Module Code :- BSOM084
Assignment Title :- Practical Data Analysis For Business
Level :- 7
Credit Value :- 10
Weighting :- 100%
You will use the secondary data provided retrieved from ONS for your analysis Your data will be analysed using appropriate software packages i.e. SPSS NVIVO Tableau Excel and be visualised for easier inter pretation.You will be required to support your data set with insight from other selected information sources and to present this in a form appropriate for a specialist and not specialist audience You have been given 72h to complete this task.
BSOM084 Practical Data Analysis For Business Assignment – UK
Your report should cover the following points
1. A brief review of the literature on the topic
2. Review the Data sets and its implications for strategic leadership
3. Data Analysis and visualisation of the data set to provide insight using the appropriate statistical packages (i.e. SPSS/NVIVO/Excel/Tableau)
4. Evidence of training completed on LinkedIn learning screenshots of SPSS Tableau & NVIVO certificates provided in appendix)
This should be a clear and visual presentation that uses your graphs and visual interpretations to highlight how insights are gained and evaluated.
Assessment Break down
This assessment comprises 100% of your overall module grade.
- 85% Report
- 15% CPD evidences provided in appendix (LinkedIn certification on SPSS, Tableau and
Assessment Guidance (more information about expectations)
The report should be in a page numbered report format and include the following:
1. Title page
2.Assignment title module code full name and student code as well as submission date.
4. Table of Contents
6. Findings and Analysis
In your appendix you may want to provide further detailed documentation of points made in the findings. Examples include: technical data, tables, charts or leaflets. An appendix contains supplementary information that you consider to be too long complicated or not quite relevant to include in the main section of the report but is still relevant to your reader. Each appendix should be referred to in your text. You should not include some thing as an appendix if it is not discussed in the report except the certificates LinkedIn certificates of completion will also be provided in this section.
NB: Please include a list of references using Harvard referencing style any details of secondary source selected.
Learning Outcomes :-
On successful completion of this assessment, you will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate ethical and methodological considerations associated with applied secondary research considering the implications for strategic leadership and organisational development.
2. Evaluate and discriminate between sources of secondary data and information justifying relevance to the task and context.
3. Select justify and apply appropriate data analysis tools.
4. Devise and justify use of ethical, workable and creative solutions in the light of evidence.
Your grade will depend on the extent to which you meet these learning out comes in the way relevant for this assessment. Please see the grading rubric on NILE for further details of the criteria against which you will be assessed.
Assessment Support :-
Specific support sessions for this assessment will be provided by the module team and notified through NILE. You can also access individual support and guidance for your assessments from Library and Learning Services. Visit the Skills Hub to access this support and to discover the online support also available for assessments and academic skills.
Academic Integrity and Misconduct
Unless this is a group assessment, the work you produce must be your own, with work taken from any other source properly referenced and attributed. For the avoidance of doubt this means that it is an infringement of academic integrity and, therefore academic misconduct to ask someone else to carry out all or some of the work for you whether paid or unpaid or to use the work of another student whether current or previously submitted.
For further guidance on what constitutes plagiarism contract cheating or collusion or any other infringement of academic integrity please read the University’s Academic Integrity and Misconduct Policy. Also useful resources to help with under standing academic integrity are available from UNPAC – the University of Northampton’s Plagiarism Avoidance Course.
N.B. The penalties for academic misconduct are severe and include failing the assessment failing the module and even expulsion from the university.
Assessment Submission :-
To submit your work please go to the ‘Submit your work’ area on the NILE site and use the relevant submission point to upload your report. The deadline for this is 11.59pm UK local time on the date of submission. Please note that essays and text based reports should be submitted as word documents and not PDFs or Mac files.
Written work submitted to TURNITIN will be subject to anti-plagiarism detection software. Turnitin checks student work for possible textual matches against internet available resources and its own proprietary database.
When you upload your work correctly to TURNITIN you will receive a receipt which is your record and proof of submission. If your assessment is not submitted to TURNITIN rather than a receipt you will see a green banner at the top of the screen that denotes successful submission.
N.B Work emailed directly to your tutor will not be marked.
BSOM084 Practical Data Analysis For Business Assignment – UK
Late submission of work
For first sits if an item of assessment is submitted late and an extension has not been granted the following will apply:
a. With in one week of the original deadline work will be marked and returned with full feedback and awarded a maximum bare pass grade.
b. More than one week from original deadline – grade achievable LG (L indicating late).
For resits there are no allowances for work submitted late and it will be treated as a non submission.
Please see the Assessment and Feed back Policy for full information on the processes related to assessment grading and feedback including anonymous grading. You will also find the generic grading criteria for achievement at University Grading Criteria. Also explained there are the meanings of the various G grades at the bottom of the grading scale including LG mentioned above.
The University of Northampton’s general policy with regard to extensions is to be supportive of students who have genuine difficulties but not against pressures of work that could have reasonably been anticipated.
For full details please refer to the Extensions Policy. Extensions are only available for first sits they are not available for resits.
Mitigating Circumstances :-
For guidance on Mitigating circumstances please go to Mitigating Circumstances where you will find detailed guidance on the policy as well as guidance and the form for making an application.
Please note how ever that an application to defer an assessment on the grounds of mitigating circumstances should normally be made in advance of the submission deadline or examination date.