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CS31A0451 Successful Performance Management, 6 cr 
Code CS31A0451  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Successful Performance Management  Abbreviation Successful Perf 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesYes
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Tero Rantala 
Hannu Rantanen 
Minna Saunila 
Juhani Ukko 

Description by Study Guide

Students who intend to include the course into doctoral studies, will conduct an additional assignment.


M.Sc. (Tech.) 2


Intensive week 9, 27.2.-28.2.2018.

Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Senior researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Minna Saunila

Senior researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Juhani Ukko

Other teachers:

Professor D.Sc. (Tech.) Hannu Rantanen

Junior researcher M.Sc. (Tech.) Tero Rantala


After completing the course students will be able to:

  • analyze the factors of successful performance management
  • evaluate the suitability of a variety of tools for managing performance
  • organize operative level performance management

The factors of successful performance management on the perspectives of a company and its parts.
Successful performance management related to rewarding, the employees possibility of influence, as well as the internal communication and goal setting. Performance management tools.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 14 h, assignment 40 h, literature self-study 20 h, exam preparation and exam 76 h. Total 150 h.

Suitability for doctoral studies (Yes/Leave empty) 


Doctoral School course where enrollment is in WebOodi (Yes/Leave empty) 


Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0 - 5. Examination 80 %, excercise 20 %.

Course Materials 

Ukko, J., Karhu, J., Pekkola, S., Rantanen, H., & Tenhunen, J. (2007). Suorituskyky nousuun! Hyödynnä henkilöstösi osaaminen. Tykes Raportti, 57. SUMO-työkalu.
Articles about 10 pcs.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 10


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Successful Performance Management  COURSE  Tero Rantala,
Hannu Rantanen,
Minna Saunila,
Juhani Ukko 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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