LO1:Critically reflect on key opportunities and challenges leaders face in leading complex organisations through digital disruption

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MSc Management

Leading through Digital Disruption

Coursework Assessment Brief

Submission mode: Turnitin online access

1.General Assessment Guidance

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2.FORMATIVE Assessment Brief

This module is assessed through one graded element. You must achieve at least 50% to pass this module.

By completing this formative assessment you will the following learning outcomes (LOs):

·LO1:Critically reflect on key opportunities and challenges leaders face in leading complex organisations through digital disruption

·LO2:Understand how to sense changes, make informed decisions and adjust quickly in highly disruptive times

For this assignment you will create a “case for change” – a report that presents a proposal for how to digitally transform a company of your choice.

The report has to include the following tasks:

Task 1 (LO1): The Case for Change (10 marks)

Present the organisation you have chosen and explain what it does and in which markets it operates.

Afterwards, explain why this company is digitally transforming (e.g., emerging of e-commerce, Covid-19)

Finally, present the objectives of its digital transformation.

Task 2 (LO2): Gaining Digital Business Agility (40 marks)

By leveraging on the model developed by the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (2018), advise your organisation on which initiatives and digital technologies can be used by your chosen company to gain Digital Business Agility.

Specifically, for each component of the Digital Business Agility Model (i.e., hyperawareness, make informed decisions and execute fast), you need to advice of at least of one initiative that can be implemented and one digital technology (e.g., Machine learning, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual/Augmented Reality) that can be used.

Figure 1 Digital Business Model by the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, 2018

Structure and References (10 Marks)

·Structure is in line with the given instructions

·Give a professional appearance with consistent formatting

·Spelling and grammar are correct

·Each page has page number in the Footer

·Any tables or figures are correctly labelled

·Tables and figures do not cross boundaries,unless necessary

·Properly cite your sources in the text and in the list of references

·Use Harvard style for referencing and in text citations (see referencing guides and https://bpp.libguides.com/Home/StudySupport)

LO1:Critically reflect on key opportunities and challenges leaders face in leading complex organisations through digital disruption

Assessment Self-Evaluation

You should complete the self-evaluation for each 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. The section to be filled in is highlighted in yellow.

Report Structure

Your report structure should include the following sections:

·Cover page (University cover sheet)

·Table of Contents

·List of Abbreviations (if appropriate)

·Task 1: The Case for Change

· Task 2: Gaining Digital Business Agility

· References

· Appendix (if appropriate)

Word count:1000.It only applies to the main body (shown in bold)

LO2:Understand how to sense changes,make informed decisions and adjust quickly in highly disruptive times

Tip for Mapping the Assessment towards Module Topics

Task in Summative

Corresponding Topic

Task 1 - The Case for Change

Refer to the contents covered in “Leading in Digital Disruption”

Task 2 – Gaining Digital Business Agility

·Hyperawareness is discussed in “Sensing the Change”

·Making Informed Decisions is discussed in “Making Informed Decisions”

·Fast Execution is discussed in “Leading Change and Transformation”

Structure and References


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