CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Performance Appraisals

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Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources

Course Description

The Performance Appraisals course describes every step in the performance appraisal process, including preparatory work by the manager and employee, the performance discussion, and how to handle the more difficult topics. The course also addresses the performance appraisal review form and the development plan, as well as the different types of performance review models and the situations to which they are most applicable. In addition, the course notes the advantages and disadvantages of performance appraisals, and how to mitigate some of the negative aspects of this process.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of performance appraisals.
  • Note the various steps that can be taken to mitigate the problems with performance appraisals.
  • Cite the issues that can arise when no performance appraisal system is used.

Chapter 2

  • Recognize the different types of documentation that a manager may review to prepare for a performance appraisal.
  • Recognize the differences between qualitative and quantitative measures of employee performance.
  • Note the different forms of presentation that can be used in a performance appraisal report.
  • Recognize the characteristics of an ideal meeting place for a performance appraisal.
  • Note the problems with downplaying the negatives in a performance appraisal.
  • Cite the discussion topics that should be addressed in a performance appraisal.

Chapter 3

  • Recognize the different types of performance review models and their characteristics.

Course Specifics

Course ID
6171291
Revision Date
June 29, 2018
Number of Pages
53
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

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Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

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Performance Appraisals

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CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources

$58.00$78.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources

Course Description

The Performance Appraisals course describes every step in the performance appraisal process, including preparatory work by the manager and employee, the performance discussion, and how to handle the more difficult topics. The course also addresses the performance appraisal review form and the development plan, as well as the different types of performance review models and the situations to which they are most applicable. In addition, the course notes the advantages and disadvantages of performance appraisals, and how to mitigate some of the negative aspects of this process.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of performance appraisals.
  • Note the various steps that can be taken to mitigate the problems with performance appraisals.
  • Cite the issues that can arise when no performance appraisal system is used.

Chapter 2

  • Recognize the different types of documentation that a manager may review to prepare for a performance appraisal.
  • Recognize the differences between qualitative and quantitative measures of employee performance.
  • Note the different forms of presentation that can be used in a performance appraisal report.
  • Recognize the characteristics of an ideal meeting place for a performance appraisal.
  • Note the problems with downplaying the negatives in a performance appraisal.
  • Cite the discussion topics that should be addressed in a performance appraisal.

Chapter 3

  • Recognize the different types of performance review models and their characteristics.

Course Specifics

Course ID
6171291
Revision Date
June 29, 2018
Number of Pages
53
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

Steven M. Bragg, CPA Read More »

Performance Appraisals

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources

$58.00$78.00

Clear