Performance Expectations: Goals Start at the End, Not the Beginning

Reuse Permissions

Presenter: Mike Deblieux, SHRM-SCP

Program Date: June 2016. This program is no longer available. See a list of all currently available webcasts.

Program length: 60 minutes

Register now

The goal of a goal is accountability. Managers set goals in many ways. Some are short-term. Some are long-term. Some relate to a specific assignment. Some support strategic initiatives while others encourage employee development.

Goals may seem simple and easy. Unfortunately, what seems simple and easy at the beginning often becomes vague and confusing at the end. When it comes time to evaluate the success of the effort, managers and employees too often disagree on the what of the goal.

In this webcast, author and consultant Mike Deblieux, SHRM-SCP, will provide practical tips and a template to guide goal setting. He will use his extensive experience training managers in groups and individually to provide insights and techniques to keep goals and performance on track. The webcast will help you:

  • Set clear end-result expectations to define what needs to be done.
  • Collaborate to determine how it will be done.
  • Define resources to support the effort.
  • Establish measurements to define success.
  • Align goals and day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Confirm the agreed-upon process to provide clarity at evaluation time.

About the Presenter: Mike Deblieux designs and presents seminars and workshops for workplace leaders and their teams. His insights and practical concepts build leadership skills and help teams reach their maximum potential. Deblieux works one-on-one with individual workplace leaders who want to change or improve their ability to guide their teams. He plans and facilitates team retreats. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and meetings. Deblieux is the author of seven popular management books. He writes The Deblieux Report, which provides productivity, leadership, and team building ideas for workplace leaders.

Register now

Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by Betterworks

Reuse Permissions


CA Resources at Your Fingertips

View all Resources Now

Job Finder

Find an HR Job Near You
Post a Job


Find the Right Vendor for Your HR Needs

SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies

Search & Connect