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1/2 DAY VIRTUAL COURSE: Effective Performance Reviews and Giving Feedback

If you are a member of HRNZ, please log in through the HRNZ website to access your member discount.

All pricing includes GST.

Virtual Fee:

  • HRNZ Member = $337.00
  • Non-member = $407.00

This half-day course is limited to 20 attendees and will be delivered online via Zoom.

This virtual half-day course focuses on improving performance review processes and give feedback that motivates staff for success.

Performance development is one of the most effective ways to improve productivity and a company’s profitability.

Yet many managers feel uncertain about conducting performance reviews and avoid giving constructive feedback for fear of getting it wrong.

Course Overview

This half-day virtual course provides a guide for HR and managers to create high-performing teams through effective feedback and performance reviews.

The course will focus on giving managers a performance development framework for frequent feedback and catch ups with staff.

Participants will learn how to give feedback for improvement and conduct performance reviews with ease. Consider checklists and templates that you can apply in your organisation.

Our employment lawyer will provide practical guidance on how to prepare for and conduct performance reviews, with reduced risk of any legal claims.

We will answer questions like: What should you discuss in regular catch ups with staff? How can you assess staff performance fairly by reducing manager biases?

Find out how to manage underperformance and motivate high performers by setting performance and learning goals.

What to expect:

Join our experienced employment law presenter Julia Shallcrass on this half day course that focuses on how to improve staff performance through continuous performance development and giving effective feedback.

Participants will receive a digital workbook, which includes checklists and performance review templates. Attendees can ask questions virtually and complete activities during the live seminar. This course involves Q&A and activities for you to discuss in small groups.

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect as a refresher for all HR professionals particularly those in their first 5 years of practice, and those learning to implement performance development in their organisation. This course is useful for people managers and supervisors who wish to improve performance review processes and how they give feedback.


“It was strongly interactive, which I enjoyed, and there was a good sharing of experiences by participants” Jennifer, Strategic HR Consultant

“Julia was an engaging presenter and spoke from experience. The pace was good and the content was easy to follow.” Duncan, Business Solutions Lead

“I thought the course contained great content, specifically - it wasn't a one size fits all approach and there were examples how options could be applied/were appropriate for different sized businesses and industries. Additionally, the real life examples by the facilitator added good context.” Amanda, People Consultant

All personal development events are subject to HRNZ Terms and Conditions.

Registrations close 12:00pm Monday, 29 May, unless sold out prior.

Facilitated by Julia Shallcrass - Kiwiboss

As founder of KiwiBoss, Julia Shallcrass is an employment lawyer with expertise in upskilling HR professionals to create high-performing workplaces. Julia is part of the KiwiBoss team that facilitates inhouse training throughout New Zealand. Julia presents practical and engaging virtual courses through HRNZ, Engineering NZ and Business South to help HR professionals and people managers comply with the law and improve team performance. She regularly presents webinars through CCH Learning. Through her 4-week online course “Leader’s Guide to Performance Management”, Julia develops team leaders and managers to improve team results. Julia is an employment columnist for the NZ Herald.

Cancellation Policy

An appropriate substitute participant is welcome any time before the course starts. Please let us know the replacement's name. If you have booked on a member price and a non member is to attend in your place you will be invoiced for the difference in price.

A refund of fees will be made if a cancellation is received in writing at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the course.

Regrettably, no refunds can be made for cancellations received after this date and you are liable for the full cost of attendance at the course.