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LB5402 - Performance Management and Appraisal

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This module examines the role of performance evaluation and management in supporting the strategic objectives of the organisation and how an adequate system in this area can contribute to driving employee performance. The module will equip participants with the necessary skills and a critical understanding of the performance review process, as well as its challenges.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop, implement and facilitate performance management plans;
  • critically evaluate the advantages of various theories, toolkits and practices related to performance evaluation, appraisal and reward process;
  • appraise the importance of setting goals and components of performance management systems aligned to an organisations mission and strategic objectives.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (30%) - Individual.
Basic knowledge of management


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Pengji Wang
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.