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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5398

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155962

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To enable students to undertake performance and compensation management that establishes goals by; analysing different approaches to performance appraisal & development and; incorporating contemporary theory and practice of compensation of tangible and intangible rewards within an international context in order to achieve organisational performance outcomes.

Course content

Content and process theories of motivation; principles and practices of performance management; performance appraisal; 360 degree feedback; coaching, mentoring and improving performance; bases of pay; compensation structures; benefits and design global compensation.

Textbook(s)

Harvard Business Publishing Corporation 2017, HBR Guide to Performance Management, Harvard Business Publishing, Boston MA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours equiv. 30 hours equiv. x N/A

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
Report 2400 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Report 2400 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2400 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
Continuous assessment n/a 20% n/a
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Report 2400 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
Continuous assessment n/a 20% 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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