Class Details

Price: $789

Course Includes:

  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available all day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - * only at participating locations


Course Outline

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


At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to do the folowing:Oversee data science projects

  • Obtain useful information from candidates so that better selection decisions can be made
  • Ask appropriate, nondiscriminatory interview questions designed to evaluate technical experience and expertise, communication skills and other, more complex competencies, such as leadership abilities and analytical thinking
  • Conduct effective, structural interviews
  • Define benchmark responsees that permit you to rate or score applicant responses