Effective and Successful Appraisal Training:  




This is an essential course for anyone in a people management role who struggles to obtain positive outcomes and changes in behaviour from an appraisal process.

Too often appraisals become an adversarial meeting where the manager has difficulty getting their point across successfully and the appraisee becomes defensive. This course will give you a number of approaches, and techniques to ensure that the appraisals that you conduct are structured, productive and positive meetings.


No pre course work is required for this appraisal training course

Course Outline

This appraisal training course will cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to Appraisals
  • Key Areas of Appraisal
  • Building rapport
  • Objective setting
  • Motivation
  • Preparation for an Appraisal
  • Listening skills
  • Questioning Techniques
  • Feedback
  • Follow up Poor performance management
  • Training plans

Course Content:

Setting clear objectives

  • Selling the value of the appraisal process
  • Clarifying roles and purpose
  • Defining clear performance standards

Assessing and monitoring performance

  • Setting clear and effective goals
  • Delivering constructive feedback
  • Managing performance

Developing individuals and team members

  • Establishing training and coaching needs
  • Appropriate motivational techniques
  • Dealing with “difficult” appraises

Communication skills

  • Effective questioning techniques
  • Summarizing to obtain agreement and buy-in
  • Develop confidence and self-esteem

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this appraisal training course delegates should be able:

  • To understand why appraisals are an important organisational tool
  • To understand the process of appraisals
  • Increase delegates’ confidence
  • Improve communication and leadership skills
  • To provide a platform for further development
  • To learn in a safe environment

Duration: 1 Day

No of Delegates: – The Total Number of delegates that can sit this is course is a maximum of 12 to uphold the quality of our training and to ensure the course is properly embedded to achieve the companies / individual goals. 

Prices –£849 (ex VAT) Per day for up to 12 delegates trained onsite

(An additional charge for travel will be applied at 40p per mile from Sequence HQ to your premises)