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Bafundise Course Calendar 2018 (Johannesburg)

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Bafundise Course Calendar 2018 (DURBAN)

Effective Discipline - A Management Tool (KZN)

08:30 AM
04:00 PM

This two day course is intended for all managers or supervisors who need to deal with poor performance or misconduct. It is also highly recommended for labour representatives, shop stewards and union officials and could also benefit legal practitioners needing a practical view of discipline to complement a strict legal perspective.
Guidelines, checklists and role plays help make it easy for participants to put the knowledge and skills gained into practice.
After completion of this course participants will be able to:
Distinguish between poor performance and misconduct
Distinguish between incapacity, incompetence and incompatibility
Identify and respond to different levels of performance
Counsel poor performers
Set, measure, monitor and review performance standards
Identify when poor performance becomes a category of misconduct
Investigate an alleged offence effectively, to collect the evidence
Distinguish between evidence and proof
Decide on discipline or alternative action to follow
Understand evaluate and use different types of evidence
Frame appropriate charges for a disciplinary hearing.
Lead a case and present evidence
Follow and use the basic disciplinary hearing steps.

Content includes
Day 1
Distinguishing between poor performance and misconduct
Distinguishing between incapacity, incompetence and incompatibility
Identify and respond to different levels of performance
Counselling to address poor performance
Setting, measuring, monitoring and reviewing performance standards
Identifying when poor performance becomes a category of misconduct
Discipline defined and explained
Initiating disciplinary action for poor performance or misconduct
Legal and procedural requirements for discipline
Dismissal and alternatives for misconduct

Day 2
Practical problems implementing discipline
Categorising, evaluating and using different types of evidence
The burden of proof and balance of probability
Investigating an alleged offence effectively, collecting the evidence
The difference between evidence and proof required for a hearing
Evaluating evidence and witnesses’ credibility
Deciding on disciplinary action or alternatives
Framing appropriate charges and initiating disciplinary action
Requirements for notifying employees of disciplinary action
Basic employee rights and legal requirements
The human and physical resources required when holding a hearing
Preparing, presenting and using evidence at a hearing
The basic disciplinary procedure and hearing steps

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The cost for the course is R4200 per person.
This includes full course notes, tea/coffee and lunches on both days.
Note: An Early Bird discount of 20% is offered if you book and pay at least seven (7) days prior to the course. The Early Bird price is R3360 per person.

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