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|· Assessments must be in MS Word format with no spacing, 11-pt Calibri font and at least 2cm margins on all four sides with appropriate section headings and page numbers.· You must name your file with the Unit Code and Group Number (e.g. “HI6006 Group 4”).· Check that you submit the correct document as special consideration is not granted if you make a mistake.
· Student IDs need to be indicated on the cover page. Non-contributing students do not receive marks.
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|This assignment aims at ensuring that students can apply at least two models to two different case studies, i.e. able to apply elements of the strategic management process using relevant strategy development models.Students are required to explain in report format, with reference to two case studies, how any two strategy models are applied, choosing from those listed below:
NB: Use a different case for each model. Be sure to base your answer on the models studied in class. This is strictly required to be your own original work. Each of your two models should be well-explained based on the lecture material, as taught by Holmes Institute, and should then be applied to one of the cases listed. You may introduce additional case material, if needed, to expand on what is provided in the HI6006 Blackboard site, as long as the additional case facts are directly relevant to the strategy model you are explaining, and correctly referenced.
Word Limit: 3000 words (or within 10% of it).
Front Cover Page: Official Holmes Institute Cover Sheet for Group Assignment, fully completed and accurate in all respects.
Title Page, clearly stating which TWO models you selected and each of their corresponding CASES (which you are using to demonstrate that you know how to apply the model).
| Section 1a. Explanation of Model 1Section 1b. Title of Case and your Reason for choosing itSection 1c. Identification of strategic issues in the chosen case that are relevant to the application of the model.
Section 1d. Application of model 1 to the chosen case.
Section 2a. Explanation of Model 2
Section 2b. Title of Case and your Reason for choosing it
Section 2c. Identification of strategic issues in the chosen case that are relevant to the application of the model.
Section 2d. Application of model 2 to the chosen case.
Appendix (see required format)
Your final submission is due Friday of week 10 before midnight.
The following penalties will apply: