Week 9 Assignment: Making Data-Driven Decisions
Due: Week 9
Points: 150What you need to complete this assignment:
- The completed Week 9 Assignment Template. Download the Week 9 Assignment Template [DOCX].
- A Case Study and Calculation Worksheet.
Steps to complete: In Week 9, complete and submit your assignment in Blackboard using the following steps: STEP 1: Select the Case Study and Calculation Worksheet set that pertains to your program by clicking the appropriate links:
STEP 2: Using the data from your Case Study and Calculation Worksheet, complete the Week 9 Assignment Template [DOCX] .STEP 3: Submit your assignment: The Week 9 Assignment TemplateSkill(s) Being Assessed: Problem Solving – Data Analysis (Quantitative Communication)What to Submit / Deliverables: The assignment includes a case study and Excel data set that you will use to complete the Week 9 Assignment Template [DOCX].What is the value of doing this assignment? This assignment gives you the opportunity to apply the statistical concepts and methods you have learned throughout the course to a current real-world problem. You will continue to practice your problem-solving skill through the analysis of data—examining how others use descriptive statistics, and creating your own mathematical visuals in order to analyze and draw conclusions based on this data.You will also practice taking initiative in putting together a report on the problem identified and sharing your findings with your supervisor in the workplace. The activity will allow you to go through the process of making informed decisions based on data in your chosen field. This will additionally help you practice communicating effectively—a skill you can use in your personal and professional lives every day.As you work to complete this assignment, you will continue to practice results-driven strategies. You will have the opportunity to engage in a statistical process while working toward a specific goal, use measurement to report results, and consider the quality and integrity of data and the ways it can be used to effectively communicate solutions.Your goal for this assignment is to: Apply the statistical concepts and methods you have learned to a current real-world problem by using your problem-solving, initiative, and results-driven skills to complete a case study that incorporates the data analysis, conclusions, and solutions you have reached.Note: This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
- Recommend solutions based on the analysis of data using graphs, charts, or other visual means to different audiences.
Submission Instructions: When you are ready to submit your completed Week 9 Assignment Template, click the Week 9 Assignment submission link, then click on Brows