Assessment Type: Portfolio on Business Analysis and Knowledge Auditing
In this assessment, you will demonstrate understanding of the core competencies and skills required for a Business Analyst in terms of Business Analysis and Knowledge Auditing. You will also demonstrate your knowledge on the use of tools and techniques for business analysis and knowledge auditing.
The assessment has two parts – Part A: Reflections and Part B: Case Studies. Part A: Reflections (15 marks)
To construct this part of the assessment, you are required to a write a reflection on each of the four topics mentioned below.
In each reflection, you will provide a brief introduction of the topic (method/process/model), how the method/process/model works, stakeholders involved, inputs and outputs, how it helps business analysis and its benefits. You also need to include figures, diagrams and illustrations to improve the quality of presentation.
Each portfolio should contain approximately 300 words. You need to include at least three references (including at least two academic references) for each reflection. You also need to make sure that the references are cited in the text and the reflections are free from any grammatical and spelling errors.
Part B: Case Studies (15 marks)
In this part, you will analyse two short case studies and answer questions given with each case study. In this part, you will analyse two short case studies related to Business Analysis and Knowledge Auditing and answer the questions given with each case study. The case studies will be made available on the Moodle unit website.
The answer to each case study question should contain approximately 400 words.
You should include at least four references (including at least two academic references) in this part.
You must submit your assignment as an MS Word file to Moodle for marking by the due date and time.
Caution: Submission of an unexpected file attracts a penalty. It is your responsibility to submit the final and correct version of your assignment.
Part A: 15 marks
You will be assessed based on your ability to critically reflect on the business analysis and knowledge auditing concepts mentioned in the task description. The marking criteria for Part A are as follows:
Part B: 15 marks
You will be assessed based on your ability to demonstrate the knowledge of business analysis and knowledge auditing concepts relevant to the case studies. The marking criteria for Part B are as follows:
Answers provided with clarity: 3 marks Total: 30 marks