Managing Performance - Appraisal Skills


Appraisal should be an ongoing process and not a once-a-year event or box-ticking exercise. This training day will help appraisers understand the reasons for doing this and the requirements needed to make this happen positively.

Who should attend?

All people managers who conduct formal performance appraisal reviews and want to plan to conduct these to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Benefits of attending

Once back at the workplace, participants will be able to:

  • Actively contribute to the company‚Äôs performance management cycle
  • Deliver accurate and constructive appraisals with structured feedback on performance
  • Set stretching yet attainable objectives for their team which are clearly defined and understandable
  • Undertake and agree personal development plans which are in line with business needs

Course outline

  • The purpose and benefits of an appraisal system
  • Reviewing the role
  • Preparing for the appraisal
  • Structuring the appraisal meeting
  • Setting and agreeing objectives
  • Options for personal development
  • Providing feedback
  • Questioning and listening techniques
  • Common pitfalls
  • Practical examples

Course duration

1 day

This course can be tailored to suit your specific business requirements.

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