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American Management Association Seminars


Performance Development and Appraisal: A Manager’s Plan for Action Seminar
Seminar No: 02180 -XNBB
CEU Credits: 1.2
Length: 2 days


Strive for continuous performance improvement in your staff...and link their performance to your organization’s goals.

This practical applications-based course provides you with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to successfully implement a Performance Development Plan (PDP)-an ongoing process of continuous improvement that will enhance the skills and abilities of your direct reports. You’ll eliminate the stress that is typically associated with performance management...and create an independent, self-motivated team.

Who Should Attend
Managers, team leaders and supervisors interested in developing a powerful performance management system for greater productivity across the organization.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to use the Performance Development Plan (PDP) as a key tool in the growth and development of your direct reports
  • Get your direct reports involved and committed
  • Reduce your stress by learning how to conduct effective performance evaluations
  • Link direct reports’ objectives to the organization’s
  • Gain greater commitment from your employees
  • Increase profitability through enhanced employee performance

What You Will Cover

  • How to differentiate the PDP from a performance appraisal
  • Identifying the role of the manager and the direct reports in developing the PDP
  • Linking performance development to your organization’s objectives
  • Getting direct reports’ buy-in to plan components
  • Conducting ongoing review sessions, adjusting objectives and developmental plans throughout the year
  • Understanding challenging and important skills such as active listening, feedback and team agreement
  • How to write SMART objectives with your direct reports

Extras from AMA! Bring a copy of your company’s PDP and sufficient information on one of your direct reports so you can put your own situation into action while developing these critical skills.

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Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed below. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.

New York
AMA executive Conference Center
1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

Chicago
AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
8655 west higgins rd
Chicago, IL 60631

San Francisco
AMA executive Conference Center is located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel
55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
San Francisco, CA 94103

Atlanta
AMA Executive Conference Center
Address: 1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
City, State, Zip: Atlanta, GA 30309

Washington, DC
Arlington, Virginia
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22202

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If you cannot attend a seminar you can contact AMA in advance to transfer to a future session, or you can send someone to take your place. If you need to cancel your attendance, AMA will give you a complete refund if you cancel more than three weeks before your seminar begins. To cancel, simply email us at . If you cancel with less than three weeks’ advance notice, you will be liable for the entire seminar fee. Once your payment has been received, you may request a courtesy transfer to use at any future AMA seminar of equal or lesser length. The courtesy transfer must be used within one year of the date of your originally scheduled seminar. In fairness to all attendees, if you do not attend a seminar session for which you are confirmed and do not contact AMA to cancel in advance, you will be charged the entire seminar fee.

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