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Managing Appraisals

Course Details

Name Managing Appraisals
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Location:
Leeds
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Price:
£400.00 +vat
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Residential:
Course ID:
503463

Overview

When performance is measured and reported the rate of performance improvement accelerates.

This course enables appraisers at all levels of an organisation to recognise the importance and benefits of an appraisal system and develop appropriate appraisal techniques.

The course revisits the purposes of appraisals, the intended outcomes and the issues of performance.  You  have the opportunity to put the practice of appraisal interviewing into effect throughout the day.  It concentrates on building your confidence in undertaking a successful appraisal programme.  It looks at pre-appraisal issues as well as the follow-up requirements.

Attitudes and behaviours are discussed as well as understanding how to overcome appraisal concerns.  The structure of an appraisal interview is covered along with questioning and listening skills and target setting.

This Managing Appraisals course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Learning Objectives

  • A greater confidence in handling appraisals
  • An understanding of the purpose and benefits of appraisals
  • The development of practical skills in successful appraisal handling
  • The ability to structure an appraisal process and the interview
  • The ability to deal with behavioural issues
  • The development of a workable action plan for implementation back in the office

Course Content

09:30 Coffee & Course Objectives

10:00 - 10:45 Purpose of Appraisals (The key reasons for appraisals; the link with performance and development of staff; objective setting and measurement.)

10:45 - 11:15 Benefits of Appraisals (Benefits to the organisation, the team, the MANAGER and the INDIVIDUAL)

11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30 Appraisal Role Plays (The importance of preparation; Setting the right tone; dealing with performance; evidence for assessments)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:15 Listening Skills and Questioning Skills (Getting the balance right; open and perceptive questioning; importance of feedback; working to a plan)

14:15 - 15:45 Appraisal Role plays (coffee at 15:15) (Building techniques; the staff development plans; revising objectives)

15:45 - 16:30 Understanding the Overall Process: Action Planning (Putting the process and activities together; where do my priorities lie, where from here)

16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed

Leeds

Description:

Centrally located in Leeds, steps from Leeds City Square and Holy Trinity Church. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Briggate and Corn Exchange.

Complimentary wireless Internet access.

Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.

Location:

Park Plaza
Boar Lane
Leeds
LS1 5NS

 

Directions:

Just a 5-minute walk from Leeds Cathedral and Leeds City Museum, Park Plaza Hotel is a mile from the University of Leeds. The famous Royal Armouries Museum is a 20-minute walk, and Leeds Bradford Airport is 30 minutes' drive away.

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