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PMDS General Preparatory Session

Duration: One Day

Course Trainer: Howard Shaw Training Associates Ltd.


On successful completion of this course participants will:

  • Develop a clear understanding of the role of DIT's PMDS objectives and processes
  • Gain knowledge of the Team Development Planning (TDP) process - preparation and participation in TDP
  • Develop skills necessary to complete preparations for individual PMDS performance-related conversations with line manager
  • Be capable of completing all required PMDS documents to specified requirements
  • Have practiced handling PMDS conversations in a role play situation


  • Introduction to programme and PMDS overview
  • Job holder's role in PMDS Team Development Planning
  • Preparation and Partcipation in PMDS Personal Development Planning (PDP)
  • Role plays focused on related situations of giving and receiving performance feedback and agreeing personal development plans within the PMDS process
  • Open discussion on any issues arising from the training and PMDS implementation
  • Programme Review and Evaluation