This class will address the fraudulent side of the WC claim. Taught by experts in the investigation of workers compensation claims, this class will bring in real life video and case studies of claims as examples and will start with an overview of what claims may need additional investigation. Red Flags and other criteria will be addressed. Surveillance is a big part of workman’s compensation claims, but there are serious consequences if this tool is misused. An overview of what is good surveillance and what to avoid will assist the student in using this tool efficiently as well as legally.
Instruct Workers Compensation claim adjusters on all aspects of pre-trial and trial phases of a claim, including how a thorough investigation, specific documentation, and collection and preservation of evidence aids in trial preparation and presentation.
Course Learning Objectives:
Understand how initial investigation and evidence collection phases relate to the trial phase
Recognize when a case is ready for resolution via trial
Describe what a trier of act will consider in rendering a decision
The students will be presented with a claim scenario and will be assigned to roles in which they will ask questions of the claims examiner who will be required to respond, make recommendations and identify strategies for navigating these relationships keeping in mind the goal of claim resolution and career success.
This course will explore the basics of effective presentations: knowing what you want to create (think “Zen”), delivering value to the audience, focusing on authenticity (rather than form!), the search for a fresh approach and presentation tools (podiums, PowerPoint, Prezi, etc.)
This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is on planning, organizing, controlling, directing and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.