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This 2-day interactive workshop provides the methodology and skills required to facilitate well-formed client requirements sessions.


 
Course Outline

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 2
IIBA Endorsed Curriculum


Summary

This 2-day interactive workshop provides the methodology and skills required to facilitate well-formed client requirements sessions.

Audience

This course is applicable to Business Analysts and others who are involved in gathering and documenting project requirements for business systems and user needs.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:


  • Understand and apply the role of the Facilitator in the Business Analysis context
  • Plan a series of meetings using a top-down approach that guides stakeholders to work from the general to the specific
  • Determine the right meeting sizes (number of attendees) and compositions over the course of an initiative
  • Prepare for a meeting by conducting pre-meeting interviews,  determining inputs and outputs, developing meeting objectives, agendas, scripts and more
  • Perform stakeholder analysis, ensuring everyone is represented and that their agendas are identified
  • Conduct requirements meetings using a wide variety of formats such as Brainstorming, JAD, one-on-one interviews and more, and know when to use which elicitation approach
  • Define ground rules and roles for a meeting
  • Be proficient using a toolkit of facilitator techniques, such as polarity mapping, force-field analysis, de Bono Six Thinking Hats, root-cause analysis and more - and know which tool to use in which situation
  • Respond effectively to common challenges such as territorial and sensitivity issues and incomplete attendance
  • Formulate different types of questions over the course of a meeting €" and be able to adapt questions and facilitation style to participant personality types
  • Manage conflicts for a positive outcome while keeping the meeting on track
  • Employ decision-making techniques to assist the group in ranking and prioritizing requirements
  • Record the outcome of the meeting in the appropriate format with the right level of detail

Prerequisites & Certificates
Pre-Requisites

Have attended Course BA01 The Business Analyst Crash Course or have equivalent experience

Certificates offered

CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14 BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 2 IIBA Endorsed Curriculum


Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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I realize that we are constantly dealing with technology, but I still think for a registration fee of almost $3,000, that a hardcover book should be included. I know that the option to print the book on a one-time basis exists.
Reviewed by 2016
no
Reviewed by 2016
The instructor was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Jarod did an excellent job presenting.
Reviewed by 2015
The room was cold. I had to sit next to the space heater. It would be good to tell future patrons to dress warmly AHEAD of time. No suprises.
Reviewed by 2015
He was great and offered his contact info for further questions.
Reviewed by 2015
Howard was a fantastic instructor and the course was exactly what I required.
Reviewed by 2014
The trainer was excellent - the course exceeded my expectations.
Reviewed by 2014
This course provides an excellent overview and a bit of practice on the various functions of SharePoint 2013. I was disappointed at the number of exceedingly long breaks given after each module. I would have preferred less break time and more content to the course. Having never taken a SharePoint course with another provider, I don't know if this is the norm with all providers of just this one in particular.
Reviewed by 2014
I ranked the "Use of Technology" low because for Users who were remote the VM's that were setup were a little wonky. Could be very slow at times and then sometimes they needed to be refreshed to work properly with the lab. In some instances we couldn't follow along as replication would not occur fast enough and we would have our lab cut short (for us remote Users).
Reviewed by 2014
The instructor was good at remembering to acknowledge the online students even though he was facing a classroom of students also.
Reviewed by 2014
Insructor was not so good with the live examples. Also the handouts was not so useful
Reviewed by 2013
The trainer was excellent, very knowledgeable and had a lot of valuable experience to share. The problem was that there were way too many workshops that took too long and interfered with getting the maximum benefit from the instructor and the course.
Reviewed by 2013
This was quite informative. It was a great opportunity to have ‘real life’ discussions with certified PMs. The instructor had excellent examples and was able to share his PM experiences with us with concrete examples. In addition, this was a great opportunity to network with private sector/public sector PMs and develop a better appreciation of PM on both sides of the fence. Cheers, CL
Reviewed by 2013
no
Reviewed by 2013
I did not like the video format
Reviewed by 2013
As a remote attendee, it appeared the instructor paid attention to the "Attendee" and "Chat" windows only a few times throughout the day, so I was not confident that he would see if I sent a message or raised my hand during the course.
Reviewed by 2013
The chairs were not very comfortable and the material contained spelling and grammatical error (a few but still)as well as repetition of words.
Reviewed by 2013
Was a bit slow the last 1/2 day. Of course, for some, this was the last of a 4 day course (not just 2 days).
Reviewed by 2013
I really enjoyed the course and I learned a lot. The pace was excellent.
Reviewed by 2013
good!
Reviewed by 2013
The room was excellent on its own - less distraction and no noise around you. There was no direction to the room when I walked in and therefore was not sure if I was heading in the right direction. We were not provided with the direction that there was coffee and fridge on the 3rd floor, and the bathroom floor was dirty.
Reviewed by 2012
This course was great, very informative, had Lionel as instructor and he was also very good.
Reviewed by 2012
Instructor was eager to assist but lacked subject matter expertise. Course time management was very poor. Content provided could have been delivered effectively in a one day course.
Reviewed by 2012
Good Course, good trainer. All questions addressed equally and in a timely professional manner.
Reviewed by 2011
The course content was interesting; however, the instructor didn't have enough knowledge about Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Development and wasn't able to answer questions without google search. In the future CTE needs to make sure the instructors have real on-hands experience and are highly trained in the technologies they are supposed be teaching.
Reviewed by 2011
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