Conducting Performance Appraisals

Provided by Nelson Croom


The appraisal sits at the heart of any approach to performance management. The process of viewing the previous year's performance and of agreeing expectations for the coming period is key to the professional relationships that managers develop with their staff. This course shows how investing time in conducting effective appraisals creates a motivated team and saves the managertime in the long term.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed to appeal to people at all levels who have to conduct performance appraisals. Those who are new to conducting appraisals will find that this course will help them understand the process and techniques required. More experienced or senior managers will value the opportunity to spend time reviewing their attitude and approach to appraisal and learning new techniques.


What will I get out of it?

You will be able to:

- Understand what an appraisal is for and why it is important.

- Prepare effectively for an appraisal.

- Plan and conduct constructive preliminary meetings and appraisal meetings.

- Recognise what should and shouldn’t be covered in an appraisal.

- Ensure that spoken and written comments are fair and effective.

- Correctly complete any forms related to the appraisal process.

- Learn techniques for handling any difficult situations that arise during appraisal.



CPD Credit Value         5

Course Format             E-learning

Course Duration           4 hours



For information on dates, venues and booking a place on this course, please register your interest. You can register your interest by clicking the button below and completing the form, or by contacting the Professional Development team:

Tel: +44 (0) 1992 511521