Effective performance conversations

  • Performance management is a key part of the manager's role. This course focuses on the actual performance conversation and has been designed to enable managers to carry out regular performance conversations with staff to help them to be effective in their jobs and to deal with any issues as they arise. It complements the PDR Reviewers training which is mandatory for all managers.

    Who is it for?

    All managers with line management responsibilities.

    The format of the programme

    A half day workshop – normally starting at 9.15 am and finishing at 1.00 pm.

    Delivered by Claire Burgess, External Consultant, Soar Development and Ben Cooper, HR Business Partner, Oxford Brookes.

    Upcoming dates

    • Wednesday 26 April - Headington
    • Monday 5 June - Wheatley

    Course content

    • preparing for the performance conversation

    • identifying what makes a good performance conversation

    • exploring how to give praise and constructive feedback

    • reaching a satisfactory conclusion

    • Involving HR, when it is appropriate.

    Cancellation fee

    If you are unable to attend a course, we require 5 working days’ notice of non-attendance, otherwise a cancellation charge will be made for each day of a course (or part thereof).