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|Course||CIQ Level 7 Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Business Management|
|Unit Name||Strategic Management & Leadership|
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|Assignment title||Strategic Management & Leadership|
|Read the following Scenario, and prepare a Report with the guidelines provided.|
|Assignment Task 1||Strategic Report [60 Marks]|
|Scenario: Your first assignment is to help save a company that is on the ropes: it is losing money, it is losing market share, and it seems to have lost its identity. Unless you intervene, the company will have to fold. |
You will write a formal report and you may use graphics and charts in the report that will be sent ahead of the Board meeting to each member of the Board. The report should include full citations for all references (using the Harvard Referencing System format), to support your claims and approach. The body of the report should be clear, concise, and compelling.
|Your report should include the following aspects:|
The report shall not exceed 4,000 words and should include relevant examples and illustrations.
|Assignment Task 2||Organizational Redesign [20 Marks]|
Scenario: For the above strategy how would you restructure the organization which enables it to overcome the challenges and improve innovation, collaboration and coordination?
Develop and submit a strategic restructure plan. Include current organization chart and proposed organizational charts and describe the changes in detail.
1. Analyse the current organizational structure and evaluate its effectiveness in meeting organizational objectives. Describe the reasons why a restructure is required to enable the new strategy implementation. Include current organization chart and proposed organizational chart. Describe the proposed structural changes and its benefits in detail. [15 Marks]
2. Critically evaluate the restructure plan addressing possible issues and negative consequences and ways to overcome them. [5 Marks]
|Assignment Task 3||Written Summary & Presentation [20 Marks]|
Scenario: Finally, you will make a power point presentation on the implementation plan strategy developed by you as per Question at Serial No. 6 above, which will fulfill major stakeholders’ expectations.
Along with your PPT presentation, you can submit a written summary of the plan along with your reflections on possible limitations and challenges with the proposed plan and ways to overcome them. (300 words)
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