Appraisal Skills

Drive performance and increase motivation through effective appraisals

Who is it for?

Suitable for individuals who are involved in any aspect of the appraisal process and want to refine their skills to ensure the process has the greatest possible impact.

What will I learn?
  • Plan, structure and deliver effective appraisals that will have genuine organisational impact
  • The importance of SMART objectives and how to gain agreement and commitment
  • The differences in employee motivational value systems and adjusting feedback appropriately

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: One Day
  • Member: £309
  • Non-Member: £364

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • The benefits of appraisals on 3 levels: the organisation, the employee and the manager
  • The link between appraisals/performance review and motivation/engagement
  • Appraisal preparation
    • Aligning performance to business goals
    • Crafting SMART objectives to clarify performance requirements 
    • Establishing strengths and areas for improvement 
  • Managing the appraisal interview
    • Creating the right environment for an appraisal interview
    • Using questions to explore issues and open up discussion
    • Listening for key words to probe and increase effectiveness of discussion
    • Giving and receiving feedback
    • Identifying a range of training and development needs
  • Understanding employees different motivational value systems and strengths 
  • The importance of 1-2-1’s to maintain focus on the successful achievement of objectives
    • Keeping the objectives and development plan alive to enhance success

Course Dates
Course commences;

2 October 2017
20 February 2018
18 June 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - pleas


Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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