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Subject Code: MBA401
Subject Name: People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership
Assessment Title: Individual Video Presentation
Assessment Type: Video
Presentation Length: 5-7 Minutes (+/-10%)
Weighting: 30 %
Total Marks: 30
Submission: Via Moodle (Vimeo)
Due Date: Monday, Week 10 at 11.55pm
Your Task
Create an individual video presentation that explores the topic of “effective leadership” within a contemporary business environment
Assessment Description
In recent weeks you have been exposed to a range of content exploring people and organisation’s; leadership and performance; leadership behaviours, styles development and effectiveness and strategic leadership.
For this video presentation, you are required to select a business leader of your choice (it can be from Australia or overseas). However, it cannot be from the organisation/company that you chose in
Assessment 1. You CANNOT select Political, Religious or Sports Leaders. Your choice of a “business leader” will provide you with an opportunity to analyse their contribution to the success of the business. Your presentation should address the following questions:
1. Describe at least two (2) key factors that in your opinion make your chosen leader successful?
2. Identify at least two (2) keys ways that your chosen leader has made a significant impact on their business and how their performance as a leader can be measured?
Assessment Instructions
To ensure the success of your video presentation, you should take account of the following:
1. You are required to appear on the screen and ensure that your voice can be clearly heard;
2. Record the video in a quiet location so that background noise and interruptions are minimized;
3. You are required to create a series of 10-12 PowerPoint slides with talking points to assist your presentation;
4. Talk to the camera instead of reading notes or your PowerPoint slides;
5. Be creative, a good presentation is not just about the content but the way that you present it; and
6. Practice numerous times beforehand and/or with a friend so that you are confident.
You should refer to at least three (3) relevant theories/concepts with appropriate referencing, that you have covered in the subject in your presentation to support your answers. You are required to demonstrate your use of references/resources in your video. Discuss with your Facilitator ways in which you can do this.
Please refer to the assessment marking guide to assist you in completing all the assessment criteria.
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Assessment Marking Guide
Criterion Fail Pass Credit Distinction High Distinction
Description and discussion of at least 2 key factors that made the chosen leader successful
(5 marks)
No clear description or discussion of the key factors that made the chosen leader successful
Description and discussion of 2 key factors that made the chosen leader successful
provided but could be clearer
Good description and discussion of 2 key factors that made the chosen leader successful
Very good description and discussion of 2 key factors that made the chosen leader successful
Excellent description and discussion of 2 key factors that made the chosen
leader successful
Identification and discussion of at least 2 ways that your chosen leader has made significant impact on their business (5 marks) No clear identification and discussion of the ways that the
chosen leader has made significant impact on their business Description and discussion of 2 key ways that the chosen leader has made significant impact on their business
provided but could be clearer
Good description and discussion of 2 key ways that the chosen leader has made significant impact on their business Very good description and discussion of 2 key ways that the chosen leader has made significant impact on their business Excellent description and discussion of 2 key ways that the chosen leader has made significant impact on their business
Discussion of how the performance of your chosen leader can be measured
(5 marks) Discussion of how the leaders performance can be measured was missing
Links to the leaders impact on
the business was missing
Discussion of how the leaders performance can be measured was mentioned but incomplete Links to the leaders impact on the business was mentioned but incomplete
Good discussion of how the leaders
performance can be measured
Links to the leaders impact on the
business was good
Very good discussion of how the leaders performance can be
measured
Links to the leaders impact on the
business was very good
Excellent discussion of how the leaders performance can be
measured
Links to the leaders impact on the business was excellent
Quality of video presentation (including the
development/use of
.ppt’s)
(10 marks)
Ideas were poorly expressed. Delivery, presentation and the development/use of ppt’s were poor
Ideas were reasonably clearly expressed. Delivery and presentation and the development/use of ppt’s were satisfactory
Ideas were clearly expressed. Delivery and presentation and the development/use of ppt’s were good.
Ideas were very clearly expressed. Delivery and presentation and the development/use of ppt’s were excellent.
Ideas were extremely clearly expressed. Delivery and presentation and the development/use of ppt’s were outstanding
Demonstrated use of at least 3 relevant theories including referencing (5 Marks)
References not included in the video presentation
Minimal use of references used in the video
Partial use of references in the video presentation
Good use of references in the presentation
Excellent use of references in the presentation
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