1. General Assessment Guidance
- Your summative assessment for this module is made up of this 2500-word submission, which accounts for 100% of your final module mark.
- A total of 100 marks are available for this module assessment and you are required to achieve minimum 50% to pass this module.
- The deadline for submission is shown on the submission link. Please note late submissions will not be marked.
- You are required to submit all elements of your assessment in one Word document, via The Hub Assessment area. Only submissions made via the specified mode will be accepted and hard copies or any other digital form of submissions (such as via email or pen drive etc.) will not be accepted.
- For coursework, the submission word limit is 2500 words, excluding your list of references. You must comply with the word count guidelines. You may submit LESS than 2500 words but not more. Word Count guidelines can be found on the assessments tab of your module.
- Do not put your name or contact details anywhere on your submission. You should only put your student registration number (SRN) which will ensure your submission is recognised in the marking process.
You are required to use only Harvard Referencing System in your submission. Any content which is already published by other author(s) and is not referenced will be considered as a case of plagiarism.
You can find further information on Harvard Referencing in the online library on The Hub (Found in Help&Support)
- University has a strict policy regarding authenticity of assessments. In proven instances of plagiarism or collusion, severe punishment will be imposed on offenders. You are advised to read the rules and regulations regarding plagiarism and collusion in the GARs and MOPP which are available on The Hub in the Academic registry section (Found via Help&Support).
- You should include a completed copy of the Assignment Cover sheet. Any submission without this completed Assignment Cover sheet may be considered invalid and not marked.
This module is assessed through one graded element. You must achieve at least 50% to pass this module.
By completing this assessment, you would be able to:
- ILO1: Critically evaluate the organisational attributes that are integral to the success of a project within an organisational context.
- ILO2: Critically evaluate how organisations select projects from numerous opportunities using best practices in a global setting.
- ILO 3: Develop the skills required for building and leading successful project teams within a project management environment
- ILO 4: Critically appraise techniques in Project Planning and Scheduling and how these apply within a project environment
For this assignment you will create a “case for change” – a report that presents a proposal for how to transform a company of your choice, struggling to stay relevant in the face of digital transformation.
The report has to include the following tasks:
· Task 1 (ILO1): The Case for Change (10 marks)
Identify the company that you are using and the digital transformation it is going through and explain it. As part of it, explain what threats this company is facing and what are the objectives this company wants to achieve through this digital transformation
· Task 2 (ILO2): Capture Insights (14 marks)
Advise on which techniques your chosen company can use to detect the changes that are appending in the market it operates. Specifically, explain how your company can capture insights about its competitors, macroeconomic trends and partners
· Task 3 (ILO2): Make Fast Decisions (14 marks)
Advise on which approaches your chosen company can use to make fast decisions to quickly adapt to the changes in its market.
· Task 4 (ILO4): Acquire and Engage Talents (14 marks)
Advise on which techniques your company can use to acquire and engage the talents needed for its digital transformation.
· Task 5 (ILO3): Create a Digital-Ready Culture (14 marks)
Advise on how formal and informal leaders should help to foster a digital-ready culture to support the digital transformation of your chosen company.
· Task 6 (ILO4): Steer Collaboration (12 marks)
Explain which collaboration tools your company can use to enable individuals to contribute to decision-making and give leaders visibility into such contributions.
· Task 7 (ILO3): Select your Leaders (12 marks)
Explain about what key attributes and behaviours would you look for in a leader to help build a culture that supports the success of your chosen company’s digital transformation
· Presentation and Structure (10 marks)
Word count: 2500 words
Your report structure should include the following sections: Cover page (University cover sheet)
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations (if appropriate) Introduction
Task 1 - The Case for ChangeTask
Task 2 - Capture InsightsTask
Task 3 - Make fast Decisions
Task 4 - Acquire and Engage Talent
Task 5 - Create a Digital Ready Culture
Task 6 - Steer Collaboration
Task 7 - Select your Leaders
Concluding remarks References
Appendix (if appropriate)
Word count – only applies to the main body (shown in bold)
If you have any further questions about this coursework assignment, please contact the module leader or the tutor.