Write a data review project report and record a client
presentation. There are no page or slide limits for this assessment.
In this assessment, you will write your final report and
develop a presentation suitable for executive leaders.
Overview and Preparation
In this assessment you will submit your project report and
presentation, which are based on the work you have completed in the previous
This assessment is in two parts:
Part 1: Project Report.
This report should be succinct, substantive, and written for
a hypothetical executive leadership team. It is not a lengthy academic paper.
Part 2: Project Report Presentation.
This recorded presentation is an overview of the project,
also intended for an executive leadership team.
You may use Kaltura or another technology of your choice for
your audio recording. Refer to the Using Kaltura tutorial for directions on
recording and uploading your video in the courseroom.
Note: If you require the use of assistive technology or
alternative communication methods to participate in this activity, please
contact DisabilityServices@Capella.edu to request accommodations.
Download the following templates to use to complete this
Assessment 4 Final Project Report Template [DOCX].
Assessment 4 Presentation Template [PPTX].
Part 1: Project Report
Develop your data review project report. Use the Assessment
4 Final Project Report Template [DOCX]. Authoritative sources should be
integrated into the Evidence-Based Recommendations and Conclusion sections of
Provide a minimum of two graphics (for example, pie chart,
graph, spreadsheet, or process map), two evidence-based recommendations from
the literature, and one new insight. Place these additions in your document
under the headings Analysis of the Data, Evidence-Based Recommendations, and
The requirements outlined below correspond to the first four
grading criteria in the scoring guide. Be sure that your project report
addresses each point, at a minimum. You may also want to read the assessment
scoring guide to better understand how each criterion will be assessed.
Analyze performance data and trends.
Present your graphics, along with a concise analysis.
Describe the significant findings, trends, and any new
insights evident from the graphics.
Determine whether there are any limitations to your
findings, obstacles to collection or interpretation of data, or potential for
Ensure your data is valid and reliable.
Provide evidence-based recommendations.
Identify a short list of interventions to solve the problem,
supported by current (published within the past 3–5 years) authoritative
Consider adding additional best practice sources to your
initial review of the current literature.
Consider how legal, regulatory, ethical, patient safety, and
organizational factors are related to the problem.
Make realistic recommendations that are within the
organization’s capability. They should not be based upon uncertain funding
sources such as government grants, which might be discontinued.
Make your recommendations sufficiently compelling to
convince the target audience to implement them.
Provide a conclusion for problem resolution and
Summarize the problem and method used for analysis.
Explain the key findings and their relevance to the problem.
Explain how your recommendations have the potential to
transform the organization (for example, enhancing patient safety, containing
costs, launching a new service line, et cetera.)
Combine clear, coherent, and original writing, in APA style,
with relevant and credible evidence from the scholarly and professional
Apply correct APA formatting to your source citations.
Consider how or why a particular piece of evidence supports
your main points, claims, or conclusions.
Make sure your supporting evidence is clear and explicit.
PART 2: PROJECT REPORT PRESENTATION
Provide a concise overview of your project in a recorded
slide presentation. Use the Assessment 4 Presentation Template [PPTX].
The requirements outlined below correspond to the fifth
grading criterion in the scoring guide. Be sure your presentation addresses
each point, at a minimum. You may also want to read the assessment scoring
guide to better understand how the following criterion will be assessed.
Present a concise, substantive project overview to decision
Be clear and focused on your presentation.
Address the anticipated needs and concerns of your audience.
Apply best practices to the design and development of your
Support your main points, arguments, and conclusions with
relevant and credible evidence.
Be sure to format citations and references using APA style.