An Overview of Performance Appraisal V2

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 35 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

For many managers the ideas of conducting a performance appraisal fills them with dread. This is unfortunate, as performance appraisal is a crucial element of the overall performance management process and, as such, generates many benefits for the individual, the line manager and the organisation.

This course will enable the learner to approach performance appraisal more positively having gained an understanding of the purpose, content and structure of the process.

He or she will also buy into the importance of performance appraisal having appreciated the many benefits that emerge from it.

‘An Overview of Performance Appraisal’ forms an essential foundation for all managers with line responsibility for performance appraisal, enabling them to derive maximum benefit from the other courses in the series.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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This course will teach the learner:

- What is a Performance Appraisal
- Performance Appraisal - The Benefits to the Individual
- Performance Appraisal - The Benefits to the Manager
- Performance Appraisal - The Benefits to the Organisation
- Key Elements of an Effective Performance Appraisal
- The Structure of a Performance Appraisal Discussion
- The Importance of Appraisal Skills


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

- Why appraisals are undertaken, and their importance in performance management
- How appraisal schemes are structured, introduced and implemented
- Staff attitudes to appraisal, and how these can be dealt with constructively

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