Federal Performance Management (LABR7013)

Federal Performance Management

Federal Performance Management


Become equipped in your role as supervisor, manager and human resources specialist with the skills you need to make meaningful performance distinctions. Implement communication, planning, tracking and other performance tools to make, or advise on making, performance decisions, regardless of the system in which you find yourself.

This course is part of the Certificates of Accomplishment in Human Resources Management

Who Should Attend?

HR practitioners or managers and supervisors involved in evaluating the performance of individuals or who offer advice or work to make the appraisal process functional in their organizations.




1.8 CEU's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the basis for performance decisions
  • Identify the current federal performance management systems
  • Plan and determine how performance distinctions will be measured
  • Identify how to help employees progress toward established performance goals
  • Evaluate performance against established standards and communicate results

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Day One

Introduction and Overview

  • History of Federal Performance Management
  • Agency specific approaches and alternatives
  • Linking organizational mission to performance

Planning and Measuring Employee Performance

  • Linking individual position to performance measures
  • Establishing individual measures of performance
  • Measuring results
  • Defining elements of performance
  • Documenting expectations
  • Communicating expectations


Day Two

Monitoring Performance

  • Analyzing individual performance
  • Informal feedback
  • Formal progress reviews
  • Skills in performance communication
  • Problem performance issues
  • Assessment and adjustment

Developing Employees

  • Determine development needs
  • Assesses performance resources
  • Employee development discussions
  • Development Plans


Day Three

Rating Performance

  • Rules and records required
  • Performance evaluation
  • Performance discussion
  • Documentation requirements
  • Results communication

Performance Consequences

  • Possible outcomes
  • Actions to be taken for affirmative and negative performance
  • Requirements for individual performance based actions
  • Performance management resources

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