Online EEO Investigator Certification (EEOINV)


Description
This online course meets the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) 32-hour new investigator certification requirement. We are confident that this self-paced online training, together with the course materials and other reference materials, and direct access to instructors, will provide you with the necessary skills to perform the job of an agency or contract EEO investigator.

Each of our instructors have more than 20 years in the Federal government and EEO field. While the course is self-paced, you'll have access to instructors at any time. Once you complete the course, you will be a certified EEO investigator.
Content
  • Introduction and Pre-Test
  • A. Introduction to Course
  • General Overview of Course & Helpful Hints
  • Course Outline
  • Navigating the Course
  • Pre-Test
  • Conclusion of Introductory Module
  • Module 1: Federal EEO Complaint Process & Civil Rights Laws
  • Read Chapters 1 through 4 in the Investigator's Training Manual.
  • 1. B. Federal EEO Complaint Process
  • Update on LGBT Coverage - June 2020
  • Read 29 CFR 1614 (Download in Files Section: Labeled: B.1. 29 CFR 1614
  • B.1. 29 CFR 1614
  • Knowledge Check: Federal EEO Complaint Process Overview & EEO Laws
  • Assignment: What Happens Next?
  • Knowledge Check: Statutes
  • Conclusion of Module 1
  • Module 2: Human Resources in the Federal Government
  • Read Chapter 5 in Investigator's Manual
  • Knowledge Check: Human Resources
  • Conclusion of Module 2
  • Module 3: Theories of Discrimination
  • Read Chapter 6 (Disparate Treatment only) in Investigator's Manual
  • McDonnell Supreme Court Decision
  • C. Intro to Theories & Disparate Treatment
  • Some additional EEO-related decisions
  • Overview of EEO-Related Decisions
  • Knowledge Check: Disparate Treatment Theory
  • Read Chapter 6 (Age & Reprisal section only) in Investigator's Manual
  • D. Age and Reprisal
  • Read: What is Per Se Reprisal?
  • Knowledge Check: Age & Reprisal
  • Read Chapter 6 (Harassment only) in the Investigator's Manual
  • E. Harassment
  • Assignment: Analyzing Allegations of Harassment
  • Read Chapter 6 (Sexual Harassment) in the Investigator's Manual.
  • F. Sexual Harassment
  • Knowledge Check: Harassment
  • Read Chapter 6 (Accommodation) in the Investigator's Manual
  • G. Intro to Reasonable accommodations - Religion
  • H. Reasonable Accommodation
  • Knowledge Check: Accommodation
  • I. How to Investigate Reasonable Accomodation
  • Conclusion of Module 3
  • MODULE 4: EVIDENCE
  • Read Chapter 7 in the Investigator's Manual
  • J. Evidence
  • Knowledge Check: Evidence
  • Conclusion of Module 4
  • Module: 5 Advance Preparation
  • Read Chapters 8 and 9 in Investigator's Manual
  • K. Preparing to Investigate
  • Read Chapter 6 of MD-110 Also in Files Section: "K.1. MD-110"
  • K.2. Print Blank Investigative Plan
  • Assignment: Prepare an Investigative Plan (IP) sample
  • Assignment: Developing Questions for Harassment
  • Knowledge Check: Preparing to Investigate
  • Conclusion of Module 5
  • Module 6: Conducting the Interview
  • Read Chapters 10 and 11 in the Investigator's Manual.
  • L. Affidavit techniques
  • M. Conducting the interview
  • Assignment: Developing Questions for Reasonable Accommodation
  • Knowledge Check: Affidavit Techniques and Conducting the Interview
  • Conclusion of Module 6
  • Module 7: Writing the Summary and Analysis
  • Read Chapters 12, 13 and 14 in the Investigator's Manual.
  • N. Preparing the Report of Investigation
  • Final Assignment: Write Investigative Summary and Analysis Report
  • Conclusion of Module 7
  • Module 8: Organizing and Assembling the Investigative File
  • What Does an Electronic ROI Look Like?
  • Combining Multiple PDFs into Electronic ROI PDF Format
  • Extracting Pages from PDF
  • Paginating Exhibits
  • Conclusion of Module 8
  • Module 9: Redaction
  • Read Chapter 15 in the Investigator's Manual.
  • Redacting Electronically
  • Module 10: Final Thoughts
  • Final Words
  • Post Test
  • Please take a brief survey to evaluate this course...
  • Assignment: What Happens Next? (clone)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever