|Session Dates||Time||Location||Target Audience|
|March 24, 2022||10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Virtual Classroom via Zoom||All WashU Managers (with at least one staff direct report)|
|March 31, 2022||10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Virtual Classroom via Zoom||All WashU Managers (with at least one staff direct report)|
|April 7, 2022||10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Virtual Classroom via Zoom||All WashU Managers (with at least one staff direct report)|
For this course, there are three 90-minute sessions designed to succeed one another. When you register, you will be registered for all three.
Managing and optimizing your team’s performance is a critical component of your role, and doing so effectively is a skillset that will set you apart as a leader, help your team thrive and improve business outcomes. Performance management is an ongoing, fluid process that creates an environment that enables employees to reach high levels of performance.
This three-part course will provide participants with skills, tools and best practices to set their team up for success.
Session 1: Aligning Performance and Purpose
- Describe the components of the performance management cycle
- Demonstrate connecting employees’ work to the larger organizational purpose
- Illustrate why collaborative performance planning is vital to employee success
- Integrate methods of measuring performance
- Apply strategies for developing effective performance goals
Session 2: Monitoring Performance
- Create a culture of communication through frequent and meaningful 1:1 check-ins
- Recognize the importance of giving honest, productive feedback instead of avoiding tough conversations
- Employ a framework to effectively deliver all types of feedback
- Review six steps for giving corrective feedback
Session 3: Evaluating Performance
- Identify cognitive biases that impact the fairness and accuracy of performance evaluations
- Prepare for and conduct fair, productive and impactful performance evaluations
- Utilize professional development to challenge employees and address skill gaps
- Employ recognition and reward techniques to motivate employees
Ashley Gibson, PHR, SHRM-CP
Learning and Development Specialist
Once registered in Learn@Work, you will receive a Zoom invitation for the date/time selected; instructions will be included in the invitation.
Contact Monica Robinson
All programs are subject to change.