Investing in People: Performance Management and Evaluation

Employee performance reviews can be your best friend or worst nightmare (for both the supervisor and supervisee).

Managing and measuring employee performance can be a key tool for organizational performance and employee satisfaction. This course examines best practices around creating, implementing, and measuring performance. Participants will better understand how to create a performance evaluation tool specific to their organization, while being cultural sensitive. Best practices will be shared around creating and utilizing job descriptions, simplifying the evaluation process, and using evaluations strengthen your culture.

Topics Addressed: performance management, human resources, management, communication, developing others, cultural competence

Level: Intermediate level class (not recommended for nonprofit beginners)

Who should attend?

  • Nonprofit professionals in supervisory positions or leadership position responsible for managing staff.
  • CNM Members working toward their Volunteer Management certificate

Method of Facilitation: Interactive group discussion, group work, class activities

This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:

  • Understand best practices behind crafting job descriptions and their utilizing them in performance evaluations.
  • Develop a culturally-sensitive strategy for evaluating participants in their organization.
  • Outline a performance management process that is simple and measurable.

Quotes from previous participants: "Paula is an engaging presenter. She delivered excellent content, kept us engaged, and included all of the content we requested."

"Excellent presentation and content"

Paula Farmer, Strategic Consultant, pmfaith Consulting, Inc.
September 5, 2019; 9:00 AM to September 5, 2019; 3:30 PM
End Date
Thursday, September 05, 2019
$130.00 for Members; $215.00 for nonmembers; $130.00 for students

Subject Area(s)
Human Resources
Center for Nonprofit Management
Other Details
Lunch Included


This workshop has already started and registrations are no longer being accepted. If you are interested in taking this course, please refer to the list below to find another time with the course will be offered.

This workshop is not currently offered at any other times.