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Chief executive officer is a highly demanding job position but very lucrative. With increase in number of new start-ups in the local and international markets, the demand for executives is very high. The duties and responsibilities of a CEO depend on the size and nature of an organisation but the most obvious ones include; overseeing the general operations of a company, enforcing the set rules and regulations, and day- to- day supervisory roles. Due to the demand for CEOs, the skill requirements are very high. An article published by Coon 2017) on Forbes Magazine identified five skills that a good CEO must have; high tolerance for ambiguity, the capacity to understand and embrace the new technology, the power to inspire, ability to assemble a great team, and agile decision making skills. These skills enable them to face any challenge in their profession and duties.

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Assessment Information
Subject Code:
MBA600
Subject Name:
MBA Capstone
Assessment Title:
Assessment 1: Effective Management
Assessment Type:
Oral Presentation recorded and narrative minimum 1000 words
Time Limit:
10 minutes
Weighting:
30%
Total Marks:
30
Due Date:
Week 6 Monday, 11:55pm
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Assessment Description
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You will form groups and apply your knowledge to one specific workplace career role of your choice. You will choose one career only as a group. You should consider the future employment trends of 2020 and refer to http://www.careerprofiles.info/jobs-of-2020.html and http://www.careerprofiles.info/industries-bouncing-back.html
1. You will choose a future employment role and discuss the specific skills required by your chosen role.
2. You will use your knowledge, practical, applied and reflective skills to research and clearly identify what traits and requirements your role needs to be an effective manager across a broad context of workplace problems.
3. You will identify and show coverage of the major workplace problems/duties and responsibilities this role may encounter
4. You will then explore 2 of these workplace issues/problems or duties in more depth and you will show how the skills and knowledge learnt in your MBA would enable you to be effective in this chosen role in these scenarios. Refer to specific learnings from specific subjects. You will also identify any shortcomings or gaps in your skill set.
5. You are required to present this assessment in a recorded 10 minute video and send the link to your facilitator
6. You are also required to upload a 1000-word narrative to turnitin. You can choose the format for this – e.g. PowerPoint or word document.
7. You will also be required to participate in a QA in the classroom and share your career learning. All group members are required to participate.
Your presentation should cover
1. A description of your role
2. Coverage of workplace issues and problems encountered by this role- 2 scenarios explored in depth
3. Reflection of the skills needed for the role and the way in which they address the problems you’ve identified based on what you’ve learnt so far in this MBA program
4. Key models and approaches that could be used in your analysis of the role and the skills required
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5. Recognition of professional development required as a result of having identified the gaps in skill and knowledge
6. Recommendations and solutions for the future in maintaining currency and relevancy.
Please note
 You are free to use any visual aids you like in your recording.
 All group members must be clearly participating.
 The format of your recording is entirely up to you. You can deliver a standard presentation, a role play, a performance, or any other creative idea of your choice.
 Once your file is uploaded, email the link to your Workshop Leader.
 If you are studying this subject online, you and your group mates can choose to record a webinar instead, making certain your faces are visible for most of the recording. You can also complete the recording as an individual
 The size of your group can be from two to four.
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Assessment Marking Rubric
Criteria
Fail 0-5
Pass 5-6.5 (grade 4)
Credit 6.6 – 7.5 (grade 5)
Distinction 7.6-8.5 (grade 6)
High Dist’n 8.6-10 (grade 7)
CONTENT / RESEARCH
Understanding of the project
Key points left out. No grasp of issues that faced the client. Over reliance on notes.
Includes some issues but analysis glossed over. Team seemed uncomfortable to go beyond key facts.
Includes all issues, analysis and recommendations but with little elaboration. Not integrated with theory or are not justified.
Builds convincing argument showing how key issues, analysis and recommendations are integrated together.
Builds convincing argument showing how all key points are integrated together. Uses examples to elaborate the key points and theory.
Introduction / Conclusion
Introduction missing or underdeveloped. Audience has no idea what the presentation will be or was about. No conclusion. Presentation just finishes.
Limited clarity of purpose / overview. Highlights key issues but interpretation of these. Conclusion weak. Doesn’t tie in with what was introduced.
Provides purpose for presentation, highlights and interprets key issues to be addressed but recommendation but not integrated.
As for level below plus shows consistency between marketing problem identification and final recommendations well established.
Engaging conclusion clearly sums up presentation and relates back to the introduction.
Evidence of analysis
No references to any sources. Suggestions/recommendations just seem appear.
Steps used in analysis shown but little justification why or how these are used to develop recommendations.
Background research and analysis of this is clearly identifiable. Steps used are shown and some rationale for the development of recommendations provided.
Evidence of extensive research and analysis: journals, prescribed text, other books, verified websites, primary research. Used references to justify analysis
As for level below plus able to use references to back up claims and recommendations made. Recommendations clear come from the analysis of the project.
Recommendations
Recommendations missing
Recommendations very general in nature – client would not be able to implement them without doing further analysis.
Recommendations given in a way that they could be implemented but no justification given or benefits explained to the client
Recommendations are logical and feasible. Timelines and justifications for these provided. Ties in with the clients brief.
Recommendations can easily be implemented. Timelines, responsibilities and costs provided.
STRUCTURE
Organisation
No structure to the presentation. Audience cannot follow sequence. No introduction or conclusion. Apparent that group is not working well together. Group members missing (without valid reason) or not contributing.
Ideas not focused. Audience may have difficulty following argument. Main points difficult to identify. No transition between key points. Awkward transition between speakers. Presentation appears to be done by individuals rather than group.
Main ideas presented in logical manner. Flow of presentation may be awkward. Group members demonstrate that they have worked on presentation as a whole.
All group members take equal share in presentation.
Main ideas presented in logical manner. Flow of presentation smooth between speakers. Shows that the group has worked collaboratively
Ideas clearly organised so audience can follow easily. The purpose of the presentation is clear in all stages. Seamless transition between speakers.
Question and Answers
No questions to audience. No attempt to involve the client. Cannot answer questions about the project or recommendations from the client.
Attempts to involve client but only with standard or set questions. Avoids giving clear answers to questions or is uncomfortable about answering questions related to the project.
Involves client in question and answer session but fails to generate discussion on the issues. Able to answer questions about the project but is unable to elaborate on answers.
Encourages and involves client in discussion. Gets client thinking about the issues and generates feedback from the client.
Actively involves client in presentation. Able to answer questions with full explanations and elaboration. Shows full knowledge of issues facing the client.
Total marks 6
Creativity
Use of visual aids
Presents content with no PowerPoint or overhead slides.
Group uses graphics but are not supported by text or presentation.
Text is too dense – too much info on slide. Differing styles with differing speakers.
Group uses graphics but often differs from verbal presentation. Not summarised so presenters end up reading off board. Differing styles with differing speakers.
Text clearly summarises the key points. Graphics and text do not distract attention from the speaker or content. Use of visual aids consistent across entire presentation.
Graphics and text well integrated into presentation. Text is appropriate for the content and room size. Visual presentation complements rather than dominates presentation
Total Comments
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reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86
098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B.

ANSWER

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Chief executive officer is a highly demanding job position but very lucrative. With increase in number of new start-ups in the local and international markets, the demand for executives is very high. The duties and responsibilities of a CEO depend on the size and nature of an organisation but the most obvious ones include; overseeing the general operations of a company, enforcing the set rules and regulations, and day- to- day supervisory roles. Due to the demand for CEOs, the skill requirements are very high. An article published by Coon 2017) on Forbes Magazine identified five skills that a good CEO must have; high tolerance for ambiguity, the capacity to understand and embrace the new technology, the power to inspire, ability to assemble a great team, and agile decision making skills. These skills enable them to face any challenge in their profession and duties……………………………… Speaker Notes.