To demonstrate your understanding of Topics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the unit and your translation of these into your written assignment.
- You will prepare a team presentation based on your written assignment – the preliminary business
To develop your communication skills
- Employers require employees who can communicate clearly with others. The BPM discipline absolutely demands it too. In this assessment you will develop your ability to communicate orally in a one-to-many situation – in a presentation to
Prepare and deliver a 10-15 minute team presentation on your written assignment. The presentation is to take the form of a competitive sales pitch to the business owner and the executive team. Your team presentation must be supported by a set of PowerPoint slides. Each member of the team presents for approximately 5 minutes.
The presentation must be based on your team’s written report submission. You should prepare the presentation with a view that your audience is the management team at your client’s business, (i.e. the firm that is the subject of the written assignment), including the CEO/owner.
Some presentation considerations:
- Your team presentation does not need to follow any particular format however, it is always good form to properly introduce yourself and your presentation (or your component of the presentation), overview your main presentation areas, then move through your presentation systematically and conclude with (again) a brief overview of that which you have presented, thanking your audience and offering a brief question
- You will probably use somewhere between 5 -15 slides
- Provide some background/context in your introduction
- Define BPM and its importance to strategic success
- Present and describe your analysis, solution and its justification
- Briefly overview your recommendations
- What are the next steps, following the implementation of your recommendations; is there a recommended next phase?
Even though this is only a short presentation:
- address the audience respectfully/professionally
- do not read from slides or from supporting paper material (use small flash cards if you need to)
- if on campus, don’t hide behind the desk or computer monitor at the front of the room
- rehearse the presentation beforehand so that it is presented in a coherent, engaging, smooth-flowing and professional manner
- team members must share the actual execution of the presentation (around 5 minutes each)
We do not intend to conduct or assess presentations in Week 11 because this is revision week for MPM701.