Performance management 3: managing underperformance

Course description

Domain: Leadership Skills
Type: Advanced course
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This advanced course explores all aspects of the informal counselling processes associated with unsatisfactory performance. The workshop will be practical and focus on discussing how participants might apply strategies to their own situations.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Defining unsatisfactory performance
  • Understanding Flinders' disciplinary process
  • Ensuring procedural fairness throughout

Type of course



Pia Grimm
People and Culture

Naomi Madsen
People and Culture

Who should attend

Professional staff in supervisory positions.

For more information about this course, please contact the Professional Development Unit on

What you will learn

In this workshop, participants will have:

  • Discussed the effects underperformance can have on the individual, team and organisation
  • Explored the policies and procedures at Flinders, and discussed key legal requirements
  • Practiced informal counselling methods

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

This workshop builds on the content contained in Performance management 1 and 2. Participants are encouraged to have attended those workshops in advance of this session, but it is not mandatory.

Upcoming events

Tuesday, 12th October 2021

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: Web conference

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Waiting list

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