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LP20466: Managing performance

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2017/8
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health (administered by the Learning Partnerships Office)
Further information on credits Credits: 3      [equivalent to 6 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 60
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year at Action on Addiction
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assessment Group KA:AS20207 - Brief Guide to Managing Performance (2000 words) (Addictions Counselling) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide the student with practical approaches, underpinned by the relevant theory, which will enable them to contribute to the effective management of people in an organisation and understand how this can contribute to improving organisational efficiency, productivity and effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the unit a student will be able to:
1. Identify and agree performance objectives;
2. Assess performance and provide feedback;
3. Analyse performance support for improvement;
4. Analyse and Evaluate the use of, and apply the organisations disciplinary and grievance procedure.

Intellectual (taught and assessed) - organisational and human resource management theory, including motivation, performance review, appraisal, limits of authority, legislative background.
Professional (facilitated, taught and assessed) - equal opportunity and diversity issues, communication skills, performance monitoring, work planning and human resource allocation.
Practical (facilitated) - recruitment and selection procedures, methods for improving performance, planning and allocating work.
Key Skills (facilitated and assessed) - communications, team building, analysis of complex information.

This unit concentrates on:
* Organisational and human resource management theory which underpins the effective management of people and performance objectives within an organisational context;
* Work allocation and how it relates to organisational objectives;
* Principles and theories of team and individual motivation;
* Target setting and measuring achievement, assessing and improving performance;
* Methods for gathering, recording and using information for performance review and the processes for carrying it out, underpinned by the appropriate management theory;
* Disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

LP20466 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Programmes administered by the Learning Partnerships Office
  • UHHL-KFB09 : BSc(Hons) Addictions Counselling (Work-based learning) (Full-time at Action on Addiction)
  • UHHL-KPB09 : BSc(Hons) Addictions Counselling (Work-based learning) (Part-time at Action on Addiction)