University of Wisconsin–Madison

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Course Description

This workshop is designed to help all employees of UW–Madison learn how to provide quality and effective feedback. Whether feedback is formal or informal, provided to employees, peers, or someone else, there are ways that it can be structured to be effective and lasting. Join us in this interactive workshop where we will learn and apply frameworks for both giving and receiving feedback messages to make meaningful changes.

Why should you attend?

  • Define what feedback is and explain what makes it effective
  • Apply a 5-step framework for providing feedback
  • Practice using a framework for receiving feedback
  • Identify and apply techniques in delivering difficult messages


UW–Madison Faculty and Staff




Christina Stefonek, Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources


This course is part of the Fully Prepared to Lead program.

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