Spectrum EEO is dedicated to the professional growth and development of our EEO professionals. We believe in harnessing the collective power of decades of experience in the field to support our EEO professional community. We have a knowledge base that is unparalleled in the industry. We work to provide trainings that benefit the newest to the most seasoned investigator, all in support of our mission to ensure our Investigators are the best in the industry. We have something for everyone, irrespective of experience level.
Online Programs Experienced EEO Investigators
Title: 2020 8- Hour Online Annual EEO Investigator Refresher Course
Practical Tools and Techniques, Legal Policy Updates, and Refresher on EEO laws, context, and Theories of Discrimination
This course fulfills the EEOC 8-hour Refresher requirement for EEO Investigators and is designed to refresh investigator knowledge on EEO policy and laws, tools, and techniques for conducting investigations, and recent changes in EEO law. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your certificate which can be used to document your successful completion of this annual requirement.
Who Should Attend: Certified EEO Investigators needing to complete their annual re-certification.
Learn proven tools and techniques relevant and applicable to conducting thorough and effective EEO Investigations. The content is based on the faculty’s research and experience with EEOC representatives, analysts, and industry best practices.
Learn best practices for developing affidavits, conducting investigative interviews, and writing Reports of Investigations.
Get recent updates on EEO policy and laws in light of current events
Review some of the fundamentals required to be a competent EEO Investigator, including review of theories of discrimination and a refresher on EEO laws and context
Receive a Certificate of Completion from Spectrum EEO immediately following your successful completion of this course.
Module 1- EEO Laws and Historical Context - this module reviews all EEO laws (Covers Equal Pay Act, 1964 Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Equal Employment Opportunity Act, Rehabilitation Act, Pregnancy Amendment Act,Americans with Disabilities Act, and GINA
Module 2- Theories of Discrimination with a focus on Harassment/ Hostile Work Environment, Reasonable Accommodation, and Reprisal/Retaliation
Module 3- Legal and Policy Updates (with discussions on COVID-19 and EEO Implications, Supreme Court Decision, etc.)
Module 4- Complaint Processing Regulations and Procedures (Role of the Investigator, Conducting Investigations, Complain Processing procedures, and Investigator training requirements. Discussion on the MD 110
Module- 5 Detailed Discussion on Investigator Tools and Techniques centering around affidavit development, affidavit interviews, and writing better ROIs.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the learning experience?
Your learning experience will consist of tools and frameworks delivered via video lectures. This course is self-paced, and you can start and continue as needed until you finish the course. While this course has some simulations, there are no required tests or quizzes mandated to pass this course.
What is the program format?
The program consists of 5 modules delivered at your own pace online. Learners can expect to dedicate no more than 8 hours to watch the videos and listen to the lectures. This structure allows for a flexible but structured approach to learning. Learners may choose to engage with the program module all in one sitting or in smaller segments of time throughout the week.
Could a learner choose to opt out of some topics?
No. Each module must be attended to receive a certificate at the end of the course.
Are any of the sessions delivered in real time (live)?
This course is pre-recorded to provide the most flexibility to learners to complete the content at their own pace and on their own schedule.
What are the requirements for accessing the program?
Participants will need the following to access the program:
- Valid email address
- Computing device connected to the internet (Mac/PC/laptop, tablet or smartphone)
- The latest version of your preferred browser to access our learning platform (Chrome and Firefox are preferred)
Do the programs offer a certificate?
Yes. Participants will receive a digital certificate of completion from Spectrum EEO following a successful conclusion to the program. Since the program requires the learner to review all the modules, the course must be fully reviewed obtain the certificate. This digital certificate can be shared with colleagues and posted on LinkedIn. (PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide reports of assessments, or “transcripts,” since this is a non-degree program.)