Phoenix TS

Federal Performance Management Training

This training addresses essential skills and best practices for performance management within the Federal government.

Course Overview

This 3-day, instructor-led course covers the following topics:

  • The basis for performance decisions
  • The current federal performance management systems
  • How performance distinctions will be measured
  • How to help employees progress toward established performance goals
  • How to evaluate performance against established standards and communicate results


Currently, there are no public classes scheduled. Please contact a Phoenix TS Training Consultant to discuss hosting a private class at 240-667-7757.


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Course Outline

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

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

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
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