Oxbridge Academy Online Short Course: Foundations of Performance Management

This online course provides you with an overview of how management by objectives plays a key role in the success of a company. It then goes on to show you the relationship between management by objectives and performance management. 

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You work in HR, and you want to update or enhance your skills.
  • You are a manager, and you want to learn more about the performance management process and how to conduct a performance review effectively.
  • You run a business, and you want to learn more about management by objectives and how this links up with managing your employees’ performance.


Course code:



Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme.


Course duration:

4 hours


Entry requirements:

No matric


Subjects covered:
  • What is management by objectives?
  • Management by objectives and expectations
  • Key performance areas
  • KPAs, objectives measurement and the performance contract
  • The role of discussion in management by objectives
  • The performance review – purpose and format
  • Preparing for the performance review
  • Guidance on the performance review
  • Training and development planning
Assessment and award:

Students will be required to complete an online exam. Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Foundations of Performance Management from Oxbridge Academy.


Additional information:

This is an online (e-learning) course. To complete this course, students require access to the internet.

Are you an employer?
Contact us via ello@oxbridgeacademy.co.za for corporate enrolments of groups of 10 or more students.


R 2100.00

Registration Fee:

R 600.00

Course Price (Excl. Reg Fee):

R 1500.00

Monthly Instalments:

R 500.00 X 3 months

Technical Requirements – Skills

Basic internet and computing skills are required to complete an online course. These include the following:

  • Using a browser
  • Downloading a free browser from the internet
  • Downloading a browser plug-in, such as a video player
  • Posting to a discussion forum/board
  • Downloading and saving a file to your computer
  • Uploading a file by browsing your computer to locate a file
  • Entering your responses in a web form, such as in the case of an online quiz
  • Sending emails to your tutor/instructor or peers
  • Additional skills may be required for certain courses.

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“I am extremely impressed with the way Oxbridge Academy presented this course. The ease that I was able to complete this online course in my own time and at my own pace was brilliant. The amount of information put into this short online course was excellent. I do not have sufficient time to attend courses etc. but I do like to do online courses to keep myself up to date and to remind myself of things to help me improve as a person and as a manager.
I did achieve this with this course and I will be registering for additional courses in the future with Oxbridge.”

Graeme Gallichan


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