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Preparing and structuring the annual performance review. Part A


The annual performance review is a central component of performance management and has a direct impact on coworker motivation and commitment.

It is an opportunity to measure individual contributions to the organization's success, and to identify areas for improvement in accordance with the overall strategy.

For these reasons, the annual performance review requires thorough preparation and a coherent structure.

Module Objectives

By the end of this module, you will know how to:

  • Conduct annual performance reviews with greater ease and professionalism.
  • You will have identified the key information you need to gather beforehand to support your assessment, and the listening techniques you need to use to foster constructive dialog and create a climate of trust with your coworker during the interview.

Module Program

  • Learning a method to prepare for annual performance reviews.
  • Fostering dialog using appropriate listening techniques.

Key Advantages

This module combines theory and practice to help you transfer what you have learned to your workplace.

Target Audiences

All managers who carry out annual performance reviews.


This is one of two learning modules on this topic. On completion it its recommended that you progress to Part B.