University of Nottingham Malaysia
Nottingham University Business School

Executive Education: Performance Management: The Key to Employee Development

Date: 17-18 July 2019
Venue: Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Normal price: RM2,600/person 
Registration deadline: 14 June 2019

This is a two-day programme for human resource managers, executives, SME owners and line managers of key functional areas.

This training will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the tools needed to effectively manage employee performance with a view to achieving organisational success. It includes presentations, discussions, case studies and role plays designed to assist you in applying these concepts at your workplace.

Programme overview

Performance management is a management tool aimed at organising a team towards the achievement of their business objectives. It is an ongoing process of monitoring results of work activities, collecting and evaluating performance data to determine the achievement of goals and using performance information to make decisions, allocate resources and communicate whether or not objectives are met. Performance management reflects the continuous nature of performance improvement and employee development, recognising the importance of effective management, work systems and team contributions. A properly designed and implemented performance management programme can have a solid, positive impact on individual and corporate success. 

Learning outcomes

After completing this programme, you will: 

  • Understand the performance management process and its key characteristics
  • Understand benefits of performance management and know how their performance contributes to employee development and organisational success
  • Know your role and responsibilities in managing employees performance and expectations
  • Utilise the skills gained to improve your own level of performance
  • Use acquired skills to assist others to achieve satisfactory performance and support their career development

Methods of training and assessment 

  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Case exercises
  • Flipchart presentations for brainstorming 
  • Presentation from participants 

Programme outline

Day One

Module 1 – Introduction to Performance Management

  • Terms and definitions
  • Importance of performance management to an organisation
  • Importance of performance management to an employee's career development           
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Major performance initiatives
Module 2 – Getting Started 

  • Overview of performance management system 
  • Performance planning       
  • Your role as an appraiser or reviewer
  • Getting SMART targets
  • Agreeing to development needs
  • Aligning individual and organisation needs
Module 3 – Development of PMS     

  • Performance Management Cycle
  • Performance planning
  • Project-based Goals
  • Assigning weights to KPIs and target setting
  • Why is establishing Performance Measurements  so important
  • Category of Performance Measures
  • Types of Key Performance Indicators

Day Two  

Module 4 – Implementation of PMS 

  • Performance planning – Competencies
  • Core and functional competencies
  • Identification of core competencies for your organisation, industry
  • Levels of competencies                          

Module 5 – Performance Management and Employee Development 


  • Performance Management and Employee Career Planning - roles of appraisee 
  • Performance Management and Employee Career Development - roles of appraiser
  • Key steps towards establishing effective employee development strategies 
  • Issues and Challenges 

About the programme leader

Dr Maniam Kaliannan is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at Nottingham University Business School Malaysia. He has been both a lecturer and trainer for the past 20 years. His area of expertise includes human resource management, public sector project management and research methods. He has conducted various corporate and government training programmes for both middle-level and senior management teams for organisations such as MATRADE, MAMPU, Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) and Tranglo (M) Sdn Bhd. On the academic front, he has presented and published his research works extensively in both international conferences and refereed journals. He is a Malaysian Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) Certified Trainer (TTT/7174).



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