Leading the team

Performance management and appraisal skills

3 x 60 minutes flexible telephone coaching sessions and self-guided study or 1 day face to face.

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Performance management and appraisal skills
£495.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£595.00 Plus vat


3 x 60 minutes flexible telephone coaching sessions and self-guided study or 1 day face to face.

Organisations need to get the most value from their resources so it’s up to line managers to ensure that they are delivering maximum value from the people in their teams and departments. Effective managers are able to set expectations of their teams and individuals they manage in order to continuously monitor performance. When done correctly, performance management is a motivating and rewarding process resulting in a sense of shared purpose towards agreed objectives.

This programme is designed for new line managers seeking to understand the performance management and appraisal process and for existing managers and human resources professionals as a refresher and skills builder. Within the programme you will be introduced to best practice performance management tools, techniques and templates for use within your organisation.

This module is available to support delegates working towards the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management or CMI Level 3 certificate in First Line Management.

Who should attend?

This one-day course is suitable for managers, team leaders and human resource professionals.

How will I benefit?

    After the course you will be able to:
  • Understand the purpose and benefits of appraisals and performance reviews. 
  • Avoid the common pitfalls when handling performance reviews. 
  • Plan and prepare for effective performance management. 
  • Demonstrate and practise the key skills for an interactive discussion including listening, questioning and providing feedback. 
  • Tackle performance issues effectively and confidently. 
  • Learn how to set objectives in order to develop those who are both high and low performers.
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Enjoyable and valuable course. Many of the concepts are familiar but I had no real understanding! Now I do!

Chris Wilson Ericsson TV

Key topics

  • Performance management in context.
  • Preparing for performance management.
  • Objective setting.
  • Monitoring and assessing performance.
  • Feedback skills.
  • The appraisal process.
  • Handling performance issues.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C and D

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Performance management and appraisal skills.

  • Eddie Winton

    Eddie Winton

    Eddie is an accomplished leader, having occupied a range of managerial positions over 20 years in a number of large national and international organisations.
  • Liz Bennett

    Liz Bennett

    Liz is an accomplished training professional with a strong track record of driving forward initiatives, developing teams and individuals and delivering performance benefits to businesses worldwide.

We offer in house training

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    Virtual, London
  • CPD Hours:
  • Accredited:
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D

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Available dates for Performance management and appraisal skills

1 day course

10 Dec 2019
10 Jun 2020 10% discount available until 10 April
24 Aug 2020 10% discount available until 24 June
01 Oct 2020 10% discount available until 1 August
07 Dec 2020 10% discount available until 7 October

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