Employee Monitoring

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2 Credits


Employee monitoring can take many forms, from simple video surveillance to complex software that monitors all activity on a computer network. This course discusses the types of employee monitoring, as well as related legal considerations and best practices.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Legal foundations of workplace privacy
  • Employee monitoring best practices
  • Special considerations required for specific types of employee monitoring
  • Common employee monitoring techniques including video, telephone and email monitoring
  • Explore emerging technologies used for employee monitoring such as wearables and predictive analytics



You Will Learn How To:

Identify the advantages and disadvantages of employee monitoring

Compare the legal foundations of workplace privacy in different countries

Recall the legal restrictions and special considerations for various methods of employee monitoring

Determine the best practices for employee monitoring programs

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 Legal Foundations of Workplace Privacy
Lesson 3 Types of Employee Monitoring: Part One
Lesson 4 Types of Employee Monitoring: Part Two
Lesson 5 Best Practices

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Regulatory Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: October 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

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