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This course will introduce the necessary HR skills and essential HR tools needed by managers to help them recruit people in an effective and structural way. This course will also help you to evaluate employee’s performance and how to motivate them and build up their career development path.

*This presentation will be conducted in Chinese but the materials shared will be in English



Session Outline

1.    Necessary HR skills needed by managers                            
  • Role change from subordinate to manager      
  • Leaving your comfort zone
  • Management responsibilities                       
  • Necessary HR skills
  • Essential HR tools
2. Recruiting people and probation management                                                  
  • The important role of managers in recruitment  
  • Defining recruitment standards -- RULER                               
  • Interview manners
  • Designing and asking Behaviour Based Interview questions                        
  • New employee orientation training and performance evaluation                           
3. Developing people                                                   
  • Circle of performance management                                  
  • Setting quantitative and qualitative goals for subordinates                                   
  • Performance evaluation and interview                                        
  • Performance improvement
4. Retaining talent                                                   
  • Talent management
  • Career development for talent                                           
  • Effective motivation methods
  • Reflecting company culture in management activities
Who should attend?
  • Functional heads and managers
  • Team leaders
  • Project leaders


08:45 Registration & Networking
09:00 Morning Session
10:30 Morning Session Coffee Break
10:45 Morning Session
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Afternoon Session
15:30 Afternoon Session Coffee Break
15:45 Afternoon Session
17:00 Session Ends

Refreshments will be served during the coffee break for the attendees. Lunch at a nearby restaurant is also included with the ticket price.



A prepayment is required when choosing 'Members only price' or 'Standard Price'.

Member Ticket
Member Price RMB 2,650
Member Company Employee Ticket
RMB 3,650
Non-Member Ticket
RMB 4,650


  • All registrations shall be made online before the session. For full-day sessions, payment also shall be made before the session.
  • For half-day sessions, AmCham Shanghai members are eligible to attend free of charge with Training Credit*; AmCham Shanghai members without Training Credit are eligible to attend at “Member Rate”; Employees who work at AmCham Shanghai member companies are eligible to attend at "Employee Rate".
  • For full-day sessions, AmCham Shanghai members are eligible to attend at “Member Rate”; Employees who work at AmCham Shanghai member companies are eligible to attend at “Employee Rate”; Non-members are eligible to attend at “Non-Member Rate”.
  • Limited spaces are available and attendance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Members please bring your membership card and non-members bring your business card upon check-in at the training session.
Walk-in and Cancellation Policy
  • This session requires confirmation of attendance in advance. If you attend this session without prior registration, you will be charged an RMB50 "walk-in" fee as member and RMB100 as employee.
  • Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration for a half-day session, please notify Ivette Corominas at (86 21) 6279 7119 ext. 5671 or email no less than 24 hours in advance. If you need to cancel your registration for a full-day session, please notify Ivette Corominas at least two weeks prior to the session for a full refund. Cancellation made within two weeks before the session will not be refundable.
  • To ensure that you have a seat, please come to the session on time. Open seats will be released to other guests 15 minutes after the session starts.