Certificate In Employee Termination Processes Online Course

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Guide your employees toward the right track and away from poor performing behaviors Having to fire an employee is never an easy task.  Sometimes, despite attempts of open communication and encouraging performance, an employee will need to be terminated from the company.  One of the hardest aspects of preparing to fire an employee is to separate the emotions from the facts.  Firing an employee should always be a last resort, so it is important that the manager has covered all other avenues possible before moving forward. With our Employee Termination course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of skills when you find yourselves in a situation where you have to let an employee go.
By the end of this Certificate In Employee Termination Processes Online Course, you will be able to: Create employee performance plans Identify employees who should be terminated Establish effective termination meetings Know the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of firing an employee Be able to conduct exit interviews Course Fast Facts: Easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required 12 months access to course Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) Course Delivery Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone. Recognition & Accreditation This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete...

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Requirements: Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later ...


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Course programme

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot

Module Two: Placing an Employee on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Before Firing

  • Justification
  • Validate
  • Include
  • Be Grateful

Module Three: Employees Who Should Be Terminated I    

  • Feeling of Entitlement
  • Cannot Perform Job Functions
  • Can’t Function with Other Employees
  • They Overpromise and Under Deliver

Module Four: Employees Who Should Be Terminated II

  • Blatant Disregard for Customers
  • They Are Unreliable
  • Don’t Adhere to Code of Conduct
  • Use Company Property for Personal Use

Module Five: Things to Consider When Setting Up the Termination Meeting

  • Meeting Attendees
  • Venue of the Meeting
  • Security Presence
  • Logistics

Module Six: The Correct Way to Fire an Employee I    

  • Use Positive Language
  • Review Past Feedback
  • Concentrate on Specific Behavior
  • Fire Early in the Week

Module Seven: The Correct Way to Fire an Employee II    

  • Keep it Short    
  • Have Employee Sign Release    
  • Transfer Terminated Employee’s Functions    
  • Avoid Fighting Unemployment Claims with Employee    

Module Eight: What an Employment Termination Checklist Should Contain    

  • Notification to Human Resources    
  • Systems Access Terminations    
  • Return of Company Property    6
  • Benefits Status    

Module Nine: The “Don’ts” of Firing an Employee I

  • No Performance Improvement Plan    
  • Using an Electronic Method    
  • Fire Without a Witness    
  • Provide Long Reason for Firing    

Module Ten: The “Don’ts” of Firing an Employee II    

  • Not Making the Decision Final    
  • Let Employee Take Company Property    
  • Allow Access to Work Area    
  • Permit Information System Access    

Module Eleven: Conduct Effective Exit Interviews    

  • When, How and Who    
  • Objective of the Process    
  • Company Readiness for Exit Interviews    
  • Execute the Feedback Results    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned