Appraisal Workshop

Course Summary

This one-day, interactive workshop aims to support managers, team leaders and HR professionals to conduct effective appraisals through understanding the theory, the best practice approaches and through safely giving it a go!


Performance appraisals are one of the ways in which employee performance, aspiration and motivation can be managed. The relationship with the line manager has consistently proven to be the most important motivational factor for employees, so it is important for an appraisal to be well-planned and thoughtfully-run.


  • The purpose of an appraisal
  • Appraisals in the performance management context
  • The roles of the appraiser and appraisee
  • The skills needed to be an effective appraiser
  • Setting objectives to gain results

Course Benefits

This course will support delegates to reflect on their own experience of appraisals, understand how appraisals can be used most effectively and gain practice of using the required skills.

Feedback from previous delegates:

"I found the course extremely useful and informative, as having carried out appraisals before with my previous employer, these methods really gave me a solid foundation on how to gain the most from an appraisal using the correct methods to link the company, individual and team objectives." - Paul L.

Tutor Profile

With a proven track record in UK public, private and third sector management over a 17 year career, Hazel Burden is technically proficient and practically experienced as an HR professional and project manager, as well as having specialist experience in management development, workforce planning and talent management.

After gaining a BA (Hons) in International Business and French, Hazel specialised in HR Management via a Post Graduate Diploma and gaining a place on the highly-regarded NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD, a qualified Prince2 Practitioner and an experienced trainer. Hazel has a passion for learning and enjoys putting her practical experience to good use on her courses.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 6
  • Course Cost: £250.00
  • Course Length: 1 day (09:30-16:30)

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