This course considers the benefits of appraisals to both organisation and staff and how to develop a fair and effective appraisal system. Topics include producing preparation forms, the style of interview and interviewing skills for the appraiser, setting achievable and measurable goals and ensuring that the process is positive.

Available for Private and Tailored group events

This course is run privately for groups or 1-2-1 Coaching sessions

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Course Location

Happy London, Aldgate or at your premises.

What You Will Learn

  • To understand the process of appraisal
  • To understand the benefits of appraisals for both organisation and staff
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Themes Covered

  • What is an appraisal?
  • An overview of appraisal systems
  • The appraisal process
  • What are? What could be the problems?
  • Preparing for the appraisal
  • Ensuring that goals are SMART
  • The appraisal interview – appraiser interviewing styles and skills.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.
  • Questioning styles
  • Drawing it all together.


The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.