Prerequisite: Performance Management - PERM.
This one-day course is designed to teach supervisors and managers basic knowledge of the State of Alaska disciplinary process.
Course Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this one-day course participants will:
- be able to use basic disciplinary process terms regarding due process, just cause and progressive discipline.
- have knowledge of the statutory and contractual basis for taking discipline, when necessary.
- have knowledge of the connections of the disciplinary process to performance management.
- be able to articulate the importance of the required technical aspects of just cause.
- be able to articulate the need for a legitimate business purpose requirement to initiate the disciplinary process.
- understand the importance of describing employee conduct and performance in behavioral terms.
- understand the basic concepts associated with investigating and documenting behavior and performance.
- have knowledge of the role of union representatives in the disciplinary process.
- understand the roles of policy, practice and aggravating and mitigating factors in determining appropriate levels of discipline.
- have knowledge of the required elements in investigation and disciplinary notices.
- practice using the basic thought processes required to assess behavior and performance in the disciplinary process.