Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Title of Course:
Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Descriiption of Course:
Study the article below (The article is attached). Then write an essay summarizing and analyzing the concepts in the article.

Study Materials:
Read the following article: Learning Analytics in The Age of Big Data

Assignment is to write an essay of 5 to 10 pages (double-spaced) about this topic. Use proper academic format for the essay including a cover page, introduction, body, conclusion and bibliography.

Module 6: Discussion — Discussion 6

Module 6 includes five discussion questions. Please read the instructions carefully for each question.

1. [Chapter 13] Please complete your preferred power type and share your scores. Which forms of power do you consider to be the strongest? Which type of power do you currently have in your workplace (current or previous)?

2. [Chapter 13] What was the most effective (least effective) influence tactic have you used? Please share at least “two” of your example experiences on using the influence tactics.

3. [Chapter 13] Please think about the last serious conflict you had. Which approach did you take to resolve it? Did your conflict resolution style work well?

4. [Chapter 14] “Leaders are born” or “Leaders are made”. Which statement made more sense to you? After you study the chapter content, how do you think about it?

5. [Chapter 14] Please consider the definition and characteristics of transformational leadership. Can you think of any potential “dark sides” of it? If so, what would it be?

6. (optional) Complete the Connect activities on power and influence for extra credits (5 points).

Instructions:

For Question 1, please use the attached file for the Preferred Power Type assessment. It includes 20 items, and detailed scoring instruction is available on p.2. Please share your scores only (e.g., expert: X.X; referent: X. X, etc.). Also, discuss which power type will be the strongest? and which power type do you currently have in the workplace (current or previous).
For Question 2, please read the textbook (pp.417-420) to check different types of influence tactics, and share your experience.
For Question 3, please share your experience of conflict resolution. Please read the textbook (pp. 423 – 425) to fully understand different conflict resolution styles.
For Questions 4

Procter and Gamble Case Study

Answer the following questions with the information provided in attachments:
* Identification of Key Problems, Critical, and Strategic Issues

* Key Problems, Critical, and Strategic Issues Analysis

Please explain, analyze, and discuss in great detail EACH Key Problems, Critical, and Strategic Issues

* Identification of Alternatives for EACH Key Problem, Critical, and Strategic Issues

At LEAST 3 Bullet Points Alternatives for EACH Key Problem, Critical, and Strategic Issues

Please explain, analyze, and discuss in great detail EACH …

* Evaluation of Alternatives for EACH Key Problem, Critical, and Strategic Issues

Please explain, analyze, and discuss in great detail EACH …

* Recommended Course of Action

At LEAST 3 Recommended Course of Actions

At LEAST 3 Bullet Points for EACH Recommended Course of Action

Please explain, analyze, and discuss in great detail EACH …

* Implementation and Execution Plan for EACH Recommended Course of Action

At LEAST 3 Bullet Points for EACH Recommended Course of Action

Please explain, analyze, and discuss in great detail EACH …

Health Care Management Milestone 2: Department Budget

This is the second milestone to a final project. I have attached the Milestone 1 paper as well as the rubric and the topic proposal needed for this milestone. As well as the outline required.

Section 1 of Part 1

A. Options:

B. Financial Research (Describe the cost benefit of each option based on relevant information and research)

C. Organizational Resources

D. Communication

Section 2 of Part 1

A. Statements: What statements were utilized for formulating your proposal and why? Select the appropriate statements for analysis and defend your choices.

B. Expenses: What major expenses are associated with your proposal items?

C. Budgetary Accounts: What budgetary accounts (i.e., salaries) are impacted and in what way?

D. Reasoning: Based on the previous year’s budget data, why did you select these budget items for adjustment over other options?

E. Ratios: Research the various ratio options (including ROI) used for reviewing financial statements. Determine what ratios you will use for your proposal items and explain why.

F. Ratio Calculations: Using budget statements, formulate calculations that support each recommendation.

G. Projected Departmental Budget: Create a projected departmental budget for the upcoming year that incorporates the costs of the proposed changes. (This will be submitted as an Excel spreadsheet) Like below

Operating Budget and Capital Budget

TAG-IT SALES FORECAST

Utilizing the fictitious company Tag-It Corporation, prepare next year’s forecast with a pro forma income statement. Here is the current income statement for Tag-It:

Download the income statement.

Additionally, Tag-It’s CEO has predicted a 12% increase in total revenue next year. Utilizing the percentage of sales method, prepare a forecast for next year in the correct section on the Excel spreadsheet.

The total revenue numbers over the past 4 years for Tag-It Corporation were as follows (values in millions):
73,785
69,495
75,356
71,879
Determine whether you think Tag-It can hit the target of a 12% increase in sales next year.
Prepare a 5 page report that includes a pro forma forecast using the template provided and an analysis of Tag-It’s ability to hit the 12% increase in sales in a separate word document.

The use of 1 scholarly source (e.g., textbook, article from the CEC Library) is required.

Be sure to show your analysis in a table in a word document. Answer the questions above as part of your analysis. The assignment is 5 pages minimum. The analysis can be one page of the analysis.

Submitting your assignment in APA format means, at a minimum, you will need the following:
Title page: Remember the running head. The title should be in all capitals.
Length: 5 pages
Abstract: This is a summary of your paper, not an introduction. Begin writing in third person.
Body: This begins on the page following the title page and abstract page and must be double-spaced (be careful not to triple- or quadruple-space between paragraphs). The typeface should be 12-pt. Times Roman or 12-pt. Courier in regular black type. Do not use color, bold type, or italics, except as required for APA-level headings and references. The deliverable length of the body of your paper for this assignment is 5 pages. In-body academic citations to support your decisions and analysis are required. A variety of academic sources is encouraged.
Reference page: References that align with your in-body academic sources are listed on the final page of your paper. The references must be in APA format using appropriate spacing, hanging indent, italics, and uppercase and lowercase usage as appropriate for the type of resource used. Remember, the Reference page is not a bibliography but a further listing of the abbreviated in-body citations used in the paper. Every referenced item must have a corresponding in-body citation.

About the course and the requirements of the final report

The course is Capital Market and Corporate Governance, inviting professionals to give lectures mainly on the capital market, asset management and Japan’s corporate governance reform.
And here’s the requirement for the final report:

For the final report, please answer the following questions:
Q1. What do you think about Japanese Corporate Governance Reform?
Q2. What approach should be taken to create the value through the investment chain?

There is no page restriction on the report. But please be concise and clear in your writing and avoid wordy texts.