Faculty of Business and Economics

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management


Dr Andrea North-Samardzic


Not offered in 2016


The interface between establishing a continuous learning environment, coaching and performance appraisal systems, training and development practices and the implementation of reward systems. The unit focus is on: personal and organisational skills and procedures through setting performance standards and objectives; performance review methods; giving effective feedback; links with rewards and compensation; determining training and development needs and objectives; coaching and feedback skills, planning, conducting and evaluating the training and development of staff.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate a detailed awareness, knowledge and application of current theory in establishing continuous learning environments within organisations
  2. examine the issues related to staff appraisal, training and development and reward systems within a continuous learning environment
  3. demonstrate a high level of personal skill the provision of employee growth and learning within organisations through dialogue, coaching, mentoring and training skills.


Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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