Business Analysis Webinars for April 2018


Strategies to Requirements Definition and Management Maturity

Presented by Rob Stewart, Senior Consultant at IAG Consulting


This webinar provides a practical framework to measure and manage improvement in the area of business analysis and requirements.

This session will help any champion, sponsor or manager implement positive changes in the area of requirements and business analysis. If your organization is implementing agile or lean practices, integrating ALM or RDM tools, aligning requirements practices with your PMP or SDLC, designing training for BAs, or setting up a Center of Excellence, this webinar will help you bring it all together.


We will discuss the six critical components to a holistic program for maturity improvement:

    • Process standardization and improvement
    • Integration of best practices and techniques
    • Technology implementation
    • Competent staff resources
    • Quality deliverables yielding improved results
    • Infrastructure and organizational support


You will hear hard hitting statistics on the benefits of maturing your requirements management capabilities that you can use to help build a business case for your own improvement initiatives.  We will give you dozens of key success factors and strategies for championing change throughout your organization's business analysis and requirements management groups.  And we will take you step by step, through the essential stages of a transformation program geared to improve any organization's requirements practice.

Whether you have direct responsibility for your organization's Business Analysis and Requirements Practice, or you are an advocate, a champion or a critical team member, you will undoubtedly take away ideas you can put to use to help improve your organization's level of requirements management maturity.

Learning Objectives:

    • How to start a requirements practice transformation program
    • What is Requirements Management Maturity (RMM)
    • How to assess your organizations current requirements practice using a Requirements Management Maturity Assessment (RMMA)
    • How to use the RMM model to promote and drive change/improvement
    • Understand key elements of an efficient project plan for improving your organization’s Requirements Practice
    • What is the role of a Requirements Management Office


Audience: Public

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Host: IAG Consulting    @IAGConsulting

Cost: Free

Registration:   IAG Public Webinar Registration





How Project Managers Should Think About Business Value

Presented by: Scott Stribrny


This webinar provides a framework for looking at business value at the portfolio and project levels, using a customer-focused, data-driven process that demonstrate bottom line impact.


Audience: Public

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Host: IT Metrics & Productivity Institute     @ITMPI

Cost: Free

Registration:   ITMPI Public Webinar Registration





How to Ace the IIBA Certifications in the Very First Attempt  

Presented by LN Mishra, Trainer and President at Adaptive US Inc.


Have you been a practicing Business Analyst for several years but you’re career growth has stalled? Or are you new to the profession and looking forward to grow your career to the next level? Or do you not have experience yet but are looking to start a career as a BA? If you find yourself in any of the above situations, then this webinar is a must attend for you. 


Learning Objectives/Outcomes: 


Regardless of how far along you are in your career path, obtaining an IIBA® certification will provide you with definite quantifiable benefits. IIBA certification provides Business Analysts with a certification that has international market recognition. 


Certification also helps BA practitioners unlock their potential to a host of career opportunities. Gaining IIBA® certification provides a holistic process on business analysis and trains professionals on various business analysis techniques.  This webinar will provide you with: 


    • A detailed preparation process for IIBA® certifications examination. 
    • Aspects to focus on when preparing for different IIBA® certifications. 
    • Tips and tricks for different IIBA® certification examinations from the mentor who has successfully trained 300+ IIBA® certified professionals. 
    • Resources available for IIBA® certification preparations


Audience: Public

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Host: Modern Analyst     @ModernAnalyst

Cost: Free

Registration:   ModernAnalyst Public Webinar Registration





The Voice of Leadership

Presented by Jennifer Kahnweiler, Ph.D., Global Speaker and Author


How Leaders Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results


No matter how compelling your vision or how brilliant your strategy, without strong communication skills, you may fail to get the attention and understanding of those you lead.

The ability to get buy-in, garner trust and inspire loyalty isn't a skill you have to be born with.

This preview of the AMA seminar, The Voice of Leadership, explains how this course helps you develop the skills to inspire others. In addition, this session gives you tactics you can start using immediately to become a more effective communicator.


What You Will Learn

    • How to get and hold your listener’s attention
    • Steps to ensure understanding
    • Ways to develop and use stories to get your message across


While attending this preview is FREE, reservations are required.


Audience: Public

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Host: American Management Association    @AMAnet

Cost: Free

Registration:   AMA Public Webcast Registration





Amazing Presentations

Presented by: Carl Pritchard


This session will explore four simple steps for taking your briefings to the "amazing" level.  You'll learn to create new connections, abbreviate your stories and leave audiences wishing you had just a little more time.  


Audience: Public

Date/Time: Thursday, April 19, 2018; 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Host: IT Metrics & Productivity Institute    @ITMPI

Cost: Free

Registration:   ITMPI Public Webinar Registration



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Based in Lexington, Kentucky and serving all interested Kentucky Business Analysts    

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