 250,000
• Mode: In Person/Virtual
Course Objectives:
• Recognizing the role of internal investigations in maintaining organizational integrity.
• Overview of relevant laws and regulations governing internal investigations.
• Establishing a framework for ethical conduct throughout the investigation process.
• Developing effective interview strategies.
• Documenting findings accurately and comprehensively.
• Techniques for collecting and analyzing relevant data.
• Leveraging technology in the investigation process.
• Creating clear and concise investigation reports.
• Implementing appropriate follow-up actions based on investigation outcomes.
Who Should Attend
• Internal auditors
• Human resource Personnel
• Compliance personnel
• Legal personnel
• Management roles
Participants should have a professional background in roles such as human resources, compliance, internal audit, legal, or management.
A minimum educational qualification of [Specify degree or certification, e.g., bachelor’s degree] is recommended.
Basic knowledge of relevant laws and regulations governing the industry or organization is advantageous.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential for documenting investigation findings and conducting interviews.
Participants should possess analytical skills to assess and interpret information during the investigation process.
Participants should demonstrate a commitment to upholding ethical standards and maintaining integrity throughout the investigation process.
Basic computer skills, including proficiency in word processing and data analysis tools, will be beneficial for data gathering and documentation.
A basic understanding of the organization’s structure, culture, and operations is helpful for contextualizing investigation scenarios.
Participants should be actively engaged in the learning process, willing to participate in discussions, case studies, and practical exercises.
Method of Delivery:
• In-Person: The course will be conducted at a physical location. Participants will engage in face-to-face instruction, hands-on exercises, and group discussions.
• Online: The course will be delivered through a virtual learning platform. Participants will have access to course materials, lectures, and interactive exercises
Completion Certificate: Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, which can be used to claim Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.
Course Outline:
Module 1: Introduction to Internal Investigations
• Understanding the Purpose and Importance of Internal Investigations
• The Role of Internal Investigations in Organizational Governance
• Legal and Regulatory Frameworks Governing Internal Investigations
Module 2: Planning and Preparation
• Assessing the Need for an Internal Investigation
• Developing an Investigation Plan and Scope
• Assembling and Briefing the Investigation Team
Module 3: Ethical and Legal Considerations
• Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Internal Investigations
• Ensuring Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
• Protecting Confidentiality and Managing Legal Risks
Module 4: Conducting Effective Interviews
• Interviewing Techniques and Best Practices
• Handling Witnesses and Gathering Relevant Information
• Documenting Interviews and Maintaining Objectivity
Module 5: Evidence Collection and Preservation
• Identifying and Collecting Relevant Evidence
• Chain of Custody Procedures
• Utilizing Technology in Evidence Collection
Module 6: Data Analysis and Forensics
• Analyzing Financial and Non-Financial Data
• Introduction to Digital Forensics
• Tools and Techniques for Data Analysis
Module 7: Reporting and Documentation
• Crafting Comprehensive Investigation Reports
• Communicating Findings to Stakeholders
• Documenting Follow-Up Actions and Recommendations
Module 8: Case Studies and Practical Exercises
• Real-world Case Studies
• Simulated Investigations and Role-Playing
• Learning from Past Investigations: Successes and Challenges
Module 9: Best Practices in Internal Investigations
• Continuous Improvement Strategies
• Incorporating Lessons Learned into Future Investigations
• Building a Culture of Transparency and Accountability
Module 10: Certification and Conclusion
• Assessment and Certification Process
• Course Evaluation and Feedback
• Closing Remarks and Next Steps

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