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Managing Appraisals

Course Details

Name Managing Appraisals
Description
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Location:
London - City
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Price:
£400.00 +vat
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Residential:
Course ID:
503467

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

London

Description:

The venue has great transport links with several tube stations within a 5 minute walk. It has free wi-fi and unlimited refreshments throughout the day. The lunch buffet is included in all full day courses is excellent.

Location:

150 Minories
Aldgate
London
EC3N 1LS

 

Directions:

The best way to get to the venue is to use public transport. The closest Tube station is Aldgate, which is on the Circle line and Metropolitan line. When you come out of the station, cross the road and walk to the right. Take your first left which brings you on to the Minories and our venue is less than a minute away. There are numerous buses that pass within a very short walk. 

If you do get lost, please call our venue on 020 7959 6065 and they will guide you in.

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