Preparing for Appraisals


The aim of this workshop is equip you with the skills and knowledge to gain the maximum benefit from your performance appraisal meeting

Who Should Attend?

Any one who would like to ensure that the appraisal interview they have with their line manager is as effective as possible


By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

• Describe what part the appraisal meeting plays in the Performance Management cycle
• Describe what you need to do to prepare for an appraisal
• Explain the key stages in the appraisal discussion
• Give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
• Use appropriate questioning and listening skills
• Agree future activity with your line manager

Course Overview:

• What is an appraisal?  What are the benefits?
• Where the Appraisal sits in the Performance Management Cycle
• Overview of the process and the forms
• Understanding key elements of the review
• Objective setting
• Feedback skills
• Your role in making the appraisal a success

Style of the Course:

The course is highly active and participative. During the workshop participants undertake activities, exercises and discussions to help them put what they learn into practice

Course length:

One day workshop 09.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch.
We can run this course for you in-company at favourable rates for 4 or more people. Please contact us on 01628 526535 or email us

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