Appraisal and Performance Review SkillsCourse ref AR1C


This highly interactive, informal and practical one-day course provides delegates with tools to give them the essential knowledge and skills to

run effective annual appraisal and performance review meetings.

Who should attend?

This course will benefit you if you are new to the role of appraising staff performance and providing guidance and feedback or if you would like a refresher in this key management skill.  Line managers at all levels of seniority within an organisation would benefit from attending.

What will I come away with?

  • Increased confidence in running the meetings
  • More effective discussions with your staff and more meaningful actions arising

What does this course cover?

  • What annual appraisal meetings can achieve if done well
  • Dealing with your fears and concerns
  • Clarifying your performance expectations of your people
  • Setting effective goals with your staff
  • Preparing an effective personal development plan
  • Appraisal forms and managing the process
  • Appraisal meetings – preparing for, running and following up
  • Essential skills – questioning and listening skills
  • Discussion on any issues you anticipate

Other courses to consider?

  • Bite sized – influencing skills (2 hours) (CI3C)
  • Bite sized – non-verbal communication (2 hours) (CN5C)
  • Leadership – Coaching skills for the manager (1 day) (LC1C)
appraisall and performance review skills introduction

1 day

Public course dates

Please contact us to check on public course dates availability.

In-house events

Presented for up to 15 people.

This course is fully tailorable to the needs of your organisation.

Trainer's viewpoint - Lesley Wilson

Regular performance appraisals help create a culture that promotes personal success, along with collaboration.

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