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Performance Appraisal and the IDP


This course will provide specific guidance as to how a manager or supervisor can effectively conduct the employee’s performance appraisal summary (PAS) and individual development plan (IDP). To begin, an in depth review of the purpose and importance of the PAS/IDP will be presented. You will learn specific steps and strategies for establishing performance expectations, linking these expectations to the Strategic Plan and Duty Statement, and conducting the performance review.

The course meets the requirements of Government Code 19995.4(c) of 20-hours of continuing professional education biennially for all levels of supervisors in state service.

Supervisors and managers who want more guidance and strategies for conducting the performance appraisal and IDP

• Identify barriers to conducting performance appraisals

• List the benefits and impacts (both tangible and intangible) of performance appraisals

• Describe the process for establishing performance expectations

• Practice conducting an effective performance appraisal