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Performance Appraisal Training


The appraisal process is an essential part of managing people. Undertaken effectively, it gives people a sense of purpose, a clear focus and a desire to achieve in the role.

This performance appraisals training workshop considers the key areas of a successful appraisal review, by focusing on planning and preparation, the appraisal structure, performance assessment, the appraisal discussion and the follow-up.

Our performance appraisals training workshop is aimed at those new to conducting appraisals or those who wish to refresh their skills.

Course Content

  • The system
  • The mechanics and timing
  • The documentation
  • Planning and preparation
  • Administration
  • Self appraisal
  • Performance review
  • Handling performance difficulties
  • Changing focus
  • Setting objectives
  • Using the SMART technique
  • Gaining agreement
  • Agreeing Training and Development Needs
  • Skills practice
  • Closing and following up the interview
  • Personal action plan for further development of skills

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the planning and preparation required for an effective appraisal discussion
  • Describe how to review performance on the basis of evidence rather than value judgement
  • Explain how to discuss unsatisfactory performance constructively
  • Give feedback to motivate the appraisee and enhance their self esteem
  • Develop realistic and measurable objectives for staff
  • Conduct an appraisal interview using the appropriate interpersonal skills

Ready to book?

Simply complete the booking form with your details and a member of our team will be in touch with the next available dates. 

Any questions?  

If you’re not quite sure if this course is suitable or are looking for further information, call our team on 0117 244 7221.