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BMC 188 Managing Investigations

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Course Description

Learn how to conduct professional investigations using proven methods and best practices. Topics include: the investigation process, legal issues, types of investigations including harassment and substance abuse, and properly documenting your investigations.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the qualities of an investigator
  • Develop an investigation policy and a plan for an investigation
  • Identify the types of evidence available and methods to collect and secure it
  • Discuss various investigations that may be conducted within organizations
  • Research issues of concern to investigators relating to current laws
  • Demonstrate the components of a professional investigation report
  • Identify research tools, technology, and resources important to an investigator

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 188 - 013 Managing Investigations  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   11 Apr 2017 to 19 Jun 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $495.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Ivan McClelland
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Investigations in the Workplace

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Eugene F. Ferraro

Publisher: CRC Press

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  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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