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PMI® Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2018

November 7, 2018 | Online

 

Continue Growing Your Toolbox of Skills, While Identifying Business Needs and Recommending Relevant Solutions!

Our research has shown that many business analyst professionals spend more than 80% of their time applying business analysis to projects and programs – underscoring just how important this competency is to ensure successful project management. Yet at too many organizations, effective business analysis is not considered an integral part of project work. This leads to far too many projects failing to deliver their intended value.

This PMI virtual event will provide insights on just how critical of a role business analysis plays in the overall success of project while giving you the BA insights, resources, and tools you need for total project and career success.

Why are BAs important to an organization?

Over the years business analysis has continued to grow at a rapid rate and is often seen as a critical leadership competency for Projects, Programs, and Portfolios. Business Analysis provides important value by reducing project costs and increasing the potential return, or benefits.

Remain ahead in your career by learning the skills of today and tomorrow. This event will enable you to focus your efforts on becoming an expert not only for yourself but also your organization as well. Don’t miss the Business Analysis event of 2018!

Webinars

Business Analysis 2018: Keynote Address – The Business Analyst Success Path: How to Create Your Dream Job Using the Laws of Success

by Laura Brandenburg
November 07, 2018 | 64:48 | Views: 5,594 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.56 / 5

ere is a success path for business analysts. And getting on it is easier than you think. It’s not about working harder or spending countless hours perfecting documentation. It is about applying tried and true laws of success, to show up with confidence and earn the respect you deserve. You’ll leave this presentation inspired to take the simple, straight-forward, high-impact actions that will get you on the path to your dream job, and elevate you and your business analyst career.

Business Analysis 2018: Understand Your Stakeholders And Their Journey

by Betsy Stockdale
November 07, 2018 | 53:31 | Views: 9,790 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.45 / 5

Stakeholders are a key to any project, and understanding our stakeholders, their wants and their needs is essential for any successful project. In this session we are going to look at some diverse ways to analyze our stakeholders. We will look at journey maps and empathy maps to help us understand how we can build and use them as part of stakeholder analysis.

Business Analysis 2018: The Impact of Agile/Scrum On Business Analysis

by Mike Frenette
November 07, 2018 | 60:43 | Views: 8,615 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.55 / 5

Business Analysts, or those performing this role, have created Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) for many years. This was often done in the early stages of a project, documenting very detailed requirements that were often considered “frozen” because of the complexities and effort to produce them. The Agile world has turned the role of the business analyst upside down.

Business Analysis 2018: Define And Elaborate Requirements: Secrets For Achieving Project Success

by Irina Kulikova
November 07, 2018 | 50:23 | Views: 9,257 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.76 / 5

Defining and elaborating requirements is especially important when you think about your projects, your IT strategy, or your business strategy. It is all about product requirements because you have to propose the solution which will satisfy all consumers. But how could you know what kind of characteristics the product must have? This presentation will propose the approaches and practices of creating a successful project perfectly from the start as you define and elaborate requirements.

Business Analysis 2018: 5 Myths of Business Analysis

by Steve Blais
November 07, 2018 | 61:29 | Views: 10,248 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.47 / 5

There are many myths surrounding the discipline of business analysis: the myth of gathering requirements, the myth of the user, the myth that the business knows what it wants and so forth. What distinguishes the successful business analyst from others is the successful business analyst recognizes the myths and does not succumb to them. This presentation addresses these and other myths and how to overcome the mindset of business analyst myths.

Business Analysis 2018: The BA Role in Transitioning a Project’s Outcome/Capability to Operations

by David Davis
November 07, 2018 | 62:51 | Views: 6,676 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.55 / 5

The Business Analysis (BA) has a critical role in helping an organization realize benefits of a project initiative. The BA is essential in defining the capabilities of the project product and implementing the operational capabilities of the project. This presentation will focus on the BA helping the business transition a project to operations for sustaining change.

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