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Performance Appraisals Masterclass

This is a practical half day Masterclass designed to allow you to review and assess your effectiveness in appraising the performance of others by understanding appraisal pitfalls and barriers and how to deal with them.

You will also receive specific guidelines for practical actions to improve your appraisal sessions and how to make them results-focussed and motivational.

CPD Value 3 Hours

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Learning Objectives

  • How to deal with the common pitfalls and barriers in appraisal situations
  • Ways to improve appraisal meetings by effectively briefing those coming to appraisal meetings
  • Guidance on how to prepare questions and areas for feedback
  • Clarification of listening and probing skills
  • Ways to secure and consolidate agreements and priorities for action following appraisals

Course Content

2.00 - 2.15 Coffee and Introductions


2.15 - 2.30 Appraisal situations, benefits and pitfalls or barriers


2.30 - 3.00 Preparing yourself and briefing those being appraised                      


3.00 - 3.45 Structuring the meeting, Deciding areas for focus, Defining key questions


3.45 - 4.15 Effective active listening and how to give and get feedback


4.15 - 4.45 Agreeing priorities and next steps


4.45 - 5.00 Actions and close


(Mid - afternoon coffee and tea will be served as we work)

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