The Power Grid and Big Data
Task 1.1: Case Study Proposal Assessment type: Written assignment ( Task 1.1 deadline is 6 august 2022)
Description: Case study proposal to identify business entity, the main points and issues of the case.
Task 1.1 Case Study Proposal
For this submission, students must complete the “Proposal Form” attached to Week 1 of their Moodle page. In 2-3 paragraphs, students must identify a company, and state as clearly and concisely as possible, a particular issue they have identified through their preliminary research.
This should be submitted as a PDF file. Word Count: <500
Referencing is not required.
Task 1.2: Case Study – Draft 1 Assessment type: Written assignment
Description: Case Study research to include introduction and environment analysis.
Task 1.2 Case Study Draft 1
This “chapter” of work requires the students to begin their research by providing an introduction to their report, and to conduct an environmental analysis. The environmental analysis should be both internal and external, and must align or support the premise behind the outline for the Case Study stated in the students “Proposal”.
This should be submitted as a PDF file.
Word Count: 500-1000 Referencing is required.
Task 1.3: Case Study – Draft 2 Assessment type: Written assignment
Description: Case study research to include internal financial analysis and interpretations.
Task 1.3 Case Study Draft 2
This body of work extends students previous research to include financial data. Students must provide financial insights into the company, and include their interpretations of the values, ratios etc that they uncover. It is strongly recommended that students include tables, charts, and graphs to support their analysis and commentary on the variables and relationships they found.
This financial analysis must align with the premise of the investigation outlines in the “Proposal”. This should be submitted as a PDF, and Excel files for data/calculations etc will also be accepted. Word Count: 500-1000
Referencing is required.
Task 1.4: Case Study
Assessment type: Written assignment
Description: Complete Case Study research submission to include previous sections and company recommendations, and future strategy.
Main task 1.4
This submission is the culmination of “chapters” of your Case Study analysis.
This is a progressive/scaffolding exercise where students are required to submit sections of work incrementally throughout the semester.
Students are to assume that you are a business consultant working on strategic corporate planning. You have been hired by the company (your selection) to provide effective actionable feedback. You need to demonstrate your level of understanding and assessment of the client’s situation by preparing a case study analysis.
Throughout this exercise, you should identify a problem existing within your company.
You will carry out various levels of research to explore what financial information would be important for you to distribute with the company and others. Identify what intervention strategies would be appropriate for you to put in place at this stage for the client going into the future.
Additional information regarding the specifics of each “chapter” are found in the “Assessment Criteria” section below.
Your submission must meet the following formatting requirements:
Submit one file(s) only.
Required file format for main submission: PDF.
Additional file format for additional deliverables: Excel spreadsheet (.xlsx).
Additional file requirements: “None”.
Font size 12
Number of words: 2,000-3,000
All refencing and citations require Harvard referencing style.