Performance Management: Setting Objectives and Conducting Appraisals

Performance Management: Setting Objectives and Conducting Appraisals

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Program Objectives:
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
  • Explain performance management – definitions, aims and developments.
  • Develop tangible and intangible measures of performance.
  • Establish business based objectives – including SMART targets and measures.
  • Explain the performance management cycle and how to manage it.
  • Complete the performance management cycle including end of year reviews, using competencies and various rewards programs.
Who should attend:
Line managers and supervisors who are held accountable for the performance of the organization and its employees and Human Resources professionals who are responsible for the design and implementation of performance management systems.
Program Outline:
Performance Management – Introduction and Definitions
  • Objectives of Performance Management
  • Key Terms and Uses
  • Corporate Values – Their Importance
  • The Nokia Story
  • The Annual Performance Cycle – Overview
  • Performance Management – The Mistakes
Establishing Effective Objectives
  • Cascading – Vision, Mission and Strategies
  • Performance Criteria – 3 Types
  • The Impact of Critical Success Factors on Performance
  • Key Result Areas
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Units of Measure
  • Financial and Non-Financial KPIs
  • SMART Criteria – Establishing Individual Goals and Measures
  • Measuring the Semi-Tangible Factors/Competencies
Managing Performance
  • Statistics on People and Performance
  • Continuous Reviews and Assessments
  • Performance Gaps
  • Common Causes of Poor Performance
  • Measuring Performance – Scoring Systems
  • Tips for Improving Performance
  • Importance of Communication in Performance Management
The Importance of Coaching
  • Coaching Responsibilities
  • Benefits of Good Coaching
  • Characteristics of a Good Coach
  • Elements of a Good Coaching Session
  • Five Steps of Coaching for Optimal Performance
Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals
  • Planning Performance Appraisals
  • Preparing for the Appraisal
  • Avoiding the “But” Trap
  • Objective not Subjective
  • Conducting Effective Appraisal Meetings
  • Common Appraisal Errors
  • Roles of Employees and Managers


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Date And Time

2021-03-11 @ 09:00 AM to
02:00 PM

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