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Ano Letivo: 2017/18

Mestrado em Gestão de Recursos Humanos

Career Management and Reward Systems

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 6419/2017, de 24-07-2017

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 20,0 T + 20,0 TP

- Ana Luísa Junça da Silva

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Systematize key conceptual models about careers and reward systems; Identify key strategies and techniques for effective implementation of careers and rewards systems.

1 - Careers Management
1.1. Fundamentals of career management
1.2. Career Planning Objectives
1.3. Construction of career plans
1.4. Components-Type of a Career Plan
1.5. Profile of different careers
1.6. Identification of high potential employees
2 - Rewards systems
2.1. Fundamentals of reward systems
2.2. Objectives of the rewards system
2.3. Reward system components
2.4. Intrinsic rewards
2.5. Extrinsic Rewards
2.6. Principles of the remuneration system
2.7. Remuneration system architecture options
2.8. Construction of a wage structure
2.9. Determination and evolution of individual salary
2.10. Incentive systems
2.11. Social and specific benefits
2.12. Testing the Effectiveness of the Rewards System

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation:
Study of a real case to characterize the career system and rewards of a company, including interviewing workers and human resources manager (in a group) (50%);
Written exam (50%).

- Fisher, J. (2015). Strategic Reward and Recognition - Improving Employee Performance through Non-monetary Incentives. London: Kogan Page
- Armstrong, M. (2015). Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice - Improving Performance through Reward. London, England: Kogan Page
- Armstrong, M. (2015). Armstrong's Performance Management Toolkit. London, England: Kogan Page
- Clark, T. (2012). Modelo de Negócio Eu ? Um método simples para reinventar a sua carreira. Lisboa, Portugal: D. Quixote

Teaching Method
Teaching methodologies, eminently practical, enable the acquisition of management skills such as managing trains, rewarding, rebalancing and budgeting rewards plans.

Software used in class
Not applicable.




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