Effective Performance Appraisal Meetings and Facilitating Coaching to Improve Performance Course

  • 07 - 09 Apr 2020
  • 09 - 11 Jun 2020
  • 04 - 06 Aug 2020
  • Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria




Since there is a positive correlation between the performance of individual employees and the overall performance of the organization, it is an organizational imperative for supervisors and managers to improve employee performance. The role of front-line managers is key to any performance management system which includes, but is not limited to, properly setting objectives and conducting appraisals. This course takes an in-depth view at setting the right measures to manage employees. These measures are primarily objective in nature.

This course also describes how to conduct effective performance appraisal meetings and emphasizes the importance of coaching as a means of improving performance.

Course objective

  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Presenting and communicating
  • Analytical thinking
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Planning and organizing
  • Achieving goals and objectives

Course outline

  • Performance management - introduction and definitions
  • Definition of performance management
  • Objectives of performance management
  • Impact of poor performance on an organization
  • Key terms and uses
  • The annual performance cycle: an overview
  • Responsibilities in performance management
  • Shared management model
  • Mistakes in performance management
  • Establishing effective objectives
  • Cascading the vision, mission and strategies
  • The impact of critical success factors on performance
  • The 3 types of performance criteria
  • Key result areas - definition and examples
  • Key performance indicators
  • Definition and characteristics
  • Units of measure
  • Difference between goals and objectives
  • Turning goals into objectives the SMART way
  • Measuring the semi tangible factors and competencies
  • Behavioral indicators
  • Proficiency level
  • Corporate values - their importance
  • The importance of coaching
  • Defining coaching
  • Coaching responsibilities
  • Benefits of good coaching
  • The focus and purpose of coaching
  • Important coaching skills
  • Five steps of coaching for optimal performance
  • Role play: facilitating a coaching session
  • Conducting effective performance appraisals
  • Planning performance appraisals
  • Conducting effective appraisal meetings