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Partnering For Performance

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Leadership Development

Location : In-Person

Language : English

About this course

What is the Partnering for Performance course all about?

Managers often view performance management as being primarily the end-of-year performance review. In truth, performance management is an ongoing, year-round function. The annual review is merely the culmination of the performance conversations that have taken place throughout the year. In this course, managers learn how to:

  • Collaboratively develop performance goals
  • Provide feedback and coaching toward those goals
  • Review performance results

What is Performance Management?

Performance management is a constant process of two-way communication between managers and their employees throughout the year. This includes addressing any concerns of the employees, clarifying organizational goals, laying down objectives, conducting performance evaluations, providing feedback, and reviewing results.

Why is Performance Management important?

Why is Performance Management important?

  • It helps both employees and employers prepare quarterly, half-yearly, and annual performance review
  • It helps streamline the annual appraisal process
  • It allows employees and managers to be on the same page and collectively work toward a common organizational goal
  • It helps managers understand any issues their employees are facing at work
  • It helps employees clarify doubts and understand the deliverables and key result areas (KRAs) better
  • This process helps employees to become more open to receiving constructive feedback
  • It facilitates constant communication between managers and employees
  • This helps employees feel valued at their job

For more information, please check this blog from P2L.

What Will You Accomplish?

In this course you will learn : 

  • Use a three-phase process to effectively manage performance
  • Assess employee strengths and development opportunities
  • Apply the SMART goal-setting formula
  • Help employees prepare for the goal-setting discussions
  • Apply follow-up techniques to ensure commitments, goals, and standards are being met
  • Apply a structured approach to conducting the performance review
  • Use language that focuses on development vs. criticism
  • Establish a safe climate for collaborative performance discussions
  • Apply collaborative techniques to create a two-way dialogue
  • Handle difficult performance discussions

Who is this course for?

Often companies prefer to only have an annual performance review in the interest of time but the only way to ensure the success of performance management is to treat it like an ongoing, continuous, and evolving process. If you’re a manager looking for best practices for performance management to ensure employee growth and overall organizational growth, then Partnering for Performance is the most suitable course for you.