Appraisal Skills

Professional Management Skills training course information

Appraisal Skills Training Course


Our instructor-led Appraisal Skills Training courses can be delivered at our venues in Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, London or nationally on your premises.

1 Day Course | 1 Delegate Ā£295 plus VAT
*Book 2 or more delegates and receive significant discounts. Click here for information

Closed tailored courses are available on your site or remotely delivered for Ā£745.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).

Course Overview

This one-day course has been designed for delegates who need to develop skills in the important management area of staff appraisals. All areas of this process will be considered including practice sessions in order to assist delegates to conduct professional appraisals.

Course Outline

Morale and Appraisals

  • Helping people to want appraisals
  • Creating a can-do culture
  • Dealing with whingers


Appraisal Interviews

  • Developing a relaxed open style
  • Preventing confrontations
  • Two-way communications
  • Firm and fair
  • A winning commitment


Achieving continuous improvement

  • Identifying and developing potential
  • Monitoring the plan
  • Maintaining commitment
  • Individual development plans
  • Mentoring and coaching


Appraising Underachievers

  • Getting people to accept personal responsibility
  • Facts not emotions
  • Agreeing on a plan

Who will benefit from the Appraisal Skills course?

This course will benefit delegates at all levels of management who undertake or are planning to undertake appraisals in the workplace.

By the end of the course, delegates will have gained the following benefits:

  • Developed an appreciation of the importance of preparation before any appraisal session
  • Practised an appropriate appraisal interview style
  • Gained an understanding of how to increase motivation levels through appraisals
  • Considered the value of individual development plans for each member of the staff

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