The Psychology of Performance Management

The achievement of  measurable and sustainable improvements to performance at both individual and organizational levels is  a major task in every upwardly mobile organization. The Psychology of Managing Performance course gives you a wealth of knowledge and skills to achieve measurable and sustainable improvements to performance at both individual and organizational levels.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to evaluate the strengths and pitfalls of various performance appraisal methods, use multi-source feedback, gain awareness of key concepts in psychological contract and organizational engagement.

Participants will also be able to explore the importance of positive psychological principles and how psychometric measures of assessing self-image can harness motivation to get the best out of people.

Participants will be able to evaluate possible impacts of cultural differences and learn about findings from cutting-edge neuroscience in relation to managing performance.

Course Content

  • What is performance management (PM) and how do we describe it?
  • Processes underpinning PM – their strengths and pitfalls
  • PM’s connection to the psychological contract and engagement
  • Positive psychology’s place within PM
  • Motivation theories and understanding individuals
  • Dealing with demotivation
  • Psychology of individual/cultural differences and its impacts
  • Understandings from neuroscience
  • Action planning.

Who should attend ?

The Psychology of Managing Performance is for managers who have staff management and development responsibilities and HR specialists involved in the design and delivery of performance management and career development systems

Other Information:

Course Duration: 2 days

Course Fee: #125,000.00.00 Par Participant

Others: Lecturer led training delivery, action learning, and syndicate sessions.