Performance Appraisal Skills




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Are you looking to deliver a course in performance appraisal skills? If so, we’ve a great solution for you.

This performance appraisal skills training course has been developed for front-line and line management staff who are required to take part in performance appraisals as part of their role.

These training materials will help develop the performance appraisal skills of any staff member and ensure you deliver a successful performance appraisal skills training course.

How it works

When it comes to performance development, participation within performance appraisals can be a daunting task for some staff. Often staff fear the whole process. Plus, they can put the whole exercise down to being a tick box exercise. And, instead of seeing performance appraisals as a meaningful opportunity for development and feedback, it is just seen as something to get over.

This is why staff need training in this crucial business skill.

Today, we’re announcing that you can now instantly download our training materials. And, you can use them to deliver a course in performance appraisal skills.

These corporate training course materials in performance appraisal skills contain everything you need to deliver a one-day workshop. And, are specifically designed to build performance appraisal skills across teams and individuals. These materials can also be easily integrated within all types of personal development programs that may be required.

What you recieve

We’ve developed the training materials so that you don’t have to.

These course materials consist of a 81 page scripted facilitator manual and 63 Powerpoint Slides. Both of these are designed to provide you with everything required to deliver this course content as your own.

We also provide a 54 page participant manual. This downloadable manual is available in Microsoft Word format for easy customization. In addition, this participant manual also contains all required exercises, tests and further reading.

Also included are 14 Expert Training Guides.

Course overview

These corporate training course materials have been designed to help participants develop a better understanding of performance appraisals. The key parts of this course focuses on why companies engage with performance appraisals. And, the steps that are required for these initiatives to be successful.

The following topics are covered in the support materials provided.

Why Have Performance Appraisals – The course starts by exploring the reasons why companies use performance appraisals.

Effective Performance Appraisal Procedure – The course materials then outline the overall benefits of appraisals. Use the content to detail the role that both managers and employees play in this process. The content stresses the crucial importance of strong communication skills.

Understanding The Actual Performance Appraisal – Use the materials to develop a clear understanding of various appraisal areas available. And, focus attention on preparation and writing the appraisal. Then explore what would be seen as “Do & Don’ts” of performance appraisals. This will then allow you to encourage your audience to understand the nature of goals and self-esteem.

Structuring The Appraisal – The final section explores the best way to engage staff within performance appraisals so as to ensure that the process has been organized correctly and covers the appraisal discussion. It also discusses the area of forming and disagreement. And, the need to manage criticism and feedback.

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Learning objectives

Upon completion of these course materials, your participants will be able to:

– Identify obstacles to performance appraisal skills.

– Understand the nature of the performance appraisals.

– Understand a range of techniques.

– Use these techniques.

– Explain the benefits of having a performance appraisal.

These corporate training course materials on performance appraisal skills are designed for corporate trainers and managers. They can be edited to include your own logos. And, can be delivered as your own.


“I have been using a number of Oak materials for quite some time. I found the content great with comprehensive details.

This is a well structured series relevant to today’s HR professional. Information is well organized and easy to understand. Having the information available online speeds up cycle time and increases flexibility. Overall a welcome addition to any HR managers toolkit.”

Bernard Cronin
Director of Human Resources

“I’ve developed an alliance with Oak — a company that has developed a wide assortment of training “modules” that you can download right now. When you download a module you own it forever and have permission to edit it, customize it (logos, etc.) and deliver the module as many times as you like. You receive a Word document, PDF, PowerPoint and comprehensive participant manual and your satisfaction is guaranteed or your money back. The modules are designed for trainers, coaches and consultants looking to increase the range of products and services they can offer their clients. Oak content is also ideal for managers and employees looking to extend their knowledge of organizational, management and employee titles.”

Tom Heck, President,
International Association of Teamwork Facilitators

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