Course Title: Managing Performance in Organisations

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Managing Performance in Organisations

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1228

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018

Course Coordinator: Dr Irene Ling Deng

Course Coordinator Phone: 9925 5168

Course Coordinator Email: ling.deng@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.09.29

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course focuses on contemporary theoretical and practical issues confronting managers, employees and Human Resource practitioners on managing performance in diverse workplace situations. The course adopts a holistic view of managing people’s performance in organisations, including: various factors involved in the performance management process; practical skills for performance improvement; and future trends of performance management for contemporary organisations.  You will be encouraged to take an integrated approach that links performance to the organisation’s strategy. You will engage in issues related to culture and diversity in workplace performance and review practices in light of emerging trends in performance management.  


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

 

CLO1:  Identify and implement effective human resource practices to foster a working environment to encourage and support employees to meet organisational performance standards.

CLO2: Evaluate and implement appropriate performance management strategies relevant to various organisational contexts.

CLO3: Critically evaluate performance management effectiveness to ensure the implementation of organisational strategic objectives.

CLO4: Apply effective managerial skills to improve people’s performance in broad organisational contexts considering the impact of culture and diversity in workplace.

CLO5:  Review and analyse performance management approaches around current and emerging trends.


Overview of Learning Activities

To achieve success in this course you are expected to be an active learner, which means, you are expected to attend in lectures and tutorials, complete the online activities, read assigned material and participate in tutorial activities and group presentations. Individual and group assignments will give you opportunities to develop critical analytical skills. The lectures will include some selected resources that will include electronic resources, and the tutorials will include group presentations, case studies, journal articles, podcasts, newspaper articles presentations and exercises. These may be undertaken in small groups or individually.


Overview of Learning Resources

The resources for the course comprise a prescribed text, journal articles, prescribed readings, lecture notes, online activities and online resources available through myRMIT/Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 15%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4
Assessment Task 2: 45%
Linked CLOs: 3, 4
Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5