Assignment (50% of module mark): Individual Assessment – This is an individual assignment which include developed Excel dashboard and 2000-word report.
You have been appointed as a Business Analyst in charge of Newcastle United Football Club (FC) performance review. You are expected to submit a report that will critically appraise your chosen department, sector or area of interest for Newcastle United FC by implementing and deploying a Business Intelligence/Data Analytics System (using Microsoft Excel).
Module Learning Outcomes (MLOs)
At the end of the module the student will:
Analyse and communicate complex issues effectively (BI Strand – assessed in this assignment) [MLO1]
Demonstrate decision making, problem solving and project management skills (BI Strand – assessed in this assignment
Assignment 2 Brief (Individual – 50% of module mark) – [assessing MLO1 & MLO2]
This report should include the following key elements:
An introduction to the problem/opportunity statement regarding Newcastle United FC [10%]
Theory (from lectures) to link problem/opportunity statement [20%]
Evidence of knowledge of key business intelligence/data analytics systems (developed dashboard MS Excel) [30%]
Critical analysis and justification of developed dashboard (MS Excel) [20%]
Conclusion and recommendations for the successful implementation and use of a BI / DA solution in Newcastle United FC [10%]
Clarity of expression. The report must be supported by academic references and examples and include a single reference list [10%].
Your report should conform to the following specification:
Use the MS Excel template provided (insert all required worksheets, including dashboard).
The assignment should be submitted electronically.