Conducting Effective Appraisals

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WHO WILL BENEFIT?

Designed for both new and existing people managers

COURSE TYPE

2-day workshop

Regional or in-company

LEARNING STYLE

Syndicate groups, brain storming, individual exercises and interactive discussions

WHAT DO YOU GET?

Course Hand-outs

Course completion certificate

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS COURSE, PLEASE CALL OR REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

01952 462300

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Carrying out really effective appraisals is a core management skill and cannot by underestimated. But quite often, they can be seen as unnecessary and unimportant and as a ‘tick box’ exercise that brings little or no value. However, the benefits of engaging with teams within the appraisal process can be invaluable to people management and the wider business objectives. Done well, they can inspire, motivate and provide a great opportunity to realise untapped potential. For your people, it encourages them to actively participate in growing the business and feeling that their contributions are valued and worthwhile.

In this immersive and engaging programme, you will learn the essential skills, techniques and tools needed to prepare, deliver and evaluate highly effective appraisals that results in a joint agreement of a tangible and achievable working plan. This course will give delegates a fresh approach to developing the ability to not only appraise individual success but also help them achieve the best possible results for themselves and for the business.

What will be covered in this module?

  • Why carry out appraisals and what is their real purpose?

  • What are the benefits?

  • The key criteria of a motivational appraisal

  • Overcoming reluctance and apathy

  • Setting clear and measurable individual objectives

  • What are the common pitfalls?

  • Questioning, listening and providing constructive feedback

  • Practice the key skills in conducting an effective appraisal

  • Self-appraisal and preparation

  • Bringing it all together

  • Documentation, follow up and review

Emma Coles