Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to course and performance management
    • Performance management process
    • Strategy and performance management
    • Measuring performance
    • Performance information and appraisal
    • Performance management skills
    • Developing employee performance
    • Performance pay and rewards
    • Implementing performance systems
    • Legal issues and team performance
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify key concepts, frameworks, systems and techniques central to performance management
  2. identify theoretical principles underlying best practice in performance management
  3. link individual, team, and organisational performance
  4. apply performance management concepts and tools to the analysis of organisational performance systems
  5. develop and apply generic skills in the area of research, analysis and critical evaluation, and written communication.
  • Assignment 1 - Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Online Quiz (20%)
  • Assignment 3 - Assignment (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment

Please note: This subject is currently only taking enrolments for SP4 in 2018.

This subject examines the concepts, principles and systems associated with managing employee performance in the workplace.


Links will be made between individual, team, and organisational performance perspectives and students will be provided with an understanding of the performance management practices and complexities of appraisal, feedback and development.

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