MANAGING PERFORMANCE: SETTING KPIS, TRACKING PROGRESS AND PROVIDING FEEDBACK
This course addresses the three cornerstones of excellent performance namely, the right set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), the proper means of tracking progress and the most effective methodologies for intervention and feedback. By learning how to skillfully handle each of these tasks, team leaders, supervisors or managers will be able to directly and positively influence performance in their units, sections, or departments.
In this course, participants will learn how to set the right KPIs and align them to the organizational strategy. They will also learn how, and how often, these KPIs should be reported. In this regard, participants will be exposed to a variety of dashboards and scorecards which are considered best practices. The course will then explain to participants how performance feedback should be provided so that recipients are motivated to bridge the performance gaps they have.
- Explain the components of a comprehensive strategy and the role of each
- List the main criteria for measuring performance and use them to plan and manage the performance of others
- Design reporting mechanisms which are critical for measuring progress and use them to track performance and determine critical deviations
- Provide effective feedback as a means of dealing with individual performance gaps and as a tool for effectively addressing all unfavorable changes in performance
- Determine when to coach and when to counsel and then do so based on a thorough understanding of performance gaps and their root causes
- Lecture, discussion, syndicate work, case study and exercises. Audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these learning methods.
- All managers and senior professionals who are involved in influencing, formulating or supporting the performance of others, as well as those who are responsible for linking, measuring and improving the performance of the organization, including strategy or performance management professionals, balanced scorecard course managers, business unit and department managers and business analysts.