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Virtual Mentoring Skills


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

  • What mentoring is and is not
  • Mentoring versus other management styles and approaches
  • Roles and responsibility of an internal mentor
  • Expectations from mentor and mentee
  • Essential communication skills to help you mentor more and instruct less
  • Practising mentoring skills to build confidence and competence – part 1
  • Practising mentoring skills to build confidence and competence – part 2
  • Building virtual rapport
  • Listening with intent
  • Questions which land well
  • Ask more, instruct less
  • Adding structure and purpose to your mentoring relationship
  • Agreeing the mentor relationship
  • Meeting the mentee
  • Q&A – concerns, questions and queries
  • Review and action plan

Learning Objectives

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.