Employee Relations and Investigations

Employee Relations (ER) issues require knowledge of policies and laws, a defined process for handling employee issues and effective investigation and communication skills. This interrelated certificate builds on developing an expertise for preventive approaches to managing employee day-to-day issues and handling complex complaints.

  • Benefit from a program that provides the opportunity develop and practice core HR skills
  • Build an expertise in this essential area of Human Resources
  • Learn ways to identify preventive and proactive ER strategies
  • Explore the impact of effective ER on the organization's success

Advanced Employee Relations and Investigations Certificate

  • Seven workshops offered over 14 classroom days
  • Complete in as little as 3 months or within an 18 month period
  • Workshops are scheduled every semester in New York City*
  • Instruction from experienced Legal and HR practitioners
  • Engage in applying knowledge to current case situations and practice based skills sessions 
  • Build networks across a wide range of business sectors

*Certificate curriculum is also available for onsite delivery

Students may take Emotional Intelligence: An Edge for Leaders, or, Developing Effective Communication Skills.

Prerequisite: Effective Employee Relations

Core Curriculum Units
Human Resources and the Law** 18
Harassment Prevention in the Workplace 6
Employee Complaints and Investigations 12
Advanced Employee Investigations 12
Internal Investigation Note-taking and Reports 12
Resolving Conflict 12
Emotional Intelligence: An Edge for Leaders or
Developing Effective Communication Skills
12
12
Total 84

**Human Resources and the Law can be applied to this certificate, if also completed for the Human Resource Management Certificate.