Management and Supervision

Performance Appraisals That Work v2.0

This course is designed to discuss the dynamics associated with performance appraisals and offer solutions for the performance appraisal development process. This includes an overall master plan for the evaluation process and a detailed framework of common performance areas that can be measured. The presenter suggests best practices for effective performance appraisals and offers examples of common problems to avoid.

"Important: This course was previously titled as "Performance Appraisals That Work (Updated)" Please be aware that the content or course code has not changed."

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify how to approach performance appraisal writing with a focused plan.
  • Recognize appraisals that support the employee assessment.
  • Distinguish between ideas based on the key elements of the core area.
  • Define appraisal points thoroughly, accurately, and consistently.
  • Indicate the issues associated with performance appraisals for appraisal givers.
  • Specify the problems associated with performance appraisals for appraisal receivers.
  • Recognize the effectiveness of structure for use in organizing appraisals.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Photo of Philip Vassallo

Philip Vassallo, Ed.D. has developed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for a wide range of managerial, administrative, and technical professionals in corporate, government, and academic environments. He has also taught writing and presentation skills on the graduate and undergraduate university levels, most recently for the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University.

He has served as an essay and speech evaluator for the Educational Testing Service on standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination, College Level Examination Placement, Graduate Management Admissions Test, and the Test of Spoken English. He also has provided writing coaching and assessment services for numerous corporate employees.

Dr. Vassallo is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, on writing efficiently; The Art of On-the-Job Writing, on work-related writing; The Art of E-Mail Writing, on business e-mail; The Inwardness of the Outward Gaze, on philosophy and teaching; and The Choice Movement and Educational Equity, on education. He also writes Words on the Line, a column and a blog on effective writing. He has contributed to many literary and educational publications, and to books by McGraw-Hill, St. Martin’s Press, and Simon & Schuster. Ten of his plays have been staged in New York and elsewhere, and he has won or been a finalist in several state and national playwriting competitions.

Dr. Vassallo holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Baruch College, a master’s in education from Lehman College, and a doctorate in educational theory from Rutgers University. He is a past president of the New Jersey College English Association.


Price (USD)

Standard: $49.90


Course Code : 99VAS29

Release Date : 09/29/2020
Expire Date : 09/30/2022
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Personnel/Human Resources

Theme : Management and Supervision

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