Performance Management

Human Resources

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
Face to Face Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

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Course Overview

The aim of this course is to enable learners to understand the main elements that influence the performance of employees at all levels within an organisation and the ways in which such elements can be managed in a constructive manner. Further to provide learners with understanding to devise and implement appropriate HR practices and strategies that relate to Performance Management.

Course Content


Human Capital Management

  • The concept of human capital
  • The constituents of human capital
  • Human capital measurement

The Impact of HRM on Performance

  • Introduction
  • How HRM strategies make an impact
  • Competency-based HRM
  • Developing a competency framework

High-performance Work Systems

  • Introduction
  • High-performance culture
  • Developing a high-performance work system


  • Introduction
  • Types of motivation
  • Motivation theories
  • Motivation strategies
  • Employee engagement
  • Organisational commitment

Job, Role, Competency and Skills Analysis

  • Job, job analysis & job descriptions
  • Role profiles and role analysis
  • Behavioural competency modelling
  • Skills analysis
  • Job design

Human Resource Planning

  • Introduction
  • Approaches to human resource planning
  • Recruitment and Selection

Performance Management

  • Introduction
  • Objectives of performance management
  • Theories of performance management
  • The performance management cycle
  • Assessing performance
  • Dealing with under-performers
  • 360-Degree Feedback

Learning and Development Strategy

  • Introduction
  • Learning culture
  • Process of learning and development
  • Types of learning
  • Learning Organisation

Reward Management

  • Introduction
  • Total reward
  • Rewards strategy
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1. Understand the linkages between employee performance, HR practices and organisational performance

  1. Identify the linkages between HR practices and organisational performance
  2. Explain the role of HR in contributing to employee performance

2.  Be able to identify the barriers and blockages preventing expected standards of performance being met

  1. Identify the expected performance standards of an organisation and barriers and blockages in achieving those
  2. Formulate strategies and tactics to overcome the identified barriers and blockages

3.  Be able to analyse the key HR and employment practices influencing employee performance

  1. Identify the key HR and employment practices and their influence on employee performance

4.  Understand the key requirements of various systems central to performance management and their integration

  1. Identify various performance management. systems central to
  2. Explain various ways to integrate various systems central to performance management
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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