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Edexcel HND in Business Management

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Course Name : HND in Business
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Assignment No./Name: MBAAR


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Tutor' Name: Mr.HasinthaPemerathna
Date Due: 24th May 2014

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Higher National Diploma in Business Management


Unit Title: Managing Business and Achieving Results

Assignment Title &


Number:
QCF-S2-A1-MFR

Learning Outcomes Covered:


Outcome1: Understand the importance of business processes in

Assessment Criteria
Covered:
1.1, 1.2, 1.3,

delivering outcomes based upon business goals and objectives


Outcome2:Be able to develop plans for own area of responsibility
to implement operational plans

Outcome3:Be able to monitor appropriate systems to improve


organizational performance

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4,


3.1, 3.2, 3.3,

Outcome4:Be able to manage health and safety in the workplace.

4.1, 4.2, 4.3

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Scenario:
ESOFT Metro Campus (PVT) LTD is one of the largest education providers in Sri Lanka, with
more than 40 branches and 20,000 student headcount at a given point. The company has
evolved from a small institute which offers diplomas to a private campus comprises of various
degree programs from streams like Management, Computing and engineering. The company is
presently at the verge of launching their new postgraduate degree programs.
http://www.esoft.lk

Virtusa Corporation is a global information technology Services Company founded in Sri


Lanka and headquartered at Westborough, Massachusetts, USA. Virtusa provides a broad
range of IT consulting, systems implementation and application outsourcing services through an
optimized global delivery model. Through their industry leading plat forming process, Virtusa
focuses on delivering business results by modernizing, rationalizing and consolidating the
critical applications that support the clients' core business processes
http://www.Virtuza.com

1.1. What type of processes could possibly exists in an organization like Esoft which is
operating in the education industry. Evaluate the interrelationship between those different
processes and functions of the organization. (P1.1)
1.2. Explain the methodologies that you can use to map Processes of Vertusa with their
respective goals and objectives.(You can form related assumptions in creating objectives and
processes.) (P1.2)
1.3. Evaluate the output of the process and the quality gateways for Esoft. (P1.3)
Learners are encouraged to concentrate on M 2.1 and D 2.2 in order to achieve
distinction and merit grade descriptors when addressing the above tasks 01.

Task 2

2.1 Assume you are the senior accountant of Esoft. Write a report to Finance Director
suggesting a plan which will promote goals and objectives for your own area of responsibility
(P2.1)
2.2 Write objectives, which are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-based to
align people and other resources in an effective and efficient way for the finance Department
in Esoft. (P2.2)
2.3Business systems should achieve company goals in a, timely manner with aligning the
scope of the set budget and standards. Propose a system which will fulfill above mentioned
criterias.
( P2.3)
2.4 What activities should be carried out by the Management team of ESOFT to meet the
operational plan through effective monitoring and control (P2.4)
Learners are encouraged to concentrate on M 1.1 and D1.1 in order to achieve
distinction and merit grade descriptorswhen addressing in above tasks2.1 & 2.3

Task 3
3.1 ESoft is accredited with ISO 9001-2008 and UK quality standard. Advise as a
member of quality circle how you could develop a proper quality system to control, comply
and achieve those international standards. (P3.1)
3.2 On your opinion what would be the ideal set of practices that would promote quality
culture which will result in continuous monitoring, evaluation and development of the
process practiced in the company helping Esoft to maintain ISO 9001-2008 standards.
( P3.2)
3.3 Recommend improvement to the existing quality system that is being practiced at ESOFT
giving emphasis to aligning the organizations objectives and goals to the same. (P3.3)
3.4 Describe how above mentioned changes would influence the organization as a whole.
(P3.4)
Learners are encouraged to concentrate on M 3.2 in order to achieve distinction and
merit grade descriptors when addressing the above tasks 03

Task 4
Unilever UK is one of the giants in the FMCG industry in United Kingdom. Use Unilever
UK as the base when answering following questions.
Prepare a 10 Minutes presentation covering the tasks 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
4.1 Undertake an in detailed risk assessment covering the criterias of legal, regulation and
company requirements of quality, explaining how they have ensured appropriate actions are
taken.(P4.1)
4.2 What are the health and safety regulations and legislation applicable at an organization
such as Uniliver which is operating in FMCG industry and how they can be correctly and
effectively applied (P4.2)
4.3 Carry out a systematic review of Unilever UK health and safety policies and procedures
in order to ensure they are effective and compliant with current standards.(P4.3)
4.4 Show how practical application of health and safety policies and procedures has been
carried out in Unilever UK. (P4.4)
Learners are encouraged to concentrate on D 3.5 in order to achieve distinction and
merit grade descriptors when addressing the above tasks 04.

Outcome(s)/criteria

Assessment Criteria - Pass


Possible evidence

Achieved

Outcome 1: LO1 Understand the importance of business processes in delivering outcomes based upon business goals and objectives
1.1 evaluate the interrelationship between the
Task 1.1): evaluate the interrelationship between the
different processes and functions of the
organisation

different processes and functions of the organisation

1.2 justify the methodology to be used to map


processes to the organisations goals and
objectives

Task 1.2): justify the methodology to be used to map

1.3 evaluate the output of the process and the


quality gateways

Task 1.3): evaluate the output of the process and the

processes to the organisations goals and objectives

quality gateways.

LO2 Be able to develop plans for own area of responsibility to implement operational plans
2.1 design plans which promote goals and
objectives for own area of responsibility
organisational standards of quality

Task 2.1) design plans which promote goals and objectives

2.2 write objectives, which are specific,


measurable, achievable, realistic and timebased to
align people and
other resources in an effective and efficient way

Task 2.2) write objectives, which are specific, measurable,

2.3 implement appropriate systems to achieve


objectives in the most efficient way, on time, to
budget and meeting

Task 2.3)implement appropriate systems to achieve

for own area of responsibility

achievable, realistic and time-based to align people and other


resources in an effective and efficient way.

objectives in the most efficient way, on time, to budget and


meeting organisational standards of quality.

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2.4 carry out work activities meeting the


operational plan through effective monitoring and
control

Task 2.4)carry out work activities meeting the operational

Outcome(s)/criteria

Possible evidence

plan through effective monitoring and control

LO3 Be able to monitor appropriate systems to improve organisational performance


3.1 design systems to manage and monitor quality
standards specified by the organisation

Task 3.1 design systems to manage and monitor quality

3.2 demonstrate a quality culture to ensure


continuous monitoring, evaluation and
development of the process

Task 3.2 demonstrate a quality culture to ensure

3.3 recommend improvements which align with


the organisations objectives and goals and which
result in improvements

Task 3.3 recommend improvements which align with the

3.4 report on the wider implications of proposed


changeswithin the organisation

Task 3.4 report on the wider implications of proposed

standards specified by the organisation

continuous monitoring, evaluation and development of the


process

organisations objectives and goals and which result in


improvements

changes within the organisation

LO4 Be able to manage health and safety in the workplace


4.1 carry out risk assessments as required by
legislation, regulation and organisational
requirements ensuring appropriate action is taken
.

Task 4.1:carry out risk assessments as required by


legislation, regulation and organisational requirements
ensuring appropriate action is taken.

Achieved

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4.2 demonstrate that health and safety regulations


and legislation applicable in specific work
situations are correctly and effectively applied

Task 4.2demonstrate that health and safety regulations and

4.3 carry out a systematic review of


organisational health and safety policies and
procedures in order to ensure they are effective
and compliant

Task 4.3carry out a systematic review of organisational

4.4 carry out practical application of health and


safety policies and procedures in the workplace.

Task 4.4 Carry out practical application of health and

legislation applicable in specific work situations are correctly


and effectively applied

health and safety policies and procedures in order to ensure


they are effective and compliant

safety policies and procedures in the workplace.

Grade Description (Merit)

Assessment Criteria - Merit


Possible evidence

M1. Identify and apply strategies to find


appropriate solutions.

M1.1:Effective Judgment have been arrived

M2. Select/design and apply appropriate


methods/techniques.

M2.1: relevant theories and techniques have been


applied.

M3. Present and communicate


appropriate findings.

M3.2 Coherent, logical development of


principles/concepts for the intended audience.

Achieved

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Grade Description (Distinction)

Assessment Criteria - Distinction


Possible evidence

1.44D1.1 Conclusions have been arrived at through synthesis of ideas


D1. Use critical applications to
evaluate own work and justify valid and have been justified.
conclusions.

D2. Take responsibility for


managing and organizing activities.

D2.2. The substantive activities, projects or investigations have


been planned, managed and organized.

D3. Demonstrate
convergent/lateral/creative thinking.

D3.5Innovation and creative thoughts have been applied.

Achieved

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