Performance management and appraisal skills for small firms


  • Do you or your managers need to develop your performance management skills?
  • Would your business benefit from improved goal setting, more effective appraisals and employee feedback?
  • Would you like to develop your confidence in dealing with performance issues?

If you answered YES to any of these questions then this is the course for you!


  • Managing performance and the employee lifecycle
  • Aligned performance management
  • The role of managers in performance management
  • Objectives and benefits of an effective performance appraisal system
  • Managing the appraisal interview: preparation, structure, style
  • Key communication skills in performance management
  • Delivering feedback to others and dealing with challenging people
  • Questions for appraisals
  • Managing poor and high performers


  • Useful tools and techniques

Date: 28 January 2016
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Venue: Ibec, 84/86 Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2
Member cost: €190 per delegate 

Book online now


“A day well spent.”John Humphreys, General Manager, Filtertek

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