Appraising Performance
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Appraising Performance

Learn how to get the best out of your staff.
4.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
170 students enrolled
Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 12/2014
Price: $40
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will be able to develop a performance plan where you can set achievable goals for personal and professional development.
  • This course also encourages you to take different perspective and helps you build better relationships with your colleagues.
  • At the end of this course, you will have learned how to motivate your staff to get the best out of them in an effective and meaningful manner.
  • This course qualifies for 3.50 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from
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  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

Welcome to Appraising Performance from LearnSmart.

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for the above credit hours toward the PMP® or CAMP® training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirement necessary to continue their PMP® Certification or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

If you're interested in becoming an accomplished project manager, this training will give you valuable real-life project management techniques. Learn the skills you need to be an effective project manager - this course qualifies for 3.50 PDU credit hours toward your PMP® certification from PMI®.

Course Overview:

Appraising performance is a continuous process, one that should bring out the best in both a manager and his/her employees. When handled properly and effectively, it can encourage – even inspire – people to strive toward personal growth and improvement. LearnSmart's Performance Appraisal course deals with planning – developing a performance plan that includes realistic, meaningful performance goals – and the unique role of the manager in today's workplace, where telecommunication fosters relationships with employees you never see. Specific topics include performance goals, motivational techniques, and systematic performance assessment.


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  • Smart method to learn - This course is helpful and using smart way to motivate thinking and understanding. The instructor has a professional delivery method, and the he materials are interesting and creative specially the flashcards and the exercises -- Ibrahim Alsayed
  • This course is of high quality - This course will let you become a PMP and CAMP master and it will explain you every concept. The instructor is highly engaging and highly motivating. Can't be better. Thank you -- Saber Tlili
  • Excellent class! -- I already have my PMP, but wish I had this class as a study tool prior to taking the test. I am confident that a person who studies the materials presented in this course should have no problem with the exam. I took the class for the PDUs to keep my certification up. On completion of the class I followed the instructions, and had no problem registering the credits with PMI -- Robert Vroom

PMI, PMP, and CAMP are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.
  • Project managers who are looking to keep their project management certification and fulfill their professional development hour requirements.
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Curriculum For This Course
36 Lectures
0 Lectures 00:00
13 questions
1 Lecture 01:49
Assessing Performance Continuously
15 Lectures 50:09

Determining Goals

Remote Employees

Methods of Monitoring and Documenting Performance

Goal Setting Under MBO

Traditional Monitoring Methods

Motivational Techniques

Motivational Training

Management Leadership


Limitations of Employee Rating Systems

Numerical Rankings

Comparison Methods

Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz
6 questions
Performance Reviews
7 Lectures 21:56
Conducting Effective Performance Appraisal Discussions

Review Preparation

The Review Itself

Administering Disciplinary Responses

Dealing with Disciplinary Issues


Suspension and Termination
Developing Employees
11 Lectures 29:50
Diversity of Employees

Behavioral Differences

Employee Styles

Creating Challenging Employee Development Projects

Employee Development Plans

Employee Self-Analysis

What Happens Next

Training Programs

Maximizing Effectiveness

"What's In It For Me?"

Employee Orientation
1 Lecture 00:42

Chapter 3-5 Quiz
7 questions
Final Exam
1 Lecture 00:04
Final Exam
12 questions

Supplementary Materials
About the Instructor
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LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

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