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People and Performance Management

Start Date Thursday, 19th July 2018
Duration 1 day
Start & Finish Time 9am-5pm
Trainer Keith Harford
Places 22
Location Cork International Hotel
Members Fee €150.00
Non-Members Fee €175.00

Book a place on this course

To book a place on this course, please complete the following online form.


Managing teams effectively requires managers to drive themselves and their teams' performances.

A truly effective team will be one that is better managed through better planning and better communication.

The successful team will also benefit from playing to the strengths of individual members, whilst contributing to overall achievment.


At the end of this workshop, participants will have gained skills in developing the performance of their direct reports.

Each team member will excel in some areas and struggle in others. Managers will be able to work with each to help them achieve the best performance they can realistically achieve.


Session 1 (AM)

What is performance management?
- You're people are the difference
-Getting more from your team

What might be the benefit for our business?
-Recognising great performance

Introduction to SMART objectives
-Being specific to the business needs
-Setting achievable goals
-Need for realistic objectives and timings

Session 2 (PM)

Communication with your team
-Sharing the dream
-Leading not managing
-Encouraging contribution and engagement

Meauring results
-What gets measured gets managed
-Ensuring understanding
-Regular feedback (informal and formal)

Managing Performance of the Business
-Case studies
-Open discussion on problems and solutions

About this form

The purpose of this booking form is to gather profile information about participants on programmes funded by Skillnets from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education & Skills (DES). Only aggregated participant data will be reported to the DES.

As an ongoing quality control measure and to ensure the highest possible standard of training, courses may be inspected from time to time.


BiznetCork Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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