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Kaplan MT400 unit 4 assignment




Question;Unit 4 Assignment: Metrics;and Quick Wins;The Understand phase is;where you set yourselves up for success for the rest of the project. In;addition to getting a good understanding of your process and the issues, you;also create baselines for comparison using metrics (step 4). One other key;tactic in this phase is to identify quick wins (step 9) to allow everyone to;gain confidence and provide justification to continue with the project.;In;this Assignment, you are going to evaluate a specific business process based on;criteria detailed below. If you already have selected a business process;continue using that and skip to the next paragraph. If you have not yet selected;the business process you will use for these Assignments, then begin by;selecting one. E-mail your instructor and clearly describe the objective of;this process, the participants, and the strategic significance for the company.;The business process you select must have a clear beginning and an end, with;identifiable, specific steps. Your instructor will confirm that the process you;selected is suitable, or ask you to select another one.;You;will first look at possible metrics that can be used in your process and then;identify potential quick wins. Write a paper that answers the following;questions (use the format below to organize your paper);Part I- Metrics;For;the first part of the Assignment, list three metrics that you think can help;you quantify the performance of the selected business process currently. List;and define the metrics clearly, explain why each metric is important in the;assessment of the process and then give an example of the statistic units. For;example, if your metric is ?speed of processing? it may be defined by how;quickly each employee audits a tax form, and the example would be that ?on;average you would expect 8 tax forms audited per hour.?;Part I - Metrics;Metric 1;1.Definition;2.Significance in assessment;3.Example;Metric 2;1.Definition;2.Significance in assessment;3.ExampleMetric 3;1.;Definition;2.;Significance;in assessment;3.;Example;Part II ? Quick wins;In the second part of the Assignment;identify two quick wins for your process. Describe what they are, how they can;be accomplished quickly and why they will provide a boost to the project.;Part II ? Quick wins;Quick win 1;Details;Quick win 2;Details;Directions for Submitting Your;Assignment;Compose;your Assignment as a Microsoft Word document and save it as Username-MT400 -;Assignment-Unit#.docx (Example: TAllen-MT400 Assignment-Unit 4.docx).;Submit your file by selecting the Unit 4: Assignment Dropbox by the end of Unit;4.;Grading note:In the grading rubric;below, you will see a section on analysis and criticalthinking. The;points in this section will partly be based on your ability to apply the;concepts discussed in your Assignment to the specific circumstances and details;of the process/organization you selected. Writing in general terms without;applying the concepts and analyzing your specific project may get you points;for content section, but you will lose points in the analysis section.;Review the grading rubric below before;beginning this activity.;Assignment grading rubric = 60 points;Unit 4 Assignment: Metrics and Quick;Wins;Assignment Requirements;Points;Points Earned;Possible;by Students;Content, Focus, Use of Text and;Research;Identified three metrics;that can 0-12 be used in assessing the;process.;Identified two quick;wins.;0-18;Analysis and Critical Thinking;Responses demonstrated;0-18;critical thinking and;analysis;and exhibited application;of;information.;Spelling, Grammar, APA;Format;Clear business writing.;Spelling;0-12;and grammar are acceptable.;Effective use of APA.;Followed;the required format and;instructions.;Total;0-60


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