Identify and critically analyse the external and internal environment for Tesla using relevant models.

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BPP School of Business and Technology

MSc Management

Global Strategy and Sustainability 

Coursework Assessment Brief

Submission mode: Turnitin online access

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2.Formative Assessment Brief

TESLA CASE STUDY – BACKGROUND READING: AVAILABLE IN THE CORE TEXTBOOK VIA THE HUB

De Wit,B (2020), Strategy, An International Perspective; 7th edition, Cengage Learning EMEA, Andover, Hampshire

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO CONDUCT THEIR OWN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FOR THIS COMPANY ALSO.

Formative Assessment

In the role of a Management Consultant, you are required to undertake an overall strategy review of Tesla and provide a business report to the CEO on further growth opportunities using the techniques and concepts you have covered in the module.

 The report should include the following tasks:

·Task 1 – The External and Internal Environment

·Identify and critically analyse the external and internal environment for Tesla using relevant models.

·Discuss in more detail what you consider to be the 3 most critical factors emerging from your analysis.

·Determine Tesla’s current sources of competitive advantage and critically evaluate how they maintain and build on this competitive advantage.

Support your arguments with academic literature and references to other similar real companies.

·Task 2 – Strategy in the Global Environment

·Using relevant models for analysing how organisations enter into foreign markets, critically evaluate the motives for Tesla expanding internationally and explain how this impacts their overall company strategy.

·Provide justified recommendations for the different strategies Tesla can use to compete in the global environment.

Support your arguments with academic literature and references to other similar real companies.

· Presentation and Structure

· Assessment Self-Evaluation

You should self-evaluate each single task of your report by using the rubric provided in the marking guide and attach it to your report. The template for this can be found in the marking guide section.

Word count: 1000 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 External and Internal Environment

Identify and critically analyse the external and internal environment for Tesla using relevant models.

 Task 2 – Strategy in the Global Environment Concluding remarks

Using relevant models for analysing how organisations enter into foreign markets, critically evaluate the motives for Tesla expanding internationally and explain how this impacts their overall company strategy.

References

 

 

Assessment Self-Evaluation Appendix (if appropriate)

Word count – only applies to the main body (shown in bold); i.e., cover page, table of content, list of abbreviations, references, assessment self-evaluation and appendix are not part of the 1000-word count.

If you have any further questions about this coursework assignment, please contact the module leader or the tutor.

Tip for Mapping the Assessment towards Module Topics and Module Learning Outcomes (LOs)

Note: students WILL NOT receive a numerical mark for the formative assessment- only a grade band according to the rubric marking scale will be given. This formative grade will not count towards the overall summative assessment grade.

PART A-

Business Report (1000words)

Apply the concepts of the first 4 weeks of teaching (plus the Introduction/Module Overview) to the given case study.The formative assessment is strictly related to the summative assessment, and the feedback received from the formative assessment is directly applicable to the summative assessment.

Link with the Summative

First 2 tasks of the summative assessment.

Timing of the Formative 

Assessment

Week 5

Formative submission Method

Turnitin

 

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