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PMDS Management Training Session

Duration: One Day

Course Trainer: Howard Shaw Training Associates Ltd.

Target Audience:

Management staff in DIT who are required to conduct PMDS Personal Development Plan (PDP) meetings with members of staff


On successful completion of this course participants will:

  • Develop a clear understanding of the role of DIT's strategic goals and plans in shaping the focus for PMDS implementation
  • Gain knowledge of the manager's role in successfully implementing the PMDS processes within DIT
  • Develop skills necessary to conduct individual PMDS performance-related conversations with staff members
  • Be capable of completing all required PMDS documentation to specified requirements
  • Have practiced handling PMDS conversations in a role play situation


  • Introduction to PMDS programme
  • Strategic Planning
  • Manager's role in PMDS implementation
  • Interpersonal Skills for conducting PMDS conversations
  • Open discussion on any issues arising from the trainiing an PMDS implementation
  • Programme review and evaluation