Conducting Successful Appraisals and Reviews

Our 'Conducting Successful Appraisals and Reviews' training course, can be delivered in a classroom setting or via webinar. It is possible for webinar recordings to be uploaded to an eLearning platform, along with supplementary resources, quizzes and case studies for future access.

Aims of the course

This course will equip participants with the practical skills needed to develop and implement a framework for successful appraisals and reviews.

It will reveal how to foster motivation and encourage performance improvement through a series of proven methods and techniques. The training will also explore different strategies for dealing with conflict, poor performance and negative reactions to feedback.

Who will benefit from attending?

The course is suitable for senior/junior managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR managers, directors and all other individuals with responsibility for employee management.

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Participants will learn to:

  • Aligning the appraisal process with organisational strategies and mission statements
  • Use the fundamentals of an appraisal process in a structured manner
  • Build rapport and relax appraisees through a review
  • Appreciate the ‘dos and the don’ts’ surrounding feedback
  • Put into practice the “Sandwich technique”
  • Deal with conflict and handle challenging situations
  • Ensure good performance and commitment after appraisals
  • Implement post appraisal review strategies

Key topics covered:

  • The need for organisational alignment
  • Fairness and equality
  • Manager and employee roles in the performance appraisal process
  • The performance appraisal as an important management tool
  • The supervisor's planning checklist
  • How to complete a performance appraisal form
  • Gathering supporting documentation and scenarios
  • Standards for documenting reviews and action points
  • Guidelines for setting goals and coaching employees
  • Responding to employee reactions
  • Action planning

What's included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in-house.

Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £1,400 excluding VAT. This fee includes:

-Pre-training diagnostic meetings with clients to determine training needs and priorities
-Training development and customisation
-Pre-training evaluations
-Full-day onsite training
-Training delivery to circa 20 people
-Trainer travel expenses and travel time
-Post-training evaluations and report
-Follow up

For groups of 20 people, this fee is equivalent to an individual investment of £70 per head.

Our South West training teams cover Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, and Wiltshire. Whether you're in Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Taunton, or Salisbury, we have expert trainers at ready to deliver high-impact training to your staff.

Contact us to discuss further.

Our South West training teams cover Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire. Whether you're in Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Taunton, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Yeovil, or Salisbury, we have expert trainers ready to deliver high-impact training to your staff. 

Contact us to discuss further. 

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