This course shows you how to rate employee performance objectively by applying a five-category rating scale. It then describes some strategies to prepare yourself and your employee for an annual appraisal meeting. Next, it instructs you in how to conduct such a meeting and gives you an opportunity to practice. Finally, it outlines some principles for developing effective rewards and presents a technique you can use to link compensation to different levels of performance.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Rate an employee's performance
  • Approach performance appraisal meetings in the right way
  • Handle performance appraisal meetings effectively
  • Decide on performance-based pay percentages


Managers, supervisors, and team leaders, who need to manage performance on an individual and team level.

60 Minutes

365 Days