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Unit 10 Project - Premier Print Ltd

anniegannieg Just JoinedRegistered Posts: 3
Hello Everyone,

I am new to the forum and am needing some advice on how to start my case study project Premier Print Ltd.

I am unsure where to start!!

Can anyone please give me some advice



  • speegsspeegs Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 854
    1) Do an organisation chart as far as you can.

    2) Do mini Job descriptions for each of the people in the scenario.

    3) Do a SWOT analysis.

    4) Then once you have done 1 to 3 above, chose the area you want to write about.

    5) Do another SWOT for that area and talk about the people in that department and any problems they are having.

    6) Also assess the fraud risk.

    7) Also assess IT contingencies (or lack of).

    This should keep you going.

    Then you can send me a private message if you need some more help.

    Good luck and try to enjoy your project.

    Speegs :)
  • coocoocadgoocoocoocadgoo Feels At Home Registered Posts: 41
    Hi Annie,

    There's a really good section on Unit 10 on the AAT website. Go to the "Student Section" then look down the left hand side. It says something like "Project Unit 10 Guidelines".
    There's loads in there and I found it really helpful.
  • jorja1986jorja1986 Well-Known Registered Posts: 210
    Speegs thank you for putting it into Laymans terms!!! :thumbup1:

    I have been worrying silly :crying: as the guidelines on the AAT website and what my tutor have said are 2 very different things.
  • anniegannieg Just Joined Registered Posts: 3

    Thank you for the help, It has really helped on where to start, and thank you for the offer of further help I will be in touch no doubt.


    Thanks for the info about the Guidelines I will have a look.

  • speegsspeegs Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 854
    Hi Annie

    You are welcome. That's what the forums are here for. When you need some help with your next step, just shout.


  • sebulasebula Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 18

    i really need your help with the pos simulation, im struggling what to write for the cost plus benefit analysis and what fraud matrix do you use or were did u get it from

    many thanks

  • speegsspeegs Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 854
    OK well the cost benefit analysis goes like this. For example:

    You have member of staff who could benefit from some training. The cost benefit analysis would be the cost of the training, say £500, against the benefit of the training, say more motivated staff, multi-skilled staff, happier staff, etc.

    The same works for equipment. Say you need to purchase a backup server for your IT systems:

    The cost would be say £12000 and the benefits would be, more reliable server, less down time, less likely to lose valuable information, etc.

    Stuff like that.

    The fraud matrix is simply a grid with the following columns and I have given an example of what might go in these colums:

    Area of risk - Supplier collusion.

    Management - Which management could be involed.

    Employees - Which employees could be involved. So buyer.

    Third parties - Which third party could be involved - in this case the supplier.

    Collusion - Who the collusion is between - So Buyer, Purchase ledger clerk and Supplier

    Probability - How likely is this fraud to take place - Low, medium or high?

    Impact - What level of impact would this fraud have - Low, medium or high?

    Controls - What level of controls are in place - Low, medium or high?

    Net likely impact - Low, medium or high?

    Action - First priority or second priority?

    This would be repeated in the grid for each fraud risk.

    I hope this is helpful. PM me if you need any further help.

    Speeg :thumbup:
  • sebulasebula Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 18
    hello speegs

    thanks for your help and i need your assistance once again

    where it says methodology what would i put in there?

    many thanks

  • speegsspeegs Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 854
    Hi Sebula

    The methodology is purely how you went about doing your project. I think (if I remember correctly) that this is were you would put any acknowledgements.

    For example:

    Information regarding contingency planning was sort from "name".

    I research company policies using the internet and my own company handbook.

    Things like that.

    I will PM you an example from my methodology.

  • sebulasebula Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 18
    hello again

    company policy where in the project would you put that, in the introduction or further down the line?

    many thanks once again

  • sebulasebula Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 18
    if you could pm me an example of methodology that would be great

    sorry to be a pain but is the mapping quite straightforward?

    many thanks

  • speegsspeegs Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 854
    I have PM'd you. Did you receive it?
  • sebulasebula Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 18
    i have received it, appendix's what are they?

    many thanks

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