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Live Webinar – February 21st 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour s 1 PDUs free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

The optimal path to mature requirements practices is often obscured by misinformation. Register now to see how to make significant operational improvement in requirements maturity and select a path based on a strong foundation of research and quantified success.

The Business Analysis Benchmark is rapidly becoming the world’s leading source of information on the impact of requirements quality on project outcome. We are pleased to announce the release of the 2009 survey results.

Learn:

  1. The Facts of Performance: What is the impact of requirements maturity on technology projects?
  2. Myth Busting: there are many commonly held beliefs that prevent organizations from successfully making change.
  3. Path To Success: What activities can be taken to improve development success.

Presenter: Rob Stewart,(LinkedIn profile) IAG Consulting

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Myth-Busting The Path To Requirements Success

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Live Webinar February 16th, 2018 – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU
Provider: The Corporate Education Group ( REP 1011 )

Get more out of your requirements interviews and make better use of time for both you and your stakeholders with some simple, but highly effective techniques that will dramatically improve your interviewing skills.

This webinar will provide tips for business analysts on how to better facilitate interviews and elicit solid requirements.

The key to this process improvement is making sure you ask the right types of questions by appropriate preparation, sequencing and delivery.

Interviewing is the cornerstone of elicitation techniques, and when done properly will reveal the answers you need.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify the right stakeholders to interview and what you need to know
  • Create a requirements questionnaire and prepare to ask the right types of questions
  • How to properly engage the stakeholder and build a relationship
  • Capture stakeholder responses
  • Plan for follow-up and maintain the relationship
  • Review lessons learned to improve for your next interview

Presenter: Terrell Smith (LinkedIn profile), MPA, PMP, CBAP  With over 25 years of experience in a wide range of project management and business analysis assignments, he brings concepts to life in a practical and easy to apply manner. Terrell has assisted clients in the development of project management methodologies, risk assessments, quality management, agile methods, problem solving, rescuing troubled projects, implementing business analysis best practices, and team building.

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The Art of the Interview:
How to Improve Your
Business Analysis Interviewing Skills

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Online Webinar  – Recorded Jun 20, 2017
Activity Type: Education – Online or Digital Media  1 PDU – Free
Provider:   IIBA

One of the most common questions I receive is “How do I become a business analyst if I’m a ______?” And in the blank goes anything from software engineer to tester to manager to customer service representative.

Each individual’s path into business analysis is unique, and depends heavily on their skills and career experience.

In this webinar, Laura will demonstrate the core skills to becoming a business analysis, and see how transferable skills show up in common job functions.

Presenter: Laura Brandenburg (LinkedIn profile, @LLBrandenburg) CBAP is the author of How to Start a Business Analyst Career: The handbook to apply business analysis techniques, select requirements training, and explore job roles … career (Business Analyst Career Guide)Bridging the Gap, which offers a BA career planning course (it’s free) to help you start your business analyst career. She’s reviewed hundreds of BA resumes and is ready to help you improve yours!

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IIBA: Business Analysis Is Not Just A Job Title

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Online Webinar – BATimes
Activity Type: Education – Online or Digital Media 2  PDU/CDUs – Free
Provider: Diversified Business Communications REP 1811
2  PDU/CDUs – Free  PDU / CDU

Are You Too Soft?

Most Project Manager/Business Analyst leaders are not consistently willing to make the tough and unpopular project-related decisions, even though their instincts warn them that they are not taking the most effective action.

Witness examples of PM/BA actions (or inactions) that are indicative of too-soft behaviour.  Will you recognize familiar behaviour?

You do not have to be rude, insensitive, arrogant, or a bully
To avoid being too soft!

None of these attributes are acceptable …ever!

Come prepared to rethink what constitutes effective project management and business analyst leadership behaviour.

Course Learning Objectives Include:

  • How to become a more effective leader
  • How to avoid being too soft
  • How to become a more effective leader

With the Course You Will Receive:

  • Download – Power Snippets
  • Personalized Certificate of Attendance
  • Copy of Presentation Slides

Presenter: Neal Whitten PMP (LinkedIn profile) President Neal Whitten Group, is a Keynote speaker, trainer, consultant, mentor, and best-selling author in the areas of leadership, project management, & employee development with 35+ years of front-line project management experience. A writer for professional magazines including PM Network® magazine.

Neal is also the author of several books including:

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The #1 Reason Why PM’s & BA’s Fail:
BEING TOO SOFT!

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Live Webinar – January 24th 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  2 Hour s 2 PDUs free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

This two-hour webinar for project managers and business analysts gets right to the point and covers the essential steps for prioritizing business requirements.

This process is based on industry best practices ranging from QFD, MoSCoW and others —  and employing IAG’s experience and proven techniques for practical requirements prioritization.

This webinar will:

  1. Explain why prioritization is important, when it is needed (and when it isn’t,) when it should be done, what different strategies could be used and what techniques work best.
  2. Give participants a practical process that is adaptable to various types of projects (from large to small) and a variety of environments from agile to waterfall.
  3. Provide Project Managers and Business Analysts with a clear understanding of what they need to know, and what they need to do, to easily and effectively prioritize the product requirements for their next project.

Key Content Covered in this Webinar:

  • The Most Effective Prioritization Strategies
  • Different Prioritization Techniques
  • Why Prioritize?
  • When to Prioritize Knowing
  • What to Prioritize
  • The Six Steps to Prioritizing Business Requirements
  • Key Requirements Prioritization Success Factors
  • Facilitating Requirements Prioritization Meetings
  • Rating Facilitation Methods
  • Next Steps
Get Specific Answers to:
  • “How granular does my prioritization need to be?”
  • “How much time should we spend on prioritization?”
  • “Is prioritization done just once or iteratively?”
  • “What does prioritization mean if we’re Agile?”
  • “What should we prioritize? Requirements? user Stories? Use Cases?”
  • “What factors should we consider when prioritizing?”
  • “What is the best ‘scale’ to use for prioritization?”
  • “What is the difference between importance and priority?”
Participants Also Receive:
  • Presentation Material
  • Requirements Prioritization Template
  • Requirements Prioritization Example Worksheet
  • Sample Requirements Prioritization House of Quality Example

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Requirements Prioritization Best Practices

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Live Webinar – January 17th, 2018 10:00 pm – 11:00 am EST
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

The large, complex project brings with it a unique set of problems that may not be encountered in a smaller project.

This one-hour webinar will focus on the planning phase for a large, complex project.

Learn the importance of developing an understanding of the complete scope of analysis and developing an integrated series of requirements plans to eliminate redundancy of effort and to provide for better input to the high level architectural design decisions that must be made.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to define the complete scope of analysis
  • How to develop comprehensive, integrated Requirements Management Plans
  • How to ensure the necessary and sufficient input is available to optimize the high level architectural design decisions

What’s Included:

  • Personalized Certificate of Attendance
  • Copy of Presentation Slides
  • Large Project Requirements Planning Checklist
  • Large Project Vision and Scope Document Template
  • Large Project Requirements Management Plan Template

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Tips For Planning Requirements Elicitation
On Large Projects

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