Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology
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About this unit

Offered by Swinburne University of Technology through Open Universities Australia, the online commerce unit Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change teaches students to understand and apply strategic performance measurement in variable, volatile business environments.

You will be equipped with a range of concepts, tools and techniques for strategic performance measurement, learning and applying core performance tracking skills.

This unit explores the specific challenges faced by managers when measuring and managing strategic performance at organisational and individual performance levels.

Eligibility

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any unit deemed academically equivalent. In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate of Commerce
  • Graduate Diploma of Commerce
  • Master of Commerce

Areas of study

In this Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Performance management, globalisation and competitive strategy
  • Measuring strategic performance
  • Management theory and the integration of strategy, measurement and change

Course pathways

This unit is an approved elective unit in the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate of Commerce, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Commerce, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Master of Commerce, Swinburne University of Technology

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit equips you with concrete skills for strategic performance measurement, which are directly applicable to the workplace and essential for management positions.

You will have the tools and techniques to comprehend measurement qualities across accuracy, relevance, validity and reliability; apply advanced performance measures including balanced scorecard, sustainability scorecard, strategy maps and triple bottom line methodologies; plus, you will be able to measure the intangible aspects of organisational performance around sustainability agendas.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Measuring Strategic Performance in an Era of Constant Change from Swinburne University of Technology.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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