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As we prepare to move our content to our new website this summer, we're turning off the ability to sign in on and

To ensure members can still access everything they need, member content will be available to all users until the end of July.

We're no longer updating our Studyzone courses. They'll stay online until replaced with new help and guidance. If you have any questions or need access to a course, please contact us.

Supervising and appraising your charity staff

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A team who understand their roles, can perform them well and feel motivated to do so means your charity is likely to make a bigger difference for its beneficiaries. Make sure everyone is working towards the charity's goals by learning how to set up and carry out an effective supervision and appraisal process with this StudyZone course.

Course structure

  1. Introduction to the supervision and appraisal process
  2. Understanding your management style
  3. Setting objectives and giving feedback
  4. Preparing and conducting the supervision or appraisal meeting

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • design a supervision and appraisal process which contributes to your charity's business plan
  • consider the practicalities of running supervision and appraisal meetings
  • look at how to ensure fairness and non-discrimination
  • prepare for and conduct a successful supervision or appraisal meeting

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Find out about your trainer

For the past eleven years Maria has co-run the HR Services Partnership which provides outsourced HR services primarily to the voluntary and community sector. The HR Services Partnership can advise on every aspect of HR from TUPE transfers, redundancies and re-structures to recruitment, training, and performance management. Maria has particular experience of working with clients to provide strategic HR advice and regularly works with chief executives advising on the HR implications of strategic plans, as well as advising on a range of day to day matters.

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Face-to-face training

We also run a range of classroom based courses on a variety of topics throughout the year.

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