The Psychology of Managing Performance

Short Course
Duration: 1 day   /   Level: General   /   Suitable for in-house

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Achieve measurable and sustainable improvements to performance at both individual and organisational levels.

Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

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SKU#PSY:PMP

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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 organisational levels.

Run as it features here, or run in-house where the content can be tailored to suit your organisational needs; cost effective if a number of people require training.  Call our in-house training team to discuss your particular requirements on +44 (0)20 8612 6202.

Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

Who is it for

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.

Benefits

By the end of the course, you’ll 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 organisational engagement.

You’ll also 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. You’ll be able to evaluate possible impacts of cultural differences and learn about findings from cutting-edge neuroscience in relation to managing performance.

Programme
  • 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.
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