Investigating misconduct in the public sector

This two-day workshop explores the essential elements for responding to allegations of misconduct in the NSW public sector.

Participants will gain an appreciation of the fundamental principles of conducting a misconduct investigation, as well as practical knowledge to help deal with more complex ‘real life’ challenges.

This workshop is delivered by NSW Ombudsman staff with experience in conducting and oversighting investigations about the conduct of government agencies and their staff.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear about what good investigations look like, discuss common pitfalls and learn from case studies based on significant investigations and court cases.

Who should attend

This workshop is designed for staff who may be involved in the response to allegations of misconduct in the public sector, including:

  • investigators
  • supervisors
  • managers
  • policy development officers
  • governance officers
  • risk managers
  • corruption prevention personnel
  • human resources personnel.

Learning outcomes

By completing this workshop, participants will gain an understanding and knowledge of:

  • the legislative and policy framework for handling misconduct in the NSW public sector
  • the involvement of external agencies
  • the fundamental principles of investigation
  • practical tools for conducting investigations, including skills for:
    • assessing allegations
    • investigation planning
    • managing stakeholders
    • risk management
    • interviewing
    • gathering, storing and weighing up evidence
    • report writing.

Duration

This is a two-day workshop, running 9.30am-4.30pm.

This training is available on our calendar of training as well as in-house. Email or contact us for in-house training details, fees and to discuss your training needs.

Fee

$630 + GST (total cost $693)

This training is available on our calendar of training as well as in-house. Email or contact us for in-house training details, fees and to discuss your training needs.

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