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Assessment Information


Assessment 2 Information

Subject Code: MBA600
Capstone: Strategy
Business Report
Individual Written Analysis
2000 words (+/- 10% allowable range)
35%
100
Online
Week 10
Subject Name:
Assessment Title:
Assessment Type:
Length:
Weighting:
Total Marks:
Submission:
Due Date:
Your task
Using the same organisation chosen for Assessment 1, you are required to write a 2000-word business
report in which you apply learnings from the capstone topics and apply them to the organisation by
undertaking additional research.
Assessment Description
The purpose of this assessment is to foster students ability to evaluate an organisation’s performance
and develop recommendations to promote future performance improvements. (LO2, LO3 and LO4)

Assessment Instructions
Again, assuming the role of an organisational consultant, you are to write a report that clearly articulates
the organisation's strategy and business model and outlines a detailed approach to Competition
Strategy (Week 3), how the chosen organisation’s performance is/can be measured against their
strategies (Week 4). You will also be required to prepare a Balanced Scorecard for their chosen
organisation (Week 7). Attention should be paid to the use of secondary research and insights (Week
8). Areas covered should include:
• An Executive Summary.
• An Introduction that summarises the purpose of the report.
• A summary of the organisation’s strategy.
• A specific outline of the organisation’s approach to competition strategy, performance
measurement and the balanced scorecard.
• A summary of recommendations that identify areas of focus and opportunity to enhance the
organisation's performance in the future.
• A conclusion.
• References.

You are encouraged to use a wide variety of information sources that include, where possible, primary
research such as interviews with staff or executive members within their chosen organisation as well as
the use of an appropriate mix of strategic and business analysis tools and references.
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For Recommendations. Don't give recommendations that are just theoretical. Mention simple and real logic. Like Do i need to hire people example like these recommendations. Was the company good and where it was not good. I am doing report for the company. how I can improve the company by using matrix scorecard.
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Summary need to be of the organisation strategy not something else.
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Assessment Information
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MBA600 Assessment 2 Marking Rubric – Business Report 35%

Marking
Criteria ( /100)
F (Fail)
0 – 49%
P (Pass)
50 – 64%
C (Credit)
65 – 74%
D (Distinction)
75 – 84%
HD (High Distinction)
85 – 100%
Executive Summary

/15 marks
Provides poor context and does
not link to the assessment in a
clear and coherent way. May be
missing entirely.
Provides satisfactory context but
links to the assessment only
partially.
Provides reasonable context and
links to the assessment in a
clear and coherent way.
Provides solid context and links
to the assessment in a clear
and coherent way.
Provides excellent context and
links to the assessment in an
extremely clear and coherent way.
Summary of the
organisation’s
competitive strategy

/15 marks
The strategy is poorly presented,
not thorough and only partially
identifies some of the pertinent
issues.
The strategy is presented but
not very thoroughly and only
identifies a few of the pertinent
issues.
The strategy is well-presented,
reasonably thorough and
identifies some of the pertinent
issues.
The strategy is very well
presented, very thorough and
identifies most of the pertinent
issues.
The strategy is excellently
presented, extremely thorough and
identifies all the pertinent issues.
Outline of the
organisation’s
performance
measurement and
Balanced scorecard

/20 marls
Poor evaluation of the
organisation’s activities that may
not be substantiated by learnt
concepts or research.
Satisfactory evaluation of the
organisation’s activities that are
partially substantiated by learnt
concepts or research.
An adequate evaluation of the
organisation’s activities that are
substantiated by learnt concepts
or research.
A distinctive evaluation of the
organisation’s activities that are
very well substantiated by learnt
concepts or research.
Excellent evaluation of the
organisation’s activities that are
thoroughly substantiated by learnt
concepts or research.
Recommendations

/20 marks
Recommendations are not useful
or actionable. May be poorly
supported by research or theory.
Recommendations are partially
useful or actionable. May be
reasonably supported by
research or theory.
Recommendations are useful or
actionable and mostly supported
by research or theory.
Recommendations are very
useful or actionable and are
strongly supported by research
and theory.
Recommendations are excellent
and highly useful or actionable.
They are thoroughly and clearly
supported by research and
theory.
Conclusion

/10 marks
The conclusion is not
comprehensive at all. It doesn’t
bring out most of the salient points
of the report.
The conclusion brings out some
of the salient points of the report.
The conclusion brings out many
of the salient points of the report.
The conclusion brings out most
of the salient points of the report.
The conclusion is excellently
written and brings out all the
salient points of the report.
Logical flow

/5 marks
Most of the report is not written
clearly and logically.
The report is written with a
degree of clarity and logic..
The report is written clearly and
logically.
The report is written very clearly
and logically.
The report is written extremely
clearly and logically.
Writing & Grammar
/5 marks
Writing is of an inadequate
standard with substantial errors.
Writing is of a reasonable
standard with substantial errors.
Writing is of a good standard
with some errors.
Writing is of a high standard with
very few errors.
Writing is of an excellent standard
with only negligible errors.
Report Format

/5 marks
The format chosen for your report
is inappropriate and/or lacks
thought and consideration for the
intended audience.
The format chosen for your
report is appropriate, but further
attention to detail would improve
its presentation.
The format chosen for your
report is appropriate, but minor
changes would enhance its
presentation.
Your report is professionally
presented and has been
submitted in the appropriate
format.
Your report is professionally
presented and exceeds
expectations for what is suitable for
a business environment.
In-text Citations and
Referencing

/5 marks
Neither in-text referencing and/or
reference list adheres to Kaplan
Harvard Referencing Style.
In-text referencing or the
resultant reference list adheres
to Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with some errors.
Both, in-text referencing and the
resultant reference list adhere to
Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with some minor errors.
Both, in-text referencing and the
resultant reference list adhere to
Kaplan Harvard Referencing
Style, with only occasional minor
errors.
Both, in-text referencing and the
resultant reference list adhere
strictly to Kaplan Harvard
Referencing Style, with no errors.
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This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further
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Answered 7 days AfterMay 12, 2021MBA600

Solution

Arunavo Mukherjee answered on May 17 2021
32 Votes

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Executive Summary
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