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Conducting Motivating Performance Appraisals Training Course in Melbourne

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Conducting Motivating Performance Appraisals Training Course

Course Overview

Althоugh mоѕt organisations vаluе annual аррrаіѕаlѕ, the ѕаd truth іѕ thаt mаnу mаnаgеrѕ аnd еmрlоуееѕ dіѕlіkе thе аррrаіѕаl process fоr nо other rеаѕоn thаn thеу don’t understand how thеу’rе supposed to bе dоnе.

Aѕ managers wіll lеаrn, thеrе should be nothing dіѕсuѕѕеd іn a performance appraisal thаt hasn’t already been said іn соnvеrѕаtіоnѕ оr informal fееdbасk. Lеаrnіng hоw tо соnduсt a mоtіvаtіng аnd forward feedback аррrаіѕаl ѕhоuld bе оnе оf the most іnѕріrіng аnd uѕеful tооlѕ a manager uѕеѕ.

Thіѕ one-day Motivating Performance Appraisals Training Course in Melbourne ѕhоwѕ managers hоw to rаіѕе thе mоtіvаtіоn оf thеіr реорlе аnd help tо іmрrоvе their реrfоrmаnсе bу gіvіng meaningful, specific feedback. This trаіnіng аlѕо рrоvіdеѕ tips аnd techniques fоr mаnаgіng dіffеrіng оріnіоnѕ during аррrаіѕаlѕ аѕ wеll as showing hоw tо write performance reviews ԛuісklу, еаѕіlу аnd еffесtіvеlу. Leaders whо hаvе taken thіѕ соurѕе hаvе ѕееn ѕtаff реrfоrmаnсе improvements bу аррlуіng the strategies fоr “аррrаіѕіng thеіr еmрlоуееѕ ѕuссеѕѕfullу”.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Why formal appraisals should be seen as a useful and motivating way of giving employees feedback
  • What are the key principles of effective appraisals
  • Appraisal discussion: the good, bad and ugly
  • Your organisation’s appraisal process
  • Preparing the documentation, reviewing employee performance and writing honest and meaningful feedback
  • Structuring and introducing the appraisal meeting
  • Examining good appraisal skills
  • How to use questioning, listening and offering meaningful feedback
  • Activities: Participants take the role of appraisee, appraiser and observer
  • How to manage different opinions about performance, or emotional outbursts
  • How to set inspiring goals for the year ahead
  • Getting your employee on board
  • Wrapping up and completing documentation

Training Outline

Morning Session

Module 1

  • The importance of conducting employee appraisals
  • The value in getting it right and the cost of getting it wrong
  • Gain a better understanding of the Chromflo appraisal process
  • Why the appraisal process shouldn’t just be about ticking boxes and compliance

Module 2

  • Preparing for the appraisal process and documenting each team member’s performance
  • How to properly inform and prepare each team member for his or her upcoming appraisal
  • Commencing an appraisal and how to set the scene at the start of the appraisal
  • How to find commonality and seek agreement during the appraisal
  • Discussing the different aspects of the appraisal, getting employee feedback and seeking agreement
Afternoon Session

Module 3

  • How to ensure the appraisal stays on target and doesn’t get sidetracked
  • Working together to set career and development goals for the year ahead
  • Preparing for the appraisal process and documenting each team member’s performance
  • How to inform and prepare each team member for his or her upcoming appraisal

Module 4

  • Managing differing perspectives (employee/manager) about their performance
  • Managing emotions
  • How to deal with issues where the employee has been underperforming and correction is required
  • Dealing with different emotions in a performance appraisal (such as crying, anger, raising of the voice, etc.)
  • How to get the employee to acknowledge their performance (if their performance is below standard)
  • The right way to finish each appraisal which leaves the employee feeling good about themselves and  their future
  • How to make sure your employees take the next steps towards working on their performance.

Training Options

We realise every client is different. You may have only half a dozen people to train, or perhaps you’re running a conference and want a guest speaker or a trainer to undertake a high impact, short breakout session.

Whatever you have in mind, we want to help you achieve your training goals. Let’s start a conversation and find out what’s happening at your place and what you want your people to be able to do differently as a result of training. If you’re on a tight budget, we get that as well. Rest assured, we are good listeners, and we are here to help you achieve your outcomes.

  • 1-day Training (7 hours)
  • Half-Day Express (3 hours)
  • Lunch & Learn (60 minutes)
  • Online Training (Self-paced)
  • One-on-One (Zoom) Coaching