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SUCCESSION PLANNING PROGRAMME- Conducting Effective Appraisals / PDRs

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

About this event

Why you should take this course?

Performance reviews are essential for ensuring your people are engaged and skilled to meet the current and future challenges in your practice. A key component of managing individual performance, driving improvement and ensuring people have the right skills, attitude and behaviours.


Who’s it for?

For Employers / Practice Managers / GP Partners / CCG Staff who have responsibility for the performance and development of individuals and teams within their practice. No prior knowledge of appraising people is required.


What you’ll learn

Key topics covered on this course:

The performance lifecycle:

Understand the components of the performance management lifecycle and the significance of the Appraisal / PDRs within that lifecycle.

Why appraisals / PDRs are vital to the success of your practice:

Recognise the impact of having / not having a solid process for managing and developing your employees.

How to set standards and expectations for employees and their performance appraisals.


How to prepare yourself and your employees for an appraisal / PDR to ensure it is a positive experience for everyone.

Management development needs (and wants):

Learn how to manage employee expectations relative to the needs of the practice and to individual’s career development goals.

Handling difficult appraisal conversations:

Best practice for dealing with difficulties during the meeting

Putting it into action:

How to follow up and ensure people stay on track throughout the year.