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Live Webinar August 26th, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour  Credits: 1 PDU Category B  – Free PDU
Presented By: PROJECTinsight (Metafuse Inc)
In Cooperation With: Core Performance Concepts (Rep #1399)
Note: Please record this as a Category B Presentation – You will receive a Category B certificate from PROJECTInsight

  • Is conflict interfering with employee job satisfaction, slowing down production, and creating an unpleasant workplace environment?
  • Are people arguing, having personality clashes, or are some employees just difficult to work with?
  • Are conversations just not happening because people fear conflict?

Conflict is not and should not be considered a bad thing. Conflict can have a powerful positive or negative impact on a company’s productivity, profitability, and public image.

In this session, we will discuss what steps to take to defuse conflict before it gets out of hand.

Your will also learn how to turn destructive conflict into constructive conflict in order to strengthen relationships and improve the working environment, team cohesiveness, productivity, and profitability.

Benefits of this session:

  1. Build trust and cooperation during conflict
  2. Strengthen relationships rather than divide teams
  3. Implement processes to communicate effectively
  4. Transform destructive into constructive conflict
  5. Earn 1 PDU

Who should attend:

  • Project managers, Portfolio managers,
  • Project team members, Project Leads,
  • Project sponsors & function/business unit managers,
  • Subject Matter Experts, Business Analysts, Scheduling Specialists and ….
  • Other business stakeholders.

Click to register for Tell it Like it is: Situational Conflict

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Live Webinar – August 20th, 2015 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
Offered by BATimes (Diversified Business Communications REP 1811)
Duration 1 Hr  1 Cat A PDU/CDUs – Free  PDU / CDU

Come discover one of the new techniques in BABOK v3 and see what the Business Model Canvas is all about!

This webinar will provide an overview of the technique and some examples of how it can be used in everyday requirements work.

Business Model Canvas can uncover missed requirements, hidden assumptions, strategic alignment and critical context for your projects.

See how this technique can improve your requirements!

Course Learning Objectives Include:

  • Learn about what Business Model Canvas is
  • Learn when to use Business Model Canvas
  • Explore some examples of Business Model Canvas in use

With the Course You Will Receive:

  • Access to the Live and Recorded Version of Webinar
  • Personalized Certificate of Attendance
  • Copy of Presentation Slides

Presenter: Angela Wick (LinkedIn profile  @WickAng) After more than 15 years of consulting, mentoring and teaching, Angela knows that great BAs transform organizations. Angela encourages BAs to be agents of change. She helps BAs develop the skills they need to inspire collaboration, creativity and innovation. Get free BA tips and trends by following Angela on Twitter  or by visiting  her site.

Click to register for Business Model Canvas : A Requirements & Needs Analysis Technique

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Live Webinar August 20th, 2014 11:00 am – 11:40 pm EDT
Duration: 40 Min  Credits: .5 PDU/CDU  Cat B – Free PDU/CDU
Presented by: IIBA

Learn how Jama removes much of the noise and distraction that arises from traditional approaches to managing requirements and tests, allowing BAs to focus on the activities and analysis that bring real value to their organization.

Jama does this by providing a single, modern tool for capturing, managing, reusing and tracing requirements and tests while facilitating and promoting early-and-often collaboration and engagement.

This also benefits business and technical stakeholders of all levels, both inside and outside the organization..

Jama is the system of record and action for product-centric organizations delivering complex software and technology products to market.

Jama’s modern, cloud-based, collaborative requirements management solution helps companies accelerate software delivery and manage growing complexity in distributed organizations and supply chains

PDU Category B (PMBOK 5) documentation details:
Process Groups: Planning Executing
Knowledge Areas: 5 – Scope

  • 5.1 Plan Scope Management
  • 5.2 Collect Requirements
  • 5.3 Define Scope
  • 5.6 Control Scope

As a Category C, ‘Self Directed Learning’, activity remember to document your learning experience and its relationship to project management for your ‘PDU Audit Trail Folder.’

Click to register for IIBA BABOK® Series: Information Technology – Jama Tool Vendor

Predicting Project Outcomes

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Live Webinar August 19th 2015, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A – Free PDU

This session provides attendees with hands on techniques for determining the outcome of their projects before the project really gets rolling.

This session is about facts, and presents extensive research from IAG’s new Business Analysis Benchmark Study to help project managers build a predictive risk assessment model.

This session puts the intake and requirements gathering process of the project lifecycle under the microscope to determine what actions project managers can take to more consistently achieve a successful outcome on their projects.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Executive perspectives on making requirements change
  2. Techniques for optimizing requirements discovery
  3. The tactics of requirements competency development

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Outsourcing Requirements Discovery

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Live Webinar August 12th, 2015 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A – Free PDU

This session is for project managers that sometimes need to contract externally for requirements discovery services in order to make their project a success.

This session shares hard facts, case studies, and a wealth of experience in successful – and not so successful – contracting approaches for the senior project manager. Supercharging a project by accelerating the requirements discovery phase is a solid strategy – but how do you ensure the company will get solid business value from the activity?

3 Learning Objectives from this Session:

  • Effective analyst engagements models that drive value
  • Red flags in your review cycle: clear signals that you have, or will have, issues with your requirements discovery team.
  • Setting targets for timetable and turnaround: what should you expect from a top notch analyst team?

You will have to register for either the live or recorded session

Click to register for the Live Presentation of Outsourcing Requirements Discovery

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Live Webinar August 12th, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour  Credits: 1 PDU Category B  – Free PDU
Presented By: PROJECTinsight (Metafuse Inc)
In Cooperation With: Core Performance Concepts (Rep #1399)
Note: Please record this as a Category B Presentation – You will receive a Category B certificate from PROJECTInsight

  • Is conflict interfering with employee job satisfaction, slowing down production, and creating an unpleasant workplace environment?
  • Are people arguing, having personality clashes, or are some employees just difficult to work with?
  • Are conversations just not happening because people fear conflict?

Conflict is not and should not be considered a bad thing. Conflict can have a powerful positive or negative impact on a company’s productivity, profitability, and public image.

In this session, we will discuss what steps to take to defuse conflict before it gets out of hand.

Your will also learn how to turn destructive conflict into constructive conflict in order to strengthen relationships and improve the working environment, team cohesiveness, productivity, and profitability.

Benefits of this session:

  1. Build trust and cooperation during conflict
  2. Strengthen relationships rather than divide teams
  3. Implement processes to communicate effectively
  4. Transform destructive into constructive conflict
  5. Earn 1 PDU

Who should attend:

  • Project managers, Portfolio managers,
  • Project team members, Project Leads,
  • Project sponsors & function/business unit managers,
  • Subject Matter Experts, Business Analysts, Scheduling Specialists and ….
  • Other business stakeholders.

Click to register for Tell it Like it is: Situational Conflict