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Appraisal Interview Training - 1 DAY

Session Overview
Carrying out appraisal interviews to review progress, assess performance, identify training needs and set targets with established deadlines have vital benefits to both the organisation and the individual. This course instructs on how to prepare, structure and run an appraisal interview. and enables delegates to make use of the strategies and enter future appraisal interviews with increased confidence and aptitude. Furthermore, we offer an optional addition to the course:  examination of any appraisal documentation currently in use and suggestion of improvements where required.

Who’s it For?
Our appraisal interview seminars benefit  all those who need to master the principles and practices of an effective performance review, including but not limited to senior/junior managers, supervisors, training/HR managers, directors, and administrative and technical staff.

What’s Covered?

The Paperwork

  • Understanding the purpose, value and objective of the ‘appraisal process’

  • Understanding your organisations specific paperwork and process

  • The organisation sensitivities

  • 360 Degree appraisal

The Appraisal Meeting

  • ​How to get the most out of the Appraisee

  • Questioning

  • Listening

  • The right notes to take down

  • Constructive criticism

The Fair Appraisal

  • ​What it is and what it is not

  • Why we appraise all team members and the ability to compare them all

  • Using competencies

  • Setting and achieving SMART objectives

Putting It All Into Practice

  • ​Using realistic scenarios, participants will have the chance to practice assertive behaviour in a variety of situations and receive feedback from the group and from an experienced facilitator.

  • Action-planning for the future.


Session Benefits

  • An enhanced understanding of the purpose, principles and practices behind an effective appraisal interview.

  • Clear objectives will be set at appraisals for all team members which will link to the overall business plan.

  • The delegates will have the confidence to actually deliver appraisals not just a talk about them!

Date & Venue
Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details
For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710  or email

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