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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2048

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013532

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course covers two important organisational human resource management activities: performance management and compensation management. Students will learn how organisations develop effective performance management and compensation management systems to achieve organisational goals.

Course content

This course overviews the techniques organisations use when managing employee performance and compensation. It particularly emphasises on acquisition knowledge and skills necessary for designing performance and compensation management systems. It also addresses recent theory and research relevant to performance and compensation management decisions.

Textbook(s)

Shields et al 2016, Managing employee performance and reward: concepts, practices, strategies, 2nd edn, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 2043 Foundations of Human Resource Management

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Offshore 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Case study 2500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Case study 2500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Case study 2500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Case study 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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