COIT20251 Assessment 3
Due Date: Week 12 Wednesday (04 Oct 17) 11:45 PM AEST
This assessment item has two parts:
• Part 1 is a Group Case Study Report of approximate length of 2000 – 2500 words: 30%
• Part 2* is Self and Peer Assessment (SPA) online survey - individually completed: 10%
*In Part 2, you will be assessing your team members and yourself for the performance in completing Part 1 of the assessment task. The unit coordinator will send an SPA link in an email to each team member towards the end of the term. The SPA link to an online survey will be only made available in Week 12 to you. The estimated completion time for the questions is 5-10 minutes.
All students are reminded to form into groups by Week 5 of the Term. For all on-campus students, please take help from your lead lecturer for the formation of your team if needed. For distance students, your unit coordinator is the staff to contact to help you with team formation. Your team members should take different roles in the team, including analyst, report writer, and proof reader. You rotate the leadership role. You divide the tasks of major body sections of your report. All team members work closely together to produce the introduction and conclusion sections. When you change leadership roles, the next analyst will assume the role of a new leader heading the team into the right common direction. The finalised version of the report should be read and reviewed in full by all team members. The Week 12 team leader will be responsible for submitting the assignment. The title page of your assignment should include Student Ids and full names of all team members. Include a table showing your leadership roles, team member roles and durations in the last page of your assignment.
• Identify the need for external and internal environment analysis
• Describe business context and business processes
• Use tools and techniques for requirements elicitation and reporting
• Expose your awareness of relevant ethical and professional issues
Learning outcomes Assessed
? Devise an appropriate and comprehensive knowledge audit plan to support business analysis requirements
? Apply the techniques of knowledge capture, knowledge codification and knowledge sharing (using appropriate technologies)
? Use appropriate modelling tools to interpret and analyse the business context for enterprise systems
? Appraise the ethical and professional issues relevant to a business analyst ? Effectively write and communicate enterprise systems specifications.
Assessment Task: Part I (2500 words)
You are required (as a group with three to four members) to write a report based on a given case study. In this report, you need to evaluate current systems and processes and propose improvements or development and implementation of new ICT system for the given case study. You are required to demonstrate your analytical and modelling skills to communicate your findings from the case study.
Read the given case study and carefully explore the context of business, the strategy, approaches and technological systems discussed in the article. Try to understand the business processes involved and what can be a proposed solution in terms of using ICT system/s. See yourself as a future business analyst and visualize yourself as applying the knowledge and skills developed in this unit of study if you would have been part of a team working for this project.
During your analysis, focus on the following topics that you have to include in your report:
1. Project background, objectives and strategies.
3. Business context and business case
4. Statement of current business processes and problems
5. Proposed new System/s
6. Method of evaluation for the users to follow while using the system (this will follow from the mission and objectives of the project). This is required as it is a social innovation and evaluation will be a longitudinal study.
The report should be structured having:
• A title page, headers and footers
• Executive summary
• Table of Contents
• Topical headings as required.
• Conclusion of your findings.
• Roles and Responsibilities
Introduction should introduce the project describing the background, briefly describing the problems and objectives. It should also introduce the report.
Your analytical and modelling skills are to be demonstrated through your analysis results as well as the inclusions of modelling diagrams like mind mapping drawn using CMap, and process modelling completed using ADONIS.
Use references to support your arguments, method of analysis, tools and techniques appropriately. You should have minimum four journal articles or textbooks as your reference.
Use the Harvard Year Date referencing style. You should include in-text references and the list of your references at the end of your report.
The Abridged Harvard Reference Guide can be available from this link,
Submit your assignment as one .doc or .docx file (word document) using the assignment submission link available at the Moodle Unit website.
Assessment Item 3 Part I Marking criteria
S.No Total Marks - 30 Marks
Allocated Marks Scored
1 Introduction: clear description of project back ground, business case, objectives and instruction to the report 2
2 Clear description of business context, stakeholders and business processes using diagrams as required 3
3 Statement of current processes and business problem 3
4 New System proposal with requirements using appropriate diagrams 4
5 Practical post implementation evaluation guidelines 3
6 Conclusion: concludes the report stating the findings clearly 2
7 Executive summary: clear, concise and complete 2
8 References: correct use of in-text and end of report references 3
9 Correct Report Structure with title page, executive summary, table of contents, conclusion, references 3
10 Roles and Responsibilities: participation of all team members in all roles almost equal amount of time 2
11 Good comprehension, correct spelling, and grammar, and clear formatting 3
12 Plagiarism (as per policy)
13 Late submission -1.5 mark (5% of total marks) per working day
Total Marks 30