Masterclass on Managing Employee Performance in a Remote Working Environment

Masterclass on Managing Employee Performance in a Remote Working Environment

A poll at Legal Island’s Workplace Wellbeing, Mental Health & Resilience event on the 20 May indicated that just 6.6% of respondents expect their organisation to return to full-time office workCoupled with current Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, HR professionals and line managers will manage employee performance remotely for the foreseeable future.

But do your managers have the confidence and skillset required to manage employee performance remotely?

HR expert Michelle Halloran delivers this masterclass to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage employee performance in a remote working environment, with a focus on positive employee engagement, and assertive but respectful resolution of any performance challenges.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this masterclass you will:-

  • Know how to set performance expectations for your team, in terms of the tasks and behaviours that are required of them (or to coach Line Managers on how to set these expectations if you are a HR professional)
  • Know how to delegate tasks to each individual, depending on the job maturity of each team member (using Hershey & Blanchard’s situational leadership model)
  • Understand your own management style and how this impacts on the way you manage the performance of your team
  • Have practised handling various challenging performance situations, and honed the skills to have those difficult conversations in relation to underperformance
  • Be able to lead and implement positive and engaging annual performance review discussions

Who should attend?

This masterclass is ideal for Line Managers with some experience of people management, and also for HR Professionals who have to support and coach Line Managers in people management as part of their HR support role.

When and Where?

This masterclass will be delivered live via our online training platform Newrow between 9:30am -12:30pm on both Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 June 2021.


Standard rate: €395
Save an additional €20 when you book and pay online when booking.

More about Newrow...

This event will be hosted on a Browser based platform named Newrow. In order to access the event correctly, you will need to use the Google Chrome browser. This is the only browser that will work, please do not use Internet Explorer, MS Edge or Mozilla Firefox. We understand that some IT policies may not allow downloading of new browsers, so if this is the case for you please use your own personal device to access the event and if you do not have Google Chrome installed, you can download it here - or on the Google Play/App Store for tablets and iPads.

If you would like further information regarding your Browser please contact us at and we will be happy to discuss with you further.

Upon entering the event Newrow will prompt you to enter only your full name and email address, there is no need to register a password.




"Excellent workshop, Michelle did a great job in the sessions. Very worthwhile attending."
Margaret Davern, HR Adviser, Irish League of Credit Unions

"The remote sessions worked pretty flawlessly for me. Michelle was an excellent trainer and seemed to have vast experience. She was also very good at answering the questions asked and managed to give everyone practical advice that could be applied in real life."
Karen Gleeson, Director of Sales & Account Management, FCM Ireland

"Really like the links to the slides, the notes and that you could test the technical side before the course."
Orlaigh Kane, HR Executive, Folens Publishers

"The course ran really smoothly and the speaker, Michelle was excellent. The platform used was conducive to a good learning environment."
Emma Dale, Hospital Specialty Training Manager, NIMDTA

"Michelle has a lovely style of presenting her material. Very easy to understand. You could tell she had a lot of experience. She was able to give informative answers to all our questions. Highly recommend!"
Laura Banfield, HR Consultant, Voltedge Management Ltd.

"The content was excellent. But so was the administration: sending out the materials, the email and 'chat' function reminders etc."
Shaun Durkin, Head of Learning & Organisational Development, Rehab Group

"Very easy to hop onto this training, great platform, very practical information and guidance."
Megan O'Mahony, HR Business Partner, Mercy University Hospital

"I liked Michelle's tone and approach. Notes are also helpful without being excessive."
Christina McCloskey, HR Specialist, Baker McKenzie


  • Michelle Halloran
    Michelle Halloran Trainer
    Human Resource Management Services

    Michelle Halloran is an experienced Human Resource Management professional providing training and consultancy services to organisations nationwide, in the Public and Private sector. She has spent a long career originally in executive and general management roles, then specialising in Human Resources management in Ireland, the UK and Europe, across various sectors including investment banking, information technology, manufacturing and services plus some time in the public sector, before starting her own HR consultancy business 12 years ago. Her key areas of expertise are in workplace investigations, disciplinary and performance management and employee relations, and the practical application of employment law in a HR context.

Event details


9.30am - 12.30pm on 16 & 17 June


16 June 2021




Standard rate: €395
Save an additional €20 when you book and pay online when booking.