This session on conducting an appraisal aims to help you understand the characteristics of effective appraisals, and how to make sure that YOUR appraisals have them. It focusses on the structure and skills of effective appraisals, as well as considering the on-going things that you should be doing to manage the performance of your team.

In particular, by the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of effective appraisals
  • Describe a useful structure for the appraisal discussion
  • Recognise the skills of effective appraisals.
  • Suggest how appraisals can be followed up to maximise their impact.