Appraisal Techniques

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Human Resources, Appraisal Systems

What Is Appraisal Techniques Training?

This course is designed to provide delegates, through a series of pratical activities, with the essential skills of undertaking staff appraisals.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who has to conduct appraisal interviews.

Course Agenda

- Welcome and Introduction
- Why have appraisals?
- Purpose and benefits of having staff appraisals
- Barriers to effective appraisals
- Role and responsibilty of the appraiser
- Effective appraisals - Planning and Preparation
- Preparing the appraisal plan
- Fairness and equality
- Information gathering evidence supporting the data
- Relating the appraisal information to the organisations staff appraisal and development plan
- The appraisal meeting
- Good communication and balanced discussion
- Questionning and listening skills
- Feedback - providing clear and specific feedback
- Resistance - overcoming resistance and handling uncooperative appraisees
- Performance - current versus previous
- Reviewing good performance
- Dealing with poor performance - identifying the causes and appraisee development definning areas
- Objectives - setting clear objectives and using SMART techniques
- Review
-Personal Action Plan.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Appraisal Techniques course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

More Information

We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

Course Availability

Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Appraisal Techniques
Part of our Appraisal Systems range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 1 day
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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