Assessment Type: Portfolio

Due Date: Week 8 Thursday (16 January 2020) 11.45 pm AEST

Weighing: 30%

Word Limit: 3000 words


Assessment Task

In this assessment, you will demonstrate an understanding of the core competencies and skills required for a Business Analyst. You will also demonstrate your knowledge in the use of tools and techniques for requirements elicitation and reporting.

To construct this assessment, you are required a write a portfolio in each week from Week 3 to Week 8. Each portfolio should demonstrate your reflection on the corresponding week’s topic mentioned below.

  1. Week 3: (i) PESTLE analysis and (ii) The balanced business scorecard
  2. Week 4: The business analysis process model
  3. Week 5: Business situation investigation techniques
  4. Week 6: Stakeholder management strategies
  5. Week 7: Gap analysis
  6. Week 8: Project feasibility assessment

Each portfolio should contain approximately 500 words. You need to include at least three references in each portfolio (including at least one academic reference). You need to make sure that the references are cited in the text and the portfolios are free from any grammatical and spelling errors.

You will copy the weekly portfolio contents into the related part of the Assessment 1 template MS Word file provided to you.

Assessment Submission

You must submit the Assessment 1 Word file to Moodle by the due date.

Caution: Submission of a wrong file may attract a penalty.

Assessment Criteria

You will be assessed based on your ability to critically reflect on the business analysis concepts mentioned in the task description.

The marking criteria for the assessment are as follows.

Reflection: 15 marks

Referencing: 6 marks

Communication skills: 6 marks

Presentation and organisation: 3 marks

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