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Managing Employee Performance

School: University of Minnesota

Platform: Coursera

Registration Link: REGISTER HERE

Start Date: April 2016

Workload: Not Specified

Instructor: Larry Bourgerie

Credentials: Since 2009, Bourgerie has been a senior lecturer at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. His teaching covers areas like industrial relations, organizational behavior, human resources management, and performance management. Before committing to academia full-time, Bourgerie was the senior vice president of human resources at Trustone Financial Federal Credit Union, where he was involved in three mergers and helped to substantively increase benefits while reducing operational costs.

Graded: Students can choose to explore course videos, discussions, and ungraded assignments for free, but they won’t be able to submit graded assignments, earn a certificate, or complete a specialization without paying a $119 fee.

Description: Too often, companies onboard employees without considering the long-term. They evaluate them at 90 days and annually. Of course, they correct them when something goes wrong. Getting the most from employees requires planning. Even more, it entails a consistent process of monitoring and assessing their performance with the goal of enhancing their value to the organization. In this course, students will learn how to grow their employees in alignment with narrow departmental and broader organizational objectives. In particular, the course will focus on “setting clear expectations, providing positive and corrective feedback, and delivering an effective performance appraisal.”

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Additional Background: This is the second course in a “Human Resource Management: HR For People Managers” specialization. To learn more about these courses and register for them, CLICK HERE.

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