The aim of the course is to equip participants with background knowledge and information required to conduct and / or oversee an internal investigation.

The course is open to public officers employed in the public sector and local government. This course is relevant for public officers involved in conducting, overseeing or acting upon the outcome of an internal investigation, including

    • human resource personnel
    • finance personnel
    • internal auditors
    • risk and governance personnel
    • managers and supervisors

Others involved in the investigation process, such as decision makers, financial experts, managers etc. may also find this course useful.

This course is introductory and deals largely with theory as it relates to internal investigations.

This course will cover topics such as:

    • the purpose and limitations of an internal investigation
    • what can go wrong in an internal investigation and tips for avoiding common pitfalls
    • some of the general legal principles which apply to internal investigations