Learning resources

Training on the performance appraisal process

Employees and managers can benefit from utilizing the online resources and classroom training on the performance appraisal process. Learn online at your own pace or take a class with colleagues to gain new skills, ask questions, and learn from others.

Instructor-led classes are scheduled throughout the summer, and online resources are always available. Sign up through the UC Learning Center with your UCOP username and password. Search for the title and register for the session you want to attend, or browse the catalog to find additional online resources on Performance Management.

Classes for employees

  • The Employee Role in Performance Appraisals
    This instructor-led training class helps employees learn to effectively participate in the entire performance appraisal process.

Classes for supervisors

  • Conducting Performance Appraisals
    This 4-hour class helps supervisors prepare, write evaluations and conduct the performance appraisal conversation to provide effective and meaningful feedback.
  • Setting Performance Expectations
    The first workshop in the Performance Management Series, this class provides managers with a valuable framework for managing performance. It is strongly recommended that all managers take this class, and that new managers make it a high priority.
  • Performance Management Series
    Offered in sequence, this series introduces key concepts and provides opportunities for practice. Supervisors can sign up for an individual 4-hour class or take the entire series for the best return on time and professional development.
    • Setting Performance Expectations, described above
    • Coaching for Improved Performance
    • Conducting Performance Appraisals
    • Developing Employee through Delegation
  • Online Tutorial - eAppraisal
    Online tutorials providing detailed information about the Halogen eAppraisal system are available for employees and managers.  Access through the UC Learning Center, and search for "UCOP Halogen eAppraisal Tutorial."